School News

2018

ADmazing Savings Booklets now on sale!

KAHS students and staff will be selling ADmazing Saving Coupon Books this year.   The books are on sale from KA Staff and students for $25 each.  The money raised, stays in the school for programs and equipment that benefit all students.   The ADmazing…

Meet the Teacher: Thursday, September 13th

Meet the Teacher Night will happen at KA on Thursday, September 13th at 7pm.  We hope to see many new and returning parents!  

KA Office Opens on Monday, August 27th.

Our office will open for the 2018/2019 school year on Monday, August 27th.   Registration dates for students to pick up schedules, text books, lockers, etc. are as follows: Grade 9:  Tuesdsay, August 28, 9am - Noon Grade 10-12:  Wednesday, August…

THANK-YOU TO OUR GRAD SPONSORS!

We would like to thank all of our extremely generous community sponsors for all of their support with our Graduation & Awards Ceremony.  Thanks to such generous support, KA was able to distribute over $10000 worth of scholarships and awards to very…

2018 2019 School Year Information

We did it!  School is out for summer! We look forward to seeing everyone in the fall for the first day of school on Tuesday, September 4th. We hope that most students can join us for registration days on August 28th and 29th. Please see any of the following…

Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations to all of our 2018 Graduates!  You did it!   The staff at KAHS wishes you every success as you enter post-secondary education, the workforce or whatever path you choose in life.  

Lost & Found

All items left in lockers and left in the Lost & Found will be donated to a local charity on Wednesday, June 20th.  Please make sure to check the Lost & Found for any items that may belong to you before then.  There are numerous sweaters, jackets and…

LOCKER CLEAN OUT

All lockers must be completely emptied and locks returned to the office by June 15th.  Locks and remaining personal items will be removed from lockers after June 15, and any items left in lockers will be put in the Lost & Found for donation to local…

Stanley DeWalt Tool Grant

We are very excited to announce that we have be awarded the Stanley DeWalt Tool Grant.  Mr. Griffith applied for this grant, and received notice that Kate Andrews HS had been chosen as a recipient!  Stanley Black & Decker's partnership with Skills/Competences…

Coaldale School Facilities Meeting: June 21st @ 6:30pm

An information session for the community of Coaldale on school facilities will be held on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Kate Andrews High School in the library beginning 6:30 p.m. Representatives from FWBA Architects, Palliser Regional Schools and…

June 2018 Newsletter

Please see the June 2018 Newsletter, attached here.

SCHOLARSHIPS, CREDIT AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

June 1st is the application deadline for many scholarships, bursaries and awards.  Students are encouraged to see Miss Meurs about post-secondary applications, scholarships, student aid (loans), credits, and course registration.  Some of the awards…

NO SCHOOL

There is no school on Monday, May 21st or Tuesday, May 22nd.  Have a great long weekend everyone!

YEARBOOK ORDER DEADLINE: MAY 21st!

The Deadline to order a 2017/2018 yearbook is Monday, May 21st, via SchoolCashOnline.  If you would like one, please make sure to order ASAP.  Yearbooks arrive in October, so that Grad can be included and can be picked up from the school at that time. …

June 2018 Final Exam Schedule

Please find the June 2018 Final Exam Schedule here.

School Council Meeting Rescheduled

The School Council Meeting that was originally scheduled for last night (April 16th) has been changed to Monday, April 30th at 7pm in the KA Conference Room.  The meeting was rescheduled because of inclement weather and the potential for bad roads.  

Additional Grad Photo Retake Days @ Lifetouch Studio

Lifetouch will be holding additional studio days at their Lethbridge office on April 17th & 19th.  To book an appointment, please call the Lifetouch office at 403-327-2658 or email lisakennedy@lifetouch.ca.  

SHED THE MASK Drama Festival

On April 27th, Kate Andrews HS students will attend a non-competitive drama festival a the University of Lethbridge, called Shed the Mask.   Any students who are interested in attending the festival, should speak to Mr. Schilling or Ms. Alexander by…

School Council Meeting

The next School Council meeting will be held next Monday, April 16th at 7pm in the KA Conference Room.  All parents/guardians are welcome and encouraged to attend.  

Grade 9/New Student Orientation

There will be a Grade 9 Student Orientation Meeting in the KA Gym at 7pm on May 2nd.  Any new student who will be attending KA in the Fall is encouraged to attend, along with their parents.   Grade 8 students in Coaldale Schools will be given Registration…

DECADES DANCE: Friday April 20

Student Council will be hosting a Decades Dance on Friday, April 20th from 8-10:30pm.  Students are encouraged to come dressed as another decade!  Guests from other schools are welcome to attend, but must be signed up at the office by Friday, April…

JERSEY/GREEN & GOLD DAY

As many people in our community are feeling the impact of the tragedy that has struck the Humboldt Broncos last Friday, the KA Hockey Academy would like to invite everyone to show their support of those affected by wearing JERSEYs or GREEN & GOLD this…

KAHS April 2018 Newsletter

You can find the April Edition of KAHS Newsletter here.

KA Shop Closed for Remainder of March 27th

Palliser Regional Schools’ Occupational Health and Safety team is assessing the situation after a small fire in the shop facility at Kate Andrews was quickly extinguished by staff on Tuesday morning. All students in the Career and Technology Studies  shop…

KA Mini-Basketball Camp!

