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November Regular Board Meeting Summary
November Regular Board Meeting Summary
11/30/2016
The Board of Trustees met on Wednesday, November 16th for their regular board meeting. The meeting began with a review of Board Policies 3 and 4. The Board has been thoroughly reviewing all policies and has been referencing best practices from other school divisions’ policies.
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HPSD Participating in Nutrition Pilot Project
HPSD Participating in Nutrition Pilot Project
11/17/2016
High Prairie School Division is pleased to be participating in the Government of Alberta’s nutrition pilot project. The Division was chosen along with 13 other jurisdictions to participate in the pilot, based on greatest need as determined by socio-economic status (SES) data from Statistics Canada.
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Drug Awareness Presentations
11/04/2016
The interruption of drug trafficking is a priority of the Slave Lake RCMP Detachment. One of the RCMP initiatives is bring awareness to the communities with respect to drug use.
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Alberta curriculum survey
Curriculum Survey
10/23/2016
The Government is launching a series of initiatives known as “Future Ready” that will co-ordinate and improve education and skills training to better prepare kids for success in a changing economy, starting with a major consultation on future Alberta curriculum.
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2016 Results
Accountability Pillar Overview Results for HPSD
10/14/2016
The Alberta Government released the 2015-16 Provincial Achievement Test results and the 2015-16 Diploma Exam results on Friday, October 7th and High Prairie School Division is pleased with the positive results from across the Division. These standardized tests are one way of enabling Alberta Education, as well as parents, teachers, and school boards, to assess student achievement and to identify strengths and areas for improvement.
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Regular Board Meeting Summary - September 21, 2016
10/03/2016
High Prairie, Alberta – The HPSD Board of Trustees met on Wednesday, September 21st to hold their regularly scheduled meeting. Trustees discussed the upcoming PSBA Fall General Meeting and reviewed a policy proposal from PSBA. They then reviewed the Report to the Board format which schools use to develop their annual presentations.
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Grand Opening of Joussard School
Grand Opening of Joussard School
10/03/2016
Joussard, Alberta – The new school in Joussard held its Grand Opening on Friday, September 16th to an audience of local dignitaries, government officials, and neighbouring school jurisdiction trustees and superintendents. The ceremony included speeches from Board Chair Tammy Henkel and Municipal Affairs Minister Danielle Larivee. Minister Larivee also presented the school with a bronze plaque to commemorate its official opening.
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Martin Deerline nominated as HPSD Friends of Education Award Recipient
ASBA Zone 1 Friends of Education and Edwin Parr Awards Banquet
10/03/2016
Peace River, Alberta – Division Trustees and members from Executive Council attended the 2016 ASBA Friends of Education and Edwin Parr Awards Banquet in Peace River on September 22nd. High Prairie School Division was pleased to announce Martin Deerline of High Prairie as the Division’s award recipient.
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First day of school for Maternelle at Ecole Routhier School
Back to School
10/03/2016
High Prairie, Alberta – Staff and students returned to regular classes this past month as HPSD commenced its 2016-17 school year. This year the Division is supporting nearly 3,200 students across 13 schools.
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Bee Calliou Schadeck
Bee Calliou Schadeck to Speak at Divisional PD Day
10/03/2016
High Prairie School Division is pleased to welcome Bee Calliou Schadeck as our guest speaker for the October 28th Divisional Professional Development Day. The day is designed to support our school division as we work collaboratively to improve the quality of learning for all our students while putting a special emphasis on closing the First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Achievement Gap.
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Canada in A Day
09/09/2016
On September 10th grab your camera and film your life for Canada In A Day – a crowd-sourced film to celebrate our Canada's 150th, airing on CTV in Summer 2017.
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Matthew Carter, Vice Principal at Roland Michener Secondary School
Administration Positions Appointed at HPSD
09/01/2016
High Prairie School Division is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Carter to the position of Vice Principal of Roland Michener Secondary School and Brita Goldie to the position of Vice Principal of Kinuso School.
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school bus safety
School Bus Safety
08/24/2016
Every year, more than 20 million children across North America ride school buses. One of our partners in education, Thomas Built Buses, has an excellent list of safety tips for students.
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Bus tender opportunity
Sale of School Buses
High Prairie School Division is selling 6 school buses. Click below for full details and bid information.
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Welcome
Welcome to the NEW website for High Prairie School Division
After many months of hard work and long hours, High Prairie School Division is excited to debut its new website powered by SchoolMessenger.
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