Early Dismissal-Thursday June 29th

All schools in the York Region District School Board are committed to improving student achievement and well-being.  On Thursday, June 29, 2017, an early release day will take place to allow elementary teachers and support staff to take part in meetings during the afternoon of that day.  These meetings will allow for school staff to engage in culminating activities regarding the review and revision of the School’s Improvement Plan as well as year-end and transition activities that support student success.

As has been our practice in the past, students will attend school during the morning of Thursday, June 29, 2017 only.  Students will be dismissed early that day at 11:00 a.m.  Arrangements will be made to ensure that students who are normally bused to and from school will receive transportation at this time.  Parents/guardians whose children attend after school child care should make appropriate arrangements to address this change in schedule.

Mr. Erdmann & Ms. Wand

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Safety Reminders for A.M.P.S. families

Safety Reminders!

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Coming this summer to Alexander Muir!

SummerSizzlersCamp

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Parent/Guardian Survey Extended

Dear Parents/Guardians:

As you may know, we are inviting parents and guardians to participate in a survey to support student achievement and well-being. The timeline for the survey has been extended to May 31, 2017. If you haven’t already had the opportunity to complete the survey, we would encourage you to please take 15 minutes to complete the survey online.

Paper copies are available in English, Chinese, Farsi, Gujarati, Hebrew, Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.  If you prefer to complete the survey on paper, please contact the school to request a paper copy. If you complete the survey on paper, please return it to the school in the envelope provided.

The surveys provide the Board and our school with valuable information about how you feel about the school and your child’s education.  Results from the survey will be used to identify areas to be addressed, monitor progress, and plan strategies to support students.

The information you provide will be anonymous and individual responses will be kept strictly confidential.  Individuals will not be identified in any reports resulting from this survey.

We appreciate your participation in this voluntary survey. Your thoughts and insights will help further our vision as we work together to promote student achievement and well-being.

If you have any questions, please contact the school.

Sincerely,

Richard Erdmann     Monica Wand

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A.M.P.S. Notice to Families

Monday, May 15, 2017.

Dear A.M.P.S. Families:

RE: Coyote-like animal sighting

Today, we were advised that a coyote-like animal was sighted near the school in the area of the park near Ford Wilson Blvd. & William Booth area.  Because the notice was received late in the day, it did not affect school operations including outdoor gym classes or outdoor recess/lunch. As a precautionary measure only, we have advised the York Regional Police and the Town of Newmarket.

We will continue to closely monitor the school yard. As always, the safety of our students and staff is our top priority. If you are aware of the animals please notify authorities immediately, do not approach them or offer them food or treats. If you have any information about these animals, please call York Regional Police directly at their non-emergency number: 1-866-876-5423, or in an emergency, call 9-1-1.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at (905) 895-9466.

Sincerely,

Richard Erdmann

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A message from our Chair…..

Letter to Parents - L Carruthers - May 12 2017

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We need your help!

Gift Baskets 2017

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Parent/Guardian Workshop Information

Parent Workshop (Cantonese and Mandarin) - ABA strategies for understand...

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Summer Day Camp Information for students with an Identification.

CLYS_Summer Camp Flyer 2017 Ages 8-17

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Y.R.D.S.B. Parent/Guardian Survey

Dear Muir Families:

The School Climate Survey for Parents/Guardians is available now until May 19th.
The surveys provide the Board and schools with valuable information about how parents/guardians feel about their school and their child’s education.  Results will be used to guide planning to support student achievement and well-being.
surveyWe value parent input and encourage parents/guardians to complete the survey. The information provided will be anonymous, considered confidential and kept in strict accordance with all relevant legislation.
To access the online survey please click here

The survey is available online in English, and in paper copies in English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Farsi, Gujarati, Hebrew, Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Sri Lankan Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese. Please contact the school to request a paper copy.

A survey box is available at the office to return your paper copy surveys should you choose to complete the survey in hard copy rather then access the link above.

We thank you in advance for your input!

Richard Erdmann & Ms. Wand

 

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