Just a reminder to please complete the attached Student Travel Survey (with your eldest child in mind) by November 17 so that we can gather some data in advance of our work. Classes will be gathering data next week regarding travel to and from school as well.
Allenby has joined the Toronto District School Board’s Traffic Safety Program, delivered in partnership with Green Communities Canada. The goal of the program is to improve traffic flow and minimize risks within school zones, and encourage children to walk and wheel safely to school. As part of the program we have been asked to assemble […]
Traffic safety around the school is a major priority for both the APA and the school administration. In order to improve the flow of traffic and avoid congestion issues, the APA will continue to run a Drop Zone on both St. Clements and Castlefield. For the month of September, if you have 20 minutes to […]
As the school year starts, we would like to remind Allenby families and students about how to stay safe on your journey to and from school. Allenby has a large student population. For the continued safety of both students and drivers, we all need to work together. THE ALLENBY DROP ZONE: For students in grades […]
Thank you to all the Mom’s and Dad’s who signed up for a day or two to help make the arrival of our children safer by volunteering to be a traffic monitor as part of our daily Drop Zone program. Wind, rain, snow and heat didn’t stop each of the classes from stepping up weekly […]
We have received exciting news that the roll out of photo radar in school zones will begin with a roll out this summer in a select number of Toronto school zones. Allenby has been active in advocating for this by speaking in the Ontario legislature in support of the bill. Our school has also been […]
If you have any questions or concerns related to the presence or absence of Allenby’s assigned crossing guards, please contact Toronto Police Services, 53rd Division, 416-808-5300, and they will assist you in speaking with the constable who oversees the crossing guard program in our area.
This week we debuted our new Allenby Drop Zone on St. Clements. Thank you to all parents for their cooperation and participation. Already, we have noticed a positive change in the flow of traffic, a reduction in congestion and students are getting to school on time and safely! We have also noticed that the minute one […]
A recent article in the North York Mirror highlighted the issue of high speeds on Avenue Road. Representatives from the school (including some of our grade 5’s) and the APA recently attended a North York council meeting in support of a proposal put forward by Councillor Carmichael Greb to reduce the speed limit on Avenue Road […]
Councillor Carmichael Greb will be moving a motion to reduce the speed limit on Avenue Road from Lawrence to Eglinton on Wednesday, February 22 at North York Community Council at 10:30. Transportation services staff are recommending against the speed limit reduction, so we need the community’s support. Please send in your letters of support or […]