Registration is now open for KA Mini-Basketball Camp!   Camp will be held Friday afternoons from April 13th - June 1st with Grades 2-3 from 1-2pm and Grades 4-5 from 2:15-3:15pm.   Instruction provided by Kate Andrews Pride Coaches and Players. …

Parent/Teacher Conferences: March 22nd

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held in the KA Gym on Thursday, March 22nd from 4 - 5 pm and 6-9pm.  These informal meetings are a drop-in (non-appointment) basis, and we hope that you can all join us!

Grad Meeting

There will be a GRAD MEETING at 9:40am in the gym for all 2018 Grads this Friday, March 16th.  A lot of information will be shared with Grads so it is important that everyone attends.   Any grad that wishes to purchase a grad tassel must pre-order…

Sr. Girls Basketball off to Provincials!

Congratulations to our Sr. Girls Basketball team for finishing THIRD in zones over the weekend.  2A Provincials will be held at Kanai High School in Cardston this coming weekend (March 15 - 17).   Their first game starts at 3:45 on Thursday.   Keep…

Pride Sr. Boys and Girls advance to Zone Semi-Finals

Come on out on Friday, March 9th to cheer on your Sr Teams in Zones at Lethbridge College!  The girls play Immanuel Christian at 6:45 and the boys start at 8:30 vs Willow Creek.  Both games are on Court A.  Come out and cheer on your teams!  GO PRIDE!

March 2018 KAHS Newsletter

You can view the March KAHS Newsletter here.  

Wednesday, February 28th: Pink Shirt Day

This Wednesday, February 28th is Pink Shirt Day.   Bullying is a major problem in schools, workplaces, homes and online.  Pink Shirt Day aims to raise awareness of and create discussion about these issues.        

February 2018 KAHS Newsletter

Please see the February edition of the KAHS Newsletter here.  Printed copies can also be picked up from the office.  

School Council Meeting: Monday, February 5th @ 7pm

We hope you can join us for the School Council Meeting on Monday, February 5th at 7 pm in the KA Conference Room.  All parents/guardians are welcome to attend.  

Student Council Wants YOUR Input!

Student Council would like your input on events they are planning.  What would you like do this year?   Students, please complete a short survey here.    

GRADS: BOOK YOUR GRAD PHOTOS NOW!

It’s time to book your grad photos! CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE LIFETOUCH BOOKING SITE Grad Photos will take place in the Drama Room on February 26th, 27th and 28th.  Appointment times are from 10am until 3:30 pm.  If you require a specific booking…

January 2018 KAHS Newsletter

You can find the January edition of the KAHS Newsletter here.  Printed copies are also available from our office.  

2017

HOLIDAY REMINDERS DEC 2017

You can find some holiday reminders, for over the Christmas break, and other important information here:   HOLIDAY REMINDERS DEC 2017 January 2018 Final Exam Schedule 2018 2018 School Year Calendar at a Glance

EPIC DAY: February 7th

EPIC (Exploring Possible Industries and Careers) DAY will take place at Lethbridge Exhibition Park on February 7, 2018.   Learn about the wide variety of career opportunities available in your field of choice.   Participate in hand-on activities…

January Final Exam Schedule

The January Final Exam Schedule has been finalized and is available here.  There are also printed copies available from the office.    

2017 2018 REVISED CALENDAR AT A GLANCE

The revised 2017 2018 School Year Calendar at a Glance can be found here.   Please note, it was revised because January 17, 2018 is now a regular school day, rather than an exam break day.  Regular classes will occur on January 17th.  

December 2017 KAHS Newsletter

You can read the December edition of the KAHS Newsletter here.  It can also be found in the Newsletters section of our website and it is emailed to each student and their parents/guardians.  

Feed The Pride!

Today we were able to kick off our FEED THE PRIDE program, with thanks to the Coaldale Community Wellness Association.  The CCWA has provided KAHS with a grant to help make healthy snacks available to students, free of charge.  Students can stop by…

Coaldale Cares: Blood Drive and Campaign

On Friday, December 1st a group of staff and students from KA joined others from the Town of Coaldale, International Truck Body and the Kinsmen Club of Coaldale at Canadian Blood Services in Lethbridge to help kick off the Coaldale Cares campaign. The…

School Council Meeting: Monday, November 27th

We just wanted to remind everyone that there will be a School Council meeting at 7pm in the KA Conference Room on Monday, November 27th.  We hope that lots of parents/guardians can make it.  Everyone is welcome.

KA FINE ARTS NIGHT

KA's 5th Annual Fine Arts Night will be held on Tuesday, November 28th, starting at 6:30 pm and will include performances and displays from our Drama, Art, and Music departments.  Admission will be free of charge, however we will accept donations of…

MOVIE NIGHT @ 7pm

Come on out for MOVIE NIGHT to watch Bridge To Terabithia, this Thursday (November 23rd) at 7pm in the KA Gym, brought to you by Student Council and Book Club! Admission is FREE! Hot chocolate and popcorn will be sold for $1 each.

KA PRIDE WEAR: Team Shop Opened until November 26th

There is currently an ON-LINE STORE set up through Players Bench.ca to order KA Pride Gear.  The store will close on November 26th so that there is time to fill all orders before the Christmas break.   There are T-Shirts, Long Sleeved Shirts, Sweatshirts…

Volleyball Zones

Good luck to our SR Girls and Boys this weekend at ZONES, at Lethbridge College.  The girls play at 6:30 and 9pm Thursday, then at 4:15 and 7:45pm on Friday.   The boys play on Friday at 5:30 and 7:45pm.   GOOD LUCK & GO PRIDE!

HEAD LICE

It is that time of year again, when lice start making an appearance in our schools.   We ask that you remind children of the importance of not sharing hats, coats, hair brushes, etc. as this is how lice are often transmitted from person to person. …

Are you interested in hosting an International Student?

