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March 15-19, 2021

Bev Facey Virtual School Tour

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

“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 3 (Feb 1-April 20)

Monday, March 15

BFH Administration meeting 7:15 a.m.

Instructional day #27 of 44 (61% complete)

Grade 10 & 11 online course selections via PowerSchool

Tuesday, March 16

EIPS Summer School registration opens Learn more about the 2021 summer program

Grade 10 & 11 online course selections via PowerSchool

Grade 9 course selection information sessions

Technical Theatre meeting in the Theatre @11:40 a.m.

School Council Virtual Meeting 6 p.m.

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Series 7 p.m. Join the sessions

Wednesday, March 17 St. Patrick's Day

Grade 10 & 11 online course selections via PowerSchool

Grade 9 course selection information sessions

S.C.O.R.E. (Student Council On Race Education) meeting in room 297 @11:40 a.m.

New Copier Staff PD session 12 p.m.

Young Women in Trades & Technology Series: Information & Communication Technology Trades @5 p.m.

Thursday, March 18

Grade 10 & 11 online course selections via PowerSchool

Grade 9 course selection information sessions

Spectrum-GSA club meeting at 11:40 a.m. in room 218 (FLI)

Board of Trustees Meeting 10 a.m.

Friday, March 19

Grade 9 course selection information sessions

On this day in 1911 the 1st International Women's Day sees over 1 million men and women attend rallies in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. Issues discussed included women's right to vote and to hold public office, the right to work, to vocational training and an end to discrimination on the job.

Cafeteria Menu March 15-19

Check out this week's Cafeteria Menu!

The Café is open in the morning from 8:15-8:40 a.m. with a solid selection of healthy pre-wrapped breakfast sandwiches, pastry, hot & cold refreshments. Additionally, the Café is open during block 1 and 2 staggered scheduled break times.

School Council Virtual Meeting March 16

Next meeting is Tuesday, March 16 @ 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

Future meetings: April 20, May 18

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Series

Developing Foundational Knowledge of First Nations, Metis and Inuit cultures, histories and contemporary contexts is a three-part series designed for all EIPS parents and families who are curious to learn about First Nations, Métis and Inuit cultures, perspectives and histories. These sessions are designed as entry points to understanding as we work toward learning our collective truth on the path of reconciliation. Join the sessions

Tuesday, March 16; 7-7:30 p.m.

  • Language of this land: The importance of highlighting Indigenous languages; deepening understanding of relationship to land through language; what exploration of Indigenous languages can look like in schools

EIPS Summer School

Next Step Summer School: Registration for EIPS Summer School opens on March 16. 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. Open to EIPS students entering grades 10-12, & students in their Grade 12 year.

Courses include:

  • 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
  • Science 10
  • Biology 20 and 30
  • Chemistry 20 and 30
  • Physics 20 and 30
  • Physical Education 10
  • Career and Life Management (CALM 20)
  • Work Experience and RAP
    NOTE: Diploma examinations are optional for the 2020-21 school year.

For summer 2021, all Summer School courses take place online. Feedback from the 2020 virtual program was overwhelmingly positive. We look forward to another exciting and successful summer online in 2021.

Career Explorations

CAREERinsite is your one-stop guide to career planning. You'll find everything you need to plan your work and learning here. Career planning is the ongoing process of thinking about your life and work, based on your skills, interests, and dreams. - Self exploration of skills, aptitudes, experiences through inventory, quiz’s, etc - List of careers in Alberta and what they require, do, wages, education

Are you in high school or considering a post-secondary education? Get started with post-secondary planning and begin exploring your options. Then learn how to make it happen, get involved in student life, and plan for future employment in your field.

University of Alberta High School Youth Researcher Summer Program (HYRS)

The University of Alberta and Alberta Innovates invites Grade 11 students currently registered in high school in Alberta to apply for the High school Youth Researcher Summer Program (HYRS). The purpose of the HYRS program is to provide students from around the province hands-on experience in biomedical and health-related research, and introduce them to the spectrum of health profession career-options.

Students selected to participate in the HYRS program will work on a variety of health research projects in the areas of cardiology, cell biology, genetics, biomedical engineering, population health, epidemiology, health education and a host of other health research areas. Due to COVID 19 restrictions it is likely that project work and supervision will occur remotely.

Interested students must complete the online application and ensure their references submit their letters by midnight on Sunday, May 2, 2021. For more information please check out HYRS Student Summer Research Program 2021

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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)

Please see below our School Education Plan for Year 3 (2020-21) and our EIPS Results Review School Education Plan package for 2019-2020.

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.


  • Thank you Mrs. Bevan, Mrs. Innes, Mrs. McNeil, Mrs. McLeod, Mrs. Neil, Mrs. Fox, Mrs. Schlamp, & Mrs. Wenger for conducting lunch supervision!
  • Thank you to Mr. Strohschein & Mechanics class for taking care of the school cargo van!
  • Thanks to Mrs. Shrimpton for putting up additional COVID signage around the school!
  • Thanks to Mrs. Murphy for organizing all of the student course selection forms!
  • Thank you Mrs. Radke for organizing our new student registrations!
  • Thank you Mrs. Steele-Watts, Mr. Emsley, Mrs. Gilewich, Mrs. Jarvis, Mr. Woodard & Mr. Suffern for organizing Skills Alberta Canada students!
  • Thank you Mrs. Orr, Mrs. Williamson, & Mr. Shudra for organizing grade 9, 10, & 11 course selections!

Important Dates 2021

March 18-25 Grade 9 2021-22 course selection information distributed

March 23 Grade 9 Parent Course Selection session 6 p.m.

March 24 EIPS Leadership meeting 1 p.m.

March 26- April 5 Spring Break

April 5 Easter Monday

April 6 BFH Feeder School Meeting 9 a.m.

April 6 Staff Meeting - Early Dismissal 2:14 p.m.

April 6 Out of District Registrations 4-5:30 p.m.

April 7 Out of District Registrations 4-5:30 p.m.

April 7-15 Grade 9 2021-22 online course selections via PowerSchool

April 15-16 Quarter 3 Final Assessments

April 14-23 Skills Canada Alberta Provincial Competitions

April 20 Quarter 3 ends

April 20 School Council Meeting 6 p.m.

April 21 Quarter 4 starts

April 22 Board of Trustees Meeting 10 a.m.

April 30-May 2 Strathcona County Student Art Competition, Show and Sale

May 3 BFH Feeder School Meeting 9 a.m.

May 5 Staff Meeting - Early Dismissal 2:14 p.m.

May 7 Staff Professional Learning- No School

May 18 School Council Meeting

May 19 Parent Teacher Conferences 4:30-8 p.m.

May 20 Board of Trustees Meeting 10 a.m.

May 21 School Closure- No School

May 24 Victoria Day- No School

May 26 Board of Trustees Meeting 10 a.m.

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 22-24 Graduation (tentative)

June 25 Semester 2 ends

June 28 Staff Operational Day

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Bev Facey Community High

Bev Facey Community High School was officially opened in the fall of 1981. It is home to almost 1050 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 Leadership opportunities all give students the opportunity to achieve excellence.