NSO Weekly News

January 4-7, 2023

Sherwood Park - Fort Saskatchewan - Vegreville

Hey all, we trust everyone had a wonderful Christmas season and a happy New Year! As of Wednesday we are down to 13 Instructional days left in semester 1 for non-diploma courses. Please encourage students to check in with staff regarding remaining or outstanding assessments. Have a great week! Mr. Spady Principal & Mrs. Porter Assistant Principal

Upcoming events

January 7-8: ELA & Social Diploma Exam Prep Sessions https://www.eipscontinuinged.ca/

January 12: English 30-1/2 Part A Diploma

January 13: Social Studies 30-1/2 Part A Diploma

January 14-15: Math & Science Diploma Exam Prep Sessions https://www.eipscontinuinged.ca/

January 19: Math 30-1/2 Diploma

January 20: English 30-1/2 Part B Diploma

January 20: Course completion deadline

January 23: Social Studies 30-1/2 Part B Diploma

January 24: Biology 30 Diploma

January 25: Chemistry 30 Diploma

January 25: School Advisory Council 6 p.m. Sign Up HERE

January 26: Physics 30 Diploma

January 27: Science 30 Diploma

January 30: Professional Learning Day- no school

January 31: Semester 2 starts

February 1: Returning Student Registration opens

February 2: Groundhog Day

February 9-10: Teachers' Convention- no school


Discover your future information sessions. Parents and students are invited to learn more about opportunities available for young women in skilled trades and technologies. Join us at an information session to hear from mentors and employers, learn about their career journeys and try out hands-on activities!

February 8, 2023 (6-8PM) @ Archbishop O’Leary High School: REGISTER HERE

March 7, 2023 (6-8PM) @ Harry Ainlay High School: REGISTER HERE
Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship Education

In 2022 the Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship Education Act (STAEA) replaced the 30-year-old Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act to modernize apprenticeship education and skilled trades regulation, creating a more flexible and efficient system.

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Our in-person spring camp returns in 2023! Female students interested gaining hands-on experience in the skilled trades, technologies, forestry and agriculture are encouraged to apply to attend. Spots are limited.

Returning Student Registration for 2023-24

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) will once again conduct an online returning student registration process to confirm student registrations for the 2023-24 school year. Families of all current students—with the exception of graduating Grade 12 students—must complete the process to confirm the school their child plans to attend in the 2023-24 school year or advise the Division of their plans not to return to EIPS. The 2023-24 returning student registration takes place February 1-28, 2023. For more information, contact the school office at 780-464-1899

Access to the Returning Student Registration Form is provided through the PowerSchool Parent Portal. If you don’t have a PowerSchool Parent Portal account, you need to set one up before Feb. 1, 2023. Create a PowerSchool Parent Portal account

School Advisory Council Meeting

Our next hybrid meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 25 in Sherwood Park. We hope you can join us in-person or virtually. Meeting starts at 6 p.m. Regular attendance is not required. Please check out our school calendar and NSO Weekly News for scheduled School Advisory Council Meetings. Sign Up HERE

Remaining Scheduled Meetings:

January 25, 2023, March 15, 2023, April 19, 2023

Interested in applying for a CAREERS internship?

Students can attend a VIRTUAL information session to learn more and get assistance with creating an account. Through the portal, students can apply, update information as required, and check on available opportunities!

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EIPS Career Pathways News

Preparing students for life after school.

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Learning Clicks

Thinking about life after high school? Explore your options and discover how other students are forging their paths.

Plan your Career with ALIS

Careers, Learning and Employment is a great resource. Get help writing your resume or cover letter, learn how to network and prepare for your interview and check out job search resources and labour market information.

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Hours of Operation

Students & families can access our campus during the following times:

Monday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Tuesday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Wednesday 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Thursday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Friday 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

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