Schools in NB Closed Until Further Notice
Please note that all schools in New Brunswick have been closed until further notice to address the Covid-19 Pandemic. Please refer to the Government of New Brunswick and Government of Canada resources for ongoing updates.
Information Regarding the Regional Public Consultations on the Green Paper with the Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development
The Department of Education and Early Childhood, in partnership with Anglophone West School District, is organizing a consultation session at 7pm on February 10th, 2020 at Fredericton High School (Cafeteria).
This consultation session will provide an opportunity for parents and community partners to share their feedback on the ideas presented in the Green Paper, titled “Succeeding at Home: A green paper on Education in New Brunswick” . In addition, Minister Dominic Cardy will meet with groups of students and teachers throughout the day, to gather their respective feedback. “Succeeding at Home: A green paper on Education in New Brunswick” was released this fall and contains ideas to make our education system, from birth to graduation, the best in the world. The goal is for education to be at the heart of everything New Brunswick does. The ideas outlined in this document are based on the foundations established in the 10-year education plans. We look forward to seeing you on February 10th, 2020, at Fredericton High School in the cafeteria (parking lot off Priestman Street, Cafeteria is located at the top of the ramp accessed through the FHS Gym Entrance). The session will begin at 7 p.m.
Grade 1 Entry French Immersion 2020-2021 School Year
Attached in the documents section you will find information regarding Grade 1 French Immersion and the registration process for all Kindergarten students whose families would like to register them in Grade 1 French Immersion for the 2020-2021 school year. Online registration opens on Monday, February 3. Hard copy forms of the information will also be sent home with our current Kindergarten students.
Natural Playground Stakeholder Meeting Monday, January 27 6:00 pm
Would you like to learn more about and be part of creating a lasting legacy at Forest Hill School? If so, we invite you to attend our Natural Playground and Learning Space Stakeholder meeting for interested parents / guardians and other community members. We would like to share our vision with you and are seeking input on our design and process. The meeting will take place on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 6:00 pm in our gym.
UNB Hockey Game - Elementary School Night Out
Hello Forest Hill School Families! It’s that time of year again when the UNB
Reds Hockey Team partners with ASDW southside schools for Elementary School Spirit
Hockey Night. On Friday, January 24, the UNB Men’s Hockey Team will be
playing the Dalhousie University Tigers at 7:00 PM at the Aitken Center. Students can attend the game for free and
parent tickets are half price (only $6.00).
All students must attend the game with a parent / adult. Tickets for both students and parents must be
picked up by parents at the AUC box office if you wish to attend. The Aitken Center Box Office is open Monday to
Friday, 10:30 am – 4:30 pm. Each school will have an assigned section in the rink so
when parents purchase / pick up their tickets at the Aitken Center (by 4:30 pm
on Friday, January 24) please let them know that you are with Forest Hill
School. This is a great opportunity for us to show our school spirit,
for students to see each other outside of school, and to enjoy some great
Raffle Basket Winners!
Congratulations to our three raffle basket winners from our fall raffle fundraiser:
Laiza Raagas (student seller Lexie Getuaban)
Brent Wilson (student seller Jack Wilson-Jenkins)
Melvin (student seller Lily Atkinson)
Thank you to everyone who supported our fundraiser!
School Mascot Art Design Winners!
Congratulations to 4 of our Kindergarten and grade 1 students on being the 4 students who had the top votes on their fox mascot art work. The components of all of their pieces of art will be combined to create one digital image of our fox by students from Oromocto High School.
Food Drive For Fredericton Community Kitchen
Our school is hosting a food drive for the Fredericton Community Kitchen October 28 - November 1, 2019. Please see our documents section for more information and food items most needed by the organization. Thank you for helping us put an end to student hunger.
The Votes Are In! New School Mascot Announced!
Students and staff are thrilled to announce that our new school mascot is the Students and staff are thrilled to announce that our new school mascot is the fox! Students will have the opportunity to design an art piece of their idea of what our fox should look like next week. Stay tuned for the finalists and voting on our new image will take place soon!
New School Mascot!
We are creating a new
school mascot for our school! Last week, the students brainstormed ideas with
their classes on potential mascots for our school. We had lots of different
ideas from snowmen and gummies, to dogs, rainbows and dragonflies! We loved the
creativity and excitement that the students showed. The top 2 finalists were
narrowed down to Foxes and Falcons. Voting on the mascot will take place this
week. Each student will get a ballot for voting. We also invite you to vote as
well. Please check your email for the link to vote or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to vote. Voting closes Thursday, October 17 at 8:00 pm.
School Holiday Concerts
Our school holiday concert is scheduled for Wednesday, December 4, 2019 with shows at 9:00 am and 11:00 am. Storm date will be Thursday, December 5 (same show times). For simplicity sake, and to allow as many individuals to enjoy our concert as possible with adequate seating; we suggest that if your surname begins with the letters A-M that you attend the 9:00 am show and that those whose surname begins with the letters N-Z attend the 11:00 am show. We understand; however, that a particular time may work best for you and encourage you to attend the show that is most convenient. Thank you!
First Home & School and PSSC Meetings of the School Year
We welcome any new parents who are interested in serving on our Home & School Committee or Parent School Support Committee (PSSC) to our first meetings of the 2019-2020 school year. Our Home & School Meeting will take place at 5:30 pm on Monday, September 30 and our PSSC Meeting will take place at 6:30 pm on Monday, September 30, 2019.