School News

2017

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: …

2016 GRAD AWARDS

We would like to express our sincerest thanks to the sponsors who have generously donated to our Graduation awards.  Congratulations to all of the winners who have worked very hard to be receiving these awards.  For a complete list of awards, winners…

Summer Newsletter 2016

Wow - it's already Summer! The staff at KAHS would like to wish all of our students and their families a fantasic summer!   The Summer 2016 KAHS Newsletter can be found here, and includes information needed if you are returning to KA in the fall or…

School Supplies List

Please click here to view the recommended school supplies list for the 2016/17 School Year.  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:  Summer Newsletter…

2016 2017 School Year Information

 2016 2017 School Year Information   The link above, includes information about getting ready for the 2016/2017 school year including Important Dates, the KA Calendar at a Glance, School Fees, Bell Times and Recommended Supplies.   Printed, colour…

2016/17 CLASS SCHEDULES!

CLASS SCHEDULES FOR 2016/17  The KAHS 2016/17 GRADE 10 – 12 SCHEDULES will be available in the office for students beginning Monday, June 20th.  The KAHS 2016/17 GRADE 9 SCHEDULES will be available in the office for students on Monday, June 27th. …

June KA Newsletter

The June Newsletter is now available for viewing here.  

School Dress Code

With the arrival of warm spring weather, we would like to remind students that KAHS does enforce a dress code, as outlined on page 17 of the 2015-2016 KAHS Student Handbook.  The Dress Code reads as follows: Dress Code Students and staff are expected…

June 2016 Final Exam Schedule

The Final Exam Schedule for June 2016 can be found here.  

MAY 17 - LAST SCHOOL COUNCIL MEETING OF SCHOOL YEAR

The final School Council Meeting of the 2015/16 School Year will be held on May 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the KAHS Conference Room.  This will be last meeting of the 2015/16 School Year and it will be important for as many parents as possible to attend.  Important…

Message from AHS/PERTUSSIS

Please see the recent letter from Alberta Health Services regarding a Pertussis Outbreak in Southern Alberta.  

May 2016 Superintendent's Message

Please click here to read the May 2016 Message from the Superintendent.

Grad 2016 Banquet Tickets

This year's Graduation Banquet will be held at the Coast Hotel in Lethbridge on Wednesday June 29 at 5:30pm. Tickets are $35/person and each grad must purchase a ticket.  Tickets will be sold online at School Cash Online (https://palliserregional.schoolscashonline.com)…

MAY NEWSLETTER

Please click here to see the May Newsletter.  

MAY 10: NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

Kate Andrews will be holding an ORIENTATION MEETING on Tuesday, May 10th, starting at 6:30 p.m in the gym.   Students, and their parents who are entering Grade 9 in September as well as students in other grades who will be new to KAHS in September…

Coaldale Dry Grad 2016

This message is from the 2016 Coaldale Dry Grad Organizers: Dry Grad planning is well underway!  Come join us for a fun night of activities and food: lazer tag, limo (grade 12's only), king of the hill, zorb balls and lots of food!  Early bird registration…

Palliser students test workplace skills.

Congratulations to our KA students who not only participated at Regional Skills Canada, but are off to Provincials! Thank you to our teachers, Angie Roelofs and Rod Horlacher, for their commitment and dedication to these outstanding programs. http://www.pallisersd.ab.ca/about-us/news/post/palliser-students-skills-tested

Provincials Bound - Skills Canada

Kate Andrews High School students have been competing in Skills Canada for the past 15 years and have received medals at the regional, provincial and national level. This legacy continued on April 13 when 11 students made their way to the Lethbridge…

The Trip of a Lifetime - Eastern Seaboard Tour

What do you get when you take 13 very excited Kate Andrews students, 2 teachers, 1 parent and put them together for 10 days? The Ultimate Trip of a Lifetime! Kate Andrews Social Studies teacher and trip organizer, Mike Gibson, was absolutely thrilled…

MINI-BASKETBALL begins on FRIDAY, APRIL 8TH!

