Our IB Information Night on December 4, 2013 is an opportunity for all Area V grade 9 students and their parents to find out about the exciting IB Program at Henry Wise Wood. Here are more details about this evening. Here is the 2014-2015 application form.
December 9th @ 6:30pm in the Staff Room
This meeting has been postponed from December 2, 2013
All parents welcome! We will be enjoying some Christmas Cheer, so feel free to bring a snack!
Have you heard of the crisis in the Philippines? Would you like to help, through a reliable organization?
On the evenings of 4 & 5 Dec, there will be a ShelterBox tent set up at HWW – you’ll be able to actually see what your money is going towards. Students will be on hand to answer questions, and cash donations will be gratefully accepted. The Canadian federal government will be matching all donations until 8 Dec. You can get more information at the official ShelterBox website: http://www.shelterboxcanada.org/
Please refer to our Google Calendar for information about events throughout the year. Here are two upcoming events at Henry Wise Wood.
Grade 9 Tours – Thursday, December 5 –(9:30 – 12:30) – No regular classes all day
Open House – Thursday, December 5 (6:30 – 8:30) – Everyone Welcome!
Graduation ring order days are coming on December 2, 11, and 12.
December 02, 2013 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Preview Day – Look, Try On, Ask Questions, Get Your Finger Sized
December 11, 2013 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Order Day – Front Foyer
December 12, 2013 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Order Day – Front Foyer
Go to this website to find out more.
The Interact Club made their first delivery of handmade scarves to the Boys’ and Girls’ Club of Calgary. They’ve requested 164 pieces, and our first instalment of 35 is a good start – just one of the ways Interact, in cooperation with Chinook Rotary, has a positive impact on YOUR community.
In November, the Interact Club of HWW made a donation to Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids (BB4CK) – they do a great job of supporting the local community. [Read More...]
Tell us what you liked and what you want to see at our next fair!
A reminder to all students who drive vehicles to school, you are required to purchase a parking pass from the business office at the cost of $40. The Henry Wise Wood High School parking lot is routinely checked by our School Resource Officer and Calgary Parking Authority.
Your graduation photography dates are: Nov. 4 – 8 & 12 – 15, 2013.
This year graduates will book their appointments online. Graduates will visit our webpage at www.lifetouch.ca/southernalberta and select our school to book an appointment. Here are two documents to help you with this process.
We will be hosting a Distracted Driving Event for students, parents, and staff on Tuesday, November 5 in our North Parking Lot. The event will run from 10:30 – 12:30 and is open to anyone with a valid driver’s licence. This is a follow up activity to a survey conducted by Ford. You can read more about the results of their survey in their Press Release. Additional information addressing many questions around this topic can be found in their Question and Answer document.
Coded students with an IPP were provided with a gold accommodation tracking sheet. ESL students were provided with a blue accommodation tracking sheet. Student tracking of these accommodations (with teacher signature) must occur as evidence that the accommodation is used in the subject for which the diploma accommodations are being requested.
Students who have not received a tracking form should see their respective counsellor. The tracking form will be collected the second last week of October to verify the need for the requested accommodation.
The sheets for auditions are located on the Call Board between the Drama and Band rooms and take place the week of October 15-17 after school in the drama room. If you missed the Information Meetings and want to audition you will have to see Mrs. Calnan in the Drama Room during lunch to get the script and audition cuts. This version of “Les Miserables” is a non-musical and is a new adaptation for the stage based on the novel by Victor Hugo and English Translation by Isabel Hapgood.
Student/Parent/Teacher conferences are October 3rd and 4th. Please book an appointment using our SchoolSoft Conference Manager link on the right side of our homepage under the ‘Important Resources’ heading.
- Parents will need to register using this link before logging on to book. You can register at any time, even before booking opens on September 30th.
- Have your list of teachers ready in order to book conferences with the appropriate teacher. You can find a list of your child’s teachers by logging on to Home Logic. This link is also on the right side of our homepage under the ‘Important Resources’ heading.
- Choose your session (either Thursday or Friday)
- Click next to the teachers you want to see
- Click next, then choose any available time slots (green)
- Remember to click submit to complete the booking
More information regarding this process can be found in this letter to parents. If you have questions, please call Holly in Student Services at 403-253-2261 ext 2410