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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, This year we have had a focus at Allenby on 21st Century learning including STEM. The partnership with the APA in funding has allowed us to create an Innovation Lab in the library (used daily by students) which is outfitted with: Technological problem-solving tools (including hand saws, hand drills, mitreboards, and gussets to name […]

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Chair’s Message

The link for the 2016/2017 APA Survey was sent out by the APA Reps earlier this week. Please take a few minutes to respond and provide your feedback. Parents’ responses from last year’s survey were integral in determining our budget for this year and your responses also shaped the APA’s charitable giving initiatives. This year, […]

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Save-the-Date for Grade 6 Graduation

To all Grade 6 parents and students: Please make a note in your calendars that Allenby’s Grade 6 Gradation will take place on Wednesday, June 28. As we get closer to this date, more details will be forthcoming regarding timing of the ceremony, reception and student/parent party, as well as the location of these exciting events. Just to give […]

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De-Clutter for Others: Children’s Book/Clothing Drive

Thank you to the families who have already donated their children’s gently-loved books and outgrown spring/summer clothing to the APA’s book/clothing drive. Bins will remain outside the office until April 28 with book donations benefiting the Children’s Book Bank and children’s clothing donations supporting the clothing bank at  New Circles. If you are looking for a way to further involve […]

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Lost & Found Reminder

Lost & Found Reminder

Students, parents and teachers, please be advised that we will be cleaning out all winter items (for donation), Friday, April 28. We still have a lot of the following winter items,  so please come by and pickup your belongings. *Coats *Snowpants *Boots *Hats/scarfs/mitts/gloves We also have a full shelf of lunch bags, and three bins of swimming […]

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In Support of Our Supporters!

With Fun Fair fast approaching, the APA would like to acknowledge the many wonderful organizations who support our endeavours. Our three big fundraisers (Fun Fair, Big Night Out and Lip Sync) would not be the successes they are without their involvement. Over the coming weeks we will be featuring some of these businesses in our […]

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TDSB Public Consultation

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) is reviewing before- and after-school programs and lunchtime supervision for children in full-day kindergarten (FDK) classrooms, so we can learn about areas of strength and areas for improvement. The project is being guided by Dr. Joel A. Lopata, an external research consultant leading the collection and analysis of information gathered. […]

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Equity Foundation Policy Review

The TDSB is currently in the process of reviewing the Equity Foundation Policy (P037), which establishes the Board’s commitment to ensuring that fairness, equity, and inclusion are essential principles of our school system. Parents/families, community members and staff have been invited to review and provide feedback online regarding the draft policy here.

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Parent Workshop

The Parent Education Network (PEN), in partnership with the non-profit organization Parent Action on Drugs (PAD) invite you to a workshop for parents this Sunday in mid-town Toronto! KIDS, DRUGS, STRESS & ANXIETY Sunday, April 23 from 1 pm to 3 pm North Toronto Memorial Community Centre 200 Eglinton Avenue West This workshop (see flyer) is designed to provide parents with insights […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, As shared at the APA meeting last week, Allenby staff and parents worked collaboratively to develop the staffing models for next year. I have attached both of these models below (English and French Immersion Panels). The attached models are based on projected numbers determined by the planning department in the TDSB. Our projected […]

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