Upcoming Dates

Home and School Meeting

Our next School Council meeting will be held on April 20th at 7pm in the library. Please email Michelle at mcbride.mclennan@gmail.com if you have anything you want to add to the agenda. There is no March meeting.

Family Math Night

We are also pleased to announce that in conjunction with a Parents Reaching Out Grant we will be hosting a family math night on April 21st in the gym, stay tuned for details.

Parents as Partners Conference April 16th

Howard Community, the Parent Involvement Advisory Committee (PIAC), Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC), Mental Health and Well-Being Parent Partnership Committee and Model Schools for Inner Cities’ Parent Academies are thrilled to join together to bring one all-inclusive conference to TDSB parents and caregivers. All parents/guardians and caregivers of TDSB students are invited and welcome to attend this FREE conference.

When:  Saturday, April 16th, 2016  8:00am4:00pm
Where: Allstream Centre, 105 Princes’ Blvd

The Parents as Partners Conference 2016 is planned by parents, for parents and we are so pleased to be able to offer a selection of 80 sessions that cover a broad range of topics to provide parents with useful information and resources to help children improve their achievement and well-being at school and at home.

More information at: http://www.parentsaspartners.ca/

9th Annual Parent Conference: Parent Involvement Makes a Difference

Registration is now open for the 9th Annual Parent Conference: Parent Involvement Makes a Difference. Presented by the Parent Involvement Advisory Committee (PIAC) and the TDSB Parent and Community Engagement Office, the 2015 conference theme is Unlocking Your Child’s Potential.

This inspirational day-long event will take place on Saturday, 14 November 2015, 8:00 am to 3:45 pm, at Earl Haig Secondary School, 100 Princess Avenue (near Yonge & Sheppard). Child-minding and Interpretation will be available through advance registration ONLY.

Please see the attachment for details and register now at www.tdsb.on.ca/parentconference. For additional information, please email michelle.munroe@tdsb.on.ca  or call 416-397-3529.

Topics include helping your child succeed in French, Bullying, Mental Health programs in the TDSB, secondary pathways, financial literacy and others!


Parent and Child Run Group – Rain Date this Friday

Hello Parents (and your children),

Running Group this Friday:

Although we normally run on Wednesday, the rain put a bit of a damper on things.

Come and run with us this Friday morning (October 30th) with our “Parent and Child Run Group”.

Also, we are putting together an email list for the running group, so we can advise of any changes, updates or cancellations.  If you would like your email to be added to the list, please email:samanthacallow@gmail.com.

Hope to see you Friday morning.

Parenting Film and Discussion at the Revue Cinema

Our local not-for-profit cinema will be showing a documentary this Wednesday that may be of interest to parents:

The screening of the documentary:
No Place to Hide: The Rehtaeh Parson Story and Town Hall Community Discussion

Wednesday, October 28th, 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:30

Please see the attached flyer for more information.

No Place to Hide Town Hall Flyer