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Ward 8 Equity Forum

Registration is now open for the Enhancing Equity Ward Forums. These are collaborative, working sessions between staff, students, parents and communities to develop strategies and an action plan to improve equity in our schools. Sandra and I will be attending Ward 8’s Forum at John Polanyi on Monday May 15th from 6:30-8:30 pm, hosted by the Enhancing Equity Task […]

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Interested in Fostering our Community Partnerships?

We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to help organize our participation in the Eglintion Way BIA’s Annual Scavenger Hunt. The BIA has asked us to partner with them in putting on their Scavenger Hunt, with a portion of fundraising proceeds benefiting Allenby. Responsibilities include liaising with the Eglinton Way BIA and recruiting volunteers to […]

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De-Clutter for Others: Children’s Book/Clothing Drive

Thank you to the families who have already donated their children’s gently-loved books and outgrown spring/summer clothing to the APA’s book/clothing drive. Bins will remain outside the office until April 28 with book donations benefiting the Children’s Book Bank and children’s clothing donations supporting the clothing bank at  New Circles. If you are looking for a way to further involve […]

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De-Clutter for Others: Children’s Book/Clothing Drive

Spring cleaning this long weekend? Consider donating your children’s gently-loved books and outgrown spring/summer clothing to the bins located outside the office between April 18 and April 28 for the Children’s Book Bank and for New Circles. If you are looking for a way to further involve your own children in community outreach, join us after school on […]

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Ward 8 Forum – March 7, 2017

The next Ward 8 Eglinton-Lawrence Forum, which will be a Joint Forum with Trustee Shelley Laskin, Trustee Gerri Gershon and Trustee Jennifer Arp will be held on Tuesday March 7, 2017, starting at 7pm at North Toronto Collegiate Institute. Agenda items include: 2017/2018 TDSB Budget Consultation with Carla Kisko, Associate Director, Finance & Operations New […]

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Yummy Sweets and Home Baked Treats

The Grade 6 Me to We Team will be hosting a bake sale on Thursday December 8th in support of The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Foundation. In addition to the bake sale, the Me to We Team is also running a jelly bean count for junior students and a hershey kisses count for primary […]

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Grade 6 Food Drive Ends Tomorrow

Congratulations to our Grade 6 Food Drive Leadership Group for organizing a food drive to help the North York Harvest Food Bank meet the food needs of North Toronto. The collection boxes for non-perishable food items will remain outside every classroom until Friday, November 25. Thank you for your support!

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Giving Tuesday Winter Clothing Delivery

To kick-off the season of giving, the APA is holding our third winter clothing drive in support of students in need at neighbouring TDSB schools. Please donate gently used children’s winter coats, snow pants, boots, hats, scarves and mitts, and drop washed items off by 9:30am on Tuesday, November 29 in the box located outside the […]

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Families helping families

APA Winter Clothing Drive The APA’s third annual winter clothing drive will kick off on Monday, November 21 until Giving Tuesday on November 29. Donate your children’s gently used and washed winter coats, snow pants, hats, mittens and boots outside the office and they will be delivered to students at neighbouring TDSB schools in need. […]

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