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Pajama Day - Jan. 18!http://fcc.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/76Pajama Day - Jan. 18!<p>​Students ... find your coziest pajamas, PJs, Jammie-Jams, or Onesie for Pajama Day at Fred C. Cook P.S. next week - Wedensday, January 18th!  Show your school spirit at our first Spirit Day of 2017!<br></p>
Hot Lunch and Milk Orders Now Online to Orderhttp://fcc.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/72Hot Lunch and Milk Orders Now Online to Order<p><strong>​​Fred C. Cook P.S. is going paperless for all Hot Lunch and Milk Orders.</strong>  The order forms are now online and are available through SchoolCash Online.  You will need to set up an account for your child(ren) in order to place an order.  It is easy to do and you only have to create an account once.  Follow the SchoolCash Online link from our school website.  You will need your child's student number to set up an account.  A letter with this information was sent home to all families at the end of September.  If you cannot locate your child's student number (ask your older children - they should know what it is), then you may contact the Office and it will be provided to you.</p><p>For famliies that do not have access to a computer to place their child(ren)'s order online, you can come to the Office between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to use a computer at school.  A laptop will be available for you to use in the Office.</p>
G'day From Australia - A Message From Mr. McKinnishttp://fcc.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/70G'day From Australia - A Message From Mr. McKinnis<p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-6-0">​<em><strong>G’day Fred C. Cook Public School! My name is Jarrod McKinnis and I will be undertaking an international teacher exchange at your school in 2017. I come from a town called Geelong in Australia which is around 16,258km away – almost on the other side of the world! I am truly thrilled about this experience and am so grateful for the opportunity. I look forward to meeting you all and learning about Canadian life. See you in January</strong></em><strong>!  </strong></span></p><p>We extend a warm welcome to Mr. McKinnis!  He is currently teaching the Grade 7 class.  Both Mr. McKinnis and the students are enjoying getting to know one another and exploring the similarities and differences between Canada and Australia! </p>
FlipGrid - Students Have Their Say At FCCVOICEhttp://fcc.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/63FlipGrid - Students Have Their Say At FCCVOICE<p>​​Students are important at FCC and we want to create a space for you to express your thoughts and reflections about all kinds of questions.  Follow the URL to our new video chat space titled:  <strong>FCCVOICE</strong></p><p>Ask your teacher for the password!  Enjoy!</p><p><span style="color:#000000;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:16px;background-color:#ffffff;"> </span><a href="https://flipgrid.com/fccvoice" target="_blank" class="x_OWAAutoLink" style="font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:16px;">https://flipgrid.com/fccvoice</a>​<br></p>
Parents, tell us what you think: survey about climate, safety at schoolhttp://fcc.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/66Parents, tell us what you think: survey about climate, safety at school<div>​​Parents and guardians can provide feedback on the climate at our school through a survey that will be open from January 9 to 27.</div><div><br></div><div>Survey topics include: the overall tone of the school, feeling of safety, student well-being, and equity and inclusion.</div><div><br></div><div style="text-align:center;"><strong>Complete the survey now</strong></div><div style="text-align:center;"><br></div><div style="text-align:center;"><a href="http://fluidsurveys.com/s/SCParent1617/">http://fluidsurveys.com/s/SCParent1617/</a></div><div><br></div><div>A similar survey is being conducted with staff and students. Each school will receive a report of the school results. The Simcoe County District School Board’s (SCDSB) senior administrative team and Board of Trustees also review the board-wide results. </div><div><br></div><div>The data will show our progress over time, and will highlight areas of strength and areas in need of improvement.  </div><div><br></div><div>Parent and staff versions of the elementary School Climate Survey are being offered for the first time this year. Parent and staff versions of the secondary School Climate Survey were offered for the first time last year. Student School Climate surveys have been collected since 2007.</div><div><br></div><div>Questions can be sent to <a href="mailto:research@scdsb.on.ca">research@scdsb.on.ca​</a>. </div><div><br></div>
Information for parents/guardians of Junior Kindergarten studentshttp://fcc.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/52Information 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="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/Schools/School%20Documents/16-17-Elementary-Calendar-Modifed.pdf">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="https://sharingsimcoe.com/2016/07/21/kindergarten-what-your-child-needs-on-the-first-day/">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="http://www.eatrightontario.ca/en/Articles/School-Health/Articles/Healthy-lunch-ideas-for-the-new-school-year.aspx#.V7SKAPkrK71">EatRight Ontario</a>.<br></li></ul></div><p>If your child will ride the school bus, the <a href="http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/sites/default/files/SCSTC%20-%20Bus%20Tag%20Program%20-%202016-17.pdf">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="http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/sites/default/files/SCSTC%20First%20Rider%20Program%20Summer%202016_0.pdf">First Rider</a> session provided by the <a href="http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/">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="mailto:studentregistration@scdsb.on.ca">studentregistration@scdsb.on.ca</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="https://scstc.ca/Eligibility.aspx?Page=School">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="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/Schools/Pages/SchoolSearch.aspx">contact your school​</a> the week of August 29.</p><p>​</p>
‘Bus Tag’ program helps students get to and from school safelyhttp://fcc.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/18‘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="http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/</span></a> or call them at 705-733-8965.</p>

 

 

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Yard Supervision
8:45 AM
Entry Bell
9:00 AM
First Break
10:40 - 11:20 AM
Second Break
1:00 - 1:40 PM
Dismissal
3:20 PM

School Administration

Principal
Madeleine Temmer​​
Vice Principal
Katie Maxwell

 

 

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