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Information for regarding the return to school planhttp://jke.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/127Information for regarding the return to school plan<p>On July 30, the Premier’s Office announced that all publicly funded schools in Ontario will reopen in September. In the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB), all students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 will return under a conventional school day model subject to cohorting/timetabling considerations, and enhanced public health protocols. As such, SCDSB schools and adult learning centres will reopen to students on the first day of school, September 8, 2020.<br><br>For information for families regarding COVID-19 and the Simcoe County District School Board, please visit <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19">www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19</a>. <br></p>
Update#1http://jke.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/22Update#1<p>​</p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:8pt;color:#595959;font-family:arial, sans-serif;background-color:#ffffff;line-height:1.295;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Good Evening Cougar Families.  </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:8pt;color:#595959;font-family:arial, sans-serif;background-color:#ffffff;line-height:1.295;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">This is Principal Jan DeCola contacting you to say hello and check in.  I hope that you and your family are doing well during this unprecedented time.  I wanted to inform you that we are working hard to support your child’s learning, and to develop a Continuity of Learning plan for our students, should school closures extend beyond April 5. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:8pt;color:#595959;font-family:arial, sans-serif;background-color:#ffffff;line-height:1.295;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Over the next few days, your child’s classroom teacher will be contacting you to check in and determine what the best method of communication will be going forward. We want to ensure you that we are doing all we can to support your child’s learning.  </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:8pt;color:#595959;font-family:arial, sans-serif;background-color:#ffffff;line-height:1.295;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">As announced on March 23, the Ministry of Education has launched Learn at Home, an online portal with resources to support student learning until April 5.  We encourage you to visit our board website at </span><a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/" style="color:#0072b9;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#0563c1;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">www.scdsb.on.ca</span></a><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">, for more detailed information about Learn at Home and other matters related to COVID-19. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:8pt;color:#595959;font-family:arial, sans-serif;background-color:#ffffff;line-height:1.295;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">The staff at James Keating are missing our students and we hope that they are well.  We appreciate your understanding and patience as we work on the next steps in ensuring ongoing learning opportunities for our students. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:8pt;color:#595959;font-family:arial, sans-serif;background-color:#ffffff;line-height:1.295;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Thank you</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:8pt;color:#595959;font-family:arial, sans-serif;background-color:#ffffff;line-height:1.295;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Jan DeCola</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:8pt;color:#595959;font-family:arial, sans-serif;background-color:#ffffff;line-height:1.295;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Principal</span></p><p><br></p>
MEET THE TEACHERhttp://jke.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/20MEET THE TEACHER<p>​Let us do the cooking - Pizza-Q and Meet the Teacher<br></p><p>Teachers will be in their classrooms from 5:30-6:30<br></p><p>Pizza available at 5:00 <br></p><p>Icecream following your visit!<br></p>
SCHOOL PHOTOS OCTOBER 15THhttp://jke.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/21SCHOOL PHOTOS OCTOBER 15TH<p>​Say Cheese!<br></p>
Spring Fling BBQhttp://jke.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/19Spring Fling BBQ<p><strong>​SAVE THE DATE</strong></p><p>Our School Council has been busy planning our "Spring Fling" for June 6th.  Back by popular demand we will have the Zoo to You program!   As well, we will have hot dogs, hamburgers, drinks and games to play.  <br></p>
Bus Safety Training for Studentshttp://jke.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/14Bus Safety Training for Students<p>​First Primary Session (JK to Grade 3): Friday, October 5, 2018 at 9:30 AM<br>First Junior/Intermediate Session (Grades 4 to 8): Friday, October 5, 2018 at 10:15 AM</p>
Communication with Familieshttp://jke.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/23Communication with Families<p>​Hello Cougar Families<br></p><p>It is my hope that we have been able to connect with each and every family.  If for some reason you have <strong style="text-decoration:underline;">not</strong> been in contact with your child's teacher please email:<br></p><p>jdecola@scdsb.on.ca<br></p><p>Please provide your email and/or phone number.<br></p><p><span style="color:#000000;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:#ffffff;">The staff at James Keating are missing our students and we hope that they are well.  We appreciate your understanding and patience as we work on the next steps in ensuring ongoing learning opportunities for our students. </span><br></p>
Jump Rope for Hearthttp://jke.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/18Jump Rope for Heart<p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><em>Jump Rope For Heart</em></span></p><p> </p><p>It's time to jump for healthy hearts!  Jump Rope for Heart encourages kids to be active.  It builds healthy habits, boasts school spirit and teaches social responsibility by helping to raise money for a worthwhile charity.  </p><p> </p><p>Did you know that you get a <strong>free skipping rope when you receive your first $5 online donation for Jump Rope for Heart?</strong> When you get your new rope, you can practice skipping any time you want!</p><p>You also have the opportunity to be entered into a draw for a Mystery Prize Pack when you register online and raise funds - don't miss out, visit jumpropeforheart.ca to register and fundraise online today! The Mystery Prize draw will be held next Friday.</p><p> </p><p>Our school event will be held on April 25th.  Please return all envelopes and donations by that date. </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>​</p>
Little Caesars Pizza Orderhttp://jke.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/17Little Caesars Pizza Order<p>Go to PizzaKit.ca<br></p><p>Click on Products and then Shop<br></p><p>Enter Fundraising ID 263499<br></p><p>Follow prompts to create a user ID<br></p><p><strong>YOU DO NOT HAVE TO SUBMIT THESE ORDERS ON ANY ORDER FROM YOU TURN INTO YOUR TEACHER</strong><br></p>
December Celebrations at James Keating Save the date!http://jke.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/16December Celebrations at James Keating Save the date!<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/December%20Celebrations%20at%20James%20Keating.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />December Celebrations at James Keating.pdf</a></p>