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Staff Emailhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/164Staff Email<a href="/Documents/Staff%20Email%20Sem%202%202021-%202022.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Staff Email Sem 2 2021- 2022.pdf</a><br>
Parent Council Meetinghttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/191Parent Council Meeting<p>​Parent Council Meeting will be held in the Library on Wednesday, October 12th from 7:00-9:00<br></p>
September 2022 Newsletterhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/190September 2022 Newsletter<p>​<a href="/Lists/Newsletters/September%202022%20Parent%20Newsletter.pdf">September 2022 Parent Newsletter.pdf</a><br></p>
June Parent Newsletterhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/189June Parent Newsletter<p>​<a href="/Documents/June%20%202022%20Newsletter.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />June 2022 Newsletter.pdf</a><br></p>
GBDSS presents Matilda: The Musicalhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/188GBDSS presents Matilda: The Musical<span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Matilda%20(Facebook%20Post).png" alt="Matilda (Facebook Post).png" style="margin:5px;" /><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Georgian Bay District Secondary School is thrilled to present their first in-person school play since the pandemic.</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> Matilda: The Musical</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> is being performed to live in-person audiences from May 26 - 28. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Two dozen students in the cast have been rehearsing for months to present this fun musical retelling of Roald Dahl’s heartwarming tale of a special little girl with an extraordinary imagination. A full live band made up of 10 student musicians helps to bring the show richly to life.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">About the Show</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#212121;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning </span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#212121;background-color:transparent;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#212121;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the spiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life.</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:19pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#212121;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She's unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey. Over the course of her first term at school, Matilda and Miss Honey have a profound effect on each other's lives, as Miss Honey begins not only to recognize but also appreciate Matilda's extraordinary personality. Matilda's school life isn't completely smooth sailing, however – the school's mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves thinking up new punishments for those who don't abide by her rules. But Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school pupils' saving grace!</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Performance Info</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Thursday, May 26</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;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:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;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:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">7pm</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Friday, May 27</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;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:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;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:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">7pm</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Saturday, May 28</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;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:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;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:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">1pm and 7pm</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Tickets are available at <a href="https://sites.google.com/scdsb.on.ca/gbdssdrama/home">www.GBDSSDrama.com</a></span></p><div><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></div></span><p><br></p>
GBDSS School Council Minutes - Feb 9, 2022http://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/187GBDSS School Council Minutes - Feb 9, 2022<p>​<a href="/Documents/GBDSS%20School%20Council%20Minutes%20-%20Feb%209,%202022.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />GBDSS School Council Minutes - Feb 9, 2022.pdf</a><br></p>
​Job opportunity for students!http://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/186​Job opportunity for students!<p>Parks Canada and particularly Georgian Bay Islands National Park are looking for a student to take on a naturalist position this summer.  Ideally they would like a bilingual person with an interest in Science, Geography and/or History. Here is the link to the application centre which closes on the 16<sup>th</sup> of May. <a href="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster%3D1782458%26toggleLanguage%3Den&data=05%7c01%7cmarcunningham%40scdsb.on.ca%7ce881956df08f4d62abc108da3374f5f7%7c573d7e64d5434fd8b3da0c64adc4eb35%7c1%7c0%7c637878874669062845%7cUnknown%7cTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7c3000%7c%7c%7c&sdata=Noj%2BBK5zP9CSu4xNrCLiEyElNnh3vwDuQAvMIOd8MxM%3D&reserved=0"><strong>https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=1782458&toggleLanguage=en</strong></a><br></p><p><br></p>
April 2022 Newsletterhttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/184April 2022 Newsletter<a href="/Documents/April%20%202022%20Newsletter.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />April 2022 Newsletter.pdf</a><a href="/Documents/April%20%202022%20Newsletter.pdf"><br></a>
GBDSS Hosts Open House, April 19http://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/183GBDSS Hosts Open House, April 19<p>Are you a current Bear who would love to have your family check out the Bear Den?</p><p>Are you a future Bear that would like to check out your future home?<br>If so, join us on <strong>April 19</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> between 5pm and 7:30pm. </strong></p><p>We're excited to showcase the Bear Den.  Those in attendance will be able to:   </p><ul><li>Learn about the various <strong>academic programs</strong> offered at GBDSS</li><li>Check out a showcase or <strong>clubs and extra-curricular team</strong>s that students can become involved in</li><li>Look at displays of <strong>current student work</strong></li><li>Peruse the <strong>community agency carousel</strong></li><li>Participate in optional <strong>student-led tours</strong></li><li>Meet the s<strong>taff</strong></li><li>and<strong> more!</strong></li></ul><div><b><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Open%20House%20Flyer.png" alt="Open House Flyer.png" style="margin:5px;" /><br></b></div><p><br></p>
Virtual Parent/Guradian & Teacher Interviewshttp://gbd.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/181Virtual Parent/Guradian & Teacher Interviews<p style="color:#323130;font-size:15px;background-color:white;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">We will be holding <span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Parent</span>/Guardian & <span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Teacher</span> <span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">conference</span>s via a virtual platform or by telephone on </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"><strong>Thursday, March 24 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. </strong></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;"></span></p><p style="color:#323130;font-size:15px;background-color:white;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;">All parents/guardians have received an email with a link to book an appointment to speak to your students' teachers.</span></p><p style="color:#323130;font-size:15px;background-color:white;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">On interview night, p<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">arent</span>s/guardians will need to click on the link(s) provided during the booking process . Please copy the link(s) into your calendar. </span></p><p style="color:#323130;font-size:15px;background-color:white;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">You may need to use a passcode to enter the waiting room. The Passcode for all the conferences is:  <strong>GBDBEARS</strong>.  </span></p><p style="color:#323130;font-size:15px;background-color:white;"><span style="color:black;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;font-size:12pt;font-style:inherit;font-weight:inherit;">Once in the virtual waiting room the </span><span style="color:inherit;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;vertical-align:baseline;">teacher</span><span style="color:black;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;font-size:12pt;font-style:inherit;font-weight:inherit;"> will admit you into the interview at your scheduled time. </span><br></p><p style="color:#323130;font-size:15px;background-color:white;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;"></span></p><p style="color:#323130;font-size:15px;background-color:white;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">If you have decided to select a <span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">conference</span> via telephone and have provided your phone number during the booking process, please be available at the <span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">conference</span> time selected.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;"></span></p><p style="color:#323130;font-size:15px;background-color:white;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">If you are unable to participate in a <span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">conference</span> on the evening of the 24th, please contact your student's <span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">teacher(s) </span>to set up a suitable time.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;"></span></p><p style="color:#323130;font-size:15px;background-color:white;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:"segoe ui", sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;"> </span></p><p style="color:#323130;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;margin-bottom:0px;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"> </span></p><p><br></p>