School News


2016 Holiday Concert

posted Nov 28, 2016, 9:14 AM by Sean Nevans   [ updated Nov 28, 2016, 9:16 AM ]

Mark your calendars! 
This year's Holiday Concert will take place on Thursday, December 22nd! 
More details to follow.  
See you there!

Optional Attendance

posted Nov 20, 2016, 6:49 PM by Sean Nevans


Elementary

Optional Attendance
2017-2018

Halton students seeking placement at schools other than their home schools, do so by way of Optional Attendance.

Applications are being accepted at your home school from:

December 1 - January 31, 2017

Not all schools are open to Optional Attendance.  A list of schools open to Optional Attendance can be found here.  To obtain a copy of the registration form you can go to the HDSB  website at  www.hdsb.ca and click on the following:

  • Schools

  • Transfer Schools Within the HDSB

  • Schools Open to Optional Attendance 2017

  • Elementary Optional Attendance Application Form

School Council Pizza Days are back!

posted Sep 2, 2016, 10:27 AM by Shelita Walker   [ updated Sep 26, 2016, 8:18 PM ]

School Council Pizza Days are back!

Take a break from making lunch AND help us reach our fundraising goal of $5000. WEDNESDAYS will be pizza day!

All funds raised will be used to support technology in the school.

Our first Pizza Day is Wednesday, October 5th, 2nd nutrition break – 1:25 pm.

NEW THIS YEAR!!!!

Kindergarten TO GRADE 2:

-Square slices

-Mini Treat

There will be 2 choices (Pepperoni Pizza or Cheese Pizza)

Pizza Nova meets all nutritional health standards which are required by the

Ontario Ministry of Education.


*Payment for Pizza Days can be made through Cashless Schools until September 30. You do not need to hand in a pizza form if you pay through Cashless. If you prefer to pay by cash or cheque, please print a copy of the order form or pick one up in the office. The pizza days are October 5, November 2 and December 7.*


If you have any questions, please contact Frontenac School Council at frochair@hdsb.ca

Thank you for your support.

Frontenac School Council



Principal's Message

posted Apr 28, 2016, 11:15 AM by Sean Nevans   [ updated Nov 2, 2016, 9:38 AM by Shelita Walker ]


November News!

Happy November Frontenac Friends & Families!

 

We have had yet another successful month in October which concluded with our Halloween parade.  Did you get a chance to check out our pictures on our Twitter page @FRO_Bison??

 

We look forward to November, we are excited to meet with families near the end of the month (November 24 p.m. and November 25 a.m.) for our student-led conferences.  This is an opportunity for your child to highlight the great work that they have done, identify their strengths and work collaboratively towards a plan for improvement in other areas.


 Extracurricular activities are an integral part of a child's experience.  We are always appreciative of the staff and parent volunteers who give of their time to provide these opportunities.  Boys and Girls Volleyball teams have been formed and are up and underway.  In addition, we are excited to have this year a primary choir started.  Thank you to Mrs. Parfett and Mrs. Smith for spearheading this! 


In case you haven't heard, Frontenac is turning 50 this year!  Please mark Saturday, May 13th as the date to visit and celebrate with us this incredible milestone.  Stay up-to-date on information by visiting our 50th Anniversary website: www.frontenac50.com  


Stay tuned for more exciting news that's happening at the FRO!!!


Together, Learning and Caring!


Ms. Shelita Walker
Principal, Frontenac PS
b: 905-632-1690
twitter: @FRO_Bison

Concussion Protocol

posted Apr 28, 2016, 10:59 AM by Sean Nevans   [ updated Jun 6, 2016, 7:06 AM ]

Concussion Protocol

The HDSB has updated its Concussion Protocol, as per Ministry of Education expectations. Recent research has made it clear that a concussion can have a significant impact on a student's cognitive and physical abilities. In fact, research shows that activities that require concentration can actually cause a student's concussion symptoms to reappear or worsen. It is equally important to help students as they “return to learn” in the classroom as it is to help them “return to physical activity”.

HDSB and its parents are key partners in the health and safety of our students and as such there are key components that parents will need to be made aware of in the case of a suspected or diagnosed concussion.

Students who demonstrate signs or symptoms of a concussion while at school will be required to seek medical examination through a medical doctor or nurse practitioner. Contact will be made with parents and the proper forms will be sent home with the student.

Students who receive a bump to the head, neck or body, will not always show signs or symptoms immediately.  In the best interest of the student’s health, the student will be required to be monitored for a minimum of 24 hours, both at school and at home.  Students will not be able to participate in any physical activity until the minimum 24 hours has passed, no sign or symptoms were observed, and Form C-3 has been signed and returned to the school. If at any time during this monitoring phase signs or symptoms present, students must be seen by a medical doctor or nurse practitioner.

Concussions that occur outside of school:

It is important to note that students who have a suspected or diagnosed concussion that occurs outside of school hours or school sanctioned events are still required to follow the HDSB Concussion Protocol process. We request that parents inform the school administration as soon as possible regarding these events.

Please go to our website for further information and required forms:http://www.hdsb.ca/ParentInfo/Pages/Health%20and%20Nutrition%20in%20Schools/Protocol.aspx

Kindergarten Open House

posted Apr 19, 2016, 8:23 AM by Sean Nevans   [ updated Apr 28, 2016, 7:29 AM ]

Do you have or know of someone whose child is ready to start junior kindergarten in 2016?  Please click the below link for for an invitation to our board's kindergarten open house.


Edsby

posted Apr 7, 2016, 12:22 PM by Sean Nevans   [ updated Sep 26, 2016, 1:30 PM ]

We are excited to introduce Edsby to our school community, our new online Staff, Student, Parent communication tool.  The portal is how, as a school, we use this portal to share our Principal's Message.  Your child's teacher will use this portal to share class assignments, updates, etc.  If you currently use the Student Attendance online portal, you will be able to log directly into Edsby using the same user name and password.  Please read the attached for more information.

http://edsby.com/help/parents/

Continue to check our website and/or follow us on Twitter @FRO_Bison for up-to-date information.

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