KAHS PRIDE Mini-Basketball Camp STARTS TODAY! This year the camp will be held on FRIDAY AFTERNOONS, from Friday, April 8 - Friday, May 27th. Grades 1 - 3 from 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Grades 4 & 5 from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Instruction will be provided by Kate…

Semester 2 Mid-term Report Cards

The first REPORT CARDS for Semester 2 will be mailed home to student's home addresses on Friday, April 15th.  If you do not receive your child's report card within a couple of days, please contact the office to make sure that our contact information…

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION - May 10

Kate Andrews will be holding an ORIENTATION MEETING on Tuesday, May 10th, starting at 6:30 p.m.   Students (and their parents) who are entering Grade 9 in September as well as students in other grades who will be new to KAHS in September are encouraged…

SPRING DRAMA PRODUCTION

The Kate Andrews drama department is currently in production of a one act play, a dramatic comedy, titled "4 AM" by Johnathan Dorf.  The production runs the week of May 4th to 6th.  Tickets are $7.00 (or free with the KA Cash Card) and will be available…

HAVE YOU SIGNED UP FOR myPass? YOU SHOULD!

myPass is a secure self-service website for students to access their educational information. Login to myPass.ablerta.ca to: Order transcripts Register for diploma exams View diploma exam results View progress towards a credential (diploma or certificate)…

APRIL ASSEMBLY CHANGE

The April Assembly will be held on Thursday, April 14 during Period 3.  This was changed from Monday, April 4th due to construction going on in the gym.  There will be a couple of special presentations during this assembly!  

PBB March & April Newsletter

If you are taking classes through PASS+ or PALLISER BEYOND BORDERS (PBB) you may be interested to see the PBB March & April Newsletter.  You can view it here.  

KA League All Star's

Congratulations go out to Madison Wright. Last night Madison participated in the Southern Alberta High School Girls Basketball League All Star game at LCI. Madison did an excellent job of representing KA at the game. She played very well and was second…

2016 2A Boys Basketball Provincials

The Sr. Boys Pride basketball team travelled to La Crete, “ Alberta’s Final Frontier” to participate in the ASAA 2A Boys Basketball Provincials March 17 -19. The team departed from KAHS after classes on Tuesday, March 15, and travelled to Edmonton.…

School Dance - April 8th!

There will be a SPRING FLING school dance held in the Gym on April 8th from 8 - 11 pm. The cost will be $5.00 per person or free with a KA Cash Card.   More information will be available after the Easter Break!  

Addictions Counsellor: Tips of the Month

Addiction & Mental Health Tip of the Month My name is Courtney Barks and I am an Addictions Counselor from Child, Youth & Family Addiction & Mental Health with Alberta Health Services.  I work with youth in Lethbridge and area and am currently visiting…

Superintendent's Message for April

Click here to read the April Message from the Superintendent.  

Skills Canada Competition

We are excited to announce that the following students will be competing in the Skills Canada Competition on April 13. Baking - Alex BrobbelCabinetry -  Dallas MihaliszFashion Technology - Christen Gross, Sian Hernandez Hairstyling Junior - Amy JanzenHairstyling…

2A Provincial Basketball Tournament Info

Click here for more information - 2A Girls Provincial Championship, Picture Butte. Click here for more information - 2A Boys Provincial Championship, La Crete.    

PARENT/TEACHER INTERVIEWS

Parent/Teacher Interviews will be held on March 14th and 15th in the KAHS Gymnasium.  These will be drop-in, casual meetings, rather than scheduled time slots, so please stop by during the follwoing times to meet with your child's teachers: Monday,…

March, 17 SCHOOL COUNCIL MEETING

There will be a School Council Meeting in the KAHS Conference Room @ 7pm on THURSDAY, MARCH 17th. There will also be a presentation from our ADDICTIONS COUNSELLOR, Courtney Barks about Fentanyl Abuse, use of Marijuana and Vaporizers.   All parents are…

Provincials Bound!

Congratulations to our boys and girls basketball teams who have both advanced to Provincials. The girls team brought home the bronze medal at the Zones Championship this weekend at Lethbridge College after defeating Willow Creek Composite 51-33. The…

Come Cheer on the KA Pride in Basketball Zones!

