School News

2017

Have a Safe and Happy Summer Holiday Everyone! See you back at school on Wednesday, August 30th!

Celebration of Learning !

Our Celebration of Learning exercises were once again an opportunity for the community to gather and celebrate the achievements of our students!  Congratulations on a job well done, everyone !

Uncas Canada Day !

Canada Day at Uncas comes on the first Friday of June.  We wear Red & White, enjoy a pancake breakfast, and this year we worked on a "Why We Love Canada" book to place in our Time Capsule celebrating Canada 150. We had a Centennial flag flying under…

Education Week at Uncas

Uncas celebrated Education Week (May 1 - 5) in a variety of ways.  We enjoyed daily Buddy Reading, DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) time, and video tours of our Canadian National Parks via a great website (natiionalparks.ca). We utilized the site to access…

Bennett Centre workshop for Grade 6s!

Our grade 6s enjoyed a Science experience presented by the Bennett Centre today.  All elements of the science curriculum were covered, and the 6s worked through the various stages via exploratory and discovery approaches to learning. The work stations…

February Ski Trip!

Our group went downhill skiing at the Edmonton Ski Club in mid February.  We had + temperature and a good time was had by all!  Many thanks to our parent volunteers who enjoyed the day with us.

Above & Beyond!

Our students were challenged to go Above & Beyond at our February Character Education activity, and many students rose to that challenge! They submitted a paragraph and visual explaining why they would like to win an Edmonton Oilers Skills Competition…

2016

Celebrating the Season of Giving!

Uncas School Community is well into our Season of Giving, collecting food for the Strathcona County Christmas Bureau!

Anti Bullying Week!

 Along with schools across our province this week we are celebrating Anti Bullying Week! We have classroom presentations on positive relationships by our counsellor Ms. Fedor, who is also introducing new additions to our library on how to be positive…

Remembrance Day at Uncas

The Uncas School Community observed Remembrance Day this morning with many parents and relatives in attendance.    

New Playground Progress!

Our PAC has been fundraising for the construction of a new division one playground structure, and on Friday November 4 we received a cheque from our MLA Cortes-Vargas for over $75,000!  We had a great assembly with speeches from dignitaries, including…

Terry Fox Run!

Today our Terry Fox Run was held in the afternoon.  Many parents joined us, and that was great to see.  Jenna M won the t-shirt draw and so her and brother Harry had the privilege of leading the start of the Run! Thanks to all who supported this wonderful…

Need Some Help with Wasp Trap Materials

Every year we have wasps in our playground, and some years a heavier concentration than others.  This seems to be one of those years. We deal with them by making wasp traps out of 2 litre plastic pop bottles which we position in infested areas.  If…

Off to a Great Start!

Uncas School and Community are off to a great start to the 2016 - 17 school year. We currently have 199 students registered, and are vey pleased that so many new families have chosen to make Uncas and area their new home. Welcome to all of our newcomers,…

Back to School 2016-2017

Classes resume Tuesday, August 30 We are looking forward to welcoming all returning and new students in the 2016–2017 school year. Uncas School is now closed for the summer break. Our office will reopen on August 24. Below you will find answers to…

Have a Great Summer Holiday!

Enjoy a safe and wonderful summer holiday everyone, and we will see you back at school on Tuesday, August 30th!

Jesse Fleming Memorial Award Winners

Braden G and Yanna B presented by the Fleming Family

Samuel Johnson Award

Abby K presented the Samuel Johnson Award    

Crazy Hair Day!

It was Crazy Hair Day at Uncas School !  

Little Elk Island Adventure

Our ECS students were treated to a visit by Elkwood and friends.  They learned about and practiced Bus Safety during this EIPS Student Transportation program!

Uncas Speech Competition

On Monday, the top 3 speakers from each of grades 4, 5, and 6 presented their speeches to all of the Division Two students and teachers and some parents. Judges were Ms. Gayle Knox (former Uncas Principal), Mrs. Helen Bilou (former Uncas Assistant Principal),…

Boundary Exemption Process

Note:  the Boundary Exemption Process for parents wishing to enroll their child(ren) in a school other than their designated school is open until April 14, 2016.  Complete details about the Boundary Exemption Process can be found on the front page…

Running Room Games

Our Running Club Relay Team competed at the Running Room Games, held at the Butterdome.  It was great competition and lots of fun!  The next action for our Running Club is to prepare for the District Relays in May.

Rocks and Rings

On Thursday, January 21 our entire school will participate in the "Rocks and Rings" curling program.  An instructor from Curling Canada will onsite for the day, working once again (we had Rocks & Rings a couple of years ago) with our students to educate…

Downhill Skiing at Snow Valley!

Our grades 4, 5, & 6 students will be downhill skiing at Snow Valley on Monday, January 18th! Thanks to our Parent Advisory Council for helping with the costs!