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Great new episode of Good Morning Good Shepherd.  Check it out for the week of March 2-6.  

GS READS is back!! Download the GS Reads letter and the individual grade selection sheets. Kindergarten Grade One-Two Grade Three- Four Grade Five-Six Grade Seven-Eight

Check out one of the many great presentations at the RAMS Pen- organized by the Board of Directors of Good Shepherd Savings. 

St. Paul Church Announcement: is time to register your child for First Communion All the information is on the parish website. First Communion Parent Workshops: (Parents only) Last Name A-K: Monday March 9, 2015 (7pm-9pm), Last Name L-Z:  Thursday March 12, 2015 (7pm-9pm)

Thanks to everyone who ordered Spolumbo’s products. The delivery date will be March 4 from 2:30 to 4:00 in the school parking lot.

A recent decision impacting our grade six students by Alberta Education is explained by our Chief Superintendent Strother. Click to read the Grade 6 SLA PAT Update

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, March 2 -  Professional Learning Day- NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, March 3-       Pizza can still be ordered today for Thursday. 

Wednesday, March 4-    Spolumbo’s orders pick up day from 2:30-4:00 in the parking lot. Badminton games today- gr 7 at home, gr 8 at St. Elizabeth Seton, gr 9 at Ascension of Our Lord. 

     Thursday, March 5-  Third HPV/Hep B shots today. Good luck to our Senior band as they go to band camp today. Thanks Mrs. Nimchuk for organizing. Congrats to Madalyn A who is being recognized by the school district for receiving the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award. 

     Friday, March 6 -  Flex period #2 this afternoon. Resiliency project Parent Focus group meeting at 1:30 to 1:30 today.   

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Registration for the 2015/16 school year is ongoing. At the middle of February, we  have 56 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

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.

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.