The Week Ahead

October 12th - October 15th, 2021

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Weekly Schedule:

Tuesday, October 12th, 2021 (Day 4)

  • Picture Day!


Wednesday, October 13th, 2021 (Day 5)

  • Regional Cross-Country (Fort Henry)


Thursday, October 14th, 2021 (Day 1)


Friday, October 15th, 2021 (Day 2)

BUY SPIRIT WEAR ANYTIME!

Upcoming Important Dates:

October - Islamic History Month

October 20th - Individual Education Plans (IEPs) Sent Home

October 21st - District Cross Country Meet (Fort Henry)

November 19th - Progress Reports Sent Home

Message From the Principal

Dear Families,


I hope those of you who celebrate had a wonderful Thanksgiving this long weekend.


A reminder about Lifetouch Picture Day tomorrow (Tuesday) - this will be done with a number of COVID protocols in place, similar to last year.


Good luck to our cross-country running team who will be at Fort Henry on Wednesday. It is wonderful to have some of these opportunities back in place for our students. Thank you to Mrs. Collins and Mrs. Crowder for their coaching efforts!


Thanks, and have a great week!

Sincerely,


Aaron West

Principal

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Community Spirit Gaming Centre

Thank you as always to the Community Spirit Gaming Centre, who donate a percentage of their proceeds to our school each month. These funds have been used for all sorts of things, including the purchase of technology for our students. In July, for example, $1022 was raised for our school! For more information go to https://www.cgcgood.com

Girls, Inc.

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COVID SCREENING & STUDENT SYMPTOMS AT SCHOOL

We greatly appreciate your diligence in screening your children for Covid symptoms each day before sending them to school. This screener can be accessed online at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/. It is important you understand the process for how we manage situations where a student displays symptoms at school. This process can be seen in the image below. Again, these protocols come from Public Health, not the school, but we are obligated to follow them. Thank you for your understanding.
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SAFE ARRIVAL ATTENDANCE SYSTEM

How to report a student absence using SafeArrival

There are three ways you can report your student’s absence in advance:


1. Using your mobile device, download and install the SchoolMessenger blue app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store or from School Messenger website or you can select it from within the LDSB mobile app. The first time you use the app, select Sign Up to create your account. Make sure you use the same email address your child’s school has on file. If you do not use that same email address, you will not be able to create an account. You may have already created an account when we introduced the Communicate broadcast system. Select Attendance, then Report an Absence.


2. Use the School Messenger website. The first time you use the website, select Sign Up to create your account. Please ensure you use the same email address your student’s school has on file. If you do not use that same email address, you will not be able to create an account. You may have already created an account when we introduced the Communicate broadcast system. Select Attendance then Report an Absence.


3. Call 1-855-257-9349 toll-free to report an absence using the automated phone system.


***Please do not call the school directly to report your student's absence***