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Subway Luncheshttp://fer.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/40Subway Lunches<p>You are reminded about the orders for the new block of sub days. This information is available on School Cash. Dates are  Jan 24, Jan. 31 Feb. 7, Feb 14.  Online orders and payments can be made at <a href="http://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com/">http://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com</a> or you may stop by the school for assistance.</p><p>The subs are 6 inch with several options. Orders are due on Jan. 17</p><p>Orders are done for a month at a time so ordering won't open up again until mid February</p>
Milk Ordershttp://fer.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/38Milk Orders<p>​The current  milk program runs from October 17 to December 23. Please see school cash online for details.</p><p>Orders will be accepted until October 5.</p><p> </p><p>On December 12 new orders will open. These are for days between Jan. 9 and Mar. 10. These will close on Dec. 19</p>
Thursday Pizza Dayshttp://fer.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/39Thursday Pizza Days<p>​Pizza orders are due on a monthly basis through School Cash Online. We are now in our third ordering period. Unfortunaley late orders cannot be accepted.</p><p> </p><p class="h4 left" style="padding:0px;">MONTHLY PIZZA ORDER Dec, 1, 8, 15, 22 - 2016/2017</p><p align="center" style="padding:0px;"> </p><hr /><input type="hidden" value="0.00" /> <input type="hidden" value="0" /> <input type="hidden" /> <input type="hidden" value="3001028" /> <input type="hidden" value="66613" /> <input type="hidden" value="False" /> <input type="hidden" value="False" /> <p>-pizza orders are done on a monthly basis <br>-this order is for the following dates Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22 <br>-orders the day of the sale will not be taken <br>-please note that orders are required for ALL of the dates listed, not individually <br>-please choose either pepperoni or cheese, and quantity of slice for each lunch <br>A NEW ORDER WILL BE POSTED FOR JANUARY on Dec. 15th <br>This order closes on November 28 <br></p><p>Please stop by the office if you need any assistance.</p><p> </p>
Parkling Lot Flow 2016-2017http://fer.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/36Parkling Lot Flow 2016-2017<p>​</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Traffic Flow at Ferndale Woods Elementary School</strong></span></p><p> </p><p>As you know, Ferndale Woods has grown in enrollment and we now have four full buses and several special needs transportation vehicles. In order to facilitate a smooth beginning to the school year and to maintain safety throughout the year, it is important to highlight information related to drop off and pick up of students.</p><p> </p><p>Numerous buses come in and out of our school.  In order to ensure student safety, the Board's policy is that once a bus is on school property, vehicles will not be allowed to pass until the bus has loaded or unloaded.  </p><p> </p><p>Parents are encouraged to walk their children to school whenever possible. If it is necessary to drive it is highly recommended that parents park in the parking lot at the city park or park along Nicholson Drive behind the school. Parents may legally park there and walk their children to and from the school yard.</p><p> </p><p>Parking Lot:</p><ul><li>Parents may drop off their children at the Kiss and Ride but may not park there</li><li>Once buses are in, cars will not be able to get out of the Kiss and Ride or parking lot until the buses have unloaded/loaded</li><li>Kindergarten children may be dropped at the Kiss and Ride to a blue vest teacher who will walk them around to the supervised kindergarten area</li></ul><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>For the start of the year, parents are welcome to walk their children around to the kindergarten yard (marked with pylons) to the supervising staff. If coming by vehicle, they must do so after parking in legal parking space.</li><li>For kindergarten students, pick-up will be at designated doors at the back of the kindergarten area of the school </li><li>At the end of the day, parents may pick up their children at the Kiss and Ride but they will not be able to leave the parking lot until buses have left</li></ul><p> </p><p>The entrance through the YMCA daycare gate is closed to Ferndale families.  According to the Day Nursery Act, anyone entering the childcare property must first sign in at the YMCA office.  The YMCA's program has grown and in order to maintain the safety and security of the small children in their care their playground area will remain closed to outside visitors.</p><p> </p><p>Thank you for your support in keeping our students safe. </p>
School Yard From 8:30-3:05http://fer.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/24School Yard From 8:30-3:05<p>​Please be reminded that the school yard is closed to people other than students and staff from 8:30-3:05. Adults interacting with our students are approved through our volunteer program. Thanks for your help, in the interest of child safety and confidentiality. Parents may take their children to their lineups and are welcome to wait in the rock area to the north of the school (by the Kiss and Ride), if they wish.</p>
Parents, tell us what you think: survey about climate, safety at schoolhttp://fer.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/66Parents, tell us what you think: survey about climate, safety at school<div>​​Parents and guardians can provide feedback on the climate at our school through a survey that will be open from January 9 to 27.</div><div><br></div><div>Survey topics include: the overall tone of the school, feeling of safety, student well-being, and equity and inclusion.</div><div><br></div><div style="text-align:center;"><strong>Complete the survey now</strong></div><div style="text-align:center;"><br></div><div style="text-align:center;"><a href="http://fluidsurveys.com/s/SCParent1617/">http://fluidsurveys.com/s/SCParent1617/</a></div><div><br></div><div>A similar survey is being conducted with staff and students. 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. </div><div><br></div><div>The data will show our progress over time, and will highlight areas of strength and areas in need of improvement.  </div><div><br></div><div>Parent and staff versions of the elementary School Climate Survey are being offered for the first time this year. Parent and staff versions of the secondary School Climate Survey were offered for the first time last year. Student School Climate surveys have been collected since 2007.</div><div><br></div><div>Questions can be sent to <a href="mailto:research@scdsb.on.ca">research@scdsb.on.ca​</a>. </div><div><br></div>

 

 

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