Welcome to the Teacher Page for Ms. Edmonds. I am really looking forward to another fantastic year, here at SFHJ.
Please check back here often for any school information.
I will do my best to keep this page as up to date as possible. If at anytime you have any questions or concerns please contact me as soon as possible.
June 15, 2018
Just another reminder that it is imperative that students are at school each day for the remainder of the year. We are continuing to complete curriculum right up until the end, so it is really important that they are here to receive that information.
June 8, 2018
Just a reminder that there is no school for students on Monday, as there is a Professional Development Day for teachers.
June 1, 2018
It is hard to believe it is already June! Please check in on this page often throughout the last month, as there is plenty going on!
Just a few things to highlight:
- students received a study calendar today in class. It would be in their best benefit to follow this calendar to help prepare for final exams.
- June 6th- Division Powwow at CCH West
- Student trip to The Movie Mill. It has not been announced yet which grade will be going....stay tuned for the big reveal!
- June 11th- PD Day...no school for students
- June 12th- Fine Arts Final Concert
- June 14th- Grade 9 Farewell Mass and Social
- June 15th- Grade 9 Farewell BBQ
- June 20th- Co-curricular awards and Storm the Wall
- June 21st- Year End Mass, Talent Show, BBQ Lunch
- June 22nd- Year End Class party and swimming at Henderson Pool
Final Exam Schedule:
Monday, June 25th- ELA Part B
Tuesday, June 26th- Social
Wednesday, June 27th- Math
Thursday, June 28th- Science (Last Day for Students)
May 24, 2018
Hat day tmrw! Be sure to wear a hat!
May 4, 2018
Dance tickets will be on sale Monday and Tuesday at lunch hour. Tickets are $5 or $4 with a non perishable food item. The SFJH Hawiian Dance will be next Friday, May 11th from 6-9 pm. Leadership needs to have a minimum of 125 tickets sold by the end of lunch on Tuesday, in order for the dance to take place.
All marks are up to date in PowerSchool. Please ensure that your students have supplies to get them through to the end of the year. Many students have run out of pencils and paper, and my class supply is also currently quite low.
We are also out of kleenex. If you are able to help out, we would appreciate if a few families sending in a box to help get us through to the end of they year. Thank you for all of the continued support for your children's education!
April 24, 2018
This Friday is CRAZY HAIR DAY! Have fun and earn points for the staff/student challenges!
April 13, 2018
All marks are up to date and report card comments are complete. Report Cards will be available to families next Friday, April 20th.
Next Friday is also our last day with Ms. Spark. She has been such a wonderful addition to our classroom and we are lucky to have had her with us.
March 28, 2018
Just a reminder that there is no school from March 30-April 8. School will resume on April 9th. Wishing everyone a Happy Easter, may you enjoy some time with your families.
March 16, 2018
This week we were able to get everything back to normal in the school, after the big production. I am so so proud of all our our student and staff. The Little Mermaid really was phenomenal! I sure hope you all had a chance to see it yourselves.
As we gear up towards our next round of report cards, it is important that students stay on top of their work. I will not accept assignments handed in from this term after the report cards are issued. Students are responsible for having their work done and handed in on time.
March 7, 2018
If you aren't planning on seeing The Little Mermaid...you should!! What an amazing show it is! The grade 7's will be seeing the show today.
February 28, 2018
I sure hope everyone enjoyed their break last week and was able to spend some time with their families for Family Day.
I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Alana Spark to our class. She is a student teacher in her PSII, from the University of Lethbridge, who will be spending about the next 6 weeks with us. We are really looking forward to having Ms. Spark join us!
February 9, 2018
Ash Wednesday mass will be next Wednesday, February 14th. 7KE and 7MR will be leading mass with the help of Ms. Zappone's class.
All grades are current in PowerSchool for all classes.
Just a reminder that this Friday is a PD Day, so there is no school for students.
January 23, 2018
Just a reminder that midterms begin this week. The students know what they should be studying in each course. They are required to be at school each day for a minimum of 8-10 am. At 10, if they are finished their exam, they will be dismissed. It is their responsibility to find transportation home at that time. Buses will run at their normal times all week. Please call the office if you require additional information.
January 18th: Taco Day
January 17th: Twin Day
January 12, 2018
It was great to get back into routine this week. We really have hit the ground running, as we have mid terms coming up in two weeks time. I have talked to all classes about beginning to review for finals. and have let them know that they really should be studying each night at this point.
Good luck to our Grade 7 Boys basketball team as they will play in their home tournament this weekend. If you are around be sure to check out some great basketball!
January 8, 2018
This months office hours are as follows:
Wednesday, January 10th 3-3:45
Wednesday, January 17th 3-3:45
December 15, 2017
We have a very busy week coming up! The Leadership 7 group has planned an entire week of spirit days, which will count for staff-student challenge points. The days are as follows:
Monday, December 18 - Wear Red and Green
Tuesday, December 19 - Wear Your Favorite Christmas Hat
Wednesday, December 20 - Wear Your Ugly Christmas Sweater and Come Buy Hot Chocolate For 50 Cents at Lunch Thursday, December 21 - Wear Your Favorite Flannel and Holiday Socks
Friday, December 22 - Wear Your Favorite PJ’s
On Friday the 22nd, the students in 7KE have decided to have a class party. Students are invited to bring in a snack to share with their classmates. This will also be our last day with Ms. Cline, so we will say our farewells as well.
