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2019

The Focus of the Quality Learning Environment is Learner Centered

The focus of the Quality Learning Environment (QLE) is student or learner centered. Everything we do as Educators, from how we teach and what resources we use, to how we assess learning and plan for instruction, revolves around our students - their needs,…

How is your child supported in a Quality Learning Environment in NGPS?

NGPS students supported in Quality Learning Environments

The Quality Learning Environment (QLE) in NGPS is our commitment to assure learners are successful and learners are supported.  The core elements of the QLE are made up of quality pedagogy (the practice of teaching) with a foundation of wellness. Ensuring…

September Assembly Video

September at SCS

Every Child Matters

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…

Words of Inspiration

Please take a moment to read the latest article from our Northern Gateway Public School Student Support Facilitator, Tammy Charko.     Words of Inspiration

Safe at School: HOLD AND SECURE

Being safe at school means working together with our community partners, parents and first responders. Understanding the terminology that schools and responders use can help. Hold and Secure means classes and activities inside the school continue to…

Welcome Back!

Welcome to the 2019-20 school year! We hope you enjoyed the summer break and are excited for a new school year. The beginning of each school year is a special time for us all – students, staff and families – as we anticipate the year ahead. What…

Surviving the Return to School (for parents)

Please take a moment to read the latest article from our Northern Gateway Public School Student Support Facilitator, Tammy Charko.     Surviving the Return to School (for parent)

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…

Year End & Grade 9 Farewell Video June 2019

Year End & Grade 9 Farewell Video

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…

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…

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly About Vaping

Please take a moment to read the latest article from our Northern Gateway Public School Student Support Facilitator, Tammy Charko.     The Good, The Bad and The Ugly About Vaping

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…

April Monthly Assembly Video

April at SCS

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…

March Monthly Assembly Video

March at SCS

I Smell Spring

Please take a moment to read the latest article from our Northern Gateway Public School Student Support Facilitator, Tammy Charko.     I Smell Spring

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…

February Monthly Assembly Video

February at SCS

Screen Time and Moods

Please take a moment to read the latest article from our Northern Gateway Public School Student Support Facilitator, Tammy Charko.  Screen Time and Moods

January Monthly Assembly Video

January at SCS

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…

Promoting Kindness

Please take a moment to read the latest article from our Northern Gateway Public School Student Support Facilitator, Tammy Charko.  Promoting Kindness

Accountability Survey 2019

2019 Parent Accountability Survey As an annual check-up on the education system, the Accountability Pillar provides an opportunity for Alberta Education and school authorities to ensure that we are equipping students for success. The Accountability Pillar…

2018

SCS Christmas Concert 2018

Pictures from the concert.  Enjoy!

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…

November Monthly Assembly Video

November at SCS

Christmas When Times Are Tough

Please take a moment to read the latest article from our Northern Gateway Public School Student Support Facilitator, Tammy Charko.  Christmas When Times Are Tough

October Monthly Assembly Video

October at SCS

Fortnite Battles

Please take a moment to read the latest article from our Northern Gateway Public School Student Support Facilitator, Tammy Charko.  Fortnite Battles

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…

September Monthly Assembly Video

September at a Glance

Designed for Addiction

Please take a moment to read the latest article from our Northern Gateway Public School Student Support Facilitator, Tammy Charko.  Designed for Addiction

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…

Meet and Mingle 2018!

Thank you to all of our wonderful parents and grandparents for coming out last night to Meet the Teacher! It's going to be a great year!

Welcome Back SCS!

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…

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…

2017

School Fees

  We understand that school fees can be difficult for families who are experiencing financial hardship and believe that all students should have access to education at the lowest possible cost to the students.   Bill 1: An Act to Reduce School Fees,…

PowerSchool Parent Portal

PowerSchool Parent Portal Your child should have brought home a letter explaining how to access the PowerSchool Parent Portal. If you did not receive a letter, please contact the school. The parent portal will allow parents to log in to see up to date…

2016

School Cash Online

Northern Gateway Public Schools are now using School Cash Online. This allows parents to have the convenient and secure option of paying for school items online 24/7. To access payments, please enroll at ngps.schoolcashonline.com, it takes less than…

Meet the staff 2016-17

Come out and meet the incredible staff at Sangudo Community School. September 8, 5:15 pm Click here to see the itinerary.  

