School News

Mid-November Happenings!

posted Oct 12, 2018, 5:59 AM by Wendy Webber   [ updated by Dan Albrecht ]

Progress Report Cards and Interview Day
Progress reports will be coming home on Monday November 19. Student led conferences will take place on Thursday November 22 in the evening and Friday November 23 during the day. 

Photo Re-Take Day
Edge Imaging will be back Friday November 16 for Photo Retake Day.

Volleyball Season is Winding Down
Our girls team has finished their first season of volleyball. Thank you to Miss Mohorovich and Mr. Carbell for providing this wonderful opportunity for our grade 7 girls. The boys season continues for at least one more night. Good luck to our boys team as they have qualified for the playoffs, with a game against Silver Creek on Tuesday November 13. Thank you to Mrs. May and Mrs. Mayotte for coaching!

Milk, Pizza and Popcorn Programme
Milk for grades K-3 begins Monday October 15. Pizza and Popcorn for all grades will begin Friday, October 19.

School Council Meeting
This Monday, October 15 will be our next School Council meeting at 7:00 P.M. in the Library. At this meeting we will be electing our new School Council for the 2018-19 school year.

School Colours and Spirit Wear
Every Friday is Spirit Wear Day, where staff and students wear their school colours or their Martin Street spirit wear. If you do not know the school colour for your child, please call the office and speak with Mrs. Royce. The web store for ordering Spirit Wear will be open until November 23rd to order items.
https://www.schoolwear.ca/msp

Volleyball Has Begun!
Our grade 7 volleyball season is off and running for the next 8 weeks. The Martin Street Phoenix will be competing against 5 other Milton schools with both home and away games.

Cross Country
Congratulations to our Cross Country Team for their excellent performance at the recent HDSB meet. Our students performed very well, with 3 first place finishes. We also want to commend our students for their excellent behaviour and sportsmanship. Thanks to all the staff who volunteered their time to make this even possible for our students.

Milk Programme
Milk for grades K-3 begins Monday October 15.

Guelph Storm Visits!
On October 16 players from the Guelph Storm hockey team will be visiting to read with our younger children and discuss fitness with our older students.

Photo Day
October 23 will be Martin Street Photo Day.

Camp Muskoka Parent Information Night
On October 25 we will hold our information night for all grade 6 parents. We will meet at 6:00 P.M. in the library.

Ordering school spirit wear!

posted Oct 11, 2018, 4:48 AM by Courtney Coulombe   [ updated Oct 11, 2018, 4:49 AM ]

Please visit the following link to order school spirit wear. The store will be re-opening again soon. To check on the status of your order, please call the company and not the school.
https://www.schoolwear.ca/msp

October happenings!

posted Sep 30, 2018, 1:47 PM by Wendy Webber   [ updated Oct 5, 2018, 2:38 PM ]

Oct 8 
Meet the Teacher Night
This coming Thursday will be our Meet the Teacher Night. The event runs from 6:30-7:30 P.M.

Cross Country
Thus Wednesday our cross country team (grades 3-7) will be participating in the HDSB Cross Country Meet. The event will be held at the Kelso Conservation Area, here in Milton.

Intramural Dodge Ball
New games and clubs are slowly getting started!  Dodge ball is this Thursday and Friday for grades 4-7.

The Martin Street Band!
Our grade 7 band has started practicing, every Wednesday at the second break for grade 7. The grade 6 band will start a little later in the year.

The Pumpkin Patch Returns!
Stay tuned for more information about this amazing annual event!

PD Day October 5
This past Friday all Martin Street staff were engaged in a very helpful professional Activity Day. The focus was on the Fundamentals of Math. The staff worked through strategies and resources that are available to support educators and learners in HDSB classrooms.

Kindergarten Information Nights
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Oct 1
Thank You!
A very special thank you to our School Council Co-Chairs Louise Thewlis and Beth Duraiappah and their team of amazing volunteers for making our second annual Fall Fair such a success! We were extremely pleased with how many of our families attended and there were many smiles to be seen!

Extra Curricular Activities
Cross Country and Senior Volleyball are both under way. We now have a Student Council in place, a Girls Empowerment Club, ECO Team, Junior Librarians and a Diversity Club. More clubs and teams are soon to start up as well. Stay tuned for more information about the new activities that will begin shortly. Please encourage your child to get involved and join a team or club!

Open House - Meet the Teacher Night
Mark your calendars! Our Meet the Teacher Night will take place on Thursday October 11.

Breakfast Club
Our Breakfast Club continues every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Special thank you to Katherine Jensen for leading this initiative, as well as all the parents and staff members who volunteer their time to make this happen!

Empathy Month
This month our character theme will be Empathy. Daily announcements will occur, as well as weekly classroom community circles.

School Council
Our next School Council Meeting will be Monday October 15 at 7:00 P.M. At this meeting we will be electing our new School Council for the 2018-19 school year.

