Please Be Advised: Student schedules
Student schedules posted on PowerSchool are not yet finalized and could change at any time. All schedules are finalized at the start of the new school year. Parents or students needing more information about timetables should contact their school, when it reopens in late August.
School Closed for Summer
Our office will reopen on August 21. If you have any school-related questions or concerns while the school is closed, contact the Central Office at Elk Island Public Schools at 780-464-3477—the office is open all summer.
Learn more about Back to School visit eips.ca
2017-18 Student Timetables
The 2017-18 student timetables will not be finalized until the end of August. Any timetable you may see in the portal or on the app over the summer is not to be considered official until August 23rd. We continue to work on timetables up until August 23rd and changes could be made up until then. All students will receive their official timetable on their registration day (Aug. 23 - 25).
High School Registration Dates
Welcome to the 2017-18 school year. For more information and relevant forms, please click on the appropriate grade level information letter.
Grade 12: August 23, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Grade 12 Information Letter
Grade 11: August 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Grade 11 Information Letter
Grade 10: August 25, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Grade 10 Information Letter
New registrations: August 25, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (by appointment)
Is your child is starting at our school for the first time in the fall? If you haven’t yet registered, there’s still time—simply fill out the Student Registration Form and drop it off at the school when the office reopens August 25 between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. (by appointment only). Please call the school for bookings.
Don't forget to bring with you: proof of residency and the student’s birth certificate.
Visit our Registration Information page to learn more on course selection.
All families using EIPS Student Transportation services for the 2017-18 school year should have already received a tentative route schedule. Those required to pay applicable transportation fees should have also received a separate invoice outlining payment information—we encourage parents to pay pay fees online.
If you haven’t received a letter from Student Transportation yet, and would like to inquire about busing for your child, contact Student Transportation at 780-417-8151.
Look for bus passes and any updated route information in your mail in August.
No Student Drop Off Times
The bus loop should not be used for student drop off between 8:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. otherwise you will be ticketed. We appreciate your cooperation in this matter.
For a complete list of holidays and school-closure days during the 2017-18 school year, refer to the EIPS Division Calendar.
Sync the School Calendar to your personal calendar
Families are invoiced for school fees at the beginning of every school year. Fees are due within 30-days of the invoice date. The simplest, and most convenient, way to pay schools fees is using ACORN by logging into the PowerSchool Parent Portal. If circumstances exist where you are unable to pay your students fees you can apply to have fees waived by submitting an Application for a Waiver of Fees.
Tools for School
If you’re a parent, or know of a parent, who needs help purchasing school supplies this year, we can help. EIPS has once again partnered with the United Way for the 2017-18 Tools for School campaign. Annually, Tools for School provides backpacks filled with school supplies to students in kindergarten through Grade 12 whose families have limited resources. When classes resume, we respectfully distribute these backpacks to students who’ve order them. To place an order, contact the EIPS Central Office at 780-464-3477.
2017 Missed Final Examinations
Students who were unable to attend the scheduled time for their 2017 teacher-directed final examinations will receive a mark of zero for the final exam and will have a final grade for the course submitted to Alberta Education. These students will have the opportunity to write a make-up final exam on August 22 at 9 am. A re-calculated final grade will be submitted to Alberta Education at that time.
2016-17 Report Cards
Bev Facey Community High School will not be issuing paper report cards to students. Due to Powerschool technical issues, we will be unable to issue paper copies in the office this year. Please log into your powerschool or My Pass account to access marks. Marks should be available for access by July 5, 2017
2017 Volleyball Tryouts
Tryouts for the 2017 Volleyball season will begin on the first day of school, Wednesday, August 30. Come on out!
Instrumental Music & Jazz Band classes for 2017-18
All students registered in Instrumental Music 10, 20, 30 & Jazz Band 15, 25, 35 will meet at 7:20 AM on Wednesday, August 30th in the band room. Instruments will not be needed on the first day.
Grade 12 Graduation Survey
We are trying to gather some information to enhance the Graduation experience for all of our students. Grade 12 parents, please take a few minutes to complete the survey. It has been a pleasure working with you this year.
If your child is going to be away from school please contact the school or email Mrs. Radke.
See the Attendance Policy for a variety of attendance situations including: excused absences, verified (unexcused) absences and truancies.
Canada's Anti Spam Legislation
Ongoing communication with our families is important to us. Elk Island Public Schools uses SchoolConnects Synrevoice as one way of sharing information directly with our families by phone and email. Messages may include bus cancellations or delays, inclement weather, upcoming events, last-minute cancellations, parental engagement opportunities, emergency notices, and more.
For more information, or to Subscribe/Unsubscribe, please go to EIPS.CA.
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