Remember to include cutlery in your child's lunch: when students don’t have cutlery, they have to wait to get plastic utensils from lunchroom staff. This is both environmentally unfriendly and places a cost upon the school. (Imagine 200 students and 200 days of lunch!) Thanks for your cooperation!
School Tours for Prospective Families
With Altadore School's population growing and the space constraints we already face, we will not be hosting an open house. However, we are aware that propsective families in the area have many choices of schools and are interested in seeing our school.
We are planning school tours for prospective families, to be held during school hours, on Tuesday mornings on February 7, 21 and March 7. During these sessions, Dr. Mckay and Ms Pope will provide information about Altadore School as well as provide a brief opportunity to see the school in action. To limit the numbers of visitors in the school during these tours, times can be booked by contacting the school`s office.
Grades 1-6 Registration for 2017-18
Students who are currently attending Altadore School in Kindergarten through Grade 5 will automatically be registered for the 2017-2018 school year (and do not need to complete a registration form). For families who are looking to transfer their children to Altadore School for the upcoming school year, we are taking names and registrations now. We anticipate that there will be few if any openings for families living outside of the schoolís official boundaries. If you are aware of families who wish to register at our school, please encourage them to contact the school office. If your child will not be attending Altadore next year, please advise us as soon as possible so we will be able to offer placements to families on the wait-list.
Kindergarten Registration for 2017-18
Registration for the 2017-18 school year is ongoing. Children must be at least four years old on or before March 1 to start kindergarten in September of the same calendar year. You have to register in person at your school with proof of residence, your child's name, date of birth and citizenship. Visit the CBE Registration page for more information and for the forms you'll need. More information is available on the CBE Kindergarten page.
Parents/guardians: Due to Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), if you want to keep receiving electronic messages from our school on commercial topics such as student fees and field trip costs, you need to subscribe online.
In addition, if you want to receive any text messages from our school, you need to opt-in by texting the word YES to the six-digit number 724665.
Altadore Edible Garden Development
Severe Allergies and Vulnerable Students
We have a number of students with severe, life-threatening allergies and others who are vulnerable to various situations.
Only send lunches, snacks and special treats that are peanut and tree-nut free.
Remind students that sharing of snacks or food from lunches is not permitted, including Halloween treats.
If your child is vulnerable please inform the school and complete the Student Medical forms in Forms You Need.
Parents of children with allergies are asked to provide an epi-pen or Allerject auto-injector to be kept in the office. Parents wishing their child to carry an auto-injector in the studentís backpack are welcome to do so, along with one kept in the office.
Download the Altadore School App
Follow us in “real time” and download the free Altadore School App onto your smartphone and/or tablet. The App is available through the iTunes or Google Play Store. Once downloaded, by clicking on the “Follow Us” button, Twitter messages will be pushed out regarding timely school messages. Note: the “Email Us” button directs you to the general office mailbox which is checked once a day. For timely messages, or absence information, please continue to use the telephone access for the school office and lunchroom programs, available by clicking the “Call” button in the App.