Come out and cheer on our KA Pride teams at the South Zone Basketball Zones Semi Finals at the Lethbridge College!   GIRLS - Kate Andrews vs Picture Butte @ 6:45 pm, Court B BOYS - Kate Andrews vs Vauxhall @ 8:30 p.m., Court B Come on out and show your…

PRIDE MINI-BASKETBALL CAMP

The PRIDE Mini-Basketball Camp is back! This year the camp will be held on FRIDAY AFTERNOONS, from Friday, April 8 - Friday May 27th. Grades 1 - 3 from 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Grades 4 & 5 from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Instruction will be provided by Kate Andrews…

MARCH ASSEMBLY - Moved to March 16th

The March Assembly has been moved from Monday, March 14th during period 2 to Wednesday, March 16th during Period 2 (begins at 10:15 a.m.) in the Gym.  This assembly is for ALL students and family/community members are also welcome to attend.   The…

Internet Safety Presentation 2016

There will be a Parent Internet Safety Presentation on April 12th from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Yates Theatre in Lethbridge.  This is a free event offered by the City of Lethbridge, Lethbridge Police Service , ALERT, and London Drugs. 

PARENT/TEACHER INTERVIEWS

Parent/Teacher Interviews will be held on March 14th and 15th in the KAHS Gymnasium.  These will be drop-in, casual meetings, rather than scheduled time slots, so please stop by during the follwoing times to meet with your child's teachers: Monday,…

MLA FOR A DAY!

MLA For a Day is an exciting program being offered to Grade 10- 12 students. The three day program provides high school students with an awareness of the roles and responsibilities of an MLA, both as a legislator and a constituency representative.  …

FEEDBACK REQUESTED ON DRAFT BOARD POLICY

The Board of Trustees of Palliser Retgional Schoos is considering a draft policy on Safe and Caring Learning Enviornments" and is inviting public and staff input.   A copy of the draft policy is found on Palliser's website at http://goo.gl/3rKhR1. The…

March Message from the Superintendent

Please click here for the March 2016, Superintenedent's Message.  

Grad Photos

Individual Grad Photos will be taken from Friday, February 26th through Friday March 4th on school days beginning at 8:00 am - 3:30 pm.   Sessions will be 30 minutes long and the sitting fee is $40.00 that can be paid with cash, cheque, debit or credit.…

YWCA's Attire to Inspire

For the second year, the YWCA’s Young Women’s Leadership Council’s upcoming event, Attire to Inspire will occur on Saturday, February 27th at the YWCA Lethbridge & District Studio.   This event is for female graduates who otherwise wouldn’t…

Semester 2 Options Fees are now on School Cash Online

The last day for students to add/drop classes for Semester 2 was Friday, February 5th.  Fees for Options Classes for Semester 2 are now posted on SchoolCashOnline.  These fees are now payable and MUST be paid by the end of Semester 2.  FINAL REPORT…

Gaming Presentation Feb 18 2016

There will be a presentation about Video Game Play on Thursday February 18th from 6:30 - 8pm at the Crossings Branch, Lethbridge Public Library.  Please see the attached poster for more information.  

School Council Meeting TONIGHT @ 7pm

There will be a school council meeting tonight at 7:00 p.m. The presentation on Fentanyl is postponed, however the meeting will continue. 

Outstanding School & Options Fees

All SCHOOL and OPTIONS FEES from semester 1 are now OVERDUE.   Students with outstanding school or options fees will not be able to sign out textbooks for semester 2 until all fees from semester 1 are paid.  Statements were mailed home twice during…

Wrapup Event - Brazilian Students

7 Brazil students have been part of our KA family this semester and will greatly be missed! Kate Andrews and Picture Butte High students took part in a bowling party that served as a wrapup event for our Brazilian students who will be heading home at…

Palliser Beyond Border Update

Palliser Beyond Borders has some new updates as they start the new year, wind down semester 1 and prepare for semester 2. Click here for more information.

December Students of the Month

We would like to congratulate our December Students of the Month, who are being recognized for their exceptional character, attitude, work ethic and contributions to Kate Andrews High School.   Grade 9 - Pancho Peters Grade 10 - Hanna Janssens Grade…

KAHS Facebook Page

Please click on the picture and be sure to like our page to receive information on upcoming events, celebration of students and staff, and other community information via Facebook.        

January Assembly

There will be a monthly assembly held on Monday, January 11th during 1st period.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  

January 2016 Newsletter

The January edition of our KAHS newsletter is now available.  

Welcome Back!

Happy New Year! The staff of KAHS hopes that you had a wonderful and restful holiday break. We are looking forward to getting back at it and preparing for final exams and diploma exams. Just a reminder that the last day of classes is Wednesday, January…

2015

Happy Holidays

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all of the Kate Andrews High School students and their families all the best over this holiday season.  We look forward to seeing everyone back at Kate Andrews on January 4th when classes resume.  We wish…

JANUARY 2016 Exam Schedule

Please click here for a PDF version of the January 2016 Exam Schedule.  This information is also available on the Calendar portion of our web page.  

