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February 24
Student and Parent March Break Workshops

February 23, 2021

RE: March Break Digital Learning Workshops & Resources for Students and Parents

Hello ASD-W Families,

If you are looking for something fun and educational for the whole family over the March Break, Anglophone West School District is offering workshops (guided-learning, live and instructor-led) and courses and resources (self-directed learning) to grow your digital skillset.

Student and Parent Workshops (Guided Learning) 

There are 3 workshops available. Please see below and click on the “Meeting Link” to join the session. You may wish to add these session links to your calendar beforehand, so you have quick and easy access to join the presentation.

SESSION #1

THE REMOTE CLASSROOM: TEAMS FOR FAMILIES (K-12) FEATURING COCO GAUFF

Rising tennis star, Coco Gauff shares tips and tricks for using Microsoft Teams. This free one-hour training session will show families how to be productive and successful while students are learning through Teams.

Tuesday, March 2nd @ 6:00PM Meeting Link

Or 

Wednesday, March 3rd @ 1:00PM Meeting Link

SESSION #2

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY: CREATE COOL PHOTOS AND STOP MOTION ANIMATIONS (GRADES 2-12)

In this free two-hour workshop, students eight years and older will explore digital photography concepts by taking and editing photos, and then creating a stop motion animated video.

Wednesday, March 3rd @ 6:00PM Meeting Link

SESSION #3

DESIGN AND CREATE YOUR OWN VIDEO GAMES WITH MAKECODE ARCADE (GRADES 2-12)

This free camp teaches students eight years and older how to design and build video games using block coding and fundamental gaming and coding concepts in MakeCode Arcade. 

Thursday, March 4th @ 6:00PM Meeting Link

Courses and Resources (Self-Directed Learning)

ASD-W is also partnering with Microsoft to offer families a comprehensive and growing number of learning opportunities and resources. A full library of free resources is available on the Microsoft Educator Center. These resources are open to the public and include courses, learning paths, tutorials, and other supports. Resources are available in 3 tiers: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced and can be filtered by Duration, Subject Area, Age Group, Skill Development, and Tool. 

For full details on our offerings and contact information, please see the attached PDF.

ASDW Microsoft Learning Resource Offerings for Familes March 2021.pdf 

Thank you,

Matt McGuire,

Technology Subject Coordinator (K-12), Anglophone West School District​

February 22
CCS Winter Carnival 2021!
February 11
CCS Staff Rocks!

Staff Appreciation Week runs from February 8th through February 12th

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January 26
French Immersion Information

Registration for Grade 1 Early French Immersion and Grade 6 Late French Immersion for the 2021-2022 school year will be done electronically through the following hyperlink to the ASD-W web site: 

French Immersion Registration 2021-2022

 The registration form will be available effective January 27, 2021 and will remain open until the end of the school year (June 2021), with scheduled monitoring.  Registrations received by March 8, 2021, will inform planning for formation of classes (as per Provincial Policy 309:  French Second Language Programs).

This year information will be forwarded to ALL Kindergarten and ALL Grade 5 parents/guardians via School Messenger on January 26, 2021 along with a brochure for 2021. The brochure will be included with the School Messenger communication to parents. Print copies will be available to schools upon request. Requests may be directed to Amy Wilcox (amy.wilcox@nbed.nb.ca)

 Additionally we are opening up 10 minute Question & Answer time slots on Feb. 3rd & 4th for any parents/guardians wanting to connect with a French Second Language Subject Coordinator regarding the registration process.  These sessions will be conducted through MS Teams or by phone. Parents/guardians will be directed to the following link French Immersion Registration Question & AnswerBookings​ to book their appointment.

 The following link to the EECD web site may also be helpful to you :


If you have questions, please contact me or a French Second Language Subject Coordinator.

  • Amanda Desveaux – (506) 453-8682
  • Ann Manderson – (506) 357-4181
  • Janice Gagnon – (506) 325-4567​
December 18
Happy Holidays!

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Here is the link to our Christmas presentation:

A CCS Christmas 2020 - YouTube​


December 11
Talk With Our Kids About Money (FREE) WEBINARS For Parents & Educators

Canadian Foundation for Economic Education

​1.         DECEMBER 15TH , 2020 @ 8PM

(TOPIC) Advertising – how we are influenced to make online purchases -needs vs. wants

https://cfee-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4PnFMt1gTjajX3b9CGq-0g

 

2.         JANUARY 19TH , 2021 @ 8PM

(TOPIC) Dealing with "Influencers" that try to affect the decisions that we make in terms of spending money and borrowing money. How to help our kids control their own decisions.

https://cfee-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5o1fUonjRD6TnyOpRtOLHg

 

3.         FEBRUARY 16TH , 2021 @ 8PM

(TOPIC) Why we pay taxes, the kinds of taxes people pay, and the ways to lower the amount of tax you pay. 

https://cfee-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KL2qFtcoQXKr6CDrU5eZeQ

 

4.         MARCH 16TH , 2021 @ 8PM

(TOPIC) Saving money for travel – for when we can travel again.

https://cfee-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MluOBhWqSzuZYeETzBvqFg

 

5.         APRIL 13TH , 2021 @ 8PM

(TOPIC) How to save money when shopping – food, transportation, clothes and more.

https://cfee-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9YJ1LsIiSNircSbLitzVKw

For Additional Information:  Garth Wade   gwade@cfee.org

 

December 01
Report Card Information

​Report cards for the first term are being released today. Please contact the office in order to make arrangements should your child not be attending school due to Covid-19 restrictions. Teachers are making arrangements to contact parents virtually or by phone instead of traditional parent/teachers conferences or meetings. Please reach out to the school or your child's teacher in order to make arrangements.

October 19
Test
October 08
Home and School Announcement

There is a Home and School meeting October 20th, 2020 at 6:30 at the Western Valley Multiplex. We are looking for new members if anyone would like to come and join​.

October 08
Kindergarten Registration

​Kindergarten Registration will take place at CCS between October 13-23, 2020 for children who will turn five by December 31, 2021 and who start school in September 2021. Due to COVID 19 restrictions, parents are encouraged to register their child for kindergarten online. Go to http://web1.nbed.nb.ca/sites/ASDW.Pages/default.aspx . Go under parents and click on Kindergarten. Online registration will be available starting October 13, 2020. Once you have completed the online registration form, we will contact you for a follow-up scheduled appointment to complete your child’s registration. If you are unable to register your child for kindergarten online, please reach out to our school at 276-4000 to schedule an appointment to register your child. When you come in to complete the registration for your child, you will need a copy of their Birth Certificate, Medicare and Immunization. Be sure to register your child between October 13-23, and you will receive information and invitations for activities to support your child’s learning. We look forward to welcoming your child to kindergarten!​

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