RHJ Weekly Update

February 27, 2022

Grade 9 to 10 Transition

We have already began supporting our grade 9 students in their transition to high school! It has been great to see their excitment and answer their questions.

Our grade 9 students have been working on high school information during their Health classes throughout the year to get the started. In February, Mrs. Orr has been speaking to the grade 9 classes about:

  • Graduation requirements
  • Post-Secondary options
  • Different Stream options in core classes
  • Alexander Rutherford Scholarship
  • The importance of options classes for post-secondary, exposure to the world of work, scholarship money
  • Planning with the end in mind

We then took four of our grade 9 classes this week to Fort High for a tour of the facility and to expose them to the many options available in high school; the remaining two classes go next week.

We want to really support this transition so that our students are set up for success for high school, and we are excited to be part of that adventure!

Complete the Returning Student Registration: February 1-28

Elk Island Public Schools’ (EIPS) returning student registration process is open Feb 1. All returning students must complete the online Returning Student Registration Form to confirm their child’s enrolment in a school for the upcoming 2022-23 school year. Additionally, students who want to attend a non-designated school need to make that request through the returning student registration process—acceptance is based on available space. All returning EIPS students are required to complete the form by Feb. 28, 2022.

To access the Returning Student Registration Form, simply log in to the PowerSchool Parent Portal.

If you don’t have a PowerSchool Parent Portal account, you do need to set one up. For help see: Create a PowerSchool Parent Portal account

For more information contact Rudolph Hennig directly at 780-998-2216.


Returning Student Registration Process

Frequently Asked Questions

EIPS School Boundary Maps

Closed boundaries 2022-23

Find my designated school

Applying to a non-designated school

Parent Council Meeting

Our next Parent Council Meeting is on Monday, February 28 at 6:00pm. The meeting will be held virtually. We will be discussing some school projects, as well as school fees. Please see the information below!

January Minutes

February Agenda

February 28 Meeting Link

Counsellor Corner - Welcome Mr. Curbelo!

We are excited to announce that our new counsellor will be starting his transition to join Rudolph Hennig, welcome to Mr. Richard Curbelo who is our new full-time counsellor! Mr. Curbelo is student centered and enjoys working with students! Students and staff will see him in the hallways and in classrooms a lot as he works to build connections with our school community.

Mr. Curbelo will be starting his transition to Rudolph Hennig in March, with the goal of him being here full time the second half of March leading up to Spring Break.

In the meantime, please reach out to Mrs. Orr or Mr. Shudra or your student's teacher for student support questions. Thanks for your support during this transition.

Parent Connect Support Group - Tacit Knowledge

Tacit Knowledge will be facilitating a FREE Support Group Session for parents who want to learn more about how to help their teens manage anxiety effectively. This session happens Monday evening at 6:30pm. Everyone is welcome – you do not have to be a resident of Beaumont to participate. This Support Group is hosted by Beaumont […]


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This Week at Rudolph Hennig

Monday, February 28 - Day 5

Welcome to our new Student Teacher, Ms. Doucette!

Parent Council Meeting - 6:00pm - Virtual

Tuesday, March 1 - Day 6

9:00am Fort Saskatchewan Feeder School Meeting - Mr. Shudra away

9:00am - Virtual Meeting with Outside Agency - Mrs. Orr

HR 94 visit to Fort High - 10:30am-11:45am

Wednesday, March 2 - Day 1 - EARLY DISMISSAL

HR 96 visit to Fort High - 9:00am-10:15am

Thursday, March 3 - Day 2

Friday, March 4 - PROFESSIONAL LEARNING DAY - No School

Coming up in February

February 28 School Council Meeting

Calling in Absences

We have had a high number of unexcused absences lately. From a safety perspective, we require all students who will be absent from school to be excused by a parent or guardian. Please contact the school before school begins if possible. This can be done by:

Moving forward we will be calling the families of students who are away to confirm the absence, but our preference is that families reach out to the school. Thanks for your support with this.

Preparing for the World of Work

1. CAREERS Showcase Agriculture - Plant Systems

March 1, 2022

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm


Grades 9-12 students

Join us to learn more about careers in agriculture, specifically those related to farm to table operations and sustainable produce production. Hear from industry professionals about their personal career journey and what they love most about their work! This will be an informative night with plenty of opportunities to have the industry leaders answer your burning questions and find out how you can get involved in similar opportunities in your community. Make sure to register yourself ahead of time and encourage your friends to do the same. There will be prizes and giveaways for the most active participants.

The agriculture industry is one of the biggest in Alberta and employs thousands of people all over the province in many different areas. Come and learn what it takes to get involved and discover a career that fits your passion.

2. Career Pathways is designed to develop skills that students can apply in their daily lives when preparing for entry into the workplace or for further learning opportunities. Competencies achieved will allow students to make relevant connections with work and/or post-secondary training.

Each month Career Pathways distributes relevant planning material, presentation sessions, occupational spotlights, and other helpful information meant to support students and families. It is our hope students in Junior High begin to understand opportunities available to them and explore and reflect on a variety of experiences to help them plan their next steps. High School students continue to set goals and further develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes that increase their readiness to successfully transition beyond high school.

Please see the link to the February 2022 CP News

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Important Dates

2021-2022 Important Dates


February 28 School Council Meeting


March 2 Staff Meeting Day - Early Dismissal

March 4 Professional Development Day

March 4-5 Ted Tchir Basketball Tournament - RHJ Gym

March 8 International Women’s Day

March 14 Pi Day

March 17 Parent Teacher Conferences

March 21 School Council Meeting

March 21 World Down Syndrome Day

March 25-31 Spring Break

March 27 World Theatre Day


April 1 Spring Break

April 2 World Autism Day

April 6 Staff Meeting - Early Dismissal

April 7 World Health Day

April 12 RHJ Information Night

April 15 Good Friday

April 16 National Librarian Day

April 18 Easter Monday

April 22 Earth Day

April 23 World Book Day

April 25 School Council Meeting

April 27 Administrative Professionals Day


May 1 Hats on! For mental health

May 2-6 Mental Health Week

May 3 Bus Driver Appreciation Day?

May 3 Support Staff Appreciation Day?

May 4 Staff Meeting - Early Dismissal

May 5 Teacher Appreciation Day

May 6 Professional Development Day

May 18 Spring Band Concert - RHJ Gym

May 20 School Closure Day

May 23 Victoria Day

May 30 School Council Meeting


June 1 Staff Meeting - Early Dismissal

June 2-3 Performing Arts - One Act Plays - RHJ Gym

June 5 World Environment Day

June 8 Guitar Cafe - RHJ Gym

June 28 Last Instructional Day

June 29 Last Operational Day

About Us

Welcome to the home of the Ravens! We support personal development and academic growth for all of our students.

Rudolph Hennig Junior High School honours Treaty 6 territory and welcomes students from Metis settlements and First Nations communities throughout Western Canada and the Northwest Territories. We strive to build a safe and caring environment where cultural practices and traditions are honoured and celebrated. We work closely with community Elders to bring the truth of Canada’s history to our students as we work towards shared reconciliation.

We hope your year with us will be an enjoyable, rewarding, and memorable experience. Rudolph Hennig’s staff are committed to ensuring all students achieve success.