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Pre-enrolment and Registration Process for New Schools

Many have asked me about the pre-enrollment and registration process for the new schools. I have included an update below with the latest information from our district as well as additional links to the Edmonton Public Schools website. Please contact Planning at 780-429-8539  or your local school Principal if you have any additional questions about […]

ASBA Remains Silent on Supporting LGBTQ Students

On Friday, my motion to create a policy supporting LGBTQ kids was sadly not passed by the ASBA Board of Directors: “That the Alberta School Boards Association develop a comprehensive policy for establishing and maintaining welcoming, inclusive, safe and healthy learning and working environments for sexual orientation and gender minority students, staff and families and […]
Update on motion for a provincial Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity policy (SOGI)

Update on motion for a provincial Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity policy (SOGI)

Friends, Over the past several weeks, many of you have contacted me to find out about my next steps to support transgender students in the province. Indeed, the fight to ensure that no student in Alberta faces discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity continues. As trustees, we have a responsibility to ensure that all children and […]
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 […]
RT @EPSBNews: High school students, immerse yourself in computer science, cosmetology, performing arts, steel construction and more by appl…
RT @LOHS_Legends: Thanks to everyone that came out last night to support the 2019 #LOHS_Grad class!! And also to @chaptersindigo South Poin…
RT @JackieWhitson: So many bright minds in one room. Thank you @EPSFoundation for welcoming @apri_city to join your strategic planning sess…
RT @FahlmanSchool: All parents need to pre-enrol on SchoolZone using these steps: Sign in to SchoolZone between 9 a.m. on March 11 and 4 p.…
RT @LOHS_Legends: Our annual High School 101 session is TOMORROW at 7pm in the Library. Grade 9’s and 10’s parents and students are invited…
RT @kerentangyeg: "People come together not just as a community but as a family." Celebrating 40th anniv of @bmcnews w/ lion dances and a w…
RT @shelaghdunn: Our board is advocating for increased funding to meet our students’ needs. We need schools to house an increasing number o…
RT @ESSPAssociation: Dates to remember for March. March 15th: Popcorn Day! March 20th: Hot Lunch, Subway! March 21st: Treat Day! Please b…
RT @HQuinnLocal37: #EPSB Trustee @NathanIpYEG... Would cost $768million to only fix major systems (furnaces, boilers.) Currntly, $28 mln ta…
RT @HQuinnLocal37: #EPSB Trustee @NathanIpYEG calling on govt for predictable sustainable Infrstrctre funding. 3000more students every yr,…