Wednesday 27 March 2013

April Ward 16 Council Meeting

Please be advised that the Ward 16 Council Meeting previously scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2013 has now been changed to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2013.  This meeting will be held at Presteign Heights ES, 2570 St. Clair Avenue East.

Sheila has invited Chris Glover, Trustee - Ward 2, Etobicoke Centre to join us on this evening to discuss the 2013-2014 TDSB Budget.  Expect this to be a very informative meeting.

Monday 25 March 2013

Get Reading!

Today's Parent has published some fun book lists on their website.
Start with The Best Books for Toddlers.
After you watch the slideshow, more book-related slideshows follow, including:
The best books for school-agers, 10 books to read to your kids now, 26 books from A to Z, and more!

Friday 22 March 2013

Extra-curricular activities at Ward 16 schools

At the Ward 16 Council Meeting held on March 7, 2013 at Balmy Beach Community School, parent Alyse Rosenberg volunteered to chair a committee to discuss/develop plans re parent support of extra-curricular activities at Ward 16 schools not only during this time of labour unrest, but well into the future.

If you, or someone you know, would be interested in participating in this discussion, please contact Alyse directly at or 416-698-9473.

For further information, please contact Cathy MacKenzie
Constituency Assistant to Sheila Cary-Meagher
5050 Yonge Street, 5th Floor
Toronto, Ontario  M2N 5N8
Office: 416-395-8413
Cell: 416-522-8155

Tuesday 19 March 2013

Early Beatty students star in a music video

Two year's ago Marianne's grade 2/3 class was involved in creating a music video with the Toronto band Notes to Self.
Shot on a field trip to Centre Island, the beautiful day and students' enthusiasm contribute to making this positive video full fun! 
Check out our EB students in action

Thursday 7 March 2013

Agenda for tonight's EBSAC Meeting

Earl Beatty School Advisory Council Meeting
Thursday, March 7, 2013
6:30 p.m. 
Earl Beatty Lunchroom

6:30 p.m.         Welcome and review of action items from December minutes and approval of minutes

6:35 p.m.         Treasurer’s Report

6:45 p.m.         Other Reports
·         Enchantment Under the Stairs event
·         Community Centre
·         Eco Team
·         Ward 16
·         Kindergarten Advisory Committee

7:10 p.m          Principal’s Report

7:30 p.m          Other Business
·         Fun Fair

7:45 p.m.         Adjournment

Monday 4 March 2013

Ward 16 Council Meeting

The next Ward 16 Council Meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on March 7, 2013 at Balmy Beach Community School, 14 Pine Avenue.
Click here for the agenda.

Education in the News

An interesting Op/Ed piece in the Toronto Star about Ontario's full-day kindergarten and the funding problem.

Is it the end for cursive writing? The Ottawa Citizen discusses.

And an inspirational sports story that showcases the very best in sportsmanship.