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From our friends at ReadUP club:This coming Sunday the 24th and Wednesday the 29th are our last ReadUP dates for this school year. As ReadUP comes to a close for the summer we wanted to thank you for such a beautiful year - it was so lovely to see both old and new faces and to see your children progress with their reading. We will be starting again in mid-late September and will email to let you know locations and times.Last June DatesOur last date at our Eastview location is this coming Sunday June 26th from 2:00pm-4:00pm.Our last date at our Parent Resource location is this coming Wednesday June 29th from 3:30pm-4:30pm.Mid-Summer SwitchWe encourage families to "stock up" for the summer and will be providing each family that comes to our two last dates in June with multiple bags of books (as supplies last). This year we are trying something called the "Mid-Summer Switch" and will be opening for one day in the summer where you can return your current books and stock up with another few bags (as supplies last) for the month of August.The switch will take place at our Parent Resource location at 1117 Gerrard St. E from 1:30pm-3:30pm.In case we don't see you - have a fabulous summer! ... See MoreSee Less
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RODEN BIG ASK CAMPAIGNThere are only a few days left in the school year, and before we depart for the summer, we are putting out a big ask to YOU - our school community. Roden PS is hosting a Big Ask Campaign - a simple, straightforward fundraiser to help us raise funds for next year. We only have until June 30th to reach our primary goal of $2000 - we hope you can help us get there!To donate, please visit: tdsb.schoolcashonline.com/Fee/Details/457/153/false/true?school=867&initiative=90 All funds raised will be directed into STEAM learning (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics). ... See MoreSee Less
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Articulated exceptionally well by our dear friends at Equinox Holistic Alternative School Council. We are delighted to introduce you to our new Principal of both Roden Ps and Equinox HAS, Mr. Ryan Naidoo!MEET OUR INCOMING PRINCIPAL!As part of a whirlwind school visit this morning, Cathy and Vu introduced our incoming principal Ryan Naidoo to Equinox School Council and Roden School Council chairs. Ryan shared with us that he will miss the school community he is leaving but is very happy to be landing at Equinox and Roden. He is enthusiastic about our schools’ mutual aid programs, views equity and anti-oppression practices as core to his work in education, values outdoor ed and land-based learning, is keen to learn from and with our staff, believes in transparent and regular communication, and was looking forward to checking out today’s Hot Lunch. (Ilona’s cooking did smell especially delicious!)But what he spoke about most, in a variety of ways, was the importance of relationships. Relationships across curriculum and relationships between people in a school community. Cathy said it warmed her heart to see him so immediately connect with our kids when he visited classes this morning.Ryan, welcome! We look forward to beginning our relationship with you. ... See MoreSee Less
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Things we learned at today’s epic dance-a-thon afterparty:✅ The Roden school community is the absolute best: THANK YOU for your support! ❤️🙏🏽✅ For all future events, plan for double the amount of snacks and drinks 🥴 🍕 🤦🏽‍♀️If you have any pictures from today you’d like to share, please email communications@roden.ca ... See MoreSee Less
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Roden School Council
The Dance-A-Thon is going strong inside the gym. Just a reminder to join us from 3 to 4:30 on the school grounds for more music, dancing, and pizza and snacks for sale (bring cash!). Money raised will be used for STEM programming at Roden. We hope to see you there! ... See MoreSee Less
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