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I have completed my first month here at Wye School and it has been an awesome start for me. I have had a lot of fun getting to know your children and visiting their classes. We have a great school and excellent students. If you are in the school please feel free to stop by the office and say hi to me. I would be very happy to meet you.
A huge thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers who provided a number of different clubs for our students to enjoy throughout the months of January and February. Students were given the opportunity to learn a new skill or participate in an old favorite. Our sincere thanks to Mrs. Cindy Smith for organizing this program for us here at Wye.
Report Cards will be available online on Friday, March 17th at 3:30pm. We will not be sending a print copy home of student’s report cards but ask that you access these through the PowerSchool Parent Portal. More information on how to set up and sign onto the Parent Portal can be found on our school website. If you have any questions about how to set up your PowerSchool Parent Portal please phone the school and Mrs. Streitmeier will be happy to help you. For those parents who requested that their child’s report card not be published in PowerSchool we will send a paper copy home. Interviews will follow Tuesday, March 21 and Wednesday March 22 from 4:30-7:30. Parents will be able to book interview times online starting Tuesday, March 13th.
Currently grade 4, 5, and 6 students are preparing and presenting speeches to their classmates. A school based competition will be held on March 16th from 12:45-2:30 in the gym. Two students from each of the classrooms will presenting their speeches at the school based competition. The student who finishes first in each grade at the school competition goes on to represent Wye School at the EIPS competition held on April 20th at the Agora Centre.
The weather is February has been unpredictable and March seems to be following the same path. Please ensure that students are properly dressed for the elements and that footwear also reflects the extremely icy conditions that we are experiencing.
The New Wye School
Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) is pleased to announce Wye Elementary has been approved for a replacement school by the Government of Alberta. The announcement was made at a news conference earlier this week. Click here for more information.
Mumps Information for Parents/Guardians
Click here for information about Mumps.
Report cards will be released March 17, 2017.
Click here for more information about report cards.
Elk Island Public Schools has compiled a wealth of information on its website http://www.eips.ca/programs-services/kindergarten.
NOTE: To be eligible to attend Kindergarten in the 2017–2018 school year, children must be five years of age on, or before, December 31, 2017.
Wye School 2016-2017
Important Dates and Times
For a complete list of holidays and school-closure days during the 2016–2017 school year, refer to the EIPS Division Calendar; school-specific dates and activities are available on our School Calendar. Wye Schools’ Bell Schedule is also available to assist you with future planning.
School Supply Lists
To assist with the purchasing of school materials, we have compiled a School Supply List.
Families will be invoiced for school fees at the beginning of every school year. Fees are due within 30-days of the invoice date. The simplest, and most convenient, way to pay school fees is by using ACORN. Simply login to PowerSchool and go to “Student Fees,” there you will be able to view your fees and pay them online using Visa, MasterCard, or INTERAC—when available from your financial institution.
You can find more information about school fees at www.eips.ca/schools/school-fees.
Ministik School Meetings
As you may be aware, in December, Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) Board of Trustees approved the motion to consider the possible closure of Ministik School.
To ensure a fair and transparent process and that a decision be made in the best interests of both students and the Division, a public-meeting process is being undertaken as outlined in the province’s School Act “Alberta Regulation 238/1997: Closure of Schools Regulation.”
A comprehensive information package is being provided to all Ministik School families. The package is also available online at www.eips.ca/schools/ministik-school.
Two public meetings are being held which will offer insight and information regarding the school’s possible closure. Parents, guardians and community members will have the opportunity learn about what is being considered, ask questions and offer feedback.
Date: February 7 and February 15 Time: 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) Location: Ministik School gymnasium Address: 21246 Highway 14, Sherwood Park, AB. *child care provided
More information about the meeting and related updates are available at www.eips.ca.
Wye School Council Update
Future meeting date will be May 8, 2017.
Quick Facts for Grade 6 PATs
Click here for more information on the Grade 6 PAT's.
School Emergency Plan
DURING ANY EMERGENCY, OUR FIRST PRIORITY is the safety of our students and staff. Click here for more information.
Allergy and Anaphylaxis Plan
Click here for information on the Wye School Allergy and Anaphylaxis Plan.
PowerSchool Parent Login Video
To set up your Parent PowerSchool Login, click here.
Parent Survey Results
2015–2016 Parent Survey
Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) is committed to ensuring all parents and guardians of students within the Division have a chance to share their thoughts on the overall performance of their school and the Division. One of the ways EIPS ensure its parent’s voices are heard is by conducting regular surveys.
In November, the Division invited parents and guardians to participate in an online parent survey. They were asked 15 questions about the quality of teaching, school leadership, parent engagement, and more. The online survey received an impressive 19 per cent response rate, with more than 3,170 responses from parents and guardians across the Division. Throughout the coming months, we will use the results of the parent survey to help inform its school and Division planning.
The complete results report, including summaries of participation and responses by question, is now available.
Parent Portal Sign-in
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Statement from Elk Island Public Schools regarding Bill 1 (Reduction of School Fees)
Posted on Mar 3 2017
At Elk Island Public Schools, we understand that school fees can represent a real hardship for families who are facing a reduction or loss of income – our teachers have witnessed the strain that our school families have been under…
EIPS Students Unveil Project Honouring Students of Residential Schools
Posted on Feb 24 2017
Sherwood Park, AB. — Representatives of the media, parents and community members are invited to join students from École Campbelltown as they unveil a school-created art piece honouring students of residential schools on Feb. 27,…
Students from EIPS and EICS Master the Art of Storytelling
Posted on Feb 23 2017
Sherwood Park, AB. — More than 400 young artists and writers will have the opportunity to master the art of storytelling at the 28th annual Young Authors’ Conference this Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at F.R. Haythorne Junior High…