Smiles are good for us!Posted on Apr 2 2020
The grade 9 social class had a little fun after their Social class. A group sing along! Look at those smiles.
King & Queen of the Creek 2020Posted on Apr 2 2020
This afternoon, Fox Creek School held the annual King and Queen of the Creek competition. Because of current social distancing protocols, we were only allowed 2 competitors!We hope these action shots bring a smile to your face!Have a safe break!
Environmental EducatonPosted on Apr 2 2020
After 1 month of growth our cucumbers are ready to start flowering. We are excited to monitor the growth progress of our plants. I hope everyone has an amazing Spring Break! Thanks goes to all our students and parents for their patience and understanding…
Easter BreakPosted on Apr 2 2020
Staff and Students are scheduled to have Easter Break from Friday, April 3 - Monday, April 13. Online classes will resume on Tuesday, April 14. Given the events of the last two weeks, students, parents, and staff deserve some rest. Keep social…
Master Timetable Schedule for Grades 7-12Posted on Apr 1 2020
These are a Master Schedule for each Grade. Please click on your grade to see your weekly schedule. Grade 7 Grade 8 Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
Update Online LearningPosted on Mar 30 2020
Parents/Guardians: Please read the letter below for more information regarding our online learning environment. Update Online Learning March 29
UPDATE MARCH 29, 2020 - 9:28 a.m. Funding to School Divisions Temporarily AdjustedPosted on Mar 29 2020
On March 28, 2020, the Education Minister announced that resources to school divisions will be adjusted to match an at-home learning environment. At this time, Alberta school divisions are expected to continue at-home learning for our students. …
Google Classroom and Google MeetsPosted on Mar 27 2020
Our teachers are working hard to get their Google classrooms ready and having Google Meets with their students. Our teachers are dedicated to their students education and we appreciate your patience at this time!
HOW ARE YOU DOING?Posted on Mar 27 2020
No, really. How are YOU doing? Take a pause... and think …. how are you doing? Let’s take a moment to do a self- assessment: How is your heart rate? How quick are your breaths? Your shoulders: how tense are they? Your face: are you frowning? Do your…
Resources for ParentsPosted on Mar 26 2020
As part of the Mental Health Capacity Building Initiatives in Alberta, The CHAMP TEAM and The CREW have been in your schools providing support and building resiliency within our students. The MHCB Teams are in the following schools; Fox Creek School,…
Continuing Student LearningPosted on Mar 24 2020
As shared by the Minister of Education last week, all Kindergarten to Grade 12 students will continue to receive learning opportunities at home, either through online means or through other accommodations, such as course packages and telephone check-ins. …
Parents/GuardiansPosted on Mar 23 2020
Any parents or students who have not yet made arrangements to borrow a Chromebook from the school please contact the office to ensure your name on our contact list. For grades 7 - 12 please contact Mary Ann Hodges at firstname.lastname@example.org or (780)622-3742…
Education Continuity Q and A'sPosted on Mar 23 2020
Do you have questions surrounding Education in Alberta? Please find here questions and answers to common questions being asked.
Letter from the Minister of EducationPosted on Mar 23 2020
Please read the following update from the Minister of Education regarding Education in Alberta.
COVID-19 UPDATE MARCH 20, 2020 - 10:32 a.m. - Important Information from Alberta EducationPosted on Mar 20 2020
**Grade 12 Diploma Exams canceled. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented change to us all. It has also brought us together. Our entire NGPS staff family has been working hard to develop instructional alternatives for students. We know families…
Latest update from Alberta EducationPosted on Mar 20 2020
Latest update from Alberta Education on K-12 education delivery and completion in the province of Alberta. Any questions can be directed to our school office or Mrs. MaryAnn Hodges, Academic Counselor.
COVID-19 UPDATE MARCH 18, 2020 - 3:00 p.m. - Information for FamiliesPosted on Mar 18 2020
The school division appreciates your patience and resilience in the face of this unprecedented interruption in the normal operations of public education in the province. We realize that the school closure decision came abruptly forcing significant adjustments…
Attention Parents/Guardians:Posted on Mar 18 2020
Important Information regarding locker clean out for Fox Creek Students: Locker Clean Out & Pick Up Times
COVID-19 UPDATE MARCH 16, 2020 Information for Families and StaffPosted on Mar 16 2020
While many parents have questions regarding yesterday’s update and the closure of schools in the province of Alberta, there are still many uncertainties for all of us as learning communities and Alberta school divisions. We want to reassure families…
Fox Creek School ClosurePosted on Mar 16 2020
Please see the following letter regarding School Closure Information. More information will be distributed as we implement a plan.
COVID-19 UPDATE MARCH 15, 2020 All K-12 Classes CanceledPosted on Mar 15 2020
As of March 15, 2020, the Government of Alberta has announced a province-wide school closure. All classes are canceled indefinitely. Children are expected to stay home. The safety of our students and staff is always our first priority. We continue to…
Third Annual Business Showcase Career FairPosted on Mar 13 2020
On Thursday March 12th Fox Creek School and the Business Support Network hosted the "Third Annual Business Showcase Career Fair" for Junior and Senior High students and the general public. The event was help at Greenview Regional Multiplex from 12:30-6:30…
High School First AidPosted on Mar 11 2020
Fox Creek High School students are very fortunate to be receiving First Aid training this week. One group of 12 is being trained this week and the other will receive training next week. This opportunity has been made possible with a generous donation…
Third Annual Business Showcase Career FairPosted on Mar 6 2020
Letter for Parents: Fox Creek Career Fair
Science 10's design RollercoastersPosted on Mar 6 2020
Science 10 students showed their creativity in designing Rollercoasters. They are examining the relationship between potential and kinetic energy.
Upcoming Athletic DatesPosted on Mar 5 2020
The following are some upcoming athletic dates for Badminton and Track & Field. There may be some additional badminton dates coming soon
3D PrinterPosted on Mar 4 2020
Tyrus Hanlon is the first to work with the school's 3D printer. The 3D printer makes a three-dimensional object from a computer aided design model. We can't wait to see what will be made next!
Information from Alberta Health regarding Novel CoronavirusPosted on Mar 4 2020
Information regarding the Novel Coronavirus from Alberta Health: Novel Coronavirus 1 Novel Coronavirus 2
Junior Girls BasketballPosted on Mar 4 2020
Congratulations to the junior girls on their big playoff win last night vs. Ridgevalley! Thanks to everyone who came out and supported the team! Both the junior boys and girls will be representing Fox Creek at the Zone Championships this weekend. A…
Letter for parents regarding helping their child prepare for scholarshipsPosted on Mar 3 2020
Letter for parents
Parent Teacher Interviews Grades 7-12Posted on Mar 3 2020
Wednesday March 4th Gr 7-12 Parent/Teacher Interviews 5:30-8 PM Book Here
February Elementary AssemblyPosted on Mar 2 2020
Award Winners for February. Virtue of "Trustworthiness". AM- Merryn Pauling PM- Noah Palmer 1L- Roy Miguel ½L- Arianna Lussier 2G- Kal El Fernicol 3S- Hudson Thackeray 4W- Carter McDonough 5C- Reid Gomuwka 5O- Aurora Castle 6S- Cayley Stadnyk
Trickster ExtravaganzaPosted on Feb 28 2020
The Elementary students had their final performances this afternoon for Trickster Theatre. Thank-you to Delia, Liam and Mark from Trickster for coming out and working with our students all week. A huge thank-you to the parent volunteers who helped all…
Macewan University and Nait tourPosted on Feb 28 2020
Forms are now distributed for students in grades 10-12 interested in attending a post secondary tour to MacEwan University and NAIT in Edmonton on Friday, March 20, 2020. Permission forms are available from the office or from their Connections teacher. …
Trickster TheatrePosted on Feb 27 2020
Our elementary students are still enjoying their Trickster Theatre Artist-In-Residency Program. They are all working hard and having fun and can't wait to perform for everyone on Friday.
Congrats!!Posted on Feb 26 2020
Sarah Norman was a successful candidate in The Royal Canadian Mounted Police 2020 National Youth Engagement Week at the RCMP Training Academy for March of 2020. Sarah is one of 32 grade 12 students from across Canada invited to the Youth Engagement…
Trickster TheatrePosted on Feb 25 2020
Our Elementary students participated in their first Trickster assembly yesterday morning. All week the students will be having workshops and rehearsals and preform for the other students and parents on Friday!
Gr 7-12 Ski TripPosted on Feb 25 2020
A very successful ski trip for Fox Creek Students. Everyone had a great time and they certainly improved their skills. A huge thank you to Sheila, Ronica, Brad, Paul, Raven and Ethan for supervising. We are already looking forward to next year.
Alberta Newsprint Company ScholarshipPosted on Feb 21 2020
$750 Scholarship Essay Topic for 2020: "Balancing Climate Change and Economy" "Role of Artificial Intelligence in future jobs" "Role of Paper Products in Society" "Ideal Work Place in 2040" Eligibility: Graduating students who have not reached the age…
Fox Creek Curling TeamsPosted on Feb 21 2020
Congratulations to the Fox Creek Curling Teams who competed at the Zone Championships in Fairview. The Junior Boys came away with the gold medal and the Senior Girls with the silver! A big thank you to Robyn Ewert, Dawn Vick-Mackay and all the parents…
4 Ways Parents Can Help Promote Kindness!!Posted on Feb 21 2020
4 Ways Parents Can Help Promote Kindness!
Ovintiv sponsors Pre-Employment Training for Fox Creek StudentsPosted on Feb 18 2020
$20,000 to support student training and development Northern Gateway Public Schools is pleased to partner with Ovintiv as a sponsor of pre-employment programs for Fox Creek students. In today's workforce, employers are looking for employees to have knowledge…
100 days of school!!Posted on Feb 18 2020
Grade 3s celebrated 100th day with some fun centres. Happy 100th day! Finding 100 pieces of blocks, telling time 100 times, finding different things that weigh 100 grams, measuring how long 100 pieces of string are, writing 100 on one piece of paper…
Virtual Field Trip with Glacier National ParkPosted on Feb 18 2020
1L participated in a Virtual Field Trip with Glacier National Park through Exploring by the Seats of your Pants! ⛰They learned that Grizzly Bears have bigger claws than Black Bears. Also some students brought in their teddy bears to go with the theme…
Pink Shirt Day is Feb 26Posted on Feb 13 2020
Pink Shirt Day is an anti-bullying movement that is celebrated around the world, every year, on the last Wednesday in February. As schools, we teach, model and practice kindness, empathy and inclusion year-round. On February 26, we will be wearing our…
Eureka!!Posted on Feb 13 2020
February 12 and 13 grade 7 students were able to work with the John Howard Society of Grande Prairie in a program called Eureka! Students helped build self- confidence, understanding, respecting others and self, This program encourages students to…
Eureka Team Push-up!Posted on Feb 13 2020
Grade 7 in eureka had to build a team to do a team push up. Building conflict resolution to communicate and being an active team member !
Grade 5C Foods class!Posted on Feb 12 2020
The Grade 5C class had their first Foods class today. They made the "Punch of Love" drink for Valentine's Day!!
Save the Date!!Posted on Feb 11 2020
This is your annual “Save the Date” reminder for our GPRC Welcomes the North event! This is a workshop based event for Grade 10-12 students to experience different aspects of what GPRC has to offer. Date: May 12th, 2020 Time: 9:30am-2:30pm…
Congrats Fox Creek Sr. Girls and Boys Basketball!!Posted on Feb 10 2020
Congratulations to the Fox Creek Senior Boys and Girls Basketball Teams on their amazing tournament this weekend in Grande Prairie. A big thank you to Laura-Lynn Camps and Brittany Christie for volunteering their time to coach and Brad Peavoy for getting…
8 Fresh Scholarship Picks Just For You!Posted on Feb 5 2020
ScholarTree Weekly Roundup Foundation Scholarships Deadline Feb.9th, 2020 Blitz Sales Software Scholarship Deadline June.30th, 2020 Strong Data Science Scholarship Deadline May 31st, 2020 General Contractors' Section - Toronto Bursary Scholarship Deadline…
Environmental StewardshipPosted on Feb 3 2020
Today we begin a new course and journey at Fox Creek School. We await to enjoy the vegetables they produce from their labor.
January Elementary Award CeremonyPosted on Jan 30 2020
The following students received virtue of “Fairness” for the month of January: AM- Parker Donovan PM- Eris Henry 1L- Evangeline Rousselle ½L- Lexine Evangelista 2G- Madelyn Ashmore 3S- Cowen Palmer 4W- Kaylin Desserre 5C- Brooklynn Taylor 5O- Reid…
Gr 7 Floating Tower ChallengePosted on Jan 29 2020
Gr 7's have been completing the Floating Tower Challenge. Students were only given 35 straws and one meter of tape! Students displayed the following objectives: a chance to work on a real world challenge using a model to discover strength and stability…
Thank You to Repsol Oil & Gas Canada IncPosted on Jan 29 2020
A big Thank You to Repsol Oil & Gas Canada Inc. for the $2000 donation that will be used for the Student Leadership hot dog machine and for the Fountas and Pinnell Literacy Teaching Kits to add to our resource library to focus on literacy skills. …
9 Fresh Scholarship Picks Just For You!Posted on Jan 29 2020
Scholartree weekly roundup!! The Terry Fox Humanitarian Awards Deadline Jan.31st, 2020 Kin Canada Bursaries Deadline Jan.31st, 2020 Diversity Scholarship Deadline Feb.4th, 2020 Foundation Scholarships Deadline Feb.9th, 2020 RBC Students Leading…
War of 1812Posted on Jan 28 2020
The grade 7 students at Fox Creek School have been learning about many of the Canadian battles and wars of our past in Social Studies. ‘The War of 1812 was a conflict fought between the United States and the United Kingdom from June 1812 to February…
Knowing Your Inner-SelfPosted on Jan 27 2020
he Grade 8 class celebrated a Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony called (Chanoyu) on Wednesday January 22, 2020. Students have been learning about the history of Japan in Social Studies class, as one of their curriculum units. Students were engaged…
Fox Creek School SpiritwearPosted on Jan 27 2020
Fox Creek School Spiritwear USERNAME: foxcreek PASSWORD: spiritwear2020
Kg. - Gr. 6 Parent-Teacher interviewsPosted on Jan 23 2020
Wednesday Jan.29th 5:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.Login to https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/use event code tjprd
11 Fresh Scholarship Picks Just For You!Posted on Jan 22 2020
Scholartree weekly roundup!! Voice Talent Online Scholarship Deadline Jan.30th, 2020 Mensa Canada Scholarship Deadline Jan.30th, 2020 EnergyRates.Ca Scholarship Deadline Jan.30th, 2020 The Terry Fox Humanitarian Awards Deadline Jan.31st, 2020…
ERA's Kids Poster CompetitionPosted on Jan 20 2020
Ms.White's Grade 4 class participated in ERA's ( Electronic Recycling Association) Poster Contest to promote the use of electronic waste and the negative impact it has on our environment. Each student was asked to draw a poster and create their best…
Your Voice Matters!!Posted on Jan 17 2020
Parents of students in Grades 4,7, and 10 will have a Accountability Pillar survey mailed to them. Please fill out the form by mail or online. We appreciate your cooperation in this.
Grade 3 & Grade 1 Buddies!Posted on Jan 17 2020
The Grade 3 class and joined classes to learn about music instruments from Ms. Slocum and then play some grade 1 math bump.
