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Picture Day

Picture Day

Our Picture Day at Allenby takes place over two days given the size of our school. All kindergarten and grade 1 and 2 classes will have their pictures taken on Tuesday October 22nd. Our grades 3-6 classes will have their pictures taken on Wednesday October 23rd. Classes will be scheduled to ensure pictures take place […]

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Extracurriculars During the School Day

The Allenby school day runs from 8:50 am (9:05 am for FDK) until 3:35 pm (3:20 pm for FDK). As mentioned on Wednesday evening, supporting your child’s learning involves supporting their arrival in time for the start of the day and staying throughout the school day. We are seeing an increase in students leaving early […]

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Private School Applications

Each year we receive requests, especially with regard to graduating students, for private school reference letters and packages to be completed. Please know that all relevant information about a child’s learning (academic and achievement) is found within the provincial report cards. If parents cannot find previous report cards at home, we are happy to make a copy. […]

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Volunteering at Ecole Allenby Junior PS

Dear Parents/Guardians: École Allenby Public School values the tremendous contributions of our parent and community volunteers who give their time and effort to support many school initiatives. We have many volunteer opportunities at our school (e.g., Reading Angels/Anges de lecture) and are always open to new opportunities to utilize volunteer skills, knowledge and expertise to […]

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Allenby English Book Fair

I look forward to seeing new and familiar faces at the Allenby Book Fair from September 16th-20th. This is the best fundraiser for Allenby Library. We receive 60% of the sales back in Scholastic Products. Here is a link to our store hours. Many teachers create a Wishlist of books they would like to add […]

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Are You Our Next Lunchroom Supervisor?

Dear Parents/Guardians/Caregivers: We are seeking lunchroom supervisors for the coming school year. If you are interested in applying to a full-time or occasional lunchroom supervisor position at Allenby PS, please contact Ms. Jamie Bargis or call 416-393-9115 to let us know.

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Allenby’s Documentary Film Festival

On Wednesday, June 12, the grade 5 students from Mme Payne, Ms. McGee, and Ms. Wright’s classes will be hosting a documentary film festival (with a water theme) in the gym from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This festival is student organized and is our group’s community action initiative for our final project for Global […]

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Free Pollinator Plants from the City and Other School Garden News

Did you know that the City of Toronto is providing three free pollinator-friendly plants? If you aren’t interested in them for your own garden, please consider signing up and donating them to Allenby’s garden. Imagine the plants we could get with 500 Allenby families! Sign up here with PollinateTO. Every morning recess we have a drop-in garden […]

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Used Book Drive

Spring is finally here and with it usually comes some spring cleaning. We would love you to take a look at your children’s bookshelves and consider donating and gently used books the kids have out grown to a wonderful Children’s Book Bank. The Book Bank provides free books and literacy support to children living in low-income […]

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