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Update- Nov. 17, 2017

Grade 8 Open House- Nov. 15, 2017

Go to "About Us...Optional Attendance," for the application form.

Nutrition Program

With thanks to our new Lead, Debbie Misljenovic, our program is again up and running providing healthy Grab n Go breakfast items after 8:30 in the morning. This service relies on nominal donations. $1 is the recommended amount.

Reinvigorating Richview Parent Night Pub Fundraiser
THANK YOU TO ALL OUR PUB NIGHT FUNDRAISER DONORS!
A brilliant night of fun, friendship and entertainment, compliments of David Cojucaru and Peter Serrado!
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Our Hosts The Crooked Cue

Tracey and Sam Pappas for the great venue, auction item donations and many "no charge extras"!

Media, Sports, Alumni & Entertainment

Gurdeep Ahluwalia, Joey Votto, David Cojucaro, Peter Serrado

Coporate Sponsorhsip

Humberview Motors, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Gardiner Roberts LLP, Grin Orthodontics, Muntwyler Dentistry

Business Donors

Pepsico Canada, Serta Canada, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertaintment, Robert Nimmo, Bev Jones, Linda Tickens, Kingsway Conservatory of Music, Rosehill Wine Cellars, Cobs Bakery, Back on Track Chiropractic & Massage, Montgomery Cleaners, Luxury Auto Body, Vibo, Josephson Opticians, Studio Three, Cattiva Hair and Esthetics, Etobicoke Driving School, PurEnergy Wellness Lofts, Haven, Kingsway Car Wash, Tutorbright, Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants, Vanderfleet Florists, Paris Florists, Cake Star Bakery, Dickson Barbecue Centre, Mansfield Ski Club, Mastermind Toys, Vistek, Nutrition House, Magoo's, Romi's Pizzeria, La Veranda, High Park Brewery, Taz Hair Salon, The Pink Door, Spa at the Old Mill, Loblaws, Core Fitness Studio, Tucker's Marketplace, Body & Soul Massage Therapy, Bliss Yoga, Capucci Salon & Spa

Family & Friends

Rome Family, Laing Family, Coutts Family, King Family, Taylor Family, Campbell Family, Firchuk Family, Scott Elsey, Dana Panes, Donna Trottier, Sam Miceli, Tracey Davidson, Kelly Beaulieu, Jodi Smith, Chris Vanderknokke, John Cuthbert, Gosselin Family

Many thanks to our Donors/Sponsors and the RCI Parent volunteers who made this night happen!

Excursions
2017-2018
November 

4- CN Tower Stair Climb- Mme. Legault

Gr. 11/12 Drama- Canadian Stage- Ms. Beaulieu

9/10- Gr. 12 Photography- High Park- Ragno

16- GSA Conference- Central Tech- Romano

17- DECA Business Club- Cedarbrae CI- Ms. Markakos

21- Black Brilliance- Downsview SS.- Ms. McDonagh

23- Improv Team- TD Christian School- Ms. Beaulieu

23- Gr. 11 Marketing- Eaton Centre- Sloan, Niehaus

24/24- Gr. 11 Media Studies- TIFF Bell Lightbox- Mr. Johnstone

 27-Gr. 10 Business- One of a Kind101-Enercare- Ms. Niehaus
 
December
8- Gr. 9 Immersion Art- AG)- Mme. Cardoni
15- Model UN- Cedarbrae CI- McDonagh

March
Pending Approval
March Break- Italy/Greece-  Calabria
March Break- Vietnam/Cambodia/Thailand-Markakos
23-25 Gr. 10 Leadership Camp-Mono Cliffs-  Sexsmith

Update for 2017-2018
As of Aug. 23 17

1. Staffing- Richview was allocated 51.5 staff members, one less than last year. It is expect that this will not be sufficient, a request for additional staff is pending and  will result in the re-alignment of classes in late October.

2. Nutrition Program- Running for several days/wk or daily since September 2016 continues for the 17 18 school year.

6. Painting- Hallways, doors and lockers have been painted over the summer with the exception of the English/Library corridor, expected within the month.

7. Windows- We are scheduled to have several banks of windows replaced in the fall.

9. Brick Work- at various sites around the building, predominantly around the auditorium.















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Summatives and Exams
We have entered the "summative season," that is the 8 weeks before the end of classes when a portion up to 30% of the total mark can be demonstrated. Like exams, these culminating activities are legally required and cannot be re-scheduled outside of school-sanctioned activities or by medical/legal notes. 

With the exception of Languages and the Arts, no courses shall require students to complete both a "summative" and an exam.
The exam period runs from June 9-22, schools cannot accommodate exams missed due to vacations. An exam schedule will be available later in the coming weeks.

