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School closure period extended. Elementary and secondary students to continue with remote learning. http://goo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/130School closure period extended. Elementary and secondary students to continue with remote learning. <p><a href="https://www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19">Learn more on the SCDSB website</a>.<br></p><div><br><br></div><p><br></p>
Fundraising at Goodfellowhttp://goo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/187Fundraising at Goodfellow<p>Thank you for your support!<br><strong>​Current Fundraisers - click on the fundraiser for more details: <br></strong></p><p><a href="https://mabelslabels.ca/en_CA/fundraising/support/">Mabel's Labels (select Goodfellow Public School)</a></p><p><a href="https://schoolcashonline.com/">Holiday Cheer</a><br></p><p><a href="https://schoolcashonline.com/">Open Donation</a> <br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p>
Online Forms and Pay Feeshttp://goo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/186Online Forms and Pay Fees<p>​<span style="left:171.12px;top:402.317px;font-size:22.08px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;"></span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="left:171.12px;top:439.517px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">The School Cash Online program is used by the SCDSB for online forms</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="left:876.002px;top:439.517px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;"> and to collect sc</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="left:1038.97px;top:439.517px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">hool </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="left:171.12px;top:464.957px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">funds.</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="left:171.12px;top:502.157px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;"><br>Parents/guardians can select to receive email notification when a new item becomes available. </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="left:171.12px;top:527.357px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">Items are personalized to each st</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="left:495.365px;top:527.357px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">udent</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="left:550.322px;top:527.357px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">. </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="left:171.12px;top:564.797px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">Payment can be made by credit card, electronic c</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="left:653.038px;top:564.797px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">heque or using a visa/debit style card.</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="left:171.12px;top:601.997px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;"><br>To create an online account, go t</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="left:491.766px;top:601.997px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">o </span><a href="https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com/"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="left:933.36px;top:601.997px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="left:933.36px;top:601.997px;font-family:sans-serif;padding:0px;">. </span></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 src="https://api.entripyshops.com/api/GenerateImage/goodfellowps/60" data-file-id="2547401" width="299" height="380" alt="" style="border-width:0px;margin:5px;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;"><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;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;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;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;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;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;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;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;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;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;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;"><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;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Go Gators!</span><br></p>
Triple P Courses For Parentshttp://goo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/203Triple P Courses For Parents<p>​Thank you parents for all you are doing to support your child while we learn at home. Because parents all have different needs, Triple P has many different ways to get positive parenting help. From one-off seminars to ongoing courses, you choose what is best for you and your family. It's about giving you just the right amount of help you need – enough, but not too much!</p><p>For a list of upcoming virtual sessions, please visit:  <a href="https://www.triplep-parenting.ca/ont-en/find-help/find-a-session/">https://www.triplep-parenting.ca/ont-en/find-help/find-a-session/</a><br></p><p><br></p>
Mental Health Resourceshttp://goo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/202Mental Health Resources<p>We hope everyone is staying safe & healthy and continuing learning online. Thank you to all the adults at home supporting our students and to our amazing staff who continue to make teaching & learning happen daily.  </p><p>We do also realize that these times can take a toll on all of us and wanted to share with you some of the mental health resources available to your children. Please find below a few websites/numbers to access if anyone needs support:</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;">SCDSB resources:</span></p><p><a href="http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/d-oWyt0oqwVkLpJZxQu1Kg~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRh4IA_P0RHaHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc2Nkc2Iub24uY2EvY292aWQtMTkvbWVudGFsX2hlYWx0aF9hbmRfd2VsbC1iZWluZ19yZXNvdXJjZXNXB3NjaG9vbG1CCl_9v0z_X7UVa4hSFWtyZXlub2xkc0BzY2RzYi5vbi5jYVgEAAAAAg~~">https://www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19/mental_health_and_well-being_resources</a><br></p><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:100%;"><p><a href="http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/d-oWyt0oqwVkLpJZxQu1Kg~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRh4IA_P0RHaHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc2Nkc2Iub24uY2EvY292aWQtMTkvbWVudGFsX2hlYWx0aF9hbmRfd2VsbC1iZWluZ19yZXNvdXJjZXNXB3NjaG9vbG1CCl_9v0z_X7UVa4hSFWtyZXlub2xkc0BzY2RzYi5vbi5jYVgEAAAAAg~~">Mental Health and Well-being Resources - Simcoe County District School Board</a></p><p>We understand that this is a challenging time for everyone and we care about the range of emotions and levels of stress people may be experiencing in this uncertain and unprecedented time.</p><p><a href="http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/lINvUpHgr_qROiBhQEciVg~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRh4IA_P0QWaHR0cDovL3d3dy5zY2RzYi5vbi5jYVcHc2Nob29sbUIKX_2_TP9ftRVriFIVa3JleW5vbGRzQHNjZHNiLm9uLmNhWAQAAAAC">www.scdsb.on.ca</a></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Community resources:</span></p><p>Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868, KdsHelpPhone.ca, text- 686868</p><p>Kinark Crisis Line 1-844-417-1945</p><p>please let us know if there is anything we can do to assist more directly.</p><p>Take care and we hope to see you all soon!</p><p><br></p>
Goodfellow YouTube Channel http://goo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/199Goodfellow YouTube Channel <p>​<a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCedGKxpdlBsZHjgiIGydf3w">Click here</a> to watch the latest edition of The Gator Gab and other videos. <br></p>
