Parent Council – minutes

Please find attached the minutes of the Parent Council meetings for February and April.  (There was no meeting scheduled for March.)

St Andrew’s JHS Parent Council Minutes – Wed Feb 24 2016

SAMinutes-04_16-revised

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May 2nd Ward Forum

Hi Everyone,

For our last evening meeting of the school year we are in for a great presentation. Richard Christie is going to talk about all the sustainability initiatives at the Board and why it’s so important for our children (and their children).

He is a terrific inspirational speaker. Please try to attend and bring a friend.

Agenda Ward Forum May 2nd at YorkMills CI

Gerri

(Trustee Gershon)

Ontario Conference About Giftedness

ABC Ontario, Toronto Chapter, is thrilled to announce that tickets for this year’s Annual Conference are now on sale.  Please join parents and educators as we explore the theme “Do Gifted Really Have Special Needs?”.  There are two power-house Key Note Speakers this year: Dr. Gord Flett (York U) and Dr. Marion Porath (UBC), both leaders in the field of gifted research, as well as a cadre of local speakers with a wealth of relevant and important information for those wishing to better understand the needs of gifted students.

 

Tickets for the full day event, May 7th at the TCDSB (Yonge & Sheppard), from 8:30 – 5:00, are only $75 and include one free child (age 4+) plus lunch.  Additional adult tickets are only $20, additional child tickets $15 (both include lunch).  There will be a full complement of activities and care for children.  If your student would be interested in volunteering (includes lunch) please let us know!

 

For information and tickets, please visit abctoronto.org.

Fun Fair at Denlow

Please see the attached for information about the up-coming annual Fun Fair organized by Denlow Public School.

fun fair 2016 May 28

Grade 7 Intent for 2016-2017

Dear Parents of Grade 7 students;

It is important that we know your plans for the 2016-2017 school year. No matter where your child is going to be, whether it be here or at a different school that you’ve applied to, St. Andrew’s is involved in completing paperwork and meeting specific deadlines.  In order to assist us, so that we can ensure a smooth transition, please provide the information on the attachment.  (A hard copy of this letter was sent home with your child at the end of the day today.)

Letter of Intent gr 7 15-16

 

Help! I can’t get my kid UNPLUGGED!!

The Parent Council and the administration of St. Andrew’s Junior High School invite you to attend a parent evening on Wednesday, May 4th.  The school Social Worker, Marla Dadoun, will be presenting a workshop entitled, “Help! I can’t get my kid unplugged!”  Please see the attached for further details.

Gaming_Marla_May 4

Reminder: Parent Council Meeting this Wednesday

This is a reminder that the Parent Council will meet on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 6:45 p.m. in the school library.