January 10 – 14

Schools are currently  closed and students will participate in remote learning.  At this time, schools are expected to reopen to students for in-person learning on January 17, 2022.  During online learning it is important that you continue to report your child’s absence through Edsby and Inform. Thank you for your continued support and understanding. 

PA Day Reminder – January 14

Friday, January 14, 2022 is a Professional Activity (PA) day for all elementary schools in York Region.  There will be no classes and the school will be closed to students.  

School Council

Our virtual school council meeting is scheduled for January 10, 2022  at 7:00 p.m.  All families are welcome. Please ensure that you RSVP to the link that was sent out via email by Jan 7, 2022  if you are planning to attend the meeting.  Our school council chair can be contacted at parkview.ps@sc.yrdsb.ca.

Grade 1 French Immersion Information Sessions and Registrations 

This year’s information session for Grade 1 entry into the French Immersion (FI) program will take place virtually.  Families of SK students will receive an email from the school with important information about registration and access to a pre-recorded information session.  

FI registration will begin on January 14, 2022. Parents or guardians of Senior Kindergarten students entering Grade 1 in 2022, and wishing to enrol in the FI Program, can email the school office and indicate their intention to enrol.  The school will notify the French Immersion school, and the French Immersion school will contact you by phone or email to collect any necessary information.  You are asked to register by February 4, 2022.  

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for the 2022-23 school year begins on January 14. Learn more about how to register your little one: https://www2.yrdsb.ca/schools-programs/elementary-school/kindergarten/kindergarten-registration

Online Learning – Technology Support 

If you require any tech support please visit the please visit the Boards tech support page

Online Learning – Expectations 

Use only Board Approved Platforms and Synchronous Learning Tools;

• Follow YRDSB Appropriate Use of Technology Policy and Procedures;

• Adhere to all rules of conduct and behaviour for the regular classroom, as they also apply to the remote and hybrid classroom, including but not limited to:

• participating in ways that are inclusive, considerate and respectful to all;

• not engaging in incidents of discrimination or hate, including but not limited to anti-Indigenous racism, ableism, anti-Asian racism, anti-Black racism, antisemitism, classism, homophobia, Islamophobia, sexism, transphobia; and

• immediately reporting any racist, hateful, discriminatory or inappropriate behaviour to a teacher or trusted school staff member.

When participating in remote and hybrid learning, families and students will NOT:

• Share passwords, login credentials (username);

• Share/distribute links to Google Meet and Zoom sessions provided by the teacher;

• Record any aspect of a Google Meet or Zoom session (including pictures, voices or video) using internal or external recording devices;

• Distribute/post any recorded, copied or distributed materials in any way, including to all social media platforms;

• Take photos or screenshots of anything other than when given explicit permission or direction by the teacher to do so (e.g., a visual used for instructional purposes that won’t be reposted later); and

• Edit or manipulate instructional materials in any way. Failure to comply with these expectations may involve student discipline which could include suspension or expulsion.  

Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)

To learn more please click on the following link : https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/benefits/recovery-caregiving-benefit.html 

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Tamil Heritage Month

January is Tamil Heritage Month in Canada.  Tamil Heritage Month aims to celebrate the richness of the Tamil language and its literature and highlight Tamil Canadians’ vibrant traditions, histories, arts, and cultures.  In addition, it seeks to recognize the significant contributions of Tamil Canadians in key areas of social, cultural, economic, and political spheres.  This year’s focus is Tamil Women’s Excellence.

According to the Tamil calendar, January 14, 2022, begins the month of “Thai.” On this day, Tamils celebrate Thai Pongal, the Tamil harvest festival.  Thai Pongal is the most important and widely -celebrated festival amongst Tamils around the globe.  Thai Pongal is a time to give thanks for the previous year’s blessings and a time to look forward to the New Year.

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Student Mental Health and Addiction Newsletter

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Community Events, News and Supports

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This year we are fundraising to support the following initiatives:

  • Technology- purchasing more iPads and Chromebooks for students 
  • Literacy- investing in diverse books and levelled books to support guided reading
  • Well Being- indoor recess activities and more outdoor recess equipment 

Since we are limited with the type of fundraising we can engage in,  we are asking that families consider making a donation through School Cash Online.  The donations collected will go directly to supporting our students this year. Donations of $20 or more are fully tax-deductible and receipts will be provided through School Cash Online.  

All amounts are greatly appreciated. Thank you for your ongoing support! 

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Upcoming School Holidays/PA Days

January 14, 2022 – PA Day 

February 4, 2022 -PA Day

February 21, 2022 – Family Day

Upcoming Faith Days

For faith observances this month, please see the YRDSB Multifaith Calendar located on the new revised YRDSB School Calendar page.

School Communication

All communication from the school comes via:

We would like to remind all of our families that our goal is to work together to support the well-being of all our students. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns. We look forward to working in partnership with our Parkview Community.

Please visit our School Website for all up-to-date school information.