It’s “Buddy Up” Night, A Special ESA Community Event on Tuesday October 3rd, 7-9 pm

Join us on Tuesday October  3rd — 7-9 pm for a special event to welcome new  parents to the ESA school community. Brought to you by the ESA School Council. You won’t be bored at this event. Highlights will include “speed meeting tables” and our wonderful Principal Peggy Aitchison will be in attendance. Appetizers, soft drinks and juice will be served and there will be complimentary use of a pool table. Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase at the event. Location: The Crooked Cue at 3056 Bloor St. West. (It’s a 2 minute walk from the Royal York subway station. Street parking and a lot behind is available.)  Tickets are $10 for this event and they are available for purchase at School Cash Online until September 26th. All are welcome! Hope to see you there! For more information contact [email protected]

REMINDER: Joint School Council & SESAT Meeting Tuesday September 12th at 7 pm in the Library

We’re looking forward to welcoming new and returning parents to the first joint ESA School Council & SESAT (Supporters of ESA Talent) meeting on Tuesday September 127pm – 9pm in the library. Come meet other parents and learn more about how you can get involved with ESA’s two parent run councils and help to shape the plans and activities for the 2017-2018 school year.

All are welcome. See you there!

If you have any suggestions or questions, you can connect with us at [email protected] or [email protected].

Thank you.

Your SESAT and School Council

Join Us for the First Joint School Council & SESAT Meeting Tuesday September 12th at 7pm in the Library

Another exciting school year is set to begin! Please join us for the first joint School Council & SESAT (Supporters of ESA Talent) meeting on Tuesday September 127pm – 9pm in the library. Come learn more about ESA’s two parent run councils and the great things we’re planning for the 2017-2018 school year.

All are welcome. If you’re a new parent to ESA and want to meet other parents and get involved, we’d love to see you at the meeting. If you’re a returning parent, we’re looking forward to welcoming you back. This is an opportunity for you to share your ideas and help to shape activities and initiatives in the coming year.

The joint meeting will include:

  • a parent meet and greet;
  • an overview of what the councils do;
  • sharing of plans for the 2017/18 school year; and
  • a brainstorming session to generate new ideas for the councils.

Look forward to seeing you there!

If you have any suggestions or questions, you can reach out to us at [email protected] or [email protected].

Thank you.

Your SESAT and School Council

 

Special Invite to Grade 9 parents from the ESA School Council -May 9th 6:30 pm-ESA Library

ESA School Council would like to extend a special invitation to Grade 9 parents to our School Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday May 9th at 6:30 pm.

School Council meetings are a great way to become informed and involved in your child’s student life at ESA. Help our school council facilitate school environment that encourages learning, academic achievement and love for arts. We encourage you to become involved in the school council by considering filling one of the school council executive positions or becoming one of our members.

Feel free to reach out to us with any questions or suggestions at [email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REMINDER: Tuesday, April 11 – Nurturing Critical Thinking presentation hosted by the school council 7:00pm, ESA Library

The school council is hosting a special presentation on Tuesday April 11, 2017 by Dr. Garfield Gini-Newman on Nurturing Critical Thinking. Dr. Garfield Gini-Newman will present on strategies for parents and teachers in engaging and facilitating development of critical thinking for high school student. She will be providing examples and practical strategies in how to help your child become a critical thinker. This presentation is open to all. We will end our meeting with a regular school council meeting. If you have any agenda item you would like school council to address in this meeting please email us at [email protected].

Looking forward to seeing you! Tanja and Ann. School Council co-chairs

April 11, 2017 -Special Presentation by Dr. Garfield Gini-Newman on Nurturing Critical Thinking hosted by the school council-ESA Library 7:00 pm

The school council is hosting a special presentation on Tuesday April 11, 2017 by Dr. Garfield Gini-Newman on Nurturing Critical Thinking. Dr. Garfield Gini-Newman will present on strategies for parents and teachers in engaging and facilitating development of critical thinking for high school student. She will be providing examples and practical strategies in how to help your child become a critical thinker. This presentation is open to all. We will end our meeting with a regular school council meeting. If you have any agenda item you would like school council to address in this meeting please email us at [email protected].

