At the end of each week, I will email home a "Weekly Update" for parents/guardians to see what is coming up. 

 

 

School News

2019

June 2-June 8 Weekly Update

As the school wraps up, we are reminded of the academic, social and emotional growth that all of our students have made this year. This is due to the hard work, passion and dedication from our staff, students and school community. We would like to thank…

May 26 - June 1st

École Campbelltown has been extremely fortunate to have formed a relationship with Elder Wilson over the past several years.  He is a valued addition to our school community and we always enjoy seeing students’ and staff’s joy as they see him walking…

May 19- May 24 Weekly Update

  The Friday PD day had a focus on building relationships. In the morning, we learned about the link between building meaningful relationships and emotional-regulation. In the afternoon, we learned about building relationships and supporting our First…

May 12 - 18

With the nice weather, we hope that you and your family have had the chance to enjoy spending time with your family on Mother’s Day. Working with you,Mme Garneau and Mme Boswell This week at CBN Monday Class picture day Grade 6 ELA PAT field test Grade…

May 5-11

Although the weather has been behaving as if it were still winter, April has come and gone. We are all looking forward to some sunshine. We realize that the next few months will fly by. Even though spring is in the air, focus on your child’s academic,…

April 28-May 4

Some of you may know that 6 years ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  Unfortunately, I found out last week that treatment I was on had stopped working and I have started a new chemotherapy.  Because of this, I need to take a bit of time off to…

April 21-27

By virtue of their age and in some cases, personal circumstances, students sometimes make poor choices which have the potential to put others at risk. This could include making verbal or written threats, having possession of a banned item in a school,…

April 14-20

It’s finally spring so we thought we’d do some “spring cleaning” and let you know about some of the things that have been happening around the school.   In the fall, due to safety issues, we had to take down 2 of the basketball hoops as we they…

April 7-13

Message: This past week, our staff had a discussion during our staff meeting about students bringing sticks of any kind, as well as toys, to school to use during recess.  While we know that using sticks during recess can be fun, we are kindly asking…

March 31 - April 6

Message: We hope you had a wonderful spring break!  It is amazing that we are moving into the last term of the 2018-2019 school year!  If you thought the first part of the year went fast, hold on tight because before you know it, it will be June. As…

March 10-16

Message: On Friday this past week, teachers had a professional development day.  The teachers were given the opportunity to pick professional development that would most benefit them and their students.  Many of our teachers attended a session on Readers…

March 3 - 9

Research shows that when parents read to children in their home language, these skills transfer into the new language they are learning.  Below shows the importance of reading and the impact of students reading for just 20 minutes per day. Students…

Fev. 24 - March 2

Message: Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of discussion and questions about the future of the French Immersion Program.  Mme Garneau and I feel very blessed that the division is a strong supporter of French Immersion and we appreciate their…

Feb. 17-23

Thank you to all of the parents who braved the cold to come to our Parent Teacher Interviews this past week!  The teachers enjoyed sharing their students’ learning with parents. Report cards will be published on Thursday, March 21 at 4:00 pm. Starting…

Feb. 2 - 10

Message: Mid-Point Review - Take a peek at our successes and some of the many great things we have done so far this year! School Education Plan GOAL 1: Students at École Campbelltown will achieve one year’s growth in their reading and writing ability…

Jan. 27 - Feb. 2

Message: This past week, the board of trustees voted on a proposal put forth by the EIPS administrators to expand the French Immersion program in Elk Island Public Schools.  They approved the following 4 recommendations: That the Board establish a second…

Jan. 20-26

Message:Every year, grade 4, 7 and 10 parents have the opportunity to fill out an accountability pillar survey. These surveys are very important as they give parents the opportunity to have input into our School Education Plan and we consider the responses…

Jan. 13-22

CBN Weekly Update Message: As we begin 2019, the staff is looking forward to an exciting New Year with much learning and laughter...and hopefully a January that isn’t too cold! Our school is a busy place and students will have the opportunity to be…

Jan. 6-12

Message: Even though the Christmas session is almost over for another year, we wanted to once again highlight our Christmas concerts.  Christmas concerts are simply amazing! Kids are excited to perform and parents can’t wait to see everything their…

2018

Dec. 16-22

Message: As we finish off the first part of a fantastic school year, we thought it is important to celebrate what we’ve done so far.  Our teachers do amazing things for our students every day of the week! From being available at recesses to help students…

Dec. 9-15

CBN Weekly Update Dec. 9 - 15, 2018 Message: The Christmas concert was a huge success!  Such a big event requires lots of thank yous! Thank you to the parent council for paying for the buses and the cost of renting the venue.  We appreciate all of…

Dec. 2 - 8

CBN Weekly Update Dec. 2 - 8, 2018 Message: Please be sure to check out the articles from Central Office at the end of the weekly update. Last week was bullying awareness week.  First, a huge thanks to Mme Boswell for all of her hard work planning activities…

Nov. 24 - Dec. 1

CBN Weekly Update Nov. 25 - Dec. 1, 2018 Message: Parents often ask how they can support their child at home and support learning.  Here are some ideas from Yes, You Can Help! Information and Inspiration for Parents of French Immersion Students. https://education.alberta.ca/media/563591/yesyoucanhelp.pdf.…

Weekly Update Nov. 18-24

Message: Before the break, there was an incident at the Strathcona County building which affected some of our buses that go to the transfer.  We know that incidents like this are scary for parents and students and we want to assure you that the safety…