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Programs/Services

Last updated on Monday, November 06, 2017.

STUDENT SUCCESS SUPPORTS

  • Disciplinary Tracking System
  • In-School Resource Team
  • Comprehensive Transition Plans
  • 2 Learning Resource Teachers
  • English-as-a-Second Language Teacher
  • Instructional Coach Supporting Teachers, Principal, and Vice-Principal
  • Comprehensive Literacy Focus: Modeled Reading and Guided Reading, with Reading for Meaning as the focus of our TLCP (Teaching & Learning Critical Pathways) Planning
  • Teaching and Learning Mathematics Focus
  • Implementation of many computers, wireless internet, tablet technology  and SMARTboards
  • Student Nutrition Program-healthy snacks provided daily to all students

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

• Everybody Plays approach to sport & physical activity (2009 winner of a Profiling Excellence Award)
• Gauss Math Competition
• Extensive Instrumental and Vocal Music programming
• Student Council

CLUBS

  • Band
  • Year Long Intramurals
  • Memory Book
  • Choir
  • Blue Crew (recycling)
  • Student Council
  • Lunch Monitors
  • Peer Mediators
  • Active Recess Leaders

BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM OR ACTIVITIES

• Junior and Senior Girls’ and Boys’ 3-Pitch Team
• Junior and Senior Girls’ and Boys’ Volleyball
• Junior and Senior Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball
• Junior and Senior Cross-Country
• Choir
• Concert Band
• Track and Field
• Student Council/Parliament
• Soccer

OUR SCHOOL PLAN

CURRICULUM FOCUS

Literacy
• Reading strategies comprehensive literacy instructional approaches:Modelled, Shared, Guided and Independent Reading
• TLCP Focus: Reading for Meaning expectations
• Writing strategies making connections to self, world, and text materials

Numeracy
• Problem Solving

ENVIRONMENT FOCUS

Character Builds
• Students have learned all 10 Attributes for Character Builds – Teachers embed the teacher of character education every day.
• Health and Safety Committee consists of educators, parent, and custodial staff responsible to ensure inside the school and outside grounds are monitored on a frequent basis to prevent injury and provide an inviting atmosphere for students, staff and larger school community
• Frequent purchasing of age-specific novels and stories for students placed in Library for student use
• Student Nutrition Program

PARENT & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

COMMUNITY

• School Council
• Diverse fundraising activities for classroom program and school needs support
• School beautification initiatives
• Staff Appreciation Luncheons
• Comprehensive Volunteer Program
• Office Assistance
• Pizza Day Organizers
• Student Nutrition Program
• Classroom assistance with various subject and co curricular projects and activities
• Library material processing
• Sport and cultural activity school trips

PARENT

• Kindergarten Literacy Day
• International Languages courses [Saturday] • Urdu
• Korean
• Polish
• Arabic
• Barton, Westmount, and Hill Park secondary schools Cooperative Education program support for high school students desiring to assist teachers and students with classroom and co-curricular school activities

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

EQAO

CURRICULUM DOCUMENTS

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