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Covid Screening Updatehttp://inn.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/560Covid Screening Update<p>​Included in this notice is the latest link to the health unit's screening tool for Covid 19.<br></p><p><strong>Please take a close look at this information as it is what school staff will use to determine if your 'ill at school' child has to <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><em>remain at home for 24 hours or 14 days.</em></span></strong><br style="text-decoration:underline;"></p><p>If your child has any of the symptoms included under question 1, they will not be allowed back to school until they have received a negative Covid 19 test or they have self isolated for 14 days.<br></p><p>If you child has any one of the symptoms included under question 2, they will have to stay home for 24 hours (i.e. cannot return to school the next day)<br></p><p>If your child has two or more of the symptoms included under question 2, they will not be allowed back to school until they have received a negative Covid 19 test or they have self isolated for 14 days.<br></p><p><a href="https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/">SMDHU Covid 19 Screening</a><br></p>
School Cash for Online Forms and Paying Feeshttp://inn.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/555School Cash for Online Forms and Paying Fees<div><strong>Online Forms and Pay Fees</strong><br></div><div><br></div><div>The School Cash Online program is used by the SCDSB for online forms and to collect school funds.<br></div><div><br></div><div>Parents/guardians can select to receive email notification when a new item becomes available.<br></div><div><br></div><div>Items are personalized to each student.<br></div><div><br></div><div>Payment can be made by credit card, electronic cheque or using a visa/debit style card.<br></div><div><br></div><div>To create an online account, go to https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com.<br></div><p><br></p>
STANDARD ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND PERMISSION FORM/STUDENT INFORMATION COMPUTING TECHNOLOGY APPROPRIATE USE AGREEMENT 2020-2021http://inn.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/552STANDARD ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND PERMISSION FORM/STUDENT INFORMATION COMPUTING TECHNOLOGY APPROPRIATE USE AGREEMENT 2020-2021<div>The 2020-2021 Standard Acknowledgment and Permission Form and Student Information Computing Technology Appropriate Use Agreement are required forms for all Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) students. The forms have been made available electronically through School Cash Online. School Cash Online is our preferred method for forms. If you are unable to submit these forms electronically, please contact the office for paper copies of the forms.<br></div><p><br></p>
Mask Rules at Schoolhttp://inn.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/603Mask Rules at School<h2 style="box-sizing:border-box;font-family:roboto, section-header, helveticaneue, helvetica, arial;line-height:1.1;margin:0px 0px 0.6em;padding:0px;background-color:#ffffff;font-weight:bold !important;color:#2a559f !important;font-size:24px !important;">How to safely use a mask at school</h2><p style="box-sizing:border-box;padding:0px;color:#5d6061;font-family:roboto, helveticaneue, helveticaneue, helvetica, arial;font-size:18.6667px;background-color:#ffffff;margin-bottom:1em !important;">Parents and guardians should send 2-3 masks to school each day so the student can change them at each break and if they become dirty or wet.</p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;padding:0px;color:#5d6061;font-family:roboto, helveticaneue, helveticaneue, helvetica, arial;font-size:18.6667px;background-color:#ffffff;margin-bottom:1em !important;"><span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:700 !important;">DO’s </span></p><ul style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;list-style:none;color:#5d6061;font-family:roboto, helveticaneue, helveticaneue, helvetica, arial;font-size:18.6667px;background-color:#ffffff;"><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Wear a non-medical 2-layer or 3-layer mask to protect yourself and others</li><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Ensure the mask is clean, dry and free of holes, rips or tears </li><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Wash hands or use hand sanitizer before and after touching the mask </li><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Use the ear loops or ties to put on and remove the mask </li><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Ensure the nose and mouth are fully covered </li><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Replace or launder the mask whenever it becomes damp or dirty </li><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Wash the mask with hot, soapy water and let it dry completely before wearing it again </li><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Store re-usable masks in a clean paper bag until you wear it again </li><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Discard masks that cannot be washed in a lined garbage bin after use.