New Norway School

May 2023

Creating a Culture of Excellence!!

May is here and it feels like Summer!

Planning for the 2023/2024 school year is ongoing. I will share out information as it is confirmed. Please watch our website.

Our Grade 10 Orientation for current Grade's will take place at the beginning of June. All High School students will be picking their courses at the start of June for the 23/24 school year.

New Norway School’s Farewell has been scheduled to take place on Friday, June 9. Congratulations to the Class of 2023.

FSLW- Chantal Heck

Welcome to Chantal Heck who joins our Spartan family as our new FSLW.

Note from the Learning Commons

Big thank you to all those who supported the Spring Book Fair! We earned $785.97 in rewards. I am looking forward to the Fall Fair in November.

To help prepare for the end of the school year the last day for the students to take out books will be June 9th to be returned June 16th. After the 16th I will prepare notices for any lost or damaged books.

Many thanks to the students and families for making my first year as the Learning Commons Facilitator a great experience.

Bus Driver Appreciation Day

May 1 was Bus Driver Appreciation Day ! We want to thank our bus drivers for transporting our students safely as well as starting and ending the day off right ! Our Principal, Mrs. Arial and some students gave our bus drivers cards, muffins and coffee/hot chocolate.

Spring Concert

At the end of last month, our elementary students and junior high band put on a spring concert. We had a huge audience of family and community members. If you want to see the entire concert for yourself, visit our New Norway School YouTube channel. Thank you Mrs. Metcalfe!
Spartan Dreams & Imagination Spring Concert

Hats on for Mental Health

The Spartans put on hats to recognize and bring attention to the importance of Mental Health.

Senior Women's Handball

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Our Senior Women's Handball team won Silver at the CASSA Zone Championships and earned a birth at the ASAA Provincial Championships.

Upcoming Events

May 12-13- Handball Provincials

May 15 Part A Grade 9 PAT

May 17th Grade 6 PAT

May 17- Hot lunch

May 18th K-5 fieldtrip to TELUS World of Science

May 22 No school

May 23 HS trip to West Edmonton Waterpark

May 23 Success starts early event at New Norway School

May 25 K-12 Saffron Presentations

May 28-29 JR high camping trip

May 31- June 2 Grade 6 Ranch Camp

May 31 Hot Lunch

June 1 Beach Day

June 6 JR high Regional Track

June 7 K-6 Farm Safety presentations

June 9 New Norway School Grad

June 12- English 30 Part A Diploma

June 13 Social 30 Part A Diploma

June 13 Elementary Track

June 15 New Norway School Color Night

June 16th Math 30 Diploma

June 19th English 30 Diploma

June 20 Social 30 Diploma,6/9 PAT

June 21- National Aboriginal Day

June 22 Bio 30 Diploma/6/9 PAT

June 23 Chem 30 diploma,6/9 PAT

June 26th 6/9 PAT

June 27 Science 30 Diploma, 6/9 PAT

Last day of School for students( report cards sent home)

Message from the Breakfast Club

We are doing a fundraiser for the Breakfast Program, selling "snack bags" that will be delivered on Tuesdays. Deadline to order for a Tuesday delivery is the Sunday before, at midnight, via the online fees and ordering system, dates as follows:

  • Tuesday, May 9 - Deadline May 7

  • Tuesday, May 16 – Deadline May 14

  • Tuesday, May 23 – Deadline May 21

  • Tuesday, May 30 – Deadline May 28

  • Tuesday, June 6 – Deadline June 4

  • Tuesday, June 13 – Deadline June 11

Snack bag consists of Juice box, Granola Bar or crackers, Fruit and a treat. We will still be offering breakfast to students who don't order a snack bag, and all students can have breakfast any day. Thanks for your support of the fundraiser, so that we can continue to offer this well-used program. Please note that we also accept online donations to the Breakfast Program, and donations of snacks and lunch items to the "snack box". Our kiddos are more active now, with the warmer weather, so please check with them if they have a big enough snack to get them through the day.

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BRACE Shared Students

Congratulations to those of you who completed courses in the third quarter, and to those of you who wrote diplomas!

We are now on the home stretch with only 6 weeks until the next round of diplomas begins and 8 weeks of classes remaining. Remember, if you are writing a diploma in June you should be approximately 80% of the way completed by the end of May. It is important that in any course you are in, you are 60% of the way through at this point in time, so that you can complete your course(s) and review for any final exams you might have. Leaving things until the last minute won't achieve the desired results you are hoping for.

Feel free to contact your teachers if you have any questions or concerns - you can reach them via email, phone or google meet! Also, don't forget to check your email daily.

Grade 10 Orientation

June 2, BRSD's career counselor Theresa Kruchten will be here to give an overview of High School diploma requirements to our grade 9 students. This talk will be recorded so our Grade 9 parents will have a chance to review it before students pick their grade 10 courses.

Kindergarten Registration for 2023-2024 is now open

Parent Council meeting

Come join us for our last parent council meeting of the 22/23 school year. May 17 , 2023 at 7pm at the school our join us virtually (the link is on our New Norway School Calendar.) All are welcome!

Last day to order your yearbooks.

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Did you know you can Subscribe to our school calendar.

1. Go to our New Norway School link found here:

4.At the top of the calendar you can choose how you would like to link events to your phone.