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Great Things Seen & Heard

  • We made it through our first full week with full student body! Congratulations!
  • We’ve received many compliments over school organization so far! Keep it up, team!
  • Orange shirts have arrived—they’re beautiful!
  • A staff member catching a student in the hallway with no mask realized she had no mask either—now that’s an example of everyone makes a mistake sometime!

Bits & Pieces

  • Fire drill during the week—date confirmation by email.
  • Hazard questionnaires will be distributed shortly.
  • Fall assessments have a new timeline this year (OAC extended into October if needed, MIPI access should be available during the week).
  • We are working on the digital tool subscription (to be ordered centrally).
  • Class list finalization should be complete by Monday.
  • We have teachers at our school that can help others with Planbook; please ask if you need support!
  • We will have a riverside social event in the evening on October 1st.
  • Orange Shirt Day coming up on September 30th.

Events This Week

  • Monday, September 21st: Sports (ASAA) virtual town hall meeting for registered participants.
  • Monday, September 21st: Hot lunch is tacos.
  • Tuesday, September 22nd: School Council at 6:00 PM by Zoom for pre-registered parents and staff
  • Tuesday, September 22nd: Hot lunch is chicken Caesar salad.
  • Wednesday, September 23rd: Hot lunch is lasagna and garlic toast.
  • Thursday, September 24th: Breakfast team begins preparation of meal in last block.
  • Thursday, September 24th: Hot lunch is beef and broccoli with rice.
  • Friday, September 25th: Breakfast at 8:00 AM (pre-ordered to meet safety requirements).
  • Friday, September 25th: SLP training for EA’s from 8:30 to 11:00 AM
  • Friday, September 25th: Google and School Messenger breakout/workout sessions from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM (schedule to be confirmed by email).
  • Friday, September 25th: Indigenous Support session from 1:00 to 2:00 PM
  • Friday, September 25th: Collaboration from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Great Things Seen & Heard

  • Thank you for the extra kindness and patience as we organize and reorganize (and reorganize again) to meet our students’ technology needs!
  • It was most interesting to see how so many students were distracted by the word “distracting” in the student handbook!
  • Our most patient staff member’s name has now evolved from Randy, to Brandy, to Brian. Good thing the poor guy is so good-natured!  
  • TR’s phone posted the incorrect day for the first time in history—perhaps he shouldn’t be trying to make it to four years before replacing it!
  • Some missing slippers have been spotted in the cars outside our wellness coach’s window—please keep an eye out for them!
  • One of our English teachers has now been titled “Lady” so we can call her Milady now!
  • Monday’s hot lunch was listed on the website as apple burgers with pot!

Clips & Tips

Truly, there is something for everyone on this website. Now that we’ve been asked to incorporate some videos into our lessons in case some of our students (or staff members) are in quarantine, check out your subject matter here to see what fits:

Bits & Pieces

  • Regular biweekly staff meetings will recommence on Monday, September 14th.
  • We will discuss dress code, student microwaves, PD, local curriculum reminders (including long term plans and video clips), and Health & Safety at Monday’s meeting after school.
  • Anyone interested can join the PD meeting on Wednesday—we will review the survey results.
  • We will have a hot breakfast on the September 25th PD Day (to be pre-ordered to meet AHS requirements).
  • We will have a riverside social event in the evening on October 1st.

Events This Week

  • Monday, September 14th: Week’s hot lunches should be ordered by 10:00 AM.
  • Monday, September 14th: Please send list of no-shows and one-shows to the office.
  • Monday, September 14th: Staff meeting after school, 3:45 PM in the Learning Commons
  • Tuesday, September 15th: Admin Association (AA for short) meeting from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.
  • Wednesday, September 16th: Deadline for teachers to complete PD survey, 3:00 PM.
  • Wednesday, September 16th: PD meeting at 3:45 PM in the Learning Commons.
  • Thursday, September 17th: Sports (ASAA) virtual town hall meeting for registered participants.
  • Friday, September 18th: The last day of our first full week of having all students at school!