Proud to be part of Elk Island Public Schools

Win Ferguson Elementary

  • 9529 - 89 Street
  • Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 1J2
  • Phone: 780-998-1441
  • Fax: 780-998-1444

At Win Ferguson, We LEAD!

Important Opportunity For Parents - Internet Safety

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Join us for a very important presentation on Internet Safety for Families called "Web Gone Wild".

This session is presented by the Saffron Centre and will take place on April 27th, 2015 at 6:45 PM in the Win Ferguson Library.

The focus will be on keeping all members of your family safe on the internet, and will provide information about the dangers on the internet that you should be aware of.

This session is for adults only.

Thanks to the WFG School Council for sponsoring the session!

To access the poster, please click on this link: Web Gone Wild

Hot Lunch

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Win Ferguson's Parent Council has once again organized some delicious hot lunches.  Please click on the attachment to see ordering instructions.  The deadline for ordering is Friday, April 17.

WFCS Hot Lunch Ordering Instructions

 The Spring menu is as follows:

 

April 24th Booster Juice-turkey wrap, choice of smoothie and treat

 

May 8th HIgh School-Chicken twister with worms and dirt and drink box

 

May 22nd Extreme Pita-Ham pita, with pita chips, cookie and drink box

 

June 5th Nitza's- Chicken Finger Lunch, served with garlic toast, raw carrots, a treat and drink box

 

June 19th- Free Hot Dog Lunch-provided by your Parent Council for all students

 

Thanks to ALL

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Win Ferguson Elementary would like to thank everyone who participated in our pizza fundraiser! Enjoy the pizza!

April School Council/PTA Meeting Notice DATE CHANGE

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The next Win Ferguson School Council and PTA Meetings will be Monday, April 27, 2015 at 6:45pm in the school library. If you are new to the school, this is a great way to get involved and meet parents. Please consider attending!

April Newsletter

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Our April Newsletter 2015a is now available!

There are many important events and special days at "The School that SHINES", this month. You can also click on the calendar on the website to view the latest up-to-date information! 

Fort Saskatchewan Boundary Review

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In February 2014, Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) received the announcement regarding a new ECS-Grade 9 school in Fort Saskatchewan. As you are aware, the new school is scheduled to open in September 2016 and will relieve some of the enrolment pressures currently existing in the Fort Saskatchewan elementary and junior high schools.

EIPS is pleased to announce it recently completed phase one of the Fort Saskatchewan Boundary Review consultation process. It is now moving ahead with phase two—the design options for the new school boundaries. In March, the Board of Trustees approved changes to the Boundary Review timelines. The changes will allow EIPS administrators the time it needs to contract a planner to assist with the boundary review process and consultation to ensure adequate time and expertise is put into the process. All of the information gathered during the consultation process will help inform the recommendations on new boundaries that is scheduled to come forward to the Board for approval in the fall of 2015.

Throughout the boundary review process, EIPS will be providing updates and key information on the New Fort Saskatchewan School at www.eips.ca/fortsask-newschool. Please check back throughout the year for the latest information.

Kindergarten Registration & Upcoming Orientation Night

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REGISTER FOR KINDERGARTEN

Do you know a child who will start Kindergarten in fall 2015? Registration for the 2015-2016 school year is underway. Children are eligible to enrol in Kindergarten for the upcoming school year if they will be five years old on or before December 31, 2015.

Check out the Elk Island Public Schools division website at www.eips.ca/kindergarten for information about Kindergarten programs, registration details, and division information. The 2015-2016 Kindergarten guide, Kindergarten, It’s Only the Beginning, is also available online and in free magazine racks throughout the community. Our school website, also provides specific details about our Kindergarten program.

Win Ferguson Community School Kindergarten Orientation Night is Wednesday, April 8, at 6:15 pm in our gymnasium. If your child is registered at our school, please join us for this wonderful opportunity to find out why Win Ferguson School Shines.  See what your child will be doing in kindergarten, meet the staff and tour the school. This night is for PARENTS ONLY.

New Kindergarten students will have their first visit to Win Ferguson on June 3rd. Details and times will be forthcoming.

