What's New at Next Step Fort Saskatchewan

2017

Blanket Exercise

FSO staff and students participating in an Aboriginal Blanket Exercise.

Orientation starts today at FSO

Welcome Back. We are excited to begin our second semester orientation today for all of our full-time students!   Please note: If you would like to register with us you can drop in wait your turn and/or phone ahead to book an appointment.  Please call…

Diploma Exam dates schedule

CLOSED ON MONDAY JANUARY 16, 2017 FROM 8:30 – 12:30 UNLESS YOU ARE A STUDENT WRITING THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS DIPLOMA PART A. ALL OTHER STUDENTS WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THE SCHOOL FROM 12:30 – 4:00.   CLOSED ON TUESDAY JANUARY 17, 2017 FROM 8:30 –…

2016

Wishing you a Happy New Year!

On behalf of the staff of Next Step in Fort Saskatchewan have a Merry Christmas and Happy New year.  Be safe, we will see you when we reopen on January 9th, 2017!

Join Us!

Next Step Fort Saskatchewan will be celebrating the Holiday Season by hosting a Christmas Luncheon on December 20, 2016 at 11:45 am. Please join us in Celebrating the Christmas Season.

Early Out Wednesday

Just a reminder to our school community that we close on Wednesday at 12:30 PM for staff meeting.  Happy short day!

'Lest we forget' Remembrance Day 2016

On November 10th Fort Saskatchewan Next Step will be honouring the people who have defended our nation with a Remembrance Day ceremony. Our ceremony will begin with a moment of silence at 11:00 am and will be followed by a brief presentation and discussion…

Pokemon Go Contest

On Friday September 30th at 9:15 am we are kicking off our 2016/17 Physical Education classes with a Pokemon Go Contest. The objective of the day is to get out outside into nature, walk around town and experience the beauty that fall in Fort Saskatchewan…

Celebrating Orange Shirt Day

On September 30th Fort Saskatchewan Next Step is Celebrating Orange shirt day with a stew and bannock lunch at 11:45 am as well as a brief presentation about the residential school system at 11:20 am. About Orange Shirt Day Three years ago, Williams…

What's coming up!

We have some great PE activities starting in early October. If you are interested, please contact Alena or Danielle for information on the fun filled activities. Blended Program We have an agreement in place to share students and blend programs with…

Welcome Back!

We are open for registrations starting on August 30th. Please call 780-992-0101 to set up an appointment for registration.

Aboriginal Day

Happy National Aboriginal Day to all our indigenous students and families.

Deadline dates

Important dates:  June 22nd is the final day to hand in and complete assessments for diploma level courses. June 24th is the final day to hand in and complete assessments for non-diploma courses.  

Awards Day

Please join us for our year-end awards celebrations on Tuesday June 21st at 1:00 pm.

School Closure Days for English and Social Diploma Examinations

Please Note: We will be closed until 12:30 pm on June 13, 14, 16 and 17 for English and Social Diploma Examinations.

Diploma Exam Prep

Don’t look for loopholes attend Tasia’s ELA 30-1 exam prep on Saturday May 28th from 10am-1pm.

June 2016 Diploma Exam Schedule

Diploma Exams Schedule: June 2016Diploma exams must be administered according to the scheduled dates and times.All diploma exams, except those that are asterisked, remain secured after administration. Monday, June 139:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.English Language…

It's Almost Over

Remember at the beginning of the year when everyone excited about the new school year. Well….those days are over and we are almost at the finish line. Important Year-End Deadlines: June 21st Next Step 2015/16 Awards day. June 22nd Last day for June…

Early Out Wednesday

Just a reminder that this Wednesday, May 4th, is Early Dismissal due to Staff Meeting.  The school will be closed at 12:15 PM

Mental Health Awareness Week

Rest and refresh. Get plenty of sleep. Go to bed at a regular time each day and practice good habits to get better sleep. Sleep restores both your mind and body. However, feelings of fatigue can still set in if you feel constantly rushed and overwhelmed…

Mental Health Awareness Week May 2-6, 2016

1. Connect With Others.  Develop and maintain strong relationships with people around you who will support and enrich your life. The quality of our personal relationships has a great effect on our wellbeing. Putting time and effort into building strong…

Volunteer Appreciation Week!

We are celebrating Volunteer Week and with that we would like to thank our School Volunteer Betty Lucas.  Betty has been with Next Step for over 6 years and has given us countless hours helping students with many assignments. We are so grateful for…

We are open March 21, 22 & 23!

At this point, we are already 7 weeks into the 2nd semester. By now our students are in the groove and focused on completing their core courses. The shame of it all is that we are going to have to take a break a (Spring Break) starting next week. Wednesday…

PI Day Monday March 14th

Come learn about and celebrate PI day with all of our Mathletes on Monday March 14!  We will also be serving pizza for lunch!

Open House

On March 15th, 2016 between 4:00 and 7:00 pm we will be hosting an Open House for parents and students who are looking for a school for the 2016/17 school year. Next Step in Fort Saskatchewan is an Alternative School that provides a safe and intimate…

Hours this week

A reminder that this week we have a Staff Meeting on Wednesday (school closes at 1pm) and a Teacher Professional Development Day on Friday (no school for students).  Bank on your success this week by making your hours early! Keep checking the school…

What's up in Math Class?

One of the most significant struggles students have with school happens when students fall behind in their courses. Falling behind in math is particularly problematic because students often begin to fear whether they can do the work or not. With this…

Pink Shirt Day

On February 24, 2016 we are celebrating Pink Shirt day at the Next Step High School in Fort Saskatchewan. Bullying is a major problem for many students across Canada and it is imperative that victims of bullying know they are not alone and that there…

NAIT is Here!

Fort Saskatchewan Next Step High School will be hosting Tim Dykstra from NAIT today at 12:30pm to provide a presentation about the exciting programs and opportunities offered at NAIT. Tim will be also informing students of the different admission requirements…

Happy Chinese New Year and Welcome to the Year of the Monkey!

Today we are celebrating Chinese New Year (also called the Lunar New Year) at Fort Saskatchewan Next Step. The Lunar New Year marks the passing of another 12 lunar cycles. It is celebrated in many Asian countries and by many people around the world. The…

Teen Triple P (suitable for parents of children ages 12-17)

Triple P is a program to assist parents in developing skills to promote nurturing relationships and confidence with positive skills development.  Location:  Boys and Girls Club Dates:  February 3 - March 16 Time:  6:30 - 8:30 pm Call Kristi Wahl…

No School Friday.

We will be closed on Friday January 29th for semester break.  We will re-open on Monday, February 1 the first day of Semester 2.  If you would like to register at Next Step for Semester 2 please call 780-992-0101.

Next Step Grad 2016!

Even though we're only halfway through the year, many of our graduates are already getting excited for our upcoming graduation ceremony!  To keep students and parents up to date on the latest Grad News, we have started a Graduation Information page…

Semester two

The second semester’s orientation for full-time students, extends over the first three weeks of February.  Full-time students are expected to attend from 9:00 am-2:45 pm each day between February 1st and February 11th; and from 9:00 am-1:30 pm on…