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Parent Anti-Racism Virtual Workshophttp://fer.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/206Parent Anti-Racism Virtual Workshop<blockquote style="color:#201f1e;font-size:15px;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;"><div dir="ltr" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;">Parent council is pleased to be able to host the "Get REAL" group as they present their virtual Anti-Racism workshop to parents on<span> </span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Wednesday, April 6th</strong></span><span> </span>from<span> </span><strong>6:00-7:30pm.</strong></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;">This workshop will help parents identify racism , learn how to deal with discrimination and how to explain it to their children . It will offer parents a chance to look for advice or ask questions anonymously.</div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;">We hope parents will take the opportunity to attend the workshop. Please see the attached flyer for more information.</div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;">If you could pleasecall or email the school if you plan on attending the workshop that will give us an idea of numbers.</div></div></blockquote><p><br></p><p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Parent%20AntiBlack%20Racism%20Workshop.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Parent AntiBlack Racism Workshop.pdf</a></p>
Scholastic Book Fairhttp://fer.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/205Scholastic Book Fair<blockquote style="color:#201f1e;font-size:15px;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;"><div dir="ltr" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><div dir="auto" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#212121;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:14.6667px;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;display:inline !important;">Scholastic Book Fair<br>We are very happy to be able to host our annual Scholastic Book Fair in the library (for students and staff only) but also online for people who want to purchase from home. <br></span></div><div dir="auto" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#212121;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:14.6667px;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;display:inline !important;">Purchasing from the Scholastic Book Fairis an excellent opportunity to reward students for their report cards or purchase holiday season gifts, while<br>giving back to the school. A portion of proceeds from the Fair is offered to the school in the form of "reward points" which are used to purchase books, STEM materials, author visits, etc. The Book Fair will run from November 15-19th, both online and in the school. The online link is<br>https//virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5166979  <br><br></span></div><div dir="auto" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#212121;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:14.6667px;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;display:inline !important;"><br></span></div></div></blockquote><p><br></p><p><br></p>
Spirit Wear Storehttp://fer.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/203Spirit Wear Store<p>​<span style="color:#323130;font-family:"times new roman", serif;font-size:16px;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;display:inline !important;float:none;">We have a couple of Ferndale Spirit opportunities for families that will start today.  (For those new to the school, all students belong to one of 9 House Colours.  We have Ferndale Fridays where we encourage staff and students to wear their house colour, Ferndale colours (purple/teal) or any other  Ferndale Spirit Wear.  We also will be having House Colour Events throughout the year where students will take part in fun activities with their housemates or classmates.) <br></span></p><p style="color:#323130;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-right:0px;margin-left:0px;">We will be offering Spirit Wear for students through Kutting Edge.  The the link to the Ferndale E-Store is:</p><p style="color:#323130;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-right:0px;margin-left:0px;"><a href="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/HnTPAxmk7eMgZqyu7bn6dw~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRjYmqFP0QqaHR0cHM6Ly9mZXJuZGFsZXdvb2Rzc3Bpcml0Lml0ZW1vcmRlci5jb20vVwdzY2hvb2xtQgphewU3gWFH_NQXUhNramVzc29wQHNjZHNiLm9uLmNhWAQAAAAC&data=04%7c01%7cdmobrien%40scdsb.on.ca%7c5e88d0793c5a41c5b69a08d99e0190e3%7c573d7e64d5434fd8b3da0c64adc4eb35%7c1%7c0%7c637714551822228130%7cUnknown%7cTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7c1000&sdata=hyH62eCkpiE0CwnPGqIgGX7tDeG4DHg2Ih1NgtLAzhg%3D&reserved=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="Verified" title="Original URL: http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/HnTPAxmk7eMgZqyu7bn6dw~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRjYmqFP0QqaHR0cHM6Ly9mZXJuZGFsZXdvb2Rzc3Bpcml0Lml0ZW1vcmRlci5jb20vVwdzY2hvb2xtQgphewU3gWFH_NQXUhNramVzc29wQHNjZHNiLm9uLmNhWAQAAAAC. Click or tap if you trust this link." data-linkindex="0" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;">https://ferndalewoodsspirit.itemorder.com</a></p><p><span style="color:#323130;font-family:"times new roman", serif;font-size:16px;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;display:inline !important;float:none;"><br></span></p>
