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E-News Sept 21http://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/292E-News Sept 21<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/e-news%20sept%2021.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />e-news sept 21.pdf</a></p>
Host an International Student!http://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/291Host an International Student!<p>​</p><p>Dear Parents,</p><p> </p><p>We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a small group of international students as part of a <strong>cultural exchange</strong>. </p><p> </p><p>You are invited to participate in this exchange by becoming a <strong>host family.</strong> Our partners at Red Leaf Student Programs will be coordinating host family assignments. </p><p> <br></p><p>For details, click the link below:<br></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://goo.gl/forms/918wvyzhe0Dgr2DL2">https://goo.gl/forms/918wvyzhe0Dgr2DL2</a> <br></p><p><br></p>
Atlantic Universities Fairhttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/290Atlantic Universities Fair<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Bear%20Creek.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Bear Creek.pdf</a></p>Oct 5   9:30am - 10:40am
E-News Sept 14http://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/289E-News Sept 14<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/e-news%20sept%2014.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />e-news sept 14.pdf</a></p>
Photo Day​http://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/287Photo Day​<br><br>Monday, Sept 17;  Retake Day is Friday, Oct 26.<br>
E-News Sept 7http://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/288E-News Sept 7<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/e-news%20sept%207.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />e-news sept 7.pdf</a><img alt="" /><img alt="" /></p>
SCDSB September Newsletterhttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/286SCDSB September Newsletter<p></p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/School%20newsletter%20Sept2018.doc"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icdoc.png" alt="" />School newsletter Sept2018.doc</a>
Locker Picking Dayhttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/285Locker Picking Day<p>​<br></p><p>Pick your locker by August 31.<br></p><p>Well, it's that time of year again...locker picking!</p><p>The gr 9's get their locker on Thursday and on Friday, from 9-12, gr 12's can get theirs from 9-10; gr 11's, 10-11; & gr 10's 11-12. </p><p>You MUST register your locker on the locker site, which will be given on Friday. <br></p><p>Get this type of lock: <img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/good%20lock.jpg" alt="good lock.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p><p>Don't get this type of lock:<img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/not%20so%20good%20lock.jpg" alt="not so good lock.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p><p><br></p>
Grade 9 Orientation!http://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/284Grade 9 Orientation!<span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:36pt;font-family:"erica one";color:#0000ff;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Link Crew</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:48pt;font-family:"erica one";color:#0000ff;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Grade Nine</span><span style="font-size:36pt;font-family:"erica one";color:#0000ff;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> Orientation Day</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:20pt;font-family:"bookman old style";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Where</span><span style="font-size:20pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">:</span><span style="font-size:20pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">  </span><span style="font-size:24pt;font-family:"bookman old style";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Bear Creek Secondary School</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:20pt;font-family:"bookman old style";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">When</span><span style="font-size:20pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">:</span><span style="font-size:20pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Thursday, August 30th, 2018</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre;"> </span></span><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">    </span><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre;"> </span></span><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">8:00 am until 1:45 pm</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:20pt;font-family:"bookman old style";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Why</span><span style="font-size:20pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">: </span><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">To have a great time!  You’ll get your lockers, meet other students, eat a BBQ lunch, and get to know your way around the school.</span></p><div><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></div></span><p><br></p><p><br></p><span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">There will be bus runs to feeder schools outside of the immediate Bear Creek area—information follows. </span></p><br><ul style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:18pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Bring a lock to put on your locker - get this kind of lock.</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:18pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/good%20lock.jpg" alt="good lock.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><br></span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:18pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Don't get this kind of lock</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:18pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/not%20so%20good%20lock.jpg" alt="not so good lock.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><br></span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:18pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Please bring $4.00 for your BBQ lunch</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:18pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Wear comfortable clothing, as you’ll be active.</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:18pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Don’t bring a lot of other stuff—you’ll be too busy to need much!</span></p></li></ul><br><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:20pt;font-family:impact;color:#0000ff;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">We look forward to seeing you at Orientation!</span></p><br><br><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:22pt;font-family:"erica one";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Bus Route Information</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:20pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Busses will pick up and drop off at the following elementary schools—see below for locations and times.</span></p><br><div dir="ltr" style="margin-left:-5.4pt;"><table style="border:none;"><colgroup><col width="229" /><col width="260" /></colgroup><tbody><tr style="height:0pt;"><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">School</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Bus Pick-up Times</span></p></td></tr><tr style="height:0pt;"><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Baxter </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">(at Thornton Arena)</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">7:30 am</span></p></td></tr><tr style="height:0pt;"><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Cookstown </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">(at Thornton Arena)</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">7:30 am</span></p></td></tr><tr style="height:0pt;"><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Ferndale Woods</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">7:30 am</span></p></td></tr><tr style="height:0pt;"><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Ardagh Bluffs</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">7:35 am</span></p></td></tr><tr style="height:0pt;"><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Portage View</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">7:20 am</span></p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">**All busses will depart Bear Creek at 1:45 pm </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">for return trip home**</span></p><div><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:calibri;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></div></span><p><br></p>
2017-18 Yearbooks Are Here!http://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/2822017-18 Yearbooks Are Here!<p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;">If you pre-ordered a yearbook for this year, you can now pick your book up from room 121.</p><p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;">A small number of overflow books may be available for purchase but are quickly selling out. Come to room 121 or contact Ms. Sweet at kasweet@scdsb.on.ca to purchase.</p>