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Funded Projects

School Council fundraising has supported the following projects:

School Year 2016-2017

  • Scientists in schools
  • Art performances – Rag and Bones Theatre group, Ottawa Youth Orchestra, Pigmania, Tradansa Dance Workshops
  • Mayfair
  • Transportation – provided to many school and sport activities
  • Discretionary funds to teachers for additional classroom and curriculum enhancements
  • School Council website for communication of school and council activities

School Year 2015-2016

  • Provided funds to staff for classroom enhancements and curriculum delivery support ($150 per teacher)
  • Provided $5000 to support staff initiatives to enhance Arts and Science programming, such as Scientists in the Schools and RBC Blues in the Schools
  • Funded new library soft seating (bean bags, cushions, book bench), new outdoor play equipment for kinder group, and new playground painting
  • Funded bus transportation for various intramural sports and field trip events
  • Directed use of the OCDSB’s $500 Parent Involvement Fund towards the Lakeview Welcome Night for free pizza, drinks and DJ music services
  • Co-sponsored a parent seminar on Internet and Social Media Safety (by Paul Davis) in collaboration with Grant Alternative School
  • Maintained School Council website for communication of school and council activities

School Year 2014-2015

  • Provision of discretionary funds to teachers for additional classroom and curriculum enhancements
  • Provision of lump sum funding to support bringing in Arts-, or Science-focussed workshops to students (e.g. Tradansa, NAC orchestra, Scientists in School)
  • Directed use of the OCDSB’s $500 Parent Involvement Fund towards the Lakeview Welcome Night for free pizza, drinks and DJ music services
  • Translation of the school walkability survey into Arabic to facilitate participation
  • Purchase of four (4) new Apple iPads and nine (9) ACER Chromebooks for use by the primary and junior classrooms
  • Purchase of new school sports vests (pinnies) with school crest and logo
  • Purchase of new school banner
  • Payment of bus transportation for various intramural sports and field trip events
  • Rays Reptiles presentation at 2015 Mayfair Community Event
  • Purchase of ski passes for parent volunteers attending the Grade 4/5 ski activity
  • Funding for purchase of playground toys for kinder classes
  • Ongoing maintenance of the Lakeview School Council website

School Year 2013-2014

  • Provision of discretionary funding to teachers for additional classroom and curriculum enhancements
  • Maintenance of Lakeview School Council’s website – lakeviewschoolcouncil.ca
  • Directed use of the OCDSB’s $500 Parent Involvement Fund to host a Welcome Night for school families held October 4, 2013
  • Purchase/installation of two (2) SMART boards which completed the initiative to equip all Grade 1 to 5 classrooms with this technology
  • Provided funding to support supplemental art, science and music programs in the school, recommended by staff, such as: performances by the National Arts Centre orchestra groups, the MASC’s drumming workshop, Scientists in Schools, and Tradansa dance workshop
  • Funded bus transportation for qualifying students to attend Track and Field and Cross-Country sport events
  • Provided funding for purchase of resources to support the school’s W.I.T.S anti-bullying program
  • Donated funds to support the school’s Kibera YMCA Initiative from the following fundraising activities: African Honey fundraiser/Read-a-Thon/one Movie Night
  • Contributed funding for the school’s 50th Anniversary celebration by funding a workshop that allowed every student with the opportunity to design and paint a tile that will be mounted on the school walls

School Year 2012-2013

  • Family Welcome Pizza/Dance Night at the start of the school year
  • Funds allotted for the purchase of two (2) SMART Boards (interactive whiteboards)
  • Provision of discretionary funds for each teacher and each classroom
  • Purchase of used French and English books for the school library
  • Creation of a Parent Resource and Book lending area in library
  • Development of the Lakeview School Council Website
  • Donation to the Kibera YMCA Project Read-a-Thon and pizza lunch for the winning class
  • Purchase of new Audio Equipment to improve the quality of our children’s performances and for Council’s Movie Nights
  • Tradansa International Dance Workshop for students
  • Leo Brooks Drumming Workshop for students
  • NAC String Quintet Performance
  • NAC performance of Peter & The Wolf
  • Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Mayfair (circus performance)
  • Sharpening of School’s inventory of used skates for students without skates
  • Bus transportation:
    • for qualifying students to attend the Fall cross-country meet
    • for qualifying students to attend the Spring track-field meet
    • for Grade 4 students to Upper Canada Village as part of their Medieval Studies unit

School Year 2011-2012

  • Discretionary funds for each teacher and classroom
  • Additional French books for the library
  • International Dance Workshop for students
  • New Star Theatre performance of Oliver
  • Performances by the Rideau Lakes Brass Quintet and the NAC Wind Quintet
  • Drum-making workshop for Grade 5
  • Transportation of students to the Fall cross-country meet and the Spring track-field meet
  • Transportation of Percu-chant performers to CentrePointe for a Rogers Cable performance.

School Year 2010-2011

  • Completion of the purchase and replacement of the Kindergarten Play-Structure (initiative began in 2009)
  • Transportation of qualifying students to the fall cross country meet and the spring track meet
  • Provision of discretionary funds for each teacher and classroom
  • Purchase of fans for portables
  • Purchase of new hockey nets & basketballs
  • Purchase of a new stage
  • New school banner
  • Coverage of costs for enrollment of our Grade 4 & 5 students in a mathematics contest
  • New Star Theatre’s production of The Wizard of OZ
  • Rideau Lakes Brass Quintet performance
  • NAC wind quintet performance
  • Dance workshop for full-day students

School Year 2009-2010

  • Transportation of qualifying students to the fall cross country meet and the spring track meet
  • Purchase of books for classrooms
  • Provision of discretionary funds for each teacher and classroom
  • Creation of two vegetable gardens
  • Purchased new headphones for the school’s computer lab
  • Purchased new snowshoes for students
  • Purchased new playground sports equipment for active play
  • Coverage of costs for enrollment of our Grade 4 & 5 students in a mathematics contest
  • Continued collection of funds towards the purchase of a new Kindergarten Play Structure
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