Calgary Board of Education Rideau Park School
829 Rideau Rd SW, Calgary AB T2S 0S2 | Grades K-9
t | 403-777-7480 f | 403-777-7489 e | RideauPark@cbe.ab.ca

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Rideau Park staff provides learning opportunities that foster the holistic development of students who are aware of their strengths, collaboratively learn, act ethically and are equipped for 21st Century challenges. Read more

Weekly Update |Apr. 30 - May 4, 2018

 

While the weather is finally more pleasant and the days are longer, we still have a great deal of learning to complete at Rideau. Getting a good rest and eating healthy are key to success for our students. Please help our kids to finish this last quarter of the year successfully.

 

Provincial achievement exams begin in grades 6 and 9 on May 10. All students in grade 6 and 9 will be writing the exams. If your child will be absent the day of the exam, please let us know and we will arrange for another date for writing. Please send a letter notifying of dates for the absence and planned date for return. We really appreciate your help with this. Letters will also be required for students who may be missing the June exams. Again, we will arrange a writing time for students who are absent the day of exams.

 

Our musical is in full swing; please make sure that children are in attendance at rehearsals. Tickets will be on sale beginning May 1.

 

STEP 1 Download the Eventbrite App or go to https://www.eventbrite.ca
STEP 2 Search Peter Pan Junior
STEP 3 Select date – Tuesday, May 15 or Wednesday, May 16
STEP 4 Follow steps to order and purchase tickets

 

Tickets will be required for admission either digitally or printed
If the link does not work, please try a different browser. If you continue to have difficulty, please contact the school office for assistance.

 

Thank you for joining us for the Volunteer Tea on Wednesday April 25 and thank you to our elementary teachers and Ms. Hamel for an excellent afternoon of performance and celebration.

 

Being mentally healthy is important for all of us in the Rideau community. In honour of Mental Health Day, Rideau students are encouraged to wear hats on Wednesday May 2 to represent the importance of taking care of our minds as well as our bodies in sustaining a successful future.

 

Have a terrific week!
Judi

 

 

Upcoming Events

2017-2018 Rideau Park Traditional School Calendar (pdf)

 

April 30
Kindergarten Swim 9:00 am
Grade 7 Field Trip to Glenbow
May 1
Grade 5 & 9 Vaccinations
Kindergarten Swim
Grade 7 Field Trip to Glenbow
May 2
Kindergarten Swim
May 3
Kindergarten Swim
May 4
Kindergarten Swim
Orientation for New Grade 7
May 7
Grade 7 Badminton Tournament
May 8
Grade 8 Badminton Tournament
May 9
Grade 9 Badminton Tournament
May 10
Grade 6 English Language PAT Part A
May 10
Grade 9 Outdoor Ed Trip
May 11
Grade 9 English Language PAT Part A
May 18
Non-Instruction Day

May 21
Victoria Day
May 22
Organizational Day

 

Provincial Achievement Test Schedule 2018

 

May 10

Provincial Achievement Test Grade 6 English Language Arts Part A

May 11

Provincial Achievement Test Grade 9 English Language Arts Part A

June 14

Provincial Achievement Test – Grade 6 Science

June 15

Provincial Achievement Test – Grade 6 English Language Arts Part B

June 18

Provincial Achievement Test – Grade 6 Math Part A & B

June 19

Provincial Achievement Test – Grade 6 Social Studies

June 20

Provincial Achievement Test – Grade 9 Science

June 22

Provincial Achievement Test  - Grade 9 English Language Arts Part B

June 25

Provincial Achievement Test - Grade 9 Math

June 26

Provincial Achievement Test – Grade 9 Social

 

 

Kindergarten Registration for 2018-19

 

Registration for the 2018-19 school year is ongoing. Children must be at least four years old on or before March 1 to start kindergarten in September of the same calendar year. You have to register in person at your school with proof of residence, your child's name, date of birth and citizenship. Visit the CBE Registration page for more information and for the forms you'll need. More information is available on the CBE Kindergarten page.

 

Kindergarten | great learning starts here (pdf)

 

 

 

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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.

Pink Shirt Day at Rideau Park School

 

In recognition of Pink Shirt Day and CBE’s commitment to create Welcoming, Caring, Safe and Respectful learning environments and conditions for success for each student, Rideau Park’s GSA members helped to make over 400 sugar cookies in the shape of t-shirts with pink icing.  These were given to all students in order to commemorate Pink Shirt Day and increase awareness of bullying and the importance of standing up against bullying. The members of the GSA then went to elementary classrooms and read to students some books, Worm Loves Worm and Piggy Bunny, from our GSA library. Finally, the school assembled together, with elementary students inviting junior high students to dance to "Stand Up” together. 

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