JANUARY 2023 GATE Newsletter

Stars for Scholarly Youth Update The Stars for Scholarly Youth (SSY) Mentor/Mentee program has been a roaring success.  They received about 120 applicants to the program last semester and then hosted an info session through Zoom. Recently, they hosted their end of semester event for mentors and mentees. This was a winter carnival themed event with …

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December 2022 GATE Newsletter

High School Transition Information Session This session was held on November 29th and was attended by many GATE families. Principals and staff at both GATE high schools – Henry Wise Wood and Queen Elizabeth – provided a detailed session on: Many thanks to the presenters for providing thoughtful and detailed information! The session was followed by a …

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October 2022 GATE Newsletter

Parent Education Survey We are planning an education session for GATE parents. Please help us by telling us what you are interested in!Fill out this 1 minute survey on possible topics GATE CASINO FUNDRAISING One night of volunteering can make a difference! In 2018-2021, GATE Parents raised over $120,000 through Casino Fundraising. Most parents volunteered only one …

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CURIOUS ABOUT UNIVERSITY LIFE? Be a Mentee with our GATE Mentorship Program What is this program? Our program pairs University of Calgary students with YOU! to help you gain insight into your preferred degree and career path. You’ll also better understand the university experience, and can talk about life and your interests. About Us We …

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September 2022 GATE Newsletter

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The 2022 AGM will be held on Tuesday September 20th at 7:00 pm. Please join this virtual meeting to discuss: Fundraising for the 2022-2023 School Year Use of fundraising dollars  Volunteer opportunities for 2022-2023 School Year Status of GATE program within CBE Did You Know….. GATE Parents have raised over $120,000 through Casino …

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GATE Parents June 2022 Newsletter

Happy June!  We Need Your Help! We are looking for someone to assist us with an audit/review of our financials.  This review is required by the Canada Revenue Agency and needs to be completed this summer. No accounting background is required.  We will provide you with a package and the audit should only take about …

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May 2022 Newsletter

ASSITIVE TECHNOLOGY PRESENTATION PARENT INFORMATION SESSIONTopic: Assistive Technology and Note Taking Strategies for SuccessGuest Speaker: Cathi Graveline – Assistive Technology Specialist  Thank you to Cathi Graveline for speaking to us about Assistive Technology options for Junior High and Senior High students prior to our General Meeting on May 17.  This presentation covered the types of note-taking …

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GATE Parents April 2022 Newsletter

GENERAL MEETING AND PARENT INFORMATION SESSION Tuesday May 17, 2022 at 6:30 pm (Virtual)Topic: Assistive Technology and Note Taking Strategies for SuccessGuest Speaker: Cathi Graveline – Assistive Technology Specialist  This presentation will cover the types of note-taking solutions that are available, such as Dragon Naturally Speaking, Dragon Anywhere, Read & Write, Google Accessibility, iPad Accessibility and note taking …

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March 2022 Newsletter

CASINO UPDATE THANK YOU to all our casino volunteers! We were able to raise over $60,000 in funds to help our GATE schools with exciting learning enrichment opportunities. These funds are allocated amongst Queen Elizabeth, Hillhurst, Henry Wise Wood and Louis Riel schools. If your child’s school/administration have funding requests, please tell them to contact us at info@gatecalgary.ca.  …

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