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Toronto Public Heath has announced that all schools in Toronto - including those at the TDSB, will be closed to in-person learning as of Wednesday, April 7, 2021, and remain closed up to and including Sunday, April 18, 2021.
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Winona News


Upcoming Events

  • First Day of School

    Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - All Grade 7 English/French Programs & Gifted and Learning Disability Programs
  • Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - All Grade 8 English and French Programs
  • Curriculum Evening



Optional Attendance Application Process

  • Optional Attendance Core English  application deadline  is  February 12. Send to 
  • Optional Attendance Form   
  • Extended French: Students that belong to one of the feeder schools below may apply for Extended French at Winona: • Carleton Village Jr. & Sr. Sports and Wellness Academy  Dovercourt Public School  General Mercer Junior Public School  Hillcrest Community School  McMurrich Junior Public School  Regal Road Junior Public School
  • Winona is the pathway for Hawthorne Early Extended French Program students.
  • Extended French Applications due January 29, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. - Send to 
  • Extended French Fillable Form:  
  • Application Form Fillable – Extended French Gr. 7
  • Gr. 7 Extended French - Information Package (PDF)   
  • Winona Application/Registration Forms will be sent to all Feeder Schools - All new grade 7students are encouraged are complete an registration form.  

Extra-Curricular Activities at Winona

  • Extra-curricular program opportunities are dependent upon direction from TDSB and Public Health. 


Please call safe arrival to report an absence or send a note with your child if they have an appointment. If you haven't informed the office in writing, you must come into the building to sign out your child. 

Safe Arrival 416-393-1677 

School Day Schedule Grade 7

First Bell           8:45 a.m.

Second Bell      8:55 a.m.

Period 1            9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Period 2           10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Lunch               11:00 - 12:00 p.m. (20 min. in the classroom and 40 min. outside)

Period 3            12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Period 4            1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Period 5            2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Dismissal          3:00 p.m. Yard closes 3:15 p.m. 

School Day Schedule Grade 8

First Bell           8:45 a.m.

Second Bell      8:55 a.m.

Period 1            9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Period 2           10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Period 3            11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Lunch               12:00 - 1:00 p.m.  (20 min. in classroom and 40 min. outside)
Period 4            1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Period 5            2:00-3:00 p.m.

Dismissal          3:00 p.m. Yard closes 3:15 p.m. 

*Parents/Guardians must indicate on the Lunch Time Permission Form that will be sent home if their child is consistently staying for lunch or are going home. Students leaving for lunch are to return at the end of lunch hour. This is to support Health and Safety within the school learning environment. 

School Year Calendar for 2020-2021

September 5/16th - First day(s) of school for all students

October 12th - Thanksgiving Holiday (School is closed)

Nov 20th - PD day -  Parent/Teacher Conferences

December 21st - January 1st - Winter Break (School will be closed)

January 4 - 8 - In-Person Classes Pivot to Virtual

Wednesday, January 13th  - Grade 6 Virtual Information Night - 6:30 p.m. - Virtual Presentation Invite please click the Zoom link at 6:30 p.m. to join the presentation: 

Please note a copy of the school presentation will be posted after the Virtual Information Evening.  

January 15th - PA day (No school for students)

February 12th = Parent/Teacher Conferences

February 15th - Family Day

March 15th - to March 19th - March Break

April 2nd - Good Friday (No School)

April 5th - Easter Monday (No School)

May 24th - Victoria Day

June 5th - PA Day

June - Grade 8 Graduation - TBD


Additional Information

Cash Online Step By Step Parent Handout

Physical Education Permission Form