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This Week at BCHS May 27 - May 31, 2024

 

THIS WEEK AT BCHS

Belonging, Excellence, Accountability, Respect, Safety

May 27 -  May 31, 2024

(For archived Newsletters please click here)

Please check out the BCHS Events Calendar https://bchs.crps.ca/.

                  Check out our Daily School Announcements here.

 

CRPS Band Concert

Join our Grade 9 Band class and their teacher, Dr. Brian Sand for their first public performance at CCHS on Thursday, May 30 starting at 7 pm. Also performing will be students from the band classes at LGMS and CCHS. It’s not a contest, simply a wonderful opportunity to showcase and celebrate our students performing together for the first time.

 

Exam Timetable

Below is the timetable for exams in June. These dates are on the school website’s Google calendar. Please note: Students taking diploma exams are required to take them on the scheduled date as these dates are set by Alberta Education.  If students cannot take other final exams on the date scheduled, they need to talk to their teacher about possibly rescheduling their exam.

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Grade 10 WimWE Program - Voyageur Canoeing Dates

The final WimWE program will be on June 6.  Please see the following dates/times for when your child is Voyageur canoeing (big boat canoeing) at Two Jack Lake in Banff National Park.

Transport Schedule:

Homeroom 10A

  • 8:30 am - AM group departs BCHS
  • 11:45 am - AM group returns BCHS

Homeroom 10B

  • 12:00 pm - PM group departs BCHS
  • 3:15 pm - PM group returns BCHS

GEAR LIST
Please wear/bring all of the following items. It is important for the comfort, safety, and enjoyment of the entire group that all participants are outfitted appropriately.

Clothing:
-close-toed shoes only (NO SANDALS or FLIP FLOPS)
-extra warm layer
-quick dry clothing
-sun hat/buff
-rain/wind jacket
-recommended: rain pants and a set of extra clothes

Outdoor Gear:
-Day Pack
-1 Litre full Water bottle or more (must be 1 L)
-snacks

Personal Items:
-Personal Medications
-Lip Balm/sunscreen
-Sunglasses

Please check the weather forecast the day of your canoe trip and be prepared for the weather!

 

Parent Portal

Please ensure you can log into Parent Portal. Look for the PowerSchool Parent Portal Quick Link on our school website or click here. This is where you will access report cards, attendance updates, and school fees. If you have trouble with your username or password, please contact the school office.

 

School Fees

School fees payments are now overdue.  You can pay your School Fees online through your PowerSchool Parent Portal Account; the link is on the bchs.crps.ca webpage. Once you sign in, under Navigation click Student Fees.

Payments can be made by Credit Card (MasterCard & VISA) and INTERAC.

If you wish to pay by Cheque, Cash, or Tap, you can do so through the BCHS Main Office.

In cases of financial hardship, please contact Renee Husdal for a Fee Waiver form at 403-762-4411, or email renee.husdal@crps.ca.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Renee Husdal.

 

The Week Ahead

Monday, May 27, 2024 

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

  • Teacher support at lunch
  • Band 9 to Banff Centre

Wednesday, May 29,  2024

  • Teacher support at lunch
  • Outdoor Education 9 overnight field trip

Thursday, May 30, 2024

  • Teacher support at lunch
  • Band 9 performance at CCHS - 7 pm

Friday, May 31, 2024

  • Half-Day Friday A and B blocks

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, June 4: Valedictorian interviews this week
  • Thursday, June 6: WimWe Big Boat Canoeing field trip Grade 10
  • Tuesday, June 11: ELA 30-1 & 30-2 Part A diploma exam
  • Wednesday, June 12: Social Studies 30-1 & 30-2 Part A diploma exam
  • Wednesday, June 12: Grade 9 PAT Part B English exam
  • Thursday, June 13: Grade 9 PAT Part A Math exam
  • Friday, June 14: Last day of regularly scheduled classes
  • Friday, June 14: End of year Awards Assembly
  • Friday, June 14: Half day Friday
  • Monday, June 17: Exam week starts
  • Monday, June 17: School council 4:15 pm
  • Friday, June 21: National Indigenous Peoples Day
  • Friday, June 28: Graduation ceremony
  • Friday, June 28: Last day of school for 2023-2024

 

School Calendar

2023 - 2024 School Calendar

 

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Click here to learn more about Settlement Services in the Bow Valley.

Click here to register as a client.

 

Teacher Support

Teacher Support sessions run over lunchtime on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. These are sessions for students who need further teacher support to complete assignments or have missed a test due to an absence.  Students will need to bring their lunch with them.

 

Volunteers 2023-2024

All volunteers need to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check with the RCMP every 12 months. This usually only takes a few days - contact our office for more details and a form.   

 

myPass

Just a reminder that Grade 10 - 12 students should set up their myPass so they can access their school transcripts and track their high school credits. Here is a step by step guide for setting up MyPass

 

International Student Program

CRPS is looking for Canmore & Banff families to host our next incredible cohort of 50 international students arriving in August 2024! Make meaningful connections, share your different cultures, learn a new language, and build life-long memories & friendships! Commitments of  5 months and 10 months are available, with monthly remuneration provided. For more information and to apply, contact international@crps.ca or 403-609-6072. 

Follow this link to find out more!

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Other Information

Help your teen connect to nature for better health

Missing important happenings at BCHS, but are awash in emails? Find information through our social media. Get connected, become involved.

News

Parent Resource - 6 Pillars of Well Being. https://www.seethesigns.ca/resources/

Bow Valley Settlement Services Information and newsletter Click Here.

Follow the link to view the 'The Brief’; highlights from the May 22, 2024 Public School Board Meeting.

 

BCHS Bear Tools

  • The 2023/2024 Student / Parent Handbook is here.
  • Alberta Education has now made student access to their official transcript of marks available to all Grade 10 - 12 students available through a myPass account (myPass.alberta.ca). Grade 10 marks will start to appear after the first semester. 
  • Please click this link for the 2022 - 2024 School Calendar

 

Please feel free to contact the Principal, Chris Rogers (chris.rogers@crps.ca) with feedback or suggestions or use our feedback link here.

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