School News

2019

First Day Back is Sept 3!

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 is the first day back to school for nearly 5,000 Northern Gateway students! Preview important dates with the 2019-20 School Year Calendar. Northern Gateway Public Schools (NGPS) fosters program-rich learning environments where…

New Supplemental Busing Service option available for 2019-20 school year

In response to parent/guardian requests for additional transportation services, NGPS will consider single, alternate seat placements, for a fee, according to the following conditions: Board Policy 18, Student Transportation Services  Supplemental Busing…

Happy Summer!

TO OUR STUDENTS We hope each and every one of you has had an amazing year of learning and growth! Each day you inspire us with your individuality, achievement and potential. Your journey as a student – from your first moments in Kindergarten to your…

Salute to our 2019 graduates!

As you stand in this very special place, marking both an ending and a beginning, we hope you pause to enjoy the magnitude of your achievement. From your first moments in Kindergarten, to your adventures as a senior, and all of the learning and growing…

Survey: Alternate Seat Fee for school bus transportation

Please share your thoughts with us in this short 3-question survey! Click here to take the three minute survey! Northern Gateway Public Schools is looking to find out how many parents/guardians are interested in paying for alternate school bus transportation…

Summer Boot Camps for Students!

Explore your options this summer in technology, the trades, business, health sciences, the arts and more! Registration is now open for our Career Exposure Summer Boot Camps! Click here to register! These very popular camps offer students a chance to…

Awards Night

We will be having our Annual Awards Night on June 13th at 6:30 pm in the gymnasium. Parent/Guardians of recipients will be notified beforehand if their child(ren) will be receiving an award.    

Health Care Aide Certificate 2019-2020

Norquest College's HCA program for 2019-2020 are now taking applications.  Please read the information package carefully as there are prerequisites required for admission to the program. Please complete the application form and hand it in to Mrs.…

Ten new teachers inducted to the profession!

Ten NGPS teachers were officially welcomed into the profession last night following the near completion of their first year of teaching. Each year in NGPS, first year teachers, and teachers who are new to the province, are officially and jointly inducted…

It's Education Week!

Alberta celebrates Education Week! The first Alberta School Week (Education Week) was held December 2–8, 1928. Its purpose then, as it is now, is to call attention to the importance of education and to share the many good things happening in Alberta…

Education Planning 2019-22

NGPS held its annual 3 Year Education Planning session with division leadership, trustees and school principals on March 18. Superintendent Kevin Andrea says it was an opportunity to reflect on the past three years and define the priorities and strategic…

Parent Teacher Interviews

March 14, 2019  4:00 - 8:30 pm   Please note the following: Mrs. Greenland be available after 5:00 pm. Mr. Hansen and Mrs. Knott will be away for Archery Provincials all day.  We are anticipating their return by 7:00 pm. Please remember that you may…

Lac Ste. Anne Student Lunch

A big "thank you" goes out to the Lac Ste. Anne FCSS who are sponsoring a lunch for all students and staff on February 27th, 2019.  This is in place of the Robb Nash super show that was scheduled for February 6th, but was cancelled due to inclement…

Responsive Instruction in Quality Learning Environments

Building a culture of excellence through Quality Learning Environments (QLE) Key Domain: Responsive Instruction Responsive Instruction considers the needs of all learners so they can achieve success, and is one of five domains under Quality Pedagogy…

2018

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you all the joys of the holiday season! May this season bring you the joy of sharing, the warmth of community and the love of family and friends. From our family to yours, warm wishes for a bright and merry Christmas! Christmas Break for NGPS…

January 2019 - Semester 1 Final Exam Schedule

Final Exam Schedule is now available. All exams have been added to our calendar as well for your convenience.

