Grade 1 49
Grade 2 56
Grade 3 59
Grade 4 69
Grade 5 53
Grade 6 54
O.S Geiger School is a dynamic learning community consisting of 20 classrooms from Kindergarten to Grade 6 including exceptional learning needs classroom and an Early Development Center classroom.
Our school has many amenities and supports in place to support our belief that learning is to be meaningful and engaging. We have a large Learning Commons with a variety of picture books, fiction, and non-fiction materials. Our technology includes four carts of laptops, iPads, SMARTBoards in every classroom and digital cameras. We offer daily physical education in an oversized gym in order to promote healthy living. All students work with a Fine Arts Teacher each week as they discover what it means to learn through the arts.
Other highlights of O.S. Geiger School include a strong literacy program, ELL support, field trips, student clubs and leadership opportunities, an extensive outdoor creative playground, three large soccer fields, two baseball diamonds, an indoor climbing wall and various community partnerships.
O. S. Geiger School is a safe, caring and dynamic learning community that ensures rigorous academic learning and opportunities for all students to develop their personal talents and abilities. We encourage students to set and achieve challenging personal goals and to approach life with a “Can Do” attitude. A focus on academic inquiry, citizenship, environmental stewardship, and health & wellness are at the heart of our school. The rich diversity of our students is seen as an advantage in the development of capable, self-reliant and responsible learners capable of succeeding in the 21st-century global community.
The entire staff at our school remains dedicated to current training and practice to foster and support a safe and caring learning environment where every child meets their potential. In keeping with the vision of the CBE, we work toward the following:
Each student, in keeping with his or her individual abilities and gifts, will complete high school with a foundation of
learning necessary to thrive in life, work and continued learning
Each student will be literate and numerate, able to integrate and apply the knowledge, skills, attitudes and
competencies acquired across all academic disciplines
Each student be a responsible citizen
Each student will identify and actively develop individual gifts, talents and interests
Each student will demonstrate good character
Assigning homework is up to the individual teacher. Students and parents are encouraged to set aside a regular time each evening for home study and/or recreational reading. This supports students in developing strong study skills. The nature and amount of home study recommended are as follows.
Division 1 (Grades 1-3): Parents and teachers should encourage children to read, and review math facts each evening. No formal assignments should be made, but 5-10 minutes of reading is encouraged.
Division 2 (Grades 4-5): Formal homework assignments may be given at the discretion of the teacher, particularly for students who need special attention or help, and for long project assignments. Most often this may be within the half-hour range. Reading is encouraged for half of this time.
Students are responsible for the prompt return of any homework assignments. In the event that homework is not returned, the teacher will contact the parent or guardian to discuss the most suitable arrangements for the child to get the forgotten work. Under no circumstances will a child be sent home without the knowledge of the parent.
Early Development Centre
The Early Development Centres (EDC) supports pre-school children who have been identified with severe delays/disabilities. These may be delays in speech and language, social, emotional, or behavioral development, and/or physical/medical development. Through play in a language-rich environment, we are able to better prepare children for Kindergarten and beyond. Early intervention support is partially funded through Alberta Education’s Program Unit Funding (PUF). For more information about our program, please visit the Early Development Centre Preschool Program on the CBE website or call 403-817-7612.
Exceptional & Special Needs
The CBE provides appropriate programming for students with exceptional and special needs in all of our community schools. In some cases, students may be referred to our specialized classes and/or unique school settings to meet their needs. We provide programming at various sites to meet the specialized needs of some students with:
- Autism Spectrum, Cognitive/Developmental Disabilities, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum
- Blind and Visually Impaired
- Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH)
- Gifted and Talented Education
- Learning Disabilities
- Mental Health and Wellness (social/emotional/behavioural challenges)
- Physical and Medical Disabilities