Online Safety and Parenting in a Digital Age Speaker Evening with Steve Chapelle

Online Safety and Parenting in a Digital Age Speaker Evening with Steve Chapelle

Frankland CS Apr 9-19-1.jpgTuesday, April 9th at 7pm

Frankland CS in partnership with our School Council welcomes you to join us at Frankland for an evening with Guest Speaker Steve Chapelle on Online Safety and Parenting in the Digital Age.

Childcare (for school age children) and refreshments will be provided.

Register at :

Working Together to Protect Public Education

East End Families, you are invited to attend the Secord Elementary School Parent Council and Ontario Families for Public Education meeting on Tuesday, April 2 at 6:30pm in the school’s gymnasium at 101 Barrington Avenue.

MPP Peter Tabuns and MPP Rima Berns-McGown will be joined by TDSB Ward 16 Trustee Michelle Aarts, union representatives and community activists for an evening of organizing to protect public education in our community.


Math Night!

Invitation to Jackman’s Math Night This Thursday!

1942DC16-B2B5-490A-B273-EC3DAD1DFEB3This Thursday, March 21, Jackman will host an open house for parents (self guided tour – no formal presentation) to learn about math learning at Jackman. THEN join us in the library for a presentation from Dr. Brenda Smith-Chant from the Mehrit Institute, who will speak to parents on the topic of Math, Self-Regulation, Anxiety and Well-Being!

3:30 pm to 7:00 pm – Drop-in open house tour to hear about math learning for all students at Jackman

7:00 pm – Come listen to Dr. Brenda Smith-Chant in the school library.

Refreshments will be served, and child care is provided.

For more details, please contact Jennifer at

Keep Informed About Proposed Cuts and Changes to Public Education

245865BF-DC55-4031-B2D1-0F5FCF2B5341There are a lot of changes being proposed to the public education system. Some examples of proposed changes include, eliminating full day kindergarten, lifting caps on primary classes, hiring freezes, etc. This Friday March 15th, PC Education Minister Lisa Thompson is expected to make a major announcement about cuts to public education.
Here are some resources for you to keep informed about what is going on, or have your say, Support our public education system.
Ontario Families for Public Education – Facebook Group
Mothers for Better Education Ontario – Facebook Group
Peter Tabuns – Our MPP –
Jennifer Story – Our School Trustee-
Jennifer is also holding a Ward Forum meeting on the 2019-20 Budget Monday March 18, 2019, 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Monarch Park CI/
TDSB Budget Survey – have your say about the upcoming budget by completing the Community Budget Survey
Progress Toronto has a petition to sign

Staff Appreciation Lunch – May 29th

Reminder : Staff Appreciation Lunch is this Tuesday.  Say thanks to the amazing staff at Frankland by bringing in some food for their lunch.
Hello Frankland Parents!

Every year we say “thank you” to all the staff at Frankland by putting together a Staff Appreciation Lunch! This year we have selected Tuesday, May 29th. We are looking for food donations and volunteers. Here are the details:

Tuesday, May 29th

We are requesting Salads, Main Dishes, and Desserts.

Food needs to be dropped off upstairs in the Staff Room by 10am. Please label your containers and provide us with any heating/serving instructions.

Containers will be washed and ready for pickup at the end of the day.

Volunteers are needed to help set up the lunch, and clean up after lunch.

Please email Jen Volk if you can donate food and/ or your time.


Let’s Talk Equity at Frankland

You are invited to a free Parent Engagement evening on Thursday March 22nd 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

Let’s discuss how to continue to create a culture of respect at Frankland and one that values equity and inclusiveness.

Come join the TDSB’s Michelle Munroe, Manager, Parent and Community Engagement, to discuss the role and impact of equity in our classrooms and playground.

What is equity? To TDSB, equity is about providing each and every student with the right conditions, resources and opportunities to support their achievement and well-being.

Snacks and refreshments served. Childcare is available

It helps with our planning if you can please RSVP:

Equity-vs-Equality-blogBrought to you by the Social Justice, Inclusion & Equity Committee at the Frankland School Council.

P.A. Day Fun December 1st – Come Sing With Us

P.A. Day Fun December 1st – Come Sing With Us

The Riverdale Share Holiday sing-along is back again this year. Join us at the Second Cup on the Danforth between 11am-12pm to sing some holiday songs. The Second Cup is generously giving $1 of every beverage purchased that day to Riverdale Share. Oh – and there may be a visit from a special someone too. Fa la la!!

Parent Involvement Advisory Committee (PIAC) 11th Annual free “Parent Involvement Makes a Difference” Conference on Saturday, November 25th.

The Parent Involvement Advisory Committee (PIAC) is holding their 11th Annual free “Parent Involvement Makes a Difference” Conference on Saturday, November 25th.
Registration is open and there are limited spaces still available. Sign up today!
About PIAC
Education is a partnership involving students, parents, teachers, principals, staff, trustees, school boards, government, and the community. PIAC is committed to strengthening this partnership and is committed to assisting parents, and school councils.
Check out the PIAC website for more information and sign up for their newsletter to stay informed.