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An Advanced Placement School

2016-2017 School Year Information

 

IMPORTANT DATES TO NOTE 

 Thursday, September 1             

8:30 a.m.Welcome to the Grade 9 students.  All grade 9 students will be meeting in the Auditorium.

                    School is from  8:30 – 3:16. 

10:30 a.m.   - Welcome back - Grade 10, 11, 12 students.  School is from 10:30 – 3:16.

12:00 p.m. - FREE welcome back BBQ – Thanks SLC!

1:10 p.m.  - Mini timetable.  All students will follow a mini timetable in the afternoon to meet their teachers.

 

Friday, September 2

 8:30 a.m. - Regular classes begin – School is from 8:30 – 3:16

 

Thursday, September 8                

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. - Open House - Meet your children’s teachers

 

Friday, September 9

 All Day - Picture Day (All students are required to have a picture taken for school ID/library cards)     

  

Open House
Thursday, September 8

Open House from  7:00 – 9:00

We wish to extend an invitation to all parents and guardians to meet the Sheldon-Williams staff. Teachers will be sharing information about programs, curriculum expectations for students, evaluation procedures and the role that parents can play in supporting student successes. More information will be sent home by your advisory teacher.

Sheldon-Williams Collegiate School Community Council (SCC)
The Sheldon-Williams School Community Council welcomes staff, students and families back for another school year. We extend a warm welcome to families and staff who are new to our school.  In 2016-2017 the Sheldon-Williams School Community Council will continue to promote mutual understanding between the school and the community. This council will share responsibility for the learning success and well-being of all Sheldon-Williams students. The SCC will work on school planning and school improvements for the upcoming year. The School Community Council consists of the school principal and vice principal, a teacher(s), students and members of the Student Leadership Council, parents/guardians and/or community members. The SCC meets once a month for about one hour. Please consider joining the SCC.

SWAP:  Sheldon-Williams Advisory Program

Students attending Sheldon-Williams are placed into the SWAP program. Students from grades nine to twelve will meet with their SWAP teacher throughout the year. We also encourage regular contact between parents and the SWAP teacher. This allows both the student and the parents to build a relationship with their advisory teacher.

PowerSchool - Parent Portal

Parent Portal is a convenient and efficient internet based way for parents to monitor their student’s progress on a daily or weekly bases.  All parents can have access to their child(ren)’s attendance and marks by setting up a Parent Portal account.

 

Please contact your child’s SWAP teacher or the office at (306) 523-3550 to learn how to set up your account.

Setting up your account in the first week or two of school will help you monitor your son or daughter’s progress and assist in a successful start to the school year.

 

Extra-Curricular and Co-Curricular Activities

Opportunities for students to learn and practice new skills take place both inside and outside of the classroom. A very important part of our school program includes extra-and co-curricular activities available to students. Students are encouraged to become involved, learn new skills and make new friends. Emphasis is placed on personal growth, team or group participation and sportsmanship. Student leadership and decision-making are promoted through all extra-curricular activities.

Attendance

Attendance is a prerequisite for academic achievement. We expect students to make a commitment to be responsible and accountable regarding their attendance. We follow a policy of continuous evaluation, which requires students to participate in classroom activities each day. We need the support of parents/guardians regarding attendance to help students achieve success. Please be sure to telephone the school at (306) 523-3550 if your child is absent.

One of the most important things a student can do is to establish strong bonds with his/her teacher. Regular attendance and accountability by students are strong indicators of effort and willingness to cooperate. We appreciate your support of our school programs. Do not hesitate to call or visit at any time.

 

Timetables

If you require a timetable change please contact the office at (306) 523-3550 to schedule an appointment. Appointments can be booked starting the week of August 22, 2016.

 

School Fees

School fees will be available to be paid online once again this school year starting in September.  

Sheldon-Williams Collegiate 60th Reunion & Anniversary

Sheldon-Williams Collegiate is turning 60 years old.


Events are planned to commemorate this occasion on October 7-8, 2016.

Our alumni committee has planned:

Friday, October 7

Queensbury Convention Centre

7-10 pm

Appetizers, visiting & catching up

 

 Saturday, October 8

School tours and activities


More Information

 

Please visit the following website for more information and to purchase tickets:

http://www.swc60.myevent.com/

 Also, visit the Facebook page to promote the event to your friends:

 https://www.facebook.com/swc60reunion/

Sheldon Spartan Football

Sheldon Spartan Football

Practices begin Wednesday August 24, 2016 10am to 12pm and 4pm to 6pm

Continue Thursday and Friday - August 25 & 26, 2016

Please email Brent Blakley @ brent.blakley@rbe.sk.ca with any questions.

School Community Council

 

Thank you Spartan parents and alumni donors!

 

After our recent appeal for help to relieve our funding shortfall, the SCC is happy to thank some Spartan parents who paid their voluntary fees at the school’s February Open House. Other good news: three community-minded Spartan supporters made significant financial donations to the SCC in March!

 

Many thanks to Tom and Effie Liagridonis, new Spartan parents, and to Kevin Knight and Kyle Knight of Knight Automotive and Western Auto Group, both proud Spartan alumni.

 

Your voluntary $10 fees and these community donations help the SCC to support Sheldon Williams Collegiate community events and the school’s Learning Improvement Plan. We use our funds for teacher requests for additional learning materials and programming, specific equipment or extras for instruction, and social events that are part of Sheldon’s tradition, such as open houses, cap and gown grad celebrations and staff appreciation.

 

Your voluntary $10 fee supports our school

 

It is never too late to make the suggested $10 payment… please click Online Payments to log in and make your payment.  Thank you!

 

 

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