Hot lunch program

The Kids Lunch programs needs a few more kids to keep it going. If you are interested in trying out this program please sign up by March 19th!

To register for the lunch program please go to to sign up.

After you register with the Kids Lunch Program, it’s easy… simply place, change or cancel your child’s custom lunch order a minimum of 2-days before the delivery date. If your child is sick, Please email by 8am day of service to receive a credit. Credits will be applied to your child’s next order

There is no long-term commitment required. This service runs order by order for maximum flexibility. However, we need a minimum of 35 kids ordering on any one day.

Email addresses are essential for the Kids Lunch Program service to send you confirmations, ordering reminders, password resets and other important communication. Add an email address to your profile and add to your email safe list.

Lastly, be sure to confirm your payment has been processed every time you place an order through check out. An order confirmation email will be sent to you upon successful completion of the checkout process. If you do not receive an email confirmation, then go back and confirm you did indeed check out and complete the payment process.

Orders will be delivered directly to your child in the school at the start of the lunch period.

Email if you would like to speak someone who has participated in the lunch program.

Dance-a-thon Fundraiser

Equinox & Roden School Councils are hosting their first ever glow-in-the-dark dance-a-thon fundraiser in the school gym between 9 am and 3:30 pm on Friday, March 2nd for ALL grades. Students will attend with their class and are encouraged to dance, move, jump and have fun. The student dance-a-thon schedule is listed below for your reference.

Equinox & Roden Student Dance-a-thon Event Schedule

9:10 am – 10:10 am – Kindergarten
10:30 am – 11:30 am – Grades 1, 2 & 3
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Grades 7 & 8
2:25 pm – 3:25 pm – Grades 4, 5 & 6

Proceeds raised from Roden’s community will go towards our fund for Kindergarten / Junior Literacy and Intermediate / Senior technology provision, benefiting every student in the school and making lasting provision for the future. In particular, we are hoping to provide leveled readers and document cameras. Our total fundraising goal is $6,500.
Please look for your child’s dance-a-thon pledge envelope in their school bag. Extra pledge envelopes are available in the front office.

Please look for your child’s dance-a-thon pledge envelope in their school bag. Extra pledge envelopes are available in the front office.

Online donations are also accepted. Click here to make an online donation. Be sure to select Roden from the drop down menu and add a note in the message section that the donation is for the “Dance-a-thon Fundraiser.” Online donations over $25 automatically receive a tax receipt. Anyone can use this link, whether or not they have used School Cash Online in the past.

Donation cheques should be addressed to Roden Public School. Tax receipts for cash or cheque donations may be issued for donations over $25 if requested. TDSB requires the donor’s contact information (address, name and telephone number) to issue the tax receipt.

All students have the opportunity participate in the dance-a-thon, whether or not they have pledges.

Thank you for your support.

Roden School Council

Roden/Equinox Mental Health Workshop Series

A free mental health workshop is being held next Thursday, February 22 from 6-8 PM in the school library. Childcare is available in the parenting centre.

“Healthy Strategies for Responding to Challenging Emotions in Children”

The workshop is free and open to anyone in our community.


School Council Meeting

Come out to our first day time meeting of the year. Can’t ever make it to the evening meetings? Then this meeting is for you! See you at 1pm on Wednesday February 21.

Our fundraising dollars well spent!

Thanks to YOUR support of our fundraising initiatives our children can enjoy a variety of performances at the school.

Funds raised at last June’s Summer Send Off is now paying for 3 “cultural enrichment” opportunities over the next few months for the entire school.

B-Boyizm presents “The Evolution of B-Boying” – Tuesday, February 6, 2018 @ 10:30 am and 1:00 pm

Cadence presents “4 Men, 4 Mics, No Instruments” – Thursday, April 26, 2018 @ 9:10 am and 10:20 am

Dufflebag Theatre presents “Rumplestiltskin” – Thursday, May 10, 2018 @ 10:30 am and 1:00 pm

Next Council Meeting: February 21

You’re invited to join us for the next School Council Meeting on Wednesday February 21 at 1pm.

This meeting is scheduled during the day to encourage participation by those who are unavailable in the evenings.

All are welcome.

Candy Grams on Sale

Holiday candy-grams are on sale after school this week (Dec 11 to 15) from 3:15-3:45pm by grade 8 students. They are fundraising for their end of the year camp trip. Send a candy-gram to a student, friend or staff member. 1 for $2 or 3 for $5. Thanks on behalf of the grade 8s for your support.