J. T. Foster High School Newsletter Archive en-us Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:33:14 MST Breeze for Teachers 5.0 http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca 2017 November Newsletter November is upon us with a sprinkling of snow this afternoon in Nanton and our monthly J. T. Foster newsletter! Sprinkled in with other information you will notice instructions on how to book Student Led Conferences online for next Tuesday and Thursday along with an invitation for you to join J. T. Foster and A. B. Daley schools at their joint Remembrance Day ceremony Friday, November 10.    Have a wonderful month,  Louanna Louanna Jones Administration Assistant   J. T. Foster School phone: 403-646-2264 fax: 403-646-5758 http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/   http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=24107&stream=Newsletter Archive http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=24107&stream=Newsletter Archive 2017 October Newsletter Welcome to October everyone! It has been a very busy fall at J. T. Foster which is why you didn't get a September Newsletter. Then just when we think we are "on track" Mother Nature asserts her dominance, thank you all for your understanding on Tuesday when the school was closed. So many things are going on here I don't know which one to highlight so please be sure to also be watching our websites for updates as they occur. Have a great day, Louanna Louanna Jones Administration Assistant   J. T. Foster School phone: 403-646-2264 fax: 403-646-5758 http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/ http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=23697&stream=Newsletter Archive http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=23697&stream=Newsletter Archive June Newsletter The June Newsletter from J. T. Foster (first page is the exam schedule). It is full of great goings on including these important annual events to which you are all most welcome; Wednesday, June 7 - Spring Band Concert at 7pm Thursday, June 8 - Awards Evening at 7pm Thursday, June 29 - Graduation Ceremony 3pm at Bomber Command Museum http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=22187&stream=Newsletter Archive http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=22187&stream=Newsletter Archive 2017 May Newsletter Welcome May & Spring Sunshine! We just kicked off the week with Spring Group and Team photos this morning, thank you to the community coaches who were able to come in for these photos. This is a busy week at the school. Please make special note of the following dates; Wednesday Grade 6 Student Orientation in afternoon with Student/Parent Meeting at 6:00 pm Wednesday School Council Meeting 7:00 pm followed by Parent Casino Meeting - all welcome! Thursday Grad Student/Parent Meeting 6:00 Thursday Grade 9 Student/Parent Sr High Orientation Meeting 6:30 Don't forget that all Junior Highs are attending a PowWow in Fort Macleod Thursday and must have signed forms sent in to the school before they are able to board the bus that morning. We hope to see you at the school for one of these events this week, Louanna Louanna Jones Administration Assistant   J. T. Foster School phone: 403-646-2264 fax: 403-646-5758 http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/   http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=21523&stream=Newsletter Archive http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=21523&stream=Newsletter Archive April Newsletter J. T. Foster School April has arrived with our very own unique springtime in Alberta weather! Attached is our monthly newsletter to help you keep up with what is going on at J. T. Foster. Please also consider this your invitation to join School Council at their regular monthly meeting this Thursday, April 6 7pm in our Conference Room. Have a great afternoon, Louanna Louanna Jones Administration Assistant   J. T. Foster School phone: 403-646-2264 fax: 403-646-5758 http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/ http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=21177&stream=Newsletter Archive http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=21177&stream=Newsletter Archive March Newsletter J. T. Foster School March Madness begins today! To help you navigate through it the monthly J. T. Foster Newsletter is attached. Please take special note of the immediate need for Host Families by our sister school, A. B. Daley on page 7. If you can spread the word or assist yourself they would love to hear from you. A special message also follows below from the AB School Councils' Association. Warm Regards, Louanna Louanna Jones Administration Assistant   J. T. Foster School phone: 403-646-2264 fax: 403-646-5758 http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/   From: noreply@albertaschoolcouncils.ca Date: February 27, 2017 at 4:02:46 PM MST Subject: Minister's Youth Council   As a follow up to Minister Eggen’s announcement earlier today, he would like to provide you with details on Alberta Education’s Minister’s Youth Council. The new Minister’s Youth Council aligns with Alberta Education’s desire to ensure that students have the opportunity to provide input on education initiatives and engage with the ministry as partners. It gives the Minister of Education and Alberta Education the ability to recognize student voice and engage with a representative group of students across Alberta. Purpose, Selection Criteria and Term for the Minister’s Youth Council The council will consist of approximately 32 junior and senior high school students with diverse interests, identities, backgrounds and perspectives from all regions of Alberta. It will be a 10-month term that will align with the school year beginning in 