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Last updated on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.

Bell Times

8:55 AM - 3:15 PM

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Principal

Lisa Barzetti - 905.662.2990 | Email Lisa Barzetti

Superintendent

Jeff Gillies - 905.527.5092 x 2361 | E-mail Jeff Gillies

Trustee

Jeff Beattie - 289.339.9666 | E-mail Jeff Beattie

School Council Chairs

Administrative Office Staff

Cathy Paonessa

Our School

Collegiate Avenue School is located in lower Stoney Creek on Collegiate Avenue situated between Queenston Road and King Street.  Collegiate Avenue celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2005.  The school serves students representing 22 language groups.

Programs & Services

Student Success Supports

1.0 FTE Learning Resource Teachers offer curriculum support and intervention programming

  • Homework support
  • System Instructional Coaches
  • Transition Team consisting of elementary and secondary school personnel
  • Technology and software to support differentiated learning for at risk students
  • Book Room with leveled reading material to support Comprehensive Literacy
  • High enrollment in the summer STEP program
  • Response to Intervention Pilot for students in Grades SK-3

Program Highlights

  • FDK Implementation-September 2013
  • Assistive Technology for at risk students
  • Write Traits writing program
  • School-wide “At Home” Reading program
  • SMART Board technology across the curriculum
  • iPads in each classroom
  • Levelled Literacy Intervention Groups
  • Empower Reading Program
  • School wide use of Nelson Math series with emphasis on differentiated instruction

Clubs

  • Student Council
  • Foster Children
  • Green Team Environmental Club
  • Deck Tennis
  • Library Helpers

Before/After School Program or Activites

  • Cross country
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Club Rex
  • Swim Team

Our School Plan

Curriculum Focus

Comprehensive Literacy with a focus on Reading:

  • Primary: Reading Fluency and Reading for Understanding
  • Junior /Intermediate: Reading Fluency and Reading for Understanding
  • Focus on higher level thinking activities
  • SMART Board technology
  • Technology and software support for Differentiated Learning
  • Use of DRA assessment in all divisions
  • Regularly scheduled meetings of Grade and Division Learning Teams

Environment Focus

  • Full implementation of Character Education through school wide monthly student recognition assemblies
  • Partnership with board and system personnel to create a safe and healthy environment
  • Full implementation of Agenda use for School/Home communication

Parent & Community Involvement

Community

  • Child and Youth Workers students from Mohawk College
  • Educational Assistant students from Mohawk College
  • Co op students from local high school placed in classrooms
    Student teachers from a variety of Faculties of Education
  • Promotion of homework programs offered at local library and community centers in partnership with HWDSB
  • trips to local businesses for program and extra curricular activities
  • support from local dairy for milk program

Parent

  • Active School Council consisting of 8 members
  • Parent volunteers assist in classrooms, on trips and with special projects/activities such as our “At Home Reading” program and assistive technology team
  • Fundraising efforts of School Council support our School Improvement Plan
  • Parent participation in School Improvement planning and Safe Schools initiatives
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