School News

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 

French Immersion for Grade 2

posted Jun 10, 2018, 3:56 AM by Wendy Webber

Welcome to Grade 2 French Immersion


Dear Parent/Guardian,


Bienvenue! We have provided you with a comprehensive package to help support some of the questions that may arise over the summer months.  We would like to welcome all Grade 1 students who have registered in the French Immersion program for Grade 2 in the fall with Halton District School Board and allow you and your child to explore possible resources to enhance your learning experience.  


You may wish to visit your school’s web page for further information on the FI program.  The link to the HDSB website will provide further details about the FI program in Halton: https://www.hdsb.ca/learning-and-resources/Pages/French/Immersion.aspx


Let the French adventures begin by exploring new cultures and new experiences for the upcoming school year!


Lisa Serebrin Tammy Somerville

System Principal, School Programs System Vice-Principal, School Programs


Resources

Supporting my child in FI/Extended French

http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/literacynumeracy/parentGuideFrench.pdf


Doing Math with your Child (various languages)

http://www.edugains.ca/newsite/math/offeredotherlanguage.html

Online Resources to Support Your Child at Home with FSL Acquisition

https://tinyurl.com/Grade2FI



Supporting ELLs

Dual language activity workbooks in French, English and several first languages other than English.  

https://cpf.ca/en/resources/for-parents/early-childhood-activity-workbook/

Supporting Students with Special Education Needs in FSL:  A Parent Guide

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2MrcgS2r7n0YmRJQXk0c24xcEk/view


This weeks news - May 22

posted May 22, 2018, 10:54 AM by Wendy Webber   [ updated May 23, 2018, 5:15 AM ]

Open House
Last Thursday May 17 was our Martin Street Open House - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The ceremony was well attended with a wonderful performance by our primary choir. Special thank you to Paisley and Ms. Hayward for cutting the ribbon, and to Ms. Sobieraj, Mlle. Burns, Mr. Schneider, and Mrs. Wettlaufer for all their work in making the ceremony a success.

EQAO Dates
This year our grade 3 students will write the EQAO assessment on May 22, 23, and 25. 
Grade 6 students will write on May 28, 29, and 30.

PD Day June 1 
Please remember that Friday June 1 will be a professional activity day for staff. There will be no school for students that day.

Milton Public Library Summer Reading Program
Information presentations will be held at Martin Street on Thursday, June 14th (register your child at MPL starting June 23rd)

Open House

posted May 22, 2018, 10:51 AM by Wendy Webber

Last Thursday May 17 was our Martin Street Open House - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The ceremony was well attended with a wonderful performance by our primary choir. Special thank you to Paisley and Ms. Hayward for cutting the ribbon, and to Ms. Sobieraj, Mlle. Burns, Mr. Schneider, and Mrs. Wettlaufer for all their work in making the ceremony a success.

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