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October 16 Weekly Update 16 Weekly Update<p>​<strong>Monday, October 16th</strong> – DAY FOUR - Kindergarten Field Trip to Round the Bend - Junior Boys Volleyball Game – Fred C. Cook @ CHPS</p><p><strong>Tuesday, October 17th</strong> – DAY FIVE - Junior Boys’ Volleyball Practice (3:35 p.m.) - Cross Country Running Meet at Mount St. Louis, Moonstone - Student Leadership Team Meeting in the gymnasium (3:35 p.m.) </p><p><strong>Wednesday, October 18th</strong> – DAY ONE - School Bus Driver Appreciation Day - Junior Boys’ Volleyball Practice (3:35 p.m.) </p><p><strong>Thursday, October 19th</strong> – DAY TWO - Junior Volleyball Zones @ Fieldcrest/Bradford District High School - Last day to bring in non-perishable food items for our Chain of Helping Hands Food Drive </p><p><strong>Friday, October 20th </strong>– PA DAY - No school for students  </p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Upcoming Dates to Remember</strong></p><p>October 26th – Picture Day</p><p> October 31st – Idol Day – Dress up as your favourite idol (celebrity, community hero, athlete, etc.) or wear House Colours October 31st – Dances for K-8 students </p><p>November 1st – Grade 8 students visit Bradford District High School </p><p>November 10th – Progress Reports Go Home </p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Messages </strong></p><p>Chain of Helping Hands Food Drive - From Thursday October 12th to Thursday October 19th, Chris Hadfield Public School will be running a food drive. We are asking for donations of non-perishable food items to help restock our Bradford Food Bank following the Thanksgiving holiday. Students will earn house colour points for each item they donate. On Thursday October 19th, all students will participate in the Chain of Helping Hands, where we will line up in long line to hand deliver each food item to the waiting vehicles that will deliver the food on to the local food bank. Come on Commanders, lets show our support for our community by donating whatever you can!!</p>
October 9 Weekly Update 9 Weekly Update<p><strong>Monday, October 9th</strong> – Thanksgiving Monday - School is closed for Board Holiday – Enjoy the day with family and friends </p><p><strong>Tuesday, October 10th</strong> – DAY FIVE - Student Safety Patroller Training with South Simcoe Police - Cross Country Running Practice (3:35 p.m.) </p><p><strong>Wednesday, October 11th </strong>– DAY ONE - Cross Country Running Event at Tottenham Conservation Area - Junior Boys’ Volleyball Practice (3:35 p.m.)</p><p> <strong>Thursday, October 12th</strong> – DAY TWO - Outdoor Classroom Day for Kindergarten Students </p><p><strong>Friday, October 13th</strong> – DAY THREE - Flag Football Area Tournament in New Tecumseth Some </p><p><strong>Upcoming Dates to Remember: </strong></p><p>October 16th – Kindergarten Field Trip to Round The Bend </p><p>October 16th – Junior Boys’ Volleyball Game – Fred C. Cook @ CHPS </p><p>October 17th – Junior Boys’ Volleyball Practice (3:35 p.m.) </p><p>October 17th – Cross Country Running Event at Mount St. Louis, Moonstone</p><p> October 17th – Student Leadership Team Meeting in the gymnasium (3:35 p.m.) </p><p>October 18th – Junior Boys’ Volleyball Practice (3:35 p.m.) </p><p>October 18th – School Bus Driver Appreciation Day </p><p>October 19th – Junior Volleyball Zones @ Fieldcrest/Bradford District High School </p><p>October 20th – PA Day – No school for students </p><p><strong>Messages:</strong></p><p>Parking Lot: We would ask that parents/guardians please follow the directions of our staff and student safety patrollers on duty in the parking lot, before and after school. We are providing direction in the interest of student safety. We would also ask that our disabled parking spaces are not blocked. The parking lot will be closed from 3:20 p.m. – 3:40 p.m. each day to ensure minimal traffic on school property during dismissal time. This is to ensure the safety of our students. Also, when coming to the school during school hours (including break time), we would ask that you park by the office and the side of the building.</p><p>Dogs on School Property – We would ask that if you’re walking your dog to school, that all dogs remain off school property. Many of our younger children are nervous around dogs and some have severe allergies. Thank you for your support with this matter.