Edmonton Public marks 100 days of school a week after Edmonton Catholic – why the gap?

Edmonton’s public schools marked 100 days of learning on Thursday. To celebrate, at Malmo School, the day started with 100 exercises. The themed activities continued in the classroom — brainstorming 100 acts of kindness and contemplating life at 100 years old.…

Edmonton Catholic Schools superintendent Joan Carr passes away after battle with cancer

Posted February 9, 2020 5:43 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Edmonton Catholic Schools district announced Sunday that its superintendent Joan Carr had passed away after a “courageous struggle” with…

Edmonton Public Schools cancels all China field trips for the rest of the year

In light of the growing coronavirus outbreak in China, Edmonton Public Schools has cancelled all field trips to the country for the rest of the school year. The decision was made late Wednesday afternoon, in light of the federal government…

Edmonton bus driver fired after student left on bus during frigid cold Monday afternoon

A school bus driver in Edmonton has been fired after a 13-year-old boy was left on his school bus Monday afternoon as temperatures dipped well into the low -20s. Cash McGuire, 13, said he was watching a movie with his…

Edmonton Catholic School Division bringing in more bus fees to offset loss of provincial grant

Edmonton Catholic Schools followed in the footsteps of Edmonton Public Schools on Tuesday as trustees voted to charge more fees for student transportation to offset the loss of a grant in October’s provincial budget. “This is regrettable,” said Supt. Joan…

Calgary Board of Education reverses teacher layoffs while Catholic board hikes school bus fees

The Calgary Board of Education will no longer be laying off 317 temporary teachers. According to a budget update agenda dated Dec. 10 and sent to trustees, the board plans to re-allocate school maintenance money announced on Dec. 3. Related…