Online Orientation Session – Sept 7

ONLINE ORIENTATION SESSION - September 7, 2017 at 9:00 AM GETTING STARTED @Phoenix - FOR REGISTERED STUDENTS ONLY - This vital workshop cover how the various programs work, what funding and resources are available and how classes (activities) work. We will review parent and student responsibilities and explain the role of your learning coach. You … Continue reading Online Orientation Session – Sept 7

Welcome to Blend Ed!

  Welcome! Whether you are new to the Phoenix Education Foundation or a long time member, we wish you a warm welcome as you embark on the 2017/2018 school year. You have chosen to provide your child with a customized program to suit your child’s specific needs, learning style and the 21st century environment. To … Continue reading Welcome to Blend Ed!

Changes to Home Ed for 2017

Today from Alberta Education: "In October 2016, Alberta Education released the Standards for Home Education Reimbursement. This document was intended to assist school authorities in determining which parental expenses are eligible—and ineligible—for reimbursement on behalf of students in home education programs. When the Standards for Home Education Reimbursement was released, I committed that the department … Continue reading Changes to Home Ed for 2017

6 reasons to homeschool

Homeschooling is a term that applies to a wide variety of options. Here in Alberta it can mean anything from a home education program which a parent designs and implements to an online program that the school delivers or a Blend Ed program that is part online,  part at school, part in print and part … Continue reading 6 reasons to homeschool

Stone Soup Club

You know the story of stone soup? Where everybody from the village contributes something and in the end there is a rich flavourful soup that fills everyone.  Here is our stone soup club kids working on a delicious wonton soup this week - some for them, some for others and some to take home!

Gr. 1-6 Program Guide is now HERE!

The Grade 1-6 program guide is now available at the front desk or for download here! We would like to thank Miss Vanessa for all here help in getting the guide out sooooooo early! Usually it is done in July. So what does next year hold . . . all kinds of fun! Our themes … Continue reading Gr. 1-6 Program Guide is now HERE!

Building Resilience in Kids – Option B

As a staff we are reading "Option B" by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant. Sheryl is the author of the fabulous leadership book for women called "Lean In". I thought this book (Option B - Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy) might be a great addition to our caring skills especially after 5 of … Continue reading Building Resilience in Kids – Option B