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Parents, tell us what you think: survey about climate at school, tell us what you think: survey about climate at school<p>Parents and guardians can provide feedback on the climate at our school through a survey that will be open from January 7 to 25. Parents and guardians with more than one child (in Grades 4 to 8) can complete one survey per child.<br><br>Survey topics include: the overall climate of the school, student well-being, and equity and inclusion.<br><br><strong>Complete the survey now: </strong><a href=""></a> <br><br>A similar survey is being conducted with students and staff. 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. <br><br>The data will show our progress over time, and will highlight areas of strength and areas in need of improvement.  <br><br>Student School Climate surveys have been collected since 2007.<br><br>Questions can be sent to <a href=""></a>.</p>
June School Newsletter available School Newsletter available<p>​Please click the parents tab above to access our June school newsletter.</p><p>Please note that our June Spirit day "Proud to be Canadian" has been moved to June 14 to align with our School Family Fun Fair which also takes place on the 14th from 5-7 PM.  We hope to see everyone there!</p>
Neema Children's Choir of Uganda Visits ARES May 24 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>
CANADA 150 ARTS NIGHT AT ARES - MAY 10 150 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>
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