St. André Bessette Catholic School

Summer 2021

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Another very busy and dynamic year is quickly drawing to a close. We have information regarding our plans for return to school in September as well as notice about staffing changes. Please read carefully the attached letter from Mr. Tymko.


We wish our Cardinal graduates all the best in their future plans, it has been a true pleasure to have journeyed with you all. And to all our returning students please have a safe and restful summer, we look forward to seeing you again in September.


Summer Message 2021

REPORT CARDS

PowerSchool gradebook updating and report card development is nearly complete.

We intend to have open access to SAB Report cards on Monday June 28 @ 12:00pm assuming the upload of data goes according to plan :)

UPCOMING DATES

August 23-27: SAB School Office will be open from 9-noon and 1-3pm


August 25 (9:00am -10:30am) Grade 9 and students new to SAB are invited to attend an orientation session in our large gym.


September 1 : Students with last names beginning with A-L will attend their first day of in-person learning for the school year.


September 2: Students with last names beginning with M-Z will attend their first day of in-person learning for the school year.

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Demographic Confirmation Form 2021/2022

As the school year comes to an end, we would like to inform you that it’s time to update your child’s A.9 2021-2022 Demographic Confirmation Form for the year 2021-2022. Having the most up-to-date information about our students ensures that we receive all available funding to support your child's learning as well as current information to reach you during the day if necessary. The annual consent forms also allow your child full participation in all activities, field trips and events for optimal learning at St. Andre Bessette.


We ask that you please complete this form in Powerschool ASAP


You can follow these steps to access, review and submit the form:


1. Log into Powerschool at https://powerschool.eics.ab.ca/public/

2. Under the “Forms & Fees” menu click “School Engage Student Forms

3. Students - Select your child’s name (please complete one form for each child)

4. Click on the word “New” beside the form name (A.9 2021-2022 Demographic Confirmation Form.

Video tutorial link on how to complete the form https://www.eics.ab.ca/parents-and-students/powerschool-log-in


Thank you in advance for completing these forms so your child experiences the full learning benefits at St. Andre Bessette.


Please contact our secretary, Shannon Reid in the office at 587-744-0750 if you have any questions.

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Alberta Page Program

Hi there! As an Albertan high school student, you are eligible to apply to become a Page! The Page Program is more than just a job. It is an opportunity for students to learn firsthand about the Legislative Assembly while gaining work experience, career insights, and valuable skills such as communication, problem solving, and leadership. Pages work at the Legislature during Session and have the unique opportunity to play an important role in Alberta’s democratic process. Interested? Check out the Page Program (assembly.ab.ca) for details about applying. If you have any questions or want to know more, feel free to contact Amber Edgerton at Amber.Edgerton@assembly.ab.ca.

FREE STUDENT WORKSHOP

Ten Peaks Innovation Xchange

Hoping to spark students’ interest in the energy industry, the environment, and climate change, Ten Peaks is hosting a student conference, “Ten Peaks Innovation Xchange,” in October 2021. Aimed at providing dynamic, insightful, and thought-provoking discussions between experts, teachers, and high school students about the transition to a more inclusive, sustainable future, the virtual conference is free to all students, with registration now open. A teacher conference is planned later in 2022. Learn more about both conferences via the Ten Peaks website.

August Course Changes

General timetable pickup and limited course changes in August according to the following schedule:


August 25 - 10:00-11:00 - Grade 9 and any new students to SAB

August 25 - 12:30-2:30 - Grade 12

August 26 - 9:00-11:00 - Grade 10

August 26 - 12:30-2:30 - Grade 11

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OLA Parish News

Fr Kris, Fr Daniel and the OLA parish team offer many ways to stay connected to our local parish. To learn more about what is happening at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Parish please click on the following link: https://www.olafortsask.caedm.ca/Bulletins or please take a look at the many options below.

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