School Issues

 

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 […]
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 […]
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…