Welcome To Vegreville Composite High School!
Welcome To Vegreville Composite High School! Our website attempts to provide you with a range of information to keep you up to date about what is going on in the school and in the community. Please use the Tabs across the top section of the site to access different pieces of information. To access teachers: click on the eTeachers tab, then select your child's teacher from the drop-down menu on the side. Please contact the school if you require any additional information.
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2015 Exam Schedules
Students were asked to remove all items from their lockers by Friday, June 19th. Anything left in the lockers will be garbages or recycled. If you have left anything in your locker please come immediately to claim it!
2015-2016 School Year
Back to School: Key Information
We have had an exciting year at VCHS, and we’re looking forward to welcoming all returning and new students in the 2015–2016 school year.
VCHS will be closed June 30th for the summer and will reopen on August 25th at 10 am for timetable pick up and registration.
The first day of school is Monday, August 31, 2015.
Looking for Back-to-School Information?
All current back-to-school information, including forms, calendars, programming, and required supplies can be found on our school website. For more general information or back-to-school details for other EIPS schools, please visit www.eips.ca.
Registering your Child
If you need to register your child at for the 2015–2016 school year you can do so by contacting us directly 780-632-3341 or dropping by on the below date:
- August 26th at 6:30 pm
Important Dates and Times
For a complete list of holidays and school-closure days during the 2015–2016 school year please refer to the EIPS Calendar 2015-2016; school-specific dates and activities are available on our school webpage; and our bell schedule is also available to assist you with any planning.
School Supply Lists
To assist with the purchasing of school materials we have compiled a suggested school supply list:
- Pens, red and blue
- Pencil crayons
- Geometry set
- Glue sticks
- Ruled paper
- Unlined paper
- Tabbed dividers, 2 packages
- Binders, several 2-3” rings, one 0.5” rings for Portfolio
- Scientific calculator (grade 9)
- TI84 or TI85 calculator (high school math)
- Flashdrive (USB or Memory Stick) for LA and Social projects
If you are parent, or know of a parent, who needs help purchasing school supplies this year we can help. VCHS has once again partnered with the United Way for the 2015-2016 Tools for School campaign. Annually, Tools for School provides backpacks filled with school supplies to students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 whose families have limited resources. When classes resume, we will respectfully distribute the backpack to your child. To place an order contact EIPS’ Central Office at 780-464-3477.
All families using EIPS’ Student Transportation services for the 2015–2016 school year should have already received a tentative route schedule. Those required to pay applicable fees should have also received a separate invoice outlining payment information—we encourage parents to pay fees online. All transportation fees are due June 30, 2015.
If you have not receive a letter from Student Transportation yet, and would like to inquire about busing for your child, please contact Student Transportation at 780-417-8151. Updated route information and bus passes will be mailed to families in August.
2015-2016 Timetables & Flex Schedules
Students were presented with next year's schedule changes and flex options during the week of June 9-12th. Grade 9 students will now have a similar format to high school students and have 82 minute blocks with semestered option classes. Grade 7 & 8 students will have 4 cores every day for 44 minutes and extended semesterized options for 82 minutes. Flex will be offered every day for students in Grades 9-12. For more information about scheduling for next year please browse the documents below or call the school office at 780-632-3341.
Timetable pick-up for the 2015-2016 school year will be on Tuesday, August 25 th & Wednesday, August 26th from 10am-3pm. Registration and new studnet orientation will be held on Wednesday, August 26th at 6:30 pm.
Summer Hours at Elk Island Public Schools
VCHS will be closed during the summer months. However, Elk Island Public Schools’ (EIPS) Central Office will remain open to complete year-end activities and prepare for the 2015–2016 school year. If you having any school-related questions or concerns please feel free to contact Central Office during the below office hours:
EIPS Central Office Summer Hours (July and August)
Open Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed Wednesday, July 1 Canada Day
Closed Monday, August 3 Heritage Day
PLEASE NOTE: Student Transportation will also remain open during the summer months and operate during the same hours as Central Office. Student Transportation cannot accept in-person transportation payments on the days it is closed.
Fee Invoices are Now Available
As of September 15 2014, families are able to view and pay their 2014-2015 school fees through our online payment system – ACORN – which is accessible through the Parent Portal.
- Login to the Parent Portal
- Under the navigation menu, click on the student fees icon – the green dollar sign – to access the fee summary page for your child
- Click on the appropriate student name to review a detailed summary of fees to date
- Pay your fees online
School fees are due October 31, 2014.
Families who have provided a valid email address during registration will receive an emailed electronic copy of the same fee invoices on September 15. Even after you’ve paid your initial fees, please continue to monitor your ACORN account as additional fees may be added throughout the year (e.g., field trip and athletic team fees).
If you have trouble logging into the Parent Portal or questions regarding ACORN, please contact the school office at 780-632-3341.
Additional information and key dates regarding school fees are also available.
Student Transportation: 2015-2016 Registration is now open!
If your child plans to use Student Transportation for the 2015-2016 school year, please make sure to register as soon as possible.
Student Transportation is currently in the process of sending out invoices to all applicable families regarding 2015-2016 transportation fees. This communication includes information on how to access the ACORN system and pay your transportation fees online. The deadline for paying 2015-2016 transportation fees is June 30, 2015. Transportation fees will increase after this date. Tentative routing information will be provided to all bused families later in May.
In addition, Student Transportation is introducing a new payment plan in the 2015-2016 school year. The plan will assist families with fees of more than $300 and allow payments over a five-month period. More information (including links to the Parent Portal and Student Quick Pay, additional instructions, and examples about reviewing and paying your 2014-2015 transportation fees online) is available on the division website at www.eips.ca/transportation-payments.
Don’t wait till September to register. Student Transportation is open all summer so if you have any questions about registration or invoicing, please contact EIPS’ Student Transportation at 780-417-8151 or by using the online contact form at www.eips.ca/contact.
Elk Island Public Schools’ (EIPS) Board of Trustees has approved student transportation fees for the 2014-2015 school year, and families are now able to pay Student Transportation fees through ACORN, which is the same process that has been used this year for school fees. ACORN is accessible through the Parent Portal of PowerSchool or Student Quick Pay. This system replaces the online transportation fee payment process previously housed on the division website. This is great news for parents as you will now be able to pay all school-related fees in one centralized area.
In May, Student Transportation sent out invoices to all applicable families regarding 2014-2015 transportation fees. This communication included information on how to access the ACORN system and pay your transportation fees online. The deadline for paying transportation fees is June 30, 2014. Transportation fees will increase after this date. Save time by paying your fees online through the ACORN system.
More information (including links to the Parent Portal and Student Quick Pay, additional instructions, and examples about reviewing and paying your 2014-2015 transportation fees online) is available on the division website at www.eips.ca/transportation-payments.
If you have any questions about the invoice you received or about paying your fees online, please contact EIPS’ Student Transportation at 780-417-8151 or by using the online contact form at www.eips.ca/contact.
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