September Newsletter

September’s Newsletter is available to download here.

Online Permission Forms

In an effort to reduce time,money and paper waste, parents will be able to submit all permission forms through a secure online website.  Thorsby Jr/Sr High School is excited to announce that starting September 2017, all permission forms will be online through our fee payment portal, Acorn Online Payments through PowerSchool Parent Portal. If you do not have a parent account set up we have contacted you recently by mail with more information on how to do this.  If you do not have internet access, we will have a kiosk at the school for your use in the office as well as help with this process.  A mobile App is also available for your smart phone.

  1.  Continuing with the automated interaction with the school reminders as voice messages when your child(ren) are away when the school has not been notified, Alerts sent by either or all Voice messages, Text messages, or email messages.  It is important to keep your information up to date not only for these alerts but in the event of an emergency.
  1. Prospective Grades 10,11,12 are invited to attend this course selection date in August.  Hereis the verbage…

Each year we invite students in grade 10, 11, and 12 to come into the school in late August to select/finalize their courses for the fall term.  This not only gives the students an opportunity to talk one on one with our counsellor or Principal, but is designed to ensure they are on track with their graduation plan.  Please see the date and time for your child(ren) to attend this session:

Wednesday August 30, 2017

Grade 10’s  –  10 AM

Grade 11’s  –  11 AM

Grade 12’s  –  1 PM

If you have any questions, you may call the office at 780-789-3983 before June 30, 2017 or after August 30, 2017 or you may email

Verifying your child’s information



Parent/Legal Guardians should click on the link to complete the returning student confirmation form for the 2017-2018 school year. One form must be submitted for each returning student in your family. Once you have successfully submitted one Returning Student Confirmation Form, you will have the opportunity to “Submit Another Admission” from the “Confirmation” page. Please only submit this form for the students who are currently enrolled at our school.  If you have a student at another school please complete the form that comes from that school.


Verifying your Child’s information

Thank you for your cooperation and assistance with planning for the 2017 – 2018 School Year. If you have any changes after you submit this form, please contact us directly at Ph: 780.789.3983.

We look forward to providing an exceptional learning environment in 2017 – 2018.

Thorsby Junior/Senior High School

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September Newsletter

September’s Newsletter is now available to view and download here.

Shop Projects

There are some amazing projects coming out of our shop this year. Take a look at a few of the finished projects.

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Terry Fox Run

Students and Staff participated in the Terry Fox Run on Tuesday, October 4. It was a chilly walk/run. Mr. Van Horn had some stiff competition with students to see who finished first!

Bio 20 Field Trip to Devonian Gardens

Mr. Van Horn took his Bio 20 students to the Devonian Botanical Gardens on Friday, September 30. Check out some of the pictures.

Awards Night

Please join us as we recognize our students at our annual Awards Night on Friday, October 7.  The evening will begin at 7:00 pm and will take place in THS gym. Awards will be handed out for many different categories including academics and athletics.

September 2016 Newsletter

The September 2016 Newsletter is available to download and print here.