Happy Holidays!

We are so very fortunate to have this time to take a break away from our daily routines and shift our focus to our family and friends. Be sure to find time to rest, relax and rejuvenate as the New Year will soon be upon us and with it we look forward to our Ski […]

Progress Reports

Progress Reports will go home at the end of the day on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. Over the past few months our teachers have been reaching out to families of students with which there is a concern in their progress. However, we are always happy to discuss the learning needs of any student, at any […]

Grade 9 Transition Guide for Students and Parents

Please find attached our Grade 9 Transition Guide for all students and parents who will be transitioning to high school in September 2016. This guide is only one of the supports that will be provided to you as you prepare to move on to high school. Know that your teachers will be there to answer […]

Our Grade 8 are going to Camp Wabanaki!

WHICH WAY TO CAMP WABANAKI?  Point your compasses NORTH! That’s right Mavericks, the tradition continues as our organizing committee is starting to prepare for our exciting annual year-end trip to Camp Wabanaki. The camp is located on the forested shores of beautiful Lake Vernon, just a few kilometres west of Huntsville, Ontario. Mark your Calendars […]

Important Reminder: No Nuts/Nut Products, Please

Dear Parent/Guardians, This year we have several students attending Margaret Avenue Public School with a severe allergy that can cause an anaphylactic reaction.  An anaphylactic reaction is an allergic reaction so severe that it can cause death.  These children have a severe allergy to peanuts and nut products.  Because these children can react to trace […]

Weekend Rental Permits Return December 5, 2015

We are pleased to announce that the Ontario Secondary School Teacher’s Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) reached a tentative agreement at the Support Staff central bargaining table on Friday, November 27, with the Government of Ontario and the Council of Trustee’s Associations, representing Ontario school boards. This tentative agreement impacts the Educational Support Staff/Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation […]

Barbara Coloroso comes to Waterloo Region!

Famed author Barbara Coloroso will be speaking at St Jerome’s University on December 4 at 7:30 PM. She will explore why and how a child becomes a bully or the target of a bully and the role of by-standers in perpetuating the cycle. She will explore comprehensive, multi-institutional, community-wide solutions. For more information see:  Breaking […]

Whole School Trip to BCI

Permission forms were handed out to students early this week for our whole school trip to Bluvale Collegiate Institute on Tuesday, December 8. Buses will leave Margaret Avenue at 11:15 and return at 1:30. There is a $3.00 fee to offset the cost of the bus. Please keep the first page of the permission form […]