West Edmonton school locks doors with students inside amid major police presence in area

Posted January 17, 2020 6:39 pm Updated January 17, 2020 6:55 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Lymburn School in west Edmonton locked its doors with students still inside on Friday…

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…

Edmonton Public School Board raising school bus fees Feb. 1 in wake of provincial budget

Some parents with kids in the Edmonton Public School District will be paying higher school bus fees starting Feb. 1. The changes include a new yellow bus fee of $260 annually for students in Kindergarten to Grade 6, and of…

Edmonton Public Schools to consider hiking bus fees after UCP budget results in funding shortfall

Edmonton Public Schools trustees are expected to discuss proposed increases to school bus fees next week, and a recommendation report cites the elimination of a funding grant in October’s provincial budget as being the reason for the proposal. “I guess…

Edmonton students bring ‘Mary Poppins’ to life onstage and on the page

Victoria School of the Arts’ production of a beloved classic is encouraging its younger audience to fall in love with the original version of the story. Junior high and high school students compose the cast, crew and orchestra of Mary…

Edmonton public extending hours at high schools

When the 2020/2021 school year begins next fall, students will have the option of starting the school day earlier or ending it later. Edmonton Public Schools is moving to a six-block schedule for most high schools across the city. That…