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UPCOMING EVENTS AT EMMA KINGhttp://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/159UPCOMING EVENTS AT EMMA KING<p>Apr. 26 - Character Assembly 11:30 a.m. & Popcorn Day</p><p>Apr. 26 - Deadline for Yearbook Orders</p><p>Apr. 27 - PA DAY</p><p>May 3 - WE Walk for Water</p><p>May 7 - School Council Meeting - 6pm in Library</p><p>May 17 - Kindergarten Teddy Bear Picnic with Families 2-3:30</p><p>May 18 - PA DAY</p><p>May 21 - VICTORIA DAY</p><p>May 22 - Inoculations for Grade 7 Students</p><p>May 23 - Track and Field Day Grade 4-8</p><p>May 23 - Grade 3 EQAO </p><p>May 24 - Grade 3 EQAO</p><p>May 25 - Grade 3 EQAO</p><p>May 25 - Character Assembly 1:50 pm & Popcorn Day</p><p>May 28 - Grade 6 EQAO</p><p>May 29 - Grade 6 EQAO</p><p>May 30 - Grade 6 EQAO</p><p>May 30 - Welcome to Kindergarten 2:00 - 3:15</p><p>May 31 - Grade 6 EQAO</p><p>June 1 - PA DAY</p><p>June 7 - Track and Field Raindate Grade 4-8</p><p>June 8 - Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart</p><p>June 11 - Regional Track and Field</p><p>June 12 - Raindate for Regional Track and Field</p><p>June 20 - Primary Play Day</p><p>June 21 - Raindate for Play Day</p><p>June 22 - Character Assembly 11:30 & Popcorn Day</p><p>June 26 - Grade 8 Grad Ceremonies</p><p>June 28 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
Register now for Before & After School Programs for September 2018http://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/350Register now for Before & After School Programs for September 2018<p>​</p><p><strong>Register now for Before & After School Programs for September 2018</strong></p><p>Register now for child care at our school next school year. Your child's space in the program for September 2018 will be considered a priority if completed registration forms have been submitted to the child care operator by <strong>June 30, 2018</strong>.  Please contact Upper Canada Child Care at 705-726-5674 to register your child(ren).</p>
Summer child care options available http://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/351Summer child care options available <p>​</p><p><strong>Summer child care options available </strong></p><p>The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) supports your child care needs by offering full-day child care programs in select schools across Simcoe County. Twenty schools offer child care programs for children from Junior Kindergarten age to 12 years old. Registration in advance is required. Please contact the child care operator directly to register. More information can be found on our website at <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.scdsb.on.ca</span></a> – click on 'Schools' then 'Before & After School Care.'</p>
Free Sketch Trial Classhttp://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/349Free Sketch Trial Class<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Free%20Sketch%20Trial%20Class.png"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpng.gif" alt="" />Free Sketch Trial Class.png</a></p>
May 3rd (new date)- WE Walk for Waterhttp://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/345May 3rd (new date)- WE Walk for Water<p>​Due to the amount of snow we have on our school yard, we have postponed the WE Walk until Thursday, May 3rd.</p><p> </p><p>On <span style="text-decoration:line-through;">Wednesday, April 25th </span>the Emma King Staff and Students will be participating with the WE Charity in the WE Walk for Water campaign.  Students  have received pledge forms and online donations can be made at:  <a href="https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/we-walk-for-water15">https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/we-walk-for-water15</a></p>
Yearbook Ordershttp://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/344Yearbook Orders<p>​Yearbook Order Forms have been sent home. The deadline for orders is Thursday, April 26th.  Yearbooks are $20 and payment may be made: online; by cheque made out to Emma King E.S.; or by cash.  Please be sure to send in a paper order form indicating your child's name, grade and teacher.</p>
PLEASE DRESS FOR THE WEATHER!http://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/285PLEASE DRESS FOR THE WEATHER!<p>​Mother Nature has been giving us all kinds of weather!  </p><p>Just a reminder to all our families that students need to come to school prepared to be outside for recess.  Please dress for the weather. <strong style="text-decoration:underline;">It is a good idea to pack a change of clothing in case you get wet at recess</strong>.</p><p>We also remind students to bring indoor shoes.  Students are required to change from their wet outdoor footwear to dry indoor shoes or slippers. This is for student safety, students should not be in the halls and classrooms  in bare feet or stocking feet.</p>
Kindergarten Registration is Underway!http://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/315Kindergarten Registration is Underway!<p>​Please contact Mrs. Leach in the office (705-728-5401) if you have a child to register.  Registration packages are available at the school office.</p><p> </p><p>Do you (or someone you know) have a child who was born in 2014? If so, it's almost time to register them for Kindergarten in the SCDSB! Beginning Jan. 22, our elementary schools will register children for Kindergarten for the 2018-19 school year. Required registration documents include birthdate documentation, proof of address and immunization records. Visit <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/kindergarten"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.scdsb.on.ca/kindergarten</span></a> for more information. </p>
School’s in for summer at the SCDSBhttp://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/352School’s in for summer at the SCDSB<p>​<strong>School's in for summer at the SCDSB</strong><br><strong> </strong>Are you and your child planning their courses for next school year? Looking for a way to create flexibility in their timetable and earn a credit? Consider summer school! Each year, the SCDSB offers a variety of summer programs to over 2,000 students. Summer school options include open, college and university level courses from Grades 9 to 12. Courses are offered in-person or online. Interested students can also travel and earn credits with the summer EduTravel program.<strong> </strong>Summer school program details can be found on the Learning Centres website at <a href="http://www.thelearningcentres.com/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.thelearningcentres.com</span></a>. Current SCDSB students should speak to their guidance counsellor for information and to register. Register now so that your summer school choices align with course selection for next year!</p>
Parents invited to information session about special education on May 16http://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/353Parents invited to information session about special education on May 16<p>​</p><p><strong>Parents invited to information session about special education on May 16</strong><br><strong> </strong>The Simcoe County District School Board is hosting a series of information sessions for parents/guardians to learn about special education and how to support students with special education needs. The last session takes place this month:</p><p><strong>Date: </strong>May 16<strong> </strong><br><strong>Time: </strong>6 to 7 p.m.<br> <strong>Location: </strong>SCDSB Education Centre, 1170 Highway 26, Midhurst<br><strong> Topic:</strong> Understanding Alternative/Non-Academic Individual Education Plan (IEP) Goals</p><p>No registration is required. You can also join this session from home via Google Meet using this link: meet.google.com/zfg-egau-wgp. Those joining via Google Meet will need to 'mute' while watching the session to avoid audio feedback. Parents are welcome to type in questions using the chat option in Google Meet during the event.</p>