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Chairs’ Message

November has shaped up to be a busy month in terms of APA initiatives. Alex Russell, November 22nd from 7:00pm to 9:00pm – Alex Russell, clinical psychologist, will be speaking in the Allenby Gym about how parents can take a positive and emotionally rewarding role in their children’s lives, while allowing them to have the opportunity […]

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Chairs’ Message

There has been a keen focus on Equity within the TDSB over the last few years. Last year, the TDSB formed the Enhancing Equity Task Force, whose mandate was to launch a community engagement process to explore what equity strategies have worked and what challenges remain within the TDSB in terms of “equity for all” as […]

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Chairs’ Message

As the weather gets colder and the mornings darker, we recognize that the “walking to school honeymoon” is starting to fade (we get it!). We’ve noticed an increase in  the traffic around the school and the number of people using our St. Clements and Castlefield Drop Zones. We are very proud of our Drop Zone […]

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Chairs’ Message

The Allenby Parents’ Association Executive Committee has committed to meeting monthly this year in an effort to increase communication and collaboration among the Executive Committee members so that we can move the APA forward in a positive and effective way. The Executive Committee is comprised of 15 parents that generously volunteer their time to oversee […]

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Chairs’ Message

Parents are reminded that our Allenby is Amazing Annual Donation Campaign is still underway. We’ve raised 74% of our targeted amount so far and we hope to make it to our goal of $18,000 before the winter holiday break. All contributions will help make amazing things happen at our school this year. We expect to use our […]

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Speaker Series

Chairs’ Message

The APA is excited to announce that Dr. Alex Russell will be leading off our Speaker Series for 2017/2018. Last year, the APA hosted a successful and intimate discussion about stress and anxiety in our children and it is our hope that noteworthy psychologist, and author of Drop the Worry Ball, Dr. Alex Russell will further our […]

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Chairs’ Message

The APA offers many exciting events and initiatives throughout the year. While some of these events and initiatives are fundraising based (pizza lunch, fall family night out, lip sync), all of these events are meant to raise school spirit and foster a sense of community and belonging. The APA recognizes that participating in everything all of […]

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JK Welcome T-Shirts

Each year, the APA distributes Allenby School T-shirts to the newest and smallest members of our school community. Every JK student should have received their “Welcome to Allenby” T-shirt over the last couple of weeks. Please contact Lisa Parker if you your JK student did not receive one.

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Chairs’ Message

Thanks to all who attended the first APA meeting of the 2017/2018 school year. We had a great turnout of parents and we hope to keep the momentum going through the year. Highlights from the meeting include: Principal’s Report – Tracey O’Toole shared the status of all construction projects happening at our school. The Hot Water […]

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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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