J. T. Foster High School Homepage News en-us Mon, 20 May 2019 13:46:00 MDT Breeze for Teachers 5.0 http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca Gr 6 Junior High Orientation or "Step Up Day" Please share our plans for the annual Grade 6 Orientation or “Step Up Day” on Thursday, May 23rd to welcome Grade 6 students into our school with any area Grade 6 families who may be interested. The afternoon is intended primarily for students with the evening geared towards adults but everyone is welcome to attend either of these events; 12:00—3:00 STUDENTS: A pizza lunch will be provided and our Lead Team members are hosting fun and exciting activities. • Pizza Lunch in our Den with new Booth Seating • Grand Tour of our facility • Learning about J.T. Foster quiz/game • Learning about locks and lockers game • Spirit Activity 6:00—7:00 PARENTS: This evening provides an opportunity for you to hear about the J.T. Foster School experience. We will focus on the transition and placement process, the junior high school approach to teaching and learning, and what “a day in the life” of a 7th grade student looks like. We will begin our program/presentation for all parents in the Learning Commons before a tour of our amazing facility. http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=6819&stream=Homepage News http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=6819&stream=Homepage News Grade 9 Senior High Orientation We would like to invite current Grade 9 students and guardians to a meeting on Thursday, May 23rd at 7:00 pm. The purpose of the gathering is to assist with the transition from Junior to Senior High. http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=21539&stream=Homepage News http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=21539&stream=Homepage News No School May 17-20 Enjoy the long weekend! There is no school for students this Friday, May 17 due to Staff Collaboration Day, and no school for students and staff on Monday, May 20 in honor of Victoria Day. See you back in class on Tuesday, May 21. http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=31433&stream=Homepage News http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=31433&stream=Homepage News Home Education with LRSD Families who choose home education need look no farther than Livingstone Range School Division for support and opportunities. LRSD is supportive of families who choose to educate their children in traditional, parent-directed home education. There are also options for parents who wish to have their children participate in teacher-directed, Alberta curriculum programs. "The flexibility and options are a great alternative for many families in our area," says Home Education Principal Jackie Kark. "We see families who choose to home school for social, religious, health, and lifestyle reasons, and we can certainly support all home education families and students in our division." Why register with LRSD for your home education? For starters, our designated Home Education Principal and facilitators review and assist with the development of your home education program and provide access to supports all along the way. Other benefits include: Local facilitators, support staff, and resources are easily accessed in your area You choose the curriculum that best aligns with your philosophy and learning outcomes, including faith-based resources Financial reimbursement for many home education materials and expenses when you register before September 30 Access to professional evaluations and support for reading, math, speech, motor, and learning needs To find out more, check out our Home Education FAQs. To register for Home Education for the 2019-2020 school year with Livingstone Range School Division call 403-687-3734 or email karkj@lrsd.ab.ca http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=31329&stream=Homepage News http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=31329&stream=Homepage News Hockey Academy! So much excitement at J. T. Foster as we prepare for a potential Hockey Academy here! Check out the brochure with our sports forms at http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/documents/general/JT%20Foster%20Hockey%20Academy%20Brochure.pdf for more information.  http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=31287&stream=Homepage News http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=31287&stream=Homepage News Mental Health: Be There to Listen Did you know that students with positive mental health are more confident, more resilient, better able to learn and be successful, and are more likely to build and maintain healthy relationships? Understanding and promoting positive mental health is the responsibility of parents, educators, and community partners. At Livingstone Range School Division, we promote positive mental health through caring and compassionate classrooms, character and leadership development, physical activity and nutrition, unique programming, and a supportive group of administrators, staff, and family school liaison counsellors. Not sure how to talk with your child about mental health? It's as easy as being there to listen. Watch this video together as a way to start a conversation, and talk to your school counsellor for more information. http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=31135&stream=Homepage News http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=31135&stream=Homepage News Dual Credit Is your JTF Grade 10 or 11 student interested in earning high school AND post-secondary credits next year? Contact Mr. Doucet or Mrs. Kluin NOW to register and learn more about Dual Credit opportunities through SAIT, Olds College & Bow Valley. http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=31033&stream=Homepage News http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=31033&stream=Homepage News Nanton Career Fair Students from Kindergarten through Grade 12 got to explore career opportunities at the Nanton Career Fair on April 10. Community volunteers taught A.B. Daley Community School and J.T. Foster High School students about their jobs and offered some hands-on experience to help the students understand more about banking, accounting, real estate, veterinary medicine, nursing, oilfield services, auctioneer, health & fitness, conservation, and apprenticeship trades. Thank you to all of the community volunteers who helped make the Career Fair a success and prove that it's never to early to start thinking about your future. http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=31039&stream=Homepage News http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=31039&stream=Homepage News FACES Ready for Grade 9s Experience powerful character building principles, interact with a diverse student population, and discover inner strength through high adventure activities with FACES. FACES summer experiential school sessions will be presenting to LRSD Grade 9 students about this life-changing educational experience. March 26, 2019 J.T. Foster WCCHS F.P. Walshe March 27, 2019 Matthew Halton High School Livingstone School Crowsnest Consolidated High School Registration opens to all LRSD Grade 9 students on April 4th at 4pm. LRSD students have an exclusive one-week window to register; on April 11th at 6pm, registration will open to all Grade 9 students in Alberta. Interested families are encouraged to signup for the email reminder and info sharing at www.faceseducation.com/sessions/register. Don't miss out! Register early!   http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=30755&stream=Homepage News http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=30755&stream=Homepage News School Calendar Please Click the following to access the school calendar.   J.T. Foster School Calendar http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=28175&stream=Homepage News http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=28175&stream=Homepage News