June 5 - June 9
FROM THE OFFICE
- June 7: Athletic Awards Night, 6:00 pm, South Gym
- June 14: All-School Year End BBQ - come ready to serve!
Reminder: Building Hours
Please note that your child should not be in the school outside of these hours unless it is for a school scheduled event.
Asher Fehr took the fast track to success, presenting his Grade 9 science fair project about steam trains to an audience at Fort Edmonton Park last week.
This week, he went back to become an official Train Ambassador. Congratulations, Asher on all your hard work and accomplishments!
Congratulations High School Band!
These amazingly talented students along with the one and only Mr. Lietz have worked so hard and it shows in this incredible achievement. Plus, they had a lot of fun and fellowship too!
Check out the video to see this amazing band in action!
Athletics Awards Night - Update
The SCS Athletics Awards night will take place on Wednesday, June 7th, 2023.
The events will be divided into two parts: Junior High from 6-7 pm, followed by the High School from 7-8 pm.
We extend an invitation to all of you to join us in this celebration. We kindly request the presence of sports teams to come and show support for the award recipients.
School Supplies Drive
What: School Supplies Drive
Who's it for: Hope Mission
When: June 7th - 9th
Where to drop off: There will be collection boxes near the lost-in found (lower Link) at Strathcona Christian Academy Secondary
Grade 8 & 9 Friend Requests
Requests to change classes in the fall will only be considered for extenuating circumstances only. Thank you for your understanding.
All requests due Monday, June 12th at 9:00am.
All-School Year End BBQ - June 14th
It is once again time to think about our annual year-end All-School BBQ. It is a great time to celebrate and thank God for the year He has brought us through again.
We also use this time to invite the adult leaders from various groups that have supported us ie: Elders, Society Board, School Council, Parents in Partnership etc… Please invite your group to join us if they can.
Come on June 14 from 11:00am to 1:00pm and be ready to serve anywhere. It is a panic for the lunch hour and then it’s over – but what a great time it is.
Who wouldn’t like feeding 600 hungry teenagers?
Please email email@example.com to volunteer!
All Library Books due June 16th
Jr. High Exam Information
Please use this Google Form to submit your acknowledgement.
1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.
2022-23 EIPS Annual Feedback Survey Results Report
Summer School Registration is Open!
WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK
On the Menu
- Grade 12 Retreat, 9 am
- Greek Chicken or Chicken Club Wrap
Tuesday, June 6 (Day 2)
- Brisket Mac n Cheese
Wednesday, June 7 (Day 1)
- Staff vs. Students Floor Hockey Game, 11:10 am, South Gym
- Early Dismissal, 2:35 pm, The Commons
- Athletic Awards Night, Jr. High 6 pm - 7 pm; High School 7 pm - 8 pm, South Gym
- Grilled Cheese or BLT with Soup
Thursday, June 8 (Day 2)
- Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowl or Butter Chicken with Naan
Friday, June 9 (Day 1)
- Bacon Beast Burger with Chips
Upcoming Key Dates
- June 5: Grade 12 Retreat
- June 7: Athletics Awards Night, 6:00 pm, South Gym
- June 7: Early Dismissal, 2:20 pm
- June 12: ELA 10, 11 & Diploma Part A, 9:00 am
- June 13: Social Studies 10, 11 & Diploma Part A, 9:00 am
- June 15: Last day of classes for HIGH SCHOOL **Jr. High classes remain regular**
- June 27: Last instructional day Jr. High
Wall Pad Auction
We are excited to announce our upcoming auction as part of our efforts to raise funds for our Athletics program. We will be auctioning the old wall pads featuring the previous logo, which used to adorn the walls of the North gym. Each complete pad consists of four panels, with each panel measuring approximately 1.24 x 2.45m.
If you are interested in participating, please follow the link provided below to place your bid. The wall pads will be displayed during the Athletics awards night on June 7th, 2023. If you happen to be near the school and would like to see them in person, please inform Mr. Botchey, who will gladly assist you.
The auction will conclude on Wednesday, June 7th, 2023, at 9pm. The winning bidder(s) will be contacted via email. Once contacted, the winner(s) will have the opportunity to arrange payment and schedule a pickup time with Mr. Botchey.
Thank you for your support, and we look forward to your participation in this exciting event.
Missing SCA Wear
Junior High Athletics Update
June 5th, 2023 @ Whitetail Crossing
Eagles Volleyball Summer Camps
The King’s University will be running our Eagles Volleyball Camps again this summer, August 21-24, 2023.