</p><p> Safe Arrival – If your child is going to be absent from school, please contact our Safe Arrival line and leave a message at 905-778-4323 Ext. 1 – You are able to leave a message on the Safe Arrival voice mail, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. </p><p>Updated Medical Information – If your child has a medical condition that the school needs to be aware of – please contact the office for an updated medical information form. This information needs to be updated yearly. </p><p>New Path launching Child and Youth Mental Health Walk-In clinics - In response to the ever increasing wait times for child and youth mental health services and the increased need for such services, New Path has undertaken a service re-design that will provide more timely and responsive services to children, youth and families in Simcoe County. New Path will be launching Child and Youth Mental Health Walk-In clinics the week of September 18. These Walk In clinics will be offered in five office locations throughout Simcoe County: Bradford, Alliston, Barrie, Collingwood and Orillia. Bradford – 118 Barrie Street, Bradford: Monday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. </p><p>Alliston – 46 Wellington Street West, Alliston: Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. </p><p>Barrie – 165 Ferris Lane, Barrie: Wednesday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Barrie – 165 Ferris Lane, Barrie: Thursday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. </p><p>Collingwood – 275 First Street, Collingwood: Wednesday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. </p><p>Orillia – 169 Front Street South, Orillia: Wednesday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. </p><p>Children, youth and families requesting service from New Path no longer need to call and complete an intake, they can simply attend one of our local Walk-In Clinics and will receive a single session intervention that day. Should children or youth require further service, New Path will continue to other a wide variety of community and school based services as well as our residential service and women’s service. For further information about all of New Path services, visit their website at or contact their Central Intake department at 705-725-7656.</p>
Support Commander`s Athletics Commander`s Athletics<p>​</p><p style="text-align:left;">Help support Commander Athletics and the Kidney Foundation of Canada by donating your re-usable clothing and other household item.  Items can be dropped off on Wed., March 22 or Thurs.  March 23rd from 3:35 to 5:30 at the school. </p><p>The Kidney Clothes Donation Program will be onsite to collect your re-usable clothing and other items including:<br>· CLOTHING (IN SEASON AND OUT OF SEASON) INCLUDING MEN'S, WOMEN'S, CHILDREN'S. ALSO INCLUDING BELTS, SHOES, BOOTS, PURSES, HATS, MITTS, GLOVES, SCARVES, SLIPPERS<br>· DRAPERIES, CURTAINS, BEDDINGS, LINENS, TOWELS, SHOWER CURTAINS, BATH MATS <br>· WALLETS, MAKEUP BAGS<br>· WOOL, YARN, FABRIC, CRAFT MATERIALS <br>· SPORTS BAGS, KNAP SACKS </p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Your donations </strong><strong>will help raise funds for our School</strong><strong>  </strong><strong>& </strong><strong>support the Kidney Foundation of Canada</strong><strong>.</strong><br> </p>
Support Our Social Justice Initiatives with Domino's Pizza Our Social Justice Initiatives with Domino's Pizza<p><strong>​​On Tuesday, January 17</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> let Domino's Pizza make you dinner while supporting Chris Hadfield's Social Justice Initiatives. </strong>Call Domino's on <strong>Tuesday, January 17</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> </strong>and order the <strong>"Commander's Special"</strong> for only <strong>$19.99 plus taxes</strong> and Domino's will donate <strong>$5.00</strong> to <strong>Chris Hadfield Public School</strong><strong><em>!</em></strong></p><p>Remember to write the date on your calendar! The <strong>"Commander's Special"</strong> consists of: <strong>One Large 3-topping pizzas, one side of bread-stix or Cinna-stix, and 4 cans of sodas of choice.</strong> This special is only available from <strong>11:00AM until 12:00 Midnight</strong> at your local Domino's pizza store!<em>                                                                                           </em><em> ​</em></p>
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>



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