Snow Day Informationhttp://goo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/195Snow Day Information<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 style="color:#000000;font-family:uictfonttextstylebody;font-size:21px;">Good morning Goodfellow</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:uictfonttextstylebody;font-size:21px;"> </span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:uictfonttextstylebody;font-size:21px;">families,</span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:uictfonttextstylebody;font-size:21px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">As this is our first snow day of this school year and the protocols have changed slightly we are sending you the bus cancellation protocol.</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:uictfonttextstylebody;font-size:21px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">If you have to drive today be safe. <br></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:uictfonttextstylebody;font-size:21px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">Inclement weather and bus cancellation information reminder:<br></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:uictfonttextstylebody;font-size:21px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">All information regarding cancelled buses in Simcoe County is posted on the Simcoe County Student Transportation Consortium (SCSTC)’s bus information website at <a dir="ltr" href="http://www.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/" style="color:#627fa0;text-decoration:none;">www.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca</a>. Our school is in the south zone.</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:uictfonttextstylebody;font-size:21px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">When buses are cancelled, schools remain open for student learning, as in previous years. It is always a family decision whether or not it is safe for your child(ren) to leave for school under severe weather conditions.</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:uictfonttextstylebody;font-size:21px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">This year, please note that students who are unable to attend school due to bus cancellations will be able to access learning materials on the digital learning platform assigned by their teacher in Google Classroom.</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:uictfonttextstylebody;font-size:21px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">Students in the Learn@Home program will continue with regular programming as scheduled.</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:uictfonttextstylebody;font-size:21px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;">The SCSTC and bus operators try to make the decision to cancel school buses before <a dir="ltr" style="color:currentcolor;text-decoration:none;">6 a.m.</a> and make every effort to post announcements before <a dir="ltr" style="color:currentcolor;text-decoration:none;">7 a.m.</a> Inclement weather cancellations are effective for the whole day and buses cancelled in the morning will not run at the end of the day. You can follow the Consortium on Twitter @SCSTC_SchoolBus for bus cancellations and other information. You can also subscribe to receive bus delay notifications here: <a dir="ltr" href="https://scstc.ca/Subscriptions/Login.aspx" style="color:#627fa0;text-decoration:none;">https://scstc.ca/Subscriptions/Login.aspx</a><br></p><p>​</p>
Habitat for Humanity is now accepting applications for 2021/2022 Innisfil build!http://goo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/192Habitat for Humanity is now accepting applications for 2021/2022 Innisfil build! <p>Some of you may be aware that the Town of Innisfil donated property on the 25th Sideroad to Habitat for Humanity.  </p><p>Habitat for Humanity Huronia (which covers Innisfil) helps hardworking families buy simple, decent, and affordable homes through a system of no down payment, mortgages with no interest, and payments set at 30% of the gross family income. </p><p>The plan is to build 14 to 20 homes on that property. To date only 2 families have applied for and been confirmed. Please <a href="https://www.habitathuronia.com/home-ownership/apply-home/">click here</a> for more information. </p>
Covid-19 Safetyhttp://goo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/189Covid-19 Safety<p><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">Dear Parents,</span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">We have a rise of COVID cases in Simcoe County.</span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">We appreciate your partnership in continuing to use the <strong><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">Student Self Screening Tool </span></strong>every morning before your children come to school. <strong><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">Hand hygiene, mask requirements, social distancing, and regular sanitizing</span></strong> throughout the school are the protocols that are being closely followed at Goodfellow P.S., every day. As well, ALL STAFF wear their PPE all day.</span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">Thank you for helping us to keep our students and staff safe as we work through these challenging times, together.</span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><strong><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">SMDHU COVID-19 Student Screening Tool </span></strong><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;"><a href="https://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/docs/default-source/COVID-/Return-to-school/covid-19-student-screening-tool.pdf?sfvrsn=0">https://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/docs/default-source/COVID-/Return-to-school/covid-19-student-screening-tool.pdf?sfvrsn=0</a></span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><strong><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit </span></strong><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;"><a href="https://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/">https://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/</a></span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><strong><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">STOP THE SPREAD…A MESSAGE FROM SMDHU</span></strong><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">We all have a role to play in stopping the spread of COVID-19. <span style="text-decoration:underline;">As local cases of COVID-19</span> sharply rise to numbers not seen since the spring, in addition to the <span style="text-decoration:underline;">provincial restrictions</span> we are asking you to be cautious and reduce your exposure within the community to keep everyone safe.</span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><strong><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">Close Contact, Gatherings and Events:</span></strong><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">· Limit close contact (the people you can hug and touch without physical distancing) to the people you live with. If you live alone you may consider having exclusive, close contact with another household to help reduce the negative impacts of social isolation.</span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">· Maintain two metres (6 feet) of physical distancing from everyone else.</span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">· Wear a face covering indoors, outdoors if physical distancing cannot be maintained, or if wearing one is required.</span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">· Virtual gatherings or events are the safest way to visit or recognize occasions with people outside your household. · Adhere to provincial and applicable local restrictions on public and private gatherings. Currently these are set at a limit of 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors.</span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><strong><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">General Advice from SMDHU:</span></strong><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">· Stay home if you have symptoms, even if they are mild.</span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">· Wash your hands thoroughly and regularly.</span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">· Cover your cough.</span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">· Wear a mask. </span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">· Download the COVID Alert mobile app.</span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p><p><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:13.5pt;">· Get tested if you have symptoms compatible with COVID-19, or if you’ve been advised of exposure by the health unit or through the COVID Alert mobile app.</span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;"></span></p> <p><br></p>