Announcements

French Review Parent Letter

Please find below a parent letter regarding the board wide review for French Programs.

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

Fewer Power Struggles, More Peace Parenting Workshop – May 24 – 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Just a reminder about the upcoming 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

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Spring Fling Needs You – Volunteer Call Out

Spring Fling, our biggest school fundraiser and all around good time, is coming up on Friday June 1st from 3:30-7:30pm.   This year we will be raising funds to support outdoor play and learning at Essex and Hawthorne.  Money raised will go towards items such as outdoor seating, picnic tables, sports equipment, loose

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Spring Fling

The annual Spring Fling celebration is coming soon! June 1st to be exact ;) We have an amazing team of volunteers already preparing and many more who will help out on the day of! If you are not involved yet and would like to be please contact springflingeh@gmail.com and let us know!

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

Eco-Schools Updates

This week Essex and Hawthorne have our final audit to maintain our status as a Platinum Eco-School.  We are excited to share all the great things that have been going on in our building.  Here are some updates for parents to be aware of: 1) We have officially applied to be

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

Shaw Street Transportation Meeting

Shaw Street Transportation Meeting You are invited to join Mike Layton for a meeting to discuss traffic concerns on Shaw Street, between Bloor Street West and Dupont Street. In recent months, resident have expressed a variety of concerns related to the movement of pedestrians, cyclists, and vehicles on this segment

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

The Wizard of Oz is coming to Essex and Hawthorne!!

The students of Essex and Hawthorne have been working hard to put together a fantastic production of the Wizard of Oz. The play will be on for three nights, June 5th, 6th and 7th at 6pm. Every class in the building is performing for one of those nights (see below).

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

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

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

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