LEO BURKE ACADEMY
Powerschool Parent Portal and Rycor
All permission forms and fees will be collected through Rycor this year, which can be accessed through the Powerschool Parent Portal . This feature will not work through phone apps, so a computer/Chromebook should be used.
November 20 - PD Day - no classes
November 28 - Term One Reports Released
November 30 - Parent-Teacher Conferences. All parents are encouraged to attend. No appointments necessary
WELCOME BACK STUDENTS, TEACHERS AND FAMILIES!!!
The 2023-2024 school year will begin for students on Wednesday, September 6. The main doors will open at 8:30 and classes will begin at 8:45. Grade 7 students and any new students will go to the gymnasium first and all other students will go to their homerooms. We will have an assembly to start the day, followed by homeroom and regular classes.
Homerooms are as follows:
Grade 7 - Room 202 - Ms. Baker
Grade 8 - Room 210 - Ms. Harris
Grade 9 - Room 212 - Mr. Wootton
Grade 10 - Room 214 - Ms. Sartor
Grade 11 - Room 220 - Ms. Stoodley
Grade 12 - Room 224 - Ms. McDonald
We are excited to see everyone on Wednesday! If you have any questions, or want to register a new student, please call the school at 709-258-6337 or email any of our office staff.
On June 5, Leo Burke Academy was presented with the Inclusive Education Award for 2023 by Inclusion Canada NL.
The official press release can be found on the Inclusion Canada NL website by clicking here
The Hike for Hospice is just around the corner!
This year our school is particpating in raising funds for the Lionel Kelland Hospice in GFW.
Thanks for your support!
Congrats to our Junior Boys Ball Hockey Team who went undefeated to win Regionals on May 12-13!!!!
Congrats to our boys ball hockey team who competed at Provincials this year.
DOORWAYS IS COMING TO LBA!
We are excited to announce that Central Health is providing support directly to our students by bringing the Doorways Counselling Service to our school on a regular basis. Their first day will be Tuesday, May 2 and we look forward to a continual partnership.
Please see the attached letter and consent form for more information.
April 17-21 is National Volunteers Week.
LBA would like to send out a HUGE THANK YOU to all our volunteers, including our teachers, our afterschool coaches and mentors, our school council, our LBA lunchbox hot lunch providers and to Rhonda Ellis and all our breakfast program volunteers. LBA really appreciates each of you and all that you do for our students and school.
Tuesday, March 21 - Parent Teacher conferences 1-3pm and 6-8.
Thursday, March 23 - Marble Mountain Ski Trip and School Winter Activities
Term Two Report Cards will be given to all students on Tuesday, March 14.
Parent-Teacher Conferences will take place on Thursday, March 16 from 1-4pm and 6-8pm. No appointments are necessary and teachers will be available for 10 minute meetings in their classrooms.
Thank you to the students of LBA who raised approximately $120 for the Janeway during our Janeway Jammie Day on March 2, 2023.
TEACHER AND STAFF APPRECIATION WEEK
February 13-17, 2023
Please join us this week in thanking our wonderful staff and teachers who do so much for our students every day.
To help celebrate we have a special theme each day and we will upload our pictures to the school bulletin board as usual.
MONDAY: High 5 a staff member/teacher
TUESDAY: Selfie with a staffer
WEDNESDAY: Thank a staff member/teacher
THURSDAY: Write a special note or card to a staff member/teacher
FRIDAY: Dress like a LBA Staff member/teacher
Please send all pictures to Ms. Ellis by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WELCOME BACK STUDENTS!!!!!
Classes resume on Tuesday, January 3. It is Day 5 in the schedule.
12 Days of Christmas @ LBA
Those interested in joining the council can apply online here. Applications will be accepted until December 2, 2022.
The Public Service Commission will lead the recruitment for the council and will follow a merit-based appointment process. Members will serve one-year terms, with the opportunity for reappointment for an additional year. Quote“The youth of our province are our future, and they bring a significant and unique perspective to the decision-making process of our government. I encourage all interested youth between the ages of 16 to 24 to apply and bring their ideas, passion and enthusiasm to the Premier’s Youth Council table.”Honourable Andrew FureyPremier of Newfoundland and Labrador
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21 - Teacher PL Day so no classes for students. Regular classes will resume on Tuesday, November 22 and it will be Day 11 in the schedule.
Congratulations to our Boys Softball Team on winning regionals and earning the chance to represent us at Provincials in Corner Brook!!
Way to go guys! We're proud of you and your hard work and great attitudes!
High school transcripts, including final marks, are now available to students throughout the province. In an effort to reduce waste, transcripts are available digitally through the PowerSchool portal, which all students can access here: https://nlsis.powerschool.com/public/home.html
For more information on accessing transcripts, please contact the High School Certification Office at 729-7919 or 729-7918 or by email at email@example.com.
2022-2023 International Host Families
Every year our school welcomes students from different countries, through two fantastic organizations, Newfoundland International Studies and Newfoundland International Student Education Program . If you are interested in becoming a host family for a student this year, please email our school principal, Tracy Tucker firstname.lastname@example.org and she will put you in touch with a local coordinator. This is a wonderful experience for the whole family.
Our next order will be placed in October/November.
LBA MISSION STATEMENT
The School Community of Leo Burke Academy is committed to the provision of quality education experiences which allow for the development of each individual’s maximum potential in an atmosphere of mutual respect and co-operation.