Jan 09
Return to In-Person Learning

Good afternoon parents/guardians,

Welcome to 2021 and welcome back to in-person learning!  As stated by the premier, in-person learning resumes on Monday, January 11, 2021.  Please note the following updates:

Return to In-Person Learning for All Students

In-person learning at EMS resumes Monday, January 11, 2021.

  • Breakfast program opens at 755am.
  • Grade level designated entry doors open at 810am.
  • Classes begin at 825am.

HUB students returning to in-person learning at EMS

The deadline to indicate that you would like your child to return to in-person learning was January 8, 2021 at 12 noon.  If you filled out the Notice of Intent through your myCBE / Powerschool account or called the school to inform - we have now received your request.

***A return to in-person learning for HUB students who submitted their request before the dealine DOES NOT START until Monday, February 1, 2021***

Until this date, HUB students will continue taking their classes online.  HUB students are expected to attend all virtual classes and complete all assigned tasks.

The HUB is not open for registration.  No students will be entering HUB learning for the remainder of the 20-21 school year.

EMS Parent Association Meeting: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 @ 6pm

Please join us for the next parent association meeting on Monday, January 12 @ 6pm.  This meeting will be virtual and will take place through Microsoft Teams.

Previous Meeting Minutes: Nov4,2020EMJHParentAssocMinutes.doc 

January 12 Agenda: Jan2021agendaAssoc.doc 

Teams Meeting Link: Click here to join the meeting  (If link does not work, email me directly at kmgodfrey@cbe.ab.ca and I will send you the link).

Student Expectations

All student expectations and COVID-19 protocols still remain in place.  Teachers will be spending time on Monday reviewing school expectations with students.

  • All students must be wearing a mask to enter the building unless a medical exemtpion is in place and on file.
  • Masks must be worn at all times in the building unless eating, drinking, or participating in physical activity.
  • All students must sanitize hands upon entry.
  • Students must try their best to physically distance themselves from others.
  • Students are not to share any personal items.
  • Students are to keep their hands and feet to themselves at all times.

Ernest Morrow is a safe and clean building.  We all need to do our part to keep it that way.

COVID-19 Daily Screening

All parents/guardians are expected to ensure their child(ren) are not sick and/or displaying signs or symptoms of COVID-19 before sending them to school each day.  If your child has symptoms and/or tells you they are not feeling well, they are not to be sent to school.  They are to stay home and you are to follow public health guidelines.  These can be found at https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx

Parents/guardians can also use the COVID-19 Daily Checklist: Covid 19 Daily Checklist.pdf 

If a student arrives at school sick and/or develops symptoms at school, parents/guardians will be contacted and expected to pick-up their child within 1 hour.

Technology Return (Chromebooks)

Chromebooks that were loaned from the school need to be returned starting Monday.  Students can bring the device and power cord to the office - school administration will inspect the device and sign-it back into inventory.

Please return these devices ASAP so they can be cleaned, isolated, and then put back into circulation so they can be used by EMS students in school.

Cafeteria Menu: January 11-14, 2021

Monday, January 11 - All Beef Hot dog $3.00, Halal Beef Hot dog $3.50.

Tuesday, January 12 - Meatballs spaghetti served with garlic toast/ salad $5.

Wednesday, January 13 - Baked chicken burger served with fries $5, Halal chicken meal $5.50.

Thursday, January 14 -  Red Lentil rice soup served with small bun $3.75.

Cold sandwich - Vegetarian hummus on whole wheat sandwich $3.50.

Chocolate milk available on Wednesday onwards.

Thank you and have an amazing week!

Kevin Godfrey
Proud Principal
"THE" Ernest Morrow​


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