Ferndale Water Bottleshttp://fer.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/204Ferndale Water Bottles<p>​<span style="color:#323130;font-family:"times new roman", serif;font-size:16px;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;display:inline !important;float:none;">We have plastic Ferndale water bottles for sale in the office.  They come in teal or purple. The cost of the bottle is 5$ (this will not be on schoolcash- it will be a cash purchase through the office).  The forms will be sent home with students today.  If you would like to purchase a water bottle, fill out the form and have your child bring it to the office with the 5$ payment.  Students will have the opportunity to personalize their bottle when they pick it up (we will have stickers with letters and symbols on them that students can choose).<br></span></p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Ferndale%20water%20bottles.jpg" alt="Ferndale water bottles.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><br><span style="color:#323130;font-family:"times new roman", serif;font-size:16px;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;display:inline !important;float:none;"></span></p>
2021-2022 School Year Calendarhttp://fer.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/2012021-2022 School Year Calendar<p>​https://p14cdn4static.sharpschool.com/UserFiles/Servers/Server_210898/File/Elementary/Planning%20for%20School/School%20Year%20Calendar/2021-22-Elementary-Reporting-and-5-Day-Cycle-School-Year-Calendar.pdf</p>
Student Handbookhttp://fer.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/202Student Handbook<p>​<a href="https://p14cdn4static.sharpschool.com/UserFiles/Servers/Server_210898/File/Elementary/Parent/SCDSB-Student-Handbook.pdf">https://p14cdn4static.sharpschool.com/UserFiles/Servers/Server_210898/File/Elementary/Parent/SCDSB-Student-Handbook.pdf</a><br></p>
Updated COVID-19 Screening September 1 2021http://fer.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/199Updated COVID-19 Screening September 1 2021<p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Updated%20COVID_screening_Student_Child%20Care_AODA.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Updated COVID_screening_Student_Child Care_AODA.pdf</a><br></p>
Letter to Parents Sept 1 2021http://fer.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/198Letter to Parents Sept 1 2021<p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Letter%20to%20Parents%20Sept%201%202021.doc"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icdoc.png" alt="" />Letter to Parents Sept 1 2021.doc</a><br></p>
Updated Sept 1, 2021 Parent drop-off/pick-up areas - Map #1 & Student assigned entry doors - Map #2http://fer.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/182Updated Sept 1, 2021 Parent drop-off/pick-up areas - Map #1 & Student assigned entry doors - Map #2<p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Updated%20Student%20Entry%20and%20Pickup%20Maps%20September%201%202021.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Updated Student Entry and Pickup Maps September 1 2021.pdf</a><br></p>
Learn more about special education in the SCDSB through virtual outreach sessionshttp://fer.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/138Learn more about special education in the SCDSB through virtual outreach sessions<p>​In 2022, the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is hosting virtual special education outreach sessions to assist parents/caregivers in learning more about programs, supports and ways that we work together to support students with special education needs. </p><div><strong>IEPs and school-based assessments – information for parents/caregivers</strong></div><div style="text-decoration:line-through;">Jan. 13 </div><div style="text-decoration:line-through;">6:30 to 7:30 p.m.<br></div><div><em>*This session has been cancelled. Any updates regarding rescheduling will be posted here if/when they are available.</em><br style="text-decoration:line-through;"></div><div><br></div><div><strong>Supporting students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in SCDSB schools and within our communities – information for parents/caregivers</strong></div><div style="text-decoration:line-through;">Feb. 17</div><div><span style="text-decoration:line-through;">6:30 to 7:30 p.m.</span><br></div><div><em>*This session has been cancelled. Any updates regarding rescheduling will be posted here if/when they are available.</em><br></div><div><br></div><div><strong>Supporting students as they transition into school, from one school to another, and from school upon graduation – information for parents/caregivers</strong> </div><div>April 12</div><div>6:30 to 7:30 p.m.</div><div><br></div><div><strong>Working with families to create safe and supportive environments for children who have experienced trauma – information for parents/caregivers </strong></div><div>May 10</div><div>6:30 to 7:30 p.m.</div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div>Participants are asked to register in advance. Information to access the sessions will be shared via email with individuals who have pre-registered. <a href="https://bit.ly/3s8OBm8">Learn more about each session and how to register</a>.   </div><div><br><br></div><p><br></p>