You’re Invited: School Council Dec 5

Essex PS School Council meetings are open to all parents and guardians at the school, as well as including a teacher rep, the school’s Principal and/or Vice Principal. It is a great place to meet your neighbours, find out what is happening at the school and get involved. Child care is provided in the school free of charge. Hope to see you there!

Debbie,
Essex PS School Council Chair

Details:

  • Tuesday December 5, 2017 6:00 pm
  • Location: School Library
  • Child Care: Available in Parent Literacy Centre (Room 110)

Agenda

Welcome and Introductions
Principal’s Report – Harry J. Quon
Updates

  • Chair
  • Treasurer
  • Fundraising
  • Monster Mixer
  • Spirit wear sales
Meet and greet with Hawthorne School Council (6:30 p.m.)
School Support

  • Early Reading program
  • Black History Month, etc. funding for events, social media training (Parents Reaching Out Grant) 
  • Library/Daycare Puppet Show
  • School Discretionary Fund $1000 (vote)
New Business

  • Lunch Time
  • School Snack
  • Outdoor Space
  • School Statement of Need
  • Communication with daycare and events
  • Ward 10 meeting information – attendees
  • School Cash Online: help with sign-up, exceptions
  • School Council Inclusivity: translation assistance, communication
Reminder next meeting date: Tuesday Feb 6, 6:00 p.m.
Posted in Announcements, Intermediate (Grades 7-8), Junior (Grades 4-6), Kindergarten, Primary (Grades 1-3)

Lunchroom Position Available

Full-time Lunchroom position available at Essex and at Hawthorne.  Must love working with children.  Must be available every day from 11:20 to 12:35.  Please contact leslie.tumangday@tdsb.on.ca if interested.  Successful candidate would starting December 1st, or as soon as possible.
Posted in Announcements, Intermediate (Grades 7-8), Junior (Grades 4-6), Kindergarten, Primary (Grades 1-3)

Bag2School Fundraiser Success!

Thanks to all families who brought their used textiles for the Bag2School fundraiser. We diverted 920kg from the landfill and raised $192 for the Early Reading Club. Way to go!

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

Online Silent Auction is now LIVE

The Essex PS Online Silent Auction is now live – don’t miss out on amazing items. All proceeds go towards Essex Public School.

Please share with friends, family and neighbours!

Essex PS Silent Auction Flyer 2017
Posted in Announcements, Intermediate (Grades 7-8), Junior (Grades 4-6), Kindergarten, Primary (Grades 1-3)

School Cash Online

Dear Parent/Guardian,

The Toronto District School Board has launched School Cash Online, an easy to use, safe and convenient way for parents and guardians to pay for their children’s school fees, including agendas, yearbooks and class trips. In order to have a successful School Cash Online system we require everyone to register.

All school fees applicable to your child will be posted on School Cash Online. Once you register, you can choose to purchase the items or activities using a debit or credit card. You will be able to see when the school has a new item posted online for purchase and you also have the option to be notified whenever your child has a new school event requiring payment.

To register for School Cash Online, please visit tdsb.schoolcashonline.com, select “Get Started Today” and complete the three registration steps. For more information on the registration process, please see the instructions below. Once registered, you will receive an email notification when items become available online.

If you have questions about the registration process or using School Cash Online, please select the “Get Help” option on the top of page. You can also contact the School Cash Online Parent Help Desk at 1-866-961-1803 and parenthelp@schoolcashonline.com. The Parent Help Desk is available to assist parents/guardians with the registration process, password recovery, accessing your account or payment issues.

Sincerely,

J. Harry Quon, Principal  and Leslie Tumangday, Vice Principal

School Cash Online: Instructions

The Toronto District School Board is launching School Cash Online, an easy to use, safe and convenient way for parents and guardians to pay for their children’s school fees, including agendas, yearbooks and class trips. To register for School Cash Online, please follow these step-by-step instructions.
NOTE: If you require assistance require assistance, select the SUPPORT option in the top right hand  corner of the screen.

Step 1: Register

a) If you have not registered, please go to the School Cash Online home page tdsb.schoolcashonline.com and select the “Get Started Today” option.
b) Complete each of the three Registration Steps
*For Security Reasons your password, requires 8 characters, one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter and a number.

Step 2: Confirmation Email

A registration confirmation email will be forwarded to you. Click on the link provided inside the email to confirm your email and School Cash Online account.
The confirmation link will open the School Cash Online site prompting you to sign into your account. Use the email address and password just created with your account.

Step 3: Find Student

This step will connect your children to your account.
a) Enter the School Board Name
b) Select the School Name
c) Enter Your Child’s First and Last Names
d) Enter Your Child’s Date of Birth
e) Select Confirm
f) On the next page confirm that you are related to the child, check the Agree box and select Continue
g) Your child has been added to your account

Step 4: View Items or Add Another Student

If you have more children, select “Add Another Another Student” option and repeat the steps above. Five children can be added to one parent account.
If you do not wish to add additional children, select “View Items for Students” option. A listing of available items for purchase will be displayed.

Stay connected! Be sure to select the option to receive email notifications when new items become available, selecting “Yes”.

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

Ward 10 Forum on Nov 23, 6-8:30 at Ryerson Community School

Please see the flyer below to bring to the attention of your school community the next Ward 10 Forum — SCHOOL COUNCIL HELP NIGHT on Thurs Nov 23, 6-8:30 at Ryerson Community School.
 
Please share your question or issue ahead of the meeting so that we can ensure they are addressed as best as possible.
 
 
 
 
Thank you!

 

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

Progress Report Cards

The Progress Report cards will be sent home today, Tuesday, November 14.

The Parent-Teacher interviews will take place as follows:

• Thursday, November 16th in the evening from 4:00 – 7:30p.; and,
• Friday, November 17th in the morning until 12:00 noon.

Friday is professional development day for staff.
As a result, there is no school for students.

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

Online Silent Auction Starts Nov 17

The Essex PS Online Silent Auction is live on November 17th at 7 p.m.

Essex PS Silent Auction Flyer 2017
Posted in Announcements, Intermediate (Grades 7-8), Junior (Grades 4-6), Kindergarten, Primary (Grades 1-3)

Fresh From the Farm Produce Pickup Nov 15

Pick up your order of Fresh From the Farm produce on Wednesday November 15 after school, between 3 and 6 p.m.

Location: under the overhang behind the school.

Orders not picked up will not be held. Carpooling and use of wagons or bike trailers for pickup is encouraged!

 

 

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

BAG2SCHOOL Clothing Drive Nov 16-20

REMINDER: BAG2SCHOOL Clothing Drive is coming November 16th-20th

Remember to bring your unwanted clothing, footwear, linen, bags and textiles to your parent-teacher interviews this week. Items will be collected starting Thursday Nov. 16th- Monday Nov. 20th. All bags can be dropped off on the First Floor in the Essex Primary Hallway (Guidance Room). Look for signs to guide you from the front foyer.

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