Palliser Regional Schools is looking for families in Coaldale or Lethbridge willing to host an international student from Japan for a week in March.Not only will you be welcoming a young student to Canada, it's a great chance for your own children/grandchildren…

NO SCHOOL: November 10th or 13th

There will be no school on Friday, November 10th or Monday, November 13th.   We wish all of our students and their families a wonderful, long weekend.

November 2017 KAHS Newsletter

Please see our November 2017 Newsletter here.  Printed copies are available in the office as well.  

BASKETBALL TRYOUTS

Basketball kicks off next week with the first try-outs of the season on Monday, November 6th! The first open tryout for GIRLS, GR 10-12 will be held from 5:30 - 7:15, and the first open tryout for BOYS, GR 9-12 will be held from 7:15 - 9pm. (Further…

STUDENT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

Palliser Regional Schools will be hosing a one-day Leadership Conference at the University of Lethbridge on Thursday, November 16th.   There is still room available for additional students to attend.  Any students who are interested in attending should…

KA FOOD DRIVE - A HUGE SUCCESS!

We are excited to announce that this year's Annual KA Food Drive was a huge success! The final count is in, and we were able to deliver 3847 FOOD ITEMS to the Coaldale Food Bank!  That is 26 more items than last year! Thank-you to all of the staff,…

LEARNING CLICKS: Post-Secondary Scholarship Presentation

On Monday, November 6th at 5pm, Dakota Tallow from LEARNING CLICKS will be at KA to present about Post-Secondary Information, focusing on Scholarships.  This presentation is open to all Grade 11 & 12 students and their parents and will be held in Room…

Sr. Boys Pride Invitational Volleyball Tournament

We hope that many of you can join us for the Sr. Boys 2017 Home Tournament.   Tournament Draw information can be found here.   GO PRIDE!

Presenting: Dr. Eva Olsson

We are proud and very excited to announce that during Period 1 on October 19th KA will be hosting Holocaust survivor, Dr. Eva Olsson. She speaks to groups about her Holocaust experience in Auschwitz, while appealing for tolerance and an end to bullying.…

PARENT-TEACHER Conferences 4-5pm & 6-9pm

Parent Teacher Interviews will be held on Thursday, October 19th from 4-5pm and 6-9 pm.   We'd like to encourage all parents/guardians to attend, and come speak with their child's teachers.  

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

We'd like to wish all of our students and their families a wonderful, extra long weekend!  Monday is a holiday for Thanksgiving, and Tuesday is a Division-wide PD Day for teachers and staff.   We look forward to seeing everyone next Wednesday, October…

Post-Secondary Fair, Oct 11, 2017

Career Transitions will be hosting their annual Post-Secondary Fair, next Wednesday, October 11th at Immanuel Christian High School with sessions starting at 5:30 pm.   There will be presentations about Scholarship/Student Finance and representatives…

KA Food Drive

KA 's Annual Food Drive, to benefit the Coaldale Food Bank will be held this month. On October 17th staff and students will deliver "Yellow Bags" to homes around Coaldale. Residents can fill these bags with non-perishable food items, and then place back…

JV/SR GIRLS Volleyball Schedule Change

Due to Parent/Teacher Interviews, there has been a change to our JV/SR Girls schedule.  The location for the October 19th game against Cardston High School has now been changed from KA to Cardston. 

VOLLEYBALL PRACTICES CANCELLED FOR TONIGHT!

There will be no volleyball practices at KA tonight.  

OCTOBER 2017 NEWSLETTER

You can read the October issue of the KAHS Newsletter here.  Printed copies are also available from the office.  

YEARBOOKS HAVE ARRIVED!

The 2016/2017 Yearbooks have arrived!  Current students can pick theirs up from Miss Hanna in Room 201 during lunch break or after school.  2017 Grads can pick theirs up (or have a relative pick theirs up) from the office.  There are a limited number…

VOLLEYBALL ACTION - Sept 22nd & 23rd

There will be lots of Volleyball action for KA teams this weekend! Our Sr. Boys are off to Banff, the Sr. Girls are headed to Carstairs & Didsbury, and the Grade 9 teams will be hosting the Annual Cats Classic Tournament here at home (with games at the…

Grade 9 Vaccination Forms

If you have a student in Grade 9, please make sure to have them return their completed and signed Immunization forms from Alberta Health Services, back to the office as soon as possible.  

SCHOOL COUNCIL

The first school council meeting of the 2017/2018 school year will take place on Monday, September 25th at 7pm in the KAHS Conference Room.   This will be an AGM where nominations and elections will take place.   We'd like to encourage all parents…

PICTURE DAY - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th.

Friday, September 15th is Picture Day, by Lifetouch Studios.  Students will be called down throughout the morning to get their photo taken.    

WELCOME BACK!

