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Information for regarding the return to school plan

07/30/2020

On July 30, the Premier’s Office announced that all publicly funded schools in Ontario will reopen in September. In the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB), all students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 will return under a conventional school day model subject to cohorting/timetabling considerations, and enhanced public health protocols. As such, SCDSB schools and adult learning centres will reopen to students on the first day of school, September 8, 2020.

For information for families regarding COVID-19 and the Simcoe County District School Board, please visit www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19

 

 

Information for regarding the return to school planhttp://goo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/127Information for regarding the return to school plan<p>On July 30, the Premier’s Office announced that all publicly funded schools in Ontario will reopen in September. In the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB), all students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 will return under a conventional school day model subject to cohorting/timetabling considerations, and enhanced public health protocols. As such, SCDSB schools and adult learning centres will reopen to students on the first day of school, September 8, 2020.<br><br>For information for families regarding COVID-19 and the Simcoe County District School Board, please visit <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19">www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19</a>. <br></p>
Get Your Gator Gear Nowhttp://goo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/165Get Your Gator Gear Now<p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="color:#222222;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">If you follow us on Twitter @GoodfellowPS or our library on Instagram- <span style="text-decoration:underline;">goodfellowschoollibrary</span> you've seen that we have revamped our school logo and colours. </span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="color:#222222;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;"><img width="299" height="380" src="https://api.entripyshops.com/api/GenerateImage/goodfellowps/60" data-file-id="2547401" alt="" style="border-width:0px;margin:5px;outline:invert;width:300px;height:380px;text-decoration:none;" /></span></p><p></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#595959;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span style="text-align:left;color:#595959;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;float:none;">Follow the link for different optio</span><span style="text-align:left;color:#595959;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;float:none;">ns</span><span style="text-align:left;color:#595959;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;float:none;"> to pur</span><span style="text-align:left;color:#595959;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;float:none;">chase</span><span style="text-align:left;color:#595959;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;float:none;"> s</span><span style="text-align:left;color:#595959;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;float:none;">p</span><span style="text-align:left;color:#595959;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;float:none;">irit</span><span style="text-align:left;color:#595959;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;float:none;">wear</span><span style="text-align:left;color:#595959;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;display:inline;white-space:normal;orphans:2;float:none;"> items at our</span><span style="text-align:left;color:#595959;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;display:inline;white-space:normal;orphans:2;float:none;"> <a href="https://goodfellowps.entripyshops.com/">Goodfellow Online Store</a> . </span><br></span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#595959;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Let's see staff and students in our new branding when we return to school. We encourage everyone to show our Gator pride every Friday! </span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#595959;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Go Gators!</span><br></p>
Character Awardshttp://goo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/164Character Awards<p>​<span>Every year the SCDSB accepts nominations of students, staff and volunteers who demonstrate excellent character. Award winners are randomly selected from the nominees. Congratulations to Allissa N, in Mme. Burgoyne's grade 5 class who is a recipient of the award this year!</span></p>
PC Childrens Charityhttp://goo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/163PC Childrens Charity<p>​</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Goodfellow PS would like to recognize the generosity of the PC Children’s Charity, whose substantial donation to our daily food program this school year helped us to provide nutritious snacks everyday for students in need. </span></p>
