School News

2019

Complete the Returning Student Registration: February 1-28

Elk Island Public Schools’ (EIPS) Returning Student Registration Process is now open. On February 1, all EIPS families received an email from the Division asking them to confirm their child’s enrolment in a school for the upcoming year by completing…

Kindergarten Registration is Now Open!

Is your child turning five on or before Dec. 31, 2019? If so, it’s now time to register for kindergarten. To register, simply complete the online registration form at www.eips.ca/kindergarten. To help families prepare, Elk Island Public Schools has…

Next Step Continuing Education Summer School and Youth Camps: Registration opens March 11

There’s something for everyone Summer School: Open to students entering grades 10-12With more than 25 credit courses, there are lots of ways to get ahead. Students can earn high school credits, upgrade marks and finish pre-requisite courses. Courses…

Measuring our Success: Complete the Accountability Pillar Survey

Once again, Alberta Education is conducting its Accountability Pillar Survey—an annual check up on the province’s education system. Every year, Alberta Education conducts the survey to gather information about the quality of education provided by…

Kindergarten Registration Starts Soon

Kindergarten Registration Starts Soon! Is your child turning five on or before Dec. 31, 2019? If so, it’s almost time to register for kindergarten. Kindergarten registration opens for the 2019-20 school year on Feb. 1, 2019. To help families prepare,…

Returning Student Registration for 2019-20

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) will once again conduct an online returning student registration process to confirm student registrations for the 2019-20 school year. Families of all returning students will need to complete this process to confirm the…

Jump Rope For Heart

Students at Win Ferguson are embarking upon their first ever Jump Rope For Heart Campaign. We will be raising money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Students will be bringing an envelope home on Monday January 7. Please send envelopes back to school…

Inclement Weather

Inclement Weather With the winter season well underway, we want to remind parents to dress children appropriately for the weather when getting ready for school or the bus. The weather often changes unexpectedly throughout the day, so please select suitable…

2018

Elk Island Public Schools 2019-20 Registration Drive

Elk Island Public Schools 2019-20 Registration Drive All student registrations for the 2019-20 school year—including kindergarten registration, returning student registration and new student registration—will take place online commencing on Feb.…

Winter Break

Winter Break Win Ferguson will close for the winter break at the end of the day on Dec. 21, 2018 and will reopen on Jan. 7, 2019. During this time, if you have any school-related questions or concerns, contact Central Services at Elk Island Public Schools.…

Winter Concert Tickets

It is that time of year again, Christmas Concert time!  In order to book your tickets please go to the following link and follow the steps.  A note will also be coming home with your child on Thursday, December 6.  The booking link will be open on…

School Safety

For the safety of all students and staff, we are required to keep the outside doors of the building locked during the school day.  They will be unlocked before school at 8:10 am and locked right after 8:25 am when the first bell rings for students…

Rudolph Hennig Band Presentation

The Rudolph Hennig band will be performing at Win Ferguson Monday, December 17 at 9:15 am.  Everyone is welcome to enjoy this performance.

Inclement Weather

With the winter season already here, we want to remind parents to dress children appropriately for the weather when getting ready for school or the bus. The weather often changes unexpectedly throughout the day, so please select suitable outerwear and…

Kindergarten Registration Starts Soon

Kindergarten Registration Starts Soon! Is your child turning five on or before Dec. 31, 2019? If so, it’s almost time to register for kindergarten. Kindergarten registration opens for the 2019-20 school year on Feb. 1, 2019. To help families prepare,…

Fall Break Reminder

Win Ferguson students and staff would like to thank all of our guests that attended our Remembrance Day assembly.  The students worked hard and did an amazing job speaking and performing. We would also like to wish all of our families a great Fall Break,…

Remembrance Day Assembly

Please join us for our Remembrance Day assembly this Friday, November 9 at 10:30 am.

Pointsetta Orders

A reminder to parents, Wednesday, October 31 is your last day to hand in your poinsettia/live wreath order forms. Order forms will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. tomorrow afternoon and can be dropped off at the office. Please make any cheques payable to…

SchoolMessenger Number

New SchoolMessenger Call-display Number Effective November 1, all phone calls going out through SchoolMessenger will display one of the following toll-free numbers rather than the school or Division number. Messages programmed from Student Transportation:…

Parent/Student/Teacher Interviews

We are looking forward to our upcoming Parent/Student/Teacher Conferences next week. It is always an exciting time for the students to share their learning with their parents and teachers. These can be very powerful conversations and I strongly encourage…

Wee Read Volunteers Needed

Elk Island Reads is continuing to grow, and everything that happens in schools rests on the foundation of the community working together with research-based practices for engaging children with reading.  Win Ferguson is looking for volunteers to read…

Playground Opening BBQ

Please note that the playground opening BBQ will be taking place Friday, September 21.  Students will be eating outside, please dress appropriately for the weather.

Orange Shirt Day

Orange shirt day at Win Ferguson is Thursday, September 27.  If you can, please wear an orange item of clothing in the spirit of reconciliation and to stand in solidarity with survivors and all those impacted by residential schools.

Enhancing Literacy and Numeracy

As part of Elk Island Public Schools’ (EIPS) ongoing efforts to enhance the literacy and numeracy of students in all grade levels, the Division is once again planning to administer two assessment tools during the 2018-19 school year—STAR 360 and…

Hot Lunch Update

Dear Win Ferguson Elementary Families: We have encountered an issue with the system our hot lunch coordinator uses to communicate with parents about hot lunch days.  As such, our hot lunch program will be delayed.  Please stay tuned for further communication.…

Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff Morning Wednesday, Sept 12, 2018 8:00 am - 8:30 am Dear Win Ferguson Families, We would like to invite you to attend our Meet the Staff morning. Our teaching and support staff in our Grades K-6 will be in their classrooms to give you an…

Welcome to Win Ferguson for the 2018/19 School Year

Welcome to Win Ferguson for the 2018/19 School Year! I am so excited to be the new principal of Win Ferguson this year.  Even though I have been here for a short time, the welcoming culture of students, staff and community has been overwhelming.  I…