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BCPS Family Bulletin Dec 2, 2022
12/02/2022
Bells Corners is a busy place these days as we approach the month of December. Finding out what students are doing at school can be challenging. One way to engage your child in a conversation may be to ask about one favorite activity that they worked on for the day. This can be a springboard for information as to what your child is learning at school. As always, reach out to your child’s educators to inquire about any information that you may have as well. Last week, it was wonderful to meet and welcome parents to BCPS during our family/educator conferences. Our BCPS staff are engaging students in borden ball intramurals, food drive organization activities, leadership initiatives, clubs, and school wide collaborative work. There are many interests and activities that students can choose to participate in.
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FAMSAC Dec. 5 to 15, 2022
12/01/2022
Bells Corners Food Cupboard Food Drive starts MONDAY! Please bring a food donation.
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Healthy Smiles Ontario 2022
11/30/2022
Free Dental Program for Eligible Children and Youth 17 and Under
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Wednesday Nov 16, 2022
11/16/2022
Route E70-Orange Bus is cancelled for Wednesday Nov. 16, 2022 ​ Route E78- Blue Bus PM route is cancelled for Wednesday Nov. 16, 2022 ​ Route X86-Red Bus . This route will be delayed by 20 to 30 minutes at the end of day drop off.
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Tuesday Nov. 15, 2022
11/15/2022
Route E70-Orange Bus is cancelled for Tuesday Nov. 15, 2022 Route E78- Blue Bus PM route is cancelled for Tuesday Nov. 15, 2022 Route X86-Red Bus . This route will be delayed by 20 to 30 minutes at the end of day drop off.
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MacMillan's Fundraiser 2022
11/15/2022
The deadline to submit your orders and payment is: Friday, December 2, 2022 Orders will be ready for pickup the week of December 19th
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Monday November 14, 2022
11/14/2022
Route E78- Blue Bus PM route is cancelled for Monday Nov. 14, 2022
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Remembrance Day Ceremony - Friday, Nov 11, 2022
11/10/2022
Remembrance Day Ceremony - Friday, November 11, 2022 On November 11th BCPS will be hosting our student led Remembrance Day Ceremony. Parents are welcome to attend our ceremony on November 11th at 10:30am. Parents who wish to attend are encouraged to arrive anytime after 10:15am in order to begin our ceremony at 10:30am. We look forward to seeing you on this day of remembrance.
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BCPS Family Bulletin : Nov 3, 2022
11/04/2022
November has already arrived and we leave behind a packed October! We are so grateful to our School Council for putting together an amazing Halloween/Family Dance. It was a huge success due to family member volunteers and our council members. A special thank you to Andrew Jarabek for putting together quite the entertainment with the lights, the music, the videos, and organizing some fun dance floor activities. It was absolutely wonderful to see our families connect and students enjoying themselves outside of school time. All Bulldogs showed their school spirit and took a stand against bullying towards the 2SLGBTQ+ community by wearing purple on October 20th. Educators are working on putting together each student’s Progress Reports which will be made available online November 17. Families will be sent instructions on how to access progress reports in the coming week.
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Family Bulletin Oct 21, 2022
10/21/2022
This week, our BCPS junior students participated in Track and Field activities! Our students represented BCPS well! WITS leaders are exercising their student voice is taking shape this month as students are taking on leadership opportunities where they are providing support to students on the yard. Our WITS leaders have also been responsible for a multitude of activities around the school. Ms. Fisher is also leading a team of monitors who organize and hand out milk to our students. Mr. Richmond has also started choir rehearsals in preparation for our upcoming Remembrance Day assembly
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Popcorn Day- Thursday Oct. 20th, 2022
10/14/2022
We will sell individual 22g bags of Papa Jack popcorn for $2.00 Flavours: Butter, White Cheese, Salt & Vinegar, Sweet & Salty The ingredients list can be found at https://www.papajackpopcorn.ca/nutritional-info/
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BCPS Family Halloween Pizza Party and Dance
10/13/2022
Friday October 28th form 5:30pn to 7:30pm. Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian
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Picture Day- Monday Oct. 17th, 2022
10/13/2022
Order online and choose from over 200 backgrounds. Please do not wear any green clothing or accessories
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Milk Program Oct 18th to Dec. 23rd, 2022
10/11/2022
Bulldogs! Milk is back! The milk will be delivered daily to the students during the 2nd Nutrition Break. The Program will start Tuesday, October 18th and run until Friday, December 23rd. All orders are DUE Friday, October 14th.
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Family Bulletin October 7th, 2022
10/07/2022
Students have been actively engaging in our fall traditions such as cross-country tryouts. Mr. Chapman, Mrs. Maki-Braden and Mr. Gabany have been coaching students in grades 4 to 6. Our monthly assembly is back in session and it is an opportunity for educators to celebrate classroom achievements. Students really do take over by sharing their learning and achievements with fellow Bulldogs. Student leadership is being built to support fellow Bulldogs. Our WITS leaders are outside every recess with their sash ready to help students solve conflicts, help someone find something fun to do at recess, and seek help from an adult when needed.
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Pizza Days Fall 2022
09/23/2022
Orders are due TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11TH, 2022
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Family Bulletin: Sept.23, 2022
09/23/2022
The month of September has been a busy one here at BCPS. Educators have been getting to know your child and understanding their learning profiles. Students are participating in Terry Fox fundraising activities, DOT day, 2SLGBTQ+ club, AV club, announcements and developing student leadership skills with our WITs leaders. Our many educators are leading these opportunities for our students. We also welcomed families into BCPS for our Meet the Educator Night! It was truly wonderful to share our commitment to student achievement and well-being with all parents. Students enjoyed gathering with their friends during our School Council organized BBQ!
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Meet the Educator Night and School Council BBQ
09/20/2022
Dear BCPS Families, Thursday September 22nd, is our Meet the Educator Night and School Council BBQ. I look forward to meeting you on Thursday night from 5pm to 6:30pm. Here is a timeline of events for the afternoon/evening: 4pm to 4:45pm: School Council hosting a fundraiser BBQ for all families on the school yard 4:45 to 5:00pm: Mrs. Lad and Mrs. Esposito welcome families in the gym (access through the side gym door) 5:00pm to 6:30pm: Time to visit your child’s classroom and meet their educator team
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Terry Fox September 23,2022
09/20/2022
The Terry Fox National Schools Run Day at Bells Corners P.S, this year will be on Friday September 23, 2022
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Family Bulletin: Sept 9, 2022
09/09/2022
Welcome to our new school year! Students were welcomed back to school by their educators and settled into routines and activities. Educators took multiple opportunities to build relationships with students. We shared our mission statement where we want all students to develop a sense of belonging, which includes safety which sets the conditions for learning. Therefore this week and next week, your child’s classroom educator will be engaging in activities to get to know their student. Bells Corners students also had an opportunity to participate in our first school assembly where Mrs. Esposito and Mrs. Lad shared an introduction to ways students can develop their Bulldog school spirit by getting involved in many activities that will be offered in the upcoming school year! Students are excited and looking forward to learning and becoming active members of our BCPS school community!
