Halloween Spirit at Margaret Avenue!

As Halloween quickly approaches, we would like to share with you that we will hold a spirit day on Monday, October 31st which includes the option of a Dance, a Movie or participation in our Games Room. Students may wear black and orange clothes or a Halloween costume.  If you choose to have your child wear […]

Thank You to our Parents and Coaches!

As our outdoor September and October sports wrap up we wanted to take a moment to thank our coaches for their additional time, energy and efforts!  Our Mavericks enjoyed Boys Varsity Football and Girls Varsity Soccer, as well as Girls Club Football and daily intramurals thanks to the generous volunteerism from Mrs. Breckles, Mr. Wyllie […]

Communicating with our Staff

Parent partnership with teachers in meaningful communication is an important cornerstone in student success.  It is our belief that when home and school work together, the maximum benefits for a child happen. The Margaret Avenue staff is committed to working together in partnership with parents to meet the academic, social and emotional needs of our […]

Grade 7 Outdoor Education Trips to Laurel Creek!

As part of our grade 7 Science Curriculum all of our students will participate in a full day at the Laurel Creek Outdoor Education Centre.  All trips will occur during the school day, all day, between Tuesday, November 1 to Monday, November 7. The cost of the trip is free. 71 – Tuesday November 1 […]

Families in a Digital World – Digital Citizenship Summit

Curious about how teachers use technology in class to engage students and how you can follow their learning online? Are you looking for more information on our Grade 9 students receiving Chromebooks? Find out answers to these questions and more at the Digital Citizenship Summit. This event for families whose children attend our schools will focus […]

Picture Re-Take Day!

Photo re-takes will be on Thursday November 10th in the afternoon. If you missed having your child’s picture taken or are wishing a re-take, Lifetouch will be here. Order forms are available in the main office.

We Day Toronto 2016 – Livestream

Starting at 9:00 a.m., you can watch the We Day concert LIVE: www.mtv.ca/WEDay

Be sure to follow along and interact with us on Twitter using the hashtag #WeDayWRDSB.

 

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Additional safeTALK training sessions 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 […]


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Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) applications due today

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in a Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) school and community members to apply for positions on the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee. The mandate for the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee is to: Provide information and advice on parent engagement to the WRDSB Communicate with and […]

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Orange Shirt Day Follow Up!

We are so very proud of the students and staff here at Margaret Avenue as they blaze a trail in our country’s reconciliation efforts to the survivors of the Residential School System. We wanted to thank Mrs. Christina Elmslie for her leadership and vision leading this very important initiative for our school community. Thank you […]