Achieving Success Together - Réussir Ensemble
On behalf of all the staff, I would like to wish all our students and families a wonderful new year! I would like to thank all of the students, staff and volunteers who made our Christmas activities such a huge success. The Christmas concerts were filled with amazing musical talent and passion. During the last two weeks of December classes, students did an amazing job organizing school spirit activities, a school-wide dance and fundraising money to buy goats for families in developing nations.
Last week was a change at ÉCKS. We thank all our parents and students for their patience as the buses didn't run, and practices, games and field trips were cancelled. The many students who did attend school were warm and busy with modified classes and hanging out with their friends. Undoubtedly, February will be a very busy month as our students will be occupied with their studies, co-curricular and extracurricular activities in and around ÉCKS.
At the end of January, our Hockey Academy season ends. On behalf of all of the staff at ÉCKS, I would like to thank Mr. Lansing for his dedication and commitment to our Hockey Academy. Mr. Lansing will no longer be in charge of our Hockey Academy, as he will be spending all his time at Chester Ronning School. Mr. Lansing has created a program that has high expectations and great results for our students. It is a priority at ÉCKS to continue our Hockey Academy and we will most certainly have a teacher in place for next year who will continue with the same direction as Mr. Lansing.
February will mark the beginning of the ÉCKS Soccer Academy. Currently, thirty students will be working under the direction of Mrs. Andrukow and Mr. Tom McManus. Mrs. Andrukow teaches in Our House and played soccer for the Augustana Vikings and the U of A Pandas. Mr. McManus is the head coach for the Men's and Women's Soccer Teams at Augustana. We wish all players and coaches a great year in Soccer Academy.
Je remercie tous les élèves et le personnel de l'école qui font l'effort diligent de communiquer en français chaque jour. Notre programme d'immersion est un programme qui fait une différence! Merci à tous les parents qui font la promotion et soutiennent notre programme d'immersion français.
2020 Accountability Survey
Each year Alberta Education sends out an Accountability Pillar Parent Survey. The survey is for parents of students in grades 4, 7 and 10. Last year 17 parents form ÉCKS participated in the survey. This year we are asking parents to set some time aside and please fill out their survey.
Parents receive their surveys in the mail, but you are able to complete it online at https://public.education.alberta.ca/apos/
Once at this website, please enter the 8-character Random Access Code located in the upper right corner of the tear-away portion of your paper survey and then follow the online survey instructions.
The Random Access Code does not and cannot be used to identify individual respondents.
We would really love to hear what you think.
We are also adding more information to our website each week. Please check us out online!
Running Room Indoor Games Starting Up!
Important Band Dates
*Grade 7 Band Camp is March 18-20. Information will be coming soon.
*Grade 6,7, and 8 bands will participate in the Provincial Festival of Bands in May (Gr. 8 is May 11, Grade 7 is May 12, Gr. 6 is May 13).
*The spring concert is held at the Lougheed Centre on May 27.
*Grade 8 concert tour to BC is June 3-6