AJS EXAM SCHEDULE - JANUARY 2019
LAST DAY OF CLASSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IS MONDAY JANUARY 21, 2019
Grade 7, 8 and 9 will continue to have regular classes through out.
Grade 9 students
Happy New Year! As we have Semester 1 come to a close, each year, we endeavour to provide the best education possible for all of our students. As our grade 9 students are getting ready for their final exams in January. Please note that regular classes will continue to occur for grade 7, 8 and 9 students.
Please note that this coming Monday, January 14th an opportunity to strengthen skills and knowledge through the following prep session at Ardrossan Jr. Sr. High.
All semester one, grade 9, English Language Arts students.
Monday, January 14, 2019, 3:30-5:00pm
This quick crash course will help students learn to break down the two writing assignments of the Part A ELA PAT. Students will cover how to evaluate the prompts, plan and prepare to write the Essay/Narrative and the Functional Writing (Business Letter) assignments. The majority of the focus of the lesson will be on the business letter.
Students who attend will receive a small planning booklet with practice prompts and examples from previous exam administration. This booklet will help students practice their writing skills before the PAT on Thursday, January 17, 2019.
Parents will be responsible for pick up at 5 p.m.
Please register your child by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Also after each Final exam starting on Friday, January 25th, there will be preparation/review sessions in Block 3 and regular classes in Block 4. Students and teachers do need the time to finish off assessments for the semester.
Friday, January 25 Block 3- Science Review in preparation for the next day’s exam
Monday, January 28 Block 3 – English Language Arts Review in preparation for the next day’s exam
Tuesday, January 29 Block 3- High School Planning and Registration session in the Theater for Grade 9 students only
Wednesday, January 30 – All day- Bison Fun Day- please return the permission form asap to the office
Thursday, January 31- Semester II begins.
Course requests for Semester II
For all students, any course change requests for Semester II, please sign up in the Student Services Room from January 21st to Friday, January 25. Decisions based on availability of space will be communicated starting Monday, January 28, 2019. We are working towards have all students start Semester II together.
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: STUDENT PARKING
Please do not sit in vehicles during the lunch hour or breaks, as there is not adequate supervision for students to be doing so. If you are going to your car at lunch, it is intended that you are doing so to leave school property. Students can take advantage of seating and healthy lunch options in the school cafeteria or grad hall. There are also intramurals and clubs running during the lunch hour.
This will be monitored and enforced starting Monday Nov 26th, 2018.
Thank you for understanding.
Daily Bulletin and Announcements
To see what is happening at school and what announcements are made on a daily basis please click on the Daily Bulletin link in the left hand column of our school website under the heading - Daily Bulletin 2019, "Today's Daily Bulletin".
New Student Parking
Our new student parking lot will be open Monday October 1st for Grade 10-12 students with parking passes. Please do not access the old parking lot across Range Road 222 as it will no longer be available.
Please be aware of the following: (See map for reference)
- Traffic flow is one way entering and exiting the new student parking lot.
- Grade 12’s can park in any of the parking stalls available
- We have reserved the parking stalls highlighted in Pink as “Grade 12 only”. These include all of the plug in stalls except for the 3 highlighted in blue for staff. This will be enforced.
- Grade 10/11 students may park in any of the areas highlighted in Orange
Please contact Mr. Schwartz (email@example.com) if you have any questions.
Please click here to view the new parking map.
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 by logging in to the PowerSchool Parent Portal and clicking on "Student Fees." 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.
In the event of an emergency, Elk Island Public Schools and Ardrossan Jr. Sr. High School have procedures in place. View a message from EIPS Superintendent and see the Emergency Preparedness & Response Guide for different situations.
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