Wed, 26 Mar, 2014
Strathcona School Cycles Beyond Fundraising Records
The Strathcona School community raised an incredible $171,000 in the ChainReaction Campaign, a global initiative to raise awareness and funds for the need for bicycles in Africa. Approximately 800 people (80 teams) participated in a 24-hour bike-a-thon in the Scona gym to raise donations.
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.
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.
Fri, 22 Nov, 2013
Bill Comrie pays it forward
At the launch of the full-day Kindergarten at Calder School, Edmonton Public Schools Foundation Director, Sandra Woitas announced Bill Comrie has donated $500,000 over the next five years to support a full-day Kindergarten class at one of the high needs schools.
Thu, 21 Nov, 2013
Winter weather tips
Cold temperatures, wind chill and snow can make getting to and from school challenging. This winter season, Edmonton Public Schools is reminding parents, guardians and families of the following:
Fri, 8 Nov, 2013
Remembrance Day Ceremonies across Edmonton Public Schools
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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.