What You Need to Know About: Grade 7 End of the Year…Posted on June 5 2023
Timeline Wednesday June 7- Frank Slide Field TripFriday, June 16 - LA Final - 9:00 am start timeMonday, June 19 - Math Final - 12:45pm start time Tuesday, June 20 - Science Final - 12:45pm start time Wednesday,…
What You Need to Know About Grade 8 FinalsPosted on June 5 2023
Timeline: Friday, June 16 - LA Final - 10 am start timeMonday, June 19 - Math Final - 12:45 pm start timeTuesday, June 20 - Science Final - 12:45 pm start timeWednesday, June 21 - National Indigenous…
Grade 6 PAT SchedulePosted on June 4 2023
Baker Buzz Student Newscast - June 1Posted on June 2 2023
CLICK HERE to watch the June 1st Baker Buzz
June NewsletterPosted on June 1 2023
CLICK HERE to read the June 2023 newsletter
Athletic AwardsPosted on May 17 2023
June 12 New Student Orientation InformationPosted on May 15 2023
On June 12, 2023 from 6:30-7:30pm there will be a New Student Orientation held at R.I.Baker Middle School, all parents and students are welcome to attend!
NO SCHOOL: Friday, May 19th or Monday, May 22ndPosted on May 14 2023
There is no school for students on Friday, May 19th (PD Day) or Monday, May 22nd (Holiday)
Baker Buzz Student Newscast - May 12thPosted on May 12 2023
CLICK HERE to watch the May 12th Baker Buzz
School Council Meeting on May 16 @ 6:30pmPosted on May 10 2023
Our next council meeting will be on Tuesday, May 16th at 6:30pm. All Parents are welcome to join us. Meetings usually last for about one hour and take place in the staff room. We hope to see you there!…
May NewsletterPosted on May 1 2023
CLICK HERE to read the May 2023 newsletter
Info Night for Students and ParentsPosted on April 28 2023
Help Name the Coaldale Replacement SchoolPosted on April 24 2023
Palliser School Division is excited to begin the naming process for the replacement school in Coaldale! We would like to draw on the wisdom and creativity of the community to find the best name for the…
RI Baker Spring Art GalaPosted on April 23 2023
Baker Buzz, Apr. 21st (Weekly Student Newscast)Posted on April 20 2023
CLICK HERE to watch the April 21st Baker Buzz
Spring PicturesPosted on April 17 2023
Easter Break - No School (April 7 to April 14)Posted on April 6 2023
Easter Break is April 7 - April 14. There is no school. Have a happy and safe break.
April NewsletterPosted on March 31 2023
CLICK HERE to read the April 2023 newsletter
Baker Buzz, Mar. 31st (Weekly Student Newscast)Posted on March 30 2023
CLICK HERE to watch the December 2nd Baker Buzz.
Dessert Concert on Friday, March 31Posted on March 29 2023
Please join the Coaldale Musical Arts Society for their 14th Annual Dessert Concert and Silent Auction. All monies raised benefit the RI Baker Middle School and Kate Andrews High School Music programs.…
Deadline Extension: Alberta Assurance SurveyPosted on March 21 2023
Alberta Education is extending the deadline for the completion of the Alberta Education Assurance survey to Friday, March 24, 2023. If you have not completed your survey, you now have this week to do…
School Council Meeting on March 21st @ 6:30pmPosted on March 15 2023
Our next council meeting will be on Tuesday, March 21st at 6:30pm. All Parents are welcome to join us. Meetings usually last for about one hour and take place in the staff room. We hope to see you…
Baker Buzz, Mar. 16th (Weekly Student Newscast)Posted on March 15 2023
CLICK HERE to watch the December 2nd Baker Buzz.
No School on Friday, March 17thPosted on March 14 2023
Ticket Info for "The Hobbit" ProductionPosted on March 2 2023
Dates: March 8, 9, 10, 11 at R.I. Baker Middle SchoolTime: Doors open at 6:30pm Show starts at 7:00pmTickets: Call 403-345-3340 or drop in at the office for tickets.Price: …
March 15 & 16 Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on March 1 2023
**NEW: Book your times with your EDSBY account!** Parents NEED to have an EDSBY account set up in order to access the opportunity to book Parent Teacher Interviews.Please contact the Office if you need…
Classroom Volunteers NeededPosted on March 1 2023
R.I Baker is looking for volunteers to help out in some of our classrooms during the school day. Any availability will help. Please contact Jason Prebushewski or Brett Clifton for more information.1-403-345-3340…
March NewsletterPosted on March 1 2023
CLICK HERE to read the March 2023 newsletter
Mrs. Holland Retirement AnnouncementPosted on February 22 2023
Mrs. Sandra Holland has announced her retirement from R.I. Baker Middle School effective end of February 2023. Mrs. Holland began her teaching career in 1989, working in Milk River for one school year. …
Badminton Try OutsPosted on February 11 2023
Baker Buzz, Feb. 10th (Weekly Student Newscast)Posted on February 10 2023
CLICK HERE to watch the December 2nd Baker Buzz.
Pink Shirt DayPosted on February 9 2023
Pink Shirt Day is on Wednesday February 22, 2023. Due to our February Reading Week break, RIBMS will wear PINK on Friday, February 17, 2023.
2022-2023 Yearbooks Available to PurchasePosted on February 7 2023
2022-2023 Yearbooks are now available to purchase. The cost is $35.00 and the deadline is May 12, 2023. Go to your School Cash account to purchase one today!
February NewsletterPosted on February 7 2023
CLICK HERE to read the Febraury 2023 newsletter
Baker Buzz, Jan. 31st (Weekly Student Newscast)Posted on January 30 2023
CLICK HERE to watch the December 2nd Baker Buzz
No School on Monday, January 30thPosted on January 27 2023
Info for Thursday, Jan.26Posted on January 25 2023
Ski students need to be at Baker for 6:15am tomorrow (Thursday, Jan. 26) for 6:30am departure. Please be early or on time as the bus will be leaving at 6:30am sharp. For students not going on the ski…
Parent Learning OpportunitiesPosted on January 24 2023
The Southern Alberta Professional Development Consortium (SAPDC) is offering two learning opportunities that may be of interest to parents. These sessions will be offered virtually via Zoom. The first…
Ski Trip Info - Thursday January 26thPosted on January 19 2023
RI BAKER MIDDLE SCHOOLSKI TRIP GENERAL INFORMATION You need to be at the school by 6:15 am. Buses will be leaving by 6:30 am sharp. We can not wait for those that are late. You are expected to ride…
No Multi-Sport on Tuesday, Jan. 17thPosted on January 16 2023
There will be no multi sport for grade 7/8 tomorrow (Tuesday, January 17). Wednesday and Thursday will proceed as normal.
School Council Meeting on January 17th @ 6:30pmPosted on January 10 2023
Our next council meeting will be on January 17th at 6:30pm. All Parents are welcome to join us, the meetings usually last for about one hour. Meetings take place in the staff room, we hope to see you…
Multi-Sport Program UpdatePosted on January 9 2023
Our multi sport hockey program will begin on Wednesday January 11th, coached by Mr. Fred Jack (Principal - John Davidson School and Coach - Pinnacle Hockey) and Mr. Prebushewski. For Wednesday and Thursday,…
January NewsletterPosted on January 8 2023
CLICK HERE to read the January 2023 newsletter.
Happy Holidays from the Staff at RIBMS!Posted on December 23 2022
School begins again on Monday, January 9th.
Busing InformationPosted on December 21 2022
Palliser buses will be canceled Thursday, Dec. 22. Drivers will be contacting families. Schools remain open.
Play Practice Canceled for Thursday, Dec. 22Posted on December 21 2022
CANCELED: The Hobbit play practice for Thursday, Dec. 22 has been canceled due to the extreme weather.
Turkey Dinner - Parent Volunteers NeededPosted on December 20 2022
RIBMS will provide a free turkey dinner for all students on Thursday, December 22nd. CLICK HERE to sign up as a Parent Volunteer. In order to provide this dinner, WE NEED YOUR HELP in the following…
Christmas Band / Handbell ConcertPosted on December 10 2022
Friends and families of the R.I. Baker Band and Handbell groups are invited to our annual Christmas Concert on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at 7:00pm in the gym at R.I. Baker Middle School. All of the…
Baker Gear StorePosted on December 9 2022
Shop for Baker Gear. The online store will remain open until Friday, December 23/22. Go to https://ribaker.anterastores.com/
Baker Buzz, Dec. 9th (Weekly Student Newscast)Posted on December 8 2022
CLICK HERE to watch the December 2nd Baker Buzz
Baker Buzz, Dec. 2nd (Weekly Student Newscast)Posted on December 6 2022
CLICK HERE to watch the December 2nd Baker Buzz
Angel TreePosted on December 5 2022
This year RIBMS has become a drop-off location for Angel Tree Gifts. Mission of Angel Tree for Kids Campaign: collect new, unwrapped toys during November and December each year, and distribute those toys…
December NewsletterPosted on December 5 2022
CLICK HERE to read the December 2022 newsletter
PD Day on Friday, Dec. 2ndPosted on December 1 2022
There is no school for students on Friday, Dec. 2nd.
Baker Buzz, Nov. 25th (Weekly Student Newscast)Posted on November 24 2022
CLICK HERE to watch the November 25th Baker Buzz
PJ Day!Posted on November 21 2022
Date: Tuesday Nov. 29 Rules: No stuffies, blankets, pillows, or slippers Wear PJ's and win bear points! Best outfit will win 50 extra points for their den. Have fun and be creative!
Interested in Refereeing Basketball?Posted on November 16 2022
If refereeing basketball this year interests you, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Edsby Help During Parent-Teacher InterviewsPosted on November 16 2022
Having trouble with Edsby? Don't understand what it can do for you?With Edsby you have the capability to see your child's grades as well as feedback on assignments or tests. This can keep you informed…
School Council Meeting on November 15th @ 6:30pmPosted on November 8 2022
Our next council meeting will be on November 15th at 6:30pm. All Parents are welcome to join us, the meetings usually last for about one hour. Meetings take place in the staff room, we hope to see you…
No School on Friday, Nov 11th and Monday 14thPosted on November 7 2022
Remembrance Day CeremoniesPosted on November 7 2022
November 10, 2022 Remembrance Day will be observed at R.I. Baker on Thursday, November 10, 2022. The ceremony will start at approximately 10:30am in the gym at the school. Part way through the ceremony,…
November 16 & 17 Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on November 1 2022
RIBMS is continuing to use the online appointment booking system for Parent Teacher Interviews,the system will be live NOVEMBER 1, 2022. Please click on the link below and follow these simpleinstructions…
November NewsletterPosted on October 31 2022
CLICK HERE to read the November newsletter
Basketball ClinicPosted on October 29 2022
Basketball TryoutsPosted on October 29 2022
Baker Buzz, Oct 28th (Weekly Student Newscast)Posted on October 27 2022
CLICK HERE to watch the October 28th Baker Buzz
Halloween Spirit DayPosted on October 26 2022
On October 31st wear a costume or orange/purple! We will have an assembly in period 4 and there will be a parade with candy and we will count up the people wearing costumes or orange/purple. If you wear…
Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas ChildPosted on October 18 2022
Once again R.I. Baker Middle School will be accepting gift filled shoe boxes that will be distributed around the world to children affected by war, poverty and natural disasters. Empty boxes will be available…
Edsby - Parent AccessPosted on October 14 2022
Good day Parents, As you may have heard schools in Palliser are going through a transition of new information and reporting systems. Formerly Powerschool (Parent Portal), is now Edsby. You should…
Walkathon InfoPosted on October 4 2022
PERMISSION FORMSClick here to access the online permission form (sign into SchoolCash for the form) ONLINE DONATION Click here to make an online donation (remember to enter the name of the student you…
Terry Fox DonationsPosted on October 3 2022
CLICK HERE to make a donation to Terry Fox. 100% of donations through this link will go to support the Terry Fox Foundation.
