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    Staying Connected

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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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Class Photos 2020-21

Class Photos 2020-21

                      Quick reminder that the APA is creating individual class photos for the 2020-2021 school year. By now you should have received instructions through your class rep as follows: Take a photo of your child (full face, head and shoulders only) Save the file with […]

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Class Photos 2020-21

                    The APA is pleased to announce that we will be creating individual class photos for the school this year. We have been busy working on our plan, and are now ready to collect pictures of your smiling kids! Stay tuned for the details, which will […]

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COVID Update Including Info On Saliva Testing

WHEN A COHORT IS SENT HOME WHAT HAPPENS WITH THEIR LEARNING? The children from the class will move to remote learning the following day (unless the news comes in the evening). WHAT ABOUT THEIR SIBLINGS? Since the siblings’ teachers are still teaching in-person, they are not able to teach the siblings remotely. The siblings will […]

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Classroom Allocation

In late March, the Board will be issuing their projections for Allenby’s student enrollment for the 2021/2022 school year. The school administration will also receive Allenby’s teacher allocation for 2021/2022. The number of students enrolled in each grade and each panel, along with the number of teaching staff assigned to our school (classroom teachers, resource […]

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Traffic Safety at Allenby – An Update

The APA Traffic Safety Committee has been hard at work, moving various safety-related initiatives forward with the City of Toronto. Recent successes include the installation of lane markers along the west side of Avenue Road to further push southbound traffic away from the sidewalks, as well as the operation of the automated speed enforcement camera […]

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