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Learning Resources

Listed below are a variety of resources parents can access to help their children with their school studies.


SchoolZone Help

If you need help using SchoolZone, try the following SchoolZone Help Site. If you need any login information, please call school at 780-475-1760.


Newsletters

If you would like to relieve monthly emails from Principal Marino, please ensure your current email address is updated with the office.


Math Resources

Here are some websites for Math practice...

www.mathletics.com


Exambank

Students can take practice exams in questions aligned to the Alberta curriculum using www.aberta.exambank.com. They can access this site with the login information below from both home and school.

Username: jdbracco

Password: bruins


Edmonton Public Library 

Visit the new Library at the Clareview Recreation Center and when you are there get a new or replacement Library Card using this . To view the activities planned for the month visit the event calendar page of www.epl.ca.


Summer Cool School 

Edmonton Public Schools, through Metro Continuing Education, continues to offer exciting summer school programming. Summer Cool School will offer a variety of academic and enrichment esperiences for students from grade 7 through grade 9. The programming will run during the first three weeks os July. Summer Cool School is the prefect way for students to stay busy in a safe, educational, and enjoyable environment.

For more information, see the , the , or the Metro Continuing Education Website.


Bikes, Skateboards, Roller Blades, etc.

Students are welcome to ride their bicycles, scooters, rollerblades and skateboards to school. However the safety of all students is a priority. We expect students to wear a helmet to prevent injury, dismount to enter school grounds, and ensure their personal items are locked up at the bike racks or locked in their lockers as the school is not responsible for lost, stolen, or misplaced items.


Bullying Prevention Toolkit  

Edmonton Public Schools has published a toolkit for understanding, preventing, and resloving bullying issues. Click here for the document: Bullying Prevention (2012)


Dress code

Just a reminder re: student dress code as the temperature warms in May and June. We expect all students to dress for appropriately and keep the focus on academic success as we prepare for exams. As per our handbook:

Students must be dressed appropriately at school.

Students are expected to:

  • arrive to school clean – personal body odour is a concern for teenagers and a concern in the classroom.
  • refrain from wearing distracting, revealing clothing that would make staff or students uncomfortable, including messages that are profane, alcohol/drug related or violent – tops and pants should meet, and undergarments should not be seen.
  • remove caps, visors, hats or bandannas.
  • change clothing if dressed inappropriately – parents will be informed if this issue persists.
  • refrain from using strong perfumes or colognes as we are a scent sensitive environment.

Healthy Kids Resources

Health Talk Newsletter available for your information. AHS Addiction and Mental Health website has valuable resources. ‌

Ever Active Schools promote Comprehensive School Health - see their informational website at this link: Ever Active

The Park Bench is a great community Resource.  If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter go to the following link The Park Bench


Monday Evening Community Kitchen 

The Somali Canadian Women and Children Association presents: Collective Kitchen from 5pm - 8pm twice a month at John D. Bracco in the Foods Studies Lab. These events create a space where mothers can make new friends, practice English, and learn about healthy eating together! It is a drop-in basis with child minding and other things happening on Monday nights at the same time.  Dates of Collective Kitchen Events are:

September 12 & 26 February 13 & 27 
October 3 & 17 March 6 & 20
November 7 & 21 April 10 & 24
December 5 & 19 May 15 & 29
January 16 & 30 June 12

 

Strengthening Families Program 

Strengthening Families Program is an evidence based program run by  for parents and their teenagers (12-16 years) that teaches skills in the areas of communication, managing emotions and resolving problems.  For more information open  and the .

Community Sports

Our children might be interested in participating in community sports programs.  Click here for more information: Edmonton Minor Soccer

Info from our School Nurse, Kaley Berryman RN, BScN
 
Our School Nurse and her team from the Northeast Community Health Centre provide information, information sessions, and vaccinations or immunizations for our school community. We will continue to post information here regarding upcoming dates or events.