This is the final week for yearbook sales. Don’t miss out on the memories. Reserve yours in the forum or room 121. Can you survive without your yearbook?
Bear Creek’s Prom is quickly approaching on Friday, May 23rd at Tangle Creek. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets will be on sale in April after Easter. Please remember, graduates must have forty hours of community service completed in order to purchase prom tickets.
Grade 10 students will be writing the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) on the morning of Thursday, March 27, 2014. (more…)
For the sixth year, SCDSB’s Parent Involvement Committee is hosting a free, one-day conference for SCDSB parents/guardians. The event takes place on Sat. April 5 at the Education Centre (1170 Hwy. 26 in Midhurst) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year’s keynote speakers include Dr. Peter Marshall, author, speaker and psychologist, and Jim Jordan, author and anti-bullying expert. A light lunch and refreshments are provided for parents, and childcare is available (space is limited and pre-registration is required – please bring a nut-free lunch for your child). More information and online registration is available at: http://www.scdsb.on.ca/Parents/Pages/Circle-of-Learning.aspx.
Grade 11 and 12 students at 10 SCDSB high schools will have the option to take Advanced Placement (AP) courses starting September 2014. The courses are designed to cover the Ontario Curriculum, while providing accelerated and advanced level programming to prepare students to write American College Board examinations. The goal of the AP Program is to provide students with the opportunity to enhance their learning beyond the secondary school curriculum and enable advanced standing when applying to post-secondary institutions. For more information and a list of courses offered, visit: http://www.scdsb.on.ca/Programs/Pages/Advanced-Placement.aspx.
Lifetouch Photography will be returning on Monday, February 24th for graduation portraits and retakes. Appointments can be booked at the Main Office.
As part of the Me to We Days fundraiser, there will be Grade Olympics next Tuesday, February 25th in the gym during lunch. Signups for the different grade teams will be available in the forum during lunch. The cost to participate on a team is only $2 and all proceeds will go to Free the Children as part of a project to raise $10,000.
Parents in Simcoe County are invited to hear Dr. Michael Ungar speak about youth resiliency on Monday, February 24th.
His presentation, The Risk-Taker’s Advantage: How to make our kids more resilient by not overprotecting them, looks at how parents can provide children and teens with the right amount of risk and responsibility.
This free event takes place at the Simcoe County District School Board’s Education Centre, 1170 Hwy 26, Midhurst, from 7 to 9 p.m. It is open to all parents and guardians.
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