OCTOBER 12 / 2018

GRADE 6 & GRADE 7 Leaders Elected!

Congratulations to the following students who were elected as our new leaders of Grade 6 and 7. They will work on amazing Middle School initiatives as part of the student council this year.

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(Temporary) STAFFING UPDATE

Please note that Glen Blair, Middle School Counsellor will be on jury duty for the next 6 weeks.  For all  psycho-social emotional matters please direct your questions to Elissa Kline-Beber, Director of Wellness at ekline-beber@yorkschool.com and for all other matters, please direct to Helen Gin, Principal at hgin@yorkschool.com.

Device-Free Day - October 16

After last year’s successful ‘Device-Free Day’, the Middle and Senior Schools have decided to once again take on the challenge of living without our electronic devices - cell phones and computers - next Tuesday, October 16th. Plans are underway for fun low-tech activities in class, as well as a coffee house at lunch time. We will still accommodate for students who require assistive technology.

Parents are asked not to text your child during the 10 minute allowable time at the start of the lunch period.

MS Movie Night - October 19

The Middle School student have voted and the winner is….Jumanji (1995). Students will enjoy pizza and popcorn with their friends for $5. The students have been sent an email to register.  Please encourage your child to RSVP before October 17th. If, however, you wish to register your child instead, please click here.

Date: October 19, 2018

Time: 4:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Location: 1320 Yonge Street (Middle & Senior School) - Drama Room

Please encourage your child to RSVP by October 17th. Click here to register for your child.

Grade 7 Coffee Morning - October 24th

Grade 7 parents are invited to an informal coffee morning session from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Learning Commons to learn more about the academic and social adjustments and to share your child’s transition experience.  Present will be Helen Gin, Middle School Principal, Jennifer Robertson, Learning Strategist and Glen Blair, Counsellor.


REMINDERS

Boot Camp with Mr. D.

Calling all parents!  Mr. D.’s Friday morning Boot Camp is back on October 19th, at 7:10 am in the Strength And Conditioning Centre!  Please email our new Athletic Coordinator, Emily Beazley, at ebeazley@yorkschool.com if you would like to participate in this FREE session.

Toronto Raptors Tickets

Once again, we are pleased to offer tickets to the York School community for various Toronto Raptors games.  Please click here to order your tickets!


IMPORTANT DATES

Please make sure to check The York School’s full school calendar regularly for updates, locations and times.

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