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Spirit Day and Earth Hour

Next Friday, March 29, the TDSB will be honouring Earth Hour from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. During that hour, we will be turning off all interior lights at Allenby and refraining from using any technology or electronic devices. We are asking students and staff to come dressed in blue and green to show support for […]

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TDSB Updates

Optional Attendance  Students have the right to attend schools based on their home address. Students also have the opportunity to access schools outside of the school that is designated to serve their residential address by applying for optional attendance. Acceptance at these schools is subject to space availability and program suitability. Check the status of […]

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TDSB Employment Opportunity Fair

The Toronto District School Board is excited to host the first-ever TDSB Employment Opportunity Fair. Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019 Time: 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Location: Montecassino Hotel & Event Venue, 3710 Chesswood Dr. Learn more about exciting opportunities in the following areas: Secondary teaching and elementary teaching Support Staff, On-call replacement opportunities are available for: Educational assistants—special education […]

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Mindful Parenting Workshop

The TDSB Parent Partnership Committee on Mental Health and Well-Being invites all parents and caregivers to attend a special presentation on Mindful Parenting. Come and learn simple mindfulness practices with Sue Hutton from Mindfulness Everyday that can help support the well-being of the whole family, including yourself! Join us on November 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 […]

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Trustee Candidates Meeting

Summary of the PIAC Meeting

An informal meeting of the Ward 8 Parent Involvement Advisory Committee was held on October 1, 2018. Among the issues discussed, please note the following important dates: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 We have lined up a venue for a Ward 8 School Trustee Candidates’ Debate at Lawrence Park Library  to be held in advance of the upcoming […]

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Volunteering at École Allenby Jr. P.S.

École Allenby Jr. Public School values the tremendous contributions of our parent and community volunteers who give their time and effort. 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 support student learning. If you plan […]

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Parental Involvement Advisory Council Meeting

A meeting of the TDSB’s Parental Involvement Advisory Council (PIAC), Ward 8, will be held on Monday, October 1, starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Starbucks located at 1887 Avenue Road (at the corner of Roe Ave.). All Allenby parents are welcome to attend. Various items of interest to schools in Ward 8 will be […]

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Information about Volunteering in a TDSB School

As we begin planning for the new school year,  please note that new TDSB volunteering policy comes into effect requiring anyone who volunteers on more than one occasion during the school year to submit a current Police Reference Check (PRC). Volunteering includes field trips, reading, supporting in a classroom, etc. So if you would like to attend more than […]

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