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Weekly School Newsletter

January 21, 2021

A mild January and facility closures are the perfect excuse to get outside and do some hiking. The older boys took to the foothills and explored Heart Creek trail near […]

January 14, 2021

The Gr. 1-2s have been learning all about the Arctic and created dioramas filled with incredible detail and imagination. They were encouraged to focus on at least two animals and […]

January 8, 2021

Welcome back! The hallways have been noticeably quiet these last few days! We a looking forward to having everyone return to school on Monday – let the learning and the […]

December 10, 2020

This will be our last to the Point newsletter until January 14th. January 4-8 all students will be learning from home. Contact your son’s teacher directly for more information. The […]

December 3, 2020

We have had the unique opportunity of having internationally renowned artist, Carl White, lead our boys through a fantastic art journey, culminating the completion of their skateboard art last Friday. […]

November 26, 2020

PHOTO CONTEST Ms. Pirie announced the winners of our Mountain Day Photo contest at our Townhall on Tuesday. We had 12 boys submit multiple great photos, making the selection process […]

November 19, 2020

On Wednesday, the grade 8s showcased the castles that they had built during their unit on the Middle Ages in Social Studies. There were some very creative and detailed projects! […]

November 12, 2020

Our Remembrance Day ceremony on Tuesday is one we at North Point will remember for some time to come. Veteran Vince Fowler joined us and shared how childhood bullying, being […]

November 5, 2020

Learning to solder in Roots2Stem is always a big hit with the boys. The Gr. 6/7s were practicing Responsibility in using hot new tools and building materials in a safe […]

October 29, 2020

Halloween was celebrated in style today – complete with slime, costumes, games and treat bags. Halloween at North Point wouldn’t be the same without a family of dinosaurs. Thank you […]

October 22, 2020

Oh Friday the boys had the opportunity to give the Visions Sport Centre a trial run by playing Ball Hockey there as part of their Action Friday. Visions Sport Centre […]

October 15, 2020

So often we highlight all the fun and exciting things that happen on Action Fridays or special events, that we neglect to recognize that real learning happens within these walls […]

October 8, 2020

Autumn at North Point wouldn’t be the same without a visit to the Calgary Farmyard (formerly the Calgary Corn Maze). Another glorious day to enjoy all the outdoor activities! WEEK […]

October 1, 2020

In the spirit of reconciliation & healing, our Northpoint Navigators from Grade 1-10 wore orange shirts to honor & recognize the experience of Residential School survivors & the children who […]

September 24, 2020

What a fantastic day for the Terry Fox run on Friday. It was a little hazy but that made the temperature more bearable for the six laps around the school. […]

September 17, 2020

Having our gym classes outside has freed up our gym to become a learning space where classes have more room to spread out and be separated from each other. The […]

September 10, 2020

The wonderful weather this week made outdoor gym even more enjoyable! It was great to see everyone participating and staying active. We heard and saw many of our new boys […]

Sept. 3, 2020

We’ve had a great first week! The weather was absolutely perfect for our outdoor Welcome Townhall! We had lots of room to distance and what could be better than doing […]

August 31, 2020

Sneak Peak Welcome back! Mr. Devost has made a series of videos that will show you what we have done to make the school safe and introduce you to the […]

June 26, 2020

Message from Mr. D Our entire North Point team would like to thank you all for your incredible commitment to your boys, and your support of the school during this […]

June 18, 2020

Dear Dads of North Point,Thank you for being there to advocate for your boys, cheering them on in their sports and in life, mentoring them to be great men of […]

June 11, 2020

As we prepare for the final weeks of school it is bittersweet. While knowing our farewell to our students will look very different this year, we are excited for the […]

June 4, 2020

One thing that hasn’t changed is that June is very busy at the school. We are touring new families looking at North Point as an option for their sons, we […]

May 28, 2020

The theme for our TownHall this week was RELENTLESS! As we come into the final month, the tendency is to take our foot off the gas and coast to the […]

May 21, 2020

ZOOM UPDATE Beginning May 30th, 2020, Zoom will be enabling GCM encryption across the entire Zoom platform, providing increased protection for meeting data. Please have your son update to Zoom 5.0 NOW or before May […]

May 14, 2020

Speaking of taking care of our mental health, this weekend is an extra long weekend with Friday being a PD day and Monday being Victoria Day. We hope you take […]

May 7, 2020

MOTHER’S DAY – May 10 NO SCHOOL – May 15 & 18 Have a great long weekend everyone! CHECKPOINT – May 21 Checkpoint Meetings originally scheduled on May 7th will now […]

April 30, 2020

It’s the last day of April and we only have 8 weeks of school left. We are in the home stretch and together we can do this. The warmer weather […]

April 23, 2020

We are now in week 3 here at North Point School at Home. The school halls are so quiet (Mr. Jackson is getting so much more work done) but we […]

