“Leadership in the OCDSB is the demonstration of personal initiative to achieve a positive outcome.”
Pleasant Park students participate with distinction in curricular and extra-curricular activities at the School and Board level. Students work with diligence towards academic excellence meeting or surpassing Ministry expectations. Our Athletic Teams are coached throughout the school year focusing on skills and sportsmanship. Students have brought home many medals reflecting excellent participation in Board Events. Pleasant Park children participate with enthusiasm in Arts activities. Winter and Spring concerts allow children opportunities to showcase their talents. Our Grade Six class performs a musical presentation. Pleasant Park Junior students take pride in setting an excellent example for our primary children. Junior students participate in the school community as Volunteer Leaders working with Kindergarten and Primary students, as library assistants and in other initiatives they may wish to explore. Junior students also help to create a safe and healthy environment with an emphasis on recycling as members of the ECO Club. Pleasant Park students are recognized for their achievements and their contributions on a regular basis, in our classrooms, school announcements, newsletters, monthly assemblies, our principal’s report to School Council and end of the year awards ceremonies.
Pleasant Park staff members have a wealth of professional qualifications including Bachelors, Specialists and Masters degrees. Staff members hold many additional qualifications detailed earlier in our School Profile. Teachers have participated in numerous Board-wide professional development activities. The wide range of expertise allows us to excel in all areas of the curriculum and to offer our students skilled instruction in extracurricular activities. Our staff is committed to providing a Safe and Caring environment developing Character Education initiatives and varied Assemblies. Staff leadership is recognized and appreciated by our students, parents, and school administration.
Parent and Community Volunteers are an invaluable resource for the children at Pleasant Park supporting every aspect of our program. Our dedicated School Council meets monthly sharing input on school issues. School Council contributes significant funds in support of our Arts Programs, Field Trips, Technology, Sports, and Classrooms. Community volunteers also participate as readers to support daily reading in our primary classes. We thank our parents and volunteers on an on-going basis, and look for opportunities to acknowledge them in school announcements, newsletters and our Volunteer Tea.
Pleasant Park has received support from a number of community businesses. We recognize our community partners through school announcements and newsletters.