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3 more days to support Indigo Adopt a School!

Only 3 more days to support Indigo Adopt a school! If you spend $20 or more, you will get a tax receipt. Act now to support school libraries! Thanks to your support, over 74,000 books have already been donated to high-needs elementary schools through the 2017 Indigo Adopt a School program.

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

“Wacky Hat Day” Fundraiser for Mexico

Hi everyone! Just a reminder that tomorrow, Thursday, October 5th, the school will have ‘Wacky Hat Day’. Along with it, we are asking students to donate a toonie for Unicef in Mexico. Please kindly remind your child today. Thank you. Essex Staff

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

Photo Day – October 12

PHOTO DAY – Thursday, October 12, 2017 Don’t forget! Our photo day is Thursday October 12th. Edge imaging provides a wide selection of products to capture your child’s true personality. Your child should be bringing home a flyer containing all of the details. Feel free to visit Edge Imaging for answers

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

Conversational French Course for Beginners

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

Early Reading Club – Call For Volunteers

Parents are you looking for a very rewarding way to volunteer for your school’s community? If so, please consider making a difference in a student’s life by helping them develop early reading skills. Last year this program ran at Hawthorne and helped 14 Grade One students to improve their reading

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

Indigo Adopt a School

Dear Parents, We would like to personally invite you to join us in making a difference in the lives of the children at Essex Public School by supporting us in the upcoming Indigo Adopt a School program. There are three ways that our community can support our school online at

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

Essex PS Parent Council Meeting

All are welcome to join us at the first Essex PS Parent Council meeting for the 2017/18 school year. Tuesday October 3rd, 6:30 p.m. Location: School Library, 2nd floor Child care available in the Parent and Family Literacy Centre

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

‘Save the Date’ for our Best Community Halloween Party

Hawthorne & Essex Monster Mixer October 27, 5:30 – 7:30 pm Sharpen your plastic fangs, iron your capes, and hold onto your candy because the Hawthorne and Essex Monster Mixer is coming back on Friday, October 27. Young and young at heart will celebrate our amazing community with food, games,

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

Curriculum Night – September 28th

Please attend our annual curriculum night. You will meet your child’s teacher, learn more about School Council and our X-movement training programme. The format of the night is as follows: 5:45 – 6:00 Welcome to Essex Parents in the Main Gymnasium by Harry & Leslie – Staff Introduction – staff

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

StreetPLAY in our Neighbourhood

A pilot project is happening this fall in the Essex/Hawthorne community.  Local streets will be opened up to children and youth so they can connect with friends and play right outside their doors.  If you and your families want to take advantage of these opportunities for play, check out the

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

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