2017-18. As council members, students will meet three times during the school year: September, February and May. Meetings will begin Friday evening and run through to Monday afternoon. As well, there will be an opportunity for the students to interact with each other outside of these meetings to discuss ideas and upcoming activities. Process and Deadline for Submissions for the Minister’s Youth Council Interested junior and senior high school students can apply directly to Alberta Education by May 5, 2017. Information and steps on how to apply can be found on the Alberta Education Student Engagement website. Support Materials for Parents, Teachers and School Authorities Alberta Education has developed communication tools and information regarding recruitment of the Minister’s Youth Council to share with your school communities. These materials are posted on the Alberta Education Student Engagement website. The online communication tools include the following samples: ·         School newsletter article; ·         Frequently Asked Questions; ·         Recruitment poster; ·         Information postcard; ·         Web banners; ·         PowerPoint presentation and speaking notes; and ·         Sample Social Media posts. If you have any questions regarding the provincial student engagement strategy, please contact Mark Bevan, Director, Strategic Engagement Branch at mark.bevan@gov.ab.ca or 780-644-1809 (toll-free by first dialing 310‑0000). The Minister appreciates your assistance in promoting awareness and encouraging the participation of your school council and school community in supporting junior and senior high students to submit applications.   Jolaine Kochisarli Communications Manager Alberta School Councils’ Association 1200. 9925.109 Street Edmonton AB  T5K 2J8 (780) 451.7149  Direct 780.454.9867 or 1.800.661.3470 www.albertaschoolcouncils.ca    An effective school council in every Alberta school We acknowledge that we are on traditional territories in Alberta of the many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit whose footsteps have marked these lands for centuries. http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=20493&stream=Newsletter Archive http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=20493&stream=Newsletter Archive February Newsletter J. T. Foster School Welcome to Semester 2 at J. T. Foster School! Our February newsletter is chock full of information about what is going on here. (Ski trip has been cancelled for tomorrow but Calgary Trip is still a go - school will be open with regular classes.) Hope to see you at the Senior Boys Basketball Tournament right here in Nanton on Friday and Saturday, Louanna Louanna Jones Administration Assistant   J. T. Foster School phone: 403-646-2264 fax: 403-646-5758 http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/ http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=20213&stream=Newsletter Archive http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=20213&stream=Newsletter Archive January Newsletter J. T. Foster School Happy New Year! Attached is our January newsletter with information on our January Exams immediately available on the front page. Please make special note of changes to Junior High from previous years at J. T. Foster. A ski and activity day are being planned for Tuesday, February 7. A minimum of 60 students must participate in these events from them to proceed. Forms are attached to this email for the ski day and must be returned with payment by January 23. More details will follow on the alternative activity later this month. Welcome back, Louanna Louanna Jones Administration Assistant   J. T. Foster School phone: 403-646-2264 fax: 403-646-5758 http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/ http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=19517&stream=Newsletter Archive http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=19517&stream=Newsletter Archive December Newsletter J. T. Foster School Welcome to December! Attached is the December Newsletter for J. T. Foster with updates on when home Basketball games are (Seniors had their home openers last night!) and a Queens Ball update on page 1. Please consider attending this historic Nanton event tomorrow night. We would also love to see as many of you as possible Monday night at the annual Nanton food drive organized by our local food bank volunteers. If you can assist, organizers request that you be at the Baptist Church about 6:15. Feel free to contact Maureen Goguen at 403-926-7621 if you have any questions in regards to this community event. Best wishes from the staff of J. T. Foster school for the happiest of holidays! http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=18889&stream=Newsletter Archive http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=18889&stream=Newsletter Archive November Newsletter Welcome to November everyone, It will be a busy month as usual at J. T. Foster and it is our hope that the attached newsletter will help you navigate it! Be sure to take a look at Page 9 so that you are able to book interviews with teachers next Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Feel free to attend our school Remembrance Day Ceremony Thursday, November 10 at 10:45. Each class will also be visiting the Bomber Command Museum that day. At some point in November students will completing the Learning Bar Survey (formally Tell Them From Me). Have a great day, Louanna Louanna Jones Administrative Assistant J. T.  Foster School T: (403) 646-2264 F: (403) 646-5758 http://www.jtfosterhighschool.   http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=18123&stream=Newsletter Archive http://www.jtfosterhighschool.ca/view.php?action=object&id=18123&stream=Newsletter Archive