Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Mom's Movie Night Out This Friday, March 2

Mom's Movie Night Out This Friday - BRIDESMAIDS!
Mom's Movie NightLeave the kids & pizza at home, this one's just for Mom!

WHERE: Junior Gym (side entrance, under "the bridge")

No Pizza, No Kids
Please bring a small donation for Bowmore enrichment programs. Donations of food/baked goods also gratefully accepted!
BYOC (Bring Your Own Chair).

Monday, February 20, 2012

School Council Meeting Tomorrow

School Council Meeting Tomorrow, Feb 21
Please join us - all Bowmore parents are welcome, and everyone has a voice and an equal vote at meetings!
2nd Floor Teachers' Lounge, 6-8 pm
  • We supply free pizza and childcare, to make it easy for you to attend!

-Draft Minutes for approval, November 23 Meeting
-Draft Minutes for approval, January 19 Meeting

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Mom-to-Mom Forms: Download here!

Didn't get the information & registration forms in your kid's backpack? No worries- here they are! A few tables still available - a great way to offload unwanted clutter in your house, earn some moolah, and benefit Bowmore!

Download M2M Information Form

Download M2M Registration Form

Hot Ticket Items
- Large toys (e.g., play kitchens, work benches, playhouses, table and chair sets, easels)
- Outdoor toys (e.g., slides, basketball nets, ride-on toys, bikes, wagons, skates, helmets)
- Baby equipment (e.g., strollers, highchairs, jolly jumpers, exer-saucers, swings, playpens)
- Small toys (e.g., books, videos, trains and tracks, CDs and DVDs—you name it, it will sell)

Also - for Bowmore parents and community members operating small businesses (no food please) - this could be a great way to make some sales and raise awareness of your work!

Cost of Renting Space
- Individual vendor with second-hand goods - $25 per space (8 ft./6 ft.)
- Business or new-goods vendor - $50 per space (8 ft./6 ft.); these spaces are LIMITED.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

February Newsletter Online

February Newsletter Now Online!

Have a wonderful Family Day long weekend!

February is a busy month at Bowmore... here's what you need to know!
  • Family Math Night next Thursday, Feb 23
  • Author collaborating with Bowmore students on next book
  • Kudos to Eco Heroes Vanessa R, Grace S & Haley S!
  • Bowmapalooza 2012:  March 8
  • Kindergarten Registration this month
  • An example of School Council fundraising rewards: New music instruments & supplies!
  • Visit from Trillium Brass Quintet, paid for by School Council fundraising
  • Black History Month library readings
  • Bowmore raises $400 for MS Society through Read-a-thon
  • Thanks to volunteer library helpers
  • Aboriginal storyteller visit
  • National Ballet visit, funded by School Council
  • Bowmore students attend Martin Luther King memorial concert
  • Bowmore Free the Children group: Penny drive for India's children
  • Study & Homework tips for parents
  • Reminder: Spirit Wear & magazine orders available year-round - great gifts!
  • New TDSB Elementary Academies

  • Feb 17 - PA Day (no school)
  • Feb 20 - Family Day (no school)
  • Feb 21 - School Council Meeting
  • Feb 21 & 22 - Kindergarten Registration
  • Feb 23 - Family Math Night
  • Feb 24 - Prim/Jr Pizza Lunch
  • Feb 24 - Family Movie Night (THE MUPPETS!)
  • Feb 25 - Mom-to-Mom Sale
  • March 2 - Mom's Movie Night Out! (Movie TBA)
  • March 7 - Breakfast Club & Afternoon Tea for Parents
  • March 8 - Bowmapalooza
  • March 12 - 16 - March Break (no school)
  • April 28 - Bowmore Rocks Adult Dance & Silent Auction

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Mom-to-Mom Sale Feb 25

Mom-to-Mom Sale February 25

Saturday February 25, 9 am – 1 pm
Senior School Gym

Registration forms have been sent home with students.  Don't hesitate, spaces are limited! If you have not received a registration form, please email us at

After you register, you will be contacted by a Council member with confirmation of your space number and details regarding set up. This sale is being advertised throughout the neighbouring communities so we expect a good turnout.

Please consider donating items to the School Council table: All proceeds from the sale of this table will go directly toward enrichment programs.

We are also seeking donations of baked goods for our refreshment tables, which will be located in the Sr School Foyer. Baked goods may be dropped off from 9-11 am.

This is a great opportunity to clean out old gently used children's clothing, toys, and sports equipment. We do the advertising for you! You keep your profit.