December Assembly: Change of Date

Due to some scheduling conflicts the December Assembly will be moved from Monday, December 7th to Thursday, December 10th during Period 4.  

School Review Parent Survey

UPDATE:  (2015/12/18) We have reached our goal of 50% completion of the parent/guardian survey  Thank-you to everyone who took the time to complete the survey. The survey will close at 4pm today.      Palliser Regional Schools conducted a School…

KA Christmas Concert

Please join us this evening at 7pm while the band and choir plays Christmas favorites. 

Five Pillars, One Purpose

We Create Change is back at Kate Andrews!  Please click here for information about the "5 Pillars, One Purpose" Project.  

Message from the Superintendent

Please click here to view the December 2015 Message From The Superintendent.

Fine Arts Night

Please join us for Kate Andrew’s 3rd Annual Fine Arts’ Night!  Our staff and students would like to showcase all of the work we do in our Fine Arts Department.  On November 26th at 7:00 p.m. we will be featuring students’ work in art, drama,…

KAHS School Review

Palliser Regional Schools will be conducting a School Review of Kate Andrews High School on Wednesday, December 2, 2015.  There will be a parent feed-back forum scheduled for 7:00 p.m. and all parents/guardians are encouraged to attend if possible.…

8th Annual COALDALE CARES Blood Drive

Canadian Blood Services will be at Kate Andrews High school completing blood typing on Tuesday, December 8 from 11:00am – 1:00pm. You must be 17 years old to participate without parental consent. If you are between 14-16 years old and want to participate,…

Good Luck SV Girls Volleyball at Provincials!

The KAHS SV Girls Pride will be competing in 2A Volleyball Provincials next weekend in Vauxhall.  We want to wish them the best of luck.  Go Pride! Opening Ceremonies are Thursday at 9am Girls play Thursday at 2pm Friday at 10:15am, 3:15pm, and 5:45pm…

Coming Soon: A Brand New Bus Status

KAHS Bus Status users, we have some exciting news! A better looking, faster and more personalized version of Bus Status will be available on Friday, November 27th @ 5PM! New Features: - Sleek, modern design enjoyable through the web, iPhone, and Android.…

School Fees 2015-16

For a detailed listing of the 2015-16 School fees, including OPTIONS fees, please click here.  

Jostens Grad Rings - ORDER DAY NOVEMBER 19th!

Representatives from Jostens Grad Jewelry will be at KAHS on Thursday, November 19th from 11:30 - 12:30 to take orders for Grad Rings.  A $60.00 deposit will be required for all orders placed.   Any Grade 12 students who did not receive a catalogue,…

Pulled Pork Charity Dinner

We invite you to come enjoy a delicious dinner and dessert put on by the students, staff, and parents of KAHS! The Kate Andrews High School We Create Change club is hosting a pulled pork dinner to raise money for local and global causes. Half of the…

School Council Meeting - Nov 16, 2015

Please join us for our monthly School Council meeting TONIGHT at 7pm. We would love to hear your ideas, input and involvement in our school community. Hope to see you there!  

October - Students of the Month

Congratulations to the following students who received Student of the Month for October. Each month a student from grade 9, 10, 11, and 12 are presented with this award. Students are nominated by teachers or support staff and acknowledge a student's…

Lifetouch Photo Retake Proofs

Proofs from Lifetouch Photo Retakes have arrived at the school and are available for pickup from the office.  If you wish to order photos, orders are due online or to the office by November 9th.  

Superintendent's Message for November

November 2015, Message for the Superintendent

Palliser Embraces WE DAY

If inspiration is infectious, Jess Shipton might best be quarantined. Instead, the ever-chipper Kate Andrews High School (KAHS) student will be surrounded by thousands of like-minded youth and teachers at Tuesday’s We Day celebration in Calgary. The…

KA Drive Against Hunger

Kate Andrews High School and the Coaldale community have once again teamed up in support of the Coaldale Food Bank. Yellow bags were distributed by the KA volleyball teams on Thursday, October 15th. Coaldale residents generously filled the yellow bags…

