Jan
14
Mon
Diversity Week
Jan 14 @ 9:00 am – Jan 18 @ 3:00 pm

Diversity Council hosts our annual Diversity Week from January 14-18, 2019. Diversity Week features special announcements at Opening, a Diversity Fashion Show and International Food Market, among other in class and cross curricular diversity themed activities.

Jan
17
Thu
GAAPTA Meeting
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am

Join us for our next GAAPTA meeting: Thursday January 17 @ 9am in the Staff Room. All are welcome!

Senior Volleyball
Jan 17 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

Senior students are invited to come out and participate in our senior volleyball session, held Thursdays at lunch recess until February 21!

Jan
18
Fri
International Food Market
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

Students are invited to bring in a special nut free food item, drink or delicacy from their own cultural heritage or background in support of Diversity Week at GAA! All students will have the opportunity to sample food and drink items at our International Food Market throughout the day on Friday January 18!

Jan
21
Mon
Lego Robotics S.T.E.A.M. Based After School Program
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At the Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IRIS) we provide STEAM-based Toronto District School Board (TDSB) approved learning programs that utilize robot technology. Through our hands-on approach, students have the opportunity to explore science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics concepts in an interactive and enjoyable learning environment. We encourage students to appreciate the significance of robotic systems, the growing number of uses and the potential that it holds.

After school Robotics Programs will take place in the Grade 8 room from 4:00-5:00pm for 6 sessions: Mondays, January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 25 and March 4, 2019. Visit the Parent Portal to sign up online today!

Jan
22
Tue
Mad Science After School Program
Jan 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

MAD SCIENCE SECRET AGENT LAB:

Step aside 007, there’s a new spy in town. Learn how spies and detectives discover and analyze evidence and what clues to look out for. Learn all about blood types and DNA two of spies’ best tools. Investigate a crime and step into Sherlock’s shoes to use deductive reasoning to figure out who done it. Children will experiment with some tools of the trade and check out some sneaky devices spies use. Just in case other spies come snooping, children will learn all about secret codes and how to pass information without the enemy catching on.

TOPICS: Agent Undercover, Discover Detection, Funky Forensics, Jr. Detectives, Sleuths on the Scene, Spy Academy.

This after school program will take place from 4-5pm in the Grade 8 room for 6 weeks on Tuesdays from January 22 – February 26, 2019. Visit the parent portal today to sign up online!

Jan
23
Wed
Young Engineers After School Program
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Young Engineers After School Program takes place in the Grade 8 room on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:15pm January 23-February 27, 2019.

Jan
24
Thu
Senior Volleyball
Jan 24 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

Senior students are invited to come out and participate in our senior volleyball session, held Thursdays at lunch recess until February 21!

Jan
25
Fri
Rabbie Burns Day
Jan 25 – Jan 26 all day

Robert Burns, also known as Rabbie Burns, the Bard of Ayrshire, Ploughman Poet and various other names and epithets, was a Scottish poet and lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide. Join us at opening for a special tribute to celebrate Rabbie Burns Day on January 25.

Gregg LeRock French Field Trip (1-4) @ 1500 Kerns Rd, Burlington, ON L7P 3A7
Jan 25 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am

Gregg LeRock has performed his high-energy, French language concerts for over half a million elementary Core and French Immersion students in major theatres across Canada. Gregg’s interactive concerts feature songs from his JUNO nominated CDs as well as selections from the curriculum-based songs he has written for French textbooks. For students, seeing a concert on a professionally lit stage, in an acoustically pleasing room is a magical experience that will last a lifetime. Grades 1-4 students are sure to be captivated by this exciting field trip opportunity! Sing along at home to Gregg’s songs at the following links: