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Baskets of Joyhttp://bay.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/33Baskets of Joy<p>​<img src="/PublishingImages/2017.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></p><p>This year, the Bayview Parent Council and staff have prepared a number of "Baskets of Joy".  <span style="color:#1d2129;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;">Here is a look at our Baskets Of Joy and a list of their contents. Please contact the office for details on how to get your hands on one!</span>  On the night of our Christmas concert, December 20, each basket will be going home with a lucky Bayview family.</p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/1%20list.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/1.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/2%20list.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/2.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/3%20list.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/3.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/4%20list.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/4.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/5%20list.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/5.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p> <img src="/PublishingImages/6%20list%20a.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/6%20list%20b.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/6.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/7%20list.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/7.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/8%20list.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/8.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/9%20list.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/9.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/10%20list.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/10.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/11%20list.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/11.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/12%20list.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/12.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/13%20list.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/13.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/14%20list.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/14.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/15%20list.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/15.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/16.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
Grade 8 Transition Activities 2017-2018http://bay.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/32Grade 8 Transition Activities 2017-2018<p>​The attached calendar outlines transition activities provided by Georgian Bay District Secondary School to grade 8 students.<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Grade8TransitionActivities.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Grade8TransitionActivities.pdf</a></p>
Eco Clothing Swap November 16-17http://bay.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/29Eco Clothing Swap November 16-17<p>​</p><strong><p dir="ltr" style="text-align:center;line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="color:#4a86e8;font-family:lobster;font-size:24pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">Coming Up: the Bayview Winter Clothing Swap</span><span style="color:#00ff00;font-family:lobster;font-size:18pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="text-align:center;line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="color:#00ff00;font-family:lobster;font-size:18pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">It’s Eco - friendly, it’s economical and it’s happening Thursday and Friday at Bayview! </span><br></p><p dir="ltr" style="text-align:center;line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"comic sans ms";font-size:11pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">Winter Clothing Swap</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"comic sans ms";font-size:11pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">It’s Eco - friendly and it’s economical! </span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"comic sans ms";font-size:11pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">In the interest of cutting down on the huge excess of clothing that ends up in our landfill sites each year, the Bayview Eco Club - The EcoBears is promoting the Reuse and the Reduce parts of the  “Refuse, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle” motto. </span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"comic sans ms";font-size:11pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">We will be hosting a winter clothing swap at Bayview, on Thursday, November 16th, 5:30 -  7:30 pm and Friday November 17th 9:00 am - . 11:00 am.  (This is during Parent / Student / Teacher Conference Week).   </span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"comic sans ms";font-size:11pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">Families are invited to come in and select whatever articles of clothing that they are able to use for the rest of this season, or even for next year’s.</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"comic sans ms";font-size:11pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">We invite you to send in any gently used coats, hats, mittens, gloves, scarves and / or boots that your children  have outgrown. Please do not send anything that is worn out.  </span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"comic sans ms";font-size:11pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:700;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">Unfortunately we cannot accept indoor clothing.</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"comic sans ms";font-size:11pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;"> All unclaimed clothing will be donated to a local charity. We will be collecting clothing until Thursday, November 16th at noon. </span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"comic sans ms";font-size:11pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">Thank you for your support in helping to create earth friendly practices!</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"comic sans ms";font-size:11pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">Ms. Young, Ms. Dunn and the EcoBears </span><br></p></strong><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"> </p>
Scholastic Book Fair November 14-16http://bay.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/30Scholastic Book Fair November 14-16<p>We will have books and gift items for sale during our Fall Scholastic Book Fair.  The book fair runs Tuesday November 14 from 3:20-5:00.  On Wednesday November 15 every class will visit the book fair during the school day and the book fair will be open at first recess and from 3:20-5:00 after school.  Thursday November 16, the book fair will be open at first recess and from 3:20-8:00pm after school.  </p>
Author/Composer Jean Miso to Visit Bayview Schoolhttp://bay.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/31Author/Composer Jean Miso to Visit Bayview School<p>Dear Parents/Guardians:The month of November/November 11 th , holds a special place in the hearts and minds of all Canadians as we<br>pause to reflect on the loss and devastation of war. The majority of us have never faced battle, but we understand the debt owed to the soldiers that fought bravely for us in two World Wars, Korea and now in Afghanistan. Canada would not be the country we enjoy today without their sacrifice.<br></p><p>On the afternoon of November 16, Toronto author/composer Jean Miso is coming to our school to make presentations to our grade 1 to grade 8 classes. She will talk about 2 of her books, “Their Duty, Our Pride” and “Vimy! Valour! Victory”. She will also teach our<br>students vocally and with the use of sign language her song “Honour and Pride”. In return, we are asking students to either purchase one of Jean’s books or bring a loonie or a toonie to school to support her charitable goal of purchasing a home for homeless veterans. </p><p><br>Please feel free to visit her website to learn more about Jean. <a href="http://www.jeanmiso.ca/">www.jeanmiso.ca</a><br></p><p>After school on November 16, Jean will be at the Bayview Book Fair in the library. Her books will be available for sale and she will be<br>happy to visit with families or autograph copies of her book.<br><br>“We’ll Never Forget” $22.00<br>“N’oublions jamais” $22.00<br>“Their Duty, Our Pride” $22.00<br>“Legacy &amp; Tradition” $22.00<br>“Vimy! Valour! Victory!” $25.00<br></p><p>Thank you for your support!</p>
Online Booking for November 13-17, 2017 Student Involved Coferenceshttp://bay.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/28Online Booking for November 13-17, 2017 Student Involved Coferences<p>​<img alt="November2017Conferences.png" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/November2017Conferences.png" style="margin:5px;" /></p><p>Bayview School is having our Student Involved Conferences the week of November 13-17, 2017.   You can book the conference with your child's teacher by going to <a href="http://bayview.youcanbook.me/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">http://bayview.youcanbook.me</font></span></a> to arrange a 15 minute appointment for you and your child with their teacher.  </p>
Come out for Our BBQ and Meet the Teacher Night Sept. 27http://bay.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/26Come out for Our BBQ and Meet the Teacher Night Sept. 27<p>​Please join us for the Bayview Barbecue and Meet the Teacher night tomorrow, Wednesday September 27, 2017.  Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, cupcakes and drinks will be sold 5:00pm to 6:30pm.  Classrooms will be open to meet the teacher 5:30-6:30 pm.</p><p>Visit our community first responders who will be set up outside the school with emergency vehicles.</p><p>Drop by the library to browse our used book sale, and to sign up online for November Student Involved Conferences.</p><p>There will be an information meeting about the Grade 8 Ottawa Trip in the library at 6:15pm.</p>
How you can help the Library Get New Bookshttp://bay.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/27How you can help the Library Get New Books<p style="color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:calibri, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;font-size:16px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-color:initial;text-decoration-style:initial;">Our Adopt a School fundraiser runs  from September 16 to October 8. Our school page is at <a class="x_OWAAutoLink" href="https://adoptaschool.indigo.ca/eng/schools/1987" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">https://adoptaschool.indigo.ca/eng/schools/1987</font></span></a>   So far we have raised funds for 7 new books in our library.  Through Mr. McGaughey's blog posts, the favorite books survey, and an upcoming design your dream library challenge we will be eligible for several more.</p><p style="color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:calibri, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;font-size:16px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-color:initial;text-decoration-style:initial;"> </p><p style="color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:calibri, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;font-size:16px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-color:initial;text-decoration-style:initial;">There are several ways you can support this fundraiser.