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  • Weekly Update
    Jerseys are now up on Cashless! There was a lot of interest and we have found a great option for our students. They will be delivered in January 2017. This is a unique item to our school and is sure to make a splash on the ice or in the halls. Our PW royal blue, grey and white jersey is made by Kobe, one of the premier hockey suppliers in Canada. This specific jersey is made in Canada and is a mid-weight 100% polyester pro-knit fabric. Measurement details are in the attachment. Your child will be able to put his/her name on the back as well as the number of his/her choice. You will contact you via email to get these important details once Cashless closes. We need your support on this item, and we hope it will fit your child's needs.

    The Spirit Wear for shirts, pants and hats will be due on December 4th so that we can ensure a delivery before the holiday break. Don't delay - order today! 

    • Come and celebrate the holiday season with Pilgrim Wood Public School. Our holiday music night will be taking place on Thursday, December 8th at 7pm
    • Come and hear some seasonal favourites played and performed by the Pilgrim Wood Concert Band, Choir, Glee Club and special guest soloists. 
    • Students in concert band are asked to arrive at the school at 6 pm and report directly to the music room to set up their instruments and warm up. 
    • Choir and glee club members are to arrive at the school for 6:30 pm and report directly to Ms. Jensen and Mr. Haddock in the gym. 
    • The music department is excited to showcase the hard work that these students have dedicated themselves to for the past few months. Thank you for supporting the Pilgrim Wood music program. – Mr. Yates

    The Pilgrim Wood Concert Band is excited to announce that they will be performing the Canadian National Anthem at the Toronto Marlies Game on Saturday, February 18th. Students are excited to be performing at the historic Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. To show your support for these young musicians please come and watch the Toronto Marlies take on the Manitoba Moose and show your support for our students during this memorable moment. Parents, teachers, friends and students that wish to show their support for the Pilgrim Wood concert band can buy tickets on cashless. The school is obligated to sell a set number of tickets and if we do not reach this set amount we risk losing this amazing opportunity for our students. Concert band members must also buy a ticket on cashless to be able to perform and watch the game. Thank you for supporting the Pilgrim Wood music program. - Mr. Yates

    • Pizza and milk orders are about to close on Cashless. Please put your order in today to avoid missing out on Term 2 of these delicious programs. Please note: Term 2 starts on December 19th. If you do not order for Term 2 but did order in Term 1 please ensure you send your child with food that week. 
    • Pita orders for January are up on Cashless now. Order today for a Thursday lunch delivery in January.

    Me to We is selling Rafikis from Dec. 1st to Dec. 9th on Cashless. There are 4 different styles and colours. The descriptions are listed on cashless. Please know that within the $10 cost - $5.00 goes towards the "Mama's in Kenya" who make them and the other $5.00 goes to PW's chosen pillar "supporting healthcare in Rural China for 2016-2017". Cashless closes on December 9th so don't delay, order today!
    Posted Dec 2, 2016, 3:28 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn
  • Weekly Update
    The lost & found items will be on display in the school hallway until 2:30pm on Friday. Please take a moment to look in the lost and found before we donate all items to a local charity on Monday

    With mitts, hats and sweaters all making our way into the school we remind you of the importance of labeling your child's clothing. If there is a name on it we have a better chance of it being returned to it's owner. 

    Tonight and all day tomorrow sample sizes of the school spirit wear items will be in Room 104. Please stop by if you want to ensure the correct fit of the items you are considering. Orders are due on Sunday, December 4th.

    Our next group of food / beverage orders are due shortly. Please ensure you log on to your Cashless account and order today so that you do not miss out on these great programs. Pita orders are due on December 4th; Pizza and Milk are due on December 11th. No late orders or partial payments will be accepted. Please note the pizza and milk start the last week of December before we go on break and then continue when we return until the end of March. 

    In the spirit of the holidays, Pilgrim Wood wants you to know that we can offer a bit of help for families that could use some financial support. We provide this in the way of gift cards. Also, with winter approaching, please let us know if you require some help to properly dress your child for the cold weather. Please contact Mrs. Murray in the office.
    Posted Nov 25, 2016, 2:51 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn
  • Getting Your Teen Ready for High School
    Attached is a webinar from the Halton Region for families, to help you and your child prepare for High School.

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    Posted Nov 18, 2016, 5:06 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn
  • Weekly Update
    The Dophin Dish DANCE-A-THON:
    Our students and teachers are excited for the upcoming Dance-a-Thon on Friday, December 2nd!
    We have just a few reminders:
    1. Please return your pledge form by November 30th. All returned pledge forms are entered into a raffle. We have lots of great prizes and gift cards to give away! If you would like to make a pledge to this event you may do so by sending cash or cheques with your pledge forms or by going to Cashless. If you still want to make a pledge to this event after you have returned your form, you may do so at until December 9th. If you would like a tax receipt for your donations, please go to our school website. The information and form is posted under “Forms and Files”. Please print the form, complete it, and return it to Mrs Murray. A tax receipt will be issued.
    2. The Cosmic store will remain open on Cashless until Midnight November 29th. Go to to make your purchase. If you don’t have a chance to purchase your cosmic store items in advance, remember your loonies and toonies on Friday, December 2nd. We will have a cosmic store open at the event. 
    3. Volunteers are always welcome! Please come help us celebrate our annual Dance-a-thon on Friday, December 2nd. There are many volunteer opportunities available including helping with the cosmic store, handing out raffle prizes, supervising the kids or helping behind the scenes with some administrative work. Please sign up for the time that suits you best. This event is a super fun day, for kids and volunteers, and a great fundraiser for our school. Any questions please feel free to email Stephanie at or Marcia at To sign up please go to:
    We thank you in advance for your participation and support!

    Students who do not wish to participate in the Dance will have a supervised area where they can do alternate activities.

    Pilgrim Wood Bullying Prevention & Awareness Week:
    Next Week is Bullying Prevention & Awareness Week, the week of 21st – 25th. There will be number of activities happening in each class during the week. Student Parliament has decided to focus on Dr. Wayne W. Dyer’s quote  “When given the choice between being right or being kind, choose kind.” They will be helping classes with this message with our school focus for the month “Be Nice”.

    As a school wide focus, we will be wearing colours of the rainbow each day. 
    Feel free to wear blue on Friday even if you’re at home for the PA day. Show your awareness and school spirit by wearing these colours. 

    Progress Reports:
    Progress Reports for grades 1-8 students are coming home on Monday November 21st with your child. You should have received a parent/teacher interview request from your child’s teacher. If you have not scheduled an interview yet, please call your child’s teacher, or the main office, we will be happy to arrange the interview. Parents of FDK students will be invited for observations by your child’s teacher. 

    Spirit Wear:
    Just in time for the winter break, we have some great items up on Cashless for you to purchase for your child or yourself! Show your Dolphin pride with a cozy hoodie or hit the local rinks in your very own personalized Dolphins jersey! There is something for everyone. Orders placed by December 4th will be delivered to the school the last week before the winter break. Thank you for your support. 

    Lunch Programs:
    This is a reminder that our next month of pita (December) is up on Cashless, as well as Term 2 of milk and pizza. Please ensure you process your payment in Cashless before the deadlines so your child doesn't miss out on these delicious opportunities!
    Posted Nov 17, 2016, 1:52 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn
  • Understanding Behaviour
    Parent IEP Support Group presents "Understanding Behaviour: An Applied Behaviour Analysis Perspective"
    Please click the PDF icon to for more information

    Posted Nov 11, 2016, 8:28 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn
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