Looking forward to seeing you! Tanja and Ann. School Council co-chairs

 

REMINDER: School Council Meeting-Tuesday, January 17, 2017 (Library 7-9 pm)

School Council Meeting – Tuesday Jan.17, 2017 (7:00 pm meet and greet, 7:15 pm meeting starts).

School Council meetings are open to all and are an excellent forum to voice what matters to you as parents. We look forward to an engaging evening of updates and discussions. If you have any suggestions or questions, please send them to us at [email protected]. Please find attached our draft agenda.

 

Looking forward to seeing you! Tanja and Ann. School Council co-chairs

ESA-School-Council-Agenda-January 18, 2016

 

Call for Agenda Items-School Council Meeting-Tuesday, January 17, 2017 (Library 7-9 pm)

Welcome back and Happy New Year!! Please Save the date for our School Council Meeting – Tuesday Jan.17, 2017 (7:00 pm meet and greet, 7:15 pm meeting starts).

Please forward your suggestions for agenda items for our upcoming School Council meeting. School Council meetings are open to all and are an excellent forum to voice what matters to you as parents. We look forward to an engaging evening of updates and discussions. If you have any suggestions or questions, please send them to us at [email protected].

Looking forward to seeing you! Tanja and Ann. School Council co-chairs

 

Reminder: School Council Meeting is on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, ESA Library, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm.

Please join us on November 15th to hear a great presentation by Liz Henrigues (Liaison and Student Recruitment from George Brown) on financial planning for post-secondary studies. She will be presenting on average cost of attending post-secondary education, average student debt in Canada, Scholarships, awards and where to find them, OSAP and other useful websites that can assist students in accessing financial assistance.

ESA school council agenda and minutes are attached.

 Please forward your suggestions for agenda items at [email protected]

Tanja and Ann

ESA School Council Co-Chairs.

esa-school-council-meeting-draft-minutes-october-11-2016 esa-school-council-agenda-november-15-2016

Reminder: School Council Meeting Rescheduled for Tuesday November 15, 2016, ESA Library 7:00 pm-9:00 pm.

Please Save the date for our next School Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday November 15, 2016.

We have a great presentation scheduled during this council meeting by Liz Henrigues (Liaison and Student Recruitment from George Brown) on financial planning for post-secondary studies. She will be presenting on average cost of attending post-secondary, average student debt in Canada, Scholarships, awards and where to find them, OSAP and other useful websites that can assist students in accessing financial assistance.

 Please forward your suggestions for agenda items at [email protected]

Looking forward to see you.

Tanja and Ann ESA School Council Co-Chairs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reminder- ESA School Council Elections and Student’s Post-Secondary Planning Presentation: Tuesday October 11, 2016; ESA Library

This evening the School Council will be holding elections for a variety of positions. We also have a great presentation scheduled during this council meeting on post-secondary planning by Laura Pong (Student Services). She will present on the key decision points in a student high school tenure which may have bearing on post-secondary planning.

Forward your suggestions for agenda items for our upcoming School Council meeting at [email protected].

Please find attached meeting agenda and minutes from our May school council meeting.

esa-school-council-agenda-october-11-2016   esa-draft-minutes-may-2016

Reminder: ESA School Council Elections and Student’s Post-Secondary Planning Presentation: Tuesday October 11, 2016; ESA Library

Reminder: the School Council will be holding elections for a variety of positions such as Co-Chairs, Treasurer, Ward representative, parent engagement committee and the ESAinfo website representative on Tuesday October 11, 2016.

We also have a great presentation scheduled during this council meeting on post-secondary planning by Laura Pong (Student Services). She will present on the key decision points in a student high school tenure which may have bearing on post-secondary planning.

Please forward your suggestions for agenda items for our upcoming School Council meeting at [email protected].

ESA