Jr Girls Camp 1 (ages 11-14 @ SCA, 12 noon to 3:00pm) - $180
Jr Girls Camp 2 (ages 11-14 @ SCA, 3:00pm to 6:00pm) - $180
Jr Girls Camp 3 (ages 11-14 @ TKU, 12 noon to 3:00pm) - $180
Sr Girls Camp (ages 15-17 @ TKU, 9:00am to 12 noon) - $200
Jr. Boys Camp 1 (ages 11-14 @ SCA, 9:00am to 12 noon) - $180
Jr Boys Camp 2 (ages 11-14 @ TKU, 3:00 to 6:00pm) - $180
Sr Boys (ages 15-17 @ TKU, 6:00 to 9:00pm) - $200
Participants will be coached by members of the King’s Men’s/Women’s Volleyball teams and coaching staff. Our goals for each camp are to not only teach basic skills and game tactics, but to emphasize the importance of sportsmanship, teamwork and leadership as key components to being successful as an athlete.
Camps will be held at The King’s University (9125 50th Street, Edmonton) and Strathcona Christian Academy Secondary (1011 Clover Bar Road, Sherwood Park).
Link to register is: https://athletics.kingsu.ca/camps/Volleyball_Summer_Camps Please register early as some camps fill up fast! Also, feel free to share this information with friends and family.
We hope to see you there!
Diploma prep classes
EIPS CAREER PATHWAYS
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.
Our Mission: To provide authentic, relevant, and engaging career opportunities and foster growth and readiness for life after school.
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Dual-Credit Learning Opportunity
Students can earn three to five 30-level high school credits (depending on the program selected), and three university level transfer credits for any course they choose. Students may enroll in one or more great introductory courses that will serve as great exposure to Post-Secondary studies.
Courses have varied delivery methods and perquisites and may be enrollment dependent. For a list of courses and a more detailed description, please refer to the Dual Credit Course Handbook (WINTER) and register using the linked Pre-Registration Form. For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or Mrs. Matheson: email@example.com 22-23 Dual Credit
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IN THE COMMUNITY
RCMP Youth Camp - For students interested in policing!
The camp runs Sunday to Friday and is open to any individual between the ages of 16 to 19 who is a resident of Alberta. The camp offers young adults a chance to find out what it’s like to be a police officer in training. These activities may include drill, fitness, police defensive tactics, forensics, Major Crime Unit, Emergency Response Team and much more!
To request an application package, contact the RCMP Youth Camps team: KYouthCamps-Kcampsdejeunes@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Camp information: https://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/even/en/e/8255
Foundations in Industry Workplace Safety Course
The Foundations in Industry Workplace Safety course is designed to provide students with a foundational understanding and awareness of the legislative requirements and responsibilities under the following eight industry standard safety courses. This includes:
- Construction Safety Training (CSTS2020)
- Confined Space
- Detection and Control of Flammable Substances
- Fall Protection Awareness
- Ground Disturbance
- H2S Alive
- Transportation of Dangerous Goods
- WHMIS 2015
This course is designed to help students understand and complete the rigors of attaining certification. Students will receive industry level certification for the above courses, in addition to 5 30-level CTS credits and be ready to enter the industry workplace upon completion. As this course is designed to provide a larger understanding of industry related safety, certification under each of the eight areas will not be provided until completion of the entire course. This course includes both an online component and practical training sessions. Students must participate in all of the off-site practical training sessions. The course will be held at Bev Facey from July 4-14 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Visit the Summer School Website to register.
- HCS3000 - Workplace Safety Systems
- Minimum 16yrs of age
This is an excellent opportunity for students to earn credentials that would cost them approximately $800 if they were to do it on their own. The ideal student is finishing grade 11 or 12 and is interested in working in industry or in pursuing opportunities in the RAP program.
Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) Grade 11 Early Admissions "Jump Start" Program
CUE’s Jump Start — Early Admission Program is designed for students in Grade 11 who are interested in applying to CUE’s Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Management & Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Dual Degrees, or Bachelor of Science programs.
Students in Grade 11 may apply for admission to Jump Start for Fall 2024 between January 1 and June 15, 2023.
Students that do not take advantage of Jump Start may apply for admission for Fall 2024 any time after October 1, 2023.
Applicants should present five appropriate Grade 11 courses needed for their specific program of studies and be on track to take the Grade 12 sequel courses at an equal or greater course level. Specific program requirements still apply. All applicants are considered for Jump Start with an admission average of 65% for Arts and Science programs and 72% for the Management and Bachelor of Management & Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Dual Degrees programs.
For more information, speak to Mrs. Matheson (firstname.lastname@example.org)