Scenario 1: In-school classes

All students 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

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

COVID-19 Notice

Posted on Dec. 6, 2020

December 6: We have been informed of another case of COVID-19 associated with Vera M. Welsh Elementary School. All staff and students who have been identified as close contacts have been directed to self-isolate. If…

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…

What Time Is It Mr. Wolf?

Posted on Apr. 15, 2020

We sure miss playing math games with you!  Mrs. Hudson would like to teach you a new game.  Mrs. Hudson introduces us to a fun new math game "What Time Is It, Mr. Wolf".  Learn to play along and send…

Mr. Johnson Retelling of the Gruffalo's Child

Posted on Apr. 3, 2020

Hey everyone! We sure miss you all and are hoping you are safe and healthy.   Mr. Johnson shares his retelling of the Gruffalo's Child with a surprise guest- his son, Reggie!  Join him as he reminds…

Vera M. Welsh Shares Their 'All About Me' Stories

Posted on Apr. 2, 2020

Click here to see our Vera M. Welsh All About Me stories!  If you would like to create your own All About Me story, please follow these directions to the Book Creator app. To go into Book Creator, use…

Vera M. Welsh YouTube Channel

Posted on Apr. 1, 2020

Hi all! We sure miss you and hope you are all doing well.   For today's entertainment, we offer Mr. Johnson reading a book. We now have a YouTube channel! Woohoo!  We hope to be uploading videos for…

Blasting Off Into Home Learning!

Posted on Mar. 31, 2020

Hey all! We hope things are going well for you.  The launch of our first week has been full of learning and fun for all involved.  Thank you so much for your patience as we get this all figured out. …

VMW Student Belongings

Posted on Mar. 20, 2020

Dear Parents & Guardians, First of all, we want to thank you for your support during these unprecedented times.   This has been a difficult time for all and we appreciate your patience.   We miss…

Online Resources for Home

Posted on Mar. 19, 2020

Dear Parents & Guardians, First of all, we want to thank you for your support during these unprecedented times.   This has been a difficult time for all and we can appreciate the challenge of having…