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Mabel's Labels are here!!http://sst.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/20Mabel's Labels are here!!<p>​<strong class="ms-rteFontSize-4" style="color:#595959;font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Labels for the stuff kids lose! </strong></p><p style="color:#595959;font-family:arial, sans-serif;background-color:#ffffff;">Steele Street Public School is fundraising with Mabel's Labels. Please visit <a href="http://campaigns.mabelslabels.com/" style="color:#0072b9;">campaigns.mabelslabels.com</a> and search for our organization name (Steele Street Public School, Barrie) to place your order and support our fundraiser. Mabel's labels are dishwasher safe, microwave, and laundry safe personalized labels. <img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Mabel%27s%20Labels%20have%20come%20to%20Steele%20Street!.jpg" alt="Mabel's Labels have come to Steele Street!.jpg" style="margin:5px;" />When you place an order, make sure you use the campaign link and highlight Steele Street as the school you want to support. For each package sold, Steele Street will receive a percentage of each sale. Thanking you in advance, for your support!</p>
Barrie Colts Game - Saturday March 3, 2018http://sst.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/19Barrie Colts Game - Saturday March 3, 2018<p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";">​Treat yourselves to a fun evening of hockey at the Barrie Molson Centre. The ticket are $20 </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";">per person and the school will receive $6 for every ticket purchased. </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";">The more tickets we sell, the more money we make for our </span><span style="font-family:"comic sans ms";font-size:10pt;">school! </span></p>
White Elephant Salehttp://sst.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/18White Elephant Sale<p>​<span style="color:#000000;font-family:-webkit-standard;">​Our annual White Elephant Sale will be taking place on Friday, February </span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:-webkit-standard;">16th from 1:15 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. During this time, families are welcome to come into the school and participate in a variety of fun activities that are set up in the junior and intermediate classrooms. There will also be a garage and bake sale going on in the gym.</span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:-webkit-standard;"> </span></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:-webkit-standard;"></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:-webkit-standard;">We are looking for gently used household items for our garage sale. For example, toys, games, DVDs, CDs, jewelry, knick knacks, books, puzzles and other miscellaneous household items. Please begin gathering gathering these items around your home, from relatives and friends and send them into the school starting Monday, February 12th. </p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:-webkit-standard;"></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:-webkit-standard;">We will also need items for our bake sale. Please send in peanut free baked goods on the morning of the White Elephant Sale. All money raised in the White Elephant Sale will go towards additional technology and new basketball standards and hoops, on our new basketball court outside. </p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:-webkit-standard;"></p><p style="color:#000000;font-family:-webkit-standard;">If you are able to volunteer to help sell items in the gym on the day of the White Elephant Sale, please​ contact the office.</p>
Fundscrip Fundraiserhttp://sst.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/16Fundscrip Fundraiser<p>​Check your child's mailbag for information that has been sent home regarding an exciting new fundraiser.  Information regarding this fundraiser can also be found in the November newsletter under the Newsletter on our website.<br></p>
Terry Fox Run Friday Sept. 30th!http://sst.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/15Terry Fox Run Friday Sept. 30th!<p>​Our Terry Fox Run is taking place this Friday Sept. 30th!  Students are reminder to bring in their donations.  You can also visit the Terry Fox website at<span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">  <a href="http://www.terryfox.org/SchoolRun/">http://www.terryfox.org/SchoolRun/</a></span></p>
Subscribe to our website to stay up-to-date!http://sst.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/7Subscribe to our website to stay up-to-date!<p>​You can now subscribe to our website to stay up-to-date on what's happening at our school. You'll receive our news and newsletters right to your email!   </p><p>Visit the subscribe page at <a href="/subscribe"><span lang="EN-CA" style="text-decoration:underline;">http://sst</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="text-decoration:underline;">.scdsb.on.ca/subscribe</span></a> and enter your email address. You will receive an email with a link to click to confirm that you want to subscribe. Once you've confirmed, you'll start receiving all the important news from our school. Help us spread the word in our school community and let other parents, friends and family know too. </p><p>You can unsubscribe at any time using the link at the bottom of each email. </p>
‘Bus Tag’ program helps students get to and from school safelyhttp://sst.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/18‘Bus 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>
Pay for field trips, lunch days, etc. with SchoolCash Onlinehttp://sst.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/19Pay for field trips, lunch days, etc. with SchoolCash Online<p>​</p><p>The SchoolCash Online program is now available at all schools, offering parents the option to pay online for field trips, lunch days and other items. The program is intended to reduce paper, eliminate the need for students to travel with money, and for money to be counted and stored at schools.<strong>  </strong>Payment by credit card has now also been added. </p><p>Parents who sign up will receive a notification when a new item becomes available for purchase. Items are personalized to each student.  Parents will use a secure online account to process payments, and can either make a one-time payment for each item as it occurs, or load money to carry a balance in the online account to make payments in the future. </p><p>To create an online account, go to <a href="https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com/" target="_blank"><span lang="EN-CA" style="text-decoration:underline;">https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com</span></a>. Please contact the school office with any questions.</p>