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It has been our pleasure to welcome back all Glenburnie students and their families from March Break. We hope that everyone is refreshed and ready for a busy Spring season at Glenburnie School. There are many exciting events planned for the weeks ahead, which include: our Earth Day activities, hosting the Spelling Bee of Canada: Oakville Region, countdown to our spectacular theatrical production, Peter Pan, class field trips to Joshua’s Creek for field and stream scientific inquiry, and our ongoing academic ...

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Since 2008, Glenburnie School has participated in the annual Terry Fox Run.  Each year, students and teachers join together to celebrate one of Canada’s most inspiring heroes.  Prior to the run, students take part in class activities where they have the opportunity to learn more about the life of Terry Fox.  On the day of the run, which always coincides with the National School Run Day, students gather in the Gymnasium to watch an inspiring video about Terry Fox. Two years ago, we were very fortunate to welcome a ...

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Authors: Chrissy Johnston, PK Teacher; Sarah Ivany, Grade 6 Teacher It is difficult to put into words what two weeks in the Masai Mara, located in the most rural part of Kenya, will do to change a person.  This past summer, we had the opportunity to visit Kenya and see firsthand the result of our school’s recent fundraising efforts.  Our school community enthusiastically embraced the Brick By Brick initiative and raised enough funds to build a school house in Kenya through the Free the Children organization.  We ...

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Thank you to all Glenburnie parents for your patience and understanding with the roadway developments currently in progress along Upper Middle Road and Ninth Line. The underground servicing work being done along Upper Middle Road will be completed soon, and will be followed by the perimeter improvements which will be created along the Glenburnie School frontage.  These improvements will include:  1) A landscaping treatment of a ledgestone retaining wall which will be built at the corner of Upper Middle Road and ...

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Technology has rapidly evolved over the past few years and is increasingly incorporated in all areas of learning in many schools.  One aspect of technology that has not been widely explored to date is the field of computer programming. Glenburnie School has been proactive in this area, and has taken a multi-grade approach to engaging students in this field and introducing the world of programming in Computer Technology classes. Formal instruction begins in Grades 1 and 2 when students are introduced to BeeBot and ...

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