• Technology & You We’re challenging you to connect by disconnecting! With Family Day coming up on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, it’s a great time to take a break from technology and put down your device. Families can explore our wellness tips and Technology & You resources at www.hdsb.ca or by following the hashtag #TECHandU on Twitter.
    Posted Feb 9, 2018, 5:42 AM by Mark Cann
  • Technology and You! Did your child get new technology over the holidays? This is a great opportunity to talk with your child about social media and cyberbullying, about the privacy settings on their device, and to "T.H.I.N.K." before they share or post. Parents, check out our Technology & You online resources at www.hdsb.ca or by following the hashtag #TECHandU on Twitter.*Is it True, Helpful, Inclusive, Necessary, Kind?
    Posted Jan 8, 2018, 12:19 PM by Carolyn Lewis
  • Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season with family and friends.  We welcome our students back and look forward to working with them as they continue to work hard on achieving their goals.  We want to remind our community about out safety rules, particularly as students are dropped off and picked up from school.  We appreciate your respect of the rules and signage in our Kiss 'n Ride loop, your awareness and respect of our cross walk duty teachers at the entrance of the parking lot, and ensuring your children are picked up and dropped off at the appropriate entrance/exit doors.  Thank you for your patience and diligence with regard to safety of students at Florence Meares.  We ...
    Posted Jan 8, 2018, 12:06 PM by Carolyn Lewis
  • Holiday Concert Students and staff are working hard preparing for our annual Holiday Concert. Performances will be Dec. 7, 2017 at 1:35 pm. and 7:00 pm. This year our Primary, Junior and Intermediate Choirs will be performing as well as our Grade 1- 5 students and our Intermediate Band. In order to provide the best experience for family members attending the Holiday Concert and safety considerations, we ask each family to please consider limiting guests to 2 people. Please take the following into consideration: choose either the 1:35 pm or 7:00 pm performance, consider attending the afternoon performance to alleviate numbers in the evening, FM students will have seen the concert at school and therefore, we ask they ...
    Posted Nov 28, 2017, 1:39 PM by Carolyn Lewis
  • Congratulations! FM was awarded School of the Year, Burlington by Halton Food for Thought for our Healthy Snack Program.  FM offers all of our students a healthy snack option each day and this program would not be possible without our amazing parent and student volunteers who assist us in ensuring our healthy snack bins are filled and delivered to each classroom.  We would like to thank our School Council, in particular Mrs. Bowers, who coordinates the program. These words were shared upon receiving our award,  “The healthy bin program at Florence Meares is providing more that healthy food to their students each day.  They are providing a sense of teamwork, friendship, cooperation, community, and belonging.  It’s a program designed to ...
    Posted Oct 16, 2017, 9:34 AM by Carolyn Lewis
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