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Toronto Public Health Measles Awareness

Measles is just a plane ride away with the virus spreading in many parts of the world. If you are planning to travel this March Break, stay up-to-date with your #Measles vaccine before you go.


Learn more: toronto.ca/community-people/health-wellness-care/diseases-medications-vaccines/measles-fact-sheet/

Graphic reads “travelling abroad? Stay up-to-date with your measles vaccines before you go,” with dose recommendations based on age.

 

Leaping into Literacy Family Event!

Join us for another Glamorgan Junior Public School community event! Parents/caregivers play an important role in supporting reading at home. The evening event will continue to build family and school connections, providing support to families in literacy development and provide ideas to try at home!

leaping into literacy family event flyer

 

Middle French Immersion (Grade 4 Entry) Application Information and Timelines

For families interested in the Toronto District School Board's system-wide French Immersion Program, we offer an online process to apply for Middle French Immersion (begins in Grade 4). To apply to the Middle French Immersion Program for September 2024, applications must be completed online between January 8 and February 2, 2024. Families with an older sibling currently in a Middle French Immersion program are still required to complete an online application for the new student. For more information, please visit: Middle French Immersion or the Application Process. Interested families can apply via the Application Link.

At any time, please visit the TDSB French website to view a video that provides information about the TDSB French Language programs as well as the application and placement process in the Early French Immersion and the Middle French Immersion programs. More information about the Middle French Immersion Program is available in 22 languages, or visit the Information Sessions website for related links to join a live zoom webinar about the application process. 

 

 

Early French Immersion Information

The online application process for Early French Immersion (EFI) is currently open until December 1, 2023.

For more information, click on the links below:

TDSB French Language Programs

Early French Immersion

 

Join Us for "Good Health and Well-being: Bollywood Dance, Yoga and Mehndi"!

 

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Welcome Back!

Ms. Statton and I are honoured to be back at Glamorgan Jr. P.S. for another wonderful year! We hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable summer; we are looking forward to connecting with all our students, staff and community members over the days and weeks ahead. Both Ms. Statton and I are very excited to continue being part of this vibrant learning community and we look forward to strengthening the feeling of joy, belonging and engagement at Glamorgan for the 2023-2024 school year.

 

To those returning to our wonderful school, welcome back! To those who are new, a sincere welcome to all of you! We hope that everyone has had pleasant adventures during the summer months. Now, it is time to get back to learning opportunities, routines and school friends. I’m sure many children are excited with the anticipation of beginning a new grade with a new teacher and look forward to making new friendships. We hope that the “Meet Next Year’s Teacher” class visit in June helped ease some anxious minds as students transition to their new classes.

 

Both Ms. Statton and I are extremely excited about this upcoming school year as it promises to be another dynamic year for students, staff and our community. As a learning community, we will continue to “show our thinking and learning and share our stories and narratives”, as we extend our School Improvement Goals this school year. Be sure to check out our dynamic bulletin board by the school office, that highlights how we are supporting: student achievement, student and staff well-being and joy, as well as Indigenous Education.

 

Our priority will continue to be the engagement and well-being of our students, staff and school community. We will equally be committed to supporting and achieving high learning expectations for all on a daily basis. As school administrators, we look forward to visiting all the classrooms and discussing learning goals and success criteria with all the students as they take ownership of their learning.

 

Please know that our school is well on its way to being ready and gleaming for the opening day thanks to Mr. Knapp, Mr. Ramsay and Mr. Stefanidis - our caretaking staff. Let’s honour their hard work by making every effort to keep our school clean. The teaching and support staff will be busy bringing to life their classrooms and planning meaningful, engaging and authentic learning lessons.

 

A great big THANK YOU to Ms. Statton, Ms. Caranci and Ms. Stamadianos for their efforts to ensure a smooth start to the school year - never an easy task! Class lists, bus schedules, student forms, attendance and so much more will all be organized and at the ready for September 5th, 2023.

 

Speaking of staff - we have many familiar teaching faces back and we welcome everyone! It is an absolute pleasure working with the Glamorgan staff who showed us last year how they go above and beyond every day to support student well-being, achievement, and sense of self.

 

Finally, we wanted to extend a very warm welcome to everyone and best wishes for a fantastic 2023-2024 school year! We believe that students are at the center of all school-related decisions, and that the relationships between families and the school are vital to the success of our students. We encourage you to become involved in opportunities throughout the school year.

 

Thank you all for your continued support and hard work! We look forward to working with everyone in the months ahead.

 

See everyone at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, September 5th!

Sincerely,

Mr. Petrucci & Ms. Statton

GO GRIFFINS!!!

 

family and caregivers website

Family and Caregiver Early Literacy Guide

 

 

Looking for ways to support literacy at home?

Check out the links below to access free digital books and other reading resources!