Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Strathcona County National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Event
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, 2022 will be hosted at Broadmoor Lake.
On the mainstage (Broadmoor Lake Plaza) from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., join guest speakers, an Indigenous elder and Indigenous performers and knowledge keepers to celebrate and learn about the history, heritage, resilience and diversity of Indigenous Peoples. Traditional food will be available for sale, and family-friendly activities including a scavenger hunt and canoe rides will be offered.
At 2:30 p.m. in County Hall, see the unveiling of the new Heather Shillinglaw art installation “ᒥᔪᑕᒧᐣ ᓇᓇᓂᐢ miyotamon nananis – it is a good road in all directions”. Visitors are invited to meet Heather Shillinglaw, engage in the blessing and smudge and enjoy refreshments.
At Gallery@501, "The Healing Language of Alex Janvier" will be open 1-4 p.m. Visitors will discover paintings, sketchbook drawings, video and audio works that reflect Janvier's experiences within Canada's residential school system. Mini tours to see Janvier's permanent artworks commissioned in 1976 and 2001 will be available on the half hour.
Festival Place will be lit in orange to commemorate the day.
Your Future: Post-Secondary and Career Fair
Thinking about attending post-secondary school after graduation? Not sure on the career or sector? Plan to attend this year’s Your Future: Post-Secondary and Career Fair on Oct. 19, 2022.
The event is free and open to all students in grades 9 through 12.
Date: Oct. 19, 2022 Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Strathcona County Agora 401 Festival Lane, Sherwood Park
ECDE100: Human Development Dual Credit Opportunity
October 10-December 16, 2022
In this FREE course the learner will explore the major theories of human development and will focus specifically on birth to age twelve. Areas of study will include physical, cognitive, emotional and social development. Perfect for students interested in obtaining Level 1 Early Childcare certification or wanting to explore Educational Assistant.
Students will earn - 5 30- level high school credits, 3 post-secondary credit from Portage College
- This course is offered on-line and student can attend lectures asynchronously (fits in any timetable).
- This course is NOT self-paced. Students will adhere to deadlines set by the post-secondary.
- Students can expect to spend 3-5hrs per week on course materials.
- 60% or greater in ELA30-1/30-2, 70% or greater in ELA20-1/20-2
TO REGISTER: Please email email@example.com
National Skilled Trades and Technology Week
In celebration of National Skilled Trades and Technology Week in November, Skills Canada Alberta invites you to take part in our exclusive Try-A-Trade® event in the Heartland Community.
Try-A-Trade® activities will include areas like Plumbing, Carpentry, Baking, Welding and more!
Date: Tuesday November 1, 2022
Location: ATCO Gym, Dow Centennial Centre, Fort Saskatchewan
Time: 9:30 AM – 2:45 PM
If you are interested in this opportunity, please come see Mrs. Bennett in the office to sign up.
Super Smash Bros Tournament
Come participate in our first E-Sports tournament of the year. From October 3rd to the 7th in room 26, teams will compete for the Fort High E-Sports Trophy! Check out the poster by the Construction Lab for more details.
Free Lunch – October 13
If anyone would like to register for Taco in a Bag on October 13 AND you have a spare in period 2, please see Mrs. Griffith in the office by Monday, October 3.
“In the Cafeteria” on Monday October 3rd and Tuesday October 4th, the one and only Musical Theatre class will be selling a delectable, delicious, downright delinquent hot dog meal including your choice of crispy chips and salacious, succulent soda for ONLY $6.
So come wrap your paws around a dog and support our school’s beloved theatre program – ALL proceeds will go directly towards funding the December play to bring you the performance of a lifetime!”
Special - Steak sandwich w/ sautéed onions served with French onion potato and Caesar salad $7.00
Pizza - Classic cheese $2.75
Student Special - Buffalo chicken poutine fully loaded $8.00
Sandwich - Grilled cheese $4.00, add tomato soup $2.00
Wrap - Soft taco served with shredded lettuce, cheddar cheese, salsa and sour cream $6.00
Dessert - TBD
Fries (small $4.00, large $5.00), Poutine (small $5.00, large $7.00)
Some foods may contain nuts/peanut butter. Please inquire with Mrs. LeClair or Ms. Adams if you have any allergy or dietary questions or concerns at the time of ordering.
Book Club – at lunch in the Library with Mrs. Belanger
GSA, Gay Straight Alliance - in Room 53 at lunchtime.
Lunch Hour Jazz Band – in the Bandroom (Room 35). See Mrs. Villetard for more information.
Dungeons and Dragons Club – at lunch in room 26.
If anyone is interested in getting information on or trying curling, please see Mr. Wlos in the gym area.
Volleyball - TODAY Alexandre-Tache vs Senior Boys – 5:00 pm
Alexandre-Tache vs Senior Girls – 6:30 pm
Football - TODAY vs McNally @ 7:30 pm. $5 entry fee.
Wrestling – The Sting Wrestling team will start their practices in October at the Strathcona Wrestling Club. Registration opens Sept 15th and can be found at : https://www.strathconawrestlingclub.org/
See Mrs. Villetard for more details. Looking forward to seeing you on the mats!