Remembrance DayHarry Ainlay observed a minute of silence Wednesday, November 9th at 11:00 am in commemoration of Remembrance Day. The entire student body congregated in the North Field of the school where the ceremony was conducted. We were joined by Senator Tommy Banks (retired), Minister of Indigenous Relations the Honourable Richard Feehan, Brigadier General S.C Hetherington, and Chief Warrant Officer S.D. Douglas. The Harry Ainlay choir performed "O Canada," Laura Hawley performed "Au champ d'honneur," and Rebecca Cave read "in Flanders Fields." A special thanks to returning alumni Matt Langor for trumpeting "The Last Post, "The Flowers of the Forest," and "Reveille." Thanks also to Hugh MacDonald, our bagpiper. A special thanks to students Zanib Pannu and ...
Posted Nov 9, 2016, 5:48 PM by Powell Jones, Department Head
2015-16 YearbooksHey Class of 2016! The 2015 -16 Harry Ainlay Yearbooks will be available for grads who have purchased them starting at noon on Tuesday, November 1st. If you purchased a yearbook and still have a sibling or friend that attends Ainlay, you can have them pick up your yearbook for you at lunch in the rotunda on Tue., Nov 1st, Wed., Nov. 2nd or Thurs. Nov., 3rd. Your surrogate will need:their Ainlay ID cardA note or a text message from you authorizing them to collect your yearbook for you.If you wish to pick up your yearbook yourself, you can obtain them from the front desk in the general office starting at lunch on Tuesday Nov. 1st. They ...
Posted Oct 25, 2016, 6:20 PM by Powell Jones, Department Head
Photo RetakesPhoto RetakesMonday, October 24, 20168:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Cafeteria Students must return their original photo packages in order to have retakes done.
Posted Oct 19, 2016, 9:10 AM by Powell Jones, Department Head
GRADE 12s Google DataStudent Google Apps Data retention Account creation and maintenance - all students Student Google Apps accounts created when students enrol in the District and will be maintained for the duration they are registered with EPS.Accounts are active during the school year, typically September to June or during summer classes for those students enrolled in summer classes.Students keep the same account from year to year, school to school within EPSB.Access to Student Google information after leaving EPSStudent will only have access to their Google account and all data up until July 31st of their last enrolled school year. Accounts will be removed on August 1st.Students can obtain a copy of their Google data prior to July 31st ...
Posted Jun 19, 2016, 8:34 AM by Powell Jones, Department Head
U of A Career Centre summer career campMay 27, 2016 – Calliing all students with career questions! From July 4 to July 8, the University of Alberta Career Centre is holding a summer career camp for students who will be in Grade 10, 11, 12 or post-grade 12 this upcoming fall.Participants from last summer’s camp experienced a 20 per cent increase in optimism about their career, a 65 per cent increase in knowledge about researching careers and a 71 per cent increase in identifying next steps in their career. Their favorite part of camp was spending a day visiting workplaces and interacting with the professionals who worked there.What: Summer Career CampWhen: Monday, July 4 to Friday, July 8, 2016, 8:30 a.m ...
Posted Jun 3, 2016, 9:08 AM by Powell Jones, Department Head
Winds at the WinspearCongratulations to our Concert Band, Concert Choir and the Symphonic Group for their outstanding performances yesterday evening (June 1) at the Winspear. The ambiance of the evening was enhanced even more by the performances from the Avalon, Vernon Barford and D.S. Mackenzie music groups!
Posted Jun 3, 2016, 9:05 AM by Powell Jones, Department Head
Al Hamilton Scholarship The Al Hamilton Scholarship is named after one of our great Oilers, Al Hamilton, who is a community pillar, and played on both the Oil Kings and the Oilers. He was our captain and a great defenceman in his era. The Al Hamilton Scholarship is awarded annually to a student from the Greater Edmonton area for excellence in academics, athletics and community service. Value of this scholarship is $2000 per school year to a maximum of four (4) years equalling out to $8000. To apply, candidates need to send in the application form as well as their most recent report card, a short, 500-word essay on why they believe they deserve the scholarship and two letters of recommendation. Application ...
