Oct. 17, 2019

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!

“Holding Onto Fall”
Some of the beautiful scenery captured at Blue Lake during the Annual Retreat earlier this month.


FRI Oct. 18 – Action Friday – Orienteering

Gr. 6-9 – 9:00-11:30 am
Gr. 1-5 – 1:00-3:00 pm

The boys will be going to Edworthy Park so please ensure they have the proper attire to be outside. The forecast is for a mix of sun and clouds and a high of 11°.


MON Oct. 21 – Healthy Hunger – Edo Japan

MON Oct. 21 – Special Guest Author, Sigmund Brouwer

MON Oct. 21 – Get out and vote!

WED Oct. 23 – School Photo Day – Formal Uniforms

THURS Oct. 24 @ 7pm – Travel Program Information Meeting

FRI Oct. 25 – Action Friday – Tennis

Student Vote

The boys cast their “vote” for the candidates in our school’s riding today but we need to keep the results secret until Monday so stay tuned…

Mabel’s Labels

The snow in recent weeks has reminded us that the Holiday Season is quickly approaching! Mabel’s Labels has some great looking Christmas themed products. Check off one thing from your list and support North Point at the same time! 20% of all sales comes right back to our Parent Council (FNPS) to be used to foster the culture of our school. Check them out.


The 2nd Annual Financial Academy Meme Contest is underway. The challenge is to take a photo and make a meme of entrepreneurship and/or business as learned in the Financial Academy. It should relate to the student’s everyday life in a fun and creative way.

Entries will be judged on creativity, originality, and clarity of the message. The deadline for sending in your meme is Monday, October 28, 2019. We will start posting entries as they come in for your viewing enjoyment. Four winners will be selected – one from each class. Their meme will be published in an upcoming edition of the newsletter, possibly on our social media channels, displayed on Financial Academy bulletin board and receive a $20 gift card awarded on Nov 4.

Students and parents can access complete details on the Financial Academy Meme Contest in this video explaining the process or in the PDF instructions.

MON Oct. 21 – Special Guest Author Coming to NP

Sigmund Brouwer is coming on Oct. 21 with his latest book, Moon Mission, about the Apollo  11 1969 moon landing, told from the astronauts’ point of view (and how STEM was instrumental in setting it in motion.) It’s aimed at Grades 5 to 9.  Brouwer also has a Boys Only Book Club (https://boysonlybookclub.com ) so he’s got a lot of experience getting boys interested in reading! 

THURS Oct. 24 @ 7:00pm – Travel Program Information Meeting

Join us to learn about the Spring Break Travel Program to the Grand Canyon (Mar 19-29, 2020). Meeting will include:

  1. Potential Itinerary
  2. Packing Lists
  3. Trip Requirements
  4. Costs

WED Nov. 13 @ 7:00pm – ADHD Parent Talk

Photo by Annie Spratt

Mr. Les Redick, subject expert will present the latest on ADHD. 

ADHD – “Students at Risk”
Topics to be discussed: Gaming / Homework / Emotional Regulation / Social Skills / Risky Behaviors / Etc.

This presentation is free to attend and open to North Point families and the general community – bring a friend!

Please register on our Facebook Events page so we know how many to anticipate.


Navigators Squads

Standings to date:

Mountaineers: 75
Aviators: 150
Mariners: 380
Astronauts: 90.3

Navigator Athletics

Golf Tournament

With the nice weather this week, the boys were able to squeak in their golf tournament at Springbank Links Golf Course. We will have the results next week.

Volleyball – Grades 6-9

The Grade 7’s were keen competitors but lost both games on Tuesday. The 8/9’s are playing their first game tonight. Good Luck boys!

A blended team of grades 6-8s will play a tournament at Calgary Waldorf School on Friday, Oct. 25th.

Grade 6-7 Volleyball Practices:

  • Monday’s from 3:30 pm till 4:30 pm.

Grade 8-9 Volleyball Practices:

  • Wednesdays from 3:30 pm till 4:30 pm.

Please note if recess and after school practices may change due to certain circumstances or events then parents/students will be notified via e-mail. On any days where school is cancelled or not open, then practice will be cancelled as well.

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out and Coach Qureshi.

Game Schedule for Grades 6/7

 Date Time Visiting Team Home Team Location
10/15/20194:15pmNorth Point SchoolSouth Foundations for the FutureSouth Foundations for the Future 7 Boys  
10/29/20195:15pmNorth Point School Glenmore Christian AcademyGlenmore Christian Academy Court 1
10/31/20194:15pmNorth Point SchoolTrinity Christian SchoolTrinity Christian School Court 2
10/31/20195:15pmNorth Point SchoolSouth Foundations for the FutureTrinity Christian School Court 1

Game Schedule for Grades 8/9

 DateTime Visiting Team Home Team Location
10/15/20194:15pmNorth Point SchoolLycee Louise PasteurLycee Louise Pasteur
10/17/20195:15pmNorth Point SchoolTanbridge AcademyTanbridge Academy
10/22/20194:15pmNorth Point School Tanbridge AcademyTanbridge Academy
10/29/20195:15pmNorth Point School Lycee Louise PasteurLycee Louise Pasteur
10/31/20194:15pmNorth Point SchoolFoothills AcademyFoothills Academy
1/15/20194:15pmNorth Point SchoolTanbridge AcademyTanbridge Academy
11/7/20195:15pmNorth Point SchoolFoothills AcademyFoothills Academy

All dates and locations are available online as well through this link: https://www.leaguelineup.com/schedules.asp?url=isaajr&download=1

Week at a Glance

Curious George: The Golden Meatball – October 18 – November 9, 2019

“Curious George: The Golden Meatball is a loveable adventure, specifically designed for young audiences, that is sure to leave them singing and swinging down the aisles. All You-Can-Eat Meatball Day comes just once a year. George had been waiting all month for that day, a day almost bigger than his birthday! With every swing and flip, George takes the audience through a fun-filled adventure, in which he learns more about Rome… and meatballs… and the secret ingredient to cooking!” Recommended for ages 3+

Where: Beddington Theatre Arts Centre

North Point School Boys in Business Fair

It’s never too early to start dreaming of your business venture for this year’s Boys In Bu$iness. Our annual business fair will be June 6th, 2020!