Great new episode of Good Morning Good Shepherd. Check it out for the week of January 26-30.
Do you love Spolumbo’s sausage? Do you want to support your school council’s fundraising efforts? Download a Spolumbo’s order form here.
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.
A look at the week ahead..
Monday, January 26 - Spolumbos fundraising campaign is launched. Parent and Trustee forum at St. Francis. There will be NO School Council meeting this month. WE day Monday.
Tuesday, January 27- GS Savings deposit day.
Wednesday, January 28- Deadline for grade 7 and 8 students to return second semester student selected course registrations.
Thursday, January 29- Senior basketball- Girls at home, Boys at Calgary Jewish Academy.
Friday, January 30 - SPIRIT day- mismatched everything. Flex #7. Last day of semester 1 student selected classes in grade 7 and 8.
Registration for the 2015/16 school year is ongoing. At the middle of January, we have 52 children registered for next year. A child who turns four years old on or before March 1 is eligible to attend kindergarten in the fall of that same calendar year. For example, this means to register for kindergarten in September 2015, a child must turn four years old on or before March 1, 2015.Click to learn more about our Kindergarten programs
Congratulations to those who made the basketball teams. See the Good Shepherd Basketball Schedule 2014-15 here.
Are you interested in learning more about Video Game Addiction?
The CCSD Regular Calendar for the 2015-16 school year is now finalized and approved. Watch for an update on our own Airdrie schools calendar.
Congratulations to our very own Paige who was spotlighted on CTV Morning News in December for her cupcake making skills. Watch the clip here.
Read the most recent Help Plan Our Future Update here.
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.
Are you interested in providing feedback to the district regarding the procedures at the start of the school year for Kindergarten. Read the Kindergarten feedback invite here.
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.
Click here for an Edmodo brochure or click the logo to be taken directly to the Edmodo website.
The 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.