News & Announcements

Weekly update – May 19

Dear families, Thank you to our families for another great week. I appreciate the support for School-Day and your willingness to work with the school when completing forms for field trips and purchasing items. I am very proud of our STING athletes! Our Junior and Intermediate students participated in our Track and Field meet this […]

Grade 3 and 6 EQAO assessments begin May 23, grade 9 assessments on June 5

Beginning Tuesday, May 23, grade 3 and 6 students will begin EQAO assessments of reading, writing and mathematics. Grade 9 students will complete their assessment of mathematics, beginning on Monday, June 5. Please check with your individual school for exact assessment dates.

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2017-18 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2017-18 School Year Calendar is now available. School will start on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Winter holidays run between December 25, 2017 and January 5, 2018, and March break runs from March 12 to March 16, 2018. The last day of classes will be Thursday, June 28, 2018. The 2017-18 School Year Calendar contains detailed […]

EXTENDED: Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys for parents/guardians

We are committed to providing safe, caring and inclusive learning environments for everyone to help our students learn and succeed. One way for us to find out how best to do this is to ask students in Grades 3-11, staff and parents/guardians how they feel about their school and interactions with teachers and other students. […]

Weekly update – May 12

Dear families, Thank you to our students and our staff members for a wonderful Canada 150 performance this week. I am proud of their hard-work and dedication to the project. I appreciate our families for their support for this event. It was great to see Grandparents, parents, siblings, and extended family during the play. Andrea […]

Students play, teachers learn during May 5 PD Day

While students were away from the classroom on Friday, May 5, more than 1,000 secondary teachers hit local movie theatres—to learn. District 24-Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) members participated in a TED talk-inspired session, delivered by their colleagues and community members as part of a day of learning on a range of topics.

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Weekly update – May 4

Dear families, It’s been a busy and exciting week. Thank you to our families for the #sneakerswalk on Wednesday. We had a great turnout, and we encourage families to continue to walk to school to avoid the congestion in the drop off area. We had a wonderful week of music too! Thank you to Mrs. […]

Friday, May 5, is a PD Day for all students

Friday, May 5, 2017, is a Professional Development Day for all elementary and secondary schools, which means students do not need to be in school. Below you will find a summary of how teachers and staff will spend their day. Teachers Elementary and secondary teachers will attend full-day professional development activities with their union groups. […]

Weekly update – April 28

Dear families, On May 3, police and bylaw officers will accompany students on their walk to school to encourage active travel to school and pointing out traffic tips along the way. Here are the maps that will show start points, start times, and routes for the event at Jean Steckle: Jean Steckle 1 4Jean Steckle […]

Weekly update – April 20

Dear families, I highly recommend getting a ticket for the Kodaly Choir Concert taking place at the Centre in the Square on May 3rd, 2017. Dedicated students from grade 4 to 6 have been rehearsing for months in preparation of the 30th Anniversary of this important event. It is one of the most heartwarming things […]

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