News

Earth Rangers Presentation

Posted on November 27 2020

On Tuesday, November 24th the staff and students of Sangudo Community School enjoyed a virtual Earth Rangers Presentation.  The animals were amazing!  Please have a look a this very informative piece…

Alberta Government announces new series of enhanced…

Posted on November 25 2020

Alberta Government announces new series of enhanced COVID-19 health measures, ENHANCED public health measures: Stop the Spike. On November 24, 2020, the Alberta Government announced a series of new COVID-19…

LEST WE FORGET

Posted on November 10 2020

Remembrance Day marks the anniversary of the official end of the World War I hostilities on November 11, 1918.  In gratitude, we stand with our communities to honour and reflect on the sacrifices and…

To Run or Not to Run? School Bus Transportation and…

Posted on November 10 2020

Preparing for Winter temperatures and road conditions With Winter weather upon us, families are reminded to take necessary precautions for inclement or severe weather. When the safety of transporting…

Remembrance Day Ceremony

Posted on November 4 2020

For your viewing pleasure, please watch our Remembrance Day Ceremony.

Book Fair 2020

Posted on November 2 2020

Check out the SCS 2020 Book Fair!  Students will have an opportunity to make their wish list today and tomorrow.  Happy shopping!

Halloween 2020

Posted on October 30 2020

Check out Halloween at SCS!!!

We Are All In This Together

Posted on October 28 2020

Please take a moment to read the latest article from our Northern Gateway Public School Student Support Facilitator, Tammy Charko.  We Are All In This Together

Book Fair

Posted on October 20 2020

Sangudo Community School is excited to announce we will still be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair at the school AND through a Virtual Link (posted below), the week of Monday, November 2nd through until…

Virtual Meet the Teacher Video

Posted on October 14 2020

Please check out our virtual Meet the Teacher video and see your student's classroom!  Click here

Keeping Our Children Safe Online

Posted on September 30 2020

Please take a moment to read the latest article from our Northern Gateway Public School Student Support Facilitator, Tammy Charko.  Keeping Our Children Safe Online

EVERY CHILD MATTERS: Phyllis Webstad and the story…

Posted on September 29 2020

Orange Shirt Day began in 2013 to honour Residential School survivors and their families, to remember those children who didn't come home and to encourage and support awareness of the individual, family…

Play School

Posted on September 21 2020

Play School will begin on Monday, September 21, 2020, 9:15 am to 11:45 am

COVID-19 Information - Student illness STAY AT HOME…

Posted on September 18 2020

This summary, based on the September 2020 Government of Alberta update, COVID-19 Symptom-Student illness, provides further clarity to parents about the ‘isolation’ period or ‘stay home and minimize…

Breakfast Program 2020-2021

Posted on September 16 2020

NON-MEDICAL FACE MASKS: WHY USE? WHAT TO CONSIDER?…

Posted on September 11 2020

NGPS 2020-21 COVID-19 Re-entry Handbook updated September 10, 2020. To read more on the NGPS Mask Protocol please see Section 1 - Provincial Health Measures, Pages 9-14 of the Handbook. WHY USE A NON-MEDICAL…

Normal, For Right Now

Posted on September 2 2020

Please take a moment to read the latest article from our Northern Gateway Public School Student Support Facilitator, Tammy Charko.  Normal, For Right Now

Can't Wait to See You!!!

Posted on August 28 2020

Click here to see our welcome back video!

Daily health screening required for all NGPS staff…

Posted on August 27 2020

We all have a role to play in keeping schools healthy. Before coming to school each day, all staff and students must use the Government of Alberta's screening questionnaire - the COVID-19 Alberta Health…

WELCOME BACK! School starts next week!

Posted on August 24 2020

Board approves change to 2020-21 school year calendar. The first day of school is Wednesday, Sept 2; however, many schools have staggered start dates. Schools will share information with you specific…

School health measures now include mandatory masks

Posted on August 6 2020

On August 4, 2020, the Government of Alberta announced that the use of masks will be required when students and staff return to school.  Students from Grades 4 through 12 will be required to wear masks…

EDITED Re-entry: Students will return to In-school…

Posted on July 22 2020

The Government of Alberta announced yesterday that students will return to in-school classes under Scenario 1, with near-normal daily operations and added health measures. This means that daily in-school…