Posted Apr 16, 2016, 8:48 AM by Powell Jones, Department Head
Grade 10 ApplicantsAn Important Message to Applicants for Grade 10 at Harry Ainlay School for 2016/17Dear Students and Parents,Thank you for your interest in attending Harry Ainlay School for the 2016-2017 school year.Full for Students Entering Grade 10 Next Year This year’s pre-enrolment process has resulted in unprecedented interest in our school. As of April 13, our school has already received more requests for enrolment than we have space to accommodate. In fact, we are already at our capacity with students who live in the attendance area and who are guaranteed admission based on the sibling rule or acceptance into one of our District centre programs.The only students who will be able to attend ...
Posted Apr 15, 2016, 2:28 PM by Powell Jones, Department Head
Study Keys 2016Orders may now be placed online at https://schoolorders.solaro.com/7059.Please note that the portal will be available only until October 17th, 2016 so orders may be placed at any time prior to this closing date. Castle Rock Research will individually package, aggregate, and deliver orders to the school for distribution. The following resources are being provided for purchase:The KEY Study Guides - Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies courses across grades 3 to 12. These guides are ideal for review and assessment preparation and feature questions from past Diploma exams and Provincial Achievement Tests, where applicable. The correct answers and detailed solutions for questions are also provided.Student Notes and Problems (SNAP) Workbooks ...
Posted Oct 1, 2016, 9:06 AM by Powell Jones, Department Head
HANDBALL TryoutsSenior and Junior Men's Handball tryouts start on Tuesday, February 16 at 8:00 p.m. in the Small Gym. Information meeting is on Tuesday, February 16 at 12:15 p.m.in Construction (Room 218)."
Posted Feb 14, 2016, 10:47 AM by Powell Jones, Department Head
Social Studies Opportunities:Social Studies
Opportunities:Forum For Young
Topic: Politics, The
Media, The Law
Meet the Premier, party leaders, go behind the scenes of a
local media outlet or visit prominent law firms, observe court proceedings,
tour a holding cell.
April 17 - 23, 2016
See Ms. Greckol in room 130
Forum For Young
Grades 9-12Go to Ottawa for a week, meet other students from across
Canada, see Parliament Hill, and gain new insight into Canadian politics. By the way, 9 new Members of Parliament,
including 3 Cabinet Ministers have attended this event – you could be next!
Sunday March 6 to Friday March 11, 2016
Saturday March 19 to ...
Posted Feb 10, 2016, 11:01 AM by Powell Jones, Department Head
Spring Break Trip info"If you are planning to be on the Ainlay spring break trip to France and Spain, you MUST turn in your completed booking form to Mr. Clink or Ms. Chow no later than Thursday, October 15, 2015 by 3:45 p.m. Please do not submit deposit cheques yet. Thank you."
Posted Oct 10, 2015, 9:36 AM by Powell Jones, Department Head
Yearbooks 2014 - 20152014-15 Yearbooks2014-15 yearbooks will be available starting Thursday, Oct. 8th. Students presently enrolled at Ainlay will be able to pick up their copies in the rotunda at lunch on Thursday Oct. 8th and Friday Oct. 9th. If you are a member of the Class of 2015 and purchased a yearbook you may pick up the book yourself at the school office during regular office hours anytime on or after October 8th. (A parent or some other designate may pick up your yearbook for you provided they can show permission and proper ID).Alternatively you may have a sibling or friend presently enrolled at Ainlay pick up your yearbook for you during the lunchtime distribution mentioned above. (If ...
Posted Oct 7, 2015, 12:48 PM by Powell Jones, Department Head
HASTEStudents and staff involved in the Harry Ainlay Sustainability Team have completed a two year long project to transform the SE courtyard into a garden. The courtyard garden will provide fresh foodstuffs to the culinary arts program, will provide teachers with additional classroom space, and will be open to students for lunch in the warmer months. The garden is composed of three perennial garden beds that support the growth of fruits, berries, and a flower garden. The garden also features a self-watering annual garden bed that will grow lettuce, tomatoes, and other traditional garden vegetables. We would especially like to thank the Evergreen Foundation and Toyota on the Trail for their generous contribution to the garden. We would also ...
Posted Sep 6, 2015, 5:34 PM by Powell Jones, Department Head