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Noon supervision service
Children in Grade 1 to 6
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How can I help my child become more Internet knowledgeable?
Media Awareness Network or MNet is a Canadian non-profit organization that has been pioneering the development of media literacy programs since its incorporation in 1996. Members of our team have backgrounds in education, journalism, mass communications, and cultural policy. Working out of Ottawa, we promote media and Internet education by producing online programs and resources, working in partnership with Canadian and international organizations, and speaking to audiences across Canada and around the world.
MNet’s work is based on the belief that to be functionally literate in the world today – to be able to "read" the messages that inform, entertain and sell to us daily – young people need critical thinking skills.
Please visit their Website at http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/index.cfm
Earth Day is one of two observances, both held annually during spring in the northern hemisphere, and autumn in the southern hemisphere. These are intended to inspire awareness of and appreciation for the Earth's environment. The United Nations celebrates an Earth Day each year on the March equinox, a tradition which was founded by peace activist John McConnell in 1969. A second Earth Day, which was founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in in 1970, is celebrated in many countries each year on April 22.
For Earth Day crafts, coloring pages, quizzes, games and activities visit the Internet link http://holidays.kaboose.com/earth-day/
We always welcome and appreciate parent volunteers in our school. Below we list some of the tasks that you can assist the staff and students with:
- Swim Program Supervision (February 20-27th, 2009). Male volunteers are needed!
- Reading one to one with students (In English or first language)
- Assisting with field trips
- Activity preparation for teachers
- Working with small groups of students under teacher supervision
Cold Weather Policy
When the weather is colder than -20 degrees Celsius (including wind chill), our patrol teams will not be outside. Please use extra caution on these days when you are coming to school. Cars will need extra time to stop. Please use the crosswalk, and always look both ways when you cross the road.
All students should dress according to the weather. Please visit the school website and click on the weather icon for more details.
Traffic Safety At CJFS
Places to park when dropping off your children include:
- Whitehorn Crescent on the south side of the school.
- The parking lot in front of the community association
Also please be courteous to the homeowners who live behind the teachers’ parking lot (on the alley) by not parking in front of their garage or parking stalls.
To the many parents who have concerns and to those who wish to support us in keeping our students safe, we have volunteer opportunities to address these areas of concern. Please call the school at 403-777-6710 should you wish to be a parent safety volunteer.
Grade 6 Students and Parents:
Annie Gale School
We are already working with Annie Gale staff and Administration to inform students and parents about their future school. Important Dates:
- Monday March 10th at 1:15 pm Mrs. Weber (Principal) and Mr. Baustad (Assistant Principal) will come into our school to introduce themselves and tell us about your future school.
- In the Month of May our students will receive a tour of Annie Gale School.
- Thursday March 19th at 6:30 pm Parent Orientation Night at Annie Gale School. All grade six parents are invited to attend!
Our Division I, II choirs and the Handbells/Tone Chimes Club will continue to practice on their days and times. We are pleased to announce that we have 86 students in the Division I Choir and 45 in the Division II Choir. Both choirs display great voices, great enthusiasm and excellent behavior. The Handbells/Tone Chimes Club consists of about 20 students who also are very talented in playing their instruments.
We are proud to inform you that our Division II Choir and the Handbells/Tone Chimes Club will perform at Pride in the Properties Concert held at the Jubilee Auditorium on April 8, 2009. Please set that date aside to come and show your support!
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Ms. Gunderson at 403-777-6710, extension 2020.
Alberta Education Accountability Pillar Survey for Parents of Grade 4 Students
You are invited to play an important role in public education in Alberta. By completing a survey which will be mailed directly to you (between January and February 2009) you are giving your school, your school board and your provincial government important information about how to improve the quality of education your child is receiving.
Parents can contact their principal to receive a survey in another language. It is expected that the surveys will be available in: English, French, Cantonese/Mandarin, Punjabi, Spanish, Arabic, Korean, Cree, Blackfoot, Deni, and Tagalog.
In February, students in grades 4 and all teachers will be completing their surveys at the school.
All surveys are anonymous and no reports will be issued if the number of respondents is fewer than six to further protect the privacy of respondents. Respondents are expected to answer the questions based upon the experiences they have had at their school. Responses for parents of students who have moved during the current school year will be attached to the school in which the student was registered on September 30, 2008.
We strongly encourage your participation as the results help us identify our school and jurisdiction’s strengths and weaknesses. Survey results will be available to jurisdictions by the start of May 2009, and will be reported publicly by jurisdictions as part of the Annual Education Results Reports in the fall of 2009.
We know that parents are very interested in their children’s education; hence we request you show everyone how much you care about what we do at CJFS by completing and mailing the survey.
Curriculum Handbooks for Parents
See what students are expected to learn in each grade, including overviews of subjects and topics.
Curriculum Summaries provide a grade-at-a-glance overviews of what students are expected to learn.
Learn Alberta Digital Resources
LearnAlberta.ca (www.learnalberta.ca) supports lifelong learning by providing quality online resources for Alberta’s Kindergarten to Grade 12 community.
Students, teachers, and parents can use the secure site to find digital learning and teaching resources correlated to Alberta’s program of study.
CJFS has recently sent the Username and Password for this secure site with your child.
Preparing for Provincial Achievement Tests
Should you wish your child to practice PAT’s on a personal computer the following website includes self scoring tests, previous Achievement tests and answer keys:
You can also help your child prepare for Provincial Achievement Tests by making sure that he/she has had a good night's sleep before the test, a nutritious breakfast and arriving at school on time the morning of the test. All tests start promptly at 9:00 AM.
Human Rights Act
Bill 44 Implementation. Alberta Human Rights Act, Section 11.1