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Terry Fox Run Fox Run<p>​We will be holding our annual Terry Fox Run on Thursday Oct. 1st with a rain day of Friday Oct. 2nd.  Although our run will look a little different this year all classes will be participating in a 40 min run to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Marathon of Hope.  Please visit our fundraising page to donate to this worthy cause!</p><p><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:107%;font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;"><a href="" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:"helvetica", sans-serif;color:#1b7199;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"></span></a></span><br></p>
Covid-19 Resources & Student Assessment Resources & Student Assessment<p>Please click on the link below to complete the Covid-19 assessment for your child:</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;font-size:16pt;"><a href=""></a> </span></p><p>As well, please find below two additional documents that will help support you including a paper copy of the self-assessment tool as well as a document of what to do if your child has symptoms.<br></p><p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/covid-19-student-screening-tool%20Oct.%207.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />covid-19-student-screening-tool Oct. 7.pdf</a></p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/my-child-did-not-pass-the-covid-19-daily-screening---now-what%20Oct.%207.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />my-child-did-not-pass-the-covid-19-daily-screening---now-what Oct. 7.pdf</a><br></p>
Welcome Back! Back!<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Letter%20Home%20Sept.%202.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Letter Home Sept. 2.pdf</a></p>
Do we have your most current contact information? we have your most current contact information?<p>​As we approach the end of the school year, 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, including your child's report card and information related to transportation.   </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>
Staying Active With the Staff at W.R. Best! Active With the Staff at W.R. Best!<p>​Physical activity is so important for both the body and the mind, especially in this time of staying at home during Covid-19. We hope that families have been able to find some ways to stay active and get outside to enjoy the outdoors.</p><p>Here are some of the ways the staff at W.R. Best have been doing to stay active:</p><p><a href="">Video - Staying Active with W.R. Best</a><br></p><p>As well, there are local places that are offering free online fitness classes for our students.  Here are just a few you can check out although I'm sure there are many more!</p><p><a href="">Springwater Virtual Recreation Zone</a></p><p><a href="">YMCA for Families at Home</a><br></p><p><br></p>
W.R. Best Misses You! Best Misses You!<p>​This week we have started our distant learning with our students.  While it has been nice to connect with you, we still miss seeing your smiling faces!  We hope that everyone is staying healthy, happy, and keeping active.  Here is a message from the staff at W.R. Best:  </p> <p><a href=""></a></p><p><br></p>
School Council Nomination Form Council Nomination Form<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/019%20FORM%201%20School%20Council%20Elections%20%20Sept%202016.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />019 FORM 1 School Council Elections Sept 2016.pdf</a></p>
Check out our new website & subscribe to stay up-to-date! out our new website & subscribe to stay up-to-date!<p>Our website was recently upgraded with a fresh look and new features. It is now fully mobile and tablet friendly, with a special adaptive design that works on all devices. Read about some of the highlights below.</p><p><strong>Subscribe to stay up-to-date on what's happening</strong><br>Our <a href="/about-us/news"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">What's New</span></a> section is where you'll read about all the exciting things going on in our school. It's also where we will post updates during emergency situations. Keep an eye on this section to stay up-to-date. <a href="/subscribe"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Subscribe</span></a> to receive these updates by email so you can stay informed wherever you are!  </p><p><strong>Find out what's happening</strong><br>Check out our <a href="/about-us/events"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Events</span></a> calendar to see the great things upcoming in our school. All Board-wide dates like PA Days and Holidays are available, as well as our school-based events. </p><p><strong>Learn about high school</strong><br>The <a href="/students/high-school"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">High School</span></a> page under Students gives an overview of what to expect in high school, and provides resources for parents to help their teen with the transition.</p><p><strong>Pay fees online</strong><br>The <a href="/parents/pay-fees"><span lang="EN-CA" style="text-decoration:underline;">Pay Fees</span></a> page is found under the Parents menu, and provides the link to access SchoolCash Online to pay for things like field trips and lunch days. Credit Card payments are accepted.</p><p><strong>Newsletters</strong><br>All of our monthly school newsletters will be posted on the <a href="/parents/newsletters"><span lang="EN-CA" style="text-decoration:underline;">Newsletters</span></a> page under Parents. They will also be emailed out to you when you sign up for a subscription to our website.</p><p>Take a look around our new website and try out all the new features. Tell your friends and family to visit us too!</p>
Pay for field trips, lunch days, etc. with SchoolCash Online for field trips, lunch days, etc. with SchoolCash Online<p>​</p><p>The SchoolCash Online program is now available at all schools, offering parents the option to pay online for field trips, lunch days and other items. The program is intended to reduce paper, eliminate the need for students to travel with money, and for money to be counted and stored at schools.<strong>  </strong>Payment by credit card has now also been added. </p><p>Parents who sign up will receive a notification when a new item becomes available for purchase. Items are personalized to each student.  Parents will use a secure online account to process payments, and can either make a one-time payment for each item as it occurs, or load money to carry a balance in the online account to make payments in the future. </p><p>To create an online account, go to <a href="" target="_blank"><span lang="EN-CA" style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></a>. Please contact the school office with any questions.</p>