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January 13-16, 2020 (PA Day Friday)
Days 1-4
THIS WEEK
Pool reopens
Duke Ukes - resumes Wednesday January 15
Bag2School textile collection starts January 15
Parenting workshop - January 15
Movie night - Thursday January 16 
ETFO job action update
PA Day Friday Jan 17 - NO SCHOOL
Pool reopens Monday January 13!
Repairs are complete and our acquatics program resumes this Monday. Mr. Naimji, Ms. Chen, Ms. Papoff, Mme Kirk, Ms. Relf and Mme Chan will be the first classes in the pool on Monday! Please remind your children to bring their swim clothes and a towel.

January 15-24
Bag2School textile fundraiser
Get your guilt-free purge on now.

 

Doing a year-end clothing and textile purge? Drop off previously enjoyed clothing and textiles in the Duke foyer where they will be weighed and exchanged for cash at the current market rate. Clothing of all sorts welcomed, including shoes, belts, linens, towels etc - no quilts or pillows please. The more we collect, the more $ we raise while helping to divert textiles from landfills.

January 15
Parenting Workshop


Self-Regulation and Mental Health
Click here for more information
or to register

Thursday, January 16
Movie Night Woodfield Gym
5pm - pizza and snacks
5:30 - movie starts

Join us Thursday night for Abominable. 
Volunteers needed! Email us to let us know how you'd like to help


Library volunteers wanted!

Ms. Austin is looking for library volunteers to help with shelving/organizing/labelling books.

Please email Ms Austin if you can help (regular, occasional or one-off help welcome!)  
ETFO Job Action Update 
Click here for the latest from the TDSB. 

Want to show your support for teachers but not sure where to start? Click here for a template letter to Minister Lecce and a list of email addresses to CC.

All music rehearsals, including all choirs, guitar club and talent show auditions are cancelled until further notice due to phase 3 of the ETFO work-to-rule action.
Effective January 13th, the Toronto District Elementary Sports Athletic Association (TDESAA) is postponing ALL events (including games and tournaments) until further notice. All Duke team practices/tryouts are also postponed.

As well, the Gr. 7/8 Ski Trip scheduled for January 21 has also been postponed. 
UPCOMING EVENTS
January 29
PIZZA LUNCH
Deadline for pizza orders - January 20
Please drop off completed order forms in the office. For more info on pizza lunch including order forms click here
January 31, 5-7:45pm
MOVIE & DANCE EVENT
with Leslieville School of Dance
(Drop the kids off and go for dinner!)

Click here to register
Kindergarten registration begins February 11, 2020.
Click here to download the flyer. 
Book your sitter now! You won't want to miss Duke's annual adult social.
More details to come but hint hint, hang on to that NYE roaring 20s costume!
EXTERNAL ACTIVITIES/PAID PROGRAMMING
Stay warm inside and spark your creativity this winter with Art in Action! Starts Jan. 15 for 8 weeks. $140. Click here for more info or to register.
Applegrove Community Complex

(Super) Heroes and Villains
6th Annual Family Dance and Winter Social
Saturday February 1, 11am - 1pm
Click here to download the flyer
Duke parents/guardians are an important part of our community. Click here for more info on what the SAC does and how we can help you. Want to volunteer? Let us know how you'd like to help.
Duke SAC Info
For General Inquiries
To contact a Parent Rep
Our fundraising plan is now available. Click here to view.
School Info
Office: 416-393-9455 
Principal: Carol Shea
Vice-Principals: ​Carl Gambacort, Robert Walters 
Trustee: Jennifer Story  Superintendent: Mary Jane McNamara
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