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Welcome to our new websitehttp://bax.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/2Welcome to our new website<p>​</p><p>Our website was recently upgraded with a fresh look and new features. It is now fully mobile and tablet friendly, with a special adaptive design that works on all devices. Read about some of the highlights below.</p><p><strong>Find out What's New</strong><br>Our <a href="/about-us/news"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">What's New</span></a> section is where you'll read about all the exciting things going on in our school. It's also where we will post updates during emergency situations. Keep an eye on this section to stay up-to-date. Coming soon, you will be able to <a href="/subscribe"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">subscribe</span></a> to receive these updates by email so you can stay informed wherever you are. <br><br><strong>Find out What's Happening</strong><br>Check out our <a href="/about-us/events"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Events</span></a> calendar to see the great things upcoming in our school. All Board-wide dates like PA Days and Holidays are available, as well as our school-based events. <br><br><strong>Learn About High School</strong><br>The <a href="/students/high-school"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">High School</span></a> page under Students gives an overview of what to expect in high school, and provides resources for parents to help their teen with the transition.</p><p><strong>Pay Fees Online</strong><br>The <a href="/parents/pay-fees"><span lang="EN-CA" style="text-decoration:underline;">Pay Fees</span></a> page is found under the Parents menu, and provides the link to access SchoolCash Online to pay for things like field trips and lunch days. Credit Card payments are accepted.</p><p><strong>Newsletters</strong><br>All of our monthly school newsletters will be posted on the <a href="/parents/newsletters"><span lang="EN-CA" style="text-decoration:underline;">Newsletters</span></a> page under Parents. They will also be emailed out to you when you sign up for a subscription to our website.</p><p>Take a look around our new website and try out all the new features. Tell your friends and family to visit us too!</p>
​Have your say about the Simcoe County District School Board's mission, vision and valueshttp://bax.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/4​Have your say about the Simcoe County District School Board's mission, vision and values<p>The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is renewing its mission, vision and values. Your input is needed.</p><p>Feedback is being gathered through a short survey. Find more information and the survey here:</p><p><a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/mission"><strong><a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/mission">www.scdsb.on.ca/mission</a></strong></a></p><p>The deadline to respond to the survey is November 12. We appreciate you taking the time to share your views. Please also share this information with others who may be interested.</p>
Great Showing On The Trailshttp://bax.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/3Great Showing On The Trails<p>​Last Thursday Baxter's Cross Country Team travelled to Tottenham Conservation Area for the area race.  As usual Baxter students represented our school extremely well.  It is always with pride that we take a team to an event because they show school spirit and excellent sportsmanship.</p><p>All runners except one finished the race and Emma S. ran so fast that she lost a shoe on the course.  Ryan P. will receive a ribbon for his 2<sup>nd</sup> place finish in the grade 7 boys race and Caleb T. will receive a ribbon for his 2<sup>nd</sup> place finish in the grade 6 boys race.</p><p>A special thanks to Danielle G. for helping out as a volunteer marshal on the course and to Aidan V. for taking on the role of coach's assistant and sharing his knowledge of the course with all the runners that ran races after him. Many thanks also to Mrs Collingbourne and Mrs. Tremblay!</p><p>County races will take place at Duntroon Highlands on October 21, 2014.</p>
Bus cancellation information in case of inclement weatherhttp://bax.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/20Bus cancellation information in case of inclement weather<p>​</p><p>Although fall has just arrived, winter is just around the corner in Simcoe County. With it comes the possibility of severe weather, challenging winter driving conditions and, as a result, possible bus and school event cancellations. </p><p>All information regarding cancelled buses in Simcoe County is posted on the Simcoe County Student Transportation Consortium's bus information website at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca</span></a>.  Check our <a href="/about-us/transportation">Transportation</a> page to see which zone our school is in. When buses are cancelled, please remember that schools are still open (unless otherwise noted) for student learning.  </p><p>The Consortium, in conjunction with bus operators, will make the decision to cancel school buses before 6 a.m. and as such, will make every effort to post announcements between 6 and 7 a.m. Parents should also note that inclement weather cancellations are effective for the whole day and buses cancelled in the morning will not run at the end of the day.</p><p>You can also subscribe to receive bus delay notifications here: <a target="_blank" href="https://scstc.ca/Subscriptions"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">https://scstc.ca/Subscriptions</span></a> and you can follow the Consortium on Twitter <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/SCSTC_SchoolBus">@SCSTC_SchoolBus</a>.</p>
School bus ‘Bag Tag’ program helps students get to and from school safelyhttp://bax.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/18School bus ‘Bag Tag’ program helps students get to and from school safely<p>​</p><p>The Simcoe County Student Transportation Consortium (SCSTC) launched the Bus Tag<strong> </strong>program this September.<strong> </strong>The Bus Tag program supports safety for JK/SK and other school-identified students by<strong> </strong>providing a process to match students to their assigned afternoon school bus and to also<strong> </strong>identify they must be met by a parent or guardian at their afternoon bus stop.</p><p>The program provides:</p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>a colour coded bus tag with the assigned p.m. route number to be attached to the student's backpack</li><li>a colour-coded route card with route number in the windows of the school bus that the Bus Tag is matched to</li></ul><p>The SCSTC and Bus Operators have policies and procedures that are used on all school vehicles to ensure students in JK/SK and other school identified students are met at their afternoon bus stop.  It's the parent/guardian's responsibility to meet Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten and other identified students at the bus stop .The Bus Tag program has been established to assist both the schools and school bus drivers to load these students on the correct afternoon bus and identify they are to be met at their bus stop by a parent/guardian. For more information, contact the Transportation Consortium through their website: <a target="_blank" href="http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/</span></a> or call them at 705-733-8965.</p>

 

 

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