Chickakoo Run Rescheduled

Due to weather, the Cross Country Run for Thursday September 13th at Chickakoo Lake has been RESCHEDULED to Tuesday September 25th.

If you have any questions please contact the Running Coaches, either Ms. Garrison at AGarrison@PSD70.ab.ca or Mr. Opatril at TOpatril@PSD70.ab.ca

Thank you.

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Mustang Kick Off BBQ

You are invited to attend the

Mustang Kick-Off

Wednesday September 12th

5 pm – 7 pm

Featuring the live entertainment of “Our Dog Sam”

Staff will be serving hot dogs for $2 each.

This is a great chance for parents and students to come together with staff to begin our new year

Everyone Welcome! 🙂 

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Cross Country Running

Cross Country Running Club

When and Where?

  • September 13:        Hosted by Blueberry School at Chickakoo Lake
  • September 20:       Tomahawk School
  • September 27:       Woodhaven School
  • October 4:              Entwistle School
  • October 18:            Meridian Heights School

When Exactly? Races begin at 4 pm, starting with the youngest runners. Please arrive by 3:45 pm.

Parents of students in grades K-4 are required to accompany their child to their running location and they must stay and supervise their child in that location. This year, the cross country coaches are Mr.Opatril and Ms Garrison. Please find one of them as soon as you arrive at the race location. Your coaches will make sure you are signed in and have the correct name and race category label. Parents, you are welcome to leave after your child’s race, or feel free to stay and cheer on other Muir Lakers.

All registered Muir Lake Cross Country athletes need to attend all practices. Practices will be on Monday and Wednesday at lunch recess with Mr. Opatril and Ms Garrison.

Who?  Any child from Grade K-9. Parents are responsible for all transportation.

What?   Runners compete against children of the same gender and year of birth (eg. girls, 2005). The races are through trails or an established route through a schoolyard. It is considered to be an accomplishment just to finish the race; some medals and ribbons are given out to the fastest runners.

  • Born 2009-2011 runners run 800 m,
  • Born 2005-2008 runners run 1000 m
  • Born 2004 and older runners run 2000 m.

Cost?   $5.00 for each race registered. Fees cover costs of medals, ribbons etc.

Parents are asked to fill out the registration form online and submit payment ONLINE by September 10, 2018 to register for each race that your child(ren) would like to participate in.

To register for Cross Country Running this year you will need to log on to your PowerSchool Parent Portal and fill in the form accordingly.

Log on to the PowerSchool Parent Portal by going to https://powerschool.psd70.ab.ca/public

  • Select the “Student Fees” icon under the Navigation Screen at the left side of the page
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the Cross Country Running icon
  • When the form opens, fill it in accordingly and select the races that your child would like to participate in. Be sure to click “SUBMIT” in order to be registered. The fees will automatically be added to your child’s PowerSchool Account.

If you are registering multiple students, you will need to switch users by clicking into each child’s profile at the top of your screen to register each of them.

All students must have a permission form filled out in order to participate; please sign and return it to the school prior to the races.

For more information, please contact Ms. Garrison or Mr Opatril via email or at 780-963-3535.

Thank you,
Ms. Garrison – agarrison@psd70.ab.ac
Mr. Opatril – topatril@psd70.ab.ca

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Muir Lake Talent Show

The Muir Lake School Talent Show is coming up quick and we want everyone to be prepared. It will take place on Thursday, May 24th so if your child is a part of it, please make sure that they keep on practicing! The show will begin at 12:30 pm. We look forward to watching everyone show off their talent and we hope to see some parents come down and support the students!

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Cup Stacking @ Muir Lake School

The cup stacking club has come to Muir Lake School. Grade 3 and 4 students are welcome to join us and learn how to complete the “CYCLE”
Listen to morning announcements for the day we are meeting to practice.
Parents, our club is a chance for students to get a chance to make new friends while developing hand-eye coordination. We hope to have a mini tournament in February with some other schools. 
Check out this video to see what cup stacking looks like.
Thank you,
Charlene Daub
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Rabbit Hill Ski Club is FULL!!

We are excited to say that the Rabbit Hill Ski Club has maxed out it’s numbers again this year! And sad to say that Ski/Snowboard forms will NO LONGER be accepted as the spaces are FILLED UP!!

Thank you to everyone that has signed up and a very special THANK YOU to Jana Williams for heading it up again this year and Thank You in advance to all of the volunteer parents for helping out – this could NOT happen without all of you!

The ski program will begin on Friday January 12th and the buses depart from Muir Lake School at 3 pm. If you have any questions please contact Jana Williams at 780-722-2012 or by email to janawilliams2017@gmail.com

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Rabbit Hill Ski Club

Forms for the 2017 2018 Rabbit Hill Ski Club have gone home with the grade 4 to 9 students. Forms are also available by clicking THIS LINK. Space is limited, so please get your completed form and payment in to the school office ASAP. Sorry, but this is not something that has been set up on the PowerSchool Parent Portal as it is being run by a group of volunteer parents and the payments go through the Muir Lake Community School Foundation (MLCSF). Payment can be made by either cash or cheque payable to MLCSF.

Should you have any questions, please contact Jana Williams directly at 780-722-2012 or via email at janawilliams@gmail.com

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