Just a reminder that students are off of school from December 23- January 7th, school will resume on the 8th.
December 8, 2017
Just a reminder that we are still collecting loonies for Mission Mexico. Please bring in your loonies!!
There is lots of fun stuff happening around the school these days. Parents are welcome to check out the announcements each day to see what everyone is up to. This will also help everyone stay organized during this busy time.
Good luck to our Grade 7 Boys basketball team as they head off to their first tournament this weekend. Go Wildcats!!!
Lastly, we are heading into our last two weeks with Ms. Cline, as she is close to the end of her practicum here at St Francis. We are so thankful for her and wish her the best of luck in her career as a teacher.
December 4, 2017
Leadership 7 students are currently collecting loonies for Mission Mexico. Their goal is to have have each staff member and student bring in one loonie, which would mean our school contributes over $500 to the fundraising efforts for Mission Mexico.
I know that it is a busy time of year for families. Please be sure that students are at school as often as possible, and that they are catching up on work if they are away. Many thanks with help from families on this!
November 24, 2017
Is it ever hard to believe that one month from today is Christmas Eve. Students are hard at work and are busy finishing up and starting new units.
All marks are up to date as of this morning,
Just a reminder that there is a school dance tonight. If students did not get the chance to buy a ticket at lunch this week, they can do so at the door for $5.
November 17, 2017
Report cards are now available to view on PowerSchool. Just a reminder that this is just a snapshot of student work. Marks have likely changed since the report card, as I entered grades in many courses this morning. Please contact me through email or call me at the school, should have any questions or concerns. I do have office hours next Friday should anyone wish to come in and see me.
There will be a school dance next Friday. Students can buy tickets starting Monday at lunch. Tickets will be $5, or $4 with a non-perishable food item. We are also looking for parent chaperones for the dance as well. Please contact the school should you wish to help out.
November 8, 2017
Just a reminder that there is no school for students Thursday of Friday of this week. enjoy your long weekend!
We have a school dance coming up on the 24th of November. More information will come out to students next week. we will be looking for parent chaperones for that evening.
Hold your loved ones close this weekend and take some time to reflect on those who have fought for our freedom.
Lastly, report cards will be ready for viewing on PowerSchool on the 17th. More information regarding this will come out from the office over the next week.
November 2, 2017
Well it was an exciting week around here with all of the Halloween celebrations. The kids were very excited for our first Leadership Assembly and many students wore some fabulous costumes. Additionally, 7KE won the Socktober challenge with a total of 147 pairs of socks. Way to go!! Those socks are sure going to be appreciated in this snowy weather.
Just a reminder that next week is a short week for students, as there is no school on Thursday or Friday.
Report Cards will be available on PowerSchool on November 17th.
October 30, 1027
Just another reminder that students are welcome to dress up in their Halloween costumes for school tomorrow.
My November office hours are as follows:
Wed. Nov 15th 3-4
Fri Nov 24th 12:30-1
October 27, 2017
Students are invited to dress up for Halloween on Tuesday. Dress code still applies, and no masks or weapons, please. Looking forward to seeing everyone's fabulous costumes!!
Monday is the last day that the Leadership students will be collecting socks for Sockotober.
October 18. 2017
I will be away Thursday afternoon and Friday, as I am heading to a conference in Jasper.
The Socktober campaign is continuing to run until the 30th of this month. Please send in new socks if you are able to.
October 13, 2017
The Leadership 7 students have started a campaign called "Socktober". They are collecting pairs of new socks to donate to the less fortunate. Socks are being collected until the 30th of this month. The class that brings in the most pairs of socks, will win a bag of Halloween candy. Staff/Student challenge points will also will also be given for this campaign.
October 5, 2017
Tomorrow is our School-Wide Retreat Day. Students will have the chance to experience a variety of activities which will help them to explore and grow in their faith. I always look forward to this day as it is a time that we grow together as a school and class community.
There is no school for students on Monday or Tuesday of next week.
September 29, 2017
Opening Mass is on Monday, October 2nd at 9 am.
All grades will be up to date as of this afternoon.
September 25, 2017
My October Office Hours are :
Thursday, October 12; 3-4
Friday, October 27; 12;30-1
September 20, 2017
The Teamwork Triathlon is a go for tomorrow. Students will complete the Zombie Run at Henderson as well as some fun team building activities back at the school. Classes will continue in the afternoon.
September 14, 2017
The Teamwork Triathlon that was scheduled for tomorrow, has been moved to next Thursday due to the weather forecast. Students will receive more info next week.
September 8, 2017
Please check subject pages for individual course info.
September 7, 2018
SFJH will no longer be having Parent Teacher Conferences. Instead each teacher will be having office hours where families are invited to come and meet with the teacher. My office hours this month will be:
Fri. Sept 29 12:30-1:00
Please contact the office to set up an appointment should you wish to come in during those times.
September 5, 2017
Well the first morning is all done, and the kids did great! Hopefully the staff here at SFJH were able to calm some nerves. Tomorrow students should bring all of their school supplies to school, and place them in their locker. Please remember to send a box of Kleenex to Home Room with your child in the morning. I will store the Kleenex in class, and out it out for students as needed.
Students should have brought home a form on pictures today. Picture Day is this Friday, September 8th.