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Light the Night Walk

Emily’s Entourage is participating in the Light the Night Walk again this year, joining thousands of people walking at twilight in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. We would like to welcome any Allenby families to join the team for the walk this year on Thursday, October 18. Emily is in grade 3 at Allenby and has been cancer-free […]

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Getting to Know the Allenby Staff

PRINCIPAL: Tracey O’Toole DID YOU KNOW?: If you ever want to find me on the weekend, look to the ski hill. We have a chalet at Beaver Valley where we spend most weekends. WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY?: For such a large school, we have a very small-school feel with a strong sense of community. SOMETHING […]

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Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission residential school commemoration event. It grew out of a young girl named Phyllis (Jack) Webstad having her shiny new orange shirt taken away on her first day of school at the Mission, and it has become an opportunity to keep the discussion on all aspects […]

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Getting to Know the Allenby Staff

GRADE 2 ENGLISH TEACHER: Barbara Lenet DID YOU KNOW?: I like cooking instead of baking, reading research instead of reading novels, dressing up instead of dressing down, and thinking positively instead of being discouraged. WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY?: I love the great sense of community and family at Allenby. The staff and families support each […]

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Getting to know the Allenby Staff

ALLENBY’S SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTANT: Gudi Hornburg a.k.a. Ms. H. DID YOU KNOW?: Ms. H. loves computer games, especially World of Warcraft WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY?: “I have the best job in the world because I get to see every child, and I get to see them in and outside of the classroom setting, at recess.” […]

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Getting to Know Allenby Staff

Allenby is a large school with over 800 students and 80 staff members. In order to assist families with getting to know Allenby staff, each week in the Newsletter we are going to highlight a staff member. For the first week, we thought we should start with the ladies in the office. ALLENBY’S OFFICE STAFF: Amy […]

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Help us Support Rudy’s Family

Parents approaching Allenby from the east side over the past few weeks noted that our beloved crossing guard, Rudy, was missing from his usual position at Avenue and St. Clements, where, for years, he has ensured the safety of our children. The reason for his absence was an incomprehensible tragedy that has devastated his family. […]

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