April 16, 2020

Mr. Fagan’s grade 5 class have been working on some posters this week. They are definitely learning to be Resilient through this all and looking for ways to help others. […]

April 9, 2020

And here we go! Mr. Groberman started the week off with a comprehensive course in Zoom with every class during our first online Financial Academy class, setting the standard for […]

March 6, 2020

THIS WEEK FRI Mar. 6 – Action Friday – Walk in Bowness Park FRI Mar. 6 – Term 2 Report Cards issued NEXT WEEK MON Mar. 9 – Healthy Hunger […]

Feb. 27, 2020

THIS WEEK FRI Feb. 28 – Term 2 ends NEXT WEEK MON Mar. 2 – Healthy Hunger – Mucho Burrito FRI Mar. 6 – Action Friday – St. Andrew’s Park […]

Feb. 20, 2020

THIS WEEK FRI Feb. 21 – Action Friday – Climbing FRI Feb. 21 – Return Nakiska Ski Trip “Student Information Form” and cheque NEXT WEEK MON Feb. 24 – Healthy […]

Feb. 9, 2020

THIS WEEK MON Feb. 10 – Healthy Hunger – Cobs WED Feb. 12 – Hot Dogs for sale at lunch THURS Feb. 13 – Non-instructional Day: NO SCHOOL FRI Feb. […]

Jan. 30, 2020

And all of a sudden January is over! The cold snap was a challenge, especially for the buses, but Mr. Jackson kept everything on track, Mr. Devost and Mrs. Pirie […]

Jan. 22, 2020

THIS WEEK THURS Jan. 23 – Checkpoint Meeting Online Registration opens The  Conference Manager by SchoolSoft will be open for booking your Checkpoint Meeting beginning at 6:00 AM. FRI Jan. 24 Action […]

Dec. 19, 2019

FIRST WEEK IN JANUARY MON Jan. 6 – Classes Resume MON Jan. 6 – Healthy Hunger: Tim Horton’s FRI. Jan. 10 – Action Friday: Laser Quest SECOND WEEK IN JANUARY […]

Dec. 12, 2019

THIS WEEK FRI. Dec. 13 – Deadline for new students to bring in Christmas Ornament with their name and 2019 written on it FRI. Dec. 13 – Deadline for Secret […]

Dec. 5, 2019

THIS WEEK FRI. Dec. 6 – Action Friday: Candy Cane Walk & ECCO Recycling (Gr. 7-9) NEXT WEEK MON Dec. 9 – Healthy Hunger: OPA! FRI. Dec. 13 – Deadline […]

Nov. 28, 2019

Town Hall On Tuesday, we had our monthly Town Hall during which some of our young men were recognized for exemplifying 5R Character. Boys were applauded for being Responsible, Relentless […]

Nov. 21, 2019

The Aroma of Learning Poppy Innovations had the boys chopping veggies and following recipes yesterday as they improved on their cooking skills. Our youngest Navigators made the biscuits while the […]

Nov. 14, 2019

North Point Remembers THIS WEEK FRI Nov. 15 – Action Friday – Swimming at SAIT (Gr. 7-9); Table Tennis (Gr. 1-6) FRI Nov. 15 – Term 1 Ends NEXT WEEK […]

Nov. 7, 2019

And in the blink of an eye, we are in November. November is that in-between month. The upheaval of back to school is long behind us and the retail world […]

Oct. 31, 2019

Today our Town Hall was a buzz of energy as the boys were eager to show off their costumes and get on with the afternoon Halloween Howl activities. Before that […]

Oct. 24, 2019

The boys had a great time orienteering last Friday. They came back with rosy cheeks and excited about learning outside of the classroom. The rest of this week featured a […]

Oct. 17, 2019

We’ve had a fairly relaxing, short week after the Thanksgiving long weekend but next week is quite busy so make sure you take note of everything that’s happening! THIS WEEK […]

Oct. 10, 2019

Now that the boys are back from their Annual Retreats, things are in a comfortable rhythm here at North Point. We want to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving and […]

Oct. 3, 2019

It has been very quiet here this week with the grades 4-9s away on their Annual Retreats. We are looking forward to the good stories they will bring back! Even […]

Sept. 26, 2019

This week we had our first Townhall and it was great to recognize the upstanding character of many of our Navigators – from grade ones who were Resilient in working […]

