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International Walk to School Day Walk to School Day<p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1">​<span style="background-color:#ffffff;color:#212121;">​​​On Wednesday October 5</span><sup style="background-color:#ffffff;color:#212121;">th</sup><span style="background-color:#ffffff;color:#212121;">,   Bradford’s Active Transportation and Recreation Committee will host its second annual Walk n’ Wheel event. S<span style="color:#212121;background-color:#ffffff;">tudents at Chris Hadfield are encouraged to walk to school.</span> Students who walk to school tomorrow will receive a ribbon and will be entered into a draw to win a bike helmet.  The class with the most “walkers” will win a pizza party. ​</span></span></p>
Terry Fox Run Fox Run<p>We are excited to be participating in our school Terry Fox run on Friday September 30.  If you are able to sponsor our school, please click on the link below.​</p><p><br></p><p><a href="">Terry Fox - School Run​</a><br></p>
Photos from Commander Hadfield's Visit from Commander Hadfield's Visit<p>​Students and staff were thrilled to meet and hear from Commander Hadfield on Tuesday June 7.  His inspiring speech made us all proud to be Commanders.  </p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#212121;line-height:normal;background-color:#ffffff;"><span lang="EN-CA">Thank you to Green Apple Studios for capturing this out of the world event for us! We have loaded the photos taken by Peter and Sean Northcott of Green Apple Studios for our Chris Hadfield Family to view, download and print.  </span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:11pt;">Simply click on the link below to access the photos.</span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#212121;line-height:normal;background-color:#ffffff;"><span lang="EN-CA"> </span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#212121;line-height:normal;background-color:#ffffff;"><span lang="EN-CA">You do not have to set up a DropBox account, just click “no thanks” and it will take you to slides. Click on first photo then use arrows at bottom to view the photos. For the photos you would like to print, click the download box at the top right corner of your screen to download and print the photos from your computer.</span></p><p><br></p><p><a href="">Photos from Commander Hadfield's visit​</a><br></p>
Information for parents/guardians of Junior Kindergarten students for parents/guardians of Junior Kindergarten students<p> </p><p>Do you have a little one starting school for the first time this fall? We know that is it an exciting time for both students and parents. Here is some information about Kindergarten in the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) and what you can expect and how to plan for the first day of school:</p><div><ul><li>Senior Kindergarten students begin school on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.<br></li><li>Junior Kindergarten students begin school on Thursday, September 8, 2016.<br></li><li>Note that <a href="">Ernest Cumberland ES</a> is on a modified calendar. The first day of school for Ernest Cumberland JK students is Wed. Aug. 24.<br></li><li>On the first day, proceed to the Kindergarten yard or entrance to meet your educators and find out what class your child will be in.<br></li><li>Please <a href="">pack the following items in your child’s backpack</a> to be left at school:<br></li><ul><li>Indoor running shoes (Velcro or elastic laces)</li><li>A large Ziploc bag with extra clothes (one pair of pants, one shirt, two pairs of underwear, two pairs of socks)</li><li>​Please ensure everything is labelled</li></ul><li>Pack a lunch and snacks in reusable, labelled containers, including a bottle for water. For healthy lunch ideas, check out <a href="">EatRight Ontario</a>.<br></li></ul></div><p>If your child will ride the school bus, the <a href="">Bus Tag</a> program provides each Kindergarten student with a coloured tag that identifies the child’s name, route number, bus colour and stop location. All students with a bus tag must be met at their stop by a parent/guardian. To practice riding the bus and learn about bus safety, attend a <a href="">First Rider</a> session provided by the <a href="">Simcoe County Student Transportation Consortium</a>. ​</p><p>If your child is turning four years old before Dec. 31, 2016 and you have not yet registered them for Kindergarten, you can do so by calling 705-734-6363 x11750 or emailing <a href=""></a> to schedule an appointment to register in person at the SCDSB’s Education Centre (1170 Hwy. 26 in Midhurst) until August 26 while school offices are closed. Starting August 29, please contact your <a href="">home school</a> to register as school offices will re-open that week.</p><p>If you have any further questions about your child’s first day, please <a href="">contact your school​</a> the week of August 29.</p><p>​</p>
Chris Hadfield Public School to celebrate grand opening June 7 Hadfield Public School to celebrate grand opening June 7<p>In January 2016, Chris Hadfield Public School students and staff walked through the doors into a new school. On June 7, the public is invited join them in 'soaring to new heights'<em> </em>at the school's grand opening. </p><p>The event runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The celebration includes artistic demonstrations by students and remarks from local dignitaries. Light refreshments will be served. Guests are invited to tour the school after the official ceremony.</p>
‘Bus Tag’ program helps students get to and from school safely‘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=""><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></a> or call them at 705-733-8965.</p>



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