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CCHS This Week Sept. 20- Sept. 24

Academics, Artistry, Athletics, Attitude

Sept. 20 -  Sept. 24

(For archived Newsletters please click here)

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Terry Fox Run

Our school based Terry Fox run serves to inspire everyone to get involved and try.  The Terry Fox foundation encourages everyone to “Try like Terry.”  We will begin raising money for the Terry Fox foundation on Monday September 20, 2021( Donations can be made here).  This coming week, students will learn more about Terry’s legacy and participate in grade based runs on Friday October 1, 2021.  

 

Extra Curricular News 

This week our students have returned to some of the activities that help create a well rounded high school experience.  We are thrilled to see the return of our concert band, sports teams like volleyball, cross country running and golf.  

As a school we are working hard to balance the requirement to keep our students safe with social distancing, good hand hygiene and masking, with extra curricular initiatives.  We do ask that students who are not directly working with teachers or involved in an extracurricular activity leave school at 3:30 so that we can properly clean our spaces. 

Sport

Please continue to check out upcoming dates on our school website calendar.

For more detailed information please check out our daily announcements.

 

CCHS Concert and Jazz Band Registration Form

Band Parent Association AGM
Tuesday, September 21 · 6:00 – 7:00pm
Google Meet joining info
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/yhp-ujpm-znm

Families interested in having their student join Concert and Jazz Band this year, please complete this form.

 

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September 30, 2021 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021 will be a day of observance for the Truth and Reconciliation calls to action.  TRC #80 states:

“We call upon the federal government in collaboration with Aboriginal peoples to establish as a statutory holiday, a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to honour Survivors, their families, and communitie, and ensure that public commemoration of the history and legacy of residential schools remains a vital component of the reconciliation process.”  

Please see the letter sent from our district that outlines this change to our calendar.  Note there will be no school on this day.  Our school is also planning a learning opportunity on September 29, 2021 to learn together about Truth and Reconciliation.

 

COVID INFORMATION

We continue to follow the both directives outlined by Alberta Health Services and the Canadian Rockies Reentry plan for 2021/22.  Within these plans, families are asked to follow the AHS daily screening checklist for signs and symptoms of COVID.  Anyone with COVID symptoms is asked to follow the isolation guidelines as directed by AHS.  Please call 811, to inquire with AHS to clarify isolation if you have concerns about your student’s health

This year we have returned to live learning.  Please note that we are not using virtual learning this year.  Students who are required to stay at home should contact the school to excuse their absences and should contact their classroom teacher for updates on missed work.  

 

School Council

Our first school council meeting will be held virtually on September 21 at 7:00pm.  This first meeting will be held virtually and the link to the meeting will be found below in the upcoming events and on our website calendar.  This be our regular monthly meeting in preparation for AGM to wrap up the 2020/21 school year, which will include the selection of executive positions for the upcoming year.

Virtual Meeting Link

September 21 School Council Agenda

 

Other Information

Optional Study Guide Purchase

 Castle Rock, our study guide supplier, has created an online ordering portal to enable families to choose the resources they require. These can be workbooks or an annual digital account. The digital account allows access to up to 10 courses annually. These are optional resources and if you are not sure if your student would benefit from these please speak with your classroom teacher. Orders can be placed between September 14 to September 24, 2021. Another purchase opportunity will be opened in February 2022. Please click here for more information and the ordering link.

 

CRPS Homestay Program - Hosts needed 2021/2022

Our homestay families are an integral part of the International Student Program. CRPS is now accepting host applications for the Homestay Program for the 2021/2022 school year. Remuneration of $1,025 is paid monthly per student. CRPS has COVID-19 protocols that international students must follow prior to arriving and upon arrival, including a mandatory 14-day quarantine period. For more information please click here.

 

School Fees

School fees are not yet finalized; however they will start to appear on Parent Portal as we work on the fees. Payment options and details will be provided when invoiced.

 

Click to view larger Please ensure you can logon to Parent Portal. Look for the PowerSchool button on our school webpage or click here. This is where you will access daily updates on your student’s marks and attendance, school fees and more. Final term report cards are also shared with you through Parent Portal and are not mailed out from the school.

 

** Alberta Education has now made student access to their official transcript of marks available to all grade 10- 12 student available through a myPass account (myPass.alberta.ca). Grade 10 marks will first appear after the first semester.

 

Check out our Daily School Announcements here.

2021 -2022 School Calendar

The Week Ahead

 *** Full Roster of sport –check the school calendar

Saturday September 18, 2021 

  • Wolverines Football HOME game vs Olds @ Millenium Park 1pm

 

Monday September 20, 2021 

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Friday September 24, 2021

  • Note this is a full day of school

 

Some Key Dates you do not want to miss.

  • September 28     Immunizations at CCHS for students that have requested them.  
  • September 29     Truth and Reconciliation district and school learning in the Afternoon.
  • September 30     No School National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
  • October 1            School Based Terry Fox Day 
  • October 11          Thanksgiving No School
  • October 19           Photo Retake Day
  • November 2          Last day of Quarter 1 classes

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Upcoming 

Missing important happenings at CCHS? But are awash in emails? Find information through one of the medium listed below. Get connected become involved.

  • school website calendar.
  • Follow us on Facebook (here)
  • Join us on Twitter for quick updates. @CCHS_Canmore 
  • Follow us on Instagram – cchs.canmore
  • Follow our YouTube channel for happenings at CCHS in 60-90 secs. – Collegiate Corner
  • Check out our Daily School Announcements here.
  • 2020/2021 Student Handbook is here. Find important CCHS dates such as parent/teacher interviews, course change information, exams and much more.
  • Past Newsletters can be found here.

News

Bow Valley Settlement Services Information Newsletter now posted– Now found here.

Follow the link to view the Board Highlights from recent Public School Board Meetings.

 

Talking with your teen about vaping: Link Here

About Vaping: Link Here

 Electronic Smoking Devices:Link Here

Consider the Consequences of Vaping: Link here

Cannabis Links

With the recent legalization of Cannabis, parents increasingly have more questions.While we have had parent information nights and guest speakers come in to speak with students, here are some links that may be helpful.

 Cannabis Talk Kit for Parents - Link here.

 

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