Memories of Runnymede Video

Runnymede has a long history of providing exceptional experiences and life-long friendships.  This video features alumni and former teachers recounting treasured memories of their time at Runnymede Jr & Sr Public School.

North, South, East, West, Runnymede is the best!

This video was shot, edited and directed by Runnymede parent, Sharon Zupancic. Thank you Sharon!

Here’s what you need to know about the Fun Fair on Saturday!

Schedule of Events:

Senior Gym
11:30 – 12:00 – Opening Ceremony and Student Performances
Senior Band & Strings (Grade 7/8) ~ Glee Club ~ Primary Dance Troupe ~ Primary Choir
12:30 – Grade 5/6 Band and Strings Concert

Library & Adventure Yard
12:00 – 3:00 – Alumni Event

Outside
12:00 – 5:00 – Outdoor Fun Fair activities open: dunk tank, bouncy castles, carnival games, scavenger hunt, photo booth, face painting, food trucks, visits from RCMP and Toronto Fire and much more!
3:00 – Centennial Birthday Cake (Front Yard)


CENTENNIAL FUN FAIR WRISTBANDS

Pre-orders have ended and will be delivered to classrooms on Wednesday May 25th & Thursday May 26th.

Didn’t pre-order a wristband? Don’t worry, they will be on sale at the Fun Fair for $20/child.

The games and activities at the Fun Fair will be ticketed, but a wristband will give you unlimited access to the fun!

Here’s what’s included with a Fun Fair unlimited wristband:

  • Bouncy castles and inflatable games!
  • Dunk tank!Wristbands
  • Many fun carnival games!
  • Face painting!
  • Lollipop tree! (limited turns)
  • Minute-to-Win-It challenge! (limited turns)
  • Scavenger Hunt!

Chair of the Board & Director of Education Webcast

The TDSB is always looking to improve communication with parents across the city. You are invited to join our Trustee and TDSB Chair, Robin Pilkey and Director of Education, John Malloy on Tuesday, May 3 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. as the TDSB hosts its first live webcast for parents/guardians.

The session will begin with a welcome and update on recent developments at the TDSB. This will be followed by a chance for parents/guardians to ask questions. After the webcast, you can participate in a short survey about the webcast format and share your thoughts about topics for future sessions.

Please join the conversation at the following link:
http://www2.tdsb.on.ca/stream/Director/LiveWebcast.html

Learn more about the Learning Centres at: http://www.tdsb.on.ca/learningcentres.

 

Spring Yard Day is Saturday, April 23 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Spring Yard Day 2016Yard Day is a drop-in event. Come for part of the morning – or the entire morning – to help tidy up Runnymede’s nature garden and schoolyard!

Here’s what happens at this family-friendly school event
• we spread mulch on the trails
• we pick up litter that has accumulated over the winter
• we sweep
• we trim some plants
• we plant some spring flowers at the front of the school

Here’s what we’ll have on-hand for the KIDS:
• LIVE worm planting! Plant a live worm in the garden and get a gummy worm thanks!
• Nature art activity
• Earth Day kids’ book swap – bring a book you no longer want and swap it for something new!
• We will have coffee and water on-hand – bring your reusable mugs and water bottles.
• Donations of NUT-FREE baking are also welcome from all, to provide a mid-morning snack to all the volunteers.

Don’t forget your gloves, buckets (for moving mulch), shovels and wheelbarrows!