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Sherwood Park band to perform at international music festival

The Salisbury Composite High band will perform at the event on Saturday, April 13. Roughly 50 Grade 10 - 12 students make up the Salisbury Composite High band that has qualified to take part in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Festival, in Banff. The event is an international comp...

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EIPS among many school boards facing funding challenges

Elk Island Public School (EIPS) speaks out about lack of stable, predictable and adequate funding for education. In a press release issued on Sunday, April 7, EIPS stated that while economic prosperity, essential social supports and a solid foundation for growth and diversifi...

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Fort High students to compete in international robotics competition

Students will travel to Calgary this week to take part in the robotics competition. Fort Saskatchewan High School will send 17 students to the 2019 Fort Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics competition. The international competition will h...

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Sherwood Heights replacement school top priority for EIPS

Elk Island Public School (EIPS) board has approved the division's three year capital plan for 2020-23. The capital plan gets reviewed and updated yearly and key capital projects for the division are prioritized. A replacement school for Sherwood Park Heights Junior High has b...

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EIPS announces new name of Wye replacement school

It is official: the Wye replacement school will be renamed as Heritage Hills Elementary. The Elk Island Public School (EIPS) board approved the name during a public board meeting on Thursday, March 14. The decision came after the division collected community input on the w...

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Students bring Tom Jones to life on stage

Students bring a coming-of-age tale to the stage this week. Ardrossan Junior Senior High School's theatre group, Adrossan Drama Company (ADC) will perform Tom Jones, which was written by Henry Fielding on March 13 - 16. The story follows Tom Jones, a young man who must ste...

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Fort High’s annual bike-a-thon raises nearly $30,000

Students, staff and others peddled all night long to raise money for children with cancer. Fort Saskatchewan High School held it's Spinning For Smiles Fourth Gear bike-a-thon on Friday March 1 into the early morning hours of Saturday, March 2. “We are raising money and a...

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Students bring Disney’s Jungle Book to life on stage

Get ready for a musical adventure through the jungle. Grade 5 and 6 students at Strathcona Christian Academy (SCA) Elementary School will perform Disney's Jungle Book Kids, which is their own take on the original animated film. “Musical theatre is a beautiful and creati...

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EIPS students rally against bullying on Pink Shirt Day

School hallways were flooded with pink on Wednesday, February 26. Elk Island Public Schools saw staff and students support a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment by wearing pink to school. “Pink Shirt Day is an opportunity to get our students to th...

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Cold weather inspires students to create blankets for homeless

Extremely cold weather has inspired Davidson Creek Elementary students to transform shopping bags into blankets. With Environment Canada issuing extreme cold warnings, many students were kept inside during recess. Grade 6 students at David Creek Elementary used that time to s...

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