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September 14
Emergency Evacuation Procedures

Schools have a responsibility to develop a plan of action in the event of an emergency as per the New Brunswick Education Act. Our plan for an emergency evacuation at Queen Elizabeth School is as follows:

Emergency Evacuation Location for K-4: St. Phillips Anglican Church 389-9424

Emergency Evacuation Location for 5-8: Mountain View United Church 857-4817

Should an emergency occur, all staff and students would proceed to their respective emergency evaculation location. Staff are equipped with emergency kits which include up to date contact information for all parents/guardians. All students would be signed out by parents/guardians before being released from their location. This would include walking students and bus students of all grades. ​This procedure will help reduce parental anxiety as all parents will know, in advance, via the school website/message system that all students will be at designated locations. 

June 03
Safe Arrival- new system- starts June 11

Anglophone East is happy to inform you that we have made changes to our absence reporting system.  SafeArrival is an absence management system that improves student safety and makes it easy for you to let the school know about your child’s absence. SafeArrival will be active on June 11 at Queen Elizabeth School.

This system will contact you each time your child is NOT in school at the beginning of the day AND we have not had an ABSENCE REPORTED BY 8:45 A.M. using the methods below. We ask that all parents use this system to report your child’s absence for the month of June as this will be the district system moving forward in September.

Report an absence using one of these convenient methods:

  1. SchoolMessenger app (free)

  1. Provide your email address to the school.

  2. Get the app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store (or from the links at https://go.schoolmessenger.ca).

  3. Tap Sign Up to create your account. (Ensure your account is showing in Canada)

  4. Select Attendance from the menu, and then select Report an Absence.

2. Web and Mobile Web: go.schoolmessenger.ca

1.    Provide your email address to the school.

2.    Go to the website.

3.    Click Sign Up to create your account.

4.    Select Attendance from the menu, then select Report an Absence

3. Interactive Toll-free Phone

1.    Call the toll-free, interactive telephone system.

1-833-202-4304

2.    Follow the instructions to report an absence.

 

Absences can be reported in advance:

  • 24 hours/day

  • 7 days a week

  • For any school day in the school year - Up to the 8:45 a.m. on the day of the absence.


Whenever an absence is reported or updated, you will receive a confirmation notice by email and/or text message (it is important that you have provided your contact information to the school).

 

If you don’t report your child’s absence in advance, the automated notification system will try to contact you (using the communication preferences if you have set them up in the SchoolMessenger app). This may include push notifications to the app, email, SMS text message (in September), and phone calls. You will be asked to provide the reason for your child’s absence immediately. You may do so using the phone line, website or mobile app.

This system will contact you each time your child is not in class at the beginning of the day and we do not have an absence reported through the parent system. Schools will not accept absences reported to the school or left on voicemail – all parents are required to use this system to report an absence.

If you do receive notifications of your child’s absence, be sure to provide the reason as quickly as possible (within 15 minutes), using one of the three methods listed or respond to the notification or phone call itself.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Do I need a SchoolMessenger app account?

A SchoolMessenger app account is not required as you can use the toll-free phone line to report absences. However, we recommend that you provide your email address to the school and set up your SchoolMessenger app account. This allows you to review and update absences, review your contact information and communication preferences and more.

Once you have set up your account, choose ATTENDANCE from the menu.

If you cannot set up your account, you do not see the ATTENDANCE option, or you do not see your child(ren) listed in your account please confirm that you setup your account on the Canadian site and not the American site. You can also contact the school directly to check that your correct email address is associated with your child(ren).

How do I use the toll-free phone line?

When you call the toll-free phone line
1-833-202-4304, follow the instructions for reporting an absence. If the phone number you are calling from matches a phone number on file with the school for your student(s), you will hear your student’(s) name(s). If the system doesn’t recognize your caller ID, you will be asked to enter the student’s home phone number. You will also be asked if calling from a home phone to set up a 4 digit pin. If you have difficulty using the toll-free phone line, please consider using the SchoolMessenger mobile app or website.


My child was only late why did I get called?

If your child is not present at school when attendance is completed in the morning you will need to report that before 8:45 a.m. otherwise you will be called.

Can I still call the school to report an absence?

The system is set up for you to report the absences. Schools will not accept absences reported to the school or left on voicemail – all parents are required to use this system to report an absence.

 

 

April 17
2018 Provincial Assessment Information

The following Provincial Assessments will be administered this spring:

·         Grade 2 Reading (May 22 – June 1): This assessment is the same as in the past.

·         Grade 4 Reading, Math, Science, and FSL Reading (for FI students only) (May 22 – June 1)

·         Grade 6 Reading, Math, Science, and FSL Reading (PIF and FI students) (May 28 – June 8)

 

Please see the attached documents for information on the grade 4 & 6 assessments.  The Information Bulletin for Parents and Guardians can also be found on the GNB website using the link below.

http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/departments/education/k12/content/anglophone_sector/assessment_evaluation.html

June 07
Parental Information on Child Exploitation & Internet Safety

As part of The City of Moncton’s Public Safety Advisory Committee lunch and learn series, we will be hosting a session regarding Child/Youth internet luring and safety issues to educate parents, social service professionals, non-profit service providers, on what is happening in our community with this problem and what resources are available to help deal with it.

This free session is open to the general public and professionals in the community.  The session will be held at the Peace Centre (main auditorium) located at 22 Church Street (Access will also be available from the side entrance on Queen Street): Tuesday, June 13th from Noon – 1:30 p.m.  A light lunch will be provided at the session.

This session will be providing a brief overview of what the ICE unit investigates and what trends they see among young people as users of technology in terms of internet use and safety concerns.  Examples of the types of offences they see will be discussed and some food for thought will be provided to the parents when looking to avoid such offences relating to their kids. 

To register or for more information on these free information sessions please call 855-8525 or email rgallant@ravenssun.ca​

 

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