Tag: C Ian McLaren

  • Reunion of Old Turner Valley Junior & Senior High Schools

    Reunion of Old Turner Valley Junior & Senior High Schools

    Welcome Alumni of the Turner Valley Junior and Senior High Schools from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s Joyce (Compton) Berkholtz is organizing this year’s reunion to be held in Turner Valley on Saturday, September 10th and Sunday, September 11th, 2016. Dinner will be on Saturday, September 10th, 6:00pm at the Legion in Turner Valley. For […]

  • C Ian McLaren School: Hats for MAC

    C Ian McLaren School: Hats for MAC

    It all started with a student in C. Ian McLaren School’s kindergarten class, Hayes Thomson, who thought it would be a good idea if his school did something to help the people of Fort McMurray. He brought his idea to his teacher Sherisse Dawe and on Friday, May 13, students who donated $2 were able […]

  • C Ian McLaren Students Win Legion Award

    C Ian McLaren Students Win Legion Award

    Kiana Milne and Fletcher Zabek, grade 4 students at C. Ian McLaren School participated in the Turner Valley Legion Remembrance Day Essay Contest, and placed second and fourth respectively in the Div. 2 category! Wonderful achievement, especially when you consider that it was their first time writing an essay for a contest! Several other students […]

  • C Ian McLaren Students Explored Careers

    C Ian McLaren Students Explored Careers

    From April 18-22 the Grade 6 class at C. Ian McLaren School explored careers and trades with 13 community businesses and trades as part of the new Grade 5-9 CTF program of studies. The students sought to answer the essential question of, “To what extent would this be a good career choice for me considering […]

  • High Country Wrestling Week

    High Country Wrestling Week

    Four schools in the High Country – Millarville, Turner Valley, C. Ian McLaren and Longview – participated in wrestling clinics and a mini-tourney April 5-7. Thanks to financial support from the Black Diamond Amateur Wrestling Association, students worked with wrestling coaches Kelly Delany and Andy Ross. Schools then gathered at C. Ian McLaren on April […]

  • C. Ian McLaren Students Win Silver at APEGA Science Olympics

    C. Ian McLaren Students Win Silver at APEGA Science Olympics

    Foothills School Division Trustee Jeannine Tucker applauded a team of grade 5 and 6 C. Ian McLaren students on winning an overall Silver Award at this science competition for grade 1-12 students held annually in Calgary. Under the guidance of teacher Jason Ash, students J.B., Makayla Brown, Ryan Nielsen, Connor Poyhia, Sven Goplen, and Umar […]

  • C. Ian McLaren School: Yoga Providing Benefits to Students

    C. Ian McLaren School: Yoga Providing Benefits to Students

    Utilizing a website called Namaste Kid: Yoga for Kids, students in teacher Emily Miklos’s Grade 3 class at C. Ian McLaren are incorporating yoga into their daily routines. Each student chooses a yoga pose and teaches the rest of the class, explaining how it benefits breathing and the body. Students practice the poses throughout the […]

  • Foothills School Division: Update on Capital Projects

    Foothills School Division: Update on Capital Projects

      Modular Classrooms With the anticipated cost below the provincial bid threshold of $250,000, the Division is awaiting final approval from the Province to seek three bids rather than having to go through a lengthier tender process for this work. The scope includes moving and connecting the modulars as well as some remedial work to […]

  • Foothills School Division: New School and Expansions in the Plans

    Foothills School Division: New School and Expansions in the Plans

    The Requests for Proposals (RFPs) have been issued for the new high school at Aldersyde as well as the High River school flood mitigation projects that FSD has received provincial funding for. The scope of work for the new high school, to be located adjacent to the new Legacy Regional Field House, is to design […]

  • Foothills School Division Trustees Honour Staff at Luncheon

    Foothills School Division Trustees Honour Staff at Luncheon

    On June 3rd the Trustees of the Foothills School Division held their annual Staff Recognition Luncheon to recognize outstanding staff members in the division. Congratulations to all! Teaching Award Recipients: 2015 Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA) Edwin Parr Teacher Award for Outstanding First-Year Teachers: FSD Zone Nominee & Zone 5 Edwin Parr Teacher Award Recipient: […]

  • ATCO Uses Edu-tainment To Teach Safety Education

    ATCO Uses Edu-tainment To Teach Safety Education

      EDMONTON, AB – Who says safety education can’t be fun? This month, ATCO Energy Theatre is on the road once again with a new safety performance, POWER TEAM: Origin of Power Woman. Visiting schools in 31 communities across central and southern Alberta, this show will get students giggling and singing, while learning to be […]

  • Foothills School Division News: Distinguished Leadership Award Winners

    Foothills School Division News: Distinguished Leadership Award Winners

      Sherry Agasoster-Jones, Principal of C. Ian McLaren School in Black Diamond, joins École Percy Pegler School Principal, Dinah Shortt as a recipient of the 2014-15 Distinguished Leadership Award, presented by the Alberta Teachers’ Association’s Council for School Leadership.   Sherry and Dinah (pictured here) will be among those recognized at the Board’s annual Employee […]

  • Foothills School Division Choral Fest 2015

    Foothills School Division Choral Fest 2015

      The Foothills School Division Elementary Music Teachers have the opportunity to meet on Specialist PD days to share songs, create UBD’s for melody, rhythm, playing instruments, singing in-tune, or composing songs and plan PD activities that address our music curriculum. One PD opportunity that helps our student singers and allows us, (as teachers) to […]

  • C Ian McLaren School: Putting Safety First

    C Ian McLaren School: Putting Safety First

      C. Ian McLaren welomed a new staff member this January. Christine Bates is their new Youth Development Counselor. They will have two Youth Development Counselors at the school from now on. Miss Hall, one of the Youth Development Counselors is taking the next year off to go back to school. In the meantime, the […]

  • Six for Six from Fore!

    Six for Six from Fore!

    The Turner Valley Charity Golf Classic held last summer in conjunction with the RCMP Turner Valley Detachment has made presentations totalling $6,000 to six schools in our area. The $1,000 cheques were presented to: Chief Jacob Bearspaw Memorial School towards the new iPads for graduating students to use C. Ian McLaren School towards a Yamaha […]