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One Last Drive Thru The Bear Den In-Person Diploma Pickup Celebration for Gradshttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/162One Last Drive Thru The Bear Den In-Person Diploma Pickup Celebration for Grads<span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><br></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">We are looking forward to graduation and celebrating our amazing Class of 2021.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">As previously shared, our graduation ceremony will take place virtually this year.  GBDSS staff have been working extremely hard to bring a virtual ceremony to students and have put countless hours into organizing this ceremony.  The ceremony will be livestreamed on YouTube at 7pm on June 29</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><span style="font-size:0.6em;vertical-align:super;">th</span></span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">, 2021. The link to the ceremony was emailed to parents and posted in the grade 12 google classroom a short while ago.  Students and their families are welcome to share the link with other family and friends.  Alternately, you can click on the following link: </span><a href="https://sites.google.com/scdsb.on.ca/gbdssconvocation/home"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">https://sites.google.com/scdsb.on.ca/gbdssconvocation/home</span></a></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">On June 30</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><span style="font-size:0.6em;vertical-align:super;">th</span></span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">, we are excited to offer “One Last Drive Thru the Bear Den” to our graduates and their families.</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;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:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">In this drive thru event, students will have the opportunity to pick up their diplomas and awards (as applicable), take part in a few quick photo opportunities and accept congratulations from staff. Students and families can also opt to ‘pick up a picnic’ to pre-order box lunches which can be taken to any favourite outdoor location in the community to celebrate. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Students and their families will need to sign up for a timeslot to attend One Last Drive Thru The Bear Den. To register for a timeslot, please click here: </span><a href="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/code?code%3D5v8sf&data=04%7c01%7cbmain%40scdsb.on.ca%7c9f7bf61714de423b844608d931e4a119%7c573d7e64d5434fd8b3da0c64adc4eb35%7c1%7c0%7c637595680282475401%7cUnknown%7cTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7c1000&sdata=zsT5S1ysPvuwS5N7lL1bsnXH2EfmQv7Z49/hYLlvt2g%3D&reserved=0"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#0000ff;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/code?code=5v8sf</span></a></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">To review options and, if desired, purchase a picnic for your student and/or your family, please click here:  </span><a href="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com/Fee/Details/68826/50/False/True&data=04%7c01%7chmclean%40scdsb.on.ca%7c0b105fc7f4cd472a19e108d9325e9e30%7c573d7e64d5434fd8b3da0c64adc4eb35%7c1%7c0%7c637596204220649127%7cUnknown%7cTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7c1000&sdata=jXGQ/MkUar1TbDFMszUqQ40zg9l0LZmF47Gv1pEPjK0%3D&reserved=0"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com/Fee/Details/68826/50/False/True</span></a></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">The deadline to order a picnic is Friday June 25 by 12 noon.  </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">As a reminder, graduates are asked to return all learning materials (computers, instruments, textbooks, etc) on June 24, June 25, June 28 or June 29 between 8:30am and 4pm at the front doors of the school.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Key Information for “One Last Drive Thru the Den” day on June 30</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><span style="font-size:0.6em;vertical-align:super;">th</span></span></p><ul style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;"><li dir="ltr" aria-level="1" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Prior to arrival on school property, each person who intended to come must complete the </span><a href="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/&data=04%7c01%7cbmain%40scdsb.on.ca%7c9f7bf61714de423b844608d931e4a119%7c573d7e64d5434fd8b3da0c64adc4eb35%7c1%7c0%7c637595680282475401%7cUnknown%7cTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7c1000&sdata=OqupdRKwbxrYVZinmiPlxgnb7cxJMrm8kUnOBrA18K4%3D&reserved=0"><span style="font-size:11pt;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">COVID-19 screening</span></a><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">.</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" aria-level="1" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Graduates are encouraged to wear their cap and gown, should they desire</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" aria-level="1" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Masks must be worn at all times.  We will allow masks to be removed at the photo stations in the immediate time that photos are  taken.</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" aria-level="1" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Please follow the map provided to ensure traffic flows properly and we can get all graduates through in a timely manner.  We ask that you arrive no more than five minutes early for your time slot.</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" aria-level="1" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Please follow directional signage.  There will also be staff available to assist should you have any questions.  </span></p></li><li dir="ltr" aria-level="1" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Hand sanitizer will be provided at all  stations</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" aria-level="1" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Guests of the graduate will only be permitted to exit the car when they are at the photo station. </span></p></li><li dir="ltr" aria-level="1" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Unfortunately, there will be no access to the interior of the school for any reason on this day.