Spirit Wear

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Dear Families;

Mrs. Farr has been working with Ontario Graphics to create a safe way for families to order school clothing.  We are so excited to launch our school clothing online store.  All orders placed by November 16, will be received in time for Christmas. Please visit the link below and select Woodville Elementary School at the bottom of the page to begin shopping. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Mrs. Farr at [email protected] or call her at the school. Thank you for your support.
Mrs. Farr

Orange Shirt Day Thursday October 1st, 2020

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Orange Shirt Day at Woodville E.S will be held on October 1, 2020. It is a day when we honour the Indigenous children who were sent away to residential schools in Canada and learn more about the history of those schools.

Why an “Orange Shirt”?

The “orange shirt” in Orange Shirt Day refers to the new shirt that Phyllis Webstad was given to her by her grandmother for her first day of school at St. Joseph’s Mission residential school in British Columbia. When Phyllis got to school, they took away her clothes, including her new shirt. It was never returned. To Phyllis, the colour orange has always reminded her of her experiences at residential school and, as she has said, “how my feelings didn’t matter, how no one cared and I felt like I was worth nothing. All of us little children were crying and no one cared.”

Want to learn more?

check out this fantastic link. https://www.cbc.ca/kidscbc2/the-feed/what-is-orange-shirt-day

Terry Fox Run

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Woodville Elementary School is proud to take part in this year’s 40th Anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope. Please help show your support by donating to: http://www.terryfox.ca/WoodvilleESWoodville

Students can even get involved too by creating their own fundraising page under their school name: https://terryfox.org/schoolrun/students/

This year’s school run will take place throughout the day on September 30 in class cohorts.
Thank you for your supporting our school in the fight against cancer and continuing Terry’s legacy!

#terryfoxschoolrun @terryfoxfoundation

Stay safe, stay hopeful,
Your Terry Fox Foundation School Team

School Closures Extended

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Dear Parents/Guardians;

I am writing to you today to confirm the news from the Minister of Education that our school will remain closed until at least May 4, 2020 as part of the provincial effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19. 

We have been working with the school board on a plan so that learning can continue while students are at home. Information about the “TLDSB [email protected] plan may be found on the TLDSB website. Information will continue to be added to this page so please check back regularly.

We want to be sure that our at home learning plan is as successful for your child as possible. Please take a few minutes to complete a short survey which will be sent to you by your child’s teacher. Once we have gathered this information our teachers will be able to select delivery methods that meet the needs of individual learners and the resources families have available.

I know this is a very stressful time for all members of our school community right now – our students, our staff, and their families. Your well-being must continue to be your first priority. Please reach out to your child’s teacher or to myself ([email protected]) if you have any questions or concerns.

Sincerely,

Carrie Pilgrim

Morning Announcements

Staff

Principal - Carrie Pilgrim
Secretary - Judy Rea

JK/SK- Heather Wells / Debbie George

JK/SK2 - Katie Burnie / Kayte Canning

Grade 1 - Stephanie Webster/ Laurie Nicol

Grade 2 - Tiffany Jermey

Grade 3 - Jeff Sakaluk

Grade 4 - Jordan Watt

Grade 4/5 - Coral McKay

Grade 5/6 - Jarett Frame

Grade 7 - Steve Thomas

Grade 8 - Tanya Farr

SERT - Alexis Reid

French - Andrea Lane

Library Clerk - Shelley Rynard

 

EA Staff

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Jennifer Barton

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