School News

2017

Christmas Concert

Jennie Emery is excited to present "Roll out the Red Carpet" on Tuesday, December 19th and Wednesday, December 20th at 6:00 p.m.   All students from Kindergarten - Grade 4 with last names beginning with the letters A-L will perform on Tuesday. Students…

Friends of JEES Society Christmas Door Prizes

Dear Parents/Guardians, The Friends of Jennie Emery Society will once again be selling Door Prize Tickets at the Christmas Concerts on Tuesday, December 19th and Wednesday, December 20th. Through our fundraising we are able to provide special events…

2018-2019 ELP & ECS Registration

Registration for the 2018-2019 Early Learning and Kindergarten programs at Jennie Emery Elementary School will begin on Monday, January 15th, 2018 You may register between the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Children are eligible to attend Kindergarten…

Community - Bake Sale Fundraiser

3rd Coaldale Scouts are hosting a bake sale for Mark Cugnet who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. We would like to help pay for some of the medical expenses.  JOIN US Saturday, December 9th 12 pm to 3 pm At the Coaldale Community Ice Rink…

Coaldale Cares Blood Drive

Intercontinental Truck Body, Kate Andrews High School, Kinsmen Club of Coaldale and the Town of Coaldale are proud to cosponsor the 2017 Coaldale Cares Blood Drive!  To help ensure patients continue to get the blood they need over the holidays, We are…

School Lunchs - Tips and Information

Please click on the links below for tips and ideas for making healthy, fun lunches. Healthy Snacking What's For Lunch? No Microwave? No Problem

Thea's Toys

Accepting NEW toy donations and online donations going towards the Alberta Children's Hospital.  In Memory of Kunthea Altvater Toys can be dropped off until December 11, 2017 Online donations can be made at http://www.childrenshospital.ab.ca under Thea's…

November Newsletter

Click here for a copy of the November 2017 Jennie Emery Elementary Newsletter.

FREE Family Movie Night

The Friends of Jennie Emery and the P.L.A.Y. Program are excited to invite you to a Family Pajama Movie Night on Friday, October 27th at 7:00 p.m. We will be showing Hotel Transylvania 2. Attendance at the movie is FREE! Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.…

Usborn Book Fair

Usborne Books produces colorful and fascinating educational books for children on virtually every topic imaginable! Usborne Publishing offers only books, with the majority priced between $5 and $15. This Literacy Fair will provide you with an opportunity…

Lifetouch - Orders due/Retakes

This is a reminder that all Lifetouch picture forms are due to the school on Wednesday, October 25th. Photos can also be ordered online at www.mylifetouch.ca. LifeTouch will be back at Jennie Emery Elementary on Thursday, November 9th for anyone interested…

Parent Teacher Interviews

Jennie Emery will once again be doing traditional Parent-Teacher-Interviews. This is a chance for teachers and parents to meet and privately discuss your child's social behavior and level of understanding so far this year. Interviews will take place…

Family Pajama Movie Night

Dear JEES families, The Friends of Jennie Emery and the P.L.A.Y. Program are excited to invite you to a Family Pajama Movie Night on Friday, October 27 at 7:00 p.m. We will be showing Hotel Transylvania 2. Attendance at the movie is free with doors…

Picture Day Change

Due to the busses being cancelled today, we will be doing as many individual photos today as possible. Class photos will be taken tomorrow, Wednesday, October 4th. Picture retakes are scheduled for Wednesday, November 8th.

October Newsletter 2017

  Click here for a copy of the JEES October Newsletter.  

School Photos

LifeTouch will be at Jennie Emery Elementary School on Tuesday, October 3rd and Wednesday October 4th to take individual and class portraits. EVERY student will be required to have their picture taken, regardless of whether you decide to purchase a picture…

Terry Fox Walk

On Friday, September 29th, the students and staff at Jennie Emery will be supporting the dream of Terry Fox. He understood the power of many people working together to make a difference in the fight to find a cure for cancer. Students can make a difference…

JEES Newsletters

Our Newsletters are now in two convenient places on our website. The most recent newsletter will be found along the left hand side by clicking on the 'J.E.E.S. Newsletters' button, or, previous newsletters can be found under the 'ABOUT' heading on our…

Meet the Teacher 2017

Meet the Teacher will be held on Tuesday, September 12th. Teachers will be in their classrooms from 6:30 – 7:00 to say hello and answer any questions you may have. Following this, there will be a brief presentation in the gym from 7:00 – 7:30.  …

2017-2018 Information

The first day of classes for the 2017-2018 school year will be Tuesday, September 5th.   Please click the following links for more information. 2017-2018 School Calendar 2017-2018 Bell Times   To register a student, please fill out the following registration…

Assembly Time Change

Please note: There is a change in time for the last Assembly from the June Newsletter. The final Assembly for the 2016-2017 school year will be at 9:00 a.m in the school gym, not 10:30 a.m. as stated in the Newsletter. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Summer Registration at P.L.A.Y. Program June 29-September 1

Summer registration is now available! PLAY Program is a fully subsidized, accredited and licensed child care program located in Coaldale at Jennie Emery Elementary School. We provide care Monday-Friday from 6:30 am -6:00 pm, excluding statutory holidays.…

School Start Forms - School Supply Lists

Your teachers at Jennie Emery Elementary are excited to offer the opportunity to purchase your school supplies through School Start for the 2017-2018 school year. *please note* supplies do not need to be purchased through School Start, or need to be…

Congratulations! - Mental Health Poster Contest

The staff and students at Jennie Emery would like acknowledge all of the students who participated in the "Get Loud for Mental Health" Poster Contest. This contest went along with our 'Mental Health Week' which took place the week of May 8th-May 12th.…

June Newsletter

Click here for a copy of the Jennie Emery June Newsletter.

Yo-yo Around the World

Around the World Yo-yo will be presenting “School is Cool” in the gym at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, June 2nd. The presentation is provided free but the organization does sell yo-yos. There are three types, priced at $10, $15 and $20 respectively. Even…

Search for a New Superintendent of Schools Meeting

Palliser Regional Schools’ Board of Trustees has hired a recruitment firm to support the search for a new Superintendent of Schools. Boyden representatives will be holding meetings in Palliser, offering you an opportunity to share your thoughts on…

Movie Morning at the Movie Mill - Movies Showing!

