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Friday, 22 March 2019

Eco Club News - Book Swap Event!

On behalf of Blue Willow P.S. and our Eco Club, we would like to thank you all for supporting our Book Swap campaign.  It was a very successful event, one which brought awareness to our students about recycling old books for new stories.  We collected 1,100+ books, and it was incredible to see children swap books and enjoy new books without paying a dime!   We are also very pleased to say that we donated the extra books to our classrooms and to the Children's Ward at a local Hospital.

We hope to do this again in the new school year!

Thank you so much for your generosity.

Eco Club



Monday, 11 February 2019

iNFORM

iNFORM

A new system for student attendance is being implemented at our school.  The anticipated launch date for iNFORM is Thursday, February 14, 2019.  Please see the following documents for more information.






















Tuesday, 15 January 2019

News from Blue Willow PS


A Message From Our Trustee
Welcome back. I hope everyone is feeling refreshed following the winter break, and that you had a happy and safe holiday season. While the weather may be colder, I also hope that you had time to enjoy this beautiful season in Ontario.

It is my honour to serve as your newly elected school board trustee for Vaughan Wards 3 and 4 and to uphold the values of York Region District School Board. The new Board of Trustees was sworn in on December 3, following the October municipal elections. Together, we look forward to moving forward the four priorities outlined in the Trustees’ Multi-Year Strategic Plan:

Foster well-being and mental health
Build collaborative relationships
Champion equity and inclusivity
Empower ethical leadership

There are a lot of exciting things happening in our schools and classrooms to foster and support student well-being and mental health. Ask your child what’s happening in their school, and how they take care of themselves. As adults, we often focus on the health and well-being of the children in our lives, but it’s also essential that we take care of ourselves. Taking time to do the things we enjoy and nurture our own health is also important and helps to model a healthy and active lifestyle for our children.

An important part of my role as a trustee is to listen, and I look forward to connecting with members of our school community in the coming weeks and months. We will continue working to build collaborative relationships with our communities and to keep you informed about the things happening in the school board. I wish you all the best as we enter 2019.

Dr. Elizabeth Sinclair
Trustee - Vaughan Wards 3 and 4


Kindergarten Registration to Commence January 18, 2019
Kindergarten registration will commence on January 18, 2019 for the 2019-20 school year. Registration forms are available on YRDSB’s website: www.yrdsb.ca. Children who turn four or five years old during 2019, live within the school boundary and whose parents are public school tax supporters will be eligible to register for kindergarten. A kindergarten information session for parents is being planned for this spring. For more information please visit the YRDSB website or contact the school office. 


Eco News from the Eco Club
Eco Club is starting a Battery Blitz! If you have used up batteries, you can drop it off in the office or send it along with your child and we will be more than happy to recycle them for you. Please take note, we are only recycling Double A (AA) and Triple A (AAA) batteries.  Thank you for your continuous support and for being Eco!


Spirit Committee News - Jersey Day

Exciting news from the Spirit Committee!  This Thursday, January 17 is Jersey Day at Blue Willow PS.  Students are asked to wear their Toronto Raptors, Toronto Maple Leaf, Toronto Blue Jays, or Toronto FC gear or the team colours to show their support for our Toronto teams!  


PA Day – January 18, 2019
Just sending a friendly reminder that Friday, January 18, 2019 is a PA Day. 

Monday, 7 January 2019

French Immersion Registration Information


Parents/guardians interested in enrolling their child for a Grade 1 French Immersion program are asked to review the information flyer below.


Registration begins Friday, January 18th, 2019 


Please note that parents will need to bring a Student Index Card (from their child's home school) plus a current document showing proof of residence, such as a government document, utility bill, or property tax bill.  A driver’s license is not acceptable.






Sunday, 16 December 2018

News from Blue Willow PS


A message from Spirit Committee...

The final week of 2018 is almost here! To celebrate, the Spirit Committee has planned a fun week! 

Monday December 17, 2018:  Wear Red, Green and White 
Tuesday December 18, 2018: Ugly Sweater Day 
Wednesday December 19, 2018: Crazy Sock Day
Thursday December 20, 2018: Dress Your Best  
Friday December 21, 2018: Pajama Day

Show your spirit, Blue Willow!



Hot Lunch Food Order

Just a friendly reminder for families to please go to SchoolCashOnline by Wednesday, December 19 to place a hot lunch food order.  The first hot lunch will be served on Monday, January 7, 2019.



Season's Greetings

On behalf of everyone here at Blue Willow PS, we would like to wish the Blue Willow community a safe, enjoyable winter holiday and all the best for New Year.  We look forward to seeing you on January 7, 2019.