Music Department Garage Sale Fundraiser
On behalf of Mrs. O'Brien and our Music students, thank you Richview Families for your support of our fundraiser, we raised well over $3000 to support our programming needs!


OFSSAA Gold Medal Curling Champions, 2016!
Catch the team on City News, Athlete of the Week on May 2, 2016.
Direct from North Bay, Congratulations to Team Garner: Matt, Brendan, Russell and Sean and their incomparable coach, Ms. Haden-Reeves.



Inside Ride 2016
Congratulations Richview!
Thanks to your spirit and generosity, you raised over $23 000 dollars in support of families battling cancer and the fight to defeat cancer. Special thanks and compliments to our master organizer, Jennifer Beemer!

Visit the Co-Curricular page for more images.

Reinvigorating Richview Update
Parent donations are now finding their way into learning spaces. The library for example now has 3 full computer labs: 28 desktops in the front lab, 26 desktops in the back lab and, pictured here, 30 laptops for the Table Lab (mobile).

Read our Reinvigorating Richview Plan of Action.pdf to learn about the upcoming IT benefits for Richview students.

Congratulations- Ontario Curling Association Provincial Champions!
Matt, Brandon, Russell and Sean of Team Garner saw the lads go from High Park to Leaside to the Land O' Lakes Curling Club in Tweed, Ontario. 

The team went 8 and 1 in the tourney and the most impressive win took place in the semi-finals in the 7th end with the game tied and Matt threw a control weight hit through a very small port to hit and stick a score- the only 2 of the game. This is the first time in the 77 years of the event that our school has won. On another matter, it is the first time in Ms. Haden-Reeves' 22 year coaching career that one of her teams has won a provincial championship. Our gratitude and congratulations are extended to our brilliant Coach!


Muskoka Woods Leadership Week- Jan. 25-29
snowboarders posing
Congratulations and welcome back to our 380 campers and senior student leaders and their dedicated staff advisor team of 15! Our week was bountiful and rich: indoor and outdoor stations building on the character traits that form the foundation of our program helped us further our mission to break down walls and to build community. What a fine family of students, staff and parents we are. Well done Richview! Enjoy the images from our camp on the "Leadership" page under "Departments."



All for One! Richview supports Canadian Blood Services!
On February 5th we are holding a Blood Typing/OneMatch Stem Cell Registration Event in Cafex from 9:30 am to 3 pm
This will be followed by a blood drive on February 8th at Etobicoke Civic Centre.
Please see the attached information - All in one poster and Parent Info letter

Milk Bags Matter
Students with milk bag mattresses
What do you get when combining 10 keen students, 4000 milk bags and 1 supportive staff advisor?
You divert enormous waste from landfill and create 7 mattresses to benefit families in Third World countries. Congratulations students and Ms. Haden-Reeves!
Visit Milk Bags Unlimited for more information.

New Professional Activity Day
All TDSB schools will have a newly designated P.A. Day on Friday, April 15, 2016. This additional P.A. Day has been mandated by the Ministry of Education as a result of provincial labour negotiations

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here's an easy way to promote Richview Athletics!

 Support the athletic program at Richview by purchasing a magazine subscription. Ten dollars from every subscription ordered goes directly towards Richview Athletics. Many of the most popular magazines are offered at a great discount. Magazine Fundraiser 2015 2016.doc Give the gift of reading and support athletics at Richview.

 

Update- Nov. 17 , 2017

1. City of Toronto Champions

Congratulations to the players, managers and coaches of the Jr. Boys' Football team. They captured their 3rd consecutive championship and the 7th in the last 8 years. 

 

2. Food & Nutrition Reno

Work commenced Nov. 7 to improve sight lines, install GFI outlets and replace gas appliances in Room 202.

3. Parent Council Meeting

We hope you will join us Tues. Nov. 21 at 7pm in our library. Come to be heard and to hear about the many and varied school events that your children may never tell you.

 

4. Athletics= Wellness=Success

Support the athletic program at Richview through our Magazine Fundraiser 2017 2018. Ten dollars from every subscription ordered goes directly towards Richview athletics. Many of the most popular magazines are offered at a great discount. Give the gift of reading and support athletics at Richview. See the attached flyer for more details.

 

 

5.Late Start Wednesdays

Unless informed otherwise, all Wednesdays are Late Starts (9:50am) for the students- running from Sept. 13 to June 6, 2018. You can see these and other important dates on the landing page of the website on the far right of the page…

What takes place for Staff on Late Starts?  A chart detailing the activities for faculty was sent Sept. 13 to all parents who receive RCI email messages.

