Principal Update June 12 – June 15 – Connect Charter School

Connect Charter Family Weekly Update

June 12 - June 15

This Week's Highlights

Grade 5 students enjoy one of the trail rides at Circle Square Ranch.

Upcoming Full Bridge Closure – June 24th to June 26th

Our next full bridge closure is anticipated to start Saturday, June 24th at 5:00 a.m. and the bridge will re-open at or before 5:00 a.m. on Monday, June 26th. We are asking the public to continue to follow all posted signage in the construction area including speed reductions and to expect some delays.


Regular project updates and a link to subscribe to the project newsletter will be posted on

END OF YEAR BBQ & SCHOOL CONCERT is next Wednesday, June 14. We’ve had a GREAT response and it’s going to be busy! Hint… if it looks like parent volunteers could use some help, please roll up your sleeves and pitch in!
RSVP, volunteer and (deadline today) order your meals here:

LAST SCHOOL COUNCIL & PARENT SOCIETY MEETING is on Tuesday, June 20. We’ll be discussing early fall plans and recruiting people to help run the Welcome Back BBQ on August 31.

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION TEA will be hosted by the school and students on Monday, June 26 from 2-3pm. Everyone who has volunteered at the school, on field trips or served on committees, will be invited to attend.

June 7 – 15  Grade 7 Artist in Residence – Wakefield Brewster 

June 12-13 Grade 4/5 Elective Urban Expedition Overnight

June 13 Grade 8.3 and 8.4 Canoeing and Biking

June 14 Connect Concert and End of Year Barbeque (4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m)

June 15 Grade 8/9 Bike Elective Full Day Trip

June 19 – 21 Grade 4.1 and 4.2 Dinosaur Provincial Park

June 21 – 23 Grade 4.3 and 4.4 Dinosaur Provincial Park

June 20 Grade 9 ELA Part B Provincial Achievement Test

June 20 Last School Council/Parent Society Meeting

June 21 National Indigenous Peoples Day 

June 22 Grade 6 and 9 Math Part A Provincial Achievement Test

June 22 Grade 8.3 and 8.4 Canoeing and Biking

June 23 Grade 6 and 9 Math Part B Provincial Achievement Test

Jun 26 Grade 8.1 and 8.2 Trip to Elbow Watershed Field Study

Jun 26 Grade 8.3 and 8.4 Trip to Elbow Watershed Field Study

June 26 Grade 6 and 9 Social Studies Provincial Achievement Test

June 26 Volunteer Appreciation Tea 2:00-3:00

June 27 Grade 6 and 9 Science Provincial Achievement Test

Jun 27 Grade 9 Stage Walk 6:00 pm -7:30 pm

Jun 28 Grade 9 Graduation Fun Day – Calaway Park

June 29 Last day of classes

June 30 Appeals Day

Have a wonderful week, Connect!

Shannon Bennett 

Shashi Shergill
Assistant Principal

Andrea Friesen
Assistant Principal