Looking Ahead! NGPS releases 2020-21 COVID-19 Re-entry…

Posted on July 8 2020

As promised, we are pleased to share the Northern Gateway Public Schools, 2020-21 COVID-19 Re-entry Handbook. The Handbook will guide our collective response to COVID-19 and operations for the 2020-21…

Division surveys students, staff and families on re-entry…

Posted on June 1 2020

Northern Gateway Public Schools (NGPS) is planning for the 2020-21 school year and what it may look like for students, staff and families. While any return to school will be managed under the guidelines…

Supporting Parents of Teens with At Home Learning

Posted on May 28 2020

Please take a moment to read the latest article from our Northern Gateway Public School Student Support Facilitator, Tammy Charko.   Supporting Parents of Teens with At Home Learning

Proof of Residence required for NGPS students

Posted on April 23 2020

As part of the regular registration process, proof of residence is now required for all Northern Gateway Public Schools students. Parents will be required to provide a copy of their resident legal land…

UPDATE MARCH 29, 2020 - 9:28 a.m. Funding to School…

Posted on March 29 2020

  On March 28, 2020, the Education Minister announced that resources to school divisions will be adjusted to match an at-home learning environment. At this time, Alberta school divisions are expected…

How Are You Doing?

Posted on March 25 2020

Please take a moment to read the latest article from our Northern Gateway Public School Student Support Facilitator, Tammy Charko.  How Are You Doing?

Continuing Student Learning

Posted on March 24 2020

As shared by the Minister of Education last week, all Kindergarten to Grade 12 students will continue to receive learning opportunities at home, either through online means or through other accommodations,…

COVID-19 UPDATE MARCH 20, 2020 - 10:32 a.m. - Important…

Posted on March 20 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented change to us all. It has also brought us together. Our entire NGPS staff family has been working hard to develop instructional alternatives for students.…

COVID-19 UPDATE MARCH 18, 2020 - 3:00 p.m. - Information…

Posted on March 18 2020

The school division appreciates your patience and resilience in the face of this unprecedented interruption in the normal operations of public education in the province. We realize that the school closure…

COVID-19 UPDATE MARCH 16, 2020 Information for Families…

Posted on March 16 2020

While many parents have questions regarding yesterday’s update and the closure of schools in the province of Alberta, there are still many uncertainties for all of us as learning communities and Alberta…

COVID-19 UPDATE MARCH 15, 2020 All K-12 Classes Canceled

Posted on March 15 2020

As of March 15, 2020, the Government of Alberta has announced a province-wide school closure. All classes are canceled indefinitely. Children are expected to stay home. The safety of our students and…

February Assembly Video

Posted on March 3 2020

February at SCS

Tether Yourself

Posted on February 28 2020

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

The "Happy People" of SCS!!!

Posted on February 27 2020

Enjoy this video of The "Happy People" of SCS!

Pink Shirt Day is Feb 26

Posted on February 13 2020

Pink Shirt Day is an anti-bullying movement that is celebrated around the world, every year, on the last Wednesday in February. As schools, we teach, model and practice kindness, empathy and inclusion…

Empathy In Global Uncertainty

Posted on January 23 2020

Please take a moment to read the latest article from our Northern Gateway Public School Student Support Facilitator, Tammy Charko.  Empathy in Global Uncertainty

December Assembly Video

Posted on January 7 2020

December at SCS

2019

Happy Holidays from SCS!

Posted on December 18 2019

Click here to view our eChristmas Card. Happy Holidays from SCS

Impact of the Provincial Budget

Posted on December 6 2019

Northern Gateway Public Schools is facing a budget shortfall this school year. While Maintenance and Transportation Funding will receive modest increases, the loss of Class Size, School Fee and Classroom…

November Assembly Video

Posted on December 3 2019

November at SCS

Bad Days During The "Happiest Time of Year"

Posted on November 26 2019

Please take a moment to read the latest article from our Northern Gateway Public School Student Support Facilitator, Tammy Charko.  Bad Days During The Happiest Time of Year

QLE: The Heart of Teaching and Learning is Quality…

Posted on November 14 2019

There are many supports in place to enhance the Quality Learning Environment (QLE) for NGPS students. Quality Pedagogy, or the practice of teaching, is a main focus, as it is the heart of teaching and…

