Archive | February, 2013

YRDSB Evening Presentation for Parents on Bullying Prevention

27 Feb

YRDSB Psychological Services is pleased to offer an evening presentation for parents, with Dr. Wendy Craig. The goal of this presentation is to empower parents in supporting their children by increasing their understanding about online and offline bullying and by providing concrete strategies to address it effectively in partnership with the school.  Please see the attached flyer for details click here .

Family Fun Night at Active Kids Zone – March 7

27 Feb

School Council and Active Kids Zone is sponsoring another free Family Fun Night!! Please check for all the details on the School Council home page. To support our community we are asking families to bring a non-erishable food item to the event.

Grade 8 Camp Muskoka Trip

27 Feb

Our grade 8 Camp Muskoka trip is March 4 – 6. The buses will depart for Camp Muskoka at 9:00 sharp on Monday morning. The anticipated time of arrival back at school on Wednesday is 3:00 p.m. Parents, please refer to the list of items students are required to have so that they are properly prepared to enjoy their trip. Along with the trained Camp Muskoka staff, Mr. Rappaport, Mrs. MacKeracher, Mr. Brennan and Ms Priamo are providing supervision.  If you have any questions, please contact your child’s teacher. For those students who are not going on the trip, there will be integration into their homeroom class with the grade 7s.

Hotel Transylvania Coming to Brownridge

20 Feb

Movie night is here! Join us tomorrow at 6:30 pm for the movie Hotel Transylvania.  Free popcorn for everyone!  Bring a blanket and your favourite pillow!  Pizza, drinks and snacks will be sold starting at 6 pm.  Please remember that you parent or Guardian must remain in the school for the entire evening.  Visit the School Coucil page for all the details.

Free Family Movie Night February 21

14 Feb

Please check the school council page for more details.  ( click here )

Icy Conditions – please walk with caution!

12 Feb

The weather events over the past few days have created icy conditions on walkways, parking lot and our tarmac. Our caretakers are doing there best (daily) to spread de-icer and chop up patches of ice. Please walk carefully as there are also areas of black ice on the black pavement surfaces.

We have also kept our students indoors for recess because of this safety concern. We continue to monitor the conditions of our playground and tarmac before making an indoor/outdoor recess call. Our student and staff safety remain our number 1 priority.

Grad Fundraiser – Cookie Sales

11 Feb

Our grade 8 students will be selling cookies this week at morning recess to raise funds to support their graduation celebration.  There are:  heart shape vanilla cookies (perfect for a special Valentine) chocolate chip and fudge-chip cookies from the Terra Cotta Cookies Co. The cookies are $1.25 each, come individually wrapped are peanut and nut free. The grade 8s appreciate your support.

Picking Up Your Children Early

8 Feb

If you are able to pick up your child before 3:00, it is recommended. Our parking lot/loop is not yet plowed and cars are getting stuck. Please come to the office and we will call your child(ren) down.


8 Feb

School is open. Please drive carefully and slowly in our school zone and drop off loop.  Please be patient.

Children will be going outside for rececces, so they should be properly dressed….this includes boots, snowpants, hats and gloves. Extra gloves, socks and pants would also be a good idea.

Tomorrow’s PIZZA Hot Lunch Postponed

7 Feb

We are postponing tomorrow’s (Friday, Feb. 8) pizza hot lunch to Tuesday, Feb. 12. With the significant snowfall that is forecasted, there is always the possibility of buses being cancelled which would impact many of our students.

Please send your child with lunch tomorrow.