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Virtual Welcome to Kindergarten Eventhttp://tot.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/274Virtual Welcome to Kindergarten Event<p>Our Welcome to Kindergarten Virtual Event was a wonderful evening! If you missed the event, you can find the video link here: Parents (tab above) >Programs > Kindergarten <br></p>
New Orleans Pizza Night Fundraiserhttp://tot.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/272New Orleans Pizza Night Fundraiser<p style="text-align:center;">​<strong class="ms-rteFontSize-4">Pizza Night!</strong><br></p><p style="text-align:center;">This is a Tottenham Public School Council fundraiser:<br></p><div style="text-align:center;"></div><p style="text-align:center;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4"><strong>SCHOOL PIZZA NIGHT!</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong>Monday May 17th, 4pm - 9pm</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Please place your orders directly to New Orleans Pizza</span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong>905-729-0101</strong> (Jackson Plaza location only, Beeton)</span><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><br>Thank you for supporting our school!</p><p style="text-align:center;">(50% of the money you spend* will go directly to TPS and support General School Needs &  Grade 8 Graduation)</p><p style="text-align:center;">*before tax and delivery fee<br></p>
Our Spring Virtual Book Fair - May 1st to 9th, 2021http://tot.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/273Our Spring Virtual Book Fair - May 1st to 9th, 2021<p>Our school's spring Scholastic Book Fair begins on Saturday May 1st! Our very own shopping site will be open from <strong>Saturday May 1st, 2021 - Sunday may 9th, 2021.</strong></p><p>Experience the joy of a Book Fair from the comfort of your own home. Enjoy free shipping on orders of $40 or more every day during our book fair or shop on<strong> Wednesday, May 5th from 6pm - 8pm and receive free shipping on orders of any value!</strong></p><p>Tottenham Public School's Virtual Book Fair can be found at this link: <strong style="text-decoration:underline;">https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5158834</strong>. Share this link with grandparents, extended family and friends who can participate in the Virtual Book Fair from the comfort of home.</p><p>All purchases benefit our school library and earn Scholastic Rewards that can be redeemed for books and educational resources for our school's classrooms and library.</p><p>Happy reading!  <br></p>
Closure of outdoor recreational amenitieshttp://tot.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/135Closure of outdoor recreational amenities<p>In accordance with the provincial direction in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the use of outdoor recreational amenities, including basketball courts, baseball diamonds and soccer fields, is not permitted. In addition, permits for the use of these amenities will not be scheduled until further notice. The use of playgrounds is permitted provided that public health measures, including physical distancing and limits on outdoor gatherings, are followed. <br><br>Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this time. <br></p>
TPS Virtual Family Paint Nighthttp://tot.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/271TPS Virtual Family Paint Night<p>We are pleased to be able to offer a night of fun. We have paired with the South Simcoe Arts Council to have a virtual family paint night. Materials are being collated by the Arts Council, delivered to the school, and then the materials needed to participate will be sent home with students in time for the paint night on March 18th. Please check out the attached flyer.</p><p>​<a href="/Documents/Tottenham%20PS%20Paint%20Night%20poster.png.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Tottenham PS Paint Night poster.png.pdf</a></p>
Changes to the provincial COVID-19 school screening toolhttp://tot.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/265Changes to the provincial COVID-19 school screening tool <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><span><a href="http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/hs8EYPfJJz8meZ2HH9dQhQ~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRhXK-uP0TTaHR0cDovL3RyYWNrLnNwZS5zY2hvb2xtZXNzZW5nZXIuY29tL2YvYS9RVTM2VFo4MDJiMTdtX0FHbWwyTjd3fn4vQUFBQUFRQX4vUmdSaFhHX0NQMFF0YUhSMGNITTZMeTlqYjNacFpDMHhPUzV2Ym5SaGNtbHZMbU5oTDNOamFHOXZiQzF6WTNKbFpXNXBibWN2VndkelkyaHZiMnh0UWdvQVNFSThlMS1LSlNPVFVoTnFZV0oxY21Wck1qaEFaMjFoYVd3dVkyOXRXQVFBQUFBQ1cHc2Nob29sbUIKAEgufHtfiiWkxlIVbXBhdHRpc29uQHNjZHNiLm9uLmNhWAQAAAAC" target="_blank"><span style="color:red;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">Dear Tottenham Families,</span><br style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></a><br></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;">Each day, families are asked to ensure that their child(ren) complete the COVID-19 school screening tool prior to coming to school.</p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;">In an effort to strengthen health and safety measures and help reduce<span> the spread of COVID-19 , the criteria in the provincial COVID-19 school screening tool has been updated by the Chief Medical Officer of Health.