Photo Re-Take Day!

On Friday, November 6, during first block, photographers from Lifetouch Photos will be back to Margaret Avenue to photograph any students who were absent on our original photo day and to also photograph any students who may require a re-take. Please send the payment envelope with your child on November 6 or if you are […]

Update Regarding Elementary Progress Report Cards

We appreciate the ongoing patience and support of parents/guardians during this time of province-wide labour unrest and uncertainty in our schools. Given the current cumulative impact of provincial labour action on the part of elementary teachers and WRDSB support staff (secretaries, custodians and supervision monitors in schools as well as some central staff), the Waterloo […]

Student Protest at Margaret

Today, some students at Margaret Avenue organized and participated in a walk-out from class to protest the current labour situation. Student safety is our first priority. As such, we ensured all students were supervised and safe during the protest action which lasted the full day. Although this was disruptive to our school day, many students […]

Update Regarding Withdrawal of Extracurricular Activities

On Oct. 22, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that they would be escalating their current job action next week, if a provincial agreement is not reached. As per their news release, beginning Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, elementary teachers and occasional teachers will withdraw from all voluntary extracurricular activities in Ontario public schools, […]

Halloween Spirit!

As Halloween is quickly approaching, we would like to share with you that we will hold a spirit day on Friday, October 30th which includes the option of a Dance, a Movie or participation in our Games Room. Students are encouraged to wear black and orange clothes or a Halloween costume.  If you choose to […]

Thank you to our Coaches and Parents!

As our outdoor September and October sports wrap up we wanted to take a moment to thank our coaches for their additional time and energy!  Our Mavericks enjoyed boys and girls Varsity Football and daily intramurals thanks to the generous volunteerism of our staff.  We have had a great season of fun and fitness thanks […]

Important Information Regarding Rentals & Community Use of Schools

Educational Support Staff/Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (ESS/OSSTF) and the Custodial and Maintenance Association/Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (CAMA/OSSTF) are currently in ongoing province-wide labour negotiations with the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Public School Boards Association (OPSBA). As a result, members of ESS/OSSTF and CAMA/OSSTF are taking part in a legal job sanctions. […]

Communication with Teachers

We believe working in partnership with parents, guardians and caregivers is critical to the success of our students. In a busy school like Margaret Avenue Senior, sharing clear, consistent and updated information with you, and you with us, is our goal. As educators, we endeavour to be available to our families via multiple sources. Telephone, […]

Pizza Day Fridays!

Back by popular demand! Join us in supporting our Athletic Council who is working in partnership with members of our parent community to offer a pizza lunch this Friday and every Friday as we move forward in our school year! Pepperoni and Cheese Pizza will be available to purchase for $2.50 a slice! If you […]

Important Notice for Elementary Students & Families

Dear Parents/Guardians of Elementary Students: We wanted to provide you with an update about job action being taken by teaching staff represented by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) Support Staff, which includes secretaries, custodians & supervision monitors in schools as well as some central staff. Currently, […]