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 […]
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RT @ESSchool: Congratulations to Ms. Boles for receiving an EPSB merit award for her exemplary work in the area of numeracy at Esther Stark…
RT @ESSchool: A huge congrats to all of the student-performers in last night’s Christmas concert, and a massive THANK-YOU to Ms. Pease, Ms.…
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RT @NCepsb: We’ve installed some new traffic control signage around the Kiss and Go loop and Guest Parking lot. We thank you in advance fo…
RT @NCepsb: Please note that legally crossing MacTaggart Drive is only permitted at the marked and/or designated crosswalks (marked in gree…
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RT @AlbertB_71: “Positive communication and how we can stop the stigma around mental illness.” Thank you for inviting me to speak with the…
RT @EPSBNews: Join us December 5 at 7 p.m. at Dr. Lila @FahlmanSchool to see the concept design for Dr. Anne Anderson School and Community…