November 30 Announcements Please note: Names may have been removed from announcements.
The Buzz - Happenings From the Hive
Fort High announces the first edition of its online journal, The Buzz - Happenings From the Hive. Check out the September-October issue here.
Exam Schedule - January 2016
Please click the link below for a copy of the final exam schedule.
Fort Saskatchewan High School will close for the winter break on Dec. 21, 2015 and will reopen on Jan. 4, 2016.
Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) Central Office will remain open throughout most of the break. If you have any school-related questions or concerns please feel free to contact Central Office during the office hours below.
EIPS Central Office Winter Break Hours
Open December 21-22 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Open December 29-31 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
*for location and contact information, please visit www.eips.ca.
Regular business hours will resume Monday, Jan. 4, 2016.
From everyone at Elk Island Public Schools, we wish all of you a joyful holiday season and a happy New Year.
Happy Holidays from the Board of Trustees
It’s the holiday season once again and the winter break is just around the corner. On behalf of Elk Island Public Schools’ Board of Trustees, I want to take the opportunity to extend warm holiday wishes to all our students, staff, and families. We hope all of you have a wonderful and safe holiday and a new year filled with joy.
We look forward to seeing everyone back to school on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016.
Thank you and best wishes,
EIPS Board Chair
Diploma Exam Prep
Diploma Exam Prep classes are being offered through EIPS Continuing Education. Please see the Diploma Exam Prep document for more information.
Boundary Exemption Request Process
Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) boundary exemption request process for the 2016–2017 school year will take place from February 1 to April 15. This is the only time of year students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 wanting to attend a non-designated school in the upcoming school year can apply to do so. Interested families must fill out a Boundary Exemption Request Form and submit it directly to their requested school.
The Boundary Exemption Request Form will be available in mid-January. Additional information about the boundary exemption request process, schools with closed boundaries, and frequently asked questions can be found by visiting www.eips.ca/boundary-exemptions in the new year.
Students already accepted into their non-designated school don’t need to reapply.
Final decisions will be made by April 22, 2016.
Winter is coming! Please read about our Inclement Weather policies.
Fee Invoices are Now Available
Families are able to view and pay their 2015-2016 school fees through our online payment system – ACORN – which is accessible through the Parent Portal.
- Login to the Parent Portal
- Under the navigation menu, click on the “Student Fees” coin icon to access the fee summary page for your child
- Click on the appropriate student name to review a detailed summary of fees to date
- Pay your fees online
School fees are due October 31, 2015.
If you have additional questions regarding your child’s fees, or if you are new to the school and need assistance, please contact Barb Cooke at 780-998-3751.
Follow us on Twitter!
For school and grad information, follow our Twitter account @forthighschool. For Grad information please search #FortHighGrad.
Powerschool Login Information
To log in to the parent or student portal, use PowerSchool. For help with logging into the Parent Portal of PowerSchool, please watch the instuctional video or read through the Powerschool login information document. Please note that every Sunday between 9:00 and 10:00 pm, PowerSchool will be unavailable due to scheduled regular maintenance.
PowerSchool Parent & Student Portals on Mobile Apps
The PowerSchool Parent and Student portals are now accessible at all EIPS schools using your mobile devices and connecting to the school guest wireless networks. The PowerSchool portal allows access to Flex scheduling as well as other PowerSchool information.
The Apple IOS and Android applications on first login can take up to 5 minutes to login. This is due to a large amount of data being downloaded to the mobile device and not because of a slow wireless or Internet connection.
For more information, please see the Working with PowerSchool on mobile apps document.
Career Cruising Login
Students can click here to login to their Career Cruising account.
View Leisure Guide Online - No More Home Delivery
The new Winter Leisure Guide is available online now at www.fortsask.ca/LeisureGuide. Recreation and Culture programs registration starts December 7th, Harbour Pool Programs registration starts December 9th. For our environment, the number of printed copies are being reduced, and printed on FSC certified environmental friendly paper. Leisure Guides will no longer be delivered to your mailbox, but you can pick up a hard copy at any City facility, or find the online version at fortsask.ca.