Gledhill’s Virtual Dance Party

Dance into spring with your Gledhill friends!

The Gledhill School Council invites you  to join us for a Virtual Family Dance Party at 630pm on Friday April 30th with Dance ‘N Culture!

Learn simple moves and listen to the contagious music of Bollywood, Latin Fusion and Hip Hop that will get us all moving, laughing, and having fun together – virtually!

Please register at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/gledhill-virtual-family-dance-party-tickets-151309957155 to have the zoom link sent to you!

Latest Updates

Hello Gledhill families,

Many of you may have already heard, the Ontario government announcement today that all schools in Ontario will be moving to virtual learning following the current April break, starting Monday April 19th. There was no date given for when this would end. Below is a news release, as well as the announcement with the same news from the TDSB.

Ontario news release – https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/61106/ontario-moves-schools-to-remote-learning-following-spring-break

TDSB Announcement – https://tdsb.on.ca/News/Article-Details/ArtMID/474/ArticleID/1625/TDSB-Schools-Moving-to-Remote-Learning-After-April-Break

As well, we wanted to remind families that there are some government benefits you may qualify for and can apply for (please visit individual sites for guidance and further application instructions)

Ontario COVID-19 Child Benefit/Support for Learners – https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-ontario-covid-19-child-benefit?fbclid=IwAR0QZvCea0YCSDVS8C7bmROMuy81kk1AJzAkPBGn5xlcsAg-bOxC8K1ULdg

Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit – https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/benefits/recovery-caregiving-benefit.html?fbclid=IwAR3CSTwR1buQg8qYHELWTqG5GdNDYPVC4ItkLDXSIlJszHUUbgazgOAjHQs

As we hear things through the TDSB and from Gledhill, we will continue to update the Gledhill Guardian blog, as well as our Facebook page.

Stay safe and well Gledhill Tigers!

Have a safe school break!

Hello Gledhill families..

The April break is next week Monday April 12-Friday April 16th, 2021.

We hope all of the students, staff and families of Gledhill have a safe and relaxing week off.

Below is a message from the TDSB regarding April break.

https://tdsb.on.ca/News/Article-Details/ArtMID/474/ArticleID/1623/April-Break-Message

We will update the blog with news of returning to either in school or virtual learning as news unfolds in the following week.

Stay well Gledhill!

Toronto Public Health Orders All Toronto Schools to Close In-Person Learning

Dear Gledhill families,

We are sending out news that was released this afternoon from the Toronto District School Board. As of tomorrow, Wednesday April 7th, all schools in the TDSB will switch to virtual learning. Next week is the scheduled April Break and that will continue as planned. The schools will remain closed until Sunday April 18th. Please see the link below for the official TDSB statement.

https://tdsb.on.ca/News/Article-Details/ArtMID/474/ArticleID/1622/Toronto-Public-Heath-Orders-Toronto-Schools-to-Close-to-In-Person-Learning

If any families are in need during this next stage, please do not hesitate to reach out to the School Council at thegledhillguardian@gmail.com

Stay well and stay safe…

International Day of Pink

Hello Gledhill families!

This Friday April 9th, Gledhill recognizes the International Day of Pink.

Announcements and awareness will be happening in classes this week leading up to Friday.

For more information about the International Day of Pink, please check out this website: https://www.dayofpink.org/en/home

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com

For the Love of Animals Spirit Day

Gledhill families- this Friday March 26 it’s “For the Love of Animals” Day!

Dress up wearing faux feathers, faux fur, ears, tails, animal prints or onesies! Let’s see your animal inspired creativity!!!

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com

Agenda for Parent Council Meeting- Tuesday March 23/21 at 630pm

Gledhill Parent Council Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

6:30pm

  1. Principal Update – 10 minutes (Including staffing and construction updates)
  2. Committee Updates (if any)
  3. Fundraising Discussion – Lindsay Tarvit
  4. Family Spring Social – Marisa Silver
  5. Breakfast Club – Marisa Silver
  6. Graduation Update – Marisa/Administration

Join Zoom Meeting

https://tdsb-ca.zoom.us/j/93691370553?pwd=UWt4NXRqcTIxTHJ2cnRKTjNBTmtaZz09

Or call in: (647) 558-0588

Meeting ID: 936 9137 0553

Passcode: 858530

NEXT WEEK – Fake March Break Spirit Days

Hello Gledhill families!

We have received news from the school that there has been a week of spirit days planned.

Here are the five exciting spirit days planned for next week at the Gledhill!

Monday March 15th- MISMATCH DAY. Wear all your opposite socks, shoes etc.

Tuesday March 16th- BEACH DAY

Wednesday March 17th- Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day

Thursday March 18th- Team Spirit Day. Wear your favourite team jersey, colours, or logo.

Friday March 19th- Dress like a crayon day. As well wear bright socks in recognition of World Down Syndrome Awareness Day.

World Down Syndrome Awareness day is being celebrated this year on March 21st, 2021. For more information or other ideas on how your family can raise awareness about Down Syndrome, please check out this page on the Canadian Down Syndrome Society’s website. https://cdss.ca/community/events-activities/world-down-syndrome-day/

Upcoming Spirit Days at Gledhill

Hello Gledhill families!

There are some exciting Spirit Days coming up for the students and staff at Gledhill.


Friday February 26th – Patterned clothing day – Wear clothing that has a pattern on it- think stripes, polka dots. Let’s see your creativity Gledhill!
Friday March 12th – Dress in one solid colour. Let’s make Gledhill look like a box of crayons!
Friday March 19th – Wear mismatched socks to help promote World Down Syndrome Awareness Day!
Friday March 26th – For the Love of Animals Day. Wear feathers, faux fur, ears, tails, prints!

February 16, 2021 – Returning to School

Hello Gledhill families-

Please see the attached link here to read a letter from the Gledhill Administration and School Council about returning safely to in-school learning this coming Tuesday February 16th.

We wish all of our Gledhill families a safe and happy Family Day weekend!