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Information for regarding the return to school plan for regarding the return to school plan<p>On July 30, the Premier’s Office announced that all publicly funded schools in Ontario will reopen in September. In the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB), all students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 will return under a conventional school day model subject to cohorting/timetabling considerations, and enhanced public health protocols. As such, SCDSB schools and adult learning centres will reopen to students on the first day of school, September 8, 2020.<br><br>For information for families regarding COVID-19 and the Simcoe County District School Board, please visit <a href=""></a>. <br></p>
EDHS Year End Assembly Slideshow Year End Assembly Slideshow<p><strong><em>Hello Eagles,</em></strong> <br></p><p><strong><em>Since we did not get a chance to have our typical year end assembly to honour award winners, say our thank you's and goodbyes to departing and retiring staff we have put all those things into one final slideshow. Please take a few minutes to scroll through the slides.</em></strong></p><p><strong><em>Stay safe everyone and have a wonderful summer.</em></strong> <br></p><p><strong><em>Mrs. Oakes and Mrs. G-J</em></strong>  <br></p><p>Link to the slideshow...</p><p><a href=""></a></p><table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><img src="" alt="" style="width:240px;margin:5px;" /></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><p><a href="">End of Year Presentations 2019-2020</a></p><p>2019-2020 End of Year Presentations</p><p></p></td></tr></tbody></table>
Commencement Ceremony 2020 Ceremony 2020<p>​</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1f497d;">Hello EDHS Graduates, Families and supportive community members;<br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1f497d;">The link to the 2020 Gr. 12 Commencement Ceremony is as follows: <br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1f497d;"><a href=""><span style="color:blue;"></span></a> <br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1f497d;">Although this link is live now, our intention is for everyone to watch it at 7 pm tonight, June 25<sup>th</sup> so we can all share the experience together in real time.  This link will remain accessible to June 30<sup>th</sup> so it may be shared with loved ones at times of your own choosing. <br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1f497d;">The staff at Elmvale District High School is so very proud of each and every one of you.  <br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1f497d;">Congratulations Eagles as you soar into the next exciting chapter of your lives. <br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1f497d;">We wish you well.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1f497d;">D. Macdonald and H. Glass on behalf of the EDHS staff.</span></p>
Report Cards are coming! Cards are coming!<p class="MsoNormal">​As we approach the end of the school year, communication with our families is more important than ever. Our school will be using SchoolMessenger to distribute important information directly to families electronically, including your child’s report card and information related to transportation. To do this effectively, efficiently and securely, it is important that we have the most current contact information on file, including updated email and telephone information. Families are asked to contact our school directly if information needs to be updated.  You may leave a voice mail on our school's main phone line at 705-322-2201 or email Ms. Way at<br></p><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;"></span>
Student Portal Portal <p>​The <a href="" title="Open the Student Portal in the same window" class="sizeable">Student Portal​</a> is an online portal where students can access their grades, assignments, attendance, schedules, school bulletins and more. Please sign in by clicking on Student Portal from the Student dropdown menu.<br></p>
Locker Clean-out schedule Clean-out schedule<p>​EDHS students: please read the important information attached in regards to cleaning out your locker.<br></p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/locker%20Clean-out.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />locker Clean-out.pdf</a></p>
Mental Health Support for all of us... Health Support for all of us...<p><em>A message from Denise (EDHS School Social worker). </em></p><p><em>Hi everyone,</em></p><p><em>   We all recognize that this pandemic and time of huge change and uncertainty can be really difficult in a lot of different ways. If you are feeling overwhelmed and/or have concerns about your mental health or someone else's there is support available to you right now. </em></p><p><em>If you want more information about how to take better care of yourself and those around you right now, check out these two great websites:</em></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li><strong><em></em></strong><em> </em><a href=""><em></em></a></li><li><strong><em>School Mental Health Ontario (SMHO)</em></strong><em> </em><a href=""><em></em></a></li></ul><p><em>If you or someone you know is struggling and looking for counselling support, there is free telephone counselling available right now:</em></p><ul><li><strong><em>Call Kids Help Phone (24/7)</em></strong><em> at : 1-800-668-6868 or check out their website for information </em><a href=""><em></em></a><em> (24/7)</em></li><li><strong><em>Call NewPath Family Services</em></strong><em> at 705-725-7675 and set up a time to speak with a counsellor</em></li><li><strong><em>Call</em></strong><em> </em><em><strong>The Canadian Mental Health Association</strong></em><em>: 1-866-345-0183. Free telephone counselling is available Monday to Friday from 8:30-4:30. </em></li><li><em>If you have been meeting with me </em><em><strong>(Denise)</strong></em><em> already this year for counselling and would like to connect, send me an email </em><em><a href=""></a></em><em> </em></li></ul><p><em>If you are really concerned about someone's mental health and wellbeing right now:</em></p><ul><li><strong><em>Call the Simcoe County Mental Health Crisis Line</em></strong><em> for 24/7 mental health crisis support at </em><em><strong>705-728-5044 </strong></em></li><li><strong><em>As always, call 911 for emergencies.</em></strong></li></ul><p><em>Do what you can to take care of you right now. For some ideas on how, check out this link </em><a href=""><em></em></a><em> and don't hesitate to reach out for support.</em></p><p><em>Denise</em></p>
