Author: Nathan Ip

 

Nathan Ip presses province for high school design money

Nathan Ip presses province for high school design money

BY JANET FRENCH, EDMONTON JOURNAL Published on: April 25, 2017 Photo: ED KAISSER / POST MEDIA Edmonton public school trustees are so anxious about a looming shortage of high school space, they’re asking Alberta’s education minister for money immediately to start planning two new ones. “This is one of the issues that keeps me up at […]
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Edmonton public schools want community flex spaces

BY JANET FRENCH, EDMONTON JOURNAL Published on: September 21, 2016 Day cares, public libraries, and medical clinics could all find homes in new Edmonton public schools if the government will let boards include flexible spaces, public trustees say. The Edmonton public school board voted unanimously Tuesday to write to the ministers of education and infrastructure, […]
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Thoughts on the Growth Accommodation Strategy

Thoughts on the Growth Accommodation Strategy

Many of you are tuning in attentively to today’s announcement on space accommodation. I’ve been out to various schools in southwest Edmonton these past few months, getting to know you and your communities better. And I’ve certainly taken to heart what you’ve been telling me – I know parents are concerned about what today’s announcement […]
School Overcrowding

School Overcrowding

It’s been another week of hitting the pavement and getting out there to talk with you about your concerns. I had a fantastic time attending the Blue Quill Party in the Park, as well as the Windermere Carnival – these are just some of the events that make our communities a great place for families. […]
Keeping Schools Open to the Community

Keeping Schools Open to the Community

Well, it’s been a busy but exhilarating week of doorknocking and events. I’ve been so struck by the interest, insight and passion for education that I’m hearing in chatting with Ward H residents on doorsteps and our in the community. I wanted to take a moment as we head into a new school year to […]
School Boundaries

School Boundaries

Neighbourhoods in southwest Edmonton are now packed with growing families, and schools are stretched to their limits. A shortage of space means that some students may not be able to attend the school in their own neighbourhood. We need to look at innovative ways to get schools built quickly and make the best use of […]
RT @LOHS_Legends: Today we honour the founder of the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. #blackhistorymonth #drmartinlutherki
RT @donaldrgetty: Parents. Please allow extra time to get to school this week. While we will not be outside for recesses until this cold sn…
RT @CityofEdmonton: COLD WEATHER PLAN FYI: Homeward Trust anticipates shelters can handle demand for shelter, beds, on-site support in col…
RT @LOHS_Legends: The start of a new semester is the perfect time to set some new goals! #lohs_mindfulnessmondays #belegendary #epsb #yeg #…
RT @ESSPAssociation: Hello everyone, we are still needing volunteers for the family dance. Please go to school zone to sign up! Thank you
RT @ESSchool: Just a small sampling of the amazing selection of food brought for the grade one potlunch dinner! #estherstarkmanschool #gohu
RT @LOHS_Legends: Please welcome Mr. Thiessen to the #LOHS_Staff #Belegendary and give him a high five in the hall if you see him on Monday…
RT @donaldrgetty: Are you coming? Winterfest goes this Thursday from 5:30-7:00. Check the postcard that came home today for details. Bring…
RT @lamphieryeg: How is it even possible that 22% of Cdns aged 34 and under have never heard of the Holocaust ?? Anyone in the education es…
RT @KristopherWells: We will never let hate win in Alberta. You drive it out with light and love for our differences, which are our provi…