Whether you are new to KA or returning from a previous year - Welcome!   We are excited to start classes on Tuesday, September 5th!   If you have not picked up your schedule and registration package yet, please come to the office before classes begin…

VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS & Parent Meeting

VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS will be held for all teams on Tuesday, September 5th and Wednesday, September 6th.   Grade 9 Boys and Girls:  3:30-5:30 JV & SR Girls:  5:30 - 7:15 JV & SR Boys:  7:15-9:00   There will be a MANDATORY Parent Meeting on Thursday,…

VOLLEYBALL OPEN GYM

There will be Volleyball open gym sessions starting on Tuesday August 29th at 5:30.  All players (grade 9-12) are encouraged to join us! It will be a great opportunity to meet the new coaching staff and start the process of what we hope will be a…

2017 Graduation Ceremony Awards

We would like to sincerely thank all of the sponsors that make our Graduation Awards Ceremony possible.  Thanks to generous community support, we are able to award excellence in academics, character and skill at KA.   A list of the 2017 award sponsors…

2017/2018 SCHOOL YEAR

The FIRST DAY of school for the 2017/2018 school year is Tuesday, September 5th. Grade 9 Registration Day is Friday, September 1st from 9am - Noon. Grade 10 - 12 Registration Day is Thursday, August 31st (Last Names A-L @ 9am, Last Names M-Z @ 1pm.)…

Host Family Opportunities

Palliser Regional Schools has a wonderful opportunity for your family to welcome two International Students into your home for the 2017-2018 School Year as follows: Two male students (brothers aged 13 & 14) arriving from Mexico on September 1st.  These…

ADD YOUR VOICE TO THE SUPERINTENDENT RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Add your voice to the superintendent recruitment process Not able to attend one of this past week’s open house events? No problem. Boyden, the firm facilitating the Palliser Board of Trustees’ search for a new superintendent, held three open house…

June KA Newsletter

The June edition of our KA Newsletter can be found HERE as well as in the Newsletters section of our webpage.  

New Vice Principal Announced for KA for the 2017/2018 School Year.

Miss Hagen has accepted a Vice Principal position with Gilbert Patterson Middle School in Lethbridge for the 2017/2018 school year.  We'd like to thank Miss Hagen for her hard work all year at KA and we wish her all the best with this change.   A new…

KA ATHLETICS AWARDS

The Annual Kate Andrews Athletic Awards will take place in the KA gym on Thursday, June 8th at 6:00 pm.  Numerous awards will be handed out for our various sports with special recognition being given to our graduation athletes, Athletes of the Year,…

FINAL BAND/CHOIR CONCERT

The final KA Band and Choir will perform their final concert of the year on Tuesday, June 6th at 7pm in the gym.  The theme for this concert is Canada's 150th Birthday and it will include music by famous Canadian composers as well as others.  Admission…

Want to gain credit for your summer work or volunteering?

Are you working or volunteering this summer? Do you know you can gain credit for your summer employment and these credits can be used towards the Rutherford scholarship and some post-secondary applications? If you are interested, please click on…

Update: Search for Superintendent

Palliser Regional Schools’ Board of Trustees has hired a recruitment firm to support the search for a new Superintendent of Schools. Boyden representatives will be holding meetings in Palliser, offering you an opportunity to share your thoughts on…

GRADUATION 2017 BANQUET TICKETS

Grad 2017 Banquet Tickets This year's Graduation Banquet will be held at the Coast Hotel in Lethbridge on Wednesday June 28 at 5:30pm.  Tickets are $40/person and each grad must purchase a ticket. Tickets will be sold online at School Cash Online beginning…

NO SCHOOL May 22 & 23rd

We just want to remind everyone that there is no school for students on Monday, May 22nd or Tuesday, May 23rd.  We hope you all have a wonderful and relaxing long weekend!

KA ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES for 2017/2018 School Year

In April of 2017 Mr. Harry Fritschy gave his notice that he was retiring at the end of this school year.  He plans to enjoy his retirement with his wife, Eleanor who also retired this past January.  They plan to spend their time relaxing and visiting…

May 2017 KAHS Newsletter

The May 2017 Edition of the KAHS Newsletter is now available here.  

June 2017 Final Exam Schedule

The June 2017 Diploma/Final Exam Schedule can be found here.  

Deadline to Purchase a Yearbook is May 5th!

2016/2017 Yearbooks are only on sale until Friday, May 5th!   They are $41 each and can be purchased through SchoolCashOnline.  

DRAMA PRODUCTION

JOIN US FOR  PETER/WENDY (a play by Jeremy Bloom) The Spring Drama Production will run from Tuesday, May 2nd through Friday, May 5th with shows at 7pm each night.   Tickets are available to purchase through School Cash Online.  Youth - $5, Adult -…

Coaldale School Facilities Planning Followup Meeting

You’re invited to a Coaldale School Facilities Planning Followup Meeting 7-8:30 p.m., May 8, 2017 Kate Andrews High School, (2112 21 Street, Coaldale) Palliser Regional Schools invites you to attend a meeting to followup on discussions arising from…

Firearm Incident Information

Please see the full letter, detailing an incident that occurred this morning:  April 25 2017 Incident Letter to KA Parents   At approximately 9:20 a.m. today, two students alerted Mr. Fritschy that they had observed a man at a nearby residence to Kate…

SafeArrival

New Safe Arrival System Starting Tuesday, May 2, 2017   Dear Parent/Guardian, At Kate Andrews High School, one of our greatest priorities is ensuring that all our students arrive safely to school each and every day.  As a part of our safe arrival process,…

April 2017 Newsletter

The April 2017, KAHS Newsletter can be found here, as well as in the Newsletter section of our webpage.  

WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY: Monday, April 3rd

Next Monday (April 3rd), KA will celebrate World Autism Awarness Day!   We encourage everyone to wear BLUE to show support and encourage understanding and acceptance of Autism Spectrum Disorder.  The ninth annual World Autism Awareness Day is actually…

HELP SHAPE PALLISER'S SEARCH FOR A NEW SUPERINTENDENT!

Palliser Regional Schools will begin an executive search for a new Superintendent of Schools later this spring. As part of that process, an ideal candidate profile will be developed. The Board of Trustees invites our staff, students, parents/guardians…

KAHS MINI-BASKETBALL CAMP IS FULL!