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Family Bulletin Aug 30th-Sept 6th, 2022
08/31/2022
Welcome to our 2022/2023 school year! If you are new to Bells Corners, Sadhana Lad and Elysa Esposito are your Principal/Vice Principal Team. We look forward to meeting and working with you throughout the school year to support your student(s). Our BCPS families are an integral part of student well-being and achievement and we are excited to meet you and foster a collaborative approach in your student’s success.
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Register All Summer Long
07/01/2022
Thank you for visiting the Bells Corners Public School website. We are now closed for the summer, but you can register all summer long with the OCDSB.
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BCPS 2022 - My First Day of Kindergarten - busers and walkers
06/30/2022
Children will get to school in different ways. Some will take a bus, some will walk, and some will come by car.
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BCPS 2022 - My First Day of Kindergarten - EDP
06/30/2022
My school has an Extended Day Program. Some children will attend before school starts, some will attend after school, and some might attend both.
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Parent Bulletin June 30, 2022
06/29/2022
It is hard to believe that today is the final day of the 2021/2022 school year! As educators, we have a great deal to celebrate. Student achievement is found in so many ways. We began the year understanding that our students required a sense of belonging and safety in order to meet their learning goals. This led to creating meaningful connections between our educators and our students throughout our school to support your student’s overall social, emotional, and academic growth!
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Parent Bulletin June 24, 2022
06/24/2022
What an amazing week it has been at BCPS! For the past few weeks our grade 6 students have been working on creating a sports day for our Kindergarten, Primary and Junior students. Ms. Morris and Ms. Clarke led the grade 6s and the day was filled with enthusiasm and all the students had an opportunity to collaborate. Demonstrating teamwork and cooperation was the theme of the day! Our Junior students actively engaged in a morning of Lacrosse instruction. Students learned about the Indigenous cultural roots and heritage of the game, strategies, and teamwork on how to play the sport. This week we also had a visit from our community fire department and our Kindergartens and grade 1 students asked questions to our local firefighters and learned about safety and the importance of fire trucks.
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Invite for Grade 6 Students and Families to visit Bell Intermediate School
06/17/2022
We're excited to invite future Bell students and community to drop in for a hot dog, drink and walk-through Bell Intermediate School between 12:30-2:30 on Monday June 27.
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Parent Bulletin June 17, 2022
06/17/2022
Bells Corners Public School is celebrating and learning about Pride Month. The theme of this month is really no different from any month where we respect and value the diversity that exists within our school and community. Our educators and students are using inclusive language that is gender neutral and respects the gender identity of our students. Our 2SLGBTQ+ club created awareness by creating posters to promote safety, belonging, which focuses on our culture of caring at Bells Corners PS.
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GRADE 6 Parents - SAVE The Date
06/14/2022
Parents and students will be attending an in person graduation ceremony on June 24th at 10am to 12pm.
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BCPS welcomes Jacqui du Toit a traditional storyteller
06/14/2022
On Tuesday June 14, from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Bells Corners School Council welcomes Jacqui du Toit who is a traditional storyteller. She will be sharing how imagination and creativity are connected to traditional storytelling during this parent information session. Storytelling is an ancient art form of conveying crucial information from generation to generation, helping communities to grow and helping children to engage with their creativity and imagination. This workshop focuses on engaging the participant’s imagination with theatrical games and voice exercises
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Parent Bulletin June 10, 2022
06/10/2022
It is hard to believe that it is June 10! Bells Corners is busy and welcoming many opportunities for our students. This week we welcomed Little Ray’s Reptiles where students in kindergarten and primary grades gathered for our very first assembly in two years. There were two sessions and students had an opportunity to sit with other classes and learn about animals, their habitats and conservation initiatives. Students were excited to ask questions and make meaningful connections to their lived experiences.
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Parent Bulletin June 3, 2022
06/03/2022
This week students returned to school and although it was a short week, we had a productive week. Grade 3 and 6 students completed EQAO and as a school this will inform our next steps in understanding our student’s achievement. The results of EQAO will be shared in September 2022. Our grade 2 & 3 classes observed the growth and changes in animals with their observations of the life cycle of a butterfly. Students also released their butterflies this week!
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BCPS
05/29/2022
BCPS will reopen on Monday May 30th but ALL BUSES/VANS are cancelled.
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Parent Bulletin May 27th, 2022
05/27/2022
What a week it has been! We understand that this has been a very challenging time for our Bells Corners community. We wait in anticipation for power to be restored to our building and welcome staff and students back. We know that many families and staff continue to experience challenging circumstances. We want to remind families of the City of Ottawa’s Emergency Reception Centres where residents can access power, washrooms and other services. These centres are expected to be open for the next few days.
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Parent Bulletin May 20th, 2022
05/20/2022
Grade 3 students completed EQAO this week. Many students worked on a combination of paper and pencil tasks and answered questions on their chromebooks. The results of this assessment will be shared in the 2022/2023 school year. Grade 6 students will begin their EQAO assessment on May 30th. Staff are planning many activities in the coming weeks from scientists in the school, walk to school day, instruction of lacrosse, and sports day to name a few of the activities that are being planned for the upcoming weeks ahead. Before each activity, students are engaging in learning to understand the topic/activity and how their participation can impact their own knowledge and well-being. Each of these activities are providing students with experiential learning opportunities. Students take these opportunities to become academically diverse in all subject areas. .
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Parent Bulletin: May 13th, 2022
05/13/2022
BCPS students are actively engaging in inquiry based learning. You can observe this in our Kindergarten classes when they are in their outdoor learning spaces. K to 6 classes are given the opportunities to invent, create new items or improve ideas. Students consider the following questions: What will I create? What will I solve? What will I learn? How will I make an impact? Educators foster students’ curiosity and creativity in exploring ways that their inquiry work will support them in the future.
