Welcome to Willow Park School
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
Updated September, 2015
Monday - Thursday 9:07 am - 3:53 pm
Friday - 9:07 am - 1:24 pm
WPS Website recently updated on November 19th, 2015
Please scroll down for new Newsletter Items.
Principal's Blog updated on September 16th, 2015.
Monthly message from the CBE Board of Trustees
Updated Aug 29th, 2015
Monthly Message from our Chief Superintendent
Updated September 28th, 2015
|Willow Park Parent and Student Resource Site
Updated on October 1st, 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 Bullying *Honourable use of Technology *Teenage Brain
Photo Retake Day and Family Portraits
Updated September 15th, 2015
Photo day was held on, September 15th. If your child needs retakes, Life Touch will return to our school on November 5th. Life Touch will offer Family Portraits for WPS families on November 19th from 4pm - 8pm during our Parent Teacher Conferences on Thursday. To book your portrait sitting appointment visit www.lifetouch.ca/abfamilyphotos or call 403 255 5440.
STAY IN TOUCH AND BE INFORMED AT WILLOW PARK
EARLY DISMISSAL THURSDAY, November 19th. 1:24pm dismissal.
Thursday, November 19th 3pm - 7pm
Friday, November 20th 8am - 1pm
Find out what is happening at WPS
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Updated June 29th, 2015
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to the phone number 587 409 1803
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Student Expectations 2015 / 2016
Updated September 8th, 2015
Please read through our student expectations with your WPS student. Informtaion on lates, vacation, bussing rules, lunch time, dress code, cell phone use etc. is there for you. Go to tabs above and click:
SCHOOL INFORMATION - STUDENT EXPECTATIONS
or CLICK HERE
Willow Park School Council
Updated October 16th, 2015
WPS Parent Council Website:
School Council / Volunteers Needed
If you would like to volunteer at WPS, please fill out a Parent Volunteer form found on our School Council site. CLICK HERE
Thank you Casino Volunteers !
Thank you to parents and volunteers who helped at our Casino on October 8th and 9th. These proceeds should be received by Feruary and put to good use to aid student learning. The next casino will take place in 2017 - sometime in April, May or June - TBA.
Book Donation Requests
September 17th, 2015
We are looking to grow our classroom libraries this year, especially in our junior high humanities classes. We would love it if you would bring any used or new books for grades 5-9 to school. All age-appropriate books are welcome and appreciated. If you're not sure what to donate, here's a link to our recommended book lists for grades 7, 8 and 9 - BOOK LIST
The Gift Of Reading with Canadian Author David Bouchard
Updated September 25th, 2015
Meet Canadian author David Bouchard and hear him speak on Friday, November 20th. David Bouchard, OC, is a Métis author, educator, and true champion of literacy. In this dynamic presentation for parents and educators, Mr. Bouchard will share his passion for the importance of literacy and how to inspire children to love reading.
9:00 - 9:30 am: Coffee & snacks
9:30 - 11:00 am: Presentation by David Bouchard
CLICK HERE for more information.
Updated Sepember 2015
Willow Park is excited to announce that it will be using the CBE program IRIS to compliment student learning this year. For the 2015-16 school year, our central focus for staff and students will be to use IRIS to create, document and report on IPP’s (Individualized Program Plans). Many more creative initiatives are underway on how to best implement this multi-platform program at our school that will not only aim to serve student learning but to celebrate and represent our passion for the Arts! Stay tuned for more updates and information.
Updated August 26th, 2015
Willow Park School will continue to undergo renovations on the outside of the building this summer. Renovations should be completed soon.
High School Tours
Updated October 16th, 2015
Calgary Board of Education High Schools are setting up open houses for students and parents. Check here for updates and information.
Dr. E. P. Scarlett High School Open House
Thursday, November 19th, 2015
7:00 - 7:20 pm Assembly in Main Gym
7:30 - 8:15 pm Advanced Placement Program Presentation in Main Gym
7:30 - 8:00 pm Spanish Bilingual Program Presentation Room 284
8:30 - 9:00 pm French Immersion Program Presentation in the Library
8:30 - 9:00 pm Spanish Bilingual Program Presentation Room 284 (repeat of 7:30 session)
Ongoing self-guided school tours and student-guided tours every 15min starting from the Auxilary Gym.
Centennial High School Open House
Thursday, November 19th, 2015
MAIN GYM SCHEDULE:
7:00 - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - Principal's Welcome
7:15 pm - Guidance Presentation
8:15 pm - Advanced Placement
7:45 Career Centre / Work
Throughout the evening walk through the school and embrace the culture.
Lord Beaverbrook School
February 4th Open House
6:30 - 8:30pm
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!
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.
What's New at Starbucks | June 2015
Grade 8 and 9