Ross Glen Road Runner Reporter

June 2021

Ross Glen School

Vision

“Fostering responsible citizenship through holistic development”


Mission

“As a professional learning community, we are committed to nurturing holistic development, promoting life-long learning and encouraging our students to become responsible citizens.”

Ross Glen School Goals

1. In what ways will providing quality feedback impact student literacy growth? (assessment and literacy)

2.How will implementing and revising school processes enhance school culture?

May Snapshots

ENGAGED COMMUNITY

Read-a-thon

Thank you for all your support for our Read-a-thon. This event raised $4305 that will go towards learning activities for the students. We are in the process of determining the winners of the various prizes and will share a virtual assembly as a wrap up.

June School Events

June 3rd - Deadline to order hot lunch for June 11th

June 11th - Hot lunch

June 16th - Deadline to order hot lunch for June 24th

June 22nd - Last day for ELP

June 24th - Hot Lunch

June 24th - Last day for Kindergarten students

June 25th - Last day of school for students (dismissal at 11:30am)

June 25th - Report cards emailed home

Welcome to Miss Weisgerber

Dear Parents/Guardians,


It is with great pleasure that I write to you and introduce myself as the incoming Vice Principal of Ross Glen School. There is no doubt that the community of Ross Glen is strong and I look forward to working alongside this already well-built team.


I have been in education for 11 years, 4 of those years being in administration at Elm Street School (Vice Principal). I have a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Lethbridge, as well as a Masters in Education from the University of Lethbridge, as well. In my personal life, I am an auntie to my 5 year old nephew and 3 year old niece, who I enjoy spoiling on a regular basis. As well, I enjoy being outdoors - hiking, running and walking my dog, Beau (a polar white labrador).


My education philosophy is to build strong relationships and to have high expectations for students, as all students are capable when we, as educators, give them the opportunity to progress in their learning.


As I begin this journey at Ross Glen School, I look forward to collaborating with staff and parents, as we collectively work together for the betterment of the students of Ross Glen School.


Looking forward to meeting you all!


Ashton Weisgerber

School Art

The 2021 School Art awards have been announced!

youtu.be/In3GhqYEzQg

The awards will be delivered to the school and we will present them to students.

Also, if you haven't had a chance, please check out the digital gallery for School Art 2021.

https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=qKv8e14sPnF&brand=0

New K-Grade 6 DRAFT curriculum

Over the Easter Break, the government released the DRAFT curriculum for Kindergarten to Grade 6. The curriculum is to be implemented September 2022.


Please review the document as it is important you are aware of what teachers are mandated to teach.

https://www.alberta.ca/curriculum-subject-areas.aspx


Once reviewed, please provide the government with your feedback.

https://www.alberta.ca/curriculum-have-your-say.aspx

Hot Lunch/Spirit Day Lunch

Please keep in mind that if other lunches are dropped off, they are required to be delivered to classrooms by a staff member, and makes additional work for the staff. We encourage you to order hot lunch or pack your child a regular lunch.

Thank you for understanding.

Upcoming Hot lunch/Spirit Day Lunch Dates

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Ross Glen School Clothing Items

We are happy to announce we have a new line of Ross Glen clothing, and other items, available to our school community for purchase! We know school clothing, and other items, creates a sense of belonging, builds a feeling of community, and encourages school pride. We are excited to offer this to our students and school community!


This year, options will include masks, neck gaiters, mini hand sanitizer bottles, and fanny packs (to keep masks, and other items, safe while the students are enjoying playing at recess).


Sales will take place directly on our online store. Families are able to order and pay for their choices directly.


The link for ordering is https://www.teamfs.ca/store/c84/Ross_Glen_Elementary_School.html.

Safety

Please ensure you are following all parking signs and rules. NO Parking areas are designated to ensure that students and families can cross the road safely without their (or the driver's) visibility being blocked. Please DO NOT park in the designated staff parking lots.

Please remind your children to cross at crosswalks and to walk across the street after they are certain the vehicle has stopped for them.

We need to work together to ensure our students are safe. Thank you for your cooperation.

Lost and Found

Thank you to Mr. Vick and Miss Foster for organizing the lost and found items and posting it to the RG website.


Please go through each link to see if there is any of your child's missing clothing is currently in the Lost and Found Box. If you see any item of clothing that belongs to your child write down the number that is beside or on the clothing and contact Miss Foster. You can call her at 403-529-2960 or by email jolene.foster@sd76.ab.ca Once she hears from you, the clothing will be brought to your child's class for them to bring home.


http://rossglen.mhpsd.ca/news/what_s_new/lost_and_found

School Council

Thank you to our School Parent Council members for their hard work in supporting our school during the 2020-2021 school year.

Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Gebhardt and Jessie Ruckaber

Secretary: Megan Knodel

Treasurer: Nicole Nikiel

Read-a-thon - Amanda Knodel


We will hold the elections for the 2021-2022 school year in the fall.

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Tru Earth

All products purchased ship directly to the purchaser, with no shipping charges. The campaign remains open until the end of the school year, so you can place orders at your convenience and replenish your stock as needed while supporting our cause. When you use Tru Earth Eco-Strips, you will feel confident that you are taking care of your family and their future on this planet. If we all make the switch to Tru Earth, our profits will really add up!

Please share our school store https://fundraising.tru.earth/rossglenschool with friends and family everywhere. Our school will earn profits on their purchases as well. Our school store is open now. Be sure to check it out and place your orders right away!

Finalized MHPSD Calendar for 2021-2022

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October 18th is the election and scheduled as a Professional Learning day so students aren't in the schools.

Ways to Connect

There are many ways to stay in touch with our school.
Please feel free to connect with us through our multiple platforms.

Our website is: http://rossglen.mhpsd.ca/

Email: rossglen@sd76.ab.ca

School Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RossGlenSchoolMedHat/

Twitter: @RossGlenSchool