Student of the Month

Student of the Month Program

Nomination Form

We are so excited to introduce our Student of the Month program for Kate Andrews High School! We are proud to celebrate our students excelling in Kate Andrews PRIDE.

We believe in recognizing students for multiple reasons, including strong academic skills, but also for their strength of character. 

Here are the details:

  • Nominations can be made for any student.
  • Staff, students, parents and community members may nominate someone.
  • Nominations can be based on any of the following attributes. If you are nominating someone, please look closely at these attributes to decide which one suits them best.
  • A committee will choose one recipient in each of the following 5 categories:

PASSION - Individuals who show a passion in areas both in and out of school. They dedicate themselves to those pursuits to help create a community that values excellence and ambition. At KA, we support each other in following our dreams and pursuing our goals, both short and long-term.

RESPONSIBILITY - Individuals who exhibit responsibility are dependable and take ownership of the impact of their words, actions and choices. At KA, we encourage students to be accountable for their actions through the way they treat others, are trustworthy, and honour their commitments.

INCLUSIVITY - Individuals who practice including others, no matter the circumstances, provide an opportunity for everyone to feel welcome and comfortable. At KA, we encourage others to recognize those who consistently display attitudes of friendliness, encouragement, and acceptance of all members of our school community.

DETERMINATION - Individuals who exhibit determination have the tenacity to see something through to the end, even when the path ahead is difficult. At KA, we value those who set goals and achieve them through perseverance and hard work.

ENGAGED & ENTHUSIASTIC - Individuals who show commitment to their school, their learning, and the overall wellbeing of their community help to create a higher quality atmosphere for all. At KA, we appreciate those who work to improve the school's culture by investing their time and energy into making it a better place.

You can find the Nomination Form here:  Nomination Form

SEPTEMBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

JADA MAINZER

Behold, The rise of a star in our ranks!  Sorceress of student council, has bewitched all with her charms.  As communications officer, she weaves spells of enchantment with ease, ever ready to aid her kin. In the realm of learning, she ascends to new heights, her voice woven with wisdom and insight.  Her boundless thirst for knowledge enchants all who bear witness,  for she is a sorceress of true dedication and unwavering effort. 

ETHAN HONESS

Behold the wondrous tale of Ethan, a sorcerer of words in the realm of 30-1 English.  With the heart of a lion, he remains steadfast in his pursuit of knowledge, unwavering in his focus and determination. His diligence knows no bounds, for he pours his very essence into each task.  Beyond his scholarly pursuits, he is a beacon of joy, spreading light throughout the halls of learning. His words are imbued with respect and kindness, casting enchantments upon all those around him.  Truly, Ethan is a master of the arcane arts of language and chivalry, a gem in the crown of this school.

CHLOE ANDERSON

Behold the radiant spirit of Chloe, whose benevolence illuminates all in her path.  With a heart as vast as the cosmos, she extends her kindness to all - even to those she may not call “Friend”.  In group endeavors, she beckons to the solitary, embracing them with warmth and weaving them into the tapestry of camaraderie.  Whether in the halls of learning, or under the sun’s embrace of sport, her spirit brims with a passion for excellence.  Thus, she stands as a beacon of what it means to be a member of the Pride: A shining example of grace, kindness, and dedication.

REN GALLAGHER

Amidst the enchanting tapestries of written words, Ren’s heart beats with fiery passion.  Their boundless ardor for literature guides them to uncharted realms, free from fear and doubt.  With every page turned, they summon daring spirits, taming the chaos of the unknown.  For Ren, the alchemy of literature is a realm of infinite possibilities, and they fearlessly tread its paths.

 

JERSEY KIRKNESS

Behold the tale of Jersey, a seeker of the written word’s elusive magic.  WIth fiery passion, she dances with the quill and parchment, weaving tales of wonder and intrigue.  Yet, her journey is one of constant growth, ever seeking to hone her craft and awaken new enchantments.  The depth of her dedication are an awe-inspiring sight to behold, as she fearlessly navigates the tides of the written art, surmounting even the most daunting of obstacles with unyielding resolve.  Thus, let it be known that the tale of Jersey is one of valor, perseverance, and boundless creativity.

OCTOBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

LUKAS  SEGOUIN

Each day that I instruct Lukas, I am spellbound by his boundless kindness and compassion for all.  In our shared realm of physical education, he stands as a beacon of inclusivity, uplifting those who may otherwise be overlooked.  His heart sings with the melody of selflessness, always ready to extend a hand to those in need.  Undoubtedly, his luminous spirit illuminates that path of those around him, casting a radiant glow upon all who bask in his presence.

 

AVERY STAPLES

Behold the brilliance of Avery, whose dedication to the paths of knowledge illuminates the halls of learning.  Her tireless efforts, a beacon of inspiration, see her complete each task with unwavering determination.  Her presence, a source of radiance, fills the chambers of learning with warmth and enthusiasm.  May her achievements continue to shine as a testament to the wonders that can be achieved with hard work and a positive spirit.

SAWYER WICKSON

In our mystical realm of learning, Sawyer’s aura radiates with an enchanting positivity.  Her presence amplifies the magic of our shared quest, as she imbues every spell with her all.  Never faltering, she journeys with respect and diligence, seeking to weave the finest enchantments.  Her spirit, so pure and warm, inspires us all to reach greater heights.  This mystical being of pure light stands out as a true luminary, deserving of recognition for her tireless devotion and enchanted spirit.

BRAYLON KALLEN

Behold Braylon, a seeker of greatness,  His spirit is alight with a fierce determination to excel.  He labors with diligence, emboldened by his thirst for knowledge.  His curious mind seeks to unravel all mysteries, and he shares his wisdom with those who seek it.  The realm of learning is enriched by his benevolent nature, for he extends his hand to those who falter, and his heart to those who seek companionship.  His kindness knows no bounds, and his warmth illuminates all who cross his path.

SETH PENNER

Behold Seth, A sorcerer of self-improvement, walking the path of ever-growing knowledge.  His insatiable curiosity illuminates the way, questing for answers that hone his skills and enrich his wisdom.  With each task and assignment, he weaves a tapestry of wonder, daring to take risks that transcend expectations. Thus, his enchantments shine with a brilliance that echoes across the realm, a testament to his unwavering pursuit of growth. 

NOVEMBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Dalyn Miller

Move over Superman, Dalyn is here! This year he's been working like a boss, putting in sweat and tears to conquer all his learning challenges. He is a true champ, determined to give his best every day, and is never afraid to go the extra mile. Even when faced with a setback, he is quick to dust off his cape and try again. His resilience is paying off in spades, with his grades skyrocketing like a firework.

Shaun Tkachenko

By the stars above, have you borne witness to Shaun's performance in the dramatic arts? The mirth he conjures is a feast for the senses, as if his very essence imbued with an enchanting glow. His passion is palpable, enough to set ablaze the embers of even the most listless spirit. The wonder in his performance is unparalleled, deserving of a thunderous applause that echoes between the realms.

Hayden Poettcker

Hayden is a total superstar student! He's always on the ball, never too shy to ask for help, and extra diligent when it comes to keeping up with his work. And, wait for it, he's also a super polite dude! He always takes a moment to thank his teachers before he dashes out of the classroom. We're all about that gratitude life!

Kaysia Schalk

Kaysia is a real-life superhero! She's juggling work experience, volunteering for the breakfast and lunch program, and hitting the books, but guess what? She's still a rockstar. She's like clockwork; always on time, reliable, and gets the job done without needing a babysitter. Plus, Kaysia is the real deal when it comes to respect and always makes sure things are top-notch. Kudos to you, Kaysia!

Bella Birss

Bella is the life of the party in my ELA class and the school play! She's a powerhouse of curiosity, always diving into the deep end with her questions and insights, and her love for literature is contagious. It's clear she's a student who's always hungry to learn and grow.

JANUARY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Olivia Hudey

Olivia exemplifies the qualities we regard highly at Kate Andrews. Her responsibility and care toward her academics is commendable. Whether it’s completing assignments thoroughly, participating actively in class discussions, or volunteering with student council, Olivia consistently goes above and beyond expectations. Her conscientious approach to her studies reflects her commitment to excellence. Olivia’s accountability makes her a trusted member of our school community. We commend her for her mature attitude and willingness to take ownership of her learning. Well done, Olivia!

