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Information for regarding the return to school plan

07/30/2020

On July 30, the Premier’s Office announced that all publicly funded schools in Ontario will reopen in September. In the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB), all students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 will return under a conventional school day model subject to cohorting/timetabling considerations, and enhanced public health protocols. As such, SCDSB schools and adult learning centres will reopen to students on the first day of school, September 8, 2020.

For information for families regarding COVID-19 and the Simcoe County District School Board, please visit www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19

 

 

Information for regarding the return to school planhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/127Information for regarding the return to school plan<p>On July 30, the Premier’s Office announced that all publicly funded schools in Ontario will reopen in September. In the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB), all students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 will return under a conventional school day model subject to cohorting/timetabling considerations, and enhanced public health protocols. As such, SCDSB schools and adult learning centres will reopen to students on the first day of school, September 8, 2020.<br><br>For information for families regarding COVID-19 and the Simcoe County District School Board, please visit <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19">www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19</a>. <br></p>
COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questionshttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/113COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions<p><a href="https://scdsb.on.ca/UserFiles/Servers/Server_210898/File/COVID-19/COVID-19%20Frequently%20Asked%20Questions.pdf">https://scdsb.on.ca/UserFiles/Servers/Server_210898/File/COVID-19/COVID-19%20Frequently%20Asked%20Questions.pdf</a>​</p>
Commencement Informationhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/124Commencement Information<p class="x_MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Good Morning Graduates: <br></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">The time has almost arrived for your Virtual Graduation.  We have created your own <a href="https://sites.google.com/scdsb.on.ca/gbdss-convocation/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable">Commencement landing page</a> that will have your Youtube Link and Virtual Program.  These links will appear just before 7:00 pm on Thursday June 25<sup>th</sup>, 2020.  Please check out the <a href="https://sites.google.com/scdsb.on.ca/gbdss-convocation/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable">Commencement landing page</a> so you know where to go for Thursday night.  </span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">In addition, your Graduation package pick up is:</span></p><ul style="margin-top:0cm;"><li class="x_MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin-left:0cm;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="background:none 0% 0% repeat scroll yellow;">Friday June 26<sup>th</sup> – 9:00 am to 12:00 pm</span></li><li class="x_MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="margin-left:0cm;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="background:none 0% 0% repeat scroll yellow;">Tuesday June 30<sup>th</sup> – 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm.</span></li></ul><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Please drive up to the front entrance, you will be met by one of the administrators, asked your name and your package will be brought out to you. <br></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Congratulations to everyone on your graduation,</span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">GBDSS Staff</span></p><p>​</p>
School Materials Drop Off and Graduation Package Pick Uphttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/123School Materials Drop Off and Graduation Package Pick Up<p class="x_MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Good Afternoon,</span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Email will be sent to remind everyone about some future dates:</span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><strong><span lang="EN-CA" style="background:none 0% 0% repeat scroll yellow;">School Materials Drop off:</span></strong></p><ul style="margin-top:0cm;"><li class="x_MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="background:none 0% 0% repeat scroll yellow;">Tuesday June 23<sup>rd</sup> – 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm</span></li><li class="x_MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="background:none 0% 0% repeat scroll yellow;">Wednesday June 24<sup>th</sup> – 8:30 am to 11:30 am</span></li><li class="x_MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;"><span lang="EN-CA">Please return any borrowed items from the school </span></li><ul style="margin-top:0cm;"><li class="x_MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;"><span lang="EN-CA">Textbooks, Library Books</span></li><li class="x_MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;"><span lang="EN-CA">Chromebooks, laptops, iPads any GBD technology</span></li><li class="x_MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;"><span lang="EN-CA">Musical Instruments</span></li><li class="x_MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;"><span lang="EN-CA">Any other School Materials you have borrowed</span></li></ul></ul><p class="x_MsoNormal"><strong><span lang="EN-CA" style="background:none 0% 0% repeat scroll lime;">Graduation Package Pick up:</span></strong></p><ul style="margin-top:0cm;"><li class="x_MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="background:none 0% 0% repeat scroll lime;">Friday June 26<sup>th</sup> – 9:00 am to 12:00 pm</span></li><li class="x_MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="margin-left:0cm;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="background:none 0% 0% repeat scroll lime;">Tuesday June 30<sup>th</sup> – 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm</span></li></ul><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">All Grade 9, 10, and 11 students will have report cards emailed to you – please have your parents touch base with our Secretary – Rachel MacDonald - <a href="mailto:rmmacdonald@scdsb.on.ca" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable">rmmacdonald@scdsb.on.ca</a> – If they need to change their email.</span></p><p>​</p>
GBD Athletic Banquet for the 2019/2020 season today at 2pmhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/122GBD Athletic Banquet for the 2019/2020 season today at 2pm<p>​<br></p><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><div dir="ltr" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Hi GBD Families! <br></div><div dir="ltr" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><br></div><div dir="ltr" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">We invite families today at 2pm to enjoy our version of the GBD Athletic Banquet for the 2019/2020 seasons. </div><div dir="ltr" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><br></div><div dir="ltr" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Thank you all for a great year in Athletics and we look forward to coaching you in the future. Congrats to all the award winners and a big thank you to all the coaches who made this video possible.<br></div><div dir="ltr" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><br></div><div dir="ltr" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="color:#201f1e;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">Check your email today at 1:30pm for the YouTube link.</span><br></div><div dir="ltr" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="color:#201f1e;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><br></span></div></div><div dir="ltr" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;line-height:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;">Go Bears Go!! &#128059; </span></div><p><br></p>

 

 

Morning Announcementshttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=14Morning Announcements
School Bushttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=9School Bus
Pay Feeshttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=5Pay Fees
School Councilhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=7School Council
Registrationhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=6Registration
Safe Schools Reporting Toolhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=11Safe Schools Reporting Tool
Spirit Wearhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=17Spirit Wear
Library Databaseshttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=19Library Databases
CrimeStoppershttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=12CrimeStoppers
Student & Staff Emailhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=18Student & Staff Email

School Hours

Morning Bell
8:55 AM
Period A
9:00 - 10:15 AM
Period B
10:20 - 11:35 AM
Lunch
11:35 - 12:35 PM
Period C
12:35 - 1:50 PM
Period D
1:55 - 3:10 PM

School Administration

Principal

​John Playford

Vice Principal

Ashley Knight, Hailey McLean

 

 

Simcoe County Athletic Association - Calendar, Scores & Standingshttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=19Simcoe County Athletic Association - Calendar, Scores & Standings
D2L eLearninghttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=12D2L eLearning
Staff Sharepoint Sitehttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=17Staff Sharepoint Site
The GBDSS Bloghttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=11The GBDSS Blog
Construction Tech Room 170http://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=10Construction Tech Room 170
Comm Tech Room 222http://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=9Comm Tech Room 222
www.scdsb.on.cahttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=3www.scdsb.on.ca
School Year Calendarshttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=4School Year Calendars
Kids Help Phone - Teenhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=5Kids Help Phone - Teen
Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unithttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=7Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit
Midland Weatherhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=8Midland Weather