Women in Natural Resources Conference in Natural Resources Conference<p>​<span style="left:248.403px;top:178.843px;font-size:14.6605px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">You</span><span style="left:275.969px;top:178.839px;font-size:14.6605px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">’re i</span><span style="left:302.158px;top:178.843px;font-size:14.6605px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">nvited to the </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="left:138.481px;top:198.829px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;"><strong>Women in </strong></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="left:275.844px;top:198.829px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;"><strong>Natural Resource </strong></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="left:182.211px;top:230.029px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;"><strong>Sciences Conference </strong></span><span style="left:241.135px;top:275.107px;font-size:14.6605px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">Saturday, </span><span style="left:311.931px;top:275.107px;font-size:14.6605px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">April 4, 2020</span><span style="left:182.211px;top:294.403px;font-size:14.6605px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">9</span><span style="left:194.491px;top:294.403px;font-size:14.6605px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">a.m. to 3</span><span style="left:253.916px;top:294.403px;font-size:14.6605px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">:30</span><span style="left:279.102px;top:294.403px;font-size:14.6605px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">p.m. Doors open at 8</span><span style="left:427.732px;top:294.403px;font-size:14.6605px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">a.m.</span><span style="left:118.432px;top:313.825px;font-size:14.6605px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">Fleming College, Frost Campus, 200 Albert St. S., </span><span style="left:465.449px;top:313.825px;font-size:14.6605px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">Lindsay<br></span></p><p>Please see the attached flyer for more information <a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/WINRS%20Emailer.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />WINRS Emailer.pdf</a><br><span style="left:465.449px;top:313.825px;font-size:14.6605px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;"></span></p>
Parent/Teacher Interviews Interviews<span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Parents Night for EDHS secondary school students and families will be held on Thursday, March 26 from 5:30 - 8:00 pm. <strong> The booking of appointments, with your child's teachers, will be done online only </strong>at  <a href=""></a>  The site is open now to select your time slot to meet the teachers. </span>
Your feedback is needed! feedback is needed! <p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Good Morning,</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:#1f497d;">In</span><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"> September 2019, <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0" style="color:#1f497d;">we welcomed </span>students in grades 7 and 8 from Huronia Centennial Elementary School to Elmvale DHS as part of the school's transition into a Grade 7 to 12 Secondary School Model.  As a parent/guardian of a student who was part of Elmvale DHS's transition we invite you to share some feedback on your experience.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">By clicking the link below you will enter an online platform called Thoughtexchange. This tool allows us to collect people's comments on a topic while ensuring that their responses remain confidential and anonymous. Please click the link below if you wish to participate: </span></p><p><a href=""><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"></span></a></p><p><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Thoughtexchange is based on a single open-ended question that all participants answer. Once you submit your own answer to that question, you are then able to 'click' through and rate others' thoughts and ideas. The SCDSB will take the feedback from this Thoughtexchange and use it to ensure that future school changes or transitions are carried out effectively.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">The Elmvale DHS Transition Thoughtexchange will be open until Friday, March 13, 2020. You may re-enter the Thoughtexchange any time you wish to rank new thoughts and ideas that have been added. </span></p><p><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">If you have questions about the Elmvale DHS Transition Thoughtexchange please contact </span><a href=""><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></a><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Thank you,</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Dan Macdonald<br></span></p>