Coronavirus: Will students return to Alberta classrooms this school year? Call is Dr. Hinshaw’s

As parents across Alberta struggle to work from home while trying to help their children with distance learning, the big question is: how long will it last? “I don’t have those answers,” said Trisha Estabrooks, chair of Edmonton Public Schools.…

Changes to Edmonton school trips to Italy, Japan after coronavirus spreads

More Edmonton school trips to Japan and Italy are being rerouted over the spread of the coronavirus. Edmonton Public Schools decided Wednesday to rebook school trips that had been scheduled for Italy next month. READ MORE: Edmonton school trips to…

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 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…

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…

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…