Aiden Israelson

We are delighted to share that Aiden has exhibited an admirable level of responsibility and commitment to his studies this semester. Despite being absent due to illness, he has maintained a perfect attendance record. Aiden has been consistently submitting flawless math assignments, always staying ahead of schedule, and displaying excellent study habits.  His determination to graduate alongside his peers is evident, and he has already taken significant steps towards achieving this goal.

Patrick Reed

Patrick exudes passion for drama each and every class.  He is always ready to perform, is an awesome audience member, and is the first to put his hand up to participate in a game or activity. We will miss having Patrick as a member of the Drama community here at Kate Andrews.  Thanks for all of your hard work, Patrick!

Dylon De Leeuw

Dylon finished the semester strong by putting his best effort into ELA. He showcased his learning on his final exams and came prepared. Dylon became a leader in the drama classroom. He was engaged and excited about the work that we do in class, and was quick to volunteer to perform in a lead role for this year’s fine arts’ night. Dylon is funny, charismatic, and engaging on stage, and this energy often spreads to others in the classroom.  Thanks for your hard work and energy this semester, Dylon!

Matthew Froese

Matthew is a trustworthy and inclusive student. Matthew is the kind of student who values inclusion.  Whether it was in physical education or during open gym sessions, he always had a positive attitude and was willing to work hard with any team he’s assigned to.  It was a delight to watch him play basketball with anyone who wanted to join.

FEBRUARY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Logan De Jager

Logan has demonstrated diligence and dedication to his academics this term. His unwavering work ethic and active participation in classroom discussions do not go unnoticed. Not only is Logan dedicated to his academics, but he is also dedicated to Kate Andrews Fire Academy, where he is training to be a medical first responder and to the Cadets program. Logan focuses on being proactive and is committed to doing his best.

Lesley Roszell

She is such a committed member to book club as well. She is there every week, even when she is busy with other commitments. She always has something to say and is so enthusiastic about it. Her commitment to the play and her studies really shine a spotlight on her attitude and effort. We appreciate her willingness to work hard, take risks and keep learning! way to go Lesley!

Kaiden Damen

Kaiden Damen is a conscientious student who is always concerned about the well-being of those around him, staff and students. Kaiden can always be counted on to wish everyone a good morning, always with a smile. His positive attitude is infectious, and he is well-known for his hard-working and friendly nature. Kaiden cares about his fellow students, and is a kind classmate to all, and has a superior knowledge of all things hockey. We are all lucky to know and work with Kaiden, someone who truly cares about others.

Gage Lyckman

Gage has been working so hard this semester so far and has been determined to do better than he did last semester. He is putting in a lot of work both inside of the classroom as well as on his own time and this determination is showing in the quality of this work. The obstacles Gage has had to overcome are much more than many other people and the fact that he is willing to work hard and continue to push through makes him an easy nomination for this award.

Finn Nowlin

Finn is very engaged in classroom learning and often is the first with his hand up for a question. He's willing to take risks to answer a question, even if he isn't sure what the answer is, which is a pretty difficult thing for students to do sometimes. He completes his work and listens during instruction.

MARCH STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Zmerroud Al Melhem 

In the short time since Zmerroud's arrival at Kate Andrews a few months ago, she has consistently demonstrated outstanding academic performance across all her classes. Not only is she actively engaged in her coursework, but she is also making remarkable progress in mastering the English language. Zmerroud has ambitious career goals, and her driven nature is an incredible asset as she diligently works towards them. Zmerroud's dedication and strong work ethic is admirable.

Claire Wiskerke

She is known for her compassion and thoughtfulness towards others. Claire's positive attitude and dedication shine through in everything she does. Her determination and willingness to help those around her make her a valuable member of any community. Claire's genuine nature and strong work ethic inspire those who are lucky enough to know her.

Brock Coutts

Brock's dedication to his studies in ELA 30 this semester is truly commendable. His consistent effort and focus during class have truly paid off, as evidenced by the significant progress he has made in his writing skills. His enthusiasm and sense of accomplishment are well-deserved, highlighting both his talent and his commitment to his education. Keep up the excellent work, Brock!

