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Allenby English Book Fair

I look forward to seeing new and familiar faces at the Allenby Book Fair from September 16th-20th. This is the best fundraiser for Allenby Library. We receive 60% of the sales back in Scholastic Products. Here is a link to our store hours. Many teachers create a Wishlist of books they would like to add […]

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Are You Our Next Lunchroom Supervisor?

Dear Parents/Guardians/Caregivers: We are seeking lunchroom supervisors for the coming school year. If you are interested in applying to a full-time or occasional lunchroom supervisor position at Allenby PS, please contact Ms. Jamie Bargis or call 416-393-9115 to let us know.

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Allenby’s Documentary Film Festival

On Wednesday, June 12, the grade 5 students from Mme Payne, Ms. McGee, and Ms. Wright’s classes will be hosting a documentary film festival (with a water theme) in the gym from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This festival is student organized and is our group’s community action initiative for our final project for Global […]

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Free Pollinator Plants from the City and Other School Garden News

Did you know that the City of Toronto is providing three free pollinator-friendly plants? If you aren’t interested in them for your own garden, please consider signing up and donating them to Allenby’s garden. Imagine the plants we could get with 500 Allenby families! Sign up here with PollinateTO. Every morning recess we have a drop-in garden […]

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Used Book Drive

Spring is finally here and with it usually comes some spring cleaning. We would love you to take a look at your children’s bookshelves and consider donating and gently used books the kids have out grown to a wonderful Children’s Book Bank. The Book Bank provides free books and literacy support to children living in low-income […]

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Speech/Language Therapy

Over the March Break, Liana Levinson, the speech language therapist at Allenby, began an unexpected leave of absence to care for a family member. It is expected that she will be off for a couple of months. If your child receives support with articulation with Karen Jesin, this support will continue as she works for […]

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Calling for All Old Crayola Markers

Room 102 is looking for your old dried-up Crayola markers! Please drop off any dried-up markers to the labelled box outside of Room 102. We will be sending them to Crayola where they reuse the parts for new markers. We noticed how our classroom has used a lot of markers, and we thought that all […]

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Monthly Math Challenge

Dear Allenby Parents and Guardians, We are now in Year 2 of our school-wide Monthly Math Challenge at Allenby P.S. As you may know from past Principal’s Messages, the idea of the Math Challenge is to share an open-ended math question at the beginning of each month with all classes, K–6. Students communicate their computational […]

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Allenby Math Challenge

As with every month, our school-wide Monthly Math challenge/Défi du Mois for November elicited much creative reasoning and explanation of mathematical thinking through writing, diagrams, models, QR codes and use of video responses. In addition to the sample responses posted on our display board in the main entrance, teachers and educators are using an array of innovative […]

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