GATE Parents Newsletter February 2024

GATE Parent Education Session: A CONVERSATION ABOUT GATE  The GPA is pleased to offer this session with Chris Radu from the Calgary Board of Education. Chris leads the Inclusive Education portfolio, which supports the GATE program and over 150 Specialized Classes across the CBE. At this session, Chris will speak to various topics of interest to parents …

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GATE Parents Newsletter January 2024

GATE School Open House and Information Sessions Both GATE high schools will be holding information sessions for Grade 9 students and their families, while Louis Riel (Grades 5-9) will be holding its annual open house. Students and families are encouraged to attend to learn more about the programs and offerings at each school. Henry Wise …

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April 2023 GATE Parents Newsletter

The “Art of Awareness” Contest is an art contest open to Calgary youth aged 12-18. Youth are encouraged to submit an art piece that responds to the prompt “What is your take on the most pressing issues facing youth in Calgary today?. Art submissions can be in the form of video, audio, physical, or written …

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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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