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Popcorn Day on February 23rdhttp://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/300Popcorn Day on February 23rd<p>​Popcorn will be sold on Friday, February 23rd at the first fitness break for $2 per bag. Flavours available are:</p><p style="text-align:center;">Buttersalt</p><p style="text-align:center;">Salt & Vinegar</p><p style="text-align:center;">Kettle Corn</p><p style="text-align:center;">Low Fat Caramel</p><p style="text-align:center;">Dill Pickle</p><p style="text-align:center;">Ketchup</p><p> </p><p>Proceeds from these popcorn sales will go towards supporting our Student Leadership initiatives at Emma King.</p><p> </p>
Look What's Happening - Feb. 20-23!http://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/331Look What's Happening - Feb. 20-23!<p>​Wednesday, February 21st - KIDS ACTIVITIES EXPO in the gym from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.  All are welcome.</p><p>Thursday, February 22nd - Grade 3 Barn Dance in the gym- First Period</p><p>Friday, February 23rd - Character Assembly at 11:30 in the gym; Popcorn Day; Pink Shirt Day</p><p> </p><p> </p>
UPCOMING EVENTS AT EMMA KINGhttp://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/159UPCOMING EVENTS AT EMMA KING<p>Feb. 19 - FAMILY DAY</p><p>Feb. 21 - Kids Activities Expo</p><p>Feb. 23 - Character Assembly 11:30 a.m. & Popcorn Day</p><p>Feb. 23 - PINK SHIRT DAY</p><p>Mar. 5 - School Council Meeting - 6pm in Library</p><p>Mar. 9 - DANCEATHON - Beach Day Theme</p><p>Mar. 12 - 16 - MARCH BREAK</p><p>Mar. 29 - Character Assembly 11:30 a.m. & Popcorn Day</p><p>Mar. 29 - Spirit Animal Theme Day</p><p>Mar. 30 - GOOD FRIDAY</p><p>Apr. 2 - EASTER MONDAY</p><p>Apr. 26 - Character Assembly 11:30 a.m. & Popcorn Day</p><p>Apr. 27 - PA DAY</p><p>May 7 - School Council Meeting - 6pm in Library</p><p>May 18 - PA DAY</p><p>May 21 - VICTORIA DAY</p><p>May 25 - Character Assembly 11:30 a.m. & Popcorn Day</p><p>June 1 - PA 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>
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>
Fantastic Lineup for Our Kids Activities Expo!http://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/330Fantastic Lineup for Our Kids Activities Expo!<p>​</p><p>Don't forget Wednesday Feb 21st right after you pickup your kids up from school,  join us in the gym for the 2nd Annual Kids Activities Expo.  We have a great line up of local businesses that offer Extracurricular Activities, PA Day Camps, March Break Camps, Summer Camps and more!</p><p> </p><p><strong>We have a Face Painter on site - special thanks to the City of Barrie for providing that.  We have a bake sale & candy corner,  pizza will also be for sale.</strong></p><p> </p><p>Not only do we have some <strong>AMAZING DOOR PRIZES</strong> available just by walking through the gym and chatting with some businesses-  we also have a fantastic line up of <strong>S</strong><strong>ilent Auction</strong> items. </p><p> </p><p>Come meet Art Wonderfull, the Barrie YMCA, Thunderhoops, MacLaren Art Centre, as well as Cheer Pride All Stars , interactive cooking demo's with PC Cooking School, Kuruka Equestrian Centre, Barrie Taekwondo, Kaleidoscope Play Centre, Venture Academy, Simcoe Youth Singers,  and <strong>many more</strong>. </p><p> </p><p>Don't forget to like and share our Facebook event and we are posting more information about the awesome businesses coming! </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/181285849036228/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">https://www.facebook.com/events/181285849036228/</span></a></p><p> </p><p>Save the Date - Wednesday Feb 21st from 3:30pm - 5:30pm let's show our appreciation to these businesses who are coming to see us - to come and see them. </p><p> </p><p>This is a fundraising event for our school and is open to the public so don't be shy - spread the word all are welcome! </p><p> </p>
COME AND JOIN US TODAYhttp://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/332COME AND JOIN US TODAY<p>​</p><p> </p><p style="text-align:center;">EVENT NOTICE:  2<sup>nd</sup> Annual Kids Activities Expo</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p>Our Kids Activities Expo is TODAY – Wednesday Feb 21<sup>st</sup> immediately upon picking up your child from school please take some time and head to the gym to visit some amazing vendors that offer so many extracurricular activities, classes and camps for our kids. These local businesses have come to share their wonderful information with you. </p><p> </p><p>This event is also open to the public so invite all your friends across Barrie!</p><p> </p><p>We have a very diverse group on hand and they have generously donated some <strong>amazing </strong>door prizes.  We also have a face painter on site – pizza sales – bake sale and candy corner!  </p><p> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Please check our <strong>Silent</strong> Auction items up for grabs to the highest bidder. </p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Come check out these fabulous businesses:</p><p> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Art Wonderfull</p><p style="text-align:center;">Barrie Kempettes</p><p style="text-align:center;">Barrie Taekwondo Club</p><p style="text-align:center;">Barrie YMCA</p><p style="text-align:center;">Cheer Pride All Stars</p><p style="text-align:center;">Kaleidoscoppe Play Centre</p><p style="text-align:center;">Kuruka Equestrian Ltd</p><p style="text-align:center;">MacLaren Art Centre</p><p style="text-align:center;">PC Cooking School</p><p style="text-align:center;">Simcoe Youth Singers</p><p style="text-align:center;">SurfWakeSki</p><p style="text-align:center;">Thunderhoops Basketball</p><p style="text-align:center;">Venture Academy</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>The event runs TODAY from 3:30pm – 5:30pm: Wednesday February 21</strong><strong><sup>st</sup></strong> </p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">All proceeds from this event go towards our school! </p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong><sup> </sup></strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong><sup> </sup></strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Come have some fun with our vendors – have your face painted – and grab some pizza for an easy supper. All the vendors are excited to share some fresh new ideas for our kids! </strong><strong> </strong><strong>Some of the booths have interactive demonstrations!!!!</strong><strong>  </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Special thanks to the City of Barrie and Barrie Public Library as well!</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> </strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>See you there!</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p>
JOIN US AT THE KIDS ACTIVITIES EXPOhttp://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/329JOIN US AT THE KIDS ACTIVITIES EXPO<p>​</p><p> <font size="3">Emma King Elementary School’s School Council is excited to be hosting our: </font></p><font size="3"> </font><strong><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3"></font></font><p><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3">2nd Annual Kids Activities Expo on Wednesday February 21</font></font><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="1"><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="1">st </font></font><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3">from 3:30pm – 5:30pm. </font></font></p><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3"> </font></font></strong><font size="3"></font><p><font size="3">We have gathered together some amazing </font><strong><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri,Calibri" size="3">local businesses </font></font></strong><font size="3">that provide programming and activities for our children and families. i.e. weekday or weekend programs, before and after school, March Break, Summer Camps, and PA day activities etc. It is a one stop shopping and information gathering extravaganza built with our kids in mind. </font></p><font size="3"> </font><p><font size="3">The expo is conveniently timed so that you can pick up your child at the end of the day on Wednesday Feb 21</font><font size="1">st </font><font size="3">and head straight to the gym to learn more about the awesome businesses that cater to our kids! We have a great variety of vendors that cannot wait to share information about what they do. </font></p><font size="3"> <p>There will be a face painter on site – silent auction (we have an amazing line up of items) – Candy Corner & Bake Sale – Pizza for Sale (a stress free dinner option!). </p> </font><p><font size="3">This event is open to the public so tell all your friends and family that they can come too! Check out our facebook event page@ </font><font color="#0000ff" size="3"><font color="#0000ff" size="3">https://www.facebook.com/events/181285849036228/ </font></font><font size="3">or search for 2</font><font size="1">nd </font><font size="3">Annual Kids Activities Expo hosted by Emma King E.S. – like and share! </font></p><font size="3"> <p>All proceeds from this event and from the Silent Auction will go towards Leadership Incentives, Field Trips, Athletics and Technology for our school. </p></font>
Update your child’s immunization recordhttp://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/327Update your child’s immunization record<p>​</p><p><strong>Update your child's immunization record</strong><br><strong> </strong>The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is required to keep up-to-date immunization records for all students who attend elementary or secondary school in the County of Simcoe and the District of Muskoka. Parents are responsible for reporting immunizations to the health unit each time their child receives a vaccine from their health care provider. The immunizations that the health unit requires records for include: diphtheria, tetanus, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, meningococcal, pertussis and varicella (chickenpox) for those born in 2010 or later. </p><p>It's easy to update your child's immunization status. Go to <a href="http://www.smdhu.org/immsonline"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.smdhu.org/immsonline</span></a> to update your child's record or call Health Connection at 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520 (toll free). </p>
KIDS ACTIVITIES EXPOhttp://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/324KIDS ACTIVITIES EXPO<p>​Our second annual Kids Activities Expo will be taking place on Wednesday, February 21st from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.</p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Kids%20Activities%20Expo%20Announcement%20with%20Donation%20Slip%202018.doc"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icdoc.png" alt="" />Kids Activities Expo Announcement with Donation Slip 2018.doc</a></p>
GO TEAM CANADA Spirit Dayhttp://emk.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/328GO TEAM CANADA Spirit Day<p>​On Friday, February 9th we will be celebrating Canada at the Winter Olympics.  Wear your red, white, Olympic Wear or Canada Spirit Wear!</p>