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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, Join us on November 29th for the APA Meeting Every year we look at short term and long term goals and objectives and review our School Improvement Plan. For 2017-2018, like other schools within the TDSB, we are focused on growth in 3 key areas: Student Achievement, Equity and Well-Being. We utilize a variety […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, Remembrance Day Assembly This year our Remembrance Day Assembly will be taking place on Friday, November 10th starting at 10:45 am. Parents are welcome to join us. This year we welcome our guests of honour, Warrant Officer Mike Cacciavillani, Master Bombardier Sarah Breker and Acting Sub-Lieutenant Alex Wood. Progress Reports Progress reports are […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, I have read my fair share of books over the last twenty years to guide me in how to be an effective educator, administrator and parent. In fact when I found out I was pregnant with my eldest, my first stop was the bookstore, yes even before telling my husband. Over the years, […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, Spirit Day Today we celebrated Caribbean Beach Day while bringing awareness to the devastation caused by recent hurricanes and supporting the Red Cross in their relief efforts. This year, all spirit days will be tied to learning about an issue, event or cause for the month. Classroom teachers are signing up to bring awareness to a […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, Picture Day Our Picture Day at Allenby takes place over two days given the size of our school. Our grade 4-6 classes will have their pictures taken on Tuesday, October 24th. We have two grade six classes on a field trip on this day however, they will have their pictures taken upon their […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, Administration of Medication Each year students become ill, regardless of the measures that we take at school to minimize the spread of illness. In many cases parents take their child to see the doctor and are prescribed medication that relies on its administration during the school day. We are not allowed to administer […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, As Curriculum Night just wrapped up I want to thank everyone who was able to come out to join us on Wednesday evening. Once again, I am blown away by the strong sense of community at Allenby. If you were unable to join us this evening please make sure that you reach out […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, My message this week is tied to student safety, my number one priority as the principal of Allenby. Ensuring a Secure Building I am writing this message asking parents to help us in ensuring that our building is secure throughout the day. Please always use the Main doors or St. Clements door when […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, Curriculum Night I want to extend an invitation to all parents/guardians to join us Wednesday, October 4th for our Curriculum Night. Curriculum Night is a wonderful opportunity for parents to meet teachers in an “open house” forum beginning at 6:30 pm. We will begin the evening in the gym with a presentation by myself providing information […]

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Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, Last year a number of Allenby staff took an extensive online course, alongside me, through Stanford University on Growth Mindset and The Teaching of Mathematics. The course not only affected their own teaching of math but lead to discussions on how to share this with colleagues across the school. While Allenby families were […]

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