Last Chance: Lunchtime Programs

Our School Council is reaching out to see if there is any last minute interest for two under-subscribed lunchtime programs.  Both Zumba Fitness (Mondays, Grades 3-5) and Northern Karate (Wednesdays, Grades 1-6) will require additional enrollment to run.  Details are provided in the linked attachments.  If you’re interested in either program, please register your child at your earliest convenience!

Spirit Day Ahead!

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Our Student Leadership Team wants to share with everyone that our next Spirit Day of the Year will be held next week.  They officially declare Wednesday, April 10th Crazy Hair Day!

All staff and students are invited to turn their hair into artistic masterpieces!  How creative can you be with a unique hairdo?  Maybe add some colour?  Let’s show off our Bayview Glen P.S. spirit!

International and Indigenous Languages Program 2019-2020

Did you know that the International and Indigenous Languages (IIL) Program provides children with the opportunity to read, write and speak a new language or maintain heritage language and culture and has over 20 languages to choose from?  IIL Program Registration for the 2019-2020 school year will begin on Thursday, April 11, 2019.  To facilitate registration on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 4:00 pm, online registration will be available for the first time through Edsby on YRDSB’s International and Indigenous Languages page.

Currently there are approximately 15,000 students registered in International and Indigenous Languages programs across the Board.  Students from SK to Grade 8 are eligible to take language classes that run once a week during weekday evenings (from Tuesday to Friday) or Saturday mornings for two and a half hours. There are many new and exciting things in store for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year, such as the opportunity to learn the Indigenous languages Ojibwe and Cree.  For a list of all language offerings and locations please see the flyer.  For additional details visit the International and Indigenous Languages page.

Please note that due to space limitations, registration applications will take place on a first-come-first-serve basis. Classes may be cancelled due to low enrolment or lack of teacher availability.

Healthy Gaming and Technology Use Workshop

We wanted to share about an upcoming community workshop for parents and guardians about healthy video gaming and technology use offered by Addiction Services of York Region.

The event will be held on April 25, 2019 at Johnsview Village Public School (41 Porterfield Crescent, Thornhill) from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  The event is free and will cover issues including problematic gaming, screen time guidelines and protective factors for self care.  For more information, please see the flyer.