<br></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><span>The updated provincial direction states that students and staff with any new or worsening symptoms of COVID-19 (as indicated on the screening tool), even those with only one symptom, must stay home until:</span></p><ul><li><span>They receive a negative COVID-19 test result;</span></li></ul><ul><li><span>They receive an alternative diagnosis by a health care professional; or,</span></li></ul><ul><li><span>It has been 10 days since their symptom onset and they are feeling better.</span></li></ul><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><span>In addition, all asymptomatic household contacts of symptomatic individuals are required to quarantine until the symptomatic household member receives a negative COVID-19 test result or receives an alternative diagnosis by a health care professional.</span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><span>If the symptomatic individual tests positive, or is not tested and does not receive an alternative diagnosis from a health care professional, the symptomatic individual must isolate (including from household members) for 10 days from symptom onset, and all household contacts must isolate until 14 days from their last contact with the symptomatic individual.<br></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;">The updated COVID-19 school screening tool is available on the the Ontario government's website here: <br style="text-decoration:underline;"></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><br><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><a href="http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/hs8EYPfJJz8meZ2HH9dQhQ~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRhXK-uP0TTaHR0cDovL3RyYWNrLnNwZS5zY2hvb2xtZXNzZW5nZXIuY29tL2YvYS9RVTM2VFo4MDJiMTdtX0FHbWwyTjd3fn4vQUFBQUFRQX4vUmdSaFhHX0NQMFF0YUhSMGNITTZMeTlqYjNacFpDMHhPUzV2Ym5SaGNtbHZMbU5oTDNOamFHOXZiQzF6WTNKbFpXNXBibWN2VndkelkyaHZiMnh0UWdvQVNFSThlMS1LSlNPVFVoTnFZV0oxY21Wck1qaEFaMjFoYVd3dVkyOXRXQVFBQUFBQ1cHc2Nob29sbUIKAEgufHtfiiWkxlIVbXBhdHRpc29uQHNjZHNiLm9uLmNhWAQAAAAC" target="_blank"><span style="color:red;"></span></a><span style="color:red;"> </span></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><a href="http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/4o8fi_-vsanFKJoM1jtFEg~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRhXK-uP0QtaHR0cHM6Ly9jb3ZpZC0xOS5vbnRhcmlvLmNhL3NjaG9vbC1zY3JlZW5pbmcvVwdzY2hvb2xtQgoASC58e1-KJaTGUhVtcGF0dGlzb25Ac2Nkc2Iub24uY2FYBAAAAAI~" target="_blank">https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/</a></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span> </p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><br></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;">Thank you for your ongoing support and cooperation.</p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><br></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;">Sincerely,</p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;">Mike Pattison</p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;">Principal<br></p>
Upcoming Blood Drive- March 27thhttp://tot.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/270Upcoming Blood Drive- March 27th<h2><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><strong>Together, we are Canada's Lifeline</strong></span></h2><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-9-0"><strong>Donate Blood</strong></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-9-0"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><strong>T</strong><strong>ottenham Community Centre</strong> 139 Queen Strett North, Tottenham<br></span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-9-0"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><strong>Saturday March 27th </strong>9:00am to 12:00pm<br></span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-9-0"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0"><strong>Book on blood.ca or call </strong><strong>1-888-2DONATE</strong> Appointments only please<br></span></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-9-0"><span><strong>Canadian Blood Services</strong><br></span></span></p>
Virtual Book Fair Continues!http://tot.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/269Virtual Book Fair Continues! <p style="margin-top:12pt;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><strong><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;">Our First Ever Virtual Book Fair Continues!</span></strong><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Dear families,</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Our school’s first ever <strong>Scholastic Virtual Book Fair </strong>is entering its second week.  So far, our school community has purchased nearly 100 books.  Our virtual book fair shopping site opened on Monday, November 23rd and will remain open until </span><strong><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#ed1b2e;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Monday, December 7th, 2020.</span></strong><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p style="margin-right:33pt;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Experience the joy of a Book Fair from the comfort of your own home.   