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Parent Council Meeting Sept. 30http://sha.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/74Parent Council Meeting Sept. 30<p>​</p> <p>Happy Friday to everyone,</p><p>This is the first of two messages that I will send today. This message is specific to our first Parent Council meeting of the 2020-2021 school year. Our first meeting will take place virtually on Wednesday September 30 at 6:30 p.m.</p><p>If you have children in your family that attend Shanty Bay Public School and you are interested in attending the first meeting of the year, please indicate this to me by sending an email to <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><a href="mailto:istrath@scdsb.on.ca">istrath@scdsb.on.ca</a> </span>and I will send you an invitation that includes a link to a Google Meet.</p><p>Traditionally at our first meeting, we receive nominations for the year's School Council Chair(s) and for the position of School Council Secretary. Attached to this message is a nomination form that can be used. If you are nominating someone for a position(s) please forward forms to me using my school email and I will forward these to our current School Council Chairs, Sue Harrison and Aimee Knelsen.</p><p>The use of a virtual platform might prove to be an effective way for parents with busy schedules and young children to participate in School Council.</p><p>We look forward to meeting with everyone next week.</p><p>Sincerely,</p><p>Mr. Strath</p>
Terry Fox School Run Sept 29http://sha.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/73Terry Fox School Run Sept 29<p>​</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Greetings from Shanty Bay!!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">Our school will be hosting a Terry Fox Run on Tuesday September 29<sup>th</sup> on the back field. As in past years, we have been accepting donations for this yearly, nationwide event. This year will be a bit different. We will be accepting our donations using School Cash Online. Terry was an amazing person and though we have some challenges to overcome this year, we still want to celebrate Terry and honor his amazing Marathon of Hope. Classes have been grouped together carefully and will be running at different times throughout the day to maintain social distancing and ensure a safe and fun event. This will be a staff/student event only this year.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">Remember to bring your water bottle (Name clearly written on it), your super-fast running shoes, your Terry Fox spirit and your stamina. We will see you there!</span><span style="color:black;"></span></p>
Community Terry Fox Runhttp://sha.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/72Community Terry Fox Run<p>​<strong class="ms-rteFontSize-4">Community Terry Fox Run - 2020</strong></p><p><em>Posted on behalf of the Community Terry Fox organizers.<br></em></p><p><em></em><br></p> <p align="center" style="text-align:center;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><strong><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">Shanty Bay Terry Fox Run/Walk</span></strong><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">September 20, 2020 was the date scheduled for the Annual Terry Fox Run but for the first time in 40 years we are unable to gather in a large group. However that will not stop us from keeping Terry’s dream alive and raising money for cancer research.</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">The theme for 2020 is “One Day, Your Way.” We would like to encourage you to walk, run or bike in memory of this brave young man who had a dream.</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">On Sunday September 20, 2020 we would like to invite you to participate in the event in whatever way you choose. We will set up a route starting at The Village Green running west on Bay Street, through the Church Woods and around the 2nd Line/ O'Brien Street block. You are encouraged to run, walk or bike individually or with your “bubble.”  We will respect physical distancing recommendations and will refrain from gathering in large groups. Please refrain from bringing pets.</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">The Terry Fox Run is an all- inclusive, non-competitive event. There will be a staggered start time commencing at 11:00 am.</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">Because of the pandemic we will not be able to provide food or water so please bring your own.</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">There will be a designated parking area in The Village Green.</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">We will not be able to accept registrations or donations in person. There is no cost to participate, but  please register on-line under the Barrie site at </span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:blue;"><a href="https://terryfox.org/">https://terryfox.org</a></span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">.  Donations in any amount are accepted on-line. If you are unable to participate, we would like to encourage you to donate on-line and select the <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span>Barrie</span></span> site. You will receive a tax deductible receipt via email.</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">If you require more information please contact Leslie Pressnail at <a href="mailto:bryn80@rogers.com">bryn80@rogers.com</a></span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">Thank you and hope to see you on Sunday September 20</span><sup><span style="font-size:6.5pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">th</span></sup><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">.</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">Leslie Pressnail and Jennica Hwang</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">Quote from Terry Fox,</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p style="margin-bottom:10pt;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:#747474;">“I’ve said to people before that I’m going to do my very best to make it, I’m not going to give up. But I might not make it… if I don’t, the Marathon of Hope better continue.”</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p><br></p>
‘Bus Tag’ program helps students get to and from school safelyhttp://sha.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/18‘Bus Tag’ program helps students get to and from school safely<p>​</p><p>The Simcoe County Student Transportation Consortium (SCSTC) launched the Bus Tag<strong> </strong>program this September.<strong> </strong>The Bus Tag program supports safety for JK/SK and other school-identified students by<strong> </strong>providing a process to match students to their assigned afternoon school bus and to also<strong> </strong>identify they must be met by a parent or guardian at their afternoon bus stop.</p><p>The program provides:</p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>a colour coded bus tag with the assigned p.m. route number to be attached to the student's backpack</li><li>a colour-coded route card with route number in the windows of the school bus that the Bus Tag is matched to</li></ul><p>The SCSTC and Bus Operators have policies and procedures that are used on all school vehicles to ensure students in JK/SK and other school identified students are met at their afternoon bus stop.  It's the parent/guardian's responsibility to meet Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten and other identified students at the bus stop .The Bus Tag program has been established to assist both the schools and school bus drivers to load these students on the correct afternoon bus and identify they are to be met at their bus stop by a parent/guardian. For more information, contact the Transportation Consortium through their website: <a target="_blank" href="http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/</span></a> or call them at 705-733-8965.</p>
Pay for field trips, lunch days, etc. with SchoolCash Onlinehttp://sha.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/19Pay for field trips, lunch days, etc. with SchoolCash Online<p>​</p><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.<strong>  </strong>Payment by credit card has now also been added. </p><p>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. </p><p>To create an online account, go to <a href="https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com/" target="_blank"><span lang="EN-CA" style="text-decoration:underline;">https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com</span></a>. Please contact the school office with any questions.</p>

 

 

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