Message from the Administration

Welcome Back to Sarah Thompson for the 2017/18 school year!

 

We hope everyone had a terrific summer.  There are a few changes that you’ll notice at our school.  We have added/changed a few staff members.  Here is a list of our current staff:

Kindergarten: Mrs. Bertamini, Ms. Robinson

Grade One: Mrs. Keating, Mrs. Mellars, Ms. Wentworth

Grade Two: Mrs. McLeod, Mrs. Wycoco

Grade Three: Ms. Hiller, Mr. Cove, Mrs. Johnson

Grade Four: Mr. Knight, Mrs. Hagedorn, Mr. Peel

Grade Five: Ms. Riegel, Mrs. Mackie/Mr. Castiglione

Music: Mrs. Crooks

Learning Support: Mrs. Fillier, Ms. Saunders, Mrs. Goll

Learning Support Assistants: Mrs. Trithart, Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Fitzgerald

Learning Commons: Ms. Forrest

Administrative Support: Mrs. McKearney

Assistant Principal: Mr. Castiglione

Principal: Ms. Doz

Please feel free to contact any of us during the school day by email through the thompson.rockyview.ab.ca website or call 403-936-6141 after school.

Communication

You will also notice some changes to our communication, namely the agenda.  We are once again using a daily agenda.  Please make sure to check your child's agenda daily, sign and return it with them to school every day.  As well, we will be using other forms of communication such as email and phone calls.

As well, our Sarah Thompson website is updated frequently, so please check it out at thompson.rockyview.ab.ca

Parking

Please adhere to the parking rules of our school.  The “Kiss and Drop Loop” at the front of the school is for immediate loading and dropping off of students.  It is a one way and there is no double parking.

The large parking lot at the front of the school is for longer stays and we ask that parents walk their child across the street.  It is also a one-way from the loop south.

The parking lot at the back is for staff.  The bus lane cannot be blocked at any time.

Patrols will not be starting until after training at the end of September.

We ask for your cooperation in ensuring your child(ren) are safe.

Fundraisers

Every year, our School, School Council and FoSTES (Friends of Sarah Thompson Elementary Society) provides our school community with a number of different options to help support the school.  These are all completely optional and at your discretion.

Volunteering at Sarah Thompson

We are thrilled to have volunteers in the school.  According to Rocky View Policy, we require a criminal record check as well as a vulnerable sector check.  If you’ve gotten one already, and it has been submitted into the school, you can sign a Declaration form at the office each year for 5 years.  Please see the office for a copy.  As well, we ask all our volunteers to sign a Volunteer Code of Conduct.  This ensures that a volunteer is giving the utmost care and attention to our students.  These can be found at the office as well.

Kindest regards,

Michelle Doz          Earl Castiglione

Principal               Assistant Principal

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