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CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish Toy Drive 2018

BT is thrilled to Host the 51st Annual CP24 Christmas Wish Toy Drive 2018 Launch on Monday, November 19, from 6:30—8:45 a.m. On this day, BT welcomes City of Vaughan Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua, accompanied by  regional and local council members and City of Vaughan officials; The Director, Mr. Ab Falconi, and Associate Director, Mrs. Frances Bagley, of the YCDSB, along with our Superintendent of Schools, ... Continue reading "CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish Toy Drive 2018"

Remembrance Week

This year, Remembrance Day is on Sunday, November 11. In honor of the men and women who serve our country, BT has declared the week of Monday, November 5, to Friday, November 9, to be Remembrance Day Week. During Remembrance Day week, each day, at 11:00 a.m. over the P.A. System, staff and students will pause, be silent, as they listen to a brief biography ... Continue reading "Remembrance Week"

Library Corner

Vaughan Public Library: On Wednesday, November 7, and on Wednesday, November 14, the Vaughan Public Librarian will be at BT and will deliver a program called “Maker Outreach Program” to our Grade 3 to 5 classes, in our school library, with our teacher librarian, Ms. Racco. In this program, students will watch a 10 – 15 minute presentation, followed by a 30 minute exploration and ... Continue reading "Library Corner"

The Paper Bag Princess: A Musical Performane

On Wednesday, November 28, BT welcomes the To Be Determined Theatre Company, who will perform The Paper Bag Princess: A Musical, in our school gym, for our Grades 2 and 3 students. The Paper Bag Princess is an international classic. First published in 1980, written by Canadian author Robert Munsch, the Paper Bag Princess is still one of the most ... Continue reading "The Paper Bag Princess: A Musical Performane"

Progress Reports and Interviews

Progress Report Cards go home, with each student, on Tuesday, November 20. The Kindergarten Progress Report Card addresses Self-Regulation Skills. The Progress Report Card for Students in Grades 1—8 addresses: Learning Skills, Work Habits and General Progress. The Learning Skills and Work Habits are reported on Page 1 using the criteria: “Excellent,” “Good,” “Satisfactory” or “Needs Improvement.” Page 2 of the Progress Report addresses the ... Continue reading "Progress Reports and Interviews"

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Flu Season is Here. A message from York Region Public Health

Get the flu shot as early as possible

The first and best step to preventing the flu (or influenza), is to get the flu shot every year. The flu spreads quickly and easily from an infected person to others and anyone can get it. Getting the flu shot can protect you, your family and those around you.

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Active School Travel. Move more, move better.

What is Active School Travel?

You may have heard the terms Active Travel, Active School Travel, Active Transportation or Sustainable Transportation before. What do these terms mean?

Active School Travel is the use of any form of human-powered travel, such as walking or wheeling (including cycling, rollerblading, skateboarding, or using a wheelchair) to get to and from school or to the ... Continue reading "Active School Travel. Move more, move better."

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