SCS Graduating Student Awards

Graduating students now is the time to apply for the school awards and bursaries presented at Graduation. The SCS Awards booklet and application form can be found on D2L - Guidance - Mrs. Robinson's site and on the SCS school website under Student Services tab.  Please read through the Awards booklet to see which ones you qualify for and then fill out the application form and email it to pamela.robinson@granderie.ca  

Subject: Awards Application

Application form deadline is Friday May 28th.

Note: The last pages of the booklet have information on other external scholarships/bursaries that are available. Information on some of them has been previously posted in Content section on D2L Guidance - Mrs. Robinson site.  These are not applied for on the application form and have different deadlines.   

  

Want to know more about SCS?

Click on the image below to see some of the great videos created by our staff and students that highlights the amazing things that go on around the school. 

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SCS School Song

Mr. Beal (SCS music teacher) and Victor Rustan (co-op student) have worked together this semester to record a new version of the SCS school song.  It is an old school song with a more modern arrangement.  Our goal is to have the students learn the song and sing it together at assemblies, pep rallies, fair, graduation etc... Eventually we would like to have students take turns recording their own singing/playing on the track as well. We hope all SCS students and staff from past, present and future enjoy this arrangement!  May it bring you joyful memories of your time at SCS for years to come!

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Extended French At SCS:

Simcoe Composite School is excited to announce that starting this September our Extended French (EF) Program will be open to all Haldimand and Norfolk elementary students.  French Immersion and proficient Core French students may apply.  

The EF Program will provide students with the opportunity to take 7 secondary school French credits over their four years at SCS.  The Extended French courses (Grade 9-12) are offered at the academic and university level and include Extended French, Geography, History and Senior Social Studies courses. 

The EF Program has an application process.   Not all applicants will be admitted to the program. Applications are due February 5th, 2021. 

Please do not hesitate to reach out to John Della Fortuna (Principal), Jennifer Ippoltio (VP), and Rheal Pelland (Department Head of French) if you have any further questions.  

SCS’s Future Grade 9 Night will be held virtually on January 20, 2021.  A Microsoft Teams Live event will be held for families interested in the EF Program and the link will be shared on social media, our school website, and with all Haldimand and Norfolk elementary schools one week prior to the event.   

The application and course selection sheets are attached.

Public Health Nurse at SCS

We know COVID-19 is the number one health topic on most people’s minds these days, but that doesn’t mean students aren’t dealing with other health concerns every day. If you’re looking for support or advice around birth control, STI testing, quitting smoking or vaping, managing stress, or any other health issue, our school’s public health nurse can help. Courtney, our school’s nurse, is currently meeting with students through confidential online video chat appointments starting Thursday Oct 22 from 10-12. All discussions or appointments with the nurse are always confidential. Eventually, Courtney will also be at our school once a month for any services that require a face-to-face interaction. We will keep you posted on when these appointments will begin. You can also reach out to Courtney via call or text at 519 426 0908.

 

Principal's Message:

Remember you rock!

SCS School Council will be meeting on December 9, 2020 at 5:30pm virtually. Please contact jennifer.ippolito@granderie.ca if you would like to attend. 

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About SCS

Opened in 1893, Simcoe Composite School has a long and honoured tradition of educational excellence and service to the Norfolk Community. A source of pride for us is our beautiful campus which backs onto the Lynn River and sits directly beside the historic Carillon Tower. Our Simcoe Sabres surpass standards of academics, technology, athletics and developing a caring and welcoming school environment for all students. Please have a look around our website for additional information and if you have any questions about our school or programming, you may contact us at 519-426-4664 at your convenience.

 

 

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