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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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Principal’s Message

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 […]

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Principal’s Message

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 […]

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Principal’s message

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 […]

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Principal’s message

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 […]

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