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Kindergarten Open House



For children turning 4 or 5 before December 31, 2019.

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   Notification of    Temporary Absence

Important Dates

Monday, January 6

First Day Back to School

Friday, January 17


Wednesday, January 29

Grade 3s @ Swim to Survive

Thursday, January 30

Kindergarten Open House

10 am - 6 pm

Wednesday, February 5

Grade 3s @ Swim to Survive

Thursday, February 6

Report Cards go home

Tuesday, February 11

Dog Man Performance @ the PAC

Wednesday, February 12

Grade 3s @ Swim to Survive

Friday, February 14

Early Release Day

Monday, February 17

Family Day

Monday, February 24

Grade 5/6s @ Walker Living Campus

Tuesday, February 25

2/3 & 3/4 @ St. John's Adventure Centre


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                                                    Peanut Allergy Alert

Please be aware that as of September 3, 2019, Applewood is a PEANUT FREE school due to a life threatening, anaphylactic allergy. Students may not bring products to school that contain nuts. The best approach to creating a safe school environment for these children is prevention / avoidance and parents / guardians play a crucial role in this regard. While we recognize that parents are entitled to decide what goes into their child's lunches and snacks, we respectfully request your help in reducing the risk to our anaphylactic children by refraining from packing foods with nuts.



If you require general transportation information, please visit www.nsts.ca or call: Niagara Student Transportation Services at 905-346-0290.


                                           SafeArrival Attendance Reporting


The SafeArrival Student Attendance Reporting System is in effect.  Parents / guardians must report all absences using the new SafeArrival system. You can no longer call the school to report absences.  You may report your child's absence using any of the 3 convenient methods below:

1.  Using your mobile device, download and install the SchoolMessenger app from the Apple App Store of the Google Play Store (or from the links at https://go.schoolmessenger.ca). The first time you use the app, select Sign Up to create your account.  Select Attendance then Report an Absence.

2.  Use the SafeArrival website, at https://go.schoolmessenger.ca.  The first time you use the website, select Sign Up to create your account.  Select Attendance then Report an Absence.

3.  Call the toll-free number 1-866-606-5567 to report an absence using the automated phone system.

* All the above options are available 24 hours/day, 7 days of week. Future absences can be    

   reported at any time.


                                                KISS AND RIDE - Safe Schools

Thank you to our families who are using the Kiss and Ride.  It is certainly making pick up and drop off a lot safer. Kindergarten families are reminded to use the parking spots by the Kindergarten play area – we are leaving those available for you. At the end of the day, Gr.1 – 6 families are asked to  please try to time your arrival with our 3:05 dismissal time or later as it takes the children a few minutes to get their things on and make their way around to the Kiss and Ride area.