Before and After School Programs – Insufficient Interest for Sept. 2018

The TDSB Early Years Team has recently informed St. Andrew’s JHS that  based on the Grade 5 Before and After School Programs (BASP) survey results conducted in our feeder schools, there was insufficient interest to develop a BASP at St. Andrew’s for September 2018.

 

 

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Info Nights, Questions & Answers

Questions from info night

After 5/6 Info Night Presentations, HPA Program Presentation, Jan. 10 & 11th

St. Andrew’s Middle School Parent Info Night and HPA Program Presentations

For those who were not able to attend our recent Info Nights, please find attached our Junior High to Middle School Info Night presentation as well as our HPA (High Performing Athletes Program) presentation regarding  our planning to date.  Questions and answers from the evening will be published shortly as well.

 

Report on Junior High to Middle School Transitions Meeting, Dec. 13/17

On December 13, 2017, presentations were made by St. Andrew’s JHS, Windfields JHS and York Mills Collegiate to Parent Council Reps and Trustees regarding plans for the September 2018 changeover.  Attached is St. Andrew’s report.

St. Andrew’s M.S. Tentative Model.Dec.15.17

Transition Information

Dear Parents.

As you know, starting September 2018, St. Andrew’s JHS will become a middle school with grades 6-8.  At the same time, York Mills CI will offer grade 9-12. There have been many internal TDSB planning meetings that have taken place and will continue in preparation for the changes.

The St. Andrew’s Parent Council has been invited to the next planning meeting scheduled for December 13, 2017.  At the meeting, we will be updated on the plans to date, next steps, and outstanding items.

If you have specific priorities or questions you would like us to raise on your behalf, please let us know by 4:30 pm Tuesday, December 12, 2017.

Send your questions via email to the School Council chairperson at denise.vavaroutsos@tdsb.on.ca

Thank you very much.

St. Andrew’s Parent Council

 

After 5, After 6 and HPA Info Nights

Parents/Guardians of incoming students are invited to attend our upcoming Info Nights to hear about  St. Andrew`s and what to expect when we become a middle school in September 2018. To support families and the community through the Junior High to Middle School transition, we have added an After Grade 5 Info Night to our events schedule. Please check back here for more detailed schedules to come.

Wednesday, January 10 – 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

  • After Grade 5 Info Night
  • Guided tour of the school by student ambassadors

Thursday, January 11 – 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

  • After Grade 6 Info Night
  • Guided tour of the school by student ambassadors
  • High Performing Athletes (HPA) Info Night, for all incoming students

Info.Night.flyer.Jan.2018

Transition to middle school: new section on blog

As we go through the process of transitioning to a middle school structure beginning in the 2018-2019 school year, we will be sharing information with our families and community. There are a number of meetings and discussions taking place. Parent reps have shared information with our Family of Schools rep, and the information has been shared and discussed with the principals of the transitioning schools. Please rest assured that parent voices have been heard and comments/concerns have been taken into account.

We will continue to post any updates as we receive them. Please check back here, and use the left-hand menu to see all relevant posts (category: Junior High to Middle School).