 

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Pupil Accommodation Review 
Please see  Board decision (P20170622-ScarlettHeightsPARCBoardDecisionLetter-v3.pdf ) on the Scarlett Heights, Richview and Kipling Pupil Accommodation Review.


Bruce Boyd Field at Richview Stadium
Our project has a name- a fine one at that. Video production is underway with filming scheduled for Sept. and October. We hope to launch the campaign in November.




Pupil Accommodation Review- Richview/Scarlett/Kipling
June 21, 2017- the Board of Trustees will vote on the committee recommendation to move Scarlett students to a re-visioned Kipling for the 2018-2019 school year.
The second public meeting for the April Area Review of Schools.pdf took place April 26 at Scarlett Height EA in the auditorium from 6:30-8:30pm.



Interact
Welcome to Richview's newest Club! Interact will provide  opportunities for students to work together locally and globally  with other young people
 who are dedicated to service and international understanding.Group goals include:

  1. To recognize and develop constructive leadership and personal integrity.
  2. To encourage and practice thoughtfulness of and helpfulness to others.
  3. To create an awareness of the importance of home and family.
  4. To build respect for the rights of others, based on recognition of the worth of each individual.

For more information, please contact Staff Advisor, andrea.brozyna@tdsb.on.ca

City Champion Curlers- Boys & Girls!
Curling trophies and banners
Congratulations to Girls Champions- Frannie Shen, Stacey Huras, Laura Robertson
Jacqueline McLean and Lauren Holman and to Boys Champions Matt Garner, 
Brandon Holoczwak, Russell Stouffer and Sean Wylie!
And of course to coach Dave Huras and  Deb Haden-Reeves!

Area Review of Schools-Scarlett, Kipling, Richview
Public meetings will be held:
February 13, 6:30-8:30pm  and April 26 at Scarlett Heights Auditorium 
15 Trehorne Dr.
ScarlettHeightsPARCParentNotice_Public Meeting-Final v5.pdf

Math Night- March 30
A math night planned to assist parents/students learn more about secondary/post-secondary mathematics success and pathways is in the works- save the date!

Parent Council Mathematics Survey
The Richview CI parent council has received a Parent Reaching Out (PRO) Grant from the Ministry of Education to hold a math night for parents.  In order that our evening be useful to our parent community, we are conducting this short anonymous survey to understand who is interested in this topic and what they would like to hear about. Please answer this short 10 question survey, whether you plan to attend, or not.  We are interested in everyone's answers! Thank you for your participation. Your Parent Council.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/M2RQ8W8
 

Students' Council Clothing Drive
The Richview Students' Council is leading a clothing collection over the next week in order to help to provide at-risk youth the warm clothing needed to endure our Canadian winter that, despite what the groundhog says, doesn't seem to be ending any time soon! We kindly ask all of you to send your gently used and laundered winter outdoor clothing to school (e.g. coats, scarves, hats, gloves). Collection boxes will be placed outside of the main office and all donations will be passed along upon the conclusion of this drive, February 24th. Feel free to bring your donations this upcoming Thursday during parent interviews.

Thank you kindly for your support,...The Richview Students' Council

 



October 7, 57th Annual Commencement
Hearty Congratulations to the Class of 2016; it was a joyous celebration Friday night with an auditorium filled to standing room only capacity. We were delighted to hear of the very exciting programs at a variety of post-secondary destinations. Thank you Janice Kulyk Keefer who delivered a meaningful and significant alumna address and congratulations to valedictorian Brennan Roberts whose address was a rousing celebration of his peers, teachers and the year that was. Our grads, the aud' and the cafeteria were transformed to new levels not seen before at Richview- thank you Ms. Davison and her parent team of volunteers.

Happy Thanksgiving to all!

Parents- Help Reinvigorate Richview 
Our students deserve the tools to facilitate their success! Our Year 2 Fall Appeal 2016.docx shows you how you can help.

Toonies for Turkeys
Thank you students and staff; you raised almost $400 this morning- Oct. 6 thanks to the work of Students' Council who visited home forms. This is the equivalent of almost 90 dinners for the needy. Well done!


Creating a Circle of Hope
Richview is proud to partner with Meagan's Walk in support of both cancer research and families battling cancer.

 

 

 

Our December Saints Week campaign raised almost $3000 for the cause and we were delighted to present the "cheque" to Denise Bebenek at the May 4 Pep Assembly. Kudos to Mr. Sexsmith's Leadership Class for running a spirited and successful campaign.
See you Saturday May 7, 8:30am at Fort York for the 15th edition of the walk and hug culminating at the Hospital for Sick Children.

