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Great Things Seen & Heard

  • Parents have passed on gratitude to all those that put together the Grad Ceremony!
  • Our Grads were shining like stars for the ceremony!
  • A HUGE thank you to all who pulled together to make the ceremony go well!
  • Great job organizing EWP’s Indigenous Peoples Day, CG! Many positive reviews!
  • Thank you for organizing two treat days in one week, CB!
  • Our Dual Credit meeting for parents by Zoom last week had the best parent turn-out all year!
  • If you see some big, blue eyes peering out from under a hood in the rain at your door, don’t be alarmed: it could be CB bringing you lunch!

Clips & Tips

We use Google so much that we have turned it into a verb, yet many of us do not use it like a pro. Here are two links to help you either use Google better, or use it worse to play tricks on your class:

Since it’s almost summer vacation, I’ll give you a bonus link. This one could potentially take you on a treasure hunt to explore all the possibilities, even in Microsoft Word:

Bits & Pieces

  • Assessment Week for students as scheduled by teachers: June 21st through June 25th.
  • AB Ed requires marks through PASI on Monday, June 28th.
  • Report Cards go home on Tuesday, June 29th at the end of the day.
  • First day of summer vacation on June 30th.
  • Summer School for students: July 5th to 30th.
  • Curriculum work (designated teachers): August 3rd to 13th.
  • Three EA’s will be designated to receive Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training in August.
  • Teachers and support staff return after vacation: August 24th.
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training at EWP for HP schools: August 25th.
  • Regular IEC session for PD at 1:00 PM on August 24th.
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training at EWP for HP schools: August 25th.
  • New teachers (and TR) have orientation at HPSD in morning on August 25th.
  • Administrators have orientation at HPSD in afternoon on August 25th.
  • EA’s return after vacation: August 26th (if not participating in NVCI training).
  • IEC Resource Overview with DB at 9:00 AM on August 26th.
  • Annual Safety Meeting for all staff at 10:30 AM on August 26th.
  • HPSD Common Collaboration in afternoon on August 26th.
  • PD activities for August 27th have yet to be confirmed.
  • School starts for students on August 30th.

Events This Week

  • Monday, June 21st: National Indigenous Peoples Day so no formal exams.
  • Monday, June 21st: Occupational Therapist comes to meet all staff at 9:00 AM (probably ½ hour).
  • Tuesday, June 22nd: Exams for Block 1 classes.
  • Tuesday, June 22nd: Grouard teachers (and students) coming for a school tour.
  • Wednesday, June 23rd: Exams for Block 4 classes.
  • Wednesday, June 23rd: Diploma exam for Biology 30 (two students writing).
  • Thursday, June 24th: Exams for Block 2 classes.
  • Friday, June 25th: Marks into Gradebook before 8:30 AM except Block 3 exam classes.
  • Friday, June 25th: Exams for Block 3 classes.

Great Things Seen & Heard

  • Congratulations to our new EA hired for next year, SO!
  • Congratulations to SW on being accepted into a Master’s program! That’s impressive!
  • This week, an accident report came up that was dated 2006-09-21. The website said that there appears to be a problem with the date!
  • One step beyond falling asleep at one’s desk would be reading emails with closed eyes…

Bits & Pieces

  • Assessment Week will be June 21st through 25th with possibility of June 28th.
  • No exams on June 21st in honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day.
  • Occupational Therapist comes to meet all staff at 9:00 AM (probably ½ hour).
  • Marks go into Gradebook and office by Friday, June 25th.
  • Report Cards go home on Tuesday, June 29th.
  • First day of summer vacation on June 30th.
  • Summer School for students: July 5th to 30th.