Tuesday, 28 February 2012

It Is Good to Talk to Your Kids!

The TVO Parents website features an article, Talking Leads to Literacy, that discusses the benefits of talking – at home and in the classroom! Posted on Friday February 10, 2012 by Cheryl Jackson, this is a good reminder to keep the conversation flowing at home!

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Don't Forget - No School

Friday, February 17 is a PD day
Monday February 20 is Family Day.

Enjoy the long weekend everyone!

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Calling All Earl Beatty Parents!

Save the Date - Earl Beatty Parents!
You are cordially invited to Enchantment Under the Stairs, Earl Beatty's 1st Parent Party and Auction Event.
Date: Saturday, April 21st from 7-10 p.m. in our enchanting-for-the-evening Earl Beatty lunchroom.
Details: There will be food, wine, beer, music, the best parent community in Toronto, and lots of wonderful items to bid on to raise money for our school.
How You Can Help: Think about your network of friends and family. Is there anyone who could donate:
  • tickets to a concert, play, or the movies?
  • restaurant gift certificates?
  • children's camps?
  • birthday parties?
  • art workshops?
If you or someone you know can donate items, please contact Erica & Lori at earlbeattyauction@gmail.com.As the date approaches, we will update our prizes to be auctioned, as well as send a request for volunteers.
In the meantime, mark Saturday, April 21st on your calendars. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Monday, 6 February 2012

Look What's Happening in February

Upcoming Events for Earl Beatty Students!
Feb. 8     Field trip to the Toronto Marlies hockey game
Feb. 9     Junior girls volleyball tournament will be held at Earl Beatty. Support your team!  
Feb. 13   Registration for Junior Kindergarten begins. Contact the school for an appointment.
Feb. 20   Family Day - no school today!
Feb. 22   Senior girls volleyball tournament at Roden P.S 

Also on Thursday, February 9 don't miss the Earl Beatty School Advisory Council Meeting
at 6:00 in the library. 

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Looking for News on Education in Ontario?

Check out the People for Education website.
People for Education is an independent organization that supports public education in Ontario. They have excellent resources for parents and are on top of education issues in our province. They provide reports, forums, publish papers, follow what is current in the news, and much more. Their website has a wealth of information or you can follow them on Twitter, Facebook or through RSS feeds.