Alumni /Grade 12 Post-Secondary Transition Program
In it's 5th year, Richview Grads are invited back  to dialogue with Grade 12 students.

 

 

On May 2nd and 3rd, a bevy of newly-minted "first year" university/college students each provided an overview of their respective programs and then shared a Q and A session with Grade 12s in each of our 7 senior English classes. We are grateful for the insight, honesty and encouragement they provided to their peers and we thank Mrs. Calabria and Mrs. Haden-Reeves for organizing the event. The present and future are bright!

Student Nutrition Program
The application has been approved, funding has arrived, the volunteers are in place and the equipment has arrived. The morning grab and go breakfast plan will enable students to start the day right with a rotating offering of a fruit/veggie, a cereal/grain and a dairy product all for a contribution of $1. We rely now on our trades people to ensure proper plumbing and electrical support for the equipment. The plan is to run a pilot in May (twice a week) and to run it daily in September.

Asylum- Update, April 11, 2016
The cast and crew have done it! Out of 66 provincial entries, Asylum is one of 8 finalists to appear in the provincial showcase next month at Hart House, U of T.

 

 

A remarkable collective achievement by writers, musicians, AV Crew, players and directors, our drama community gave a strong voice to those who were powerless to communicate it and the professional community has validated your work. Bravo!

March Break Update, 2016
The Saints continue their tour of England, Spain, France, and currently sites in Italy including the Piazza della Signoria in Florence.


Breakfast Program Coming to Richview
with thanks to the Principal's Advisory Group, we have applied for and will receive funding and support for a Nutrition program (likely breakfast). Parents interested in volunteering can meet with our coordinator and school staff on March 29, specific details to follow. Please email sam.miceli@tdsb.on.ca for inquiries.

Update-March 11, 2016
Bravo Richview Dramatists and Players! 

 

 

 

Congratulations students and directors Ms. Beaulieu and Ms. Johnston. Their entry is 3 of 18 moving on to regionals at Hart House U of T, Fri.April 8. Additionally, the production garnered several awards: Award of Excellence for the Ensemble; the Outstanding Production Award and Best New Play. Bravo! We wish you every success representing Toronto at the regional festival at U of T. Please join us; tickets at Hart House!


Our Drama production, "Asylum", opened the Sears Drama Festival on Feb. 26 at  Silverthorn C.I. in competition with our sister schools, Martingrove and Silverthorn. Asylum will be presented again at Richview, 8pm, March 3.

"Asylum" is a ground breaking piece of theatre is based on the lives of psychiatric patients at the Lakeshore Asylum, 1889-1979.The work is researched, documented, written and performed by Richview students. We will be performing at Richview on March 3rd. See the attached poster for all the exciting details. Tickets can be purchased by any cast or crew member.



Richview Life Savers
Eternal thanks to the 14 senior Richview students, some pictured here, who donated their time, care and blood to save the lives of others; they and Mr. Boyd cannot be thanked enough! Our gratitude to Ms. Di Marco whose planning ensures this key event takes place each year! This marks Mr. Boyd's incredible 159th donation! Incredible.
student staff blood donors



The Field of Dreams
football field The TDSB has approved our plans to develop a first class athletic facility for our Richview Saints students athletes:
Artificial Turf- Additional Bleachers- Lights- A Running Track- A Electronic Scoreboard
kids on running track
Participatory Design- Students and Staff will be amassing input from all community stakeholders and we want your input also. 
Please share your input with Sam Miceli to ensure our development is truly reflective.




Meagan's Walk

the tally is in; after all the fun of a week's worth of extended lunch periods, the student body raised over $3000 for the venerable charity. Congrats to all and to Mr. Sexsmith's Leadership class.







Back up to Speed at Richview- January
Two weeks into the new calendar year, curricular and co-curricular activity abounds...

Culture Day- International Food Extravaganza

Thanks and compliments to the students under Ms. Stuart's leadership for the vibrant Jan. 15 music, fashion, education and food celebration enjoyed by hundreds during lunch hour. Richview, like Toronto and Canada is a as strong as it is diverse.

Junior Boys' Invitational Basketball Tournament

 

A highly efficient tournament was run by Mr. K's Athletic Council wherein our team played with skill and vigor making it to the final losing to winners Northern Secondary. Congratulations to the players and to coaches Dipchand and Sexsmith.

Gr. 12 Functions Exam
A great deal of preparation is underway for the Jan. 22 Exam that is critical for many grade 12's in preparation for their post-secondary applications. A moratorium is in place on all other Gr. 12 activity on both Jan. 20 and 21. 

 

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