Dear Parents, I hope everyone enjoyed a lovely Winter Break spent with family and friends and it has been great connecting with staff and students to hear about the amazing adventures taken over the last two weeks. I am writing this week about a subject that isn’t very exciting, in fact it will result in […]
Dear Parents, It has been a busy time at Allenby with Island School trips, class celebrations, field trips and great learning. We will end the 2016 school year this Friday with Pajama Day and Pizza Lunch. We will be having a sing-a-long at 2 pm (afternoon recess will be held earlier in the afternoon) with […]
You get to spend the whole day in your pajamas!
Dear Parents, Attached to my message is a letter from Superintendent, Vicky Branco, announcing the appointment of a new vice principal to Allenby. This letter will also be sent out via School Connects to all families today. As you are aware, Bev Purchase has been on an extended medical leave this fall and we wish […]
Dear Parents, I write this after being off for the last two days with the flu. Flu season is here again. In Canada, flu season tends to run between October and April. The Ontario government is encouraging Ontarians to avoid getting sick this flu season by getting their annual flu shot (something I sadly have […]
Dear Parents, We have had a number of staff changes this fall due to pregnancy and parental leaves in addition to medical leaves. Please know that I inform parents of staff changes by letter as soon as they become known and will continue to do so. Additionally our vice principal, Bev Purchase, has been off […]
Dear Parents, This week brought winter temperatures, something not seen yet this year. Now that the cold weather has arrived, please be sure to send your child with a warm coat, hat, mitts and boots (and snow pants for younger students when necessary) for outdoor play. Please also be sure that your child has indoor […]
The Grade 6 Spirit Day Leaders have designated this month’s Spirit Day theme to be “TWINS DAY”. Match your outfits, or match your hair. It doesn’t matter, just come as a pair!
Dear Parents, Progress Reports Progress reports were sent home on Tuesday with all senior kindergarten to grade six students. These reports are intended to provide you with an early indication of how your child is progressing at this point in the school year. The progress report does not contain grades. A large focus for the […]
Dear Parents, I am writing this message in the early hours after a restless sleep following the US election. I am up early because I had to drive my 17-year-old son to school early to catch a bus to attend a Model UN conference in Montreal for the next five days. I have seen him […]