Category Archives: TDSB News

News items from the Toronto District School Board

TDSB UPDATE

Hello Gledhill families…

We hope all of our families and school community stay healthy over the break.

This evening the TDSB sent out the following message:

Good Evening Parents/Guardians,

As you may be aware, the Ontario Government announced today that all Ontario schools (including those at the TDSB) have been ordered to close from March 14 to April 5 amid ongoing concerns about Coronavirus. We know that parents/guardians have a number of questions. We are working to confirm additional details now and will provide an update as soon as possible.

Thank you.

 

Strike Day tomorrow- Friday Feb 21, 2020

Hello Gledhill families-

This is a reminder that there is no school tomorrow, Friday February 21st, 2020 due to the scheduled strike day.  The school will be closed to students and classes resume Monday.  For more information please see the TDSB website.  https://www.tdsb.on.ca/News/Article-Details/ArtMID/474/ArticleID/1425/Reminder-ETFOOSSTF-Strike-Day

TDSB Updates on Strike Action

Hello Gledhill families..

Please see the link below to see information on the work action by the TDSB next week, this includes strike days, as well as the cancelling of extracurricular activities.

https://www.tdsb.on.ca/News/Article-Details/ArtMID/474/ArticleID/1412/Labour-Update-ETFO-Strike-Action-on-Feb-6–7

What’s coming up at Gledhill?

Hello Gledhill families!  

Here’s your weekly update of “what’s coming up at Gledhill”!  

The character trait for January is “Teamwork”.  Every morning the students hear a quote related to teamwork with the morning announcements.  January is also Tamil Heritage month in the TDSB and the students have been hearing facts during morning announcements about this rich and ancient culture.

Today the TDSB provided the following labour update regarding report cards: https://www.tdsb.on.ca/News/Article-Details/ArtMID/474/ArticleID/1409/Labour-Update-Elementary-Report-Cards

What’s coming up?

  • Thursday January 23rd from 6-730pm: Parent/Family Council Meeting in the school library.  All are welcome.  Pizza and childcare will be provided.
  • Friday January 24th: Pizza Lunch for students in Grades 1-5 who have pre-registered.  Can you volunteer to help at this event?  Sign up to help at https://signup.com/go/OjuudoY
  • Monday January 6th – Friday January 31st: Applications for Junior Extended French which begins in Grade 4 must be completed online within this time frame.  Offers of placement within your chosen program will be made to all on-time applicants in the weeks following close of application window.  Click this link for more information: https://www.tdsb.on.ca/Elementary-School/School-Choices/French-Programs
  • Monday February 3rd: Junior Kindergarten registration available for the 2020-2021 school year in person at the school or online at www.tdsb.on.ca/kindergarten
  • Friday February 14th: PA Day **No school today!!**
  • Monday February 17th: Family Day **No school today!!**
  • Friday February 28th: Movie Night at Gledhill- details to follow.  Sign up to volunteer at https://signup.com/go/RGzhQUX
  • Saturday February 29th: Leap Year Party- social event for parents, guardians and adult friends of Gledhill!  See poster below for details.  Tickets available at: https://sagoto.com/gsc/party
  • March 16-20th: March Break- No school this week!

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Note: These emails are typed up 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 student identities.  Some days part of the announcements are read by the students in French.  For the purposes of these posts, announcements will be in English.

 

TDSB Announcement- Schools Closed Tomorrow

Hi there Gledhill families…

Please see the “General Alert” on the top of the TDSB website stating that schools will be closed to students tomorrow Monday January 20th.  School will resume Tuesday January 21st.

https://www.tdsb.on.ca/default.aspx

TDSB Update- Potential One Day Strike

Hello Gledhill families!

The following statement was released today from the TDSB about a potential one-day strike this coming Monday January 20th, 2020.  The Gledhill Council will aim to keep you updated as we hear information from the TDSB.

https://www.tdsb.on.ca/News/Article-Details/ArtMID/474/ArticleID/1407/Labour-Update-ETFO-One-Day-Strike-Announced

TDSB statement regarding job action

Hello Gledhill families!  The TDSB has released the following statement regarding the upcoming job action by ETFO.  We will try and keep families as updated as we can as the TDSB releases future information.

https://www.tdsb.on.ca/News/Article-Details/ArtMID/474/ArticleID/1404/Labour-Update-ETFO-Announces-Phase-3–4-Strike-ActionYou can also follow the TDSB on Twitter

You can also follow the TDSB on Twitter:   https://twitter.com/tdsb?s=09.