Daily Announcements: Friday, February 1st (Day 4)

What’s coming up?

  • Gledhill’s Skate Drive – Thank you to everyone who donated skates this week. Our collection for Skate Day is growing! Donations will still be accepted next week. Bins will be located in front of the main and gym offices. All sizes of children’s and youth skates are needed for Gledhill’s Skate Day collection. NOTE: Unfortunately, we can not accept used helmet donations. 
  • Thursday, February 14th – Spirit Day – Valentine’s Day – (Wear red, pink or white.)
  • February 14th and 15th – Parent Teacher Interviews
  • Friday, February 15th – PA Day

Thank you to everyone who purchased Marlies Tickets!

TICKETS will be available for pick up in the Gledhill School Main Office starting Tuesday Feb 5th at 11:30am until Friday Feb 8th at 3:30pm. They will be listed under your child’s name. No tickets will be handed out at the game or after 3:30pm on Friday Feb 8th

Marlies will not be issuing replacement tickets if tickets are lost.

 

Highlights from this morning’s announcements:

Read first: “I would like to acknowledge that this school is situated upon traditional territories. The territories include the Wendat, Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Mississaugas of Scugog, Hiawatha, Alderville First Nation and the Métis Nation. The treaty that was signed for this particular parcel of land is collectively referred to as the Williams Treaties of 1923 and applies to lands east of Woodbine Avenue. I also recognize the enduring presence of Aboriginal peoples on this land.”

  • There is a basketball meeting at morning recess in front of the gym.
  • February is African Heritage Month at the TDSB and we are proud to recognize the experiences, contributions and achievements of African Canadians. This year the theme is Out of many are one: Across differences our commonalities uplift our African Heritage, culture and people.
  • February is Chinese Heritage Month at the TDSB. During this month, we celebrate the energetic culture and traditions of the Chinese  community with students, staff and community members of the TDSB and the City of Toronto. The Chinese community is integral to the growth and success of the City of Toronto and Canada. Members of the Chinese community represent approximately 10% of the total GTA population and form its second largest visible minority group. Canadians remember and appreciate the Chinese workers who helped build the Canadian Pacific Railway that united our country
  • A message from the Eco Club: We hope you have been having lots of winter fun. It’s important for our health to get outdoors and be active, even in the winter. We hope you a have been enjoying playing in the snow, skating, hockey, skiing and looking for winter birds. Thanks for listening!

Note: These announcements are typed up daily and posted by a parent volunteer on the Gledhill School Council’s Communications Committee. Edits or omissions are made occasionally to protect the privacy of students. 

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