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Getting Ready for Next Year

The APA is always planning ahead and we already know what help we will need for next year! By joining the APA Team you can be part of a great community of volunteers, get to know new people and try something different! Please take a look at the (long) list of open volunteer positions and contact […]

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Thank You

Thanks from the Fun Fair Committee

Thank you to everyone who came out to Saturday’s Fun Fair! The beautiful sunshine and spectacular attractions were only surpassed by the amazing Allenby spirit in the air. It was an incredible day filled with smiling faces, sticky fingers, and plenty of squeals and cheers. To all of our wonderful volunteers – WE CANNOT THANK YOU ENOUGH! Our heartfelt gratitude to the parents, siblings, neighbours and […]

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Eglinton Way Scavenger Hunt 2017

The Eglinton Way Scavenger Hunt is coming up soon and proceeds from a raffle sponsored by the local shops will benefit Allenby! The Hunt is taking place on Saturday June 17 from 12-4 pm. Participate in fun challenges, solve riddles, and enjoy live entertainment with the whole family. There’s even grand prizes for the top finishers! Registration is free […]

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Lost & Found Reminder

Students, parents and teachers please ensure to stop by the lost and found regularly to pickup your belongings. We are currently at capacity for coats, sweatshirts, bathing suits and towels. We will be doing our end of year clear out Friday June 30th, with all remaining items being sent for donation.

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Principal’s Message

Success in Mathematics and Growth Mindset Thank you to all parents who attended our APA meeting last night. Tracey and I had the opportunity to share the latest research on the impact “growth” mindset versus “fixed” mindset has on student performance, especially as it relates to the learning of Mathematics. There is a real damaging myth:  the idea […]

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Chair’s Message

The May APA meeting was held last night. For those who couldn’t make it: Tracey O’Toole and Sandra Larosa shared what’s been happening at the school level with respect to math. Tracey’s principal’s message provides more information on math learning and the growth mindset. APA Treasurer, Sarosh Nanavati presented the proposed 2017/2018 APA Budget. The APA will continue […]

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Fun Fair Is This Weekend

Rain or Shine the Allenby Fun Fair is this Saturday, June 3 from 12 to 4pm. There are lots of new things to see and do at this year’s Fair. In addition to the popular Class Basket Auction we are happy to announce an exciting NEW RAFFLE! An ipad, Netbook laptop, Fitbits, Virtual Reality Headset, Instax Cameras […]

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Mr. G and Mr. Osborne Are Retiring!

Please join us on at 4:30 on June 22 to celebrate the contributions of these incredible Allenby teachers. Open the e-vite for full details and to RSVP by June 9. We are looking for contributions to help in making this celebration just as amazing as these two teachers have been in their time at Allenby: Gifts and […]

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True North

Thank You to Our Fun Fair Sponsors!

The APA would like to recognize and offer our sincere thanks to the following Fun Fair Sponsors. It is only with their support that the Fun Fair continues to be such a successful and enjoyable event. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. Support these great businesses when you can! David Batori The Healthy Butcher GetToronto.ca Chestnut Park North Toronto […]

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Principal’s Message

I have heard some teachers throughout the school in recent days state that they are teaching “pool”. This means that parents continue to ask about teacher assignments. Please stop asking, as you will not hear what you are searching for and will simply initiate an awkward conversation that ends in “pool”. Teaching assignments, as outlined, will be […]

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