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    Registration

    With the exception of Grade 2, please note that Esther Starkman School is full in planned classes in all other grades. If you live in our attendance area and are looking for a space in Kindergarten, please register using the school’s online process. We will accept registrations in these grade levels only if you are a resident of Edmonton Public Schools and have newly moved into our attendance area after April 15, 2020. A resident student of Edmonton Public Schools has at least one parent or legal guardian that is non-Roman Catholic and who resides within the City of Edmonton. Non-resident students may only enrol in another Division school with space remaining in planned classes.

    NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION 

    Because schools remain closed to students and visitors due to COVID-19, new student registrations will now be submitted online. If your child is new to the Division, you must complete our Esther Starkman school’s online registration form, fill out and upload the Student Registration form and submit supporting documents before your child(ren) can be registered for the upcoming school year. 

    Our school will no longer accept printed registrations. Do not drop off student registration forms at the school. 

    Submitting a registration package after the deadline of April 15, 2020 may limit your options to schools with available space.Learn more about registration dates and deadlines

    Learn more about schools that have implemented a lottery process, and how it might impact new student registration.

    HOW TO REGISTER

    Families who need to register their child(ren) for school are welcome to do so over summer break. If you register over the summer, you will be contacted after staff return to school on August 19, 2020. See more information on this page about registering new students using our online form.

     

    STEP 1: FILL OUT THE ONLINE FORM

    You will need to use an existing Gmail account or set up a free Gmail account to fill out the online form. This helps us protect the privacy of your personal information.

    STEP 2: UPLOAD A COMPLETED STUDENT REGISTRATION FORM AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION

    Upload copies of the following documents:

    • a completed, signed Student Registration form (fill out the form electronically, print a copy and scan the completed copy, or print and take clear photos of each completed page.)
    • confirmation of address for the student's parent/guardian (see below)
    • legal proof of the student’s name, citizenship and birthdate (see below)

    All documents must be uploaded in order to submit the form. Please ensure that you are providing clearphotos and the entire page is visible for each document submitted. 

    Examples of accepted documentation:

    Legal proof of student’s name

    Confirmation of address

    • Canadian provincial birth certificate
    • Canadian citizenship document
    • passport
    • student visa
    • driver's license
    • utility bill
    • home insurance
    • property tax bill
    • In some cases, immigration documents (e.g. landed immigrant documentation or a Permanent Residence Card) may also be required. Visit Citizenship and Immigration Canada for more information.
    In some cases, you may be asked to provide more than one of the above. 

     

    OTHER WAYS TO REGISTER

    Families who are unable to register online can mail their completedStudent Registration formand copies of their supporting documents to the following address:

    Central Records
    18004-116 Avenue NW

    Edmonton  AB T5S 1L5

    To be part of Edmonton Public Schools pre-enrolment process, we strongly suggest families register online to ensure their documents are received before 4 p.m. on April 15, 2020, in case postal service 

    is interrupted.

    CONFIRMING REGISTRATION SUBMISSION

    Once you have submitted your completed student registration form and supporting documents, we will review all of the documents. This does not mean your child has been enrolled at the school—we will contact you to let you know once your child is enrolled.

    We will contact you if we need clarification about any of the documents you submit. 

    For junior high and high school registrations—once we confirm your enrolment, we will reach out to you for your course requests. 

    SUPPLY LISTS

    https://www.write-on.ca/shop/ 

    FOR ONLINE ORDERS:
    • Go to www.write-on.ca
    • Click on “PARENTS – Order Here”
    • School Name:  Esther Starkman School
    • Choose your grade and place your order. 
    • Complete your order by clicking ‘PLACE ORDER’
    • You will receive an automatic email confirmation to confirm your order has been received
    • We accept VISA, MC, AMEX, Visa Debit and Interac On-line. 

     

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Choose how your child will learn in Quarter 2


Families can now choose how their child learns, in person or online, in Quarter 2.  Read more about how to make your choice by the October 19 deadline.

   

welcome

    

 

Principal's Message

Dear Parents and Students,

Esther Starkman School is a Kindergarten to Grade 9 school. We will accept registrations from the Primary Attendance Area of Terwillegar Towne and if space is available from the Secondary Attendance area of Terwillegar South West.  Please view the attendance maps under the Parents / Registration tab to ensure you live within our area if you are planning on registering.

It is the mission of Esther Starkman School to “ensure high levels of learning for ALL of our students.” We want our students to think, problem solve and apply the knowledge they learn so that they are exceptionally well prepared to succeed in our ever changing world. To that end, our staff works as a professional learning community engaging in job embedded professional development on a weekly basis. Our teachers are learners themselves, constantly improving their instructional practices and collaborating to create a diverse and rewarding classroom experience.

Esther Starkman is a community school that places great value on creating positive relationships with our parent community. We believe education is a partnership between parents and the school, we therefore strive to provide parents with up to date and relevant information regarding their child’s learning. Daily, through SchoolZone, our parents will receive all the information they require to participate in their child’s school experience.  

On behalf of the staff,  I welcome you to Esther Starkman School.  We hope that your experience at Esther Starkman is rewarding and will cause you to believe as we do, that this truly is a school of “Excellence!”

Sincerely,

 

Sunita Sas

Principal

 

"Ensuring High levels of learning for all students"

 

The 3 Big Ideas: 

Focus on Learning

  • something is not taught unless the student has learned it. 

Focus on Collaboration

  • we are not an isolated collection of teachers under one roof, rather we are a team that works interdependently to achieve common goals 

Focus on Results

  • it is the results of our efforts that we are concerned with.  If we are not getting the results in student achievement that we are expecting, then we will change our actions to get different results.

4 Key Questions:

  1. What do we want students to know?

  2. How do we know if students have learned what we want them to?

  3. What do we do when students do not learn what they are supposed to learn?

  4. What do we do when students already know what they are supposed to learn