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COVID-19 Protocol Remindershttp://bre.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/206COVID-19 Protocol Reminders<p>​<br></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">Dear Parents,</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">We have a rise of COVID cases in Simcoe County.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">We appreciate your partnership in continuing to use the <strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Student Self Screening Tool </span></strong>every morning before your children come to school. <strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Hand hygiene, mask requirements, social distancing, and regular sanitizing</span></strong> throughout the school are the protocols that are being closely followed at Brechin P.S., every day. As well, ALL STAFF wear their PPE all day.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">Thank you for helping us to keep our students and staff safe as we work through these challenging times, together.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">SMDHU COVID-19 Student Screening Tool </span></strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"><a href="https://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/docs/default-source/COVID-/Return-to-school/covid-19-student-screening-tool.pdf?sfvrsn=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#954f72;text-decoration-line:underline;">https://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/docs/default-source/COVID-/Return-to-school/covid-19-student-screening-tool.pdf?sfvrsn=0</a></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit </span></strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"><a href="https://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#954f72;text-decoration-line:underline;">https://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/</a></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">STOP THE SPREAD…A MESSAGE FROM SMDHU</span></strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">We all have a role to play in stopping the spread of COVID-19. <span style="text-decoration:underline;">As local cases of COVID-19</span> sharply rise to numbers not seen since the spring, in addition to the <span style="text-decoration:underline;">provincial restrictions</span> we are asking you to be cautious and reduce your exposure within the community to keep everyone safe.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Close Contact, Gatherings and Events:</span></strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">· Limit close contact (the people you can hug and touch without physical distancing) to the people you live with. If you live alone you may consider having exclusive, close contact with another household to help reduce the negative impacts of social isolation.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">· Maintain two metres (6 feet) of physical distancing from everyone else.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">· Wear a face covering indoors, outdoors if physical distancing cannot be maintained, or if wearing one is required.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">· Virtual gatherings or events are the safest way to visit or recognize occasions with people outside your household. · Adhere to provincial and applicable local restrictions on public and private gatherings. Currently these are set at a limit of 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">General Advice from SMDHU:</span></strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">· Stay home if you have symptoms, even if they are mild.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">· Wash your hands thoroughly and regularly.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">· Cover your cough.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">· Wear a mask. </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">· Download the COVID Alert mobile app.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">· Get tested if you have symptoms compatible with COVID-19, or if you’ve been advised of exposure by the health unit or through the COVID Alert mobile app.</span></p><p><br></p>
Mad for Plaid Day!http://bre.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/205Mad for Plaid Day!<p>​This Friday, November 27th spread your school spirit by wearing plaid!<br></p>
BPS Bobcat Clothing!http://bre.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/192BPS Bobcat Clothing!<p>​School clothing is available all year long.  There is a wide variety of school clothing items to order! You can order from our online store by visiting the store by visiting the <a href="https://brechinps.entripyshops.com/">Entripy Shops Website</a>.<br></p>
PowerSchool Parent Portalhttp://bre.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/76PowerSchool Parent Portal<p>​Parents can access the Parent Portal at <a href="https://ps.scdsb.on.ca/">https://ps.scdsb​.on.​ca​</a>.​​</p>
Parent survey regarding Before & After School programshttp://bre.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/65Parent survey regarding Before & After School programs<div>​The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) offers Before and After School Programs (B&A) at many schools for students in Kindergarten to Grade 6 who need care before and/or after the regular school day hours.  <br><br>From January 1 – 31, 2017, the SCDSB is surveying parents at your school to identify if there is sufficient need to offer a B&A. The results of this survey will be used to project enrolment and viability of a B&A program. If a need is identified through this survey, a B&A program could be offered in September 2017.  <br><br>Please <a href="http://fluidsurveys.com/s/BandAC2017/">click here to fill out the survey</a> prior to January 31, 2017. If you have questions regarding B&A programs offered in the SCDSB, visit http://www.scdsb.on.ca/Schools/Pages/Child-Care.aspx. </div><div><br></div>
‘Bus Tag’ program helps students get to and from school safelyhttp://bre.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/18‘Bus Tag’ program helps students get to and from school safely<p>​</p><p>The Simcoe County Student Transportation Consortium (SCSTC) launched the Bus Tag<strong> </strong>program this September.<strong> </strong>The Bus Tag program supports safety for JK/SK and other school-identified students by<strong> </strong>providing a process to match students to their assigned afternoon school bus and to also<strong> </strong>identify they must be met by a parent or guardian at their afternoon bus stop.</p><p>The program provides:</p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>a colour coded bus tag with the assigned p.m. route number to be attached to the student's backpack</li><li>a colour-coded route card with route number in the windows of the school bus that the Bus Tag is matched to</li></ul><p>The SCSTC and Bus Operators have policies and procedures that are used on all school vehicles to ensure students in JK/SK and other school identified students are met at their afternoon bus stop.  It's the parent/guardian's responsibility to meet Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten and other identified students at the bus stop .The Bus Tag program has been established to assist both the schools and school bus drivers to load these students on the correct afternoon bus and identify they are to be met at their bus stop by a parent/guardian. For more information, contact the Transportation Consortium through their website: <a target="_blank" href="http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/</span></a> or call them at 705-733-8965.</p>
Pay for field trips, lunch days, etc. with SchoolCash Onlinehttp://bre.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/19Pay for field trips, lunch days, etc. with SchoolCash Online<p>​</p><p>The SchoolCash Online program is now available at all schools, offering parents the option to pay online for field trips, lunch days and other items. The program is intended to reduce paper, eliminate the need for students to travel with money, and for money to be counted and stored at schools.<strong>  </strong>Payment by credit card has now also been added. </p><p>Parents who sign up will receive a notification when a new item becomes available for purchase. Items are personalized to each student.  Parents will use a secure online account to process payments, and can either make a one-time payment for each item as it occurs, or load money to carry a balance in the online account to make payments in the future. </p><p>To create an online account, go to <a href="https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com/" target="_blank"><span lang="EN-CA" style="text-decoration:underline;">https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com</span></a>. Please contact the school office with any questions.</p>

 

 

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School Hours

Morning Bell
9:30 AM
Learning Block
9:30 - 11:10 AM
Nutrition Break
11:10 - 11:50 AM
Learning Block
11:50 - 1:30 PM
Nutrition Break
1:30 - 2:10 PM
Learning Block
2:10 - 3:50 PM

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Principal
Allison Beecroft

 

 

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