Basketball Coach NeededPosted on October 2 2022
Sept. 29 Orange Shirt Day; Sept. 30 No SchoolPosted on September 26 2022
On Thursday, September 29th, we will be recognizing Orange Shirt day in lieu of September 30, as RI Baker Middle School will be closed September 30 for the National Day for Truth & Reconciliation statutory…
*Important Notice About Submitting Student AbsencesPosted on September 20 2022
School Messenger is currently not working across The Palliser School Division. Please call our office at 403-345-3340 to report any student attendance. We hope this issue is resolved soon, however in…
Guitar ClubPosted on September 19 2022
Guitar club will begin Tuesday, October 4th. Students do not need their own guitar to participate, just come willing to learn and have fun. You will learn riffs, chords, scales,and some theory. Guitar…
Sept/Oct NewsletterPosted on September 19 2022
CLICK HERE to read the September/October 2022 newsletter
RIBMS Will Be Open on September 19, 2022 Provincial…Posted on September 16 2022
Good day. In solemn recognition of Her late Majesty, the Government of Alberta has announced that September 19, 2022, will be a provincial day of mourning. September 19, 2022, is not legislated as a public…
Meet the Teacher, Sept. 14 @ 6:30pmPosted on September 13 2022
Wednesday, September 14. Meet-the-Teacher will start at 6:30pm with a short assembly to follow at 7:00pm in the gym.
2022 Volleyball SchedulesPosted on September 13 2022
To easily find the volleyball schedules, click on the "Athletics" link in the menu of our Website CLICK HERE to see the Jr. Girls volleyball scheduleCLICK HERE to see the Sr. Girls volleyball schedule…
School Council Meeting on Sept. 13 @ 6:30pmPosted on September 6 2022
Our first school council meeting of the year will be on September 13th at 6:30pm. All Parents are welcome to join us, the meetings usually last for about one hour. We hope to see you there! September…
Picture Day is Wednesday, Sept 7Posted on September 5 2022
Picture Day is Wednesday, Sept 7
Threat Assessment ProtocolPosted on September 5 2022
Please see the attached letter regarding the Threat Assessment Protocol in The Palliser School Division.CSTAG Letter
Volleyball Clinic & TryoutsPosted on September 2 2022
Cross Country InfoPosted on September 2 2022
Message from the PrincipalPosted on August 29 2022
R.I Baker Parents/Guardians, I cannot believe the summer has nearly come to an end. We are a day away from students returning to classes and I can tell you that the staff at Baker are looking forward…
First Days of School InfoPosted on August 26 2022
I hope this email finds you enjoying this sunny weather we have been having. I just wanted to send out a quick message to inform parents about the first week of school and some of the events your child…
2022/2023 School Year InfoPosted on August 26 2022
August 30th is the first day of school for students for the 2022/2023 school year. Helpful planning information can be found in the links below. Please contact the office if you have any questions. …
Year End Assembly InfoPosted on June 21 2022
Grade 8: 8:45am - 9:45am We are very excited to say that our farewell ceremony for the grade 8’s will take place in our gym this year. Our digital ceremony and parade will no longer take place as COVID…
Summer Splash Info & MenusPosted on June 20 2022
A couple things to note: Summer Splash 2022: Friday, June 24 A variety of activities throughout the morning to help bring a fantastic year to an exciting end Be prepared to get WET (don’t wear white)!…
2022/23 Multi-Sport InfoPosted on June 16 2022
Dear RIBMS Families, We are pleased to announce that our Multi Sport program will continue in the 2022-2023 school year. This year, students were able to be exposed to new and challenging sporting ventures…
Baker Buzz, June 17th (Weekly Student Newscast)Posted on June 16 2022
CLICK HERE to watch the June 17th Baker Buzz
Band Concert - Live Stream - Wednesday, June 15Posted on June 14 2022
CLICK HERE to watch the live stream of the performance.(The link will be posted when the performance begins.) (If the link above is not working you should be able to find it HERE) Final Concert goes…
Athletic Awards - June 21stPosted on June 13 2022
We have changed the date and format for our Athletic Awards this school year. We will be celebrating our athletic achievements this year with all students and staff at school in a full school assembly.…
Baker Buzz, June 9th (Weekly Student Newscast)Posted on June 12 2022
CLICK HERE to watch the May 6th Baker Buzz
Volleyball ClinicPosted on June 12 2022
Baker Buzz, June 3rd (Weekly Student Newscast)Posted on June 1 2022
CLICK HERE to watch the May 6th Baker Buzz
June NewsletterPosted on May 31 2022
Click here to read the June 2022 newsletter.
Track & Field Zone ResultsPosted on May 31 2022
CLICK HERE to view the results of Track & Field Zones.
Volleyball Coaches NeededPosted on May 24 2022
Parents, We are in need of volleyball coaches for all of our teams next school year. We are looking for head coaches and assistant coaches. Experience playing and coaching volleyball is an asset, but…
Baker Gear Store is Open!Posted on May 24 2022
Welcome to your R.I. Baker Middle School On-Line Store! The Team at Fully Promoted and staff at R.I. Baker have been working to put together this School Store for you to do some shopping and show your…
Open House for Coaldale's New School (May 24 & 25)Posted on May 19 2022
FWBA Architects and Palliser Schools are hosting an Open House for the new Coaldale Gr. 7-12 School at R.I. Baker on May 24 and at Kate Andrews on May 25. Members of the public are welcome to attend…
Track & Field ResultsPosted on May 18 2022
Click on the link below to view Track & Field results https://sites.google.com/holyspirit.ab.ca/2022coljhaatrackandfieldmeet/home?authuser=0
May 10 School Council Meeting InfoPosted on May 9 2022
ALL Parents are welcome to join us at the next School Council meeting on Tuesday, May 10th at 6:30pm. The meeting will take place in-person in the staff room at the school. May 10, 2022 AGENDAMarch …
Baker Buzz, May 6th (Weekly Student Newscast)Posted on May 4 2022
CLICK HERE to watch the May 6th Baker Buzz
2022-2023 School Start Supply ListPosted on May 2 2022
CLICK HERE for the 2022-2023 grade 5 School Start listCLICK HERE for the 2022-2023 grade 6 School Start listCLICK HERE for the 2022-2023 grade 7 School Start listCLICK HERE for the 2022-2023 grade…
May NewsletterPosted on May 2 2022
Click here to read the May 2022 newsletter.
May 5th Track & Field InformationPosted on May 1 2022
We are excited to be able to run a full track meet again this year for all our students, grades 5-8 at the University of Lethbridge. We will be at the UofL on Thursday, May 5. We will travel by bus there…
May 3rd Flyin' Hawaiian Food Truck at RIBMSPosted on May 1 2022
Baker Buzz, April 29th (Weekly Student Newscast)Posted on April 28 2022
CLICK HERE to watch the April 29 Baker Buzz
Baker Buzz, April 8th (Weekly Student Newscast)Posted on April 8 2022
CLICK HERE to watch the April 8, Baker Buzz
Band Festival Video StreamPosted on April 6 2022
CLICK HERE to watch the video of the grade 6 band. CLICK HERE to watch the video of the grade 7/8 bands.(Links will be posted above when the performance begins.) (If the links above are not working…
KAHS Golf TournamentPosted on April 5 2022
Social Media in Middle School (Slideshow)Posted on April 5 2022
Click here to view the Slideshow that was used at our recent information session called "Social Media in Middle School" from Ted Emmett
April NewsletterPosted on April 1 2022
Click Here to read the April 2022 newsletter.
Track & Field: Parent Volunteers NeededPosted on March 23 2022
Parents, we need your help!! RI Baker is planning to run a full track meet again this year at the U of L. This is for all students in grades 5 through 8. We need approximately 10-20 parent volunteers…
Parent Info Night: A look at technology and adolescent…Posted on March 22 2022
R.I. Baker Middle School Presents… A Post Pandemic Look at Technology and Adolescent Online Activity. A parent's guide to: What can they see? How can they see it? How can I best monitor? Who: …
No School on Friday, March 25Posted on March 22 2022
Friday, March 25 is a PD Day for teachers. There is no school for students.
No School on Friday, March 18Posted on March 17 2022
Friday, March 18 is a PD Day for teachers. There is no school for students.
March 16 & 17 Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on March 6 2022
As they were in the fall, this term's parent/teacher interviews will be online and by appointment only. RIBMS is continuing to use the online appointment booking system for Parent Teacher Interviews,…
Badminton Practice TimesPosted on March 5 2022
Badminton team practices will start on March 8. Practices will run from 3:30-5:00. Tuesday will be grade 6&7, Wednesday will be 7&8, Thursday will be 6&8.Thanks to all the students who tried out!! …
Coaldale Chaos Tryout DatesPosted on March 5 2022
2022 Tryout Dates U13 Girls Tuesday March 22nd 7:15-8:45 @ Kate Andrews High School Thursday March 24th 5:30-7:00 @ R.I. Baker Middle School U13 Boys Monday March 21st 7:15-8:45 @ Kate Andrews High…
March 8 School Council Meeting InfoPosted on March 4 2022
ALL Parents are welcome to join us via video conference on Tuesday, March 8th at 6:30pm. The link for the video meeting will be posted below prior to the meeting start time. MEETING LINKMarch 8,…
March NewsletterPosted on March 1 2022
Click here to read the March 2022 newsletter.
Updated Restrictions at RIBMSPosted on March 1 2022
Good day. As you may have heard Alberta has moved to step two as of March 1st. If you are wondering about how this will look at Baker, I have provided some further details for you. Masking The…
*UPDATED: Badminton Try OutsPosted on February 16 2022
*UPDATE: We are switching our Thursday and Friday tryout grade. Grade 6s will tryout on Thursday and the grade 7s on Friday. All other practices will remain the same.
No School on Friday, February 11Posted on February 10 2022
Friday, February 11 is a PD Day for teachers. There is no school for students.
February 2022 NewsletterPosted on February 2 2022
CLICK HERE to read the February newsletter.
No School on Friday, January 28Posted on January 27 2022
Friday, January 28 is a PD Day for teachers. There is no school for students.
Basketball Live-Stream Video LinksPosted on January 26 2022
Watch the live stream of the January 26th basketball games CLICK HERE to watch the live stream (If the stream above is not working you should be able to find the stream HERE)
Stay at Home Guide for Students & COVID InformationPosted on January 14 2022
Parents are invited to see Palliser Stay at Home Guide for information on when children should be kept home depending on symptoms and for how long. January 7, 2022 Dear Parents/Guardians, On…
Canteen Price ListPosted on January 12 2022
RIBMS Canteen Price List HOT FOODPizza $3.50Hot Dog $2.00Corn Dog $2.00Taquito $1.50Mr. Noodle $2.00Nachos $3.00Fries $2.00Poutine $3.00Soup …
Jan. 11th School Council Meeting InfoPosted on January 10 2022
ALL Parents are welcome to join us via video conference on Tuesday, January11 at 6:30pm. The link for the video meeting will be posted below prior to the meeting start time. MEETING LINKJanuary 11,…
Winter Break Extended Until January 10thPosted on December 31 2021
Dear Parents/Guardians, You have likely already heard the latest announcement from Minister LaGrange indicating that the winter break has been extended for all students until January 10th. Furthermore…
Happy Holidays from the Staff at RIBMS!Posted on December 17 2021
School begins again on Monday, January 3rd.
