• Staying Connected

    Staying Connected

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Open APA Positions for 2021/2022 – We Need You!

The APA Team has a number of openings for next year. Joining the APA is a great way to: connect with the school community, contribute positively to student achievement, and lend your skills and talents to a great cause (our kids!) or learn new skills! We hope you will consider reaching out about one of […]

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DEI: Summary and Questions from Dwayne Morgan’s Talk

On April 29, 2021 the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) committee hosted a special talk by Dwayne Morgan entitled “Understanding Race and Privilege in our communities.” This engaging talk included personal stories of what it is like to live as a person of colour and parent in Toronto. The recording is shared above in this […]

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2021 Summer Programs

Elementary Summer School  38 programs are offered to students in Grades Kindergarten to 8, from July 5 to 30, 2021, in-person or through virtual instruction online. Registration is now open! Click here for a full list of participating schools and registration information. e-Learning Summer Program  Click here for more information. Continuing Education Summer Program   Click here […]

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LAST CALL – Class Photos 2020-21

LAST CALL – Class Photos 2020-21

                  We’re almost there folks! If you haven’t already done so, please send in your child’s photo today! Take a photo of your child (full face, head and shoulders only) Save the file with this naming convention: firstname_lastname_classroom.jpg Uploaded your photo to your classroom folder (link provided by your Class Rep) […]

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COVID-19 Testing – Tips on Collecting Saliva

As was communicated by Tracey O’Toole a couple of weeks ago, SickKids has supplied Allenby Public School with saliva test kits, for quick and easy COVID-19 testing. These kits allow Allenby families to take a saliva test at home and drop it off either to Allenby PS for courier pickup (once we return to school […]

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TDSB Thought Exchange on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

All Parent Councils in the TDSB are working to ensure that parents and caregivers feel welcomed at Parent Council (e.g: Allenby Parents’ Association). In order to achieve this, the TDSB is asking parents and caregivers to provide input into how Parent Councils can be made inclusive for racialized, Indigenous, LGBTQ2S, newcomer and other communities. Please […]

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Mental Health Matters: Healthy Tech Use

As shared in the newsletter a couple of weeks ago, we have planned a follow-up discussion on “Healthy Tech Use” for the April 21st APA Meeting. We have already received some excellent feedback on some of the challenges families are facing when trying to implement changes in their homes. If you have not already done […]

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

The Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) committee is a newly formed group of approximately 10 members of the Allenby community. This group started in Fall 2020 but really started to ramp up its vision in early 2021. As parents, caregivers and educators, we aim to provide support for parents who are eager to take part […]

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