Monthly Archives: February 2012

You’re Invited: Dr. Alex Russell speaks at Frankland on March 8

Great news! All Jackman and community parents are invited to attend an informative speaker session at Frankland next Thursday, March 8th, from 7-9pm. Dr. Alex Russell will speak to all parents in the community. The heart of Dr. Russell’s message … Continue reading

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Why Have a Black History Month?

extracted from Rosemary Sadlier President, Ontario Black History Society Black History Month evolved from the work of Carter G. Woodson, an African American, in the 1920s. He established Black History Week as a week of celebration to follow the year’s … Continue reading

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A Timely Documentary on CBC DocZone

Parents and educators struggle to help our kids and preteens navigate in a world where the line between pop and highly sexualized culture is increasingly blurred. The new documentary film Sext up KIDS exposes how growing up in a hyper-sexualized … Continue reading

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Spring Fair Seeks Silent Auction Donations!

Planning for the Jackman Spring Fair, to be held on Saturday, May 26, is in full gear. We are currently looking for donations for our Silent Auction, so if you have any tickets to sporting events or concerts, extra air … Continue reading

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News from the Outdoor Environment Committee

The Outdoor Environment Committee is meeting on Thursday evening March 1, 2012 to plan for Earth week celebrations, talk compost and think about spring planting in the schoolyard. If you would like the get involved, please come and join us. … Continue reading

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Math Monkey Survey From Our PIAC

A message from our PIAC, Janet Dabrus: At the most recent Ward Council meeting I had mentioned that the Parent Involvement Advisory Committee, PIAC,  was looking into mathematics. It has come to PIAC’s attention that many children are struggling with mathematics.  It has … Continue reading

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Join in: Community Advisory Committee

The Frankland Community Centre is setting up a Community Advisory Committee. This new committee will communicate with staff to help shape programs that reflect community needs and interests; fundraise to enhance activities for the community; and act as a community … Continue reading

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