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…

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 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…