Reminder – No access to parking lot on Nov. 2nd and 3rd

Just a reminder that our parking lot will be closed to staff and parents on Monday November 2nd Tuesday November 3rd as our playground area is being excavated and repaved and our parking lot is being patched. Please make appropriate arrangements to drop students off or pick up students either north or south of the school or where feasible have them take the T.T.C., walk or ride to school for these days.


Parking lot closed (letter) and reminders

Attached is the letter being sent home with all students this afternoon regarding the temporary closure of our parking lot on November 2nd and 3rd.


  • Nut free bake sale items needed for tomorrow’s Halloween bake sale (please list all ingredients). Items can be dropped off in our Main Office or Staff Room after 8 a.m. Student are encouraged to bring change to purchase items during the lunches or the dance.
  • Monday November 2nd is early dismissal at 1:30 p.m.
  • Parent letter

Library closed before school

Please be advised that the library is closed before school until further notice. Students can still sign up for lunch passes when the first bell rings at 8:50 a.m.

Flood Watch, Oct 28-29

Flood Watch will be in effect through Thursday October 29, 2015

Weather Conditions:
With over 30mm of rainfall already fallen and more heavy rainfall expected through the afternoon and evening, Toronto and Region Conservation authority advises that flooding is likely.

All rivers within the Greater Toronto area will be experiencing high flows and water levels, resulting in unsafe conditions. The Don River has yet to peak and is still rising.  Therefore, there is a potential for flooding of the Bayview Avenue extension.

Please exercise extreme caution around all bodies of water and avoid driving in low-lying areas and roadways particularly at underpasses.  Please alert any children under your care of these dangerous conditions and supervise their activities. Be alert for possible transportation delays and road closures.

For more information please contact the on-call Flood Duty Officer.


Bake Sale – Treats needed


Baked or store bought Halloween treats needed for our bake sale this Friday.  BANANA FREE and NUT FREE!!

Treats can be dropped off with your child and put in the staff room

Cookies. Cupcakes. Squares. Cake. Bars. Popcorn. Cake pops. Brownies.  Chips.  Chocolate bars. etc….
Volunteers also needed!!
Set up at 11 a.m.
1st lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
2nd lunch: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Dance and clean up: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
So much fun!!

Email to volunteer.

Important Memo re: Reporting, Parent-Teacher interviews and Extracurriculars

Attached is a system wide memo that was sent to homes through our Synrevoice email system to families that have supplied an email address for attendance purposes regarding Elementary school students.

Please note that the memo summarizes the following;

  • Elementary grade Progress report cards
  • Parent-Teacher interviews
  • Extracurricular activities


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Lunch time reminders

Students going off property for lunch should be limited to going home or no further east than the mall at Bayview and York Mills. There is insufficient time to go to Leslie St. Students that have done this have consistently been late coming back to school and therefore missed valuable instructional time.

Students should also be reminded to staff of the roads, cross the streets safety after checking for traffic in both directions and respect all drivers and community members when accessing restaurants or grocery stores.

We ask that all parents and guardians reinforce these basic courtesies and expectations.

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