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COVID-19 Daily Checklist

Posted on February 26 2021

As of Thursday, February 18th, a revised COVID-19 Alberta Health Daily Checklist has been released. A copy is also attached to this post. Please remember this check needs to be done on a daily basis. …

March 2021 Newsletter

Posted on March 26 2021

OES News letter for March For a paper copy please contact the office at (780) 967 5209. Have a great break everyone!!!

Spring Break

Posted on March 24 2021

No School Reminder There are no classes Monday, March 29 to Tuesday, April 6 for the spring break, Easter Monday and a Board Approved Non-Instructional Day. Classes resume for all NGPS students on Wednesday,…

Free Session for Youth Caregivers

Posted on March 10 2021

Alberta Health Services, in collaboration with The Mental Health Foundation, is proud to offer FREE online programming for parents and caregivers of children and youth. Check out the sessions offered…

Celebrating our Substitute Teachers!

Posted on March 8 2021

Thank you to all of our substitute teachers! Whether you are coming to the rescue in person, or online, you provide incredible support to NGPS students and staff year-round. You are a crucial member of…

Planning for Student Success: share your feedback…

Posted on February 26 2021

Your Voice Matters Northern Gateway Public Schools seeks your input as we plan for the 2021-22 school year and beyond. Your feedback as students, parents, staff and leaders is an important part of our…

Courage Video

Posted on February 26 2021

 

March 2021 Student Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on February 25 2021

March 2021 SPTI Information

Pink Shirt Day is Feb 24!

Posted on February 23 2021

Pink Shirt Day is an anti-bullying movement that began in 2007 when a student in Nova Scotia was bullied for wearing a pink shirt to school. Since then, Pink Shirt Day has been recognized annually around…

Grade 5 Spotlight

Posted on February 22 2021

Grade 5 Spotlight 

Respect Video

Posted on February 1 2021

       

January 2021 Newsletter

Posted on January 28 2021

OES January 2021 Newsletter For a paper copy, please contact the office at (780) 967 5209.  

My Heroes of COVID-19

Posted on January 27 2021

My Heroes of COVID-19 “Even as we grieved, we grew. Even as we hurt, we hoped. Even as we tire, we try.”~ Amanda Gorman I recently heard a radio story of a first grade teacher who was teaching her…

Staff Planning and Development Day

Posted on January 21 2021

There will be no school on Friday, January 29, 2021 due to a Staff Planning and Development Day.  

Return to In-Person Classes, January 11!

Posted on January 7 2021

On November 24, 2020, the Alberta government introduced a series of enhanced COVID-19 measures that impacted all Alberta K-12 schools. These temporary measures were set to be in place from November 30,…

2020

NGPS Christmas Vacation and Return to Learning Schedule

Posted on December 17 2020

CHRISTMAS VACATION - DECEMBER 18, 2020 - JANUARY 1, 2021 ALL GRADES RETURN TO AT-HOME, ONLINE LEARNING: JANUARY 4-8, 2021 ALL GRADES RETURN TO IN-PERSON LEARNING AT SCHOOL: JANUARY 11, 2021 Please continue…

I'll Be Home Christmas

Posted on December 17 2020

Christmas has always felt magical and miraculous. After the stress and anxiety of the last ten months, we need the hope and peace of the Christmas Season more than ever before. Even if you’re not…

Merry Christmas!

Posted on December 16 2020

Wishing all of our NGPS families an extra Merry Christmas and happy holiday break! The Christmas Break for NGPS students is December 18 to January 1.  Return to at-home, online learning: January 4, 2021…

November 2020 Newsletter

Posted on November 27 2020

November 2020 Newsletter

Alberta Government announces new series of enhanced…

Posted on November 25 2020

Alberta Government announces new series of enhanced COVID-19 health measures, ENHANCED public health measures: Stop the Spike. On November 24, 2020, the Alberta Government announced a series of new COVID-19…

LEST WE FORGET

Posted on November 10 2020

Remembrance Day marks the anniversary of the official end of the World War I hostilities on November 11, 1918.  In gratitude, we stand with our communities to honour and reflect on the sacrifices and…

To Run or Not to Run? School Bus Transportation and…

Posted on November 10 2020

Preparing for Winter temperatures and road conditions With Winter weather upon us, families are reminded to take necessary precautions for inclement or severe weather. When the safety of transporting…

OH CANADA, sung by adults across our great land!!

Posted on November 3 2020

This post is in honour of Canadian Down Syndrome Society week, and the great land of Canada that we have the privilege to call OUR HOME!!   O Canada Performance

WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER

Posted on October 27 2020

WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER   Oh COVID-19, I am so tired of you. Sadly, we are not done yet, the battle continues and we need to find strength to endure. Living through this major historical event is…

Keeping Our Chidren Safe Online

Posted on September 29 2020

KEEPING OUR CHILDREN SAFE ONLINE I have shared information about keeping children and youth safe online previously. However, with the increased reliance on technology during COVID-19, we could use an…

EVERY CHILD MATTERS: Phyllis Webstad and the story…

Posted on September 29 2020

Orange Shirt Day began in 2013 to honour Residential School survivors and their families, to remember those children who didn't come home and to encourage and support awareness of the individual, family…

COVID-19 Information - Student illness STAY AT HOME…

Posted on September 18 2020

This summary, based on the September 2020 Government of Alberta update, COVID-19 Symptom-Student illness, provides further clarity to parents about the ‘isolation’ period or ‘stay home and minimize…

NON-MEDICAL FACE MASKS: WHY USE? WHAT TO CONSIDER?…

Posted on September 11 2020

NGPS 2020-21 COVID-19 Re-entry Handbook updated September 10, 2020. To read more on the NGPS Mask Protocol please see Section 1 - Provincial Health Measures, Pages 9-14 of the Handbook. WHY USE A NON-MEDICAL…

Normal, For right Now

Posted on August 31 2020

NORMAL, FOR RIGHT NOWBack to school planning typically brings feelings of anxiety, fear, nervousness, and excitement.This year, in the middle of a worldwide pandemic and global uncertainty, these feelings…

Daily health screening required for all NGPS staff…

Posted on August 27 2020

We all have a role to play in keeping schools healthy. Before coming to school each day, all staff and students must use the Government of Alberta's screening questionnaire - the COVID-19 Alberta Health…

WELCOME BACK! School starts next week!

Posted on August 24 2020

Board approves change to 2020-21 school year calendar. The first day of school is Wednesday, Sept 2; however, many schools have staggered start dates. Schools will share information with you specific…

School health measures now include mandatory masks

Posted on August 6 2020

On August 4, 2020, the Government of Alberta announced that the use of masks will be required when students and staff return to school.  Students from Grades 4 through 12 will be required to wear masks…