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School closure period extended. Elementary and secondary students to continue with remote learning. http://hol.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/130School closure period extended. Elementary and secondary students to continue with remote learning. <p><a href="https://www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19">Learn more on the SCDSB website</a>.<br></p><div><br><br></div><p><br></p>
If I had $10,000http://hol.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/99If I had $10,000<p>​Earlier in the year, we sent students and parents a link to a survey asking what they would spend $10,000 on to make Holly Meadows a better place to learn.  We had some excellent suggestions and are following up with many of them.  Attached is a PDF of the first 25 submissions and some responses to them.<br></p><p>We are going to keep this survey open for a while just in case anyone else has some ideas to share.<br></p><p><a href="https://forms.gle/uRAB3G2qShQvvSmSA">https://forms.gle/uRAB3G2qShQvvSmSA</a><br></p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/How%20would%20you%20make%20Holly%20better%20with%20$10,000_.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />How would you make Holly better with $10,000_.pdf</a><br></p><p><br></p>
2020/2021 Spirit Dayshttp://hol.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/982020/2021 Spirit Days<p>​Here are the planned spirit days for 2020/2021<br></p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Spiritdays.png" alt="Spiritdays.png" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p>
Spirit Wear Salehttp://hol.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/97Spirit Wear Sale<p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/101089e408c34518bd16ec0c4890a2eb%20(2).jpg" alt="101089e408c34518bd16ec0c4890a2eb (2).jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><a href="https://hmesschool.entripyshops.com/"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-5">https://hmesschool.entripyshops.com/</span></a><br></p>
September 4 Email - Startup Infohttp://hol.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/96September 4 Email - Startup Info<p>​</p><h2>​Good afternoon Holly Families!</h2><p><a href="http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/jO-akTjtMM4aleOLvu8BLg~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRhM6EnP0R0aHR0cHM6Ly9tc2cuc2Nob29sbWVzc2VuZ2VyLmNhL20vP3M9ZlY0WmtHWDhTbkUmbWFsPWVmYzRkMjk1ZTQxZjYyMTRjODRkZDBlZDdhYTA5MTFhYWIwMWNmOTNmNGZmYWE5OWFmNGE1MTI0ZGY3YTc4OTZXB3NjaG9vbG1CCgBGp21SX1RY2e5SEXNjYXNlQHNjZHNiLm9uLmNhWAQAAAAC">September Startup Plan</a> </p><p>It has been a very busy couple of weeks getting the school ready for our students to return and we are all very excited that the time has finally arrived!</p><p>Attached to this email is our September Startup information which includes the details for picking up and dropping off students.  Please make sure you review the protocols as we need everyone to follow the plan out of respect for other parents. </p><p>In addition to the attachment, we encourage families to review updates on our webpage including the Covid Resources which includes a suggested checklist for parents before school and a link to the Covid Screening.  <a href="http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/6VdQpt4y6-iSIwZK96Kmnw~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRhM6EnP0QxaHR0cDovL2hvbC5zY2RzYi5vbi5jYS9QYWdlcy9DT1ZJRC1SZXNvdXJjZXMuYXNweFcHc2Nob29sbUIKAEanbVJfVFjZ7lIRc2Nhc2VAc2Nkc2Iub24uY2FYBAAAAAI~">http://hol.scdsb.on.ca/Pages/COVID-Resources.aspx</a></p><p>This afternoon, our teachers will be reaching out to families of students in their classes.  <strong>ONLY students</strong> whose parents participated in the online survey or who followed the directions for enrolling students for face to face learning will be contacted at this time.  Online students will be contacted over the coming weeks. </p><p><strong>Elementary school start date (Kindergarten to Grade 8):</strong></p><ul><li>Students with surnames A-G will attend Tuesday, September 8, 2020</li><li>Students with surnames H-O will join students with the surnames A-G in attending Wednesday, September 9, 2020</li><li>All elementary students will attend Thursday, September 10, 2020</li><li>Junior Kindergarten students will begin attendance on Thursday, September 10, 2020 as previously planned and communicated with parents/guardians</li></ul><p>All students in county class programs (social skills, developmental skills, life skills and autism spectrum disorder) will begin on Tuesday, September 8, and will attend every day.</p><p><strong>Health and safety</strong></p><p>Students in Grade 4 to 8 will be required to wear a face mask while inside the school building. Masks are not required for students in Kindergarten to Grade 3, but are encouraged. Families are encouraged to provide cloth masks for their children that cover the nose and mouth. The SCDSB will provide cloth masks to students who do not have them.</p><p>Each morning, students are required to complete a self-screening assessment prior to attending school. The self-screening tool can be found here: <a href="https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/">https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/</a></p><p><strong>Lunch</strong></p><p>Students who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 must stay home. We ask that parents/guardians report their child's absence as part of our Safe Arrival program.</p><p>Students will remain with their class and eat lunch in the classroom. When possible, lunch may take place outdoors. Students will not be able to leave the school property, so please remember to pack a lunch and a refillable water bottle.</p><p><strong>Remote learning</strong></p><p>Students who are participating in the remote learning program will be contacted by their teacher in the first two weeks of school and classes will begin on Monday, September 21.</p><p><strong>Have an amazing weekend and we will see everyone next week!</strong></p><p><br></p>

 

 

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Stephen Case
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Jo-Dee Duffet

 

 

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