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Candy Cane Lane Holiday Store- Donate new or gently use items Cane Lane Holiday Store- Donate new or gently use items<p>​</p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:tinos;font-size:medium;line-height:normal;">Ladies and gentleman boys and girls children of all ages! I am excited to announce that Candy Cane Lane is coming to Emma King!!!!! What is candy cane lane? Well...its magical, fun and yummy!!!!!!! A place that you can pick out the perfect gift for your loved ones and give back to your community!</p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:tinos;font-size:medium;line-height:normal;">We are asking for your help. We are asking for your family to donate any gently used or new items. Items for all ages!!!!</p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:tinos;font-size:medium;line-height:normal;">Stay tuned for more exciting messages and details to come next week, but in the meantime look around at home for those items that you just don't use anymore!</p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:tinos;font-size:medium;line-height:normal;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/IMG_1327.JPG" alt="IMG_1327.JPG" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p>
Grade 4/5 Students Honour Veterans 4/5 Students Honour Veterans<p><span style="color:#1f497d;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:14.6667px;background-color:#ffffff;">Grade 4/5 students in Mrs. Coates' class worked with Ms. Rosen to learn about the importance of Rembrance Day. They researched and honoured veterans by creating an iMovie presentation. </span></p><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify"><iframe width="540" height="303" src="/_layouts/15/videoembedplayer.aspx?site=f130acb858df4cd2b6639061a6a98fad&web=4a5fe1ee19f7464f919dcdfd5a0c8048&list=b6853243613a40c6b054b2d07a8f0236&item=33&" data-title="Grade4/5 Honour Veterans for Remembrance Day. " data-duration="0"></iframe> </div><p>​</p>
The Tough Team to Beat Tough Team to Beat<p></p><span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:arial;color:#000000;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">Emma King faced the Trillium Woods Tornado’s on Tuesday November 23. The Wild Cats played an epic game with our good defence and great shooting from the whole team, but in the end the Tornado’s ended up winning, Trillium Woods won with a score of 30-10. A big thanks to Mr. Renwick for coaching our intermediate girls basketball team. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:arial;color:#000000;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;"><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:arial;color:#000000;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;">Article by Madison Blakeman</span></p><div><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:arial;color:#000000;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent;"><br></span></div></span><p>​</p>
CUPE and ETFO reach tentative agreements; suspend work-to-rule actions and ETFO reach tentative agreements; suspend work-to-rule actions<h2>ETFO</h2><p>The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) began provincial job action in the form of a work-to-rule campaign in May 2015.   <br></p><p><strong>On November 2, ETFO reached a tentative agreement at the central bargaining table with the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA). </strong> The tentative deal must be endorsed by ETFO's local leaders before it is presented to all ETFO members for ratification. ETFO has agreed to suspend central job action while ratification takes place. Terms of the tentative agreement have not yet been made public.</p><h2>CUPE</h2><p>The collective bargaining agreement between the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) expired on August 31, 2014. In the SCDSB, CUPE represents our custodial and maintenance staff. Since September 10, 2015, CUPE members have been engaged in provincial job action in the form of a work-to-rule campaign.   <br></p><p><strong>On November 2, CUPE reached a tentative agreement at the central bargaining table with the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA). </strong> The tentative deal must be endorsed by CUPE's local leaders before it is presented to all CUPE members for ratification. CUPE has agreed to suspend central job action while ratification takes place. Terms of the tentative agreement have not yet been made public. <br></p><p>To learn more about the labour situation, visit the <a href="" target="_blank">Labour Situation page</a> on the SCDSB's website.</p>
Staffing News at Emma King ES News at Emma King ES<p>​Staffing News at Emma King ES</p><p>Welcome back to school everyone! Staff are busy getting ready for September 8<sup>th</sup>. The students will meet their teachers outside and then line up and enter the school with their class.</p><p>Mrs. Leach will be on leave of absence into the new calendar year, as she underwent surgery over the summer and will be recuperating in the coming months. We look forward to her return to us sometime in the New Year. </p><p>We will also be welcoming Mrs. Cornick in her new role as school Principal at Emma King ES. Mrs. Cornick joins us from Regent Park PS in Orillia and will begin at Emma King on Friday, September 4<sup>th</sup>. Mrs. Cornick, welcome to the Emma King school family! Mr. Nicholson will be assuming the principalship at Lion's Oval PS in Orillia, effective September 4<sup>th</sup>.</p><p>We also have the pleasure of welcoming new teaching staff to our school. This includes Mrs. Poisson (FSL & Gr.5), Ms. Armstrong (FDK), Ms. Stewart (Gr.1), Ms. Duncan (Gr.6), Ms. Coates (Gr.5), Mr. White (Gr.6),  Ms. Crawford (Spec Ed), Ms. Gropp (CYW), Mr. Aldridge (Mackenzie Health), Ms. Ross (EA).</p><p>We are looking forward to another amazing year at Emma King ES!</p>
Thank You You<p>This is my final message to the Emma King School community as I will be assuming the principalship at Lion's Oval PS in Orillia effective tomorrow, September 4th. I would like to say thank you to everyone who has contributed to making Emma King ES a wonderful place for our students. In the last 4.5 years I have had the pleasure of watching your children learn, grow and contribute to our school and community.  I have also had the privilege of working alongside a dedicated and hardworking staff and volunteers. I will miss Emma King. I wish everyone a happy, safe year, full of new learning, both in and outside of the classroom.</p><p>Jon Nicholson</p><p><span style="line-height:1.6;">Princi</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">pal</span></p><p>Emma King ES</p>



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