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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 on their sight words to the grade nines who are rising up to be the Responsible leaders we know they can be! Keep Rising Up and Being You boys!


SAVE THE DATE

WED Oct. 23 – School Picture Day 8:45 – 11:00 am

Picture day (individual, class and school-wide photos) will be on WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 23rd from 8:45 to 11:00am.  Being a Wednesday and “picture day” all students are expected to be in their formal uniform.  The date for re-takes will be sometime in November and will be announced later. Please note, this date has been changed from what was previously published on the calendar.

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.


THIS WEEK

THURS Sept. 26 Early Dismissal @ 12:00 pm

THURS Sept. 26 Checkpoint Meetings 1:00 – 8:00 pm

FRI Sept. 27 ACTION FRIDAY – Terry Fox Run

Join us for the annual Terry Fox run starting at 2pm for the whole school. We will all gather in the Learning Commons for a Terry Fox video and explanation of the purpose of the run. We will then proceed outside for a quick stretch and then begin the run at approximately 2:30. Everyone should be finished by 3:15pm and there will be a special treat! Students may bring a contribution to the school or may make a donation online at: http://www.terryfox.ca/NorthPointSchoolforBoys. Our goal for this year is $4,000.

We are still in need of 4 volunteers to help along the running route. Please contact Mr. Kostecki if you can help out.

Dress for the weather as this will be held outside, RAIN/SNOW or SHINE!

SUN Sept. 29 – Our Kids Expo 12:00 – 4:00 pm

NEXT WEEK

MON Sept. 30 – ORANGE SHIRT DAY

MON Sept. 30 – Healthy Hunger – The Lunch Lady

MON Sept. 30 @ 7:00 pm – Parent Council AGM

TUES Oct. 1 – PEP Hockey Academy Starts

WED Oct. 2 – CISAA golf tournament

A select group of grades 7-9 boys will tee off first thing in the morning and be taken to Blue Lake after they are done. Good luck Navigators!

Oct. 2-4 – Annual Retreat for Grades 4-9

Grades 7-9 are going to Columbia Outdoor School (Blue Lake) near Columbia Lake, BC and will be leaving early at 8:00am. The Grades 4-6 are going to Camp Goldeye near Nordegg, AB and will depart at 8:45am. Both groups will leave from the school.

The packing list is in the packages that went home earlier. The weather looks like it will be on the cool side so make sure your boys have enough warm clothes along.


North Point @ Our Kids Expo

Spread the word and let your friends know that some of our teaching staff will be exhibiting at the Calgary Private School Expo on Sunday, Sept 29th!

Booth #: 15
Hyatt Regency Calgary, 700 Centre St S, Calgary
Sunday, Sept 29, 2019, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

This is an opportunity to speak with some of our teaching and administrative staff to gain more information about our school.

To attend the expo for free register below and use this coupon code “GRADS10”. Simply bring the voucher to the event for your free entry.

https://www.ourkids.net/expo/calgary-expo.php


ATHLETICS & SQUADS

Navigators Squads

Standings for the month of September:

Mountaineers: 60
Aviators: 25
Mariners: 80
Astronauts: 50


Navigator Athletics

GO NAVIGATORS!

Cross Country Running

Competitions took place Wednesday September 18th and 25th. North Point was represented by Nic Spagnolo, Liam Beswick, Brody Friesen, Thomas Mousseau, Mikaill Jarvis, Dom Kostecki , and jr. Cross Country assistant Maximilliano Calatayud. They worked incredibly hard and did very well in their races! Thank you Coach Fagan for coaching them. 

Golf

The CISAA golf tournament is Oct. 2 at Springbank Links Golf Course (125 Hackamore Trail, Calgary, AB T3Z 1C2). Those boys who are participating will still go on the Annual Retreat. They will golf early and be taken out to the Retreat after they are done.

 Please contact Coach Redick for more information.

Volleyball – Grades 6-9

Grade 6-7 Volleyball Practices:

  • Monday’s from 3:30 pm till 4:30 pm.
  • Practice on Wednesday’s during recess; start time 12:15 pm.

Grade 8-9 Volleyball Practices:

  • Wednesdays from 3:30 pm till 4:30 pm.
  • Practice on Wednesday’s during recess; start time 12:15 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

Game  Date Time Visiting Team Home Team Location
510/1/20194:15pmNorth Point SchoolTrinity Christian SchoolCalgary French and Int School Court 2
610/1/20195:15pmNorth Point SchoolCalgary French and Int SchoolCalgary French and Int School Court 1
2810/29/20195:15 pmNorth Point School Glenmore Christian AcademyGlenmore Christian Academy Court 1
3110/31/20194:15 pmNorth Point SchoolTrinity Christian SchoolTrinity Christian School Court 2
3210/31/20195:15 pmNorth Point SchoolSouth Foundations for the FutureTrinity Christian School Court 1

Game Schedule for Grades 8/9

Game  DateTime Visiting Team Home Team Location
410/17/20195:15 pmNorth Point SchoolTanbridge AcademyTanbridge Academy
510/24/20194:15 pmNorth Point School Tanbridge AcademyTanbridge Academy
610/24/20195:15 pmTanbridge AcademyNorth Point SchoolTanbridge Academy
710/31/20194:15 pmNorth Point SchoolFoothills AcademyFoothills Academy
911/7/20195:15 pmNorth 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

Enjoy the Best Alberta Has to Offer at Alberta Culture Days

Calgary EventsArts and CraftsSpecial Events

Alberta Culture Days (Family Fun Calgary)

Alberta Culture Days feature hundreds of free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to discover their inner artist, experience their heritage, and celebrate what it means to be Albertan.

Are you passionate about arts and culture? Or maybe just curious to discover new cultural experiences, an artist, arts, or a cultural organization? Check out what activities you can enjoy from September 27 – 29, 2019.

Alberta Culture Days:

When: September 27 – 29, 2019
Where: Various Venues around Alberta
Website: www.culturedays.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/AlbertaCultureDays


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!