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Twin Oaks Elementary School
700 Lisane, Laval
Tel. 450 680-3045 FAX. 450 625-1414
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Philosophy / Mission

At Twin Oaks Elementary School we aim to provide a safe environment that encourages respect, tolerance and academic success for all.

General Information

Twin Oaks Elementary School was opened in 1962. It is located at 700 Lisane Street in Fabreville, Laval. Our population is comprised of students of multiple ethnic origins. We promote multicultural education and encourage diverse cultural content within the curriculum.

Parent Participation

The Twin Oaks Governing Board and Parent Council meet every four to six weeks during the school year. We have a very active Parent Council and we welcome parent volunteers at Twin Oaks.

Programs

We offer an English program of studies with a strong French component to ensure our goal of graduating fluently bilingual children. Students with special needs receive services based on their Indivdual Education Plan (IEP).

In addition to our weekly Music and Physical Education programs taught by specialists, in 2002-2003 we introduced an after school Band program. In 2003-2004 we introduced an accelerated reading, writing, comprehension program in Cycle One, Year One, a school wide anti-violence/bullying program and we established a student council. We offer a drug awareness program in Cycle Three, Year Two.

Services

We offer a school-based day care service. We have a library, stage, 2 gymnasiums and full cafeteria service daily. We have the services of a psychologist, speech-language pathologist, nurse, social worker, resource teacher, music and physical education specialists and library personnel.

Events and Activities

At Twin Oaks we have numerous activities such as after school activities, assemblies, music concerts, celebrations and fun days. Educational outings and field trips are planned on a monthly basis. We also bring artists, plays and other cultural events into the school.

We value social action at Twin Oaks. Our students have participated in the Terry Fox Run for over 20 years. We collect food for the needy and we donate to Breast Cancer research and other causes on a regular basis.

Other Information

The focus of the educational project of Twin Oaks Elementary School has been the acquisition of literacy and technology competencies at each cycle, within the cross-curricular approach of the Quebec Education Program.

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