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Eglinton Way Scavenger Hunt 2017

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 […]

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Nicola’s Triathlon for Kids

Nicola’s Triathlon is great for first timers as well as more serious athletes – it is all about personal achievement. The distances are short, any bike will do and the kids can do all or just one of the segments. All proceeds benefit Sick Kids. To register, visit our website. Sunday, June 11, 12-6 pm […]

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Thank You, Allenby!

Thank you Allenby for your generous donations of children’s books and children’s clothing for the Children’s Book Bank and New Circles! Hope your family felt good de-cluttering and knowing that your donations made a big impact to Toronto children in need.

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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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