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Brentwood this Week

Monday, April 15th - Read-a-thon begins/Education Week

Wednesday, April 17th - Hot Lunch/Kindergarten Open House

Thursday, April 18th - Chapel


Our Read-a-thon is officially underway and runs until April 26! If you haven't registered your students yet, it only takes a few minutes: Register for Read-a-thon Here! 

Have you seen the prizes up for grabs!? We've got class treat parties! A Nintendo Switch! Movie passes! Waterpark & Galaxyland passes and so many more epic prizes: Brentwood Read-a-thon Prizes!

If you want to track our school progress and read some encouragement from our donors- check out our school Read-a-thon page here: Brentwood's Read-a-thon Page! If you have any questions, reach out to us at:

Thank you for all the inspiring support and happy reading!

Brentwood Home & School Association

Change of Clothing (Lot of water in our fields/parks)

Please keep a change of clothing(Pants, underwear, socks) in a ziplock bag in your students backpack.

School Supply Ordering for 24/25 Year Now Available **OPTIONAL**

• Go to
• Click on “PARENTS – Order Here”
• School Name: Brentwood School - SHERWOOD PARK
• 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.

**Delivery to the school is the 3rd week of June** **Home delivery available for a charge**

Field Trips

Field trips are added periodically throughout the school year. If there is a fee it will be added to the Parent Portal and you will receive an email to login and pay. Please contact your teacher directly if you would like any information regarding current or upcoming field trips.

Junior High Information Nights: Running April and May

Junior high schools across EIPS are hosting information nights for all Grade 6 students and their families—taking place in April and May. Make sure to attend to learn everything you need to know about the junior high programs at your child’s school. Those who attend will also have a chance to:

  • meet the teachers;
  • tour the school and classrooms;
  • learn about the upcoming curriculum; and
  • ask questions.

For specific dates and times, see: EIPS Junior High Information Sessions 2024

Complete your census online starting May 1, 2024. 

The 2024 municipal census begins May 1. Watch your mail in late April for your personalized PIN number. We strongly encourage residents to use the online platform for its efficiency, convenience, and security.  

Starting May 13, our dedicated census workers will conduct door-to-door collection for households that have not yet participated, while the online option remains open throughout this period.

Visit for more information.

EIPS Annual Education Results Report

Every year, Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) publishes an Annual Education Results Report, which outlines the Division’s Four-Year Education Plan, opportunities for growth and how it’s supporting students to achieve the best possible outcomes. Read through this year’s EIPS Annual Education Results Report 2022-23 and discover how EIPS fosters learning environments for all students to learn, grow and thrive—and why it matters.

March Spotlight: cultivating high-quality learning environments and experiences · Power of Kindness: Creates welcoming, inclusive, respectful, and safe learning environments in schools · Building Blocks: How effective planning, management and infrastructure is supporting learning · Raising the bar: Evidence-based practices that are enhancing teaching and learning in EIPS

RELATED INFORMATION EIPS Four-Year Education Plan: 2022-26  EIPS Three-Year Capital Plan: 2024-27

Kindergarten Registration Open

Is your child turning five on or before Dec. 31, 2024? If so, it’s almost time to register for kindergarten.

Kindergarten registration opened for the 2024-25 school year on Feb. 1, 2024. To help families prepare, Elk Island Public Schools has put together an online EIPS Kindergarten Tool kit to make the transition as smooth as possible. The kit includes information on registration, important dates, programming options, what to expect, eligibility, how to find your designated school, transportation and more.


Please check our website and download the school calendar for the year.

The 2024-25 division calendar is now available also.

School Fees 

Pay school fees online! School fee information for the 2023-24 school year are now posted on the PowerSchool Parent Portal.  All fees are due within 30 days of being posted, October 25th. To access your fee information, simply log in to the PowerSchool Parent Portal and go to “Student Fees.” There you can view your fees and pay online using a credit card.

Don’t forget to log in to the PowerSchool Parent Portal regularly throughout the year. Fees are often added to your child’s account to cover the cost of certain school activities such as field trips, class projects, athletic-team fees and more. Additionally, junior high and senior high fees can change as courses are added and deleted.

If you’re unable to pay your school fees, you can apply to have certain fees waived by submitting an Application for a Waiver of Fees. The application deadline was Dec. 15, 2023.

For more information about school fees, waivers and payment deadlines visit

Drop Off and Pick Up

Hi Families, please note that Brentwood does not offer before and after school care.  Please do not drop off your student before 8:20 am and pick up no later than 3:15pm.  If your student has forgotten something at school and it is after 3:15pm there is no guarantee that it can be retrieved from the classroom.  You would have to contact your teacher directly via email to see if they were still at the school.

Logos Information

Please visit our website for more information.

Volunteers & Visitors

We are pleased to welcome volunteers and visitors into the school. Please visit the office to sign in and put on a visitor badge/lanyard when you arrive.  MUST Complete the BWD Confidentiality Undertaking, and Declaration for Volunteers.

As in any other year, we require that all visitors notify us of their presence and purpose for joining us. This is to ensure that our school is a safe space as well as to help us track who is in the building in case of an emergency. Staff are required to ask visitors if they need help when they are in the school. 

 If you need to speak to any staff member, please email or call ahead of time to set up an appointment so we can minimize any disruption of instructional time.

Hot Lunch

Now available for ordering (Please visit website)

Phone Calls

We receive many, many phone calls, so if no one answers please leave a message and someone will return your call in a timely manner.  Also, please use:

Please make after school arrangements prior to school as we cannot guarantee messages will be delivered after 2:20pm(unless of an emergency). 


One measure of keeping students safe is ensuring students have safely arrived at school. If your child is going to be late or absent for any reason, it is important that you contact the office immediately via email, phone or attendance contact (all available 24 hours/day) no later than 8:30am and report the reason for the absence/late. 

**Bus students - families please inform the bus driver also.

Thank you everyone for your cooperation and support.


Bell Schedule:

PowerSchool Parent Portal 

The PowerSchool Parent Portal is an interactive web-based platform where parents and guardians can access attendance, grades and fee information for all students registered in the Division, as well as provide updates to family contact information as needed. One account provides access to the information about all students in your family, and the account remains active for as long as you have students registered in EIPS—there’s no need to create a new account each year. All new EIPS students are automatically connected to the applicable parent or guardian account.

For new EIPS families: 1. Go to

  1. In the ‘Username’ field, input the email address you provided on your child’s registration form.
  2. Select ‘Forgot Password.’ You’ll receive an email with a link to create a new password.
  3. Return to the main PowerSchool Parent Portal page and log in with your email address and new password.


Please familiarise yourself with the website.  It will have contacts, calendars, bell schedules, powerschool access etc.  If you find there is something not on the website, please let me know.

Strathcona County Family Resource Network

Caregiver Education Sessions CYF AMH Resource Links (

Alberta Health Services hosts a variety of virtual caregiver information sessions throughout the year focused on ways to support students’ mental health. The sessions are free and geared toward parents, caregivers, teachers and community members who want to learn more about challenges impacting children and adolescents. Session topics include anxiety, ADHD, depression, self-harm, technology, teens and teaching leadership skills, communication, resiliency and more. Visit Caregiver Education to see the monthly caregiver sessions.


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