Thu, 23 Jan, 2014
Board committed to joining cause to end child poverty
Edmonton Public Schools Board of Trustees approved plans to submit a statement of endorsement for the report, From Words to Action: Alberta Can Afford a Real Poverty Reduction Strategy, calling for progress in ending child poverty by 2017.
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.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2013
Lillian Osborne School Awarded Silver LEED Designation
Lillian Osborne is the first school in the District to meet the rigorous certification standards to qualify for a LEED Designation.
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.
Wed, 4 Dec, 2013
Board hears District Infrastructure Strategy to address student population growth and aging buildings
At its regularly scheduled meeting on December 3, the Edmonton Public Schools Board of Trustees were presented with the District’s Infrastructure Strategy, which addresses the issue of growing neighbourhoods and includes the District Accommodation Plan for New and Developing Neighbourhoods.
Mon, 2 Dec, 2013
Space for Our Students – Making Room for Students in Growing Neighbourhoods
If you’ve been to one of the newer areas of the city, you’ll know there are more families and more communities than ever before.
Thu, 21 Nov, 2013
Janz elected to ASBA Executive
At the Alberta School Boards Association’s (ASBA) Annual Fall meeting earilier this week, Michael Janz, Vice-Chair of the Edmonton Public School Board, was elected as the ASBA’s Vice-President.
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
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Three district students were awarded first prize in the group category at the 6th annual Chinese Bridge, an international Chinese Language and Culture Competition.