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Join us at our January Council meeting!

Want to get more involved in the school or looking to find a volunteer activity this new year? Come out to the School Council meeting on Monday, January 13th at 6:30 p.m. in the staff lounge. Hear from the principal and other parent council members about ongoing activities and ways you can get more involved in your child’s education at SAB!

Tis the night before the Bazaar!

Tis the night before the bazaar and the tables are set.

There is laughter and fun for tomorrow you can bet.

The socks are hung in the Stocking Room with care,

The Gift Room awaits all young shoppers out there.

 Santa is coming with some stories to read

The Obstacle Course will measure your speed.

We have Cookie Decorating and an Eco-Craft to make,

With a Bake Sale Café, if you want a coffee break.

The Auction is ready for bids and draws.

Hands-On-Exotics will show you some paws.

There’s a Photo Room, Ice Fishing and Snowflake Punch.

The Vendors will be here and the Kitchen has lunch.

How many Balls are in the Principal’s Car?

Sweet Crunch Plinko might win you a star.

The Medics and Police are here for the show.

The Dance room is lit, give your new moves a go.

Candy House Shuffle and games are all back.

Come hang up your coats, we have a coat rack.

 It’s Sir Adam Beck School, Winter Bazaar.

The funds that we raise are sure to go far.

The Volunteers are all ready, nothing more to report,

So come out on Saturday, we appreciate the support.

Sign up to help at the Bazaar!

Help with the Bazaar this year!!! Council needs volunteers to help run the Winter Bazaar on Saturday, November 23, 2019, our largest fundraiser of the year.

There are lots of jobs to fill, from collecting donations for the auction right now in advance, to wrapping presents for the gift room, to running activity stations on the day of the event.

Please sign up to help where you can:

Nominations for Council exec

Think about volunteering some time this school year by joining the School Council Executive! It’s a great way to help make decisions that will impact your children’s student experience.

Nomination forms are available in the main office or online. Please submit the form by Friday, October 4, 2019. Voting will take place at the council meeting on Monday, October 7, 2019.

Council Meeting tonight – May 13

Come out tonight to the council meeting at 6:30 pm in the staff lounge. We will be discussing external program providers and fundraising for next school year. Child minding is available in the gym.

Parenting workshop on May 28th

The SAB School Council is pleased to use the Ontario government’s Parents Reaching Out (PRO) grant money for a workshop on sensory tools by Sarah Boyle, who has a Bachelor of Child and Youth Care and a Masters in Social Work.

Parents will learn about tools to help kids in the classroom and at home based on their sensory needs, which have a big impact on their central nervous system. This workshop will aim to help parents increase their patience and alter their approaches to better support their child’s development.

Child-minding (ages 4 and up) is available during the workshop.

Date: Tuesday, May 28th

Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Location: Alderwood Library

Please RSVP by using the form below.

1980s Family Dance Night – April 26th

Family Dance Night is coming up at the end of April and our students voted to have a 1980s theme! Dress up in your favourite ’80s styles and get ready for an evening of music, dancing, crafts, and snacks!

RSVP here:

April 8 – Council meeting

Come out to the Council meeting on Monday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m. to hear about a variety of topics as outlined in the agenda.

During his update, Mr. Kanalec will be speaking about the proposed staffing models for next year and future use of School Cash Online.

Council is a great way to get engaged in issues related to your child’s education.

We hope to see you there.

Anxiety Workshop Coming up on April 9

The SAB School Council and the George Hull Centre for Children and Families are pleased to invite you to a free workshop designed for parents who have a child suffering or they suspect is suffering from anxiety. It will focus on hands on techniques and strategies for parents to support their child at home by introducing a new approach to parenting.

The workshop will discuss mirroring, and connecting with their child, building resilience, problem solving and calming techniques. A question and answer period will follow the presentation.

This workshop builds on the first one offered in January by George Hull.

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Alderwood Library, 2 Orianna Drive, Toronto, ON, M8W 4Y1

***Registration is now closed for this event***

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