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De-Clutter for Others: Children’s Book/Clothing Drive

Spring cleaning this long weekend? Consider donating your children’s gently-loved books and outgrown spring/summer clothing to the bins located outside the office between April 18 and April 28 for the Children’s Book Bank and for New Circles. If you are looking for a way to further involve your own children in community outreach, join us after school on […]

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Anti-Bullying Parent Education Seminar

The John Ross Robertson NPA is hosting a Parent Education seminar on the topic of bullying on April 19th, at 7pm. This will be held in the gym at JRR (130 Glengrove Ave. West). The speaker is Miriam Granger, MSW, RSW from the Hospital for Sick Children. With over 20 years of clinical and research […]

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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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Chair’s Message

There’s something about the end of winter and the start of warmer weather that makes us want to clean, organize and de-clutter. To help you get motivated, the APA’s Health & Wellness Committee has organized a “De-Clutter for Others: Children’s Books and Children’s Clothing Drive“. From Tuesday, April 18 to Friday, April 28, we will […]

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Lice Check

Our third and final lice check of the school year will take place on Wednesday, April 19. Staff from ‘The Lice Crew’ will conduct the lice checks but we need parent volunteers to keep the lines moving and to verify attendance. Sign up for a shift on April 19 or on April 20 for re-checks/absences. Should you have any questions please […]

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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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Chair’s Message

Thanks to all who attended last nights’ APA meeting. Allenby’s teacher librarian, Alanna Julian, spoke to parents about an online tool called “Academic Workspace” or “AW”. All students have access to AW using their 9 digit student number to log in. AW is full of resources and has a virtual library that can be used for […]

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Sponsors Needed!

The Allenby Fun Fair committee is in need of new sponsors for our June 3rd Fair. Getting your company or product name on a ride, activity, booth or on our LEGENDARY PRIZE ROOM can provide great visibility within the Allenby community. Hundreds and hundreds of local families participate in the Fair every year. There are sponsorship opportunities available […]

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