Update: June 11, 2024

School update: June 11, 2024
Posted on 06/11/2024

Changes for Next Year

Dear Sydenham Families,

It is with mixed emotions that I write to inform you that I will be leaving our Sydenham PS community to take on a new position at another school within LDSB. As principal, it has been my honor and privilege to partner with all of you in your child(ren)’s educational journey.

Throughout my time here, I have witnessed countless examples of your dedication and hard work to support our students and our school. Together, with the amazing staff of Sydenham PS, we have accomplished many great things, and I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to have worked with such a collaborative school and community.

As I prepare to embark on this new chapter, I leave with a heavy heart but also with confidence in the future of our SPS. I have no doubt that under the leadership of my successor, Ms. Hilda Barrett, who will be taking over the two school sites as the primary Principal, Sydenham PS will continue to thrive and grow, and the values and traditions we hold dear will be cherished and honored.  Melanie Allport will be taking over as the VP at Sydenham PS and supporting Ms. Barrett in the Admin team partnership which will continue.  We welcome them both and wish them all the best in leading such an accepting, inclusive and diverse school community.

I want to express my sincerest gratitude for the opportunity to serve as your principal and for the memories that I will take with me.  Wishing you all the best :)


Becky MacDonald, Principal