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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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Halloween Reminders

If your children are participating in Halloween on Wednesday, please remember: Snacks for classroom parties should be nut free. Allenby’s Annual Halloween Parade will start at 2:45 p.m. for the kindergarten students and 3:00 p.m. for grades 1–6 students. Parents are requested to watch from the field. Costumes are to be worn in the afternoon only and […]

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Library and Eco News from Ms. Julian

BOOK FAIR WAS A SUCCESS! Thank you for supporting the Allenby English and French Book Fairs this fall. We had many families visiting after school sharing their love of reading! A double thank you to the seven parents who spent hours setting-up, re-stocking, selling, and organizing the books and our customers. We are so grateful […]

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Last Spirit Day of the Year

We couldn’t think of a better final Spirit Day at Allenby than Pride. A celebration of equality, diversity, acceptance and an acknowledgement of the efforts made by the LGBTQ community and the world to recognize and accept who people choose to love. Today we will take a whole school photo with staff and students dressed […]

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Play Day/Water Day on Monday – June 25

On Monday, June 25th the students of Allenby will be having a year end Play Day which includes some water activities. All students are required to wear their bathing suits with a t-shirt and shorts. Please have your child dressed in their swim gear (sun hat, water shoes, sunscreen, towel) or wick-away clothing as they […]

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Used Book Drive – Thank You

A big Thank You to all the kids and families who donated books to the used book drive benefiting The Children’s Book Bank.  As usual Allenby families stepped up to help out a worthy cause and my car was packed full of wonderful books. The Book Bank was extremely appreciative of all our your donations […]

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