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Windows Replacement

Dear Families,
Our long-awaited window replacement project will soon begin!
We will be attempting to keep disruptions to students and our community at a minimum, but we will certainly appreciate your support and patience over the next few weeks.
Construction begins at the west side (primary tarmac area) of the school on Monday, November 26th.  Equipment being used by the construction team will be fully fenced off from students. Throughout this week, the junior basketball courts will be out of bounds, and large areas of the primary tarmac will also be inaccessible.  At times, we may need to divert students to enter through a different set of doors.  We may also have to temporarily relocate teachers and students to accommodate the construction. We will continue to have full supervision of students at the morning bell and will also have supervision during construction at the end of the day.
Once the windows on the west side of the school are replaced, construction will move to the south side…
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Swiss Chalet Hot Lunch - November 29th!

Thursday November 29th - Swiss Chalet
Your School Council is excited to let you know that Swiss Chalet will be offered for delivery on the Lunchbox Orders Calendar for Thursday November 29th.
The menu will feature: 2 Mini chicken sandwiches -             $10.00 Kids Quarter Chicken -white meat  - $10.25 Kids Quarter Chicken -dark meat   - $10.00 Baked Potato and Garden Salad  -   $7.00 Chicken Noodle Soup (*oz cup)   -    $4.75
All hot meals are served with a side of Chalet sauce and your choice of baked potato, rice, corn or steamed vegetables.
Orders for Swiss Chalet may be placed until Sunday, November 25th at noon.
Go online at  to place your order.
With every meal purchased, a donation is made to Westminster Public School to  support student programs at school.
Thank you for your support!

Reminder - Every Student Counts Survey

Dear Families, A reminder that your child (K-6) received information lasts week about the Every Student Counts Survey.  The survey can be completed online any time between November 12th and November 30th.  The survey will take approximately 20 minutes to complete, but the information shared will be very helpful for both school and board planning.  Students in grades 7 and 8 will be completing the survey this week at school. Please let the office know if you have any questions.

Human Rights Commissioner's Office

York Region District School Board is committed to creating safe, equitable and inclusive learning and working environments. As part of this commitment, the Board established a Human Rights Commissioner’s Office (HRCO).
The HRCO was created in response to a growing awareness that a space was needed within the school board environment to effectively address issues of discrimination and harassment specific to the Human Rights Code.
The HRCO is an arms-length office for Human Rights Code compliance under the Board’s Human Rights Policy.
The HRCO website provides the YRDSB community access to important information related to human rights, a confidential complaint reporting process and contact information for the office.
The website can be found at

Student Led Conferencing - Appointments Close November 20th at 3 pm

Just a REMINDER that the Parent Teacher Interview / Student Led Conference bookings will be CLOSING on Tuesday, November 20th at 3pm.  If you have not already done so, please BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT with your child(ren)'s teacher.  Should you require assistance, please contact the Front Office; we will be happy to help.

Blog Ending December 21

With our school board moving to full use of the EDSBY communication tool, this blog will no longer be updated after December 21st, 2018.
If you do not yet have access to EDSBY, please contact the school office for information.