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Principal’s message

Dear Parents, I hope everyone enjoyed a lovely March Break with family and friends. If, like me, you were not able to travel somewhere warm, I hope that you found warmth by a fire, under a cozy blanket, etc. as the temperatures dropped once again over the break. The temperature fluctuations seem to be continuing […]

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Earth Hour

Earth Hour

TDSB Earth Hour 2017 is this Friday, March 24 from 2pm to 3pm. During Earth Hour, we will be using as little electricity as possible. Where possible, we will also be reducing our electricity usage over the weekend.

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Principal’s message

Dear Parents, We have a very busy week leading up the break with a grade five and six ski trip and our yearly dance-a-thon. I know many families extend the break with trips around the globe. If your child will be leaving early or returning late I ask that you call the Safe Arrival Line […]

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Principal’s message

Dear Parents, I just returned from an administrators conference for TDSB principals and vice principals today as Sandra leaves to attend. At this conference I participated in a workshop with TDSB Director John Malloy on the vision of the Board and engaging not only students but parents in the TDSB. One way to lend your voice […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, I hope everyone had a wonderfully relaxing Family Day weekend spent with friends and family. I spent my days skiing, snowshoeing and dancing, yes dancing as you see there are many roles to being a principal of a school…educator, manager, social worker, but also here at Allenby, dancer! Lip Sync is this week […]

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Principal’s message

Dear Parents, Over the past week there have been many initiatives and events that have brought the spirit of Valentine’s Day alive at Alllenby. Our grade 5/6 class participated in “Random Acts of Kindness” week bringing smiles to staff and students alike while inspiring others to “pay it forward.” A grade 5 class created heart pins […]

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Principal’s message

Dear Parents, Traffic safety is an issue that is brought to my attention on a weekly, if not daily basis, at Allenby. Safety of students is paramount and that includes the safety of the over 800 students to and from school. This is a concern addressed by staff, parents, the APA, community members and also […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, The elementary provincial report card (for the period of September–January) will be sent home on Tuesday, February 14. It is designed to report on your child’s achievement of curriculum expectations and development of the learning skills and work. The grade 1 to 6 report cards will include letter grades. Junior kindergarten students receive […]

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Principal’s message

Dear Parents, Tomorrow the attached letter will be sent home to JK to Grade 5 parents asking them to express their intentions for whether their child(ren) will remain at Allenby next year. This request was a result of receiving our projected enrolment for next year. Please do not think that my mind is shifting to […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, Great things are happening at Allenby! Whether it is the visit by Rick Mercer last week tied to the amazing Project Giveback initiative that all of our grade 4 students do each year, to an engaging math workshop focused on inquiry and problem-solving attended by staff, admin and parents, to our innovation lab buzzing […]

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