Kindergarten Registration is Now Open!

Registration for all TDSB Kindergarten programs begins in February. We look forward to welcoming you and your child at our school in September! In the Kindergarten program, your child will develop their skills and abilities through inquiry and intentional play-based learning that includes math, science and literacy. Teachers and early childhood educators plan learning experiences …

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Information on Coronavirus COVID-19

The health and safety of all students, staff and school communities is our top priority. In partnership with public health officials, the Toronto District School Board is closely monitoring the current situation with regards to the novel coronavirus. We understand that many of our families have questions and concerns. Public health officials continue to advise …

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Labour Update: ETFO Strike Action on Feb. 6 & 7

https://www.tdsb.on.ca/News/Article-Details/ArtMID/474/ArticleID/1412/Labour-Update-ETFO-Strike-Action-on-Feb-6–7 Dear Parents and Guardians, We are writing to update you on recently announced job actions by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO). As you know, ETFO is currently in contract negotiations with the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association, and the union has been taking part in a selected …

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TDSB Secondary School Report Cards

Dear Parents/Guardians, I wanted to provide you with an update with regards to ongoing job action by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF), which is currently in negotiations with the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) to achieve a new collective agreement. Since November 2019, OSSTF members have been …

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High School Open Houses and Information Nights

NOTE: As a result of the selected withdrawal of services by members of ETFO scheduled to begin on Monday, January 13, all elementary school open houses will be cancelled. https://www.tdsb.on.ca/OpenHouses To help you make an informed decision when choosing a school, TDSB schools host open houses and information nights for parents and students each year …

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Recess Rangers at Ogden PS Strengthens Relationships and Reduces Conflict

By Louise Brown – November 2019  Once a week Finn Clancy does playground duty at Ogden Public School. He listens for arguments, watches for tears and scans for children left out of the fun. A card around his neck lets kids know he’s there to help. It has a list of tips for Finn to use …

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Treating Discipline as a Learning Opportunity at East York CI

By Louise Brown — June 2019 You can get suspended from school in Ontario for a lot of things: Swearing at a teacher. Having illegal drugs. Being drunk. Vandalism. Bullying. Fighting. Stealing. Smoking on school property – or these days, vaping.   So it’s probably no surprise that a big-city school with 1,100 students like …

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They Built their First Real Six-String

An innovative new interdisciplinary course has been a smash hit at Yorkdale SS. Two teachers–one music, one wood-working– joined together to develop and offer a “Guitar-Making” course to a class of students enrolled in the school’s EdVance program last quadmester. Students had an opportunity to handcraft their own guitars from a kit, adding their own …

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Elementary Teachers’ (ETFO) Job Action Update

Dear Parents and Guardians, We are writing to update you on recently announced job actions by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO). As you know, ETFO is currently in contract negotiations with the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association, and the union has been taking part in a selected withdrawal …

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