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Parent Bulletin: May 6th, 2022
05/06/2022
BCPS students welcomed May this week! The Arts are showcased in every class at BCPS. The Arts are an area of the curriculum that is integrated cross curricularly throughout K to 6 classes and develops students' literacy, social skills, risk taking, decision making and creativity skills. Many classes were working on art projects that connect to various curriculum areas. Ms. Ramsay and Ms. Burnett’s class created flowers that are linked to measurement activities and math talks. Some classes were engaged in drama activities that allow students to collaborate and cooperate in small groups. Similarly, students are demonstrating their creativity in creating scripts to express health and safety messages. Ms. Jahani has been teaching students how to read music to play the boomwhackers. BCPS educators have offered many opportunities for students to engage in demonstrating their creativity through the arts! Grade 3 & 6 students will be participating in EQAO in the coming weeks. To support students, educators have taken time to prepare by practicing with sample assessments while incorporating mindfulness activities.
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Parent Bulletin Friday April 29, 2022
04/29/2022
It is hard to believe that we are at the end of April. BCPS students celebrated their achievements at our monthly virtual assembly. Students are recognizing that achieving a new learning goal is a process that take multiple opportunities to practice and this was clearly demonstrated in every class presentation. Our MFI5/6 students recognized the completion of Ramadan and created a description presentation about the importance of Eid ul Fitr for our BCPS students and families! This week our Junior students participated in a 2SLGBTQ+ virtual assembly. A District member of the 2SLGBTQ+ team, discussed the use of pronouns, names, identity and the connection to the human rights code regarding gender identity and gender expression.
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BCPS Annual Online Auction Spring 2022
04/27/2022
We are VERY excited to be launching our 3rd Annual Online Auction to help us raise much-needed funds to go towards the kinder yard and other school improvements. Our amazing community businesses have been very generous in their donations and there are so many great prizes to bid on!
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Parent Bulletin April 22, 2022
04/22/2022
BCPS celebrated Earth Day to recognize the importance of our planet and discover ways to help our planet earth! Students documented their commitments by writing their plan to conserve energy and preserve valuable natural resources. BCPS also demonstrated their school spirit by wearing green and blue today to honour Earth Day! Kindergarten students in the coming weeks will begin planting and understanding the life cycle of a seed to plant.Over the course of the month students took participated in conservation an opportunity to clean up our school yard
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Parent Bulletin April 14, 2022
04/14/2022
It is hard to believe that we are already approaching the April long weekend! BCPS students have been developing their independent learning skills. Ms. Esposito and Ms. Lad have observed students navigating the school day with a greater sense of independence in the area of advocacy, engaging in learning and problem solving. Take some time to reflect on your child’s achievement as student achievement is individual and looks different for every student.
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Milk Program May 4-June 30, 2022
04/06/2022
Milk is back for the rest of 2021-2022! The milk will be delivered daily to the students during the 2nd Nutrition Break. The Program will start Wednesday, May 4th, 2022. All orders are DUE April 29th.
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Pizza Days for Spring 2022
04/04/2022
JoJo’s Pizza delivered at lunch! Choose from dairy-based cheese OR dairy-free cheese. Proceeds support programming like Scientists in Schools & butterflies!
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Parent Bulletin for Friday April 1, 2022
04/01/2022
Our BCPS March assembly took place this week and student achievements in each class were recognized. Primary and Junior classes shared their accomplishments in all areas of the curriculum. Kindergarten classes were working on responsibility for routines and independently getting started on their learning tasks. Many primary classes were working on collaborative tasks where murals showcased student learning of kindness and the importance of taking care of our environment. Junior students have been working on persuasive writing tasks.
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Parent Bulletin March 25, 2022
03/25/2022
BCPS welcomed spring this week with many changes. Students started the week off with a Primary and Junior recess to gradually allow students to get used to a recess without zone perimiters. Students enjoyed engaging in cooperative play and reconnecting with friends.
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Little Caesar's Pizza Kit Fundraiser from March 8 to April 1, 2022
03/08/2022
It’s Pizza! time! Time for you, your friends, and your family to get your Little Caesars® Pizza Kits! Have them on hand for quick dinners, parties or entertaining! Buy several Kits and stock your freezers! We are hoping to sell 200 kits to support School Council initiatives such as: the grade 6 leaving ceremony, outdoor yard improvements and school activities for the year ahead! Thank you for supporting Bulldog spirit!
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School Picture Day March 8, 2022
03/07/2022
On Tuesday March 8th, 2022 is our school picture day for our students
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Parent Bulletin March 4, 2022
03/04/2022
It is hard to believe that it is March already! This week students immersed themselves in learning about the environment and how their actions impact habitats around the world. World Wildlife Day was celebrated on Thursday March 3rd and students wore black and white to commemorate the day and understand the threat to animal populations.
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Parent Bulletin Feb. 25, 2022
03/03/2022
We continue to have exciting things happening around our school and in our classrooms. Our school virtual assemblies are such a great way for us to feel connected to the work being done in individual classrooms from a distance. We appreciate what the students share during these assemblies. We witnessed our community coming together to raise money for a wonderful organization: the Education Foundation of Ottawa. Our Toonie Train looks great! It was wonderful to see the sea of pink on Tuesday for our School Spirit Day. We are really feeling the school pride and student engagement.
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February 23rd is Pink Shirt Day
02/18/2022
Pink Shirt Day is an opportunity to practice kindness and wear pink to demonstrate that bullying is never okay.
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Toonie Tuesday is Tuesday, February 22, 2022
02/17/2022
Now, this is a real 2’s day! This year, we get to celebrate Toonie Tuesday on a date that drives home the idea of collecting toonies - 02.22.2022!
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Upcoming Elementary P A Day-Friday, February 18th
02/17/2022
Friday, February 18th is a PA Day for all elementary and secondary students.
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Report Cards Feb. 16, 2022
02/16/2022
Report cards are sent out to families via email. Eelementary report cards will be sent on Wednesday, February 16th.
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Parent Bulletin for February 11th, 2022
02/11/2022
Dear BCPS Parent(s)/Guardian(s), Bells Corners students are working on many curriculum connections this month. The Beijing Olympics has been a topic of discussion in many classes where students are able to make connections in the area of math, vocabulary, reading and writing. Our daily announcements have many facts about each Olympic sport and they are all tracking the progress of the Canadian Olympic team and many other teams from around the world.
