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COVID-19 Student Screening Toolhttp://bre.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/217COVID-19 Student Screening Tool<p>​Please complete the following <a href="https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/">COVID-19 Student Screening Tool</a> for all students before school each day.  Please note the following important changes:<br></p><div><span style="color:#1a1a1a;font-family:"open sans", "helvetica neue", helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:16px;background-color:#fef6dc;">Everyone in your household should stay home if anyone has COVID-19 symptoms or is waiting for test results after experiencing symptoms.</span><br style="color:#1a1a1a;font-family:"open sans", "helvetica neue", helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:16px;background-color:#fef6dc;"><br style="color:#1a1a1a;font-family:"open sans", "helvetica neue", helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:16px;background-color:#fef6dc;"><span style="color:#1a1a1a;font-family:"open sans", "helvetica neue", helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:16px;background-color:#fef6dc;">Stay home until the person with symptoms gets a negative COVID-19 test result, is cleared by public health, or is diagnosed with another illness.</span><br><br></div><p><br></p>
Welcome Back! February 5th Updatehttp://bre.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/214Welcome Back! February 5th Update<p>​<br></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-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:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Feb 5, 2021</span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-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:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Hello Brechin P.S. Families,</span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-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:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">It is very exciting to be sending out this letter to all of you.  I know I speak for all of the staff here when I say we are eager to reconnect in person with students next week. As a follow up to the provincial announcement, I would like to send a few updates and reminders for next week. </span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-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:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">MASKS</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;"><br>The updated protocol has mandated that all students from Kindergarten (JK and SK) to Grade 12 will be required to wear a mask when they return to in-person learning on Monday, February 8. Families are encouraged to provide cloth masks for their children that cover the nose and mouth. The SCDSB will provide masks to students who do not have them.  </span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-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:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">MASKS OUTSIDE</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;"><br>Another change to the protocol from the fall is that starting Monday, all students will <strong>have to wear masks at all time while they are on school property.</strong>  This includes DPA, outdoor learning times, travelling to and from the busses, in our hallways, in the washroom and during recesses.  This new requirement aligns with the advice of the SMDHU and adds another layer of protection to the existing preventative measures already in place at SCDSB schools to enhance safety protocols where physical distancing cannot be maintained.</span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-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:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">TECHNOLOGY</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;"><br>In order to support learning here at school, we are asking that any families who borrowed technology from the school bring it back today (Friday Feb. 5 by 3:00 p.m.) or Monday, Feb. 8<sup>th</sup> between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon. Don’t forget to return the cord!  We ask that parents/guardians please return the technology to us so that it is not damaged in transit.  Please ring the doorbell when you arrive for drop off and our office staff will assist you. </span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-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:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">DAILY SELF-ASSESSEMENT</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;"><br>It continues to be the expectation that every student attending school in person will complete the Covid Self-Assessment tool before arriving to Brechin P.S.  The link for the self-assessment is also available on our school website.  COVID self assessment link: <a href="http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/ln7iJ4p4cBK4xakNYSb4cA~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRh_YsIP0QtaHR0cHM6Ly9jb3ZpZC0xOS5vbnRhcmlvLmNhL3NjaG9vbC1zY3JlZW5pbmcvVwdzY2hvb2xtQgpgGohXHGDqE6v8UhF6cmVlZEBzY2RzYi5vbi5jYVgEAAAAAg~~" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#0563c1;text-decoration-line:underline;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:blue;">https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/</span></a></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-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:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">I know that I speak for everyone here when I say that we look forward to seeing everyone who is choosing to attend school in person on <strong>Monday, February 8<sup>th</sup>, 2021</strong>!  We have taken all the recommended precautions to ensure that Brechin P.S. is providing the safest possible return to school environment for students and staff.  Please wear your Brechin spirit wear and Brechin school colours (black and gold) on Monday as we return to school! </span></p><p><br></p>
Kindergarten Registrationhttp://bre.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/213Kindergarten Registration<p>​<span style="color:#201f1e;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:21.3333px;background-color:#ffffff;">Kindergarten Registration can be initiated online at any time throughout the school year.  Parents/guardians can go to complete their registration online via the SCDSB website.  If you do not have a computer to register, please call the school and our SASE, Tracey McKillop, will be happy to help you!  We will be holding a synchronous, virtual kindergarten orientation session online on Wednesday, May 5, at 5:00 p.m.  Once you register your child for school, you will receive an email communication that will include information about the orientation session.  At the session your child will meet the kindergarten educator(s), learn about the kindergarten program at Brechin P.S., explore different areas of the program and get a virtual tour of the classroom!  We look forward to welcoming your child to Brechin P.S. for Kindergarten!  See you soon!  Learn more about Kindergarten at </span><a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/kindergarten" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:21.3333px;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:#0563c1;text-decoration-line:underline;background-color:#ffffff;">www.scdsb.on.ca/kindergarten</a><span style="color:#201f1e;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:21.3333px;background-color:#ffffff;">. </span><br></p>
Our Mosaic Lives - "Back to Black" Presentationhttp://bre.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/219Our Mosaic Lives - "Back to Black" Presentation<p>​All students will be participating in a Google Meet presentation by Michelle Newton on Thursday, February 25th.  We are looking forward to the presentation as we celebrate Black History Month.<br></p>
Pink Shirt Dayhttp://bre.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/218Pink Shirt Day<p>​Pink Shirt Day will take place Wednesday, February 24th.  We ask all students and staff to wear pink to take a stand against bullying!<br></p>
Parent/guardian survey regarding Before and After School Programshttp://bre.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/131Parent/guardian survey regarding Before and After School Programs<p>Before and After School Programs for children in Kindergarten to Grade 6 are provided by independent, third-party child care operators in SCDSB schools. Each year, child care providers assess demand, viability and projected enrollment in order to determine need for before and after school child care programs.<br><br>Parents/guardians of children who will be registered in Kindergarten to Grade 6 beginning in September 2021 are asked to take a moment to complete a short questionnaire. Responses will be provided to child care operators and the County of Simcoe to assist with their needs assessment. <strong>Please note that this survey will be available until February 12, 2021</strong>.<br><br>Complete the survey: <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2122BASP">www.surveymonkey.com/r/2122BASP </a><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>

 

 

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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

School Administration

Principal
Allison Beecroft

 

 

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