Grade Swims This Week - February 6-8

As part of our Phys Ed Program, each grade will be taking the bus on their swim day to the University pool.  Students will need to remember to bring:  modest swimsuit and towel, toiletries, a quarter for a locker, and a lunch to eat on the way back to the school.  The bus will leave the school at 8:15 and return at 12:00 noon.

Grade 7 Swim - Tuesday, February 6

Grade 8 Swim - Wednesday, February 7

Grade 9 Swim - Thursday, February 8


Accountability Pillar Survey for Parents

Dear Parents/Guardians,

We have been notified that on January 5th Alberta Education started sending, through the mail, the Accountability Pillar Surveys to parents/guardians of students in Grade 4, 7 & 10.  We encourage you to fill these out and return them in the postage paid envelopes.  The data it provides informs both Alberta Education and our School about matters of importance.  The students will do the same survey, online, in the next few weeks at school.  Thankyou!

RJHS Remembrance Day Program

Raymond Junior High School will be having their annual Remembrance Day Program, beginning at 10 am in the Raymond High School gym. After the program, RJHS students will walk over to the Raymond cenotaph to have a moment of silence for the many men and women who have and are serving our country in the military around the world.


Professional Development: Dr. Thomas Guskey

The focus of the time teachers will spend with Dr. Guskey is on standards based grading and reporting. It builds on the foundational teacher practice of skillful formative assessment in the classroom. It will give teachers an opportunity to learn together, examine existing practices, thoughtfully plan our way forward, and purposefully incorporate desired practices into our process of continual improvement. We affirm that the skill set of the classroom teacher is the factor with the greatest impact on student learning.

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Pink Shirt Day

Wear pink to show you support the anti-bullying program that started in Canada and has swept around the world! Bullying is a problem in our schools, workplaces, homes, and on the internet. The pain of being picked on, excluded, shamed, assaulted, or gossiped about – is unacceptable. In Alberta February 17 is also a day set aside for "Acts of Random Kindness". Check out the inforgraphic at