Apr 07
April Principal Update

I hope this update finds everyone healthy and safe.  I hope everyone had a great Spring Break.  I know the staff and students are excited to be back at work.

COVID Update

Covid case numbers are continuing to rise within the province.  We are reminding students about proper mask protocols.  This includes making sure the masks are covering both the chin and the nose. We are reminding students that they are required to wear masks in the hallways, bathroom, to and from recess and gym.  Please ensure your child has their mask prior to coming to school.  Please complete the AHS Self-Assessment Checklist with your child prior to attending each morning.  If your child has any of the symptoms outlined in the checklist, please follow the guidance listed from Alberta Health Services. At school, we use this document if a student presents with symptoms. 

We are finding that students need to have a spare mask in their backpack.  Masks often get wet if the students are outside or if they are wearing them for an extended period of time.  Please send a spare mask with students. 

We know that washing and sanitizing hands, masking, distancing and staying home when sick are the best protections against COVID and we continue to ensure these measures are in place. Your support is greatly appreciated.

School Council| April 13, 2021

Please mark your calendars and join us for the next School Council meeting on April 12, 2021 at 6:30 pm via TEAMS.  The link can be found on the Vista Heights School Council website. 

No School | April 26, 2021

Please note that there is no school on April 26 as it is a Professional Day.

​Hot Soup

Our Hot Soup program is up and running!  Please note we are unable to accommodate any concerns around dietary restrictions including allergies.  We do not receive any soup that does not contain meat. (no vegetable soup).  If you have concerns around your child receiving soup, please let us know.

Please mark your calendars-hot soup will end on April 22. 

Breakfast Program

​Vista Heights offers a 'grab and go' breakfast program.  If students have not had breakfast, they can come down to the office to get a brown bag breakfast.  This usually consists of a protein (cheese, yogurt, or hard-boiled egg); Fruit (fruit cup or applesauce); and a grain (muffin or granola bar).

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration started on January 11.  If you have a child that will be 5 on or before December 31, 2016, they are eligible to register for kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year.  Please see the Registration page on the CBE website.

Registration Link

Demographic Forms

We are required to have updated demographic information for all students.  Please ensure you have sent back your demographic form for each child at the school, and have signed and dated the last page.  If you have a child in HUB, please call the school to book an appointment to drop off the form.

Thank you for all your support!

Karen and Andrea



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