The Friends of Jennie Emery Society is hosting a "Movie Morning at the Movie Mill" on Saturday, May 27th at 10:00 a.m. This is a FREE movie for all students and their immediate family members. Movie choices for Saturday, May 27th are as follows: Smurfs:…

Leadership Day - Live Auction Site

Welcome JEES Community! https://sites.google.com/share.pallisersd.ab.ca/jeesleadershipday2017/home Here is our live auction site. Our site has 2 pages. The pages can be found on the top right corner. The "Home" page shows all of our art work. The "Top…

Leadership Day!

Jennie Emery Elementary will be hosting their first Leadership Day on Thursday, May 18th. We will begin at 10:30 a.m. with an assembly to launch the day. In this assembly we will review the 7 Habits, students will share about their leadership roles at…

Learning Commons Art Exhibits

The Learning Commons is excited to present the following Art Exhibits: Abstractland - April 12th - May 10th 2017 "Abstractland features a selection of twenty oil paintings by Les Graff, and spans four decades of the artist’s prolific career. The paintings,…

Facilities Planning Followup Meeting

  You’re invited to a Coaldale School Facilities Planning Followup Meeting 7-8:30 p.m., May 8, 2017 at Kate Andrews High School 2112 21 Street, Coaldale Palliser Regional Schools invites you to attend a meeting to followup on discussions arising from…

May Newsletter

Click here for a copy of the Jenny Emery May 2017 Newsletter.

Safe Arrival

New Safe Arrival System Starting Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Dear Parent/Guardian,  At Jennie Emery Elementary, one of our greatest priorities is ensuring that all our students arrive safely to school each and every day. As a part of our safe arrival process,…

Volunteers Needed!

A Fun Day of Leadership will take place on Friday, May 5th. This is a fun day for the students to come together and celebrate their successes throughout the year. We are looking for volunteers to help run stations, as well as prepare and distribute snacks.…

No School

There will be NO SCHOOL from April 14th - April 21st. We would like to wish all our students and their families a safe and happy holiday! We will see you again on Monday, April 24th.

Spring Photos

LifeTouch is offering a “Spring Portrait Package” at Jennie Emery Elementary School on Tuesday, April 11th and Wednesday, April 12th starting at 9:00 a.m. EVERY student will be required to have their picture taken, regardless of whether you decide…

Abstractland in the Learning Commons

Aril 12th - May 10th the Learning Commons will be presenting Abstractland. "Abstractland features a selection of twenty oil paintings by Les Graff, and spans four decades of the artist’s prolific career. The paintings, which he refers to as “oil…

Jennie Emery Hosting International Students - Hosting Opportunity

Jennie Emery Elementary will be hosting a group of 20 International students from China that will be here from May 11 - June 10th.  There will be 16 girls and 4 boys, all currently in Grade 4. We are looking for families who would be interested in…

April Newsletter 2017

Click here for a copy of the Jennie Emery 2017 April Newsletter.

Help shape Palliser’s search for a new superintendent

Palliser Regional Schools will begin an executive search for a new Superintendent of Schools later this spring. As part of that process, an ideal candidate profile will be developed. The Board of Trustees invites our staff, students, parents/guardians…

Pride Mini-Basketball Camp

Once again, Kate Andrews will be hosting Pride Mini-Basketball Camp on Friday afternoons from March 31st - June 2nd. Please note: There will be NO CAMP on April 14th and 21st. Grades 2-3 @ 1:00 - 2:00 Grades 4-5 @ 2:15 - 3:15 Camp consist of 1/2 hour…

Student Led Conferences

As part of the ongoing communication between teachers and parents/guardians, Jennie Emery will once again be conducting Student-Led-Conferences. They will take place on: Wednesday, March 22nd for Grades 3 & 4 and M/W Kindergarten and Thursday, March…

No School

There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, March 13th. We would like to wish all students and their families a safe and wonderful long weekend.

Internet Safety Presentation

There will be a Parent Internet Safety Presentation on Monday, March 13th at the Yates Theatre from 6:30-8:30 p.m. For more information on what topics will be covered and how to register please see the link below. Internet Safety Presentation

March 2017 Newsletter

A copy of the Jennie Emery March 2017 Newsletter can be found here.

School Council Meeting

There will be a School Council Meeting on Tuesday, February 28th at 7:00 p.m. in the staff room. Parents, guardians, and community members are welcome to attend. This is a great way to share your thoughts and ideas about the many activities funded by…

Home Stay Opportunity

We are reaching out to our Palliser families to see if they may be interested in becoming a home stay family for our International Student program.  We currently have a group of 5 students and one chaperone arriving from Suzhou, China on March 20th. …

HOST an International Student

Host families are urgently needed to host 40 students from Japan’s Hiroshima Junior High School who will be visiting Coaldale from March 16th till 24th. Japanese exchange students hope several families will open their homes to a cultural sharing experience…

Developmental Check-Ups

Sign up now for a developmental check-up Jennie Emery Elementary will soon be hosting developmental check-ups for three- to five-year-olds who are entering our early learning or kindergarten programs this fall. These check-ups are a service to parents,…

February 2017 Newsletter

Click here for a copy of the February Newsletter.

No School - Tuesday, January 31st

This is a reminder that there will be NO SCHOOL on Tuesday, January 31st for students.

~Winter Walk Day~

  On Wednesday, February 1st at 1:00 pm, Jennie Emery Elementary will be going on a 15-20 minute Winter Walk to encourage staff and students to get active in the winter. Walking is great for our health, the environment, reducing traffic and building…

Coaldale Open House

 Coaldale Open House The Town of Coaldale and surrounding Lethbridge County are growing. Some of our schools are full and others are not. With that in mind, Palliser Regional Schools invites you to help us plan how to best meet the needs of students…

Grade Reconfiguration

Dear parents,  I know many of you have heard rumblings about the possible grade reconfiguration of the Coaldale schools. First of all, please note that absolutely no concrete decisions about this have been made and the board is eager to hear from all…

January Newsletter

Welcome Back! A copy of the January 2017 Newsletter can be found here. If you no longer wish to receive these emails, please contact the front office at 403-345-2403.

