New attendance boundaries for the northeast quadrant of Sherwood Park
Effective 2018-19 school year, new attendance boundaries have been approved for the northeast quadrant of Sherwood Park.
Students in the following schools may be affected by this change:
- Glen Allan Elementary
- Lakeland Ridge
- Mills Haven Elementary
- Pine Street Elementary
- Woodbridge Farms Elementary
- Clover Bar Junior High
- F. R. Haythorne Junior High
- Sherwood Heights Junior High
More details on the new boundaries are on the EIPS website.
Final Exams and Study Sessions
Please click on the link below to view the exam and study sessions schedule. Please contact the school if you have any questions.
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Want to stay up-to-date on the latest news and events taking place at your school? Make sure to subscribe to Elk Island Public Schools’ (EIPS) email distribution list. Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) now requires the Division to have direct consent before engaging in electronic communication with its families. If you haven’t yet subscribed, simply visit www.eips.ca/contact/synrevoice . As soon as you sign up, you’ll begin receiving Division- and school-related news—newsletters, information about upcoming events, parent and community engagement opportunities, important school-based updates and more.
NOTE: Even if you’re not subscribed, you will continue to receive emails regarding emergency situations and financial matters.
EIPS appreciates your co-operation in ensuring its distribution lists are compliant with CASL and you continue to receive only the information you feel is important.
Digital Toolkit for Parents
During the months of February, March, and April our Sherwood Heights staff shared information with our students on Digital Etiquette, Digital Health and Wellness, and Digital Rights and Responsibilities. We covered these main points with Digital Etiquette:
Basic rules you should follow when using technology
- Appropriate use: time and place in a classroom
- Treat others with courtesy and respect online
- Permission is needed to post pictures and/or video
Social media is not a forum to post
o Relationship issues
o Personal opinions about your job
o Financial information
o Embarrassing photos
o Phone number or address
We encourage you to discuss Digital Etiquette with your student. We have included a video from commonsensemedia.org, the topic is social media musts for teens and can be used as a conversation topic with your student.
Here are some common themes we hear from the students at school, and are passing along some information to help in your awareness with social media:
- Students can access their Instagram and snapchat accounts anywhere and at any time, they simply need to login and do not need to have the app on their device.
- It is beneficial to know your students username and password to their accounts to help monitor their usage.
- There are apps disguised as a calculator, they act as a vault and storage device. Many of these apps use a passcode that requires a sequence of numbers entered to access the vault. The icon may appear similar to the native app for the device, but can be recognized by searching online. Here is an information article related to calculator apps for parents to help recognize them.
2017-2018 Junior High Registration
Students have completed their online registration for next school year. Students took home a printout showing their selected courses.
2017-2018 Boundary Exemption Process - NOW CLOSED
Students who want to register at a non-designated school for the 2017-2018 school year must fill out and submit a Boundary Exemption Request form to their desired school between February 1 and April 7, 2017. There is no secondary or late process.
What is Your Designated School?
You can determine your child's designated school using the powerful Versatrans e-Link® tool.
Grade 9 Farewell
This years Grade 9 Farewell was another great success thanks to the wonderful parents that volunteered their time to make it a very special evening for our grade 9 students.
2017 -2018 High School Registration
Important information and dates for our grade 9 students.
By this point, all grade 9 students will have had a chance to complete their high school registration online or submitted their completed registration form to the office.
Should you have any questions regarding course choices or high school in general please contact the high school your child will be attending.
Acorn Fee Management System/School Fees
Elk Island Public Schools uses a fee management system allowing families to view and pay on-line their school fees. All families with students registered in Elk Island Public Schools, are able to login through the parent portal of PowerSchool to access their school and athletic fees.
If you have difficulty creating a new account, an instructional video is available on the parent portal login page at https://powerschool.eips.ca/public or on the division website at http://eips.ca/powerschool. If you have any difficulties after viewing the video, please call the school office for assistance. 780-467-5930
Power School Parent Portal
For parents new to our school, a letter outlining how to set up your Parent Portal Single Sign in can be requested from the office. 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/schools/powerschool 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.
Project of the Heart
This is a district wide initiative to increase the awareness and understanding of how residential schools have impacted our Canadian culture. All grade 7 students are taking part in this initiative. For more information please see projectofheart.ca
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