Scenario 1: In-school classes

OUTBREAK STATUS: Alberta Health Services has declared a respiratory illness outbreak at the school. More information can be found HERE.

All students, staff and visitors are required to complete the COVID-19 Alberta Health Daily Checklist before coming to school each day and follow the direction provided in the document if they answer "Yes" to any of the questions.

News

AHS declares respiratory illness outbreak

Posted on Sep. 17, 2021

As outlined in the Guidance for respiratory illness prevention and management  in schools document provided to schools, Vera M. Welsh Elementary School contacted Alberta Health Services today to report…

Welcome Back to School!

Posted on Aug. 27, 2021

Aug 31 - Meet the Teachers (1:00 to 3:00)  Sept 1 - First Day of school for grade 1, 2 and 3 students  Sept 3 - First day of school for half of the Kindergarten students  Sept 6 - Labour Day (no school)…

Come Join Us at Vera M Welsh!

Posted on Jul. 7, 2021

Come join us at Vera M Welsh! If you have any questions please call the school at 780-623-4672 (leave a message in the summer) or email rob.wicker@nlsd.ab.ca and we will be glad to help!  If you would…

Information for the beginning of the 2021/2022 School…

Posted on Jun. 28, 2021

    Aug. 31 - Meet The Teacher (1:00 - 3:00)     Sept. 1 - First day of school for grades 1 to 3     Sept. 3 - First day of school for half of Kindergarten     Sept. 6 - Labour Day    …

June 2021

Posted on May. 31, 2021

June 3rd and 4th - Motivational Magic     June 9 - School Council meeting       June 17th and 18th - Sports Fun Day     June 21 - National Indigenous Peoples Day     June 24 - Last day of…

May 2021

Posted on Apr. 29, 2021

We are continuing  to plan for next school  year.  If you know of any families  with children that will be starting Kindergarten next year please encourage them to follow Vera M Welsh on Facebook…

April at Vera M Welsh

Posted on Apr. 14, 2021

President's Choice Children's Charity donation to…

Posted on Jan. 29, 2021

We are very pleased to announce that the President's Choice Children's Charity has donated a total of $9000 to Vera M Welsh Elementary School to enhance our hot lunch program here at Vera M Welsh!  This…

February at Vera

Posted on Jan. 29, 2021

We appreciate that students are here by  8:45 every morning.  It makes it so much easier to transition into the school day when the students are here for the whole routine. Thank you for your continued  …

January 2021

Posted on Jan. 9, 2021

Return to School We want to thank everyone for the tremendous support you provided for our students during the week of online learning that has now come to an end.  We know that many of our students…

2020

December Principal's message

Posted on Nov. 27, 2020

Report Cards Report Cards for our grade 1 through 3 students are almost complete and will be sent home with students on Monday, November 30th.  If your child is not at school on Monday, we will email…

November Principal Message

Posted on Oct. 30, 2020

Happy Halloween Everyone! It was great fun celebrating Halloween with the students here at Vera today! Their excitement was contagious! We really appreciate the Halloween snack that our School Council…

October Principal Newsletter

Posted on Oct. 1, 2020

September flew by and it’s a little hard to believe we are already turning the calendar to October.  I am really enjoying my new role as principal here at Vera M Welsh.  I know this is because we…

September 1st information for parents

Posted on Aug. 29, 2020

Good Morning, I trust you are enjoying a pleasant Saturday morning.  It feels a little like fall outside this morning and that means school will be starting very soon.  We have been sharing information…

Welcome Back!

Posted on Aug. 24, 2020

Welcome back to another school year to all of the students, their families and our staff.  We would like to extend a special welcome to our new Kindergarten students and their families, as well as any…

Registration for Kindergarten Is Now Open!

Posted on May. 11, 2020

Kindergarten registration is now open! Usually, at this time of year, we would have an open house where we could meet and greet and answer any of your questions. Unfortunately, we can not do that this…

Food For Thought -

Posted on Apr. 26, 2020

When schools closed on March 14 many of our students lost access to daily meals such as the hot lunch program offered at our schools and and Northern Lights is responding with the Food for Thought hamper…

Mrs. Best's Read Aloud

Posted on Apr. 22, 2020

Mrs. Best reads one of her favourite books from one of her favourite authors- David Shannon.  He wrote a story about farm animals doing something fun called Duck On A Bike.  I hope you'll join me in…

Mrs. Lloyd's Playdough Math Challenge

Posted on Apr. 22, 2020

Mrs. Lloyd shares with us how to make playdough and use that in a fun math challenge.  You'll need a deck of cards or your own homemade number cards and some playdough. This is a fun way to learn your…

Mrs. Theroux's Read Aloud

Posted on Apr. 21, 2020

What Was I Scared Of? By Dr. Suess. This is a favourite story from Mrs. Theroux's class and family.  It would glow in the dark if you had a copy.  If you were in Mrs. Theroux's class you would have…