Parent Video Message

From LPSD Director Of Education, Mr. Todd Robinson

Parent Message

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2020/2021 BUSING OPTIONS - MUST BE COMPLETED FOR ALL LPSD STUDENTS

Last week SK Education Minister Gordon Wyant announced guidelines for the return of students for the coming school year. Included in those guidelines was the following statement:  "Parents are asked to transport their children to school whenever possible." When this is not possible, LPSD will provide transportation to those students who reside within the current transportation boundaries. (Note:  This applies to busing within city limits. Rural busing arrangements still need to be made with either Buffalo Trail Public Schools or Northwest School Division.)

Starting the 2020/21 school year we will require:

  • All current families to complete either form below by July 31, 2020.
  • All new families to complete either form below at the time of registration.
  • All students requiring transportation will be assigned a specific seta.
  • Students will be seated 2 per seat per SK recommendations.
  • Family members that ride the same bus will be seated together
  • Those students who have not completed the Bus Registration form WILL NOT be allowed to ride the bus.
  • Transportation will be provided from/to one location only.

Please complete one of the following two options for each of your children by July 31st, 2020:

Option 1 - My child will NOT need transportation. Please complete the following form:  Not requiring bus transportation

Option 2 - My child REQUIRES bus transportation. Please complete the following form:  LPSD 2020/21 Busing Registration Form

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2020 - 2021 Jr Kindergarten Registration Now Open

LPSD junior kindergarten registration is now open to students residing either within or outside of the LPSD attendance boundaries! Please note that parents are responsible for providing transportation to and from our school as no busing is provided. Effective 2020, the fee for junior kindergarten is $100 per month, which includes all class time and supplies. Fee schedules and structure will be managed at the school level. Please fill out both the school registration form and the junior kindergarten student information form.  Links for both forms are below. The school registration form is specific to Barr Colony school and will be submitted automatically upon filling it out and hitting submit. Please note that both forms must be completed and submitted prior to your child being placed on our list. The junior kindergarten student information form is to be filled out and submitted by email to diane.yahnke@lpsd.ca. We look forward to welcoming students to junior kindergarten when schools reopen.

For more information about the program visit lpsd.ca.

Student Information Form

LPSD Registration

 

 

Welcome to Barr Colony Elementary School

"Maximizing personal excellence in a respectful, responsible and safe learning environment."

Explore the links on our website to see everything that our school has to offer! To email a member of staff, please find their name under the "Contacts" section or follow the following format: firstname.lastname@lpsd.ca

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2020 - 2021 Kindergarten Registration

We are now accepting Kindergarten registrations for the upcoming school year.  If your child will turn 5 prior to December 31, 2020, please come into the school to register your child.  We will require a birth certificate and health card and will be able to make copies at the school.  If you do not have a birth certificate available we ask that you bring one in as soon as you are able to.  If you have any questions, please contact the school.

Barr Colony School Clothing

We have a new way of ordering Barr Colony School Clothing.  Please go to the following website to view clothing and place an order:

 http://barrcolonyschool.entripyshops.com/

Orders can be placed anytime and will be delivered directly to your home.  Please view the website for many different styles and colours of clothing.  You can even customize your clothing order!!

Kids Help Phone

 

 

Literacy at Our School

Literacy is an integral part of how we operate at Barr Colony School. Not only do teachers at Barr Colony work together to plan and deliver lessons targeted at each student’s instructional level, but they also used the new Saskatchewan Reads document to guide their instruction. The extensive Saskatchewan Reads document is based on the research of leading reading experts.

Our Literacy Coach is an important part of our school-based literacy team and works alongside teachers to improve instructional practices.

At Barr Colony School, we have celebrated literacy in many ways this year. Every day, students from our leadership club read with students who do not always have an opportunity to read with someone at home.

We have had a “booknic” where parents came to school with a picnic lunch and read with their children. Many families come to our Family Literacy nights for both Kindergarten as well as the whole school.

During literacy nights, families read books and work together on activities based on what they have read. Character dress up day is always a favourite with students as they get to show off their favourite characters from their favourite books.

One of the school’s favourite activities this year was when two of our Grade 6 students shared a Cree book with the rest of the classes in the school. This was an amazing opportunity for them to take some leadership and to celebrate their culture.

 

Discover how the Lloydminster Public School Division puts your child's education first through its literacy priority!

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