Textbook Roundup

School bus transportation and inclement weather

To run or not to run? Winter weather and driving conditions bring questions about school bus transportation. Are the buses running today? Should the buses be running today? Why aren’t the buses running today? Why are the buses running in Onoway when…

Orange Shirt Day

In the spirit of reconciliation and hope Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in the spring of 2013. It grew out of Phyllis' story of having her shiny new…

Hour-Zero: Keeping Students and Staff Safe

Building a culture of preparedness - NGPS joins forces with Hour-Zero Student and staff safety is an extremely important part of what we do at Northern Gateway Public Schools, from playground equipment and fire drills all the way through to the most…

Upcoming Open House Opportunities

Make sure to add these dates to your calendar so you don't miss out!

Welcome Back MHS!

We hope summer has treated you well and that you have had opportunity to relax and recharge with family and friends. The beginning of a new school year is always a special time for staff, students and families as we anticipate the year ahead. What does…

Now Open for Registrations

Mayerthorpe High School is now taking registrations for the 18/19 school year! 1. If you are new to the Mayerthorpe area and need to register a student.2. If you are looking to upgrade courses after graduation (19 and under) or need a couple more credits…

Welcome to the 2018-19 school year!

WELCOME BACK! Okay, we're not quite there yet, but with only three weeks left of summer vacation, we can bet the impending new school year is on your mind! Find answers to your start up questions, contact information and important dates here! Enjoy the…

Through My Eyes - Calendar Art Contest

Western Communities Foundation is looking for students between the ages of 13-18 to submit their art work for their 2019: Through My Eyes Calendar.  Submission must be sent in by June 15, 2018. Contest Info & Consent Form Media Consent Form - Child…

Gateway Academy Boot Camps 2018

Explore your interests and earn credits in Summer Boot Camps! Gateway Academy SUMMER BOOT CAMPS are back! Encouraging youth to explore and develop their skills and talents in hands-on educational camps over the summer! Gateway Academy Summer Boot Camps…

20 Time Project

Student, Alyssa LeBlanc has recently donated $27.85 to our high school after creating a business selling Tropical Drinks for her 20 Time Project in the Maker Movement option in Ms. Greenwood's class. The 20 Time project is where students are allowed…

Scholarships and Bursaries

Students and Parents, please make sure to check out the latest information on Scholarships and Bursaries 2017-18. The permanent link can be found under Parents and Students Tab on the Menu Bar.  All links in the document are clickable for your convenience. 

Safe Food Handling Course - Open to the Public

This course will be held at MHS on April 20, 2018. There needs to be 15 participants in order to run. Please contact Mrs. Knott at 780-786-2624. There is a $75.00 fee that must be paid in advance.

2017

Christmas Dinner

A great big THANKS to Wendy Allin for donating all the potatoes for our Christmas Lunch we really  appreciate it!

Thyme for Health 'n Herbs

Great big thanks to Cynthia Eichhorn for making smoothies every Monday morning in the Breakfast Club.  Her store generously donated an awesome blender to the school and we really appreciate all the time she volunteers at our school!

Hot Lunch Menu

The new Hot Lunch menu is now available in the office or download the form and have your student return it to the main office. Orders need to be placed by the Friday before the meal date. Hot Lunch Order Form

Pembina West Co-op

A great big THANK YOU goes out to the Mayerthorpe Pembina West Co-op for the delicious cinnamon buns that were donated to our Breakfast Program.

WANTED

Pembina West Co-op Till Receipts If you are collected your co-op till receipts for MHS, this is just a reminder that they will be due in to the school no later then December 20th, so they can be sorted for submission.  Till receipts must be dated between…

Grade 9 Parent Meeting

Grade 9 Parents are invited to attend an High School Information meeting on November 22, 2017 starting at 7:00 pm.  The meeting is to discuss High School planning for your child as they move from Junior to Senior High. Please plan to attend this very…

Power School

Looking for a Report Card? For the 2017-2018 year MHS will only be printing report cards once at the end of each Semester (January and June). Do you want to: See up-to-date marks? Login into PowerSchool See immediate attendance? Login into PowerSchool…