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Open House Dates 2015-2016

ONE SIZE DOESN’T FIT ALL – That’s what makes homeschooling sooooo special!

GRADES 1-12

Interested in Home Schooling? Explore the best options for your children! Come to our Info Session and discover how you can equip your children for success. Find out what home schooling is like and how it can enhance your kids’ future. Meet our Learning Coaches, instructors and tour the most unique learning environment in Calgary. These sessions are aimed at grades 1-12 children.

SPRING                                                           FALL

April 8 – 7:00 PM (Wed)                                  August 12 – 1:00 PM (Wed)

May 5 – 10:30 AM (Tues)                               August 20 – 9:30 AM (Thurs)

May 21 – 5:00 PM (Thurs)                              September 2 – 6:00 PM (Wed)

June 5 – 10:00 AM (Fri)                                  September 12 – 10:00 AM (Sat)

June 16 – 1:00 PM (Tues)                              September 26 – 10:00 AM (Sat)

Kindergarten

We offer a unique Kinder Program designed specifically for families who intend to home educate their family. Students who are least 4 years and 6 months old by September 1st of each year and who are registered with Phoenix by September 30 of each year qualify for Kinder Kash [Transportation Grant] and do not have to pay for basic Kinder classes (475 hours for FREE). Kinder classes run Tuesdays and Thursdays -(9:00 AM – 3:00 PM)  Plus some Wednesdays for field-trips and some Fridays for parties. Regular attendance is expected. Come find out more.

May 21 – 5:00 PM (Thurs)

June 16 – 1:00 PM (Tues)

August 26 – 1:00 PM (Wed)

Sept. 2 – 1:00 PM (Wed)

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Upcoming Homeschool Events: March 3-6, 2015

Hey homeschoolers! Here’s what’s new at Phoenix this week. These classes and activities are open to all homeschool families in the Calgary and surrounding area. Register online.

TUESDAY (March 3) – NEW CLASSES – Register online.

Grades 1-3 (Please see the program guide or the google calendar for someplace details)

  • 10:00 AM – Spring Babies
  • 12:30 PM – The Ukraine

Grades 4-6 (Please see the program guide or the google calendar for someplace details)

  • 10:00 AM – Penmanship
  • 12:30 PM – Democracy and the Iroquois

WEDNESDAY (March 4) – NEW CLASSES – Register online.

Grades 7-12 (Please see the program guide or the google calendar for someplace details)

  • 11:00 AM – Art Journalling (3 weeks)
  • 1:30 PM – Construction and Materials (4 weeks)

THURSDAY (March 5) – NEW CLASSES – Register online.

Grades 1-3 (Please see the program guide or the google calendar for someplace details)

  • 10:00 AM – First Nations
  • 12:30 PM – A-Z Mysteries (Novel)

Grades 4-6 (Please see the program guide or the google calendar for someplace details)

  • 10:00 AM – Stories of Canada
  • 12:30 PM – Weather Watch

FRIDAY (March 6) – MEETINGS

  • 10:00 AM – Mentor Meeting
  • 12:00 PM – Learning Coach Meeting
  • 2:00 PM – Staff Meeting
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Let’s Be Friends

The other day I was introduced to the owner of a local business by my sister. Several days later my daughter dropped off a resume. We happen to be in the area the next day so we popped back in to make sure he had gotten the resume. He had seen it but told us, in no uncertain terms, that he never mixed business with friendship.

I must admit, I was completely horrified! You see, being a Calgarian is all about connection and community!

Perhaps it is a part of our pioneer spirit. We have worked together to create a rich, vibrant city that we are very proud of. We embrace diversity, we celebrate  innovation and we volunteer to help each other in record numbers! Why? Because we care about each other!

 Two Calgarians who have never met, can be standing in a line up in a foreign airport a long ways from home. As soon as they discover they are both from Calgary, they immediately search for common connections. What part of the city do you live in?  Where do you work? Who do you know?
 
I would suggest that more people are starting to think like Calgarians because of social media. We trust with far more certainty, a recommendation from a friend ( even a friend of a friend) on Facebook then we do advertising on TV.

And companies know this! They use social media to specifically create relationships with us. They work hard to create community and build trust!
Why? Because we want to do business with groups and organizations that treat us like friends! And that’s what we try to do here at Phoenix!

We do very little advertising and most of our students come to us through word-of-mouth. Our community is small because it allows us to have a relationship with each and every one of our families.

We care because you are quite literally our friends, our family and our community! And we wouldn’t have it any other way!
 
Proudly serving our ” Friends”!