Announcements

End of Year School Council Meeting

The School Council will be meeting virtually on June 15th at 6pm.  Items for discussion at this meeting will include end of year administrative wrap up, updates on the new Principal selection process, and updates on the Yard improvement proposal. All are welcome! If you would like an agenda please email essexparentcouncil@gmail.com

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Essex School Council Fundraiser – Plantables

We’re very excited to announce that we’ve chosen to be a part of the Plantables School Fundraising Program. We’re aiming to raise funds to support the Spring season at Essex. This includes topping up students’ individual supply kits, new sports equipment (basketballs etc,) and continuing to support our amazing teaching

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Info Session on Encampments in Toronto

Our school neighbours at Dewson are hosting an information session on encampments in Toronto and how to help children understand – We have been invited to join. Information below: Parents at Dewson have organized an information session on encampments in Toronto. The goal is to learn more about encampments in

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ESSEX SPIRIT WEAR!

Through the combined efforts of our fantastic community we are able to offer contactless porch pick up for Essex Spirit wear. They are soft and cosy – essential for working from home! Kids love to wear their Essex gear with pride! All money raised goes right back to the school

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

School Council Meeting – Oct 19 – 6 pm (Postponed)

Update: SCHOOL COUNCIL MTG – POSTPONED! It looks like it’s a lot more complicated than we anticipated to get all the moving parts necessary lined up to make the meeting happen on Monday. So – we are going to have to reschedule. A new meeting date will be posted here

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

Parenting and Literacy Centre

Please see below for flyer and FAQs for the Parenting and Literacy Centre at Essex. For more information: tdsb.on.ca/earlyyears

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Changes to Mask protocols

School visitors, including parents/guardians, are required to wear a mask/face covering when indoors and outdoors on school property, such as during pick-up and drop-off. The TDSB’s Mask Guidelines (PDF) have been updated in light of increases in confirmed COVID-19 cases. Mask and Face Covering Requirements For TDSB Students and Staff  

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

International Languages and African Heritage Programs

In an increasingly globalized world, it is important to set our students on the path to being active global citizens. This fall, the International Languages – Elementary / African Heritage Program will be offering language classes to students (TDSB and non TDSB) in Kindergarten to Grade 8. Students will take

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Virtual Learning – Looking to connect?

For families who have chosen virtual learning this year the Essex School Council has created a closed Facebook Group to stay in touch and connect. Feel free to join!

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

TDSB Health Pass

Please find a copy of the Health Pass below for your information. The school will be printing and providing for families when the school reopens. The pass is a self-assessment for students to be completed with parents with the child(ren). The parents are required to date and sign the pass daily

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