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Poinsettia fundraiserhttp://hol.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/40Poinsettia fundraiser<p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-4">​Holly Meadows is introducing our Poinsettia fundraiser! </span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-4">These beautiful Poinsettias are a highly anticipated item for the holiday season and are available in various sizes and colours.  </span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-4">For your convenience the Poinsettias will not be delivered to the school.  Your order will be sent home in the form of a gift card which you can then take to Bradford Greenhouse to pick out your Poinsettia.  Furthermore, Holly Meadows will receive 5% back on any additional purchases that are made when you pick up your orders.  Proceeds will be going toward the purchase and installation of a new water filling station for the school.  </span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-4">Online orders must be submitted by midnight on the evening of November 25.   <span style="background-color:#ffffff;color:#1d2129;white-space:pre-wrap;">As always, a computer is available for use in the office for online ordering and paper forms are available by request in the office if required. </span>​ A booth will also be set up at the Holly Day Bazaar for sales.  </span></p>
December Milk and Pizza ordershttp://hol.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/39December Milk and Pizza orders<p>​<span style="color:#1d2129;font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14px;background-color:#ffffff;">Milk and pizza for December are now open for purchase online. Based on parent feedback, we have changed milk orders to either every day or Fridays only (as opposed to Wednesdays which was the single day option previously). Online orders close at midnight the evening of Sunday the 26th. As always, a computer is available for use in the office for online ordering and paper forms are available by request in the office if required.</span>​</p>
Land Acknowledgement in Schools http://hol.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/38Land Acknowledgement in Schools <p></p><span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">We are pleased to announce that the Simcoe County District School Board has implemented a daily land acknowledgement for our schools, along with a more formal acknowledgement to be used at significant school events. Our land acknowledgements were developed in consultation with local Indigenous partners and elders, and are similar to acknowledgements used by First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities.</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">In keeping with the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action, a daily acknowledgement of the land will be read on school announcements. A land acknowledgement is an act of reconciliation and respect with, and for, the First Nations people of Simcoe County, on whose land we stand. </span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Our daily acknowledgement states:</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">"Simcoe County District School Board acknowledges that we are situated on the traditional land</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">of the Anishnaabeg people. We acknowledge the enduring presence of First Nation, Metis and</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Inuit people on this land and are committed to moving forward in the spirit of reconciliation and</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Respect."</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Simcoe County District School Board staff members will be teaching our students about this</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">acknowledgement and what it means, as part of their language and social studies/history</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">programs, at grade appropriate levels.</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Should you have any questions, please contact your school administration or our Principal of</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Indigenous Education, Alison Bradshaw, at abradshaw@scdsb.on.ca.<br></span><br></p></span>
Snow Valley Coupon Books http://hol.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/37Snow Valley Coupon Books <p></p><span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="background-color:transparent;color:#000000;font-family:"arial narrow";font-size:11pt;white-space:pre-wrap;">Coupon Books for Snow Valley are currently on sale at the office.  The books are $20, $10 if which is profit for the school (going to the  arts and our Drama Club Production of “The Jungle Book”), $9 is kept by Snow Valley and $1 is donated to the Royal Victoria Hospital 'Hearts and Minds' program.   These booklets make a great gift for the holiday season!</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Included in the booklet are the following coupons for Snow Valley (valid until March 31, 2018. Coupons cannot be combined during a single visit):</span></p><ul style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Free night lift ticket ($38 value, no restrictions on time/date of use)</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Free 5 pack tubing, anytime Mon-Fri except Dec 26-Jan 1 ($20 value) </span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">2x Buy 1 get one free - lift ticket, anytime Mon-Fri except Dec 26-Jan 1 ($64 value) </span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">2x Buy 1 get one free - 5 pack tubing anytime Mon-Fri except Dec 26-Jan 1 ($20 value) </span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">2x Buy 1 get one free - Discover Skiing #1 (ages 6+) This includes a 75 Minute Beginner Ski Lesson, Adventure Learning Centre Ticket and Ski Equipment & Helmet Rental (value $64, no restrictions on time/date of use) </span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Buy 1 get one free -  Rental or skiis, boots and poles, no restrictions on time/date of use ($42 value) </span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Buy 1 get one free - hot chocolate </span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Buy 1 get one free - fountain pop </span></p></li></ul><div><font color="#000000" face="arial narrow"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></font></div><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Also included in the booklet is the following coupon for the Barrie Baycats (good for any 2018 season game):</span></p><ul style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">​2 for 1 admission ($10 value) </span></p></li></ul><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Also included are the following coupons for Bradford Greenhouses Garden Gallery (seasonal expiry dates depending on product, ending Sept 15, 2018) </span></p><ul style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Buy one get one free poinsettia</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Buy one get one free perennial</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Buy one get one free hanging basket </span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Buy one get one free Fall mum </span></p></li></ul><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Lastly, the following coupons from McDonalds are included (valid until May 31, 2018):</span></p><ul style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Buy one get one free coupons for sandwiches (x2), breakfast sandwiches (x2), McCafe beverages (x4)</span></p></li></ul><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial narrow";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Booklets can be purchased online or in the office.  We currently have a limited number available, so get yours quickly before they sell out! </span>​​</p></span>
Order Milk and Pizza with School Cash Onlinehttp://hol.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/36Order Milk and Pizza with School Cash Online<span>​</span><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="background-color:transparent;color:#000000;white-space:pre-wrap;">Just a reminder that milk and pizza are now available for online order until. As indicated in our October newsletter, instead of receiving paper order forms, you will now receive online notifications as items are added for payment.      </span><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">If you have not yet registered for School Cash Online follow these steps:</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2"><span style="color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">1.     Go to</span><a href="https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com/"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com</span></a><span style="color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> or from our school website click on “Pay Fees”</span></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">2.     Register and add your child to the newly created account</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">3.     View and purchase items through echeck or credit card</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">The School Cash Parent Helpdesk is available 24/7 to help you with registration, password recoveries or any other payment issues. Call the helpdesk at 1-866-961-1803 or email </span><a href="mailto:parenthelp@schoolcashonline.com"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">parenthelp@schoolcashonline.com</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><span style="font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">Please</span><span style="font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;"> note that when School Cash indicates that orders "close" on a particular date, they close at midnight on that day.  As such, families are required to place the order prior to midnight the day before. </span>​​ This month, the November milk order closes on the 25th (so orders must be in on the 24th prior to midnight) and pizza orders close on the 27th (so orders must be in on the 26th prior to midnight). ​​​<br></span></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="background-color:transparent;white-space:pre-wrap;color:#000000;"><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2"><span style="color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"></span><span style="background-color:transparent;white-space:pre-wrap;color:#000000;">If you do not have access to a computer, you are welcome to use one of ours in the school office and paper forms are also available by request.</span>​</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2"><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><br></p></span>

 

 

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James Dobson

 

 

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