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Lost and Found

A reminder to check the Lost and Found for any items you may be missing at home. The Lost and Found area for all students, grades K-6, is located just inside the St. Clements doors. The Lost and Found currently has a multitude of hoodies, water bottles, lunch boxes, shoes, jackets, hats and bathing suits. Labelled items are often reunited with their owners, but it is […]

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Mindfulness and Well-Being – Volunteer Opportunity

Please let us know if you would be interested in volunteering to lead a mindfulness/well-being session in a class at Allenby throughout the school year. We are currently working on our mindfulness programming and would welcome any new or returning parents/community partners in this endeavour. Please contact Deborah Zamin if you are interested in this volunteer program.

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Mindfulness May—Thank You, Parents!

As another fantastic year nears completion, the time is as right as ever to share our sincere thanks for the many ways your active presence enriches our school community and the experiential learning of students from junior kindergarten to grade 6 at Ecole Allenby Public School. As one example, Mindfulness May 2019 was a great […]

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*Last Call* Lost & Found Clean-up

Parents, students and teachers, please come by the Lost & Found to pickup your missing belongings. Next week, June 24-26, all items from both the main & FDK locations, will be laid out on tables outside of the gym. All items not picked up by end of day Wednesday will be sent for donation. Thanks, […]

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Lost & Found Clean-up

Parents, students, and teachers, please come by the Lost & Found to pick up your missing belongings. Please remember that we have two locations where lost items could be located: Main location—inside the St. Clements entrance FDK location—1st floor, south end of the kindergarten hallway Additionally, please have your child check locations such as: the lunchroom the […]

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Siobhan Kubolic

Embracing Failure and Mental Wellness

Mark your calendars! Allenby and the APA are delighted to welcome guest speaker, Siobhan Kukolic on Friday, May 10 from 9-10 a.m. Coffee and a relaxed Q&A will follow for interested parents (10-10:30 a.m. in the staff room). Siobhan will be giving a presentation on following your heart, embracing failure, knowing you are enough and the importance of growth mindset on […]

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Yoga Mats Needed for Mindful May

Throughout the month of May, our students will be involved in various sessions and activities that promote mindfulness. The school is looking for new or gently used yoga mats for some of these sessions. If you have any mats at home that you are willing to donate, please send them into the school office before April 26. […]

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Lets Talk About PLAY

Why Promoting Freely Chosen Self-Directed Play Is Essential for the Development of Autonomy and Relief of Anxiety in Our Kids In this talk, play expert Brenda Simon explains how to create opportunities for play that can compete with screens and how rich play allows our kids to learn to manage real risk, develop resilience, and […]

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Mindfulness May 2019 Volunteers

Mindfulness May is approaching, and this year we have several presenters, including parents, educators, and many community partners, coming in to facilitate sessions for students on Mondays or as part of Lunch and Learn sessions for Allenby staff. Thank you to the parents who have already reached out to help. If you would like to […]

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