Calgary Board of Education Willow Park School
343 Willow Park Drive S.E., Calgary AB T2J 0K7 | Grades 5-9 Arts-Centred Learning
t | 403-777-6900  e | WillowPark@cbe.ab.ca

 

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Immunization

To determine if your child has been immunized, you can phone the Medical Record Centers below or they will help direct you to get paper records (outside of the province or country you will need to call Health Link where they will help re-direct you).

  • Alberta Health Calgary Medical Record Center 403.214.3641
  • Alberta Health Services Provincial Records 780.41.7985
  • Health Link – 1.866.408.5465

 


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Welcome to Willow Park School
Arts-Centred Learning

Teaching and learning using the arts as a means of understanding the world...accessing and expressing knowledge and experiences in multiple ways...through the disciplines of fine and performing arts.

Recently updated on March 30th, 2015
Please scroll down for new Newsletter Items.

Principal's Blog updated on March 2nd, 2015. CLICK HERE


GRADE 5 and 6 Skiing CANCELLED
Updated March 27th, 2015
Due to sunny weather conditions, Canada Olympic Park has cancelled our skiing for Monday March 30th. Parents will be reimbursed. 

FUN FUNDRAISER AT THE BAY!
Updated March 30th, 2015
South Centre Mall's Hudson Bay is having their Giving Day on
Thursday, April 2nd
. 100% of the profits will go to Willow Park School Music!
Click Here for more information.

Band Fundraiser Evening May 9th CLICK HERE to see the poster!
"Date Night" is back, presented by our Willow Park Music Parents Leadership Team!
Join us at Jack Astor's Bar and Grill on May 9th (tickets $25.00) to enjoy a free drink, appetizers, a reverse draw, live entertainmnt and a fantastic Silent Auction. All proceeds will go towards the Willow Park Band!
CLICK HERE for your ticket order form. See you there.

Grade 8 Student Films for PARKS CANADA!
Updated March 6th, 2015
Our Grade 8 students were given the opportunity to create a short film to support Parks Canada. Our students worked on their own time at lunch and weekends and we have two short films entered in the contest. CLICK HERE to vote on your favourite film. You can vote every day up to Mach 30th! Support our WPS students and vote for 8-2 and 8-5.
The winning class receives a free trip to Quebec City- all expenses paid! Congratulations Grade 8s!!!!

Badminton
Updated March 30th, 2015
Practices:
Jr. Team
- Monday and Wednesday 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Sr. Team - Tuesday and Friday 8:00am - 9:00 am
Tournaments at Western Canada:
Sr. Team - April 15th
Jr. Team - April 16th


Vaccination Information Sent home.
Updated March 10th, 2015
Information was sent home last week with all students around immunization updates. If you are travelling to an area where a measles outbreak is currently active (including, but not limited to California), it is very important to ensure all travellers have received the right number of doses, for the trip.
If you are uncertain whether you and/or your children need the MMR vaccine before travelling, please call your local community health centre to discuss. If you are not sure how to reach your local community health centre you can also call Health Link Alberta at 1.866.408.5465 and or visit www.immunizealberta.ca
See the Health link box to the bottom left of this site.

Willow Park Parent and Student Resource Site
Updated on March 16th, 2015
Information and workshop information about: * Preventing Sexual Abuse
* Teen Anxiety *Teen Depression *Self Harm *Perfectionism *Drugs and Alcohol *Girls Groups *Support Groups and organizations *Stress *Self-esteem
* Digital Safety *Cyber Bullyin *Honourable use of Technology
*Teenage Brain
CLICK HERE

ACE - Art Core Experience at Willow Park School
Updated January 14th 2014
Each Friday our students participate in ACE for two hours. Twenty-three different art workshops take place each Friday! This is a time designed in our schedule for students to gain important art skills in which they can transfer to all classes when presenting their understanding of material. Click on our link to see what our students and teachers have been up to!
www.learningthroughthearts.com

Bus Information at WPS
Updated January 8th, 2014
Due to winter weather, expect bus delays. Have students dress with winter clothing and encourage students to sign up for "Remind" text messages to you and your child's cel phones for current information about bus delays. CLICK HERE If busses are delayed, check your cel phone for a "Remind Message" or call the school at 403 777 6900 to inquire and report.
Please note: Students must ride on their assigned bus. Students wishing to make alternative transporation arrangements for the day must bring in a note to the office the morning of the change. All students involved must have notes to confirm arrangements. Students may only ride a different bus for project work approved by the appropriate teacher. This information is in found in our Student Expectation booklet. CLICK HERE.
Also found under SCHOOL INFORMATION - STUDENT EXPECTATIONS.
Thank you for your continued support.

HIGH SCHOOL TOURS for Grade 9 Students
Updated March 10th, 2015
For the CBE High School Registration Page (tours and information) CLICK HEREFor CBE Registration Course Guidlines CLICK HERE
For More information about Tours (sent to parents) CLICK HERE
For Lord Beaverbrook General information CLICK HERE
For Lord Beaverbrook "Information Transition to High School" CLICK HERE

ONLINE LIBRARY BOOKS!
Posted June, 2014
CLICK HERE
and log on to Willow Park's NEW "OverDrive" where students can read books online for free. The Calgary Public Library also has EBooks for your family to access CLICK HERE for more information.
For more information about the Calgary Public Library, CLICK HERE

STAY INFORMED all year long!
Updated September 2014
Printable 2014 - 2015 Calendar CLICK HERE
Note one change -
Conferences on April 6 and 7th not 16th 17th (correction made on Sept 19th)

Willow Park School Council
Updated each Month
CLICK HERE

STAY IN TOUCH AND BE INFORMED AT WILLOW PARK
-with texts to your phone

Updated September 2014
Stay in touch and be informed when we change our Website or share important information! For up-to-date alerts regarding important Willow Park Information, sign up for Willow Park Remind 101 for the latest updates as we receive them. Remind 101 will allow you to receive text messages from Willow Park School. To sign up to receive text messages to your cell phone regarding important information.
Text the message: @willowpark
to the phone number 587 409 1803
Remind 101 General Information
Remind 101 BUS 'Remind' Registration Information

School Council / Volunteers
Updated September 2014
If you would like to volunteer, please fill out a Parent Volunteer form found on our School Council site.
CLICK HERE to see our School Council Website .
To contact a member of our School Council, please email: willowparkschoolcouncil@gmail.com

Understanding the Teenage Brain

Updated March 1st, 2015
Gail Smillie shared her presentation on Understanding the Teenage Brain on
Thursday, February 26th from 7 - 9pm at Lord Beaverbrook. Thank you to the Willow Park Music Program for setting up this informative event! Notes from the presentation can be found on our Willow Park Parent and Student Resource Site linked to this webpage. Click on the Link.

Fundraising

PTS Music Program Ongoing Fundraiser - we have teamed up with the Willow Park and Deer Valley locations of M&M Meat Shops for an ongoing fundraising event supporting the music program. M&M Meats has now been taken over by a new owner and we will post our new partnership discount shortly.

 

 

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