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2017

September Newsletter

Important Dates for September September 8 - HOJA presentation at 1:00pm September 12 - School Council Meeting at 7:00pm September 22 - Grade 5 Immunization September 28 - Pizza Orders Due September 29 - Monthly Recognition Assembly/Eagle Shirt Day at…

June 2017 Newsletter

June 2017 Newsletter June 6 - Grade 5 Orientation at Percy Baxter, 9:00 am June 6/7 - 50% off Book Fair, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm & 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm June 7 - Grade 5 Wax Museum, 1:00 pm June 8 - Choir performs at Westward Hall, 11:00 am June 9 - Grade 5 Field…

May 2017 Month In Review

May 2017 Month in Review Video "We Soar!"

April 2017 Month in Review

The April 2017 Month in Review Video

Keepin' It Real with Ava April 2017

Every month, our very own Gr 5 student Ava delivers the Central Report on XM105. Keeping you up to date with all things Central, here is "Keepin' It Real with Ava"

Choir Performs at Festival

The Whitecourt Central School Extra-Curricular Choir performed two selections at the Whitecourt Rotary Music Festival on April 6, 2017. The adjudicator shared several positives about the performance and added a couple things the group could do to continue…

March 2017 Month in Review

The Big Month of March deserves a Big Month-In-Review Video! Featuring photos from: Ryan Laird's "Bigger Than That" ConcertChoir singing at the Wolverines gameFamily Fun NightFamily Science NightGr 5 Trip to Eastlink ParkMaking Music Instruments . .…

Central sings O Canada

There was a great atmosphere in the Scott Safety Centre as the Central Choir sang O Canada for the Whitecourt Wolverines first play-off game. After the anthem, the home-team didn't disappoint the near capacity crowd, dominating the game for the win,…

3 Family Events for our Central Families

March Family Events Thanks to our community partners, we are pleased to announce 3 great family events for our Central Families. March 9, 2017 - Central Night at the Wolverines, 7:30 pm Our choir will perform, and the Wolverines have offered us specially…

Month in Review February 2017

February 2017 Month in Review "What do you Make?"  

Month in Review January 2017

January 2017 "Brilliant and Resilient" This month we feature photos from the School Wide Breakfast, Jump Rope for Heart, the arrival of our fish eggs, Hockey Day at Central and Steve Harmer's Resilience Presentation.

Hockey Day at Central

The game of hockey has brought many groups of Canadians together. On Jan 18/17, it was Central's turn to celebrate Canada's favorite outdoor game with a hockey themed day featuring a hockey game between the Whitecourt Wolverines and the Gr 5 students.…

Newsletter January 2017

January 2017 Newsletter   Highlights this month: Jan 9 - School Resumes, 9:00 am  Jan 10 - Jump Rope for Heart Kick-off, 11 am Jan 11 - Rainbow Trout fish eggs are delivered from Alberta Environment Jan 14 - School wide breakfast provided by School…

2016

December 2016 Month in Review Video

December 2016 Month in Review Video "Light Up the World" Our students impressed us this month with their gift of giving at the Seniors Lodge and at Tennille's Hope and their performance at the Christmas Concert. It is no secret that they "light up our…

Christmas Concert 2016

Old Man Winter's Icicle Follies December 21, 2016   What a Show! Old Man Winter really knows how to put together a performance. From everyone at Central, have a very Christmas! Here is the produced video of the show featuring the best clips of the afternoon…

Newsletter December 2016

December 2016 Newsletter We have made the decision to go paperless with our monthly newsletters. If you prefer a paper copy, please have your name added to our 'Newsletter Sent Home List' in our office, and we will forward one each month with your…

PowerSchool Gradebook Pilot

PowerSchool Gradebook Whitecourt Central School is currently participating in a pilot to improve the way we report student progress to parents and guardians. Traditionally, we have issued a report card three times a year with grade information and comments.…

November 2016 Month in Review Video

The November 2016 Month in Review Video features pictures of Japanese Drumming, Remembrance Assembly, Gr 5 Cooking Program and Whitecourt Wolverines helping us make ROBOTS! And as a bonus, let's celebrate the creativity and imagination of our students…

Shadow Play 2016

For the Remembrance Assembly, the students of 4SB presented their shadow play. The powerful play depicted what life may have been like for soldiers and their families during time of conflict. "It was really fun. I had goosebumps on my arms and I was…

November 2016 Newsletter

November 2016 Newsletter We have made the decision to go paperless with our monthly newsletters. If you prefer a paper copy, please have your name added to our 'Newsletter Sent Home List' in our office, and we will forward one each month with your…

October 2016 Newsletter

October 2016 Newsletter We have made the decision to go paperless with our monthly newsletters. If you prefer a paper copy, please have your name added to our 'Newsletter Sent Home List' in our office, and we will forward one each month with your…

