Wed, 19 Mar, 2014
Revised School Year Calendars
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.
Tue, 7 Jan, 2014
H1N1 Flu Outbreak
As students return from the winter break, our attention turns to the concern of the H1N1 influenza. Get immunized against influenza as soon as possible and keep your child at home if they're experiencing flu-like symptoms.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2013
Redesigned District Website
Edmonton Public Schools has launched a redesigned website at http://epsb.ca.
The new website is a complete reworking of the District’s public-facing site, based on input from parents and stakeholders. The new site focuses more sharply than ever on meeting the needs of families as they make choices about their children’s education.
Thu, 28 Nov, 2013
Edmonton Public School Board ratifies contract with Edmonton Public Teachers Local No. 37
At its regularly scheduled meeting on November 26, the Edmonton Public Schools Board of Trustees ratified a new contract for the District’s teachers and principals.
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.
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.
Sun, 30 Jun, 2013
New Principals 2013 - 2014
The District welcomes 15 new principals to serve as instructional leaders for the 2013-2014 school year. Principals hold a pivotal role in our District by providing leadership, direction and co-ordination at each of our schools.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2013
Edmonton Public Schools wins first place at Corporate Challenge
Corporate Challenge has wrapped up for this year and Edmonton Public Schools has come out on top – taking first place in the Red Division (made up of the largest companies of employed staff in the city) for the second year in a row.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2013
Board votes against endorsing proposed agreement
At yesterday’s regularly scheduled board meeting, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously to advise the Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA) not to endorse the proposed agreement between the Government of Alberta and the Alberta Teachers’ Association.
Fri, 15 Mar, 2013
Board expresses concerns over budget and proposed agreement with teachers
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At a media availability on Friday afternoon, Sarah Hoffman, Board Chair of Edmonton Public Schools, communicated the Board’s perspective on the budget and the tentative agreement between the Government and the Alberta Teachers’ Association.