The Hawks Nest
Just a note to all of our families that the Hawks Nest kitchen will not open for lunch until Monday, September 12th.
Just a note to our families that the student schedules are not completed yet and will not be available until the first day of school. We are presently entering and making changes to all schedules, this will continue through this week. Any changes you may wish to request after the first day of school must be requested in writing or email to the office during the first week of school.
Acorn and Student Fees
Thank you for another great year using the Acorn Online QuickPay system. Please continue to go online to check that all your schools fees have been paid for the 2015 – 2016 school year.
Any fees that are still outstanding as of August 31/16 will be sent to Vanguard Collection Agency, as per EIPS policy.
All fees for the 2016 – 2017 school year will be available at the beginning of September. PLEASE NOTE that Junior High and Senior High fees may change as courses are added and deleted. If you are requesting a course change for your child, please do not pay your school fees until the changes have been made and show on your fee sheet.
The course change deadline is September 10, 2016 (FRH will try to accommodate your requests)
If you have any questions regarding your students’ fees, please contact the Business Manager, Linda Wells at 780-467-3800.
Back To School 2016/2017
Find all the information you need to know here!
Grade 7 Orientation
Just a reminder to all of our upcoming Grade 7 families that FR Haythorne will be hosting our Grade 7 orientation on August 29th at 1:00 pm. Our new Grade 7 students will get to meet their teachers, set up their lockers and receive their class schedules.
August 30th is the first day of school, it will also be picture day!
PAT - Quick Facts
During the administration of provincial assessments, Alberta Education collects personal information, including student legal name, Alberta Student Number (ASN), and student responses. The personal information is collected pursuant to section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (RSA 2000, C. F-25). At the beginning of the school year, we are required to notify parents/guardians that their child will be writing provincial assessments in May and June, 2017. For additional information regarding provincial assessments, please see Grades 6 and 9 Provincial Achievement Tests (PATs): QUICK FACTS for Parents/Guardians
Lonnie Hicks, Principal, F.R. Haythorne Junior High School
EIPS Division Calendars
The Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) Board of Trustees has approved the division calendar for the 2016 2017 school year.
We are pleased to welcome Mr. Lonnie Hicks as the new principal of FR Haythorne Junior High School. Mr. Hicks is currently the principal of Clover Bar Junior High School. Some of you may remember Mr. Hicks serving as the interim Acting Principal of FR Haythorne for 3 months in the spring of 2014. Mr. Hicks and I will be meeting over the next couple of weeks to transition the leadership of FR Haythorne.
Thank you for your support of me these past 2 years and I hope that you will welcome and support Mr. Hicks. Have a safe & relaxing summer. I thoroughly enjoyed my time at FR!
Anxious about starting Junior High? Try Junior High Jitters
Want to learn how to support your Junior High child? Try Sweet Success
KEYS Summer Activities
2016 - 2017 Boundary Exemptions
Due to our estimated high enrollment for the 2016/17 school year, F.R. Haythorne Junior High School will be a "Closed Boundary" School. If your family resides within our designated area and you wish to enroll in the upcoming school year please watch our website for updated information and registration forms.
FR Haythorne Parking/Stopping Zones
Effective April 5, 2016, FR Haythorne, along with Strathcona County and the RCMP have revised our parking/stopping guidelines. Please review the map of our new traffic management.
Hawk's Nest Menus
Here are the menus for the follwing weeks:
Hawk's Nest Menu Aug 30 - Sep 2
Hawk's Nest Menu Sep 6 - 9
Next Step Continuing Education
Click here to read about Summer Camps.
EIPS Board of Trustees elects Chair and Vice-Chair
Posted on Aug 25 2016
Sherwood Park, AB. — During today’s annual organizational Board Meeting, Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) Board of Trustees acclaimed trustee Trina Boymook as the Chair and trustee Harvey Stadnick as the Vice-Chair. Both individuals…
Summer 2016 Office Hours for Elk Island Public Schools
Posted on Jun 24 2016
Sherwood Park, AB. — During the summer break (June 29 to August 29), all schools within Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) will be closed. However, the Central Administration Office will remain open to complete year-end activities…
F.R. Haythorne students pull an all-nighter while raising more than $7,000 for fire evacuees
Posted on May 30 2016
Sherwood Park, AB — Over the weekend, Grade 9 students from F.R. Haythorne Junior High raised more than $7,000 by staying up all night. On May 27-28, the school held a wake-a-thon to celebrate the students’ final year of junior…