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.
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:
Thu, 7 Nov, 2013
District students are tops at the International World Chinese Language and Culture Competition
Three district students were awarded first prize in the group category at the 6th annual Chinese Bridge, an international Chinese Language and Culture Competition.
Tue, 5 Nov, 2013
Harry Ainlay School hosts Junior High Leadership Conference
Harry Ainlay School, along with the Alberta Association of Student Councils and Advisors (AASCA), will host this year’s Junior High Leadership Conference themed “Lights, Camera, Leadership” on November 8 and 9.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2013
Exploring and learning outside the classroom at Grandview Heights School
On Thursday Grades 4 and 5 students at Grandview Heights School went on a virtual field trip to polar bear country! This opportunity was made possible by Google and Polar Bears International teaming up to collect Google Street View imagery of the polar bear.
Wed, 23 Oct, 2013
RT. Hon. Michaëlle Jean to visit Jasper Place High School
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On October 25, the Rt. Hon. Michaëlle Jean, 27th Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will visit Jasper Place School, where her Foundation is supporting an academic achievement and youth engagement project in Edmonton.