Nuit Orange: A Celebration of the Arts at Runnymede
There are no tickets required to attend Nuit Orange, but if you plan to enjoy some refreshments during the night you can save time by pre-ordering your tickets ahead of time.
Pre-ordered tickets will be sent home with your child by January 30th and you will need to bring the physical food/drink tickets with you to the event.
There will be four different food stations set up at various locations throughout the school, here is the menu for each station:
Orange you Sweet
Nuit Orange Cookies
Assorted dessert squares
| On a Roll
Vegetarian Sushi Rolls
Vietnamese Spring Rolls
|Pizza, Popcorn and Wiches, Oh My
Assorted Flatbread pizza
Make mine a Mocktail
Nuit Orange Mocktails
Each item will be 1 ticket and tickets cost $2 each.
Click on the link to pre-order your tickets now
Order deadline is January 26th!
Everyone is welcome at this joint Ward 7 & Ward 9 forum. The format will be “Ask me Anything”, with TDSB’s Director of Education taking questions from the audience about whatever issues you would like to raise.
Childcare and refreshments will be provided.
If you can’t attend but have a question, please contact our Ward 7 Rep Kathleen Hyatt, who can help you get your questions answered.
Thursday January 25, 2018
6:30-7:30pm in the Senior Gym (Exit #5)
Parent Council is thrilled to welcome back Trevor Brown – math professor, author, and former Math Consultant for the TDSB – to Runnymede PS for another informative and fun-filled evening of math!
Mr. Brown is a sought-after presenter who is well-versed in the Ministry of Education’s Renewed Math Strategy.
What to expect:
Geared to parents of children in grades 3-6, this interactive workshop will explore four areas:
RSVP now to take home a free math manipulative! Other math tools will be for sale at the workshop for $3.
Funding has been generously provided by a PRO (Parents Reaching Out) Grant.
The Parent Council meeting will follow in the gym at 7:30.
On November 23rd, Runnymede Parent Council was thrilled to host Trevor Brown, Math Consultant for an fun and interactive evening of Primary math! Trevor’s enthusiasm for math was palpable as he provided parents with new ways of thinking about old problems.
It was a record turn out, and response from Runnymede parents was overwhelmingly positive. Here is what some had to say about Trevor’s talk:
“Mr. Brown was a great speaker and I feel a lot more confident in supporting my grade 1 in math. Thank you!!!”
“I think this was IMMENSELY valuable for bringing the gap between TODAY’S math homework versus what we were historically taught with a completely different mindset (and UNDERSTANDING WHY!!!!)”
Attached, are some online resources recommended by Trevor, along with some math problems for your kids to try at home:
Primary Math Resources
Runnymede will be hosting Trevor again in the new year for a workshop aimed at parents of students in Grades 4 – 6.
Planning is currently underway for a new Runnymede event: Nuit Orange!
Event Date: January 31, 2018
Nuit Orange will be a fantastic evening celebrating the arts at Runnymede in all its forms. There will be live music, drama showcases and dance performances by our students. Your children’s fine art projects will be prominently displayed. There will be refreshments served and a great chance to mingle and meet other Runnymede families.
We need your help to plan the Parent Council portion of this event! Please e-mail the Spirit Committee to let us know if you can help in the lead-up to the event, or volunteer at the refreshment stand on the evening of.