To kick-off the season of giving, the APA is holding our annual winter clothing drive in support of students in need at neighbouring TDSB schools. Please donate gently loved winter coats, snow pants, boots, hats, gloves, and mitts in the bins located outside the office between Monday, November 19 and Tuesday, November 27. Items will […]
The Ministry of Education is consulting with parents to get feedback on several areas of the education system. The consultation is comprised of a series of open-ended questions. Feedback from these consultations will help shape decisions in the following areas: Improving student performance in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Preparing students with needed job skills, such as skilled […]
NAME: Andrea Payne WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: Grade 5 French Immersion Teacher DID YOU KNOW: I have a large edible garden that produces 39 different types of fruits and veggies. WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: I love the sense of community at Allenby. It’s wonderful getting to work with some of my best friends as colleagues, having such […]
NAME: Megan McGee WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: Grade 5 English Teacher DID YOU KNOW: I love to cook and bake, especially for other people! WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: I love the Allenby community—students, staff, and parents—who transform this building into a vibrant and exciting place to work and learn everyday! SOMETHING YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT ME: I […]
NAME: Heather Ichiyen WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: Grade 4 English Teacher DID YOU KNOW: I taught overseas at the international schools for five years: Kyoto, Japan, for 3 years and Beijing, China, for 2 years. WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: I love my colleagues here at Allenby and the awesome students who to dare to dream […]
NAME: Melanie Fineberg WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: Grade 2 English Teacher DID YOU KNOW: I love to bake, paint, and exercise in my spare time. WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: I love the students, staff, and families at Allenby. It is such a warm and welcoming place, and I love teaching here. SOMETHING YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT […]
NAME: Risa Levitt WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: Grade 6 English Teacher DID YOU KNOW: I lived in Israel for a year studying archaeology; I took a hot air balloon ride over Masai Mara at sunrise. WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: I love all the amazing staff, in all shapes, forms, roles, and responsibilities. The wonderfully supportive parent community makes […]
NAME: Pam Segal WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: Grade 6 English teacher DID YOU KNOW: I grew up in Montreal and lived in Israel for six months when I was eighteen. WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: Working with amazing colleagues and an amazing, supportive parent community. SOMETHING YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT ME: I love to run, cook, and ski.
VICE PRINCIPAL: Deborah Zamin WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: Proud Vice-Principal DID YOU KNOW: I lived in the south of France where I taught high school English and travelled through Europe on a shoestring budget for one year. WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: The amazing students, dedicated staff and warm community of parents and families all make coming […]
This is a friendly reminder that our food drive is coming to an end. Thursday, October 4 is the last day to send non-perishables to school, however online donations can be made here throughout this Thanksgiving long weekend. Let’s work together to support Sarah and Claire’s Food Drive and help Team West win the challenge!