Enjoy free shipping on orders of $35 or more every day during our book fair or shop on </span><strong><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#ed1b2e;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Wednesday December 2nd, from 6 pm-8 pm </span></strong><strong><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:black;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">and receive free shipping on orders of any value!</span></strong><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Tottenham Public School’s Virtual Book Fair can be found at this link </span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"><a href="https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5152287"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#1155cc;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5152287</span></a></span><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"> .  Share this link with grandparents, extended family and friends who can participate in the Virtual Book Fair<strong> </strong>from the comfort of home.</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">All purchases benefit our school library and earn <strong>Scholastic</strong> <strong>Rewards </strong>that can be redeemed for books and educational resources for our school’s classrooms and library.</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Check out the flyers found under the “Newsletters” link on our school website to learn more.</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Thank you for participating in our Scholastic Virtual Book Fair!</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Happy reading!</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p>
Virtual Book Fair Coming Soon!http://tot.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/267Virtual Book Fair Coming Soon! <p style="margin-top:12pt;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><strong><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;">Our First Ever Virtual Book Fair!</span></strong><span style="font-size:12pt;color:black;"></span></p><p><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Dear families,</span><span style="font-size:12pt;color:black;"></span></p><p><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Our school’s first ever <strong>Scholastic Virtual Book Fair </strong>begins next week! Our very own shopping site will be open from </span><strong><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:black;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-9-0">Monday, November 23rd, 2020 - Monday, December 7th, 2020</span><br></span></strong></p><p style="margin-right:33pt;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Experience the joy of a Book Fair from the comfort of your own home.   Enjoy free shipping on orders of $35 or more or shop on </span><strong><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#ed1b2e;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Wednesday, November 25 and Wednesday December 2nd, from 6 pm-8 pm </span></strong><strong><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:black;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">and receive free shipping on all orders!</span></strong><span style="font-size:12pt;color:black;"></span></p><p><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Tottenham Public School’s Virtual Book Fair can be found at this link </span><span style="font-size:12pt;color:black;"><a href="https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5152287"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#1155cc;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span>https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5152287</span></span></a></span><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:black;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"> .  Share this link with grandparents, extended family and friends who can participate in the Virtual Book Fair<strong> </strong>from the comfort of home. </span><span style="font-size:12pt;color:black;"></span></p><p><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:black;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Remember, all purchases benefit our school and earn <strong>Scholastic</strong> <strong>Rewards </strong>that can be redeemed for books and educational resources for our school’s classrooms and library. <br></span></p><p><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:black;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Check out the virtual book fair flyers on the newsletter page of our website.<br></span></p><p><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Thank you for participating in our Scholastic Virtual Book Fair!</span><strong><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:black;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"> </span></strong><span style="font-size:12pt;color:black;"></span></p><p><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"century gothic", sans-serif;color:#231f20;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">Happy reading!</span><span style="font-size:12pt;color:black;"></span></p>
Spirit Day!http://tot.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/268Spirit Day!<p style="text-align:left;">Friday November 27th is wacky sock day.  This is a day to show your school spirit by wearing your most interesting pair of socks.  If you don't have a wacky pair of socks try wearing two different socks.  We can't wait to see everyone in their wacky socks !</p>