Tue, 18 Mar, 2014
Erik Lundeen Nominated for Edwin Parr Teacher Award
Erik Lundeen of Belmead School was named the District nominee for the Edwin Parr Teacher Award on March 18. Recognized for his interactive and visually stimulating lessons, leadership skills and dedication to both student and personal growth, Mr. Lundeen has a knack for identifying and celebrating the often small and incremental gains his students make.
Mon, 17 Mar, 2014
Grandview Heights' Student Aces Citizenship Challenge
Historica Canada has named Rahul Bhutani, a Grade 8 student at Grandview Heights School, one of the winners of the 2013 Citizenship Challenge. Out of 57,000 participants, 14-year-old Rahul was received “Student Citizen of the Year” for getting 100 per cent on the challenge and won an all-expenses paid trip to Ottawa.
Fri, 14 Mar, 2014
Provincial Curriculum Development Prototyping Initiative
On February 19, 2014 at the Inspiring Education Symposium, the Minister of Education announced that Edmonton Public Schools had been selected to be part of their Provincial Curriculum Development Prototyping initiative.
Fri, 7 Mar, 2014
Student Creativity on Story Avenue
Grade 5, 6 and 7 students from Mee-Yah-Noh, Norwood, Spruce Avenue, Delton and John A. McDougall schools flexed their creative muscles on February 20 and 21.
Fri, 7 Mar, 2014
Launch of Crime Stoppers Youth Program
A Crime Stoppers Youth program launched yesterday at two north Edmonton high schools. Students will soon be able to use their smartphones to report crime though an anonymous Crime Stoppers Youth tip line.
Tue, 4 Mar, 2014
The 50th Anniversary of Night of Music
On March 5, in its 50th year, approximately 870 student musicians, led by 13 teacher conductors and 31 music teachers, will come together to share their musical expertise.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2014
United We Stand (In Pink)
On Pink Shirt Day, February 26, 2014, students and staff across the district donned pink attire to celebrate safe, inclusive and supportive environments for everyone, regardless of their sexual orientation and gender identity.
Tue, 25 Feb, 2014
Student leaders with ideas worth spreading at TEDxYouth Conference
High school students across the country spoke at the first ever TEDxYouth@Edmonton event on February 22 - a platform for youth to profile outstanding contributions and a commitment to inspire positive social change.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2014
2014 Mom, Pop & Tots Fair
Join Edmonton Public Schools is at the Mom, Pop & Tots Fair at Northlands EXPO Centre on March 7 and 8 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
Decisions For Growing Neighbourhoods
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On February 18, 2014, Superintendent Robertson shared his decisions about managing space for students with the Board of Trustees. The decisions presented in Managing Student Growth in New and Developing Neighbourhoods were developed over several months with your input.