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  • Child Care

    Child Care

    YMCA BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE CENTRE AT NORTHMOUNT SCHOOL

    (PLEASE NOTE: Enrolment in the YMCA Child Care Centre DOES NOT provide automatic enrolment into Northmount School)

    CALL 780-406-7066 TO REGISTER

    Veiw YMCA Northmount Child Care click here

     

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  • Lunch & Nutrition

    Lunch & Nutrition

    We encourage all of our students and parents to bring healthy/well rounded lunches and snacks. It is important to recognize the significance that a balanced diet has on children. Your help in this manner is very much appreciated.

    2015-16 Lunchroom Fees

    Daily Fee $2, Monthly Fee $18, Yearly Fee $180

    * Schonsee students are exempt from this.

    Please have this form filled out by Septebmer 18, 2015 if your student will be staying on the school site at anytime for lunch. 2015-16 Lunch Supervision for Students Form

     

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  • Transportation

    Transportation

    Transportation for elementary students to Northmount is available for students living in the Schonsee area (school not built) and for students attending the Cogito Program (Program of Choice) living in the North end of the city within designated boundaries of serviced areas.  

    Siblings of students in the Cogito Program attending the Regular Program are able to apply as Conditional Riders to Northmount which is approved based on space available on buses.  

    To see the Student Tranportation Fees for 2015-2016 click here 

    Fixed route changes will take effect on the next pre-planned route change date. Pre-planned fixed route change dates are indicated by “FR change in effect” on the 2015-2016 Student Transportation Calendar click here.

    For your 2015-2016 transportation form, please click here.

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  • Clubs & Activities

    Clubs & Activities

    Throughout the year students will be provided with many opportunities to get involved and show some Northmount spirit. Current clubs and activities that are offered at Northmount School are:

    • Intramurals
    • Lego Club
    • Running Club
    • Student Leadership Club
    • Choir
    • Destination Imagination
    • Patrols

     

     

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  • School Philosophy

    School Philosophy

    All of our staff members are committed to providing a safe, positive learning environment to engage students in developing skills, knowledge and attitudes to become responsible, caring and productive citizens, and life-long learners. By engaging teachers in professional discussions and activities, we promote a school-wide inclusive learning environment focused on literacy and numeracy.

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  • Volunteering

    Volunteering

    We encourage all parents to take an active role as partners in your children’s learning. If you would like to volunteer in your child’s classroom, please contact your child’s teacher. All volunteers are required to complete a volunteer registration form, which is available from your child’s teacher or at the school office.

    There are a number of ways that parents can become active and contributing members of our school community. As you can well imagine, the possibilities are endless.

      •   Assist with clubs & special school-wide events
      •   Participate in special evening events
      •   Provide support in the classroom
      •   Become a guest expert
      •   Join our School Council/Northmount Parent’s Association
      •   Assist in the school library
      •   Coordinate and assist with book fairs
      •   Volunteer for field trips
      •   Supporting your child’s learning through their homework, home reading and home     writing.

    Parent Volunteer Form if you are interested in volunteering at Northmount School.

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Welcome

Northmount School is pleased to offer both mainstream and Cogito programming. Our mainstream program is available for students living in the Northmount and Schonsee communities.  

The Cogito alternative program is currently provided for students in Kindergarten to grade six through application only. 

Principal's Message

On behalf of our staff, I would like to welcome students and parents to Northmount School for the 2015-16 school year.  We are exceptionally proud of our two programs and are pleased you have chosen to be a part of our Northmount school community.  We strongly believe the connection between home, school and the community is a vital in ensuring all of our students have the best possible chance of reaching their potential.

It is our goal to provide outstanding opportunities for our students to grow academically, physically, socially and emotionally.  We strive to provide the very best assessment practices that support academic growth and opportunities for our students to become engaged and ethical citizens, with entrepreneurial spirits.

I encourage you to familiarize yourselves with our 2015-2016 Student and Parent Information Guide‌‌.  The guide contains information related to our expectations, processes and procedures.  We ask that all parents review this guide with their child(ren) each year.  In addition, all students in grades 1 -6 will be issued a Northmount daily agenda book.  We ask for your assistance in checking this daily for homework, reminders and daily home reading.

Parents and guardians will receive information related to special school events, meetings, and other information via SchoolZone.epsb.ca.  It is very important that parents have current and valid email addresses on file with us in order to receive notice of postings relative to their children.  SchoolZone also gives families access to school information, report cards, attendance information and specific classroom news.  If you require a password for SchoolZone, or assistance, please contact the office. 

Please familiarize yourself with our new hours of operation as there are changes from last year.  Please note as teacher supervision does not begin until 8:15am each morning we ask that you do not send your children to school prior to 8:15am.  All students, including Kindergarten, follow the schedule below:

Hours of Operation

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Thursday

First bell

8:30 a.m.

8:30 a.m.

Morning Classes

8:35 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.

8:35 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.

Morning Recess

10:07 a.m. - 10:22 a.m.

10:07 a.m. - 10:22 a.m.

Lunch Hour

11:25 a.m. - 12:14 p.m.

11:25 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Afternoon Classes

12:14 p.m. - 3:14 p.m.

12:15 p.m. – 2:19 p.m.

Afternoon Recess

1:48 p.m. - 2:03 p.m.

 

Dismissal

3:14 p.m.

2:19 p.m.

 

Sincerely,

Cathy Taylor,

Principal