Monthly Archives: March 2012

Outdoor Environment Committee Update: Earth Week and More!

The Outdoor Environment Committee is meeting on Wed April 11 at 7pm. Please join us! If you wish to attend please RSVP to Julie at j.dale@sympatico.ca for location details. We will be planning Earth Week activities, our spring garden plans … Continue reading

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Jazz Hands Needed at Withrow Clubhouse

Feeling jazzy? The Withrow Clubhouse hosts a jazz dance class on Saturdays from 11:30-12:30 (ages 6-8). The class will be cancelled if more people don’t sign up. If you’re interested in registering your child, contact Frankland Community Centre for more … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month: Women in Canadian Military History

As Women’s History Month draws to a close, here’s an interesting look at Women in Canadian Military History (extracted and modified from Status of Women Canada). If not for Laura Secord, Canada might be part of the United States today. … Continue reading

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Garbage or Recycling? New Eco Club Tackles the Clamshell!

This post comes courtesy of Mr. Cressman I love strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, all kinds of berries. Problem is, the City of Toronto does not accept clear plastic ‘clamshell’ containers in its recycling program. Actually, there are lots of clear plastic … Continue reading

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Professional Development Focuses on Critical Thinking

This past week our teachers gathered after school for professional development. We spent two hours with Garfield Gini-Newman who is a Senior Lecturer at OISE and a key presenter/writer for the Critical Thinking Consortium to expand our repertoire on teaching … Continue reading

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Jackman Wins With a Healthy, Active School Environment

I’m pleased to announce that our school has been awarded the 2011-12 Gold Award from Physical and Health Education Canada for it’s commitment to a healthy active school environment. The award identifies and encourages school physical education programs that are … Continue reading

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Earth Hour at Withrow Park This Saturday!

  This year Earth Hour is celebrated on Saturday, March 31st, from 8:30 – 9:30 pm. Why not bring your family and join neighbours and the wider community at Withrow Park for a little celebration? This event is organized by … Continue reading

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