April 14, 2021
Monday, April 19, Parent Council- all welcome
April 19 - 23 - marks available for viewing in Power School
April 26 - PD Day- no classes
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The Foods Room is looking for your recycled containers! Students use these to take home their leftovers, all sizes of plastic containers and lids are welcome. Thank you so much!
Full rehearsals and Jazz band Sectionals next week!
Grade 10 Concert Band students will rehearse in the Gymnasium next week, Monday, April 19 starting at 7:15. (no uniform required)
Grade 11/12 Wind Ensemble students will rehearse in the Gymnasium next week, Wednesday, April 19 starting at 7:15. (no uniform required)
Wind Ensemble Semester 1 Recording
Instrument Rental fees are now posted in PowerSchool, PLEASE pay them soon so we can make purchases and repairs.
Continuing Grade 12 Applications
Now available in the main office. Students must complete all portions of the application then schedule an appointment with their guidance counsellor to review. Applications will be due by the end of April with final decisions made in June.
CBE SUMMER SCHOOL 2021 UPDATE
CBE Summer School 2021 UPDATE: We now know that all summer school courses will run in an online format from June 28-July 28 through CBE Learn. This means, there will be no in-person course offerings.
A published list of courses offered will soon be available on the CBE Learn website. We have been informed that they will offer 10, 20 and 30 level courses and that students will be permitted to take only one summer school course with CBE Learn.
Space in summer school classes will be limited and Henry Wise Wood will receive a designated number of spots. As such, CBE Learn will be providing high schools guidelines for prioritizing registrations that will be strictly adhered to.
An online summer course request form will be available in the next few weeks, shared in Wednesday Warrior, our school website, student emails and D2L. It will be important students complete this form as soon as possible after it is released as we anticipate courses will fill up quickly.
OUTDOOR CALM SUMMER PROGRAM
The Canadian Rockies Public Schools (CRPS) is offering Career and Life Management 20 in an immersive experiential manner for. Students will take the
course over 5 days and 4 nights and can receive 6 credits for the course: CALM 20 (3 credits), Speaking and Listening (1 credit), Job Maintenance (1credit), and Workplace Safety Systems (1 credit). Students take part in learning activities including land and water wilderness navigation, meal planning and preparation, flat water canoe training on the confluence of the Bow and
Kananaskis Rivers, hiking, rock climbing, horseback riding, and journaling. In order to participate in outdoor activities, students MUST BE ABLE to demonstrate the ability to hike for an hour or more and are able to plan for inclement weather. Learning activities are scheduled between 8:00 am and
9:30 p.m. with lights-out at 10:00 p.m. All learning activities and after-learning activity time will be supervised by male and female CRPS teachers. *Please note that activities are subject to
change without notice. Students will stay in bunks at the Outdoor Learning Centre that are equipped with bunk beds, hot showers and flush toilets. For more information and registration, please visit.
While we cannot endorse any specific tutoring programs, we wanted to pass on the following free available tutoring programs:
- SOUTHWEST COMMUNITIES RESOURCE CENTRE: free online and in person tutoring, Wednesdays from 6pm-7:30pm. Call 403-238-9222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
- CALGARY PUBLIC LIBRARY: students can access online help from 2:00-11:00pm daily. See here for info.
- UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO HIVE MIND FREE TUTORING: for students struggling with physics, calculus or chemistry running from 3-6pm. For more information or to register visit here.
There is a general scholarship tutorial titled Scholarship Presentation Video posted in Student Services D2L shell and on our HWW YouTube Channel.
Please continue checking the scholarship page for monthly opportunities.
Scholarship listings are posted one month in advance.
APRIL 2021 and MAY 2021 significant scholarship application instructions now posted. Education Matters scholarship applications open March 1 are due in May. These are CBE/Calgary based scholarships. Tutorials will be held prior to May due dates; stay tuned to educationmatters.ca as well as our advertising places for more information as it becomes available. Education Matters Student Awards 2021 ‘How to Apply’ video.
THE REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM (RAP)
Are you considering a career in the trades? Did you know that Alberta apprenticeship programs cover more than 50 designated trades and occupations, and students can potentially start an apprenticeship while in high school? If you are interested in learning more about trade-related occupations and the opportunity to earn credits, gain experience and get paid, see Ms. Belliveau in room 115. For additional information, go to the RAP section (within the On/Off-Campus Education Opportunities tab) of the Student Services D2L shell and to www.careersnextgen.ca → Services → Careers Programs → RAP.
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
Are you interested in a summer internship position in this field? Go to www.careersnextgen.ca → Services → Careers Programs → Information and Communications Technology. See Ms. Belliveau in room 115 for further information.
CAREERS: THE NEXT GENERATION – VIRTUAL EXPLORATION SERIES
Connect with local industry experts and explore your future after high school. Get a live tour of work environments and learn about post-secondary requirements. Virtual events are occurring for the following career paths:
- Cook – April 15 @ 6:00 p.m.
- Lather (Interior Systems Mechanic) – April 21 @ 6:00 p.m.
- ICT – April 27 @ 6:00 p.m.
- Sheet Metal Worker – May 12 @ 6:00 p.m.
Previous virtual events can be viewed. Go to www.careersnextgen.ca → Services → Online Resources → Virtual Showcases. See Ms. Belliveau in room 115 for further information.
CITY OF CALGARY YOUTH EMPLOYMENT CENTRE: YOUTH HIRING EVENT
For youth between the ages of 15 and 24. There will be employers recruiting in a variety of industries including landscaping, warehousing, summer camps, retail, and home maintenance services (outdoor, home improvement). These positions include part-time, full-time, casual, and seasonal summer opportunities. Registration is required to attend. Click here to register.
UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY HIGH SCHOOL MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
Medicine, Healthcare and STEM Careers. The program aims to connect high school students interested in STEM and healthcare fields with opportunities to help select an undergraduate path that interests and excites them. The program will also highlight different scholarship and award programs, application routes, volunteer opportunities and community outreach from the UofC. Questions can be directed to email@example.com and students can sign up here
ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES – COMMUNITY EDUCATION
AHS Community Education Service is offering several webinars aimed at improving emotional health and well being. Get more information and register for sessions here.
- ADHD and Executive Functioning with COVID-19 Considerations – Apr 22, 6:30-8:30pm