Grade 3 Stem Project!Posted on Jan 17 2020
Grade 3 Stem activity. Boys against girls in who can make the longest chain working as a team while meeting requirements. Boys won!
Save the Date!Posted on Jan 8 2020
March 20, 2020 trip to MacEwan University and Nait for grades 10 - 12 students. Forms will come out at end of February.
5 Fresh Scholarship Picks Just For You!Posted on Jan 8 2020
Scholartree weekly roundup!! Confident Writers Scholarship Essay Contest Deadline Jan.15th, 2020 Grammarly Product Review Contest Deadline Jan.15th, 2020 The Cover Guy Annual Scholarship Deadline June 30th, 2020 Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in…
Happy New YearPosted on Jan 5 2020
Happy New Year and welcome back to school! Students will be buzzing Monday as they have been away from classes for a little bit. We will be working on re-establishing routines as we get back on track with learning. I hope that everyone was able to spend…
BroomBallPosted on Dec 20 2019
The Annual Broomball tournament was today for all grade 7-12 students. It was a hard fought battle but Mr. Baxter finally reclaimed his trophy!! Congrats to everyone!!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!Posted on Dec 20 2019
May this season bring you the joy of sharing, the warmth of community and the love of family and friends. From our family to yours, warm wishes for a bright and merry Christmas! Christmas Break for NGPS students is December 23, 2019 to January 3, 2019.…
Dear Parents:Posted on Dec 18 2019
Dear Parents:As a result of the cuts to funding for the education sector of the province, we as a school have made the following changes to how we are doing some of our business: 1. In order to cut costs on our phone bill, we have decided to reduce the…
Thank YouPosted on Dec 18 2019
A huge Thank You to School Council for bringing in fruit, veggie and meat trays yesterday for the staff to enjoy !!
Fox Creek Christmas Concert!!Posted on Dec 13 2019
From all of us at Fox Creek School we wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!
Congrats!!Posted on Dec 12 2019
Congratulations to the junior girls basketball team on a well fought game, losing by 5 to Hilltop. The junior boys played well and are looking forward to Monday’s home game against Mayerthorpe. Come out and cheer on both teams!
Christmas Dream CatchersPosted on Dec 11 2019
Huge Thank You to Deborah Lloyd for coming out to teach the Gr. 4-9 classes how to make Christmas Dream Catchers!
Green and Gold Getaway!Posted on Dec 10 2019
Green & Gold Getaway is an exclusive event open to Grade 11 students from across Alberta. Twenty lucky students will be selected to visit our North Campus in Edmonton from May 22-24,2020. This is an opportunity to test-drive a Top 5 Canadian University,…
Thank You to Profoxx!!Posted on Dec 10 2019
Profoxx staff and Champ Team members greeted students this morning by the front doors with oranges, bananas and cheese sticks. The Profoxx staff also visited the elementary classrooms with the CHAMP Team!! A huge thank you to Profoxx for keeping the…
ScholartreePosted on Dec 9 2019
Scholartree has shared Holiday Break Scholarships for our students to look into during the Christmas break. Not all awards will apply to all students. For students to get a list customized to them and weekly email reminders of deadlines, they should…
Congrats Sr Girls and Boys Basketball TeamsPosted on Dec 9 2019
Congratulations to the Fox Creek Senior Girls and Boys Basketball Teams on their tournament in Grimshaw on the weekend! All the athletes played hard! A big thank you to community volunteers Laura Camps and Brittney Christie for coaching.
Congratulations to Mrs. Hardy and Ms. PretulaPosted on Dec 9 2019
Congratulations to Mrs. Hardy and Ms. Pretula for completing Level 1 VTRA Training. The North American Center for Threat Assessment and Trauma Response (NACTATR) provides a system to anticipate the threat of violence by individuals against others…
Thank you to Ms Slocum's Grade 3 Class!!Posted on Dec 6 2019
The Staff Room is a little more festive this afternoon. The grade 3's are trying to fulfill a 24 day calendar of things to do. Today's thing was to do a selfless act so they decorated the staff room. A huge Thank You to Ms.Slocum's Grade 3 class for…
Grade 8 Foods ClassPosted on Dec 6 2019
The Grade 8 Foods class made some delicious looking gingerbread houses!!
Jr & Sr High Fundraiser for the Canada Uganda EMS SocietyPosted on Dec 6 2019
Social studies classes in Sr. & Jr. High are doing a fundraiser for the Canada Uganda EMS Society (CUES), a local organization trying to bring basic medical emergency training to impoverished rural areas of the African nation of Uganda. Coins will be…
Impact of the Provincial BudgetPosted on Dec 6 2019
Northern Gateway Public Schools is facing a budget shortfall this school year. While Maintenance and Transportation Funding will receive modest increases, the loss of Class Size, School Fee and Classroom Improvement funding, and decrease to High School…
Virtue of PerseverancePosted on Dec 2 2019
Congratulations to these students for being nominated as best exemplifying the virtue of "Perseverance" during the month of November.
November 2019 Parent NewsletterPosted on Dec 2 2019
Please read our November 2019 Parent Newsletter for all the latest school news!!
TUXIS Youth Parliament OpportunityPosted on Nov 29 2019
On behalf of MLA Todd Loewen, we’d like to share with your students a unique opportunity to participate in the TUXIS Youth Parliament, an annual event that occurs each December during the Christmas break. This youth parliament takes place within…
Gr 7-12 Parent/Teacher ConferencesPosted on Nov 28 2019
Gr 7-12 Parent/Teacher Conferences, Wednesday Dec. 4th from 5:30 PM-8 PM. Use the link to book your appointment.https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/code?code=g5nhx
ALICE- Alberta/Iceland International Research PartnershipPosted on Nov 28 2019
Please read this article about the ALICE project: ALICE- Alberta/Iceland International Research Partnership
BAD DAYS DURING THE “HAPPIEST TIME OF YEAR”Posted on Nov 26 2019
Please take some time to read this article by Tammy Charko, the Northern Gateway Public School’s Student Support Facilitator.
Grade 3 Reading BuddiesPosted on Nov 25 2019
Ms. Slocum's Grade 3 class paired up with Ms. Lewis's Grade 1/2 split class to spend some time reading with them last Friday!
Grade 3 ActivitiesPosted on Nov 21 2019
Ms. Slocum's Grade 3 class made some Crystal creations, as well as mixed media creations of Peru!!
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANTS WANTED FOR SUMMER 2020 ACTING AND FILM PROGRAMSPosted on Nov 20 2019
For the past 12 summers, Berridge Programs has been welcoming students from around the world to the Chateau le Mont Epinguet in Normandy, France to live in community, develop their unique talents and experience another culture. Our programs offer the…
Local Mexican Lunch for the Grade 8 ClassPosted on Nov 15 2019
Today, November 15, 2019, the grade 8 class of Fox Creek School went down to Ernie O’s for a traditional taste of Spanish and Mexican dishes. Aldie, manager of Ernie O’s has graciously invited the grade 8 class every year to participate…
QLE: The Heart of Teaching and Learning is Quality PedagogyPosted on Nov 14 2019
There are many supports in place to enhance the Quality Learning Environment (QLE) for NGPS students. Quality Pedagogy, or the practice of teaching, is a main focus, as it is the heart of teaching and learning. There are five domains of Quality Pedagogy…
Retake Photo Order FormsPosted on Nov 7 2019
Retake photo order forms must be back to the office by Nov.14th, thank you!
Encounters with CanadaPosted on Nov 7 2019
Dylan Gilmour a grade 12 student at Fox Creek School will be traveling to Ottawa for Encounters With Canada November 10 to 16. We wish Dylan a good trip and look forward to hearing about his experience when he returns. Dylan will be attending the week…
Remembrance Day at Fox Creek SchoolPosted on Nov 7 2019
Today we celebrated Remembrance Day at Fox Creek School. It was a great event where students demonstrated true respect and remembrance in a variety of songs, poems, music and speeches. Well done students and staff.
Liberating LearningPosted on Nov 6 2019
NGPS has been working with Dr. Santiago Ricon-Gallardo for a few months on liberating learning. Dr. Ricon-Gallardo is an education consultant and chief research officer at Michael Fullan Enterprises. He spent the morning at FCS on November 4 along with…
Jr. Basketball PracticePosted on Nov 6 2019
Junior basketball practice will begin Wednesday, November 20th after school for all grade 7-9 boys and girls interested!
Time to Choose Your Post-Secondary EducationPosted on Nov 5 2019
An online English format of Time to Choose Your Post-Secondary Education can now be used in Career and Life Management (CALM) and Career and Technology Studies (CTS) classes and for individual post secondary planning. This is a useful tool for…
Tour Group 2021Posted on Nov 5 2019
Gr 9-11 Parents and students interested in participating in Tour Group 2021: We have permission to proceed with the planning/fundraising of our next Tour Group excursion. If you want to be involved, the first organizational meeting will be Thursday,…
Virtue of CompassionPosted on Nov 5 2019
Congratulations to these students for being nominated as best exemplifying the virtue of compassion during the month of October.
October 2019 Parent NewsletterPosted on Nov 5 2019
Please read our October 2019 Parent Newsletter for all the latest news!!
Congrats!!Posted on Nov 5 2019
Congratulations to the Fox Creek Junior Girls and Senior Boys on an amazing tournament in Swan Hills! A big thank you to Miss. O’Connell and Brooke Bellwood for coaching! And Congratulations to the Fox Creek Senior Girls on their nail biting Championship…
School Bus Transportation and Inclement WeatherPosted on Nov 4 2019
To run or not to run? Winter weather and driving conditions bring questions about school bus transportation. Are the buses running today? Should the buses be running today? Why aren’t the buses running today? Why are the buses running in Darwell when…
Sneak Peek!!Posted on Oct 31 2019
Here is a sneak peak at the start of the upholstery that is being done for the Fox Rod!
Trustee by-election called for Fox Creek wardPosted on Oct 30 2019
Are you passionate about kids and public education? A by-election has been called for Fox Creek - Ward 3. Nomination Day is November 27, 2019Nominations will be accepted at the NGPS Division Office, 4816-49 Avenue, Whitecourt, between the hours of…
QLE: How a Culture of Wellness supports student learning at NGPSPosted on Oct 23 2019
Mental, Social and Physical well-being impact learning. A Culture of Wellness, with a focus on these three domains, is foundational to developing a Quality Learning Environment (QLE) within Northern Gateway schools. Wellness Champions, School and Division…
Provincial Cross Country ChampionshipsPosted on Oct 21 2019
Congratulations to Codi Peavoy and Dominic Chaychuk for competing at the Provincial X-Country Championships on the weekend!
K-6 Parent/Teacher ConferencePosted on Oct 21 2019
Wednesday Oct.30 from 5:30 PM- 8 PM https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/code?code=h2xhh
Emergency Response Planning in NGPS SchoolsPosted on Oct 17 2019
Schools are considered to be one of the safest places in our communities. However, an emergency can occur anywhere at any time. During an emergency, our first priority is the safety of our students and staff. Last year, NGPS began working with Hour-Zero,…
Student VotePosted on Oct 17 2019
Mr. Wallace organized a Student Vote this morning for our Jr. & Sr. High students. Great to see our young citizens engaged in the political process! #studentvotecanada
ELAA Event!!Posted on Oct 17 2019
Fox Creek School hosted an Educational Liaison Association of Alberta (ELAA) event this morning for our students in Grades 9-12. The event is comprised of Alberta post-secondary institutions including colleges, universities, and technical institutes;…
Congrats!!Posted on Oct 15 2019
Congratulations to the Fox Creek Cross-Country Team - Codi Peavoy, Dominic Chaychuk, and Peyton. They competed at the Grizzly Ultra 2019! Great job everyone! A big thank you to Brad Peavoy for volunteering his time to coach these student-athletes!
Gr. 12 Students and ParentsPosted on Oct 15 2019
Grade 12 students and parents! There will be a parent-student Grad meeting on Wednesday, October 23 @ 7pm in the Learning Commons room. We hope to see everyone there.
The Focus of the Quality Learning Environment is Learner CenteredPosted on Oct 10 2019
The focus of the Quality Learning Environment (QLE) is student or learner centered. Everything we do as Educators, from how we teach and what resources we use, to how we assess learning and plan for instruction, revolves around our students - their needs,…
Recruitment Campaign for the House of Commons Page ProgramPosted on Oct 10 2019
The Opportunity of a Lifetime! CEGEP and Senior High students who maintain a minimum average of 80% and can speak both official languages are invited to apply. To be selected, they must also be accepted in a full-time program at a university in the National…
TD Scholarships for Community LeadershipPosted on Oct 10 2019
Community heroes do good work because they are inspired to, not for the recognition.TD is committed to opening doors for a more inclusive and sustainable tomorrow, creating conditions so everyone has the chance to succeed in a changing world. Unique…
Congrats!!Posted on Oct 10 2019
Congratulations to Codi Peavoy and Dominic Chaychuk on their X-Country meet in Hines Creek! A big thank you to Brad Peavoy for volunteering his time to coach!
Congrats!!Posted on Oct 10 2019
Congratulations to the Fox Creek Junior Girls Volleyball Team on their hard fought game last night vs. Hilltop! Thank you to all the students, parents, and teaches that came to cheer on the girls! And a big thank you to Miss. O’Connell and Brooke Bellwood…
Congrats to Jr. Girls VolleyballPosted on Oct 10 2019
Congratulations To the Fox Creek Junior Girls Volleyball Team on their big win vs. Stephens! A big thank you to Miss. O’Connell and Brooke Bellwood for coaching these amazing student athletes. And congratulations to the Junior Boys Volleyball Team…
Lucky Peaks Research Station in IdahoPosted on Oct 8 2019
Miss. Langdale's Grade One class participated in their first Virtual Field Trip with Lucky Peaks Research Station. They learned that baby hawks usually don’t make it to a year because they struggle with finding food and learning how to migrate.
Congrats!!Posted on Oct 8 2019
We would like to congratulate Ms. Slade and Mrs. Hooey-Schmidt for their 20 years of service with NGPS. We would also like to recognize Andreanna Alston for her 10 years of service. Lastly we wish Anne Chalifoux well on her retirement and years of service…
Castle Rock ResearchPosted on Oct 8 2019
Hello Parents/Guardians: Fox Creek School is pleased to partner with Castle Rock Research to provide educational resources to help support student achievement. Over the last 20 years, hundreds of thousands of students in Alberta have used THE KEY…
Bake SalePosted on Oct 3 2019
Student Leadership will be holding a bake sale on Wednesday Oct.9th. They will be selling baked goods during the lunch hour. All students from K-12 can purchase a baked good for a $1.00. Please support our Student Leadership!!
Strike Energy Cross Country RunPosted on Oct 3 2019
On October 2nd, 73 of our elementary students from Grades 1-6 participated in the Strike Energy Cross Country Run! Congratulations to the grade winners at the Strike Energy X-country run in Whitecourt. Gr. 3 boys - Braxton Bignell; Gr. 4 girls - Hadlee…
NGPS students supported in Quality Learning EnvironmentsPosted on Oct 3 2019
The Quality Learning Environment (QLE) in NGPS is our commitment to assure learners are successful and learners are supported. The core elements of the QLE are made up of quality pedagogy (the practice of teaching) with a foundation of wellness. Ensuring…
Thank You to Home Hardware!!Posted on Sep 30 2019
Fox Creek Home Hardware has brought in a generous donation (supplies and money $250) to the Kindergarten classroom for our bake days!!!
Every Child MattersPosted on Sep 29 2019
In the spirit of reconciliation and hope Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in the spring of 2013. It grew out of Phyllis' story of having her shiny new…
September 2019 Parent NewsletterPosted on Sep 27 2019
Please read our September Parent Newsletter for all the latest school news!!
Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science, and Technology Summer Research ProgramPosted on Sep 26 2019
The Summer Research Program (SRP) is unlike any other summer job that you could possibly imagine! For over 35 years, SRP has been giving students the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in university, and in the science, engineering, and technology…
SET ConferencePosted on Sep 26 2019
The SET (Science, Engineering and Technology) Conference is a chance to learn what an education and career in science, engineering and technology (SET) is all about. This fun and interactive day shows young women and non-binary students in grades 10–12…
Thank You to Source Energy ServicesPosted on Sep 26 2019
Thank you so much to Source Energy Services for reaching out to the school and following up with a $1500 donation to purchase jerseys for our Badminton Teams. Now we can't wait for badminton season!
High School Students and their Parents:Posted on Sep 25 2019
High School Students and their Parents:Are you thinking of post secondary? Would you like to explore some Alberta choices? Open House season is upon us! These events have already been announced: King's University in Edmonton--October 5, 10:00 am…
Congrats to Fox Creek Sr. Golf Team!!Posted on Sep 24 2019
Congratulations to the Senior Men’s Golf Team on their Provincial Championship tournament in Red Deer. The boys represented Fox Creek proudly. A big thank you to Mr. Wallace for volunteering his time and to all the amazing parents who supported them.…
Jr. & Sr. High Awards NightPosted on Sep 24 2019
Fox Creek School hosted the annual Awards Night on September 20, 2019. This special evening was set to recognize the achievements of the grades seven through twelve students during the 2018-2019 school year. The ceremony was extremely well attended…
Grade 3 Scavenger Hunt!Posted on Sep 20 2019
Ms. Slocum's Grade 3 class had a rock scavenger hunt outside today. They have to find a bunch of different rocks.
Castle Rock ResearchPosted on Sep 20 2019
Fox Creek School is pleased to partner with Castle Rock Research to provide educational resources to help support student achievement. Over the last 20 years, hundreds of thousands of students in Alberta have used THE KEY Study Guides and SNAP Workbooks…
ScholarTreePosted on Sep 20 2019
ScholarTree is back for another year of helping graduating students find scholarships. Over the summer we added over 100 new awards to ScholarTree.Since it is early in the year, here are some of our blogs that may be useful to students looking to apply…
Educational Liaison Association of AlbertaPosted on Sep 20 2019
The Educational Liaison Association of Alberta (ELAA) is comprised of Alberta post-secondary institutions including colleges, universities, and technical institutes; the RCMP, and Canadian Forces. Fox Creek School is hosting an ELAA event on October…
Whitecourt Career Fair!Posted on Sep 20 2019
Whitecourt Career Fair is on October 3. All grade ten students and interested grade 11 and 12 students will be attending. The event is free and lunch is provided. The bus will leave at 8:45 and will return at approximately 2:00. Students will…
University of Alberta!Posted on Sep 20 2019
University of Alberta will be sending a representative on October 1 during the last period of the day. Any grade 11 and 12 students are welcome to attend to hear from a University recruiter telling students what the university has to offer.
Dual Credit Programs!!Posted on Sep 20 2019
Fox Creek School currently has more than ten students working on dual credit programs in our high school. This is a unique opportunity where students can be enrolled in college programs while they are completing high school and actually complete an…
Safe at School: HOLD AND SECUREPosted on Sep 19 2019
Being safe at school means working together with our community partners, parents and first responders. Understanding the terminology that schools and responders use can help. Hold and Secure means classes and activities inside the school continue to…
Gr. 7-12 Parent Teacher ConferencesPosted on Sep 19 2019
Grade 7-12 Parent-Teacher conferences on Wed, Sept.25 from 5:30PM-8:00PM. Please log on to https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/ and use the event code btfxb to book an interview time!!
Please Note...Posted on Sep 19 2019
Please note that the Terry Fox Run will now be on Friday, Sept.27th
Congrats Sr. Girls Volleyball Team!!Posted on Sep 19 2019
Congratulations to the Senior Girls Volleyball Team on their win vs. Swan Hills. Great job ladies! A big thank you to Dawn MacKay for volunteering her time to coach and Brad Peavoy for driving everyone safely!
Congrats Jr. Boys Golf Team!!Posted on Sep 19 2019
Congratulations to the Junior Fox Creek Golf Team on their amazing Tournament. Jonathan Roddick was the overall individual male winner and the Fox Creek Team won the overall team banner! Way to go everyone! A big thank you to all the volunteers that…
Congrats Sr.Boys Golf Team.Posted on Sep 19 2019
Senior Boys won the Zone Championships and will be representing Fox Creek at the Provincial Championships!
Congrats to Fox Creek Sr. Golf Team!!Posted on Sep 19 2019
Congratulations to the Fox Creek Senior Golf Team. They competed in the Zone Championships in Fairview. Great job Faith MacKay, Braeden Roddick, Tyson Taylor, Devon Stadnyk, and Fischer Hudson! A big thank you to their amazing parents and everyones support!…
Lifeguard Course at FCS!Posted on Sep 9 2019
Our joint collaboration with the Municipality of Fox Creek began at the pool today. We are offering a lifeguard course to 7 of our students attending Fox Creek School. Diverse programming is available at FCS!
Thank you!Posted on Sep 4 2019
Thank you goes out to FCS School Council for providing pastries and coffee for parents on Tuesday for our first day back. It was exciting to see so many parents in the CHAMP room learning about our school community. Thank you to the CHAMP Team for sharing…
Outdoor Classroom PlansPosted on Sep 2 2019
Next time you are at FCS check out our Outddor Classroom Design. We have a bulletin board dedicated to our design and plan.
Front EntrancePosted on Sep 2 2019
A big thank you to the cement company and NGPS Maintenance Department for getting our front ready for school start up tomorrow. Our new cement and pavement look amazing. We are ready for students and open for school!
Welcome Back!Posted on Aug 30 2019
Welcome to the 2019-20 school year! We hope you enjoyed the summer break and are excited for a new school year. The beginning of each school year is a special time for us all – students, staff and families – as we anticipate the year ahead. What…
Out Door Classroom at FCSPosted on Aug 30 2019
We are so excited to see our Outdoor Classroom take shape. The sod laying is just the beginning of an exciting project at our school. Great to see our vision evolve into reality!
Staff Professional DevelopmentPosted on Aug 29 2019
This week, Fox Creek School Staff have been working on Professional Development and preparing our classrooms for a positive learning environment. Teachers have examined Intentional Planning and Wellness as part of our focus. We are looking forward to…
Welcome Back Breakfast for Fox Creek StaffPosted on Aug 27 2019
Thank you to Mrs. Hailes, Mrs. Hardy, Mrs. Duff, and Mrs. Baxter for getting up extra early to prepare breakfast for us today. Also thank you to Deputy Superintendent Brennick for joining us as well. Great start to our year.
I matter, I've got this, I'm just getting started!Posted on Aug 26 2019
OUR STORY NO MATTER WHO YOU ARE YOU CAN LEARN HERE From the students, to the teachers, to the principals and staff. Because here, education happens every minute, in every corner, of every school. Here, it isn't a between-the-bells thing it's a lifelong…
Back to School!!Posted on Aug 21 2019
Fox Creek School is revving up for the 2019-2020 school year. We are all looking forward to kicking off the year on September 3. This is what you can expect Kindergarten students-You will have a phone call before the first day of school to let you…
First Day Back is Sept 3!Posted on Aug 7 2019
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 is the first day back to school for nearly 5,000 Northern Gateway students! Preview important dates with the 2019-20 School Year Calendar. Northern Gateway Public Schools (NGPS) fosters program-rich learning environments where…
Year End Newsletter!!Posted on Jun 28 2019
Please year our Year End Parent Newsletter for all the latest school news!!!
Happy Summer!Posted on Jun 27 2019
TO OUR STUDENTS We hope each and every one of you has had an amazing year of learning and growth! Each day you inspire us with your individuality, achievement and potential. Your journey as a student – from your first moments in Kindergarten to your…
Congratulations!!Posted on Jun 26 2019
Congratulations to those students who have finished their Dual Credit Courses this year. Cody Larsen 4th Class Power Engineering Mitchell Bouvier Oilfield Operator Training Tristan Murphy Oilfield Operator Training…
Fox Creek School Annual Award CeremonyPosted on Jun 25 2019
Fox Creek School's Annual Awards Ceremony will be Friday, September 20 at 7:00 pm. If you are a student, family member, or award/scholarship sponsor please mark your calendar to save time for this event honoring the hard work and achievement of our…
Butterfly emerging from its chrysalisPosted on Jun 20 2019
Mrs. Gelleny's Grade 2 class has been learning about butterfly's! They have watched them as caterpillars making their chrysalis; to now the butterfly emerging from the chrysalis!
Salute to our 2019 graduates!Posted on Jun 18 2019
As you stand in this very special place, marking both an ending and a beginning, we hope you pause to enjoy the magnitude of your achievement. From your first moments in Kindergarten, to your adventures as a senior, and all of the learning and growing…
Elementary Track & Field DayPosted on Jun 18 2019
On Friday June 14th our elementary students had their Track and Field day! They participated in a ton of different events such as three legged race, ball throw, hurdles, Frisbee toss and many more. It was a beautiful sunny day and fun was had by all!…
Track & FieldPosted on Jun 14 2019
Congratulations to all the Fox Creek Track & Field Athletes on their amazing season! A big thank you Miss. Czinkota, Mr. Dinel, Madam Schmidt, Mr. Mytrunec, Mrs. Duff and Brad Peavoy for volunteering so much of their time.
Survey: Alternate Seat Fee for school bus transportationPosted on Jun 12 2019
Please share your thoughts with us in this short 3-question survey! Click here to take the three minute survey! Northern Gateway Public Schools is looking to find out how many parents/guardians are interested in paying for alternate school bus transportation…
Outdoor Learning SpacePosted on Jun 11 2019
Fox Creek School is very excited to be commencing on our new project of creating an Outdoor Learning space on the location of the decommissioned pool site. The first step is planting some trees and laying sod thanks to a grant from Trees Canada funded…
School FieldPosted on Jun 10 2019
Tomorrow, June 11th we are having some trees planted in the area where the old pool use to be. Please talk to your child/children and emphasis that the trees are not to be played with. They need time to gain roots so we request that the students stay…
New Planter Boxes for FCSPosted on Jun 10 2019
The next time you come in our main doors check out our new planter boxes built by Mr. Thesen and his students. We are continually looking at how to improve our spaces at FCS.
Track & Field ProvincialsPosted on Jun 7 2019
Codi Peavoy running in the 200m and Cody Larsen throwing the javelin at Provincial Track and Field today. Great efforts despite the miserable weather!
Summer Boot Camps for Students!Posted on Jun 6 2019
Explore your options this summer in technology, the trades, business, health sciences, the arts and more! Registration is now open for our Career Exposure Summer Boot Camps! Click here to register! These very popular camps offer students a chance to…
Encounters with CanadaPosted on Jun 4 2019
14-17 year old wishing to get more information regarding "Encounters with Canada" please follow www.encounters-rencontres.ca to learn more about the themes offered. A terrific opportunity to experience Ottawa with youth interested in the same things.…
Grade 8 Field TripPosted on Jun 3 2019
The Grade 8 class went on a field trip to Edmonton to visit the Art Gallery of Alberta!
June School NewsletterPosted on May 31 2019
Please read our June Parent Newsletter for all the latest school news!
Repsol ScholarshipPosted on May 30 2019
This scholarship is a $1000 scholarship for any Grade 12 student furthering their education. We are asking any students interested in applying for this scholarship to write an essay outlining their academic plans for the future, explaining why they need…
Mark your calendars!Posted on May 30 2019
Debbie Vance from NGPS will be spending the day in Fox Creek School on June 18, 2019 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm to present to students Dual Credit opportunities for the coming school year. She will be visiting classrooms and will also be accessible to students…
Parent Council Annual General MeetingPosted on May 28 2019
Come join us for the Fox Creek School Parent Council Annual General Meeting on Thursday, June 20th at 7:00 PM!!
Health Care Aide Dual Credit ProgramPosted on May 27 2019
Any Grade Eleven and Twelve students who are interested in finding out more information about the Health Care Aide dual credit program are invited to attend an informational meeting on Thursday, June 6 at 4 pm in the Student Learning Commons!!
Grade 7 Field Trip to St.AlbertPosted on May 14 2019
The Grade 7's went on a field trip to St.Albert based on their Social Studies curriculum of Canada's history. They visited Father Lacombe Chapel, did some Back Weaving, visited St Albert's Grain Elevator, and made some birch bark baskets. The students…
Walking Together - Sturgeon Lake, Hillside, Fox Creek, Finland, IcelandPosted on May 12 2019
Walking Together: a rich, personal and powerful day of learning. Yesterday we had the opportunity to walk alongside students, staff and community members from Sturgeon Lake, Valleyview, Fox Creek, Iceland and Finland for a day of cultural learning and…
Ten new teachers inducted to the profession!Posted on May 10 2019
Ten NGPS teachers were officially welcomed into the profession last night following the near completion of their first year of teaching. Each year in NGPS, first year teachers, and teachers who are new to the province, are officially and jointly inducted…
A great week with our Icelandic guests.Posted on May 10 2019
We have to say goodbye to our Icelandic guests today. Thank you so much for joining our school this week. It has been a wonderful week of engaging activities where we could share and learn from each other. Our Iceland teachers (and Teachers from Finland)…
Congratulations to Mr. Edey on his InductionPosted on May 10 2019
Congratulations to Mr. Edey on his official induction into the Alberta Teacher's Association. The first year of teaching should focus on creating the conditions and supports to enable beginning teachers to experience success, become effective teachers…
Fox Creek School Presentation: David Irvine: Raising Accountable Young PeoplePosted on May 9 2019
Fox Creek School welcomes David Irvine. May 22nd, 2019, 7pm @Fox Creek School
Inuit Games!Posted on May 8 2019
Little handstand competition with our visiting students from Iceland. Great day with some amazing people. A big thank you to Harvey Lentz for coming to teach us some Inuit games!
Attention ParentsPosted on May 8 2019
Dear Parents; This newsletter is to inform you that we had a parent inform one of our teachers that their child came home with a wood tick attached to them. The following is information copied from the MyHealthAlberta.ca website: Tick Information
Icelandic Students and Teachers visiting with classes in Fox Creek!Posted on May 7 2019
The Icelandic students came and read to the morning Kindergarten class; while the Icelandic teachers visited with the Grade 1 & 2 classes!
Icelandic students meet Fox Creek grade 7 studentsPosted on May 7 2019
Mrs Garbe’s LA/ Social Studies class were visited by the grade 9 exchange students from Iceland. The grade 7's have been writing pen-pal letters to the grade 6 class in Iceland and had some very good questions about culture, food, fashion and…
Education Week: 7 Habits of Happy KidsPosted on May 3 2019
Ms. Slocum's Grade 3 class has been reading the 7 habits of happy kids book and doing activities on it. Last night they had to do the following. They are learning about the 7 habits of happy kids! They need to take responsibility for their own fun…
Save The DatePosted on May 2 2019
Grade 9 Students going into Grade 10 next year and their parents: A preparation meeting on Monday May 27th at 7:00 P.M. in the Student Learning Commons.
Pay It Forward Meeting for Grade 11 ParentsPosted on May 1 2019
A meeting on May 1 @ 7 pm for all Grade 11 parents. It is a meeting to discuss the pay it forward practice for grade 12 grad.
May School NewsletterPosted on May 1 2019
Please Read our May School Newsletter for all the latest school news!!
Welcome HomePosted on May 1 2019
We are pleased to have our students home safe and sound from their tour of Ireland, Scotland, England, and Paris. Thank you to Ms. Czinkota and Mrs. Hardy for planning such an amazing opportunity for our students. Thank you to Ms. Czinkota, Mrs. Hardy,…
Tour GroupPosted on Apr 29 2019
Our students and staff are enjoying their last day in Paris before they return home tomorrow. Safe travels and we are looking forward to hearing about your experiences!
It's Education Week!Posted on Apr 29 2019
Alberta celebrates Education Week! The first Alberta School Week (Education Week) was held December 2–8, 1928. Its purpose then, as it is now, is to call attention to the importance of education and to share the many good things happening in Alberta…
Sub Shop ClosedPosted on Apr 18 2019
The sub store will be closed the first two days back from Easter (April 29&30)
Ukrainian Food and Easter EggsPosted on Apr 18 2019
Ms. Slocum's Grade 3 class had a lunch of Ukrainian foods and as well made some Ukrainian Easter eggs!!
Student VotePosted on Apr 16 2019
Mr Wallace organized Student Vote yesterday at FCS. Great to see our young citizens engaged in the political process. Good luck to all the candidates who put their names forward for the ballot. Today is Election Day in Alberta!
School CouncilPosted on Apr 15 2019
School Council Meeting will be on April 18/19 @ 5:15 pm. Please not the time change for this month only. Parents are more than welcome to come and join us on Thursday.
And the Winner is...Posted on Apr 15 2019
Congratulations to Dustin Switzer for winning the Quad. Thank you to Shell for donating the quad with proceeds going towards our Iceland Project.Thank you to our community for the continued support of our school.
2019 Final Exams and Supervision SchedulePosted on Apr 15 2019
Junior High Final Exam Grade 6 PAT Final Exam Schedule Diploma Exam Schedule June 2019 Non Diploma High School Final Exam
Parent Teacher Interviews Grades 7-12Posted on Apr 15 2019
Parent/teacher interviews for Grade 7 - 12 students Thursday, May 2 from 5:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. Please use the following link to book your appointment Book Your Appointment Here
Kindergarten P.E. Class!Posted on Apr 12 2019
Mr. Mytrunec’s Kindergarten PE class enjoyed challenging the wall with some support by some Gr. 8 students.
Japanese Cultural CenterPosted on Apr 12 2019
Students in grade 8 are learning the Japanese language, geography of Japan and making origami warrior hats. They also played some Japanese games, tried on Kimonos and a lesson in Karate!
Gr. 6 Airplane WarsPosted on Apr 11 2019
Exploring Flight and Air Dynamics in Gr. 6 Science. Creative and fun airplane designs. Future flight engineers perhaps?
Gr.9's 'Reach the Top'Posted on Apr 11 2019
The Gr. 9 class is having a great time participating in rock climbing.
Gr. 5-7's take part in Inside Education's Energy ExpoPosted on Apr 9 2019
Thanks to Inside Education, our Gr. 5-7 classes got to participate in hands on learning activities related to Energy use in Alberta and Canada. Students rotated through stations focused on energy production and stewardship. We had a fun learning experience!
Marshmallow STEM Project!!Posted on Apr 8 2019
Ms. Slocum's Grade 3 class made STEM marshmallow towers.
Thank you to Pembina!!Posted on Apr 5 2019
A huge thank you to Pembina for providing lunch for our Grade 7-12 students on Thursday April 4th for Experiential Week.
Summer Volleyball CampsPosted on Apr 5 2019
Check out these exciting opportunities for summer Volleyball Camps!
Maker Day for Experiential Learning WeekPosted on Apr 4 2019
The gym has been set up as a Maker Space for junior high students who are busy collaborating as teams to design and trouble-shoot projects. Dr. Susan Crichton, an educator, associate professor at the University of British Columbia and advocate for…
School and partners unite for Experiential Learning Week!Posted on Apr 4 2019
Fox Creek students in Grades 7 to 12 participate in custom designed week of learning with help from division, community and educational partners! So what exactly is an Experiential Learning Week? Experiential learning refers to hands-on, planned learning…
West Fraser Mills ScholarshipPosted on Apr 2 2019
Attention Grads new scholarship announcement! Please check out our Scholarship Page for more information!!
Experiential Learning Week for Jr and Sr High StudentsPosted on Apr 1 2019
Day one of Experiential Learning Week is off to a great start!! Experiential Learning Week gives our students the opportunity to try something new and explore different career paths and interests! Students projects and learning will be shown at the Learning…
Fox Creek School is ready for Experiential WeekPosted on Mar 31 2019
The instructors have started to arrive and we are ready for a busy week of learning at Fox Creek School.
April School NewsletterPosted on Mar 28 2019
Please read our April 2019 Newsletter for all the latest School news!!!
Fox Creek School Parent Council Quad RafflePosted on Mar 28 2019
Shell Canada has generously donated a quad to the school to raffle off with the proceeds going towards the Iceland Project. The tickets are $10.00 each and there are only 250 tickets to be purchased! If you would like to buy a ticket please see the…
Bio 30 field trip to Telus World of Science!!Posted on Mar 22 2019
The Bio 30 class spent a fun day at the Telus World of Science today. Explored the Animals Inside out exhibit, an IMAX show, and the science gallery's.
Education Planning 2019-22Posted on Mar 21 2019
NGPS held its annual 3 Year Education Planning session with division leadership, trustees and school principals on March 18. Superintendent Kevin Andrea says it was an opportunity to reflect on the past three years and define the priorities and strategic…
Pi in the face event; in recognition for Pi Day!!Posted on Mar 20 2019
Student leadership sold votes for a 1.00 in recognition of Pi day on March 14! The vote results were: Mr. Edey #1 Mr. Baxter #2 Mr. Dinel #3
Dr. Brad Hayes (Geologist) visited Ms. Slocum's Grade 3 class!!Posted on Mar 19 2019
Thanks to Fox Creek Synergy Partnership for sponsoring a visit by Dr. Brad Hayes (Geologist) Adjunct Professor in the University of Alberta Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. He visited with Ms. Slocum’s class and showed them many different…
School Council Meeting!!Posted on Mar 18 2019
School Council meeting on Thursday March 21 @ 7 pm. All parents K to 12 encouraged to attend.
Eastlink Park Ski Trip Grades 4-6Posted on Mar 18 2019
On March 14th the Grade 4-6 classes had a great time skiing at Eastlink Park!
Kg.- Grade 6 Parent/Teacher ConferencesPosted on Mar 14 2019
Kg. to Gr. 6 Parent/Teacher Conferences Thursday, March 21 5:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.Book your conference time at Book Kg.-Grade 6 Parent/Teacher Conference Here
Upgrades to our Student Lounge thanks to generous donationsPosted on Mar 14 2019
It’s finally arrived! Students and staff were so excited to see our new furniture for the student lounge. When we were raising money for our Secondary Learning Commons, we received enough to revamp the student lounge. Thanks to Shell, Pembina Pipeline…
Thanks to Fox Creek School Council & Fox Creek PlayschoolPosted on Mar 13 2019
A Big Thanks to Fox Creek School Council for their role in the 1A Boys Zones Tournament this past weekend. The council generously supported the Coaches/Referee room with the sponsorship of refreshments and nutrition. Support like this helps the school…
Science 10's Design & Build Rollercoasters to test Physics Concepts.Posted on Mar 13 2019
Very creative designs of Rollercoasters were made by the Science 10 class. Students are examining the connection between kinetic and potential energy.
ASAA Curling ProvincialsPosted on Mar 11 2019
From Wednesday, March 6 to Saturday, March 9, the Senior Girls Curling Team (Faith MacKay, Sarah Norman, Elaina Adamson, and Codi Peavoy) traveled to St. Paul to compete in the ASAA Curling Provincials. The top 10 teams in the province, in each of girls,…
Experiential Learning Week for Jr and Sr High StudentsPosted on Mar 7 2019
Experiential Learning Week for Jr and Sr High Students
2019 Provincial Achievement Test Schedule: Fox Creek SchoolPosted on Mar 7 2019
Provincial Achievement Test Schedule: Fox Creek
Scholastic Book FairPosted on Mar 6 2019
March 20- 11:30AM-4:00PM March 21- 9:00AM-4PM & 5:00PM-8:00PM
Senior Boys BasketballPosted on Mar 6 2019
So proud of our senior boys on their championship game vs. Hilltop. They boys won the silver medal, losing a nail biter 71-67. The boys represented Fox Creek pride. Fox Creek will be hosting the zone Championships March 8/9. Come cheer on the Flames!
Z Space!!Posted on Mar 5 2019
Thanks to the generous contribution from Chevron Canada our students get to try out Z Space. Here are some of our Grade 6 students trying it out!
Jasper Ski TripPosted on Mar 4 2019
The Grade 7-12 Students are having a great time in Jasper on their Ski Trip!!
Graduates Please Note!!Posted on Mar 4 2019
Upcoming Easter break is the perfect time for students to focus on applying to scholarships. March is the month where the most amount of scholarships are available to graduating students. With this in mind, Scholartree published the 6 most common mistakes…
Attention all Graduates!!Posted on Mar 1 2019
Attention All Graduates! ANC Scholarship essay topic has been released! "What does Integrity in Leadership mean?" Deadline for applications is May 3, 2019 at noon. Please see Mrs. Hodges or check the scholarships bulletin board at the school for…
March 2019 School NewsletterPosted on Mar 1 2019
Please read our March 2019 Newsletter for all the latest School news!!!
Gr 7-12 Parent Teacher ConferencesPosted on Feb 28 2019
Gr. 7 - 12 Parent-Teacher Conferences: 5:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. Thursday, March 7 Please book your interviews on line: Book Your Interview Here
Fox Creek’s school begins their journey with Z Space today! Wow!Posted on Feb 28 2019
Thanks to the generous contribution from Chevron Canada, Fox Creek School began its training path to incorporate Z Space augmented reality and virtual reality learning into our classrooms. Participants are very excited as to what they can offer the students…
Pink Shirt DayPosted on Feb 27 2019
We will be celebrating Pink Shirt Day at our school Thursday February 28th!! As well our elementary assembly will be at held at 10:30!!
Congrats to the Sr Boys and Girls Basketball teams!!Posted on Feb 25 2019
Congratulations to the Fox Creek Senior girls and boys basketball teams on their tournament in Valleyview on the weekend. The boys won the silver! Well done everyone!
Congrats to the Fox Creek Sr Girls and Boys Curling Teams!!!Posted on Feb 22 2019
Congratulations to the Fox Creek Senior Girls and Boys curling teams on their zone tournament yesterday. Codi Peavoy, Faith MacKay, Elaina Adamson, and Sarah Norman won gold and will be representing Fox Creek at the Alberta Provincial Championships!…
Experiential Learning Week for Jr and Sr High StudentsPosted on Feb 21 2019
Save the Date! Experiential Learning Week at Fox Creek School April 1 - 5, 2019 providing all junior and senior high students with a one week in-depth experience into a variety of career interest areas. Junior high students will cycle through six…
New Scholarship announced by the MD of GreenviewPosted on Feb 21 2019
Click here for Scholarship Information
Kindergarten Pre-RegistrationPosted on Feb 20 2019
If your child will be 5 years old on or before December 31, 2019 you may enroll them in the 2019-2020 Kindergarten school year. February 28th at 6pm in the Kindergarten classroom. Please bring your child's birth certificate.
Jr. and Sr. High Students Lunch and Learn: Dating and Romantic RelationshipsPosted on Feb 19 2019
Join Alice Styles in chatting about ‘Dating &Romantic Relationships’ Thursday, February 28, 2019 During lunch in the CHAMP Room Lunch provided
Valentine's Dance at Fox Creek SchoolPosted on Feb 15 2019
Students are getting ready for another fun filled dance at Fox Creek School. It is always a pleasure to spend an evening with our great students! Let the dancing begin.
Responsive Instruction in Quality Learning EnvironmentsPosted on Feb 15 2019
Building a culture of excellence through Quality Learning Environments (QLE) Key Domain: Responsive Instruction Responsive Instruction considers the needs of all learners so they can achieve success, and is one of five domains under Quality Pedagogy…
A HUGE THANKS TO PEMBINAPosted on Feb 15 2019
Pembina Pipeline Corporation has generously donated $25,000 to Fox Creek School in an effort to support the out-of-classroom educational experiences that Fox Creek School students have access to. Currently, school staff is planning the use of those funds…
Gr.1's freeze water instantly!Posted on Feb 14 2019
Cool Science, literally and figuratively! This is an experiment you can try at home too!
Rookie Bonspiel- Fox Creek Curling ClubPosted on Feb 13 2019
March 2nd and 3rd join the Curling Club for a Rookie Bonspiel! If you are interested in joining and don't have a team please contact Robyn (780)832-8500 or by email THE.EWERTS@hotmail.com
Teacher's ConventionPosted on Feb 11 2019
Teachers were in Edmonton last week for Convention. Many fabulous sessions were offered on a wide range of topics in education.
Judy Arnall BA, DTM Certified Family Life Educator Best-Selling AuthorPosted on Feb 10 2019
Please review the sessions sponsored by White Swan Fox on February 12. There are three valuable sessions for parents of children from ages 0 to 13+. The evening session is on Social Media and Digital Technology. Please take in one or more of these valuable…
Candy Grams!!Posted on Feb 6 2019
Candy Grams will be sold for $1.00 by Leadership on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday next week!
Fox Creek School Spiritwear!Posted on Feb 5 2019
Fox Creek School Spiritwear now available! Order form available here. Payment can be made through school cash online. Payment and order forms are due February 22nd!
Student Voice Videoconference with Minister EggenPosted on Feb 4 2019
We are pleased Dylan Gilmour agreed to participate in the Videoconference with Minister Eggen this morning. Student voice is so important when looking at Education in Alberta.
PD DAY--- Teachers are Engaged ProfessionalsPosted on Feb 1 2019
Teachers were engaged in professional development yesterday. PD days allow staff to collaborate and discuss best practices.
February School NewsletterPosted on Jan 31 2019
Please read our February Newsletter for all the latest news at our School. We have great things happening!
The Gr. 7's did an amazing job today on their Moana MusicalPosted on Jan 31 2019
Incredible performances today by the grade 7s. Well done all of you! A big thank you to Codi Peavoy, Hailey Marinus, Emily Lalonde, Allister Christie and Allan Lariviere for their help and to all the friends, parents, and family who came out and…
Gr. 8 Frog DissectionsPosted on Jan 30 2019
The grade 8's compare human anatomy to a frogs. There is more similarity than you might think!
Our work with Icelandic Schools continuesPosted on Jan 27 2019
The grade 7 class received their penpal letters from Iceland last week. They are very excited and are now writing their second response to the students. Letters will be sent out by the end of this week.
High School Students Tour U of A and NAIT campusPosted on Jan 25 2019
Our secondary students are in Edmonton today touring and learning about opportunities at the University of Alberta and NAIT. So many exciting programs to pursue.
Come join us for the Moana Musical Presented by the Gr 7'sPosted on Jan 25 2019
Please join us, if you can, for the Gr. 7 presentation of the Musical, Moana, on January 30 at 2pm in the large gymnasium.
Feb 12 at the Multiplex-Sessions are Free!Posted on Jan 25 2019
Join Judy Arnall, a Certified Family Life Educator and Best Selling Author, on February 12 for three unique sessions offered at the Multiplex.
2018-2019 Yearbook. Capture your memories.Posted on Jan 25 2019
Yearbook Order Forms are now here. Order your Yearbooks now!
School Council Bulletin BoardPosted on Jan 24 2019
Next time you are in the school be sure to check out the new FCS School Council Bulletin Board. It is a welcomed addition to our communication with parents and community.
Local RCMP visit with Gr. 1-3Posted on Jan 21 2019
Thank you to our local RCMP detachment and to Constable Brooke for coming to read to and visit with our Gr.1-3 students. We are fortunate to be in a town that fosters positive relationships between the community and school.
Parent Council Meeting will be held Today, January 17 @ 7PM in the School PLC RoomPosted on Jan 17 2019
All Parents are invited to attend!
Snowshoeing! Making the best out of our winters.Posted on Jan 17 2019
Grade 9 students sure enjoyed snowshoeing. A great way to stay active while enjoying our winter!
Student Ref'sPosted on Jan 17 2019
Congrats to our students who recently completed their referee course. Looks like they are ready! :)
Exam schedule REVISION- Please notePosted on Jan 14 2019
Due to an exam conflict, we have had to revise our exam schedule.The Math 20-1/Math 20-2 will now be on Thursday, January 24 and Biology 20 will be on Monday, January 28. All other exams remain on the same dates as listed on the exam schedules. We…
Grad Bottle DrivePosted on Jan 12 2019
A huge thank you goes out to the community of Fox Creek for supporting our Grad Bottle Drive. Students were out over the weekend collecting bottles to help fund their Graduation. If you were missed you can still drop off bottles at the school beside…
Exams are approaching quickly. Please note the dates of your exams.Posted on Jan 11 2019
Please note the Diploma Exam Schedule and the Non diploma Exam Schedule. The last day for High School classes is January 23. Junior High classes run as usual. Semester break (PD Day), no school for students on January 31. Semester 2 resumes on Feb…
Gr 9's brave the winter weather to build quinzees (snow forts)Posted on Jan 9 2019
Gr 9 outdoor education class shows us that we can still enjoy our time outside despite the cold weather.
Help us celebrate student success in Dual Credit & RAP programsPosted on Jan 7 2019
Cody Larsen registered in Power Engineering in September and has successfully completed year 1, six months ahead of time, and is now registering in year 2. Cody Larsen, Jackson White & Patrick Labrash have all finished their schooling portion of the…
Thank - you to Boden IndustriesPosted on Dec 21 2018
Thank - you to Boden Industries for enabling us to purchase our new stylist chair! Sincerely, The Cosmetology Class
Fox Creek Christmas DancePosted on Dec 21 2018
Last night was our Christmas Dance at Fox Creek School. A big thank you goes out to our local RCMP detatchment for dropping by to join in the festivities. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our students and parents @ FCS.
Gr. 3 students explore what Christmas means around the WorldPosted on Dec 19 2018
Students learn the meaning of Christmas in other Countries.
Gr 2 & 3's go swimming at the MultiplexPosted on Dec 19 2018
The gr 2 and 3 classes sure had fun swimming at our very own Multiplex.
THANKS SO MUCH to Imperial OilPosted on Dec 18 2018
Thank you to Imperial Oil their generous donation to cover two things for our school community. First, $6000 to go towards Dual Credit scholarships. Secondly, $2000 for the new look for the secondary lunch area. It's important to build strong community…
Calling All Grade 10 - 12 Students Post Secondary ToursPosted on Dec 18 2018
Friday, January 25th we are planning a trip to Edmonton to tour the University of Alberta campus in the morning and then the NAIT campus in the afternoon. Senior high students are encouraged to sign up and take advantage of the opportunity to see what…
Merry Christmas!Posted on Dec 18 2018
Wishing you all the joys of the holiday season! May this season bring you the joy of sharing, the warmth of community and the love of family and friends. From our family to yours, warm wishes for a bright and merry Christmas! Christmas Break for NGPS…
Lost and Found TablesPosted on Dec 17 2018
A big thank you to Mrs. Hardy and Mrs. Hodges for setting the lost and found tables up this morning.Please stop in and take a look to see if you son or daughter has any items on the tables. We will be packing all of the items up on Thursday afterschool…
Lost and FoundPosted on Dec 16 2018
Just a reminder we will have all our lost and found items displayed on tables in the Elementary Wing. If you are missing any items please be sure to check to see if they are on the tales.
Fox Creek Students Give BackPosted on Dec 16 2018
We had a very successful food bank drive at FCS. From K to 12 we collected over 300 items. Thank you to everyone who gave or supported this intiative.
High School Students Having fun curling in Gym classPosted on Dec 12 2018
Senior High students enjoying their time at the curling arena.
Congrats to our Sr. Boys Basketball TeamPosted on Dec 9 2018
Congratulations to our Sr. Boys Basketball Team who won the Bronze Medal this past weekend at Grimshaw. We are very proud of our students!
Attention graduates and their parentsPosted on Dec 6 2018
Please check out the following information on Graduation Requirements. You can do it, class of 2019!
Arena, Jr & Sr. Basketball SchedulePosted on Dec 6 2018
Please take note of the arena schedule for secondary gym classes for Dec as well as the Jr. & Sr. High Basketball schedules.
Thanks from the High School CTS classesPosted on Dec 6 2018
The Foods classes were surprised with an Instant Pot, compliments of Mr. Lariviere. Thank-you!The Cosmetology class would like to send a huge THANKS to Boden Mechanical Services Ltd. for their generous donation. We are able to purchase a brand new…
'Tis the SeasonPosted on Dec 6 2018
Please join us on Thursday, Dec 13 @ 7pm for our annual christmas concert. We hope to see you there.
Open to ALL grades- Early Reading & Literacy SkillsPosted on Dec 6 2018
Please join us for this opportunity on Dec 6th from 6-7pm: Early Reading & Language Skills
Hands on Learning in SciencePosted on Dec 6 2018
Gr 3 students explore chemical reactions with the Elephant Toothpaste experiment and Bio 20's examine and compare the heart structure of a sheep and moose heart.
Food Bank Collection December 3 - December 14Posted on Dec 2 2018
Fox Creek Leadership Students are getting ready to kick off our Food Bank Drive on Monday morning. Classes from K to 12 will be collecting food bank items or children's toy (up to $10.00 value) until December 14. Our students understand the need to help…
Students summarize their experiences in IcelandPosted on Nov 30 2018
Students summarize their Icelandic experiences. Please watch this video that our students prepared on their trip to Iceland. They are excited to share their adventures and learnings with you.
Fox Creek School 2018-2019 School Advancement PlanPosted on Nov 30 2018
Please have a look at our School Advancement Plan that was presented to Division Office Staff and the Board of Trustees yesterday afternoon. Great things are happening at our school!
Enchanted Forest Book Fair!Posted on Nov 27 2018
The Second Scholastic's Book Fair of the year will be held on Wednesday, December 5 @ 10 am- 4PM and Thursday December 6th @ 9 am- 4PM and 6:30-8 PM in the Makerspace room at the school, located across from the Small gym.
Parent Teacher Interviews K to 6Posted on Nov 27 2018
Reminder K to 6 Parent Teacher Inverviews will be held on December 6 from 5 pm to 8 pm. Please log on to www.schoolinterviews.ca into your browser and use event code is bjhue If you have any problems please phone the school @ 780 622 3742
Fox Creek School is Hiring!Posted on Nov 22 2018
Northern Gateway Public Schools invites applications for a Part Time (0.5 FTE) Secretary at Fox Creek, AB. Successful candidates responsibilities: -Be an ambassador for Fox Creek School -Provide friendly reception to school visitors. -Provide efficient…
CALLING ALL ARTISTS!Posted on Nov 21 2018
With The Learning Commons almost complete, we are looking for student artwork submissions to complete the room with. If you are a current or graduated student of Fox Creek School and would like us to consider your artwork for display in the Secondary…
ScholarTree InformationPosted on Nov 14 2018
ScholarTree is still committed to helping reduce student debt in Canada by making scholarship more accessible. Most people don’t realize how many scholarships are awarded early in the school year. ScholarTree.ca has $997,500 worth of scholarships…
The Furniture of the Secondary Learning Commons has arrived!!Posted on Nov 14 2018
We are currently awaiting completion of the additions to the room, and we are hoping to have it open to the Students in the very near future! But for now, here is a sneak peak of the Secondary Learning Commons!
Attention all Parents of the Graduating Class of 2019Posted on Nov 14 2018
There will be a parent meeting for the Fox Creek School for the 2019 Graduates on Wednesday, November 21st @ 7PM in the PLC room.
Thank you to Kathy and Rexall PharmacyPosted on Nov 14 2018
We would like to acknowledge and thank Kathy and Rexall Pharmacy for providing us with medical and first aid supplies to help keep us safe and healthy on our recent trip to Iceland. Your support is appreciated!
Thank you CPL. Brett Lamb for taking the time today to come into class and teaching our students about why we honor those on Remembrance Day, and Thank you for your service.Posted on Nov 8 2018
Fox Creek School's Remembrance Day Ceremony will be held Thursday, November 8th @ 10:20 AM in the School Gymnasium.Posted on Nov 7 2018
All are welcomed to attend.
Fox Creek School visit Iceland!Posted on Nov 2 2018
Good luck and Safe Travels to Mr. Baxter, Ms. Pretula, Elizabeth, Codi and Faith as they travel to Iceland today! We hope you all have an amazing adventure!
Fox Creek School Visits Iceland!Posted on Oct 31 2018
Mr. Baxter, Ms. Pretula and 3 of our Fox Creek School High School students are getting ready to head to Iceland Friday morning! Yesterday morning was their first video conference with Icelandic students! They get the pleasure of visiting with the Icelandic…
October Parent BulletinPosted on Oct 31 2018
Please see attached the October 2018-19 Parent Bulletin October 2018- Newsletter
Remembrance Day DisplayPosted on Oct 30 2018
Huge Thank you to Lisa and Kurt Peterson for lending the Fox Creek Municipal Library this display to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of WWI. The display will be up in the Library Learning Commons until November 8th, 2018.
School bus transportation and inclement weatherPosted on Oct 29 2018
To run or not to run? Winter weather and driving conditions bring questions about school bus transportation. Are the buses running today? Should the buses be running today? Why aren’t the buses running today? Why are the buses running in Onoway when…
Food Fear Factor ChallengePosted on Oct 24 2018
Seven participants tested their taste buds at the Food Fear Factor Challenge in the Library Learning Commons over the lunch hour today. The winners are: 1st- Mr. Baxter 2nd- Taylor 3rd- Matthew 4th- Sydney Thank you to the library for hosting this event…
Chevron and Fox Creek School partner up to provide Students with cutting edge technology!Posted on Oct 23 2018
Chevron Canada and Fox Creek School are excited to partner on ZSpace 3D Virtual Reality stations. Chevron Canada has generously sponsored $15,000 towards purchasing, installing, and utilizing this cutting edge technology in our school. Stay tuned for…
Teaching our Students the Fundamentals of Curling!Posted on Oct 19 2018
Today we had a special guest in our school, Mike from Rocks and Rings was here to teach our students the fundamentals of Curling. Thank you Parent council for the donation of the equipment for our students to have to use, also Thank you to the Fox…
Elementary Cross Country Race in WhitecourtPosted on Oct 16 2018
Here are a few pictures of our children at the Cross Country Races today in Whitecourt. So proud of all participants from Grade 1-6.
Thank you Ewert Family!Posted on Oct 12 2018
Thank you Mrs. Ewert for bringing in your family's two week old pigs to show our students yesterday! All of the classes enjoyed the visit and meeting the new family members!
Junior and Senior girls Basketball teams are looking for Volunteers to help out with Coaching this year!Posted on Oct 10 2018
Our Junior and Senior girls basketball teams are looking for volunteers to help with coaching their teams! If you are interested please contact Mr. Dinel at the school. Thank you for your continued support!
Grade 6 Students at the E.S. Huestis Demonstration ForestPosted on Oct 10 2018
Ms. Slade's Grade 6 class enjoyed a trip today to Whitecourt to explore the E.S. Huestis Demonstration Forest!
Thank you 3 Boys Tank and Vac Trucks!Posted on Oct 10 2018
A big Thank you to 3 Boys Tank and Vac Truck for their generous donation of $500 to help offset bus costs towards a trip to Edmonton to MacEwan University open house. The generosity of our community helps the school provide these worthwhile experiences…
LEARNING COMMONS UPDATEPosted on Oct 9 2018
Fox Creek School is so excited to be able to create an advanced learning space for our Junior and Senior High school students to work independently and in small groups on their academics. This space should be ready to go in December! We are waiting for…
Grade 6 DemocracyPosted on Oct 4 2018
The Grade 6 Class today presented a proposal for a wheel chair ramp at the Grade 6 entrance, in an attempt to improve the culture and well being of Fox Creek School
Fox Creek Business Showcase and Career Fair 2018Posted on Oct 4 2018
The Fox Creek Business Showcase and Career Fair will be held at the Fox Creek School in the Gymnasium on Tuesday October 16th, starting at 4:00pm.
Science 9 Students Extract DNAPosted on Oct 2 2018
Did you know that DNA molecules in plant cells and animal cells are made from the same four chemical building blocks: adenine, cytosine, guanine and thymine! Science 9 students extracted Strawberry DNA today. Science is everywhere :)
Attention all Parents who have children Attending the Cross Country Run in Whitecourt!!Posted on Oct 1 2018
The Cross Country run has been postponed to October 15th!
NGPS Appreciation EveningPosted on Oct 1 2018
Some of Fox Creek School's Teachers at the NGPS Appreciation Evening that was held on September 28th.
Dates for Open Houses and University ToursPosted on Oct 1 2018
Fox Creek School is hoping to organize campus tours for some of these locations, but would like to share these dates with all parents interested. Any students and parents are welcome at these events and these days can serve as motivation and inspiration…
NGPS Annual Employee Recognition EveningPosted on Sep 29 2018
Some staff from Fox Creek were honoured to join Kristine d'Entremont (5 Year Award), Stacey Karamagi (10 Year Award) and Leslie Ann Sharkey ( 25 year Award) at the 23rd Annual Employee Recognition Evening. Nearly 100 employees and 20 retirees were honoured.
Orange Shirt DayPosted on Sep 27 2018
In the spirit of reconciliation and hope Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in the spring of 2013. It grew out of Phyllis' story of having her shiny new…
Fox Creek School Participated in the Terry Fox Run today!Posted on Sep 27 2018
It was an incredible Terry Fox Run today for Fox Creek School! Thanks to everyone that helped organize and Thank you to Angela Martineau and the EMS. The cold, wet weather didn't stop these kids!!
Hour-Zero: Keeping Students and Staff SafePosted on Sep 25 2018
Building a culture of preparedness - NGPS joins forces with Hour-Zero Student and staff safety is an extremely important part of what we do at Northern Gateway Public Schools, from playground equipment and fire drills all the way through to the most…
Thank you to our Sponsors For Their Continued Support!!Posted on Sep 25 2018
Listed below are the awards our Students at Fox Creek School received recognition for the 2017-2018 School year this past Friday September 21st Most Improved Student Awards Grade 7 – Kolby Williams …
Picture Day is Monday, October 1stPosted on Sep 25 2018
Just a reminder that School picture day is next Monday, October 1st!
Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on Sep 25 2018
There is still time to book with your child's Teacher for Parent Teacher interviews. Wednesday September 26th for K- Grade 12 from 6pm-7:50pm as well as on Thursday September 27th for K-6 from 5pm-7:50pm. You can book online at www.schoolinterviews.ca…
Alberta School Councils Association invite you to a workshop explaining School Council.Posted on Sep 25 2018
In partnership with the Fox Creek School Council Invite you to an interactive and informative workshop explaining the PURPOSE OF SCHOOL COUNCIL. This interactive workshop is being presented for information only. You will not be asked to volunteer for…
Fox Creek is proud of our junior golfers. Way to go boys!Posted on Sep 21 2018
Congratulations go out to our team event Gold medal winners at the GCAA: Fischer Hudson, Jonathan Roddick, and Darius Karamagi. Fischer also won Gold in the individual event. Check out the gallery for their pictures.
Congratulations to Fox Creek School Jr. Boys Golf Team!Posted on Sep 20 2018
Big congratulations goes out to Fischer Hudson, Darius Karamaji and Jonathan Roddick. They attended a golf tournament in Mayerthorpe today and came home with them winning their tournament! Fischer as well won individual low score, he shot a 45 and their…
Ms. Czinkota's Grade 5 Class solve "Breakout EDU Attack of the Locks".Posted on Sep 19 2018
Attack of the Locks is a Star Wars inspired Breakout EDU game. The players must help R5-D4 to save the galaxy by solving a series of intricate and interconnected puzzles that range from understanding of roman numurals, musical scales, and other critical…
School Council Meeting Thursday September 20/18 @ 7PMPosted on Sep 19 2018
Calling all parents!! The first school council meeting will be held tomorrow, Thursday September 20th @ 7pm in the Professional Learning Center! All parents are encouraged to attend!
September 2018-19 NewsletterPosted on Sep 18 2018
Please see attached, our September Newsletter September 2018 Newsletter
Feeding our FuturePosted on Sep 18 2018
Fox Creek School is so excited and tremendously grateful to Fox Creek's own ProFoxx Energy Services for their generous donation of our new Feeding our Future Breakfast Program! Please take a moment to read the article attached. We are looking forward…
University of Alberta Presentation for Grade 10-12 Students September 21st.Posted on Sep 13 2018
On September 21st, a representative from the University of Alberta will be at the school to do a presentation introducing their school to Grades 10-12 students during Block one. Don't let your child miss out on this opportunity to gain information about…
Thank you to the Fox Creek Playground Society!!Posted on Sep 13 2018
A great BIG Thank you to the Fox Creek Playground Society for providing all Teachers and staff with Lunch today!
Fox Creek School New Playground Grand Opening was yesterday!Posted on Sep 12 2018
Yesterday, many students got the pleasure of being a part of the new playground Grand Opening! Many many hours of volunteering and hard work went into making this playground for our older elementary students possible! All of us at Fox Creek School…
Corporations continue supporting Fox Creek School and its initiatives even through the summer.Posted on Sep 7 2018
In July, Fox Creek School was contacted by the Community Investment Team from Pembina Pipeline Corporation to announce a pledge of $15,000 in support of our new Learning Commons area. This support has topped up and surpassed our financial goal of this…
We are SO Happy to be Back At School!Posted on Sep 5 2018
Day 2 of classes at Fox Creek School, the students and staff are all settled in and happy to be back into the swing of things, learning and catching up with friends after a well deserved summer break! We are looking forward to another good year of learning…
Staff are readyPosted on Sep 3 2018
Today many of our staff were in putting their final touches on their classrooms and lesson plans. When you arrive at school tomorrow you will see posters directing the Jr./Sr. students. If you have any questions please stop at the office. We are so excited…
Welcome Back Students and Teachers!Posted on Aug 31 2018
We look forward to another year of growing and learning at Fox Creek School! Class starts @ 8:45 AM Tuesday, September 4th!
Welcome Back!Posted on Aug 31 2018
We hope summer has treated you well and that you have had opportunity to relax and recharge with family and friends. The beginning of a new school year is always a special time for staff, students and families as we anticipate the year ahead. What does…
New Water FountainsPosted on Aug 31 2018
We are pleased our new water fountains have been installed for students and staff. Just a reminder students can now bring their own personal water bottles to fill at our new water fountain stations. There are three stations throughout the building.
Registration for new studentsPosted on Aug 27 2018
Just a reminder students and parents can come to the school today to register for courses grade 10-12 from 8:30 till 4:30. Then 6:30pm till 8:30pm. We will be accepting K-9 registrations during this time period as well. School will officially begin on…
2018-2019 School Registration Monday, August 27th @8:30am-4:00pm and 6:30pm-8:30pmPosted on Aug 22 2018
Attention all Grade 10-12 Students and Parents and all NEW Students from Kindergarten- Grade 9 who will be attending Fox Creek School for the 2018-19 School year, There will be a registration held on Monday, August 27th from 8:30-4PM - 6:30PM-8:30PM…
Registration for new studentsPosted on Aug 21 2018
Any new students needing to register at Fox Creek School can do so between 9 am and 3 pm on Wednesday August 22, 2018. School Supply Lists will also be available for pick up at this time if needed. We are excited to be back getting ready for our first…
Welcome to the 2018-19 school year!Posted on Aug 14 2018
WELCOME BACK! Okay, we're not quite there yet, but with only three weeks left of summer vacation, we can bet the impending new school year is on your mind! Find answers to your start up questions, contact information and important dates here! Enjoy the…
Fox Creek School Class of 2018Posted on Jun 29 2018
Congratulations to our Graduates! We are proud to help celebrate your success. Best wishes to you as you move on to your next adventure.
Thank you Millar Western!!Posted on Jun 28 2018
Thank you so much to Millar Western for the generous donation of $500 to go towards our schools new learning common area! The generosity from all of Fox Creek's local businesses is greatly appreciated!
Grade 4 Reading Incentive PrograPosted on Jun 27 2018
Grade 4 Reading Incentive Program Mrs. White's Grade 4 class received a copy of Canadian Geographic Canada for kids 1000 Awesome Facts By Aaron Kylie. Sponsored by Fox Creek Municipal Library.
Thank you Ecana!!Posted on Jun 27 2018
Many Thanks goes out to Encana for their generous donation to the Fox Creek School in the amount of $3000 to support our new learning commons area. The money adds to the furniture fund that we are so excited to utilize for this great new room. Plans…
Thank You Shell for your generous donation!Posted on Jun 26 2018
Fox Creek School would like to extend a sincere THANK YOU to Shell for their generous Donation to our School through the Shell Community Grant! Fox Creek School has received $10,000 to help support our new learning common areas. This money will go a…
Elementary Awards CeremonyPosted on Jun 25 2018
The Elementary Awards Ceremony will take place this Thursday, June 28th @12:45 PM, at the School Gym. We hope to see you there!
Thank you goes out to Fox Creek School CouncilPosted on Jun 25 2018
We had a lovely surprise today! Our School Council brought in lunch for the staff today. We certainly do appreciate all our parents do to support our school.
Attention all Summer Bootcampers!Posted on Jun 22 2018
Busing has been arranged for any students who are attending the Career Exposure Summer Boot camps, the Bus will be leaving the school starting Tuesday, July 3rd @ 7:45 AM and will return to school by 4:00 PM.
Save The Date! Scholarship and Awards Night- September 21st 2018Posted on Jun 22 2018
A Friendly heads up that Fox Creek School's Scholarships and Awards Night will be held on Friday, September 21st 2018
Last School Council Meeting for this school year!Posted on Jun 21 2018
The next School Council Meeting is June 21 - 7 pm at the school in the Professional Learning Center. This will also serve as the AGM and elections. Please join us so your voice can be heard in our school!
Thank you Murphy Oil!!!Posted on Jun 15 2018
Thank you to Murphy Oil for sponsorship of three $1000 scholarships for the graduating class of 2018. Each of the three scholarships are aimed at different sectors: 1. Overall academic achievement scholarship for student going to degree program. 2. Achievement…
A Friendly ReminderPosted on Jun 14 2018
Parent Council Meeting will be held next Thursday, June 21st @ 7 PM at the school in the Professional Learning Centre.
Miss. Slocum's Grade 3 Class Flat Stanley Project.Posted on Jun 14 2018
Bronson’s flat stanley came back from San Diego where he took part in activities with the US Navy SEAL team! He received the arm straps from a uniform worn in Iraq!!
Congratulations to Desiree Tyson!!Posted on Jun 13 2018
Fox Creek School would like to congratulate Desiree Tyson on successfully completing the 4th Class Power Engineering course, she has passed both of the Provincial ABSA Exams. After she finishes summers work placement she will be a 4th Class Power Engineer!…
REVISED Grade 6 PAT Final Exam SchedulePosted on Jun 6 2018
Please be advised that the following Grade 6 PAT Final Exam Schedule has been revised to the following: Date Time …
REVISED Junior High Final Exam SchedulesPosted on Jun 6 2018
Please be advised that the below Junior High Final Exam Schedule has been revised to the following: Junior High Final Exam Date …
Senior's Tea with Grade 5 StudentsPosted on Jun 5 2018
To celebrate Senior's Week, the Grade 5 students came to the library to build Keva Planks, visit and have treats with the Senior's of our community. In partnership with The Fox Creek Community Center, Fox Creek School , Fox creek Municipal Library.
ScholarTreePosted on Jun 5 2018
Just because the school year is almost over doesn't mean the scholarship opportunities stop. ScholarTree.ca has $935,500 worth of scholarship opening over the summer. ScholarTree has created an Excel personal budget template for anyone to download, we…
A Big Thank You to Pembina Pipeline Services!Posted on Jun 1 2018
A huge thank you goes out to Pembina Pipeline Services for providing lunch for all our students, parents and staff today. Your contribution certainly helped make our track meet a resounding suceess. Again thank you for the kind gesture.
Please see attached the May 2018 Fox Creek School NewsletterPosted on May 31 2018
May 2018 Newsletter
Congratulations to Grade 8 Students Alexys Eagan, Zoe Marinus and Fischer Hudson!!Posted on May 31 2018
The Grade 8 Social Studies class entered a contest on The Past, Present and Future of Alberta's Farming. The students were to write a 500-800 word essay on their thoughts and understanding of Alberta's Agriculture. Alexys Eagan, Zoe Marinus and Fischer…
Free Hotdog Luncheon Sponsored by PembinaPosted on May 28 2018
On Friday June 1st, the Fox Creek School Students are welcome to enjoy a hot dog luncheon sponsored by Pembina Oil during the Elementary Track and Field events. A Very special thank you goes out to Pembina for your generous Donation!
Fox Creek Elementary Spring ConcertPosted on May 25 2018
What a great job the Elementary students did at their spring concert this afternoon! Thank you to all the teachers for their hard work teaching the students their songs for the concert, Thank you Miss. Slocum for your dedication and hard work organizing…
Elementary Track and Field Day is Friday June 1st!Posted on May 25 2018
A friendly reminder that Track and Field day for our Elementary Students is Friday June 1st. For those parents who kindly have volunteered their time to help out as group leaders, please be advised that there will be a quick meeting the morning of…
Grade 9 Transition PresentationPosted on May 24 2018
Yesterday, Grade 9 parents were presented with a presentation of information concerning the transition from Grade 9 to Grade 10 for students, attached below is the information that was discussed for those parents that could not attend. This presentation…
Mr. Dinel's Class learning Inuit Games. Mr.Lentz is facing off against Mr. DinelPosted on May 24 2018
Congratulations Taryn and Megan on your Graduation today!Posted on May 24 2018
Huge Congratulations going out to Taryn Upshaw and Megan McIlveen as they Graduate from their Health Care Aide Program from Norquest College today! Fox Creek School is very proud of you girls for all your hard work and dedication towards your future!…
Attention all 2018 Graduates!!Posted on May 24 2018
There is currently 3 Scholarships up for grabs for those students who are planning on attending Post Secondary Education; 1. The Town of Fox Creek Scholarship- This award will go to the graduating High School Student who exemplifies the qualities of…
Class of 2018 Kindergarten GraduationPosted on May 22 2018
Please join us in the school Gym on June 27th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm for the Kindergarten Graduation.
Kindergarten Orientation/Registration is Tuesday, June 5th @ 6 pmPosted on May 22 2018
Attention all Parents of the 2018-2019 Kindergarten students, there will be an orientation held in the Kindergarten classroom on June 5th @ 6pm. Please attend this meeting for pertinent information! Thank you!
A Friendly Reminder, Elementary Spring Concert is This Friday May 25th!Posted on May 22 2018
Art show will take place @ 1:30 pm in the small gym, followed by the Elementary Concert @ 2:10 pm in the big gym. Hope to see you there!
2018 NW Zone Track and Field MeetPosted on May 22 2018
Friday, May 25 and Saturday May 26. This year's Zone meet will take place in Grande Prairie at the Legion Track behind the GP Comp. All in formation is located below https://wolvesac.com/nw-zone-.../nw-zone-track-and-field-page/
Hope all Students and Staff Have a Happy and Safe Long Weekend! See you on Tuesday, May 22nd!Posted on May 16 2018
Special Presentation by former CFL Coach Tom HigginsPosted on May 15 2018
Grade 7-12 students attended presentation by motivational speaker and former CFL coach Tom Higgins on May 15th in the school gym. This motivational presentation was made possible thanks to the Fox Creek Municipal Library and Corbette Fertig, with the…
A Friendly Reminder To All Grade 11 ParentsPosted on May 15 2018
Just a reminder to ALL Grade 11 Parents that there is a Parent meeting tomorrow, Wednesday May 16th @ 7 PM in the new Professional Learning Center located in the School. It is important for at least 1 member of each Grade 11 student attends this meeting…
Miss O'Connell and Miss Slocum's Grade 3 classes got to meet and interact with baby chickens, turkeys and a baby duck this morning for show and tell.Posted on May 11 2018
ATA Induction for two Fox Creek School TeachersPosted on May 11 2018
We had a wonderful evening hosted by Northern Gateway ATA Local and Northern Gateway Board of Trustees last night. We welcomed Ms. O'Connell and Ms. Ross into the teaching profession on behalf of Northern Gateway Public Schools and all who were in attendance.…
Gateway Academy Career Exposure Summer Boot Camps.Posted on May 10 2018
NGPS has announced their 2018 Summer Boot Camp line up. Students in Grades 9-12 are invited to explore a variety of areas of interest along side industry experts in a hands on environment. Courses range in length from one to two weeks. There is no charge…
Miss Slocum's grade 3 Science classPosted on May 9 2018
Grade 3 Science class has been busy testing their abilities at constructing floating boats and spaghetti bridges the last week in class!
Discovering a Whole New World: a STEM Mentoring SeriesPosted on May 9 2018
Hello students! WISEST is hosting "Discovering a Whole New World- A STEM Mentoring Series" on May 15th,16th and 17th, 2018 during school lunchtimes ( twice, once at 11:30 AM-12:15 PM and another from 12:15 PM-1:00 PM). This interactive broadcast will…
Tom Higgins Presentation Tuesday, May 15th @ 2:00 pmPosted on May 9 2018
On Tuesday, May 15th, our Fox Creek Grade 7-12 students will have the pleasure of attending a presentation from a motivational speaker. Tom Higgins is a proven leader. Having successfully coached the Edmonton Eskimo Football Club and the Calgary Stampeder…
Last School Council Meeting of the Year!Posted on May 9 2018
The Last School Council meeting of the year is on June 21st,2018. All parents are welcome to attend!
Plant a Seed and See What GrowsPosted on May 9 2018
Teachers were happy to receive a set of books, seeds, work booklets, cups and dirt for the students to plant and grow. Kindergarten to Grade 3 students enjoyed story time with a reading of the children's book; Plant a Seed & See What Grows By Roland…
Non Diploma High School Final Exam SchedulePosted on May 7 2018
Please see the attached schedule for Non Diploma High School Final Exams.
Diploma Final Exam Schedule June 2018Posted on May 7 2018
Please see attached Exam schedule for Diploma Exams
Junior High Final Exam SchedulePosted on May 7 2018
Attached is the Junior High Final Exam Schedule
1A Team High School Badminton Provincials ChampionshipsPosted on May 6 2018
Congratulations to the Sr. Badminton Team members who competed in Provincials on the weekend with Mrs. Baxter in Grimshaw. Cody Larson, Faith MacKay, Jacqueline and Christina Campiou all played well. The entire group represented Fox Creek School very…
Next week, May 7-11, 2018 is Mental Health Week.Posted on May 4 2018
This year's theme is #GET LOUD AND TALK ABOUT IT! Please check out the attached agenda of the week's activities. Monday: Muffin Monday for Mental Health- muffins for all students in the morning. Bananas for those with food issues. Tuesday:Community…
Fox Creek High School Students attend GPRC Welcomes the NorthPosted on May 4 2018
Twenty FCS high school students traveled to Grande Prairie to participate in GPRC Welcomes the North. Students were able to choose from a variety of sessions to explore and discover programs that GPRC has to offer. With a Pizza Hut lunch thrown in. A…
Author visitPosted on May 4 2018
Two authors visited Fox creek School on Friday,April 27,2018. Robert Feagan held a presentation for the Grade 4-6 and Grade 7-9 students. Lorna Schultz Nicholson held her presentation for Kindergarten-Grade 1 and Grade 2- Grade 3 students. Thank you…
Hats On! For Mental Health Day, May 2, 2018Posted on May 2 2018
Today is Hat's On! For Mental Health Day @ FCS. Our staff is ready for the day.
Elementary Spring ConcertPosted on May 1 2018
Please join us on Friday, May 25th in the school gym for the Elementary Spring Concert. The Art show will begin @ 1:30 pm followed by the Concert @ 2:10 pm.
Parent Council MeetingPosted on Apr 30 2018
Tuesday, May 8th there is Parent Council meeting @ 7:00 pm in the Professional Development Center at the School. Hope to see you there!
Work Plays Schools ProgramPosted on Apr 27 2018
Fox Creek School's grade 7 - 9 students were fortunate enough to watch "That's Danger!", a professional theater production filled with magic introducing our young people to their rights and responsibilities in the workplace.. Workers under the age of…
April Newsletter 2018Posted on Apr 26 2018
Please click on the following link to read our April 2018 Newsletter for all the updated information happening at Fox Creek School.
Community partner makes it happen in Fox CreekPosted on Apr 25 2018
Our sincere apologies to Mr. Leonard and to Paramount Resources for the misinformation and errors included in yesterday's feature. Fox creek Staff and students came together yesterday to recognize a man who makes learning opportunities possible for…
Grade 7-12 Parent-Teacher ConferencesPosted on Apr 24 2018
Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 6:30 P.M -8:50 P.M Please use the following to book an appointment https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/code=grcm4
Grade8 Field TripPosted on Apr 20 2018
Fox Creek Grade 8 class are in Edmonton today enjoying the Japanese culture at the Japanese Community Association.
Grade 1 Prom DayPosted on Apr 20 2018
Our Grade 1 Dec. class dressed in their best today in honor of the Jr/Sr High Hollywood prom night dance!!
Thank you Brad PeavoyPosted on Apr 17 2018
A GREAT BIG THANK YOU TO Brad Peavoy for doing all the matting for the graduation pictures for our school, they are all now complete and hung up on our school walls. This couldn't have been done without your help! Thanks again!!
Please wear green on Monday as we return to schoolPosted on Apr 9 2018
If possible, we would like students and staff to wear green on Monday as we return to school. Our heart goes out to the victums and survivors of the tragic accident that occured on Friday in Saskatchewan. In wearing green we will be showing our support…
March 2018 NewsletterPosted on Mar 29 2018
Please see our March 2018 newsletter for the up to date happenings at our School. Reminder No School tomorrow, March 30th Sunday April 8th. We will see you back at School on Monday, April 9th 2018 Have a Happy Easter!! March 2018 Newsletter
Lunch and Learn with AlicePosted on Mar 29 2018
The CHAMP Team in partnership with the Fox Creeks School was excited to host a Lunch and Learn with Alice Styles. Alice is a Mental Health Worker serving the community of Fox Creek. Today's topic was Social Media Hygiene. Her message focused on " MACK"…
Scholarship Opportunity!Posted on Mar 29 2018
Any Students entering their first year of post secondary in agriculture, food science, or culinary arts are eligible to apply for the Monsanto Canada Scholarship. Each award is valued at $1500 and applications are due May 31 2018. Any students wishing…
Fox creek Students Rock Climbing Experience in GymPosted on Mar 28 2018
Some of our students from Jr. and Sr. High had a great time taking part in some rock climbing exercises at School yesterday!
Junior & Senior High Jasper Ski TripPosted on Mar 27 2018
On March 17-18th, some of our Jr. and Sr. High students were lucky enough to participate in a Ski Trip to Jasper, where they all enjoyed skiing and snowboarding with their classmates. A big thank you to Ms. Slocum and chaperones for all of their hard…
12 Hour Hockey GamePosted on Mar 27 2018
Good morning Fox Creek! We are so excited to be part of the festivities today at the Derald Palmer Arena. Our students and staff will be joining the community in the Derald Palmer Memorial Arena Farewell. Students will be playing hockey or cheering on…
Derald Palmer CupPosted on Mar 25 2018
Here is our new trophy to commemorate our Annual Derald Palmer Broomball Cup. Staff and students felt we should name our Annual Tournament in recognition of a past community member. This week we will join the Fox Creek Community in the Twelve Hour…
Grade 11 & 12 Students are at Grant MacEwan University todayPosted on Mar 23 2018
A look at some of our Grade 11 & 12 students who are currently attending a tour of Grant MacEwan University in Edmonton today!
Scholastic Book Fair Now Accepts Visa/Debit!!!!Posted on Mar 21 2018
The Scholastic book fair is set up and ready to serve you! We now accept Visa/Debit card at your convenience! Be sure to stop by and check out the wide variety and selection of books for all ages!!
Scholarship OpportunityPosted on Mar 20 2018
Dear Students and Parents We are aware many of you have concerns about how to make post-secondary education more affordable. Scholarships are a great way to help cover the costs of education, but they are difficult to find. THere is a new website…
FCS Book Fair March 21 & 22Posted on Mar 19 2018
Fox Creek School Book Fair Time Again! Wednesday, March 21 10am- 4pm and Thursday March 22 9am-4pm, 6:30-9pm. Please come and support our Fair. Every purchase helps put books and resources into the hands of Fox Creek students. If anyone is available…
New Levels of Professional DevelopmentPosted on Mar 18 2018
Some of the FCS Staff took their PD Learnings to new heights on Friday. They enjoyed the physical workout in the afternoon as another form of staff engagement.
NED ShowPosted on Mar 18 2018
Our grade 1 - 6 students were entertained by Ryan in the NED show on Thursday. Ned wares will be on sale at the office before school and at lunch all of this next week.
Staff Collaboration DayPosted on Mar 18 2018
We had a great day in our new Professional Learning Center on Friday. We listened to Glen T. who gave us an interesting presentation on how to engage students with computer coding. Then Carolyn L. gave us a taste of the Neurosequential Model in Education.…
EC-Grade 6 Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on Mar 15 2018
Thursday, March 22nd @6:30-8:50 PM. Log on to www.schoolinterviews.ca and use code z6zve to book an appointment.
Parent Council MeetingPosted on Mar 15 2018
Just a reminder our monthly parent council meeting will be tonight at 7pm. Please come and join us and check out our new Professional Learning Center.
No School for K-12 Friday March 16thPosted on Mar 14 2018
Due to Staff Development day for teachers!
Thank you Northwest Trucking and Kodiak Oilfield Services!!Posted on Mar 13 2018
A Great Big Thank You to Northwest Trucking and Kodiak Oilfield Services for sponsoring bus costs for CALM Skills Canada Trip on May 31st!!
University Tours March 16th and 23rd.Posted on Mar 13 2018
Just a reminder of the upcoming University Tours, Fairview College is this Friday, March 16th. The bus is leaving at 8:00 am. Grant MacEwan and Concordia University tours are set for March 23rd. Forms are available in the office and are due on Monday,…
Family Games Night at FCSPosted on Mar 8 2018
Thank you to everyone who came out for Family Games Night. It is exciting to see so many families out to enjoy an evening together. Thank you to all the volunteers who made the event such a success.
Help Support Our Grad Chocolate FundraiserPosted on Mar 6 2018
Help support the grad class by purchasing chocolates for $3/box. Please see a gr.12 student or stop in at the office for your choice of chocolate almonds, chocolate raisins, mint meltaways, caramel whirls, milk chocolate bars, or milk chocolate bars…
2018-2019 Kindergarten RegistrationPosted on Mar 5 2018
To aid in planning for the 2018-19 school year, Fox Creek School will be hosting a preliminary Kindergarten registration night for parents on Thursday, March 8 2018 from 6:00-6:30 pm. If your child will be 5 years old as of December 31st 2018, please…
Parent Grad MeetingPosted on Mar 5 2018
Just a reminder of the Parent Grad Meeting Tuesday, March 6 at 7pm. The meeting will be in the Professional Learning Space. It is the room located across from the computer labs.
Thank youPosted on Mar 1 2018
Thank you to parents and staff who attended our grade 7 to 12 parent teacher interviews tonight at Fox Creek School.
Celebrating Past Student SuccessPosted on Feb 28 2018
Congrats to Devon Baranowski on his awards presented by the University of Alberta Augustana Campus for his first year of a Bachelor of Science program. We love to hear how our past students are doing and help celebrate successes.
Monthly Assembly -Posted on Feb 28 2018
Students are engaged in watching an anti bullying message at today's assembly at FCS.
Elementary Assembly today and Pink Shirt DayPosted on Feb 28 2018
Reminder to students and parents - today students and staff are encouraged to wear pink in support of Pink Shirt Day. Also at the start of period 7 we will be having our monthly Elementary Assembly in the gym.
Fox Creek School February 2018 NewsletterPosted on Feb 27 2018
Please read our February 2018 Newsletter for recent events as well as upcoming important dates at Fox Creek School.
Explore Fairview CollegePosted on Feb 27 2018
Any high school students (grades 10 to 12) interested in touring Fairview College and investigating the programs and facilities available please pick up the consent form from the office. The bus trip is on March 16 and will leave Fox Creek School at…
Scholarship OpportunityPosted on Feb 27 2018
Any grade 12 students wishing ot apply for the ANC Scholarship please pick up an application package from Mrs. Hodges in the office. This is a great opportunity to add to your post secondary fund sponsored by a local business.
Thank you for your support!Posted on Feb 27 2018
Big thanks to RAM Oilfield Services and Control Tech for donating the extra money needed to support the post secondary exploaration tours. Your generous donations continue to help our students explore multiple career paths.
FCS is in need of a Badminton Coach/SupervisorPosted on Feb 26 2018
FCS is in need of a Badminton Coach/Supervisor. Please contact Mr. Dinel at the school if you feel you can offer your services in this area.
Awareness Week Feb 26 to March 2Posted on Feb 25 2018
Dress up in the colour of the day to support awareness. Monday is Mental Health and Child Depression so dress up in green to spread the awareness.
Canadian Armed Forces Presentation at FCS for students in High SchoolPosted on Feb 22 2018
Special thanks to the Canadian Armed Forces for presenting today to interested students in Grades 10-12. Thank you for your commitment and service.
Gr.7-12 Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on Feb 21 2018
Grade 7-12 Parent Teacher Interviews will be on Thursday, March 1 from 6:30-8:50pm. Please log on to www.schoolinterviews.ca and use event code x89th to book an interview with your teachers. We hope to see you there. Keep posted for info on the K-6…
Jasper Ski Trip Grades 7-12 March 18 and 19Posted on Feb 16 2018
Ski Trip Forms for the grade 7-12 students are available at the front counter for pick up at FCS. If you son or daughter has not yet brought one home stop by and pick one up.
CSI Junior High CTFPosted on Feb 15 2018
Grade 7-8-9 CSI court case. Court today was with Mr. Gene Poule AKA Mr. King.
Congrats to the Grads for hosting a fantastic dinner last night.Posted on Feb 15 2018
Thank you goes out to the Community of Fox Creek for supporting the dinner hosted last night by FCS grade 12 students and their parents. Special thank you to the CRC for allowing us to be part of their amazing monthly dinner. Finally, thank you to all…
Thank you for your support!Posted on Feb 14 2018
Thank you goes out to Northwest Trucking for their generous donation towards the FCS ski trip to Jasper. Our students certainly appreciate your contribution.
CRC Community Supper hosted by FCS Grade 12 ClassPosted on Feb 14 2018
The CRC Community Supper on February 14 wil be hosted by the FCS Grad Class. Bring your special person out for supper and help support the Grad Class of FCS. Supper will be served from 6 till 7:30 at the Community Hall in Fox Creek. Everyone is welcome!…
D.A.R.E. Graduation for grade 6Posted on Feb 7 2018
A big day for our grade 6 students today. They celebrated their graduation from the D.A.R.E. Program. Thank you goes out to the local R.C.M.P. detatchment for their continued support.
Pig Dissection in Grade 8 SciencePosted on Feb 7 2018
Today our grade 8 students are engaged in dissecting pigs in their science class. Hats off to Ms. Pretula for providing such opportunities for our students as FCS.
No School FCS Students Feb 8 and 9Posted on Feb 7 2018
Just a reminder there will be no school for students on February 8 and 9. Teachers will be attending their annual Teachers' Convention in Edmonton for two days. Teachers' conventions have been held since the late 1800s - before Alberta was a province.…
Attention All Junior CurlersPosted on Feb 6 2018
Please be aware that Junior Curling has been cancelled for tomorrow: Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018.
Fox Creek Students @ University of AlbertaPosted on Jan 31 2018
Our students are checking out the University of Alberta this morning and then off to NAIT. Thank you to Mrs. Hodges for leading the way for them.
Post Secondary TourPosted on Jan 30 2018
Just a reminder students registered for the Post Secondary Tour to U of A and NAIT the bus will leave FCS at 6am on Wednesday January 31 from the school. Thank you to Mrs. Hodges for organizing this wonderful opportunitity for our students. …
A big thank you to our community!Posted on Jan 29 2018
We would like to thank the Community of Fox Creek for their generous donation of bottles to the Grad Bottle Drive. Also thank you to the grade 12 students and parents who braved the cold to make the event such a huge success!
Our January Newsletter is now availablePosted on Jan 29 2018
Please click the following to read our January 2018 Newsletter for all the exciting news around Fox Creek School.
Dual Credit and Summer Boot Camp Programs Information MeetingPosted on Jan 29 2018
Please see the following information on Northern Gateway Public Schools Dual Credit Opportunities. The information session is tomorrow Tuesday, January 30 at 7pm in the school. Please come and hear about this exciting program for students in gr 9-12.
A Huge Thank You to RepsolPosted on Jan 28 2018
A huge thank you goes out to Repsol for their generous donation of $2000.00 to update our front entrance and academic wall at FCS. We greatly appreciate their support as we continue to move forward with our school renewal project.
Dual Credit Programs Semester 2 2017-2018 School Year Information MeetingPosted on Jan 26 2018
We are hosting a Fox Creek School Dual Credit and Summer Boot Camp Student and Parent Information Meeting on Tuesday January 30 @ 7pm at FCS School. If you have a son or daughter in grades 9 to 12 please come join us to get the most recent information…
Fox Creek School Bottle DrivePosted on Jan 26 2018
Please see the following information regarding our Fox Creek Grad Bottle Drive
Final Day of Regular Classes for Grades 10-12Posted on Jan 23 2018
Good morning! Just a reminder tomorrow will be the final day of regular classes for students attending grades 10 to 12 at FCS. Diploma Exams are already underway and teacher finals begin on Thursday morning for grades 10-12. Students should be aware…
See What's Happening Around Our SchoolPosted on Jan 22 2018
Please see our January 2018 Newsletter for all the latest updates from our school.
Grad Pictures Sign UpPosted on Jan 22 2018
Please see the following information on Fox Creek School Grad Photos. Please note that Feb 6 is for the girls (fresh flowers will be available for this day only) and Feb 7 is for the boys. Please see Miss Pretula to sign up for your appointment.
Congrats to Jr. Girls and Jr. Boys Basketball TeamsPosted on Jan 15 2018
Congrats to both our Jr. Girls and Jr. Boys Basketball Teams who won the consolation plaques on the weekend. We are so proud of both teams. Thank you to our coaches as well for their performance.
Parent Council MeetingPosted on Jan 15 2018
School Council Meeting on January 18 at 7pm! Come out and have a voice in your school.
Valentines for VetsPosted on Jan 8 2018
The Library Celebrates “Valentines for Vets” Calling all students, parents and caregivers! The library is inviting you to come to the library after school either Tuesday, January 16th or Wednesday, January 17th to make “Valentines for Vets.” …
Family Literacy Contest 2018Posted on Jan 8 2018
Please see the attached information from our Library Family Literacy Contest
Welcome Back to SchoolPosted on Jan 7 2018
Happy New Year! We look forward to seeing all our students back in classes tomorrow at the regular time.
Happy New Year!Posted on Jan 3 2018
Happy New Year! We look forward to our students returning on January 8 at the regular time. We hope everyone is enjoying their time with family and friends.
Movie in the gym to close out the year!Posted on Dec 22 2017
Elementary students wound down their day at school with a movie in the gym. This was a great way to get ready for the Christmas Break!
Crosswalk Patrol AppreciationPosted on Dec 22 2017
Hot chocolate gathering to show appreciation for our crosswalk patrol students.
Santa left footprints at FCS Play SchoolPosted on Dec 22 2017
Playschool students were surprised to see Santa did not take off his boots when he paid a late night visit to playschool last night.
Fox Creek Annual Christmas Broomball CompetitionPosted on Dec 22 2017
Mark your calanders for December 22 at 12:30 for the Annual Fox Creek School Broomball Competion. All the major NHL Teams will be in competion. IF you are wanting some fun and laughs come and watch our students and staff compete against one another.…
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Fox Creek SchoolPosted on Dec 22 2017
Just a reminder today is the last day of regular classes at FCS for 2017. We will return to regular classes on January 8, 2018.Staff at FCS hope you have a great break with family and friends and wish you all the best in 2018.
Fox Creek School December NewsletterPosted on Dec 21 2017
Good morning to our Community. If you want to see what we have been up to and what is coming up in the New Year please check our website for our December Newsletter. Thank you to Janice, Amber and Leanne for making this happen before the break. We continue…
Building a Longhouse in grade 5Posted on Dec 20 2017
Grade 5 students actively engaged in project based learning. Students at Fox Creek are immersed in learning until we adjourn for a break on December 22.
Grade 6 Sledding PartyPosted on Dec 20 2017
Grade 6 students having fun sledding on the hill. Listen to that excitement!
Pep Rally before our big Basketball Game tonightPosted on Dec 19 2017
Our teams all in the Pep Rally getting mentally prepared for their big game tonight. Jr Team at 4:30 and Sr. Team following the Jr. game.
Apple Program at Fox Creek SchoolPosted on Dec 19 2017
It is apple washing day again at our school. It is great to have nutrition provided for our students every week. Thank you to Mrs. Duff and volunteers for providing us with the apples each week.
FInal touch in Industrial Arts for ProjectsPosted on Dec 18 2017
Today in Industrial Arts students are busy wraping their projects as gifts for Christmas. Great example of hands on learning at Fox Creek School. Thanks Mr. Thesen for sharing!
Thank you to our community for attending our concert!Posted on Dec 15 2017
Thank you to the parents and community members who joined us for our Christmas Concert last night. Students were able to demonstrate their talents in a variety of ways last night. This is so important when we know each student has unique strengths and…
Building a Longhouse in grade 5Posted on Dec 13 2017
Students engaged in project based learning in grade 5 social studies. Students are emersed in learning activities until the break begins.
Building a Longhouse in grade 5Posted on Dec 13 2017
Students engaged in project based learning in grade 5 social studies. Students are emersed in learning activities until the break begins.
We are celebrating successPosted on Dec 13 2017
A HUGE Fox Creek School shout out to thank Angie Cadrain from Freelance Signs for all of her hard work and late hours to help make the entrance of our school look fantastic!
Community SupperPosted on Dec 13 2017
Please come out to support Fox Creek Tour Group tonight at the Community Supper. Dinner is by Donation Location: Community Hall Menue : Ham, scalloped potatoes, salad and homemade buns and apple crisp for dessert. Everyone is Welcome !
Fox Creek School Christmas ConcertPosted on Dec 12 2017
It's a wonderful time of year at Fox Creek School. Tonight come and join our students and staff for an evening of fun, laughter and performances by our K to 6 students. The performance will begin at 7 pm sharp.
Thank you to those who supported our Book Fair!Posted on Dec 12 2017
A big thank you goes out to all who supported our Book Fair last week. Parent Council raised over 1500.00 worth of books and resources for the students of Fox Creek School. Good Job!
Post Secondary ToursPosted on Dec 12 2017
Fox Creek School would like to thank Chinook Air for donating funds towards providing transportation to explore the University of Alberta and NAIT on January 31. Further thanks to Three Boys Trucking for provinding transportation to explore Concordia…
Fox Creek School Gr 7-12 students are at the ArenaPosted on Dec 11 2017
Fox Creek students in grades 7-12 have their Physical Education Classes at the Arena for the next two weeks. Skating and Curling Schedule December 2017
Science 8 Cell ProjectsPosted on Dec 8 2017
Grade 8 Science students are learning about Plant & Animal Cells. It was great to see so many creative projects today!
K-6 Parent Teacher Conferences on Thursday, December 7Posted on Dec 6 2017
K-6 Parent Teacher Conferences will be on Thursday, December 7 from 6:30-8:50. Please go to www.schoolinterviews.ca and use event code: ryq56 to book your appointments. Hope to see you there.
Book FairPosted on Dec 4 2017
Please come and support our Book Fair as it gives our students the opportunity to win books every month at the monthly assembly at Fox Creek School. Wednesday, December 6 10 am - 4 pm Thursday, December 7 9 am - 4 pm and 6:30 pm - 9 pm
Elementary Report Cards Issued Next WeekPosted on Dec 1 2017
Due to technical difficulties Elementary Report Cards will not be issued today. We hope to have them distributed early next week.
Virtue of the month is responsibilityPosted on Nov 30 2017
It is that time again to celebrate the virtue of the month at Fox Creek School. This month is responsibility! Good job students and staff!
Tinsel Town at Fox Creek SchoolPosted on Nov 27 2017
School Council is hosting a Christmas Market this week for students to purchase small gifts for family and friends until December 1, 2017. A big thank you goes out to all the local businesses for their support with this initiative.
Silly Shirt DayPosted on Nov 23 2017
Please join us at Fox Creek School for Silly Shirt and Meme Day on Friday Nov. 24/17!
Grade 7-12 Parent Teacher ConferencesPosted on Nov 23 2017
Parent Teacher Conferences are on Thursday, November 23 from 6:30-8:50 pm. Please log on to www.schoolinterviews.ca to book a conference time. Use event code bf8n9. Hope to see you there!
Grad Photos have been confirmed for February 7, 2018Posted on Nov 22 2017
Graduation Photos will be at the school on February 7, 2018. Please stay tuned for sign up information. The following is information shared from the photographer: 1) The Grad sitting fee is $25.00 and due at the time of your appointment. This includes…
A big thank you to REPSOLPosted on Nov 19 2017
Once again a big thank you goes out to REPSOL Energy for the $2000.00 donation to our Academic Success Wall at Fox Creek School
Parent Meeting for Tour GroupPosted on Nov 13 2017
Tour Group Parent Meeting on November 15 at 6:30pm in Room 16. (Parents only are to attend)
Parent Council MeetingPosted on Nov 13 2017
Would you like to know what is going on at your child's school? Come join us at the monthly Parent Council Meeting on Thursday Nov. 16 @ 7 pm.
Grad Parent MeetingPosted on Nov 7 2017
Grad parent organizational meeting at 7 pm in Mr. Dinel's room.It is imperative that a parent of a potential grade 12 graduate be in attendance.
Remembrance Day at Fox Creek SchoolPosted on Nov 7 2017
Today we celebrated Remembrance Day at Fox Creek School. It was a great event where students demonstrated true respect and remembrance in a variety of songs, poems, music and speeches. Well done students and staff.
We need your help.Posted on Nov 2 2017
Parents and Community Members, we need your help! To ensue the accuracy of our living history represented by our plaques, we would like to hear form you if your child recieved the Sophia Lee Award in grade 4,5, or 6 in the years 2010 to 2015. Please…
Happy Halloween from Fox Creek School and the Grade 8 ClassPosted on Oct 31 2017
A special thanks to the CRC for donating the pumpkins for carving.
Thank you to our sponsors!Posted on Oct 24 2017
For the students who recieved awards Friday night the envelope attatched to the back of your certificate is for sending a thank you note to the sponsor. If you need more information about your sponsor please contact the school. Again Thank you to everyone…
Students Engaged in Grade 9 Social StudiesPosted on Oct 24 2017
In Mr. Dinel's class today students were actively engaged in making bills into laws. Way to go students!
Provincials Cross CountryPosted on Oct 22 2017
The Provincial Country Races were held yesterday in Edomonton. Only the top 1 percent of cross-country runners in Alberta qualified for the race. We were fortunate to have Thomas Marinus represent Fox Creek School. He ran a solid race with a great finish…
Awards CelebrationPosted on Oct 20 2017
Please join us tonight as we recognize our students for their achievements last year at Fox Creek School. 7 pm in the school gym.
Career FairPosted on Oct 17 2017
A big thank you goes out to everyone who worked hard to make our Career Fair such a huge success. A special thank you to Freson Bros. for their donation of lunch for all our Jr. Sr. High Students.
Career FairPosted on Oct 17 2017
Students in Fox Creek are highly engaged in their career pathways!
Picture Re-Take Day & Class PicturesPosted on Oct 13 2017
Picture Re-take Day and Class Pictures will be taken on Friday,October 31.
Career FairPosted on Oct 13 2017
Please join us on October 17, 2017 for the Fox Creek Business Owners Business Showcase and Career Fair at Fox Creek School. The Exhibition will be open from 10 am to 1 pm and Kristen Cummings will be our guest speaker at 1 pm speaking to Intergenerations…
Thank you once again for our wonderful playgroundPosted on Oct 12 2017
Construction hats off to Marnevic for their $9800.00 donation of dirt work for the preparation of the land for our new playground! We as a community are very grateful. An additional thank you to Trent Jones, Dave Clark/Bigfoot, and Tom Bibaud for an…
Cross Country TeamPosted on Oct 12 2017
Congratulations to the Fox Creek Cross Country team who competed at the zone championships earlier in the week. Great job to Raylin, Autumn, Jacob, and Thomas for their great finishes. 1. Autumn Hemmings - 4th place 2. Raylin Tyson - 6th place 3. Thomas…
Fire Prevention WeekPosted on Oct 12 2017
Fire Chief Les Paul came in and did fire prevention presentations to the K to grade 4 students today!
School Board ElectionsPosted on Oct 10 2017
School Board Elections are right around the corner - October 16, 2017 is election day! Ward 3 , Electorial Subdivision 1, Fox Creek October 16, 2017 between 10 am and 8 pm at Fox Creek Community Hall. Advance Voting in Fox Creek will take place October…
Mrs Slocum's class lend a helping handPosted on Oct 9 2017
It took many hands to create the wonderful playground we now enjoy at Fox Creek School.
Elementary Cross Country TeamPosted on Oct 9 2017
On Oct. 4, the elementary cross country team travelled to Whitecourt for the race. Everyone on the team ran hard and did their best! Special congratulations to: Hadley Mackay who came in first for grade 2 girls Xander Bignell who came in first for grade…
Fox Creek Staff Engaged in Data AnalysisPosted on Oct 6 2017
This morning Fox Creek Staff are actively engaged in looking at multi year performance data of our students. Excellent conversations and engagement!
The playground is officially openPosted on Oct 5 2017
Students had a great day on the new playground. Thank you for the countless volunteer hours that went into this project. I think the teachers will try it out tomorrow as part of our Professional Development Day.
JR/SR Volleyball Games at Fox Creek SchoolPosted on Oct 2 2017
Please come out and support our girls Jr. Volleyball Team tonight and tommorrow night. Sr. Girls also play this week at home at 5:30 Tuesday Oct. 3. Come see our girls in action
Cross Country RunnersPosted on Oct 2 2017
Last week some of our Jr. / Sr High Students participated in the Cross Country Race. Congrats to our students, coaches and parent drivers for making this possible for our students.
K to 6 Assembly on CompassionPosted on Sep 28 2017
Thank you to Mrs. Lang's class for leading the Elementary Assembly on Compassion today! It was great to see studnents engaged in such an important topic.
Playground updatePosted on Sep 25 2017
Parents and students Please Note: Access to the primary playgrond form the back side of the school has been BLOCKED OFF. Students will need to go aruund the front of the school and around the back by the kindergarten end, inorder to access the playground.…
JR. Golf ChampionshipsPosted on Sep 24 2017
Congrats to our Jr. Golf Team Tyson Taylor Devon Stadynk Fisher Hudson Jonathan Roddick
PowerSchool Support Sept. 28 During Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on Sep 20 2017
Support from Learning Services will be present to address questions regarding the PowerSchool Portal. Need to log in? Forget your password? Want to know how to access your child's attendance and/ or grades? Want an explanation of what you will be seeing…
School Picture DayPosted on Sep 19 2017
Bring your best smile for Fox Creek School picture day Tuesday October, 3.
Parent Council MeetingPosted on Sep 18 2017
This Thursday September 21 @ 7:00 pm Please join us to see what Parent Council is about. Hope to see you there.
Instruction FeesPosted on Aug 30 2017
As per the Government of Alberta Legislation, there will be no basic instruction fees charged this year.