The Student Success Blog will update you with useful resources, services and activities in our ESL Program and throughout the college. You will also find useful links for self study and study skills tips. Visit the blog often as information is updated weekly. Submissions, links or ideas for the blog are always welcome! Have a wonderful session at the School of ESL!

Monday, November 19, 2012

Week 5 is here!!

What an amazing community we have at the School of ESL! 

Together we raised an amazing $2450 for the United Way at our Bake Sale last Friday!  Thanks to everyone who participated.
You can see some of the photos here and if you have any to share, please post them on our FB Page:
The Album:

If you liked any of the treats at the Bake Sale, many of the items are in the 
'Dig In' Recipe Book, plus many many more.  We are taking orders now and they are only $10, with over 65 recipes inside!!  Drop by Room 311 to order your copy today! 

See you tomorrow at our final event for the United Way, our community  Garage Sale.  Lots of treasures await you!!

Other Updates for Week 5:

See the link to the full schedules below and posted in your classroom for more details on room numbers and to look ahead for what's coming up in the coming weeks.  Click HERE for the schedules.  Drop by room 311 to sign up or drop by our new home in Room 332!

Workshops, Clubs and Meetings:

Mon:  Presentation Skills (Room 336), Book Club (Room 334)

Wed:  Speak Up:  "Speed Friending" (Room 330)

Thurs: Writing Strategies (Room 335)and Pronunciation Workshop III with Mark:  Focus on Sentence Stress, Rhythm and Connected Speech [12-1:30 and 3-4:30, Room 336]

Fri:  Games Club: video game challenge (Room 334) 

and Volunteer Info Session (Room 335)

Events: (meet in the 1st floor lobby)  

Tues:  Garage Sale (10-3:30, Lobby) & Movie

'night' (3pm, Rainbow Cinemas--meet in lobby @ 3pm)

Fri: Video Game Challenge, Games Club (room 335)

Newsletter Club: We are publishing a newsletter this session!  If you want to contribute a short article, story or a photo, email Dorothy: or drop by Room 311 and speak to one of your Peer Leaders to find out how you can get involved and published in our first Newsletter.  Please send in all submissions to the newsletter by the end of week 7.  The sooner, the better ;-))  You can write about an event you attended, a volunteer experience, a photo, a restaurant you enjoy, a highlight of your culture or country. your favourite hangout or neighbourhood in Toronto, a movie review...

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