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Upcoming Kindergarten Virtual Orientation Kindergarten Virtual Orientation<p>Hello future Coyotes and families!</p><p>This is a friendly reminder that on Wednesday May 19th and Thursday May 20th between 4:30-5:30pm Boyne River Kindergarten teachers are hosting a Welcome to Kindergarten Orientation. This is a preregistered orientation. If you have not RSVP'd yet please contact the office as soon as possible.</p><p>We look forward to seeing you there! </p>
School Council Presents: Making Change Together Council Presents: Making Change Together<p>​Boyne River PS School Council is excited to invite families to attend a virtual presentation on Tuesday, May 11 from 7:00 to 8:00. Please see the attached flyer and RSVP to We will send you the Zoom link to join the presentation. We look forward to this important conversation.</p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Making%20Change.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Making Change.pdf</a><br></p>
Register now for before and after school programs for September 2021 now for before and after school programs for September 2021<p style="text-align:center;">​<span>Register your child(ren) now for the</span></p><p style="text-align:center;">before and after school program at our school for the 2021-22 school year. Your child's space </p><p style="text-align:center;">in the program for September 2021 will be </p><p style="text-align:center;">considered a priority if completed registration forms have been submitted to the child care </p><p style="text-align:center;">operator by <strong>June 30, 2021</strong>.  </p><p style="text-align:center;">Please contact Boyne River Childcare at </p><p style="text-align:center;">705-434-0940 to register your child(ren). </p><p> <br></p><p><br></p>
Register now for summer child care now for summer child care<p>​Child care programs for children in Kindergarten to Grade 6 are provided by independent, third-party child care operators in some SCDSB schools. <br>To support your child care needs, some operators offer child care over the summer holidays. Registration in advance is required. Please contact the child care operator directly to discuss fees and to register. <br>More information and contact numbers can be found at <a href=""></a>. <br></p>
Mental Health Week is May 3 to 9 Health Week is May 3 to 9<p>​Join us for #SCDSBMentalHealthWeek! <br>The first full week in May (May 3-9) is annually recognized as <br>Children's Mental Health Week and Mental Health Week in Ontario. Throughout this week, the SCDSB would like to continue to bring awareness to the importance of student, staff and community mental health by focusing on resources and activities that promote positive mental health for all students, staff and school communities. <br>Learn more: <a href=""></a> <br></p>
Closure of outdoor recreational amenities of outdoor recreational amenities<p>In accordance with the provincial direction in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the use of outdoor recreational amenities, including basketball courts, baseball diamonds and soccer fields, is not permitted. In addition, permits for the use of these amenities will not be scheduled until further notice. The use of playgrounds is permitted provided that public health measures, including physical distancing and limits on outdoor gatherings, are followed. <br><br>Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this time. <br></p>
September 2021 Bell Time Change 2021 Bell Time Change<p>​<span style="left:120px;top:367.402px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">Each year the Simcoe County District School Board</span><span style="left:505.21px;top:367.402px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">(SCDSB) and Simcoe County Student Transportation</span><span style="left:120px;top:389.442px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">Consortium (SCSTC) review the transportation services</span><span style="left:534.788px;top:389.442px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">provided to SCDSB students in order to ensure</span><span style="left:120px;top:411.482px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">the safe, efficient and cost-effective delivery of </span><span style="left:465.739px;top:411.482px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">transportation services, bus routes and school start</span><span style="left:847.264px;top:411.482px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">and</span><span style="left:120px;top:433.521px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;"> end times.<br></span></p><p><span style="left:120px;top:433.521px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;"></span><span style="left:124.629px;top:475.561px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">As a result of this annual review, the SCSTC, the </span><span style="left:489.476px;top:475.561px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">independent organization responsible for the delivery </span><span style="left:884.952px;top:475.561px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">of </span><span style="left:120px;top:497.601px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">transportation services in Simcoe County, recently </span><span style="left:493.78px;top:497.601px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">recommended changes to bell times for several</span><span style="left:120px;top:519.641px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;"> Simcoe County schools. Changing the start and end </span><span style="left:508.968px;top:519.641px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">times for the school day enables the SCSTC to</span><span style="left:120px;top:541.681px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;"> create efficiencies and cost-savings. </span><span style="left:120px;top:583.72px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">Beginning in September 2021, Boyne River start and</span><span style="left:513.605px;top:583.72px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;"> end times will be changing. Our first bell will ring </span><span style="left:872.872px;top:583.72px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">at </span><span style="left:120px;top:605.76px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">9:25 a.m. and school will dismiss at 3:45 p.m. Students </span><span style="left:530.224px;top:605.76px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">eligible for transportation will receive letters </span><span style="left:853.389px;top:605.76px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">in the </span><span style="left:120px;top:627.8px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">spring through the school from the SCSTC, indicating </span><span style="left:518.193px;top:627.8px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">their new pick-up and drop-off times.</span><span style="left:120px;top:669.84px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;"> Our 2021-2022 school day schedule will be updated </span><span style="left:508.073px;top:669.84px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">to reflect these changes. These changes have been </span><span style="left:120px;top:691.88px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;">made in accordance with SCDSB Policy 2410, Transportation</span><span style="left:577.764px;top:691.88px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;"> of Students. </span><span style="left:120px;top:797.999px;font-size:16.6667px;font-family:sans-serif;"></span></p>
Triple P courses for parents of children birth-12 years P courses for parents of children birth-12 years<p>Thank you parents for all you are doing to support your child while we learn at home. Because parents all have different needs, Triple P has many different ways to get positive parenting help. From one-off seminars to ongoing courses, you choose what is best for you and your family. It's about giving you just the right amount of help you need – enough, but not too much!</p><p>For a list of upcoming virtual sessions, please visit:  <a href=""></a></p>
Update<p>Based on the announcement by the Ontario government, SCDSB schools will remain closed in response to COVID-19. Students will continue to participate in remote learning. The return date has not been identified at this time. More information will be shared with families tomorrow.</p>
Happy Holidays Holidays<p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><em><span style="border:1pt none windowtext;padding:0in;font-style:normal;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Dear Boyne River Families</span></span></em><br></p><p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><em><span style="border:1pt none windowtext;padding:0in;font-style:normal;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Thank you parents and guardians, for partnering with us these past few months as we have all worked hard to keep our students and our staff safe. Thank you to our staff who demonstrate commitment, professionalism and caring every day and for prioritizing the achievement and well-being of our students!</span></span></em><em><span style="border:1pt none windowtext;padding:0in;font-style:normal;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"> A big shout out as well to our students who, in the midst of many new and challenging routines, continue to demonstrate kindness and character every day!</span></span></em></p><p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><em><span style="border:1pt none windowtext;padding:0in;font-style:normal;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Best wishes to all of our families for a restful holiday. May it be filled with time together with your (5 closest) family members and loved ones!</span></span></em></p><p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><em><span style="border:1pt none windowtext;padding:0in;font-style:normal;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Happy New Year 2021!</span></span></em></p><p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><em><span style="border:1pt none windowtext;padding:0in;font-style:normal;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Sincerely,</span></span></em></p><p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><em><span style="border:1pt none windowtext;padding:0in;font-style:normal;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Stephanie Jacklin and Lynne Stewart</span></span></em></p>