J. T. Foster High School Homepage News en-us Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:07:16 MST Breeze for Teachers 5.0 http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca Upcoming Career Events! UPCOMING CAREER EVENTS Saturday February 9 (10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.) - Lethbridge College Winter OpenHouse Apply on the spot - applications will be accepted, and the application fee will be waived to those who apply in person that day. Perspective students in Grades 10-12 (or graduated) who register and attend Open House are entered into a draw for a $1,500 tuition credit! Wednesday February 13 - EPIC career event at Lethbridge Exhibition  Choose from four career sectors: Health, Agriculture & Environment, STEM, Trades Our high schools have been provided with 12 spaces each (3 students for each of the 4 careeer ares) ONLY. Please see your Career Practitioner EARLY to avoid missing out! Wednesday February 27 - Experience Fine Arts Day at University of Lethbridge Wednesday March 20 - World of Choices, St. James Church, Okotoks   http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=23915&stream=Homepage News http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=23915&stream=Homepage News Literacy Day! Family Literacy Day is officially Jan 27, but the Junior High will be celebrating it the afternoon of Monday, Jan 28, come in and join us! http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=25279&stream=Homepage News http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=25279&stream=Homepage News January Exams Posted! The January Assessment week dates are posted on our calendar!   http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=27137&stream=Homepage News http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=27137&stream=Homepage News Diploma Exams Quick Facts for Students and Parents/Guardians Grade 12 Diploma Exams Quick Facts for Students and Parents/Guardians     What are diploma exams?  Diploma exams are administered to students in select Grade 12 courses and have three main purposes: to certify the level of individual student achievement in selected Grade 12 courses; to ensure that province-wide standards of achievement are maintained; to report individual and group results.  When are diploma exams administered?  Diploma exams are administered annually in January, April, June, August, and November according to the schedule posted in the General Information Bulletin at https://education.alberta.ca/diploma-exam-administration/general-information-bulletin .   Are there any practice questions available to students before writing diploma exams?  Yes. Students can try out the released questions from previous diploma exams that are located at https://questaplus.alberta.ca/PracticeMain.html .    How will results from diploma exams be shared with students?  Approximately 3 weeks after the administration of diploma exams, student results are available on myPass at https://mypass.alberta.ca. For assistance with myPass, contact the Client Services Help Desk at 780-427-5318 (Dial 310-0000 to be connected toll-free from outside the Edmonton area.)     Want to know more?  More information and resources for diploma exams are available on the Alberta Education website at http://education.alberta.ca . The personal information collected in the Diploma Examination Program is collected pursuant to section 33(c)  of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (RSA 2000, C. F-25). This information will be used for the purpose of administering the Diploma Examination Program as well as support programs and policy evaluation and measurement.     Questions regarding the program and the collection, use and disclosure of information may be directed to the Director, Diploma Examination Program, System Excellence, Alberta Education, 6th Floor, 10044 -108 Street, 44 Capital Boulevard, Edmonton, AB T5J  5E6 or by telephone at 780-422-5160. (Dial 310-0000 to be connected toll-free from outside the Edmonton area.)  http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=25539&stream=Homepage News http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=25539&stream=Homepage News High School Exam Schedule Junior High have Regular Classes as scheduled for January. The following is the Senior High Exam schedule. Exam week starts January 24th-30th for High School http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=29675&stream=Homepage News http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=29675&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 Healthy Hunger! Order school lunches weekly, monthly or even for the entire year in advance. Simply go to Healthy Hunger.ca set up an account and select your child's class (JTF selects ABD for the school and JTF is listed as a classroom. A portion of the proceeds from every order goes to the Friends of ABD! Thank you so very much to this group for setting this up! If a student is absent, their lunch will be given to another student. According to Health and Safety regulations, we are not able to keep a lunch overnight. http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=28417&stream=Homepage News http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=28417&stream=Homepage News