Spring Concert, Bake Sale and Art Raffle

The Spring Concert is scheduled for Wednesday June 6th.  We will be hosting a bake sale and Art Raffle prior to the concert.   Please plan to come a little early to enjoy some baked goods and an opportunity to win your child’s classroom art piece. We need your help to bake and will need … Read more

Roden Summer Send Off 2018 – Thursday 21 June

A small team of Parent volunteers is hard at work behind the scenes to ensure that the Summer Send Off 2018 is another great success. Sports and craft activities, Food suppliers and donations for the Raffle / Silent Auction are already starting to be confirmed, and we are already looking out for a few cases … Read more

Staffing 2018-2019 school year

The school’s staffing model has been provisionally set for next year. This model is based on a number of criteria, balancing the provision made by TDSB with the requirements on class sizes and the skills of our individual staff members. Parent Council was involved in the consultation process and fully supports the current plan. Note … Read more

What Does Council Do?

School Council is made up entirely of volunteers and always welcomes input from parents and other members of the Roden family. Council’s primary responsibility is to represent the parent community to both the School administration and TDSB. We can act as a conduit to handle your concerns and to pass information to you from the … Read more

NEIGHBOURHOOD SAFETY

A number of parents and neighbours from Roden and Equinox have expressed concerns about traffic safety, especially during pick-up and drop off times. Many of our older students are particularly vulnerable as they walk to and from school unsupervised. While these issues are not limited to the school community, we would like to remind you … Read more

Lunchtime Changes

This year, we tried a hot lunch program from an external provider. Although those who used the program gave it great reviews, we didn’t have sufficient take-up to sustain the program. Parent Councils from Roden and Equinox are working with Ms Pollock to investigate alternative options for the future. Please look out for more information, … Read more

Literacy and Technology Fundraisers

A huge thank you to everyone who contributed and/or raised money for our Direct Donation program back in November and again for the Dance-a-thon in February. Whether you raised $5 or $400, you helped us to hit our ambitious target of $6000 to contribute to supplies for all levels of students in the school. Some … Read more

Performing Arts

Thanks to our fantastic volunteers and generous community, the 2017 Roden Summer Send Off raised enough money to pay for 3 professional performances during this school year. All students have the opportunity to attend during school hours at no cost and feedback from the first two has been extremely positive, with one still ahead! B-Boyizm … Read more

On the Move

Some of you might have heard rumours about planned changes to the layout of our main floor. One of the Equinox Kindergarten classes has been based upstairs, away from the rest of the FDK classrooms, and with a long unsupervised walk to a washroom. During their outdoor time, they have left belongings and equipment just … Read more