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School Hours


Morning Supervision


9:00am - 9:15am 

Period 1


9:15am - 10:15am
 
Period 2 


10:15am - 10:55am 

Nutrition Break


10:55am - 11:35am 

Period 3


11:35am - 12:25pm 
 
Period 4 

 
12:25pm - 1:15pm  

 Lunch


1:15pm - 2:05pm 

Period 5 

 
2:05pm - 3:05pm

Period 6 

 
3:05pm - 3:45pm

 Afternoon Supervision


 3:45pm - 4:00pm



School News

  • Monster Mash Dance-A-Thon - Wednesday October 31 Your child will be bringing home a flyer and donation sheet for our upcoming Dance-A-Thon. On Wednesday, October 31st, the School Council will be hosting a Monster Mash Dance-A-Thon Fundraiser for all students. All proceeds raised during this Fundraiser will be allocated to improving our school’s Library Learning Commons. Students are invited to wear their Halloween costume or black and orange to get into the spirit.  The Dance Schedule is as follows:Kindergarten:  9:15-10:15    Grade 1 to 3:  10:15-10:55  Grade 4 to 6:  11:50-12:50  Grade 7 & 8:  2:20-3:20We are trying our best to make this Fundraiser as Cashless as possible; so there ...
    Posted Oct 12, 2018, 4:01 PM by Erin Keen
  • Wasteless Wednesday Falgarwood is introducing Wasteless Wednesdays.  Our goal is to encourage litterless lunches and reduce the overall amount of waste produced as a school.  Children are encouraged to place their organic waste in the green bins and their recyclables in the blue bins, along with minimizing the amount of waste they bring in their lunch, by using re-usable containers.  Thank you for your continued support in making our school a greener place!
    Posted Oct 10, 2018, 11:22 AM by Erin Keen
  • Grade 8 Info Night @ IRHS - Thursday November 15th Grade 8 Info Night @ IRHS - Thursday November 15th - From 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Iroquois Ridge High School. 
    Posted Oct 5, 2018, 10:26 AM by Erin Keen
  • "Calling All Three-Year Olds" Kindergarten Open House We invite all three year olds and their parents to attend a Kindergarten Open House to learn more about making this first school experience a happy one. See the attached flyer for details.There will be five Kindergarten Open Houses (all held between 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.).Acton - Thursday, Oct. 25 at McKenzie-Smith Bennett PSGeorgetown - Thursday, Nov. 1 at Ethel Gardiner PSBurlington - Thursday, Nov. 8 at Alexander's PSMilton - Thursday, Nov. 15 at P.L. Robertson PSOakville - Thursday, Nov. 29 at West Oak PS
    Posted Oct 5, 2018, 10:19 AM by Erin Keen
  • We Scare Hunger! It is that time of year again! Me to We is starting their first campaign for the year. We Scare Hunger!  Dates: Tuesday October 9th - Friday October 19th  Goal: 1000 items  Students are asked to bring in donations to their homeroom class. Below you will see a list of items from Oakville Food Bank that are currently in need. Every little bit and every item helps!  ITEMS IN NEED:  -Tins of corned beef and ham  -Powdered laundry detergent  -Tins of pasta (such as Spaghettios and Ravioli)   -Tins of fruit (especially peaches and pears)  Me to We thanks you for your support in making our first campaign a success!  
    Posted Oct 5, 2018, 9:37 AM by Erin Keen
  • Oct. 1-5 - iWalk / iWheel To School Week October 1-5, it is Walk To School Week. Start the day off right by getting up and using active transportation to get to your desired destination. Especially on October 3rd which is iWalk/iWheel day, not only is this beneficial for the children but for you as well!There are many good reasons to walk to school, walking to school:Keeps kids active - a cheap and easy way to stay active, with out any special training or equipmentBuilds friendships - walk with a classmate or schoolmateImproves air quality and the environment - less cars, less pollutionCreates safer routes - less traffic means safer roadsHelps prepare children for learning - movement gets the blood flowing to the brainCheck out ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2018, 7:22 PM by Erin Keen
  • PA DAY – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5th, 2018 Please note that Friday, October 5th, 2018 is a Professional Activity Day and therefore there is no school for students. We would also like to remind our parents that Monday, October 8th, 2018 is the Thanksgiving Holiday. 
    Posted Sep 30, 2018, 7:19 PM by Erin Keen
  • School Council - All Parents Welcome Hello Falgarwood Families!  Please note that School Council meeting normally take place on the first Monday of the month in the Library.  We are looking forward to seeing all of the friendly faces from last year and are hoping to see lots of new people at the meeting.School Council is an excellent place to come out, where you will learn all about your child’s education.  As well, as having your say in regards to upcoming events and fundraising.  We welcome new thoughts and ideas and would love your input.Babysitting is available!  We have a former Falgarwood student coming back to tend to your children on Council nights.  She is an experienced sitter who is hoping to add ...
    Posted Oct 5, 2018, 9:44 AM by Erin Keen
  • Open House - Thurs. Oct. 4th The staff at Falgarwood would like to invite you to our Open House on Thursday, October 4 between 4:15 pm and 6:30 pm. You are invited to visit your child(ren)'s classroom(s) to meet the educators and see the learning environment during this time. Parents who pick their children up at the end of the day are asked to remain outside before visiting classrooms at 4:15 pm. We hope all of our families are able to pop in to say "hi" on the 4th. 
    Posted Sep 19, 2018, 12:46 PM by Erin Keen
  • Pizza / Milk / Snacks / Lunch Lady All orders for pizza, milk and snacks from the snack shack (e.g. popcorn) must be placed by midnight on September 27th. These items must be pre-ordered on School Cash Online and are not available for daily cash purchases. Please see the attached flyer for details.
    Posted Sep 19, 2018, 12:13 PM by Erin Keen