Goodfellow PS Library on Instagramhttp://goo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/161Goodfellow PS Library on Instagram<p style="margin:0px;font-family:times new roman,serif;font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"> <strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span style="color:#7030a0;font-family:calibri,sans-serif;"></span></span></strong></p><p style="margin:0px;font-family:times new roman,serif;font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"> <strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span style="color:#7030a0;font-family:calibri,sans-serif;">Follow Goodfellow PS Library on Instagram!</span></span></strong><span style="color:#7030a0;"></span></p><p style="margin:0px;font-family:times new roman,serif;font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"> <span style="color:#7030a0;font-family:calibri,sans-serif;"> </span></p><p style="margin:0px;font-family:times new roman,serif;font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"> <span style="color:#7030a0;font-family:calibri,sans-serif;">As we are transitioning to virtual learning with your teacher, we would like to invite you to follow the Goodfellow School Library on Instagram where you can access a wide variety of interesting learning resources and challenges.</span></p><p style="margin:0px;font-family:times new roman,serif;font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"> <span style="color:#7030a0;font-family:calibri,sans-serif;"> </span></p><p style="margin:0px;font-family:times new roman,serif;font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"> <span style="color:#7030a0;font-family:calibri,sans-serif;">Click here (<a href="https://www.instagram.com/goodfellowschoollibrary/">Library instagram) </a>to access the link to the Instagram. </span><span style="color:#7030a0;"></span></p><p style="margin:0px;font-family:times new roman,serif;font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"> <span style="color:#7030a0;"> </span></p><p style="margin:0px;font-family:times new roman,serif;font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"> <span style="color:#7030a0;font-family:calibri,sans-serif;">Instagram is an Android and Apple Application. Mrs. Calabretta will be posting daily.</span><span style="color:#7030a0;"></span></p><p style="margin:0px;font-family:times new roman,serif;font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"> <span style="color:#7030a0;font-family:calibri,sans-serif;"> </span><span style="color:#7030a0;"></span></p><p style="margin:0px;font-family:times new roman,serif;font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"> <span style="color:#7030a0;font-family:calibri,sans-serif;">Examples of learning activities include: reading links, virtual field trips, online learning sites, author websites and activities, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) challenges, distance learning experiences, book related virtual escape rooms, and so  much more! </span></p><p style="margin:0px;font-family:times new roman,serif;font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"> <span style="color:#7030a0;"> </span></p><p style="margin:0px;font-family:times new roman,serif;font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"> <span style="color:#7030a0;font-family:calibri,sans-serif;">​Instagram photos can be viewed on both a home PC or Mac, as well as on tablets, iPads, iPhones and Android supported phones.  Signing up is very easy; just access your app store on your phone or tablet, download the application “Instagram” for free and follow the prompts to create an account. You can add the library page Goodfellow PS Library (goodfellowschoollibrary) by searching the name and click “follow”.  </span><span style="color:#7030a0;"></span></p><p style="margin:0px;font-family:times new roman,serif;font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"> <span style="color:#7030a0;font-family:calibri,sans-serif;"> </span></p><p style="margin:0px;font-family:times new roman,serif;font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"> <span style="color:#7030a0;font-family:calibri,sans-serif;">Enjoy! </span><span style="color:#7030a0;"></span></p> <span style="color:#7030a0;font-family:calibri,sans-serif;">Mrs. Calabretta <br></span><p style="margin:0px;font-family:times new roman,serif;font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"><strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span style="color:#7030a0;font-family:calibri,sans-serif;"><br></span></span></strong><span style="color:#7030a0;font-family:calibri,sans-serif;"></span></p><p><br></p>
Important Volunteer Informationhttp://goo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/155Important Volunteer Information<div> <p class="MsoNormal"><strong>As of January 1, 2019,  schools may only have volunteers who are registered on the portal and have completed all the requirements for approval.</strong></p><ul><li>New volunteers and volunteers whose CBC/VSS has expired must register on the portal, complete the registration steps and provide an original, updated CBC/VSS to the school </li></ul></div><ul><li>Volunteers who received a letter with a unique I.D. code must complete their registration, including their annual offence declaration, on the portal by December 31, 2018 at the very latest – the unique I.D. will expire after this date.  If registration is not completed using the unique I.D., these volunteers will be not be permitted to volunteer until they have provided a new CBC/VSS for review and will be required to register on the portal as a new volunteer.</li></ul>
Limited parking access times http://goo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/153Limited parking access times <p style="text-align:left;">Our parking lot is closed to personal vehicles from<strong> 9:00 to 9:20 a.m. and 3:40 to 4:00 p.m. daily.<br></strong></p><p style="text-align:left;">Students may walk onto school property using the sidewalks and cross walk. <br></p><p style="text-align:left;">The two accessibility parking spots are open for the public. </p><p style="text-align:left;">The parking lot is open at other times throughout the day. </p><p style="text-align:left;">Thank you for your assistance in this important safety matter. </p>

 

 

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School Hours

Gates Open
9:05 AM
Warning Bell
9:17am
Classes Begin
9:20am
Recess and Snack
11:00am-11:40am
Recess and Lunch
1:20pm-2:00pm
Dismissal Bell
3:40pm

School Administration

Principal
Michele Walma
Vice Principal
Heather Owen

 

 

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