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Welcome to Kindergarten Orientation to Kindergarten Orientation <p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-4 ms-rteFontSize-2">​Our Welcome to Kindergarten Orientation took place here at W.R. Best on May 17, 2022. If you were unable to make it, check out this link for material that was presented :)<br></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-4 ms-rteFontSize-2"><a href=""></a><br></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-4 ms-rteFontSize-2">Welcome to our newest Bobcats! Can't wait to see you on September 8th!</span><br></p>
W.R. Best's Spring Fair! June 1 Best's Spring Fair! June 1<p>See the attached poster with details on our Spring Fair happening on June 1! Hope to see you there!<br></p><p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Spring%20Fair_%20(002).pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Spring Fair_ (002).pdf</a><br></p>
Domino of Kindness!!! of Kindness!!!<p>​Way to go Bobcats for bringing in 315 cereal boxes for the Easter Food drive for the Barrie Food Bank!  Great job in making a difference in our community.</p><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify"><iframe src="/_layouts/15/videoembedplayer.aspx?site=36d9a73201a0478bb156903011964008&web=d6e43e8e734643f49bbb418f0198f269&list=6c556a47a9074ecdae8b8de8b6828d02&item=111&" data-duration="0" width="540" height="303"></iframe> </div><p><br></p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/IMG_3565.jpg" alt="IMG_3565.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/IMG_3564.jpg" alt="IMG_3564.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p>
W.R. Best Pizza Night! May 17, 18, 19 Best Pizza Night! May 17, 18, 19<p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;">Looking for an easy supper night?<br> Order from Napoli Pizzeria and Cafe on March 17, 18 & 19 and have supper delivered to your house! <br> Call 705-353-0800 and ask for the <strong>WR BEST SPECIALS </strong>and $5.00 will be donated to the school! Details attached in the flyer below. Money raised will be going to class (virtual) field trips and programs as well as classroom enhancements. <br> Thank you for your support!<br></p><p style="text-align:center;">Check out this link for more info:<br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/May%20Pizza%20Flyer.png"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpng.gif" alt="" />May Pizza Flyer.png</a><br></p><p><br></p>
Covid-19 Resources & Student Assessment Resources & Student Assessment<p>It is a requirement of the Ministry of Education that all students who are attending school for in-person learning complete a daily COVID-19 self screening <strong>before</strong> school each day. We have been asked to remind families of this requirement.</p><p><strong>If your child is attending in-person learning today</strong>, a COVID-19 School Screening <strong>MUST</strong> be completed prior to them attending school. <strong>If your child is NOT attending school in-person today</strong>, the screening does not need to be completed; however, the office still must be informed of the absence.</p><p><strong>IMPORTANT: There have been recent changes to the provincial screening tool. Please make sure that all questions are read carefully and answered appropriately.</strong></p><p>Please ensure the <a href="">COVID-19 School Screening</a> (click on link) is completed for your child <strong>(note: school screening must occur for each child). School staff will also be reminding students to complete this screening daily.</strong></p><p>We thank you for your cooperation as we work together to ensure the safety of everyone. <br></p><p><br></p>
Mabels Labels Fundraiser - Ongoing Labels Fundraiser - Ongoing<p>Please see the attached poster outlining our Mabels Labels fundraiser. Thank you for supporting our Bobcats!<br></p><p><a href="/Documents/W.R.%20Best%20Mabel%27s%20Labels%20Poster.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />W.R. Best Mabel's Labels Poster.pdf</a><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p>
Fundscrip Fundraiser - Ongoing Fundraiser - Ongoing<p>​Please see the attached poster outlining our Fundscrip fundraiser. Thank you for supporting our Bobcats!</p><p>​<a href="/Documents/W.R.%20Best%20Fundscrip%20Poster.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;" />W.R. Best Fundscrip Poster.pdf</a><br></p><p><br></p>