January 2022 NewsletterPosted on December 16 2021
Click here to read the January 2022 newsletter.
Christmas Concert VideosPosted on December 15 2021
CLICK HERE to watch the video of the grade 7/8 bands.CLICK HERE to watch the video of the grade 6 band. (If the links above are not working you should be able to find it HERE)
Watch Mr. Bergmann Get Pied in the FacePosted on December 13 2021
CLICK HERE to see Mr. Bergmann get pied in the face!
Multi-Sport Program UpdatePosted on December 12 2021
Well...our multi-sport students have completed yet another local sport and they "rocked" it. It was so fun to watch their progression and excitement around the sport of curling. A huge thank you…
Buy Your 2021-2022 Yearbook NowPosted on December 6 2021
What: 2021-2022 YearbookWhen: Deadline April 30, 2022Cost: $31.50Where: https://palliserschooldivision.schoolcashonline.com/
Basketball ClubPosted on December 1 2021
Basketball Club is happening Tuesdays at lunch (bring your lunch) and is open to those who tried out for a basketball team this season but weren't selected for the Junior or Senior teams. Please see Mrs.…
2021-2022 Basketball SchedulesPosted on November 30 2021
CLICK HERE to download the Junior Girls Basketball Schedule CLICK HERE to download the Junior Boys Basketball Schedule CLICK HERE to download the Senior Girls Basketball Schedule CLICK HERE to download…
December NewsletterPosted on November 30 2021
CLICK HERE to read the December 2021 newsletter.
Congratulations to RIBMS teacher Michael WillemsPosted on November 25 2021
Michael has been named the winner of the Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence. This national-level award is considered the highest honour for teachers in Canada. We are very proud of Michael…
No School on Friday, November 26Posted on November 24 2021
Friday, November 26 is a PD Day for teachers. There is no school for students.
Bears Basketball TryoutsPosted on November 14 2021
Bears Basketball ClinicPosted on November 13 2021
No SchoolPosted on November 10 2021
There is no school on Thursday, November 11 and Friday, November 12. The school will be closed.
Walkathon Prize WinnersPosted on November 10 2021
Thank you to all our students for their amazing fundraising efforts. And a huge thank you to all our generous prize donors. Congratulations to our prize winners! Prize Winner Mystery Prize Addison Schmidtke…
Remembrance Day CeremonyPosted on November 10 2021
CLICK HERE to watch the indoor portion of our Remembrance Day Ceremony. The Ceremony will start at 10:45am, November 10th.
Nov. 9th School Council MeetingPosted on November 8 2021
ALL Parents are welcome to join us via video conference on Tuesday, November 9 at 6:30pm. The link for the video meeting will be posted below. MEETING LINK November 9, 2021 AGENDASeptember 14, 2021…
Baker Gear StorePosted on November 4 2021
The baker Gear store is now open! show your school spirit Makes great christmas gifts Improve your style and turn some heads! CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE BAKER GEAR STORE We will be keeping the store open…
Alberta GSA ConferencePosted on November 3 2021
Join us at the Alberta GSA Conference online this month. It is free for students, parents and teachers and is hosted by fYrefly in Schools, a group from the University of Alberta. Please fill out this…
RIBMS Parent CouncilPosted on November 1 2021
Hello RIBMS Families! My name is Carley Campbell, and I was elected President of the RIBMS Parent Council in September. I would first like to say a huge THANK YOU to Shannon Little and Shauna Pauls who…
Angel Tree Campaign 2021Posted on November 1 2021
Mission of Angel Tree for Kids Campaign: collect new, unwrapped toys during November and December each year, and distribute those toys in Christmas gift bundles to children and youth in Lethbridge and…
ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION LITERARY/POSTER CONTESTPosted on November 1 2021
R.I. Baker students are being encouraged to participate in the annual Literary/Poster Contest that is hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion. The Legion appreciates our entries of either a poem, a short…
November NewsletterPosted on November 1 2021
Click here to read the November 2021 newsletter.
Meet Our TeachersPosted on October 4 2021
Grade 5 Pod Grade 6 Pod Grade 7 Pod Grade 8 Pod Mr. Bergmann (P.E.)
Walk-a-thon InformationPosted on September 30 2021
The annual RIBMS Walkathon will be held on Friday, October 8th. Click the links below for more information. Walk-a-thon School Cash Walk-a-thon Information
National Day for Truth and ReconciliationPosted on September 27 2021
RI Baker School will be closed September 30 for the National Day for Truth & Reconciliation statutory holiday.
No School on Friday, Sept. 24Posted on September 23 2021
Friday, September 24 is a PD Day for teachers. There is no school for students.
September/October NewsletterPosted on September 21 2021
Click here to read the September/October 2021 newsletter
Canteen DaysPosted on September 20 2021
Students can only purchase items from the canteen on their assigned day.
Hot Lunch Order FormsPosted on September 20 2021
RIBMS is once again offering students the opportunity to order hot lunch once a week. This year lunch can be ordered through School Cash. The deadline to order lunch for October is September 23. …
Updated Sept. 17: RIBMS Re-Entry Plan 2021-22Posted on September 17 2021
CLICK HERE for a PDF copy of the 2021-2022 Re-Entry Plan Last Updated - 17 September 2021 Dear RIBMS Families, Further to our previous communication, we are pleased to provide you with some clarification…
Parent Communication September 13Posted on September 13 2021
Please see the attached communication from Palliser on the latest Covid-19 notifications. CLICK HERE
School Council Meeting on Sept. 14 @ 6:30pmPosted on September 9 2021
Our first school council meeting of the year will be on September 14th at 6:30pm in the Library. All Parents are welcome to join us, the meetings usually last for about one hour. We hope to see you there!…
Use of Microwaves at LunchPosted on September 9 2021
Hello parents, Now that we have the school year up and running, we have been able to examine how we can introduce microwaves back into our lunch hour. In the past we have had a line up of microwaves…
Update: Sept. 7, 2021 - Palliser Covid-19 Safety MeasuresPosted on September 7 2021
Please read the following documents for updated Covid-19 safety measures Additional Health Measures Palliser Covid-19 Guidance
Volleyball TryoutsPosted on August 25 2021
Volleyball Tryout Information
Volleyball ClinicPosted on August 25 2021
Volleyball Clinic Information
Information for New StudentsPosted on August 12 2021
Welcome to R.I. Baker! Below are some links that might be useful for students new to our school. Please contact the office if you have any questions. There is also a video below that might be helpful…
2021-2022 August UpdatePosted on August 11 2021
Hello everyone, I wanted to send an August update out to inform you on some of the changes (as of now) at Baker regarding COVID, staggered entry the first week, masks, and other useful information. …
Indigenous GardenPosted on June 28 2021
Grade 8 Farewell ProgramPosted on June 25 2021
The link for the live video farewell will be posted at 10:30am in the Grade 8 Health Google Classroom (all grade 8 students have access to this digital classroom). The ceremony will begin at 10:45am. …
Year End AssembliesPosted on June 22 2021
While planning these events, we have been trying to find a balance between following Alberta Healthguidelines and keeping some degree of normalcy. As a staff we wish you could all be here, to witness…
Thank you Coaldale!Posted on June 21 2021
A huge thank you to the Community of Coaldale and the R.I. Baker staff and students. Through our Baker Cares for CommUNITY Project, we were able to spread kindness around our town through acts of kindness…
Swimming SchedulePosted on June 10 2021
As part of our year-end celebrations, students will get to go swimming at the Coaldale Pool in their class cohorts. Here is a listing of when each class will be swimming. Please return permission…
RIBMS Online Art AuctionPosted on June 9 2021
CLICK HERE to go to the Auction website. The auction closes on Friday, June 11. Thank you for supporting the Coaldale community!
CongratulationsPosted on June 9 2021
Congratulations to Shea Mellow who was the lucky winner of a gift card from a local establishment! The Chrysalis Cafe is a great local spot to enjoy hot or cold beverages, as well as some yummy eats!Congrats…
Track & FieldPosted on June 8 2021
As part of the physical education curriculum, we are excited to say that the annual R.I. Baker Track and Field Meet will occur. This year students will walk to Kate Andrews for the meet. To comply with…
Thank you, Coaldale!Posted on June 7 2021
A huge thank you to everyone that came out and supported our BBQ event on Monday evening. We gave away just over 250 hot dogs in about an hour and a half!
June NewsletterPosted on June 3 2021
CLICK HERE to view the June 2021 newsletter.
Library NewsPosted on June 2 2021
The library will be closed to all students as of June 14th and all loaned materials are expected to be returned by this date. Students have been reminded on a regular basis of the items that they need…
Thank you to the Coaldale Kinettes!Posted on June 1 2021
Thank you to the Coaldale Kinette Club for their kindness and generosity towards our RIBMS Staff! On Monday, May 31, they delivered an abundance of snacks and nutritional sustenance to help get our Staff…
Basketball ClubPosted on May 21 2021
We are excited to be able to run a modified basketball program. The program will run after school one day per week to accommodate a sport cohort for each class cohort. Basketball Club will start…
Math is Everywhere!Posted on May 20 2021
Ground Breakers Construction and RI Baker would like to challenge you to some real life math. Listen to the video and use the information provided in the google form to calculate the answer. Be sure…
In-person Classes Resume Tuesday, May 25th!Posted on May 20 2021
As per the announcement today from the Alberta government, we will resume classes in person on Tuesday, May 25th. We can’t express how happy our staff is to welcome back our students to in-person learning!*If…
RIBMS School Council MeetingPosted on May 11 2021
ALL Parents are welcome to join us via video conference on Tuesday, May 11 at 6:30pm. The link for the video meeting is posted below. MEETING LINK May 11, 2021 AGENDAMarch 9, 2021 MINUTES Come…
It's not too late to buy a yearbook!Posted on May 11 2021
Any yearbook purchases must be made by May 29th.
Technology for Online LearningPosted on May 5 2021
If you do not have a computer for your child to learn on at home, and you require a RIBMS device, please follow the following steps: 1. go to www.ribms.ca2. click on quick links 3. click on school cash…
Move to Online LearningPosted on May 4 2021
The Alberta government introduced tougher public-health restrictions today to slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep the health-care system from being overwhelmed. Among those measures, all kindergarten…
May NewsletterPosted on April 29 2021
CLICK HERE to read the May 2021 newsletter.
Baker-Fly Effect - Log Your Act of Kindess Here!Posted on April 28 2021
Click on the "LEAVE A COMMENT" button below and share your positivity! Thank you for doing your part to make Coaldale a better place! The Challenge:1. Make one…
Caring for CommUNITY ProjectPosted on April 23 2021
As we navigate through this school year, it is easy for students and staff to focus on the things we cannot do. We are choosing to focus on some things we can do to make our community a better place.…
Alberta Education Parent Survey - Assurance Framework…Posted on April 13 2021
Parents of school-aged children across Alberta will be receiving Alberta Education Assurance Surveys in the mail in the coming weeks. At RIBMS we reflect on student, parent, staff and community feedback…
Friday, April 16 - RIBMS will wear “Green”Posted on April 6 2021
In honour of the Logan Boulet Effect, in support of organ donor awareness and registration across Canada.
