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Closures and cancellations due to COVID-19

03/12/2020
On March 31, 2020, the Premier’s Office announced an extension to the provincial school closure period in response to COVID-19. As such, Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) schools, child care centres and adult learning centres will not reopen on April 6, 2020, as originally scheduled. The Premier’s Office has stated that all publicly funded schools in Ontario will remain closed until May 4, 2020, at which time they will reassess school openings. 

The following programs/meetings will not run or are closed:
  • Permits (Community Use of Schools)
  • All EarlyON and Child Care Centres
  • Adult and continuing education
  • Dual Credit and Cooperative education programs
  • Accessibility Advisory Committee (March 30, 2020)
  • First Nations Education Advisory Committee (April 2, 2020)
  • Special Education Advisory Committee (April 6, 2020)
  • Program Standing Committee Meeting (April 8, 2020)
  • Human Resources Standing Committee Meeting (April 8, 2020)
  • Business and Facilities Standing Committee Meeting (April 8, 2020)
  • Business and Facilities Standing Committee and SEAC Budget Meeting (April 15, 2020)
  • Parent Involvement Committee (April 21, 2020)
In addition, the Education Centre and the Career Centre are closed to the public.


 

 

Contacting Familieshttp://orc.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/75Contacting Families<div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;background-color:#ffffff;">April 2, 2020:</div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;background-color:#ffffff;">If you are the primary caregiver and have not been contacted by your child's teacher, please email <span data-markjs="true" class="mark0y5x4uybw" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Greg</span> Jacobs or Megan Francis to provide them with your contact information (phone and email if possible).  They will ensure that this information is shared with your child's teacher so that they can reach you.</div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;background-color:#ffffff;"><span data-markjs="true" class="mark0y5x4uybw" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Greg</span> Jacobs - gjacobs@scdsb.on.ca</div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;background-color:#ffffff;">Megan Francis - mfrancis@scdsb.on.ca<br></div><p><br></p>
Closures and cancellations due to COVID-19http://orc.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/127Closures and cancellations due to COVID-19<div>On March 31, 2020, the Premier’s Office announced an extension to the provincial school closure period in response to COVID-19. As such, Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) schools, child care centres and adult learning centres will not reopen on April 6, 2020, as originally scheduled. The Premier’s Office has stated that all publicly funded schools in Ontario will remain closed until May 4, 2020, at which time they will reassess school openings. <br></div><div><br></div><div>The following programs/meetings will not run or are closed:<br></div><div><ul><li>Permits (Community Use of Schools)</li><li>All EarlyON and Child Care Centres</li><li>Adult and continuing education</li><li>Dual Credit and Cooperative education programs</li><li>Accessibility Advisory Committee (March 30, 2020)</li><li>First Nations Education Advisory Committee (April 2, 2020)</li><li>Special Education Advisory Committee (April 6, 2020)</li><li>Program Standing Committee Meeting (April 8, 2020)</li><li>Human Resources Standing Committee Meeting (April 8, 2020)</li><li>Business and Facilities Standing Committee Meeting (April 8, 2020)</li><li>Business and Facilities Standing Committee and SEAC Budget Meeting (April 15, 2020)<br></li><li><div>Parent Involvement Committee (April 21, 2020)<br></div></li></ul></div><div>In addition, the Education Centre and the Career Centre are closed to the public.</div><div><br></div><div>Learn more at <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19">www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19</a><br></div><p><br></p>
March 2020 Newsletterhttp://orc.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/74March 2020 Newsletter<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/March%202020.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />March 2020.pdf</a><br></p>
January 2020 Newsletterhttp://orc.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/73January 2020 Newsletter<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/January%202020.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />January 2020.pdf</a><br></p>
Letter to families regarding hold and securehttp://orc.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/107Letter to families regarding hold and secure<p>​Dear Orchard Park Families,</p><div>I’m writing to inform you about an incident that affected our school today. At about 10:10 a.m., the police placed our school into a hold and secure as they completed an investigation at Twin Lakes Secondary School. During a hold and secure, activities continue inside the building, but all exterior doors are locked and no one is allowed to enter or exit the school.</div><div><br></div><div>We were in hold and secure until approximately 11:15 a.m.</div><div><br></div><div>It's important for you to know that we will always take whatever precautions are necessary to ensure the safety of our students and staff. I wanted to make sure you had this information. If you have any questions, as always, please call me at the school.<br></div><div><br></div><div>Sincerely,</div><div><br></div><div>Greg Jacobs</div><div>Principal</div><div><br><br></div><p><br></p>

 

 

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Megan Francis

 

 

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