Welcome to the Buffalo Head Prairie School Website.
Dear Parents and Visitors,
Welcome to the 2018-19 school year! A new school year is always a time of great excitement and anticipation. As a staff we are excited about working together as a school community to achieve our school goals.
Buffalo Head Prairie School continues to offer a strong academic program. This year we will strive to learn and grow in our priority areas of connectivity, literacy, and numeracy in an effort to create meaningful learning opportunities for students. As we also consider the practical application that will be required of students to navigate themselves responsibly in today’s society, we have some tremendous challenges ahead of us. Buffalo Head's School Education Plan outlines the structure that will be used to address jurisdictional and school goals. This plan was developed by members of our school community and demonstrates an investment of educational energy by all parties.
Emphasis is also placed on clubs and sports at our school in an effort to give all students something special to look forward to outside the classroom. We know that children involved in extra-curricular events have the opportunity to build positive relationships in school, learn new life skills, and have an enthusiasm for their school work place that is highly beneficial. This is an important part of the total educational experience.
As parents, you play a key role in your child’s education. Speaking positively about school, sharing the value of learning, and reinforcing key learning concepts at home can make an incredible difference! I would like to thank you in advance for the work you will do to be supportive parents this year. When students, parents, and staff all work together, great strides can be made towards making a school an exceptional one.
As a school staff, we will work hard for the children in our care this year. Please feel free to contact myself or our assistant principal, Mrs. Morris, should you have any questions or concerns throughout the school year.
Mr. C. Fehr
REACH for Success!
In the fall of 2004 then Vice Principal Gregg McNeil introduced the staff to EBS, Effective Behaviour Support, a system designed to enhance school behaviour management and thereby positively impact school climate. Every school that implements this program must develop an acronym that encapsulates what the school is striving to instill in its students.
R - Respect - Respect the people around you, yourself, and the building.
E - Excel - Do your best at all times.
A - Accountable - Be responsible for yourself.
C - Community - Work together to have a good place to live.
H - Honour - Do the right thing even if no one is looking.
REACH is our acronym. It truly has become who we are, with every student knowing what the acronym stands for and what each component means. The REACH attributes are attractively displayed throughout the school. At the beginning of every month we have a school wide REACH assembly where we: review why we value REACH; mention examples of REACH being practiced in the school.
Attached you will find the 2018-19 Education Plan and the 2017-18 Results Review for Buffalo Head Prairie School.
Facts and Figures
BHPS is a Scent Aware Building. Please use caution when wearing scents.
Buffalo Head Prairie
Phone: (780) 928-2282
Fax: (780) 928-2448