Spring Pictures on April 14Posted on April 5 2021
Palliser Town Bus passes available July 2Posted on April 1 2021
For families seeking busing for their children to attend classes at Coaldale schools, there is busing available depending on the distance to the school (if they live within a 2.4 km radius from their…
International Student ProgramPosted on April 1 2021
Please join us in welcoming Simeon Dupriez to R.I. Baker. Simeon is a student from France that will be entering grade 8 after the Easter Break. Simeon will attend Baker after his 2 weeks of quarantine.We…
April NewsletterPosted on April 1 2021
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Easter BreakPosted on March 31 2021
Easter Break is April 2 - April 11. Have a happy and safe break.
Baker Garden ClubPosted on March 26 2021
No School on Friday, Mar. 19Posted on March 18 2021
Friday, March 19 is a PD Day for teachers. There is no school for students.
Yes, There Will Be A Yearbook This Year!Posted on March 12 2021
We might want to forget 2020-2021, but we certainly won’t. The yearbook staff has been working hard and has overcome challenging circumstances to create a book that documents this historic year. This…
April 2021 Hot Lunch ProgramPosted on March 12 2021
All food will be prepared and individually packaged at a local restaurant. Food will be loaded into homeroom containers and then distributed directly to your child’s homeroom. To purchase Hot Lunch…
Gay-Straight AlliancePosted on March 5 2021
This group is being created to create a more inclusive school for everyone. It will be a safe place to learn, grow, and support each other as a community. CLICK HERE for the Application
ART CLUB IS BACK!!!Posted on March 3 2021
Join the Art Club Google Classroom (class code: xx5cqqr) to see what we will be learning about each week. Our first lesson and Google Meet will be on Saturday, March 13th. Art Club is open to ALL…
Badminton Club Grades 6-8 starts March 8thPosted on March 2 2021
We are excited to be able to run a modified badminton program. The program will run after school one day per week to accommodate a sport cohort for each class cohort. 8 students from each class…
RIBMS School Council MeetingPosted on March 1 2021
ALL Parents are welcome to join us via video conference on Tuesday, March 9 at 6:30pm. The link for the video meeting will be posted below. Meeting Link March 9, 2021 AGENDAJanuary 12, 2021 MINUTES…
March NewsletterPosted on February 26 2021
Click here to read the March 2021 newsletter.
Pink Shirt Day is on February 24thPosted on February 15 2021
Why a Pink T-Shirt?The idea came from two incredible Nova Scotia high school students in 2007. When a fellow student was being bullied for wearing a pink shirt, they decided to take a stand. They went…
No School Feb. 15 - 19Posted on February 8 2021
There are no classes for students on February 15 - 19. Have a safe reading break!
2021 Hot Lunch ProgramPosted on February 2 2021
RIBMS is pleased to be starting the Hot Lunch Program in March 2021. All food will be prepared and individually packaged at a local restaurant. Food will be loaded into homeroom containers and then distributed…
February NewsletterPosted on January 29 2021
Click here to read the February 2021 newsletter.
Lost and FoundPosted on January 28 2021
Our Lost and Found currently has several items wondering where their owners are! There are a couple lunch kits and several lonely hoodies & jackets that might come in handy as our weather gets colder…
Our Breakfast & Snack Program is back!!Posted on January 28 2021
RIBMS is pleased to announce that we have received a grant from the PC Children’s Charity to help usprovide some healthy snacks for our hungry “Bears” (AKA our students!)A variety of muffins and…
January NewsletterPosted on January 15 2021
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Bear Care 2021Posted on January 14 2021
Welcome to Bear Care, Wellness InitiativeFebruary 11th & 12th Students, please fill out the session form using the links below Grade 5/6's click here Grade 7/8's click here
Students Return to In-Person Learning on Monday, Jan.…Posted on January 8 2021
Based on the announcements from the Government of Alberta, students will return to in-person learning on Monday, January 11th. During period 1 on Monday, all students will go to their homeroom class. …
Online Learning week of January 4 - 8Posted on January 2 2021
Classes will resume in the new year with online classes during the week of January 4 - 8. If you are unsure of your timetable, please email your teacher or contact the office. In-person learning is…
Instructions for Parent Portal Sign UpPosted on December 14 2020
Click here for a PDF of the Parent Portal instructions.
December NewsletterPosted on November 30 2020
Click here to read the December 2020 newsletter.
Letter from AHS Re: Covid 19 Outbreak at RIBMS, Nov.…Posted on November 29 2020
Covid 19 Outbreak at RIBMS NOV 27 AHS Letter Please see the attached letter regarding Positive Covid-19 results at R.I Baker Middle School.
Author VisitPosted on November 27 2020
RIBMS is excited to announce that the Rocky Mountain Book Award Committee has selected our school to host award winning Canadian author Susin Nielsen. We are currently in the process of selecting a date…
Nov. 25 - Message to ParentsPosted on November 25 2020
Yesterday, the Government of Alberta announced mandatory restrictions for schools, which begin Nov. 30. Students in Grade 7 and 8 will move to at-home learning starting on Nov. 30. If you have personal…
Welcome to our Virtual Scholastic Book Fair Nov. 16-30thPosted on November 20 2020
Parent Portal for Attendance and GradesPosted on November 19 2020
Did you know that RI Baker's report cards are updated regularly on Powerschool? You are able to track your child's attendance and grades for each class through an app on your phone. If you would…
AHS: Social Gatherings Involving StudentsPosted on November 4 2020
Please see the attached letter from Alberta Health Services regarding Social Gatherings Involving Students. AHS: Social Gatherings Involving Students
UPDATED: Stay at Home Guide (Oct. 30)Posted on October 31 2020
Please read the guidelines for when to keep your child home from school and what steps are required to have them return. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE UPDATED GUIDE (Oct. 30/2020) We thank you for your cooperation…
Monday, Nov. 2 is a Regular School DayPosted on October 29 2020
Some schools in Palliser Regional Schools have a PD day on Monday, November 2nd. RI Baker does NOT have a PD day on Monday. It is a regular school day for all students. Please click here for a Year…
Picture Day is Wednesday, Oct. 28Posted on October 25 2020
Pajama DayPosted on October 14 2020
Tuesday, October 20th marks 30 days in school for students and staff. To celebrate we will be having a pajama day to throw it back to the days of quarantine! Students can wear their full pajama outfits,…
No School on Monday, Oct. 12Posted on October 10 2020
There is no School on Monday, Oct. 12. Enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday!
Walk-a-thon InformationPosted on October 6 2020
The 15th annual RIBMS Walkathon will be held on Friday, October 9, 2020 (grade 5/6) and Friday October 16 (grade 7/8)! Click the links below for more information. Walk-a-thon School Cash Walk-a-thon…
RI Baker Virtual Cross Country MeetPosted on October 5 2020
Baker is excited to be hosting a virtual cross country meet. A virtual cross country means that students would complete the “meet” on their own time, any time during the selected time frame. Our meet…
Baker Gear is Here! DEADLINE: OCT.9thPosted on October 2 2020
Please use the link and password below to get yours now!https://www.myapparelcoaldale.com/shop--> Click on "Shop Now"--> Click on "R.I. Baker"--> Enter in Password: BAKER2020 (Uppercase)
Orange Shirt DayPosted on September 27 2020
On Wednesday, September 30 everyone is encouraged to wear an orange shirt to commemorate and remember the experience of the thousands of children who were taken from their families and placed in residential…
Sept/Oct NewsletterPosted on September 27 2020
Click here to read the September/October newsletter.
No School Monday, Sept. 21Posted on September 20 2020
Monday, September 21 is a PD Day. There are no classes for students.
School Council MeetingPosted on September 12 2020
Our first school council meeting of the year will be on September 15th at 6:30pm. The meeting will be held virtually through Google Meets. There will be a link posted here (on this page) at 6:00pm…
LIBRARY CIRCULATION AND SCHOLASTIC BOOK ORDERSPosted on September 10 2020
Special Information in regards to school library procedures and monthly Scholastic Book Orders.We encourage your supporting our students to continue with their reading as well as your support ofthe Scholastic…
Covid-19 ScreeningPosted on September 2 2020
Dear Parents, Guardians and Students: Welcome back. Please screen for COVID-19 symptoms every morning. Check every morning to see if your child has any of these symptoms. If yes, they must stay home:…
First Day of School InformationPosted on September 1 2020
Please refer to the arrival times and entrances for your child. Please refer to your child’s homeroom cohort below. There will be markings for social distancing line-ups outside their specific door,…
In-Person Q & A session for Parents and Updated InformationPosted on August 28 2020
Happy Friday! I want to let you know our staff has been in all week brainstorming and creating new and exciting ways to educate our students while being as safe as possible. This means some of our past…
2020-2021 Bussing InformationPosted on August 25 2020
CLICK HERE to read the letter regarding Palliser's 2020-2021 transportation services.
*UPDATED: RIBMS Re-Entry PlanPosted on August 24 2020
Hello Parents, CLICK HERE to read the latest and most updated reentry manual for your reference. Please read this and go over the content with your child. It is very important that they are aware of all…
Baker Hockey Academy NewsPosted on August 24 2020
Dear Baker Parents, It is with much regret that we will not be able to move forward with the RIBMS Hockey Academy for the 2020-2021 school year. With the current government regulations in place around…
Support for Parents and Students Considering Online…Posted on August 19 2020
For those families wanting the most updated information from Palliser on the online learning platform, you can click on this link for more information.https://www.pallisersd.ab.ca/about-us/news/post/support-for-parents-and-students-considering-online-learning
Happy Retirement, Mrs. Wickham!Posted on June 22 2020
It’s not often one in the teaching profession spends virtually all of her career at one school. Mrs. Wickham is one of these people. She has devoted 30 years of her life to so many families of Coaldale.…
Yearbook Give-Away and Photo SubmissionsPosted on June 19 2020
Deadline to submit yearbook photos extended to Wednesday, June 24th! We will be doing a draw for 3 FREE YEARBOOKS this week! Submit as much as you'd like. We will put all the names of students who…
June NewsletterPosted on June 17 2020
Click here to view the June 2020 newsletter.
Chromebook drop off and certificate pick upPosted on June 15 2020
Click here for a PDF copy.
Final Week at a GlancePosted on June 9 2020
Monday, June 22 This will be the final day of instruction for students. Please ensure all assignments are handed in on, or prior to, this day. This will be the last day that teachers will be contacting…
Year-end Ceremonies and FarewellPosted on June 9 2020
Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening RIBMS Parents and students, Please accept our apologies for waiting to get this information out to you. While planning these events, we have been trying to find a balance…
June 18 Virtual Parent Cafe (Final Meeting)Posted on June 8 2020
The Palliser School Division support team is excited to present the final Virtual Parent Cafe for this school year on Thursday, June 18th at noon through the following link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/71644869415?pwd=U0NaWUpadlM1TGdWUzFhejMyV1RyZz09#success…
2020-2021 Hockey Academy NewsPosted on June 3 2020
Hello parents and students!We are going ahead with the planning for the 2020-2021 Hockey Academy. Thank you for getting your registration forms in! Due to increases in costs, academy fees will be $500…
RIBMS Welcomes Brett Clifton, New Vice-PrincipalPosted on June 3 2020
We are pleased to announce that Brett Clifton has been appointed to the role of Vice-Principal to R.I. Baker Middle School, commencing August 26, 2020. Brett graduated from the University of Lethbridge…
June 4 Virtual Parent CafePosted on June 3 2020
Yearbook SubmissionsPosted on May 25 2020
Click here to upload a photo for consideration to be included in the yearbook.
