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Allenby School Playground

Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health announced the closure of a number of city amenities including all city-owned playgrounds, sports fields, and basketball and tennis courts to limit public congregation and reduce the spread of COVID-19. All Toronto schools have been called on to do the same. For that reason, effective immediately, the TDSB will be […]

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Grade 6 Yearbook – Student Questionnaire and Photos

Attention Grade 6 parents and students! We need your help to make the 2019/2020 Allenby Yearbook a reality! All Grade 6 students are asked to complete a questionnaire which captures favourite Allenby memories, aspirations, predictions about the future and more. Students are also asked to upload a photo of themselves from kindergarten (individual school photo […]

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Terry Fox Run – Allenby Gives to Cancer Research

Our 2019 Terry Fox School Run was a great success! We are proud to announce that Allenby Public School has generously donated $3,532.80 for cancer research! The Terry Fox Foundation sends a big thank you to our school community for our generosity and support. 40 years later, Terry’s message of hope lives on and is […]

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Math Challengers on the Rise!

This past month’s Math Challenge “How Many Triangles? / Combien de triangles?” was truly inspirational. Our students, as with every month, from JK to Grade 6, tackled this challenge and used clever reasoning skills to arrive at their answer and share them visually and in writing in both French and English. January 2020 Math Challenge – can […]

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Farewell to Vice-Principal Zamin!

The Allenby Community would like to thank Vice-Principal Zamin for the passion and enthusiasm she brought to Allenby over the last few years. We wish you the best of luck in your new appointment Deborah. Your new school is fortunate to have you. Thank you also for your support of the APA and its initiatives. […]

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Monthly Math Challenge

Dear Allenby Parents & Guardians, Now in Year 3, our school-wide Monthly Math Challenge at Allenby PS is an opportunity for all of our students to employ different strategies to communicate their reasoning skills through an open-ended math challenge. Students communicate their computational and reasoning skills in English or en français in writing, models, with manipulatives, […]

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Picture Day

Picture Day

Our Picture Day at Allenby takes place over two days given the size of our school. All kindergarten and grade 1 and 2 classes will have their pictures taken on Tuesday October 22nd. Our grades 3-6 classes will have their pictures taken on Wednesday October 23rd. Classes will be scheduled to ensure pictures take place […]

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Extracurriculars During the School Day

The Allenby school day runs from 8:50 am (9:05 am for FDK) until 3:35 pm (3:20 pm for FDK). As mentioned on Wednesday evening, supporting your child’s learning involves supporting their arrival in time for the start of the day and staying throughout the school day. We are seeing an increase in students leaving early […]

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Private School Applications

Each year we receive requests, especially with regard to graduating students, for private school reference letters and packages to be completed. Please know that all relevant information about a child’s learning (academic and achievement) is found within the provincial report cards. If parents cannot find previous report cards at home, we are happy to make a copy. […]

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Volunteering at Ecole Allenby Junior PS

Dear Parents/Guardians: École Allenby Public School values the tremendous contributions of our parent and community volunteers who give their time and effort to support many school initiatives. We have many volunteer opportunities at our school (e.g., Reading Angels/Anges de lecture) and are always open to new opportunities to utilize volunteer skills, knowledge and expertise to […]

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