Our New Website is Up

Go to bir.scdsb.on.ca and please subscribe to the new site – you will receive any news items right to your email address

FYI – it may take a little while for the new website to appear.  You may also want to at first try a different browser e.g. Firefox or Chrome (your current browser remembers the old site)

Daily Announcements

Friday December 12, 2014

  • Would all grade 5 and 6 science fair club members please meet in the library at 10:35 today. Grade 5s should bring a mess free snack appropriate for the library and their outdoor gear as they will be going outside for recess.
  •  Clothing Swap -Guess what Birchview? We are having a clothing swap! Starting from December 15th to December 16th at 3pm you can drop off clothing. The actual swap will be on Wednesday December 17th  8:30am – 5:30pm.Please feel free to bring in clothing from infant to adult Boots, Coats, Snow Pants, Hats, Mittens and Shoes are also great, but they have to be in good shape. Make sure you bring in the flyer that was sent home to give you permission to shop for FREE next Wednesday. That’s right, you can shop for FREE!

Daily Announcements

Thursday December 11, 2014

  •  Youth Club is tonight after school today for those that have signed up.
  •  Hey Birchview! Yesterday was waste free Wednesday and the results are in!  In the kindergarten division Mrs. Tiessinga’s class won with 8 litter-less lunches!! In the primary division Mrs. Elton’s class won the crown with 7 waste free lunches!! In the junior division Mrs. Duits’ won with 11 litter-less lunches. Congrats!! In the intermediate division Mrs. Ewaskiw’s classroom are the champions with 7 litter-less lunches! Remember teachers to give the trophies to the winning classes please and thank you.  Also keep bringing in your batteries and collect your spirit points from Mr. PInkerton!  Congratulations to all and all a good week!
  •  Birchview staff and students: Don’t forget about the FREE clothing swap. From December 15th to December 16th, until 3pm you can drop off clothing. This way we can reduce our environmental footprint and be environmentally responsible people and help keep our friends warm this winter. If you don’t want to take free items from the swap, you can still bring them in to donate. And don’t forget to ask your parents to fill out the form and to hand it in to your teacher, even if you don’t want to participate. Sizes are important to know before you shop for items.
  •  Tomorrow is the last day to buy your candy grams. They are 50 cents each. Spirit team members will continue to come around at 1st break today and tomorrow.

Daily Announcements

Wednesday December 10, 2014

  • Today is Waste Free Wednesday. Did you remember to eliminate garbage and recycling from your lunch today? Whose class will win the trophies this week? Stay tuned tomorrow for the results. Eco Team Projects crew please come to Mr. Pinkerton’s class following announcements.
  •  A reminder for Youth Club tomorrow for those that have signed up.
  •  Clothing Swap – Guess what Birchview? We are having a clothing swap! Starting from December 15th to December 16th at 3 pm you can drop off clothing. The actual swap will be on Wednesday December 17th at 8:30 am – 5:30 pm. Please feel free to bring in clothing from infant to adult Boots, coats, snow pants, hats, mittens and shoes are also great, but they have to be in good shape. Make sure you bring in the flyer that was sent home to give you permission to shop for FREE next Wednesday. That’s right, you can shop for FREE!
  •  LAST CALL FOR PIZZA COUPONS! CHECK YOUR LUNCH BAGS AND BACKPACKS NOW PLEASE.

Daily Announcements

Tuesday December 9, 2014

  • Tomorrow is Waste Free Wednesday. Earn spirit points, win a trophy for your class, and help our environment at the same time by only using reusable containers for your lunch. So, get packing Birchview. Good luck!
  •  This is a reminder for all Birchview Knitting Club members that there is a meeting in the library today at 12:55pm.  Don’t forget to bring a tidy lunch that won’t leave a mess and your knitting notes folders.
  •  All grade 7 & 8 girls who are interested in trying out for this year’s intermediate volleyball team are reminded about their tryout today and Thursday at 2nd nutrition break. Please wait in the change room until Mr. Brooks arrives.
  •  Candy grams will be on sale first recess all week. Candy grams are 50 cents each. Spirit team members will be around to homerooms classes during nitro sun time again today.
  •  Recycling is cancelled today.
  •  There will be an Eco Team meeting in Mr. Pinkerton’s portable at 10:55, following the first 20min break this morning. Eco Team please see Mr. Pinkerton at his portable at 10:55.

Daily Announcements

Monday December 8, 2014

  •  Candy grams go on sale today. Spirit team members will be around first break today to sell the candy grams. Make sure to include the students name and the teacher’s name to where the candy gram is being sent.   Candy grams will be on sale all week.
  •  All grade 7 & 8 girls who are interested in trying out for this year’s intermediate volleyball team are reminded about their tryout today and Wednesday at 2nd nutrition break. Please wait in the change room until Mr. Brooks arrives.
  • Dental screening is cancelled this week and will be rescheduled at a later date.

New School Website Coming This Week

Many families have subscribed to the edublogs site that we currently use.  The SCDSB has upgraded school websites for all schools that include many of the same items we currently have plus many more features.

Below is a screenshot of the new website.

The subscribe feature (as on the current website version) on the new school website is a great way to stay up-to-date with what’s going on at school. By signing up on the Subscribe page (found at the top of the screen by the search bar), subscribers will receive the News items right to their email.

 

new website screenshot

Daily Announcements

Thursday December 4, 2014

  • Teachers please send your pita envelopes to the office now, even if there are no orders.  Thank you.
  •  Youth Club is tonight after school today for those that have signed up.
  •  Would all of the 45 students who auditioned for drumline please come to Mr. McLean’s room at 1st break for a brief 2 minute meeting.
  •  Any girls and boys in grade 6, 7, or 8 who are interested in signing up for the intermediate hockey team are asked to come to Mr. Brooks’ class to sign up at first recess today.
  •  Yesterday was waste free Wednesday and the results are in!  For the kindergarten division, Mrs. Tiessinga’s class won with 9 litter-less lunches! For the primary division, Mr. Brooks’ and Mrs. Elton’s class tied with 8 litter-less lunches!  For the junior division, Mr. Pinkerton’s class won with 13 litter-less lunches!  For the intermediate division, Ms. Ewaskiw’s class and Mr. McLean’s class tied with 5 litter-less lunches! It looks like Ms.Ewaskiw’s class has met it’s match.  Your class can be the Eco Warrior Champions too, and win the trophy next week. A little effort goes a long way. Stay tuned during tomorrow’s assembly for some Waste Free Lunch prize give-aways.  Teachers: Remember to pass on the trophies to the winning class or classes. Students: The battery donations are still happening! Bring in your dead batteries that you no longer need.
  •  ​Would all the intermediate girls who are interested in playing intermediate volleyball please meet in the gym today at second break to sign up.  Thank you!
  •  Eco Team executive meeting in Mr. Pinkerton’s portable at 10:55 this morning.