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Principal’s Message – February 12, 2017

Posted February 12, 2017

Today the snow continues to fall. The snow has meant that our juniors and intermediates have actually got to go cross country skiing, which was a highlight of the week.

Congratulations to our intermediate badminton on their successful tournament on Thursday at Glenbrook. Thank you to our coaches, Mr. Mesesnel and Mr. Murphy for your …

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Primrose Launches a Salad Bar for Students – Food for Thought

Posted February 4, 2017

We are very excited to announce a new purchasable lunch option for our students – the Primrose Salad Bar!

Service to students kicks off at first nutrition break on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 – Valentine’s Day, to show our love for healthy, local food. We are beginning with our Junior and Intermediate students, as the …

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Principal’s Message – February 3, 2017

Posted February 3, 2017

This week was filled with activities that promoted our love of Canadian winter.

On Monday the students in Mrs. MacKenzie, Mrs. Robertson and Mr. Benotto’s grade sixes enjoyed a day of outdoor winter activity at Mansfield. It was unfortunate that there was not enough snow to ski, but the students enjoyed snowshoeing and winter survival …

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Principal’s Message – January 27th, 2017

Posted January 30, 2017

It was nice to have a week with no inclement weather. As I type this, snow is falling and I am hopeful that we will have some cross country skiing happening this winter.

This week we had 28 new JKs registered for September. It is so exciting to see little people so keen to enter …

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Principal’s Message – January 22, 2017

Posted January 22, 2017

This has definitely been an interesting back to school. We are hoping the weather cooperates so that we are able to get back into routine.

The weather has played havoc with our plans for the juniors and intermediates to go cross country skiing. Although we were able to get Mrs. Symons and Mrs. Hughes classes …

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Principal’s Message – January 13, 2017

Posted January 13, 2017

Happy New Year! What a start it has been. Thursday we had “Do Over Day” as it felt very much like Monday with the two “No Bus Days.”

Unfortunately the weather did impact the first ski date for Mrs. Symons and Mrs. Hughes classes. We have rescheduled for Monday. We ask all our junior and …

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Principal’s Message – December 23

Posted December 23, 2016

It has truly been a festive week at Primrose. We celebrated this festive season with our daily spirit days. The choir entertained seniors at the Dufferin Oaks. The teachers were victorious over the students in a friendly game of volleyball. Children across the grades focused on wellness on our House Day. We sang songs …

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Principal’s Message – December 15, 2016

Posted December 15, 2016

As I write this week’s message I am watching the snow fall. Happy First No Bus Day of the school year.

We have been visiting classrooms this week to talk about some of the expectations for the school yard about sharing the snow. We have a number of future builders and engineers who make the …

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Principal’s Message – December 9, 2016

Posted December 9, 2016

As a write this the choir is rehearsing in the front hall for their trip to the Dufferin Oaks, the intermediates are playing in intramurals in the gym, office helpers are answering calls, volunteers are popping popcorn, snow forts are being built and the sun is shining through the window. It is a terrific …

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Principal’s Message – December 4, 2016

Posted December 4, 2016

It was so wonderful to see so many of you at our Breakfast with Santa event. This terrific community event brings us together to celebrate the season and to raise important funds for the school. An enormous thank you to the wonderful elves who make this event so magical. Lead by head elves and …

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Parents Night Out – December 16

Posted November 30, 2016

Need an evening out without your kids? Primrose School Council is giving parents the opportunity to take a well deserved break. Go out knowing your kids are being well taken care of by Primrose Parents.

This fantastic evening will be fun filled for your children as they play with their school friends and watch some …

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North Dufferin Boundary Review and French Immersion (FI) Feasibility Study

Posted November 30, 2016

At the November 22, 2016, Board meeting, Trustees approved several recommendations from the North Dufferin Boundary Review and French Immersion (FI) Feasibility Study – Final Boundary Review Report.

One of the recommendations included the approval of Option 1 – Modified Implementation Plan, which involves the establishment of a FI program at Centennial Hylands ES and …

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Principal’s Message – November 25, 2016

Posted November 25, 2016

As I write this, cars are coming and going from our parking lot as parents arrive for interviews. Communication between home and school is important to student success. We hope that these interviews began a dialogue that will continue throughout the year.

This week our staff has been involved in a number of professional development …

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North Dufferin Boundary Review and French Immersion (FI) Feasibility Study

Posted November 23, 2016

At the November board meeting, trustees approved a number of recommendations related to the North Dufferin Boundary Review, including the approval of the Option 1 – Modified Implementation Plan, which involves the establishment of a FI program at Centennial Hylands ES, effective September 2017.

The modified plan also involves reassigning a number of Regular Track …

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