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Parent Bulletin Feb. 4, 2022
02/07/2022
BCPS students began the month recognizing the contribution of Black Canadians to honour the celebration of Black History Month. Students have been engaged in activities that honour messages of equality, hope and understanding the role of many Black Canadians who have shaped our Canadian history.
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V191 is cancelled effective Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022
02/02/2022
Please note that due to driver unavailability and the ongoing school bus driver shortage, your child(ren)'s bus route, V191, is cancelled effective Wednesday, February 2nd until further notice.
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Middle French Immersion (MFI) Information
01/28/2022
Thank you for attending our Middle French Immersion (MFI) Information Evening. If you missed our session or you would like to review the presentation, we have posted the links.
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Kindergarten Registration
2022 Kindergarten Virtual Parent Information Night Recording
01/26/2022
It’s time to register for kindergarten! Every child is welcome in our full-day, fully-bilingual Kindergarten program. Register now and watch our virtual parent information night video!
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Middle French Immersion (MFI) Information Night
01/24/2022
If you have a student who will be attending grade 4 in September 2022, they can attend Middle French Immersion (MFI). If you are interested in learning about our grade 4 MFI program for this coming September 2022, please come to our Virtual MFI Information Night on Wednesday, January 26th at 6pm
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Parent Bulletin January 21st, 2022
01/21/2022
It has been an exciting week welcoming our BCPS students back to school. Educators were reconnecting with students and resuming learning goals for the remainder of the term. Students enjoyed the snow that our current snowstorm delivered to the yard at BCPS. Please remember that students should dress for the weather and if you require any support for winter clothing, please reach out to Sadhana or Elysa
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Parent Bulletin Jan, 14, 2022
01/14/2022
Thank you to our BCPS families for your wonderful support during this remote learning period. Learning virtually comes with its own challenges, however, during this time, staff, parents and students have all proven to be resilient and your commitment to learning is admirable. Staff and students will be returning to Bells Corners PS Monday, January 17th. We look forward to welcoming your child back to school! There are some changes to our safety protocols to continue with supporting your children in a healthy and safe environment.
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BCPS parent bulletin - Dec 16, 2021
12/16/2021
The last day of school before the winter break will be Friday, December 17, and we look forward to seeing students again on January 3. We ask that all students clean out any personal items from their desks and cubbies before they leave school Friday. This will help with the cleaning of schools over the break and supports readiness for a return to learning on Monday, January 3rd.
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Parent Bulletin Dec. 10, 2021
12/10/2021
We have one more week before students and families begin their winter break! During the month of December, we have been recognizing celebrations that many of our students celebrate. Through our learning of celebrations, students have discovered new vocabulary, understood and welcomed a diversity of traditions. Students have discovered how lights are a symbol and a common theme in many celebrations. Classes have also worked on discussions, and written communication in French and English about the celebrations that are a part of their identity and background. This week, BCPS students donated 700 food items to our Bells Corners Food Bank! Totals were graphed daily and students were able to understand how data is used to graph daily totals and then plot totals on a graph. Through our daily announcements, we have shared our progress to support our community and reinforce that BCPS is a community of learners who care about each other
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Food Drive To Help Our Community
12/08/2021
Bulldogs, this week marks the beginning of our food drive for the Bells Corners Food Bank. At BCPS, we will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Bells Corners Food Bank. This food will support families in need.
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Parent Bulletin December 3, 2021
12/03/2021
We are officially in the month of December and staff and students at BCPS continue to maintain high standards for learning. Our learning goals may have shifted and student achievement is continuously changing as students meet their individual goals! For example, our educators engage in daily reading booster groups to develop decoding and comprehension skills. We continue to work on developing independence in our students. Using the gradual release of responsibility model, we are teaching students to solve problems, take care of their well-being, and achieve academic goals. The gradual release of responsibility begins with educators modelling the desired behaviour, then sharing the experience with the students, guiding students in practicing on their own, and eventually monitoring as students take on the learning independently.
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Scotty's Corner Diner and Bells Corners PS.
11/26/2021
Scotty's Corner Diner will donate 24% of sales on Nov 29 and Nov 30 to BCPS
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Scholastic Book Orders due December 1, 2021
11/26/2021
Deadline to order Scholastic books that will be mailed to BCPS is December 1.
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Parent Bulletin November 26, 2021
11/26/2021
Dear Families, It is hard to believe that November is coming to an end. When we reflect on the past three months, students are understanding routines, adapting to new routines as well and taking the time to develop and further their learning goals. As we begin the upcoming week, BCPS students will be focusing on our community of care. Students are working on our monthly activity on caring for themselves and others. For our community outreach, Our students and staff will be collecting non-perishable food items for our food drive. This initiative will support our local Bells Corners community and the FAMSAC Food Cupboard.
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Parent Bulletin November 19, 2021
11/19/2021
This week has been a productive week as BCPS staff and students attended our virtual assembly. Educators took the time to share class achievements such as using adjectives in descriptive writing tasks, resiliency, learning about living and nonliving things, public speaking activities that focus on traditions and celebrations, problem solving and advocacy via letter writing on topics of global warming and the rights of the child. Bells Corners students are engaged in learning goals that are student centered.
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Parent Bulletin: November 12, 2021
11/12/2021
This week, staff and families had an opportunity to meet virtually or over the phone to speak about their student’s progress. The partnership between the school and families is key to students’ success. We value this opportunity to speak to you and we encourage our families to keep the lines of communication going with their student’s educators throughout the school year. Staff and students recognized Indigenous Veterans day and Remembrance day on November 11th. The entire school connected to the live Remembrance Day ceremony put on by the OCDSB. Staff and students had the opportunity to see how other schools in the District showed their recognition. We also had the opportunity to hear from veterans which made learning authentic. Students captured their recognition of the contributions of our Veterans by documenting their appreciation, which will be displayed on our gratitude wall with poppies.
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P.A Day On Friday November 12, 2021
11/11/2021
On Friday, November 12th all OCDSB elementary and secondary schools will have a PA Day. There will be no remote or in-person classes held on this date.
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Parent Bulletin: November 5
11/05/2021
It is hard to believe that we are already in the month of November! Students have been engaged in activities and they are developing a deeper understanding of treaties. Similarly, students in many classes are working on recognizing Indigenous Veterans day and Remembrance day. Students are capturing their recognition of the contributions of our Veterans by documenting their appreciation, which will be displayed on our gratitude wall with poppies.