School Start Supply ListsPosted on May 21 2020
RI Baker families have the option to purchase quality standardized school supplies through School Start for the 2020/2021 school year. The deadline to order is June 17, 2020. Ordering information…
While You're Outside of My Classroom - A Letter to…Posted on May 19 2020
While You're Outside of My Classroom - A Letter to My Students - Michael Willems
A message from Mrs. GaskellPosted on May 13 2020
Dear Baker Students and Parents, I wanted to let you know that next year I will be taking on a new role as Vice Principal of Coalhurst Elementary School. I am excited for this new challenge, but I will…
Mid-week Message (April 29)Posted on April 29 2020
Good afternoon.I wanted to write a little update on all things Baker. This has been a journey for everyone. Teachers, support staff, parents, and students have all needed to take on new roles. We…
ONLINE EXPLORATORIESPosted on April 28 2020
Hey Baker Students! **Update: It's not too late to join an exploratory class. Join anytime! We are excited to offer all students (grade 5 through 8) the option of taking some online exploratories…
Library NewsPosted on March 31 2020
We have added a new page to our website, Library News! Here you will find out about news related to books, reading and Mrs.Bueckert's book reviews! Check it out https://sites.google.com/pallisersd.ab.ca/ribmslibrary/home…
We Miss YouPosted on March 26 2020
2020 Baker CupPosted on March 26 2020
Hey Everyone, I know that Baker Cup was supposed to happen today and in that spirit I have created a video that I'm sure would have been very similar to the live event. I hope you enjoy it and when…
Mid-week Message (Wed, March 25)Posted on March 25 2020
Greetings Baker Family, I wanted to take an opportunity to thank the parent community, student body, and everyone who has cooperated to make these first few days a success. Let me start by stating…
Jersey Day on ThursdayPosted on March 25 2020
Even though we can’t all be at school together we still want to celebrate our school spirit, so we are encouraging everyone to wear their Baker gear or favorite team jersey for our scheduled Jersey…
A message from Ms DeJager and Mrs. Van RijnPosted on March 24 2020
What does your learning look like?Posted on March 24 2020
Hey RIBMS families! We would like to showcase what learning looks like from home. If you would like to be a part of this fun project, send pictures of your student learning to email@example.com …
How to Borrow a ChromebookPosted on March 23 2020
UPDATE: It's not too late to get a Chromebook March 23: There are still Chromebooks available to sign out for student home use. Call the school at 403-345-3340 to arrange pick-up. You will still…
ONLINE LEARNING BEGINS TODAY!Posted on March 23 2020
Are you ready? RI Baker Students, check your Google Classrooms for all of your classwork. Your teachers will post what you are working on. Remember, you will have learning for each of the following…
Information Update: March 18 @11:50amPosted on March 18 2020
Good afternoon, Yesterday, all of our staff had time to sit down and process all of this ever-changing information. We had a great day of brainstorming and sharing the wealth of knowledge we have…
We Miss You Already (Video)Posted on March 17 2020
We want you to know that we are working hard to prepare for the days ahead...we are very excited to deliver Baker Education in a new creative way. Here are a few people that wanted to say “hi” and…
Personal Item Pick-up SchedulePosted on March 17 2020
Click here for more information about collecting your personal/learning items from the school.
Information Update: March 16thPosted on March 16 2020
Parents and Students,After taking the day to sort out childcare for our own families, R.I. Baker staff members will be at the school starting tomorrow morning. We will begin to wrap our minds around…
POSTPONED: School Council Meeting on March 17Posted on March 15 2020
The School Council meeting has been postponed until further notice. Please check the website for further communication. All Parents are welcome to join us on Tuesday, March 17th at 6:30pm in the RIBMS…
All classes cancelled for students immediatelyPosted on March 15 2020
Dear Palliser Families,The Alberta Government has just announced that all classes are cancelled for K-12 students across theprovince indefinitely. This means there will be no classes in any Palliser schools.Please…
Message to ParentsPosted on March 12 2020
Palliser Letter to Parents Hello Parents, RIBMS wants to provide you with some information regarding the COVID-19 virus (aka Coronavirus) and its impact on RIBMS and Palliser. It is important to know…
Marine Biology Trip CancelledPosted on March 11 2020
The 2020 Marine Biology trip scheduled for March 26 will be CANCELLED due to the recent changes in government regulations around travel and COVID 19. We are currently in the process of connecting with…
SchoolCash OnlinePosted on March 10 2020
The Palliser School Division is trying to reduce and even eliminate cash in schools and as such would like to encourage parents to not only register online but also make purchases online. Attached,…
March 12 & 18 - PARENT TEACHER INTERVIEWS ONLINE BOOKINGPosted on March 3 2020
RIBMS is continuing to use the online appointment booking system for Parent Teacher Interviews, the system will be live MARCH 3 at 12:00pm. Please click on the link below and follow these simple instructions:…
Update: Parent-Teacher InterviewsPosted on March 2 2020
We apologize for the inconvenience, We need to reschedule the Wednesday parent-teacher interview night from Wednesday, March 11th to Wednesday, March 18th. Online registration and sign-ups will be live…
March NewsletterPosted on February 28 2020
Click here to read the March newsletter.
Treasure IslandPosted on February 28 2020
R.I. Baker is proud to present Treasure Island. Come see our show March 4th, 5th and 6th at 7pm at R.I. Baker Middle School. Doors open at 6:30. Call 403-345-3340 for tickets.
Parent CommunicationPosted on February 2 2020
Palliser School Division and RIBMS will be taking advantage of another form of communication to best serve families. The district uses the SchoolMessenger notification service to send important information…
BAKER GEAR IS AVAILABLE AGAIN!Posted on February 1 2020
Orders placed by February 7th will arrive at RI Baker by February 28th. To access our online store click on the link below: https://www.myapparelcoaldale.com/r-i-baker-middle-school-2019
February NewsletterPosted on January 31 2020
Click here to read the February newsletter.
Marine Biology Trip UpdatePosted on January 30 2020
IMPORTANT FLIGHT INFO CHANGE: all parents were emailed January 30th. If you did not receive this email, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org FINAL STUDENT / PARENT MEETING: Wednesday,…
No School on Monday, Sept. 27Posted on January 26 2020
Monday, September 27 is a PD Day. There are no classes for students.
Important Ski Trip InformationPosted on January 20 2020
Please click here to read important information about the Ski Trip on Thursday.
School Council Meeting on Jan. 21Posted on January 13 2020
All Parents are welcome to join us on Tuesday, January 21st at 6:30pm in the RIBMS Staff Room for the School Council Meeting. The meetings usually last for about one hour. We hope to see you there!Shannon…
Wildlife Pouches for AustraliaPosted on January 9 2020
In an effort to help out with the situation in Australia, RI Baker's Student Leadership Committee and the grade 7 Fashion class, are challenging the Baker community to create Wildlife pouches. If you…
Coaldale & District Chamber of Commerce AWARD NOMINATIONSPosted on January 7 2020
Click here for award criteria and nomination form. The deadline for nominations is January 31.
January NewsletterPosted on January 6 2020
Click here to read the January newsletter.
Have a Safe and Happy Holiday!Posted on December 20 2019
School begins again on Monday, January 6th.
Ski Trip Permisssion FormPosted on December 5 2019
The Annual RIBMS Ski Trip to Castle Mountain is January 23rd, 2020. The deadline to get in permission forms and fees is January 10th. Click here to download the permission form.
Achievement IndicatorsPosted on December 4 2019
Have you ever wondered what that 4-3-2-1 grade on some PowerSchool courses mean? Here is a description of what each of those assigned grades.
‘SOCK IT TO ‘EM’ CampaignPosted on December 2 2019
Each December the caretakers of Palliser Regional Schools collect NEW PAIRS OF SOCKS for distribution to people in need in our communities. Students are encouraged to bring in at least one pair of NEW…
December NewsletterPosted on December 1 2019
Click here to read the December newsletter.
School Council Meeting on Nov. 17Posted on November 11 2019
A reminder that our next School Council meeting is on November 17th at 6:30pm in the staff room at the school. Please mark your calendar and we hope to see you there! Further information on School Council,…
Instructions for Parents/Guardians on accessing The…Posted on November 5 2019
To successfully access the Parent Portal you will need to follow these steps: 1. Open an internet browser (Google) on your computer (this first step must be done on a computer, not a phone/handheld device)…
Students gain new perspective on Remembrance DayPosted on November 4 2019
Palliser exchange trip to Ukraine includes surprise visit with soldiers Every November students across Palliser Regional Schools pay tribute to military personnel who sacrificed so much in the past to…
November NewsletterPosted on October 29 2019
Click here to read the November newsletter.
Marine Biology InformationPosted on October 29 2019
Reminder that all forms from the package your child brought home are due to Ms. Macklin by November 1st. Please have your child take to room 105; not the office.Payment schedule: $600 total by December…
ANNUAL SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIRPosted on October 14 2019
R.I. Baker School Library will be holding their annual SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR November 13-18. This event is open to all students, parents and guardians. The fair will be open during regular school hours…
Marine Bio MeetingsPosted on October 9 2019
Mandatory student meeting for Marine Biology trip will be Tuesday, October 15th at lunch recess in Ms. Macklin's room. Students will receive a package including liability forms, payment schedule, itinerary,…
Afternoon Recess BreakPosted on October 4 2019
In keeping with the thought that fresh air and exercise is good for the mind, we are changing our afternoon 'Nutrition Break' to an 'Outside Recess' starting on Monday, October 7. Our morning recess…
Baker Gear has Arrived!Posted on October 1 2019
Click here to visit the Baker Gear Store
October NewsletterPosted on October 1 2019
Click here to read the October newsletter.
After School Activities - Monday, Sept. 30Posted on September 29 2019
**ALL AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES SCHEDULED ON MONDAY, SEPT. 30TH ARE CANCELLED**
Orange Shirt DayPosted on September 26 2019
**Edit** Students and staff who were planning on wearing their orange shirts on Monday may choose to do so on Tuesday. *Original Post* Palliser Regional Schools encourages staff and students to wear…
November Hot Lunch FormPosted on September 24 2019
Click here to download November's Hot Lunch form. The due date for forms is October 25th.
Marine Bio MeetingPosted on September 24 2019
‘Mandatory meeting Tuesday, September 24th, 5:00pm. Adult must accompany student with $200.00 deposit’
Years of ServicePosted on September 17 2019
Congratulations to R.I. Baker's Years of Service recipients this year: 5 YearsMr. GeeMrs. NastMs. Macklin 20 YearsMrs. Woods 25 YearsMrs. Bueckert 30 YearsMrs. Wickham
Walk-A-Thon Permission FormPosted on September 12 2019
Our annual Walk-A-Thon takes place on Friday, October 11th. Deadline for permission forms to be returned to homeroom teachers is Friday, October 4th. Download the permission form here.