Registrations for the KA PRIDE Mini-Basketball camp is now CLOSED, as the program is FULL! We thank all those who registered and we look forward to seeing all the future KA Basketball players on the court, starting next Friday, March 31st!  (The program…

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES THIS THURSDAY!

Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held this THURSDAY, MARCH 23rd in the Gymnasium.  These will be drop-in casual meetings rather than scheduled time slots, so please stop by during the following times to meet with your child's teachers: 4:00 - 5:00…

World of Choices - April 6, 2017

World of Choices: Lethbridge is for any Grade 10, 11 or 12 GIRL who is interested in meeting Career Mentors in their desired fields and also talk with others in professions they may have never considered before!   Students will be provided with the…

GRADE 10 COURSE REGISTRATION INFORMATION SESSION

At 6:30 on Thursday, March 23rd (during Parent-Teacher Conferences) there will be an information session in Room 104 regarding Grade 10 Course Selection for next year.  This is for parents of students who are currently in Grade 9 – going into Grade…

SR GIRLS ARE OFF TO PROVINCIALS!

GOOD LUCK to our Sr. Girls Basketball team as they head off to provincials in Three Hills!  Their first game is at 2:30 on Thursday, March 16th.   Full tournament information is available at http://www.asaa.ca/championships/site/2017-2a-girls-basketball.…

HOCKEY ACADEMY REGISTRATION FOR 2017/2018 HAS BEGUN!

Registration for 2017/2018 HOCKEY ACADEMY has begun and is filling up fast!   To secure a spot, please pay your deposit using Schoolcashonline or bring payment (cash or cheque) to the office ASAP.  There are only 20 spots available, and they will be…

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES: MARCH 23rd

Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on THURSDAY, MARCH 23rd in the Gymnasium.  These will be drop-in casual meetings rather than scheduled time slots, so please stop by during the following times to meet with your child's teachers: 4:00 - 5:00 pm…

GRAD PHOTO RETAKES

Any grads who were not able to book a photo session at KA or who wish to have re-takes done, there are sessions available at the Lifetouch Studio in Lethbridge on Friday, March 24th and Monday, March 27th.  Their studio is located at 719 4th Ave South,…

Coaldale Musical Arts Society 11th Annual Dessert Concert & Silent Auction

The Coaldale Musical Arts Society (CMAS) will hold its 11th Annual Dessert Concert and Silent Auction on Friday, March 24th at 6:30 pm at the R.I. Baker Middle School Gymnasium.  CMAS is a non-profit organization that supports the musical arts programs…

NO SCHOOL: MONDAY, MARCH 13TH

We just wanted to remind students and their families that there is NO SCHOOL for students next Monday, March 13th, as this is a PD Day for teachers. 

March 2017 Newsletter

The March Edition of the KA Newsletter is now available here as well as in the Newsletters Section of our website.  

GRAD HOODIES ON SALE!

Class of 2017! Grad Hoodies on sale until March 10.   Order forms found at the office. $35 

Host Families Needed

Palliser Regional Schools is looking for Coaldale and Lethbridge host families to host Japanese students and teachers for 8 nights from March 16th til 24th.  Students will be attending the program at Kate Andrews High School in Coaldale on the weekdays…

No School February 20 - 24!

We just want to remind everyone that there is NO SCHOOL for students from Monday, February 20th - Friday, February 24th.  Classes will resume as usual on Monday, February 27th.  

GRAD LUNCHES BEGIN TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28th!

Grad Hot Lunches begin on Tuesday, February 28th with PENNE CHICKEN ALFREDO WITH GARLIC BREAD AND A WATER FOR $5!   Pre-Order is required - students MUST sign up in the office.  Orders may be pre-paid for or paid at the time of picking up your meal…

GRAD REMINDERS!

There is an important Grad Meeting on Monday, February 13th at the beginning of Period 3 for ALL GRADE 12 STUDENTS.  The meeting will last about 20 minutes, and all Grade 12 students are required to attend even if they have a spare, as a lot of IMPORTANT…

CANDY GRAMS ON SALE!

Candygrams will be on sale for one last day tomorrow (Thursday, February 9th).  Each candygram costs $1 and they will be delivered on Valentine's Day.  Student's Union members will be set up outside of the lunch room.   Brighten someones day by surprising…

GRAD MEETING

There will be an important GRAD MEETING on Monday, February 13th at the beginning of period 3 for all Grade 12 students.  The meeting will last approximately 20 minutes and all Grade 12 students are REQUIRED to attend as important information will be…

Report Cards

Semester 1 Report Cards were mailed home on Friday, February 3rd.  If you did not receive your child's report card via mail, please contact the school office.  

December 2015 School Review Document

The School Review document, which was created upon completion of the School Review that occured on December 2, 2015 is available here.  The document has been available on the Palliser website since it was published last year.  

February 2017 KAHS Newsletter

You can find the February edition of the KAHS newsletter here and in the Newsletters section of our website.  

GRAD PHOTOS 2017

GRADUATION PHOTOS are scheduled to take place in the Drama Room at KAHS on February 27th, 28th and March 1st.   Sessions will be 30 minutes long and the sitting fee is $40.00 that can be paid with cash, cheque, debit or credit.  Cheques should be made…

Semester 1 Text Books

We’d like to remind all students to please return their Semester 1 textbooks to Mrs. Wittebolle as soon as possible.  Mrs. Wittebolle has sent an email to all students with a list of their outstanding text books from Semester 1.  Most Final Exams…

Coaldale School Facilities Planning Open House

The Town of Coaldale and surrounding Lethbridge County are growing.  Some of our schools are full and others are not.  With that in mind, Palliser Regional Schools invites you to help us plan how to best meet the needs of students in Coaldale and area…

January 2017 PBB Newsletter

Please see the Palliser Beyond Borders January, 2017 Newsletter here.  

