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2nd Annual Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Are you ready for some Halloween Fun? Back by popular demand, the APA Health & Wellness team welcomes you to participate in a Halloween Scavenger hunt. On Saturday, October 30th, get your friends and family together for some outdoor fun! Grab the list and scour the neighbourhood for hidden Halloween treasures. How many clues can […]

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Islamic and Somali Heritage Month

October is an exciting month! There is a lot to celebrate alongside the beauty of fall foliage, the continuation of in-person school and all that is Halloween. This month, we also recognize and celebrate the dazzling culture and history of Islamic and Somali heritage. If you’re looking for something to do with the family this holiday weekend, consider […]

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Terry Fox Fun Run / Walk

Thank you to everyone who participated in the virtual Terry Fox fun run / walk last week. So many students laced up and enjoyed some outdoor exercise with their family and friends. Teachers brought their students out to do some running around Allenby track, and our grade 6’s went the distance around Eglinton Park. We […]

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APA Fall Food Drive (Oct 6 – Oct 8)

APA Fall Food Drive (Oct 6 – Oct 8)

Allenby’s annual Fall Food Drive will continue this year during morning drop-off from Wednesday, October 6 – Friday, October 8. Collection bins will be available at each entrance to the school. Students can help make an immediate difference for seniors experiencing food insecurity by donating non-perishable food and personal care items in support of SPRINT Senior Care. Please check the list of […]

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Community Awareness & TDSB Parent Concern Protocol

Community Awareness & TDSB Parent Concern Protocol

As parents and families get back into the routine of in person learning, and we welcome many new families to Allenby and the TDSB, it seems like a good time to remind the community about the TDSB’s Parent Concern Protocol. The TDSB has created this protocol to help families navigate the appropriate steps to follow when […]

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Traffic Safety Update

As we wrap up our second week of school, it’s so nice to see the many families and students walking to school and home each day. With many parents and caregivers still working from home, we encourage you all to keep up this practice of walking to and from school each day. We know that […]

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Orange Shirt Day)

The APA’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) committee held its first meeting with our school’s administration on September 14. We are excited to provide impactful resources and events in service of greater inclusivity for the Allenby community throughout the school year. The DEI committee recognizes the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30. We invite students […]

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Allenby Runs for Terry Fox

Get ready Allenby to support the Terry Fox Foundation for Cancer Research. To kick off our Terry Fox fundraising campaign, classes will be learning about the importance of kindness and caring as they look at the legacy of Terry Fox. On Friday, October 1, students and staff will enjoy a mapped route around our neighbourhood. […]

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Devices at Allenby

If you did not complete the form below for each in-person child at Allenby, please do so ASAP as it was due this past Wednesday (and mentioned in last week’s newsletter). DEVICE FORM TO BE COMPLETED FOR EACH CHILD

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APA Newsletter — Editors Needed

The APA is looking for one or two volunteers to join our communications team in the role of Newsletter Editor. The APA Newsletter Editors will work with our current editor to compile, format and edit the weekly edition of the Allenby Update. No previous experience is needed. Joining the APA is a great way to: […]

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