Dear JICS Families,
Coming Soon: JICS Touques!
With the cold weather right around the corner, we are excited to announce that new JICS merchandise will be available for the winter season. We will begin selling the JICS Touques online at the end of November. They are designed by Tuck Shop Trading Co. and they will be available in children, youth and adult sizes. Three different pom pom colours will available.
Family Movie Night
Join us for JICS' first Family Movie Night. We will be screening Dolphin Tale. Dolphin Tale is inspired by the amazing true story of a brave dolphin and the compassionate strangers who banded together to save her life. RSVP for your family today.
Upcoming Parent Events
How to Talk to your Children about the Holocaust
Understanding how and when to address sensitive issues with your child can be a challenge. Join us for a presentation and discussion on how to talk to your children about the Holocaust. The evening will begin with a talk from noted psychologist, Dr. Dona Matthews, and conclude with facilitated discussions in groups of parents with similarly-aged children.
Location: Miles Nadal JCC - 750 Spadina Avenue
Date and Time: Monday, November 5, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Raising Capable Kids Parent Workshop with Alyson Schafer
Alyson Schafer, a highly sought-after family counsellor, best-selling author and internationally acclaimed parenting expert is back at JICS! (Borrow a copy of one of Alyson’s books from our “School Library for Parents” – located on the shelf outside the library.)
Location: Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study
Date and Time: Sunday, November 25th, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Eventbrite Password: JICSParent
The Future of Education Panel Discussion
Join us for a panel discussion on the future of education with leading experts in the field. Panelists will discuss the future of indigenous education, social and emotional learning, mental health and artificial intelligence in an engaging and interactive session.
Location: J. Fraser Mustard Assembly Hall, Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study, 56 Spadina Road
Date and Time: Monday, October 29, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
This event is free to attend, but registration is required. RSVP here.
Pay your PA Fees
There are still a number of families that have yet to pay their PA Fees for the 2018/19 school year. If you aren’t sure whether you have paid yet or not, please email Karin at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out.
All the best,
The PA Exec