October Assembly Video

Posted on November 8 2019

October at SCS

School Bus Transportation and Inclement Weather

Posted on November 4 2019

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…

QLE: How a Culture of Wellness supports student learning…

Posted on October 23 2019

Mental, Social and Physical well-being impact learning. A Culture of Wellness, with a focus on these three domains, is foundational to developing a Quality Learning Environment (QLE) within Northern Gateway…

Emergency Response Planning in NGPS Schools

Posted on October 17 2019

Schools are considered to be one of the safest places in our communities. However, an emergency can occur anywhere at any time. During an emergency, our first priority is the safety of our students and…

The Focus of the Quality Learning Environment is Learner…

Posted on October 10 2019

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,…

How is your child supported in a Quality Learning…

Posted on October 9 2019

NGPS students supported in Quality Learning Environments

Posted on October 3 2019

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…

September Assembly Video

Posted on October 2 2019

September at SCS

Every Child Matters

Posted on September 29 2019

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…

Words of Inspiration

Posted on September 25 2019

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

Posted on September 19 2019

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…

Welcome Back!

Posted on September 2 2019

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…

Surviving the Return to School (for parents)

Posted on August 29 2019

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!

Posted on August 7 2019

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)…

Year End & Grade 9 Farewell Video June 2019

Posted on June 27 2019

Year End & Grade 9 Farewell Video

Happy Summer!

Posted on June 27 2019

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…

Survey: Alternate Seat Fee for school bus transportation

Posted on June 12 2019

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…

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly About Vaping

Posted on May 23 2019

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!

Posted on May 10 2019

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…

April Monthly Assembly Video

Posted on May 7 2019

April at SCS

It's Education Week!

Posted on April 29 2019

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…

March Monthly Assembly Video

Posted on April 3 2019

March at SCS

I Smell Spring

Posted on March 26 2019

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

Posted on March 21 2019

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…

February Monthly Assembly Video

Posted on March 5 2019

February at SCS

Screen Time and Moods

Posted on February 25 2019

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

Posted on February 20 2019

January at SCS

Responsive Instruction in Quality Learning Environments

Posted on February 15 2019

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,…

Promoting Kindness

Posted on January 30 2019

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

Posted on January 10 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…

2018

SCS Christmas Concert 2018

Posted on December 20 2018

Pictures from the concert.  Enjoy!

Merry Christmas!

Posted on December 18 2018

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…

November Monthly Assembly Video

Posted on December 6 2018

November at SCS

Christmas When Times Are Tough

Posted on November 26 2018

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

Posted on November 14 2018

October at SCS

Fortnite Battles

Posted on October 29 2018

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

Posted on October 29 2018

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…

September Monthly Assembly Video

Posted on October 3 2018

September at a Glance

Designed for Addiction

Posted on October 2 2018

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

Posted on September 27 2018

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…

Hour-Zero: Keeping Students and Staff Safe

Posted on September 25 2018

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…

Meet and Mingle 2018!

Posted on September 7 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!

Posted on August 31 2018

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…

Welcome to the 2018-19 school year!

Posted on August 14 2018

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…

2017

School Fees

Posted on October 17 2017

  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…

PowerSchool Parent Portal

Posted on February 2 2017

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…

2016

School Cash Online

Posted on September 21 2016

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…

Meet the staff 2016-17

Posted on September 8 2016

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

Posted on June 16 2016

Summer Activity Ideas

2015

Remembrance Day Ceremony 2015

Posted on November 11 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…

Did you know?

Posted on October 27 2015

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!

Posted on October 20 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

Posted on September 15 2015

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**…

Welcome back to a new school year!

Posted on August 28 2015

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

Posted on February 26 2015

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…

Science In Motion

Posted on February 11 2015

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…

Music Mentor - Guitar Lessons with Gord Matthews

Posted on February 3 2015

Music Mentor - Guitar Lesson 101

Posted on February 3 2015

Check out this video!

Music Mentor - Wild Thing

Posted on February 2 2015

Gord Matthews

Posted on January 22 2015

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…

2014

Fire Chief For The Day!

Posted on December 3 2014

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,…

Jr Girls Volleyball Win Gold

Posted on November 24 2014

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…

Time for a Change

Posted on October 30 2014

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…

Girls win again!

Posted on October 21 2014

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…

Jr Girls Volleyball

Posted on October 17 2014

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…

Fire Department treats SCS to hot dogs and fire safety…

Posted on October 8 2014

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…

A.L.S. Challenge

Posted on September 17 2014

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!