 

Boundary Exemption Process 2015/2016

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Boundary Exemption Process 2015/2016

Win Ferguson Elementary will have closed boundaries for the 2015-16 school year for students in Grades Kindergarten through Grade 6. This means that because of our numbers, our school is only able to accept students from our boundary area.

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) reminds families that the boundary exemption request process will take place February 17 to March 13, 2015 for students who want to attend a non-designated school in the 2015-2016 school year. During this time, interested families must fill out and submit the Boundary Exemption Request Form (found on the EIPS website at the beginning of February) to the requested school.

 More information about the boundary exemption request process, key dates, a list of schools with closed boundaries, and frequently asked questions will be available on the division website (www.eips.ca/boundary-exemptions) in January 2015.

The Leader in Me

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7 HABITS IN THE SCHOOL THAT SHINES!

For the first two months of school, we’ll review all the 7 habits and then throughout the rest of the year, we’ll focus on one habit per month. At the beginning of the year, time is spent refreshing the 7 habits language and then throughout the rest of the year we will learn how to live and model the 7 habits in everything we do!

 

Click here for Leader in Me Brochure 

 

Click here for The Leader in Me Parent Guide

If you would like to know more about the Leader in Me initiative, please see the "Leader in Me" tab located in the "About Us" section of this website.

Videos about the Leader in Me

 

 

The 7 Habits are Dynamite!

 

The Staff of Win Ferguson School have synergized to create a 7 Habits music video for our students!  Check it out!

 

 

 

School Message

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Win Ferguson Community School has a tradition of excellence in all of its programming. Our dedicated staff works diligently to ensure the needs of all students are met. This is a tradition we are extremely proud of. In addition to an exemplary staff and student body, we are fortunate to have a committed group of outstanding parents and community members who support our school programs and activities.

There are many wonderful and exciting learning opportunities that take place throughout the school year. From Opening Day to our Year-end Celebration, these activities promote lifelong learning in an environment that is both supported and nurtured by our learning community.

We believe the education of our students is best achieved by a team approach that includes the child, the home and the school. The development and maintenance of this partnership is truly vital. We look forward to working together in the best interests of each one of our students. We understand that our children are society's most precious resource.

We are very proud to be "The School that SHINES!"

Have a wonderful year!

Ralph Sorochan

Principal

Google Map to Win Ferguson School

Click on the following link for directions to our school: View Larger Map

calendar

  • Apr 20Class 62 Field Trip to Aviation Museum
    Girls Group for Gr. 5 and 6 (at lunch)
    Scholastic Book Fair (open lunch, library class, and Parent/Teacher Conference times)
    Day 5
  • Apr 21Yarnworks Club (Grades 3 to 6)
    Day 1
    Grade 6 DARE Lesson
    From 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
    Grade 6 DARE Lesson
    From 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
  • Apr 22Administrative Professionals Day
    Litterless Lunch for Grades 3, 4, 5, and 6
    Boys Group for Gr. 5 and 6 (at lunch)
    Day 2
    Litterless Lunch for Grade 1, Grade 2, and Links
    Earth Day
  • Apr 23COOKIE Leadership Team Meeting
    Day 3
    Class 61 Field Trip to Aviation Museum
  • Apr 24Day 4
    Hot Lunch - Booster Juice
    People of the World Day - wear items from your heritage or other countries (or blue and green for Earth)

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Wonderful Wasteless Wednesday @ Win Ferguson

The E.P.A. is supporting a garbageless lunch program every Wednesday and awarding litterless lunch prizes once a week, until the end of the year. Let's go green Win Ferguson!!!

Win Ferguson SHINES!

Win Ferguson Students focus on STAR behaviour. They
Stop
Think
Act
Right!
Come check out how well our students show STAR behavior! Visit our STAR thermometer, located in the main hallway, across from the staff room.

Self Control

Self-control is controlling one's own actions and responses. It gives children the willpower to say stop, and do what's right! It is the powerful internal mechanism that guides their moral conduct so that their choices are safer and wiser.

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