Starting School Information - 2019.

Dear Parents, Grandparents,

Hope you all had a nice summer with lots of new experience.

Registrations on September 14th, 9:30 – 12:30 at St. Elizabeth of Hungary R.C. Church.

If you have not registered your child, you can still do so. What to bring to registration: OEN number, OHIP number, personal cheque or draft, name of the child’s day school. Please report any new information or change in personal detail (address, phone number, new school) by responding to this email!

First day of school (Saturday) September 21, 2019

We will meet in the school yard on the first day of school 9:00 – 9:30. All classes, including the kindergarten classes this time, because on all other days they can go straight to their classrooms while the grade school students start off the day in the gym. We’ll begin the day with all classes lined up as usual. The teachers will hold a sign up to help figure out what line to stand in. After the morning assembly, all grades will make their way to their classrooms. On that day, at 11:45am, there will also be a special mass for the opening of the academic year called Veni Sancte.

I would like to ask you all to bring your children to school on time to avoid disturbing the class, please abstain from staying in the building too long at the beginning of the day and promptly pick your kids up on time at the end of the program from the courtyard at 12:30pm. (Parents of kindergarteners should be ready to pick their children up 10 minutes sooner.)

· Everyone should bring a snack or lunch that should be nut free.

· Grade school students don’t need to bring much as the school will provide notebooks and pencils. They can bring their own pencil case.

· Students should not bring chewing gum or electronic devices to school (Mobile phone, iPod, iPad, portable gaming devices)

· The school yard area has a lot of new flowering plants that were planted or potted this week. Let’s hope we can enjoy the blooms for a few more weeks, so please be vigilant of your child/ren not to damage the plants.

· Also very important that the children (and adults) respect the property of the Willowbrae daycare that operates on weekdays at that location. They have beautifully renovated the building and they chose to spend a fortune on the carefully selected furniture they use, that we would prefer not having to replace for them.

· We need to pay special attention to uphold the hygene standarts of the daycare as much as possible. Indoor shoes are a must bring item especially on wet days and we ask that everyone chages their shoes by the entrance of the building.

· All kindergarteners should bring a set of clothes to change into in case of accidents. I must emphasize that the youngest ones need to be toilet trained. We are not a daycare and we do not change diapers.

KCSP Fellow

This year’s KCSP scholarship recipient is Xenia Szolnokine Jaczko. She has studied economics at the University of Debrecen in Hungary as well as she completed the Dancer and Coach program at the Hungarian Dance Academy in Budapest. Her folk dance and music background led her towards teaching folk dancing at the Tisza Dance Ensemble and to be the director of the Tallinka Childrens Dance Group. Let us give her a warm welcome!


Following the Hungarian School program on Saturdays , the Scouting program runs from 1pm to 3:00pm. Kids who are part of this program must meet in the Kaszap and St. Istvan rooms underneath the church office right after Hungarian School and they have a chance to have lunch under parental supervision.

Kodály Dance Ensemble

The Annual General Meeting will be held this Friday, szeptember 6th, 7:00 pm at St. Elizabeth of Hungary R.C. Church. At this meeting you can find out every bit of info regarding last year or this year’s operation of the group.

Kodaly will be celebrating its 60th anniversary this year which means some exciting treats from the management.

There will be a new devision starting for the 4-5 year olds called “pöttömök”.

Friday night’s schedule:

7:00 - 7:30 - Pöttömök

7:30 - 8:30 - Aprók

8:30 - 9:30 - Gyermekek

7:00 - 9:30 - Juniors

9:30- 10:30 - Junior enrichment

Helicon High School credit program

The Hungarian Helicon Society is pleased to announce that the 2019/2020 school year for the grades 9/10 will be located at the St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Classes are held on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

You can register though the link below and follow the International Education program.

For more information about the high school credit program, please contact:

Noémi Varga ~ (416) 817-4452 ~ [email protected]


Registration documents and information.

Harvest festival – Saturday, September 28. 6:00 pm at St. Elizabeth R.C. Church hall. It is a great evening of fun and getting to know each other in the Hungarian School community. Tickets can be purchased in the church office from Anna Szarics.

Kind regards and have an awesome school year!

Anna Lipcsey

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