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Acorn Network 

Nahani Way Public School is an active member of the ACORN (Acorn Community Outreach Network) Network.  Representatives of our school, along with community members, meet monthly with representatives other organizations serving the Acorn community.

SHIP at Peel Youth Village (PYV)offers many children programs including:

Homework club for members of the Acorn Community.  SHIP also offers social work and employment services.  We anticipate that a homework club for students under age 13 will begin at Peel Youth Village in mid-October.

Breakfast Club – at Peel Youth Village .  For more information, please click here.

 For Teacher-Parent Interviews, the PYV usually partners with Nahani Way and Bristol Middle School to provide a Free Shuttle Bus Service for Teacher-Parent Appointment Night.Click here for more information about the Shuttle Service

Children’s Programs In Our Community

FREE Family Literacy Activities at Nahani Way on Thursdays from 6:30pm - 8:00

To help all our young children learn to read, we are pleased to be hosting FREE Family Literacy Nights for children ages 3-6 on Thursdays from 6:30-8:00 p.m.  Each Thursday has different topic and activities facilitated by the Region of Peel.

Family Literacy Nights are open to families with pre-school children, kindergarten, and grade one students (ages 3-6).  Programs begin in October.  Watch for registration information in September! 

For more information, please see

http://www.peelregion.ca/children/programs/family-literacy/index.htm

 

Frank McKechnie Community Centre Programs for children and youth and also is the best spot for famlies to park when in the morning arrival and afternoon dismisal times -- please please drive carefully through the parking lot as it tends to be very busy during the same school drop off/pick up times.

 LION, Learning in Our Neighbourhood, is a mobile service that offers free programs for children from ages 0-6 to help with readiness for kindergarten and grade one.  LION (Learning in our Neighbourhood) offers free early learning programs on a vehicle in underserviced areas.  Our goal is to help prepare children for school and provide information to families about community resources and services. LION offers a program every Tuesday from 9-12 at 100 Acorn Place. Over the summer, a Kindergarten Readiness Program is available too.  Click here for more information.

 

Mississauga Public Library - Children's Services, including Frank McKechnie, offers on-line resources and programs for children 0-12. 

Ontario Early Years at Central Parkway Mall offers free programs for children from 0-6.

PEPSTART - The PEP-Start Clinic is a drop-in, no-fee clinic designed for families with children newborn to 5 years of age who live in Peel. PEP-Start offers parents the opportunity to consult with professionals from community agencies in any or all the following: Speech and Language, Parenting & Behaviour, Preschool Development, Infant/Toddler Development, and Health & Nutrition. For further information contact Pat Dyment, Coordinator of PEP-Start Clinics at 905-568-8897 or pat@pepstartpeel.com

 

Community Services

Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 

The Mississauga Food Bank 905-270-5589

 

Curriculum And Literacy Resources

EQAO – During Grade 3, our students write the Primary Division Provincial Assessment

Ontario Curriculum Documents: See the Curriculum Documents for each grade level

Premier Software Information for families of Peel Students

Simple Steps to Your Child's Success:  Tips from the Ontario Ministry of Education

Parent Tip Sheets from Peel Parent Literacy Conferences

 

Family Health Support

Peel Children’s Centre– Helps Families find services to support their children’s needs including mentoring, behavioural, mental health, attention, basic needs, etc.

Credit Valley Hospital – Our local hospital offers a variety of children’s services including paediatric anxiety and depression support

Dental Clinic at Nahani Way: In late November and throughout December, Peel Region will be offering a free Healthy Smiles - Healthy Kids Dental Screening Program.  For information please click here

 Telehealth Ontario 866-797-0000

Inurhead.ca: A resource to help Peel students and their families with mental health and substance abuse issues

Brocku.ca/teacherresource/ABC– “helpful for teachers and other educational professionals who wish to recognize and understand behaviour that causes them concern. It provides prevention and early intervention strategies to promote learning and mental health, and tips on finding help for children with mental health problems”

Aboutourkids.org - resource about child psychiatric disorders, support, and treatment

Casel.org:  Envisions “a world where families, schools, and communities work together to promote children’s success in school and life and to support the healthy development of all children.  In this vision, children and adults are engaged life-long learners who are self-aware, caring and connected to others, and responsible in their decision-making.”

Yoomagazine.net: Online mental health magazine

 

Newcomers

Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre – Provides Newcomer, Employment, and Family services. Our settlement worker, Ms. Salman works from Nahani Way every Wednesday.

Newcomers Guide to Education – Available in Different Languages

 

Local Hockey Team

 The Mississauga Steelheads are our home town Ontario Hockey League team.   We have a long history of partnership with the organization (formerly the Mississauga Majors and Mississauga Ice Dogs).  During the season, students have the opportunity to be nominated to win tickets to the games in recognition of their positive character choices.  In the past, we have sang O Canada at the games and participated in the annual School Day Hockey Game.  For more information seewww.mississaugasteelheads.com  The Steelheads are also offering a Design the Mask contest for students. For information, please click here.Go Steelheads Go!