Feb. 20, 2020

Feb. 20, 2020
It’s true that “they grow up so fast“, but none quite as quickly as Ms. Jenn’s grades 1-3’s as they celebrated the 100th day of school in antique style!


FRI Feb. 21 – Action Friday – Climbing

FRI Feb. 21 – Return Nakiska Ski Trip “Student Information Form” and cheque


MON Feb. 24 – Healthy Hunger – The Lunch Lady

TUES Feb. 25 – Town Hall, Fun Lunch (A&W burgers), Dress down

WED Feb. 26 @ 7:00PM – OPEN HOUSE

FRI Feb. 28 – Term 2 ends


WED Feb. 26 @ 7pm – OPEN HOUSE

Help us get the word out by telling your friends and family about our upcoming Open House.

Stock Market Game

The boys have finished their Stock Market Game challenge as of Feb 7. The grades 6/7 and 8/9 classes placed very well in their respective divisions, as you can see in the shared pdf here. Financial Academy lessons and presentations included How to Trade Stocks and Mutual Funds, Stock Market Investing Terms, Short Selling and Margin Trading, How Do Stock Exchanges Work? and Commodity Markets Explained. 

North Point School Boys in Business Fair

5th Annual “BOYS IN BU$INESS” Business Fair

On June 6, 2020, hundreds of Calgarians (including you we hope!) will come to North Point and shop at the small businesses managed by our young entrepreneurs. “Boys in Business” is one of Canada’s largest children’s business fairs. The annual Business Fair is a high-visibility community event and key North Point School tradition – participate now to be part of this legacy!

PARENTS/STUDENTS – Stay tuned for the information package with guidelines, online business plan, video resources, FAQ’s and more. A printed copy will also be sent home with students. You can watch the 2019 4th Annual BOYS IN BU$INESS Business Fair video on our website. 

PLEASE HELP US WITH SPONSORS/DONORS – This annual event is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors, supporting donors and volunteers. As a parent, you can help us by getting involved.
– Be a Corporate Sponsor
– Send information to a potential Corporate Sponsor
– Become or solicit a Supporting Donor
If you work for a company with a community grant program tell them about our Fair. If you know of a potential sponsor or supporting donor send them a link to our sponsorship package. Cash donations are eligible for a charitable tax receipt, and can be designated towards specific aspects of this annual event. 

The 2020 “Boys In Business” Corporate Sponsorship Package and application form are available online. You may also contact Bruce Groberman, Director of Financial Education, at 403.617.7690 or bgroberman@northpoint.school for more information.


Weekly Challenges

Week 1: Get Fit Photo Challenge

  • 10 points a picture
  • Must show you doing something you doing something active. How do you stay fit?

Week 2: Random Act of Kindness

  • Promote positive mental health by doing good for others.
  • Sign and submit to a parent or get caught by a teacher for fitness February points. 
    • 20 points.

Week 3: Meal-Plan Tracker

  • 50 points
  • Track your meals, make healthy choices and have a parent sign your sheet.

Week 4: Track Your Fitness

  • Count the hours of physical activity you commit to outside of school.
  • Ensure there is a parent signature on all the hours submitted.
  • 5 point per hour.

Fun Run Friday’s

  • Timed run obstacle inside the gym and the hallways.
  • Track laps, 1 points a lap.
  • 10 minutes timed.
  • February 7th, 14th and 28th 


Navigators Squads

Standings to date:

Mountaineers: 923
Aviators: 1350
Mariners: 1630
Astronauts: 1956


What kid doesn’t love hot chocolate? It’s practically a family staple during the cold winter months. Bring some extra sweetness to your winter and spend the month of February searching for Calgary’s best concoction during the annual YYC Hot Chocolate Fest. Participating Calgary eateries are featuring signature hot chocolate drinks, created specifically for this event, and customers can vote online to determine who has “Calgary’s Best Hot Chocolate” and “Calgary’s Best Spirited Hot Chocolate.” Partial proceeds from each drink sold go to Calgary Meals on Wheels and the eatery that raises the most funds for the group wins bragging rights!

YYC Hot Chocolate Fest:

When: February 1 – 29, 2020
Where: Various locations across Calgary