Trustee Gerri Gershon’s Ward Forum

Trustee Gershon’s first ward forum for the 2017-18 school year will take place on Thursday, October 26th at 7 p.m. at Leaside High School, in the school library.  The talk will center on how guidance counsellors and social workers support our children.  Please see the attached file for more info.    2017_10_26 G. Gershon Ward Council Mtg invite


Parent Council Meeting, Oct. 18th @ 6:45 p.m.

The next St. Andrew’s Parent Council meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. in the school library.  The agenda and the draft minutes from the September 25th meeting are attached.

Also attached is a summary report with recommendations from the TDSB’s Enhancing Equity Task Force.  The TDSB is seeking input from community and parents by October 31, 2017.  Take the time to look over the recommendations and let the SAPC know what you think about the recommendations.   EETFSummaryandRecommendations

Thank you,

St. Andrew’s Parent Council

SAPC Agenda 2017 10 18 draft     Draft Andrews School Council Minutes Sept 26 2017_



SPC – It’s not too late!

For Only $10.00 a Student Price Card (SPC) gives students discounts at all their favourite stores.   For a full list of retailers check out

This is a fundraiser for the school, as well, so if you were thinking of purchasing an SPC card for your child/ren, please consider doing so through the school.

It’s not too late!  Have your child/ren bring the attached form, plus $10.00 (exact change) to the office.

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POLL: grade 8 and 9 end of year activities

With the change from a junior high to middle school occurring as of September 2018, we will be having both the grade 8 and grade 9 students all leaving St. Andrew’s JHS at the end of June. In preparation for year-end events, we have prepared a survey to gather information from both parents/guardians and students. The survey is located online and takes only a few minutes to fill out.

Students have been provided time during school hours to fill out their survey, and will all have had the opportunity to share their input by the end of the week.

We ask that parents/guardians of grade 8 and/or grade 9 students please fill out the form, one set of responses per household. Please complete the survey by NOON of Tuesday, October 17th, 2017; after this time, the survey will be closed. The survey can be found online at:

St. Andrew’s Parent Council- Draft Minutes from Sept. 26th meeting

Attached are the draft minutes from the first St. Andrew’s Parent Council meeting held on September 26, 2017.  Thank you to all those parents who attended and who stepped forward to form the 2017-2018 Parent Council.  Review the attached minutes to find out more! (draft version; not yet approved by council)     Draft Andrews School Council Minutes Sept 26 2017_

The next Parent Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. in the school library.  Please consider coming out to get involved.  An agenda will be posted in the coming days.

Thank you,

St. Andrew’s Parent Council

Gr. 8s Returning from Green Acres

Parents/Guardians of grade 8 students attending the leadership day at the Green Acres camp:  the students have just boarded the busses and are on their way back to St. Andrew’s JHS.

Gr. 8 Leadership day: Oct. 5

Reminder for those grade 8s who are participating in the leadership day trip and activities:

  • Please arrive at school by 8:15 a.m. and check the lists posted in the fourth, then go to the meeting location for your specific group.
  • Wear clothing appropriate for the weather and an active day outdoors. A reusable water bottle and a hat are recommended.