Sept. 19, 2019

We are getting into the groove of things here at North Point and learning is happening all over the place! SAVE THE DATE MON Sept. 30 – ORANGE SHIRT DAY […]

to the Point – Sept. 12, 2019

It was nice to get to know new families and catch up with our returning families at the Coffee Social, Parent Orientation and Ice Cream Social last week! SAVE THE […]

to the Point – Sept. 5, 2019

Welcome to the first (mostly) weekly bulletin of the year! Hope it’s been a great first few days for your boys. It’s been busy and fun getting to know all […]

to the Point – August 29, 2019

5 Days Until School Starts! The Teachers and Staff are busy getting ready and we can’t wait for the halls to be filled with our amazing boys! SAVE THE DATE […]

to the Point – June 27, 2019 Year-End

Have a great Summer ! We wish you all a wonderful summer. Thank you for being part of the North Point Family. We grow stronger every year thanks to our […]

to the Point – June 23, 2019

YOU MADE IT! It’s the last week of 2018-19. Thank you for walking this journey with North Point School. It was an amazing year of growth – both for our […]

to the Point – June 16, 2019

Thanks to all the fathers/grandfathers who made it to the Annual Softball Tournament & Father’s Day Celebration! Great fun was had by all. Special shout out to the Okotoks Home […]

to the Point – June 9, 2019

Hard to believe we only have two weeks left of school in 2018-19! This is the final push on academics with PAT exams, Navigators Sports Day (and crowning of the […]

to the Point – June 2, 2019

Great 4th Annual Boys in Business Fair! THANK YOU so much to everyone for their hard work! We had great weather, lots of attendees, volunteers and most of all – […]

to the Point – May 26, 2019

6 days until the 4th Annual Boys in Business Fair (June 1) ! Business Fair – Things are heating up as the boys get their products ready for the June […]

to the Point – May 12-25, 2019

Photo of the week: Mother’s Day tea! Thank you to all everyone who could make the time to attend our Mother’s Day tea. It was huge success and there may […]

to the Point – May 5, 2019

Photo of the week: Would you let your son crack an egg on your head? The Gr. 1-3 boys studied eggs this week and Mr. Devost was a willing participant […]

to the Point – April 28, 2019

Hi – 5 weeks until the 4th Annual Boys in Business Fair (June 1) ! Hope you all stayed safe during the spring snow storm last night ! Please make […]

to the Point – April 21, 2019

Hi – 6 weeks until the 4th Annual Boys in Business Fair (June 1) ! 1st Annual Mother’s Day Tea – May 9 Ms. Jenn started a wonderful tradition with […]

to the Point – April 14, 2019

Hi – Only 7 weeks until the 4th Annual Boys in Business Fair (June 1) ! Hope the plans and products are coming together nicely. We have a few photos […]

to the Point – April 7, 2019

Hi – Hello ! Hope you have a great two weeks off. Hard to believe it’s time to head back to classes for the final stretch of the year. We […]

to the Point – March 21, 2019

Hi – It’s been a big week for the school. A great Town Hall on Tuesday, #NorthPointSpaceTalk with astronaut David Saint-Jacques and North Point brought home the CISAA Gr 7/8 […]

to the Point – March 17, 2019

Happy St. Patrick’s Day This is our last week before Spring Break. You will receive the next to the Point on Sunday April 7, 2019. ENJOY THE BREAK! Warmer Weather […]

to the Point – March 10, 2019

THIS WEEK Mon MAR 11 Healthy Hunger – OPA!Wed MAR 13 Passion Project Showcase 1-3 p.m.Fri MAR 15 ACTION FRIDAY – Nakiska Ski Day NEWS HIGHLIGHTS School-Wide ~~~ Passion Project […]

to the Point – March 3, 2019

Welcome to MARCH ! Excitement is in the air when March comes around! Our 2nd term officially ends and the challenge will be to jump out to a great start in […]

FEBRUARY 24, 2019

THIS WEEK Mon FEB 25 Healthy Hunger – SubwayTues FEB 26 Town Hall / Dress Down / Fun LunchWed FEB 27 BE BRAVE Anti-Bullying Calgary Hitmen GameWed FEB 27 OPEN […]

FEBRUARY 10, 2019

NOTE: No to the Point bulletin on Feb 17. Enjoy your Family Day weekend! We will be back with NP news on Feb 24. THIS WEEK Mon FEB 11 Healthy […]

FEBRUARY 3, 2019

What a wonderful time to celebrate Family – Family day falls officially on Monday, February 18 this year but why not celebrate Family Day every day during the month of […]

JANUARY 27, 2019

We are fine-tuning how you receive news about North Point. This regular communication to parents, to the Point, will show up in your inbox EVERY Sunday morning to to ensure […]

JANUARY 22, 2019

A few reminders about other activities this week that weren’t in the bulletin sent out on Sunday.  THIS WEEK – @NP NOW – W   Jan 23  Gr. 4-9 SWIMMING Please […]

JANUARY 20, 2019

THIS WEEK @NP NOW M   Jan 21  Healthy Hunger – Edo Japan W   Jan 23  After-school Engineering Academy         Winter session begins (see below for info) Th  […]

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