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Chair’s Message

Please join us for our first APA meeting being held next Wednesday, September 27th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in the school library. Principal O’Toole will be updating us about initiatives around the school. We will also be voting on the 2017/2018 APA budget, electing our 2017/2018 executive council and voting on a motion to […]

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Chair’s Message

“It takes a village to raise a child” is a proverb that most of us are aware of and it certainly rings true in the Allenby community. Our teachers, office staff, administrators and wonderful parent volunteers all have a hand in “raising our children”. While academics is obviously a primary focus of any school, there […]

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Chair’s Message

It’s only the first week of school, but the APA team has been busy gearing up for another terrific year. Students will have received the APA’s forms package along with the school’s forms earlier this week. Please read carefully through the APA Package as it contains information on monthly meetings, pizza lunch registration, class representative […]

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Chairs’ Message

On behalf of the APA, we’d like to welcome everyone back to what is sure to be another great year at Allenby! The APA will continue it’s focus on student safety through the 2017/2018 school year. As we all get ready for the first day of school, it is a good time to review our […]

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Great Year

Chairs’ Message

This year has gone by so quickly, it’s hard to understand where the time even went. Feeling a little nostalgic about the year (maybe because we both have children who are graduating from Allenby), we started to think about all of the wonderful work that the Allenby Community and APA has done for our students […]

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Chair’s Message

Thank you to the parents that joined us last night for the final APA meeting of the year. The primary focus of the meeting was Allenby’s Itinerant Music Program. It was a dynamic discussion full of passion and varying opinions. Most parents in attendance agreed that Allenby is fortunate to have an Itinerant Music Program […]

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Chair’s Message

We will not be holding the APA meeting that was scheduled for next Wednesday June 21st.  The 2017/2018 APA budget was presented at the May meeting and will be discussed and voted on at the September 2017 meeting. On behalf of all of the parents, we would like to thank the APA Executive Council for […]

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Chair’s Message

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 […]

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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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Chair’s Message

Fun Fair Fun Fair is on June 3rd from noon to 4pm. It is a community tradition, an important fundraiser for our school and an annual milestone that all Allenby students look forward to each year. Having chaired the Fun Fair Planning Committee in the past, I can attest to the amount of work and […]

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