Jan 10
New Year Wishes and Updates

¡Feliz Año Nuevo! Happy New Year!

Thank you for your devoted support and commitment for at home learning for our first week of school in 2021. Our dedicated staff put in many hours to plan for this week. 

We recognize this week of at home learning has been challenging for all of our families. We know it’s not easy to help your child(ren) with school work, keep up your regular employment, and take care of house and home.  Talk about multi-tasking!!

From the reports I heard from our teachers and education assistants, I think our students demonstrated resiliency and made the best of the learning opportunities they had through the Google Meet Sessions and Google Classroom. Again, thank you for supporting your child(ren)’s learning. 

We are very excited to welcome our students back for in-person classes tomorrow, Monday, January 11, 2021. 

Just a reminder, we will continue to follow all health and safety measures. These include handwashing, face mask guidelines, physical distancing (where possible) and enhanced cleaning protocols. 

Again, everyone entering a CBE school must monitor for signs or symptoms of COVID-19. The Alberta Health daily checklist can be found here. Please complete the checklist each day prior to having your children attending school.

If your child has any of the symptoms of illness listed on the Alberta Health daily checklist, please fill out the online Alberta Health Services COVID-19 self-assessment or call Health Link at 811 and keep your child at home.

If your child is feeling unwell, they must remain at home. As well, if they have had a COVID-19 test, they must not return to school until they get their test results, even if they are feeling better.

I wish you all the best for this New Year. All of us at Escuela Canyon Meadows look forward to another successful term with our students. 

Respectfully,

Sra. Perera Pérez


Updates

Return to School After International Travel

Students and families who have travelled outside of Canada are legally required to follow all provincialand federal travel restrictions upon arrival.

If your family is participating in the International Border Testing Pilot Program, your child may not return to school until they have tested negative on a second test 6 or 7 days after your arrival. 

If you are not enrolled in the pilot program, your child must:

​​​​​​​This means your child is unable to return to school for a minimum of 14 days after your return.

As always, our Attendance Line, 403-777-8600, push '1', is available 24/7 to record student absences. 

New Library Book borrowing policies at ECM

Resources come to students and teachers, instead of students and teachers coming to the resources!  So, how do we do this?  

  • Classroom book baskets will continue for K-3
  • Library book requests for 4/5 
    • Library book requests, from students and staff, are submitted though the following Microsoft Form link.  Library book request form
    • Students and staff will use eLibrary to search for books.  The link can be found on the ECM website.  Feel free to show students the following CBE video links to help navigate eLibrary.   

                    1. Log into eLibrary and view My Account.     

                    2. Accessing eLibrary

                    3. Navigating eLibrary 

                    4. eLibrary Quick search 





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