Superintendent's Message for October

October 2015 Superintendent's Message

Student artists invited to submit art for Palliser Christmas card

The Board of Trustees of Palliser Regional Schools invites student artists from the division to submit art for potential use on the division's annual Christmas greeting card. The art should be in keeping with the theme "Winter fun." This opportunity…

September - Students of the Month

Congratulations to the following students who received Student of the Month for September. Each month a student from grade 9, 10, 11, and 12 are presented with this award. Students are nominated by teachers or support staff and acknowledge a student's…

Terry Fox Run

A special THANK YOU to everyone for your participation, support, and organization with our Terry Fox run! We couldn't have asked for better weather. A hug thank you to student council, Mrs. Baraniecki, and Mr.Schilling for the organization of the run…

Parent-Teacher Conferences - Oct 8, 2015

Just a reminder that we will be holding PTC's Thursday, October 8, from 4-5, 6-9pm in the gymnasium. Hope to see you there!

WE DAY IS BACK!

  We Day is back in Calgary at the Saddledome on Oct. 27th for the fourth consecutive year. Kate Andrews High School will be sending an incredible 31 very excited students and teachers on Oct. 27th.  Kate Andrews High School is coming off  three very…

Terry Fox Run

Celebrating 35 Years!  In 1980, Terry Fox made Canadian History with his Marathon of Hope.   Terry Fox often said that it was the youth who would carry forth his efforts and work towards a world without cancer. Millions of students across Canada take…

KA PRIDE Colour Day!

Show your Kate Andrews PRIDE by wearing the school colours - Black, blue, and white - on Friday September 25!

School Council AGM - Monday, Sept 14, 7pm

KA School Council will be holding it's AGM on Monday, Sept 14 at 7pm. We are looking for parents to become part of council as all positions on the executive are open. No fundraising involved!! Please contact Sharon Gurr for more information. jsgurr50@gmail.com 

Meet the Teacher - Thursday, Sept 3, 5-7pm.

Please join us in the courtyard this Thursday from 5-7pm for Meet the Teacher. The Kate Andrews staff would love to get to know you and your family over snacks and refreshments. Hope to see you there!  

Kate Andrews Cash Cards/KAHS Activity passes are BACK!

The cash cards are loaded with great saving opportunities for Coaldale and Lethbridge area businesses and are used as the schools only major fundraiser.   The cards sell for only $20.00 each and for every card sold, Kate Andrews keeps an amazing 90%…

KAHS School Council 2014-15 Annual Report

The KAHS School Council 2014-15 Annual Report is now available.  Read the report here.  Any parents who are interested in participating in the 2015-2016 School Council should contact the principal through the Contact Us page.

Palliser Regional Schools invites you to continue A Community Conversation

The Board of Trustees of Palliser Regional Schools invites you to an afternoon of conversation about school success, building on the ideas stakeholders from across our division raised at “A Community Conversation” in 2012. At that unprecedented meeting…

Have a Great Spring Break

Have a safe and happy Spring Break.  Classes resume Monday April 13th at the regular time.

April Message from the Superintendent.

Budget challenge creates an opportunity for innovation Hello everyone, Spring is always a great and busy time, not just in schools but everywhere it seems. Days get longer, outdoor sports kick back into gear and for our farm families, a new growing season…

2015-2016 Course Selections

Any students who have not filled in their course requests for next year need to see Mrs. Pritchard as soon as possible.     If you are going into Grade 10 next year.  Fill in this form to request your courses for next year. If you are going into…

A unique and important opportunity to join forces with the Alberta School Council Association on the subject of Diploma Exams.

KAHS Parents:  an important request We have a unique and important opportunity to join forces with the Alberta School Council Association! Participate in making a recommendation to Alberta Education to lower the weight of Grade 12 Diploma Examinations. …

Palliser Superintendent's Message for March

Literacy is a journey we’re on together This month, in schools across Palliser, our teachers are conducting the second of two literacy assessments of the year with students who aren’t yet reading at a Grade 7 level. Some reach that reading level…

Alberta Health Holiday Travel Advisory Letter Measles

Please read the advisories from Alberta Health regarding the possibility of contact with the Measles virus during the upcoming school break.  Health Alberta is advising extreme caution.   Find information in English here. Find information in French…

Regional Skills Canada Competition Coming Up

Regional Skills registration deadline is February 10.  Please see your CTS teacher for information package and to register.  Visit http://skillsalberta.com/region/south-west for the competition area you are interested in.

