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Mother's Day Bazaar at right here at Orchard Park! http://orc.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/5Mother's Day Bazaar at right here at Orchard Park! <p>​Orchard Park is having a Mother's Day Bazaar! The Bazaar runs from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, April 25th. Come and shop from a wide variety of local vendors for that perfect gift for mom. Goodies to eat on sale as well. See you there! </p>
Orchard Park is having a Health & Wellness Fair!http://orc.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/3Orchard Park is having a Health & Wellness Fair!<p style="text-align:center;">Mark your calendars! You don't want to miss</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Orchard Park PS's </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Health and Wellness Fair</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;">on March 11th from 5 to 7pm</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong><em>See</em></strong><strong> why washing your hands thoroughly is so important!</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Learn more about how to pack a healthy </strong><strong><em>litterless</em></strong><strong> lunch</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Learn more about how to support </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>your child's social-emotional well-being and mental health</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;">These are a just a few of the interesting topics at the </p><p style="text-align:center;">fun and interactive displays at our fair.</p><p style="text-align:center;">AND… <em>Receive a free healthy dinner for yourself and children and be entered in a draw for a chance to win </em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>1 of 2 grand prizes generously donated by </em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>Future Shop with a value of up to $150 each!</em><em>  </em></p><p style="text-align:center;">Come and see how your community and school can help support you and your family in so many ways.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Some of the community partners attending are: Public health nurse, Library, Parks and Rec, Youth Centre, New Path, Catulpa, Big Brothers, Big Sisters and the Orillia Native Women's Centre. Representatives from Orchard Park and the SCDSB will include: Mental health team, Special Education, FNMI, Orchard Park Yoga team, Orchard Park ECO team.</p><p style="text-align:center;">SEE YOU THERE!</p>
Welcome to our new websitehttp://orc.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/2Welcome to our new website<p>​</p><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>Find out What's New</strong><br>Our <a href="/about-us/news"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">What's New</span></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. Coming soon, you will be able to <a href="/subscribe"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">subscribe</span></a> to receive these updates by email so you can stay informed wherever you are. <br><br><strong>Find out What's Happening</strong><br>Check out our <a href="/about-us/events"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Events</span></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. <br><br><strong>Learn About High School</strong><br>The <a href="/students/high-school"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">High School</span></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" style="text-decoration:underline;">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>Newsletters</strong><br>All of our monthly school newsletters will be posted on the <a href="/parents/newsletters"><span lang="EN-CA" style="text-decoration:underline;">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>
‘Bus Tag’ program helps students get to and from school safelyhttp://orc.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://orc.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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