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Parent News Letter October 29, 2021
11/01/2021
What an amazing week! We said goodbye to October with our school’s October virtual assembly on Thursday. Each classroom had a chance to share their class accomplishment for the month of October. Some students took this opportunity to show some of their amazing work. To finish off the week, individual classes enjoyed some Halloween fun.
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Scholastic Fall Orders due NOVEMBER 5, 2021
10/22/2021
Fall Orders Are Due: Friday November 5. Please order online if possible.
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Parent Newsletter for Oct. 22nd, 2021
10/22/2021
We enjoyed another wonderful week at BCPS! Educators are working to complete reading assessments, IEPs, and progress reports. Progress reports will be accessible after November 4th. Please reach out to your child’s educator if you have any questions regarding your child’s progress. Parents will have an opportunity on November 10th and 12th to discuss your child's achievements via a scheduled google meet or phone call.
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Parent Newsletter for Oct. 15th, 2021
10/18/2021
It’s been a productive week at BCPS! Our gratitude tree is displayed in our primary hallway and students in every class took their time to share three experiences that they were grateful for. As the year continues the ideas and recognition of gratitude will continue.
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Update info on Route P39- Orange Bus
10/14/2021
The new route #E70 will be serviced by First Student and they can be reached at (613) 721-5500. Stop locations will remain as they are currently established at both times of day.
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Crazy "Sox" for Terry Fox Day
10/04/2021
Crazy Socks (Crazy “Sox” for Terry Fox), is a spirit day for the students. They can show off their crazy socks all day long, but more specifically while they run their laps during the actual Terry Fox event.
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Reminder to Parents/Guardians of KG students
09/27/2021
Reminder to Parents/Guardians of KG students: You must be at the stop when the bus arrives!
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Virtual School Bus and Pedestrian Safety Day
09/03/2021
We have great safety information for students of all ages! Bus and Pedestrian Safety Day
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Routines & Procedures for Returning to School
09/01/2021
Welcome Back to school BCPS parents! For those that do not know me my name is Sadhana Lad and I will be your child’s Proud Principal this year and Elysa Esposito will be our Proud Vice Principal! Together we want you to know that our staff are excited and looking forward to welcoming students to a new school year. Safety and student well-being are our focus at Bells Corners and our BCPS team wants you to know that we look forward to working collaboratively with families to allow your child to achieve their goals.
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OSTA-Parent Portal now opened
08/30/2021
The Parent Portal is now open. Please review your child’s info on the Parent Portal
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Kindergarten Families at BCPS!
08/30/2021
In-take meetings for JK families and new students to kindergarten will be held virtually on Thurs, Sept 9 and Fri, Sept 10
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OCDSB SCHOOL SUPPLIES LIST-2021
08/30/2021
The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board has developed a common list of recommended personal use items for students in grades JK-3 and grades 4-8.
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Register All Summer Long!
06/28/2021
Thank you for visiting the Bells Corners Public School website! We are now closed for the summer but you can register all summer long with the OCDSB.
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Parent Letter June 2021
06/21/2021
As we approach the last week of school for our Bells Corners students, I wanted to share a few updates with you and reminders.
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June 25, 2021 - Student Pick up of items
06/18/2021
Here is the schedule for our students to pick up items
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Grade 6 Students
06/18/2021
Our Grade 6 Virtual Leaving Ceremony
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NEW Report Card Access- June 2021
06/15/2021
Please take a moment to view the new Report Card access information
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BCPS May/June 2021 Newsletter
05/31/2021
Hope you are all well during this stay at home order. I am very proud of the students for adjusting and engaging in virtual learning. Student well-being and advocacy is at the forefront of our educator goals and we understand the resiliency that our students are demonstrating. Our parents and staff have taken the time to collaborate and support the continuation of many routines, which has allowed BCPS students to achieve our learning goals Here are a few updates:.
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Indigenous Youth COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
05/31/2021
Indigenous Students at OCDSB can be booked at a youth specific clinic at Rideau High for May 31 or June 6 for their first dose. Please call 613-691-5505 and press 1 twice for the Indigenous booking and let them know you are calling for the Youth Clinic.
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COVID-19 Testing Clinic - June 1, 2021
05/31/2021
Ottawa Public Health (OPH), in collaboration with CHEO, is running a COVID-19 testing clinic for students and staff from schools in your neighbourhood as well as their families. Getting tested is an important step to identifying COVID-19 and preventing spread in the school and community setting. Free COVID-19 test kits will be provided to use on the bus or at home and returned the same day. Who can go: Testing is intended for those without any symptoms of COVID-19. This includes people who are high-risk contacts of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. No appointment is required.
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Summer Virtual International Language Classes (JK to Grade 8)
05/25/2021
The OCDSB is offering Virtual International Language Classes this summer for students in junior kindergarten to grade 8. These classes are free for Ontario residents and provide an opportunity for students to learn a new language or maintain the language of their home or heritage. The registration deadline for the full program is June 11, 2021. Classes run from June 28 to July 23, 2021
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OCDSB 2021 Summer School (Grade 6-8)
05/25/2021
The OCDSB Grade 6-8 Summer School Program for 2021 is now open for registration. Two non credit programs are available for OCDSB students currently enrolled in Grades 6-8
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Webinar for parents & guardians on Gender Identity & Supports
05/25/2021
This information session will help parents and guardians understand gender identity, gender expression, and support for trans and gender diverse students. The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board invites parents and guardians for a webinar on Gender Identity and Supports Available at the OCDSB to be held on June 1, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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COVID-19 testing clinic- May 26
05/21/2021
Dear Parents, Guardians, Students, and Staff, Ottawa Public Health (OPH), in collaboration with CHEO, is running a COVID-19 testing clinic for students and staff from schools in your neighbourhood as well as their families. Getting tested is an important step to identifying COVID-19 and preventing spread in the school and community setting. Free COVID-19 test kits will be provided to use on the bus or at home and returned the same day.
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Our new OCDSB Pride Flag
05/19/2021
The Indigenous, Equity and Human Rights Division is pleased to announce that we have a new OCDSB Pride flag that will be flown outside at all schools and administrative buildings, replacing the standard OCDSB flag to recognize Pride Month for the month of June each year (June 1 - June 30 inclusive).
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COVID 19 Testing Clinic- May 11, 2021
05/10/2021
Ottawa Public Health (OPH), in collaboration with LifeLabs, is running a COVID-19 testing clinic for students and staff from schools in your neighbourhood as well as their families. Getting tested is an important step to identifying COVID-19 and preventing spread in the school and community setting. The test will require a nasal swab to obtain results.
