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ArtBeats 2022http://nor.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/206ArtBeats 2022<p style="text-align:center;text-decoration:underline;"><strong>ArtBeats 2022</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;">You, your family, and friends are cordially invited to attend ArtBeats 2022 - a celebration of artistic talent at Barrie North Collegiate!</p><p style="text-align:center;">When: Thursday, May 26th (Doors open 6:00pm)</p><p style="text-align:center;">Where: Barrie North Front Foyer and Cafeteria</p><p style="text-align:center;">Optional Cost at Door: Any donation in support of BNC Arts</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Program:</span><br></strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>6:00pm<br></strong></p><p style="text-align:center;">Browse displays from Visual Arts, Media Arts, Photography and Technology</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>6:30 - 8:00pm</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;">Performances by Jazz Band, Drama Classes, Concert Choir, and Concert Band</p><p style="text-align:center;">Please come enjoy an evening in support of the Arts at B.N.C.!<br></p><p><br></p>
Grad 2022 Informationhttp://nor.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/205Grad 2022 Information<p>​Our annual commencement will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 7:00pm in the gymnasium at Georgian College.</p><p>For further information regarding commencement please read the attached PDF.</p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Graduation%20Information.pdf">Graduation Information</a><br></p>
Lifting of Health and Safety Measures in Schoolshttp://nor.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/201Lifting of Health and Safety Measures in Schools<div><span style="left:96px;top:131.159px;font-size:14.72px;font-family:sans-serif;"></span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;">Dear SCDSB Families,<br></span></div><div><br><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;"></span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;"></span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;">On March 9, the Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) announced that the majority of COVID-19 public health and safety measures will be lifted in response to the evolving health environment in Ontario.<br></span></div><div><br><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;"></span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;"></span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;">The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) continues to work closely with, and take our direction from the CMOH, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) and the Ministry of Education on all matters related to COVID-19. SCDSB staff have received and reviewed updated direction from the Ministry of Education regarding COVID-19 health and safety protocols in schools and have consulted with the SMDHU on this direction. The following is a summary of the health and safety measures that will be lifted effective March 21, 2022:<br></span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5"><br><span style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;"></span></span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;"></span></div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;"><strong>Masks</strong><br><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5">• Students from Kindergarten to Grade 12, staff and visitors will no longer be required to wear masks in schools, school board offices and on student transportation.</span><br><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5">• SCDSB schools will continue to be mask-friendly environments. Masks will remain available to students and staff who choose to continue to wear them while in schools.</span><br><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5">• Please encourage your child(ren) to be respectful and understanding of everyone’s choice with respect to masking so that SCDSB schools remain the safe, inclusive and welcoming teaching and learning environments they are meant to be for all.</span><br></span><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;"><br></span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;"><strong>Cohorting and Physical Distancing</strong></span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;"></span></div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;">• Cohorting and physical distancing measures will be lifted in schools. Students will be permitted to play and learn together across cohorts, classes and grades, both indoors and outdoors and during lunch and recess.<br>• Assigned seats and cohorting will no longer be required on student transportation.<br>The following are current health and safety protocols that will remain in place in SCDSB schools and facilities:<br>• COVID-19 self-assessment screening daily by both students and staff. Please note, the screening tool has been updated and is available on the Government of Ontario website.<br>• Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting at least twice daily of frequently touched surfaces and shared resources.<br>• Promotion of and training on proper hand hygiene including instruction on hand washing, sanitizing and respiratory etiquette. Hand sanitizer will be provided in each classroom for student and staff use.<br>• Standalone high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter units will remain in place in all learning spaces without mechanical ventilation. HEPA filter units will also remain in place in all Kindergarten classrooms.<br>• Rapid antigen test (RAT) kits will continue to be available to symptomatic students and staff.<br></span><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;"><br></span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;">As a reminder,<strong> March Break is March 14 to 18, 2022</strong>. If you are planning to travel, please be aware of the current federal travel requirements. Upon return from international travel, students and staff will be required to wear a mask for 14 days while in schools, school board offices, on student transportation and when in public spaces.<br></span></div><div><br><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;"></span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;"></span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;">We want to assure you that the health and well-being of our students and staff remains a top priority. Recognizing that each individual is experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic differently and may have a range of emotions and reactions to these changes, the SCDSB will ensure continued access to mental health and well-being resources through the SCDSB website.<br></span></div><div><br><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;"></span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;"></span></div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;">We will continue to provide updates as information becomes available. We look forward to welcoming students back to a more normal learning environment following the March Break.<br></span><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;"><br></span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5" style="left:554.396px;top:248.274px;">For ongoing updates, visit the COVID-19 page on our website, or follow us on social media (Twitter: @SCDSB_Schools or Facebook: www.facebook.com/SCDSB).</span></div>
