E-NEWSLETTER: November 2, 2012



November 2, 2012

Welcome to this week’s edition of the e-newsletter. Our objective is to improve effective communication between the school and the parent community.

 If you know of parents/guardians who would like to receive a copy of this weekly newsletter, please ask them to send us a message with their child’s name at: pierre.elliott.trudeau.hs@yrdsb.edu.on.ca requesting to join our mailing list.

To reach Ms Linkewich, Principal, click here: debbie.linkewich@yrdsb.edu.on.ca

To reach Vice-Principals, click here:

Ms. V. Bregg (virginia.bregg@yrdsb.edu.on.ca) – Students with last name A-H

 Ms. S. Cheong (suelyn.cheong@yrdsb.edu.on.ca) – Students with last name I-P

 Mr. G. Tsigaridis (george.tsigaridis@yrdsb.edu.on.ca) – Students with last name Q-Z

To send a message to our School Council click here: pierre.elliott.trudeau.hs@yrdsb.edu.on.ca


Mon.,  Nov. 5
  • Cabaret Auditions all week
  • Jr. Achievement “Movember “ fundraiser, all month, periods 2 and 4, Garofalo
Tues., Nov. 6
  • Room 104\105 to swimming at Angus Glen Pool, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Mulchand\Gorman
  • E-Action\Eco-Schools to Green Career Learning Day at Ontario Science Centre, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Daleman
  • Grade 12 FI Business (BBB4MF) to Toyota visitor Centre, 7:00 a.m. to 2:50 p.m.,  Garofalo
  • McMaster University visit, 3:00 p.m. in the Presentation Room
  • String Pals to Castlemore P.S., 2:50 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Muller
Wed., Nov. 7
  • Wilfrid Laurier University visit, 3:00 p.m. in the Presentation Room
  • Take Our Kids to Work Day – Grade 9 students
  • Grade 8 Feeder Schools visits
  • GSA to Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Diep\Jagoe
  • Last Day for Civics\Careers
  • Parent Info Session on Drug Awareness(Markham Civic Centre) @ 7:00 p.m. (see below)
  • Sr. Boys’ Volleyball Playoffs at St. Jean de Brebeuf, 4:30 p.m. Weber\Kroetsch
Thur., Nov. 8
  • Grade 12 Art (AVI4M\AVM4M) to OCAD presentation, period 3,  Rees\Montanaro
  • Civics\Careers Turnover (Marking Period 2)
  • Composer visit to music, 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Colley\Rawlins
  • U of T Canadian Open Math Contest, periods 1 and 2, Kowalewski\Pournasrola
  • University of Western Ontario visit, 3:00 p.m. in the Presentation Room
  • Cheer Squad Bake Sale, after school, A. Wong
Fri.,  Nov. 9
  • Participation House Concert, 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Markham Theatre, Colley\Rawlins
  • Grade 9 and 10 Art (AVI1O1\AVI2O1) to the ROM, 9:00 a.m. to 2:50 p.m., Gazaneo\Meyer\Montanaro\MacDonald
  • Remembrance Day Assemblies (see below)

Remembrance Day Asemblies

Modified Timetable

Friday, November 9, 2012

Period 1       8:15 – 10:35

8:30 – 9:05    Assembly 1

9:15 – 9:50    Assembly 2

10.00 – 10:35  Assembly 3

Period 2     10:45 – 11:43

Period 3     11:47 – 12:45

Period 4     12:49 – 1:47

Period 5       1:51 – 2:50


Mon.,  Nov. 12
  • Bullying Awareness Event, November 12 to 20
Tues., Nov. 13
  • Significant Faith Day – Diwali
  • String Pals to Castlemore P.S., 2:50 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Muller
Wed., Nov. 14
  • University of Guelph at Humber visit, 3:00 p.m. in the Presentation Room
  • Grade 12 Art (AWM4M1\AVI4M1) to AGO, Harbourfront and Power Plant Gallery, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Montanaro\Gazaneo\MacDonald
Thur., Nov. 15
  • University of Windsor  visit, 3:00 p.m. in the Presentation Room
  • Swim Team  to Markham Centennial Pool, 8:00 a.m. to 2:50 p.m., Black\Davis\Barbu
  • Cheer Squad Bake Sale, after school, A. Wong
Fri.,  Nov. 16
  • Trudeau Band Workshop, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Colley\Rawlins
  • Mid-term Reports Cards Distributed


Trudeau Student Takes Gold at Pan American Games: We are very pleased to announce that two weeks ago at the 9th Pan American Games held in Mexico, Phillip Wong a grade 11 student won 2 Gold Medals and 1 Silver Medal in Wushu, a form of martial arts. Congratulations Phillip we are very proud of your achievements!

Scary Movie Night Supports Local Food Bank: This week our Free the Children club collected donations for the Markham Food Bank  by hosting “Halloween for Hunger,” a movie night where admission was given to those who brought at least three non-perishable food items. Our students collected more than 300 food items to be donated to those in need.

Diwali Celebrations Begin: Today Trudeau began our celebration of Diwali by enjoying dancing and other performances from our Tamil Student Association Diwali, the Festival of Lights is a celebration that signifies the renewal of life and is a joyous time for families and friends. This year Diwali is being observed on November 13th.

Students at School on Weekends:Many of you may know that our school is used a great deal throughout the week during the evening and on weekends. Students will often stay after-school to study or complete group work in the cafeteria and are welcome to do so until 6:00 p.m. Please know that supervision is not provided on weekends or during the week after 6:00 p.m. Students must not come to the school on Saturday or Sunday to study or do homework. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Linkewich via e-mail.                             


90 Bur Oak Avenue, Markham, Ontario, L6C 2E6

Telephone: 905.887.2216, Fax: 905.887.7783

 Ms. D. Linkewich (debbie.linkewich@yrdsb.edu.on.ca)


 Ms. V. Bregg (virginia.bregg@yrdsb.edu.on.ca) – Students with last name A-H

 Ms. S. Cheong (suelyn.cheong@yrdsb.edu.on.ca) – Students with last name I-P

 Mr. G. Tsigaridis (george.tsigaridis@yrdsb.edu.on.ca) – Students with last name Q-Z


Rashmi Swarup


Allan Tam, Ada Yeung


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