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High School Pathways and Beyond http://cou.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/291High School Pathways and Beyond <p>​</p><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:100%;"><p><strong>High School and Beyond: Young women and their families invited to learn about pathways in high school and beyond</strong></p><p>This week on Thursday, May 26, the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB), in partnership with the <a href="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https://barrieshelter.com/wac/&data=05%7c01%7crdickie%40scdsb.on.ca%7cda11ebcd560b4160390a08da3d98ed88%7c573d7e64d5434fd8b3da0c64adc4eb35%7c1%7c0%7c637890024665695135%7cUnknown%7cTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7c3000%7c%7c%7c&sdata=nhPeyv2wkmuvkwQca6Qr%2BBQj6nVEXUUjA0W0TPmgVSo%3D&reserved=0"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Women's Advocacy Council</span></a>, is hosting 'High School and Beyond: Exploring pathways for young women'. This virtual event for students in Grades 7 to 12 and their families is being held via Zoom from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Staff are welcome to attend as well.</p><p> </p><p>Attendees will learn about the four pathways available to students; apprenticeship, college, university and workplace – directly from former students who followed each pathway. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to attend three breakout sessions of their choice. Options for breakout sessions include technology courses in each pathway, options for multilingual and newcomer learners, workplace readiness, financial planning, continuing education and more.</p><p> </p><p>link for additional information and registration: <a href="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/exploring-pathways-for-young-women-high-school-and-beyond-part-1-tickets-333024684797?aff%3Daffiliate1&data=05%7c01%7crdickie%40scdsb.on.ca%7cda11ebcd560b4160390a08da3d98ed88%7c573d7e64d5434fd8b3da0c64adc4eb35%7c1%7c0%7c637890024665695135%7cUnknown%7cTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7c3000%7c%7c%7c&sdata=j1Nhw6a4sdTCY2kBgRQR7t5C6oLmKvodcBruX/xtzyc%3D&reserved=0"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">visit the event site</span></a> <br></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><br></p>
Sustainable Orillia Art Contest http://cou.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/290Sustainable Orillia Art Contest <span class="ms-rteFontSize-1"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1"><span style="font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Calling all Couch Cats artists!  If you are interested in the environment, why not enter the </span><span style="font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Sustainable Orillia Art Contest</span><span style="font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">?  It is open to elementary students of all grades, and there are prizes!</span></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1" style="font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Your work could be featured in the Sustainable Orillia 2023 Calendar!</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1" style="font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Contest deadline is June 1st. </span></p><br><span style="font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">For more information, speak to </span><span style="font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Mrs. Soper</span><span style="font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> in Room 131</span></span><div><font color="#000000" face="arial"><span style="font-size:12px;white-space:pre-wrap;"><i><br></i></span></font><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1"><span style="font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"></span></span><p>https://sustainableorillia.ca/what-will-orillia-look-like-in-2050-sustainable-orillia-announces-new-art-contest-for-2022/<br></p></div>
Making Change http://cou.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/289Making Change <p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Making%20Change%20Poster%20CHPS.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Making Change Poster CHPS.pdf</a><br></p>
Getting Reading for Kindergarten http://cou.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/288Getting Reading for Kindergarten <p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Getting%20Ready%20for%20Kindergarten%202022%20Series.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Getting Ready for Kindergarten 2022 Series.pdf</a><br></p>
Kindness Campaign Calendar http://cou.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/287Kindness Campaign Calendar <p>​Check out the CHPS Kindness Campaign <br></p><span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.02;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:12pt;"><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:arial;color:#595959;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Starting today, we will be having a month long </span><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:arial;color:#ff0000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">KINDNESS Campaign</span><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:arial;color:#595959;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> here at Couchiching Heights Public School! This is in celebration of </span><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:arial;color:#f10f90;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">PINK SHIRT DAY</span><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:arial;color:#ff00ff;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:arial;color:#595959;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">coming up next week and our Character Education focus of </span><span style="font-size:22pt;font-family:arial;color:#ff9900;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">IN</span><span style="font-size:22pt;font-family:arial;color:#ffff00;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">CL</span><span style="font-size:22pt;font-family:arial;color:#00ff00;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">US</span><span style="font-size:22pt;font-family:arial;color:#00ffff;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">IV</span><span style="font-size:22pt;font-family:arial;color:#0000ff;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">EN</span><span style="font-size:22pt;font-family:arial;color:#9900ff;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">ES</span><span style="font-size:22pt;font-family:arial;color:#ff0000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">S!