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From the Office

February has brought some incredible learning and fun here at Wilshire ES!

  • Friendship & Kindness Challenge
  • Wilshire Spirit Days every Friday
  • Celebrating Black Excellence
  • Shark Tank Presentations with Gr. 6/7
  • Scientists in the School with our Gr. 2 students
  • CBC Book Club for Gr. 1 students
  • I Am Compelled “Africville” Assembly for our Gr. 6 – 8 students
  • Pink Shirt Day
  • Intermediate Basketball Tournament
  • Mad Science & Rembrandt Art Programs
  • And more!

As we look ahead to March, please take a minute to review some important information:

Wilshire Spirit Wear is Here, but not for long!

Friday, March 3rd is the last day you can order Wilshire Spirit Wear. You can purchase hats, hoodies and t-shirts through School Cash Online. You don’t want to miss out.

Wilshire Game Night – New Date March 23rd!

Due to last week’s snow storm, our School Council has rescheduled the Wilshire Family GAME Night to Thursday, March 23rd. If you have already registered, you are still registered! If you are unable to make it, please contact the school office for a refund. Registration is still open to families who wish to join us through School Cash Online.

Mindful March Challenge

All our students have loved the Friendly/Kindness Jar Challenge through the month of February so we are continuing the fun with a schoolwide Mindful March Challenge. Let’s pause, breathe and notice, so we can respond more mindfully! Families, you can join in the fun by following some challenges inspired by the Actions for Happiness calendar. You can access it in many languages here!

Hot Lunches

  • Gino’s Pizza is on TUESDAYs. Orders can be made and paid through by Thursday at midnight for the following week.
  • Subway sandwiches are on WEDNESDAYs. Orders can be made and paid through by Friday at midnight for the following week.
  • Kids Kitchen will provide hot lunches to our students on FRIDAYs.  Place your orders at Orders can be placed online until 10:00am the previous day! 

Kindergarten Registration is now Open for the 2023 -2024 School Year!

Families can register using the following options:

  • Online – Families can access the online Kindergarten registration information at > Registration. It is recommended that families use a laptop or adesktop, rather than a mobile device to complete this registration.
  • By email – Families can download the Elementary School Registration Form at and email the completed form to their school email address.
  • By phone – Families can request support to complete the registration form on their behalf by collecting the required information by phone. Families can request an interpreter, if needed, during this phone conversation.
  • In-person at the school – Families may visit the school office to drop off or complete aregistration form.

Term 1 Report Card Distribution

Term 1 Report Cards are available.  In order to access the Term 1 Report Card, you’ll need to have your child log into their GAPPS account, open the GMAIL feature, and open the message from YRDSB regarding “TERM 1 REPORT CARDS.” Please contact the Wilshire office if you have any questions.

On the Horizon

  • March 1 – School Council Meeting
  • March 1 – Mindful March Challenge Begins
  • March 7 – Purim (Jewish Festival)
  • March 7 – Holi (Hindu Festival)
  • March 10 – Pajama Day
  • March 13 – 17 – March Break (no classes this week)
  • March 21 – Nowruz/Naw-Ruz (Baha’i, Islam, Zoroastrianism Celebration)
  • March 23 – Wilshire GAME Night at Wilshire ES
  • March 23 – April 21 – Ramadan (Islam time of fasting)