The first term marks are available to view via the Parent Portal. All courses will have a cumulative mark on display. Please make sure to "click" on the blue grade and "dig down" to view each assignment and formative assessment. If you are unsure or unable to access your child's PowerSchool account, please contact us in the office and we'll be glad to assist you.
Food Bank Collection Starts Monday!
Comfy Comedy Night
Join KEYS for our “Comfy Comedy Night” on Friday November 28, 2014. Wear your comfy clothes and vote on the family comedy you would like to watch. Snacks will be provided but please bring a donation for the Strathcona Food Bank. Snacks will be served at 6pm, show time at 6:30pm. Please RSVP to KEYS by November 25th with the number of family members attending at (780)449-5166 or firstname.lastname@example.org”
Parking around FR Haythorne
Due to the nature of Colwill Blvd being a 1-lane road, please refer to the map from Strathcona County for dropping off & picking up students attending FR Haythorne. Thank you for your diligence in keeping our community safe. The County has posted LARGE temporary blue signs to assist drivers in where to safely park.
Parents have 24/7 access to their child's current grades, attendance, and other related school information. Check out "Powerschool Parent Portal" contained within the Parent Info tab. Stay informed! Check out the portal! If parents have forgotten their user name and/or password, please contact our school office and we will gladly assist you.
Holiday Gift Ideas
Looking for a Christmas gift to give a parent, relative or friend? How about a magazine subscription through F. R. Haythorne’s Fundraising Reading Program from QSP? Proceeds go directly to enhancing the student environment at F.R. Haythorne by purchasing such things as hallway benches and picnic tables for student use at lunchtime and during the school day. We receive approximately $10.00 from each subscription purchased.
Orders can be placed on-line at www.qsp.ca, by clicking on “Shop now” and identify GROUP code 3693785 for F.R. Haythorne Junior High School. There are over 600 titles available at great savings over newsstand prices, and new orders or renewals can be placed online. Also new this year are Photo Products such as photo books, calendars and much more. Great gifts for grandparents or relatives who live far away!
Hearts 4 the Homeless
FR Haythorne students are collecting items for Hearts 4 the Homeless, which is an organization that builds and supplies backpacks with basic necessities (and a book) for homeless men, women, and youth of YEG.
Would you like to contribute to this great cause? Click on the link below to see what items we are collecting.
Think that poverty is not an issue in our area? Click here to read some startling facts about poverty in Edmonton.
From Strathcona County Family Community Services
Be a great neighbour! Become a Snow Buster!
Operation Christmas Child
Thanks to everyone who participated in Operation Christmas Child this year. Over 150 boxes were taken and we had 72 returned. Some students chose to drop off their boxes themselves which was fine. All 72 filled boxes were delivered to Bethel Lutheran Church on November 20. From there they will be loaded into the semi trailer and this year are being sent to children in to Uruguay, El Salvador, Guatemala, Sierra Leone, Guinea Bissau, Venezuela, and Equatorial Guinea.
In addition to the scheduled countries, they have added 20,000 boxes to be delivered to children in Ukraine, as a result of the war this year.
What a great opportunity to share our abundance with the needy of the world. And thanks again for participating in a tangible way!
Science Coordinator, F. R. Haythorne
November Library News!
Here's what has been happening in our library for this month!
Excellence in Teaching Awards
Do you know a teacher who exemplifies innovative and outstanding teaching practices? Have you witnessed the creativity and commitment of your child’s teacher in inspiring and engaging classroom activities? This is your opportunity to recognize the contributions of teachers in your school.
Nominations are now open for the 2015 Excellence in Teaching Awards sponsored by Alberta Education. These awards recognize the creative and exceptional teaching taking place in classrooms across Alberta every day.
Alberta Education presents the 2015 Excellence in Teaching Awards with the support of the Alberta School Boards Association, the Alberta School Councils’ Association, the Alberta Teachers’ Association, the Association of Alberta Deans of Education, and the College of Alberta School Superintendents. The program has recognized more than 500 deserving teachers and principals from nearly 10,000 eligible nominees since its inception in 1989.
The complete nomination package and additional information about the 2015 Excellence in Teaching Awards are available at http://education.alberta.ca/teachers/excellence.aspx. The nomination deadline is Friday, February 6, 2015.
Grade 9 Immunizations
Information regarding the immunizations that our Grade 9 students will be receiving this school year.
Are you following us?
Did you know that you can now follow us on twitter? Click on the link to see what's happening at Haythorne!
Hawk's Nest Cafeteria
Emergency Preparedness Information
One of the division standards under the Hour Zero program is for schools to communicate information about emergency preparedness.