Halloween is just around the corner. Help ensure it doesn’t become ‘scarier’ for students with nut allergies. Home-made treats can easily be ’contaminated’ and become a very real danger for our anaphylactic students. Consequently, we request that home-made snacks/treats NOT be brought into the school as the risk to student safety is deemed too great. Purchased items that are labeled nut-safe are a good alternative. ... Continue reading "Keep Our School Nut Safe"
Across York Region, September 25th –29th was “Safety Awareness Week”. We practiced emergency procedures to familiarize staff and students with the precautionary steps to take should a situation arise (i.e. warning of severe weather; an intruder; evacuation). Throughout the year, practice drills will be initiated to ensure our school community can respond appropriately in the event of an emergency.
York Region Police came in last week to observe and provide recommendations for a safer drop-off routine as students arrive to school between 8:05-8:20 a.m. There is a much SAFER alternative, but it requires the cooperation of EVERYONE.
Currently, students are being dropped-off in the ... Continue reading "Change to the morning drop-off routine- Effective Tuesday, Sept.26th"
We are excited to welcome Chris Vollum to present to our parent community on September 19th. Chris is a widely recognized educator on numerous social platforms including Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Tumblr, Snapchat and Periscope. His social media parent session is informative, positive, and engaging. You are welcome to bring your own device and make this a hands-on learning experience!