2016

Winter Holidays

Jennie Emery Elementary will be closed from December 23rd until January 8th, 2017. Classes will resume on Monday, January 9th, 2017. The staff at Jennie Emery would like to wish all students and their families a safe and happy Holiday Season! See you…

Christmas Concert

Jennie Emery Elementary School is excited to present Rudolph and the 7 Habits on Tuesday, December 20th and Wednesday, December 21st at 1:00 pm and 6:30 pm. All students from Kindergarten – Grade 4 with last names beginning with the letters L-Z will…

Front Door Update

Please be advised that for the week of December 19th - December 22nd the front doors of Jennie Emery will be not be opened until 8:15 am. Moving forward, please be reminded that students are to use their designated doors to enter the school unless accompanied…

Christmas Skate

There will be a Christmas Skate on Friday, December 10th from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm at the Coaldale Sportsplex sponsored by the Town of Coaldale. There will be: -Crafts -Skate with Santa -Lunch provided for a donation to Coaldale Food Bank    

December 2016 Newsletter

A copy of the Jennie Emery 2016 December Newsletter can be found here.

November 29th

November 29th will be a busy and wonderful day here at Jennie Emery. First off, it will be TWIN DAY! Students are welcome to dress like a friend (or two) and show off their spirit at the school-wide assembly at 9:00 am. This assembly will take place…

Operation Chirstmas Child THANK YOU

A HUGE thank you to all of the Jennie Emery Elementary students, families, classes and staff members who donated 95 boxes to Operation Christmas Child. There will be 95 children in communities far and wide who will have a once in a lifetime gift because…

Operation Christmas Child

Jennie Emery Elementary will once again be a part of OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD. Boxes to pack are available in the school office. This year, we hope to break another record with the generosity of Jennie Emery staff, students and families.  Deadline…

Palliser Casual Support Staff Opportunities

Dear Palliser Regional Schools Family and Friends:  Are you looking for new ways to get involved in your local school(s)?  Do you enjoy working with children and adults in a dynamic environment?  Are you available to work on a casual/as needed…

November Newsletter

Click here for a copy of the Jennie Emery Elementary November Newsletter.

Bus Status App

Please follow the link below to download the Palliser School Bus Status App. This App displays up to date bus information for all the busses in the division.  It is a great way to check your child's bus status if you think it may be running late, or…

Halloween Parade

Jennie Emery Elementary will be hosting a Halloween Parade on Friday, October 31st at 1:00 p.m. in the gym. All family, friends, and community members are welcome to attend and see our Halloween Spirit!

Curriculum Survey

Alberta is reviewing and updating the curriculum, which outlines what students are expected to learn from kindergarten through Grade 12. Below is a link to the Government of Alberta website where you can find more information on this change, have a chance…

Halloween Notice

Due to the connection of clown costumes to traumatic events, as reported in the media, we are banning ALL clown costumes during Halloween activities for the 2016-17 school year. Thank you for taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of our students.…

Pick-a-Pumpkin

We have some pumpkins left over from our Pick-A-Pumpkin! If you would like to purchase a pumpkin for $10 and support the Friends of Jennie Emery Society, please stop by the office and Pick-A-Pumpkin!

Usborne Books are Coming!

Usborne Books produces colorful and fascinating educational books for children on virtually every topic imaginable! Usborne Publishing offers only books, with the majority priced between $5 and $15. This Literacy Fair will provide you with an opportunity…

Parent Teacher Interviews

Jennie Emery Elementary will once again be doing traditional Parent-Teacher-Interviews. This is an opportunity for you to privately discuss your child’s social behavior and level of understanding so far this year. Interviews will take place on: Wednesday,…

No School

There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, October 10th (Thanksgiving) and Tuesday, October 11th (P.D. Day). We would like to wish all students and their families a safe and happy holiday weekend!!

October Newsletter

Click here for a copy of the Jennie Emery Elementary October Newsletter.  

Picture Day

LIFETOUCH will be at Jennie Emery Elementary on Tuesday, October 4th and Wednesday, October 5th to take individual and class photos. The schedule is: Tuesday, October 4th: T/TH ELP (a.m. & p.m.), TT & T2 Kindergarten, Grade 1 (all classes), Grade 3 (3A…

Volunteers Needed - Playground Almost Complete!

Thanks to our many volunteers Phase 2 of the JEES Playground Build is almost complete! We are looking for a few more volunteers to help lay sod and fence the New Playground on Saturday, October 1st starting at 9:00 am. If you are able to help out, please…

Playground Build - Extra Day

Due to the rain on Thursday, the playground build was unfortunately delayed. We are now looking for volunteers to finish the build on Monday, September 26th. Any amount of time would be appreciated! Thank you to all volunteers who have helped so far!…

Parent Council - September 20

The first general Parent Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the Staff Room.  There are many exciting things happening within Parent Council right now, so all parents/guardians are encouraged to attend and have…

Playground Build!

We are excited to announce that Phase 2 of the Jennie Emery Playground project will be underway on September 22nd, 23rd, and 24th. Volunteers are needed to assist in the building of the new playground. Please follow the link to the sign up page. Volunteer…

Leader In Me

Thank you to all parents/guardians who joined us for Meet the Teacher night! If you were unable to attend, or would like to learn more about our Leader In Me program at the school, please follow the links below. Leader In Me Parent Presentation Leader…

September Newsletter

A copy of the Jennie Emery September Newsletter can be found here.  

Meet the Teacher

Jennie Emery will once again be hosting a Meet the Teacher night! This will be held on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016. The format for Meet the Teacher this year has changed a little from last year. Grade level groups will meet in the library classroom…

Welcome Back!

