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Our Community Cares

Many charitable organizations are struggling to keep up with demand during this difficult time. The APA will continue to offer ideas to families that want to help. Daily Bread Food Bank Many people are turning to Toronto’s food banks during the COVID pandemic. The Daily Bread Food Bank has seen a 32% spike in people […]

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Grade-6

Kids Korner

          What an awesome start to our new “Kids Korner” section of the newsletter! Please enjoy the inspiring art shared by some of our Allenby students this week. Send in your submissions by Monday (12 p.m.) to be included in the following week’s newsletter. Ideas include artwork, riddles, recipes, fun backyard […]

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Window Walk

We hope your family enjoyed last week’s window walk. We noticed beautiful artwork in windows and on doors throughout the neighbourhood. Want to continue the fun? This week’s theme is Easter Eggs or Encouraging Words. WHAT’S A WINDOW WALK? Students draw or paint a picture based on the themes provided by date. Students tape the […]

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MINDFULNESS: Add a Another Sense to Your WindowWalk!

We can enjoy beautiful artwork throughout the neighbourhood using our sense of sight. Can we tap into other senses while taking a stroll? Make your movement mindful with a Listening Walk. Go outside (in your backyard, on your balcony, etc.) together with your family and listen for sounds you don’t usually hear. For example, you […]

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Fitness Funatics

Fitness Funatics

On those days when Mother Nature won’t let us get outside, we have to be creative with how we get our kids moving and active. Need a quick idea to get your kiddos and family moving? Fitness Funatics will offer you a weekly challenge. Post your best attempts on Twitter – tag the APA’s twitter […]

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Our Community Cares

There are many local charitable organizations ramping up to help others in one of the greatest times of need our City will ever see. As a charitable organization itself, the APA does not direct fundraising dollars to other charitable organizations. However, to do our part, we are highlighting a few of the organizations that are […]

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Allenby School Playground

Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health announced the closure of a number of city amenities including all city-owned playgrounds, sports fields, and basketball and tennis courts to limit public congregation and reduce the spread of COVID-19. All Toronto schools have been called on to do the same. For that reason, effective immediately, the TDSB will be […]

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APA Program Announcements

The APA Executive Team will be meeting (virtually) next week to discuss the status of many of our programs and community events. Parents will be updated on new developments and next steps in next week’s newsletter. Classroom Allocation will be going ahead as planned, however on a slightly adjusted schedule. Thanks to those parents that […]

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Trustee Shelley Laskin’s Updates

Trustee Shelly Laskin sends a weekly email update every Sunday to families. If you would like to stay regularly informed on what is happening at the Board, including meeting agendas, policies under review, program updates, and discussions around new initiatives to improve student success and well-being, you can sign-up for her weekly e-update here.

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