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SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR 2018-2019http://ban.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/458SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR 2018-2019<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/School%20Year%20Calendar%202018-19.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />School Year Calendar 2018-19.pdf</a>
Student Medical Forms & Concussion Protocol Formshttp://ban.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/310Student Medical Forms & Concussion Protocol Forms<p>​A completed Student Medical Form (FORM A1420-1 attached) is required each school year, or when a medical need is identified, or when the student transfers to another school, in order to authorize the administration of prescribed medication to students who require it during school hours, or when the medication and/or dosage requirements change.<br>Specific to asthma, every student is now permitted to carry his or her asthma medication if the student has his or her parent’s or guardian’s permission.<br>Parents/guardians and adult students are responsible for ensuring that a current, completed Student Medical Form is signed by a physician and on file at the school.<br>Some students may experience severe life-threatening allergic reactions to bee, hornet, wasp or other flying insect stings or to certain foods or food ingredients such as peanuts. For students with life-threatening allergies, it is recommended that two doses of an epinephrine auto-injector are available on site at school.<br>Please do not hesitate to contact the school with any questions you may have.​</p><p>For Concussions - please alert the Main Office, as well as your Vice Principal.  We will alert your child's teachers.  Please print the Concussion forms and have your medical practitioner fill them out.  Bring the completed copy to the main office.</p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/FORM%20A1420-1%20Student%20Medical%20Plans.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />FORM A1420-1 Student Medical Plans.pdf</a></p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/aStudent%20Medical%20Clearance%20following%20Suspected%20Concussion%20A7216-1.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />aStudent Medical Clearance following Suspected Concussion A7216-1.pdf</a></p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/aSTUDENT%20CONCUSSION%20PROTOCOL%20A7216.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />aSTUDENT CONCUSSION PROTOCOL A7216.pdf</a><br></p>
Announcements for Monday, September 24, 2018http://ban.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/579Announcements for Monday, September 24, 2018 <p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;"></span></span></strong></p> <p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;"></span></span></strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:107%;"><strong></strong></span></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong></strong></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong></strong></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong></strong></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong></strong></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong></strong></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong></strong></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong></strong></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong></strong></span></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong></strong></span></p> <p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;"></span></span></strong></p> <p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;">Tuesday, September 25, 2018</span></span></strong></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"> </span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Auditions for Coffee House have concluded and we have a great lineup of student talent for your enjoyment!</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">  </span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Thursday evening, come out and support your friends and music at Banting!  Tickets are available in the Caf at lunch hour for $3, or will cost $5 at the door!</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">  </span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Bring your own coffee mug for a discount on hot drinks!  We’ll also be serving some tasty treats for your enjoyment, as if the tunes weren’t sweet enough!</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">  </span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Doors open @ 6:30 in the Caf, Thursday September 27!</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">●</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Attention Glee Club members:  Rehearsal schedule resumes Wednesday!</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">●</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">As a reminder to all musicians - If you have not paid your ensemble fees through school cash online, please do so by the end of this week!</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">●</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Have you paid your student activity fee? The early bird price of $10 ends on September 28th. Get yours now in the Pirate Pit before it goes up to $15.  Pirate Pit is open at lunch every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">●</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Friday, the junior marauders started the season against Nottawasaga Pines.  The wind and rain posed some problems for the exiting run and shoot offence, but nothing that could not be overcome!  The Pines had some big and talented players, although they were no match for the pick’em apart approach from a quarterback that has many sure-handed receivers.  Not to be outdone, the defence scored its own touchdown in the second half on a picture perfect tip drill, where the quarterback was rushed effectively by a swarming front 4.  Final score was 25-12.  We are away this week with a tough one Thursday against Bear Creek.</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">●</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Do you want to work out and train after school in the fitness centre?!?  If so, this announcement is for you!!!</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">  </span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">The Fitness Centre is now open MONDAY to THURSDAY every week from 2:35 - 4:00pm.  There is a one time membership fee of $20.00 that will last for the entire year.  Any questions - see Ms Ward</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">  </span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">●</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Can teachers please excuse the members of the SR boys’ soccer team today at 1</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">2</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">:</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">55</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">pm for their league game against Barrie North.  The bus will be departing from the bus ramp at 1:</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">15</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">pm sharp.  Good Luck Marauders!</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">●</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Are you a grade nine who loves to have a good time and make new friends? Then our upcoming grade nine glow dance is for you! The dance will be taking place on Friday, September 28th from 7-10pm and will be a night you’ll never forget! The dance is FREE if you have paid your student activity fee and only $5 if you haven't. Come get your ticket all this week in the pirate pit at lunch. Dress for the dance is super casual, so make sure that you wear white or bright clothes, since the theme is GLOW!! Your link crew leaders will be attending the dance, so you can have a fun time with them! We can’t wait to see you there.</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">●</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Do you often forget to eat breakfast?  