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OCDSB Speech and Language Open House- May 12, 2021
05/07/2021
May is Speech and Hearing Month. OCDSB Speech-Language Pathologists offer assistance to develop your child's communication skills, including articulation, receptive and expressive language, social skills, fluency skills, voice and resonance, pre-literacy and literacy skills, executive functioning skills and augmentative and alternative communication. Do you have questions about your child's communication skills?
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COVID-19 testing Clinic- May 4, 2021
05/04/2021
Ottawa Pubic Health is running a COVID-19 testing clinic for our neighborhood on May 4
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Virtual Family Science Night, May 19, 2021
04/26/2021
You're invited to participate in this, hands-on virtual STEM workshop, from your home!
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OCDSB to provide report cards via email
04/26/2021
OCDSB parents and guardians will now be able to receive their child’s report card directly in their email. This will enable easy and secure access to report cards.
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Message from Mrs. Lad- April 7, 2021
04/07/2021
Dear BCPS Families, Hope that you are well. Please see the attached letter from Ottawa Public Health, notifying us that there is a new positive case of Covid-19 associated with Bells Corners. There is currently one confirmed case at our school.
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2021-2022 Middle French Immersion Grade 4
03/16/2021
Hello Grade 3 Families, It is that time of year where the planning for next year is underway. In order to assist with decision making, we require confirmation of your intentions for your child’s program selection.
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We are planning for September 2021
03/08/2021
Bulldogs! We are planning for the Fall and WE NEED YOUR HELP! Do you want your child(ren) to learn at school or at home?
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Mobile Rapid Testing- Ottawa Public Health
02/24/2021
Attached is information about Rapid Test Clinics as well as information about a Clinic near us, this weekend.
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Pink Shirt Day- February 24th, 2021
02/23/2021
Pink Shirt Day is being recognized on February 24th, 2021. Join us in wearing pink and standing together against bullying in schools, in the workplace, and online.
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Report Cards Now Available on Report Card Portal
02/23/2021
Elementary and Secondary Report cards are now available to parents through the secure online Report Card Portal.
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Message From Mr. Petrie-Feb 18, 2021
02/19/2021
Bulldogs, First of all... we all hope you are well. We think about you often and wonder how you are doing. Let us know if you need help. It's been a fast 2 weeks back and I want to update you on where we are at. Here goes...
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Welcome to Kindergarten 2021: We’re ready to help your child explore
Register Now for Kindergarten 2021
02/10/2021
We’re ready to help your child explore and discover as they begin Kindergarten in September 2021. Register now and watch our parent information video!
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Message from Mr. Petrie- Feb. 10, 2021
02/10/2021
We are part way through week 2 and I feel like we are all settled in now. Your children are adapting to routines, responding to their teachers and treating each other well. It is wonderful to be back. We hope you and your family feel the same way.
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Welcome to the OCDSB Extended Day Program
02/09/2021
The EDP is a before and after school program offering care for your child at their registered school
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Middle French Immersion Registration 2021
02/08/2021
The Middle French Immersion Registration period takes place from Monday, February 8 to Tuesday, February 16, 2021.
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TOONIE TUESDAY, February 23, 2021
01/21/2021
TOONIE TUESDAY, February 23, 2021 Give A Little, Help A Lot. Please donate $2 or more.
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Message from Mr Petrie
12/18/2020
Bulldogs! In response to the Premier's recent messages I have asked teachers to plan to be home for longer than 2 weeks and expect to be teaching virtually from home to start 2021. I ask you to do the same and so...
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December 11, 2020
12/15/2020
Yesterday, a blocked pipe caused a joint to rupture in the ceiling between the upstairs and downstairs boys bathroom
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FAMSAC 2020
12/01/2020
Bulldogs! Please help us raise funds to support FAMSAC and their annual program to provide food for people, in need, in our Community. Please send in a few dollars to help us out. It's the Bells Corners Bulldog thing to do. Thank you!
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Report Card Portal.
11/20/2020
Bulldogs! So far, 122 parents have created an account in the Report Card Portal. That is some but not all of our families. If you have not done so... please click the link below to get this sorted out - thanks.
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BCPS Apparel is back!!
11/20/2020
Orders are due December 1, 2020
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Parent Update November 18,2020
11/19/2020
OCDSB schools will have the last day of classes on December 18th and will re-open to students on January 4th, 2021. Elementary Parent-Teacher Interviews Elementary Parent-Teacher Interviews will take place after school on Thursday November 26th this year. Teachers will conduct interviews by phone or Google Meet. Watch for and email with more information from your school to schedule an interview.
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House Fire in Bells Corners
10/30/2020
On October 28th there was a fire in the Bellwoods Community. This is just up Robertson Road from us... Please support if you can the Go Fund Me Page launched by a family friend click here if you can help out.
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2020-2021 Agenda
10/19/2020
The 2020-2021 Agenda is now available! They will be coming this week. At this time online payments are first preference but cash/cheques will be accepted. Please visit https://ocdsb.schoolcashonline.com to sign in or to sign up Thanks you
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Meet the Teacher 2020
10/18/2020
Meet the Teacher Night will be Virtual and here's what you need to know... - it will occur at some point next week - your teacher will be in touch soon about how and when you can join in for an online Meet the Teacher Event!
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Message from BCPS Parent Council
10/13/2020
Now, as we embark on a new year, we’d like to invite all parents to participate in this year’s Parent Council. Our first meeting this year will be held virtually on Oct. 13th, at 6:30pm (See login details below). If you are not aware of what the Parent Council does, it is really simple. We provide advice and support for the school administration. If you haven’t thought about participating in the Parent Council before, we urge you to consider attending and lending your voice to the conversation. We still have a lot of work to do on accomplishing our goal to update the outdoor activity areas and every helping hand is welcome and needed.
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Parking Lot Project
10/04/2020
the entrance to the staff parking lot will be redone, starting Monday, by the City of Ottawa
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Message form BCPS Parent Council
09/22/2020
we’d like to invite all parents to participate in this year’s Parent Council. Our first meeting this year will be held virtually the evening of Sep 29th at 630pm (login details to follow).
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Terry Fox Run September 21st to September 28th
09/21/2020
The Terry Fox run will be different this year. Please consider collecting and or making a donation to our school's Terry Fox Fundraising Campaign and celebrate, at home with family walk or run. we will collect funds beginning on Monday Sept. 21st and calculate our total at the end of the day on Monday sept. 28th.
