Grade 8 registration 2012 2013

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					                       Mountain Park School
                                             Principal: Mr. Peter Purvis
                                             Principal: Mr. Peter Purvis
                                             Principal: Mr. Peter Purvis
                                        Assistant Principal: Ms. Kelly Arndt
                                        Assistant Principal: Ms. Kelly Arndt
                                        Assistant Principal: Ms. Kelly Arndt
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                                       312 Mount Douglas Close SE
                                       312 Mount Douglas Close SE
                                      312 Mount Douglas Close SE
                                           Calgary AB T2Z 4Y1
                                           Calgary AB T2Z 4Y1
                                           Calgary AB T2Z 4Y1
                                  Phone: 777-6442         Fax: 777-6444
                                  Phone: 777-6442
                                  Phone: 777-6442         Fax: 777-6444
                                                         Fax: 777-6444
                                 Website: http://schools.cbe.ab.ca/b693
                                 Website: http://schools.cbe.ab.ca/b693
                                 Website: http://schools.cbe.ab.ca/b693


                     Welcome to Mountain Park School!
To assist the school in planning for next year, students and parents are asked to complete this
course selection form for the 2012-2013 school year. If any of the information on the form
changes, please notify our office as soon as possible.

Program Overview
All Grade 8 students will receive instruction in Humanities (Language Arts & Social Studies), Math,
Science, Daily Physical Education, and Personal Living Skills (Health). In addition, students will have
the opportunity to participate in complementary subjects, with a focus on exploring the areas of
Fine Arts, Career & Technology Studies, and Second Languages. All efforts are made to provide
students with their top choices, although final decisions will depend on various factors such as
class sizes, staff, and/or available facilities.

Bus maps will be posted on the front windows of the school by Thursday, August 30, 2012.

School Supply List
The following is a general list of supplies required by Grade 8 students at MPS. Students are
responsible for replacing these items as they are depleted throughout the year.

Binders and Dividers (zipper recommended)                     Pens, Pencils & Erasers
Lined and blank looseleaf paper                               Calculator (integer capabilities)
Ruler (metric)                                                Glue Stick
Graph Paper                                                   Scissors
Felt markers/ Pencil crayons                                  Mesh bag for gym strip
Combination Lock for gym locker
The following are recommended supplies: Dictionary              Thesaurus

OPTIONAL: Network Device (ie. laptop) to use with MPS wireless network. Proper use (ie. as
directed by teacher and in appropriate location) and care (ie. charged battery, secure storage)
is the responsibility of each student.

Please ensure everything is labelled.

Students will be placed in classes with the assistance of your child’s current teacher. If you have
any instructional concerns regarding your child’s placement for the 2012-2013 school year, please
express them in writing on a separate piece of paper and attach it to the following selection form.

     Please complete and return the attached course selection form to the
           Mountain Park School office by Wednesday, May 9, 2012.
                         Mountain Park School
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                        Complementary Subject Selection Form
                                   2012-2013
Student Name _____________________________________________
Please read the course descriptions on the school website. As we design our complementary
courses to be exploratory in nature, students are encouraged to make selections in all three areas:
fine arts, career and technology studies, and second languages. All forms need to be returned to
the office by Wednesday, May 9, 2012. Forms will be numbered as they are returned and students
are placed in options on a first come basis. We encourage students to return forms quickly. Every
effort will be made to schedule students into courses based on their choices.

BAND
If you are registering in Band, please complete this section by circling the appropriate band class.
Remember Band is a full year course and additional fees apply.

                   Band: Woodwind                                      Band: Brass/Percussion


SECOND LANGUAGE
If you are registering for a Second Language, please complete this section by circling the appropriate
Second Language. Second Languages are full year courses.

                        French                                                 Spanish


Please number the following courses from 1 – 10 (#1 being your first choice)
 Ranking                                                        Ranking

             Art                                                            Applied Technology

             Dance                                                          Construction

             Drama                                                          Foods

             Exploration in Film                                            Guitar

             Photography                                                    Leadership



Parent/Guardian Signature: _______________________________ Date: ____________________

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY:


                                           2012-2013 Option Program
                            1st Semester                                   2nd Semester
      A

       B
                    Mountain Park School
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         For Parents of students NOT in a CBE school for the 2011-2012 school year:

 I, ___________________________________, authorize my child’s previous school to release
 student records to Mountain Park School, Calgary Board of Education, Calgary, Alberta.

 Parent/Guardian Signature: ____________________________ Date: _____________




         IMPORTANT NOTE FOR STUDENTS WHO WILL NOT BE ATTENDING
               MOUNTAIN PARK SCHOOL IN SEPTEMBER 2012:

If you are not planning to attend Mountain Park School next year, please complete the
information below.

NAME: ___________________________________________

Please share the REASON for not attending Mountain Park School in September 2012 and
indicate where your child will attend.
_____________________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________


PARENT/GUARDIAN SIGNATURE: _____________________________ DATE: ___________

If you are moving schools, please complete this page ONLY. DO NOT complete the
complementary course form. Return the entire package to the school office. Thank you.

				
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