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Covid 19 Management at School 19 Management at School <p>​Dear Cameron Street Families,</p><p>Please read the attached information letter from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit. </p><p>Thank you.<br></p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/ReturnToSchoolLetter-2021%208-Sept-21%20831%20FINAL.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />ReturnToSchoolLetter-2021 8-Sept-21 831 FINAL.pdf</a></p>
2021 School Start Up Information School Start Up Information <p>Hello Cameron Street Families!</p><p>The school year is about to begin and we wanted to share some initial information with you to make the transition back to school as easy as possible for everyone. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the school. We are looking forward to seeing all of those smiling faces (under masks) next Tuesday. <br></p><p><a href="/Documents/2021%20Start%20of%20School%20Information.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />2021 Start of School Information.pdf</a><br></p>
Important End of Year Message for Families End of Year Message for Families <p>Cameron Street Families, </p><p>It has been our pleasure getting to know your child this year. It's hard to believe that the end of the school year has arrived, and what a year it has been!  </p><p>It is unfortunate that our time together in the classroom was cut short, however, we appreciated the opportunity to stay connected and to continue our learning from home. This was not an easy transition for anyone, and we know how hard many of you worked to help your child stay connected. We appreciate that supporting your child's learning from home is not easy and we really do appreciate your efforts and support the last couple of months. </p><p>We would like to personally thank each and every one of the parents, grandparents, and other family members who have supported and encouraged the students over the course of the year. Your dedication and support has not gone unnoticed. </p><p>Although our halls are quiet now, we look forward to seeing all of your children and their smiles back here at school in September.   <br> As the plan for September continues to evolve, we will update you throughout the summer with any information you will require for a smooth transition back to school. </p><p>Please review the attached information regarding report cards, the return of technology, pick up of personal items and school council.<br></p><p>Wishing you all a wonderful summer! </p><p>Mr. Comish and Ms. Case</p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Year%20End%20Pick%20Up%20and%20Drop%20Off%202021.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Year End Pick Up and Drop Off 2021.pdf</a></p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/SCHOOL%20COUNCIL%20NEEDS%20YOU.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />SCHOOL COUNCIL NEEDS YOU.pdf</a><br></p>
Year End Pick Up and Drop Off/School Council End Pick Up and Drop Off/School Council <p>Please click on the following attachments. ​</p>
COVID-19 testing available for students and their family members on May 6, 2021. testing available for students and their family members on May 6, 2021.<p>To ensure that our school remains safe for all to learn and work in, we have partnered with LifeLabs, Canada's largest medical laboratory, to provide free COVID-19 testing for all students and their family members, teachers, and staff at Cameron Street PS. There are no appointments; families can attend at any time during the clinic.</p><p>COVID-19 testing is voluntary and only for asymptomatic individuals (those who are not experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.) </p><p>If you are interested in participating, testing will be available on the following date:</p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Date: Thursday May 6, 2021</li><li>Time: 3:30 – 8:00 p.m.</li><li>Location: Collingwood Collegiate Institute – 6 Cameron St., Collingwood, Ontario</li></ul><p>Asymptomatic testing is an important layer of protection that helps to track and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Increased testing may also help to reduce stress and anxiety related to the virus by identifying cases early and avoiding outbreaks.</p><p><strong>Our Goal = less discomfort!</strong></p><p>The test process is very simple and safe and the collection site will be staffed by professionals who will be following a multitude of safety parameters. LifeLabs uses a swab similar to a Q-tip that is inserted into the front part of the nostril and rotated for fifteen seconds (per nostril). After the sample is collected, the test results will then be available within 24-48 hours on LifeLabs WorkClear Thrive application. If an OHIP number has been provided at the time of check-in/registration results will also be uploaded to </p><p>Thank you for helping us keep the Cameron Street PS community safe and healthy so that we can avoid any further disruption from the COVID-19 virus! </p><p><br></p><p> </p><p><br></p>
Closure of outdoor recreational amenities of outdoor recreational amenities<p>In accordance with the provincial direction in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the use of outdoor recreational amenities, including basketball courts, baseball diamonds and soccer fields, is not permitted. In addition, permits for the use of these amenities will not be scheduled until further notice. The use of playgrounds is permitted provided that public health measures, including physical distancing and limits on outdoor gatherings, are followed. <br><br>Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this time. <br></p>
Self-Regulation Parenting Workshops Parenting Workshops<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/April%20May%20Self-Reg%20Parenting.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />April May Self-Reg Parenting.pdf</a><br></p>
Technology and Remote Learning and Remote Learning<p><br></p><p>Dear Cameron families.</p><p>As previously communicated by the Board, we will be pivoting back to remote learning following the Spring Break in order to suppress the spread of COVID-19.<br></p><p>Students will be working synchronously with our staff throughout the school day and will receive instruction, feedback and complete assigned coursework through our Google classrooms.<br></p><p>If your child requires technology to access on-line learning and the Google classroom please complete this form.<br></p><p><a href=""></a><br></p><p>After we receive your request, we will get your technology prepared and office staff will contact you with your time to pick it up at our drive-thru located at the front of the school starting Monday.<br></p><p>If your child has been assigned a SEA chrome book previously by the Board and you would like to pick that up, please indicate this request on the form.<br></p><p>Classroom teachers will begin reaching out to their students on Monday to provide next steps for synchronous learning.<br></p><p>Thank you for your continued flexibility, resilience and support during these difficult times.</p><p>Sincerely,</p><p>Troy Comish and Jennifer Case<br></p><p>​<br></p><p><br></p><p>​</p>
Revised Bell Times for September Bell Times for September<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Cameron%20St%20Bell%20Change%20Letter%20to%20Families.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Cameron St Bell Change Letter to Families.pdf</a><br></p>
Before and After School Drop-Off and Pick-Up Routines and After School Drop-Off and Pick-Up Routines<p><em>To ensure the safety of students and their families, we ask that you please refrain from using the school parking lot for drop off in the morning and after school.  The parking lot exit is for the smooth flow and exit of busses only.   The bus drivers are also very concerned about the number of walkers in the lane way and we ask that you please use the sidewalks along Cameron and Birch Street rather than cut through the parking lot at drop off and pick up.   This will help ensure that all of our families and students remain safe and that the busses can safely move through our bus loop before and after school.  </em></p><p><em>If you must drive to school, we suggest that you "drop a block" and park a short distance away from the school and walk the remaining distance.  If you are unable to this, please use our 'drop and go' area outside the kindergarten and primary yard gates.  If you are using this drop off, please approach parking spots from the east and refrain from doing U-turns and multi-point turns when exiting your 'drop and go' spot.   </em></p><p><em>The safety of our students and their families is our top priority.  We really appreciate your support!</em></p><p><em></em><br></p>