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Drop Zone – Thank You

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 […]

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Photo Radar Coming to Toronto Schools

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 […]

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Crossing Guard Inquiries

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.

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Introducing... The New Allenby Drop Zone

Introducing… The New Allenby Drop Zone

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 […]

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Allenby in the News …”Traffic Safety Concerns Raised on Stretch of Avenue”, North York Mirror

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 […]

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Councillor Greb’s Proposal to Reduce Speed on Avenue Road Needs Our Support

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 […]

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Traffic & Safety update

Last week, Tracey O’Toole and members of the APA met with City Councillor Christin Carmichael Greb, Toronto Police Services and City Transportation Services to discuss the high incidence of accidents at the corner of Avenue Road and Castlefield and the speed of traffic along Avenue Road. The Allenby Daycare and the North Toronto Early Years […]

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Kiss ‘N’ Ride volunteers needed

For those in the Allenby community who drive their children to school in the mornings, the Allenby Kiss and Ride program represents a safe and efficient means for drop-offs. Alas the program is dire need of volunteers and is at risk of being cancelled altogether. All that is required is 20 minutes once a week […]

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Kiss ‘N’ Ride volunteers needed

Are you available for 20 minutes one morning a week? We are looking for volunteers to open doors and greet students at our Kiss ‘N’ Ride program from 8:35 to 8:55. It’s easy and makes a big difference. A great way to start your day! You can commit weekly or biweekly. All days are available. […]

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Traffic safety

As we head back to school, there is a lot of buzz about traffic and pedestrian safety. The Toronto Police Services Safety blitz is welcomed at the corner of our school. The safety of our children is a priority for all of us, and as parents we MUST do our part too! Here are a […]

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