Full-day kindergarten impacts daycares

June Hall has seen plenty of changes to childcare during her 26 years at Main Square Day Care Centre. Hall remembers what some of her staff were like as toddlers under her care. But nothing compares with the changes this fall, when the last wave of full-day kindergarten classes opened at a dozen public and […]

Mixed start for all-day kindergarten

Construction delays could leave staff at three local schools juggling for class space when they start full-day kindergarten in September. All the kindergarten students will start at their schools on time. But at Adam Beck, those students may have to use an alternative class in first few weeks, said local TDSB trustee Sheila Cary-Meagher. Kindergarteners […]

Dozen schools to add all-day kindergarten

From heads to shoulders, knees and toes, kindergarteners can count on a lot of learning. And in Beach-area schools, teachers will soon be counting many more kindergarten classes, as 12 public and Catholic schools are scheduled to add full-day kindergarten this September. “We’re excited,” says Rita Gallippi, principal at Adam Beck Junior Public School, where […]