Speech/Language Therapy

Over the March Break, Liana Levinson, the speech language therapist at Allenby, began an unexpected leave of absence to care for a family member. It is expected that she will be off for a couple of months. If your child receives support with articulation with Karen Jesin, this support will continue as she works for […]

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Concours d’art oratoire 2019

What do poetry, nuclear fusion, avocado farming, procrastination, Norse mythology, and mental health have in common? They are among the many subjects selected by students for their French public speaking presentations for this year’s Concours d’art oratoire. Our Grade 5 and 6 French Immersion students participated in the French public speaking club and researched, wrote, […]

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Fun Fair: New Committee Members Welcome!

Spring has arrived and we are kicking off planning for Allenby’s Annual Fun Fair, taking place on Saturday, June 1 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. We have a great committee with around 20 volunteers, and we always welcome more help. Many committee members are graduating this year, so we need to transfer knowledge to continue this […]

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Rose Reisman Hot Lunch Is Going Green

When the APA moved to offering individually packaged hot lunches through Rose Reisman Catering, it was recognized that the healthy, nutritious, and highly convenient meals were coming with an increase in waste over the buffet-style hot lunch program that had been previously offered by another provider. At that time and over the course of our […]

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Lost & Found Clean-up

Parents, students, and teachers, please come by the Lost & Found and collect your missing belongings. Currently, we have a surplus of the following items: Snow pants Gloves/mitts Hats Water bottles Swimwear/towels We will be clearing out all winter wear by the end of day Friday, March 29, sending all unlabelled items for donation. Please come […]

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Always Wanted to Be in a Musical?

Join Zodiactors for our spring session at Allenby! Zodiactors is a musical theatre program in your school. Learn to sing, dance, act, and perform in a professional musical on stage. This sessions musical is YOU CAN’T STOP THE BEAT! Zodiactors runs every Friday in the Allenby gym from 3:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. beginning March 29. […]

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LWitcher

Getting to Know the Allenby Staff

NAME: Lia Witcher WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: English Kindergarten ECE DID YOU KNOW: Did you know that I am an avid reader? I love literature, art, film, writing, and photography. Even my cats love to curl up and help me read! WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: I love how generous of spirit everyone is at Allenby. My […]

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Thank You

Lip Sync: Our Performers & Volunteers Rocked!

Thank you to all of the performers, parent contacts, committee and event volunteers and Allenby Staff for making the 28th Annual Lip Sync two nights to remember! We graciously thank our sponsor, Forest Hill Oxford Learning, whose generous contribution helped ensure that our event was a fundraising success. The event brought together students, staff, alumni […]

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E. Twyford

Getting to Know the Allenby Staff

NAME: Elise Twyford WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: Kindergarten Teacher DID YOU KNOW: I love animals and wish I had a pet snake (but my daughter, Evelyn, won’t let me get one—”too scary”). WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: Everyone—staff, students and community have been very welcoming. SOMETHING YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT ME: I can speak a little […]

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