September School Council MInutes

Thanks to the great group of parents who came out for our first council meeting.  We greatly appreciate the questions, feedback and robust conversation. Attached please find the minutes. MargAveSchoolCouncilMinutesSeptember2014 All parents are always welcome.  Our next meeting will be Monday, November 24 at 6:30 p.m.  Why not enter the date in your calendar now […]

Caring, Interested and Supportive Parents Wanted!!!

School Councils Research has proven that the involvement of parents and guardians in their children’s education has a positive impact on improved student learning and helps to create a sense of community at the school. The support of the community has also proven to be an enhancement to that positive learning environment. By working together […]

Trauma Informed Parenting Workshop

Please see the attached flyer for details – for your convenience the same workshop is offered on 3 different dates! Trauma Informed Parenting Workshop Flyer Sept 2014

Margaret Ave’s Revised Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policy

2014 Bring Your Own Device Guidelines Technology presents so many wonderful learning opportunities but also brings some challenges.  Our goal – to leverage the positive attributes to accelerate learning while purposefully creating positive digital footprints. Mrs. Giannopoulos has reviewed the guidelines with all of our students this week. Parents, we appreciate you taking time to […]

Welcome Class 86!

As you may be aware, we have experienced very high student enrollment numbers in all our grade 8 classrooms.  All of our classrooms currently have a minimum of 30 students and some have more. After extensive and on-going consultation with the Waterloo Region District School Board staff and our School Superintendent, it has been determined […]

So Proud of Our Students and Staff!

Our students and staff participated in the Innovative Math Practices initiative last year. This Initiative is a joint project with our District School Board and the Ministry of Education. The focus of the initiative was to utilize collaboration in our teaching and learning practices to encourage and develop student voice and student engagement. We also […]

Help Us Reach Our Fundraising Goal!

2015 Treasures® Coupon Book Fundraising Campaign! This year, our school is running a Treasures® Fundraising Campaign! We are thrilled to offer this valuable savings book to our Margaret Avenue families.  Our goal is to give our hard-working families a break – a break in terms of their expenses; day-to-day spending, weekend treats or family activities, […]

2013-2014 Yearbooks have arrived!

Yearbooks are here – if you ordered one in June please visit the office to pick it up. If you missed out and are interested in purchasing one now please call the office and reserve your copy.  We will be handing out pre-orders first but anticipate that we may have up to 20 for purchase […]

Grade 7 Leadership Trip to Chicopee

Once again, the staff of Margaret Avenue Senior has organized a Leadership Excursion for all our grade 7 students!  This excursion continues to be a valuable component of our first month of school as it brings the students together to participate in a variety of team-building and leadership activities off-campus. We have consistently found the […]

Safety First!

Please help us to keep all of our students safe!  Mavericks are strong when we all look out for one another! A substitute peanut butter product is being marketed to consumers as a safe alternative for children to bring to schools in place of peanut butter. The Waterloo Region District School Board asks that parents […]