Welcome to Roslyn Home & School Association (HandS)

We are here to support our school community with activities and fundraisers to make sure our children have the best possible experience in their elementary years.

Extracurricular ActivitiesPizza Lunch

Featured Events and Fundraisers

Have ideas for a fundraiser or important event, please fill out our Contact form or email us at

Do you Love...

• Pizza lunch • Welcome Back Party • Year End Party • TCBY • Teacher Appreciation Week

Please consider joining HANDS
We Can’t Do it Without You
Several Positions are Open

Vice President / Secretary / Pizza Lunch Coordinator / Communications Officer / Event Planners

Please join us at our AGM HandS Meeting on June 11, 2024 – 7:30pm or contact us at


Our Upcoming Curricular Events & Activities


New Parent FAQs

The Who, What, When, Where and Why of Roslyn Elementary

Have Other Questions?

We Would Love to Hear from You!

What is the daily schedule?

9:00 - 9:05 Children get off buses
9:05 - 9:15 Homeroom Period
9:15 - 9:35 K & Grade 1 AM Recess
10:15 - 10:35 Grade 2 & 3 AM Recess
11:15 - 11:35  Grade 4, 5 & 6 AM Recess
11:35 - 12:43 Kindergarten Lunch
* Outdoors 11:35-12:05
* Lunch 12:05-12:43
11:35-12:25 Grade 1, 2 & 3 Lunch
* Outdoors 11:35 - 12:00 Grade 1
* Lunch 12:00-12:25 Grade 1
* Lunch 11:35-12:00 Grade 2 & 3
* Outdoors 12:00-12:25 Grade 2 & 3
12:35 - 1:25 Grade 4, 5 &6 Lunch
* Lunch 12:35-1:00 Grade 4 & 5
* Outdoors 1:00-1:25 Grade 4 & 5
* Outdoors 12:35-1:005 Grade 6
* Lunch 1:00-1:25 Grade 6
1:25 - 1:45 K & Grade 1 PM Recess
1:55 - 2:15 Grade 2 & 3 AM Recess
2:25 - 2:45 Grade 4, 5 & 6 AM Recess
3:45 Dismissal Bell
3:55 Buses depart

Is there a lunch service? How does it work?

Students can bring their own lunch OR can order hot lunches from Merenda Catering: They will eat in their homerooms, supervised by a lunch monitor. They do not have access to fridges or microwaves.

Is there a daycare service?

Westmount YMCA offers early drop-off at school.
Westmount YMCA, Centre Greene and Tyndale St-Georges Community Centre offer After School, PED Day, and March Break programs.

For more information:

Centre Greene    (for questions contact the coordinator:

Westmount YMCA    (for questions contact Jonathan Kruidbos:

Tyndale St-Georges Community Centre  (for questions contact Anthony Symonds:

or Jennifer Maxwell:

Does Roslyn have a dress code?

Due to the ongoing COVID 19 situation, the Roslyn GB approved to extend the transitional year dress code to 2021- 2022. The current dress-code will remain; therefore, students will be permitted to wear the following:

  • Solid navy blue or solid white or solid light blue top: blouse, shirt, t-shirt, turtleneck or polo
  • OR Navy blue Roslyn Physical Education t-shirt
  • Solid navy blue bottoms: plain navy blue tunic, knee-length skirt, pants, bermudas, leggings, sweatpants or cargo pants
  • Solid navy blue sweater: plain solid navy blue sweater, sweatshirt or cardigan

How do we order the gym shirt?

Students will receive order forms on the first day of school.

Whom to call for what?

Absences, Early dismissals, bussing:
Front office (514) 481-5581
TRANSCO (514) 648-8625
Extra Curricular Activities:
Via front office (514) 481-5581


Early dismissal protocols

Please notify the front office (514) 481-5581, and your child's teacher (by note/email) as early as possible. Last-minute notifications are difficult to manage.


Please see  our Fundraising section. Pizza lunch is our main financial driver and supports all our Spirit Events. Teacher Appreciation Week, the Helping HandS Family Fund, Health Room food and supplies, and the Born to Read program. HandS can also subsidize special workshops, cultural activities,  kids' food/activities/supplies, and other needs as requested by the administration and teachers.

Roslyn School

We are a truly ‘community’ school that values the involvement of all our members – students, parents, teachers, staff and the community at large. If you have questions about the school directly, you can reach them via their website.

Location: 4699 Westmount Avenue, Westmount QC, H3Y 1X5

Telephone: (514) 481-5581

School Hours: M-F: 9:00am – 3:45pm

HandS & Covid-19

Things are looking up! But we can’t ever predict what will happen next in the era of COVID-19.

We are preparing as best we can for many scenarios, with hopes for a “normal” year.

We will be better able to answer questions at our first meeting. Our meeting dates can be found here and on our Facebook page:

Email us directly at if you have any  questions or comments.



Our News & Announcements

Take a look at our past newsletters and watch this space for new announcements.


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Location: 4699 Ave. Westmount, Westmount QC, H3Y 1X5