</p><p style="color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:calibri, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;font-size:16px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-color:initial;text-decoration-style:initial;"> </p><ol style="color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:calibri, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;font-size:16px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-color:initial;text-decoration-style:initial;"><li><span style="font-size:12pt;"></span>You can donate online and the Indigo adopt a school fund will add 50% matching funds.</li><li>Heart Mr. McGaughey's story on the Bayview page, and encourage friends and family to do it as well.  There are substantial cash prizes for the schools in each province with the most votes.  (This requires a login so it's a bit of a hassle but worth it for the school).  <a class="x_OWAAutoLink" href="https://adoptaschool.indigo.ca/eng/stories/view/2904" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">https://adoptaschool.indigo.ca/eng/stories/view/2904</font></span></a></li><li>Share your own anecdote about the love of reading on the Bayview Adoptaschool page.   Each story they approve earns the school a free book.  </li><li>Take some time as a family to complete my 2 question survey "What is your favorite book?" at<span> </span><a class="x_OWAAutoLink" href="http://bit.ly/bayviewfavs" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">http://bit.ly/bayviewfavs</font></span></a></li><li>Purchase some used books at the Library Used Book Sale outside the Library during the school open house September 27, 2017.</li></ol>
Welcome Backhttp://bay.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/25Welcome Back<p>​Our Georgian Bay summer has flown by and it is time for Students to return to Bayview School.  Senior Kindergarten through Grade 8 will return to school on Tuesday September 5.  Junior Kindergarten students will start on Thursday September 7.</p><p><span style="color:#212121;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:14.66px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-color:initial;text-decoration-style:initial;">Special welcome to our new Bayview staff members:</span></p><p><span style="color:#212121;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:14.66px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-color:initial;text-decoration-style:initial;">Mr. Mike Wilson is our new Vice Principal</span></p><p><span style="color:#212121;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:14.66px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-color:initial;text-decoration-style:initial;">Nicole Barron is the new DECE in Ms. Kostiak's Kindergarten class.</span></p><p><span style="color:#212121;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:14.66px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-color:initial;text-decoration-style:initial;">Meaghan Westcott is our new Grade 5/6 teacher </span></p><p><span style="color:#212121;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:14.66px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-color:initial;text-decoration-style:initial;">Danielle Coutts is our new Educational Assistand </span></p><p><span style="color:#212121;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:14.66px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-color:initial;text-decoration-style:initial;">Shannon Dunn is returning in afternoons to teach French and planning time.</span></p><p><span style="color:#212121;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:14.66px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-color:initial;text-decoration-style:initial;"></span> </p><p><span style="color:#212121;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:14.66px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-color:initial;text-decoration-style:initial;">On the morning of Tuesday September 5, just prior to the 8:55am bell,  we will gather on the schoolyard behind the school to welcome our students back.  Each teacher will have a sign identifying their grade(s) and will be happy to help the children find their new classroom teacher.  If it is raining Tuesday morning, we will meet in the gym.</span></p><p><span style="color:#212121;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:14.66px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;word-spacing:0px;float:none;display:inline !important;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-color:initial;text-decoration-style:initial;">Have a wonderful Labour Day long weekend.</span></p><p> </p><p> </p>
Have a Fantastic Summerhttp://bay.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/24Have a Fantastic Summer<p>​The school year is over for the summer.  Classes resume on Tuesday September 5, 2017.  New Junior Kindergarten students start on Thursday September 7, 2017.  Bayview school office will be open the week of August 28- September 1.   </p><p>During the summer months, new registrations can be made at the SCDSB Education centre in Midhust.  Please call 705-734-6363x11750 or email <a href="mailto:studentregistrations@scdsb.on.ca">studentregistrations@scdsb.on.ca</a> to schedule an appointment to register in person at the Education Centre.  </p><p>Please see the Bayview School supply list below.</p><p> </p><p>Have a Great Summer.</p><p>Mr. Bell and Bayview Staff</p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Bayview17-18SchoolSupplyList.jpg"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icjpg.gif" alt="" />Bayview17-18SchoolSupplyList.jpg</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>