Make sure you stop by room 165 in the tech wing every morning from 7:45 until 8:00 to get something to eat...for FREE! </span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">We have breakfast sandwiches, breakfast burritos, freshly baked muffins, yogurt parfaits, veggies and dip, fruit, cheese, toast, granola bars and more!   See you every morning in room 165!</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">●</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Are you interested in Jack.org?  Meet today in the Career Centre at Lunch!  See you there!</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">●</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Are you interested in environmental issues?  Do you want to make a difference?  Then join the Movement for Change, Banting’s Environment Club.  We will be meeting today during the first half of lunch in room 238.  Please see Ms. Aranha with any questions.</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">●  </span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">● Have a great day, Banting! ●</span><strong><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;font-weight:normal;"></span></strong></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><strong><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"></span></strong><strong><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"arial", sans-serif;font-weight:normal;"></span></strong></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><strong><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;"></span></strong><strong><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;font-weight:normal;"></span></strong></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><strong><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;"></span></strong><strong><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;font-weight:normal;"></span></strong></p><p align="center" style="text-align:center;"><strong><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;"></span></strong><strong><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;font-weight:normal;"></span></strong></p>
Registration information during summer closurehttp://ban.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/577Registration information during summer closure<p>​All SCDSB schools will be closed starting July 7<sup>th</sup> and will reopen on August 27, 2018. For information on registering your child for the 2018-2019 school year please visit the SCDSB website at <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.scdsb.on.ca</span></a> and the "Registration" section for details on completing an online application to register.  For general inquiries over the summer months, please contact the SCDSB Education Centre at 705-728-7570. Please note, summer office hours at the Education Centre are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Thursday, starting the week of July 9. The Education Centre is located at 1170 Highway 26 in Midhurst.</p>
Parent Newsletter - June 2018http://ban.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/538Parent Newsletter - June 2018<p>Report Cards will be mailed out Thursday, July 5, 2018.  Please see attached for the parent newsletter, full of important info!</p><p>The school & main office will be closed at 3:30pm on July 6, re-opening at 7:30am August 27th, 2018.</p><p>Have a safe & happy SUMMER!  See you in the fall!</p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Parent%20Newsletter%20June%202018.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Parent Newsletter June 2018.pdf</a><br></p>
Grade 9 Link Crew Orientationhttp://ban.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/578Grade 9 Link Crew Orientation<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Class%20of%202022%20Parent%20Newsletter%20June%202018.pdf"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-5"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4 ms-rteFontSize-5" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Class of 2022 Parent Newsletter June 2018.pdf</span></a></p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/link%20crew%20for%20bmhs%20website.jpg" alt="link crew for bmhs website.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:746px;" /><br></p>
*NEW Online Form for lockers! http://ban.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/569*NEW Online Form for lockers! <p style="text-align:left;"><strong>*New </strong>on the BMHS website - a simple online form for students to enter their locker number & combinations.  Go to the<strong> '<a href="/lockers">LOCKERS</a>' </strong>tab at the top right of the page to get to the form!  <br></p><p style="text-align:left;"><em><br></em></p><p style="text-align:left;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/lockers.jpeg" alt="lockers.jpeg" style="margin:5px;width:375px;" /><br></p><p style="text-align:left;">You can also access the form here:</p><p style="text-align:left;"><strong>Follow this </strong><a href="https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=ZH49V0PV2E-z2gxkrcTrNaY77NQuFC5KqK5rrO8T6chUNzU2RktDWkdHSkdFSkROWEJDSVZSMjNEMC4u"><strong>link </strong></a><strong>to enter your locker information.</strong>   <a href="https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=ZH49V0PV2E-z2gxkrcTrNaY77NQuFC5KqK5rrO8T6chUNzU2RktDWkdHSkdFSkROWEJDSVZSMjNEMC4u">Locker Form</a></p><p><br></p>
PARENT INFORMATION - MENTAL WELLNESS - You may also visit the Simcoe County District School Board Website - Resources on Mental Wellnesshttp://ban.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/503PARENT INFORMATION - MENTAL WELLNESS - You may also visit the Simcoe County District School Board Website - Resources on Mental Wellness<p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Jack.org%20Resource%20-%20Supporting%20Youth%20in%20Mental%20Health.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Jack.org Resource - Supporting Youth in Mental Health.pdf</a></p><p><a href="https://www.scdsb.on.ca/Programs/Safe-and-Healthy-Schools/Pages/Mental-Health.aspx">SCDSB - MENTAL WELLNESS​</a>​​</p><p>​ </p>
ALT PROGRAMhttp://ban.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/475ALT PROGRAM<p><strong>Alt Program</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The Alternative Program is a special program administed by Banting Memorial High School (BMHS).  It is run off-site, and students have the opportunity to work outside the regular school setting.  It is set up to help students who have been unsuccessful at a traditional high school by offering credit courses in a different environment.</p><p> </p><p><strong>View our</strong> <strong>Alternative Program Website​</strong></p><p>​</p>
Notice of public meeting - potential replacement for Banting Memorial High Schoolhttp://ban.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/79Notice of public meeting - potential replacement for Banting Memorial High School<p>​The following letter is being distributed to all families with children at Banting Memorial High School or local feeder schools.<br><br></p><div>Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),</div><div><br></div><div>This letter is to inform you that the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is hosting a public meeting to share information and gather community input regarding a potential replacement for Banting Memorial High School. The purpose of the meeting is to:</div><div><ul><li>share information about how the Ministry of Education funds new and replacement schools<br></li><li>share information about options for a replacement school<br></li><li>gather feedback from the local community<br></li></ul></div><div>A public meeting has been scheduled:</div><div><br></div><div><span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Date:<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>September 26, 2017</div><div><span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Time:<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>6 p.m.</div><div><span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Location:<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Alliston Union Public School</div><div><span style="white-space:pre;"> </span></div><div>You are most welcome to attend this meeting to learn more and share your thoughts with the team. If you are not able to attend this meeting, you can share your feedback via email at planning@scdsb.on.ca until Friday, September 29.</div><div><br></div><div>Sincerely,</div><div>​Daryl Halliday</div><div>Superintendent of Education (Area 4)</div><div><br></div><p><br></p>