Police Checks available online now!Police Checks are now available to apply online now! Click here for more information and to download an application.
Posted Sep 19, 2016, 5:26 PM by Wendy Carlan
Welcome Back BBQ and Open HouseCome on out and help us celebrate the new 2016-17 School Year! Connect after a fun summer with your friends, staff, family and community on Wednesday, September 28th from 6-8 p.m. We ask that you please pre-order your food for the bbq. For a copy of the form please click below:
Posted Sep 26, 2016, 11:49 AM by Wendy Carlan
Road Construction Update from the Town of Oakville:The road closure at Grand Boulevard will be extended until September 26, 2016 for the replacement of the Wedgewood Creek culvert. Please note that this will continue to have an effect on local traffic.
Posted Sep 19, 2016, 12:29 PM by Wendy Carlan
EXTRA EXTRA! Look out for our new publications: The Falgarwood Flyer and UPDATED websiteAt the end of each week we send home a brief 'Week at the Wood' that captures announcements, special events, etc. for the upcoming week and has links to items on our website. At the end of each month we will be providing you with lots of information about what has been happening at school and ideas for parents to help in the learning partnership in a new publication: The Falgarwood Flyer. We hope to include student voices, classroom learning and a celebration of the wonderful experiences at Falgarwood. Our new website will be going LIVE shortly also!! Stay tuned.....
Posted Sep 19, 2016, 5:31 PM by Wendy Carlan
Welcome Back Falgarwood!We hope you have had a wonderful summer break. It has been an extremely busy one at 'The Wood' with renovations throughout July and August. Our east wing (Kindergarten and Primary classrooms), hallways and entrance has had a coat of paint, we have new windows, bathrooms and air conditioning on the second floor. No more visits to the Sahara desert!Look out for developements at our school. These will include: Student Parliament with a plethera of committees so that students can become more involved in school; Foyer TV that will tell us 'What's On' at school; Parent Corner (a new notice board just in the front entrance) where your school council will communicate parent events and community information and ...
Posted Sep 19, 2016, 12:26 PM by Wendy Carlan
Avoid Parking Tickets near our SchoolWatch Out, Watch Out, Parking Tickets Will Be About !Parking NoticeThe Town of Oakville has recently received complaints regarding parking around Falgarwood Public School.Dropping off and picking students up in school areas can cause a lot of extra traffic congestion. Illegally stopped or parked cars are a safety risk as they make it hard for other drivers to see pedestrians, particularly children, crossing the street. For these reasons, streets around our school have “No Stopping” and “No Parking” signs installed. Please learn the difference between No Stopping and No Parking and help keep our school area safe for children.No stopping -No stopping means the halting of your vehicle is prohibited, even momentarily and even if occupied.No ...
Posted Jun 3, 2016, 6:59 AM by Connie Tscherner
Attendance ProceduresHere you will find some important procedures for absence reporting, late arrivals and early dismissals.Our school hours are as follows:9:15 Classes Begin10:55 Nutrition Break11:35 Classes Resume1:15 Lunch Break2:05 Classes Resume3:45 DismissalSchool playground supervision in the morning begins at 9:00 a.m. and in the afternoon ends at 4:00 p.m.Students are not to be dropped off at the school before there is supervision.ABSENCE REPORTING SYSTEM All absences must be reported by a parent or guardian to our automated attendance system via phone (1-877-409-6310) or web portal (hdsb.schoolconnects.com).We HIGHLY recommend that you make a call to the ...
Posted Sep 26, 2016, 11:48 AM by Wendy Carlan
Concussion ProtocolThe HDSB has updated its Concussion Protocol, as per Ministry of Education expectations. Please go to the following link to read about these changes:Concussion Protocol
Posted May 3, 2016, 11:21 AM by Wendy Carlan
Intermediate Contract for Cell Phone UsageWe ask that ALL families with Intermediate students (who have not already signed this contract), please print the attached document, review it with their child and return the signed contract to their teacher as soon as possible.Embracing personal technology devices for teaching and learning in a digital world.I.T. forms for Falgarwood PS Appropriate UseI know the specific expectations of technology use within each of my classes and throughout the school. When in doubt, I ask the teacher.I will follow the "Acceptable Use Guidelines" and only use sites and applications that are appropriate to the task.I will only film or take pictures for school-related purposes, and only with permission from a teacher.I will ...
Posted Jun 3, 2016, 7:17 AM by Connie Tscherner
Late Bus Email Notification - Sign Up !If your child takes the bus and you would like to be informed if the bus will be running late, please click on the following link for directions for parents to subscribe to a late bus email notification.To determine if your son/daughter is in fact a bus student and get your route details or to apply for a courtesy seat etc. please call 1-888-803-8660 or visit the Halton Student Transportation Services Website at: http://www.haltonbus.ca.Late Bus Email Notification
Posted Sep 19, 2016, 4:48 PM by Wendy Carlan