Hawk's View

April 8, 2022

Up Coming Dates and Events

April 15-18: Easter weekend (schools closed)

April 20: P is for Privilege presentation (whole school)

April 21: ONLINE Film Fest (Open until April 25- Link will be shared)

April 21: Hot lunch (Purple Perogy)

April 22: Earth Day

April 24-30: National Volunteer Week

May 5: Hot lunch (Nitza's)

Brightspace 101: Parents and Guardians

Please continue to have your child look at individual Brightspace materials if they are absent for any reason. All work and materials will be posted there.

Ordering a Yearbook

If you would like to place an order for the 2021-2022 yearbook, please log in to your PowerSchool parent portal account (https://powerschool.eips.ca/public/home.html). Click on student fees, select your student, then click on the yearbook icon.

The 2022 Hawk Film Festival- Featuring The Long Take

What is a Long Take? - The long take, or one-take shot, is a technique where a director will film a scene with no cuts in the camera movement, so it seems like the camera is continuously rolling. Most directors will achieve this with secret cuts. Usually, these shots run for over 90 seconds without a cut, but it varies from film to film.


When does this happen? - April 21st to April 25th (Watch anytime during these dates!)


Where do I go? - It’s online! Look to the FRH webpage for the link! Have a viewing party! Bring the TV outside to the fire pit! Hook your phone up to a projector! Watch it alone in your room.

Whatever you decide to do make sure it’s fun and for you!


Why would I want to watch it? - We need to take the time to celebrate these great young filmmakers from this year’s Film Production class! Who knows, they could be the next one accepting an Oscar in the future!

Hot lunch - Pizza and Perogies

Orders can be placed through your PowerSchool Parent Portal account. https://powerschool.eips.ca/public/home.html


Please note that prices from Nitza's has increased and this is reflected in our cost to families.


April 21 (Purple Perogy)- ORDERs DUE APRIL 13

May 5 (Nitza's)- ORDERS DUE MAY 1

Summer School

Registration for EIPS Summer School opens on April 19. Organized through Next Step, the Summer School program offers more than 25 senior high courses that allow students to earn credits, upgrade marks, lighten workloads or finish pre-requisite courses. Summer School 2022 classes will take place in-person in Sherwood Park.


Courses include:
Open to EIPS students entering grades 10-12, and students in their Grade 12 year.

  • English Language Arts 20-1, 20-2, 30-1 and 30-2
  • Social Studies 20-1, 20-2, 30-1 and 30-2
  • Mathematics 10C, 20-1, 20-2, 30-1 and 30-2
  • Competencies in Math 15
  • Science 10
  • Biology 20 and 30
  • Chemistry 20 and 30
  • Physics 20 and 30
  • Physical Education 10
  • Career and Life Management (CALM 20)
  • Extreme CTS: Film Production
  • Work Experience and RAP


Learn more about Summer School 2022

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First Chapter Friday

April is Poetry month, and what better way to celebrate than with a book that’s a poem. On January 20, 2021, Amanda Gorman became the sixth and youngest poet to deliver a poetry reading at a presidential inauguration. Taking the stage after the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden, Gorman captivated the nation and brought hope to viewers around the globe. This text celebrates the promise of America and affirms the power of poetry. Stop by the library to check out your copy today.

Cyber Friday!

Online Parent Resources


Although it can be a bit overwhelming there are many resources available to parents when it comes to supporting kids with technology and their online activities. Here are some that can be helpful:


  • MediaSmarts.ca - info about digital and media literacy
  • KidsHealth.org - social media and internet safety tips
  • CommonSenseMedia.org - parent vs. child reviews, conversation starters
  • TheCyberSafetyLady.com.au - set-up information
  • ProtectKidsOnline.ca - interests and risks based on age group
  • GetCyberSafe.gc.ca - info about cyber security
  • NeedHelpNow.ca - is a good resource if you’re aware of nude photos that have been posted online that you want to be removed.
  • CyberTip.ca - can be used to report cybercrimes to police online

First Nations, Metis and Inuit learning

As our country moves toward reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, we thought we’d bring you a simple, easy way to move your own understanding forward if you’re curious about how you can be a part of the learning which leads to reconciliation. #Next150 was first introduced a couple of years ago, and we felt it was a good time to re-introduce it to the FR Haythorne community. Each link will take you to a short activity you can do to move your learning forward. This weeks’ activity takes a look at Indigenous films & film making. There are so many ideas out there, we just need to know where to look. Enjoy watching something new!


https://next150.indianhorse.ca/challenges/indigenous-film

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Bev Facey Football Spring Camp

We would like to extend an invitation to come to our Football Spring Camp starting this May. We are fortunate to have both a Senior and Junior Football team.


Facey Football is for EVERYONE, no previous football experience is necessary. In fact, usually, about 70% of the Junior Football Team is players new to football. Football is a great way to represent your school and meet new friends along the way. Football at Bev Facey is so much more than “just football” and you get to be a part of a culture that feels like a family. If you are unsure about football, spring camp is a great way to test out if football is for you. We understand that kids are busy in the spring, so we have made some changes to our process to best accommodate our student-athletes.


Skills Camp:

We will be running an 8-session skills camp (focused on footwork and technique) to start camp, the athletes will be in helmets and shoulder pads and the sessions will run from 5:00 pm-6:00 pm at Facey. This is an opportunity for everyone of varying skills to get coached in a smaller group setting, this also allows for the kids to build comradery early in the camp in a more relaxed setting.


Week 1- May 2nd, May 3rd, and May 4th

Week 2- May 9th, May 10th, and May 11th

Week 3- May 16th and May 17th

Spring Camp (Full Pads) [Tryouts]


May 18th and May 19th will be our safe contact and systems introduction practices, these will run from 4:30 pm-7:00 pm at Facey.


May 24th – May 27th from 4:30pm-7:00pm at Facey.

Saturday May 28th Practice #1 11:00am-1:00pm and practice #2 3:00pm-5:00pm


Sunday May 29th Intersquad Blue vs White Game from 12:00pm-3:00pm

At the conclusion of the Blue/ White game, we will be planning to have a team BBQ.


Throughout the week coaches will identify our top 40-50 players for the ‘Senior Team’ portion of the Spring Camp.


Senior Team Spring Camp:

May 31st, June 1st, and June 2nd 4:30pm-7:00pm (these times may be shortened).

June 7th- June 10th 4:30pm-7:00pm

June 11th is a jamboree/ game at Emerald Hills from 11:00am-3:00pm


Equipment is provided by the team (players just need their own cleats and any accessories they want [gloves, towels etc.]) There will be a parent and player meeting in April. Once registered, you will be placed into the Team Snap “Spring Camp 2022” team and will receive any updates regarding spring camp, the parent meeting and equipment pickup.


The link to register for spring camp is here: https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/303202

Any questions please email Coach Tanner Stephens at tanner.stephens@eips.ca

Support Numbers

Kids help phone 1-800-668-6868

The Distress line 780-482-4357

Family and Community Service

(FCS) call-in hours 780-464-4044

Monday, Fridays: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Together all https://togetherall.com/en-ca/

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