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Information for parents/guardians of Junior Kindergarten studentshttp://nlo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/52Information for parents/guardians of Junior Kindergarten students<p></p><p>Do you have a little one starting school for the first time this fall? We know that is it an exciting time for both students and parents. Here is some information about Kindergarten in the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) and what you can expect and how to plan for the first day of school:</p><div><ul><li>Senior Kindergarten students begin school on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.<br></li><li>Junior Kindergarten students begin school on Thursday, September 8, 2016.<br></li><li>Note that <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/Schools/School%20Documents/16-17-Elementary-Calendar-Modifed.pdf">Ernest Cumberland ES</a> is on a modified calendar. The first day of school for Ernest Cumberland JK students is Wed. Aug. 24.<br></li><li>On the first day, proceed to the Kindergarten yard or entrance to meet your educators and find out what class your child will be in.<br></li><li>Please <a href="https://sharingsimcoe.com/2016/07/21/kindergarten-what-your-child-needs-on-the-first-day/">pack the following items in your child’s backpack</a> to be left at school:<br></li><ul><li>Indoor running shoes (Velcro or elastic laces)</li><li>A large Ziploc bag with extra clothes (one pair of pants, one shirt, two pairs of underwear, two pairs of socks)</li><li>​Please ensure everything is labelled</li></ul><li>Pack a lunch and snacks in reusable, labelled containers, including a bottle for water. For healthy lunch ideas, check out <a href="http://www.eatrightontario.ca/en/Articles/School-Health/Articles/Healthy-lunch-ideas-for-the-new-school-year.aspx#.V7SKAPkrK71">EatRight Ontario</a>.<br></li></ul></div><p>If your child will ride the school bus, the <a href="http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/sites/default/files/SCSTC%20-%20Bus%20Tag%20Program%20-%202016-17.pdf">Bus Tag</a> program provides each Kindergarten student with a coloured tag that identifies the child’s name, route number, bus colour and stop location. All students with a bus tag must be met at their stop by a parent/guardian. To practice riding the bus and learn about bus safety, attend a <a href="http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/sites/default/files/SCSTC%20First%20Rider%20Program%20Summer%202016_0.pdf">First Rider</a> session provided by the <a href="http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/">Simcoe County Student Transportation Consortium</a>. ​</p><p>If your child is turning four years old before Dec. 31, 2016 and you have not yet registered them for Kindergarten, you can do so by calling 705-734-6363 x11750 or emailing <a href="mailto:studentregistration@scdsb.on.ca">studentregistration@scdsb.on.ca</a> to schedule an appointment to register in person at the SCDSB’s Education Centre (1170 Hwy. 26 in Midhurst) until August 26 while school offices are closed. Starting August 29, please contact your <a href="https://scstc.ca/Eligibility.aspx?Page=School">home school</a> to register as school offices will re-open that week.</p><p>If you have any further questions about your child’s first day, please <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/Schools/Pages/SchoolSearch.aspx">contact your school​</a> the week of August 29.</p><p>​</p>
Discovery Day TODAY!!!http://nlo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/34Discovery Day TODAY!!!<p>​We're very excited for Discovery Day, happening today!  If you do not follow us on Twitter, please consider checking us out for updates and pictures as the day progresses; <a href="https://twitter.com/nlo_scdsb">https://twitter.com/nlo_scdsb</a></p><p>Our "MBA" team will be playing in the New Lowell Series from 2:00pm to 3:00pm across the road at the park, come cheer us on!</p>
Track & Fieldhttp://nlo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/33Track & Field<p>​Today is Track & Field Day!  If you are not following us on Twitter, consider looking us up at <a href="https://twitter.com/nlo_scdsb">https://twitter.com/nlo_scdsb</a> for regular updates and pictures throughout the day!</p>
Discovery Dayhttp://nlo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/32Discovery Day<p>​Discovery Day coming to New Lowell on June 9! Information sheets with descriptions of activities went home yesterday.  Please read it over with your child(ren) and return to homeroom teachers no later than Friday, June 3. If you are interested in volunteering to help out on June 9, please indicate that on your child's form. Volunteers must have a current Criminal Record Check.</p>
Safe Schools Online Reporting Toolhttp://nlo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/30Safe Schools Online Reporting Tool<p>​<strong>Safe Schools Reporting Tool</strong><br> The SCDSB has developed a new online Safe Schools Reporting Tool, which is available on our website homepage, <a href="/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">http://nlo.scdsb.on.ca</span></a>.</p><p>Students and parents can use this tool to submit a report online if they witness a student engaged in inappropriate behaviour such as bullying, drug use or vandalism.  Students are still encouraged to speak to a trusted adult at school or home if they have any concerns. This form isn't a substitute for having a discussion with your teacher or principal, but provides another avenue to start that conversation. </p><p>Student safety and well-being is always our top priority. </p><p>For more information please contact us or visit <a href="http://scdsb.on.ca/ReportAnIncident"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">http://scdsb.on.ca/ReportAnIncident</span></a>.</p>

 

 

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Greg Blakeley

 

 

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