Thank you to everyone who volunteered at the Fun Fair. It was a close race for the Free Recess Challenge. The kindergarten, primary and junior class winners are rooms 108a, 106 and 215. Congratulations to all three classes!
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Dear Parents, TRAFFIC SAFETY As the parent community knows, the APA and the school have been working collaboratively and continuously to improve the traffic safety surrounding Allenby over the course of the year. I wanted to take this opportunity to highlight the work that has been done towards this goal. Both Lisa Parker and myself […]
Fun Fair 2017 was INCREDIBLE! On behalf of the Allenby community, we’d like to thank the entire Fun Fair team for their tremendous effort in planning and executing this year’s Fun Fair. Fun Fair Co-Chairs Meredith Palmer Jen Lenk Gillian Uy Fun Fair Committee Amber Christie Christina Wolff Cindy Waxer Colette Kim Desiree Klein Dorothy Chong Ellen White Erin […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]