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Study Tips for Examshttp://cci.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/296Study Tips for Exams<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Study%20Tips%20Presentation.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Study Tips Presentation.pdf</a></p>
SCDSB secondary schools and adult learning centres to be closed to students Tuesday, Jan. 21http://cci.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/116SCDSB secondary schools and adult learning centres to be closed to students Tuesday, Jan. 21<p>On Jan. 15, the provincial branch of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) announced their intent to proceed with a rotating one-day walkout in a number of school boards across Ontario on Tuesday, Jan. 21. The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) has been identified as one of the boards that will be affected on Tuesday, Jan. 21. In the SCDSB, OSSTF represents permanent and occasional secondary teachers and continuing education instructors.<br><br>Should a tentative agreement not be reached, <strong>all SCDSB secondary schools and adult learning centres will be closed to students on Tuesday, Jan. 21, as there would not be sufficient supervision to ensure student safety. All Grade 7 and 8 students at Elmvale District High School and Stayner Collegiate Institute will still report to school for classes as usual.</strong><br><br>All secondary out-of-school activities will also be cancelled on Jan. 21.<br><br><strong>Please note that all SCDSB elementary schools will remain open to students on Jan. 21.</strong><br><br>For ongoing updates, visit the <a href="https://www.scdsb.on.ca/about/labour_updates">labour updates page on the SCDSB website</a>, or follow us on social media (Twitter: @SCDSB_Schools or Facebook: www.facebook.com/SCDSB).<br><br>Thank you for your understanding.<br></p>
Exam Schedule and Infohttp://cci.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/295Exam Schedule and Info<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Exam%20Schedule%20and%20Info%20January%202020.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Exam Schedule and Info January 2020.pdf</a><br></p>
Student Drop off and Pick up locationshttp://cci.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/297Student Drop off and Pick up locations<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/CCI%20Site%20Plan%20-%20Pick-up%20-%20Drop%20off%202020.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />CCI Site Plan - Pick-up - Drop off 2020.pdf</a><br></p>
Safe Student Pick-up and Drop-offhttp://cci.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/293Safe Student Pick-up and Drop-off<p>​<span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:107%;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">We are making changes to student pick up and drop off locations here at CCI.  As of Monday, January 6 2020 students can only be safely picked up or dropped off on the Cameron street entrance (near the main office entrance).  The Hurontario street entrance is reserved for special needs buses and yellow school buses.  Your cooperation with this change is greatly appreciated.  Have a great holiday season!  </span><br></p>
High School Information Nighthttp://cci.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/280High School Information Night<p>​High school information nights for Grade 8 students coming to a school near you! Is your child starting Grade 9 next year? High school information nights happen this fall and winter. This event gives an overview of what’s new, what to expect, as well as a chance to check out the school and ask questions. </p><p>Attend our local high school information night to find out what’s offered: </p><p>Collingwood Collegiate - 6 Cameron Street</p><p>Thursday Jan. 9 @ 6:30pm. Doors open at 6:00pm<br></p>
Cell Phone and Mobile device use in Secondary Schoolshttp://cci.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/277Cell Phone and Mobile device use in Secondary Schools<p style="color:#000000;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;">To help ensure students can focus on learning without distraction, the Ministry of Education has updated the Provincial Code of Conduct to address the use of cellphones and other personal mobile devices during instructional time, unless they are required:</p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;"></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;">· for health and medical purposes,</p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;">· to support special education needs, or</p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;">· for educational purposes, as directed by an educator.</p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;"></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;"><strong>This new requirement will come into effect provincially on Nov. 4, 2019.</strong></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;"></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;">The SCDSB will make the necessary revisions to our code of conduct and procedures to align with the Ministry update. This direction from the Ministry of Education aligns well with the procedures that our schools have had in place for many years. We encourage the use of board-provided and personal technology to support student learning. This reality is governed by the need to support our students with special needs, for students’ health or medical purposes and in learning settings where the use of technology is directed by an educator.</p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;"></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;">The following resources from the Ministry of Education provide information and guidance to parents, guardians, educators and students about the new requirement: · Parents’ Guide to the Provincial Code of Conduct (updated) · Cellphones and Other Personal Mobile Devices in Schools – Questions and Answers for Parents and Guardians (new)</p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;"></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;">We thank our parents/guardians for reviewing this information with your children.<br></p><p><br></p>
Days of Awareness and Recognition taking place in Decemberhttp://cci.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/287Days of Awareness and Recognition taking place in December<p>Throughout the year, there are many awareness days that focus on different causes and recognition. The Simcoe County District School Board has developed a list of these days as a guide for schools. Schools may participate in recognizing some or all of these days in various ways. This list is not exhaustive. Following are the days of awareness and recognition that the SCDSB will recognize during the month of December:</p><p> </p><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;">Dec. 6</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;">National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women<br></td></tr></tbody></table><p><br></p>
SCDSB secondary schools and adult learning centres closed Wednesday, Dec. 4http://cci.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/115SCDSB secondary schools and adult learning centres closed Wednesday, Dec. 4<div>On Nov. 28, the provincial branch of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) announced their intent to proceed with a full legal one-day walkout across Ontario on Wednesday, Dec. 4. In the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB), OSSTF represents permanent and occasional secondary teachers and continuing education instructors.</div><div><br></div><div>Members of the provincial branch of OSSTF are moving forward with a full legal one-day walkout across Ontario today, Wednesday, Dec. 4.<br></div><div><br></div><div><strong>All SCDSB secondary schools and adult learning centres are closed to students today, Wednesday, Dec. 4, as there is not sufficient supervision to ensure student safety. All Grade 7 and 8 students at Elmvale District High School and Stayner Collegiate Institute will still report to school for classes as usual.</strong><br></div><div><br></div><div>All secondary out-of-school activities are cancelled on Dec. 4.</div><div><br></div><div><strong>Please note that all SCDSB elementary schools remain open to students.</strong></div><div><br></div><div>For ongoing updates, visit the <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/about/labour_updates">labour updates page on the SCDSB website</a>, or follow us on social media (Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/SCDSB_Schools">@SCDSB_Schools</a> or Facebook: <a href="http://www.facebook.com/SCDSB">www.facebook.com/SCDSB</a>).<br></div><div><br></div><div>Thank you for your understanding.<br></div>
​Register now for Night School (Semester Two) to complete high school, prepare for post-secondary educationhttp://cci.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/289​Register now for Night School (Semester Two) to complete high school, prepare for post-secondary education<p><span style="font-size:10pt;line-height:115%;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Night school at the Barrie Learning Centre offers secondary school credits in a variety of subjects for students completing their Ontario Secondary School Diploma, and for students who are preparing for post-secondary education. Subjects include math, English, chemistry, biology, physics, social science and history. All night school courses are offered face-to-face, two nights per week, and run given sufficient enrolment. Learn more and register at: <a href="http://www.thelearningcentres.com/">www.thelearningcentres.com</a>. <span style="color:#1f497d;"><br> <br> </span></span><br></p>