Forest Hill Collegiate Institute Toronto District School Board


Looking back…
Submitted Submitted by Aneta Costin on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 13:07

 1. Grade 9 Leadership Day
It was delightful to have the Grade 9s together on Monday at the Grade 9 Leadership Day at the North York Civic Centre. After spending the day with the students, I can assure you the Grade 9 students will make an outstanding contribution to this school over the upcoming four years.
2. Markbook printouts
By now, Markbook printouts have been given to all students. Please insist that your child brings home the Markbook printouts to you so you have an accurate and current record of progress to date. The reports are for parents/guardians and the students are our message carriers.
3. Post-secondary programs information night
If you were not able to attend Wednesday’s excellent information night about programs after high school, you can review the presentation on the Guidance portion of the FHCI website at
Coming up next week…
4. Progress Reports Distributed: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
At the end of the day on Wednesday, students will return to Period 1 classes to receive their Sem 1 progress reports. These reports contain a letter grade (E, G, S, U), teacher comment and attendance information. Included with the progress report will be the individual report from the Grade 9 EQAO math test and the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test, both written last year. The information in the progress report comes in advance of Parent/Guardian-Teacher interviews on Thursday, October 17. You will receive an email next week about how to book your appointments online. We schedule the interviews during the afternoon and evening to accommodate as many work schedules as we can. Your child is welcome to accompany you to the interviews.
5. School Council Meeting: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Please join other parents/guardians for the October School Council Meeting, held in the Staff Room at FHCI at 7:00 PM.  The agenda is attached.
6. Graduation: Thursday, October 10, 2013
In order to provide the time needed to prepare the school for our annual graduation ceremony on Thursday afternoon, we will run a shortened day schedule on Thursday. Class start times on Thursday are:
Period 1: 9:00
Period 2: 9:45
Period 3: 10:30
Period 4: 11:15
Students will leave school promptly at 12:00 noon so we can put our full focus on preparations for the ceremony.
7. PD Day: Friday, October 11, 2013
We will have no classes and no students at school on Friday, October 11 teachers will be participating in the mandatory Professional Development Day as schedule by the Ministry of Education.
Looking ahead…
8. Thanksgiving Monday: Monday, October 14
Schools in Ontario are closed on Monday and there are no classes.
9. Parent/Guardian-Teacher Interviews: Thursday, October 17
Early dismissal to allow for afternoon interviews. Schedule will follow.
10. Late Opening: Friday, October 18
See Late Opening schedule on Page 44 of the Agenda Book.
Special information for parents/guardians of Grade 9 students…
FHCI Grade 9 students will participate in ‘Take Our Kids To Work Day’ on November 6. You will receive full information and participation permission forms later this month.
Peggy Aitchison
Principal, Forest Hill Collegiate Institute
730 Eglinton Ave W
Toronto, ON  M5N 1B9
Home of the Falcons, award winning scholars, athletes and performers
Where students and staff take a stand against bullying
416 393-1860 x 20010


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