Summer Activity Ideas

Summer Activity Ideas

2015

Remembrance Day Ceremony 2015

SCS held it's annual Remembrance Day Ceremony on November 10, 2015.  Once again Mr MacDonald and Mr Shuck were in attendance to represent the Legion.  Mrs Shulhan generously donated her time to play the bugle and we had two of our students Pler Say…

Did you know?

Please visit our Parent page and click on the "Did you know...?" tab to see all the wonderful and amazing things our parent group is doing to support our school in all their endeavors.

Halloween Celebrations 2015!

This year our Halloween Parade will be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 1:00 pm.  Parents and younger siblings are welcome to attend!  The afternoon will be individual classroom activities.

Little Ceasars Pizza Kit Fundraiser

LITTLE CAESARS PIZZA KITS COMING SOON!!   Back by popular demand! Let’s start off this school year with something we all love!   Orders due back SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 **No late orders will be accepted**   Pizza will be arriving on October 15, 2015…

Welcome back to a new school year!

Welcome to a new school year! Hope the students have their pencils sharpened, back packs filled and runners ready for a fabulous year!!!

March 13, Music Mentor - Chad Melchert

Our next Music Mentor will be Chad Melchert who will be coming to SCS on March 13 to mentor our students on percussion.  He is Gord Bamford's drummer and tours all over the world with him. They have just come off a Canadian tour with Reba MacEntire.…

Science In Motion

The students at Sangudo Community School were amazed by Bernadette with her Science in Motion Presentations!  From "Chilling Out" with the Kindergartens to a "Electrifying" school wide presentation on on Electricity, all the students were astounded. …

Music Mentor - Guitar Lessons with Gord Matthews

Music Mentor - Guitar Lesson 101

Check out this video!

Music Mentor - Wild Thing

Gord Matthews

As part of our Music Mentor Program, Ms Myrol has arranged for Gord Matthews to come to Sangudo Community School for the day on Friday, January 23!  He will be sharing his vast knowledge and experience with the students.  It will be a day to remember!…

2014

Fire Chief For The Day!

Haiden Muldoon was the lucky student whose name was drawn from the entries received during Fire Prevention Week in October.  This entitled Haiden to be "Fire Chief" for the day during the Sangudo Blitz, which was held on November 28th. "Fire Chief Ed…

Jr Girls Volleyball Win Gold

Congratulations to our Jr Girls Volleyball team who won Gold at the NGPS Triple Ball Fall Tournament, league final tournament. The girls went undefeated all season in regular league play as well as at the final tournament. That is something to be truly…

Time for a Change

Education is a journey. So too is the building of a school division. Our journey has led us in a new direction this past year. A quest, if you will to up the ante. Matching our strategic direction with our visual identity; representing on the outside…

Girls win again!

The Junior girls went undefeated against Darwell girls and boys teams. Well done ladies.  Thank you to our volunteers that helped officiate with Mr. Moon, your help is greatly appreciated. Good luck at your next game in Onoway on October 30th!

Jr Girls Volleyball

The girls played their first league games on Thursday, October 16th against Grasmere.  They won both their games against the Grasmere girls and had two nail-biting games against the Grasmere boys but unfortunately were defeated.  What a great way to…

Fire Department treats SCS to hot dogs and fire safety demo!

Sangudo Community School (SCS) students were in for a treat today when the Lac Ste. Anne County Fire Detachment visited the school. Fire Safety demos included a tour of the fire truck and spraying water out of the fire hose. All students were then treated…

A.L.S. Challenge

We took up the challenge and faced the icy cold water for this worthwhile cause. See more pictures in our gallery. Check out our video!