News & Announcements

Office Update – December 5, 2017

Hello everyone, Happy December! Thanks to all students who are learning with DreamBox at home! Some are doing a fantastic job.  We chose DreamBox as there are several studies documenting  strong gains students have made, parent engagement increases and  student confidence rises.  We want that for our Alligators.  If you have not completed the survey please […]

School Council Agenda – November 29, 2017

Alpine School Council Agenda – Nov. 29, 2017 Another council meeting!  Hope to see you tonight!

Our guide for the winter season

Winter is coming and we want to ensure that we are ready for what Mother Nature has in store for us this season. During bad weather conditions, we may need to cancel buses or close schools for the safety of our students and staff. Here’s what you need to know: Learn more about our Severe Weather procedures.

Office Update – November 20, 2017

Hello everyone, Thanks to all families who came for interviews over the last week.  Your support in improving student engagement and achievement is necessary and greatly valued! Staff had a great PD session on Friday.  Many chose to attend a webinar on mindfulness!  We all celebrated our good fortune to be working with your children […]

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 19-25

We are committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment for all students – each and every one. Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week runs from November 19 to 25, 2017. This week is an opportunity for us all to reinforce clear and positive messages that bullying is not acceptable in our schools […]

Grade 1 French Immersion

Thinking about French Immersion for your child? Join us at one of our information sessions to learn more about our French programs and registration process. Information sessions will be held at the WRDSB Education Centre (Map) on the following days: November 27, 7 p.m. December 1, noon December 4, noon December 4, 7 p.m. Please […]

High School Info Nights: Grade 8 Transition

Over the next couple of months, High Schools across the board will be hosting Grade 8 Nights for parents and students. These information sessions will focus on Grade 8 students’ transition to High School, including the course selection process, in-school student supports, extracurricular activities and more. Please be sure to check-out the information session for any […]

OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare

We want to remind students, parents and caregivers that starting on January 1, 2018, Ontario will provide free prescription drug coverage for all children and youth aged 24 and under. Children and youth will have access to over 4,400 medications and other drug products at no cost. Enrolment in OHIP+ is automatic – you will […]

Friday, November 17, 2017 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, November 17, 2017 is a professional development day for Elementary and Secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the PD Day will be School Improvement Planning in the morning. Teachers will participate in a whole-school activity […]

Great new parent resource – ParentingNow!

Thanks to Kristy Gall, our Carizon Resource Support Worker for recommending this great new reource! ParentingNow Have you heard?? ParentingNow is a brand new website that’s recently launched in Waterloo Region. Connect with other parents as well as a team of Experienced Parents through live chats, discussion spaces and Learning Together Meet-Ups. You can also […]

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