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Eat Well To Excel Gala Fundraiser! Well To Excel Gala Fundraiser! <p>​Eat Well to Excel is the charity that funds our snack program. They make a huge difference in the lives of children. They need our help! To raise funds to continue to offer what they do, they are holding an extravagent gala dinner at the Tangle Creek. You can purchase tickets through the school office or by going to <a href=""><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></a>. Please show your support for this worthy cause! </p>
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Information for parents/guardians of Junior Kindergarten students for parents/guardians of Junior Kindergarten students<p> </p><p>Do you have a little one starting school for the first time this fall? We know that is it an exciting time for both students and parents. Here is some information about Kindergarten in the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) and what you can expect and how to plan for the first day of school:</p><div><ul><li>Senior Kindergarten students begin school on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.<br></li><li>Junior Kindergarten students begin school on Thursday, September 8, 2016.<br></li><li>Note that <a href="">Ernest Cumberland ES</a> is on a modified calendar. The first day of school for Ernest Cumberland JK students is Wed. Aug. 24.<br></li><li>On the first day, proceed to the Kindergarten yard or entrance to meet your educators and find out what class your child will be in.<br></li><li>Please <a href="">pack the following items in your child’s backpack</a> to be left at school:<br></li><ul><li>Indoor running shoes (Velcro or elastic laces)</li><li>A large Ziploc bag with extra clothes (one pair of pants, one shirt, two pairs of underwear, two pairs of socks)</li><li>​Please ensure everything is labelled</li></ul><li>Pack a lunch and snacks in reusable, labelled containers, including a bottle for water. For healthy lunch ideas, check out <a href="">EatRight Ontario</a>.<br></li></ul></div><p>If your child will ride the school bus, the <a href="">Bus Tag</a> program provides each Kindergarten student with a coloured tag that identifies the child’s name, route number, bus colour and stop location. All students with a bus tag must be met at their stop by a parent/guardian. To practice riding the bus and learn about bus safety, attend a <a href="">First Rider</a> session provided by the <a href="">Simcoe County Student Transportation Consortium</a>. ​</p><p>If your child is turning four years old before Dec. 31, 2016 and you have not yet registered them for Kindergarten, you can do so by calling 705-734-6363 x11750 or emailing <a href=""></a> to schedule an appointment to register in person at the SCDSB’s Education Centre (1170 Hwy. 26 in Midhurst) until August 26 while school offices are closed. Starting August 29, please contact your <a href="">home school</a> to register as school offices will re-open that week.</p><p>If you have any further questions about your child’s first day, please <a href="">contact your school​</a> the week of August 29.</p><p>​</p>
DOMINO'S FUNDRAISER WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd!'S FUNDRAISER WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd!<p>Help us Raise the Dough! On Wednesday, February 3rd purchase the Orchard Park special from Domin's Pizza and get two medium, two topping pizzas and an order of cheesy bread for just $19.99. Orchard Park will receive $5 from every sale to go toward funding special activities at the school. </p>
Picture Day, Book Fair and Open House info Day, Book Fair and Open House info<p>​Picture Day is Wednesday, September 30th</p><p>The Book Fair and Open House evevning is postponed until further notice</p>



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