Panfest is Wed. April 16th

Dear Families of Students in Grades 4 – 6,

Our Grade 6 Steel Pan students will be participating in the TDSB Pan Festival at the Bickford Centre. This will take place on Wednesday April 16; 9:15 am – 12:00.

The performing students will leave with Mme Hardy and parent volunteers at 8:30am from school and will return at around noon.

Dewson’s Junior students (Grades 4 – 6) will join in the festivities in support of their classmates. Each class will require parent volunteers and will be walking to Bickford Centre at 9 am after attendance is taken. If you are able to volunteer on Wednesday April 16th, from 9:15 to 12:00, please contact your child’s teacher and they will call or email you back to confirm. All students will return to school at around noon.

Thank you and good luck to Dewson’s Steel Pan Band!

Tomorrow, April 9th is Pink Day at Dewson!

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Dewson will be celebrating International Day of Pink on Wednesday April 9th, 2014! The Day of Pink is the International Day to stop homophobic and transphobic bullying. Students are encouraged to wear pink tomorrow! Show your support and celebrate diversity by wearing pink! For more information, please visit www.dayofpink.org. 

Dewson at Rogers Centre!

The Dewson Junior Choir will be performing the national anthems at the Toronto Blue Jays baseball game on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Rogers Centre.

We would like to have you come join us watch the choir and the Blue Jays in action.

Please click here to print out the information and the request form to purchase tickets.  Tickets are $20.00 ea. and must be purchased by Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

Come on out and support your school choir and enjoy a fun night out at the ballgame!

Girls Soccer

Due to the overwhelming interest and the number of girls that tried out, I will be holding one more tryout date on Monday April 7 from 3:30-4:45. Weather permitting we will be at the Tennis Courts. The team list will be posted on Tuesday April 8. 

Thank you,

Paula Quintana

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Dewson Family Mentors

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Festival Planning Meeting

First Festival Planning Meeting will be at 7:00 p.m. in the library at Dewson on Wednesday, April 2nd. All are welcome.
Please email Jerako Biaje-Wendt, Jerako@sympatico.ca or call: 416.844.4393 should you have festival planning or volunteer opportunity inquiries.”
 
Please click here to view the Festival Sign-up sheet

Visiting Artist Update

Here is an update on the Starburst Project with Visiting Artist Patrick Moore. Mr Moore visited Mme. Morgenstern’s and Mme. Gouet’s class. During the artist visits, the students created individual starburst books and learned sculptural techniques and manipulations. In their minds, the students travelled to far away galaxies to create their own constellations. Some students drew the constellations together in collaboration and some taped them on the floor. They also transformed old paperback books into original works of art and made treasure maps too. It was a huge success!! Here are some photos:

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