Announcements

Grade 7 Information Evening for Parents – Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Parents of students currently in Grade 6 are invited to the Essex Public School Grade 7/8 information night. Join us to learn more about our diverse in-class programming and extra-curricular activities. Tuesday, January 16, 2018. It will take place in the Library @ 6:00 p.m.

Posted in Announcements, Junior (Grades 4-6)

You Are Invited to a Parent Workshop

You are invited to a parent workshop on Read&Write Literacy Software and Voice-to-Text with Google Docs Are you a parent of a student in Grade 4-8? Does your child need assistance reading material from the web? Does your child struggle with writing school assignments? Do you wish to learn more

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Posted in Announcements, Intermediate (Grades 7-8), Junior (Grades 4-6)

2018 Resolution: Waste Free Lunches at Essex and Hawthorne

The Essex and Hawthorne students are making a new year’s resolution to do their part to minimize waste.  The eco-team has been working hard all fall to educate teachers and students to properly sort their waste, and divert as much as we can from landfill.  However, the lunch room still

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Posted in Announcements, Intermediate (Grades 7-8), Junior (Grades 4-6), Kindergarten, Primary (Grades 1-3)

Pizza Day Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed to help distribute pizza on Pizza Day Fridays, starting at 11:15 a.m. for one hour. If you are available for any pizza day we would love to have you come out and help! To sign up for one or more shifts please email Alana Motta at alanamotta@yahoo.ca or sign up

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Posted in Announcements, Intermediate (Grades 7-8), Junior (Grades 4-6), Kindergarten, Primary (Grades 1-3)

Twoonie for Unicef December 22

Unicef is raising funds to help 1.5 million vulnerable children in the Middle East who are displaced by conflict. Tomorrow you can help! Wear your pyjamas and bring a toonie for Unicef and help a child in need. Money raised will go towards: • Winter clothing kits to over 800,000

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Posted in Announcements, Intermediate (Grades 7-8), Junior (Grades 4-6), Kindergarten, Primary (Grades 1-3)

School Network Upgrade

TDSB Field Services has scheduled our School’s network upgrade on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.  They will perform activities that include installing new network equipment, changing IP addresses, testing the new equipment and network, decommissioning the previous equipment and network, and updating documentation to reflect the changes. Although Field Services does not

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Posted in Announcements, Intermediate (Grades 7-8), Junior (Grades 4-6), Kindergarten, Primary (Grades 1-3)

Egale Human Rights Trust Fundraiser Success

Thank you to everyone who purchased a candy gram! Positive Space was able to raise $200 to support Egale Human Rights Trust Canada. Egale is ‘improving public policy, inspiring cultural change, and promoting human rights and inclusion through research, education and community engagement.’ — Sarah Cervinka Arts/HSP Essex Public School

Posted in Announcements, Intermediate (Grades 7-8), Junior (Grades 4-6), Kindergarten, Primary (Grades 1-3)

Little Jammerz Guitar Program

Lunchtime Beginner Guitar Program (Grades 1-6) Little Jammerz Guitar Program is coming to Essex Public School & Hawthorne II School. Students will learn to play notes and chords on the guitar. We develop strumming techniques and learn to play pop songs. There is an optional $20 guitar rental fee for

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Posted in Announcements, Intermediate (Grades 7-8), Junior (Grades 4-6), Kindergarten, Primary (Grades 1-3)

12 Days of Christmas Update

Thank you for contributing new items suitable for young families and babies for the Christie Refugee Welcome Centre. Our tree and box are really starting to fill up! Essex and Hawthorne Admin will deliver the items on Friday December 22nd. For those of you that would still like to contribute,

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Posted in Announcements, Intermediate (Grades 7-8), Junior (Grades 4-6), Kindergarten, Primary (Grades 1-3)

Parent Volunteer Thank You

Essex Admin wants to thank the following parents for their efforts in beautifying the school: Kate Ireland = for the generous donation of the new stumps in the playground Kathleen Scuby and Sarah Faulkner = for beautifying the book room Essex Admin is very grateful and appreciative of the level

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Posted in Announcements, Intermediate (Grades 7-8), Junior (Grades 4-6), Kindergarten, Primary (Grades 1-3)