Good afternoon CNG families!
Mr. Bushell is on leave until November 15th and we are pleased to welcome Carol Hall who is serving as our Acting Principal in Mr. Bushell's absence. As well we would like to welcome Tommy Tea who is here covering for Charlotte Macpherson-Levesque who is on leave until mid January.
We have several upcoming events that we want to ensure you are up to date on;
Monday, October 25th - Photo orders are due back.
The Grade 7 Leadership group has planned SPIRIT week and all students and staff are invited to take part in the following special days:
Monday - 25th – Crazy hair or hat day
Tuesday - 26th – CNG Pride day – wear purple and gold
Wednesday – 27th – Twin Day
Thursday – 28th – Jersey or Pajama day
Friday - 29th - Halloween dress-up day - students and staff alike are welcome to come to school dressed up for the morning. A friendly reminder that students are asked to refrain from wearing costumes with full masks and any costumes that entail carrying weapons.
Wednesday, October 27th - Photo Re-Take day - students must bring in their original photo package to the main office and then will be called down for re-takes that day.
Thursday October 28th and Friday October 29th – The Clinic Line from the University of Calgary will be conducting clinics with our Band students!
Monday, November 1st – Friday, November 5th – our school will be non-perishable food items for the Calgary Veteran's Food Bank. Boxes will be in the front foyer and we thank all families in advance for any donations you are able to make. Our goal is to collect 10 boxes of food so we can match or exceed last year's donations!
Tuesday, November 2nd - Grade 6 Vaccinations – our colleagues at AHS have asked that our students should have breakfast and wear appropriate clothing to make their vaccination experience the best it can be.
The Scholastic Book Fair is back from November 2nd – 15th!!! We are so happy to be able to once again offer this opportunity for students to view and shop at an in-school Book Fair! Students will be notified in advance when their assigned co-horted class time will take place so they will be prepared should they wish to shop! We will only offer in person viewing and shopping to our students.
In addition to the in-school Book Fair, we also have a virtual option to families to shop from home through our own personal Book Fair website!
Our online shopping link can be found below – please feel free to share this link with family and friends! Online orders will be delivered FREE to our school immediately following the Book Fair on November 15th.
Scholastic Shopify URL:
We are thrilled to offer this much-loved event once again to students and families! As well, every item purchased earns us valuable rewards to supply new books to our school, so thank you for your support!
Monday, November 8th- Wednesday, November 10th – Our Poppy Drive will take place and students can bring in cash donations to the office or in their homeroom should they wish to have a poppy.
Wednesday, November 10th - virtual Remembrance Day assembly for our school. Thanks to our Grade 9 Leadership students and staff committee for their dedicated and thoughtful work on this important event. Unfortunately, the assembly can only be streamed within our school due to privacy regulations.
Thursday, November 11th - Statutory holiday - no school for staff or students.
Friday, November 12th - Professional Learning day for staff - no students at school.
Remembrance Day Family Photographs
We invite you to send photographs of family members who currently serve or have served in Canadian Armed Forces or Canadian Allied Forces. Please send scanned photograph's in jpg format (maximum file size of 5MB) with family members name, rank, position and any other service information you would like to share with us to [firstname.lastname@example.org]our school email account. Our families' photographs are shared with our school community virtually as part of our Remembrance Day program in honor of their service
Some fee reminders for families;
Grade 6 families who students access the lunch supervision program.
Lunch supervision registration continues throughout the year and payments can only be accepted once students are registered. You can register and pay using MyCBE/PowerSchool. Captain Nichola Goddard School operates a 4 day program.
Student Supplies Fees
For the 2021-22 school year, a student supplies fee will apply to all students in grade 6. The fee supports in offsetting the cost to purchase supplies like pens, pencils, and erasers so that students have the tools to learn from their first day in class. Student supplies fees will be assigned in late October. You can pay using MyCBE/PowerSchool.
Complimentary Course Fees (Grade 7-9)
For the 2021-2022 school year, a course supply fee will be assigned to students who are registered in the following courses
· Art $5
· Band $10
· CTF Communications Technology $8
· CTF Construction $8
· CTF Foods $10
Fees will be assigned in late October, You can pay using MyCBE/PowerSchool.