Archive | Community Awareness

Our Community Cares

Many charitable organizations are struggling to keep up with demand during this difficult time. The APA will continue to offer ideas to families that want to help. Daily Bread Food Bank Many people are turning to Toronto’s food banks during the COVID pandemic. The Daily Bread Food Bank has seen a 32% spike in people […]

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Grade-6

Kids Korner

          What an awesome start to our new “Kids Korner” section of the newsletter! Please enjoy the inspiring art shared by some of our Allenby students this week. Send in your submissions by Monday (12 p.m.) to be included in the following week’s newsletter. Ideas include artwork, riddles, recipes, fun backyard […]

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Window Walk

We hope your family enjoyed last week’s window walk. We noticed beautiful artwork in windows and on doors throughout the neighbourhood. Want to continue the fun? This week’s theme is Easter Eggs or Encouraging Words. WHAT’S A WINDOW WALK? Students draw or paint a picture based on the themes provided by date. Students tape the […]

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MINDFULNESS: Add a Another Sense to Your WindowWalk!

We can enjoy beautiful artwork throughout the neighbourhood using our sense of sight. Can we tap into other senses while taking a stroll? Make your movement mindful with a Listening Walk. Go outside (in your backyard, on your balcony, etc.) together with your family and listen for sounds you don’t usually hear. For example, you […]

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Fitness Funatics

Fitness Funatics

On those days when Mother Nature won’t let us get outside, we have to be creative with how we get our kids moving and active. Need a quick idea to get your kiddos and family moving? Fitness Funatics will offer you a weekly challenge. Post your best attempts on Twitter – tag the APA’s twitter […]

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Our Community Cares

There are many local charitable organizations ramping up to help others in one of the greatest times of need our City will ever see. As a charitable organization itself, the APA does not direct fundraising dollars to other charitable organizations. However, to do our part, we are highlighting a few of the organizations that are […]

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Window Walk

Window Walk

Hey Allenby – let’s join communities across Canada and lift our neighbour’s spirits with a Window Walk! WHAT’S A WINDOW WALK? Students draw or paint a picture based on the themes provided by date. Students tape the artwork to their window or front door. Neighbours enjoy the artwork as they take strolls and see their […]

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Kids Korner

Kids Korner

The idea behind Kids Korner is to provide an opportunity for kids to connect each week, share their creativity and build community during this challenging time. Allenby students are encouraged to send in their submissions on Mondays by 12 p.m. We will then select 2-3 entries per week to be included in the upcoming newsletter. […]

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Amielia Chase

Getting to Know Allenby Staff: 2019-2020

Amielia Chase I teach grade 1/2 French Immersion. Did you know, I learned French through the French Immersion program, at university and by travel. I love the sense of community at Allenby. The students, teachers, parents, and all the staff work together to create an amazing school experience. I worked all around the neighborhood during […]

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