Course Selection Informationhttp://nor.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/200Course Selection Information<p>​<em>Students wishing to learn more about course selection can click <a href="/guidance/other-information/course-selection" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" data-linkindex="0">here</a>. </em></p>
Grade 8 Week Info!!http://nor.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/199Grade 8 Week Info!!<p>Please read the link below for information on our Grade 8 Week Activities.</p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Grade%208%20Week%20Poster%202022%20with%20Links.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Grade 8 Week Poster 2022</a><br></p><p><br></p>
Course Calendar 2022-2023http://nor.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/182Course Calendar 2022-2023<p>​Click on the link below to access the course calendar for the 2022-2023 school year.</p><p><br></p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/2022-23%20BNC%20COURSE%20CALENDAR.pdf">2022-2023 BNC COURSE CALENDAR</a><br></p>
A Learning Series for Parents/Guardianshttp://nor.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/194A Learning Series for Parents/Guardians<p class="x_MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">Mental health and well-being continues to be a key strategic priority within the SCDSB.  We are pleased to announce a new three-year partnership with Pine River Institute (PRI). </span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;border:1pt none windowtext;padding:0in;"></span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:red;border:1pt none windowtext;padding:0in;"> </span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">There are five webinars in the learning series specifically planned for parents and guardians during this school year. </span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">Nov. 23, 2021  Parenting for Positive Mental Health, Part One</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">Nov. 30, 2021  Parenting for Positive Mental Health, Part Two</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">Jan. 25, 2022  Understanding and Managing Screen Time</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">March 29, 2022  Connection and Empathy in Response to Behaviour </span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1" lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">May 19, 2022  Understanding Addiction and Addictive Behaviours</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">The SCDSB and CFI@PRI are also hosting a three-part learning series for service providers supporting youth and/or offering youth programming. We recognize the importance of community and extending our learning together in service of our students. Information regarding these sessions is also available on the SCDSB website at </span><span style="color:black;"><a href="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https://bit.ly/3jGaC74&data=04%7c01%7cemavor%40scdsb.on.ca%7c9599b0ee913142f6c7ae08d99e21a6cd%7c573d7e64d5434fd8b3da0c64adc4eb35%7c1%7c0%7c637714689744135202%7cUnknown%7cTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7c1000&sdata=lKCc8rzzfopfjzUFl%2Bsa%2B%2BwKIl7jpQ6O0LV%2BHxuIMGk%3D&reserved=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="Verified" title="Original URL: https://bit.ly/3jGaC74. Click or tap if you trust this link." data-linkindex="0"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">https://bit.ly/3jGaC74</span></a></span><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">. </span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">   </span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">Pine River Institute is a live-in treatment centre and outdoor leadership experience for youth aged 13 to 19 struggling with addictive behaviours and often other mental health issues. Combining therapy with a fully-accredited education program, PRI reinforces the healthy life skills required for a successful future. CFI@PRI extends PRI’s knowledge, experience and evidence-informed treatment approach to families and care providers in the community to support youth mental wellness and prevent the need for more intensive interventions.  Learn more about PRI by visiting their website at </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:black;"><a href="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http://www.pineriverinstitute.com/&data=04%7c01%7cemavor%40scdsb.on.ca%7c9599b0ee913142f6c7ae08d99e21a6cd%7c573d7e64d5434fd8b3da0c64adc4eb35%7c1%7c0%7c637714689744145144%7cUnknown%7cTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7c1000&sdata=kC8c/VgJWgLRac524fFuCqgaMNp69YiK2lni94hArcY%3D&reserved=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="Verified" title="Original URL: http://www.pineriverinstitute.com/. Click or tap if you trust this link." data-linkindex="1"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:#44546a;">www.pineriverinstitute.com</span></a></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;color:black;">. <br></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/SCDSB%20Community%20Webinars.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />SCDSB Community Webinars.pdf</a></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/SCDSB%20Parent%20Webinars.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />SCDSB Parent Webinars.pdf</a><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/SCDSB%20Community%20Webinars_271021.pdf"><br></a></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"> </span></p>
BNC Fundraising for Terry Foxhttp://nor.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/191BNC Fundraising for Terry Fox<p>T​erry Fox said, <strong>"anything is possible if you try."</strong> Inspired by his amazing example, our school is proudly taking part in this year's <strong>Terry Fox School Run</strong>. Please consider supporting us in our <strong>try</strong>, and help us raise much-needed funds for cancer research.</p><p><a href="https://secure.terryfox.ca/registrant/TeamFundraisingPage.aspx?TeamID=944439">Terry Fox Fundraiser</a><br></p>

 

 

COVID-19 Assessment Toolhttp://nor.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=28COVID-19 Assessment Tool
Student Portalhttp://nor.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=27Student Portal
D2Lhttp://nor.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=11D2L
Student & Staff Emailhttp://nor.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=4Student & Staff Email
BNC Student Handbook 2021-2022http://nor.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=37BNC Student Handbook 2021-2022
School Year Calendarhttp://nor.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=26School Year Calendar
Registrationhttp://nor.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=6Registration
School Cash Onlinehttp://nor.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=5School Cash Online
North Spirit Wearhttp://nor.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=30North Spirit Wear
BNC OSSLT sitehttp://nor.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=29BNC OSSLT site

School Hours

8:00am
Morning Bell
8:00-9:20am
Period 1
9:25-10:40am
Period 2
10:40-11:45am
Lunch
11:45-1:00pm
Period 4
1:05-2:20pm
Period 5
2:20pm
Dismissal
2:30pm
Buses Depart
Week 4/5
May 16 - May 20
Week 5/4
May 9 - May 13

School Administration

Principal
Greg Brucker
Vice Principal
Heather Lagace
Doug Woods

 

 

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