Oct 06

Events for the Week of October 9-13, 2017


Monday October 9th – No School – Thanksgiving – Happy Thanksgiving to all of our Tom Baines Families.

Wednesday October 11th – Grade 8 Outdoor Ed Hike/ Gr 8 Film/Drama Military Museum Field Trip

Parent Technology Information Night 7:00 p.m.- Please RSVP to the office at 403-777-7190.

**Monday October 16th – System Non- Student Day – No school for students – Staff PD Day


Special Notes:

  • We are hosting a Technology Night at Tom Baines on Wednesday October 11th at 7:00 PM. This is for parents to learn more about your CBE account, D2L, Home Logic, IRIS and how to access resource and information at our school. Please RSVP to the school by Tuesday October 10th at 4:30 PM  as we have limited space available only for those that RSVP. Please call the school at 403-777-7190 to register.
  • F E Osborne Junior High is hosting a Social Media presentation for Parents on Thursday October 19th at 7:00 PM. This will be a presentation from the Calgary Police on topics such as: Internet safety, Digital Citizenship, Social Media and Gaming. You are welcome to attend. NO RSVP necessary.
  • Please remember even when we have bad weather to drop your child off at the curb NOT in the parking lot. It is much safer if you drop them off at the street and they can walk that short distance to the front door.
  • Reminder to grade 6 parents to talk to your child about staying on the school property at ALL times. This includes mornings, at lunch and after school. Thank you for your support.
  • The two Grade 8 River Watch trips cancelled earlier this week have been rescheduled. A notice will come home with your child with the new dates.



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Oct 02

Events for the week of October 2-6th, 2017

Monday October 2nd – Grade 8 River Watch  – 8-23, 8-33, 8-34, 8-36 (You MUST dress properly for the weather)

Tuesday October 3rd – Grade 8 River Watch – 8-29, 8-31, 8-Chalet (You MUST dress properly for the weather)

Wednesday October 4th – Grade 9 Vaccination in A.M.

Grade 6 Mandatory Parent Meeting for Outdoor School 7:00 PM – Main Gym

Thursday October 5th – Grade 6 Dare to Care Program (order of classes change: Block 4A  4B 1A 1B 2A  2B 3A  3B)

Friday October 6th – Early Dismissal – students dismissed at 11:50 (bussing is available)

**Monday October 9th – No School – Thanksgiving

Special Notes:

  • We would like to thank families for their support of the ADmazing Coupon Book sales. This money is used to help support our offsite field trips for all grades. We still have books available in the office if you would like to purchase one. $20.00 and $10.00 goes to the school.
  • Reminder to Grade 6 parents that one parent MUST attend the Mandatory Parent meeting regarding Outdoor school on Wednesday October 4th at 7:00 PM in the gym.

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Sep 22

Events for the week of September 25-29th, 2017

Tuesday September 26th – Grade 9 Vaccinations talk during BOA time.

Wednesday September 27th – Pep Rally in the PM

Thursday September 28th – Lock Down Practice in PM

** Grade 6 Outdoor School  Mandatory Parent Meeting – Wednesday October 4th, – 7:00 PM (see below)

Special notes:

  • We have just received approval regarding fees for this year. We are putting together a special email to be sent home on Monday September 25th. Your child will receive a sheet to bring home regarding fees. We would like to encourage parents to pay their fees online after you receive  our email. Please look for that email Monday afternoon. Thank you for your patience.
  • A reminder that students need to dress for the weather. Students will be permitted into the school at 8:00 AM however they will need to wait outside until that time unless they are in a supervised activity. Students will also be required to go outside at lunch on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. They are outside for about 10- 15 minutes unless it is below -20 or it is raining or snowing very hard.
  • Thank you to all our staff and students that participated in the Terry Fox run on Thursday. The conditions were not great but the staff and students did an excellent job. We raised $770.00 for cancer research.
  • Grade 6 Parents – in order for your child to participate in the Outdoor School Camp, the Calgary Board of Education requires that at least one parent/guardian attend the meeting on Wednesday October 4th at 7:00PM. This involves an overnight camp and therefore you must attend this mandatory meeting. There will be a letter coming home with your child on Monday with more details.

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Sep 15

Events for the week of September 18-22, 2017

Monday September 18th –  Fire drill 2:15 PM – weather permitting

School Council 7 PM in The Learning Commons – All Parents are encouraged to attend.

Tuesday September 19th –Photo  Day – All students will get their photo taken today for their student ID cards.

  • School Photo Package information was sent home earlier this week.

Thursday September 21st – Terry Fox Run in PM  – Students are encouraged to bring $1.00 donation.

Friday September 22nd – Org Day – No School for Students.


**Special Notes:

  • We would like to thank all the parents that attended our Meet the Teacher evening. The number of parents and students that attended was amazing.
  • We would like to encourage all parents and guardians to attend the school council meeting on Monday. We meet at 7:00 PM in the School Learning Commons.
  • We have a school wide fundraiser taking place for the “ADmazing Coupon Books” . The cost is $20.00 and for each book sold the school receives $10.00. This money will be used to offset the cost of school wide field trips and special events.  They are selling quickly and only for a limited time.
  • Please do not be concerned about school fees at this time. We are still awaiting the Provincial Government’s approval before we send out any fee sheets. Once approved, we will send home a detailed email with the fees and waiver application information. This will be a separate  email as soon as we know what the fees will be. Thank you for your patience.



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