Basketball Action This Week! (Jan 16 - 21)

Come out and cheer on your Pride Basketball teams this week! Tuesday (the 17th) the Varsity Boys are at Picture Butte High School, and the Varsity Girls take on Picture Butte @ HOME  with the JV's starting at 6pm, and the SV's to follow.   On Wednesday…

CATS CLASSIC BASKETBALL TOURNEY!

This coming weekend, KA will co-host the Cats Classic Basketball Tournament, along with St. Joseph's School.     Full tournament draw information can be found here: BOYS Cats Classic Basketball 2017 GIRLS Cats Classic Basketball 2017 If any students…

FOOTBALL PARENT MEETING

There will be a FOOTBALL meeting for parents and players on Tuesday, January 17th at 7 pm in Room 104.  This meeting is for anyone who is interested in playing football.  

School Council Meeting: Monday, January 16th

The next School Council meeting will be held next Monday, January 16, 2017 in the KA Conference Room at 7pm.   All parents/guardians are welcome and encouraged to attend.

2016

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

We would like to wish all of our students and their families a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.   There is no school on Friday, December 23rd.  Classes will resume on Monday, January 9th.   We hope you all have a joyous and restful break!

KA Basketball - December 20 & 21

Come on out this week to SHOW YOUR PRIDE and cheer on your Varsity Basketball Teams! POSTPONED**Tuesday, December 20th - BOYS @ HOME vs Picture Butte High School.  JV @ 6pm, SV to follow. **POSTPONED  (This game has been postponed due to illness of…

19th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Follow @ KAATHLETICS on Twitter for current results all weekend! This weekend, beginning on Thursday, December 15th KAHS will host the 19th Annual Christmas Festival Basketball Tournament. Opening tip is 12:30 pm on Thursday with our KA girls vs Coalhurst.…

January 2017 FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE

You can find a Printable version of the January, 2017 Exam Schedule here.  Printed versions are available from the office.  

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

The KA Band and Choir Christmas Concert will be held next Monday, December 19th at 7pm in the Gym.  Admission to this event is free, however donations for the Hampers of Hope are appreciated.   Come on out and enjoy a night of fantastic music by some…

Girls HOME Basketball Games TONIGHT!

Come on out to cheer on your GIRLS basketball teams tonight at their first HOME games of the season vs Willow Creek Composite High School.  The JV girls play at 6, with the SV's to follow.  GO PRIDE!   The boys teams do not have games tonight.  

MOVIE NIGHT IN THE GYM

As part of the 12 Days of Christmas, Student Council will be hosting MOVIE NIGHT IN THE GYM this Wednesday, December 15th, beginning at 7:15 pm.  There will be FREE hot chocolate and popcorn and admission is free, however donations to the Hampers of…

CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

This weekend, beginning on Thursday, December 15th KAHS will host the 19th Annual Christmas Festival Basketball Tournament. Opening tip is 12:30 pm on Thursday with our KA girls vs Coalhurst.  The boys team will follow at 2:15  vs Coalhurst.   The…

3rd Annual KAHS HAMPERS OF HOPE

The Kate Andrew's We Create Change and Student Council groups have joined forces to take on a local challenge to GIVE WHERE YOU LIVE this Christmas.  Since it is the season of giving, we have decided to give families a Christmas that they would otherwise…

UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER DAY - Wednesday, December 7th!

Student Council is excited to kick off their 12 days of Christmas celebration with Ugly Christmas Sweater Day on Wednesday, December 7th!  Wear an Ugly Christmas Sweater and you could win a prize!  

HOME BASKETBALL GAMES TOMORROW NIGHT!

Come on out to cheer on your BOYS PRIDE Basketball teams tomorrow night at their first HOME games of the season vs Stirling High School!  The JV boys play at 6 and the SV boys play at 8.  The girls travel to Stirling this night.   GO PRIDE!

DECEMBER 2016 NEWSLETTER

The latest edition of the KA Newsletter is now available!  You can find it right here or in the Newsletters section of our website!

2016 WE CREATE CHANGE INITIATIVES!

"We Create Change" is back at Kate Andrews High School for the 2016-17 school year and now is your best chance to open doors for children everywhere!  Show your belief that all children - girls and boys - have the RIGHT to go to school. This year, we…

DECEMBER WE WEDNESDAYS!

The "Me to We" Cafe is back, with "WE Wednesday" $5 Lunches! For December, come on out and support our great causes and enjoy an affordable & tasty hot lunch! December 7th, Taco in a Bag & Pop or Water December 14th - Hotdog, Chip & Pop or Water ($4)…

GIRLS WITH TOOLS CAREER FAIR NOV2016

The Girls with Tools 13+ Career Fair will be be hosted at CASA.  This is a FREE event open to girls and women ages 13+.   For more information, please see the poster, here.  **Please note**  there is no need to pre-register.  Drop ins are welcome! …

FINE ARTS NIGHT! Tuesday, November 29th

Fine Arts Night will be held on November 29th,  starting at 6:30 pm with a presentation from the KA Choir and the KA Band. Following that, everyone is invited to check out the work on display by our Art students in the art room. Finally the night concludes…

2016 VOLLEYBALL ZONES

Our SV Boys and Girls teams were at Zones at Lethbridge College this past weekend. Both teams fought hard, and the girls brought home a BRONZE MEDAL!  This marks the end of our volleyball season as only the top 2 teams move on to provincials.   We'd…

JOSTENS CLASS OF 2017 JEWELRY

Kate Andrews HS - Class of 2017 - Celebrate! New 4 U - Bracelets, Pendants, New Rings! A Jostens representative will be set up at a table just outside of the Lunchroom on Thursday, December 1st, from 11:40 - 12:30 to take orders.   Pick up your catalogue…

SCHOOL COUNCIL MEETING: NOVEMBER 15th

The next School Council meeting will be held on November 15th at 7 pm in the KA Conference Room.  All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.  

