Thursday, 14 March 2013

Parent Teacher Interviews

This is a reminder to go online and book for our upcoming parent student teacher conferences using Conference Manager.  These are scheduled for Thursday March 21, 2013 from 5:30-8:00 and Friday March 22 from 9:00 AM – Noon. 
Teachers have been contacting parents of students that they believe need some extra support and booking appointments this week.

The site opens for booking by parents at 6:00AM on Monday March 18, 2013. Each time slot is 5 minutes.  If you would like a ten minute interview, please select two consecutive sessions.  You may add any comments to let the teacher know if you have a particular concern you would like to talk about. Be sure to put travel time between interviews.

We hope that this will allow our teachers to be prepared for your interviews and make the time more productive for everyone.  Please call our office at 403-777-6430 if you have any concerns.

MidSun School
Parent-Teacher Conferences- March 21 & 22, 2013

The link for the Conference Manager is:

Parent Account is required to use the Conference Manager. However, you only need to go through the registration process the first time you use the system. If you have never registered in the Conference Manager use the link above and click the “Register Now” button.

Can’t remember your password?
If you already have a Parent Account, click on the link above, select “Forgot your password” and enter the email address you used to register in the system. You will then receive an email containing instructions for resetting your password. If you do not receive an email, you might have entered an email address the system does not recognize. Please also add to your address book in your computer mail.  This will override any spam filters that might be blocking the email. If the problem persists, please contact the office and ask them to access your Parent Account, confirm your email address and reset your password.

Step 1 - Conference Manager Opens to Parents – 6:00 AM; March 18, 2013
If you used the Conference Manager in the past, your email and password are still in the system. You can simply access the Conference Manager using the link above.

Step 2 – Book your Parent-Teacher interviews
Select the teachers with whom you want to book interviews. You will see each teacher’s schedule. Select one session for a 5 minute interview or two consecutive sessions for a ten minute interview. Be sure to leave travel time in between your interviews. After booking your appointments you can print off your schedule. You will also receive an email confirming your bookings. You can log into the system at any time to view your bookings, print, cancel or re-schedule appointments.

If you do not have Internet access, you are welcome to contact the office and we will schedule your conferences on your behalf.

We recommend adding
to your address book

Important Dates: 
March 18 – Start scheduling your interviews at 6:00 AM
March 21 – 5:30 - 8:00 Parent Teacher Interviews
March 22 -  9:00AM-Noon Parent Teacher Interviews
If you have any questions or need assistance, please feel free to contact the school at 403-777-6430. Please let us know if you like this system! Special thanks to the School Council for purchasing the conference manager!

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Basketball Season Wrap - up

This last week was the final Basketball events for the Midsun Lakers.  We want to recognise all the players who represented our school in this season.

The Grade 9 Boys and Girls both made it to the Semi Final Playoff Round where they played hard and never let up.  They played right to the buzzer and can walk away from this season with their heads held high.

The Grade 8 Girls played right through to the Finals.  They played a very hard game, making their opponent fight for every point.  The final score landed them in second place.

Our Grade 8 Boys also got to show their stuff in the Finals.  They played hard and clean and their tenacity paid off.  They took the game and won the Division by a landslide. 

The Grade 7 teams played very hard in all the games they entered.  Including some tournaments where they faced teams of the Grade 8 calibre.  The coaches were impressed with their play and we are looking forward to watching these teams grow in their abilities in the coming years.

We want to say thank you to all the staff and volunteers that have put in so much time and effort in making this season memorable and successful.

Coach: Sean Slaughter

Derek M,  Colby F,  Andrew M, Chris K, Matt T, Ben J, Josh W, Dan F, Shea P, Jadon W,
Tyler S, Cordell H
Coach: Ray Raymond
Teacher Sponsor: Adina Belseth

 Dani C, Caitlyn O, Aria B, Lauren C, Lisa M, Meaghan B, Lauren G, Mia A, Sierra M, Gabi S

Coach: Mrs. Amirault & Ms. Miles

Kayla B, Bria B, Alia c, Jessamie F, Janai G, Alissa B, Maleah G, Rebecca L, Danielle T, Nicole S, Lander Y
Team Manager/Player: Kaylee N

Coach: Mr. Harris

 Jackson S, Chris D, Kevin H, Garrett B, Cam R, James H, Aidan G, Sevrin L, Taylor S, Chase S, Trent F, Parks L

