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March 22-26, 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)

Spring Break March 26- April 5


Monday, March 22

BFH Administration meeting 7:15 a.m.

Instructional day #32 of 44 (73% complete)

Fultonvale virtual meet 11 a.m.

Grade 9 course selection information distributed

Football Grade 9 Parent Meeting 7 p.m. https://meet.google.com/uhf-thwi-nvc?hs=122&authuser=0

or contact Mr. Stephens


Tuesday, March 23

Grade 9 course selection information distributed

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

Braille set up and storage meeting 3:30 p.m.

Grade 9 Parent Course Selection session 6 p.m. Here is the link to the online event:

Microsoft Teams Virtual Event


Wednesday, March 24

Grade 9 course selection information distributed

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

EIPS Leadership meeting 1 p.m.


Thursday, March 25

Grade 9 course selection information distributed

Staff Appreciation 11:30 a.m.

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


Friday, March 26 No School -Spring Break

Cafeteria Menu March 22-25

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.

Alberta Education Assurance Survey

Parents of students in grade 10 will start receiving their Alberta Education Assurance Survey (formerly known as the Accountability Pillar Survey) in the mail after March 25. The survey package will contain a letter from the Education Minister and a Random Access Code that parents will use to access the survey online. Please take a moment to complete this survey as your input is very important to Facey. The data is utilized in our annual School Education Plan. The deadline for completion is April 23, 2021.


We will be having all grade 10 students complete the survey online after Spring Break.

Skills Canada

Congratulations to all our students who are participating in the annual Alberta Skills Competition!


Hairstyling Junior Regional- Taylor Christianson

Culinary Arts Regional- Owen Freelend

Culinary Arts Regional- Avery Porcina

Baking Regional- Victoria Harrison

Baking Regional- Zoe Nolan-Viens

Hairstyling Intermediate Regional- Amy Nelson

Welding Regional- Trey Gist

Welding Regional- Tyler Mittelsteadt

Cabinet Making Regional- Owen Cole

Carpentry Regional- Scott Reynolds

IT Network Systems Administration- Conner Mihaichuk

Joinery- Samantha Keef-Neis

Joinery- Alexis Fraser

EIPS Summer School

Next Step Summer School: 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. For summer 2021, all Summer School courses take place online. https://www.eipscontinuinged.ca/


Courses include: Diploma examinations are optional for the 2020-21 school 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
  • 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

Next Step Outreach Moves

For the start of the 2021-22 school year, the Next Step Sherwood Park and Next Step Vegreville campuses are moving.

• Next Step Senior High – Sherwood Park will operate out of space in Salisbury Composite High.

• Next Step Senior High – Vegreville will operate out of space in Vegreville Composite High.

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.


https://alis.alberta.ca/careerinsite/ - Self exploration of skills, aptitudes, experiences through inventory, quiz’s, etc.


https://alis.alberta.ca/occinfo/occupations-in-alberta/ - 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 Council Virtual Meeting April 20

Next meeting is Tuesday, April 20 @ 6 p.m. Google Meet Code: TBA


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 https://www.bevfacey.ca/parents/parent-council


Future meetings: May 18

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. https://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships-and-awards/alexander-rutherford-scholarship/

KUDOS

  • Thank you Mrs. Hicks, Ms. Santha, Ms. Wong, Mrs. Huisman, Mr. Willard, Mrs. Isbister, Mrs. Jefferies, and Ms. Schafer for organizing the Week of Inspirational Math activities!
  • Thank you Mr. Frank for directing the Drama One Act Play 'Our Place'!
  • Thank you Mr. Emsley, Mr. Sutherland, & Mrs. Orr for organizing our E-Sports team!
  • Thank you Mrs. Holt for organizing the Social Studies 30 WWII Production!
  • Thank you Mrs. Nicoll, Mrs. Gagnon, Mrs. Murphy, Mrs. Shrimpton, Mrs. Radke, Mrs. Brackenbury, Ms. Lamoureux, Mrs. VandeWetering, Mrs. Steele-Watts, Ms. Santha, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Sutherland, Mr. Woodard, Mrs. Orr, Mr. Shudra, Mrs. Williamson, Mrs. Tattrie, Mr. MacKinnon, Mr. Ward, Mr. Stephens, Mr. Gauf, Mrs. Gilewich, & Mrs. Jarvis for preparing Facey for the AHS re-inspection!
  • Thank you Ms. Letby, Mrs. Giofu, & Mrs. Williamson for organizing the BFH copier replacement!
  • Thank you Mrs. Orr, Mrs. Williamson, & Mr. Shudra for finalizing grade 9, 10, & 11 course selections!

  • Thank you Mrs. Orr for organizing staff appreciation!

Important Dates 2021

March 31 Transgender Day of Visibility


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 6-15 Grade 9 2021-22 online course selections via PowerSchool

April 7 World Health Day

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

April 8 Block 2 Alberta Education Assurance Survey for Grade 10's

April 9 Block 2 Alberta Education Assurance Survey for Grade 10's

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 Earth Day

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.