Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Friday, 8 May 2015


Thank you to families who have registered their child to attend summer school at Brock P.S.
(IRC had 26 students apply for summer school this year).

Brock Summer school is now closed to registrations.  Students accepted into the Brock Summer program will receive a confirmation letter in early June.

Late summer school applicants are welcome to consider registering at Dovercourt, which still has space available.


Wednesday, 6 May 2015


Dear parents,

Our community is one of 180 communities across the province which has been selected for the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study. Participating in this study, if asked to do so, is an important opportunity to help children and youth in Ontario.

The 2014 Ontario Child Health Study is the largest and most comprehensive study on child and youth mental health that has ever been done in Ontario. The study is being conducted by Statistics Canada, in partnership with McMaster University. Statistics Canada has invited over 13,500 families across 180 communities, including ours, with children and youth aged 4-17 years to participate in the study. The information gathered from will provide a more complete overview of our children and youth than ever before.

The Ontario Child Health Study was originally conducted in 1983 and found that 1 in 5 children and youth in Ontario have a mental health issue. The findings from that study contributed to over $1 billion in federal and provincial funding towards child and youth mental health initiatives. A lot has changed since 1983 – you can help update these findings. Please do your part to represent our community and say yes if invited by Statistics Canada to participate.

Sunday, 3 May 2015

CCPA study

In addition to the Budget discussion at the last Parent Council Meeting, the parent council would like to share the attached study, released this past February by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives/Ontario which takes a look at public education funding over the last 20 years. It explains in further detail the shortfalls faced by all the school boards due to insufficient funding by the province and paints a very clear picture of the issues facing our schools today.

Please click the link CCPA - ON Harris Era Hangovers to download the full report.

Friday, 1 May 2015


Monday, May 4th, is our Music Monday celebration! 

It will occur outside in front of the play structure.
All K-2 classes and rm. 205 will be performing.

All grade 3-6 classes will come into the school at 9:00, take attendance, and then come out to be our audience, sitting on the play structure, by 9:15 a.m

All K-2 classes are asked to please stay outside for attendance and get into their spots so we can start right at 9:15.

We will have O Canada and the announcements outside.

Parents are welcome and encouraged to join us!