We would like to welcome you to another wonderful year at Jennie Emery Elementary! The first day of classes will be on Tuesday, September 6th, 2016. There will be a school-wide assembly on this day starting at 10:30 a.m. Family, friends and community…

Office Open

Hello Parents and Students! Welcome back for another great year at Jennie Emery Elementary! The school office will be open starting Monday, August 29th. Please also note the office will be CLOSED on Thursday, September 1st as all Palliser staff will…

Literacy report celebrates culture of reading and writing

Palliser Regional Schools is pleased to provide its annual update on the division’s literacy work, supporting all students to be readers, writers and critical thinkers for success in school and in life. The third annual Leadership in Literacy report…

Summer Newsletter 2016

Click here for a copy of the JEES Summer Newsletter.    

Mindfulness for Kids

Click the link below for a free 8-Week Program to Build a More Compassionate and Conscious Family. Mindfulness for Kids  

2016-2017 School Supply Lists

  * Kindergarten Students will receive a school supply list in the mail sometime in late August. * Grade 1 School Supply List Grade 2 School Supply List Grade 3 School Supply List Grade 4 School Supply List  4. Late orders will be accepted online…

End of Year Lost & Found Clean-Up

On Friday, June 24th all LOST AND FOUND items will be collected and donated to local charities. Please be sure to check the LOST AND FOUND before June 24th if your child is missing any items!

Air Band Performance Today!!

The Grade 3's and 4's at Jennie Emery will be performing their Air Band routines today at 1:00 pm on Thursday, June 16th.

Information on Palliser Organizational Review

An independent, organizational review is being conducted of Palliser Regional Schools. Information on the process as provided by the two-member review panel, the terms of reference and other details are online at http://goo.gl/W9z9al.

Epic! Summer Reading

Read FREE this summer!! Prevent Summer Slide with Epic! Jennie Emery students have the ability to read on Epic! in their homes completely FREE until July 31st. (no credit card required) Visit www.getepic.com/summer  to sign up before June 14th to…

June Newsletter & Parent Volunteers

A copy of the JEES 2016 June Newsletter can found here. The Friends of Jennie Emery Society are in need of Parent Volunteers to sell 50/50 tickets at the 7th Annual Demolition Derby in Coaldale. Please click here to sign up. Volunteers are needed on…

Volunteers Needed

The Friends of Jennie Emery Society are looking for 8-10 parent volunteers to sell 50/50 tickets and t-shirts at the Kinsmen Club 7th Annual Demolition Derby in Coaldale.   Volunteers are needed on Saturday, June 4th & Sunday June 5th from 11:00 am…

School Supply Lists

Dear Parents/Guardians: Your teachers at Jennie Emery Elementary are excited to offer the opportunity to purchase your school supplies through School Start for the 2016/2017 school year. This process will save you both time and money. Supplies DO NOT…

NO SCHOOL

There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, May 23rd or Tuesday, May 24th. We would like to wish all students a safe and happy long weekend! See you all back at school on Wednesday, May 25th.

Parent Council Meeting Cancelled

The Parent Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 17th has been cancelled. The next Parent Council Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 21st. 

May Newsletter

A copy of the May Newsletter can be found here.

Volunteers Needed for Carnival Day!

The JEES Leaders of Tomorrow Fundraising Event will wrap up with a Carnival Day for the kids on Friday, May 6th.  This is a fun day for the students to get to come together to celebrate their successes throughout the year.  The carnival day has been…

Dress as your Future Self

As part of our Jennie Emery Leaders of Tomorrow Fundraiser, the students have earned an extra spirit day to be celebrated on Friday, April 22nd. Students are encouraged to 'being with the end in mind' and dress as what they would like to be when they…

NO SCHOOL - PD Day

There will be NO SCHOOL Monday, April 25th. We wish all students and their families a safe and happy long weekend!

Triple P Online

"Triple P Online is ideal for parents who want help managing the ups and downs of raising kids. While Triple P Online's principles of positive parenting and promoting children's development are ideal for parents of children of all ages, the parenting…

Spring Photos!!

The following classes will have their pictures taken on Monday, April 18th 2016:   PSMW (Preschool – Monday/Wednesday mornings), (in the morning) PSP1 (Preschool – Monday/Wednesday afternoons), (in the afternoon) ECMW, ECM2, and ECM3 Kindergarten…

AHS Community Education Services

View the following link for information on upcoming online sessions: Teen Scene  Supporting and thriving with your loved ones affected by Asperger's Syndrome   AHS Online Sessions

RIBMS Information for Grade 4 Families

On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 RI Baker Middle School will be hosting a New Student/New Parent Orientation. It will take place in the RIBMS Gym from 6:00-7:00. On Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 the Jennie Emery Grade 4 Teachers and students will be attending a…

JEES Leaders Of Tomorrow Fundraising Event

Information about The JEES Leaders of Tomorrow Annual Fundraising Event can be found along the website tool bar. Check here for fundraising tips, information about what the funds are used for, as well as an approximate running total of funds raised.…

April & May Hot Lunch

JEES Hot Lunch forms can be found below. Forms are due Friday, April 8th.   Grades 1-4 April & May Hot Lunch form M/W Kindergarten April Hot Lunch form T/Th Kindergarten May Hot Lunch form

April Newsletter

Click here for a copy of the JEES April Newsletter.

Parent Internet Safety Presentation

There will be a FREE Parent Internet Safety Presentation on Tuesday, April 12th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Yates Theater. This presentation will include: -Trending Apps -Internet Safety Tips -Law and the Internet -Question and Answer period Presentation…

NO SCHOOL - Easter Break

There will be NO SCHOOL for staff or students from Friday, March 25th - Monday, April 4th for the Easter Break.   We would like to wish all JEES students and their families a joyful break!

DANCE ON 3/21 - World Down Syndrome Day

What's the best way to break up your day?  Get up and dance! for World Down Syndrome Day.   At 10:35 am on March 21st, all staff and students will honour World Down Syndrome Day by taking 5 minutes to DANCE the Cha-Cha-Slide.  Music will be played…

CUPCAKE SALE on St. Patrick's Day!

JEES School Council will be holding its second cupcake sale of the year on Thursday, March 17th.  Cupcakes will cost 50 cents each and there will be a limit of 2 cupcakes per child.  There will not be a "last call" on remaining cupcakes as any extras…

DROP OFF/PICK UP - TRAFFIC SAFETY

There are concerns in regards to safety during daily dropping off and picking up of students. Please make sure to follow all traffic laws, and watch out for children on or near the road.   For parents whose children walk to school, please have a conversation…

Student Led Conferences

As part of the ongoing communication between teachers and parents/guardians Jennie Emery will once again be conducting Student-Led-Conferences. They will take place on Wednesday, March 16th for Grades 1 & 2 and M/W Kindergarten; and Thursday, March 17th…

PRIDE MINI-BASKETBALL CAMP

The KAHS PRIDE Mini-Basketball Camp is back! This year the camp will be held on FRIDAY AFTERNOONS, from Friday, April 8 - Friday May 27th. Grades 1 - 3 from 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Grades 4 & 5 from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Instruction will be provided by Kate Andrews…

Early Learning & Kindergarten Registration

Registration for the 2016-2017 Early Learning and Kindergarten programs at Jennie Emery Elementary School has now begun. You may register between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Children are eligible to attend Kindergarten if they will be five…

Pancake Brunch & Pajama Day!!

The 16th Annual Jennie Emery Pancake Brunch & Pajama Day will be held on Wednesday, March 2nd.  Please Note: This is a BRUNCH and not a breakfast. It is not possible for us to get all of the students at Jennie Emery into the gym and fed early in the…

March Newsletter

A copy of the March 2016 Newsletter can be found here.

Draft Policy Feedback Information

The Palliser Regional Schools board has made a commitment to solicit input from the public and all stakeholders on this draft policy. While we appreciate and recognize that there are many differing opinions on Bill 10 and the published guidelines (Guidelines…

Parent Council Update

Volunteers are still needed for the upcoming JEES Pancake Brunch on Wednesday, March 2nd. If you are able to help please stop by or phone the office at 403-345-2403. If there are any concerns that parents feel need to be addressed please call Natasha…

NO SCHOOL

There will be NO SCHOOL the week of February 15th-19th. We wish all students and their families a safe and healthy week off! There will also be NO SCHOOL on Monday, February 29th.

Lost & Found Clean-Up

On Friday, February 12th all LOST AND FOUND items will be collected and donated to local Charities. Please be sure to check the LOST AND FOUND before February 12th if your child is missing any items!

AIR BAND - RESCHEDULED

AIRBAND will not be occurring on Thursday, February 11th.   The Airband performances are being rescheduled after the February Break.  More information will be available when the date is finalized.  

Winter Walk

On the first Wednesday of February each year, thousands of Albertans celebrate winter by getting outside for Winter Walk Day. Walking is great for our health, the environment, reducing traffic and building community.  Jennie Emery staff and students…

Volunteers Needed

We are looking for Volunteers on Wednesday, February 3rd from 12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. to help make hot chocolate for our Jennie Emery Winter Walk. Please email or phone the office at 403-345-2403 if you are able to volunteer. Your time is greatly appreciated!

February Newsletter

A copy of the February 2016 Newsletter can be found here.

Alberta Health Services Memorandum

Please click here for an important Alberta Health Services Memorandum in regards to Gastrointestinal Illness within the South Zone.

Family Literacy Day Traditional Pow Wow

All Families and Friends have been invited to the 6th Annual Family Literacy Day Powwow. Click here for more information.

Read for 15

Help Coaldale record the most people reading for 15 minutes on January 27th! Click here for more information.

January 2016 Newsletter

A copy of the January 2016 Newsletter can be found here.

January & February Hot Lunch

This is a reminder that Hot Lunch forms are Due Friday, January 8th, 2016. Forms can be found by clicking on the links below.   Grades 1-4 January & February Hot Lunch form   M/W Kindergarten January Hot Lunch form   T/Th Kindergarten Hot Lunch form

2015

Holidays

Friday, December 18th will be the last day of classes for 2015. Classes will resume on Monday, January 4th, 2016. Have a safe and wonderful Holiday Season!!

JEES Christmas Concert

Jennie Emery Elementary School will be presenting their Christmas Concert on Wednesday, December 16th and Thursday, December 17th at 6:30 p.m.   All students from Kindergarten-Grade 4 with last names beginning with the letters A-L will perform on Wednesday…

Sock It To 'Em

Thank you to everyone who participated in our SOCK IT TO 'EM sock drive! Jennie Emery Elementary School collected 787 pairs of socks!! This was almost double our goal of 400 pairs! Great job Jennie Emery, and thank you to everyone who supported this…

Winter Traffic Safety Reminder

As the weather has turned icy, please have a conversation with your children about winter traffic safety. Remind them about looking both ways before crossing the street, even on a crosswalk, as cars cannot stop as quickly on the winter roads. We need…

Sock Drive Socks Due

Just a reminder that sock donations for the JEES SOCK IT TO 'EM Sock Drive are due tomorrow, December 10th. Please help us get to our goal of 400 pairs of socks! Thank you to all who have donated so far!!

Christmas Concert Morning Performance Time Change

Please note the time for the morning Christmas Concert performance has been updated from the Newsletter. The morning performances will be at 10:30 a.m. NOT 9:00 a.m. 

Early Learning Program Fees

Fees for the Early Learning Program can now be paid online! Click here to register. Please contact the office at 403-345-2403 or at jeeattendance@pallisersd.ab.ca after paying online. Thank you!

December Newsletter

The J.E.E.S December Newsletter can be found here.

Jennie Emery Elementary Sock Drive

The Community Action Leaders are excited to announce that we are organizing this year’s     SOCK IT TO ‘Em sock drive!   Along with many other Palliser and Lethbridge schools we will be collecting new socks to be donated to local charities for…

December Assembly/Sock-Hop

There will be a school wide Assembly on Friday, December 4th at 9:00 a.m. Following the Assembly, in conjunction with our Sock Drive we will be grooving to the music at the Jennie Emery Sock Hop

NO SCHOOL

There is NO SCHOOL on Monday, November 30th.

Monday/Wednesday Extra Friday

Monday/Wednesday Kindergarten students will have class on Friday, November 27th. 

Lost & Found Clean-Up

On Thursday, November 26th all LOST AND FOUND items will be collected and donated to local Charities. Please be sure to check the LOST AND FOUND before November 26th if your child is missing any items.                               …

Boston Pizza Hot Lunch (if ordered)

There will be a Boston Pizza special lunch on Tuesday, November 24h for those who ordered. Enjoy!!

Operation Christmas Child

This year we collected 102 Christmas boxes for Operation Christmas Child!!  Thank-you to students and staff for supporting this wonderful cause!  A huge thank-you to Jean Vaselenak, who dropped off pamphlets and boxes, packed the crates and transported…

Movie Night

The Friends of Jennie Emery Elementary School Society presents: INSIDE OUT Friday, November 20th @ 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30) in the school gym.  Bring your pillows and blankets and enjoy a night out with the family. Admission price is $20 per family.…

Leaders are Healthy Eaters

We are excited to announce a new program called Leaders are Healthy Eaters. We received the grant through the Breakfast for Learning, which supports breakfast, lunch, and snack programs, and equipment grants across Canada.  To find out more about Breakfast…

Lost & Found

Attention Parents/Guardians, All items in the Lost and Found will be collected and donated on Thursday, November 26th. Large items (clothing, etc.) that are found on school property are held in the benches directly outside of the office.  Small items…

NO SCHOOL

There will be NO SCHOOL on Wednesday, November 11th, Thursday, November 12th, and Friday, November 13th. We hope everyone has a safe and happy long weekend.

Appropriate Winter Apparel

As the weather is getting colder and students are required to go outside during cold weather, please be sure they dress appropriately.  Coats, mittens, toques, and proper footwear are necessary.  A snowsuit and scarf would provide further cold weather…

Remembrance Day Observance

Jennie Emery Elementary will be having a Remembrace Day Observance on Tuesday, November 10th at 10:30 a.m. Parents, guardians and members of the community are welcome to attend. The JEES Spirit Committee ask that you wear red in remembrance. 

Operation Christmas Child Christmas Boxes

Jennie Emery Can Make a Difference! Operation Christmas Child Christmas Boxes by Gillian Dueck and Sam Wegenast Grade 4 NEWS Leadership   It was announced at the October assembly that Jennie Emery would be taking part in ‘Operation Christmas Child…

November NEWSLETTER

A copy of JEES November Newsletter can be found here.

Picture Retakes

LIFETOUCH will be back at Jennie Emery Elementary on Monday, November 2nd for picture retakes. If your child requires picture retakes, please send their picture envelope with them as the barcode is needed.

Halloween Parade

There will be a Halloween Parade on Friday, October 30th at 11:15 a.m. in the school gym. If your child chooses to dress up, please send them to school in their costume. All parents/guardians are welcome to attend! 

Traffic Safety

  There have been a few concerns in regards to safety during daily dropping off and picking up of students. Please make sure to follow all traffic laws, and watch out for children on or near the road. For parents whose children walk to school, please…

Usborne Book Fair

Usborne books will be at Jennie Emery on Wednesday, October 21st and Thursday, October 22nd. More information will be coming home soon!

Electronics

Jennie Emery Staff is asking that there are no electronics with picture taking abilities allowed during recess time. This includes devices such as iPhones, iPads, PS3, DS, etc.  If your child must bring a device to school, it needs to stay in his or…

NO SCHOOL

Just a reminder there will be NO SCHOOL Monday, October 12th and Tuesday, October 13th. Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Hope you have a safe and wonderful long weekend!

October 2015 Newsletter

The October 2015 Newsletter can be found here.

Picture Day

LIFETOUCH will be at JEES on Wednesday, September 30th, and Thursday, October 1st to take individual portraits. Click here for more information.

SCHOOL FEES ONLINE

SCHOOL FEES can now be paid online! Click here to register now. 

PLAYGROUND BUILD

ATTENTION ALL PARENTS/GUARDIANS: We are still looking for volunteers to help build the new playground at JEES! Please join us this THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY, September 24, 25 & 26th from 8:30am-6:00. Stop by the office or phone 403-345-2403 to sign…

SCHOOL COUNCIL MEETING

There will be a School Council Meeting on Tuesday, September 22nd at 7:00 p.m. in the JEES Staff Room.  All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.  

September 2015 Newsletter

Please click here for the September JEES Newsletter.  

Kindergarten Extra Fridays 2015 16

Children in the Kindergarten program are required to attend school on some additional Fridays, in order to complete enough classroom hours to meet Alberta Learning Requirements.  A schedule of these extra Fridays can be found here.  

2015/16 Bell Schedule

A PRINTABLE, PDF VERSION OF THIS BELL SCHEDULE CAN BE FOUND HERE.

2015/16 JEES Parent Handbook

Please click here to view the 2015/16 JEES Parent Handbook.

SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS

SUPPLIES DO NOT NEED TO BE PURCHASED THROUGH SCHOOLSTART.   PLEASE USE THESE LISTS TO PURCHASE YOUR CHILD'S SCHOOL SUPPLIES.  You do not need to purchase the brand of supplies listed.     Grade 1 School Start List 2015 16 Grade 2 School Start List…

New Kinder-Care Program this School Year!

PLAY Program will be offering a full day child care program for children who attend Kindergarten and require child care on alternate days of school. There is limited space available for children who attend Kindergarten on Tuesday’s/Thursday’s requiring…

Summer 2015/16 JEES Newsletter

The Summer 2015/16 JEES Calendar can be found here.  We would like to wish all of our JEES families all the best over the summer! 

Palliser Calendar 2015-16 School Year

The Palliser School Calendar, which includes holidays, PD Days and other important dates can be found here. 

June 2015 Newsletter

Please click here to see our June 2015 Newsletter.  

Beach Day and School-Wide Assembly!

Friday, June 5th will be our final monthly school-wide assembly for the school year!  This assembly will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the gymnasium and will be hosted by the M/W and T/Th Kindergarten students and their teachers.   Students are encouraged…

PLAYGROUND UPDATE - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Update for selling 50/50 tickets on June 6th (Sat) at the Coaldale Demolition Derby.  All the Parent/Teacher volunteers are to meet at the volunteer tent at the entrance just before 11am. Monty will be giving us T-Shirts to wear, aprons for the money,…

School Start School Supplies for 2015/16 School Year

Grade 1 School Start List 2015 16 Grade 2 School Start List 2015 16 Grade 3 School Start List 2015 16 Grade 4 School Start List 2015 16      Dear Parents/Guardians:                                                                                                      …

Lost and Found!

There are many items in the Lost & Found including coats, boots and other large items.  Please check the lost and found benches outside of the school office for things that may belong to your child.  If your child is missing any smaller items, included…

School Council Meeting: June 16th at 7:00 p.m.

The final School Council meeting for the 2014/15 school year will take place on Tuesday, June 16th at 7:00 p.m.  All parents/guardians are encouraged to attend.

A Community Conversation 2015

A Community Conversation, 2015 Please join the Board of Trustees for an afternoon of conversation about school success, building on the ideas stakeholders raised at "A Community Conversation" in 2012. The new conversation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m.,…

No School: Monday, May 18th & Tuesday May 19th.

There will be no school for staff or students on Monday May 18th, as this is the Victoria Day Statutory Holiday.   There will be no school for students on Tuesday, May 19th, as this is a site-based PD day for teachers.  This is also our Launching Leadership…

Fun-Day-Rama was a Success!

The Fun-Day-Rama committee would like to thank all of the volunteers who gave their time to help out on May 1st to run stations and help to prepare and distribute snacks to the students.  Without your help, we could not host these fun and fulfilling…

Booster Juice Special Lunch: May 20th

The Booster Juice Special Lunch will be held on Wednesday, May 20th.  If you ordered this lunch for your child, please mark this on your calendar as you will not need to send a lunch on this day.  

Cupcake Sale

JEES School Council will be holding its second cupcake sale of the year on Tuesday, May 12th.  Cupcakes will cost 50 cents each and there will be a limit of 2 cupcakes per child.  There will not be a "last call" on remaining cupcakes as any extras…

JEES School Council Meeting

There will be a JEES School Council meeting held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12 in the staff room.  All parents/guardians are encouraged to attend.    

May 2015 Newsletter

Please see the May 2015 Newsletter here.  

One School, One Book Project Announcement!

We are pleased to participate in this project again this year with Cressida Cowell's, How to Train Your Dragon.  The books and Reading Schedule (below) will come home with the oldest child in each family.  We hope that you will all enjoy this exciting…

Fun-Day-Rama Needs You!

Fun-Day-Rama is coming up soon and need your help!  Approximately 30 volunteers are still required to help out with various tasks such as manning carnival stations and preparing and distributing snack. Volunteers are needed for the morning (8:30 –…

Edo Special Lunch: April 21st

The Edo Special Lunch will be held on Tuesday, April 21st for those that ordered it.  If you ordered this special lunch, please remember that you will not need to send a lunch to school with your child on this day.  

No School: Monday, April 20th.

There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, April 20th as this is a division-wide PD day.

Student Safety Notice

Dear Parents,  Effective Tuesday, April 21st, all doors will stay locked in the morning until the first bell.  Students will be expected to stay outside until that time.  The exception will be if the weather is inclement, they will be allowed in when…

May Assembly and Fresh Food Friday

The May school-wide assembly will be held this Friday, April 17th at 9:00 a.m. in the gymnasium and it will be hosted by the GRADE ONE students and their teachers.  Family, friends and community members are invited to attend the assembly.   The Spirit…

April 2015 Newsletter

Please click here for the April 2015 Newsletter.  

Fun-Day-Rama

FUN-DAY-RAMA is coming soon!   Fun-Day-Rama (Formerly known as Skip-A-Rama, in previous years) will be held on Friday, May 1st, 2015.  This is the Jennie Emery Elementary School Annual Fundraising Event.  Information and donation forms are going home…

2015/16 School Calendars

Please click on the links below to view the Elementary and Kindergarten 2015-16 School Year calendars. 2015 16 School Calendar JEES Kindergarten 2015 16 Calendar

Pancake Brunch: April 1st!

The 15th Annual JEES Pancake Brunch will occur on Wednesday, April 1st, thanks to the volunteers who came forward to coordinate and help out!   There is still a need for more volunteers to help prepare food the evening before and to prepare and serve…

SPRING LIFETOUCH PHOTOS

LifeTouch is offering a “Spring Portrait Package” at Jennie Emery Elementary School on Wednesday, March 25th and Thursday, March 26th starting at 9:00 a.m. to take individual portraits.   EVERY student will be required to have their picture taken,…

March School Council Meeting

The next School Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 24th at 7:00 p.m. in the JEES staff room.  There are many exciting things happening within School Council right now, so all parents/guardians are encouraged to attend and have a voice in…

COPA for Kids Aviation Program 2015

Is your child interested in becoming a Junior Aviator?  Free Flights are being offered to all kids aged 8 - 17 on Saturday, May 30th.  Please see the attached poster for further information.  

April and May Special Lunches

Order forms have been sent home with students regarding "Special Lunches" in April and May, which will be the last special lunches for the 2014/15 school year.  ALL ORDERS ARE DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 20TH AND LATE ORDERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.…

Student Led Conferences

Student-Led Conferences will take place as follows: Report cards will be handed out at Student-Led Conferences. Wednesday, March 18th: M/W Kindergarten Program Students & Grade 3 & 4 Students   Thursday, March 19th: T/Th and M-Th morning Kindergarten…

Reminder: We are a Nut-Free School

We would like to remind everyone that we are a NUT-FREE School.  We have at least one student in our school who has SEVERE nut allergies.  Please carefully check the items you are sending to school for snacks and lunches.  If it says "may contain…

KINDERGARTEN EXTRA FRIDAY'S

For a list of the additional scheduled Friday classes for the 2014/15 full-day Kindergarten programs, please click here.  

