April 18-22

Parkview Volunteer Appreciation Tea
Parkview would not be the wonderful place it is without the generosity and dedication of the many volunteers that give up time to support our students.  If you have volunteered your time to support our school, please click HERE to RSVP to our tea that will be held on Thursday May 5th at 8:00am.
Looking forward to seeing you there!

Health and Physical Education 2015_H&PE_curriculum_cover
On Friday, April 15th all students at Parkview received a letter informing parents about the updated health curriculum. These letters explain some of the updates to the health curriculum and may answer some questions that parents may have.

YRDSB Mental Health Presentation
As you know, Mental Health, Mathematics and Modern Learning are three focus areas of the York Region District School Board.

To support the goal of mental wellness, Unionville High School will be hostdownloading an evening parent engagement session on Wednesday,  April 20th  @ 6:30 p.m.  

The YRDSB Mental Health lead, Michelle Cassidy will be offering a presentation regarding keeping our students mentally healthy for parents of students in grades 7, 8 and secondary school.
Please register using the link found in the flyer below.
Supporting your Child’s Mental Health Flyer

Bags will go home this week with students to be used for donating clothing, linens, logotowels, fabrics etc as part of our recycling program. Any large bags can also be used. Bring donations to the school lobby from May 2-5/16.

Singing at Union Villa
This Week Mrs. Wilson/Mrs. James FDK class and Ms. Prasad’s Grade 1 class are going to Union Villa to sing to the residents.

Summer Institute (SI)
The York Region District School Board’s Summer Institute is a program that offers academic, recreational and athletic programs and activities with intentional links to the Ontario Curriculum for children and youth entering Senior SI-LogoKindergarten to Grade 8. Weekly Sessions July 4, 2016 to August 12, 2016

Programs are offered at locations in Richmond Hill, Markham, Stouffville, Newmarket, Woodbridge, Vaughan and Georgina from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm with extended YMCA before and aftercare programs available at all locations.The registration information is available on the board website:
Links to registration forms for the east SI locations are below:

Aldergrove S.I.

150 Aldergrove Drive, Unionville

Armadale S.I.

11 Coppard Ave., Markham

Milliken Mills S.I. (located at Highgate PS)

35 Highgate Dr., Markham

Unionville Meadows S.I.

355 South Unionville Ave., Markham

Summer Institute 2016 Newsletter Insert – Simplified Chinese Tamil and Hindi Version

Unionville Meadows SI Flyer 2016

Earth Day Activities
On Monday the 18th Cyclepath Markham will be offering Parkview STUDENTS a free bike check-up again this year.  Students can bring their bikes to the area outside the Intermediate doors (beside the parking lot) from 3 to 5 pm.   At the same time, bike donations (adult or kids) for Africycle will be accepted.  

On Friday April 22, all Parkview students will be participating in our Annual Earth Day Clean-Up.  If you have gardening gloves at home that your child(ren) could use for the clean-up, please send them to school on Friday morning. Gloves will be provided to students who are unable to bring gloves from home.

We also encourage students to bring litter-less lunches and to bike or walk to school this week, if possible.  

The Week at a Glance

Monday April 18:

  • Bag to School Recycling Starts
  • Markham Cyclepath Bike Check Up day (cancelled)
  • Singing at Union Villa

Tuesday April 19:

  • No Scheduled Events

Wednesday April 20:

  • Parkview BBQ Fun Fair planning meeting
    1:30 pm to 2:45 pm

Thursday April 21:

  • Significant Faith Day Ridvan

Friday April 22:

  • Hot Lunch|Pizza Day
  • Earth Day Clean Up

Next Week: Monday April 25: