Please Visit the NGPS Website for the 2021-2022 Back…Posted on August 31 2021
Please visit the following link for the NGPS 2021-2022 back to school plan. https://www.ngps.ca/students-and-parents/re-entry-information-for-families2
TeamUP Science EventPosted on September 24 2021
Canada-wide, accessible, online, 4 weekend long event open to participants of all ages! Participants will learn and create their own coding project with the help of University of Alberta students enrolled…
University of Alberta presentation!Posted on September 24 2021
Principal Baxter and Ms. Gingras presented to a group of student teachers at the University of Alberta on Thursday. The presentation focused on the merits of teaching in small Rural Alberta. The questions…
Congratulations to the Fox Creek Junior A & B Volleyball…Posted on September 24 2021
Congratulations to the Fox Creek Junior A & B Volleyball Teams on their victories vs. Sangudo yesterday! A big thank you to Miss. O’Connell, Miss. Brooke, & Miss. Gingras for volunteering their time…
Tornado HunterPosted on September 23 2021
Thank you to Chris Chittick, the Tornado Hunter, for presenting to our Grade 5, 7, 8, and some Grade 11 & 12 Science classes. We learned about how storms are formed, the different types of tornadoes and…
UPDATED Daily Health ChecklistPosted on September 23 2021
Parents, THANK YOU for your support and diligence in screening for illness daily and keeping children home when they are sick. Your efforts continue to help ensure healthy learning environments at school.…
Pursuing a Degree in STEM?Posted on September 22 2021
You can win a $100,000 scholarship! Speak to your school administrator. Nomination deadline is January 26, 2022. Learn more at SchulichLeaders.com
Livestream link for the awards night broadcast!Posted on September 21 2021
Please visit the following link to view the live stream of the awards night broadcast on Friday, September 24th at 7:00pm! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpp3IIoygzk
Grade 3s Making Layers of the Earth Models!Posted on September 17 2021
RCMP Visit to Grade 6S!Posted on September 17 2021
Meme Day! Thursday, September 23rd!Posted on September 17 2021
Memes, or in other words images and videos that have funny context that have gone viral through social media. Over the years the same image or video gets reposted and lives throughout the years implanting…
Anime ClubPosted on September 17 2021
The Anime Club will be having our first after school meeting on September 21 at 5:30 PM. We will be going from 5:30 PM to 7 PM. We look forward to watching and discussing the anime Fullmetal Alchemist…
Meet the Teacher BBQ planned for Thursday, Sept. 16…Posted on September 16 2021
Due to the recent government announcement of a provincial state of health emergency and increased health measures, our Meet the Teacher BBQ planned for Thursday, Sept. 16 has been postponed until further…
Thank You!Posted on September 16 2021
On behalf of the staff and students at Fox Creek School, we would like to extend our thanks and appreciation for ensuring a healthy learning environment at the school. We are incredibly grateful for your…
Loran Scholars FoundationPosted on September 13 2021
Do you care about positively contributing to your community? Are you ready to build a better future? Loran Scholars Foundation - Fondation Boursiers Loran is looking for young Canadians to join the…
Awards Day!Posted on September 10 2021
September 24, 2021 will be our Awards Day for grades 7 - 12 based on achievement during the 2020-2021 school year. In order to limit the size of gathering, grades 7-9 awards will be given out during…
The Education Liaisons Association of Alberta will…Posted on September 10 2021
The Education Liaisons Association of Alberta will be visiting our school on Monday, September 27 in the afternoon. Students from grades 9 to 12 will have the opportunity to visit tables with recruitment…
Meet The Teacher BBQ!Posted on September 10 2021
Come out to join us for our Meet The Teacher BBQ on Thursday, September 16th from 5:30pm-7:00pm. There will be hot dogs, hamburgers and juice served from 5:30pm-6:00pm. Masks must be worn while inside…
First Student Leadership Meeting!Posted on September 8 2021
There were so many great ideas shared in the first Student Leadership meeting. We are looking forward to an amazing year.
OmiVista Mobii ProjectorPosted on September 7 2021
Fox Creek School is excited to be expecting the delivery of our OmiVista Mobii Projector. This projection system beams images, sounds and music from a wide variety of applications onto horizontal…
Picture Day October 5th, 2021!Posted on September 7 2021
Common Space Masking Effective Tuesday, September…Posted on September 3 2021
Sept. 3, 2021. Dear Parents, Guardians, and Students of Fox Creek School, In light of the change in Alberta Government policy to masking in public and workspaces, Northern Gateway Public Schools…
A message from Alberta Health ServicesPosted on September 3 2021
Hello parents and guardians: We were excited to welcome students back into the building on September 1. It was wonderful to see smiling faces in the hallways once again and to witness excited engagement…
Come join us for Student Leadership Wednesday, September…Posted on September 1 2021
Come join us for Anime Club on Thursday September…Posted on September 1 2021
Revival of Sewing Classes at Fox Creek School!Posted on September 1 2021
First Day of School for Our Students!Posted on September 1 2021
We are so excited to have our students back for their first day of school today! Please enjoy the photos of their first day back.
Daily health screening for all students and staffPosted on August 31 2021
We all have a part to play in keeping our school communities healthy. Screening daily for illness is an important action we can take to support our schools. Alberta Health Daily Checklist Before coming…
Welcome Back Letter 2021/2022Posted on August 27 2021
Parents Please read the Welcome Back Letter for important information as well as start times, finish times and entry doors for all students! Map for door entry K-12
Save The Date for the Junior/Senior High Awards Ceremony!Posted on August 26 2021
Please save the date for the Junior/Senior High Awards Ceremony on September 24th, 2021.
Registration For In Reach Students on September 2nd,…Posted on August 25 2021
2021-22 Back to School PlanPosted on August 24 2021
NGPS's 2021-22 Back to School Plan outlines the strategies and health measures the Division will follow in supporting the health and safety of students and staff. As always, we remain committed to providing…
Office Hours August 23 to August 27Posted on August 19 2021
The office will be open August 23 to August 27 from 8:15 to 3:00 pm each day for new registrations. Please call the office to book an appointment before arriving at the school. We are busy finalizing…
Government releases COVID-19 guidance documents for…Posted on August 16 2021
On Friday, August 13, the Government of Alberta released their Guidance for Respiratory Illness Prevention and Management in Schools, as well as a tool kit with information for parents and school staff…
Fox Creek Graduation 2021Posted on June 25 2021
Congratulations to all our Graduates. We are so proud of you and your accomplishments!
Merv Zadderey Award Winners Grades 1-3Posted on June 25 2021
Congratulations! Grade 1: Merryn Pauling Grade 2: Ranjot Singh Grade 3: Lauren Randall
Elementary Awards June 2021Posted on June 25 2021
Congratulations to all of our Elementary award winners! Grade 6 Most Improved Student Adam Auclair Citizenship Aurora Castle Sophia Lee Award Rhys Hanlon/Reid Gomuwka Outstanding Accomplishment In Math…
Grade 6 Color Wars!Posted on June 25 2021
3S Water Balloon Fight!Posted on June 25 2021
Grade 1/2 O and 1H Limbo Challenge!Posted on June 25 2021
Grade 2G & 3S Tie-Dying!Posted on June 25 2021
Students in 2G and 3S had a great day tie-dying shirts. Each one original and unique like them!
Principal's MessagePosted on June 25 2021
As we come to the close of a year that presented unprecedented challenges, I want to thank the staff, students and families of Fox Creek School for your support, patience, flexibility and encouragement. …
Fox Creek Graduation 2021 Live StreamPosted on June 25 2021
Please join us tomorrow at 2 pm for our Graduation Ceremony. Click here for the live stream link. We are proud of all our Graduates and hope you can help us celebrate their accomplishments!
Kindergarten Grad 2021!Posted on June 24 2021
Thank-you to the parents, family and friends who came to celebrate the Kindergarten graduation today. The students had a successful and productive year in Kindergarten and are ready for Grade 1! Thanks…
CO2 Car Races!Posted on June 22 2021
Grade 8 CO2 cars. Darion Miskelly was victorious.
Plant Growth and Changes!Posted on June 22 2021
Grade 4 students with some plants they have been growing in science class.
Individual Event Results & Overall of Track & Field…Posted on June 21 2021
Grade 5 Long Jump Boys: 1st Place - Emmett 2nd Place - Khayzen 3rd Place - Everett 4th Place - Carter 5th Place - Cole 6th Place - Mason Grade 5 Long Jump Girls: 1st Place - Anna 2nd Place - Jaden G.…
Overall Track & Field Winners!Posted on June 18 2021
Congratulations to all of our Track & Field Winners! (Please note Grade 5 results will be posted Monday, June 21st, 2021.) Kindergarten 1st Place - Marlee & Kaylee 2nd Place - Carter 3rd Place - Raelynn…
Individual Event Results of Track & Field!Posted on June 18 2021
Student's had an exciting and active week participating in daily Track & Field events. (Please note Grade 5 results will be posted on Monday, June 21st, 2021.) Monday's events were Long Jump and Obstacle…
Fox SculpturePosted on June 18 2021
We may be biased towards foxes, but we think Tyrus's Art 20 sculpture project is slick. Lots of time, effort, and creativity went into this Fox project. Way to go Tyrus!
Superintendent Andrea and Deputy Superintendent BrennickPosted on June 17 2021
Fox Creek School was pleased to host Superintendent Andrea and Deputy Superintendent Brennick in recognition of their 15 years with Northern Gateway Public Schools. The students and staff wish both of…
Track & Field Day 3Posted on June 16 2021
Today was frisbee throw and jump rope!
Track & Field Day 2Posted on June 15 2021
Today’s events were short distance running and relay.
June Parent Newsletter 2021Posted on June 15 2021
Please view our June 2021 Newsletter for all the latest school news!
Track & Field Kick Off!Posted on June 14 2021
Today marks the first day of Fox Creek School's fun filled Track & Field Week! Students participated in long jump and obstacle course. Each day this week will consist of 2 new events for everyone to participate…
Information on Vaccines for parents and guardians…Posted on June 10 2021
Please read Dr. Hinshaw's email as well as the covid letter for information on vaccines for parents and guardians.
Career Exposure Summer Camps open for registration!Posted on June 9 2021
Explore potential career paths, learn new skills and earn high school credits, for free, this summer in Whitecourt, Onoway and online! Registration is now open for our Career Exposure Summer Camps for…
4W’s Diorama DayPosted on June 7 2021
Diorama Day Diorama Day is a day where you get your materials for your diorama and then make your own, you glue your pieces together. You can let your imagination run wild and it's super fun. We spent…
1H did a different kind of word search today!Posted on June 4 2021
They had to find a word that had specific phonetic rules in their books. Love the excitement that word work brings to the classroom!
Another Exciting Project ready to start!Posted on June 2 2021
Chevron Canada Resources has just shared with us that they will be offering $18,000 of support for Fox Creek School to refurbish the former library space into a Learning Commons to support all students…
Grade 7 & 8 Exam SchedulePosted on June 2 2021
Please Click here for the schedule of Grade 7 & 8 Exams. The last day of class for Grade 7 and 8 students is Thursday, June 24.
Congratulations!Posted on June 2 2021
All semester, students have been receiving offers to post secondary institutions all over Alberta. It's always a source of pride when students pursue further education and vocational training. We have…
Outdoor Classroom UpdatePosted on June 2 2021
Our Outdoor Classroom is really taking shape. Here are FCS students and staff working to spread dirt and peat moss and then plant trees and shrubs. Just a few more finishing touches and the first…
2G Playground Clean-up!Posted on June 2 2021
2G had a blast cleaning our playground and schoolyard. We also had a special visitor, Cst. Dorsey, from the Fox Creek RCMP. ️
Every Child MattersPosted on May 31 2021
In remembrance of the 215 children whose remains were discovered at a former Kamloops residential school, flags across Northern Gateway Public Schools will be lowered to half mast. We extend our deepest…
Save The Date-Grade 9 to 10 Virtual Transition MeetingPosted on May 28 2021
Save the Date! Monday June 7th, 2021 Fox Creek School is presenting a virtual grade 9 to 10 transition meeting for grade 9 students going into grade 10 next year. Watch for an email link later next…
Thank You!Posted on May 27 2021
Fox Creek School would like to thank Steve Bonertz from Alberta Safety Control for picking up and delivering our trees and shrubs for our Outdoor Learning Space. We really appreciate the community help…
Thank You!Posted on May 27 2021
Fox Creek School would like to thank Todd DeCiccio and Marnevic Construction Ltd. for the rocks and placing the rocks in our Outdoor Learning Space last week. We really appreciate the community help…
Division announces new Superintendent of SchoolsPosted on May 27 2021
The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that following an extensive Canada wide search, Mr. Kevin Bird has been appointed as the new Superintendent of Northern Gateway Public Schools, effective July…
Wellness Wagon!Posted on May 20 2021
Fox Creek School is enhancing our positive & caring culture with the Wellness Wagon, delivering treats once a week to all staff of the school!
Final Exam Schedule June 2021Posted on May 20 2021
Please click here to view the June 2021 final exam schedule.
ASAA Scholarships!Posted on May 20 2021
Applications are OPEN for our three scholarships! We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic has hindered the ability of student-athletes to represent their schools in inter-school athletics since March…
K-12 students return to in-person learning! NGPS is…Posted on May 19 2021
As per Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange's announcement this afternoon, Alberta students will return to in-person learning on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, with the exception of students in the Regional…
Chevron Scholarship Application Deadline is June 11Posted on May 14 2021
Please see attached letter for information.
Repsol Scholarships Application Deadline is June 22,…Posted on May 14 2021
Repsol has once again announced that they will offer two scholarships to Fox CreekSchool students. The first scholarship is the $500.00 scholarship to a grade 12 graduating student basedon academic…
Steven Harding Memorial Scholarship Application Deadline…Posted on May 14 2021
Steven Harding was the 2008 valedictorian whose future was cut tragically short in a car accident thatsame year. A scholarship fund was created by his family with all of the awards that Steven had earnedthat…
2G had a blast yesterday!Posted on May 7 2021
2G were constructing either an Elastic-powered boat or a Balloon-powered boat. Thanks to all those who brought in supplies!
Information Regarding the Switch to Online(Remote)…Posted on May 6 2021
Please click here to view information regarding the switch to online(remote) learning.
MuniSight is sponsoring the Rural Communities Scholarship…Posted on May 4 2021
MuniSight is sponsoring the Rural Communities Scholarship Program! To be eligible for the scholarship, students must: • Be enrolled at a post-secondary institution this fall • Come from a Canadian…
May Parent Newsletter 2021Posted on May 4 2021
Please view our May 2021, newsletter for all the latest school news!
1H spent part of their morning building toy catapults!…Posted on May 3 2021
2021 Nelson Scholarship Program is now open!Posted on May 3 2021
Please visit Nelson for more information
It is Bus Driver Appreciation Day!Posted on May 3 2021
Sending thanks and our appreciation to Laurie who ensures our children's safety each and every day!
Education Week 2021!Posted on May 3 2021
It has been over a full year since NGPS began adapting to the challenges of delivering education in the context of a pandemic. This year, we want to take the opportunity to celebrate the many hands,…
An update on the Fox Rod!Posted on April 30 2021
The students put a big push into getting the Hot Rod closer to being finished. It is now ready to go in for upholstery! Great work everyone!!A huge thank you to Rod Forest and Paramount Resources for…
ELAA Spring 2021 Post-Secondary Recruitment SeasonPosted on April 27 2021
The last week of ELAA Spring 2021 post-secondary recruitment season begins today through the 6Connex online platform. The Spring ELAA dates and times are as follows: Tuesday, April 27: 6:00pm - 8:00pm…
A big thank you to Shell Canada!Posted on April 23 2021
A big thank you to Shell Canada and their social investment program for the support of $10,000. This donation includes $5000 for new seating in the Foods room and $5000 towards our future purchase of…
School Board Election 2021: Shaping the future of…Posted on April 22 2021
Are you passionate about kids and public education? You may want to consider running for a school trustee position! Alberta School Board elections will take place on Monday, October 18, 2021! Elected…
Register NOW for the 2021-22 school year!Posted on April 22 2021
Your educational journey is our inspiration! At Northern Gateway Public Schools, we understand that every student is unique. Teachers, support staff and leadership work together to create personalized,…
Author and artist Gerry Rasmussen.Posted on April 22 2021
Grades K-3 had a great virtual visit learning from author and artist Gerry Rasmussen today!
Cross-curricular connections are a hit in 1H!Posted on April 21 2021
They combined their building and community units to make one big project! They had to design and build a house they imagined would fit in the community of Fox Creek! So many creative minds in 1H!
Grade 3s loving outside Science class.Posted on April 21 2021
ScholarTree Weekly Round Up!Posted on April 21 2021
11 Fresh Scholarship Picks Just For You! Please visit www.scholartree.ca for more information.
Multiplication fun in Grade 3 with arrays and eggs.Posted on April 21 2021
The Grade 3 classPosted on April 21 2021
The Grade 3 class has been busy building bridges and other objects.
Grade 6S paper airplane wars!Posted on April 20 2021
Each student made their own airplane, designed for distance. 1st place: Bradeyn Tomlinson, 2nd place: Luke Grumbach, 3rd place: Reid Gomuwka
Grade 1H are playing a game created by aboriginal…Posted on April 19 2021
Grade 1H are playing a game created by aboriginal…Posted on April 19 2021
Students line up together and hold on to a small stick which they have customized. Students hold it high above their heads. While they run, they scream as loud as they can for one whole breath. The moment…
The Grade 6 Dinel class working on flight in science!…Posted on April 16 2021
Please see video below.
The Grade 6 Dinel class working on flight in science!…Posted on April 16 2021
Please see video below.
The Grade 6 Dinel class working on flight in science!…Posted on April 14 2021
The Grade 6 Dinel class is working on flight in science. Each group modified a sheet of paper to increase or decrease the drag. We had a contest to see which was the faster and slowest to fall.
CONGRATULATIONS to Angel Randham!Posted on April 14 2021
We wish to send a huge CONGRATULATIONS to Angel Randham. Following a suggestion from CALM class, Angel entered the provincial Safegen video contest. Angel won $100.00! Nice work!
Alberta Education Assurance (AEA) surveyPosted on April 14 2021
Please note the deadline for the completion of the Alberta Education Assurance (AEA) survey has been extended to Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Parents of school-aged children across Alberta should have received…
Thank you to Circle K!Posted on April 9 2021
Fox Creek School sends out a huge thank you to Circle K for their donation of PPE supplies!
Scholarship ResourcesPosted on April 7 2021
The next two months are when the majority of scholarship applications close for students who will be attending post-secondary school next year. For students who are still interested in applying to scholarships,…
April Parent Newsletter 2021Posted on March 26 2021
Please view our April, 2021 newsletter for all the latest school news!
Post Secondary Offers!Posted on March 26 2021
Congratulations! All semester, students have been receiving offers to post secondary institutions all over Alberta. It's always a source of pride when students pursue further education and vocational…
Making hot air balloons!Posted on March 26 2021
HOPPY EASTER! From the foods room!Posted on March 25 2021
Dave Donley Memorial ScholarshipPosted on March 24 2021
This is a national scholarship but there is strong interest from the family to have an Alberta student(s) be a recipient. There are two scholarships of $7500 each to be awarded. This award is not…
Spring BreakPosted on March 24 2021
No School Reminder There are no classes Monday, March 29 to Tuesday, April 6 for the spring break, Easter Monday and a Board Approved Non-Instructional Day. Classes resume for all NGPS students on…
The GPRC Virtual Recitals!Posted on March 24 2021
The GPRC Fine Arts Department is hosting two upcoming virtual recitals. They would like to invite you and your students to be part of these unique events. They will be showcasing our students performing…
GPRC - Fine Arts Info Session (Thursday, March 25th…Posted on March 24 2021
GPRC invite students to experience the world of Fine Arts - visual arts, music and drama! Come meet Carmen Gorgichuk, the Chair of the department, on Thursday, March 25th, 2021 from 5:00 pm – 7:00…
Thank you to Sheila Gilmour of Urban Style Salon!Posted on March 24 2021
The Cosmetology class and Madame Schmidt send out a HUGE thank-you to Sheila Gilmour of Urban Style Salon. She generously donated: a stylist chair and mat, curling irons, brushes, carts, barbicide and…
6SPosted on March 24 2021
Grade 6S designing parachutes!
3-D Shape Creators!Posted on March 24 2021
1H were 3-d shape creators yesterday! Hands on learning and creativity was flowing in the classroom!
Scholarship applications now open!Posted on March 24 2021
Accepting scholarship applications Scholarship applications are now open - apply today.Applications will be accepted until May 14, 2021. Our scholarships are an easy way to get financial support for…
Save the date for Virtual Career Fair!Posted on March 24 2021
What: Virtual Career Fair Who: Grades 7-12 at participating schools When: Wednesday April 28th 2021 The goal with this career fair is to make a career day where the sky's the limit. A career…
Virtual career fair on April 28th, 2021Posted on March 24 2021
Call for presenters, Would your company or organization like to participate as a panelist in a Virtual Career Fair? A partner school in the Iceland Exchange Project, New Norway, is hosting a virtual…
Spring Break!Posted on March 22 2021
A reminder that there is no school for NGPS students, March 29th, 2021 - April 6th, 2021, on account of Easter and spring break! First day back to classes will be Wednesday April 7th, 2021.
Hands-On Learning Happening in Grade 5!Posted on March 19 2021
Nearing the conclusion of our measurement unit, the students in Grade 5 used the displacement of water to determine the volume of objects. They were able to see that cubic centimeters were equal to the…
Grade 7 Showing Their Creativity in Shop Class!Posted on March 19 2021
Grade 1H Scavenger Hunt!Posted on March 18 2021
Grade 1H are SHAPE-TASTIC scavenger hunters! They searched for 2-D shapes around the school today!
Parent-Teacher Interviews K-6 March 24th, 2021Posted on March 17 2021
This year parent-teacher interviews will look a little different due to COVID restrictions. They will be done by phone. Gr. K-6 interviews Date - Wednesday March 24 Time: 5:30-8:00pm https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/code…
Shamrock shakes made by the Grade 7s to celebrate…Posted on March 17 2021
St. Patrick's Day for the grade 3s!Posted on March 17 2021
The Grade 3s were lucky today as they each got a real loonie in their traps they made for their building unit. The leprechaun left a message they had to make sense of as well!
Virtual Kindergarten Registration Meeting Tonight!Posted on March 16 2021
A virtual, preliminary Kindergarten registration night will be held for parents tonight, March 16, 2021 from 7:00 P.M - 7:30 P.M. Please join us at the following link to get more information and ask questions.…
School Council Meeting RESCHEDULED to Thursday April…Posted on March 16 2021
Please note that the school council meeting scheduled for Thursday Mach 18th, 2021 has been rescheduled to Thursday April 15th, 2021 at 7:00pm. This will be done virtually so everyone who would like to…
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grande Prairie Information…Posted on March 15 2021
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grande Prairie & Area will be offering an information session to those interested in joining as a volunteer, or as a mentee! This program is new to our community, please join…
Farewell to Pam Thackeray!Posted on March 12 2021
Fox Creek School thanks Pam Thackeray for all of her service with our school. We wish her and her family well wishes and good luck on their new adventure!
Discover Concordia at Info Night - Tonight!Posted on March 11 2021
Our Discover Concordia at Info Night event will be taking place tonight, March 11th, from 5pm to 7:30pm. This is a great opportunity for students to learn about our programs at our faculty presentations,…
ScholarTree Scholarship Listing 2021Posted on March 10 2021
With the March/Spring break approaching, we wanted to share a list of scholarships (over 550 awards totaling over $1,300,000) that are available to students over the break. March Break Scholarships
Science 10 Roller CoastersPosted on March 10 2021
Science 10 students examine potential and kinetic energy by designing, building, and testing creative Roller Coasters. It was great to see their engagement in Physics concepts.
KG online registration letter 2021-2022Posted on March 9 2021
Please visit this link for 2021-2022 Kindergarten registration!!
Celebrating our Substitute Teachers!Posted on March 8 2021
Thank you to all of our substitute teachers! Whether you are coming to the rescue in person, or online, you provide incredible support to NGPS students and staff year-round. You are a crucial member of…
Brighten Your Day with Colors!Posted on March 5 2021
A few High School Students, along with Mr. Dinel, got in the "Bright It Up" spirit. We can't wait to see all the colors of Spring.
Grade 9 Phys Ed. enjoying the beautiful weather and…Posted on March 5 2021
Take advantage of the nicer weather and get outside to enjoy your surroundings. Grade 9 students had a blast snowshoeing yesterday in Gym.
Gr. 7-12 Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on March 3 2021
This year parent-teacher interviews will look a little different due to COVID restrictions. They will be done by phone. Gr. 7-12 interviews Date - Wednesday March 10th Time: 5:30-8:00 https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/…
3 Fresh Scholarship Picks Just For You!Posted on March 3 2021
ScholarTree Weekly Roundup Lift Parts Express Scholarship Deadline June 29, 2021 Distance 360 Education Scholarship Deadline Oct. 29, 2021 Annual Shim Law Scholarship Deadline June 29, 2021
Planning for Student Success: share your feedback…Posted on February 26 2021
Your Voice Matters Northern Gateway Public Schools seeks your input as we plan for the 2021-22 school year and beyond. Your feedback as students, parents, staff and leaders is an important part of our…
March Parent Newsletter 2021Posted on February 26 2021
Please read our March Parent newsletter for all the latest school news!
SADD AlbertaPosted on February 26 2021
Ms. Slocum Gr. 3 Art Class!!Posted on February 26 2021
The Grade 3s are hoping March comes in like a LION and out like a LAMB!! We learned that this means that the superstition says the ‘if the weather is bad at the beginning of March it will be nice for…
Lakeland Program Info SessionPosted on February 26 2021
Legion Remembrance Day Poster & Literacy Contest WinnersPosted on February 24 2021
2019 Winners Intermediate Poem 1st Mason Mohler 2nd Hayden Bingham Honourable Mention Althea Lopez Intermediate Essay 1st Hope Johanson* 2nd Kiya Boden Honourable Mention Chloe Coughlin Intermediate…
3 Fresh Scholarship Picks Just For You!Posted on February 24 2021
ScholarTree Weekly Roundup Stacey Levitt Memorial Award Deadline Feb.27, 2021 Distance 360 Education Scholarship Deadline Oct.29, 2021 Annual Shim Law Scholarship Deadline June 29, 2021
2G Supporting Pink Shirt Day!!Posted on February 24 2021
2G wore their Pink Shirts to show their support for a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe world!
Electric Car GaragePosted on February 24 2021
During the coldest weeks of February, the Grade 5 class was having fun with the Electric Car Garage project, a TELUS World of Science virtual program. Each student received a kit containing all the…
Big Brothers Big SistersPosted on February 24 2021
Great news! Big Brothers Big Sisters is coming to Fox Creek! Thanks to community partner CO-OP New Horizon, the Grande Prairie branch has been able to expand into our community. Please see the attached…
Gr.6D hang inspirational quotes around the school!!Posted on February 23 2021
The Grade 6 Dinel class selected inspirational quotes that promote fairness, respect, equity and trustworthiness. We hung them around the school. We hope to inspire others to always do their best!…
1H are writing their own books!!Posted on February 23 2021
Look out world 1H is starting to write their own books! We love be able to use our Chromebook for writing time. We are learning all about the Book Creator app this week!
Fox Creek School Parent Council Logo ContestPosted on February 23 2021
Virtual Book Fair!Posted on February 23 2021
Please review door entry and start times!Posted on February 23 2021
A reminder of the staggered start times and doors for students!! Please make sure you are only entering in the door that your grade is scheduled for!! Thank- You!
Cobblestone Collectives: Grade 6S took a virtual art…Posted on February 23 2021
Paint Like a Pro virtual art class using google drawings.
Pink Shirt Day is Feb 24!Posted on February 23 2021
Pink Shirt Day is an anti-bullying movement that began in 2007 when a student in Nova Scotia was bullied for wearing a pink shirt to school. Since then, Pink Shirt Day has been recognized annually around…
Attention Grade 12s !Posted on February 22 2021
All grade 12's are invited to the Student Learning Commons for a short presentation by Mrs. Hodges on applying for scholarships on Thursday, February 25 at 11:40
Landing of NASA's rover!Posted on February 18 2021
Ms. Slocum’s grade 3s are ready to witness the landing of NASA’s rover!
ERA Scholarship!!Posted on February 17 2021
In the coming weeks, ERA will be holding it’s second scholarship competition for high school and college students. ERA likes to get the community involved in many ways throughout the year. This competition…
Sweet Treats!Posted on February 17 2021
We had a sweet time in the Foods room! In the cupcake decorating contest Jayce, Ryan and Carter won in grade 7. Li-Am and Ava won in grade 9.
6S & TELUS World of Science!Posted on February 16 2021
6S made gliders with a virtual field trip with TELUS World of science. They then took them for a test flight!!
Happy Valentine’s Day from 2G!Posted on February 12 2021
1H Valentine Fun!Posted on February 12 2021
1H had a fun Valentine’s Day estimation activity! They had to estimate then count how many candy hearts fit in the hearts. Best part of the day, is when a student says they are having so much fun with…
Gr3 : When Science and Music class come together!!Posted on February 12 2021
Grade 3 students created their own sound instruments in Science to bring together Science and Music class. The students did a fantastic job and came up with some very creative ideas.
Snakes and Ladders Math Game!!Posted on February 11 2021
The Grade 1/2's were practicing their near doubles addition facts by playing Snakes and Ladders.
Mental Health Seminar Series!Posted on February 10 2021
Mental Health seminar series. It is completely free to attend, and offered over zoom. Participants can register for as many or as little sessions as they are interested in. Vince is a registered psychologist…
BOKS Kids!!Posted on February 10 2021
2G had a blast today with Lauren from BOKS kids! It was fun to participate in some new inside activities with these extremely cold temperatures outside! BOKS is a free physical activity program that…
8 Fresh Scholarship Picks Just For You!Posted on February 10 2021
ScholarTree Weekly Roundup Scholarships Ending Soon!! Foundation Scholarships Deadline Feb.14th, 2021 Diversity Scholarship Deadline Feb.16th, 2021 Schulich Leader Scholarship Deadline Feb.17th, 2021…
Grad 2021 Jostens Grad RingsPosted on February 9 2021
Grade 12 students and parents, please click here for information on how to DESIGN & ORDER your Grad ring. Discount offer available until February 26, 2021.
February Parent Newsletter 2021Posted on January 28 2021
Please read our February Parent Newsletter for all the latest school news!
1H Math Fun!Posted on January 28 2021
1H used their new chrome books to practice addition facts today! Mrs. Hibbs learned about a new math website in her PD today and had to show her eager mathematicians grade ones! They cannot wait to work…
Gr 3 Family Literacy Day activities!Posted on January 28 2021
For Family Literacy Day the grade 3 students recorded themselves reading stories for their families at home to listen to. Then we read stories as a class about families around the world. Finally for the…
NAIT Virtual Program previewsPosted on January 27 2021
Reserve your spot at nait.ca/previews
2G Literacy Day activities!!Posted on January 27 2021
In 2G our literacy activities were reading to self and playing a gameof concentration matching antonyms!
2G Science Experiment!Posted on January 25 2021
2G science experiment today they discovered how many drops of water fit on a penny learning about hydrogen bonds and surface tension.
4White Enters a CompetitionPosted on January 25 2021
In November, 4 White entered a competition hosted by ERA. If you don’t know what ERA stands for, I will explain that to you. ERA stands for Electronic Recycling Association. Now that you know what…
Family Literacy Day Activities 2021Posted on January 22 2021
Please read this newsletter for some fun family Literacy Day Activities!!
Grade 3 Math SkillsPosted on January 21 2021
Grade 3s learn about mass and equal not meaning the same in math!
Kg-6 Parent teacher interviewsPosted on January 20 2021
This year parent-teacher interviews will look a little different due to COVID restrictions. They will be done by phone. KG - Gr 6 interviews Date - Wednesday January 27 Time: 5:30-8:00 https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/…
TELUS World of SciencePosted on January 20 2021
Some of our Elementary students had Virtual field trips with the TELUS World of Science. Ms. Slocum's grade 3 class learned about rocks and minerals. Mrs. Hibbs 's Grade 1 class participated in different…
Grade 3 classPosted on January 20 2021
The grade 3 class has been busy learning about measurements and perimeter in Math and working on Fountas and Pinnell Word Study program in Language Arts.
9 Fresh Scholarship Picks Just For You!Posted on January 20 2021
ScholarTree Weekly Roundup Mensa Canada Scholarship Deadline Jan. 30th, 2021 Voice Talent Online Scholarship Deadline Jan. 30th, 2021 EnergyRates.Ca Scholarship Deadline Jan.30th, 2021 Kin Canada Bursaries…
Exam BankPosted on January 14 2021
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Alberta Newsprint Company Scholarship ProgramPosted on January 12 2021
Alberta Newsprint Company Scholarship Program
Fox Creek School's new Vice-Principal!!Posted on January 12 2021
Fox Creek School is pleased to announce Mrs. Ronica DeCiccio will move into the Assistant Principal position at Fox Creek School beginning February 1, 2021. Ronica has been part of Fox Creek School…
2021 Indigenous Student Awards ProgramPosted on January 8 2021
2021 Indigenous Student Awards Program
Reminder of start times for students!!Posted on January 8 2021
With school back in on Monday, January 11, reminder of the staggered start times and doors for students!!
Return to In-Person Classes, January 11!Posted on January 7 2021
On November 24, 2020, the Alberta government introduced a series of enhanced COVID-19 measures that impacted all Alberta K-12 schools. These temporary measures were set to be in place from November 30,…
6 Fresh Scholarship Picks Just For You!Posted on January 6 2021
ScholarTree Weekly Roundup Encompass Credit Union Ltd. Scholarship Deadline Jan.11, 2021 Mayor Andrée P. Boucher Memorial Scholarship Deadline Jan.14, 2021 Grammarly Product Review Contest Deadline…
PJ Day at Fox Creek SchoolPosted on December 18 2020
Elementary students wore their PJ's to school today to celebrate the last day of school till the New Year! We hope everyone has a Merry and Happy Holiday!
Fox Creek School Christmas ConcertPosted on December 18 2020
Link to Fox Creek School Christmas Concert
Thank YouPosted on December 18 2020
A big thank you and message of appreciation to Chevron Canada Resources for the very generous donation of $20,000. These funds will cover 2021 scholarships, odds and ends of the green house construction,…
NGPS Christmas Vacation and Return to Learning SchedulePosted on December 17 2020
CHRISTMAS VACATION - DECEMBER 18, 2020 - JANUARY 1, 2021 ALL GRADES RETURN TO AT-HOME, ONLINE LEARNING: JANUARY 4-8, 2021 ALL GRADES RETURN TO IN-PERSON LEARNING AT SCHOOL: JANUARY 11, 2021 Please continue…
Non-Diploma Final Exam SchedulePosted on December 17 2020
Merry Christmas from Fox Creek SchoolPosted on December 17 2020
Merry Christmas from Fox Creek School. Please read this letter from our principal.
I'll Be Home ChristmasPosted on December 17 2020
Christmas has always felt magical and miraculous. After the stress and anxiety of the last ten months, we need the hope and peace of the Christmas Season more than ever before. Even if you’re not…
Wear an Ornament to School Day!Posted on December 17 2020
Today the elementary students came decorated in Christmas ornaments. There were lots of Christmas balls, jingle bells, strings of lights, and tinsel!!
Merry Christmas!Posted on December 16 2020
Wishing all of our NGPS families an extra Merry Christmas and happy holiday break! The Christmas Break for NGPS students is December 18 to January 1. Return to at-home, online learning: January 4, 2021…
Dress like a Snowman!!Posted on December 16 2020
It's dress like a snowman day at Fox Creek School!!
Happy HolidaysPosted on December 16 2020
As we wind down the school year for this calendar year, we thank everyone for their continued commitment to student learning. This week will see learning materials coming home for our elementary students,…
Christmas Crazy Hair Day!!Posted on December 14 2020
Today was crazy Christmas hair at Fox Creek School. We saw lots of colored hair, tinsel, sparkles, ribbons, lights and decorations. Plenty of Christmas Cheer!
Shop ProjectPosted on December 9 2020
Jr High students are working on a Festive wreath with their take home Shop project!
Yummy Math fun with the Grade 3s!!Posted on December 9 2020
Ms. Slocum’s grade 3s enjoyed some yummy math fun today while making shapes and counting edges, vertices and faces.
10 Days of ChristmasPosted on December 7 2020
Important Message for Parents/GuardiansPosted on December 7 2020
In preparation for the week of online learning from Jan. 4-8, chrome books and associated learning resources will be distributed to elementary students on December 17. Classroom teachers will send these…
December 2020 Parent NewsletterPosted on December 4 2020
Please check out our December Parent Newsletter for the latest school news!!
Elementary Virtual Christmas ConcertPosted on December 4 2020
Unfortunately this year due to COVID restrictions we won't be able to have the Elementary Christmas Concert at the school. Instead we will be having a Virtual Concert, which you can watch from the comfort…
7 Fresh Scholarship Picks Just For You!Posted on December 3 2020
ScholarTree Weekly Roundup Burger King McLamore Foundation Scholarship Deadline Dec.14, 2020 Movavi Scholarship Program Deadline Dec.14, 2020 7BinaryOptions Scholarship Essay Contest Deadline Dec.15,…
Author: Natasha DeenPosted on November 26 2020
Today the Gr. 1, 2 & 3 classes had a Virtual Field Trip with author Natasha Deen. Their presentation was called: THE KEY TO IT ALLIn this presentation, students learn how story is all around them and…
Alberta Government announces new series of enhanced…Posted on November 25 2020
Alberta Government announces new series of enhanced COVID-19 health measures, ENHANCED public health measures: Stop the Spike. On November 24, 2020, the Alberta Government announced a series of new COVID-19…
Earth RangersPosted on November 25 2020
Today some of our elementary students were able to participate in a virtual presentation from Earth Rangers. Earth Rangers is the kids conservation organization! They educate children on the threats…
Book FairPosted on November 25 2020
Tonight!!! Shop our virtual book fair tonight and take advantage of free shipping between 6-8pm!https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5151993 Book fair closes Dec.4th!!
Parent Teacher Interviews Grades 7-12Posted on November 24 2020
Gr. 7-12 Parent-teacher interviews have been scheduled for Wednesday Dec. 2nd from 5:30-8P.M.. Please log in at https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/code?code=y8sr8 . Or you may use www.schoolinterviews.ca…
School Council Meeting Cancelled!!Posted on November 17 2020
School Council Meeting for Thursday November 19th is cancelled!
LEST WE FORGETPosted on November 10 2020
Remembrance Day marks the anniversary of the official end of the World War I hostilities on November 11, 1918. In gratitude, we stand with our communities to honour and reflect on the sacrifices and…
To Run or Not to Run? School Bus Transportation and…Posted on November 10 2020
Preparing for Winter temperatures and road conditions With Winter weather upon us, families are reminded to take necessary precautions for inclement or severe weather. When the safety of transporting…
Huge Thank You to SemCAMS Midstream!!Posted on November 5 2020
A huge Thank You to SemCAMS Midstream for their generous donation of $10,000. This will be going towards the remainder of the greenhouse for our outdoor learning space. Fox Creek School couldn't do all…
No School Reminder!Posted on November 5 2020
Miss Heyden's Grade 7 English ClassPosted on November 4 2020
Please clink on the link to read the Grade 7's Poetry! Grade 7 Poetry
Halloween Treats in Foods 7 & 8!!Posted on November 4 2020
Congratulations to Charlee, Blake, and Savannah who had the best decorated Halloween cookies in Grade 7! Congratulations to Chloe, Zarah and Kyla who had the best decorated Halloween cupcakes in Grade…
Picture Retake OrdersPosted on November 2 2020
Picture Retakes are available to view with free shipping to the school till Nov.5th. You can order through smartorders.ca . If you don't have your child's code you can contact the office.
Castle RockPosted on November 2 2020
Please place your order between Nov.4-19. Order Here
Happy Halloween from Fox Creek SchoolPosted on October 30 2020
Fox Creek staff hopes you all have a safe and fun Halloween night!!
November Parent Newsletter 2020Posted on October 30 2020
Please read our parent newsletter for all the latest school news!!
Diploma Exam Schedule January 2021Posted on October 30 2020
Remembrance Day!!Posted on October 30 2020
A huge Thank You to the members of the Legion who stopped by today to bring the school a box of poppies!! Also we will be having a virtual Remembrance Day on November 5 and students can bring money to…
The King's UniversityPosted on October 23 2020
October 24, 2020 10AM-2PM
What is the Next Step?Posted on October 23 2020
Join Maryann Hodges, November 16th 7PM- 8PM in the Fox Creek Greenview Multiplex- Flex Room.
Grade 9 CTFPosted on October 23 2020
Congratulations to Liam Balasbas in grade 9 CTF for the great work on his woods project! Liam has great ideas and does his work with finesse.
Governor's General AwardPosted on October 23 2020
Lord Dufferin, Canada’s third Governor General after Confederation, created theAcademic Medals in 1873 to encourage academic excellence across the nation.Over the years, they have become the most prestigious…
Parent Teacher Interviews Kg - Gr. 6Posted on October 23 2020
This year parent-teacher interviews will look a little different due to COVID restrictions. They will be done by phone. Kg - Gr 6 interviews Date - October 28 Time: 5:30PM- 8PM https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/code…
Photo Retakes!Posted on October 16 2020
Photo retakes will be October 26.
Snowfall!!Posted on October 16 2020
Fox Creek elementary students enjoying the first snowfall of the season!!
School PhotosPosted on October 16 2020
School photos are now available to view online at smartorders.ca . You will need your child's access code that was sent home with your child to view their photos. If you do not have the access code you…
Another great day with FCS Teachers!Posted on October 9 2020
We spent time this morning revisiting and unpacking the Domains of Quality Learning Environments. Some great dialogue on the elements of Intentional Planning.
Picture Day SchedulePosted on October 5 2020
8:55 - Kindergarten 9:05 - 1H 9:15 - 1/2O 9:25 - 4 9:35 - 5 9:45 - 2 9:55 - 3 10:05 - 6D 10:15 - 6S 10:25 - 8 10:35 - 7 10:45 - 9 10:55 - 10 11:05 - 11 11:15 - 12 11:25 - inreach
Concordia University of Edmonton Virtual Open HousePosted on October 5 2020
Mark your calendars! Virtual Open House is coming! Saturday, October 17, from 10:00am to 2:00pm. What students can expect A welcome message from our president, Dr. Tim Loreman Presentations from the Deans…
October NewsletterPosted on October 2 2020
Please read our October Newsletter for all the latest school news!!
TERRY FOX RUN!!Posted on October 2 2020
A big thank you to all the volunteers and great job to all they students who ran the Terry Fox Run today! Congratulations to Brooklynn Miskelly who placed 1st with a time of 22:05 Congratulations to…
Orange Shirt DayPosted on September 30 2020
The annual Orange Shirt Day on September 30th opens the door to global conversation on all aspects of Residential Schools. It is an opportunity to create meaningful discussion about the effects of Residential…
Outdoor Classroom!Posted on September 30 2020
A big thank you to Ron Lacombe and the employees and board of the Silver Birch Golf Course for the help completing the brick work for our Outdoor Classroom. We are ready to go into the next step which…
EVERY CHILD MATTERS: Phyllis Webstad and the story…Posted on September 29 2020
Orange Shirt Day began in 2013 to honour Residential School survivors and their families, to remember those children who didn't come home and to encourage and support awareness of the individual, family…
Junior and Senior High Awards 2019-2020Posted on September 28 2020
Fox Creek School Awards Night was unlike any awards night in the past. Due to gathering restrictions, we decided to present awards to our junior high students in the afternoon in front of their classmates. …
House of Commons Page ProgramPosted on September 28 2020
CEGEP and senior high school students who maintain a minimum average of 80% and can speak both official languages are invited to apply. To be selected, you must also be accepted in a full-time program…
Fox Creek School Graduation 2020Posted on September 26 2020
Please click on the following Grad live stream to join in our special celebration.
Please join us live! Fox Creek Awards Night 2020Posted on September 25 2020
Awards Night Live Stream
Gr. 7-12 Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on September 24 2020
Gr. 7-12 Parent-teacher interviews have been scheduled for Wednesday Sept. 30 from 5:30-8P.M.. Please log in at https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/code?code=5pfq2 . Or you may use www.schoolinterviews.ca…
Key Message For Parents/Guardians Regarding the MIPI…Posted on September 22 2020
Message For Parents/Guardians regarding the MIPI (Math Intervention/Programming Instrument). For Fox Creek students Grade 1-10.
COVID-19 Information - Student illness STAY AT HOME…Posted on September 18 2020
This summary, based on the September 2020 Government of Alberta update, COVID-19 Symptom-Student illness, provides further clarity to parents about the ‘isolation’ period or ‘stay home and minimize…
University of Alberta virtual events!!Posted on September 17 2020
Unfortunately we are not able to go to open houses and campus tours at this time, however University of Alberta has many virtual events planned already. This first event has a variety of times available…
University of Alberta Virtual Open HousePosted on September 17 2020
Parents and students may want to take a look at University of Alberta Virtual Open House Registration opens September 28th!!
13 Fresh Scholarship Picks Just For You!Posted on September 17 2020
ScholarTree Weekly Roundup CLOSING SOON Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest Deadline Sept. 20, 2020 Complete Test Preparation Scholarship Deadline Sept. 29, 2020 Corporate Culture Scholarship Deadline…
Student Validation FormsPosted on September 17 2020
Parents/Guardians, Please remember to check that all information is correct and sign your child's validation form for them to bring to their teacher or hand in at the office. We need all forms back by September…
Remax BursaryPosted on September 15 2020
This year we are once again offering (16) $1,000 bursaries for a total of $16,000 to grade 12 students. This program was established by RE/MAX of Western Canada to recognize the success and ongoing…
Outdoor Ed ReadyPosted on September 14 2020
Grade 9 students are enjoying the trails playing Man tracker! Check out those disguises. :)
September 2020 Parent NewsletterPosted on September 11 2020
September 2020 Parent Newsletter
NON-MEDICAL FACE MASKS: WHY USE? WHAT TO CONSIDER?…Posted on September 11 2020
NGPS 2020-21 COVID-19 Re-entry Handbook updated September 10, 2020. To read more on the NGPS Mask Protocol please see Section 1 - Provincial Health Measures, Pages 9-14 of the Handbook. WHY USE A NON-MEDICAL…
Awards Night 2020Posted on September 11 2020
Our annual Fox Creek School Awards Night will be on September 25. Due to current challenges, we will be presenting awards during the evening ceremony only to grades 10 - 12 students. We will be presenting…
Picture Day October 8th!!Posted on September 11 2020
Please Read!Posted on September 10 2020
Dear Parents, We have been receiving numerous calls where parents are asking to be transferred to the classroom phone to speak with their child or their child’s teacher during class time. Such phone…
Principal Message Sept. 4, 2020Posted on September 4 2020
Well it is Friday! We have had an amazing relaunch at Fox Creek School. Classes are in full swing from Kindergarten to Grade 12. I am so proud of our students, families and staff. The relaunch back into…
Artwork SurprisePosted on September 4 2020
A huge thank-you to Lainey who came in while school was out and painted some beautiful art work in the Student Learning Commons and Secondary Lunch Room!! It really helped to add a little something extra…
Fox Creek School StaffPosted on September 1 2020
Our amazing staff is ready for the first day of School, Wednesday, September 2. We feel confident in our Student's and Staff's safety.
The kids are back!! Grade 7 Orientation.Posted on September 1 2020
This afternoon was Grade 7 Orientation to go over what their first day will look like and introduce them to Junior High! Teachers and staff are excited to have the students back in front of us. We're…
Grade 7 OrientationPosted on September 1 2020
Grade 7 Orientation September 1, 2020 at 1 P.M.
Power OutagePosted on August 28 2020
Due to the ATCO Power Outage, Fox Creek School has no power and School is closed. Staff are working from home. The office will open Monday, August 31 at 8am.
Daily health screening required for all NGPS staff…Posted on August 27 2020
We all have a role to play in keeping schools healthy. Before coming to school each day, all staff and students must use the Government of Alberta's screening questionnaire - the COVID-19 Alberta Health…
Returning to School Safely- Please watch these VideosPosted on August 24 2020
Junior and High School- Return to School Safely Elementary- Return to School Safely
Welcome Back Letter 2020/2021Posted on August 20 2020
Parents Please read the Welcome Back Letter for important information regarding start times and finish times and entry doors for all students!! Welcome Back Letter 2020/2021 MAP for door entry K-12
WELCOME BACK! The first day of school is Wed, Sept…Posted on August 19 2020
Board approves change to 2020-21 school year calendar. The first day of school is Wednesday, Sept 2! Recognizing that the fall re-entry of students requires significant planning and set up time by classroom…
Thank You!Posted on August 6 2020
Again we would like to express our sincere gratitude for the conversations we had with parents today regarding scenario 1 relaunch for Fox Creek Students. We completely understand the concern and anxiety…
School health measures now include mandatory masksPosted on August 6 2020
On August 4, 2020, the Government of Alberta announced that the use of masks will be required when students and staff return to school. Students from Grades 4 through 12 will be required to wear masks…
FCS School SurveryPosted on August 5 2020
Just a reminder a Staff Member from FCS will be calling you sometime tomorrow August 6. We ask each family for 5 to 7 minutes of your time to answer a few questions about school classes and yellow bus…
EDITED Re-entry: Students will return to In-school…Posted on July 22 2020
The Government of Alberta announced yesterday that students will return to in-school classes under Scenario 1, with near-normal daily operations and added health measures. This means that daily in-school…
Looking Ahead! NGPS releases 2020-21 COVID-19 Re-entry…Posted on July 8 2020
As promised, we are pleased to share the Northern Gateway Public Schools 2020-21 COVID-19 Re-entry Handbook. The Handbook will guide our collective response to COVID-19 and operations for the 2020-21…
Parent Letter July 2, 2020Posted on July 3 2020
Please read!! Parent Letter July 2, 2020
Tour GroupPosted on June 30 2020
Enjoy your retirement Mr. MytrunecPosted on June 29 2020
Mr. Mytrunec is off to enjoy his retirement. Thank you for the past 30 years in Northern Gateway Public Schools and the last ten of them at Fox Creek School. Congratulations!
Kindergarten 2020!!Posted on June 29 2020
Ms. d'Entremont & Mr. Mytrunec are pleased to congratulate the Kindergarten class of 2020! Good Luck!!
Congratulations to the Grad Class of 2020!!Posted on June 26 2020
Dear Fox Creek Graduating Students, the Class of 2020, This June, your last semester at Fox Creek School is a time I know you and your families have been anticipating for many years. For some, you will…
Grade 3 Virtual Tours!Posted on June 16 2020
This week Ms. Slocum and the grade 3 class have been going on virtual tours each day. The students especially enjoyed the Houston zoo.
Grade 2 Butterfly Release Video!Posted on June 16 2020
Equipment and Textbook Return SchedulePosted on June 15 2020
Please return school equipment and textbooks at the assigned time for each grade. If you are unable to return at the assigned time please contact the school office at 780-622-3742 between 9:00 A.M. -…
School Start Supplies Order FormsPosted on June 12 2020
This is an option for parents to order school supplies online. You can still purchase supplies on your own. Kindergarten Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 Junior High Senior High
ScholarshipPosted on June 11 2020
Grade 3 ActivitiesPosted on June 9 2020
Grade 3s have been busy working hard on assignments! For animal life cycles, show what you know how to do days and bridge building!!
Recognizing our Grads During a PandemicPosted on June 2 2020
The Town of Fox Creek has uploaded our students' digital grad photos onto their sign. Parents, students, and loved ones should keep an eye open for the recognition of our graduates on the Town of Fox…
Division surveys students, staff and families on re-entry…Posted on June 1 2020
Northern Gateway Public Schools (NGPS) is planning for the 2020-21 school year and what it may look like for students, staff and families. While any return to school will be managed under the guidelines…
Caterpillars transformation!!Posted on June 1 2020
Look what Mrs. Gelleny's Grade 2 class caterpillars got up to over the weekend! They are undergoing a remarkable transformation, called metamorphosis.
Steven Harding Memorial Scholarship 2020Posted on June 1 2020
Deadline is June 15 Steven Harding Scholarship 2020
Career Exposure Summer Boot Camp 2020Posted on June 1 2020
Boot Camp Brochure 2020
Engaging With Your Teen While Learning At HomePosted on May 28 2020
Supporting Parents with At Home Learning: Article submitted by Tammy Charko
TC EnergyPosted on May 26 2020
Fox Creek School is happy to share the recent announcement of support from TC Energy for the next piece of our Outdoor Learning Space. TC has been collaborating with the school as to how their corporation…
A Huge Thank-YouPosted on May 25 2020
A wonderful surprise this morning from Fox Creek School Parent Council. All of the outside windows of the school were decorated with messages and colored pictures!! What a wonderful way to start our day!!…
TC Energy Scholarship 2020Posted on May 21 2020
TC Energy has decided to extended their scholarship application deadline to Friday, June 12, 2020, at 11:59:59 p.m. EST. Please click the link below for more information on this scholarship. …
ScholarshipsPosted on May 13 2020
With the school year quickly coming to an end, ScholarTree.ca has made a concerted effort to add as many scholarships to the platform as we could find. May is the end of peak scholarship season so there…
ANC Scholarship 2020Posted on May 7 2020
Scholarship deadline is May 8, 2020!! ANC Scholarship 2020
Thank You to Home Hardware!!Posted on May 4 2020
A big thanks to Randy from Home Hardware for providing the time and equipment to unload our paving stones. This unbelievable community support is allowing us to continue the imaginative and creative…
Thank You!!Posted on May 4 2020
A huge thank you to Steve Bonertz and Alberta Safety Control for picking up, transporting, and dropping off the concrete pavers for our Outdoor Learning Space. This hometown hero donated time and equipment…
Letter to High School StudentsPosted on April 28 2020
To all High School students. Please read this letter regarding your engagement with online learning moving forward. Letter to High School Students
Letter to Parents...Posted on April 27 2020
Fox Creek Parents & Guardians please read the letter attached regarding expectations moving forward with online learning! Thanks! Letter to Parents
Bottle CollectionPosted on April 24 2020
Just a reminder you can drop off your bottles and cans at the recycle bin beside the old pool building. We appreciate any donations which we can put towards our school programs.
Proof of Residence required for NGPS studentsPosted on April 23 2020
As part of the regular registration process, proof of residence is now required for all Northern Gateway Public Schools students. Parents will be required to provide a copy of their resident legal land…
A Great TeamPosted on April 23 2020
I am so proud to work with such an amazing group of individuals. Emergency Responsive Education is what they deliver each day to the best of their abilities. We hope our students and families are all…
ATCO Indigenous Education Awards ProgramPosted on April 16 2020
Please see poster for information regarding this Awards Program!
Scholarship information from West Fraser MillsPosted on April 14 2020
Please find attached the scholarship information from West Fraser Mills--open to any post secondary student that may lead to a career serving the forestry industry. Scholarship Application Awards Guidelines…
TC Energy ScholarshipsPosted on April 14 2020
Just a reminder of the TC Energy Scholarship that is closing on May 15--open to all post secondary students--trades, college, university, vocational or technical school. TC Energy Scholarships
MD of Greenview ScholarshipPosted on April 14 2020
Please use the link to the scholarship information for the MD of Greenview Scholarship. This is open to all graduating students pursuing a post secondary education at a college, university, technical…
5 Fresh Scholarship Picks Just For You!Posted on April 14 2020
ScholarTree Weekly Roundup Pretty Lightroom Presets Scholarship Deadline April 15, 2020 Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship Deadline April 15, 2020 Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest Deadline Sept. 20,…
Online School Resumes Tomorrow at Fox Creek SchoolPosted on April 13 2020
Happy Monday Fox Creek School Family! Just a short reminder online classes will resume tomorrow. Please check the school website or Teacher Classroom Pages to check out the schedule if you have forgotten…
Our New Double Ovens Have Arrived!Posted on April 7 2020
We are pleased we have received our four new double ovens for our Foods Lab. Thank you goes out to Fox Creed For The Children Fundraising Society for your generous donation which covered the cost of our…
Smiles are good for us!Posted on April 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 April 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…
Environmental EducatonPosted on April 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…
Easter BreakPosted on April 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,…
Master Timetable Schedule for Grades 7-12Posted on April 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 March 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…Posted on March 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…
Google Classroom and Google MeetsPosted on March 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…
HOW ARE YOU DOING?Posted on March 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…
Resources for ParentsPosted on March 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…
Continuing Student LearningPosted on March 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,…
Parents/GuardiansPosted on March 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…
Education Continuity Q and A'sPosted on March 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 March 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…Posted on March 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…
Latest update from Alberta EducationPosted on March 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…Posted on March 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…
Attention Parents/Guardians:Posted on March 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…Posted on March 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…
Fox Creek School ClosurePosted on March 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 March 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…
Third Annual Business Showcase Career FairPosted on March 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…
High School First AidPosted on March 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…
Dear Parents:Posted on March 10 2020
Third Annual Business Showcase Career FairPosted on March 6 2020
Letter for Parents: Fox Creek Career Fair
Science 10's design RollercoastersPosted on March 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 March 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 March 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 March 4 2020
Information regarding the Novel Coronavirus from Alberta Health: Novel Coronavirus 1 Novel Coronavirus 2
Junior Girls BasketballPosted on March 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…
Letter for parents regarding helping their child prepare…Posted on March 3 2020
Letter for parents
February Parent NewsletterPosted on March 3 2020
February Newsletter 2020
Parent Teacher Interviews Grades 7-12Posted on March 3 2020
Wednesday March 4th Gr 7-12 Parent/Teacher Interviews 5:30-8 PM Book Here
February Elementary AssemblyPosted on March 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…
Trickster ExtravaganzaPosted on February 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…
Macewan University and Nait tourPosted on February 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…
Trickster TheatrePosted on February 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 February 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…
Trickster TheatrePosted on February 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…
Gr 7-12 Ski TripPosted on February 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.…
Alberta Newsprint Company ScholarshipPosted on February 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:…
Fox Creek Curling TeamsPosted on February 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…
4 Ways Parents Can Help Promote Kindness!!Posted on February 21 2020
4 Ways Parents Can Help Promote Kindness!
TC Energy ScholarshipsPosted on February 19 2020
tcscholarships.com Deadline May.15, 2020
Ovintiv sponsors Pre-Employment Training for Fox Creek…Posted on February 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,…
100 days of school!!Posted on February 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…
Virtual Field Trip with Glacier National ParkPosted on February 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…
Business Showcase and Career FairPosted on February 14 2020
Pink Shirt Day is Feb 26Posted on February 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…
Eureka!!Posted on February 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…
Eureka Team Push-up!Posted on February 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 February 12 2020
The Grade 5C class had their first Foods class today. They made the "Punch of Love" drink for Valentine's Day!!
Events happening this month!!Posted on February 11 2020
University of AlbertaPosted on February 11 2020
Save the Date!!Posted on February 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.…
Congrats Fox Creek Sr. Girls and Boys Basketball!!Posted on February 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…
Information for our FamiliesPosted on February 5 2020
8 Fresh Scholarship Picks Just For You!Posted on February 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…
Hot Dog Day!!Posted on February 5 2020
Next elementary Hot Dog Day is Feb.19th, 2020!!
Environmental StewardshipPosted on February 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.
Dear Parents, Guardians and Families:Posted on February 3 2020
January 2020 Parent NewsletterPosted on January 30 2020
January 2020 Parent Newsletter
January Elementary Award CeremonyPosted on January 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…
Gr 7 Floating Tower ChallengePosted on January 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…
Thank You to Repsol Oil & Gas Canada IncPosted on January 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…
9 Fresh Scholarship Picks Just For You!Posted on January 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…
P.D. Day at the MultiplexPosted on January 29 2020
War of 1812Posted on January 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…
Knowing Your Inner-SelfPosted on January 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…
Fox Creek School SpiritwearPosted on January 27 2020
Fox Creek School Spiritwear USERNAME: foxcreek PASSWORD: spiritwear2020
Kg. - Gr. 6 Parent-Teacher interviewsPosted on January 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 January 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…
ERA's Kids Poster CompetitionPosted on January 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…
Diploma Non-diploma, and PAT Exam SchedulePosted on January 20 2020
Your Voice Matters!!Posted on January 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 January 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 January 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 January 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 January 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…
Happy New YearPosted on January 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…
Dear Parents:Posted on December 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…
Congrats!!Posted on December 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…
Christmas Dream CatchersPosted on December 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 December 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…
Thank You to Profoxx!!Posted on December 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!!…
ScholartreePosted on December 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…
Congrats Sr Girls and Boys Basketball TeamsPosted on December 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…
Congratulations to Mrs. Hardy and Ms. PretulaPosted on December 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…
Thank you to Ms Slocum's Grade 3 Class!!Posted on December 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.…
Grade 8 Foods ClassPosted on December 6 2019
The Grade 8 Foods class made some delicious looking gingerbread houses!!
Jr & Sr High Fundraiser for the Canada Uganda EMS…Posted on December 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…
Impact of the Provincial BudgetPosted on December 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…
Elementary Christmas Concert!!Posted on December 5 2019
Scholastic Book FairPosted on December 4 2019
Dec.4th: 12:30pm-4pm & 5pm-8pm Dec.5th 9am-4pm
Virtue of PerseverancePosted on December 2 2019
Congratulations to these students for being nominated as best exemplifying the virtue of "Perseverance" during the month of November.
TUXIS Youth Parliament OpportunityPosted on November 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…
2020 non diploma High School exam and Grade 9 PAT…Posted on November 28 2019
Gr 7-12 Parent/Teacher ConferencesPosted on November 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 November 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 November 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 November 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!
Diploma Exams Schedule January 2020Posted on November 25 2019
Grade 3 ActivitiesPosted on November 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…Posted on November 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…
PJ/Popcorn DayPosted on November 18 2019
Local Mexican Lunch for the Grade 8 ClassPosted on November 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…
QLE: The Heart of Teaching and Learning is Quality…Posted on November 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…
Retake Photo Order FormsPosted on November 7 2019
Retake photo order forms must be back to the office by Nov.14th, thank you!
Encounters with CanadaPosted on November 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…
Remembrance Day at Fox Creek SchoolPosted on November 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…
2019/2020 Senior Girls Volleyball TeamPosted on November 7 2019
Help Protect Alberta KidsPosted on November 7 2019
Liberating LearningPosted on November 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.…
Jr. Basketball PracticePosted on November 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 November 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…
Tour Group 2021Posted on November 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,…
Virtue of CompassionPosted on November 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 November 5 2019
Please read our October 2019 Parent Newsletter for all the latest news!!
Congrats!!Posted on November 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…
School Bus Transportation and Inclement WeatherPosted on November 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…
Sneak Peek!!Posted on October 31 2019
Here is a sneak peak at the start of the upholstery that is being done for the Fox Rod!
Haunted House!!Posted on October 31 2019
The Cosmetology Class put together a Haunted House!!
Halloween Elementary Assembly!!Posted on October 31 2019
Diploma PrepPosted on October 31 2019
Trustee by-election called for Fox Creek wardPosted on October 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,…
QLE: How a Culture of Wellness supports student learning…Posted on October 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…
Provincial Cross Country ChampionshipsPosted on October 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 October 21 2019
Wednesday Oct.30 from 5:30 PM- 8 PM https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/code?code=h2xhh
Photo Retake DayPosted on October 18 2019
Retake Picture Day and Class Photo Day is on October 30th!!
