The Elementary Progress Report Card

2013-14 PARENT/GUARDIAN GUIDE Grade 1-8 In May 2010, the Ministry of Education published a policy document titled Growing Success – Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting in Ontario Schools. Beginning in September 2010, assessment, evaluation, and reporting in Ontario schools are based on the policies and practices described in this document.  All students in Grades 1-8 in […]

School Council News

School Council News  Next Meeting: Wednesday, November 13 at 7:00 in the library (we hope). School Council is made up of parents, community members and school administration and staff members.  All parents are welcome to attend School Council meetings. We will meet the second Wednesday of each month with the exception of January. The School […]

World Teachers’ Day

The United Nations’ (UN) World Teachers’ Day celebrates the role teachers play in providing quality education at all levels. This enables children and adults of all ages to learn to take part in and contribute to their local community and global society.  World Teachers’ Day is celebrated each year on October 5th.  At Empire we […]

Be The Game

Dear Parents, We are excited to let you know about a truly unique opportunity our school community will be participating in this school year. Be The Game (BTG) is an organization dedicated to “building strong kids from the inside out”. This unique approach to strengthening positive, safe and engaging learning environments is endorsed by many […]

Today students at Empire Public School particiated in the 7th Annual Terry Fox Day.  Students donated to help raise money for the Terry Fox Foundation which funds cancer research.  Students eagerly counted their laps as they walked and ran a loop on the school yard.  Way to go Empire Eagles!

Terry Fox Walk

Thursday, September 26 is Empire’s 7th Annual Terry Fox National School Walk Day to raise money for The Terry Fox Foundation.  This money is used to fund cancer research.  We are asking students to bring a donation on September 26 to drop in a bucket as they set out for their walk/run around our school […]

Meet the Teacher

Empire’s Meet the Teacher Evening is coming up on Thursday, September 12. From 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. will be our community pizza mix and mingle. From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., classrooms will be open for parents to meet their child’s teacher.

Guest Speaker

Students at Empire enjoyed a very thought provoking assembly featuring Jamie Allison today.  Jamie is a former NHL player who shared some great thoughts about bullying.  Jamie urged Empire students to take action and stand up for their friends.  The students learned about four types of bullying;  physical, verbal, emotional and cyber.  Students were motivated […]

Student Entry/ Exit

Non-bus students will exit at the end of the day through the doors where their class lines up to enter.  Please either meet your son/daughter at that door or make arrangements for another meeting spot.

Class Lists

Due to the construction, class lists will be posted outside the front entrance on Friday afternoon.  They will be left up until Tuesday.

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