E-NEWSLETTER: April 5, 2013

PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU HIGH SCHOOL

E-NEWSLETTER

April 5, 2013

To reach Ms D. Linkewich, Principal, click here: 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

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

WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK

Mon., Apr. 8
  • OSSLT Assembly, period 1, Grade 10 and students from other grades who will be writing the OSSLT
  • Gr. 11 Family Studies (HSP3M1) to Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Kraemer\Kougemitros
Tues., Apr. 9
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Wed., Apr. 10
  • Gr. 11 Computer Studies(ICS3U1) to U of T Scarborough – Comp. Science Department, 8:15 a.m. to 2:50 p.m., Cohen\Chan
Thur., Apr. 11
  • Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test, modified school day. (see below)
Fri.,  Apr. 12
  • Gr. 11 Law (CLU3MF) to Ontario Superior Court, 7:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Garofalo
Sun., Apr. 14
  • Vaisakhi (Significant Faith Day)

THE WEEK AHEAD

Mon., Apr. 15
  • Gr. 11 Geography (NDA3M1) to Woodlands Museum, 8:15 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. Keystone
  • Euclid Math Contest, 8:15 a.m. to 10:50 a.m., Kowalewski\Pournasrola
Tues., Apr. 16
  • Last Day for Civics\Careers
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Wed., Apr. 17
  • Civics\Careers Turnover (Marking Period 2)
  • School Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m., in the Library
Thur., Apr. 18
  • Gr. 12 French (FIF4UF) to University of Toronto, 8:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Estafanos\Garofalo
Fri.,  Apr. 19
  • Gr. 12 English (ENG4U\4E) to Toronto Reference Library, 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Schipper\Logan

NOTES TO PARENTS AND GUARDIANS  

Modified Timetable – Thursday, April 11, 2013: This week all parents and guardians were sent home via e-mail a letter explaining the modified timetable in order to accommodate all students who are writing the OSSLT. The timetable for the day is as follows:

8:15 – 11:30    Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test

Students not taking the OSSLT are to remain in the cafeteria until 11:35 a.m.

11:35 – 11:50              Break

11:50 – 12:23              Period 1

12:27 – 1:00                Period 2

  1:04 – 1:36                Period 3

  1:40 – 2:13               Period 4

  2:17 – 2:50               Period 5

School Council Guest Speaker on Wednesday April 17th: Mark your calendars! At our upcoming meeting on Wednesday April 17th our School Council is hosting a special guest speaker. The topic for the evening will be “What is student wellbeing and why is it important to success?” The presentation will start at 7:00 p.m. We hope you will be able to join us.

Congratulations to the Students in room 105: This week the students in room 105 participated in the SNAP sports program at Bill Crothers Secondary School by playing in a floor hockey tournament against other high schools in York Region. Congratulations to our students for working hard, trying their best and being an amazing team.

Supporting our Students: This week our staff has introduced a new procedure to support student accountability for their attendance. Grade 9 students with an unexcused absence in any class will have a call made home by the office. Students who are found to be truant will have a consequence that will be served the next day. For students in grades 10-12 with unexcused absences, classroom teachers will work with each student to promote improved attendance, if a student accumulates more than 3 unexcused absences, a  referral will be made to an Administrator. Parents and guardians can help to support this new procedure by ensuring that a phone call is made or note is provided as soon as possible when your child is absent from school.

Our New Addition: Construction is scheduled to begin next week on our new wing. In anticipation of the increased construction traffic (and now that the weather is getting a little warmer) we encourage students to walk to school as often as they can. Walking is great exercise, a stress reliever and supports our schools environmental efforts.

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.

PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU HIGH SCHOOL – SCHOOL COUNCIL DATES – 2012\2013

All meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Library

April 17, 2013

May 15, 2013

PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU H.S.

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)

Principal

 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

Vice-Principals

Rashmi Swarup

Superintendent

Allan Tam, Ada Yeung

Trustees

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