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Neema Children's Choir of Uganda Visits ARES May 24http://alr.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/137Neema Children's Choir of Uganda Visits ARES May 24<p>We are excited to host the Neema Children's Choir from Uganda tomorrow, May 24<sup>th</sup>.  This choir of orphans from Africa will be performing for our students at various times throughout the day (see below).  Instead of an admission fee for our students to cover the cost of this choir visiting our school, we encourage students to bring in a loonie or twoonie to help support children in the choir.  Students can donate money, but they can also donate basic essentials such as toiletries (toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, deodorant, etc., NOT toilet paper), socks and underwear. Whatever is brought in by the students for this special presentation will be greatly appreciated by these under-privileged African orphans.</p><p>Our schedule is as follows: </p><p>Period 2 – Junior (Grades 1 – 3)<br>Period 3 – Intermediates (Grades 7 & 8)<br>Period 5 – Juniors (Grades 4 – 6)</p><p>The choir will also have a table of jewelry and other craft items available for sale to our students.</p><p>Thanks for your support!</p>
Ministry of Education seeks online engagement regarding implementation of First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Policy Frameworkhttp://alr.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/72Ministry of Education seeks online engagement regarding implementation of First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Policy Framework<div>​​The Ontario Ministry of Education is working with researchers to gather feedback and input to inform the development of the Third Progress Report on the implementation of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Policy Framework.  <br><br>Students, parents/guardians and families, teaching and nonteaching staff, Indigenous communities, organizations and partners, and school boards are invited to participate in an online survey and/or online focus groups to capture successes and help to identify promising practices and opportunities to provide further support to enhance the achievement and well-being of Indigenous students.   <br><br>Third Progress Report - <a href="https://sondages.outsidesoft.com/Engine/Default.aspx?surveyID=6A64A645-0C53-4CFF-9495-6E1A5E830F36">English survey</a></div><div>Troisième Rapport D’Étape - <a href="https://sondages.outsidesoft.com/Engine/Default.aspx?surveyID=6A64A645-0C53-4CFF-9495-6E1A5E830F36&idlang=FR">French survey​</a>  <br><br></div><div>It is important to note that:</div><div><ul><li>​​​Participation in this survey is voluntary.  </li><li>This survey is confidential. That means that all answers will be combined anonymously (without any identifying information) with the answers received from other participants. No one who sees the answers will be able to link them to any individual person.   </li><li>Anyone can stop doing this survey at any time without any repercussions.</li></ul></div><div>All stakeholders are invited to participate in the online focus groups. To participate, RSVP to thirdprogressreport@gmail.com indicating which session you would like to attend. Please note that while we will make efforts to accommodate everyone spaces are limited to 10-12 people per session on a first come, first served basis.  <br><br></div><div><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:25%;"><strong>Students</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:25%;"><strong>Parents/Guardians</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:25%;"><strong>Teaching/Non-Teaching Staff</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:25%;"><strong>Indigenous Organizations & Partners</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Tuesday, May 23 </p><p style="text-align:center;">8-9pm EST (English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Monday, June 12 7:30-8:30 pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday, May 25 6-7pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday, June 1   2-3pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday, June 1   7-8pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday, June 15 7-8 pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday, June 1</p><p style="text-align:center;">7-8pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Friday, June 2</p><p style="text-align:center;">2-3pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Monday, June 19   7-8pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Wednesday, June 21</p><p style="text-align:center;">7-8pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday, June 15 7-8 pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday, June 8    2-3pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Monday, June 19   7-8pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;"> (French)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Monday, June 26</p><p style="text-align:center;">7-8pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(French)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Tuesday, June 20</p><p style="text-align:center;">7-8 pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(French)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Tuesday, June 27</p><p style="text-align:center;">7-8 pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(French)​</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br></div><div><br></div><div>The Indigenous Education Office of the Ministry of Education would be pleased to respond to any questions you may have regarding the process of engagement and data collection to inform the development of the Third Progress Report. Please send any questions directly to Jennifer Feasby, Manager Education Policy and Programs Unit (Jennifer.Feasby@ontario.ca).<br><br><br></div><div><br></div>
CANADA 150 ARTS NIGHT AT ARES - MAY 10 http://alr.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/136CANADA 150 ARTS NIGHT AT ARES - MAY 10 <strong><font size="3"></font></strong><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3"></font></font><p><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3">Come on out and join us at a Canadian themed arts night on Wednesday, May 10th from 6:00-7:30 pm at the school. </font></font></p><p><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3">This is a school wide arts night with all students, Jk-Gr.8 participating. Our hallways will be transformed into an art gallery filled with Canada themed visual art. </font></font></p><p><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3">In addition, some of our students (individuals and groups) will be doing some dramatic or musical performances in the gym from 7:00-7:30 PM. </font></font></p><p><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3">We’re looking forward to a full house that evening and instead of an admission fee we ask that families make <strong class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1">donations</strong><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1"> </span></font></font><strong><font size="3">towards the Neema Children’s Choir of Uganda </font></strong><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3">who will be visiting our school on May 24 and performing for our students. The children in this choir are orphans and need basic essentials such as toiletries, socks and underwear. Anything you can bring as a donation will be greatly appreciated by these under-privileged African orphans. </font></font></p>
May Newsletter is now availablehttp://alr.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/135May Newsletter is now available<p>​Please click on the newsletter tab to access our May newsletter.</p>
Canada 150 Red & White Day - Thursday, May 4http://alr.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/134Canada 150 Red & White Day - Thursday, May 4<p>​Tomorrow is the 150th day of school at Algonquin Ridge.  In honour of Canada's 150th anniversary our school will be having a Red & White day.  Students are encouraged to wear red and/or white to school tomorrow.  As part of our special fun our school photographer will also be stopping by to take an aerial picture of our students organized in the shape of a Canadian flag.  For this purpose we need the students wearing red & white (mostly red) to allow for a good looking picture.</p>

 

 

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