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Our Mission..   

INSPIRE GREATNESS TLIM

Great new episode of Good Morning Good Shepherd.  Check it out for the week of December 15-19. 

Congratulations to those who made the basketball teams. See the Good Shepherd Basketball Schedule 2014-15 here. Junior teams will start up in the new year.

Read the most recent Help Plan Our Future Update here.

Thanks to our WE day team for coordinating the toy drive, and to those who participated by sending in toys. We can still accept on Monday.toys Toys will be delivered to the Airdrie Food Bank on Tuesday.

The District Day with the Calgary Hitmen is scheduled for Friday, Feb 13 with tickets on sale for $11 (plus Ticketmaster fees). Click here to view the District Day with the Hitmen poster.

At the right hand side of the page are the current tweets from the school’s Twitter account.  Click to subscribe to  and follow goodshep_cssd.

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 A look at the week ahead..

Monday, December 15 -Last day for donations of unwrapped toys. 

Tuesday, December 16-     GS Savings deposit day. Afternoon performance of Three Wee Kings at 1:00. Evening performance at 6:30. 

Wednesday, December 17-   Band concerts/ fine arts performance at 1:00 and 6:30.

     Thursday, December 18-  Grade one Christmas brunch at 10:30. Pajama and milk/cookie day. Thanks to the WE day team for organizing the milk and cookies. 

     Friday, December 19 -  Christmas Sweater Day. Sing a long at 9:00. Christmas break begins at 11:45. 

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Registration for the 2015/16 school year is ongoing. At the middle of December, we  have 28 children registered for next year.   Click to learn more about our Kindergarten programs

Are you interested in learning about volleyball opportunities outside of the school. Click here for Volleyball Info.

If you are considering registering at Good Shepherd, click here for more registration information.

Thank you to everyone who have already paid their school fees on-line. These fees are approved by school council yearly to provide field trips, guest speakers, books for GS READS week, noon hour supervision, etc.

Download the  Airdrie Calendar 2014-15. Please note this calendar is not identical to the district calendar. There are two additional Professional Learning days to continue the Resiliency work with the Airdrie schools.

School jurisdictions across the province have been working with Alberta Education in supporting the efforts of Alberta Health and Alberta Health Services to increase awareness of the need for immunizations across school communities. Read more about immunizations.

RAM families are multi-aged groupings of students that meet throughout the school year. To learn about our RAM family leaders, click here.

The Help Plan Our Future consultation process has involved the parent community in Airdrie. To access the information, click here. 

A reminder to all of our parents. Please choose safety over convenience when picking up or dropping off children. Do not park your vehicle in or near the crosswalks. Our students need to be seen to be safe. 

edmodo

Click here for an Edmodo brochure or click the logo to be taken directly to the Edmodo website.

 

boys and girls clubThe boys and girls club facility is located very close to our school.  Check out their programs by  going directly to their website by clicking the logo to the left.  Click to download an information brochure on Rogers Raising the Grade available to students in grade seven and up.  

Students in grade seven and eight will have access to current marks, virtual lockers, and assignment using D2L. Click here to download the  D2L Pamphlet 2013 Parents of students in grade seven and eight should be reviewing this platform regularly. 

Were you a part of the picture taken during the playground construction  on October 1, 2011? If so, pat yourself on the back for being a great volunteer. Each year, all parents must attend an orientation. This process can now be done on-line. Check the volunteer tab above to find out how you can volunteer in the school this year. 

Good Shepherd Savings is one of only twenty eight programs in the province.  Click to read the article in the Calgary Herald.    Thanks also to the Airdrie Echo for a great article. To download an information package, click Good Shepherd Savings Student Intro Package

Good Shepherd is the only Airdrie school to host Roots of Empathy for  our grade one classes. Click on the logo to learn more about this awesome program. 

Community Links is a nonprofit, charitable organization which provides support and services to individuals and families in Airdrie and surrounding areas, North Rocky View Region. To view more information on available resources, click here.

Read this letter to learn more about School Closures.  Listen to the media for school closure announcements and click school closure update and you will be directed to the Rockyview Schools site for school closure information.

For information on busing please visit the Rockyview Schools transportation site. Click here for registration information for Bus registration 2014-15

Guided LEED tours are available on request. Please call the office for more information.

Don Lauzon- Principal     Jean MacIntyre- Vice Principal   Wanda Tong- Assistant Principal

Click here to hear the Good Shepherd song.