</li></ul><p style="box-sizing:border-box;padding:0px;color:#5d6061;font-family:roboto, helveticaneue, helveticaneue, helvetica, arial;font-size:18.6667px;background-color:#ffffff;margin-bottom:1em !important;"><span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:700 !important;">Don’ts</span></p><ul style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;list-style:none;color:#5d6061;font-family:roboto, helveticaneue, helveticaneue, helvetica, arial;font-size:18.6667px;background-color:#ffffff;"><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Don’t wear masks with exhalation valves or vents</li><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Don’t wear bandanas, scarves or neck gaiters to school. These cannot be put on and taken off easily following proper masking technique and are less effective at filtering respiratory droplets compared to a cloth mask. </li><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Don’t wear a loose mask </li><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Don’t touch the mask while wearing it </li><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Don’t remove the masks to talk to someone </li><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Don’t hang the mask from your ears or neck (lanyards). The use of lanyards is not recommended as the masks inside surface may be exposed to contaminated respiratory droplets as the mask hangs. </li><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Don’t share masks. </li><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Don’t leave used masks within the reach of others. </li><li style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-left:0px;background:none;list-style-position:inside;list-style-type:disc;padding-bottom:8px !important;">Don’t reuse masks that are damp, dirty or damaged<br></li></ul><p>​</p>
Return to School Monday, February 8, 2021http://inn.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/602Return to School Monday, February 8, 2021<p style="margin:12pt 0in;"><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">Friday, February 5, 2021 </span></span></span></p><p style="margin:12pt 0in;"><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">Good Morning Everyone </span></span></span></p><p style="margin:12pt 0in;"><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">As of this coming Monday, we are finally going to see each other again.  I know I speak for all of the staff here at ICPS when I say we are eager to reconnect in person with our students next week. </span></span></span><br></p><p style="margin:12pt 0in;"><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;"></span></span></span><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">As a follow up to the provincial announcement, and the email you should have received from the SCDSB, I would like to send a few updates and reminders for next week. </span></span></span></p><p style="margin:12pt 0in;"><strong><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">MASKS</span></span></span></strong><br><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">The updated protocol has mandated that all students from Kindergarten (JK and SK) to Grade 12 will be required to wear a mask when they return to in-person learning on Monday, February 8. Families are encouraged to provide cloth masks for their children that cover the nose and mouth. The SCDSB will provide masks to students who do not have them.  </span></span></span></p><p style="margin:12pt 0in;"><strong><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">MASKS OUTSIDE</span></span></span></strong><br><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">Another change to the protocol from the fall is that starting Monday, all students will have to wear masks at all time while they are on school property.  This includes DPA, outdoor learning times and recesses.  This new requirement aligns with the advice of the SMDHU and adds another layer of protection to the existing preventative measures already in place at SCDSB schools to enhance safety protocols where physical distancing cannot be maintained.</span></span></span></p><p style="margin:12pt 0in;"><strong><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">TECHNOLOGY</span></span></span></strong><br><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">In order to support learning here at school, we are asking that any students who borrowed technology from the school bring it back on Monday and Tuesday of next week.</span></span></span></p><p style="margin:12pt 0in;"><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">Students are asked to bring the technology with them to class and teachers will (in conjunction with the office) ensure the appropriate cleaning protocols are taken so the technology can be re-distributed back to classes and cohorts.</span></span></span></p><p style="margin:12pt 0in;"><strong><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">SELF-ASSESSEMENT</span></span></span></strong><br><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">It continues to be the expectation that every student attending school in person will complete the Covid Self-Assessment tool before arriving at school.  