School Council Meeting & AGMPosted on September 9 2019
ALL Parents are welcome to join us! Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 6:30pm. Meetings usually last about one hour and are only every second month! Come have a voice in your child's education! We meet in the…
Hockey Academy InformationPosted on September 3 2019
The hockey program will be starting up on Wednesday, September 4th with the 5/6's. The 7/8's will start on Thursday, September 5th. Our ice time is 10:45-11:45am and the students leave the school…
2019 Volleyball TryoutsPosted on August 25 2019
Any grade 6-8 student is welcome to tryout for our volleyball teams. We'll be picking both a junior and senior volleyball team for both girls and boys. Wednesday, September 4th GIRLS: 3:30-5:00 & BOYS:…
New RegistrationsPosted on July 1 2019
The main office will be open on Monday (August 26), Tuesday (August 27), Wednesday (August 28) from 9:00am to 3:00pm and Friday (August 30) from 9:00am to 12:00pm to take new registrations OR you can…
First Day of School (2019-2020)Posted on July 1 2019
The first day of school for the 2019-2020 school year is Tuesday, September 3.
Year End AssembliesPosted on June 20 2019
SCHEDULE OF ASSEMBLIES Gr. 8 - 9:00AM Farewell AssemblyGr. 5 - 11:00 AM Gr. 6 - 1:00 PM Gr. 7 - 2:15 PM We encourage all parents, friends and family members to attend the assemblies. Please remember that…
Thank you!Posted on June 19 2019
A big thank you to the Davis family for providing a lunch for the RIBMS staff. Much appreciated!
Canteen ClosingPosted on June 17 2019
The last day the canteen will be open is Wednesday, June 19th. Please send a lunch with your child after that day.
PowerSchool Parent Portal Temporarily ClosedPosted on June 13 2019
Access to the Parent Portal will be temporarily closed until after report cards. Report Cards will be sent home with your child on Wednesday, June 26th.
Libary Closing on June 14thPosted on June 10 2019
THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED TO STUDENTS AS OF JUNE 14, 2019 AND ALL SIGNED OUT MATERIALS MUST BE RETURNED BY THAT DATE. If a student has lost or severely damaged a library book or a school textbook they…
Volleyball ClinicPosted on June 5 2019
RI Baker athletics is once again offering their annual RI Baker Volleyball Clinic. This is a free clinic offered to students in grade 5-7. The purpose of the clinic is to promote our upcoming volleyball…
Year End Band ConcertPosted on June 2 2019
RIBMS Final Concert is Thursday June 6th at 7:00pm in the RIBMS Gymnasium. Come out and support our music programs including, choir, Jazz band, grade 6, 7,8 bands, handbells and percussion ensemble. We…
Athletic AwardsPosted on June 2 2019
Athletic Awards will be held on Wednesday June 5th, 2019 at 7:00pm. Letters were sent home to all athletes who participated in a Baker sport. Awards will be given for each of the athletics teams, male…
June NewsletterPosted on June 2 2019
Click here to read the June newsletter.
No Hot Lunch Program in JunePosted on May 31 2019
There will be no hot lunch program in June, so please remember to send a bagged lunch with your child on Wednesdays for the rest of the school year.
Outdoor Ed Trip CancelledPosted on May 24 2019
It is with much regret that the Outdoor Education Survival Trip will be cancelled this year due to lack of interest. Thank you to all parents that have offered to volunteer for the trip. We are sorry…
The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobePosted on May 16 2019
RIBMS's production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe will run May 29th, 30th and 31st @ 7pm. We will have 2 dress rehearsals on the 29th (Closed to the public).Tickets are $7 for adults and…
YearbookPosted on May 16 2019
Yearbook ordering deadline is May 27th! Order online through "School Cash" or pay at the office; $30.00.Parents! If you have captured some great shots of your child or other students at R.I.Baker…
No School - Long WeekendPosted on May 15 2019
There is NO SCHOOL on Monday, May 20th and Tuesday, May21st. Enjoy a safe and fun long weekend!
School Council Meeting on May 14thPosted on May 8 2019
Our next School Council meeting is on May 14 at 6:30pm in the Staff room at RI Baker. Thank you toall of those that have contributed their time and effort to School Council this year! We encourage allparents…
New Student OrientationPosted on May 6 2019
On Thursday, May 16, from 6:00-7:00 pm, R.I. Baker will be hosting its New Student Orientation.When students & parents arrive at the school, they will participate in an activity that will guide them through…
May 2019 NewsletterPosted on May 5 2019
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Info Session for Parents: School Refusal in ChildrenPosted on May 5 2019
Grade 9 (2019-2020 School Year) Information NightPosted on April 18 2019
There will be a Grade 9 Parent Information Meeting (for students currently in Grade 8, who are entering Grade 9 next year) at 6pm on Thursday, May 2nd in the KA Library. Grade 8 students at RI Baker…
Easter HolidaysPosted on April 18 2019
There is no school from April 19th to 28th. See you all again on Monday, April 29. Enjoy the break!
RIBMS Track & Field Day is May 2ndPosted on April 16 2019
Click here to see the Schedule of Events
2019-2020 Hockey Academy RegistrationPosted on April 11 2019
Click here for more information about the RIBMS Hockey Academy and to download the 2019-2020 application form. We will start taking registrations Monday, April 15 @ 8:00 am. First 28 paid registrations…
April 2019 NewsletterPosted on April 2 2019
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Volunteers Needed for Track & Field MeetPosted on April 1 2019
May 2nd is our annual Track & Field Meet.A day like this takes many volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering at the track and field meet, please email Adrienne Vanhell at email@example.com…
PowerSchool Parent Portal is Back OnlinePosted on March 28 2019
The parent portal is back online! Using the Parent Portal, you can check your student's grades, attendance and more. For more information or to set up your Parent Portal access, please contact the…
2019-2020 School Year CalendarPosted on March 20 2019
Click here to view the DRAFT copy of the R.I. Baker Calendar for the 2019-2020 school year. We are looking for any parent feedback regarding this proposed calendar. If you have any feedback, please contact…
Baker CupPosted on March 19 2019
It’s that time of year again where we will put the students of our hockey academy against the staff and friends of Baker. The puck will drop on March 28th. We encourage all parents to come and watch…
School CouncilPosted on March 11 2019
A reminder that our next School Council meeting is on March 19 at 6:30 in the staff room at the school. Please mark your calendars and we hope to see you there! Be a voice in your child's education! Further…
No School on Monday, March 11thPosted on March 9 2019
There will be no school for students on Monday due to a P.D. Day.
March NewsletterPosted on March 4 2019
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International Students from ChinaPosted on March 4 2019
March 20 - May 20- We are excited to have a group of Chinese students from Suzhou China join our students at RIBMS.
International Students from UkrainePosted on March 4 2019
March 8th - April 8 - We are excited to have 5 students from Ukraine join our students at RIBMS.
2019 Southern Alberta Student Film FestivalPosted on February 28 2019
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Parent Information on Digital CitizenshipPosted on February 28 2019
Join Dr. Ribble for a free informative evening on digital citizenship. Click here to see for more information
*Feb. 12 - Community Information SessionsPosted on February 1 2019
Have you ever wondered how long it’s been since a new recreation facility was built in Coaldale? How about a new school? Coaldale Curling Rink – 1980 Jennie Emery Elementary School – 1994 The Town…
Bears BadmintonPosted on February 1 2019
Badminton season is just around the corner and we are looking forward to picking our teams.All grade 6--8 students are welcome to come out to our open gym times to practice beforetryouts. Our open gym…
Powerschool and the Parent PortalPosted on January 31 2019
We are very excited to share that we have our Parent Portal open for parents to use moving into the second term. The Parent Portal is an 24/7 online access to your child's grades and assignments. You…
February NewsletterPosted on January 31 2019
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Ski TripPosted on January 18 2019
STUDENTS MUST BE AT THE SCHOOL BY 6:15 am FOR PROMPT DEPARTURE. BUSES WILL BE LEAVING THE SCHOOL PROMPTLY AT 6:30 AM AND RETURNING AT 5:30 PM. STUDENTS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN THE SCHOOL WHEN WE RETURN…
Parent Council MeetingPosted on January 15 2019
ALL Parents are welcome to join us! Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 6:30pm. Meetings are in the staff room and usually last about one hour! Come have a voice in your child's education!
January NewsletterPosted on January 15 2019
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Ski Trip forms due on WednesdayPosted on January 7 2019
RIBMS annual ski trip is Thursday, January 24th. The deadline to get in the forms and fees is Wednesday, January 9th. Click here to download a PDF of the Permission FormClick here to download a PDF…
Welcome Back!Posted on January 6 2019
School resumes on Monday, January 7th.
December 2018 NewsletterPosted on December 3 2018
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Turkey Dinner - Parent Volunteers NeededPosted on December 3 2018
RIBMS will provide a free turkey dinner for all students on Thursday, December 20th. In order to provide this dinner, WE NEED YOUR HELP in the following areas: ● Set up/Clean-up /Servers for the dinner…
Marine BioPosted on November 27 2018
Poinsettia pick up Wednesday, November 28th from 3pm to 4pm at the office. Contact Mrs.Kurtz in the office if you need to arrange another time to pick up.Next payment installment due to the office by…
Baker Store Closes Sunday, Dec. 2 at Midnight!Posted on November 14 2018
Click on the link to take you to the RIBMS apparel store. https://bakerbears.itemorder.com/sale For a downloadable pdf copy of the merchandise, click here.
Marine Biology InformationPosted on November 7 2018
The Marine Bio dates this school year are: Sunday, April 14th to Friday, April 19th, 2019. The poinsettia fundraiser deadline for students going on the Marine Bio trip is November 16th, 2018. Please…
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIRPosted on November 2 2018
R.I. Baker Library is once again hosting their annual SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR and your support of this literary event is greatly appreciated. Students and parents are welcome November 5-9th during regular…
Exciting Parent Communication News!Posted on October 31 2018
Parents and Guardians, We have some exciting news to share around assessment and parent communication. PowerSchool, the online program we use to record students grades, has a function that can give…
November NewsletterPosted on October 30 2018
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OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOE BOX GIFTSPosted on October 23 2018
R.I. Baker Middle School will once again be accepting gift filled shoe boxes for the Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Campaign. Cardboard shoeboxes will be available in the school library however we…
Picture RetakesPosted on October 18 2018
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Walk-a-thon Permission FormPosted on October 4 2018
Click here to download a pdf of the Walk-a-thon Permission Form
RIBMS on FacebookPosted on September 30 2018
We have a new Facebook page! Search @ribms on Facebook and follow us for news & updates about what is going on at school.
October NewsletterPosted on September 28 2018
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Canteen Opens September 10thPosted on August 29 2018
Please note that the school canteen will NOT be open until September 10, 2018 so it is imperative thatyour child bring a bagged lunch to school for the first week of classes.Effective September 10 we…
School Information Meeting for CoaldalePosted on June 19 2018
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 at 6:30 p.m. Representatives from…
Year End AssembliesPosted on June 18 2018
SCHEDULE OF ASSEMBLIESGr. 5 - 2:30Gr. 6 - 1:15Gr. 7 - 12:00Gr. 8 - 9:00 Farewell Assembly We encourage all parents, friends and family members to attend the assemblies. Pleaseremember that each grade…
Library Closes on June 15thPosted on June 11 2018
The library will be closed to all students as of June 15th and all loaned materials are expected tobe returned by this date. Students have been reminded on a regular basis of the items that theyneed to…
REPORTING ATTENDANCEPosted on June 6 2018
Palliser Regional Schools has recently received notice that as of Monday, June 4th, the SafeArrival program (used for reporting attendance) will no longer be available. We would like to invite you…
Volleyball ClinicPosted on June 6 2018
RI Baker athletics is once again offering their annual RI Baker Volleyball Clinic. This is a freeclinic offered to students in grade 5-7. The purpose of the clinic is to promote our upcomingvolleyball…
Wednesday Hot LunchPosted on June 6 2018
There will be NO Wednesday hot lunch for the month of June so please make sure your childbrings their own lunch to school each Wednesday
June 2018 NewsletterPosted on June 6 2018
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R.I. Baker Students Win Legion Poster/Literary ContestPosted on May 24 2018
Congratulations to 3 of our R.I. Baker students for their winning entries in the annual Legion Poster & Literary Contest. Students were invited to submit their entries in the category of their choice…
Yearbook Order Deadline: May 28Posted on May 24 2018
The Deadline to order a 2017/2018 yearbook is May 28th, via SchoolCashOnline. Yearbooks arrive in September and can be picked up from the school at that time.
