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  • Registration Information: 2020-2021 School Year

    Registration Information: 2020-2021 School Year

    Registration Information 2020-2021

    Information for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year will be available in April 2020. See back for further information. Feel free to contact Rideau Park at 780-437-0010.

     

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  • AFFILIATED PRESCHOOL OPTIONS:

    AFFILIATED PRESCHOOL OPTIONS:

    Die Kleine Kinderschule:

    http://www.dkkplayschool.org/

    Contact info: Angela, Registrar for DKK South/ German Club

    Phone: 780-690-9186

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  • Program

    Program

    English Program

    Rideau Park School is a dual-track elementary school, which means that two programs from Kindergarten to Grade 6 are offered in the same school: English and German Bilingual.  

    Elementary curriculum is outlined in provincial programs of study, which identify what students are expected to learn and do in all subjects and grades.  The curriculum is designed to help students achieve their individual potential and create a positive future for themselves, their families and their communities. See what students are expected to learn in each grade, including overviews of subjects and topics. Click here

    All English students take French as a Second Language (FSL) beginning in Grade 4. In this program, French is taught as a subject to develop communication skills in French and an understanding and an appreciation of the cultures of French-speaking peoples.      

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  • Would you like to learn more about our school?

    Would you like to learn more about our school?

     

     Kindergarten Supply List

    Interactions Supply List 2019/2020

    Grade 1E/2E School Supplies 2019-2020

    Grade 2E/3E School Supplies 2019-2020

    Grade 4E/5E School Supplies 2019-2020

    Grade 5E/6E School Supplies 2019-2020

     

    German Bilingual Program

    Grade 1B School Supplies 2019-2020

    Grade 2B School Supplies 2019-2020

    Grade 3B School Supplies 2019-2020

    Grade 4B School Supplies 2019-2020

    Grade 5B School Supplies 2019-2020

    Grade 6B School Supplies 2019-2020

     

     

     

     

    School Registration Information

    We’d be happy to answer any questions you may have. 

    -  Give us a call at 780-437-0010

    -  Book a school tour.

    -  Attend our Information Evening event.

     

    Kindergarten Registration

    • Children who are four years of age on or before March 1, 2019 may register in Kindergarten‌ for the 2019/2020 school year. 
    • Registration forms may be picked up from the school office.
    • Legal proof of the student’s name, citizenship and birth date is required.
    • Proof of residency (home address) is required (i.e utility bill, lease agreement)

    Kindergarten Registration information

     

    General Registration and Information Evening Events

    Please give us a call and attend the upcoming information opportunities being held on:

    Kindergarten Information Evening - Wednesday, Februrary 20th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

     

    If you are interested in being part of our school, please contact us. If you would like to find out more about registering your child with Edmonton Public Schools, please visit us at www.epsb.ca

    General Registration Information

     

    Pre-enroll on SchoolZone

    Pre-Enrollment opens on March 11th, 2019. Parents of students currently attending District schools can select their child’s preferred school for the following year by signing in to their parent SchoolZone account. You can even use the mobile version of SchoolZone to complete the process directly from your smartphone!

    Questions? Talk to the principal at your child’s current school.

    Have you moved? Update your child’s current address with the school office before pre-enrolling in SchoolZone. 

    New to the District? Contact your preferred or designated school to learn how to register as a new Edmonton Public Schools student.

    Pre-Enrollment Closes on April 15th, 2019. 

     

     

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  • Rideau Park is a Leader In Me School

    Rideau Park is a Leader In Me School

    "We only get one chance to prepare our students for a future that none of us can possibly predict. What are we going to do with that one chance?" Stephen R. Covey

    At Rideau Park School, we are a community of leaders. Through our Leader in Me Program, which utilizes the principles of Stephen Covey's The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, our desire is for students to become leaders in their own right while feeling unique, important and worthy. By providing meaningful leadership and citizenship opportunities, we know students will reach their true potential as leaders and fine citizens in our community. Students are taught to think with the end in mind, set goals and be proactive in their learning, while developing strong 21st century literacy and citizenship skills across the curriculum.