The link for the self-assessment is also available on our school website.  COVID self assessment link: </span></span></span><a data-cke-saved-href="http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/v64UXuEa3Fmlg-LXRq7a5A~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRh_YsKP0QtaHR0cHM6Ly9jb3ZpZC0xOS5vbnRhcmlvLmNhL3NjaG9vbC1zY3JlZW5pbmcvVwdzY2hvb2xtQgpgGopXHGDqExn-UhRuaWNreTMwMEBob3RtYWlsLmNvbVgEAAAAAg~~" href="http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/v64UXuEa3Fmlg-LXRq7a5A~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRh_YsKP0QtaHR0cHM6Ly9jb3ZpZC0xOS5vbnRhcmlvLmNhL3NjaG9vbC1zY3JlZW5pbmcvVwdzY2hvb2xtQgpgGopXHGDqExn-UhRuaWNreTMwMEBob3RtYWlsLmNvbVgEAAAAAg~~"><span style="color:#1155cc;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/</span></span></span></a></p><p style="margin:12pt 0in;"><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">We all look forward to seeing everyone again on <strong>Monday, February 8</strong></span></span></span><strong><sup><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:6.5pt;">th</span></span></span></sup></strong><strong><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">, 2021</span></span></span></strong><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">, and know that we have taken all the recommended precautions to ensure that Innisfil Central P.S. is providing the safest possible return to school environment for students and staff.</span></span></span></p><p style="margin:12pt 0in;"><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">If you have questions or concerns about your child returning to school on Monday, do not hesitate to contact the school (705 456 2534) or email me directly at crussell@scdsb.on.ca</span></span></span><br></p><p style="margin:12pt 0in;"><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">Stay Well,</span></span></span><br></p><p style="margin:12pt 0in;"><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">Chris Russell</span></span></span><br></p><p style="margin:12pt 0in;"><span style="color:black;"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:11pt;">Principal</span></span></span></p><p>​</p>
How Does Your Child Learn @ Home?http://inn.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/601How Does Your Child Learn @ Home?<p>​</p><blockquote style="color:#201f1e;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><div dir="ltr" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;">How does your child Learn@Home?  Does he work from inside a home-made blanket/cushion fort?  spin around in an office chair? curl up with a pet? Capture a picture or video of the interesting and unique ways your child is attending class, and your child could find themselves in next week's announcements.</div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;"><br></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;">Send your pictures or videos to <span style="color:#201f1e;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:16px;background-color:#ffffff;">vdegeer@scdsb.on.ca</span><br></div></div></blockquote><div><div dir="ltr" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;"><br><br></div></div></div><p><br></p>
Do You Need a Book?http://inn.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/600Do You Need a Book?<p>​You can still sign out books from our school library.  Go to <a href="https://icpslibrary.blogspot.com/">Library Blog</a> and request a book.  The book will be ready for pick up from our school the next school day.  See the picture below to find where to click on the Library Blog.<br></p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/library%20blog.PNG" alt="library blog.PNG" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p>
ICPS Bloghttp://inn.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/599ICPS Blog<p>​Keep up to date with our daily school announcements.  Check out our <a href="https://icpslibrary.blogspot.com/">ICPS Library Blog</a> where our announcements will be posted.<br></p>
We Want to See You!http://inn.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/598We Want to See You!The year 2020 may be remembered in history as a terrible year but we at ICPS do not want to focus on that.  We want to know about the good things that happened this past year.  Please send a video or a picture of something good that happened in your family or neighbourhood in the year 2020 and you may find yourself in next week's virtual announcements. Email your video or picture to vdegeer@scdsb.on.ca<br><div><br></div><div>Have a safe and happy New Year's Eve and we'll see you all virtually next year!<br></div><div><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/download.png" alt="download.png" style="margin:5px;" /><br></div>
Virtual Book Fair Continues this weekhttp://inn.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/597Virtual Book Fair Continues this week<p>Our virtual book fair continues this week.  Please help support our school by purchasing books this holiday season.  This Wednesday between 6-8 pm is our family night when shipping is free.<br></p><p><a href="https://bookfairs-canada.myshopify.com/pages/5153623">Link to our Book Fair</a><br></p><p><br></p>