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From the Office

Hello Wilshire Families,

This autumn sunshine is truly wonderful. We trust you are taking the time to enjoy the changing colours on the trees while the weather is warm. We would like to welcome back Ms. Raso to Wilshire ES, as the Gr. 4/5 teacher.  Thank you to Mr. Kim who has been filling in during her leave.  

Please note a few important reminders:

Our Wilshire School Council has organized some wonderful events through the month of October. Thursday is the deadline for the Pumpkin Decorating Contest submission!

Monday, October 31 is our Wilshire Fall Dance.

  • Students and staff are invited to dress in fall colours or a costume. Please remember that children are not permitted to wear full masks or bring in weapons or toy/replica weapons as part of their costume.
  • Throughout the day, students will be coming to the dance in the multi-purpose room.
  • Snacks & drinks will be for sale for $2 and $3. Please do not send snacks to share with the whole class.

Lunch Extracurriculars: Please note registration deadlines for the programs are this week. Please contact the office should you have any questions.


  • Music & Movement JK/SK/Gr. 1, by MYSA Deadline: October 25
  • Glee Club Gr. 2 – 8 by MYSA (Drama & Singing) Deadline: October 25


  • Drawing Classes for Students Gr. 1 – 5, by Young Rembrandts Deadline: October 28


  • Mad Science for Gr. 1 – 6 Deadline: October 28


  • Zoga Gr. 1 – 4 by MYSA Deadline: October 25

Hot Lunches

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

York Region Public Health Dental Screening: Please see the letter (attachment to email) with information for families about the upcoming November 24th Dental Screening Information.


Monday, October 24 – Municipal Elections at Wilshire ES

Thursday, October 27 – Pumpkin Carving Contest Submission Due Date

Thursday, October 27 – Walk for Wenjack

Monday, October 31 – Fall Spirit Day & Dance! (wear your favourite fall colours or costume)

Tuesday, November 1 – Parents invited to Parent Teacher Interview Scheduler through EDSBY

Wednesday, November 2 – School Council Meeting

Friday, November 11 – Remembrance Day Assembly

Monday, November 14 – EDSBY Parent Teacher Interview Scheduler closed

Tuesday, November 15 – Gr. 8 Open House at Westmount CI

November 13 – 18 – Scholastic Book Fair in the Library

Thursday, November 17 – Parent Teacher Interviews (evening)

Friday, November 18 – PA Day (Parent Teacher Interviews)