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2017

Video Game Addiction Article

6 Symptoms of Video Game Addictionby SOS Safety Magazine published March 30, 2017 Parents today are faced with a dilemma that their parents never had to deal with. Video games. Today, when their child gets home from school they will most likely immediately…

Grade 3/4 Book Tasting Day!

Students from Rich Valley, Darwell and Grasmere got together today for a book tasting! Stations were set up around our gym with different literature genres and students interacted with a variety of books, doing different activities to explore the genres.…

Parent Teacher Interviews March 29&30

Don't forget to go online to book an appointment for Parent Teacher Interviews, March 29&30 from 4:30-7:30pm.  Go to schoolinterviews.ca and enter the code:  5dmnf

2017-18 Kindergarten Registration Meeting

We will be having our 2017-18 Kindergarten registration meeting on April 25 at 12:30pm in our school library. If you are planning on registering your child for Kindergarten next year, please plan to attend! If you are unable to attend, please contact…

Please notify the school for lates/absences

This is a reminder to please call the school PRIOR to 9am if your child will be late or absent that day. We need to ensure the safety of all our students and when students are absent without a notification from a parent, we spend considerable time trying…

2016

Accountability Pillar Surveys

Just a reminder to parents that in the new year you will be receiving a letter from Alberta Education. Inside is the Accountability Pillar survey. As part of the Accountability Pillar, Alberta Education surveys teachers, students and their parents.…

Spirit Wear Order in January

Coming Soon! In January we will be sending home a spirit wear order form. There will sweatshirts, sweatpants, t-shirts and hoodies available. We have sent an email to parents that includes item pictures and prices. Items range in price from $10 to $65.…

Gr. 7 CTF Week has begun!

What a wonderful day of learning at Grasmere School between the students and teachers from Darwell, Rich Valley, Onoway and Grasmere. All of our grade seven students started their Career and Technology Foundations (CTF) courses this week. Students have…

What is the Number?

We have a new game at our school- Guess the Number! Each week numeracy clues will be displayed on our bulletin board and  students can then make a guess about the Mystery Number. A draw will be made on Fridays from the correct answers. Week #2  

New Staff

We are excited to welcome Miss Secord back to our school this year as our grade 5 teacher! I know she is looking forward to meeting all of her students, getting to know them throughout the year and helping them to be successful! As well, Mrs. Saunders…

School Cash Online

Grasmere School is pleased to announce the launch of School Cash Online, a convenient and secure online payment system that offers a way for parents to pay for school activities, field trips, hot lunches and other fees. To access online payments, please…

2015

Healthy Food Option!

There were some fantastic smells floating through the halls this afternoon as some of our grade 6,7,8 students were busy cooking today during their healthy food option class. They made hot apple cider drink spiced with cinnamon and a creamy macaroni…

School Council Elections

Elections for the School Council Executive positions will take place on Monday, October 5 at 6:30 pm. Everyone is welcome!

Grade Three SLA

Grade Three students at Grasmere School and across Alberta will be writing Student Learner Assessments this fall. Please see the attached letter for more information. Grade Three SLA

A Day of Review

     On June 4th, 2015 the Grade ⅚ class went to Darwell for a day of science review.Some people from the Bennet Science Center were there to help everyone review for the grade 6 P.A.T tests.The Grasmere class took a 15 minute bus ride to Darwell…

Bug Hunt!

Our grade two students were outside enjoying the nice weather and searching for bugs for their science activity! They discovered spiders, ladybugs and LOTS of ants!

Gr. 2 Authors!

We have some budding authors in grade two! During their library class, students are creating their very own book. They will write and illustrate their creation. Students will then take the books home to share with their families, or some may choose to…

Alberta Opera performs "Rumpelstiltskin"!

Students were treated to a wonderful performance of "Rumpelstiltskin", by Alberta Opera. This adapted version of the classic fairy tale was a hit with students. 16 of our own Grasmere students assisted in the production, as either back stage crew, or…

Easter Egg Hunt!

Just prior to spring break, students participated in an Easter egg hunt! This event was created by our school spirit leadership group and was a huge success! Within each classroom, our leaders hid hundreds of chocolate eggs for students to find. It was…

Check out this special shopping event, March 27!

Click here to find out more about the Grasmere School Shopping Event March 27, 2015

National Pink T-Shirt Day

February 25th was Pink T-Shirt day across Canada in support of Anti-Bullying. Many of our students wore pink to show their support! At our celebration assembly today, three junior high students read an important poem in support of standing up to bullying.…

Entreprenurial Spirit

We have some very creative students at Grasmere School! Two of our students have decided to put their talents to work to benefit others! The girls are selling loom bracelets, with proceeds from the sales going towards the Children's Stollery Hospital…

Tape a Staff Member to the Wall!

There was lots of excitement at noon today as students were able to buy lengths of tape, then tape a staff member to the wall! Proceeds from the event go towards purchasing equipment for student use, such as gym equipment, technology, etc.

Our Learning Commons

Our school library is being featured this month on the Northern Gateway Public Schools website. Please click on the following link! http://www.ngps.ca/about-us/learning-commons/post/whats-on-the-shelf-january-2014#.VMazPkfF-So

Survey Time!

There are two very important surveys being conducted by the Alberta Government in January and February. For parents of students in grades 4-8, you will receive a paper survey, mailed to your home, called the Accountability Pillar Survey. Information…

Upcoming Events

Our School Spirit Committee has planned several events for the upcoming weeks. January 20th is a colour house colour dress-up day. Jan. 28th- purchase a length of tape, for our Tape a Staff Member to the Wall activityFebruary 10-Red, White and Pink…

2014

Door Decorating Contest

Check out our videos section to see who the winner was from our Christmas door decorating contest!

Leadership Winners

Have a look under the Parents & Students tab, then navigate to the Student Leadership page. There you will find pics of our monthly leadership winners. Each month, teachers select students who have exhibited one or several of our 7 Habits of Highly Effective…

December Events

We have several events happening in December at our school! December 1- door decorating contest! Classes will design and decorate their classroom door. A winner will be selected and that class will win a popcorn and movie afternoon. December 1-our food…

TELUS Donation

On October 31st Ryan Kessler from TELUS was at our school to present a cheque for $5000.00. We are very pleased to accept this generous donation from the TELUS Payday Lottery Committee to fund our technology enhancement project. The funds will be used…

Tile Mural

Our mural is complete! Debra Bryan, from our Artist in Residence program, spent the day putting together tiles that students created several weeks ago. Students painted tiles that represented them in some way and the results were amazing! We are so grateful…

Pink T-Shirt Day

Today we celebrated "Pink T-Shirt Day" in support of anti-bullying. Please check our calendar for our next pink t-shirt day! The pink t-shirt campaign was started by two high school students in Nova Scotia, who saw a younger student being bullied for…

Tuck shop is now open!

Our tuck shop is now open from 12:00-12:15 every day, except Wednesdays. A thank you to our wonderful student leaders, Hailey and Alisha, who are running the shop during noon hour. There are several items available for purchase. Please send exact change,…

The Leader in Me

For the past several years we have been focusing on the “7 Habits of Highly Effective People”- developed by Stephen Covey. The reason for teaching these habits is to help our students make good choices, manage their time wisely and get along well…

September Events

A busy and exciting month lies ahead! Here are some of the events that are planned. On September 17th we have our Grasmere School Meet and Greet BBQ. This is an open invitation for our school community to join us for a BBQ and classroom visits. The BBQ…

Welcome Back to School!

Welcome to the 2014-15 school year at Grasmere School! School starts on September 2, 2014. We look forward to a wonderful year of learning and growing together!