</span><span style="font-size:22pt;font-family:arial;color:#595959;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.02;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:12pt;"><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:arial;color:#595959;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Each day, you will find a kindness challenge for you to complete during the day. This campaign runs 7 days a week and is meant to spread kindness everywhere ‘Couch Cats’ go!  </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.02;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:12pt;"><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:arial;color:#595959;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Over the next few weeks, be sure to document some of the challenges you complete and send pictures to Ms. Perigoe to share on our virtual announcements and with our school community! </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.02;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:12pt;"><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:arial;color:#595959;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Copy%20of%20CHPS%20Kindness%20Campaign.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Copy of CHPS Kindness Campaign.pdf</a></span></p></span>
Virtual ART Night http://cou.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/286Virtual ART Night <p><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">Collect the following items, connect through the link below and let the fun begin!                                                                                                                  </span></span><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">                                                                                                                               -8 1/2 inch printer paper                                                                                      -pencil                                                                                                                        -pencil crayons, crayons, markers, or paint (or any combination you choose)  </span></span><br></p><p><br></p><p>VIRTUAL ART NIGHT: Kindergarten-Grade 3</p><p>Tuesday, December 14 · 5:00 – 5:30pm</p><p>Google Meet joining info</p><p>Video call link: <a data-cke-saved-href="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmeet.google.com%2Fcuz-faqo-kxd&data=04%7C01%7Crdickie%40scdsb.on.ca%7Cc083ee2f46e644248a6a08d9b59ef50d%7C573d7e64d5434fd8b3da0c64adc4eb35%7C1%7C0%7C637740516575160318%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000&sdata=UpzIVW8s7YZzFkfKPi1qJFjCuKkf8d549qbgGF%2FY1cI%3D&reserved=0" href="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https://meet.google.com/cuz-faqo-kxd&data=04%7c01%7crdickie%40scdsb.on.ca%7cc083ee2f46e644248a6a08d9b59ef50d%7c573d7e64d5434fd8b3da0c64adc4eb35%7c1%7c0%7c637740516575160318%7cUnknown%7cTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7c3000&sdata=UpzIVW8s7YZzFkfKPi1qJFjCuKkf8d549qbgGF/Y1cI%3D&reserved=0">https://meet.google.com/cuz-faqo-kxd</a> </p><p><br></p><p>VIRTUAL ART NIGHT 4-8</p><p>Wednesday, December 15 · 5:00 – 5:30pm</p><p>Google Meet joining info</p><p>Video call link: <a data-cke-saved-href="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmeet.google.com%2Fcuz-faqo-kxd&data=04%7C01%7Crdickie%40scdsb.on.ca%7Cc083ee2f46e644248a6a08d9b59ef50d%7C573d7e64d5434fd8b3da0c64adc4eb35%7C1%7C0%7C637740516575170311%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000&sdata=GZe%2FCMlshBDXF1oD6qd3HVgKSqeEmjIpJqLG%2Fx%2BZIzA%3D&reserved=0" href="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https://meet.google.com/cuz-faqo-kxd&data=04%7c01%7crdickie%40scdsb.on.ca%7cc083ee2f46e644248a6a08d9b59ef50d%7c573d7e64d5434fd8b3da0c64adc4eb35%7c1%7c0%7c637740516575170311%7cUnknown%7cTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7c3000&sdata=GZe/CMlshBDXF1oD6qd3HVgKSqeEmjIpJqLG/x%2BZIzA%3D&reserved=0">https://meet.google.com/cuz-faqo-kxd</a></p><p><br></p>
Pine River Institute's Centre for Family Initiatives Community Webinar Serieshttp://cou.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/285Pine River Institute's Centre for Family Initiatives Community Webinar Series<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/SCDSB%20Community%20Webinars.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />SCDSB Community Webinars.pdf</a><br></p>
Collaborative Problem Solving http://cou.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/284Collaborative Problem Solving <p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Creative%20Problem%20Solving%20Flyer.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Creative Problem Solving Flyer.pdf</a><br></p>
LEARNING MODE Survey Open until June 1st. http://cou.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/283LEARNING MODE Survey Open until June 1st. <p>​If you <span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">did not receive the survey please email <a href="mailto:LearnAtHomeRequest@scdsb.on.ca"><span style="color:windowtext;">LearnAtHomeRequest@scdsb.on.ca</span></a> and complete the survey before June 1st.  </span><br></p>
Welcome to Kindergarten http://cou.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/282Welcome to Kindergarten <p>​Our Early Years Team will host a virtual Welcome to Kindergarten Event on Wednesday May 19th @ 5:00 p.m.  Please register by calling 705 325 9311 <br></p>