Fantastic Friday Messages

Friday, January 20th, 2023


Happy Fantastic Friday Montrose Families,


Reminder:  Grade 6 Grad Photos on Tuesday, January 24th 


Heads up!!  Please be advised that Pizza Day on Thursday, February 2nd has been changed to Wednesday, February 1st (due to K-3 TSO trip). 


Dental Screening is this week from Monday - Wednesday!


From the International Language Department:


Dear Parent/Guardian:

We understand that some parents were not able to complete the International Languages Elementary and African Heritage survey during the holidays.  Therefore, the deadline of the survey has been extended to Tuesday, January 31.  Please complete the 4 question survey by clicking here ( ).  If you have any questions, please call 416 338-4100.  Thank you.


Out of Area Admissions:



The former Optional Attendance Policy was updated in Spring 2022 to the new Out-of-Area Admissions Policy (P013). As part of the new policy, the application process is now managed centrally and the application form is an online form.


The Elementary application is available on the Elementary Out-of-Area Admissions web page. The Secondary application is available on the Secondary Out-of-Area Admissions web page.

§  Both the elementary and secondary applications opened on: Monday, January 9, 2023. 

§  The Secondary application will close on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.  

§  The Elementary application will close on Friday, February 10, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. 

Parents/Guardians/Caregivers who require assistance with the application or access to technology can contact the school for support. Resources available to support the completion of these applications are also available on the Out-of-Area Admissions Resources website

Elementary Alternative Schools:


Elementary Alternative Schools Online Application – TDSB has a wide range of elementary alternative schools available to students. Families are encouraged to research schools and programs to learn about the educational philosophy and distinct pedagogy. Students may apply for up to two elementary alternative schools. The online application for admission for September 2023 will be open from Monday, January 16 at 4 p.m. to Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 4 p.m. To learn more about the application process, please attend an Elementary Alternative Schools webinar. Registration is required and a recording of the webinars will be posted on the website.


Here is the link to the TDSB alternative online application form - this link went live on Monday, January 16th at 4:00 PM.

Kindergarten - Grade 3 Toronto Symphony Orchestra Trip:




When:  February 2, 2023

The cost of the tickets have been generously donated by our Parent Council.

Permission forms through EMA went home via email.  Please contact the school if you are having technical difficulties with the online form.

In order to give permission for the TSO School Trip , you’ll need to proceed to, and follow a few steps. 


  1. Click “Login” and create an account if you don’t already have one. Make sure you use an email address that the school has on file for you (i.e. wherever you receive email updates from the school)
  2. Confirm your child using their nine-digit Trillium Student Number (NOT the OEN number that you see on their report cards) - this number starts with a 3.  If you do not know the trillium number, please email to find out.
  3. Fill in medical info and confirm
  4. Find trip labeled “Roy Thomson Hall” and follow prompts to complete/submit



Have a wonderful week-end everyone! 



Louise Evans

Principal at Montrose Junior Public School