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Principal’s Message

This evening we have our Chamber Choir at Allenby performing at the 131st Spring Festival at Massey Hall. I am so looking forward to joining parents at this concert to enjoy our students’ performance at this wonderful venue. Next Wednesday, May 10 we have our Music Night Concert showcasing our choirs and the itinerant band and strings […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, This is a busy week at Allenby! In addition to speaking at Queen’s Park on Monday in collaboration with the APA in support of Bill 65 as it pertains to photo radar in school zones (read the APA Chair’s message for further details), Allenby staff are engaged in a number of professional development […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, This year we have had a focus at Allenby on 21st Century learning including STEM. The partnership with the APA in funding has allowed us to create an Innovation Lab in the library (used daily by students) which is outfitted with: Technological problem-solving tools (including hand saws, hand drills, mitreboards, and gussets to name […]

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Save-the-Date for Grade 6 Graduation

To all Grade 6 parents and students: Please make a note in your calendars that Allenby’s Grade 6 Gradation will take place on Wednesday, June 28. As we get closer to this date, more details will be forthcoming regarding timing of the ceremony, reception and student/parent party, as well as the location of these exciting events. Just to give […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, As shared at the APA meeting last week, Allenby staff and parents worked collaboratively to develop the staffing models for next year. I have attached both of these models below (English and French Immersion Panels). The attached models are based on projected numbers determined by the planning department in the TDSB. Our projected […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, On April 12 we celebrate The International Day of Pink. A day of action, born when a youth in a high school in Cambridge, Nova Scotia, was bullied because he wore a pink shirt to school. His fellow students decided to stand up to bullying; and hundreds of students came to school wearing pink to […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, As you open this newsletter (assuming of course that you excitedly open and read the weekly newsletter as it arrives in your inbox, which I am sure you do), I will be on Avenue Road. I will be joined by Toronto Police Services, hopefully Councillor Greb (based on City Council’s agenda), APA Representatives […]

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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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