John English News and Events

Welcome to John English - School 2017 - 2018 Year Begins - Tuesday September 5, 2017 
Students and parents are reminded that the new school year begins with our 8:45 a.m. entry bell on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.  

Grade 1 - 8 Students: All Grade 1 to 8 students should congregate on the paved play area to the east of the school building where they will be met by their teachers.  Grade 1 teachers will be at the north end of the pavement and Grade 8 teachers will be at the south end with the rest of the grades following in numerical order.  Class lists will be available for viewing on the front school doors after 4:00 p.m. Friday, September 1, 2017.  Classes are subject to re-organization based upon student enrolment. 

Kindergarten Students: Our English Kindergarten students should remain with their parent or caregiver at the north end of the paved play area on the east side of the school until the teacher arrives.  Our French Immersion Kindergarten students should remain with a parent caregiver at the Kindergarten entrance on George Street until the teachers arrive.

Student Information Updates: During the first few days of school, students will receive a number of notices and documents that need to be completed and returned to their classroom teacher by the end of the week. These documents are necessary to assist with the caring for and safety of our students.  Please take time speak to your child about these documents or to look for them in backpacks.

We look forward to a great start to the year.

Bus Route Information for 2017 - 2018 
The TDSB has launched the new transportation portal  which provides families with specific transportation information about their child’s bus service.  When parents sign up, they will be able to identify the bus company name and phone number providing service  for their family as well as the route number, the location of the bus stop and the associated times.   In addition, enrollment also provides an e-mail alert notifying them of delays on the bus route.   

Bus routes and times for 2017 - 2018 are now available.  Further information about transportation can be found in our menu on the left hand side of the page.  

Choices for Nine Evening will be held in October 2017 - 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.  Dates will be confirmed in early September.
Beginning in October of the Grade 8 year our students begin thinking about options and choices for Grade 9.  Information about Secondary Schools and Choices for Nine can be found on the TDSB website located under the High School tab on the main page.  Guidance information is also available