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Closures and cancellations due to COVID-19http://ern.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/127Closures and cancellations due to COVID-19<div>On March 31, 2020, the Premier’s Office announced an extension to the provincial school closure period in response to COVID-19. As such, Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) schools, child care centres and adult learning centres will not reopen on April 6, 2020, as originally scheduled. The Premier’s Office has stated that all publicly funded schools in Ontario will remain closed until May 4, 2020, at which time they will reassess school openings. <br></div><div><br></div><div>The following programs/meetings will not run or are closed:<br></div><div><ul><li>Permits (Community Use of Schools)</li><li>All EarlyON and Child Care Centres</li><li>Adult and continuing education</li><li>Dual Credit and Cooperative education programs<br></li><li>Program Standing Committee Meeting (April 8, 2020)</li><li>Human Resources Standing Committee Meeting (April 8, 2020)</li><li>Business and Facilities Standing Committee Meeting (April 8, 2020)</li><li>Business and Facilities Standing Committee and SEAC Budget Meeting (April 15, 2020)<br></li><li><div>Parent Involvement Committee (April 21, 2020)<br></div></li><li><div>Student Senate (April 22, 2020)</div></li><li><div>Character Recognition Evening (May 14, 2020)<br></div></li></ul></div><div>In addition, the Education Centre and the Career Centre are closed to the public.</div><div><br></div><div>Learn more at <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19">www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19</a><br></div><p><br></p>
Pizza Day Cancelled February 28th due to Bus Cancellationshttp://ern.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/244Pizza Day Cancelled February 28th due to Bus Cancellations<p>​Rescheduled Day is Monday March 30, 2020.<br></p>
Kidney Clothes is coming soonhttp://ern.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/243Kidney Clothes is coming soon<p style="text-align:center;"><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span><span><img src="https://kidneyclothes.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/KFOC_Website_ENG_RGB-1.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></span></span><span class="ms-rteFontFace-4">School Council has arranged for a second  clothing drive, just in time for Spring Cleaning .   Donations may be dropped  off at ECES  beginning Wednesday April 1st - Wednesday April 8th and Pick up is scheduled for Thursday April 9th.   </span>. </p><p><br></p>
MacMillan's Cookie Dough Fundraiser http://ern.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/241MacMillan's Cookie Dough Fundraiser <p>​We are offering MacMillan's Cookie Dough and Muffin Fundraiser.  MacMillan's items will be available to purchase through School Cash Online starting Monday March 2nd - March 22nd, 2020.   Delivery Date will be April 7.  We do have paper order forms in the office if needed. </p><p>MacMillan's offers several Peanut and Nut Free options as well as two Dairy Free Options.<br></p>
Vista Giftcardshttp://ern.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/242Vista Giftcards<p>​Vista Giftcards are available for purchase through School Cash online until March 31st.<br></p>
Rescheduled Date for Friday February 21st Pizza Day http://ern.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/240Rescheduled Date for Friday February 21st Pizza Day <p>​Pizza Day scheduled for Friday February 21st has been rescheduled for Monday March 9th, 2020.  <br></p>
Snow Valley Couponshttp://ern.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/238Snow Valley Coupons<p>​What a great way to spend Family Day Weekend.   Snow Valley Coupons are still available in the office for $20.00 each.  <br></p>
Errol Lee Caring Concert - Tuesday February 18http://ern.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/239Errol Lee Caring Concert - Tuesday February 18<p><img alt="" style="margin:5px;" />​<img alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></p><p>Dear Parent/Guardian,</p><p>It is a pleasure to be visiting Ernest Cumberland ES on Tuesday February 18, 2020. Your child(ren) will be participating in a Caring Concerts presentation with singer-songwriter Errol Lee.<br>Errol Lee’s Caring Concerts are multi-sensory presentations that use music, movement, media and visual communication strategies to provide audiences with an opportunity to sing along to the songs, dance to the music while encouraging mutual caring and community. Errol’s ability to captivate and motivate audiences of all ages transcends the cool barrier, fosters pervasive caring and effectively affirms his belief that each person is uniquely and inherently valuable.</p><p><br>Friendship Promise (Primary) In this concert presentation, children, learn that friendship means using their words and actions to show caring, respect and inclusion.</p><p><br>Honouring Black History (Junior/Intermediate)<br>Students are provided with a compelling look at the lives of individuals of African descent whose exemplary character changed the world and made it better for us today.</p><p>Ask your child(ren) about the message, music and fun! Your child(ren) will be eager to share and demonstrate what they have learnt!</p><p>Caring Concerts encourage youth to be positive, thoughtful and caring people.</p><p><br>Errol Lee is the founder of Caring Concerts. He is the recipient of the following awards and accolades: Barrie Arts Award for Contribution to the Community, York Region Character through the Arts Award, BBPA (Black Business Professional Association). Harry Jerome Excellence in the Arts Award, YMCA Peace Medallion, MACCA (Markham African Caribbean Canadian Association) for Outstanding Contribution and Service to our Community in honour of Black History and a special recognition award from the OPP for his work with at-risk youth.</p><p>Like you, we believe its cool to care!</p><p>With Respect<br>Errol</p>
Lunches Made Easy Feb. 11 & Guac Feb. 13http://ern.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/237Lunches Made Easy Feb. 11 & Guac Feb. 13<p>​Refunds have been issued to our families who ordered Lunches Made Easy for February 11th and Guac for February 13th.<br></p>
Lunches Made Easy Rescheduled Date http://ern.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/235Lunches Made Easy Rescheduled Date <p>​Our Lunches Made Easy scheduled for Wednesday February 5th has been rescheduled to Monday February 10th, 2020<br></p>