5 extra days off coming for Edmonton Public School students next year

The Edmonton Public School Board approved the division’s revised calendar Tuesday afternoon, which will see five extra days off for students next year. As a way to cut costs, the EPSB approved an addition of three PD Days and two…

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…

No plans to recall U of A exchange students in China, Edmonton school board monitors situation ahead of field trips

Edmonton schools and universities are keeping a close eye on the coronavirus situation in China right now, with some students either already there or planning to visit in the near future. Jeremy Cherlet, a spokesperson for the University of Alberta’s…

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…