Bonnes Vacances!

Wishing the Lord Lansdowne Public School community a safe, happy and relaxing summer vacation!
Thank you to all staff, teachers, parents and students who made this year an amazing one!
Bonnes Vacances

Signing off from the blog until September.

See you on Tuesday, September 6th for a new year of learning.

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Yearbook 2016

June 27, 2016

Dear Parent/Guardians;

 The Lord Lansdowne’s yearbook committee of students and senior teachers has been working hard on the 2015-2016 school yearbook.  It will include pictures from the K–8 classes.  If you want great memories of this school year, you can order your yearbook online. Please visit http://lordlansdowne.picaboo.com/lord-lansdowne

 Laura McCoy,  teacher, and the graduating class of 2016

 

 

LLPS and da Vinci Gold EcoSchools & Concert Tomorrow!

ECOSCHOOL UPDATE: 
Congrats to Lord Lansdowne PS & da Vinci school for achieving “Gold” certification during a recent “eco audit”! I’ve added our digital badge to the school blog on the left hand side where it will stay until next year. Bravo à tous!

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SUMMER CONCERT TOMORROW:
The Annual LLPS Summer Concert will be taking place tomorrow evening in the gym. Please make sure your child arrives at school by 5:30 p.m. for a prompt 5:45 p.m. concert start.
A few reminders:
-Students should meet their teachers in their classrooms at 5:30 p.m.
-Please have a bite to eat before the concert.
-We ask that parents stay to support the entire show and not leave in the middle.
-Your child will not be sitting in the gym during (or after) the performances due to logistics.
-The students will have a chance to see the whole show tomorrow afternoon during the dress rehearsal, so don’t worry, they won’t miss anything🙂
-Please pick up your child promptly after the show in their classrooms.
Looking forward to a wonderful night of entertainment! A demain!

Lemonade for Sale to Raise Money for Grade 8 Graduation Boat Trip

Starting today the grade 8 students will be selling ice-cold lemonade in the schoolyard at lunch! Only 50 cents per cup!
Please see schedule below.

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Last Call for French Language Summer School at Dewson!

LLPS Students are invited to French Language Summer School through the arts at Dewson PS this summer!
Who? Grade 3-8 students
When? July 5th-15th
Time? 8:30 a.m. – 3:20 p.m.
Cost? FREE!
Only a few spots left! Sign up HERE today! Still taking last minute applications if you are interested. Call 416-393-9120 for more info.

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Speed Stacking and Track & Field City Finals Update

Jordan, a grade 4 student at Lord Lansdowne PS has taught himself to do the exciting sport of “speed stacking”.  He learned by watching YouTube videos and with many hours of practice time and perseverance. He has now attended 2 tournaments in Ontario and has qualified to represent Canada (& LLPS) at a large scale tournament in Houston Texas this summer! Way to go, Jordan! Bravo et bonne chance!

Here are his results and some photos from his most recent tournament.

  • 1st in the 3 3 3
  • 2nd in the 3 6 3, cycle and doubles
  • 5th in the relay (medals are given from 1st to 5th)
  • 2 trophies:  (1) best combined time in his age category (U10) and (2) best combined time in the tournament

Hot off the press:

CONGRATS to Jade in grade 4 for placing 3rd in Running Long Jump at the City Finals today!! Félicitations, Jade!!!

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Need a Video Fix? Band Performance & Walk and Roll Bike Event Videos!

There are so many wonderful things happening at Lord Lansdowne Public School right now!

JUNIOR & SENIOR BAND:

Last week the Junior & Senior band members entertained us with their lovely music. If you missed the performance I’ve created a video recap of it here:


WALK & ROLL BIKE TO SCHOOL EVENT:

On Thursday morning the Eco-Clubs from Lord Lansdowne & da Vinci School put on an amazing WALK & ROLL Bike to School Event! Thank you to everyone involved in making this a special event for our students! It was the perfect day for it and everyone can ride safely thanks to Riders Cycle & Board for safety checking the bikes! Also a huge thank you to all of the sponsors who donated prizes & food for the event!
Here’s a video compilation that captures the spirit and energy of the morning:

Enjoy!