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Information for parents/guardians of Junior Kindergarten studentshttp://alr.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>
Happy Summer Everyone!http://alr.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/88Happy Summer Everyone!<p>​After a busy year of learning for our students and staff, it is now time take a well deserved break from school responsibilities and enjoy some "down time" with family and friends.</p><p>Thank you to all our students for all your hard work, responsibility and good character demonstrated during the past year.  Thank you to parents for all your support from home to make this a successful school year, and thank you to all school staff for your efforts to support our students in many ways every day.</p><p>We wish a fond farewell to all those students including our graduates, and staff who will be not be returning to Algonquin Ridge in the fall.  We hope you have a wonderful start to the next part of your journey ahead.</p><p>We wish everyone else a safe and happy summer and look forward to seeing everyone again on September 6.  Please watch for more information about the first day of school later in August.</p>
Beach Day - Tuesday, June 28http://alr.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/87Beach Day - Tuesday, June 28<p>​Tuesday, June 28 is our final school spirit day.  It will be beach day at Algonquin Ridge.  Have fun, be creative and come dressed up for a summer beach day.  Please be reminded that clothing should be appropriate for school.</p><p>Our final Character Education assembly of the year will take place at 9:30 AM.</p>
June Character Assembly - Tuesday at 9:30 AMhttp://alr.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/86June Character Assembly - Tuesday at 9:30 AM<p>​Just a reminder to those who will be joining us for our final character assembly of the school year, it will be taking place on Tuesday, June 28 at 9:30 AM.</p>
Big Box of Cards End of Year Clear Out Sale!http://alr.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/85Big Box of Cards End of Year Clear Out Sale!<p>​That's right! SALE!</p><p>We have just a few Big Box of Cards sets left at the school and they are available on a first come, first served basis to anyone who would like to purchase them.</p><p>These sets normally priced at $33 are <strong>on sale now for JUST $20!</strong></p><p><strong>Hurry and get your extra box of cards today!</strong></p><p>Please come to the office with your $20 or send a note and funds with your child to acquire this great deal as soon as possible!</p>

 

 

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School Hours

First Bell
9:10 AM
Period 1
9:10 - 10:00 AM
Period 2
10:00 - 10:50 AM
First Break
10:50 - 11:30 AM
Period 3
11:30 - 12:20 PM
Period 4
12:20 - 1:10 PM
Second Break
1:10 - 1:50 PM
Period 5
1:50 - 2:40 PM
Period 6
2:40 - 3:30 PM
Dismissal Bell
3:30 PM

School Administration

Principal
Cory McKeown
Vice Principal
Fred Van Arragon

 

 

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