Dylan Campbell

Dylan's dedication to his studies and his willingness to engage in classroom activities are truly commendable. His proactive approach to learning, coupled with his supportive nature towards his peers, truly sets him apart as a remarkable student. Not only does he excel academically, but he also shines on the stage, demonstrating his talents in the drama production. Dylan's positive attitude and willingness to go above and beyond make him a valued member of our academic community. His enthusiasm and kindness are truly inspiring to those around him.

Mason Witwer

Mason is working hard in class every day, on task and participating in work and discussions. He is respectful and pleasant and is a great part of our class and model to the students around him.

APRIL STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

BRANDON MCDONALD

R E S P O N S I B I L I T Y

BRANDON'S DEDICATION TO HIS STUDIES IS TRULY COMMENDABLE. BY SEEKING SUPPORT AND ENSURING HIS ASSIGNMENTS ARE SUBMITTED PROMPTLY, HE IS DEMONSTRATING A STRONG COMMITMENT TO HIS ACADEMIC SUCCESS. HIS PROACTIVE APPROACH OF STAYING IN COMMUNICATION EVEN WHEN ABSENT SHOWS RESPONSIBILITY AND A DESIRE TO STAY ON TOP OF HIS WORK. BY MAINTAINING THIS LEVEL OF EFFORT AND DETERMINATION, BRANDON IS SURE TO EXCEL IN HIS ELA 30-2 CLASS.

TREN JOLICOUER

I N C L U S I V I T Y

TREN'S DEDICATION TO CREATING AN INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENT WHERE EVERY STUDENT FEELS VALUED AND SUPPORTED IS TRULY COMMENDABLE. BY RECOGNIZING AND EMBRACING THE DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS AND UNIQUE ABILITIES OF EACH INDIVIDUAL, TREN NOT ONLY ENRICHES THE CLASSROOM EXPERIENCE BUT ALSO SETS A WONDERFUL EXAMPLE FOR HER PEERS. HER EFFORTS IN FOSTERING A POSITIVE AND WELCOMING ATMOSPHERE DEMONSTRATE HER COMMITMENT TO MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF THOSE AROUND HER.

LIAM STOCKTON

D E T E R M I N E D

LIAM'S DEDICATION TO HIS STUDIES IN ELA 30-2 IS TRULY COMMENDABLE. HIS COMMITMENT TO SEEKING SUPPORT AND SUBMITTING HIS ASSIGNMENTS PUNCTUALLY SHOWCASES HIS DETERMINATION TO SUCCEED. EVEN WHEN FACED WITH UNAVOIDABLE ABSENCES, LIAM ENSURES OPEN LINES OF COMMUNICATION BY PROMPTLY SENDING EMAILS TO KEEP EVERYONE INFORMED. HIS RESPONSIBLE AND PROACTIVE APPROACH NOT ONLY REFLECTS HIS STRONG WORK ETHIC BUT ALSO ADMIRABLE COMMITMENT TO HIS EDUCATION.

IAN LAVOIE

E N G A G E D & E N T H U S I A S T I C

IAN HAS SOME OF THE BEST/MOST CREATIVE PROJECTS I HAVE HAD IN A LONG TIME. HE HAS A BIT OF A MORBID TAKE ON SOME OF THE CONCEPTS IN BIOLOGY, BUT HE MAKES THEM WORK AND MAKES MY MARKING HILARIOUS AND ENJOYABLE. HE GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND WITH ALL OF HIS WORK AND MAKES CLASS A LOT MORE FUN.

BELLA BIRSS

P A S S I O N

HER ENTHUSIASM WAS CONTAGIOUS AS SHE DELVED INTO THE INTRICACIES OF THE PLOT, THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHARACTERS, AND THE UNDERLYING THEMES OF THE TEXT. BELLA'S ELOQUENCE AND DEEP UNDERSTANDING OF THE BOOK CAPTIVATED HER AUDIENCE, DRAWING THEM INTO THE WORLD CREATED BY THE AUTHOR. WITH EVERY WORD SHE SPOKE, IT WAS EVIDENT THAT SHE HAD A PROFOUND CONNECTION TO THE STORY, MAKING HER PRESENTATION NOT JUST INFORMATIVE BUT ALSO DEEPLY MOVING. BELLA'S PASSION FOR READING AND WRITING SHONE BRIGHTLY, LEAVING A LASTING IMPACT ON ALL THOSE WHO HAD THE PRIVILEGE OF LISTENING TO HER.