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Starting School in September 2016

Tuesday, September 6th is the first day of school. Please have children arrive on the school playground between 9:05 and 9:20 a.m. Class lists will be posted on our school windows late in the day on Friday September 2nd. Each child is invited to find his or her teacher who will be identified by a […]

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Registering for School in September

School starts in just over three weeks and we are very excited to welcome all of our students for the new school year!  If you are new to the Empire community and wish to register for school, our office will be open on Monday August 29th.  If you would like to begin the registration process […]

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Dogs on the Yard at Empire

We all love our dogs, but unfortunately, not all dogs love everyone else. Dogs are very protective of their owners and may become more aggressive around strangers and young children.  Many children have a fear of dogs.  For the safety of our children, and for your own liability protection, we do not allow dogs on […]

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2016-17 Transportation Information is Coming Soon!

Transportation details for the 2016 – 2017 school year will be available on Monday, August 22, 2016. Kindergarten Students Since Junior Kindergarten students will not have an OEN number prior to September, STSWR, Inc. will be sending a direct mail out to families of Junior Kindergarten students detailing busing information for September 2016. Senior Kindergarten […]

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Sign up to Receive Emails from Empire

Empire Public School uses email as a means of quickly getting information to families for a wide variety of purposes. Recent legislation has required the WRDSB and our school to participate in a new process for registering family email contact information. Now is your chance to register your email with the Board and, by doing so, […]

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Stress / Anxiety Program for Students

The Leader in Me Flyer Gr 7 The Leader in Me is a program to help students prepare to transition into a new school environment. Please see the attached flyer for information.  

Another School Year Comes to an End

The Empire school year has come to an end once again.  The Empire community, made up of parents, students and staff, remains our strong foundation.  I am often surprised at the number of parents who tell me they attended Empire.  Some grandparents are alumni too!  Many former students have told wonderful stories about their Empire school […]

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Mrs. Black’s Last Pizza Day!

Mrs. Black, one of our amazing secretaries, will be retiring at the end of this school year.  She has been a secretary at Empire for about 7 years.  However, Cheryl Black has had a much longer relationship with Empire!  Both of her children attended school here and she was an office and classroom volunteer!  We will […]

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WRDSB Lowers Flags for Orlando

We are all saddened by the tragic events that took place this past weekend in Orlando, Florida. To show support for all those affected, including our LGBTQ students and staff, families and allies, we will be lowering our flags at our schools and Education Centre, until the end of the day on June 17.

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Help the Bees Please!

Hey Empire! Did you know 44% of ALL bees have died in 2015-2016, which is around 1,000,000,000 bees!?! Without the bees, plants and crops won’t be pollinated and a third of our food will be gone! Forget all those bee stings you’ve gotten in the past! Do you still want honey, apples, pears, oranges, bread, […]

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