New Student OrientationPosted on May 11 2018
On Thursday, May 17, from 6:00-7:00 pm, R.I. Baker will be hosting its New Student Orientation. When students arrive at the school, they will participate in an activity that will guide them through various…
School Council MeetingPosted on May 9 2018
Our next School Council meeting is on May 15 at 6:30pm in the Staff room at RI Baker. Thank you to all of those that have contributed their time and effort to School Council this year! We encourage all…
May 2018 NewsletterPosted on May 1 2018
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Parent information on Youth and TechnologyPosted on April 27 2018
Learn what today's youth are doing with digital devices and what you can do as a parent to help your child with living in a digital age.
Grade 9 OrientationPosted on April 25 2018
There will be a Grade 9 Orientation Meeting at Kate Andrews High School at 7pm on May 2nd in the KA Gym. Registrations forms and information will be sent home with Grade 8 RIBMS students
Spring Production "Axe of Murder"Posted on April 14 2018
Come for a night of fun and mystery. Who knows, the murderer might be you! April 25th, 26th & 27th Doors open at 6:30pm Show at 7:00pm 403-345-3340 for tickets or at the main offfice
Track Meet LunchPosted on April 11 2018
With the proceeds from our school canteen we will be offering a lunch FREE OF CHARGE to all students at the Track Meet on Thursday, May 3. An order form MUST be filled out by April 20th to get the free…
Dessert Concert & Silent AuctionPosted on April 9 2018
Friday April 13th – RIBMS Gymnasium – 6:30pm This event will include performances by all of our RIBMS bands (gr 6, 7 and 8), and musical groups (choir and quintets).
April 2018 NewsletterPosted on April 8 2018
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Track & Field VolunteersPosted on March 16 2018
May 3rd is our annual Track & Field Meet. A day like this takes many volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering at the track and field meet, please email Adrienne Vanhell at firstname.lastname@example.org…
Parent Council MessagePosted on March 12 2018
A reminder that our next School Council meeting is on March 20 at 6:30 in the staff room at the school. Please mark your calendars and we hope to see you there! Be a voice in your child's education! Further…
Band NewsPosted on March 5 2018
Dessert Concert & Silent Auction Friday April 13th – RIBMS Gymnasium – 6:30pm Tickets are now on sale for our annual music fundraiser for the RIBMS and KAHS music programs! This event will include…
March 2018 NewsletterPosted on February 28 2018
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Wear your Pink Shirt on WednesdayPosted on February 25 2018
Wear pink on Wednesday, February 28 to show your support to end bullying and promote healthy relationships.
February 2018 NewsletterPosted on February 2 2018
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Welcome BackPosted on January 2 2018
School resumes on Monday, January 8th.
January NewsletterPosted on January 2 2018
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RIBMS Christmas ConcertPosted on December 1 2017
Tuesday December 12th – RIBMS Gymnasium – 7:00pm. All Baker musical groups will be performing this includes: Grade 6 band Grade 7 band Grade 8 band RIBMS Choir RIBMS Handbells Doors open at 6:30 and…
December Newsletter.Posted on November 29 2017
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BAKER GEARPosted on November 24 2017
Click here to order your Baker Gear! The online store closes Dec. 6. Orders will arrive before Christmas.
Daily AnnouncementsPosted on November 24 2017
Our "Daily Announcements" are now online! You will find a link on the left side of our website to see what our students are hearing in the mornings.
School Council MeetingPosted on November 13 2017
Our next School Council Meeting is Tuesday, November 21 at 6:30pm in the staff room. Everyone is welcome to attend any or all council meeting. We hope to see you there!
Basketball TryoutsPosted on November 10 2017
Basketball season is quickly approaching! Our tryout dates are set for the following days: Monday, November 20: Girls 3:30-5:00pm, Boys 5:00-6:30 Tuesday, November 21: Boys 3:30-5:00pm, Girls 5:00-6:30…
November 2017 NewsletterPosted on November 2 2017
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Operation: Sock It To 'EmPosted on November 1 2017
From November 1 to December 15, 2017 the Caretaker and Maintenance staff in Lethbridge and area schools are collecting NEW SOCKS to be donated to local charities within our area for Chrismas. Please join…
GRADE 5 VOLLEYBALL CLUBPosted on October 31 2017
We're excited to once again offer a Grade Five Volleyball Club. This club is for both boys and girls and will begin in November. Please watch for more information coming home soon. GO CUBS GO!
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIRPosted on October 11 2017
OCTOBER 30 - NOVEMBER 3, 2017 RIBMS will be hosting the annual Scholastic Book Fair in the school library from October 30 - November 3, 2017. We look forward to your support of this literary event that…
School Council NewsPosted on October 8 2017
Greetings from the RI Baker School Council! A big thank you to all those who came out to our AGM meeting on September 19. It was great to see some new faces. Please join us if you can - our meetings are…
October 2017 NewsletterPosted on October 3 2017
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Grade 6 Band Parent Meeting Cancelled - RescheduledPosted on October 2 2017
The Grade 6 Band Parent meeting has been cancelled for Monday, October 2nd due to the weather warnings for our area. The meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, October 12th. We hope to see you…
YearbookPosted on September 25 2017
There are copies of the 2016– 2017 yearbook available for purchase at the office. Pre-orders are on sale now for the 2017-2018 Yearbook. You may order one while paying your school fees, or just talk…
September 2017 NewsletterPosted on September 19 2017
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Walk-a-thonPosted on September 19 2017
The 14th annual RIBMS Walkathon will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017! This walkathon is our one major fundraiser for the year. The walkathon consists of a walk. The Town of Coaldale has been…
Marine BiologyPosted on September 11 2017
If you are 100% committed to your child attending this trip you MUST attend the mandatory meeting on THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 14th at 6:00pm in the library. At this meeting your child’s name will enter a…
Volleyball TryoutsPosted on August 22 2017
Any Grade 6-8 student is welcome to attend these mass tryouts. We’ll pick a girls and boys County team and LSAA team. Players hoping to make a team should attend all tryouts. Wednesday September 6th…
Year End AssembliesPosted on June 14 2017
On Wednesday, June 28th, we will once again be hosting our year end assemblies. All students will be receiving their RIBMS Recognition Certificates with the ‘win-its’ stickers. These stickers provide…
Year End Band ConcertPosted on June 12 2017
Year End Concert – Celebrating Canada’s 150th Thursday, June 15th in the RIBMS Gymnasium at 7:00pm This event will include performances by all of our RIBMS bands (gr 6, 7 and 8), and musical groups…
Add your voice to the superintendent recruitment processPosted on June 7 2017
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 events…
Wear RED to celebrate Canada 150Posted on May 11 2017
New Student OrientationPosted on May 7 2017
For students and parents who are new to RIBMS for the 2017-2018 school year. Come take a tour around the school, meet the teachers and learn some important information for school next year. Tuesday,…
Safe ArrivalPosted on April 26 2017
Dear Parent/Guardian, At R.I. Baker Middle 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,…
Facilities Planning Followup MeetingPosted on April 26 2017
You’re invited to a Coaldale School Facilities Planning Followup Meeting When: 7-8:30 p.m., May 8, 2017Where: Kate Andrews High School, 2112 21 Street, Coaldale Palliser Regional Schools invites…
RI Baker Track & Field Clinic 2017Posted on April 9 2017
RI Baker is proud to present their 7th annual Track and Field Clinic, with guest instructors from the UofL. What a great kick start to our quickly approaching track and field season! Presenters include…
Buy your 2016-2017 RIBMS Yearbook today!Posted on April 5 2017
Capture every moment before it's gone. Buy your 2016-2017 RIBMS Yearbook today! - Art Deco / Roaring 20s Theme- Class Portraits and Candids- Sport and Club Photography - Student Photography Competition-…
Help shape Palliser’s search for a new superintendentPosted on March 27 2017
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…
Baker CupPosted on March 8 2017
The Baker Cup is on the line again this year in our annual staff vs students game on March 30th from 1:30-2:45. If you are interested in helping us supervise or even play in this year’s game, please…
Dessert Concert & Silent AuctionPosted on March 7 2017
Friday March 24th RIBMS Gymnasium – 6:30pm Tickets are now on sale for our annual music fundraiser for the RIBMS and KAHS music programs! This event will include performances by all of our RIBMS bands…
Track & FieldPosted on March 7 2017
May 3rd is our annual Track & Field Meet. A day like this takes many volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering at the track and field meet, please email Adrienne Vanhell at email@example.com…
School Council MessagePosted on March 2 2017
A reminder that our next School Council meeting is on March 14 at 6:30pm in the staff room at the school. Some of the items for the agenda may include: - Updates from trustees on the organizational review…
RIB welcomes Mr. Travis PricePosted on March 1 2017
We will be having an assembly at 2:00 on Monday, March 6 to hear Mr. Travis Price speak. Travis is one of the people involved with starting the "pink shirt day" to stand up against bullying. Parents…
Spring PicturesPosted on February 28 2017
Wednesday, March 8th.
RIB recognizes Pink Shirt DayPosted on February 27 2017
Wear Pink on Tuesday, February 28th.
School Planning Meeting - Follow UpPosted on February 2 2017
Palliser Regional Schools held an open house Jan. 31 to share information about each of the Coaldale-area schools, including facility challenges and opportunities, enrolment and programs. The open house…
Candy GramsPosted on February 2 2017
For sale on February 7th and 8th. Handed out on Valentine's Day. $1 per Candy Gram
Host an International StudentPosted on February 1 2017
See attached poster for more info. Click here.
Coaldale School Planning - Community MeetingPosted on January 29 2017
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…
Tell this story in one sentence.Posted on January 27 2017
Include your story sentence, your first name, and your Bear Group, in the comment section below. (You only need to "Send" your post one time. It will appear in a few hours.)
NEEDED: Parent Volunteers for Turkey DinnerPosted on November 30 2016
RIBMS will provide a free turkey dinner for all students on December 22nd. Thank you to Tanya Wurzer for coordinating this event for us. This meal will include turkey, potatoes, gravy, vegetables, buns,…
Christmas ConcertPosted on November 28 2016
Join us December 7th at 7:00pm in the school gymnasium as our music programs ring in the holiday season. Performances by: The Grade 6,7 and 8 bands, Choir and Handbells! All music students that are…
Basketball TryoutsPosted on November 7 2016
Any grade 6-8 student is welcome to try out. We’ll be picking both our County and LSAA teams.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOE BOX GIFTSPosted on November 3 2016
R.I. Baker Middle School will once again be participating in Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts. The deadline for accepting gift filled shoeboxes is November 15, 2016. There will be more details…
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIRPosted on October 20 2016
R.I. Baker School will be hosting their annual Scholastic Book Fair from October 27th –November 4th. We invite you to come and support this literary event that helps to encourage the joys and benefits…
Author Visit, Sigmund BrouwerPosted on October 18 2016
On Wednesday, November 2nd RIBMS students will have the honour to listen to a presentation from author, Sigmund Brouwer. There will be an assembly from 8:30am to 9:30am.
