Announcements

Main Entrance Closure

The work on Essex’s main entrance will begin this Thursday, April 26th. The entrance will be closed until Tuesday, May 1st .   During the construction work, please use Hawthorne’s main entrance to for entry and exit. Please see the “buzzer” so that Tracey can let you in.   Thank you,

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Bag2School Clothing Drive

Bag2School is a textile recycling company that collects unwanted, wearable and unwearable textiles to be reused or refurbished into new textiles and materials. If you are spring cleaning, we are accepting clean adults’ and children’s clothes, shoes (tied together please), outerwear, hats, belts, handbags, drapes, linens and soft toys. It

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School Community Garden Clean-Up Day

On Sunday April 29th from 10:00 am -12:00 pm we are hosting a school garden clean up day.  This coincides with the City of Toronto’s free compost delivery.  We invite all families to bring their wheelbarrows, wagons, bins, shovels and hoes and help us distribute compost to all of our school gardens. 

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Wellness Day

On Friday May 4th, Essex and Hawthorne will have its first annual Wellness Day!  This is in celebration of Children’s Mental Health Week in Ontario, which runs from May 7th to 13th, 2018.  The theme of this morning is: What makes you happy?  Staff and parents have volunteered to run workshops in things

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Connecting to Community Resources: Ward 10 meeting

TRUSTEE AUSMA MALIK & TDSB WARD 10 COUNCIL with THE WATERFRONT SCHOOL COUNCIL INVITE YOU TO A SPECIAL WARD COUNCIL MEETING CONNECTING TO COMMUNITY RESOURCES THURS APRIL 26 2018 6:00PM TO 8:00PM THE WATERFRONT SCHOOL, 635 QUEENS QUAY W.

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Spirit Wear – Viewing Times and Order Form

Get your Essex gear. The new spirit wear products are now available! Samples of the products and sizes can be viewed this week, times are 8:30 -9:15 and 3:15-3:45 in front of office in the a.m. and after school under the overhang if it’s nice weather. Please submit order forms

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Reminder: Mindfulness Workshop for Parents April 19

Mindfulness workshop is coming up on April 19. On April 19, the Hawthorne School Council meeting will begin as usual at 6:30 pm. The business of Council will be covered from 6:30 – 7:00. At 7:00, Sue Hutton will lead a workshop on mindful parenting!!!! Parents from Hawthorne and Essex

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Math Night – Tonight!

This is a friendly reminder that FAMILY MATH NIGHT is on Tuesday April 17th! Come join us for a fun evening– learn strategies to teach math at home, enjoy some free pizza and participate in math games with your child. 5:00pm- Introduction by TDSB Learning Coaches in the school gym. 5:15-6:00pm – breakout sessions in designated classrooms (Kindergarten,

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Essex PS School Council Meeting – Minutes

Essex PS School Council Meeting Minutes Tuesday April 10, 2018 6:00 pm Business Arising     Parent Orientation Handbook Melissa is working on it.  Suggestion to start a google doc that we can contribute to.  Narrative approach- hear from parents. Highlight fundraisers, recent grants/achievements and programs, and let parents know how they can

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Fewer Power Struggles, More Peace Parenting Workshop

Join us for a Hawthorne / Essex Parenting Workshop hosted by the Parent Education Network!   Fewer Power Struggles, More Peace: Power struggles between you and your child can happen at any age and over anything. Learn how to spend more time getting along and less time struggling (special attention paid to bedtime,

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