Edmonton Public plans to add 5 more PD, off days to school calendar

The Edmonton Public School Board (EPSB) is looking to add more days off to next year’s school calendar. A few weeks ago, EPSB said it would be one day; Now it’s five: three PD days and two non-instructional days. Trisha…

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 Public Schools could add more PD days to save money: report

As the Edmonton Public School Board continues to search for cost-cutting measures following the provincial budget last fall, one idea being considered is adding more professional development days. At the Nov. 26 school board meeting, school administration was asked to…

4 Edmonton schools among 25 projects to be built or funded across Alberta

The Alberta government announced $397 million in funding for 25 school projects on Friday, which covers both design work on new schools, as well as construction on new builds and renovations at existing facilities. While the province said the budget…

Edmonton Public seclusion rooms used over 700 times in first month of the school year

As the Edmonton Public School Board gets set to review its seclusion room policy, a new report shows the controversial practice was used 716 times in the month of September alone. Related News The former NDP provincial government had moved…

Preserving ‘a piece of Edmonton’s history’: Construction begins on renovation and expansion of Highlands School

Students and staff from Highlands, Montrose and Mount Royal schools gathered Wednesday to witness the start of a significant transformation. At more than a century old, Highlands School has undeniable historical value in our community. A major construction and expansion project…