WE GOT YOUR BACK, FORT MAC!
Updated Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
Willow Park School is currently collecting donations for Red Cross to support the victims of the Fort McMurray fires. We will be collecting cash and cheques in the foyer at lunch, or students can bring donations directly to the office. Please write cheques to Red Cross so you can receive a tax receipt. No donation is too big or too small! The last day to donate through Willow Park School will be Tuesday, May 17th.
Grade 5 & 6 Basketball Club
Updated Thursday, April 21st, 2016
Fridays 8 - 9 am Starting April 29th, 2016
Parent permission required. See Ms. Owen for forms.
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.
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?
HIGH SCHOOL TOURS
Updated Jan. 6, 2016
Calgary Board of Education High Schools are setting up open houses for students and parents.
Here are the links to Two PDF documents with a bit more information on the IB Programme:
One is a survey of Canadian Universities and their recognition policies of IB students.
Canadian University Recognition Policies (pdf)
The second is a presentation by a university admissions director at UBC, Andrew Arida, and why they are actively seeking IB Students at UBC.
UBC IB students & first year university performance: The UBC undergraduate admissions model (pdf)
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"
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!
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.
||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.