FALL AWARDS CEREMONY

The Fall KAHS Awards Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, November 15th, during Period 4 (which starts at 2pm).  These awards will honour students who attended Grades 9-11 at KA in the 2015-2016 school year that achieved high academic success.  Parents…

Remembrance Day Assembly

KA will host a Remembrance Day Assembly, starting at 10:30 am on Thursday, November 10th.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  

SILENT AUCTION - SV Girls & Boys Christmas Festival Basketball Tournament

The SR Boys and Girls Home CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL Basketball Tournament will take place December 15th - 17th.   As one of the major fundraisers, a silent auction will be held throughout the tournament.  The KA Athletic Committee is reaching out to families…

RETAKE PROOFS HAVE ARRIVED!

The retake proofs have arrived in the office, and can be picked up any time during office hours.   If you wish to order prints, please return your completed order form to the school office by Monday, November 15th.  

ATTENTION GRADE 12 PARENTS/GUARDIANS!

All Grade 12 parents should have received an email update regarding where their child stands in terms of graduation for June 2017.  If you have not received this email, please contact Miss Schmidt, Career and Academic Advisor.  Miss Schmidt is at…

KA CLOTHING!

**NOTE**  The deadline to order KA Clothing has been extended to Thursday, November 10th! KA CLOTHING IS ON SALE!   Toques, hoodies, tshirts, sweats, and gym bags are now on sale.  Order forms are available at the office or you can download them…

NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER

Our November Newsletter is available here.   

FOOD DRIVE RESULTS

Thank-you to all of the volunteers and the Coaldale Community for supporting the KA Food Drive in October.  We were able to deliver 440 bags (a total monetary value of $3821.00) to the Coaldale Foodbank.  Your support is appreciated and goes a long…

HALLOWEEN DAY

On Monday, October 31st, Student Council will be bringing back our WORLD FAMOUS, APPLE CIDER MONDAY to celebrate Halloween. There will be a contest for best costume in each grade level as well as best couple so dress up and show some school spirit.…

FAMILY FUN NIGHT!

On Friday, October 28th, KA is holding it's first ever FAMILY FUN NIGHT from 6 - 8pm!  Admission is by donation, and all money collected will be donated to We Create Change.   There will be pumpkin carving and Halloween treats, so come on out, have…

LIFETOUCH STUDIO RETAKES!

For anyone who missed retakes, and wishes to have them there are two STUDIO DAYS, where students can go into the Lifetouch office in Lethbridge (Unit 120 - 719 4th Ave South). These dates are November 4th and November 18th.  To book an appointment,…

PICTURE PACKAGES IN OFFICE & RETAKES

Just a reminder that Lifetouch will be at KA from approximately 11am - Noon (or until the line-up is gone) to do school photo retakes, tomorrow, October 26th.  Please make sure you are at school during that time if you wish to get retakes done.   Also,…

GRAD/PROM DRESS DESIGNER TRUNK SHOW

Once Upon a Bride is having a Grad/Prom Designer trunk show at their store on November 3-6. The Grad/Prom designers lend the store their 2017 line of samples for the weekend and our upcoming graduates can come in and try them on, and then order their…

MOVIE NIGHT IN THE GYM!

Student Council is hosting Kate Andrews' first Movie Night in the gym!  This will take place this Thursday, October 27th, starting at 7:30 pm.   Admission is $2 or a non-perishable food item.   All proceeds will be going to the Coaldale Food bank.…

TOWN OF COALDALE REMEMBRANCE DAY 2016

The Town of Coaldale will be Holding it's Remembrance Day Ceremony on November 11, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Jennie Emery Elementary School (1101 22 Avenue).  Everyone is welcome to attend.   Town of Coaldale Remembrance Day 2016

SCHOOL PHOTO RETAKES

School Photo Retakes are Wednesday, October 26th!  The photographer will be here for about an hour (or until there is no line up of students), starting around 11am.  Please make sure you are here at that time if you wish to get retakes!

SV BOYS HOME VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT OCT 21 & 22!

The SV Boys will host their HOME TOURNAMENT this Friday and Saturday - October 21st and 22nd! The full Tournament Draw can be found here.     The Canteen will be open and there will also be a silent auction held with proceeds to benefit KA Athletics.…

Student Leadership Conference

The Discover U Palliser Regional Schools Student Leadership Conference will be held on November 9, 2016 at the University of Lethbridge, featuring Keynote Speaker, Phil Boyte.   For more information or to register, please see Miss Hagen.  

Option Class, Phys. Ed. and Athletic Fees Are Now Posted On-line!

Did you know that Option Class, Phys. Ed., and Athletic Fees are all posted on-line to School Cash Online?  These fees are now due, and must be paid before the end of Semester 1, or students will not receive text books for Semester 2.  Statements will…

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20!

Parent Teacher Conferences will take place this Thursday, October 20th in the gymnasium.  Teachers will be available for discussion from 4-5pm and from 6-9pm.   Please come by to discuss your child's academic progress with their teachers.  

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION NIGHT @ 6pm on MODAY!