Coach: Mr. Moulton

Jessica A, Brooklyn B, Taylor B, Shae E, Carly A, Kim H, Sophia C, Shaylene K, Hanna L, Emma G, Natalie H, Shelbi C, Sydney W, Heart R, Madison M, Alyssa S, Tavia D

Midsun Welcomes Walden and Legacy students starting September 2013

MidSun is pleased to announce that starting September 2013 we will welcome two new communities into our catchment area.  Walden and Legacy, two new and growing communities, will be added to the three communities that MidSun currently serves.  While we are only expecting a few students next year, we know that number will grow over the next five years.  This will limit MidSun's ability to accept out of area students.  

Current Walden and Legacy grade 7-9 students are encouraged to contact MidSun and arrange for a tour. We look forward to meeting you!

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Thursday March 7 SHORT DAY

This is a reminder to all parents and students that tomorrow, Thursday March 7th we will be running the short day schedule.
Please take note of this as your children will be dismissed from school at 1:32 p.m.

Thank you

Reminder for the Prospective Student Open House

MidSun School Prospective Student Open House

MidSun School will be holding an open house for prospective students and parents for the 2013 – 2014 school year on Thursday, March 7, 2013  from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.
7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m.   Main Gym

-   Welcome
             - Introduction of The MidSun Way
             - Highlights of the Grade 7 programs

7:20 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.   Throughout the school

             Self-guided tours
             Student demonstrations
             Specific program information from course teachers

Tour Highlights

Athletics Display
Core Subject exhibits / information
Red Pod - Home to Grade 7’s

Complementary Courses

Foods & Fashion
Information Processing
Environmental Education
Exploration in film
Fine Arts

MidSun School is located at 660 Sunmills Drive S.E.

Monday, 4 March 2013

Midsun Council Update

March Grocery Gift Card Order Deadline Reminder

This is a quick reminder from MidSun Council that the next Grocery Gift Card Order deadline for orders paid for by cash or cheque is this Thursday, March 7th.  If you have not had a chance to order Grocery Gift Cards for March, and you would like to pay for your order by credit card, credit card orders will be able to be taken and processed in the school’s office, on Tuesday, March 5th, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm, and on Wednesday, March 6th, from 3:30 to 4:00 pm.

The next MidSun School Council and MSEES Meetings are scheduled to take place on Thursday, April 11, 2013, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, in the MidSun Library Commons.  We hope to see you there! (Please note:  The March 12th MidSun School Council and MSEES Meetings have been cancelled as their scheduling conflicted with the April Centennial High School Council Meeting.)

Friday, 1 March 2013

Semester 1 Honours with Distinction

We would like to congratulate the following students for achieving honours with distinction status. This means they had an overall average 90% with no mark below 80% for semester one work:
Well done and continue the great work!

Grade 7Grade 8Grade 9
 Carly A Charlotte BMiaA
 Brooklynn B Madison B Vicky B
 Gabrielle C Brandon B Caelahn B
 Sophia C Kiana B Haley C
 Fabian C Alissa B Nathan F
 Ariel C Kayla B Daniel F
 Lauren E Sara D Colby F
 Blake E Bennet D Brad H
 Madeline F Lucas D Hayley H
 Teagan F Joshua D Ahsen I
 Kevin H Britta DKaylaK
 Kyle H Taylor EAlice L
 Eleanor H Madison E Ray L
 Natalie H Rebecca G Tori L
 Jillian H Hallie G Garrett L
 Kimberly H Janai G Sierra M
 Lindsay J Ethan G Brayden M
 Victoria L Nathan H Tyler M
 Jenny L Ryan H Taylor M
 Madelyn M Emily HDianeO
 Andrew M James H Megan P
 Mikayla M Samuel H Truth R
 Zachary M Brianna L David R
 Kaleb M Sarah L Alicia S
 Abigail R Koi M Carrly S
 Caitlin S Graciela M Ashley S
 Brooke T Riley M Tyler S
AlexandraT Kaylee N Chris V
 Jordan T Bradley P Christopher W
 Brynna T Bronwyn R Charlotte W
 Sydney W Cameron R Jessica W
 Eric X Shaelyn S
 Kai S
 Jackson S
 Nicole S
 Nikita S
 Abigail T
 Kate T
 Lander Y
 Justin Y
 Lacey Z