Summer Institute Program

Looking for summer learning and fun activities for students entering Senior Kindergarten to Grade 8? Summer Institute offers academic, recreational and athletic programs and activities with intentional links to the Ontario Curriculum. 

The program runs for five weeks during July and August. It is offered at 10 school sites around York Region. 

For more information on dates, programs and locations, please visit the Summer Institute webpage on

Registration is now open.  Families can register online.

Never Forget a Pizza Day Again

The Spring Pizza Day session begins this week … but sometimes Pizza Days can be confusing! Please find all the forthcoming Pizza Days below, in one easy infographic. Better still, print yourself a copy at home for your fridge, and you won’t miss another Pizza Day through the end of the year.

Thank you for supporting our school Pizza Day program!

World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day is held annually on March 21st, a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012 and the Province of Ontario since 2016.

March 21st falls on the Tuesday immediately following March Break. At Rosedale Heights P.S. we will recognize World Down Syndrome Day in support of generating awareness and promoting a positive image of people with Down syndrome as being valuable community members, focusing on abilities. The theme this year is With Us Not For Us. One of the ways we are going to recognize World Down Syndrome Day is by encouraging all students and staff to wear mismatched socks for the day as part of a world-wide theme about loving differences. The #LotsOfSocks campaign exists to raise awareness of Down syndrome. All students and staff need to do is choose some mismatched socks that are going to get noticed. On Tuesday, March 21st we encourage all our students and staff to ‘rock their socks’ for the joy of diversity! For more information about Down syndrome visit the Down Syndrome Association of Ontario and the Down Syndrome Association of York Region.

Planning Ahead Together

Rosedale Heights P.S. has already begun planning for the 2023-2024 school year.  In many respects, the work we do now is especially important, because our accuracy with anticipated enrollment helps us better plan, and optimistically, minimizes the need to move students across classes (‘reorganize’) in September.  We are asking you for your help!

First and foremost, if you know you will be moving out of the area in the months ahead or you know your child will be attending a different school next year, please let the office know as soon as possible, to help us be accurate with our enrollment estimates.  Similarly, if you have a child who will be joining us at the school for the first time in junior kindergarten (or any other grade) and you have yet to register, we would kindly ask you to do so at your earliest convenience.  And if you meet someone moving into the community, or have a neighbour with kindergarten-aged children, please encourage them to register sooner rather than later!  To update any information or get the registration process started, simply email the school at

We aim to be as meticulous as possible in our preparations for next year, so we thank everyone in our community in advance for their support with our school planning.