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2016-2017 Elementary School Climate Surveyhttp://ovl.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/992016-2017 Elementary School Climate Survey<p style="text-align:justify;">​Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) aims to provide a safe, supportive learning environment that supports all students in being successful. In January, <em>all students in grades 4 to 8</em> will be asked to complete an anonymous on-line survey at school about how they feel about their school. Your child's teacher will supervise the class during the survey and can answer any questions or concerns your child may have.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">This year, <em>parents/guardians of students in grades 4 to 8</em> will also be asked to complete an anonymous on-line survey about how they feel about their child's school. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">These surveys provide students and parent/guardians with the opportunity to say what is great about their school, as well as express their concerns. The survey results will provide valuable feedback to staff and will help schools to develop their Safe Schools Plans. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Students, parents/guardians and staff will <span style="text-decoration:underline;">not</span> be asked to provide their names and all responses will be combined to ensure confidentiality. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Similar to prior SCDSB School Climate surveys, the questions cover a range of topics, such as:</p><ul><li>the overall tone of the school, often referred to as school climate;</li><li>perceptions of peers in terms of the Board's 10 Character traits;</li><li>involvement in extracurricular activities and academic achievement; </li><li>experiences of school safety and bullying;</li><li>equity and inclusion practices within the school;</li><li>school responses to instances of student wrongdoing; and</li><li>3 questions to assist the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit in their Healthy Schools Initiative.<br><br> </li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Student Survey</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">A sample version of the student survey is available here <a href="http://fluidsurveys.com/s/SCStudent1617Sample">http://fluidsurveys.com/s/SCStudent1617Sample</a>.     A paper copy of the student survey is also available at the school office. Please call the school if you have questions about how the student survey will be implemented in your child's school.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>Parent/Guardian Survey</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">To complete the <em>parent/guardian survey</em>, please go to the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) website (<a href="http://scdsb.on.ca/">http://scdsb.on.ca</a>) and click the link to the parent/guardian School Climate survey. The <strong>password</strong> for the <em>parent/guardian survey</em> is <strong>ElementaryParent2017</strong>.  If you do not have access to the internet and/or you prefer to complete a paper version of the survey, copies of the parent/guardian survey are available at the school office. Questions about the parent/guardian survey can be directed to SCDSB's Research and Evaluation Services team <a href="mailto:research@scdsb.on.ca">research@scdsb.on.ca</a></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Thank you for your support!</p>
Lion's Oval Public School The Week Ahead Week of January 16-20, 2017http://ovl.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/100Lion's Oval Public School The Week Ahead Week of January 16-20, 2017<table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><p style="text-align:center;">​ </p><p style="text-align:center;">Monday</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><ul><li>Intermediate Musical – Rehearsal in LC (10:30-11:10am)</li></ul></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Tuesday</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><ul><li>Intermediate Musical – Rehearsal in LC (10:30-11:10am)</li></ul><ul><li>Strings Practice (10:30-11:10am in gym)</li></ul></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Wednesday</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><ul><li> </li></ul></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><ul><li>Intermediate Musical – Rehearsal in LC (10:30-11:10am) </li></ul><ul><li>Strings Practice (10:30-11:10am in gym)</li><li>Intermediate Musical – Rehearsal in LC (3:15-4:15pm)</li></ul></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Friday</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><ul><li>Advanced Strings Practice – violin (8:00-8:45am) </li></ul></td></tr></tbody></table>
Parents, tell us what you think: survey about climate, safety at schoolhttp://ovl.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>
Lion's Oval Public School The Week Ahead Week of January 9-13, 2017http://ovl.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/98Lion's Oval Public School The Week Ahead Week of January 9-13, 2017<table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Monday</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><ul><li>Welcome Back!</li></ul></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Tuesday</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><ul><li>SEF Cross Panel Math(intermediates) at Twin Lakes SS (8:30-3:00pm)</li></ul></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Wednesday</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><br></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><br></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Friday</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"></td></tr></tbody></table>
Lion's Oval Public School The Week Ahead Week of December 19-23, 2016http://ovl.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/97Lion's Oval Public School The Week Ahead Week of December 19-23, 2016<p>​</p><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><p style="text-align:center;">​ </p><p style="text-align:center;">Monday</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><ul><li>Grade 6 to OMAH (9:00-12:30pm)</li><li>Grade 7/8 to OSS for Music (11:30-1:30pm)</li></ul></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Tuesday</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><ul><li>Grades 5 & 5/6 to OMAH </li></ul></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Wednesday</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><ul><li>Last Day for OVL Food Drive </li><li>Optional Carol Sing in gym (9:00-9:30am)</li><li>Grade 5 to OSS for PE activity (depart @11:00am)</li><li>Intermediates to OSS for Winter Show Case (12:15-2:15pm)</li><li>Primary Holiday Concert @ 6:30pm in gym</li></ul></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><ul><li>Optional Carol Sing in gym (9:00-9:30am) </li></ul></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Friday</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><ul><li>Spirit Day - Sparkle & Jingle Day </li><li>OVL Character Assembly (9:00-10:00am)</li></ul></td></tr></tbody></table>

 

 

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