Forest Hill Collegiate Institute Toronto District School Board


Submitted Submitted by Aneta Costin on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 08:39

 1. Oklahoma!
Congratulations to all the staff and students who joined together to present Thursday and Friday night’s audiences with an evening of delightful theatre. All the components of the production, following months of rehearsals, came together for two superb performances. Well done, Ms. Dalamba and all the students who made this show such a success.
2. Student Council Elections Campaign
Students vying for a position on the 2013-2014 Student Council will be engaged in campaigning this week. The election assembly will be help on Thursday with voting and counting of ballots scheduled for Friday.
3. School Council Meeting
The May meeting of the FHCI School Council will be help on Monday, May 6 at 7:00 PM. Please note the change of date. The agenda is attached.
4. Financial aid for post-secondary programs
The TDSB has a number of scholarship opportunities available to provide financial assistance/monetary support for graduating students in need of financial aid for their post-secondary plans.  These scholarships are limited to $100 to $300. If your child requires financial support for courses after high school, please forward me the student’s name and a brief explanation of the financial need involved by May 8th. Our school’s scholarship committee will then determine which student names will be put forward for consideration. The information you provide will be kept in strictest confidence.
5. An invitation from the Lawrence Park Collegiate School Council to FHCI families
Child and Family Therapist Jennifer Kolari is the founder of Connected Parenting. Author of Connected Parenting: How To Raise A Great Kidand You’re Ruining My Life! (But Not Really) Surviving the Teenage Years with Connected Parenting, Kolari is the parenting expert on CBC’s Steven and Chris Show, and has appeared frequently on Canada AM and Breakfast Television.
You are invited to the auditorium at Lawrence Park CI, 125 Chatsworth Drive, Toronto on Monday, May 27th at 7:00 PM to hear Ms. Kolari’s entertaining workshop and insightful strategies, shared with warmth and humour. This evening is open to teachers, parents, students and siblings. There is no cost for this event. Please see the attached flyer for full details.
6. Summer Camp in China for students of Chinese heritage
Please find attached a flyer announcing “Student Heritage Summer Camp in China”.
This summer camp is a wonderful opportunity for students of Chinese heritage to experience life in China. From July 23 to August 5, students will immerse themselves in Chinese culture and language in the cities of Dalian and Beijing. Developing deep connections with their heritage, students will learn about China's traditions, geography and history.
This summer camp is open to students between the ages of 12-17. This program provides the opportunity to practise and improve Chinese language skills, visit communities and meet local families. This summer, participants will attend the opening ceremony in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing and visit the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Summer Palace and Temple of Heaven.
Limited spaces are available for non-Chinese students who are currently studying Chinese. This camp is offered through the Toronto District School Board in partnership with Qiaoban - Department of Culture and Education, Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, People's Republic of China.
For more information and to download application package, please, or call 416-529-4440.
Looking ahead…
Monday, May 20: Victoria Day. No classes
Thursday, May 23: FHCI Prom
Friday, May 24: Special schedule: four morning classes followed by Yearbook distribution and the annual Hillstock (more information will follow).
Monday, May 27: Culminating Activities begin (schedule to follow). Please see Page 21/22 about the requirement for attendance during Culminating Activities.
Tuesday, May 28: Staff Meeting, Late Opening schedule.

Peggy Aitchison
Principal, Forest Hill Collegiate Institute
730 Eglinton Ave W
Toronto, ON  M5N 1B9
Where students and staff take a stand against bullying
416 393-1860 x 20010


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