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We Need You!
For the past 14 years, Niki Jandrew has been running our pizza lunch program.  Unfortunately for Falgarwood, this is Niki’s last year volunteering with us.  We are currently looking for a parent (or parent team) to run our pizza program in 2018/19.  Niki has graciously offered to help you learn the ins and outs of pizza lunch.  

The pizza lunch program is a huge fundraiser for our school.  It also saves parents from packing a lunch once a week and as everyone knows, the kids love their pizza!!  If this sounds like a volunteer position you would be interested in, please contact Danielle Ferguson at four_fergusons@hotmail.com or Deanna Carless at demac1901@yahoo.ca

Welcome to Falgarwood
We are excited to Welcome Angela Perica as our new Sr. Secratary at Falgarwood. Please take a moment to welcome Mrs. Perica when you visit our office. 

Pink Shirt Day
Our Me to We committee will be leading an assembly on Feb. 28th to recognize pink day. All staff and students are asked to show their support by wearing pink.

Winter Olympics
All students will be participating in the winter Olympics on Thursday, March 1st.  Please ensure students are dressed for the weather as we will be spending a large portion of the day outside.

Pizza Day Block 3
Pizza Day for block 3 is now available online at https://www.schoolcashonline.com/

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

Kindergarten registration is now ope for the 2018-2019 school year. Please let any of your neighbours or fellow community members.



Kiss “N” Ride

Thank you to those parents who are using our Kiss “N” Ride.   Our staff are doing their best to create a safe and efficient entry.  Please pull up right to the end before your child exits your car. We are trying to keep cars from backing up onto the street. Yes, we know patience is needed! Thank you for helping to keep all our students safe!


School Parking lot


Did you know our parking lot has hours?  The parking lot is closed between the following times; 9-9:15 am (besides Kiss “N” Ride) and 3:45-4 pm.  

This is to keep your children safe and away from the buses.  Parents if you are picking up your child after school please find a meeting place other than the front parking lot.  Students are dismissed out onto the blacktop at the end of the day.


Winter Weather


Cold weather is here now! Please ensure that your child comes to school prepared to participate in all activities, including outdoor breaks. All students will be going outside during the recess. Playing outdoors is an enjoyable and healthy activity when students are wearing suitable clothing. Students can not be supervised indoors.



Principal's Message

I am thrilled to join the team at Falgarwood as Principal!  At the completion of my first week here, I am thankful for the warm welcome I received from students, staff, and parents. If you are stopping by the school to pick-up or drop-off your child, please introduce yourself.  I look forward to meeting and working with all of you!


Sincerely,

Mr. Nick Frankovich
Principal


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

  • SCHOOL VISITORS All school visitors must report their presence and business to the office staff. This routine is essential for student safety, plant security and efficient operation of emergency evacuation procedures. We must know who is in the building at all times in order to provide the safest possible environment for your children. Parents are asked to refrain from going directly to the classroom to deliver a lunch or to pick up your child for an appointment. Children will be called to the office to meet you. If you need to pick up your child for any reason while school is still in progress, please report to the office. Lunches delivered to the school will be held in the main office and ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2018, 6:58 AM by Rebecca Danks
  • Valentines Dance a thon FUNDRAISER!  Please find attached the invitation and pledge sheet for the upcoming Valentines Day Dance (Wednesday, February 14th)!  Mr. D will be back spinning tunes for all the students for our awesome Dance-A-Thon fundraiser.  This term, we are raising funds to bring the Junglesport program to our school.  This awesome program will teach our primary, junior and intermediate students team building, problem solving and decision making through a fun and physical obstacle course.  The cost of a full day obstacle course and ropes program is not insignificant, so we are very excited to be able bring Junglesport to Falgarwood with the help of your donations!The class that raises the most money will win a pizza lunch!The ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2018, 6:59 AM by Rebecca Danks
  • Registration for Junior and Senior Kindergarten Kindergarten registration underway at Halton District School BoardParents/guardians asked to register children by February 2, 2018 The Halton District School Board is now accepting registrations for Junior (Year 1) and Senior (Year 2) Kindergarten for September 2018. Parents are advised to visit or call their local elementary school to find out which dates have been established for Kindergarten registration in their area. Parents and guardians are asked to register their child by February 2, 2018. Children can access the school library once they have registered. Please bring the following original documents when registering:Proof of address (any two of the following current documents): lease or deed, car registration, utility bill, residential telephone bill, moving bill, property tax bill ...
    Posted Jan 15, 2018, 12:49 PM by Rebecca Danks
  • Cashless System changing to NEW Cashless Schools Online System Dear Parent/Guardian,As a follow-up to the previous notification from the Board, Cashless Schools will no longer be available after June 25, 2017 to accept online payments.  Families/staff will receive information during the month of June on how to register for our new School Cash Online service.We hope you have been using your balances in your Cashless Schools wallets to pay for school events and activities over the past few weeks.  As Cashless Schools and School Cash Online are independently operated vendors, the Board is unable to arrange for a transfer of unused wallet balances between the two systems. Many parents/staff have been asking, “What will happen to the balances remaining in my Cashless Schools ...
    Posted Jun 7, 2017, 5:00 PM by Connie Tscherner
  • Safe Arrival App now on Smart Phone! We would like to thank all our families and encourage them to continue using our Student Attendance Portal when their child is absent from school. The Board has now made it even easier by including a Smart phone application to use. The app allows parents who have previously “authenticated” their Student Attendance Reporting Portal to use their Android or Apple mobile devices to report absences in addition to the 1‐877‐409‐6310 number and Student Attendance web portal, hdsb.schoolconnects.com.Click on the link Attachment "Safe Arrival App" below for more instructions.
    Posted Apr 6, 2017, 8:06 AM by Connie Tscherner
  • Registration for Junior and Senior Kindergarten Parents/guardians asked to register early! Please bring the following original documents when registering: • Proof of address (any two of the following current documents): lease or deed, car registration, property tax bill, utility bill, residential telephone bill, moving bill, bank statement, credit card statement, correspondence with a government agency • Proof of age: birth certificate, passport or baptismal/faith document for your child.• Proof of citizenship: birth certificate or passport or Record of Landing (IMM 1000) or Permanent Resident card.• Proof of immunization, or philosophical or religious exemption forms(completed medical authorization where necessary). If you are not the child’s parent, or if you have sole custody, please bring proof of custody (court order).  To register for Fall 2018, Junior ...
    Posted Jan 15, 2018, 12:46 PM by Rebecca Danks
  • 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 Nov 18, 2016, 5:18 PM by Connie Tscherner
  • Avoid Parking Tickets near our School Watch 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 Nov 18, 2016, 5:18 PM by Connie Tscherner
  • Attendance Procedures  Here 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 Nov 18, 2016, 5:18 PM by Connie Tscherner
  • Concussion Protocol The 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 Nov 18, 2016, 5:18 PM 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 Nov 18, 2016, 5:18 PM by Connie Tscherner
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