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May 3-7, 2021
“You can be comfortable or courageous but you cannot be both!”
Have a great week! Mrs. Orr, Mr. Shudra, Mrs. Williamson, & Mr. Spady
Weekly Schedule Quarter 4
May 1-16 WISEST Science Odyssey Week (U of A)
May 3-7 Education Week
May 3-9 Mental Health Week
Monday, May 3 Temporary Online Learning
BFH Administration meeting 7:15 a.m.
Instructional day #9 of 45 (20% complete)
Online Facey Plant Sale starts 8:30 a.m.
Bus Driver Appreciation Day
BFH Feeder School Meeting 9 a.m.
Tuesday, May 4 Temporary Online Learning
Teacher Appreciation Day
Star Wars Day
Advanced Placement Calculus Exam 8 a.m.
Technical Theatre meeting @11:40 a.m.
FLI meeting @3:25 p.m.
Wednesday, May 5 *Early Dismissal 2:14 p.m. Temporary Online Learning
Educational Support Staff Appreciation Day
Hats On! for Mental Health Day
Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition Exam 8 a.m.
S.C.O.R.E. (Student Council On Race Education) meeting @11:00 a.m.
Advanced Placement Physics 1 Exam 12 p.m.
Thursday, May 6 Temporary Online Learning
Advanced Placement Computer Science A Exam 8 a.m.
Spectrum-GSA club meeting at 11:40 a.m.
E-Sports wrap up
Friday, May 7 No school- Staff Professional Learning Temporary Online Learning
Advanced Placement Chemistry Exam 8 a.m.
Advanced Placement Physics 2 Exam 12 p.m.
Saturday, May 8 WISEST at Science Rendezvous
2021 Spring Plant Sale
Our Spring Plant Sale is starting on May 3 at 8:30 am. Customers will be able to place orders online for curbside pickup only. Shop early for the best selection!
Customers that currently have a Bev Facey PowerSchool Parent Portal account will be able to place their order through that account. Customers who are not current Facey parents will be able to create a Guest account using the instructions below:
For additional questions please contact Ms. Letby via email email@example.com or at the school 780-467-0044.
Flash Clothing Sale
Please enjoy 10% off the below items! Sale will go until end of day Friday May 7th. Please note some items are limited in sizes and will be a first come first serve basis. For ordering or to inquire about available items please call the school at 780-467-0044 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Pricing after 10% Off:
Grey & Navy Sweats - $37.80
Blue & Yellow Towels - $31.50
Gold Hoodie - $54.00
Bucket Hat - $10.80
Black Facey Mask - $9.00
2021 National Week of Action April 29-May 5
In 2021, a full week of national events will call the nation and the world to action to honor missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. We invite all those concerned to join these events, and we support your efforts to organize events during the National Week of Action and on May 5th, the National Day of Awareness. https://www.niwrc.org/mmiwgnatlweek21
Artist of the Week
Congratulations to Sheldon Innes (Art 30) on winning FIRST PLACE in the Grade 12 category at the recent Art Society of Strathcona County High School Art show.
Check out a virtual school tour and hear from our students about their Facey Experience!
Education Week May 3-7
Education Week takes place May 3-7. Throughout the week, students and staff from Bev Facey, are showcasing and celebrating the role education plays in shaping the future of our province. Led by the Alberta Teachers' Association and Alberta Education, the annual event is celebrated by school communities provincewide with activities focused on the importance of education.
The theme of Education Week continues to be Learning is a Journey highlighting the progression and growth of students over time and the multiple facets of an educational experience—including core subjects, fine arts, school teams, citizenship education, extracurricular activities and more.
Student Support Resources
SOLARO (Student Oriented Learning, Assessment, and Reporting Online) is a comprehensive digital resource that provides all the benefits and features of castle Rock’s printed guides with the added value of more robust content and many more practice questions. The same year-end tests from THE KEY are available in SOLARO, along with the released questions from the latest diploma exams. Some of the many exciting features of SOLARO are:
– useful as a supplemental resource that reinforces concepts covered in the classroom.
– limitless practice tests for every course provides students with an alternative to item banks.
– mix of text, multimedia, video, and interactive content.
– SOLARO is available for additional Courses that are not currently offered in print.
Cost of $16.00 per student for an annual license which will provide each student with unlimited access for up to ten courses. Place your order online at https://schoolorders.solaro.com/3340 before May 14, 2021.
