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Summer Update and Reminders for Families | June 15, 2022
Dear Prairie Sky Families & Friends, Welcome to Prairie Sky School and another exciting school year! We are looking forward to welcoming our new learning community. We hope your summer break offered you rest, growth, and renewal opportunities and was filled with all good things!
It is a true privilege to be a part of a community where the excitement of a new school is strong and parents, teachers, and students care for each other and strive to build positive relationships that support academic success and social growth. We have a fantastic staff at Prairie Sky School that is guided on the principle of doing what is best for students.
If you have questions about the upcoming school year, please don't hesitate to contact the office. We would be happy to help and answer any questions you have. Current office hours are 8:00am – 2:30pm. We can be reached at Prairiesky@cbe.ab.ca, 403-777-7233 ext 2323 or cell # 403-807-8029.
We are so excited to welcome our friends on Thursday, September 1st . Please note the following information for all four sites.Bell Schedule
The first day of school for the 2022 – 2023 school year is September 1, 2022. Our bell times will vary based on which school our students are attending prior to our move into our new location. The bell times for each location are listed below: Prairie Sky School at Hugh A. Bennett (Only Kindergarten)Monday – ThursdayFriday8:00am AM Class Start8:00am Class Start 10:51am AM Class Dismissal11:46am Class Dismissal 11:39amPM Class Start2:30pm PM Class Dismissal Prairie Sky School at Annie Foote (Grades 1 – 5)Monday – ThursdayFriday9:00am Soft Entry 9:00am Soft Entry 9:05am School Start 9:05am School Start 12:05pm – 12:50pm Lunch 1:05pm Dismissal 3:40pm Dismissal Prairie Sky School at Monterey Park (Grades 1 – 5)Monday – ThursdayFriday8:55am Soft Entry 8:55am Soft Entry 9:10am School Start 9:10am School Start 12:30pm – 1:15pm Lunch 1:10pm Dismissal 3:50pm Dismissal Prairie Sky School at Dr. Gordon Higgins (Grades 6 – 8)Monday – ThursdayFriday7:55am Soft Entry 7:55am Soft Entry 8:00am School Start 8:00am School Start 11:54am – 12:36pm Lunch 12:00pm Dismissal 2:30pm Dismissal Teachers and staff will be outside, weather permitting, to support our Prairie Sky School friends and families on September 1st. Students coming on the bus will be supported by staff as well.
We are proud to introduce you to our current Prairie Sky staff: Kindergarten – Georgia Smith, Patty Dolan
Grade 1 – Anne Breuer, Lauren Salemi, Karli Brinson, Aneesa Hakda
Grade 2 – Nicole Brierly, Anna Tung, Natalie Chung
Grade 3 – Gurinder Samra, Karen Arcure, Keri Hoogers, Megan Barry
Grade 4 & 5 - Melissa McLaughlin, Karly Zinkin, Tylene Malkin, Aften Ballem, Shayleen Toews
Grade 6 - Alexis Crich, Mohamed Noordeen
Grade 7 - Jasdeep Ubhi, Salima Kassam
Grade 8 - Dawit Mussie, Julie Miller
Physical Education / Well-Being / Health – Jasmyn Kennedy, Jerome Makasiar
Music / Band – Stephanie Tryon
Inclusive Education – Amandeep Sanghera
Office Staff – Tracy Pocherewny, Administrative Assistant; Sus Grant, Secretary
Educational Assistant – Michaele Hernandez, Farah Abdujabber
Early Childhood Practitioner - Mewreedjeou Merelo
Behaviour Support Worker - Elizabeth Gil-Simal
Learning Commons Assistant – Alice Adams-Woods
Lead Lunchroom – Joly Shahnaz
Lunchroom Supervisors – Hazer Chreif, Rita Dua, Virdevinder Sraon, Nahida Salloum, Isha Bagai, more TBA Prior to school start-up, our teachers will be composing welcome letters to share with you. Letters will be emailed to you on Tuesday, August 30. It is important to keep in mind that our staffing needs are changing daily. This will most certainly not be our final list. Finally, please understand that we are not able to accommodate parent requests for teachers.
A reminder that all students should come prepared on the first day of school with a backpack containing their indoor shoes, a water bottle, snack, and lunch. We strongly recommend that a change of clothes is sent for those students in the younger grades. Thank you for your commitment to your child's education and safety, and for supporting Prairie Sky School. We are going to have a beautiful year of learning!
Ms. Mona Bains, Principal,
Mr. Michael Pierce, Assistant Principal and
Ms. Tracy Pocherewny, Admin Secretary
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RT @CBE_CNGunn: Be kind. Be brave. Be strong. The Bison’s first assembly! #cbe #BackToSchool https://t.co/SCMyVHfStP
Thank you for the lunch kits! #WeAreCBE https://t.co/FGOTFfShiw
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