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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.


 

 

Closures and cancellations due to COVID-19http://hol.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>
Barrie Coltshttp://hol.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/91Barrie Colts<p><img alt="coltsbanner.jpg" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/coltsbanner.jpg" style="margin:5px;" />​</p><p>Join Holly Families on March 5th for our annual Barrie Colts game.  <a href="https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com/">Tickets are on sale now</a> until February 25th for $21.00.  <br></p><p>We are excited to have the Holly Choir singing the National Anthem to start the game!<br></p>
Learning From Home Resourceshttp://hol.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/92Learning From Home Resources<p>​Ministry of Education Learn at Home Site<br></p><p><span style="background:white;color:green;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><a href="http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/VbjRUG2ZLNIrEw_E-3hDSQ~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRgWS_QP0QoaHR0cDovL3d3dy5vbnRhcmlvLmNhL3BhZ2UvbGVhcm4tYXQtaG9tZVcHc2Nob29sbUIKAABQ_Hdeaxab4FIUamFjb2JzMTk5M0BnbWFpbC5jb21YBAAAAAI~" target="_blank">https://www.ontario.ca/page/learn-at-home</a></span></p><p><br></p>
Pink Shirt Dayhttp://hol.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/90Pink Shirt Day<p>​<img alt="bully-poster3.jpg" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/bully-poster3.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p><p>Holly Meadows recognizes Pink Shirt Day on 26 February 2020.  To help students support this anti bullying initiative, we have made a pink shirt available that enables every student and staff member to committ to making our school Bully Free.</p><p>Shirts can be ordered through our <a href="https://hmesschool.entripyshops.com/">Entripy Shop.</a>  While the Pink Shirt logo can be added to any of the items availalbe, the cheapest option is the Jerzees Heavy Cotton which can be found at <a href="https://hmesschool.entripyshops.com/t-shirts?orderby=10">https://hmesschool.entripyshops.com/t-shirts?orderby=10</a></p><p>On the right, you can select the colour (there are two shades of pink) and the design.  If you scroll through the designs, you will get to the full front Bully Free logo.<br></p><p>These shirts are $15.00 each or 11.16 each if you order 3.  <br></p><p>Please keep in mind that ANY pink shirt is encouraged on 26 February, it does not have to be a branded shirt.  The important thing is that we have our students sharing the message that we don't accept bullying at Holly Meadows.<br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p>
Skiing at Snow Valleyhttp://hol.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/89Skiing at Snow Valley<p><img alt="skibanner13jan.png" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/skibanner13jan.png" style="margin:5px;" /></p><p dir="ltr" style="font:400 16px/1.38 times new roman;text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;text-decoration:none;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial;font-size:12pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">As part of our outdoor learning and an extension of our PE programs, a trip to Snow Valley has been planned for interested students in grades 5-8.  The day is designed to give students the opportunity to experience skiing or snowboarding with their classmates and school community.  Those students not participating are expected to attend school for the full day.</span></p><br style="text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:times new roman;font-size:16px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;"><p dir="ltr" style="font:400 16px/1.38 times new roman;text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;text-decoration:none;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial;font-size:12pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">Departure will be from Holly Meadows at 8:30am sharp on Monday, January 13, 2020.  Students will need to </span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial;font-size:12pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:700;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">be at the school for 8:15am</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial;font-size:12pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;"> to ensure we are loaded and ready to leave.  We will be bussed to Snow Valley Ski Resort near Minesing and will return at approximately 3:00pm.  Supervision will be provided by school staff, qualified ski hill personnel and parent volunteers.</span></p><br style="text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:times new roman;font-size:16px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;"><p dir="ltr" style="font:400 16px/1.38 times new roman;text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;text-decoration:none;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial;font-size:12pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">Cost to each student is </span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial;font-size:12pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:700;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">$43.00 which includes transportation, full day lift ticket, rental of all equipment if needed (skis, boots, poles and helmet), a mandatory lesson and taxes.</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial;font-size:12pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">  </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="font:400 16px/1.38 times new roman;text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;text-decoration:none;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:arial;font-size:12pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">Cost for students with Snow Valley Seasons Passes is $21.00.  *Everyone must take a mandatory lesson to ensure safety and help pay for transportation. Please download and complete the attached package. There are a limited number of spaces available. <a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Ski%20Package.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Ski Package.pdf</a> </span></p><div><br></div><p><br></p>

 

 

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