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Kids Have Stress Too!

Thank you to the 60 parents who attended the Speaker Series, “Kids Have Stress Too!” on Monday evening. If you could not attend, the Psychology Foundation of Canada has free resources here. Monday’s speaker, Anne Murray will be at the Parents as Partners Conference on April 1st. Her talk at this upcoming free event is […]

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Principal’s message

Dear Parents, I just returned from an administrators conference for TDSB principals and vice principals today as Sandra leaves to attend. At this conference I participated in a workshop with TDSB Director John Malloy on the vision of the Board and engaging not only students but parents in the TDSB. One way to lend your voice […]

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Chair’s message

Mindfulness has become a focus in the TDSB and it’s a key priority for our school and for the APA. According to Psychology Today mindfulness is “a state of active, open attention on the present. It’s observing your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Mindfulness means living in the moment and awakening […]

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Parents as Partners Conference 2017

Whether your child is just beginning on their educational journey in elementary school or closer to graduation and planning for the future, there are informative and empowering sessions for parents/guardians and caregivers of students of all ages and all stages of education. This conference is organized by parents for parents and it is FREE! Saturday, […]

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Get Ready To Dance, Allenby!

On Thursday, March 9 The Me to We Grade 6 leadership group at Allenby will be hosting a Dance-A-Thon. The money raised will go towards healthcare in Tanzania. The students have all received a pledge card, and they are encouraged to raise $20 in support of this important cause but any amount is greatly appreciated. […]

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Menchies for a Great Cause

A couple of weeks ago the Grade 6 Me to We Team organized a fundraiser in support of the Kids Help Phone. Staff and students enjoyed Menchies on Valentine’s Day and the Grade 6’s raised over $1,700 for their charitable organization. Thanks to everyone for their support and thanks to Ms. Levitt and Ms. Segal […]

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