Webcasts develop caregiver skills on mental health, brain injury, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and disabilities.

Families and caregivers will have access to information, the latest research and other resources via webcasts on mental health, brain injury, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and disabilities. The Alberta government is continuing to provide free,…

2014

Holiday Travel Advice from Alberta Health

Alberta Health has offered some suggestions for people travelling during the holiday period and beyond.  Read the letter here.

Professional Development Day

Monday Dec. 1 is a Professional Development day so there is no classes for students.  Classes will resume on Tuesday.

2013 - 2014 Academic Awards

We recently had the annual Kate Andrews High School Academic Awards Assembly.  Congratulations to all of our award winners.  Please find the list of winners below. Kate Andrews High School Grade 9, 10 & 11 Awards 2013-2014 Award Winner Grade 9  …

Palliser Bus Status app now available for Android

You asked for it, Android users, and now it’s here! A free Android app to keep you updated on the status of your child’s Palliser school bus is now available in the Google Play store. Go to https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ab.ca.palliser.busstatus&hl=en…

Subscribe to Palliser News Flash for email updates

Did you know that over the course of the school year, Palliser Regional Schools posts more than 200 news items, documents and other information about our students, staff, schools and programs? Keeping up with all that news and information is a simple…

Grad Rings

November 4, 2014 Jostens will be at the school during the noon hour to take orders for grad rings.  Stop by and try out the new designs.  Orders placed now will be available before Christmas.

We Day

We Day is back in Calgary at the Saddledome for the 3rd consecutive year and Kate Andrews High School will be sending 23 very excited students! Accompanying the students will be We Day and We Create Change coordinator Mike Gibson, along with Mrs. Nicole…

A Touching Tribute to Terry Fox

Terry by Douglas Coupland  In 1980, Terry Fox set out to run across Canada to raise money for cancer research -- despite having lost one leg to the disease. His goal was to raise $1 from every Canadian to help find a cure, and some combination of passion,…

KAHS Cash Cards on Sale

The Major fundraising campaign for KAHS has started.  We are selling Cash Cards in the community.  Community members who purchase the cash cards will receive discounts at various Lethbridge and Coaldale businesses.  Food, clothing, and groceries are…

Message from the Superintendent

To our students and parents/guardians: Welcome, everyone, to a new school year, full of possibilities and opportunities for learning and growing. This year, Palliser Regional Schools has adopted the theme of “Leadership in Literacy.” It’s a name…

School Council Meeting

There is a School Council Meeting on Monday, September 8 at 7pm at the school.  Any parents interested in being involved are welcome to attend.

IMPORTANT!! Changes to Tranportation Policies

KA is in the process of adjusting its volunteer driver policy to fall in line with Palliser policy.  All volunteer drivers who will be transporting other students will be required to get a criminal record check.  As this takes time, parents of students…

It's Time To Return Your Textbooks

Textbooks need to be returned BEFORE each exam.  Mrs. Wittebolle will be in the textbook room each morning at 8:30 a.m. until she's finished handling the returned books.  Please remember to go to the textbook room before you head to the gym or the…

Have Palliser updates delivered right to your inbox.

Over the course of the past year, Palliser Regional Schools has posted nearly 200 news items to its website, shared dozens more documents and updated other information on everything from literacy to our early learning programs. Wouldn’t you like to…

We Created Change

Kate Andrews…as the sign says…We Create Change--We Did it! In the 53 year history of this school raising this much money has never been done.  But WE Did it! We reached our target goal of raising $10,000.00 to support Free the Children’s year-long…

Band Final Concert Monday June 9 @ 7pm Southminster United Church

Admission is $5/person, $20/family or free with a KA Cash Card. We encourage everyone to join us for an evening of African, Contemporary, Classical, and Gospel music - Batman and Looney Tunes are on the program as well!

