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Baxter School Council Meetinghttp://bax.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/282Baxter School Council Meeting<p>​Please join us for our June School Council meeting at the following link:</p><p> <span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"><a href="https://zoom.us/j/93573535768?pwd=ejU5VkpjR3NoRlVoalAyWWREZ0UzZz09">https://zoom.us/j/93573535768?pwd=ejU5VkpjR3NoRlVoalAyWWREZ0UzZz09</a></span><br></p><p>The meeting will begin at 6 pm. <br></p>
Baxter Central 'Kidney Clothes' Clothing Drivehttp://bax.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/265Baxter Central 'Kidney Clothes' Clothing Drive<p>​Baxter Central is once again teaming up with the Kidney Foundation of Canada for a <a href="/Documents/Baxter%20Central%20kidney%20foundation.pdf">'Kidney Clothes' clothing drive.</a> If you are cleaning out your closets and wish to donate your items, consider putting them in tightly closed garbage bags with a label identifying Baxter Central P.S. You may wish to drop off your items at the Kidney Foundation at 570 Bryne Dr in Barrie between 11-3 pm Monday-Friday. Your generous donations will, in turn, benefit our Baxter school community in supporting student achievement. For more details please see the attached<a href="/Documents/Baxter%20Central%20kidney%20foundation.pdf"> flyer</a>. <br></p>
Ref's Pizza Flyerhttp://bax.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/281Ref's Pizza Flyer<p>Order dinner with Baxter Central and take a night off from cooking.<br></p><p>Pick up only for this fundraiser.  Wed., April 14th, 2021 at Ref's Pizza in Thornton.  244 Barrie St - 705-291-1919<br></p><p>Menu:  www.refspizza.com</p><p>Pick up your dinner between the hours of 4 pm and 8 pm (available to order as of 12 pm)<br></p><p>When you order let them know that you are ordering to support Baxter Central P.S.  The school will receive 25% of your bill for the evening.  When picking up please wear a mask and practice social distancing.  Thank you for supporting our school and a local small business.<br></p><p><a href="/Documents/Ref%27s%20Pizza%20Fundraiser.jpg" style="text-decoration-line:underline;">​Flyer</a><br></p>
Spirit Week March 15-19http://bax.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/280Spirit Week March 15-19<p>​To uplift spirits, our Baxter team has planned the following themes for the week of March 15-19:<br></p><p>Monday March 15 - Theme: Fun in the sun day. Dress tropical or for your favourite vacation. </p><p>Tuesday March 16- Theme: Rainbow Day. Dress in the colours of the rainbow.</p><p>Wednesday March 17 - Theme: Green and White day for St. Patrick's </p><p>Thursday March 18 Theme: Favourite Jersey/Sport team Day. </p><p>Friday March 19: Theme: PJ Day.<br></p>
Changes to the Provincial COVID-19 School Screening Toolhttp://bax.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/279Changes to the Provincial COVID-19 School Screening Tool<p>​Attached you will find the<a href="/Documents/COVID%20Protocols%20Family%20Feb%2021.pdf"> SCDSB/Baxter message</a> of the latest changes (Feb 2021) to the provincial COVID-19 <a href="https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/">School Screening Tool.</a><br></p>
School Spirit Wearhttp://bax.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/275School Spirit Wear<p>​</p><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:100%;"><p>SPIRIT WEAR</p><p>Baxter Central has a new provider for school spirt wear.  You can order spirit wear at any time of the year, no order is too big or too small.  Orders are sent directly to your home.  Check out the website at:</p><p>https://baxtercentralpublicschool.entripyshops.com</p><p>There is a tremendous amount of variety at this online shop.  Lets show the Baxter Bear's spirit and wear our school clothing!</p><p> </p><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><br></p>
School Council Fundraiserhttp://bax.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/274School Council Fundraiser<p>Great news! School Council has just started a fundraising page for Baxter Central  P.S.on Indigo FUNdraising. </p><p>Every time we shop online through our group's fundraising page, Baxter Central earns cash back! It's that easy. A great way to get your shopping completed.</p><p>If we work together, we'll meet our $1,000 goal in no time. Join our fundraiser now using our invite code <strong>XMHZPL</strong> at </p><p><a href="https://indigofundraising.flipgive.com/teams/join?fundraiser_name=Baxter&joincode=XMHZPL">https://indigofundraising.flipgive.com/teams/join?fundraiser_name=Baxter&joincode=XMHZPL</a> </p><p> </p><p><br></p>
Food Allergieshttp://bax.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/255Food Allergies<p><strong>Food allergies -<br></strong></p><p>To ensure a safe environment for all students, please do not send any peanut or nut products to school. Read ingredients carefully and check with teachers before sending treats for any special occasions. Please be aware that there may be different allergies in a classroom which might mean other items may not be brought in. Your classroom teacher will make you aware if this is the case. Your co-operation is essential and greatly appreciated.</p>
Green Team Fundraiser - TerraCyclehttp://bax.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/233Green Team Fundraiser - TerraCycle<p><a href="/Documents/TerraCycle.PNG">TerraCycle.PNG</a>​<br></p><p>The green team is partnering with TerraCycle which is a eco-friendly recycling company. TerraCycle offers a free recycling program funded by brands, manufacturers and retailers around the world to help collect and recycle hard to recycle waste. Please refer to our <a href="/Documents/Terracycle%20newsletter.docx">Terracycle newsletter.docx</a> for a list of items our Green Team is collecting. We will receive points for all items collected which can turn into money for Baxter Central P.S.<br></p><p>Please visit <a href="https://www.terracycle.com/en-CA/contests/2019-schneiders-lunch-mate-and-simply-lunch-collection-craze">TerraCycle</a> to vote daily from now until November 31. The schools with the top votes get additional points which also can be converted into cash for Baxter. <br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p>
Closure of outdoor recreational amenitieshttp://bax.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>