Public Health Immunizations

All grade 7 students will receive their first Hep B Vaccine on Monday, October 3. All grade 8 girls will receive their HPV Vaccine on Monday, October 3. Nurses from the Public Health Department will be here all day on Monday, October 3. If you have not submitted the permission form for the vaccine(s) please […]

School Council Meeting tonight!

Please join us this evening for our first School Council Meeting of the school year! Our meeting will begin at 6:30 PM and everyone is welcome to attend. Please find an overview of our agenda here:  september-school-council-2016 More information about School Council can be found under our “Council” tab above as well as all the […]

Girls Soccer Game is Postponed!

Due to the weather today, the Girls Soccer Game against Laurentian has been postponed to Wednesday. Please help us in spreading the word!

Join us in celebrating the 4th Annual Orange Shirt Day!

Friday, September 30 is the 4th Annual Orange Shirt Day in Canada. We at Margaret Avenue will be wearing our orange shirts to remember the experiences of former students of the Residential School System in Canada and to commit to ongoing reconciliation. We are very pleased to share that Margaret Avenue will be hosting a Residential […]

safeTALK training available for WRDSB parents & guardians

As part of our system goals to supporting student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians of the WRDSB. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals and objectives of […]

PA Day – Friday, September 23

This is a reminder of our scheduled Professional Activity (PA) Day this Friday – Friday, September 23, 2016. There will be no school for WRDSB students. All elementary and secondary employee groups will be focusing on the new WRDSB Strategic Plan, School Improvement Planning, and Health and Safety Training. This will drive the work and […]

Grade 7 Leadership Camp at Chicopee

The Annual Grade 7 Leadership Camp Day is here! All Grade 7 students and staff will be going to Chicopee on Tuesday, September 27 from 8:45 – 2:30.  The cost of camp is $30 and can be paid by cash, cheque or online through School Day. All this information, as well as the permission form, is […]

Update ~ Important information for our families

Update – Shortly after my earlier message was sent to families, sharing details of the incident that occurred yesterday after school with one of our students, we received some welcoming information that we’d like to share with you now. It turns out that the man who approached our student yesterday was the grandfather of another […]

Important information for our families

We would like to take a moment to share with you an unfortunate incident that occurred yesterday after school. One of our students was walking home after football practice and was approached by a stranger in a dark grey 2-door pick up truck. The man waved to the boy and called out to him, saying […]

Pizza Day every Wednesday and Friday!

Mavericks! Pizza day is tomorrow and every Wednesday and Friday for the remainder of the school year! Pepperoni and Cheese Pizza will be available to purchase for $2.50 a slice. If you are interested in purchasing a slice or two or three, they will be on sale tomorrow morning from 8:15-8:30 am outside the lunchrooms. […]