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Labour Situation Update - Schools open Tuesday, September 8http://wes.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/36Labour Situation Update - Schools open Tuesday, September 8<span><p>On Thursday, August 20, the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario announced that elementary school teachers will implement Phase 2 of their work-to-rule job action in the 2015-16 school year. <span><span><span></span></span></span><strong></strong></p><p><strong>All SCDSB schools will be open for student learning, and all child care centres and Before and After School programs will operate as regularly scheduled.</strong></p><p> <span><span><span><span><span><span>Work-to-rule means partial withdrawal of service.</span></span></span></span></span></span> To learn more about the labour situation, visit the <a target="_blank" href="http://scdsb.on.ca/Board/Pages/Labour-Situation.aspx">Labour Situation page</a> on the SCDSB's website.</p></span>
First Rider Program taking place in August/September to help first time JK/SK/Primary bus ridershttp://wes.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/35First Rider Program taking place in August/September to help first time JK/SK/Primary bus riders<p>​The Simcoe County Student Transportation Consortium (SCSTC) offers a free <a target="_blank" href="http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/sites/default/files/First%20Rider%20Program%20Appendix%20A%20Parent%20Letter-%202015.pdf"><em>First Rider Program</em></a> for first-time school bus riders, which includes a ride on a school bus. This safety program is provided by the SCSTC, in partnership with school bus operators, to educate students and their families of the rules and responsibilities on and around the school bus. </p><p>Sessions will take place in late August and early September across Simcoe County. Parents/guardians and their children attending any school in Simcoe County may attend any of the sessions. For more information and <em>First Rider</em> session dates, visit the <a target="_blank" href="http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/">SCSTC website</a>.</p>
Check out our new website & subscribe to stay up-to-date! http://wes.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/2Check out our new website & subscribe to stay up-to-date! <div class="span10"><div class="CatalogContent"><p>Our website was recently upgraded with a fresh look and new features. It is now fully mobile and tablet friendly, with a special adaptive design that works on all devices. Read about some of the highlights below.</p><p><strong>Subscribe to stay up-to-date</strong><br>Our <a href="/about-us/news">What's New</a> section is where you'll read about all the exciting things going on in our school. It's also where we will post updates during emergency situations. Keep an eye on this section to stay up-to-date. <a href="/subscribe">Subscribe</a> to receive these updates by email so you can stay informed wherever you are!  </p><p><strong>Find out what's happening</strong><br>Check out our <a href="/about-us/events">Events</a> calendar to see the great things upcoming in our school. All Board-wide dates like PA Days and Holidays are available, as well as our school-based events. </p><p><strong>Learn about high school</strong><br>The <a href="/students/high-school">High School</a> page under Students gives an overview of what to expect in high school, and provides resources for parents to help their teen with the transition.</p><p><strong>Pay fees online</strong><br>The <a href="/parents/pay-fees"><span lang="EN-CA">Pay Fees</span></a> page is found under the Parents menu, and provides the link to access SchoolCash Online to pay for things like field trips and lunch days. Credit Card payments are accepted.</p><p><strong></strong><strong>Newsletters</strong><br>All of our monthly school newsletters will be posted on the <a href="/parents/newsletters"><span lang="EN-CA">Newsletters</span></a> page under Parents. They will also be emailed out to you when you sign up for a subscription to our website.</p><p>Take a look around our new website and try out all the new features. Tell your friends and family to visit us too!</p></div></div>
Grade 8 Graduation – June 24thhttp://wes.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/4Grade 8 Graduation – June 24th<p style="margin:0.7em 0px;padding:0px;line-height:18.944px;color:#444444;font-family:verdana,tahoma,arial,sans-serif;font-size:11.84px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:left;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;widows:1;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#ffffff;"><strong>When:</strong> Wednesday June 24th</p><p style="margin:0.7em 0px;padding:0px;line-height:18.944px;color:#444444;font-family:verdana,tahoma,arial,sans-serif;font-size:11.84px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:left;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;widows:1;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#ffffff;"><strong>Time:</strong> 7:00PM</p><p style="margin:0.7em 0px;padding:0px;line-height:18.944px;color:#444444;font-family:verdana,tahoma,arial,sans-serif;font-size:11.84px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:left;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;widows:1;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#ffffff;"><strong>Where:</strong> West Bayfield Gym</p><p style="margin:0.7em 0px;padding:0px;line-height:18.944px;color:#444444;font-family:verdana,tahoma,arial,sans-serif;font-size:11.84px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:left;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;widows:1;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#ffffff;">Ticket order forms will be sent home on Monday, June 1st. Each student will be allotted 5 tickets. If extra tickets become available, they will be issued evenly to families requesting extra tickets. Please return ticket order forms to school by June 4th to ensure that extra ticket distribution can be arranged in a timely manner.</p>
Pay for field trips, lunch days, etc. with SchoolCash Onlinehttp://wes.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/31Pay for field trips, lunch days, etc. with SchoolCash Online<p>​The SchoolCash Online program is now available at all schools, offering parents the option to pay online for field trips, lunch days and other items. The program is intended to reduce paper, eliminate the need for students to travel with money, and for money to be counted and stored at schools.  Payment by credit card has now also been added.<br><br>Parents who sign up will receive a notification when a new item becomes available for purchase. Items are personalized to each student.  Parents will use a secure online account to process payments, and can either make a one-time payment for each item as it occurs, or load money to carry a balance in the online account to make payments in the future.<br><br>To create an online account, go to <a href="https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com/" target="_blank">https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com</a>. Please contact the school office with any questions.</p>
West Bayfield donates $10,000 to Free the Children!http://wes.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/3West Bayfield donates $10,000 to Free the Children!<p>​<span style="color:#444444;font-family:verdana,tahoma,arial,sans-serif;font-size:11.84px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;letter-spacing:normal;line-height:18.944px;text-align:left;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;widows:1;word-spacing:0px;float:none;background-color:#ffffff;">What a great assembly we had at West Bayfield today. Thanks to the West Bayfield Community, the Global Action Team and Mrs. Longhouse for your efforts to raise $10,000 for Free the Children organization.  We are so proud of you!</span></p>
Kindergarten registration is now openhttp://wes.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/29Kindergarten registration is now open<span style="line-height:20.8px;">​Kindergarten registration is now open at all SCDSB schools!  </span><div><span style="line-height:20.8px;"><br></span></div><div><p>​​All children born in 2011 can attend Kindergarten in September 2015.  For more information on registration and required documents, visit the SCDSB's <a href="http://scdsb.on.ca/Programs/Kindergarten/Pages/Kindergarten.aspx" target="_blank">Kindergarten page</a> or call your local school. ​</p></div>

 

 

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