Newton’s Grove School news: January 2014

Music Buffet

On Thursday January 30th a very successful Music Buffet was held at  Newton’s Grove School. Thanks to parents of Music students in all grades for their generous donations! The Grade 9- 12 music students who are members of the Music Committee, worked hard to organize this fundraiser and ensure that it ran smoothly. 

We fed the whole school and raised over $2760! Funds raised will be used to bring music supplies to Cuban students on our performance trip to Cuba next month. We will also be able to replace some of our aging percussion equipment. As well, we were able to make food donations to a local youth shelter. 

I am so proud to be working with such a wonderful team of kids. They are truly an inspiration, and make me not only feel proud to work with them, but also give me great confidence in the youth of tomorrow. Thank you to all.

Mr. Alonso

Intermediate end-of-term activities

The Intermediates had a busy term and celebrated the end of exams with a fun filled day.  They spent the morning creating a lovely winter mural, playing Winter Twister, and decorating cookies.  Their afternoon was spent on the ice and a great time was had by all!  Congratulations Intermediates, on a fantastic term!

PSAA Swim Meet

On Wednesday, January 8th the Newton’s Grove Swim Team competed in the PSAA Swim Meet in Oakville. The coaches were very proud of the effort put in by all swimmers. Everyone had a wonderful day at the pool. Many personal bests were achieved!

Hannaford Youth Program

The Hannaford Youth Program (HYP) is operated under the auspices of the Hannaford Street Silver Band, a world renowned, award-winning, professional brass band that has been active in the Toronto community since 1983.

We are so proud to have one of our students, Caleb Michalski, performing with the Hannaford Youth Band. Last Saturday, they played at The Church of the Redeemer and it was an outstanding concert. Caleb, we are estatic that you were accepted into the Hannaford Youth Band, and look forward to many more concerts.

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