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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, Curriculum Night I want to extend an invitation to all parents/guardians to join us Wednesday, October 4th for our Curriculum Night. Curriculum Night is a wonderful opportunity for parents to meet teachers in an “open house” forum beginning at 6:30 pm. We will begin the evening in the gym with a presentation by myself providing information […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, Last year a number of Allenby staff took an extensive online course, alongside me, through Stanford University on Growth Mindset and The Teaching of Mathematics. The course not only affected their own teaching of math but lead to discussions on how to share this with colleagues across the school. While Allenby families were […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, There is something magical about the first day of school. The real reason for school made an appearance on Tuesday as the students poured into the hallways of freshly waxed floors, sporting new haircuts and backpacks, ready to learn and eager to meet their teachers and friends. The energy from the students was […]

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Milk Program is Up and Running!

Once again this year chocolate and white milk cartons are available for purchase in the lunchroom for Grades 1-6. The price for each chocolate and white milk carton is 80 cents. You may also purchase milk tickets in advance. They may be purchased in any amount up to a maximum of $20 per child. $8 […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, Welcome to the 2017-18 School Year at Allenby! Only three more days of summer! I hope that everyone enjoyed a relaxing yet fun-filled summer vacation and I look forward to reconnecting with students and families over the next few weeks. The school has been abuzz this week with teachers coming in to prepare their classrooms […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, I can’t believe that I am writing my last principal’s message of the year! What an unbelievable year at Allenby thanks to our amazing staff, students and parent community. I want to wish you all a safe and relaxing summer vacation. I hope you are able to spend time with friends and family […]

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Vice-Principal’s Message: Farewell from Ms. Larosa

Dear Allenby Parents/Guardians, It has been a privilege and honour to have served this community, even if it has only been for a short period of time. Thank you for an incredible six months at Allenby! I have enjoyed getting to know your child(ren) and am extremely proud of the growth and achievements made at […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, As I write this, I cannot believe that the next message I write will be my final one for the school year. What a year! A truly amazing one thanks to our staff, students, and families. Report cards will go home on Tuesday with all students. If a child has started their summer […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, As the end of the year approaches, I want to take this opportunity to share with you some staff changes at Allenby next year. ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF CHANGES Ms. Larosa will be leaving Allenby to become the principal at Rolph Road Public School in the fall (click here to read letter from Vicky Branco and Jennifer Arp). Although […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, TRAFFIC SAFETY As the parent community knows, the APA and the school have been working collaboratively and continuously to improve the traffic safety surrounding Allenby over the course of the year. I wanted to take this opportunity to highlight the work that has been done towards this goal. Both Lisa Parker and myself […]

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