Middle French Immersion

Middle French Immersion programs are designed for students who do not speak French at home. The Middle French Immersion program (Grade 4 Entry) offers 100% model of French instruction in Grades 4 and 5 in most schools (with the exception of a PREP providing subject that may be delivered in English if required). English is …

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TDSB School & School Bus Cancellation Procedures

https://www.tdsb.on.ca/News/Article-Details/ArtMID/474/ArticleID/1567/Severe-Weather-Procedure-for-20202021 The TDSB continues to do everything we can to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Daily self-assessments, regular hand washing, mask wearing and physical distancing are some of the most important things we can do. In addition, according to Toronto Public Health, increasing fresh air is an important strategy in our schools and classrooms. Over the past few months, the …

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Updates to Student COVID-19 Screening Procedures

Toronto Public Health announced on December 4 that it has updated its COVID-19 student screening tool to prevent further opportunities for virus spread. As part of this guidance, if a child has one or more new, or worsening COVID-19 symptoms, parents will now be required to: 1. Keep their child home.2. Keep siblings and other children home, …

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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women – December 6

On December 6, TDSB students and staff mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Established in 1991 by the Parliament of Canada, this day coincides with the anniversary of the death of 14 young women who were tragically killed on 6 December, 1989, at l’École Polytechnique in Montreal because of …

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Student Senate Election (2020-21)

The Toronto District School Board is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 Student Senate, including the positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary/Treasurer, Communications Officer, Conference Chair, Alternative School Rep and Learning Centre Reps. Interested students are asked to apply online by Friday, December 4. Each position is open to Grade 9 – 12 students, with the exception of the Learning Centre …

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TDSB Approves 10-Year Planning Strategy

Trustees with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) have approved the Board’s Long-Term Program and Accommodation Strategy (LTPAS) for 2020-2029. The strategy, which is aligned with the Board’s Multi-Year Strategic Plan, outlines program and student accommodation studies to be conducted over the next ten years, allows the TDSB to develop plans to balance enrolment and increase access …

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Mark Your Calendars for the PIAC Annual Parent Conference!

PIAC invites all parents and caregivers to take part in our 14th annual parent conference – Ready. Set. Engage! Navigating the School Year Together – in partnership with TDSB. Join us in our first-ever virtual conference on November 21 and 22 for two days of workshops for parents and school councils. Connect with others from …

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French Programs Application Deadline

For families interested in the Toronto District School Board’s system-wide French Programs, we offer an online process to apply for Early French Immersion (begins in Senior Kindergarten) and Middle French Immersion (begins in Grade 4). An offer of placement in the program (not a specific school) is guaranteed to all on-time applicants. The timelines for …

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Appropriate Halloween Costumes—#MyCultureIsNotACostume

https://tdsb.on.ca/News/Article-Details/ArtMID/474/ArticleID/1549/Appropriate-Halloween-Costumes%e2%80%94MyCultureIsNotACostume For many, Halloween is an exciting time of year. For people whose cultures are caricatured and appropriated, it can be a difficult time. As educators, we must prevent harm by engaging students in critical conversations about cultural appropriation, stereotypes and caricature versus culture. This is supported by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls …

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Join us for our virtual TDSB Parents as Partners Conference!

Our parent conference is heading online! We are excited to welcome you to our first-ever virtual conference. This online version offers all the same exciting, inspiring and informative content as our in-person conference, but allows you to participate all from the comfort of your own home. This year’s conference takes place over two days – …

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