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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Congrats to the Fern Falcons Hockey Team

CONGRATULATIONS to the Grade 7-8 Fern Falcons Hockey team for their outstanding hockey season. 
On behalf of myself and Coach Miya I wish to thank all of the players for their awesome sportsmanship, dedication and teamwork. You make us proud coaches!!!
A HUGE thank you to Coach Diego and Coach Bill for their coaching dedication and expertise and of course to ALL of our parent volunteer drivers who dedicated their time and effort to get us back and forth from the  arenas, THANK YOU! (same time same place next year)
Coach Vera

Guidance News

Guidance News
Grade 8
A big heartfelt thank you to all Grade 8 students, parents and teachers for all their work to ensure that the Transition to High School will be a smooth one. I also want to congratulate all the Grade 8 students for choosing a high school program for Grade 9.

Grade 7
I will start working with the Grade 7 students on the Transitions to High School after March Break. I will start with the Transitions Power Point Presentation. Parents please be aware that a great deal of information will be sent home with crucial information about the Transitions process in the next few months and early in the Grade 8 year.

Thanks, Mr. Rodriguez  

Monday, March 2, 2015

February Newsletter

Please click here for the February newsletter.


We are proud that our staff are among the most dedicated and qualified in the world. Every day, nearly 36,000 dedicated professionals support our students to achieve their very best. Their focus, dedication and commitment help build strong healthy relationships and allow our school communities to thrive.

It’s important that we recognize and celebrate the great work of all outstanding staff across the system – those who go above and beyond to support our five strategic directions and Years of Action.

Staff, students, parents, community members are invited to nominate a TDSB staff member or team whose work is making a difference. Nominations are open online from Monday, 23 February to Friday, 20 March 2015 at 4 p.m.

Please share with your staff and encourage participation. For more information, please visit www.tdsb.on.ca/excellence

Agenda for the March PAC Meeting

Please click here for the PAC meeting Agenda for Tuesday March 10, 2015.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Fern Athletics/Spirit Wear Sale

Dear Parents and Students,

Our annual Fern Ave. public school athletic apparel/spirit wear is on sale for the next two weeks.

There is an assortment of athletic wear from t-shirts and caps, to hoodies and track pants of all sizes. This year we also added sport white and ash white colours to our grey, forest green, and black collection. The athletic apparel is useful for class trips, gym classes, and sports teams such as cross country and track. Furthermore the sports clothing with our falcon logo look great, and are wonderful for our school community spirit. Finally, a small percentage of the purchases go to support our school teams and athletics programs.

Click here for the order form. Please read the instructions carefully while ordering. The cut off date for forms to be in the office athletics order box is Friday March 13th at 1:00pm.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Dance-a-thon Volunteers Needed

Get your dancing shoes on for our annual Dance-a-thon fundraiser!

Thursday March 12

Feel free to come and dance with your child’s class. The dance schedule will be sent home in a few days.

In the meantime, we need volunteers for the day of the event. Please contact Liz Leason at liz.leason@rogers.com if you can help.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Junior Badminton Tryouts

Junior Badminton tryouts have begun.  Students can get permission form from Ms. Hall.
Practices will be Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 8 am sharp.
Thank you,
Ms. Hall

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Ward 7 Facebook Page

We have started a Ward 7 Council Facebook group. The group is designed for the Ward 7 community to discuss and keep up to date on issues relating to our schools in a more informal setting than the monthly Council meetings. Moreover, unlike Ward Council meetings, any parent in our community is invited to join the group, not only those who sit on their respective school councils.

The page may be used to post announcements, notices and information regarding events and activities at individual schools and within the Ward, generally. Questions and comments with respect to education and the Ward may also be posted. The sharing of ideas and best practices is encouraged. This is a closed group, with posts only visible to group members. That said, existing members may add or approve new members. You can find the group by searching “TDSB Ward 7 Council” on facebook or by following this link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TDSBWard7Coucil/

Robin Pilkey, CPA, CA
Trustee – TDSB Ward 7, Parkdale High Park


Friday, February 20, 2015

Fern Parking Challenges

Please click here for the letter sent home regarding parking at Fern Avenue Public School.

West Queen West Study Working Group

As some of you may know, City Planning is in the process of undertaking a study of Queen Street West from Bathurst Street to Roncesvalles Avenue. For more information on the study, please see the attached Council direction as well as the following status report that was adopted by Council in August: http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-71561.pdf

With respect to community engagement, we had a kick-off community meeting in July and a pair of walking tours in November. There was excellent turnout at all events and we received lots of good feedback. You can have a look at the presentation from the July meeting as well as summaries of feedback received on the project website at www.toronto.ca/planning/westqueenweststudy