The new school in Chappelle (Heritage Valley) will accommodate:
The new school in Chappelle will be named after Donald R. Getty, a former quarterback with the Edmonton Eskimos and MLA who was elected as Alberta’s 11th premier in 1985. Getty steered the province through a time of collapsing oil prices and worked to establish Alberta’s Heritage Savings Trust Fund, which produces income to support government departments such as health, education and infrastructure. The Board of Trustees approved this school name at a public board meeting on June 21, 2016. Learn more about Donald R. Getty.
Heritage Valley is a collection of neighbourhoods in southwest Edmonton. Donald R. Getty School will be built in the west section of the Chappelle neighbourhood at the corner of Chappelle Green and Chappelle Way.
There is a lack of capacity for students in southwest Edmonton and this is only one of the schools planned for the area of Heritage Valley. Three of the school sites are in various stages of development:
When coming up with options, we tried to make sure the attendance areas:
If you missed the meeting on June 2, you can:
We’re collecting your feedback and will use it to inform our decision in the fall. Here are some of the themes we’re noticing in the feedback we’ve received so far:
We’ve heard that the community would like us to consider other attendance area options for Donald R. Getty School, so that’s what we’re doing. Please continue to provide your feedback over the summer. We’ll share new options, based on your feedback, in the fall.