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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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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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Black History Month: Students encouraged to envision a better world

Fort Saskatchewan students create their own "I Have a Dream" statements as part of a project inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. Carole Bossert, a Grade 1 teacher at SouthPointe Elementary School has committed to celebrate Black History Month with her students, believing that ...

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Alberta junior high & high schools to receive Indigenous atlases

A copy of the Canadian Geographic Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada will be handed out to every junior high and high school in Alberta. This initiative by the Alberta Government was announced on Friday, January 18th, as part of their commitment to the Truth and Reconciliatio...

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