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May 10-14, 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 10-16 National Nursing Week


Monday, May 10 Temporary Online Learning

Instructional day #13 of 45 (29% complete)

Advanced Placement French Language and Culture Exam 8 a.m.

Strathcona County Fire Systems Code Inspection 8:30 a.m.


Tuesday, May 11 Temporary Online Learning

Assistant Principal meeting @9:00 a.m.

Technical Theatre meeting @11:40 a.m.

FLI meeting @3:20 p.m.


Wednesday, May 12 Temporary Online Learning

Eid al-Fitr marking the end of Ramadan

On this date in 1820 Florence Nightingale was born, British nurse, statistician, and social reformer who was the foundational philosopher of modern nursing

Advanced Placement English Language and Composition Exam 8 a.m.

S.C.O.R.E. (Student Council On Race Education) meeting @11:40 a.m.


Thursday, May 13 Temporary Online Learning

Spectrum-GSA club meeting at 11:40 a.m.


Friday, May 14 Temporary Online Learning

Last day to purchase SOLARO resource

Advanced Placement Biology Exam 8 a.m.

Student Parent Teacher Conference bookings OPEN

Conference times are limited to 10 minutes to allow teachers to meet with as many families as possible. Conferences will take place virtually through Google Meet on May 19 from 4:45-7:45 p.m. We recognize this is a busy time of year for all families, we request families adhere to the scheduled meeting times. Should further discussion be required, please contact the teacher directly to schedule a separate meeting or phone call.


Please use the link or see the PDF document below for step-by-step instructions. We will close the bookings program on May 18 at 9 a.m. We look forward to connecting with you!


1. Click link to begin process: https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/code?code=mhdm5

2. Event Code: mhdm5

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.


Cost of $16.00 per student for an annual license which will provide each student with unlimited access for up to ten courses. Orders close May 14. https://schoolorders.solaro.com/3340

National Nursing Week May 10-16

The National Nursing Week annual celebrations take place the same week as Florence Nightingale’s birthday, May 12.


The theme this year is #WeAnswerTheCall and was developed by Canadian Nurses Association to showcase the many roles that nurses play in a patient’s health-care journey. The pandemic brought to light the courage and commitment that nurses work under every day and showed the important role that nurses play in the community.

Bev Facey Virtual School Tour

Check out a virtual school tour and hear from our students about their Facey Experience!

Bev Facey Instagram

Official account for Bev Facey Community High. Home of the Falcons! #thefaceyway #trueblue

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

Student Transportation: 2021-22 registration open

Planning to use Student Transportation in the 2021-22 school year? All students who indicated needing transportation services through the returning student registration process are now registered. Families registered will receive 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 st@eips.ca. For more information about EIPS Student Transportation visit www.eips.ca/transportation.


Families can pay fees online using the PowerSchool Parent Portal. To pay in-person contact Student Transportation to make an appointment.

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)

Bev Facey Twitter

Official account for Bev Facey Community High. Home of the Falcons! #thefaceyway #trueblue

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.

https://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships-and-awards/alexander-rutherford-scholarship/

KUDOS

  • Thank you Mrs. Orr and Mr. Launhardt for overseeing Advanced Placement exams!
  • Thank you Mrs. Schafer, Ms. Letby & our Horticulture program for organizing the Spring Plant Sale!
  • Thank you Mrs. Shepherd for organizing National Week of Action activities!
  • Thank you Mrs. Orr for organizing Staff Appreciation Week activities!

  • Thank you Mr. Milne for organizing Artist & Photographers of the Week!

  • Thank you Mr. Frank & Ms. Cruikshank for organizing the Musical Theatre program!

  • Thank you Mrs. Williamson for organizing Grad activities!

  • Thank you Mr. Wilson and the Goals program for reorganizing a number of instructional and storage areas!

  • Thank you Mrs. Steele-Watts, Mrs. Brackenbury & Ms. Lamoureux for providing the Staff Appreciation lunch!

  • Thank you Mrs. Sinclair for organizing our year end graduating athlete celebration!

  • Thank you Mrs. Veinot, Ms. Taylor, Ms. Footz, Ms. Cruikshank & Ms. Huculak for reviewing and updating our ELA instructional materials!

  • Thank you Mr. Ward for organizing the Yearbook!

Important Dates 2021

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 21 National Indigenous People Day

June 23-25 Graduation (times to be announced)

June 25 Last Instructional day Semester 2

June 28 Staff Operational Day

Bev Facey Facebook

Home of the Falcons! #thefaceyway #trueblue

Bev Facey Website

Home of the Falcons! #thefaceyway #trueblue

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.