School lunch orders are LIVE! lunch orders are LIVE!<p>​</p><div>We are happy to share that Lunchbox by SchoolCash Online will be offered at our school for the 2021/2022 school year!</div><div>Lunchbox is a convenient, online ordering platform featuring local vendors. An ordering calendar has been coordinated for the school community and can be found on your SchoolCash Online items page.</div><div>The ordering calendar will open on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 and will feature the following options:<br></div><div><br></div><div>Mondays: Pasta<br>Tuesdays: Pizza<br></div><div>Wednesdays: Subs</div><div><br></div><div>How to Order:</div><div>1. Go to your SchoolCash Online account items page and click “ORDER NOW”.</div><div>2. Confirm your child’s account information including their new teacher and grade for the current school year. **Please ensure the correct teacher and grade are selected to prevent errors on delivery days.</div><div>3. Proceed with ordering your child’s lunch on the school’s ordering calendar by clicking on the blue date for the scheduled vendors.</div><div>4. All orders are submitted on the website and payment is processed on-line by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Debit MasterCard or Visa Debit. Visa and MasterCard prepaid cards are also accepted.<br></div><div><br></div><div>Important Dates:</div><div>• Lunch delivery is scheduled to begin Monday, November 22, 2021.</div><div>• Orders may be placed weekly or in advance, for the full length of the program.</div><div>• Sunday, November 21, 2021 at NOON (12pm) is the ordering deadline for the first scheduled LUNCH delivery.</div><div><br></div><div>Things to Remember:</div><div>• The ordering deadline is Sunday at 12pm (NOON) for the upcoming delivery period.</div><div>• New orders will not be accepted after the Sunday deadline.</div><div>• If buses are cancelled due to inclement weather, and if there is a school closure, lunches will be cancelled and a credit will be issued within 3 business days.<br></div><div><br></div><div><h2 style="margin:10px 0px;font-family:"segoe ui", arial;color:#000000;font-size:18px;line-height:normal;text-rendering:optimizelegibility;background-color:#ffffff;">Questions? Contact the Lunchbox Orders customer service team at 1 (877) 426-6860 or by e-mail at<br></h2><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><p><br></p>
Do we have your most current contact information? we have your most current contact information?<p>Communication with our families is more important than ever. This message is intended to inform you that our school will be using SchoolMessenger to distribute important information directly to families electronically.<br></p><span><p>To do this effectively, efficiently and securely, it is important that we have the most current contact information on file, including updated email and telephone information. Families are asked to contact our school directly if information needs to be updated.       </p><p>If you have any questions or need to update your contact information, please feel free to leave a message at <strong>(705) 728-9591 or email changes to</strong> </p></span>
Big Box of Cards Fundraiser Box of Cards Fundraiser<p>*UPDATE* Boxes have arrived and are available for pick up at the school on Monday and Tuesday, May 9 and 10, from 8:30-4:30 OR they will be sent home with students on Wednesday, May 11. Thank you for supporting this fundraiser and helping sell a total of 99 boxes of cards!!!​</p><p><br></p><p>New to our school this year is the Big Box of Cards fundraiser, featuring a box of 33 “All Occasion” cards or a box of 33 Birthday cards, for the low price of $35. We have outlined the details of this fundraiser below in order to make this a success for our school community. <br></p><div>❖<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Our campaign runs from Friday April 8th to Monday April 25th</div><div>❖<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Each family will be provided with a product video link via email (also see below)<br></div><div>❖<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>We encourage W.R. Best families to share this fundraiser with friends, family and co-workers</div><div>❖<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>All orders can be made on School Cash Online, through your child’s account</div><div>❖<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Family and friends can order through the following community link: </div><div><br></div><div>Additional Information:</div><div>Product Video -</div><div>Birthday Cards Link -</div><div>All Occasions Cards Link -</div><div><br></div><div>Please remember that all funds raised will go directly towards initiatives that benefit our students (our school gets $11 for every box purchased!)  We really believe in the quality and value of these cards and think they would be great to have in each household, in addition to the other boxes that the students sell to family, friends and co-workers.</div><div><br></div><div>Sincerely,</div><div>W.R. Best Memorial P.S. School Council<br></div><p><br></p>