Grade 9 Leadership - Children's Wish Foundation
The grade 9 Leadership class at Sherwood Heights will be running various fundraisers throughout the month of March. All proceeds will be donated to the Children's Wish Foundation. Students will be participating in events such as dodgeball, hat day, and a pie eating contest. There will also be sales of baked goods and popcorn during the lunch hours. Please help us reach our goal of $1000.00 by clicking on the link below.
Sherwood Heights Library has eBooks!
Please click here to find out how to download eBooks on your tablet, smartphone or computer.
Boundary Exemption Process for 2014-2015 - Closed March 14th
Late boundary exemption requests/inquiries:
After the March 14 deadline, any and all boundary exemption requests for the 2014-2015 school year, must be made in writing to the Superintendent, Bruce Beliveau. Updated information is to be posted on the division website at www.eips.ca/boundary-exemptions, outlining this process for parents who may have missed the deadline or new families who move into EIPS after March 14 and are interested in registering at a non-designated school in 2014-2015
A Letter to Parents from Minister Jeff Johnson
March 17, 2014
Please find attached a letter from Minister of Alberta Education Jeff Johnson regarding the innovative work and transition taking place in education throughout the province. The Minister has requested we share this letter with parents, along with a copy of his opinion editorial published in the Calgary Herald earlier this month.
We encourage you to review this information to learn more about what’s happening in education within Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) and across the province. Feel free to also take a look at the information on the Alberta Education website, using any of the links provided, to learn more about this work as we continue through the process.
Parents of Grade 9 Students
The registration process for high school is taking place. Students have pre-selected their courses and a form was sent home before Spring Break requiring a parent signature.
Students who are attending Salisbury Composite high school should have received a course handbook. Students who reside in the Bev Facey attendance area can view the school handbook on the Bev Facey website.
Information nights for both Salisbury and Bev Facey will be held on Tuesday, April 15th at 7:00 pm.
Accountability Pillar and Tell Them From Me Surveys
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Student transportation is provided at no cost to all students living 2.4 km or greater from Sherwood Heights. Find out if you qualify using the Versatrans e-Link tool available on the division website. Families accessing Payride or school-of-choice busing pay a fee for transportation services. General information, applicable fees, and FAQs about busing are available on the Student Transportation page of the EIPS' division website.
We encourage parents to take advantage of the EIPS' secure online payment option to pay transportation fees. Save time by using the secure online payment option at https://www.eips.ca/student-transportation (as this is a secure page, please note the ‘s’ in the ‘https’ of this website address). Simply enter the information as it appears on the invoice you receive in the mail and select your method of payment (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, INTERAC online) to complete your transaction. You will receive an electronic receipt of the payment sent to the email address you provide. It’s just that easy!
Please click on the following for more:
If you have any questions about Student Transportation, contact them at 780-417-8151 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Power School Parent Portal
For parents new to our school, a letter outlining how to set up your Parent Portal Single Sign on was mailed home Friday, September 20, 2013. PowerSchool allows you access to academic and attendance information for all students in one family in junior high and high school. For more information click on the PowerSchool Parent Portal Information document.
To Log on to PowerSchool click on the following link POWERSCHOOL. If you have forgotten your PowerSchool Login or Password, the link on the Portal now is available to have the information emailed to you. On the Portal, just click on "Having trouble signing in?" To assist you in logging into the Parent Portal you may visit http://www.eips.ca/content.php?page=309 for an instructional video.
Once signed into the parent portal, everything you see in BLUE is a link to another page. For example, if you see a dash beside a course name when you click on it, it will send you to another page with all the assignments and marks.
Click here for information regarding ElkFest and the 48 Hour Film Festival.
The Board of Trustees has approved the 2014-2015 division calendar. Click here to link to the Division website.
EIPS’ Central Office
1-800-905-3477 (toll free)
Please Click on the "News" tab for further EIPS news and Board approved revised boundaries for Rural Strathcona County.
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At Sherwood Heights we encourage our students to "Reach for the Heights" and to cheer on their athletes, musicians, and fellow classmates by showing their "Cougar Pride"!
The vision of Sherwood Heights Junior High School is to have all students, families and staff be of good character, focus on academics, be respectful of each other and engage in all aspects of school life.
Reach for the Heights:
At Sherwood Heights, we have Cougar P.R.I.D.E.