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Our Mission..   

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Please read the revision made to the Help Plan Our Future new school update. HPOF Update Mar 20 revised March 26

BAND FESTIVAL UPDATE- We have just returned from the Airdrie DSCN0362Rotary Festival. Our grade 7/8 Band were amazing and received a mark of First Class Honours. What an incredible accomplishment for this group of fine musicians. Congrats Mrs. Nimchuk and band members!

On an annual basis, we ask parents to provide feedback to the school through a Parent Satisfaction Survey. Please click on the link to complete the survey.

Great new episode of Good Morning Good Shepherd.  Check it out for the week of March 30-April 2.

Please join us for Preparing our Children to Succeed, an evening for parents of children from Kindergarten to grade 12. It will be held at St. Martin de Porres on Thursday, April 16 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. Download the Parent Invitation here.

The approved  CCSD Airdrie Calendar  for the 2015/16 school year is now available. Please note the inclusion of two Professional Learning Days to support the Resiliency project.

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 30 -  GS READS week begins with a read-in today in the gym.   

Tuesday, March 31-         

Wednesday, April 1-   ATB financial literacy at lunch today.   

     Thursday, April 2-      Stations of the Cross starting at 10:30. Parents are welcome to join us. Dismissal at 11:45

     Friday, April 3 -  Good Friday. NO CLASSES. The school will re-open on Monday, April 13.

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Registration for the 2015/16 school year is ongoing. At the end of March, we  have 61 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

Grade 3B Go Animate collection. Grade 3K Go Animate collection.

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

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.

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  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.