Category Archives: General Information

Developmental Asset #6: Parental Involvement in Schooling

If you are a Phoenix family, this is part of your way of life. One of our core philosophies at Phoenix is that parents are the primary educators of their children. From Grade 7 on, students need to be given more opportunities to work independently, but that does not mean they can learn effectively without adult supervision. As the primary

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Feast – Mad Scientists

Be sure to register for your spot at the Mad Scientist feast on Friday Oct 20 at NOON! Space is limited! What are feasts important? It is a chance for us to share what we’ve learned over the last 5 weeks of classes, it gives parents and grandparents a chance to be a part of the learning community and it

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School Not Working Out?

Check out a Home Education Program! Phoenix is still accepting mid-year rescue students into our home education program. Unfortunately, the deadline for funding has pasted, you can still home educate! How does it work? There is a $50.00 for first time students. This creates your file, updates the government records and sets up your Phoenix account. You will need your

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Developmental Asset #5: Caring School Climate

If you’re a Phoenix family, you’ve already got this one pretty well covered! Anytime young people gather in one place, though, it’s important to keep an eye out for bullying, peer pressure, and other interpersonal conflicts. This applies not just to schools, but to clubs, sports teams, church groups, and any other group to which your adolescent belongs. Here are

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Developmental Asset #4: Caring Neighbourhood

Having caring neighbours around helps young people feel safe and supported. As an adult, here are a few things you can do to support your neighbourhood kids, and to help build a caring neighbourhood for your own children.   Have a neighbourhood celebration or block party on the first and last day of each school year. Invite parents, youth, teachers,

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Do you love chocolate?

Join us for our annual Purdy’s chocolate Christmas Fundraiser. It is that time of you to start planning for the season. Catalogues are available at the front desk and orders must be in by November 24th. The easiest form of payment for us is a cheque, made to Phoenix Foundation. What a tasty way to contribute to education!

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