JEES Choir to sing O'Canada at Lethbridge Hurricane's Game!

The JEES Grade 3 & 4 Choir will be singing O'Canada at the Saturday, March 14th Lethbridge Hurricane's game!  The game starts at 7:00 p.m. and tickets can be purchased at the door of the Enmax Centre.  

School Fees Reminder

Reminder notices regarding outstanding school fees have been sent home with students.  Please respond to the reminders by submitting your payment to the school office ONLY and a receipt will be issued.  If you are experiencing financial difficulties…

Food Bank Collection

Thank-you to everyone who helped support our Food Drive in February!  Thanks to your generosity, we were able to collect and donate 1075 food items to the Coaldale Food Bank!  

March 2015 Superintendent's Message

Please click here for the March 2015 Superintendent's Message.  

Leader In Me Overview Day

We are very excited to have started the formal process for becoming a Leader in Me school.  We are also eager to invite everyone to be a part of the next steps.  For an overview of the program and the process, you are invited to join us on March 13th…

March 6th: School-Wide Assembly hosted by Grade Three

The March school-wide assembly will be held on Friday, March 6th at 9:00 a.m. in the gymnasium and will be hosted by the Grade 3 classes.  Family, friends and community members are invited to attend.   This will also be Hat & Jersey Day!  Students…

March 2015 Newsletter

Please click here to view our March Newsletter.  

Fresh Food Friday - Volunteers Needed on Friday, March 6th.

The next Fresh Food Friday will be held on Friday, March 6th.  Volunteers can be utilized to cut, organize and deliver the snack to classrooms, starting at 8:30 a.m.  If you have further questions, please contact the Vice-Principal, Kristi VanDoesburg…

Arby's Hot Lunch: Wednesday, February 25th.

The Arby's Hot Lunch will be provided on Wednesday, February 25th at 12:00 Noon for those that have ordered it.  

Pink Shirt Day

Wednesday, February 25 is PINK SHIRT DAY, in support of those that wish to stand up against bullying!   On February 25, 2015 we encourage everyone to wear something pink to show that we are all working together to prevent bullying in our schools,…

School Office Hours

Please be advised that most days there is no one in the office after 3:30 p.m. to answer phone calls or assist with inquiries.  Please make every effort possible to contact us as early in the day as possible, should you require assistance. There is…

Regional Stakeholder Meeting

Jennie Emery parents and guardians, on behalf of the Board of Trustees of Palliser Regional Schools, you are invited to attend a regional stakeholder meeting. This is an opportunity to meet the board and members of Central Office administration, attend…

PLEASE JOIN US!

We are very excited to have started the formal process for becoming a Leader in Me school.  We are also eager to invite everyone to be a part of the next steps.  For an overview of the program and the process, you are invited to join us on Friday,…

Measles Alert

Please click here to view the letter from Alberta Health Services regarding Measles information and prevention.  

Accountability Pillar Survey

It is that time of year when the Alberta Government collects information about schools.  If you receive a request to complete an online survey about the school, please do so.  We are always looking for more opportunities to hear from our families.…

February 2015 JEES Newsletter

Please click here for the February edition of the JEES Newsletter.  

Winter Walk Day

On Wednesday, February 4th, Jennie Emery staff and students will participate in Winter Walk Day.  Every winter, thousands of Albertans celebrate winter and walking by participating in Winter Walk Day in February.  Walking is great for our health, the…

NO SCHOOL: Friday, January 30th!

Friday January 30th is a division-wide PD Day, so there will be no school for students on this day.  We wish all of the J.E.E.S. families a safe and enjoyable long weekend!

2015/16 ELP and Kindergarten Registration

PLEASE NOTE:  The Full-day T/Th Kindergarten Program is now full.  There is still space in the Half-Day (M-Th) program and the Full-Day M/W program.   We are now accepting Registrations for for the 2015-2016 Kindergarten and Early Learning Programs.…

Request for Playground Donations

Please see the attached letter, requesting donations from parents/guardians towards the JEES Community Playground project:  JEES Playground Parent Donation Request

Tin-Foil Accessory Day - Friday, February 6th

The J.E.E.S. Spirit Committee would like to encourage all students and staff to make and wear TINFOIL ACCESSORIES on Friday, February 6th.  It can be any kind of accessory you like - be creative and have fun with it!  We'd love to see everyone SHINE…

Pita Pit Lunch!

The Pita Pit Lunch will be held on Tuesday, January 20th.  Order forms were due back to the school in December, so please make sure to mark this day on your calendars if you ordered lunch for your child.  

January School Council Meeting

The next JEES School Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 20th at 7:00 p.m. in the JEES Staff Room. School Council is a collective association of parents, teachers, principal, staff and community whose purpose is to advise the principal and…

Munsch Mystery Performance

Jennie Emery Elementary is very pleased to be hosting "The Great Munsch Mystery" presentation by New West Theatre on Tuesday, January 13th at 2:00 p.m.  for students at J.E.E.S.  The presentation is based on the books by Robert Munsch, and adapted…

January 2015 Newsletter

To view the January 2015 J.E.E.S. Newsletter, please click here.    

Dress Like a Teacher Day!

The School Spirit Committee would like to encourage everyone to "Dress Like a Teacher" on Friday, January 9th.  Students can dress up as their favourite teacher from J.E.E.S. or their favourite teacher from a story - whatever they would like - so have…

January School-Wide Assembly

The Jennie Emery School-wide assembly for January will be held on Friday, January 9th at 9:00 a.m. in the school gymnasium and will be hosted by the Grade One students and their teachers.   Our spirit committee encourages students to "dress like a teacher"…

2014

JEES 3-Year School Education Plan 2014-15

The Jennie Emery Elementary School 3-Year School Education Plan for 2014-15 is now complete and can be found here.