School Council NewsPosted on September 30 2016
Hello parents! School Council met on September 20 and this year’s Council members are: Robyn Henderson (School Council Chair), Shannon Kasko (School Council Vice-chair), and Amy Hass (Secretary). Also…
Walk-a-thonPosted on September 22 2016
The 14th annual RIBMS Walk-a-thon will be held on Friday, October 7, 2016! This fundraiser is our only major fundraiser for the year, and the proceeds go to field trips for grades 5-8. Pledge forms, prize…
R.I. Baker Middle School Welcomes Canadian Author!Posted on September 20 2016
The students of R.I.B.M.S. have the privilege of hearing a presentation by Canadian Author Eric Walters on September 21, 2016. Mr. Walters will be presenting to all of our students in the afternoon…
Meet the Teacher NightPosted on September 20 2016
Wednesday, September 21. BBQ at 6pm with Meet-the-Teacher and Assembly to follow.
Volleyball TryoutsPosted on September 1 2016
Any Grade 6-8 student is welcome to attend these mass tryouts. We’ll pick a girls and boys County team and LSAA team. Players hoping to make a team should attend all tryouts. Wednesday September 7th…
Cross Country ClubPosted on September 1 2016
Any Grade 5-8 student is welcome to join the RI Baker Cross County Club! Cross Country is a great way to train for other sports and activities, while meeting new people and having a lot of fun! THE CLUB…
Welcome Back!Posted on August 23 2016
The first day of school is September 6. It's going to be a great year!
2016-17 School Supply ListsPosted on August 23 2016
Click here to view the supply lists for the 2016-17 school year.
Farewell Assemblies - June 28Posted on June 22 2016
Tuesday, June 28 Grade 5 - 8:45-9:45 Grade 6 - 10:00-11:00 Grade 7 - 11:15-12:15 Grade 8 - 1:00-2:30 We encourage all parents, friends and family members to attend the assemblies. Please remember that…
Literacy report celebrates culture of reading and…Posted on June 22 2016
Palliser Regional Schools is pleased to provide its annual update on the division’s literacy work, supporting all students to be readers, writers and critical thinkers for success in school and in life.…
Pancake BreakfastPosted on May 18 2016
RI Baker will be having a pancake breakfast on Friday, May 20th during period 1 for all students. If you are able, we are asking students to bring a $2 donation that will go towards the Red Cross to…
2016-17 School Supply Lists now availablePosted on May 16 2016
Click here to see what supplies students will require next year.
R.I. Baker Dog Park GrantPosted on April 14 2016
Congratulations to 6D on receiving a $2000 Youth In Action grant. To read the article on Palliser's website click here.
Baker Track & Field Clinic 2016Posted on March 16 2016
Jump into our track and field season! RI Baker athletics is proud to present the 6th Annual Baker Track & Field Clinic with current and former U of L athletes including former RI Baker student, Aaron…
'Old Bears' Dance TeamPosted on February 27 2016
Physed classes this past week had the opportunity to learn some new dance moves as a special dance instructor joined us. Check out this video of the 'Old Bears' dance team at the Friday showcase.
Offer your feedback on draft board policyPosted on February 25 2016
The Board of Trustees of Palliser Regional Schools is considering a draft policy on “Safe and Caring Learning Environments” and is inviting public and staff input. The draft is consistent with Bill…
Feb.24 - Pink Shirt DayPosted on February 14 2016
On Wednesday February 24, 2016 we encourage everyone to wear something pink to show that we are all working together to prevent bullying. Show your support and take a stand against bullying.
Feb 25 - PARENT TEACHER INTERVIEW ONLINE REGISTRATIONPosted on February 2 2016
RIBMS is continuing to use the online appointment booking system for Parent Teacher Interviews, the system will be live February 2, 2016. Please click on the link below and follow these simple instructions:…
Hot Lunch - Week of Jan.25 to Jan.29Posted on January 25 2016
Hot lunch this week will be moved to Tuesday, January 26 (from Wednesday, January 27) because of the Ski Trip happening on Wednesday.
Ski Trip Reminders (Wednesday, Jan 27)Posted on January 8 2016
Ski Trip Reminders* Students need to be here NO LATER THAN 6:15. We will not wait for late students.* Students are reminded to dress properly. You need ski pants, good mitts/gloves, and a winter…
The New Bus Status is Here!Posted on November 28 2015
The time has come, RI Baker/Palliser Bus Status users! The new and improved Bus Status is available today at 5PM MST. In case you missed our first announcement, the new Bus Status features: Sleek,…
Coming Soon: A Brand New Bus StatusPosted on November 18 2015
RI Baker/Palliser 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:…
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOE BOX GIFTSPosted on November 2 2015
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOE BOX GIFTS October 29th – November 21st 2015 R.I.Baker Middle School will gladly accept your gift filled shoe boxes for needy children around the world. Please feel…
Oct.29 - PARENT TEACHER INTERVIEW ONLINE REGISTRATIONPosted on October 27 2015
RIBMS is continuing to use the online appointment booking system for Parent Teacher Interviews. Please click on the link below and follow these simple instructions: http://ribms.parentteacherconferences.net…
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIRPosted on October 26 2015
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR Please come and check out the Scholastic Book Fair when you attend parent/teacher interviews on Thursday October 29th from 3:30pm-7:30pm. The Book Fair will be open to students…
Attention Parents!Posted on October 19 2015
We will be holding our organizational and Annual General Meeting (AGM) on the evening of Monday October 26th, 2015 at 6:30 PM. The intent of this meeting is to elect representatives into the required…
Marine Biology MeetingPosted on October 7 2015
The Marine Biology meeting will be on Wednesday, October 14 at 6:30 pm in room 211.
You can now pay school fees online!Posted on September 20 2015
Palliser Regional Schools and R.I. Baker Middle School is thrilled to offer you the convenience of online fee payment through School Cash Online. School Cash Online provides: a convenient payment option…
WALK-A-THON!!!Posted on September 11 2015
Our annual RIBMS fundraiser, the Walkathon, is Friday, September 25. Collection forms are going home today (Friday, Sept.11). We are looking for parent volunteers to help out. Please contact the office.
RIBMS Hockey Program Begins!Posted on September 1 2015
Gr. 7/8 begins on September 10th Gr. 5/6 begins on September 14th
Volleyball TryoutsPosted on August 31 2015
Any grade 6-8 student is welcome to attend these mass tryouts. We'll pick a girls and boys County team and LSAA team. Players hoping to make a team should attend all tryouts. Wednesday September 2nd …
Cross Country ClubPosted on August 31 2015
Any 5-8 student is welcome to join the RI Baker Cross Country Club! Cross Country is a great way to train for other sports and activities, while meeting new people and having a lot of fun! The club…
Report Paints picture of growing literacy culturePosted on June 23 2015
Click here for a PDF file of this letter.Click here for a PDF file of this report. Report paints picture of growing literacy culture Palliser publication shares timely info to prevent summer reading…
Baker Battles Summer SlidePosted on June 23 2015
Click here for a PDF file of this letter. Baker Battles Summer Slide Research will suggest that in the summer up to two months of reading achievement can be lost. This achievement gap can be crucial…
Palliser Regional Schools invites you to continue…Posted on May 14 2015
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…
Marine Bio Meeting - April 22Posted on April 14 2015
There will be a Marine Biology Trip meeting on Wednesday April 22nd at 6:00pm. The meeting will be held in Rm 105.I encourage that all students and their parent(s) attend.We will be going over: The…
In-Town Bussing NotificationPosted on April 1 2015
Click here to view the "In-Town" bussing notification.
February Parent-Teacher Interview Online BookingPosted on January 31 2015
RIBMS is continuing to use the online appointment booking system for Parent Teacher Interviews,the system will be live February 2, 2015. Please click on the link below and follow these simpleinstructions:…
Annual Scholastic Book FairPosted on November 6 2014
ANNUAL SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR December 8th – December 12th, 2014 The school library will once again be having the annual Scholastic Book Fair at the beginning of December. A great way to do some Christmas…
Sock It To 'Em!Posted on November 6 2014
OPERATION: SOCK IT TO ‘EM Please support our Caretakers and Maintenance staff as they and other area schools collect NEW SOCKS to be donated to local charities at Christmas. We are encouraging each…
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD 2014Posted on October 28 2014
R.I.Baker Middle School will once again be participating in the Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Gift Program. Together with the Hope Club we hope to contribute 100 boxes to this worthy cause. Please…
Royal Canadian Legion Literary and Poster ContestPosted on September 22 2014
We encourage our students to take part in this Literary and Poster Contest. For more information, contest rules and deadline dates please see Mrs. Bueckert in the library.
Coaldale Public Library ProgramsPosted on September 12 2014
Marine Biology MeetingPosted on September 11 2014
There will be a 2nd Marine Biology meeting held on Thursday September 18th, 2014 at 6:30. This will be a very brief meeting that will discuss: Quick trip overview Finalized dates Cost Fundraising Volunteer…
First day of School for Students - Sept. 2Posted on August 15 2014
Welcome back! The first day of school for students is Tuesday, September 2.
2014-2015 - Year CalendarPosted on August 15 2014
Click here to view Palliser's 2014-2015 school calendar
Get your copy of “Leadership in Literacy”Posted on February 24 2014
Palliser Regional Schools is committed to reporting to its stakeholders information about the educational programs and services being offered to the students we serve. To that end, the Board of Trustees…
Happy HolidaysPosted on December 20 2013
Enjoy the Holiday break! School resumes January 6th.
Operation: Sock It To 'EmPosted on December 6 2013
OPERATION: SOCK IT TO ‘EM Please support our Caretakers and Maintenance staff as they and other area schools collect NEW SOCKS to be donated to local charities at Christmas. We are encouraging…
Palliser’s free bus status app now availablePosted on November 25 2013
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…
School Council Wants You!Posted on November 4 2013
Please come out on November 18th at 7:00pm! Would you like to contribute to your child's education? Do you like coffee & snacks? Do you have an opinion that you would like heard? Would you like…
Operation Christmas ChildPosted on November 4 2013
R.I. Baker Middle School will once again be involved with Operation Christmas Child. Last year we collected 62 gift-filled boxes and it is our hope that this year we can collect 100. Operation Christmas…
Contest: Name Palliser's new online schoolPosted on October 9 2013
This year, Palliser Regional Schools is creating a new school to serve as a centre of online learning for students across the division. Students will be able to take courses asynchronously (at their own…
Palliser News BureauPosted on October 1 2013
Student storytellers encouraged to join Palliser News Bureau Do you have a nose for news? Do you have a knack for spinning an interesting story? Do you have a passion for photography or videography? If…
WALK-A-THON!!!Posted on September 5 2013
Thursday, September 19 is our annual Walk-a-thon fundraiser.
Meet the Teacher NightPosted on September 4 2013
Wednesday, September 11 at 6:30pm is RI Baker's Meet the Teacher night. Come out and meet your child's teachers!
First day for studentsPosted on September 3 2013
Welcome Back!Posted on August 28 2013
First day for students is September 3rd.