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Student Transportation: 2021-22 registration is now open
Planning to use Student Transportation in the 2021-22 school year? If so, make sure your child is registered so Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) can plan routes and send your child a bus pass before the first day of school.
All students who indicated needing transportation services through the returning student registration process are now registered. Families registered will received tentative route schedules and invoices by the end of the month—fees are due June 30, 2021.
For those students who didn’t indicate needing transportation service through the pre-enrolment process and want to now register, simply contact EIPS Student Transportation at 780-417-8151 or email email@example.com. For more information about EIPS Student Transportation visit www.eips.ca/transportation.
NOTE: Families can pay fees online using the PowerSchool Parent Portal. To pay in-person contact Student Transportation to make an appointment.
School Council Meeting (last meeting of the year)
Tuesday, May 18 @ 6 p.m. Google Meet Code:
School Council supports and provides the opportunity to advise administration and school board on matters relating to the school and education. School Council is made up of parents, staff, students and community members. Participants have the opportunity to hear reports from the school administration, student representatives, and committee of school councils' representative, as well as a report from the EIPS Board Chair, Trustee Boymook. Approved minutes https://www.bevfacey.ca/parents/parent-council
School Goals 2018-2022
GOAL 1: More students and families are connected and engaged in the school community.
(EIPS Priority 3, Goal 1)
GOAL 2: More students are engaged in their learning and achieve excellence.
(EIPS Priority 2, Goal 4)
GOAL 3: Students are empowered to become active citizens who exemplify the virtues of the Facey Way.
(EIPS Priority 2, Goal 1)
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Alexander Rutherford High School Achievement Scholarship
The Alexander Rutherford Scholarship is a non-competitive scholarship that recognizes and rewards the academic achievement of senior high school students and encourages them to pursue post-secondary studies. Value up to $2,500.
Apply once your official high school transcript marks are available after your grade 12 year and when enrolled in full-time post-secondary studies. Please see the chart regarding course requirements or contact your grade level administrator.
- Thank you Mrs. Orr for organizing the Advanced Placement exams!
- Thank you Mrs. Tattrie for organizing the online DHH Skillshop!
- Thank you Mrs. Schafer, Ms. Letby, & our Horticulture program for organizing the Spring Plant Sale!
- Thank you Mrs. Nicholl for organizing textbook and Chromebook sign out!
- Thank you Mrs. Shepherd for organizing Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women & Girls Awareness Day!
Thank you Mrs. Orr, Mr. Frank, & Facey Leadership for organizing Staff Appreciation Week activities!
- Thank you Ms. Johnson, Mrs. Chalmers, & Mr. Suffern for organizing the Model United Nations team opportunity!
- Thank you Ms. Schafer & Mr. Schoblocher for covering lunch Interaction!
Important Dates 2021
May 10 Advanced Placement French Language and Culture Exam 8 a.m.
May 12 Advanced Placement English Language and Composition Exam 8 a.m.
May 13 School Readiness Drill (Lockdown)
May 14 Advanced Placement Biology Exam 8 a.m.
May 17 Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles Exam 8 a.m.
May 17 Advanced Placement Statistics Exam 12 p.m.
May 18 School Council Meeting 6 p.m.
May 19 Metro Athletics meeting 9:30 a.m.
May 18 Young Women in Trades & Technologies Virtual Mentorship Series 5 p.m.
May 19 Parent Teacher Conferences 4:30-8 p.m.
May 20 Board of Trustees Meeting 10 a.m.
May 20 Advanced Placement Art and Design Digital Portfolio & Computer Science Principles Digital Portfolio due 10 p.m.
May 21 School Closure- No School
May 24 Victoria Day- No School
May 26 Board of Trustees Meeting 10 a.m.
May 27 School Readiness Drill (Fire Drill)
May 31 BFH Feeder School Meeting 9 a.m.
June 2 Staff Meeting - Early Dismissal 2:14 p.m.
June 17 Board of Trustees Meeting 10 a.m.
June 23-25 Graduation (times to be announced)
June 25 Semester 2 ends
June 28 Staff Operational Day
Bev Facey Community High
Bev Facey Community High School was officially opened in the fall of 1981. It is home to almost 1030 students and is known for its diversity of programming, and excellent performing arts, athletics and diploma results.
Bev Facey's many programs foster a culture of acceptance, support, fair play and excellence. Academics, Athletics, Fine Arts, CTS Programs as well as numerous leadership opportunities all give students the opportunity to achieve excellence.