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PG Movie Night

FREE Workshop - Emotional Regulation Parent Presentation

FREE Workshop - Sibling Rivalry Parent Presentation

Gr. 7 & 8 Pathways Planning and Course Selection Platform

NEW! Pathways Planning and Course Selection Platform: Grades 7 - 12
The York Region District School Board will be providing your child with an engaging and new interactive online education and career/life planning platform starting in November 2018.  Career Cruising will not be available to students after November 15, 2018.Students will be notified via their GAPPS account email of the steps required to save information, that has been stored in their Individual Pathway Plan (IPP,) from Career Cruising into their GAPPS account.
This new platform  will include a number of beneficial resources to support your child as they progress through high school, including:
Who Am I – 6 unique assessments for self-exploration and discovery (including Learning Styles, Myers-Briggs Personality, Holland Interests, Knowledge, Motivations, and Compatibility) High School – A tool to visually plan courses, track progress toward graduation, and instantly identify post-secondary eligibility for opportunities i…

YRDSB - Cannabis Legalization 2018

Inclement Weather & the Lunch Lady

Gr. 8 Transitions to Special Education Information at Emily Carr SS

This information is intended for those parents that are looking for more information re: Special Education at Emily Carr S.S. This can be accessed at  http://specialed-ecss.weebly.com/  Look for "Transition to Emily Carr SS Credit Courses". 
Emily Carr Parent Information Night - January 23, 2019. 
During this evening, parents and students can view the classes, meet the teachers, guidance counsellors and administration.
OurWelcome to Grade 9 Night is May 8, 2019 – this is where our SERTs and senior students with IEPs inform parents and in-coming students with IEPs all about high school.




The 31 Day Zero Waste Challenge

Welcome to another eco friendly year at Pine Grove! Our eco club will be meeting regularly on Day 2's during lunch recess to plan another exciting year.

To kick off the school year, we challenge families to take The 31 Day Zero Waste Challenge.

Week 1:
Monday: Zero Waste Tip of the Day: Say No to Straws
57 million plastic straws are used in Canada each day. Here’s the challenge: Next time you’re at a restaurant, order your drink without a straw. You could say. “I would like a soda without a straw. Thank you.”

Tuesday: Zero Waste Tip of the Day: Reusable Water Bottle
In Canada, 65 million water bottles are landfilled each year and only 50% of that 65 million is actually recycled. Here is the challenge: Before you leave your house, make sure you have a reusable bottle with you. Don’t forget!

Wednesday: Zero Waste Tip of the Day: Zero Waste Snack
Most snacks come with a lot of packaging. Think about how all of those tiny packages add up. Here’s the challenge: Instead of buying a prepacka…