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Updates September 21/2020
09/21/2020
Good day! We are off to a very good start. We are diving into curriculum and your children are liking this. We have all missed each other! Juniors are wearing masks, as requested, and the vast majority of Primaries are too. This is wonderful! Thank you.
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Important permissions required
09/16/2020
Bulldogs, Based on constant communication with Ottawa Public Health, safety for our students, families and staff are first concern. As a result the OCDSB has moved to most forms being electronic.
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Bells Corners PS- Parent Info for Re-Opening Sept. 2020
09/11/2020
Line-Up Process for Monday Arrival and Entry. Plus Info on EDP, late arrivals, hand washing, nutrition breaks, recess,
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OCDSB School Supply List
09/10/2020
The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board has developed a common list of recommended personal use items for students in grades JK-3 and grades 4-8. This list of supplies is strictly voluntary; parents/guardians are not required to purchase or provide the items listed. As a result, it is a parent/guardian’s choice to send the following items for use by their child for the first day of school in September.
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OCDSB Return to School Schedule
09/01/2020
September 14: Grades 1-2, plus all specialized classes (all LSS and all ELD) September 15: Students from prior day plus Grades 3, 4 all students in year 1 Kindergarten (JK), and students in year 2 Kindergarten (SK) that are enrolled in the Extended Day Program (EDP). September 16: Students from prior day plus Grade 5, 6 and all remaining year 2 Kindergarten students (i.e., those not enrolled in EDP).
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Request and Returns for Technology
08/27/2020
Returning Devices for In Person Learning: Students who borrowed devices and are returning to In School Learning are asked to bring the devices back to school along with power cords and adapters in a clear plastic bag on the first day of school. If there are any performance issues or any physical problems with the devices, please leave a note with details of the issues in the bag with the device.
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Welcome Back to BCPS 2020/2021
08/27/2020
Welcome Back to School! Here is some information regarding our school start up procedures. https://youtu.be/asjumXxhyHU
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Return Planning September 2020
08/12/2020
Bulldogs! How are you doing? We hope you are well. We are thinking about you and a safe return. Currently we are awaiting direction from the Board on how to set up routines to keep you children safe. Attached is a letter from the Board. Please look at it and check out the links, in blue. the "Return to School Plan" outlines some of the conditions we are required to put into place. I want you to know that many of these ARE ALREADY IN PLACE AT BCPS.
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Return to School Survey
08/11/2020
Bulldogs! We are making plans for your safe return to school. You have 2 options for your child(ren) and we need to know what you would like to do. Please complete the attached survey to let us know how you would like to start the year. Will your child(ren) start the year by learning at school or learning from home (supported by Google Classroom). Please let us know. Please complete one survey for each of your children.
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Ontario Government Announcement - School Reopening
08/10/2020
We recognize that uncertainty surrounding September has made this a challenging summer for parents and students. We would like to thank you and acknowledge the feedback we have received through our surveys, Board meetings and messages, which have been critical as we prepare to begin school on September 3rd.
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Please complete this survey to help us help you!
07/08/2020
Bulldogs! We hope you and your family are enjoying summer. We are thinking about you and hoping you are well. We would like parents to complete a survey about your experience with learning at home and your thoughts on plans for schools reopening. An email with a survey link was sent to you from the OCDSB. Use the link in the email or click this link ocdsb.ca/survey.
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Collection of Student Belongings
06/16/2020
Collection Of Student Belongings, Technology, Virtual Leaving Ceremony for the Grade 6 and Report Cards Information
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Ministry Extends School Closures for the Rest of This Year
05/21/2020
All OCDSB schools will remain closed for the rest of this school year, per Ministerial order. This provincial decision was based on advice from the Chief Medical Officer of Health. Staff, students and families will receive more information today.
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Update on IEPs and the IPRC Process @ BCPS
05/12/2020
Dear Parents/Guardians of children with Special Needs at BCPS, We hope this message finds you and your family well. I am writing to you to remind you that, at this time of year, we contact parents of children with Individual Education Plans (IEPs) to update the document and discuss options for next year. This note is the start of that process
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BCPS Bulldogs Video
05/11/2020
Look what your teachers have Just click the link! We are thinking of you. We miss you! Stay safe. Be strong. Stay connected. You've got this! We hope to see you soon.
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Ontario School Closures Extended to May 31
04/27/2020
On Sunday, April 26, Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced that all publicly-funded schools will remain closed to students until at least May 31, 2020.
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Connecting with All OCDSB Families
04/22/2020
Over the past few weeks, we have been working to contact students to check in and make sure things are okay. However, we haven’t been able to reach all families. If you have not spoken with your teacher or principal, please email them as soon as you can. You can also contact our Family Reception Centre, which supports families whose primary language is not English: 613-239-2416 or familyreceptioncentre@ocdsb.ca
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Tech Release- April 13, 2020
04/13/2020
I hope this message finds you and your family & friends well. I'd like to share the following items with you...
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OCDSB Learn At Home Plan - Parent Guide
04/07/2020
Information was sent to all OCDSB families about what learning will look like in Phase 2
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Phase 2 Message to Community- April 3, 2020
04/03/2020
Dear Parents & Guardians, We hope you are well. We are thinking about you and your children. We hope you are well. We hope you are managing. Thanks to those who have asked questions or asked for assistance. It’s our job AND our privilege to support you. Please contact Ms. Lad or I if you are struggling. Please check the BCPS Website and follow us on Twitter. We don’t want to overwhelm you and so will pass on crucial info ASAP. I am writing to you today to clarify the next steps for Learning at Home - Phase 2 which begins on Monday, April 6.
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Update on Extension of School Closures and Next Steps
04/01/2020
Dear OCDSB Families: Today, the Government of Ontario announced that schools and child care centres will remain closed to students until Monday, May 4, 2020. As these dates come closer, this decision will be re-evaluated based on public health advice and the closure may be extended if necessary.
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Resources, Information and Looking Ahead
03/31/2020
Dear OCDSB Families: As we kick-off a new week, I wanted to touch base and let you know about our progress to date. As you can appreciate, developing a plan to support learning for 75,000 students while schools are closed, is a challenging task. There are still many questions about next steps and we anticipate further direction from the Ministry of Education, but there is lots to report on.
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Education Foundation of Ottawa
03/31/2020
The Education Foundation of Ottawa is the independent charitable arm of the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) and exists to reduce economic barriers to successful learning by leveling the playing field for all students regardless of personal or socioeconomic circumstances.