  • Volunteering - Criminal Background Check Reminder to Parents regarding Volunteering at Falgarwood Public SchoolIf you are new to the school and interested in volunteering you must obtain a criminal background check and provide to the school office.  https://www.hdsb.ca/our-board/Pages/Get%20Involved/Volunteer-in-Schools.aspxIf you are an existing volunteer with a criminal background check on file you are required to complete an annual offense declaration to continue to volunteer in the school.  The form can be found at:https://www.hdsb.ca/Documents/HDSB%20annual%20offence%20declaration%20form%20for%20volunteers.pdf#search=annual%20offense
    Posted Sep 12, 2018, 11:59 AM by Erin Keen
  • Volunteers Needed A "Volunteer Registration Form" was included in the start-up package distributed last week.  We are particularly in need of volunteers to assist with Pizza Days. Please see the job descriptions below and let us know if you can assist with either role.  Our "Pizza Days" cannot run without volunteers.Pizza Lunch Volunteer Coordinator- The coordinator would recruit, firm up volunteers and organize reminders so that the school's Pizza Lunches have at least 4 volunteers (ideally 6) each Tuesday from 12:45 to 2:00 p.m. The coordinator does not have to be at the lunches. Training of the volunteers and their specific roles will be done by someone else.Pizza Lunch Volunteers- Arriving at the school on ...
    Posted Sep 12, 2018, 11:57 AM by Erin Keen
  • Oliver's Labels Fundraiser Just a reminder that you can help your child keep track of their belongings and help raise funds for Falgarwood by participating in our Oliver’s Labels fundraiser. Simply order your personalized labels by clicking on the following link:  www.oliverslabels.com/FalgarwoodPS 
    Posted Oct 5, 2018, 9:42 AM by Erin Keen
  • Prescribed Medication Forms 1 & 2 (Parent & Dr. Signatures required) A reminder to parents that any prescribed medication (e.g., EpiPen, puffer, antibiotics) that a student is required to take during the school day, must be accompanied by "form 1" and "form 2" which require both a parent and prescribing Regulated Health Care Provider (e.g., physician) signatures. Families are encouraged to visit their Health Care Provider prior to the start of school to ensure all forms are completed for the first day of school.
    Posted Aug 21, 2018, 9:17 AM by Erin Keen
  • Supporting Students with Prevalent Medical Conditions - Please book your plan of care meeting Earlier this year, the Ministry of Education released Policy Program Memorandum 161: Supporting Students with Prevalent Medical Conditions. School Boards across Ontario are expected to implement PPM 161 by September 2018. As a result, the HDSB has updated several Administrative Procedures to better support students who have Anaphylaxis, Asthma, Diabetes, Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders. With the revised HDSB procedures, students who have any of the listed prevalent medical conditions, must have a Plan of Care in place. Furthermore, the Plan of Care must be co-created by the student, parent and school staff.If your child has a prevalent medical condition that requires you and your student to meet with school staff to co-create a Plan of Care for ...
    Posted Aug 21, 2018, 6:08 AM by Erin Keen
  • SchoolMessenger starting September 2018 Over the summer months, the Halton District School Board will be replacing the current  “SchoolConnects” system and transitioning to a new system called SchoolMessenger. This system is used for: Reporting student absencesReceiving all messages and phone calls from your child’s school and the HDSBIn the summer, families will receive instructions on how to register for SchoolMessenger. SchoolMessenger simplifies the absence reporting process and makes it easier for you to respond to unexplained absences for your child. Starting September 2018, you will be able to report your child’s absence in the following ways:Website: go.schoolmessenger.ca Mobile App: Halton District School Board Mobile App (available for download from the App Store and Google Play) Phone: 1 ...
    Posted Jun 26, 2018, 6:17 AM by Erin Keen
  • Oliver's Labels - Order Today! Falgarwood Public School fundraiser!  We are working with Oliver’s Labels to provide you with fun labels for your children’s clothing, shoes, backpacks and school items.  They have a great selection of colourful labels and now you can even have your child’s own emoji imprinted on some of them.  For every purchase you make through Oliver’s, 20% will directly support our school!  Please check out Oliver’s Label at www.oliverslabels.com/FalgarwoodPS.  
    Posted Jun 4, 2018, 6:40 PM by Erin Keen
  • Annual Offence Declaration Form for Volunteers Attached is the Annual Offence Declaration Form for volunteers. This form needs to be completed by all RETURNING volunteers who have already submitted a criminal background check to the school. If you would like to volunteer for the next school year 2018-2019, please complete the form and return to the main office as soon as possible. Please click download.
    Posted May 31, 2018, 9:04 AM by Erin Keen
  • HDSB - New Mobile App The Halton District School Board has launched a Mobile App for parents/guardians, staff and students! Report absences, get school news, calendars, social media and more all in one place. The app consolidates important information from schools and the Halton District School Board into one easy-to-access location. The free app is available for download on the App Store and Google Play (search “Halton District School Board” or “HDSB”).  
    Posted May 13, 2018, 7:39 PM by Erin Keen
  • Falgarwood Spirit Wear - Order yours today! Here's a great opportunity to show your Falgarwood Falcon pride! There is still time to order!We have partnered with Tate Products to provide Spirit Wear options for our community. By following the link below, you will be able to order a wide range of "Falgarwood Falcon" items. After placing your online order, the items are delivered to the school and sent home with your child(ren). Payment is via credit card and "TATE GROUP" is the name you will see on your credit card statement. Please follow this link. Have fun shopping!https://www.tategear.com/falgarwoodfalcons
    Posted May 13, 2018, 7:08 PM by Erin Keen
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