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Health, Safety and Weather

BAD WEATHER

Cold temperatures, wind chill and snow can make getting to and from school challenging. Learn about how to prepare students for bad weather, including why schools stay open in bad weather, dressing your child for outdoor recess, and late or cancelled yellow bus service due to severe weather conditions. 

SCHOOL SAFETY

Learn about how we keep our schools safe and how you can help

EMERGENCIES AT SCHOOLS

Sometimes emergencies happen at schools. Learn about emergency procedures, how we'll communicate with you, and how you can help keep your child safe. 

EMERGENCY MESSAGE SYSTEM

Our emergency message system can call and text you when there is a major emergency at your child’s school. The system is already set up to send you voice messages, but we need your permission to contact you by text. Learn about SchoolMessenger and how to sign up to get emergency texts.

HEALTH AND IMMUNIZATION

Learn more about Alberta Health Service's recommended immunization schedule for families

LICE

Outbreaks of head lice are an occasional problem in schools. Learn more about how to treat lice and where to find more information