PD Day 
There will be a PD Day for staff this Friday October 5. There will be no school for students that day. All staff will be participating in Math professional development.


Parking Lot
Our parking lot is very busy this year. Students who ride the bus are encouraged to do so. Students who are walkers are encouraged to do so. If you drive your children to school please note that you cannot leave your car unattended in the Kiss and Ride area. If your child is not in Kindergarten you need to park on a side street and walk your children to school. 

Terry Fox Run & Donation Info

posted Sep 19, 2018, 3:43 PM by Courtney Coulombe

This year, our school's Terry Fox Run will be held on Thursday, September 27th. Parents are welcome to join! The walk will begin at 2pm (Periods 5 & 6). Donations for our school are greatly appreciated and can be made by visiting the following link: www.terryfox.ca/martinstreetpsmilton

Milton Marlin Swim Team looking for aspiring young athletes

posted Sep 17, 2018, 5:31 PM by Wendy Webber

The Milton Marlin Swim Team is seeking aspiring young athletes to join our organization for the 2018-2019 season.  At the Marlins, we believe in Long Term Athlete Development, starting at the grass roots level with our unique Milton Marlin Swim Academy program, designed to improve fitness and strength in the water to build safer, faster swimmers. We support our swimmers along the pathway, helping them succeed by building confidence and work ethic into their everyday lives.
Contact us today to book a free assessment!
p: 289.670.1948
w: miltonmarlins.ca

Milton's Culture Days

posted Sep 13, 2018, 10:50 AM by Wendy Webber

Milton’s largest arts and cultural event  (it’s free!). Culture Days invites the public to get hands-on and behind-the-scenes through 75+ interactive drop-in activities at the FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton from Sept 28-30 - in art, craft, music, theatre, dance, technology, literature and more.

 
 

September updates

posted Sep 5, 2018, 4:57 PM by Wendy Webber   [ updated Sep 5, 2018, 5:02 PM ]

Parking Lot  
Our parking lot is very busy this year. Students who ride the bus are encouraged to do so. Students who are walkers are encouraged to do so. If you drive your children to school please note that you cannot leave your car unattended in the Kiss and Ride area. If your child is not in Kindergarten you need to park on a side street and walk your children to school. 

Extra Curricular Activities
Cross Country and Senior Volleyball are both under way. Shortly there will be many more activities starting. Please encourage your child to get involved and join a team or club!

School Council Meeting
The first School Council Meeting of the year will be this Monday September 10, at 7:00 P.M. in the school library. All parents are welcome to attend!

Fall Fair at Martin Street
This year our Fall Fair is on Saturday September 29, from 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Please come out to support this great event! There will be games, entertainment, a silent auction, lots of food, and much more!

WelcomeTour

posted Aug 28, 2018, 12:48 AM by Wendy Webber


Hello to All Families New to Martin Street!
This Thursday, August 30 our principal Mr. Albrecht and vice principal Mrs. Febers will be providing a tour of the school from 10:00 - 10:30 A.M. All new families are welcome to visit and see your child's new school! 

What's happening at Martin Street - June 18 thru 29

posted Jun 15, 2018, 7:13 AM by Wendy Webber   [ updated Jun 19, 2018, 12:07 PM ]

Volunteer Tea
This year our Volunteer Tea will be held in our school library on Friday June 22 from 10:30-11:30 A.M. We are looking forward to honoring all our volunteers who have helped make Martin Street a great place to be!

Strawberry Festival
Saturday June 23rd is the 38th annual Strawberry Fair at the Milton Fairgrounds. There will be great family fun all day. All proceeds from the many events go to the Milton District Hospital.

Experience Groove
This is a workshop for students for Tuesday June 19th and Friday June 22nd in the gym. This event is designed to bring Groove into Daily Physical Activity!

Play Day
This year Play Day will be held on Wednesday June 27 with a rain date of Thursday June 28.

Report Cards
Report Cards will be sent home on June 27

Last Day of School
Our last day of school will be Friday June 29. Dismissal will be 90 minutes early, at 2:05 P.M.


Read and Ride This Summer (Free) with MILTON TRANSIT when your child joins the 

Summer Reading Program at  the Milton Public Library

 Children 16 years and under

July 3 – September 1, 2018

We invite parents to take advantage of free rides on Milton Transit all summer long for children 16 years and under. To help youth be “on the move” in Milton, we have extended the age for this year to 16 years.  Visit a library branch to get started.

Read and Ride/Summer Reading Club Launch Event
Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Milton Public Library (Main Library), 1010 Main St. East

Brought to you by Milton Transit, in partnership with Milton Public Library.

MiltonTransit.ca

Milton Public Library Summer Reading Program - Registration starts June 23rd

posted Jun 14, 2018, 10:01 AM by Wendy Webber

The Milton Public Library runs an exciting Summer Reading Program for children!
Registration starts on June 23rd at Main and Beaty Branches.

Read the attachment (below) and for more program information at the Milton Public Library read the 

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