School News

2016

Download the PowerSchool App

Did you know there is a PowerSchool app? Download PowerSchool Mobile today on your Apple or Android device to stay connected with similar information available on the PowerSchool website. The same app can be used by both parents and students. You’ll…

Inclement Weather

With the winter season already here, we want to remind parents to dress children appropriately for the weather when getting ready for school or the bus. The weather often changes unexpectedly throughout the day, so please select suitable outerwear and…

Share your Thoughts on Alberta’s Curriculum

What do you want to see in Alberta Education’s new curriculum? Recently, the province launched a survey to find out exactly that. As many of you know, Alberta Education is currently reviewing and updating its provincial curriculum for students in Kindergarten…

Grad Booklet Available

Our Grad Booklet is now available. It contains a wide variety of information for Grads and their parents or guardians. Also be sure to check out the Grad page under the Student tab for updates throughout the year.

Parent/Student/Teacher Interviews

P/S/T interviews will be held Wednesday October 26 and Thursday, October 27 from 5-8 p.m. Teachers will be set up in the Gym with the exception of Mr. Christenson who will be in the Foyer. Mr. Packer and Mr. Khan will only be available on Wednesday.…

Social Media Launch

Fort High is kicking off their social media campaign starting today! Fort High can now be followed on Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and Facebook by searching @forthighschool. We are also holding a Design Our Geofilter Contest.  Students are asked to…

School Bus Safety Week: October 17–21

Schools throughout Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) are celebrating School Bus Safety Week October 17–21. The theme: Know the Zone, which is all about teaching children the danger areas surrounding the bus. Throughout the week, various activities are…

Your Future: It’s a Matter of Choice

Your Future: It’s a Matter of Choice is Elk Island Public Schools’ (EIPS) annual post-secondary and career event that brings together colleges, universities, technical- and private-vocational schools, and career displayers from around the country.…

Celebrating World Teachers’ Day: October 5

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day! Launched in 1994 by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), World Teachers’ Day is celebrated annually around the world as a way to recognize teachers and the integral role they…

Read-In Week takes place October 3-7

Read-In Week 2016 returns on October 3-7. The theme for this year is One world, Many Voices, which focuses on the stories of other people. Through various activities, students will spend the week learning how stories have the power to teach lessons,…

Literacy and Learning Day

The 14th annual Literacy and Learning Day Conference takes place on Oct. 22, 2016 at the Edmonton Expo Centre. The event is a fun-filled day for both parents and teachers, and includes various free workshops and keynote speakers. Participants are guaranteed…

No Child Without: Free MedicAlert for students

In our ongoing effort to provide safe and caring schools for our students, Fort Saskatchewan High School is once again participating in the Canadian MedicAlert Foundation’s No Child Without program. The program is a national initiative that provides…

Guide to Reporting Student Achievement

To help understand assessment, please review the Guide to Reporting Student Achievement.

Sync the School Calendar to Your Personal Calendar

Did you know you can sync the school calendar to your own personal calendar? Just visit http://forthigh.ca/about/calendar and click on one of the following calendar options you want to subscribe to: Add to Google Calendar Subscribe to Calendar (Outlook)…

Improving Home-School Communication

To enhance communication between families and schools, Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) has created a manual entitled, “Communication Protocol for Schools.” The manual provides a framework for communication between EIPS schools and its families,…

Quick Fact: Student Transportation

All Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) buses are equipped with video surveillance equipment. The equipment helps to ensure the safety of all students, drivers and property; to deter destructive acts and is in accordance with the Freedom of Information…

Pay School Fees Online

School fee information for the 2016–2017 school year will be available on the PowerSchool Parent Portal by Sept. 19, 2016. All fees are due within 30 days of being posted. To access your fee information, simply login to your PowerSchool Parent Portal…

Updating Your PowerSchool Information

During the first week of school, families will receive a PowerSchool Correction Form for each student enrolled in Fort Saskatchewan High School. The form ensures the school has the most up-to-date information regarding each of its students. When you…

New to Elk Island Public Schools: Tools to enhance literacy and numeracy

As part Elk Island Public Schools’ (EIPS) ongoing efforts to enhance the literacy and numeracy of students in all grade levels, the Division is introducing two new assessment tools during the 2016–2017 school year—STAR 360 and Math Intervention/Programming…

Diploma Exams: Result available through myPass

Just a reminder, students can retrieve their Diploma Exam result statements through myPass—a self‑service website for high school students. Printed results statements are no longer mailed. In addition, students can use myPass to: order transcripts;…