Ward Forum w/ Trustee Anu Sriskandarajah

click here for the March 19, 2019 Ward Forum poster.

March Newsletter

Click here for Joseph Howe's March newsletter.

Grade 8 graduation trip

Camp Olympia is hosting our Grade 8 (overnight trip) graduation trip this year on June 19 through June 21st. Information packages are available in the office or from Ms. Tanouye or Ms. Neubauer.

Daily Announcements

Welcome to

Joseph Howe Sr. P.S.

click here for our daily announcements page

Updated list of CLOSED Secondary Schools for Optional Attendance

Attention Grade 8 students:

Click HERE for an updated list of Secondary Schools that are already closed to optional attedance. 

Come to speak to Ms. Finkeldey for Optional Attendance forms. Return the filled in form to the secondary school by no later than February 1st, 2019.

WELCOME BACK to Joseph Howe Sr. PS!

On behalf of the staff at Joseph Howe, we would like to extend a warm and friendly welcome to our students and their family.  We trust that you had a wonderful summer with your children and that you were able to enjoy many shared activities. We wish a very special welcome to the students and families who are new to our school. Thank you for believing education will be stronger when we work together.


We am pleased to announce the following new staff members:

  • Mr. Simon Eberlie: Grade 7/8B English (Room 108)
  • Ms. Lee Lieu: Grade 7C (Room 205)
  • Ms. Leslie Chin: Grade 8 Math and Science

Also, our Curriculum Night / Meet the Teacher Night will take place on Thursday, September 20th. Please mark your calendars. Additional information will be distributed in the coming weeks. On September 4, the TDSB will be launching a month long road safety campaign aimed to raise awareness of drivers and promote road safety around schools. Please review the attached STUDENT SAFETY document as we begin the school year. Please do not hesitate to contact the school’s office if you have any questions or concerns.

Best wishes for a great start to the school year,

Sherri Butler - Principal

Tim Johnson - Vice Principal

Popcorn Sales at Howe - every other Friday

For $1, students can purchase a bag of freshly popped popcorn, made by Mr. Sliz (with help from many other teachers), after school in the front foyer. Please be advised, popcorn is for sale every other Friday and will be available soon.

Parent/Guardian Drivers

For parents/guardians who wish to drive their students to school, please be advised that we are asking that drivers do not use our school parking lot as a turn around area. With student safety in mind, we appreciate your help with this situation.

AW Login

Students can log on to Academic Workspace (AW) to access their teacher's class websites. Log in using your student number and password (just like you do when logging into any school computer)

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Academic Workspace

Homework Help

Homework Help is a Math homework help website free to all Ontario grade 7-10 students.  

TVO's Independent Learning Centre is pleased to partner with the Ontario Ministry of Education to bring Homework Help to Ontario students. This site focuses on math help for students in Grades 7, 8, 9 and 10. Students have access to both guided and independent learning in a unique environment that combines technology and personal interaction

Technology at Howe

Please visit this link to view some information about how we are using technology at Joseph Howe Sr. PS.   

Technology At Joseph Howe.