Attention all grade 12 students! There will be a SCHOLARSHIP PRESENTATION on Monday October 17th at 6pm in the Computer Lab. If you are going on to post secondary studies you should attend, to find out more information about scholarships available and…

DID YOU KNOW THAT KAHS IS ON FACEBOOK?

Did you know that KAHS has a Facebook page?  Like our page to keep up-to-date on all things KA!  Find us at www.facebook.com/kateandrewshighschool or search "Kate Andrews High School" from Facebook.

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES

Parent Teacher Conferences will take place on Thursday, October 20th in the gymnasium.  Teachers will be available for discussion from 4-5pm and from 6-9pm.   Please come by to discuss your child's academic progress with their teachers.  

NOVEMBER CALENDAR CORRECTION!

There a couple of corrections/changes to the November Calendar of Events that was included with the October Newsletter as follows:   Take Our Kids to Work Day (for Grade 9 students) is on November 2nd, rather than November 7th.  KA will host Remembrance…

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION NIGHT!

Attention all grade 12 students! There will be a SCHOLARSHIP PRESENTATION on Monday October 17th at 6pm in the Computer Lab. If you are going on to post secondary studies you should attend, to find out more information about scholarships available and…

POST SECONDARY FAIR TOMORROW!

Grade 9 to 12 students from across Palliser and their parents/guardians are welcome to attend a post-secondary fair at Kate Andrews High School. The event runs from 9 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 2112 21 Street, Coaldale (Kate Andrews High School).…

Progress Reports

Due to continuing technical difficulties with Power School we are unable to email out progress reports at this time.  We are working on this problem, however until the issue is resolved, A PAPER COPY WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO EACH STUDENT. 

2015/2016 Yearbooks Are Here!

Last year's YEAR BOOKS have arrived and are available for pick up from Miss Hanna during the lunch break or after school for students who ordered one.   2016 Grads or those that no longer attend KAHS, but ordered a year book last year, can pick theirs…

HOME VOLLEYBALL GAMES THIS WEEK!

COME ON OUT AND SHOW YOUR PRIDE! GIRLS play TONIGHT (Tuesday, October 4th) vs W. R. Meyers! JV @ 6pm. SV @ 7pm. SV BOYS vs Winston Churchill on Wednesday, Oct. 5th at 7pm. GIRLS vs LCI on Thursday, October 6th! JV @ 6pm, SV @ 7pm. For a full schedule…

October 2016 Newsletter

The October 2016 Newsletter is now available here!      

Student Progress Reports: Friday October 7th

Progress Reports will be emailed out to parents on Friday, October 7th rather than Friday, September 30th due to technical issues with our new Student Information System (Power School).  We apologize for any inconvenience.  

Terry Fox Walk: Thursday, September 29th

This Thursday, September 29 is the Annual Terry Fox Walk to raise money for donation the the Terry Fox Cancer Foundation. Our goal this year is to raise $400.00, which would reflect Terry’s dream of one dollar per person. After the walk on Thursday,…

Lifetouch Photos in Office

Lifetouch photo proofs are in the office for students that had their picture taken.  Students have been called down to the office several times this week, however there are still many packages left in the office.  If your child has not picked up their…

Post-Secondary Fair Coming to KAHS!

Grade 9 to 12 students from across Palliser and their parents/guardians are welcome to attend a post-secondary fair at Kate Andrews High School. The event runs from 9 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 2112 21 Street, Coaldale. The fair will feature recruiters…

Cats Classic Volleyball Tournament!

Come on out and support the Grade 9 Boys and Girls this weekend in the Cats Classic Volleyball Tournament!  Click here for the the tournament schedule! 

Please Return Forms to the Office

Along with student's schedules and Locker Agreements, students also received the following forms that need to be returned to the office: Information Technology User Agreement (Bright Green Form) Consents For Information Disclosure (Bright Pink Form) …

Meet the Teacher Night

We invite you to come and meet the Kate Andrews teachers on Monday, September 26 from 5:30 - 7:00.   Come enjoy coffee, tea and muffins while getting to know a little more about our staff.  Teachers will be congregated in the canteen area from 5:30…

PICTURE DAY!

School Picture Day for KAHS will be Thursday, September 8th.  Photos will take place throughout the day until everyone has had their photo taken.   All students will be required to have their photo taken, regardless of if they wish to order prints…

KA CASH CARDS ARE BACK!

This year's cash cards are loaded with great opportunities to save money at Coaldale and Lethbridge businesses and are Kate Andrews High School's main fundraiser. The cards are sold for $20 each and for every card sold, 90% of the proceeds stays at KA…

GRADE 9 ORIENTATION

Grade 9 student orientation will be this Friday, September 2 from 9:00 - 11:45.  All grade 9 students are asked to attend.  Students will receive their schedules and locker assignments.  Upon payment of school fees students will receive their text…

REGISTRATION DAYS

Students can pick up text books, locker assignments, schedules and complete 2016/17 FOIPP and Network access forms on their given Registration Day.  The registration days are as follows: Grade 9:  Friday, September 2nd from 9am-12Noon Grade 10 - 12…

Here We Go . . . .

Its almost time!  September 6th is the first day of classes!  Please be sure to come on KAHS on your registration day to pick up text books, schedules and locker assignments.   This link:  2016 2017 School Year Information includes information about…

SCHOOL SUPPLIES

Please click here to view the recommended school supplies list for the 2016/17 School Year.    (Please note:  If the link above does not work for you, or you can not view the list properly, please see Page 2 of the Summer 2016 KAHS Newsletter, here: …