Emergency Response Planning in NGPS SchoolsPosted on October 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…
Student VotePosted on October 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 October 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…
Congrats!!Posted on October 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…
Gr. 12 Students and ParentsPosted on October 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…Posted on October 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,…
Recruitment Campaign for the House of Commons Page…Posted on October 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…
TD Scholarships for Community LeadershipPosted on October 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…
Congrats!!Posted on October 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 October 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…
Congrats to Jr. Girls VolleyballPosted on October 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…
Lucky Peaks Research Station in IdahoPosted on October 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…
Bake SalePosted on October 8 2019
Reminder to Grade 7 & 8 Students & Parents!
Congrats!!Posted on October 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…
How is your child supported in a Quality Learning…Posted on October 8 2019
Castle Rock ResearchPosted on October 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…
Whitecourt Basketball CampPosted on October 7 2019
Bake SalePosted on October 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…
Strike Energy Cross Country RunPosted on October 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.…
NGPS students supported in Quality Learning EnvironmentsPosted on October 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…
Thank You to Home Hardware!!Posted on September 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 September 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…
Picture Day!!Posted on September 29 2019
Just a reminder that Picture Day is Monday, September 30!!
September 2019 Parent NewsletterPosted on September 27 2019
Please read our September Parent Newsletter for all the latest school news!!
TERRY FOX RUN!!Posted on September 27 2019
The rain didn't stop us!!
Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science, and Technology…Posted on September 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,…
SET ConferencePosted on September 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…
Thank You to Source Energy ServicesPosted on September 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 September 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:…
Congrats to Fox Creek Sr. Golf Team!!Posted on September 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…
Jr. & Sr. High Awards NightPosted on September 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…
Grade 3 Scavenger Hunt!Posted on September 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 September 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…
ScholarTreePosted on September 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…
Educational Liaison Association of AlbertaPosted on September 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…
Whitecourt Career Fair!Posted on September 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…
University of Alberta!Posted on September 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…
Dual Credit Programs!!Posted on September 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…
Safe at School: HOLD AND SECUREPosted on September 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…
Gr. 7-12 Parent Teacher ConferencesPosted on September 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 September 19 2019
Please note that the Terry Fox Run will now be on Friday, Sept.27th
Congrats Sr. Girls Volleyball Team!!Posted on September 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…
Congrats Jr. Boys Golf Team!!Posted on September 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!…
Congrats Sr.Boys Golf Team.Posted on September 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 September 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…
Lifeguard Course at FCS!Posted on September 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…
Grad Class Bottle Drive!!Posted on September 4 2019
Thank you!Posted on September 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…
Surviving the Return to School (for Parents)Posted on September 3 2019
Back to School Survival
Outdoor Classroom PlansPosted on September 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 September 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…
Welcome Back!Posted on August 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…
Out Door Classroom at FCSPosted on August 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 August 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…
Welcome Back Breakfast for Fox Creek StaffPosted on August 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.…
I matter, I've got this, I'm just getting started!Posted on August 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,…
Back to School!!Posted on August 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…
First Day Back is Sept 3!Posted on August 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)…
Year End Newsletter!!Posted on June 28 2019
Please year our Year End Parent Newsletter for all the latest school news!!!
Elementary Awards 2018-2019Posted on June 28 2019
Congratulations to all our Award Recipients!!
Happy Summer!Posted on June 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…
Congratulations!!Posted on June 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…
Fox Creek School Annual Award CeremonyPosted on June 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…
Legacy Scholarship Award 2019Posted on June 24 2019
Steven Harding Memorial Scholarship 2019Posted on June 24 2019
Butterfly emerging from its chrysalisPosted on June 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 June 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…
Elementary Track & Field DayPosted on June 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…
Track & FieldPosted on June 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…
New Scholarship Opportunity!Posted on June 12 2019
Survey: Alternate Seat Fee for school bus transportationPosted on June 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…
Outdoor Learning SpacePosted on June 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…
School FieldPosted on June 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…
New Planter Boxes for FCSPosted on June 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 June 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 June 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…
Encounters with CanadaPosted on June 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…
Grade 8 Field TripPosted on June 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…
Chevron Scholarship 2019Posted on May 30 2019
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…
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…
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,…
Walking Together - Sturgeon Lake, Hillside, Fox Creek,…Posted 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…
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…
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.…
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…
Fox Creek School Presentation: David Irvine: Raising…Posted 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…
Icelandic Students and Teachers visiting with classes…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…
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…
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…
Tour GroupPosted on April 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 April 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…
School Council MeetingPosted on April 18 2019
School Council Meeting tonight at 5:15!!
Sub Shop ClosedPosted on April 18 2019
The sub store will be closed the first two days back from Easter (April 29&30)
Ukrainian Food and Easter EggsPosted on April 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 April 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…
School CouncilPosted on April 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 April 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…
2019 Final Exams and Supervision SchedulePosted on April 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 April 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 April 12 2019
Mr. Mytrunec’s Kindergarten PE class enjoyed challenging the wall with some support by some Gr. 8 students.
Japanese Cultural CenterPosted on April 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 April 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 April 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 April 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…
Marshmallow STEM Project!!Posted on April 8 2019
Ms. Slocum's Grade 3 class made STEM marshmallow towers.
Thank you to Pembina!!Posted on April 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 April 5 2019
Check out these exciting opportunities for summer Volleyball Camps!
Maker Day for Experiential Learning WeekPosted on April 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…
School and partners unite for Experiential Learning…Posted on April 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…
West Fraser Mills ScholarshipPosted on April 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 April 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…
Fox Creek School is ready for Experiential WeekPosted on March 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 March 28 2019
Please read our April 2019 Newsletter for all the latest School news!!!
Fox Creek School Parent Council Quad RafflePosted on March 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!…
Bio 30 field trip to Telus World of Science!!Posted on March 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 March 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…
Pi in the face event; in recognition for Pi Day!!Posted on March 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…Posted on March 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 …
School Council Meeting!!Posted on March 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 March 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 March 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…Posted on March 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…
Thanks to Fox Creek School Council & Fox Creek PlayschoolPosted on March 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…
Science 10's Design & Build Rollercoasters to test…Posted on March 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 March 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.…
Experiential Learning Week for Jr and Sr High StudentsPosted on March 7 2019
Experiential Learning Week for Jr and Sr High Students
2019 Provincial Achievement Test Schedule: Fox Creek…Posted on March 7 2019
Provincial Achievement Test Schedule: Fox Creek
Scholastic Book FairPosted on March 6 2019
March 20- 11:30AM-4:00PM March 21- 9:00AM-4PM & 5:00PM-8:00PM
March 8 & 9 Sr. Boys Basketball Tournament SchedulePosted on March 6 2019
Senior Boys BasketballPosted on March 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…
Z Space!!Posted on March 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 March 4 2019
The Grade 7-12 Students are having a great time in Jasper on their Ski Trip!!
Graduates Please Note!!Posted on March 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…
Attention all Graduates!!Posted on March 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…
March 2019 School NewsletterPosted on March 1 2019
Please read our March 2019 Newsletter for all the latest School news!!!
Gr 7-12 Parent Teacher ConferencesPosted on February 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…Posted on February 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…
Pink Shirt DayPosted on February 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 February 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…Posted on February 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…
Experiential Learning Week for Jr and Sr High StudentsPosted on February 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.…
New Scholarship announced by the MD of GreenviewPosted on February 21 2019
Click here for Scholarship Information
Kindergarten Pre-RegistrationPosted on February 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…
Jr. and Sr. High Students Lunch and Learn: Dating…Posted on February 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 February 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 February 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,…
A HUGE THANKS TO PEMBINAPosted on February 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,…
Gr.1's freeze water instantly!Posted on February 14 2019
Cool Science, literally and figuratively! This is an experiment you can try at home too!
Rookie Bonspiel- Fox Creek Curling ClubPosted on February 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 February 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…Posted on February 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…
Candy Grams!!Posted on February 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 February 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!
GPRC Open House May 2019Posted on February 4 2019
Want to check out GPRC? Here's your chance!
Student Voice Videoconference with Minister EggenPosted on February 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 February 1 2019
Teachers were engaged in professional development yesterday. PD days allow staff to collaborate and discuss best practices.
Gr.9 sledding funPosted on February 1 2019
WOW! Look at that air! Check this out!
February School NewsletterPosted on January 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…Posted on January 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…
Gr. 8 Frog DissectionsPosted on January 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 January 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 January 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…Posted on January 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 January 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 January 25 2019
Yearbook Order Forms are now here. Order your Yearbooks now!
School Council Bulletin BoardPosted on January 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 January 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…
Parent Council Meeting will be held Today, January…Posted on January 17 2019
All Parents are invited to attend!
Snowshoeing! Making the best out of our winters.Posted on January 17 2019
Grade 9 students sure enjoyed snowshoeing. A great way to stay active while enjoying our winter!
Student Ref'sPosted on January 17 2019
Congrats to our students who recently completed their referee course. Looks like they are ready! :)
Exam schedule REVISION- Please notePosted on January 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…
Grad Bottle DrivePosted on January 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…
Exams are approaching quickly. Please note the dates…Posted on January 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…
Gr 9's brave the winter weather to build quinzees…Posted on January 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 &…Posted on January 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…