A team of Roden and Equinox parents have partnered to coordinate a series of mental health workshops for our community. The workshops will be delivered by mental health professionals and are being offered to us for FREE (Funded by the Ministry of Education’s PRO-Grant). The workshops are open to anyone in our community, so please feel free to bring a friend.
SAVE THE DATES!
- Tuesday, February 7 – Healthy Strategies for Responding to Challenging Emotions in Children
- Tuesday, March 7 – Anxiety*
- Tuesday, April 4 – Mindful Parenting: Nurturing Connection, One Breath at a Time
- Tuesday, May 2 – Raising Sexually Health Children
*Exact title to be announced at a later date
FEBRUARY WORKSHOP DETAILS:
- Healthy Strategies for Responding to Challenging Emotions in Children
- Speaker: Christie Hayos, MSW, RSW from The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
It’s not uncommon for parents & teachers to have questions about the emotional responses or behaviour of children. We often wonder if an emotional response is appropriate for a particular age, if it is cause for concern and it’s hard to know the best way to respond in a positive and healthy way.
This workshop will help clarify what emotional health looks like in children and ideas on how to respond to challenging emotions.
- Tuesday, February 7th, 6:30 to 8:30 PM
- Roden/Equinox School Library, 151 Hiawatha Rd
Child care for 3+ year olds is available in the Parenting Centre (Area 15).
As we start making arrangements for the 2017 Roden Funfair, we need a team of enthusiastic volunteers to make sure the event goes ahead.
Roles include booking food vendors, face painters, organizing games and rentals, liaising with sponsors, arranging prizes… There’s plenty to do, but with your support, we know we can do it!
Although we’ll try to get together a couple of times, most of the commitment can be done on your schedule. Absolutely no experience necessary.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are able to help!
|Grade 7/8 Sports Group (Toronto Police)||Alternating Tuesdays||Gym||Sherman Lam and PC Adam Whyte|
|U-School (Grade 4/5 Ukulele Clubs)||Wednesdays & Thursdays @ lunch||Library||Lisa Olafson|
|Grade 5/6 Girls Volleyball||Mondays 3:30 – 4:30pm||Gym||Simon and Tera|
|Grade 5/6 Boys Basketball||Wednesdays & Fridays 3:30 – 4:30pm||Gym||Simon|
|Grade 7/8 Boys Basketball||Thursdays & Fridays 3:30 – 4:30pm||Gym||Simon|
|Roden Primary Sports League (RPSL)||on hold until further notice|
|DIY Hats Club (Roden Grade 8s)||Nov 28–Feb 16, Days 2/3 and Feb 23–Mar 10, Days 1/2 @ lunch||Area 45||Mme. Stavrakos|
|Grade 1 – 4 Book Publishing Club (Roden/Equinox)||stay tuned||Robb Walters|
Jennifer Story invites you to a Ward Forum on French Language Learning in the TDSB.
Download Flyer for more information!
Mary Cruden from Canadian Parents for French–Ontario will be on hand for an AMA (Ask Me Anything)-style discussion. Bring your questions about any issues including pathways, special education needs, and program growth.
Thanks to all who participated in our winter fundraisers. It’s no surprise that Roden parents stepped up to help organize, volunteer and participate in BIG ways! Not only did we raise funds for our school, but we built school spirit and were able to get out and meet new people along the way. Thank you for making this happen!
|Fall Maker Mission||$9,000||Maker Space & Workshops|
|November Movie Night||$1,500||Cultural Performances|
|Winter Promises Auction||$1,200||TBA|
|Winter Indigo Gift Card Sales||$380||Book Publishing, ReadUp Club|
|Winter Concert Bake Sale & Book Drive||$1,000||Book Publishing, ReadUp Club|
|January 27 – Movie Night||TBD||Strings Instruments|
|February – Roden Sports Tourney||TBD||Sports Equipment and Birchmount Bus|
|March 31 – Movie Night||TBD||Grade 8 Graduation / Trip|
|April – Roden Sports Tourney||TBD||Sports Equipment and Birchmount Bus|
|May 26 – Movie Night||TBD|
|June – Spring Concert Bake Sale & Art Raffle||TBD|
|June – Fun Fair||TBD|
- March Movie Night – we need someone to take the lead organizing food and volunteers. Training provided!
- Fun Fair – a couple leads for different areas. See details in the Fun Fair section.
- Spring Concert Bake Sale Coordinator – organize the treats and help set up and run the bake sale table.
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Westwood School Council has invited parents/caregivers of Roden PS students to the following event.
On Monday, January 23rd at 7:30 pm, renowned parenting expert Dr. Karyn Gordon is coming to Westwood Middle School to speak on “Motivating Your Kids/Teens”. Please see the attached flyer and visit http://dkleadership.org/ for more information on Dr. Gordon.
Westwood Middle School is located at 994 Carlaw Ave, near Carlaw Ave and Mortimer Ave.