September 2016 Newsletter

September 2016 Newsletter We have made the decision to go paperless with our monthly newsletters. If you prefer a paper copy, please have your name added to our 'Newsletter Sent Home List' in our office, and we will forward one each month with your…

School Cash Online

Northern Gateway Public Schools is pleased to announce the launch of School Cash Online! With School Cash Online, parents have the convenient and secure option of paying for school items online, 24/7. To access online payments, please enroll at https://ngps.schoolcashonline.com/;…

June 2016 Newsletter

June 2016 Newsletter   Highlights this month: * June 2 - Gr. 5 students visit Percy Baxter School, AM * June 2 - Used Book Sale, 1:00 - 6:00 pm * June 3 - Gr. 4 Amazing Race * June 7/8 - Scholastic Half Price Book Fair, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm * June 10…

May 2016 Month in Review

May 2016 Month in Review Video‪#‎AlbertaStrong‬ We were moved this month, both by the tragedy of the Fort McMurray fire, and then the overwhelming effort to care and support those displaced by the wild fire. At our own school, we raised nearly…

May 2016 Newsletter

May 2016 Newsletter   Highlights this month: * May 2-6 - Education Week * May 2 - Music Monday, 1 pm * May 3 - Book Swap * May 3 - Staff vs Students Soccer Game * May 4 - Gr 3 Book Report Fair * May 6 - Cleaning up our Community, 2-3 pm * May 10 - School…

April 2016 Month in Review Video

April 2016 - GO! This was a GO month at Central.Our volunteer tea theme was "Oh the Places We'll GO" because of our committed parents.We had students GOing to the mini-handball tournament in Mayerthorpe.Our Choir and 4SC went to the music festival and…

27°C in April!

27°C in April means record fun on the playground!

Choir earns GOLD!

The choir had a wonderful performance at the Whitecourt Rotary Music Festival today singing 'Clever Chameleon' and 'Songs of a Starry Night'. The adjudicator commented that the choir did a wonderful job of being attentive to the conductor and connecting…

Mini-Handball Tournament

Our students participated in the Mini-Handball tournament in Mayerthorpe on Saturday. The event was well organized and a lot of fun. Our students made a lot of new friends and were great ambassadors of the school, demonstrating fair play and great effort…

April 2016 Newsletter

April 2016 Newsletter   Highlights this month: April 6 - Forest Fire presentations for Grade 4 April 9 - Mini-Handball tournament in Mayerthorpe April 12 - School Council Meeting, 7pm April 13 - Hot Lunch orders due, 9am April 14 - Choir performs at…

March 2016 Month in Review Video

March 2016 Month in Review video "Life is the Greatest Adventure" Another amazing month of learning adventures at Central.

March 2016 Newsletter

March 2016 Newsletter This year, we would like to go paperless with our monthly newsletters. If you still prefer a paper copy, please request at the office. Highlights this month: * March 4 - No School, Professional Development Day for staff * March…

February 2016 Month in Review Video: Operation Kindness

February 2016 Month in Review video Operation Kindness After an amazing Pink Shirt assembly, we reflect today on how much we do as a school to generate kindness in our community. 

Birth Announcement: 63 Rainbow Trout

The Central School library has become a home to more than just books recently. Alberta Environment delivered a vial of rainbow trout eggs to our new library aquarium mid-January. After a week of nurturing the eggs, the students of Central are proud to…

February 2016 Newsletter

February 2016 Newsletter This year, we would like to go paperless with our monthly newsletters. If you still prefer a paper copy, please request at the office. Highlights this month: * Feb 3 - Jump Rope for Heart, Bring in your pledge forms * Feb…

January 2016 Month in Review Video

January 2016 Month in Review Video"Go Eagles Go!" Can't ask for a better January! School spirit overflows this month with our kick off to Jump Rope for Heart, grade 5 cooking program, the delivery of 65 rainbow trout fish eggs and our hockey game with…

Hockey Day at Central

To support Whitecourt's entry into the Kraft Hockeyville contest, we hosted a friendly exhibition game between our Grade 5 team and several players from the Whitecourt Wolverines Junior A team! Our Grade 5 team was formed with 15 players. Ally, the lone…

Gifts of Hope from 5B

For the World   Our Grade 5B class decided to give back to people in need by raising money before Christmas.  We chose to support 2 different charities:  World Wildlife Federation and Plan Canada.  In total, we raised $75 for WWF and $110 for Plan…

January 2016 Newsletter

January 2016 Newsletter Happy New Year! This year, we would like to go paperless with our monthly newsletters. If you still prefer a paper copy, please request at the office. Highlights this month: * Jan 5 - Jump Rope for Heart Kickoff Assembly, 1:30…