Thanks to our sponsors and the fundraising efforts of Connaught students,
the Tunnel Ball event raised more than $15,000 for the schoolyard renewal!
On June 14, Connaught students attempted to break the Guinness World Record for Tunnel Ball. Help us raise funds for the schoolyard by collecting pledges for this exciting event!
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The annual Hip Hood Auction was on Friday, June 2. Parents had a great night out and bid at a silent auction, enjoyed
live music, food and drink. The profits from the event were shared between Connaught and Devonshire Public Schools.
It’s was Connaught Day on Sunday, May 28, at the new Hintonburger location, 1066 Somerset Street West.
A portion of sales that day were donated to the playground renewal.
The e-waste and textile drive was very successful. The truck was overflowing! We won’t know the exact amount raised
for another couple of weeks, but we made at least $1000.
The Vesey’s seed order fundraiser made $1782. We hope you enjoy planting your new seeds and bulbs with your kid!.
Stone Soup Raffle
Thanks to the generous donations of prizes from the following, we raised $670:
- ORESTA Organic Skin Apothecary
- Hintonburg Kids/The Extraordinary Baby Shoppe
- Beyond the Pale
- The Table Vegetarian Restaurant
- Victoire Boutique
- Twiss & Weber
- Lockdown Escape Room
- The Wellington Gastropub
- Allium restaurant
- Canadian Food and Agriculture Museum
Summer Fun in Winter!
Connaught Kinder families enjoyed a summer day in the middle of winterr at the Hintonburg Public House (1020 Wellington St W) on Saturday, March 4! $540 was raised for the Connaught Schoolyard Renewal Initiative.
There was a photo booth, raffle prizes and summer-ready cocktails to help us reach one of our fundraising goals — a new sandbox in the kinder yard.
A Great Success!
There was an amazing turnout at pancake breakfast on February 28! We raised nearly $1400 towards our schoolyard renewal project!
Thanks to Real Canadian Superstore Westboro and Starbucks at Holland Cross for food and coffee donations.
2016 Tax Receipts
Save on your taxes by making a donation before December 31, 2016.
All donations greater than $25 will receive a tax receipt from the School Board.
Stencil Sign Party
Thanks to everyone who joined us on Saturday, December 10, 2016 to raise money for the schoolyard and create beautiful wooden signs.
Kinderyard Outdoor Classroom Grand Opening
On October 25, 2016, Connaught Public School kicked off a fundraising campaign to raise $180,000 to renew, revitalize, and green its schoolyard.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrated the first step in the schoolyard renewal: a new outdoor classroom in the kindergarten yard with enough seating for 25 children to allow teachers to take learning outside. The new structure was built with funding contributions from the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation (TD FEF), and the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB). But an outdoor classroom is only the first step. The play structure in the kindergarten yard is at the end of its 25-year life span and as the school board does not replace play structures, it will simply be removed if parent volunteers are unable to raise the funds to replace it. As well, due to encroaching development, the big yard for the children in Grades 1 to 6 has lost 80% of its tree canopy and will soon be towered over by a 13-storey apartment building..