It’s Here! Freezie “Friday” this Thursday, May 19

We are excited to announce that Freezie Friday is coming back to Earl Haig Public School!

Starting on a Thursday, due to the Victoria Day long weekend, we will be kicking off selling freezies at lunch time for $1.00. Please send your child with $1.00 tomorrow if you’d like them to take part. Funds collected will be used to support school events and supplies, like graduation celebrations, sports equipment, Scientists in the school, etc.

  • Location: 2 tables will be set up in the school yard.
  • Time: Freezies will be sold from 11:15am – 1:00pm (cash only)
  • Cost: $1.00

Freezie Friday Dates

  • Thursday, May 19 (before Victoria long weekend)
  • Friday, May 27
  • Friday, June 3
  • Friday, June 10
  • Friday, June 17

Please help us share the news, and if you’re interested in volunteering for this event, please contact Jen at:

We appreciate your support! And thank you to all our amazing volunteers!!

Earl Haig School Advisory Council

Earl Haig School Advisory Council

Call for Volunteers – Freezie Friday is Back!

Starting May 19th, we are bringing back Freezie Fridays at Earl Haig to support fundraising efforts for student events and supplies, like sports equipment, graduation celebration, Scientists in the school, etc. We have 5 dates in total and need the help of a few wonderful volunteers to bring this fun event back. If you’re interested in helping this year, please check out the dates and roles indicated and follow sign-up instructions below.

Freezie Friday Volunteer Dates

  • Thursday, May 19 (before Victoria long weekend)
  • Friday, May 27
  • Friday, June 3
  • Friday, June 10
  • Friday, June 17

Volunteer Roles + Schedule

  1. Role: Inside runner/cash
    1. Schedule: 10:30pm-2:00pm
  2. Role: Outside table
    1. Schedule: 11:15am-1:00pm

How to sign up

  1. Click this link or copy and paste into your browser:
  2. Add your full name and email one (or more) of the time slots.  
  3. You will be contacted to confirm your spot and any final details.

We appreciate your ongoing support! Thank you!

Earl Haig School Advisory Council

33 Days of School

We have just passed the 33rd day of school (according to the JK students I spoke to today) and the activities at Earl Haig are coming in fast and furious.

What’s Coming Up:
October 20th
– Cross Country Finals
We have about 17 athletes competing at this meet – A new record for the Eagles.  The meet takes place at Ashbridges Bay.  Please have your child(ren) at school by 8:10am on Monday.
October 18 – Monarch Park 50th anniversary celebrations
October 19 – QSP Campaign Ends
October 23 – Pumpkin Patch
October 23 – Vision and Hearing Clinics
October 24 – Respect and responsibility assembly
November 7 – 2nd Annual Hullabaloo and Silent Auction

QSP Magazine Sales
We are almost at the $5000 mark.  Well done everyone! The more we sell the more our profit margin increases.  Good news as well because the campaign has been extended to Sunday October 19th.  Please place your magazine renewals on or before the 19th so that any funds raised can be used this school year for our Physical Education program.  Any orders placed after the 19th will count towards next years fundraising goal.
Orders can be placed at:
Please use the code:  3721016

Pumpkin Patch
The annual Pumpkin Patch Planning is in full swing.  Bakers – We Need You!  We are looking for bakers to contribute items that can be sold at the bake sale table.  Please sign up at if you are able to bring something.  All baked goods must be nut free and breakfast type items are preferred.  Please bring the items to the office on 22nd or at the beginning of the Pumpkin Patch on the morning of the 23rd.
Not sure what you should bake, take a look at the TDSB approved cookbook.
Click here for a link to the TDSB cookbook.

When:  October 23
Where:  Kindergarden play area
Time: Pumpkins go on sale at 7:30am.
Coffee is free!
For all the details check out our flyer.

Hullabaloo and Silent Auction
This adult focused fundraising event is a silent auction with some pretty amazing items up for bid.  This is the perfect opportunity to meet other parents while supporting your school.  Last year over $7000 in funds were raised and used throughout the school.
Check out what snapd magazine had to say about last years event.[]=605485

We are still looking for donations that can be auctioned so if you have a particular skill and are willing to share your time or expertise, let know.

Tickets are on sale now. Come by the bake sale table at the Pumpkin Patch or you can email us at Stay tuned for more times to buy tickets and check out our line up of items here:

When:  November 7
Where:  Coxwell Legion
Time: 7:30 pm.

Other Business
The meeting minutes from the September council meeting have been posted on the blog.

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 8th Annual Parent Involvement Makes a Difference Conference
Registration is open now at 
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Earl Haig SS from 8:00 am to 3:45 pm.
Keynote speaker J. Richard Gentry, PH. D., a former university professor and elementary school teacher and author of “Raising Confident Readers: How to Teach Your Child to Read and Write” will deliver the keynote on Raising Confident Readers from K-12.