Division News

Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week 2021

March 8th, 2021

We LOVE all Teachers! Teachers change the lives of millions of children every day and we rely on our teachers to give our students the best education possible. But what happens when our regular teacher is absent? The Substitute Teacher is called in to save the day! The average permanent teacher takes off an average […]

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COVID-19: One year later

March 5th, 2021

Almost a year has passed since our schools — and our everyday lives — were impacted by COVID-19. As that anniversary approaches, we want to share some important information from the North American Center for Threat Assessment and Trauma Response (NACTATR). In their article titled Anniversary Reaction to COVID-19 they point out that our bodies will […]

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February 24, 2021 Board Meeting News

March 1st, 2021

The February 24th, 2021 board meeting was held at Regional Office in Barrhead.  School board considers 2021-2022 busing fees The board annually establishes transportation fees for: In-town busing Rural students accessing transportation to a school of choice Alternate sites for students accessing more than one bus stop These transportation services are not funded by Alberta […]

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Daily Health Check Update

February 22nd, 2021

On Thursday, February 18th the Alberta Government updated the Daily Health Checklist, stating that “individuals who previously tested positive for COVID-19 in the 90 days before being exposed to another case of COVID-19 are not required to quarantine.” This change will impact only students and staff who are identified as close contacts of a positive […]

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Is your child ready for preschool?

February 16th, 2021

We offer Early Learning preschool programs at some of our community schools. These specialized programs are focused on 3 and 4 year olds, many who need extra help with speech, language, behaviour, etc. We’re taking applications for the 2021-2022 school year. Although we have limited spots, we encourage all parents with preschool children to reach […]

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February 10, 2021 Board Meeting News

February 12th, 2021

The February 10th board meeting was held at Regional Office in Barrhead.  Minister approves request to access reserves In October 2020, the board submitted a request to Education Minister Adriana LaGrange asking for approval to use $1.7 Million in reserves. These funds are required to cover the additional costs related to increased enrolment in the […]

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