Internet Safety Night

The Lethbridge Regional Police Service is hosting a parent "Internet Safety" night on June 3 2014. There will be a variety of presenters from the Police Service to help answer questions. School Resource Officers will discuss current trends in schools,…

KAHS music program gets boost from Community Foundation

A $5,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta will help protect thousands of dollars’ worth of musical instruments that are part of the Kate Andrews High School band program. The foundation, which announced $178,000…

Important Information from Alberta Health Regarding Measles

Important information from Alberta Health regarding Measles has been released to help the community understand measures that are implemented in the event of an outbreak.  This letter tells us what the policy is in the event a student or staff member…

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Drama Production - I Hate Mothers and The Scheme of the Driftless Shifter

The KAHS drama department will be presenting I Hate Mothers and The Scheme of the Driftless Shifter on Tuesday, May 6 and Wednesday, May 7 at 7:00 pm in the drama room. Tickets will cost $5.00 or free with your KA Cash Card. We hope to see you…

K.A.H.S. Weekly Nutrition Tip 3

The new healthy is NOT ABOUT DIETING.  It's a way of life and wow is it DELICIOUS. Adding fiber throughout your day can help battle cancer, diabetes and heart disease.  Try these no fuss ideas:  Add or blend flaxseed, chia seeds, or bran to smoothies.…

K.A.H.S. Weekly Nutrition Tip 2

WHITE BEAN SOUP WITH TURKEY SAUSAGE AND KALE  (takes 20 minutes) 1 TBSPN. oil (any type) 1 15oz - 19oz can white beans (drained and rinsed) 2 cups chicken stock  PLUS 1 cup water 3 Italian-style Turkey or Chicken sausage (raw) 1/2 red bell pepper (diced)…

KAHS Baseball

Go Pride!  Support your Kate Andrew's Pride Baseball team this season by following on Twitter @KAHSbaseball  

Students' Council Celebrates Valentine's Day!

This Friday, February 14, celebrate Valentine's Day with Students' Council by dressing in Red, Pink, and White. Take pictures of yourself and friends, tag to Instagram @kapridepage and Twitter @ka_studentpride and you will be entered to win a $25 gift…

KA Students' Council Social Media

Join our KA Students' Council Instagram and Twitter pages to win prizes!  Instagram  @kapridepage Twitter @ka_studentpride

K.A.H.S. Weekly Nutrition Tip

Reading Nutrition Facts on food packages is as important as the food you put in your mouth.  Take a look at the percent of FATS and CARBOHYDRATES on the label particularly if you want to stay fit. Limit your choice for battered and fried food to twice…

KAHS Bids Farewell to "T.H." and GlobalTV was there.

If you would like to watch the video that Global TV did on Mr. Hanna's retirement click here.

Happy Retirement, Mr. Hanna

Kate Andrews High School bids farewell Friday to a long-time teacher and fervent supporter of high school sports in southern Alberta. Terry Hanna retires following a 35-year teaching career. His last day is Friday, Jan. 31, the final day of Semester…

We Create Change

Free the Children, with Kate Andrews High School’s help  ($10,000 goal=1 school) is launching a year-long initiative to build 200 schools around the world, 100 of these schools will be built in Africa, in honour of Nelson Mandela as a champion of…

Textbook Returns

All textbooks must be returned during exams.  Mrs. Wittebolle will be in the textbook room for 1/2 hour before each exam.  If you don't catch her while she is in the textbook room return your books to the library.  Grade 9 students need to bring their Math…

2013

Student has a special appreciation for school, after years away.

Read a special story about one of Kate Andrew's own here.  Congratulations Peter!  

Looking for a Christmas Present?

Look no further.  You can purchase a yearbook for your Kate Andrews Student of choice.  Bring $30 to the office during school hours and the ladies in the office will be happy to help you.  Yearbooks for the current year (in full colour) will be delivered…

Palliser’s free bus status app now available

The arrival of winter weather inevitably brings cold, snowy mornings that leave many Palliser families wondering whether school buses are running late or running at all. Keeping tabs on the school buses operated by Palliser Regional Schools has never…

Food Bags Being Collected Friday Oct. 25

Students and Staff will be driving around the streets of Coaldale to collect food donations in an effort to stock the Coaldale Food Bank and help people in our community who need a little assistance.

Healthy Choices Contest Closes October 21, 2013.

Hey Kids!                     Want to show off your healthy eating habits, display your art in a public showing, and win some cool prizes? Bust out your camera and enter your best shot in our Snap Your Snack healthy food photo contest.…

Welcome Back

Welcome back to the 2013-2014 school year.

2012/2013 New Student Orientation

Kate Andrews High School invites all new (non-returning) students to an orientation day on August 28, 2013.  The day will begin at 9:00 with registration, textbook pickup, and locker selection. Following this, at 10:00, an orientation to the school…