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  • JTT and PJ Present International Mindfulness Speaker, Peter Marks on October 26, 2016 FREE Seminar for Parents and Educators Wed., October 26 7–8:30 pm John T. Tuck Learning Commons 3365 Spruce Ave Please join us for an incredible seminar hosted by the School Councils of John Tuck and Pauline Johnson. This not to be missed seminar will be given by Peter Marks who is an International Mindfulness Educator. Peter has developed a 5 step model that is evidence based and constitutes a best practice approach to helping children and adults manage stress through proven mindfulness techniques resulting in dramatic improvements in overall health and happiness. Refreshments will be served. RSVP:picjohnttuck@gmail.com or pjschoolcouncil@gmail.com
    Posted Oct 12, 2016, 8:09 AM by Suzanne Priestner
  • Join Us On Our JTT Character Journey 2016- 2017 September 23, 2016Dear Tuck Families, We would like to include you as our partners on our Character Journey here at JTT. As you know, we have identified 9 Character Assets or Superpowers that we will help our children develop and practice throughout their time at Tuck: Empathy, Perseverance, Responsibility, Creativity, Collaboration, Curiosity, Initiative, Optimism, and Integrity. These have been chosen and consolidated from a variety of research‐based sources and we want you to understand and participate in our journey. Our plan has arisen from focused learning and multiple discussions around what our students need to be successful in the 21st Century. The consensus is we are preparing our children for a very different world than was our experience ...
    Posted Sep 23, 2016, 9:54 AM by Suzanne Priestner
  • JTT Character Day 2016 and a Walk with Terry on Friday, September 23, 2016 Dear Tuck Families,We are proud to announce our very first JTT Character Day and a Walk with Terry on Friday, September 23, 2016.At JTT, we are embarking on a very exciting journey ... it's all about CHARACTER!It boils down to two fundamental questions: Who are you?, and Who do you want to be in the World?It is our belief that character can be learned, cultivated, and practiced.Essentially, you have the power to decide who you want to be in the World.Our mission is to empower each student to develop the skills required to be successful in the 21st Century.As a staff, we have identified 9 Character Assets or skills that we believe are ...
    Posted Sep 20, 2016, 6:19 PM by Suzanne Priestner
  • Mrs Hill's FDK Class Win "Telling Tales" Contest and an Author Visit from Barbara Reid Congratulations to Mrs. Hill's FDK class who won an author visit from the 2016 Telling Tales contest.  Their submission received a second place award, competing against other entries from across Canada!You can view their award winning video here:Explore Your World
    Posted Sep 20, 2016, 4:20 PM by Suzanne Priestner
  • Terry Fox Fundraising We will be conducting our Terry Fox Run on Friday September 23rd starting at 2:05.  Please consider making a pledge for this cause using the easy to access website found at http://www.terryfox.ca/JohnTTuckESBurlington .
    Posted Sep 16, 2016, 8:56 AM by Paul Thomson
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