Jan 16
EMS Weekly Update: January 18-22, 2021

Good morning parents/guardians,

A big thank you from EMS staff for a great return to in-person learning.  It was awesome to have all our students return to the building - the energy was amazing to see again.  Updates for the week are as follows:

Student Progress Conferences

The 2nd round of Student Progress Conferences will be Thursday, January 28 and Friday, January 29.

  • Thursday, January 28: 
    • Friday Schedule for students: 8:25am-12:15pm.
    • Conferences are from 1:00-8:00pm
    • Conferences will be virtual (Microsoft Teams) or via phone call.
  • Friday, January 29:
    • Non-Instructional Day: NO school for students.
    • Conferences are from 10:00am-2:00pm.
    • Conferences will be virtual (Microsoft Teams) or via phone call.

Parents/guardians will receive an email from your child's Humanities teacher on Monday, January 18 with specific instructions on how to book a virtual conference or how to book a phone conference.  Please refer to the instructions and steps that will be contained in this email. 

We will be using Conference Manager as we did in October.  In order to use Conference Manager, you need a MyCBE / PowerSchool account. Conference Manager will open for bookings on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 @ 8am.

Need a MyCBE / PowerSchool Parent Account?

A MyCBE / PowerSchool Parent Account will allow you to access a number of supported technologies and tools at the Calgary Board of Education, including:

  • Access to your children's academic information (schedule, grades & attendance)
  • View your children's learning using Brightspace by D2L
  • Register for transportation and noon supervision
  • Pay fees online and request waivers
  • Book school conferences

To sign-up for a MyCBE / PowerSchool account, please use the following link: https://sis.cbe.ab.ca/public/home.html#create-parent-account

Return of School Chromebooks

If your child loaned a Chromebook from EMS during at home learning, please return it to the office ASAP.  We would like to get all of our Chromebooks back into circulation to support in-person learning on a daily basis.

Cafeteria Menu: January 18-21, 2021

Monday, January 18 - Jamaican Beef Patty served with Baked fries $4.50.

Tuesday, January 19 - Chickpeas curry served on brown basmati rice / salad $5.

Wednesday, January 20 - Buffalo Chicken Wrap $3.75.

Thursday, Januart 21 - BLT sandwich with small soup bowl $5.

Cold sandwich 

Hummus vegetarian sandwich $3

Cold Chocolate milk available. 

Please note the cafeteria is cash only - we do not have pre-pay or debit.

Thank you and have an amazing week!

Kevin Godfrey
Proud Principal
"THE" Ernest Morrow​


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