December 20th: Get Your Math Game On!

Math-clipart-free-clipart-images-3We are pleased to present Math Night with Trevor Brown, a workshop designed for parents/caregivers on how we can help our children think about and learn math.

Trevor Brown is a math professor, author, and former math consultant for the TDSB. Trevor is passionate about mathematics and is well known for his dynamic and interactive presentation style.

Funding for this workshop has been generously provided by the Ontario Ministry of Education’s 2017-2018 Parents Reaching Out (PRO) Grants program.

Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location: Alderwood Library, 2 Orianna Drive, Toronto, ON, M8W 4Y1

Please RSVP via and let us know your name, how many adults will attend and how many children require babysitting, which will be free of charge.


What’s School Council all about?

If you had fun at the recent Bazaar and love participating in the school lunch programs, come out to meet some of the School Council members who help run these activities!

Council meetings are a great way to get updates from the principal on school initiatives and also learn about how your students benefit from the funds raised by Council.

The next Council meeting is on Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the staff room. Babysitting is available in the gym.

Check out the minutes from the last meeting and the agenda for this one coming up.

We hope to see you there!


Pick A Box Winners!

A big thanks to everyone who participated in this year’s Winter Bazaar!


If you participated in the Pick-A-Box Auction, check out the ticket numbers below to see if you won. Please bring your ticket into the office to pick up your prize.








No Frills Gift Card

567 391



No Frills Gift Card

567 350



Timothy’s Pub

567 361



Olly Shoes

567 639


Sweet Gallery 567 685



East Side Marios

567 193


$20 Vital Planet Health Shop 567 709




567 621
9. Milk & Cookies card 567 527
10. Milk & Cookies card 567 613
11. $25

Sunset Grill GC

567 519
12. $20

La Crema Café GC

567 308
13. $25

East Side Marios

567 258
14. $20

Olive restaurant

567 263
15. $50


567 581
16. $25

Blue Danube

567 658
17. Wee Piggies & Paws  
18. Wee Piggies & Paws 567 220
19. Mi Body 30 Minute Massage 567 121
20. $20

Baskin Robbins

567 138
21. $40

Cora’s restaurant

567 619
22. Essential Oil 567 396
23. Coffee Basket


567 400
24. Fingerling


567 601
25. Body Shop

Gift box

567 208
26. Mug


567 487
27. L’Occitaine


567 340
28. Hot Chocolate basket 567 499
29. Michael’s crafts


567 622
30. School stuff basket 567 592
31. Bunz Scarf


567 147
32. Tin Can Robot


567 670
33. Motorcycle kids speed set 567 354
34. Cars Monopoly


567 518
35. Good Life personal training 567 692
36. Lego Mug


567 298
37. Candle


567 604
38. Epicure


567 222
39. Jewelry


40. Jewelry


567 293
41. Knit Scarf


567 531

It’s finally here!

The Winter Bazaar is finally here! Get to the school by 10 a.m. to get first pick at auction items & vendor tables, while your kids can hopefully be among the first in line for various activities.

New this year are:

  • a STEM challenge in the library (free!)
  • Santa’s Story Time room
  • a Carnival room with assorted games, sponsored by Porritt Real Estate
  • the Sweet Treat Shuffle in the gym, sponsored by Metro. This is a game of musical chairs with a chance to win a gingerbread house made by a class at the school.
  • professional family portraits by Jiji Habanbou photography

Your kids will also enjoy the activities they loves from previous years, including Santa’s secret gift shop, cookie decorating, crafts, sports activities and so much more.

Thanks in advance for your support.

Get ready to buy and to bid!

Get ready to get some serious shopping done at the Bazaar this Saturday, with a variety of vendors participating.

Thanks to the generous donations of local businesses, a variety of items are also available through the Silent Auction, and a new Pick a Box auction where you can buy $1 tickets to bid on smaller boxed items.

Check out for a list of all vendors, donors and activities for this fun event!SAB POSTER Nov 7 2017_2


Let your kids shop at the Winter Bazaar

Let your kids get ready with their shopping lists for the Secret Santa Gift Shop at the upcoming Winter Bazaar on Saturday, November 25th!

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Children will have the opportunity to enter a room filled with presents and buy $4 gifts for those on their shopping list.

Get a head start by providing your child with the form to complete in advance.

Thank you for your support of this activity and the bazaar!


Wanted: Basket items and basket wrappers!

Don’t forget that Thursday is the last day to send in items for your child’s classroom auction gift baskets. Themes are outlined below. These baskets raise a lot of money at the auction at the Winter Bazaar on November 25!

Next week, on Monday, November 20, and Tuesday, November 21, volunteers are wrapping the baskets in the staff room. Any time you can spare to help out is baskets

SAB Council Gift Basket Themes for the Winter Bazaar Silent Auction

R. Andrews (Nolan) – Baby T. Kitaygora – Learning Corner
M. Bangma – All About Baking C. Lachapelle (Rovas) – Out of the Cold
W. Bishop – Crafts/Bring on Christmas S. Lortz – Tea/Coffee
K. Botham – Sleepovers J. Mahaney – Gift Cards
M. Breaw (Arai) – Staples B. Myhal – Movies
A. Brown – Cooking For Kids V. Owsianka – Indoor Playgrounds
S. Burazin – Sporting Goods M. Paul – Laundry
E. Dibon-Smith – It’s a Boy/Girl S. Warburton – Moms Are Worth It
M. El Boury – Disney P. Wenger – Tool Bag/Car Care Kit
A. Grant – Fire Up the BBQ S. Yee (Campbell) – Boy Power/Girl Power

Santa’s coming soon to SAB…

SAB’s annual Winter Bazaar will take place this year on Saturday, November 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Featuring a new Santa’s story time room and the ever popular Santa’s secret gift shop, this event is not to miss!santa-in-school.jpg.653x0_q80_crop-smart

The whole family will have fun with the craft table, gym activities, face painting, cookie decorating, Santa’s kitchen, bake sale and family portraits by a professional photographer.

You can also pick up your poinsettia and Purdys’ chocolate orders at the Bazaar.

This major fundraiser doesn’t come together overnight. Santa knows if you’re being naughty or nice, so please volunteer! Email if you can helP with any of the following activities.

Before the event:

  • Register by Friday, Nov. 17 to set up a vendor table to sell your products or services. Forms are available online or at the office.
  • Donate an item, a professional service, your time, talent or special skill for the silent auction by Wednesday, Nov. 22.
  • Contribute to your child’s classroom themed auction basket by Thursday, Nov. 16
  • Bake goodies for the bake sale. Drop off your nut-free, pre-portioned items at the Bazaar bake table by 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25, or at the office after school on
    Friday, Nov. 24.
  • Wrap presents that will be for sale in Santa’s secret gift shop at the Bazaar.
  • Help set up for the Bazaar on Friday, Nov. 24 in the evening between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

During and after the event:

  • Help run an activity station, such as the athletic area, Santa’s secret gift shop, or dance room. If you know of any high school students who need to complete their volunteer hours, the Bazaar would be the perfect place!
  • Help tear down and clean up after the event ends at 2 p.m.

Thank you in advance for your support.


Saddle up and read!

The Scholastic Book Fair is taking place next week from Monday, October 16th to Friday, October 20th. The fair will be open for families to visit together on Wednesday, October 18th from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Students will be taking a sneak peek during special Preview Days on Monday, October 16th and Tuesday, October 17th, when they will visit with their classes to create their own personal wish lists. They will have an opportunity to visit the fair again with their class October 18th to 20th to make purchases.

If you would be available to volunteer at the Book Fair, please contact Allison at

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