Toronto District School Board
Skip to main content
Toronto District School Board
Icon - Find Your School  Find Your School|New to Canada|Policies|Media
About Us|Staff|Employment|Leadership|Contact Us
Close Window X

Google Translate Limitations Disclaimer

The electronic translation service on the Toronto District School Board website is hosted by Google Translate, a third party service. The TDSB does not guarantee or warrant the reliability, accuracy or completeness of any translated information.

The quality of the translation will vary in some of the languages offered by Google. Google Translate is a free service and currently offers translation in over 100 languages, but does not capture all languages or dialects.

The basic translation goal is to capture the general intention of the original English material. Before you act on translated information, we encourage you to confirm any facts that are important to you or may affect any decisions you make.

The Toronto District School Board is committed to equity and community engagement, and by providing this tool, we are making our information more accessible to families whose first language is not English.

Google Translate Frequently Asked Questions

Earl Haig PS Wins Bike to School Week Award

Earl Haig PS Wins Bike to School Week Award

Friday, November 25, 2016
Categories: Great Things, Happenings @ TDSB, School Web Stories

Schools across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area (GTHA) have been jointly celebrating Bike to School Week since 2015. In 2016, the City of Toronto had a cycling mode share of 7.8% during Bike to School Week, which represents 11,971 trips to school by bike – the highest of all the regions in the GTHA. 

On November 24, Earl Haig PS received the first annual Bike to School Week Award for the Toronto Region at the Smart Commute Awards. This award recognizes the school in Toronto with the highest reported cycling mode share during Bike to School Week. 

To encourage ridership during the week, parent volunteers and grade eight students at Earl Haig PS ran activity centres that included a bike parade around the school track, shadow painting, chalk drawings, an obstacle course, and bike safety messaging from the school’s Public Health Nurse. Prizes were awarded to two students from each class for the most uniquely decorated bikes. 

Teacher Courtenay Dew remarked that “[students] loved riding their bikes to school and learned that it is a fun activity for the whole family.”

Our Mission
To enable all students to reach high levels of achievement and well-being
and to acquire the knowledge, skills
and values they need to become responsible, contributing members of
a democratic and sustainable society.
© 2014 Toronto District School Board  |  Terms of Use  |  Privacy   |  CASL