Community Announcements

The Bowmore Administration, Guidance Counselor, Parent Involvement Advisory Committee, and Trustee have several announcements to make.

From our Administration, the first file is about a study that is going to be conducted and the second & third files are about a change in the catchment area for Gifted-Intensive Support Programs for Northern Secondary School:

  • From October 2014 to May 2015, Statistics Canada will be inviting 7,000 families with children aged 4 -17 years to complete an interview in their home. At the same time, McMaster researchers will be conducting School Mental Health Surveys in 240 Ontario schools to help us learn new ways of promoting and addressing student mental health needs. 2014-OntarioHealthStudyNewsletter
  • Because the Gifted-Intensive Support Program at Northern Secondary School is significantly over capacity, the TDSB decided to make offers of placement to Northern Secondary School based on geography and the home address of the student regardless of the feeder school program. For students that reside in an area South of St. Clair, West of Bathurst and East of JaneStreet, offers of placement will be made for students to attend the existing Gifted-Intensive Support Program at Western Technical Commercial School during the Spring IPRC process. November 2014 Gifted Letter to Parents

From our Trustee, there will be a Ward 16 Meeting at Crescent Town Elementary School. Special guest Donna Quan, Director of Education. Ward 16 Council Meeting Flyer 11.3.2014

From our Guidance Counselor, Kelley Miller-Caise, we have two announcements:

  • Wed Nov 5, 2014. Bowmore. 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Information Night for Parents of Students with Special Needs in the TDSB Nov 5th Parent PD
  • Wed Dec 3, 2014. D. A. Morrison 6:30 PM. For grade 8 students transitioning to grade 9. myBlueprint parent flyer 2014

And from the Parent Involvement Advisory Committee (PIAC), they will be hosting their annual Parent Involvement Makes a Difference Conference on Sat Nov 15 from 8:00 AM to 3:45 PM. PIAC-meeting

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