Fri, 8 Nov, 2013
Remembrance Day Ceremonies across Edmonton Public Schools
Many of our schools are hosting Remembrance Day ceremonies to honour the thousands of Canadians who fought and gave their lives for the cause of freedom, and for those who continue to serve on peacekeeping and peacemaking missions in countries around the world.
Fri, 8 Nov, 2013
Homesteader teacher sings solo part in Bryan Adams music video
Congratulations to Homesteader teacher and military wife Angela Larson who was a principal singer in Bryan Adams’ charity single, Ric-A-Dam-Doo (available for purchase on iTunes) - an effort to raise money for the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Foundation, which provides funds and programs for active and ex-military personnel in need.
Thu, 7 Nov, 2013
District students are tops at the International World Chinese Language and Culture Competition
Three district students were awarded first prize in the group category at the 6th annual Chinese Bridge, an international Chinese Language and Culture Competition.
Wed, 6 Nov, 2013
Board selects Chair, Vice-Chair and agrees in principle to agreement with Edmonton Public Teachers Local No. 37
At yesterday’s organizational board meeting, the Board of Trustees elected Trustee Sarah Hoffman as Board Chair and Trustee Michael Janz as Vice-Chair for the 2013-2014 school year.
Tue, 5 Nov, 2013
Harry Ainlay School hosts Junior High Leadership Conference
Harry Ainlay School, along with the Alberta Association of Student Councils and Advisors (AASCA), will host this year’s Junior High Leadership Conference themed “Lights, Camera, Leadership” on November 8 and 9.
Mon, 28 Oct, 2013
Heritage Valley and Terwillegar Heights school site sign unveilings
The signs at Heritage Valley and Terwillegar Heights school sites were recently unveiled. Both sites are located in southwest Edmonton.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2013
Canadian Olympians visit T.D. Baker School
T.D. Baker School hosted some Olympic athletes on Thursday morning. Each of the athletes gave a presentation which was live video-streamed to 20 other schools across the District. Following the presentations, there was a Google+ Hangout session for questions and answers involving students and staff from nine schools.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2013
Exploring and learning outside the classroom at Grandview Heights School
On Thursday Grades 4 and 5 students at Grandview Heights School went on a virtual field trip to polar bear country! This opportunity was made possible by Google and Polar Bears International teaming up to collect Google Street View imagery of the polar bear.
Wed, 23 Oct, 2013
RT. Hon. Michaëlle Jean to visit Jasper Place High School
On October 25, the Rt. Hon. Michaëlle Jean, 27th Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will visit Jasper Place School, where her Foundation is supporting an academic achievement and youth engagement project in Edmonton.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2013
2014 Great Kids Award
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Edmonton Public Schools is filled with students who have done great things—at home, at school or in the community. Consider nominating them for a 2014 Great Kids Award, hosted by the Ministry of Human Services.