ONLINE Sign-up for ALL Student Led Conferences

Menno Families, 

Student Led Conferences are meant to be a celebration of your child's accomplishments, as well as a goal setting session for areas of improvement, that you, your child, and their teacher can go through together. We ask that you bring your children to these conferences, and that they sit in with you while you talk to their teachers. 

Student Led Conferences will be held on November 23 and 24. These conferences will run from 3:30pm-7:30pm on Thursday the 23, and again from 9:00am - 11:30am on Friday the 24.

ALL families (Kindergarten through Grade 9) will be required to schedule an interview time ONLINE via Conference Manager if they wish to meet with a teacher. We will no longer be scheduling times at the office or accepting parents on a drop in basis. 

If your child is in Kindergarten through Grade 4: Student Led Conferences will take place in your child's homeroom. These conferences will be held in fifteen minute intervals.

If your child is in Grade 5 or 6: Student Led Conferences will take place between Mr. Colgan and Mrs. Wallin’s room. These conferences will be held in fifteen minute intervals.

If your child is in Grade 7 through Grade 9: all Jr. High teachers will be available in their rooms to host a Student Led Conferences pertaining to the classes they teach. You will need to make an appointment with each teacher you would like to see. These conferences will be held in ten minutes intervals.

If you would like to make an appointment to speak with Mr. Knafla or Ms. Brown in their administrative capacities please indicate that in the comment section of the conference booking.  

Steps for booking interviews:

Step 1 – Pre-Register at https://mennosimons.schoolsoft.com  (Do not include “www” in the url)

You can set up a Parent Account by following the link above. Click the REGISTER NOW button and complete the registration form. Your login credentials (email and password) will remain in the system to make it easy to access the Conference Manager in the future.

Please note that in order to enhance functionality and security, the Conference Manager requires you to use Internet Explorer 7 (or above), Firefox 3 (or above) or Safari 4 (or above). If you are using an older browser, the Conference Manager will automatically prompt you to update your browser and provide you with a link. This is a one-time process and only takes a couple of minutes.

Step 2 – Conference Manager Opens to Parents – Monday November 20 @ 6:00pm

You can access the Parent Login Page using the link in the Confirmation Email. If you do not receive a Confirmation Email, you can login by going directly to https://mennosimons.schoolsoft.com

If you do not have Internet access, you are welcome to contact the office and we will schedule your conferences on your behalf.

Step 3 – Book your Student Led Conferences 

Select the teachers with whom you want to book conferences. You will see each teacher’s schedule. After booking your appointments you can print off your schedule. You will also receive an email containing the teacher name, time and location of the conference. You can log into the system at any time to view your bookings, print, cancel or re-schedule appointments. You have the option of submitting comments or questions to the teacher as part of the booking process. 

Important Dates:

Today – Pre-Registration begins

November 20 – Start scheduling your interviews at 6:00pm

November 23 – Conference Manager closes at 12:00pm

November 23 – Student Led Conferences (Afternoon/Evening)

November 24 – Student Led Conferences (Morning)

If you have any questions or need assistance, please feel free to contact Meghan Brown at meghan.brown@pallisersd.ab.ca

Career & Technology Foundations

Menno Simons Christian School Career & Technology Foundations (CTF) Elective Selection Form 2017-201 8 School Year Grade 6, 7 and 8 students are able to select electives to explore areas of study outside of the core courses. With many electives available, students are encouraged to take a variety of courses in order to broaden their perspectives.

Please click here to download the form and review all the available electives. 

2016/2017 School Year Family Communication Envelopes

Welcome back Menno Families!

Family Communication Envelopes went home with your youngest student today. This envelope contained important documentation that needs to be completed and returned to the school. Each envelope should contain the appropriate documentation needed for your family. Please complete these forms and return them back to the school in the same Family Communication Envelope that it was sent home in. If you are missing forms please click on the links below and you will be directed to the documents through our website.

Mennonite Educational Society of Calgary (MESC) Membership Application

One form per family. Please click here for the MESC Membership Application

Grade 1 & 2 Student Assessment

One form per student. Please click here for the Grade 1 & 2 Students Assessment Form 

ALL JR High Students - One form is needed for each student

Outdoor Education Club Information & Registration

Athletic Program Informed Consent & Policies  This form needs to be returned by Monday September 12, 2016 in time for athletic tryouts.

If your child has a medical condition (i.e. allergy or asthma) that may require school staff to provide medication or physical care you will have received a Medical Alert Form that needs to be completed. If you need to submit a Medical Alert Form and did not receive one please click here`

School Photos

If you are interested in having Sibling Photos done, please complete this form and bring to the office on Monday September 28.