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ONFE School Breakfast Program
03/31/2020
The Ottawa Network for Education mobilizes its School Breakfast Program to serve families in need during COVID-19 school closures
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Ottawa Pubic Library- March 30, 2020
03/30/2020
The Ottawa Pubic Library have set up a curated page for kids
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Free Textbooks from Pearson Canada- March 29, 2020
03/29/2020
Bulldogs! I hope you saw the good news from Pearson Canada. Free textbooks!!! This should make learning from home a little more manageable
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Message to Students - March 27, 2020
03/27/2020
This week, educators, principals and vice-principals are reaching out to students and parents to check-in and see how you are doing. Different teachers will reach out in different ways - watch your @ocdsb email, your classroom website or social media for your class or school. You can also reach out to your teacher by email.
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BCPS Community Bulletin-Mar 24/2020
03/24/2020
Dear Parents/Guardians, Ms. Lad & I attended 2 online meetings yesterday and would now like to pass the pertinent info along… First off… How are you doing? We are thinking of you and your children. We are concerned for your wellbeing. We are here to provide any support you need. If you have questions or concerns please contact us. If you or someone you know are struggling please contact us. David.Petrie@ocdsb.ca and/or Sadhana.Lad@ocdsb.ca
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Important Message Home
03/13/2020
I hope this message finds you well. I am writing to let you know our thinking for the next three weeks and first week back. These are the issues on our mind at the moment- Health & Safety, Learning and Wellbeing.
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C59-White Bus and C70-Yellow Bus Changes
03/11/2020
Your Campeau bus route number is changing Due to changes in the transportation market, First Student is taking over Campeau Bus Lines routes as of Monday, March 23, 2020. Routes that used to start with “C”, will start with the letter “E”. The number will remain the same. Stop times and locations will remain the same. First Student’s logo will be visible on the side of the bus by the end of April. If you have signed up for bus delay notifications on the Parent Web Portal, there is no need to change anything. All the route information will be automatically updated through our system.
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Your Bus Route Number is Changing
03/09/2020
As of March 9, 2020, your route number will be changing. Please see the table below for your new route number. You will also see a new company logo on the side of the bus. If you have signed up for bus delay notifications on the Parent Web Portal, there is no need to change anything.
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Immunization information
02/06/2020
Ottawa Public Health requires proof that your child has received proper immunization. Under the Immunization of School Pupils Act, students attending school in Ontario are required to be vaccinated against nine (9) diseases or have a valid exemption. Parents are required to report all immunizations done at the doctor's office to OPH. Under this Act, OPH has the authority to suspend students for whom OPH does not have a record of immunization from attending school. Parents/guardians are responsible for updating Ottawa Public Health every time their child receives an immunization from their doctor.
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MFI Registration Feb. 10th to 18th, 2020
02/05/2020
As a parent of a Grade 3 student, you have the option of having your child remain in the English program in Grade 4, or move into the Middle French Immersion program for September 2020. Although registrations will be accepted beyond this date, your early identification of interest in the program is extremely important to assist us in proper planning and staffing for September.
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Kindergarten Registration– January 20-27, 2020
01/14/2020
If your child turns four by December 31, 2020, they are eligible to start Kindergarten in September this year. Our schools offer a Full-Day, 50/50 Bilingual Kindergarten experience that provides a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment for all children. Our Official Kindergarten Registration Week runs from January 20 to January 27, 2020. Kindergarten Information Nights Join us at one of our Information Nights and find out more about our Kindergarten Program and getting your child ready for Kindergarten .
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Fifth Disease (Parvovirus B19) Jan. 8, 2020
01/08/2020
We have been informed that there is a case of Fifth Disease (Parvovirus B19) present in the school. Fifth Disease usually affects children and, for most people, can be viewed as an unimportant rash illness. Children with sickle cell or other forms of chronic anemia and pregnant women should consult with the health care provider. The symptoms of Fifth Disease include: mild fever and distinctive facial rash (giving them a “slapped cheek” appearance), or a red lace-like rash on the rest of the body. Some people may have severe reactions while others may only demonstrate mild signs of illness.
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Skating 2020
12/16/2019
Dear Parents and Guardians: Thanks to the fantastic efforts of our parent volunteers, we will have a skating rink in the schoolyard. Students will use the rink as part of their physical education program to promote aerobic fitness and to develop skating skills. The rink is open to students during scheduled blocks of time. You will be notified of the class skating times by your child’s teacher. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the school at 613-828-3100. It is strongly recommended that students bring their skates to school in a sturdy bag which is well labeled with your child’s name. To ensure that the student’s are able to skate as soon as the rink is ready, please send in the forms by Friday December 20th, 2019 Important: All skate blades must be covered by skate guards. All skaters MUST have an OCDSB Extra-Curricular Sport Consent & Physical Health Information Form filled out. The Parent and Student consent form requires the signatures of both Parent and Student. All forms must be received by the school in order to participate in our Skating Activity. There are inherent dangers in skating and we advise students to take the following precautions: All skaters MUST wear a CSA approved hockey helmet when on the ice. If the child is able to bring their own helmet, please ensure that it is labeled with your child’s name in permanent marker. All students MUST wear mitts or gloves. Sincerely, Dave Petrie Proud Principal Bells Corners Public School
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ECO Team at BCPS
11/14/2019
This year the eco team is focusing on reducing plastic spoons throughout the classrooms, because they are bad for our environment. Research tells us that it can take up to 1000 years for a single plastic spoon to decompose. So after november 14th there will be no more plastic spoons in the classroom. So don't forget to bring your own spoons. Our school will be doing litterless lunches starting Friday, November 22nd. Litterless lunches are when all of the packaged foods in our lunches do not get thrown out at school but travel home with students. Recycling will continue as usual. Please check back soon for some tips on how to reduce the amount of garbage in your lunch bag.
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Be Winter Ready - Ottawa Public Health
11/13/2019
Please check our online resources on how to prevent frostbite and hypothermia. Ottawa Public Health will send out cold weather alerts at the following thresholds: • Frostbite advisories will go out when the wind-chill is forecast to be -25C or colder, and • Frostbite warnings will be sent out when the wind-chill is forecast to be -35C or colder. We encourage you to download the WeatherCAN app for your mobile devices to get weather advisories of all kinds directly from Environment and Climate Change Canada. https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/weather-general-tools-resources/weathercan.html
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BCPS School Council
09/16/2019
Council meetings will be on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 in the library. bellscornerscouncil@gmail.com
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