</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" aria-level="1" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Graduates and their families may not congregate with others from different households while on school property. </span></p></li><li dir="ltr" aria-level="1" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">If you cannot or choose not to attend, diplomas will be available for pick up from the school on July 2, 5, 6 and 7 from 9:00am-3:30pm</span></p></li></ul><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Should you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to give the office a call at 705-526-7817. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Hailey McLean</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Principal</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Georgian Bay District Secondary School</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></p><div><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Drive%20Thru%20the%20Bear%20Den,%20Map,%20Cropped.png" alt="Drive Thru the Bear Den, Map, Cropped.png" style="margin:5px;" /><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#201f1e;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Drive%20Thru%20Bear%20Den,%20Facebook%20(1).png" alt="Drive Thru Bear Den, Facebook (1).png" style="margin:5px;" /><br></span></div></span><p><br></p>
GBDSS Launches Junior Bears Leadership Program for Grade 8 Studentshttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/160GBDSS Launches Junior Bears Leadership Program for Grade 8 Students<p>​GBDSS is excited to launch the Junior Bears Leadership Program for Grade 8 students in the upcoming school year. <br></p><p>This program will offer students hands-on learning in how to be leaders of tomorrow - all while earning a high school credit!</p><p> Starting in January of 2022, participating students will collaborate with school and community partners to learn how to be the next generation of changemakers. This program will run two evenings per week and is offered entirely free of charge.<br></p><p>To register, please complete the form below and we will get a registration package to you.  </p><p>Find the form here: <a href="https://forms.gle/UewNhPp7y3ZvHgEk6">https://forms.gle/UewNhPp7y3ZvHgEk6</a><br></p><p><br></p><p>For further information, please contact:<br></p>Hailey McLean<br>Principal, GBDSS<br>hmclean@scdsb.on.ca<br><p>705-526-7817<br></p><p><br></p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Reach%20Ahead%20To%20High%20School%20(1).png" alt="Reach Ahead To High School (1).png" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p>
June Newsletterhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/159June Newsletter<p>​<a href="/Documents/June%20%202021.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />June 2021.pdf</a><br></p>
Virtual Graduation Ceremonyhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/158Virtual Graduation Ceremony<p>​GBDSS is pleased to invite graduates, family and friends to watch this year's Virtual Commencement Ceremony, premiering on Tuesday June 29th, 2021, at 7pm. <br></p><p>Information on how to access the virtual ceremony will be shared with graduating students through the 2021 Grade 12 Google Classroom. <br></p><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify"><iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/-qCJX1SQCtw" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div><p><br></p>
Updated Screening Tool Protocolhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/149Updated Screening Tool Protocol<p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Each day, families are asked to ensure that their child(ren) complete the COVID-19 school screening tool prior to coming to school. Secondary school students are required to confirm with their teacher that the COVID-19 school screening tool has been completed at the beginning of each day.</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">In an effort to strengthen health and safety measures and help reduce the spread of COVID-19, the criteria in the provincial COVID-19 school screening tool has been updated by the Chief Medical Officer of Health.</span></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">The updated provincial direction states that students and staff with any new or worsening symptoms of COVID-19 (as indicated in the screening tool), even those with only one symptom, must stay home until:</span></span></span></p><ul style="margin-bottom:0in;color:#201f1e;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0in;"><li class="x_MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">They receive a negative COVID-19 test result;</span></span></span></li><li class="x_MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">They receive an alternative diagnosis by a health care professional; or,</span></span></span></li><li class="x_MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">It has been 10 days since their symptom onset and they are feeling better.</span></span></span></li></ul><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">In addition, all asymptomatic household contacts of symptomatic individuals are required to quarantine until the symptomatic household member receives a negative COVID-19 test result or receives an alternative diagnosis by a health care professional.</span></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">If the symptomatic individual tests positive, or is not tested and does not receive an alternative diagnosis from a health care professional, the symptomatic individual must isolate (including from household members) for 10 days from symptom onset, and all household contacts must isolate until 14 days from their last contact with the symptomatic individual.</span></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:red;"> </span></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">The updated COVID-19 school screening tool is available on the Ontario government’s website here: </span></span></span><a href="https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#0563c1;text-decoration-line:underline;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/</span></span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></span></a><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">.</span></span></span></p><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"></span><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span></strong></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Thank you for your ongoing support and cooperation. Please reach out to us at 705-526-7817 if you have questions</span></span></p><p><br></p>

 

 

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Week C/Week D
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Gr 9 Lunch
11:05-11:45 a.m.
Gr 10 Lunch
11:10-11:50 a.m.
Gr 11 Lunch
11:15-11:55 a.m.
Gr 12 Lunch
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Study Hall

School Administration

Principal

Hailey McLean

Vice Principal

Edward Baker, Ashley Knight

 

 

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