Wed, 23 Apr, 2014
Board Approves School Construction/Modernization Priorities in District’s 2015-18 Three-Year Capital Plan
The Edmonton Public School Board approved the District’s capital priorities for modernization and new school construction for the coming three years at its April 22 Board meeting. The Three-Year Capital Plan and Ten-Year Facilities Plan will now be forwarded to Alberta Education for consideration.
Thu, 17 Apr, 2014
Supporting a Mature Community With a Replacement School
On January 21, 2014, the Province announced the District will be receiving a replacement school in a mature community. To qualify for this unique opportunity, we will be combining three older schools and replacing them with a new or modernized school. The potential location of the replacement school must be determined by the end of June 2014.
Wed, 16 Apr, 2014
State-of-the-art school to be built in mature neighbourhood
Edmonton Public Schools will hold public meetings to help determine the location of a state-of-the-art replacement school in one of three mature areas.
Tue, 8 Apr, 2014
Archives and Museum Launches “Shake It Up” Fundraising Campaign
The official “Shake It Up” fundraising campaign kick-off took place inside the restored legislative chambers at the historic McKay Avenue School, home to Edmonton Public Schools Archives and Museum yesterday. Cedar shake shingles are being sold for $25 each with all donations going directly to repair the roof of the building and preserve a piece of Edmonton Public Schools’ history.
Wed, 2 Apr, 2014
2014 Excellence in Teaching Awards Semi-Finalists
Congratulations to all 37 district staff who were selected by Alberta Education as 2014 Excellence in Teaching Awards semi-finalists. These teachers are among 113 Alberta-wide semi-finalists. Trustees will honour the district semi-finalists at a board event on May 1.
Thu, 27 Mar, 2014
District Recognition Nominations Now Being Accepted
Each year the Board of Trustees acknowledges parents, community members, secondary students and staff who have been nominated for their contributions to the District. Nominate a deserving individual or group for the 2013-2014 school year.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2014
Strathcona School Cycles Beyond Fundraising Records
The Strathcona School community raised an incredible $171,000 in the ChainReaction Campaign, a global initiative to raise awareness and funds for the need for bicycles in Africa. Approximately 800 people (80 teams) participated in a 24-hour bike-a-thon in the Scona gym to raise donations.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2014
Students Learn About The Legacy of Residential Schools
On Thursday, March 27, 2014, students and staff across Edmonton Public Schools will participate in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) Education Day to learn about a major part of Canadian history through meaningful activities and conversations.
Fri, 21 Mar, 2014
Traveling Art Project Inspires Students and Staff Across the District
For a week in March, Eastglen School students and staff shared their inner ambitions, written in chalk on a two-sided, 8-foot high and 20-foot wide wall. Beginning with the words, “Before I die I want to _______________,” students and staff filled the blank space with their own heartfelt desires.
Wed, 19 Mar, 2014
Revised School Year Calendars
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The 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 school year calendars for Edmonton Public Schools have changed. Over the next two school years, there will be more professional development (PD) days for teachers and one more day in lieu for time they have invested in parent-teacher conferences. Although students will have a few extra days off, they will still receive the same amount of instructional time due to slightly longer school days.