Thank you for baked goods and early dismissal Monday.

Thank you to our Parent community for their very generous donation of baked goods today for Halloween. We have rarely ever had this much food.

Two reminders

1. Monday November 3rd is a shortened day with a 1:30 p.m. (remember to turn your clocks back an hour on Saturday).

2. Photo retake day is Monday November 10th.

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Secondary info nights, and SAJH After 8 info session

Information evenings for secondary schools across the TDSB are ongoing. Please be sure to check the TDSB website for updates! The full schedule can be found at:

http://www.tdsb.on.ca/highschool/goingtohighschool/openhousesandinformationnights.aspx

Note that SAJH will have an After 8 info session in the Cafeteria on November 6th at 6:45 pm. We will discuss transition process from elementary to secondary, credit courses, optional attendance, post secondary pathways, and general information about specialized programs. Students are welcome to attend with their parent/guardian.

Take Our Kids To Work – Wednesday Nov 5th!

Next Wednesday, grade 9 students across the TDSB and Ontario will be going to work! Thank you to those who have communicated where their child will be completing the work visit, and a special thanks to those who have helped out by hosting another student.

Students are responsible for answering some questions about the workplace on a short “exit card”. They will receive this card on Monday in homeroom. It is to be handed back on Thursday, November 6 via their homeroom teacher.

For more information, please see the website for The Learning Partnership:

http://www.thelearningpartnership.ca//what-we-do/student-programs/take-our-kids-to-work/getting-started/parents

Bake sale items needed (nut free)

Just a reminder that our Parent Council is seeking nut free baked goods for sale during this Friday during our two lunches, and during our afternoon dance and activities. Please bring any donated items to our staff room after 8 a.m. this Friday. Thank you for your support.

Please also note that all our students are expected to participate in the activity they signed up for in homeroom during period 6 and 7 this Friday. Activities include a dance, gym activities, cooking, library/computer use and games club. We were able to slot all students into their first choice.

Grade 9 Quebec city trip- Parent meeting tomorrow night – 7 p.m.

Just a reminder of the Information presentation tomorrow night for all families interested in the grade 9 trip to Quebec city. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in our Library tomorrow night.

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Halloween Bake Sale: Friday, October 31, 2014

St. Andrew’s is holding its annual Halloween Bake Sale next Friday.  This event is always a big hit with the kids but we need parent involvement to make it a success.  Please email Bonnie Marks at bonniemarks@rogers.com if you are able to bake something  and/or help sell baked goods on October 31.  All treats must be nut free and should be dropped off in the staff room (off the cafeteria) before 9 a.m. on Friday.  Thanks for your support.

St. Andrew’s Parent Council

Hockey tryout forms

Attached are the hockey tryout forms. Please keep the first page at home for reference and complete the second sheet which is double-sided and return it to the Main Office with the payment attached or in an envelope with the name of the student written on the front.

2014 permission form

HockeyTryout 2014