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Reminder - Every Student Counts Survey (ESCS)

Deadline extended to December 15, 2018. for our JK - gr. 6 parents and guardians, if you haven't had a chance to fill this out please do so. 

In November 2018, York Region District School Board will invite all students to participate in the Every Student Counts Survey (ESCS). The purpose of this census survey is to better understand YRDSB’s diverse student population as well as students’ experiences in school and outside of school. Families with a child in Kindergarten to Grade 6 will be invited to complete the survey online with their child at home. Students in Grades 7-12 will be invited to complete the survey online during class time. If you are a parent/guardian of child(ren) in Grades 7-12 and do not want them to participate in the survey, please contact CCI Research at 1-866-450-4907 no later than October 9, 2018.
The surveys are voluntary and confidential. Information about the surveys and the process is available at www.yrdsb.ca/escs. This important initiative will help us w…

PG Book Fair

Holiday Food and Toy Drive at PGPS

Gr. 8 High School Information: Holy Cross Catholic Academy

Parent-Teacher Interviews in November

Edsby Information 2018

Being Safe in Our Community - Reposted

It’s time to remind children about being safe in our community.

It’s a good time for parents to remind children about personal safety.
Here's what children need to know:
Their name, age, telephone number, address, city and province.This can be done through rhyme or song.How to contact their parents at any time, by memorizing cell or work numbers.How and under what circumstances to call 911.To never approach or enter a stranger's vehicle.A responsible adult would never ask a child for directions or any other question for that matter.Make sure they know they have a right to say "no" to an adult, especially when the adult is asking them to do something they have been taught is wrong or feels uncomfortable.Reminding children of this right is important because children are taught from a young age to respect adults.To always tell parents where they will be and to never enter someone's home without their parent's permission.If home alone, never admit it when answering …