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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Citizenship at WPS
Music
Principal's Blog
School Showcase
School Supplies
Servery and Snack Cart
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.

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Parents/guardians: Due to Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), if you want to keep receiving electronic messages from our school on commercial topics such as student fees and field trip costs, you need to subscribe online.

In addition, if you want to receive any text messages from our school, you need to opt-in by texting the word YES to the six-digit number 724665.

 

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


PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES
Conference Manager has opened at 4pm on Friday, September 16th for all parents to sign up to meet teachers on:
Thursday, September 22nd from 5 - 8pm or
Friday, September 23rd from 8am - 1pm

Click on the link: CONFERENCE MANAGER
or go to PARENT INFORMATION - CONFERENCE MANAGER on the top bars
or https://willowpark.schoolsoft.com

School Supply Lists for 2016 - 2017
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.

WPS Soccer
Updated Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
WPS Soccer will be coached by Mrs. Thomas and Mrs. Green
Practices are on Friday 1:20 - 2:15pm
Schedules posted.

Willow Park Volleyball Practice Schedules:
Updated Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

CLICK HERE for schedules or go to Students-Extracurricular on the tabs above

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 - REMIND Re-Set
Updated September 2nd, 2016

Welcome Back!
At WPS we use REMIND text message services to send information to parents and students about late busses. If a bus is late we will send a text to those persons who have signed up - no phone numbers are shared and it is a one way system. We ERASE our REMIND lists each year and have erased all REMIND sites on Friday, September 2nd at 7pm. Please reset your REMIND by following the instructions below or sign up for REMIND text messages to your phone regarding late busses. CLICK HERE to learn more or enter the information below. Students and parents are encouraged to sign up. For more information scroll down to "Digital Reminders and Information". You can also check Southland Transportation's site to monitor your child's bus status www.myschoolbusmonitor.ca and or download Southland's app directly to a cel phone (information on Southland Transportation 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? Students are encouraged to call the school when a bus is late as we can contact Southland for assistance and information.

REMIND- Busses A - J
Enter this number into your phone - (587) 333-0291
Then TEXT the letters in red to your phone for the appropriate bus:
Bus A - @willowaa
Bus B - @willowbb
Bus C - @willowcc
Bus D - @willowdd
Bus E - @willowee
Bus F - @willowff
Bus G - @willowgg
Bus H - @willowhh
Bus I - @willowii
Bus J- @willowjj

Bus K Enter this number to your phone (587) 409-1803
Then TEXT the letters in red to your phone for bus K
Bus K - @willowkk

Remind 101 Bus Registration Information - students can sign up too!

SCHOOL COUNCIL
Updated September 2nd, 2016

Please visit the WPS parent's School Council website for detailed School Council and Society information: http://wpscouncil.weebly.com. Every parent and guardian is an automatic member of our School Council. School Council meets every third Tuesday of the month. Our first meeting is on September 20th at 7:00pm.

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 2016 / 2017
Updated Sept. 2nd 2016

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.

ACE - ART CORE EXPERIENCE AT WPS
Updated Sept 2nd, 2016

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.

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.