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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CBE Links
Parent's Guide | Assessment & Reporting (pdf)
Leadership Link | Communications from the Chief Superintendent & Board of Trustees (monthly newsletter)
Health Information
Kids' Health Link!
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.

Willow Park School Hours
Monday - Thursday 9:07 am - 3:53 pm
Friday - 9:07 am - 1:24 pm

Principal's Blog
Updated on June 24th, 2016

Messages from the Chief Superintendent and Board of Trustees
Updated Monthy

Willow Park Parents and Student Resource website
Updated on January 22nd, 2016
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 Bullying *Honourable use of Technology *Teenage Brain


WPS News

School will resume for NEW STUDENTS ONLY on Tuesday, Sept 6th (pizza lunch provided - gluten free, dairy free and vegetarian available).
School will resume for ALL STUDENTS on Wednesday, Sept 7th, 2016. Class lists and schedules will be given out when students arrive to school.

Our office will close Wednesday, June 29th at noon and will re-open August 31st at 10:30 a.m.

Complementary Course Selection for 2016 - 2017
Updated Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Complementary Course forms went home on, June 9th.

For a list of complemnetary courses offered and descriptions CLICK HERE or go to Sutdent - Options (on the tabs above).

Grade 7 Complementary Online registration CLICK HERE

Grade 8 Complementary Online registration CLICK HERE

Grade 9 Complementary Online registration CLICK HERE

School Supply Lists for 2016 - 2017 AVAILABLE NOW !
Updated Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

CLICK HERE for Supply lists for the 2016 - 2017 school year or lists be found in any of the following links on our website: School Information - Parents, or Students -then click on Student School Supplies.
For grade 5 & 6 students, most supplies are included in your child’s school fees. There are a few items that are not supplied at the school and teachers ask that you please provide these items. The ‘included supplies’ and items that are requested for you to provide are all listed on the grade 5 & 6 Supply Lists.

ORDER SUPPLIES DIRECTLY TO OUR SCHOOL:
For grades 7, 8 & 9 students, supplies on the Supply Lists can be purchased on your own at local retailers or you can choose to order your supplies online through School Start (click on link) or at www.schoolstart.ca. If you order through “School Start” Willow Park is eligible for a $5/kit rebate from “School Start” which will be used towards various items/activities in the school. Orders received in June will be entered with “School Start” for a $1000 cash draw! All orders through “School Start” will also be entered for a $50 cash draw here at Willow Park.

Fundraiser Feedback Requested
Updated Friday, June 3rd, 2016
Give your feedback on fundraisers at Willow Park. Please CLICK HERE or go to http://bit.ly/WPSFundraising to fill in our quick fundraising survey and help our School Council decide what parents and students want to see next year. Thank-you.

OPEN HOUSE and REGISTRATION
Updated January 13th, 2016
Willow Park's Open House was held on Wednesday, January 13th from 7 - 8:30pm. For Registration information click on our "Apply" or "Registration" tab above. Registration opened on January 11th and ended at noon on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016. Late applications are accepted and  will be held on the waiting list.

BUS INFORMATION
Updated March 9th, 2016

Welcome to Spring! Please speak to your child about safe bus riding Please sign up for Remind text messages to your phone regarding late busses. CLICK HERE to learn how. Students and parents are encouraged to sign up. For more information scroll down to "Digital Reminders and Information". You can also check Southland's site to check on your child's bus status www.myschoolbusmonitor.ca and or download Southland's app directly to a cel phone (information on Southland'ss site). Students are encouraged to use Remind and also have our school phone number to call (403) 777 - 6900 ext 0 with bus quieries. Does your child have the school phone number in their phone?

SCHOOL COUNCIL
Updated March 29th, 2016

Please visit the WPS parent's School Council website for detailed School Council and Society information: http://wpscouncil.weebly.com.

If you would like to volunteer at WPS, please complete a CBE Annual Volunteer Registration Form and contact the School Council via our website.

STUDENT EXPECTATIONS 2015 / 2016
Updated Sept. 8, 2015

Please read through our agenda Student Expectations for Arts-Centred Learning at Willow Park School with your WPS student. Informtaion on lates, vacation, bussing rules, lunch time, dress code, cell phone use etc. isall there for you.

DIGITAL REMINDERS and INFORMATION - SIGN UP FOR "REMIND"
Updated June 29, 2015

Students and parents are encouraged to be informed of when we update and share important news on our website! For up-to-date alerts regarding important information and bus delays, sign up for Willow Park "Remind"."Remind" will allow you to receive text messages from Willow Park School. For more information see:
Remind 101 General Information and
Remind 101 Bus Registration Information - students can sign up too!

To sign-up to receive text messages about school information, to your cell phone, follow these steps:
1. Text message:@willowpark
2. To phone number: 587 409 1803

ACE - ART CORE EXPERIENCE AT WPS
Updated Jan. 14, 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 below to see what our students and teachers have been up to!
www.learningthroughthearts.com

Fundraising

When you shop at McGavin's Bread store, be sure to say you are from Willow Park School to get %10 off of your purchase and win points that we will donate to charities.

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.