    The world has entered an era of the most profound change in human history, creating new challenges for today's students. Meeting these challenges will require a different skill set than previous generations. In an effort to provide our students with key skills vital for the 21st century, we teach these habits through the Leader in Me process.

    • Habit 1: Be Proactive® - You're in Charge
    • Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind® - Have a Plan
    • Habit 3: Put First Things First® - Work First, Then Play
    • Habit 4: Think Win-Win® - Everyone Can Win
    • Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood® - Listen Before You Talk
    • Habit 6: Synergize® - Together Is Better
    • Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw® - Balance Feels Best

    Through this program, we teach a generation of leaders one child at a time.

    We encourage and support all students to take on at least one leadership role at our school each year. Each spring we hold a leadership fair, after which students apply from among the following roles:

    • Patrollers
    • Grade 6 Leadership
    • Student Council
    • Office Helpers
    • Morning Greeters
    • Technology/Special Events team
    • Kindergarten Leaders
    • Morning Announcement Leaders
    • Lunch helpers
    • Door/Office Decorators
    • Photography Leaders
    • Art Room Organizers
    • Recess Equipment Leaders
    • Library Leaders

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  • Clubs & Activities

    Clubs & Activities

    Rideau Park offers a variety of clubs and extracurricular activities for students.  The specific activities offered each year vary depending on student and staff interest and talent, but often include:  Running Club, Journal Games, Chess Club, Library helpers Club, Photography Club, School Events club, Kindergarten Helpers, Music Club.

     

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  • School Philosophy

    School Philosophy

    RIDEAU PARK SCHOOL 

    In order to prepare all students for a purposeful role in the global community we, as a community of learners at Rideau Park School (students, educators, and parents), commit to:  

    • creating a safe, caring, mutually respectful learning environment in a multicultural setting
    • living the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
    • developing strong 21st Century Skills which include: critical thinking, collaboration, problem solving, and technology
    • fostering creativity, curiosity, meaningful connections and commitment to lifelong learning
    • building strong bonds between home and school to help students achieve their individual best in all areas of the curriculum and to reach their true potential as leaders in the community

    RIDEAU PARK SCHOOL MISSION AND VISION STATEMENT

    Rideau Park: a place where minds and hearts grow

    every day

    Through diverse and rich learning experiences, opportunities for leadership and a warm welcoming culture, we empower each child to become a responsible learner, confident leader and compassionate citizen.

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Principal's Message

 

 

"Transforming the Learners of Today into the Leaders of Tomorrow"

We would like to welcome you to our fine school- a special place where every day students, staff and families work together to help students dream big and achieve their best. Our school offers programming in Kindergarten to Grade 6 in both English and German.  Rideau Park School is located in the mature residential community of Rideau Park in southwest Edmonton, just off the Whitemud Drive.

At Rideau Park, we are a community of leaders. Through the integration of Stephen Covey's The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People into our curriculum and activities, we provide students with the tools to develop essential life skills and characteristics they will need for success in the 21st century. With this program, our objective is to help students discover their own strengths, while allowing teachers to find opportunities for all children to grow in their abilities and confidence – and become leaders!

Our dedicated staff works in partnership with our students, parents and the community. We believe that the quality of education is enhanced when home and school have a strong, respectful relationship and ongoing, regular communication.

Together, we are committed to assisting all students to realize their personal best. Within a caring and positive learning environment, our students are encouraged to set high goals for themselves in terms of their academics, behaviour and citizenship.

Above all, at Rideau Park we aim to develop learners, leaders and citizens who are caring, helpful, innovative, collaborative, respectful, confident, resilient, reflective, and knowledgeable - skills that are essential to becoming engaged, successful participants in our society. 

Rideau Park is a place where minds and hearts grow every day. We are a school our students are proud to attend.  We hope you join our community of learning!

Kyril Mueller, Principal  Patti Lorentz, Assistant Principal
Principal Assistant Principal