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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

  • 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
  • "Dot" Spirit Day - Friday, September 14th This Friday, September 14th, we celebrate International Dot Day, a global celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration, inspired by Peter H. Reynolds’ book, "The Dot"."The Dot" is the story of a caring teacher who dares a doubting student to trust in her own abilities by being brave enough to “make her mark”. What begins with a small dot on a piece of paper becomes a breakthrough in confidence and courage, igniting a journey of self-discovery and sharing." (The Dot Club, 2018).Students are encouraged to 'make their mark' by wearing polka dots or any size, design and colour this Friday.  Together we can build community, foster creativity and explore what makes us who we are.  Show your spots ...
    Posted Sep 12, 2018, 11:47 AM by Erin Keen
  • Grade 7 Immunization Consent Forms Reminder to grade 7 parents to ensure immunization consent forms are returned (completed and signed) to the school office no later than September 13, 2018, to ensure that the student can be immunized on the day of the school clinic. 
    Posted Sep 6, 2018, 12:06 PM by Erin Keen
  • Class Placement - Attached Class lists will be posted today at 4:00 pm on the front doors of the school and here on our website. You will need your child's Ontario Education Number (OEN), found on their report card. Students who do not yet have an assigned OEN will receive their class placement on Tuesday morning. Click on the attached file to view class placements.
    Posted Aug 31, 2018, 12:22 PM by Erin Keen
  • First Day Information - Welcome Back Falcons! Dear Falgarwood Parents/Guardians: We hope everyone is continuing to have a wonderful summer. We look forward to seeing everyone on Tuesday, September 4. Grade 1-8 students will meet their teachers on the blacktop behind the school. Additional staff will be outside to assist students who may not know which class they are in or are having difficulty locating their teacher.School starts at 9:15am and ends at 3:45pm. Please note that supervision on the blacktop begins at 9:00am. Students receive two nutrition breaks throughout the day. The first break is from 10:55am to 11:35am  and the second break is from 1:15pm to 2:05pm. Class PlacementClass lists will be posted today ...
    Posted Aug 31, 2018, 12:15 PM by Erin Keen
  • Welcome to Falgarwood Kindergarten! We are excited to welcome your family to our school! The first day of school is Tuesday, September 4. You and your child will enter the kindergarten doors (red number 20) facing Grosvenor Street between 9:00 and 9:15. When you enter door 20, the class lists will be posted on the bulletin board to the left in the foyer. Please note your child's room number on the bulletin board. If you have your child's OEN number (available on last year's report card) you will be able to access our class lists on the front door of the school on Friday August 31. Your child's teachers will receive your child at the door to their classroom.  If your child takes the bus or goes to ...
    Posted Aug 31, 2018, 12:13 PM by Erin Keen
  • Attention New Grade 1-8 Students At Falgarwood Public School, we are pleased to welcome many new students to our school this September. On Thursday, August 30 at 11:00 a.m., we are offering a brief tour for any grade 1-8 student who is NEW to our school. Please RSVP for the tour by sending an email to frankovichn@hdsb.ca. Please include your child's name and grade.We look forward to meeting our NEW Falgarwood Falcons!
    Posted Aug 27, 2018, 10:48 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 There is currently a back to school special on the Oliver’s Labels website right now.... promo code BYS2018 it will give you 15% off of all children's labels.
    Posted Aug 21, 2018, 7:42 PM 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
  • Not all backpacks are created equal...You can change that. Did you know the Halton Learning Foundation (HLF) is a charity specifically established to help HDSB schools and the approximately 1 in 10 students who are considered financially vulnerable? HLF supports our students and families by providing immediate funds for basics like clothing, food and school transportation, and offering subsidies that help all kids participate in learning opportunities. HLF is currently running a Back to School campaign designed to ensure that all HDSB students have the school supplies they need to start the year off right. To learn more or to help, please visit haltonlearningfoundation.ca or text BACKPACK02 to 20222 to donate $20 by September 30. No student in our community should be left behind.
    Posted Aug 21, 2018, 5:59 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
  • Grade 8 Celebration - Tuesday, June 26th Grade 8 Celebration - Tuesday, June 26th.  Please be aware that all additional ticket requests, beyond the three assigned tickets, have been accommodated.  Ticket packages will be given to each student following the dress rehearsal, which takes place during periods 1 and 2, on June 26th.  There will be an opportunity for a photo shoot at 5:30 p.m. and the official ceremony will begin at 6:00 p.m. at St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre, 1280 Dundas Street.We look forward to sharing this special occasion with you.
    Posted Jun 21, 2018, 12:26 PM by Erin Keen
  • FUN FAIR - FRIDAY JUNE 22ND YIPPEE!!  FRIDAY IS FUN FAIR DAY!  Don’t forget that you can get a discount on tickets if you order them on Cashless by noon on Thursday, June 21!Also Wednesday is the last day for basket items, as we will be at the school wrapping baskets on Wednesday evening!  Please make sure you send basket items in with your children ASAP!  Thank you!!Finally, if you are wanting to donate to our Cake Walk; please email Sabrina at sabrinaramdeholl@gmail.com.Looking forward to seeing everyone at our school on Friday night!  Don’t forget your BBQ, Ice cream, Popcorn, Ticket & Silent Auction money!  Let’s have fun and raise some money for our awesome school!
    Posted Jun 18, 2018, 9:57 AM by Erin Keen
  • World Cup Spirit Day - Friday June 22 Show your spirit by participating in our World Cup Spirit Day.  Wear the colours your favourite team on Friday!
    Posted Jun 18, 2018, 9:55 AM by Erin Keen
  • Cake Walk - Calling All Bakers! Calling all Falgarwood Bakers!!  We are looking for donations of cupcakes, brownies, squares, cookies and/or cakes for the Cake Walk at this year’s FUN FAIR.  The Cake Walk game is a favourite among our students; they all love having the chance to win delicious treats! If you are able to donate baked goods, please contact Sabrina at sabrinaramdeholl@gmail.comAll baked goods can be brought to the office by 4PM on Friday, June 22.
    Posted Jun 12, 2018, 1:11 AM by Erin Keen
  • Milk Program - Ends June 15th A reminder that the regular milk program ends on June 15th.  There will be milk available to purchase for $1.00 until the supply runs out.  Popcorn is still available for $2.00 a bag.
    Posted Jun 6, 2018, 10:35 AM by Erin Keen
  • Moving over the summer? In order to keep our records current, it is greatly appreciated if you could inform the school office if you are planning to move and your children will NOT be attending Falgarwood in the fall. Please inform the office as soon as possible, as we need to know numbers for our school organization in September. A reminder that if you have a child who will be entering our Junior Kindergarten or new to Senior Kindergarten classes, and have not had a chance to register, or know of a family with a JK or SK child who has not yet registered for September, please call the school to make registration arrangements before the end of June.
    Posted Jun 4, 2018, 7:03 PM by Erin Keen
  • Volunteer Tea - Monday June 18th 10:30-11:30 am We would like to celebrate the amazing individuals who have volunteered at Falgarwood this year.  All volunteers are invited to join us at our annual volunteer tea in the Library Learning Commons on Monday June 18th from 10:30 am - 11:30 am. Please RSVP to Mrs. Keen at keene@hdsb.ca or 905-845-7478 by June 12th.
    Posted Jun 4, 2018, 6:57 PM by Erin Keen
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