COVID-19

School divisions extend postponement of school athletics

Despite Grades K to 12 returning to in-person classes on Jan. 12, Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools, St. Albert Public Schools, Conseil Scolaire Centre-Nord, and Sturgeon Public Schools have made the joint decision to continue to postpone all school-based extracurricular junior and senior high athletics. The postponement to sports activities was first announced Oct. 28, 2020. The extension of the postponement is until further notice. […]

COVID-19

Students back to school on Monday

Grade K to 12 students will return to in-person classes on Monday, Jan. 11 as planned; however, social gatherings and other mandatory health measures will be in place until at least Jan. 21 throughout Alberta. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Curriculum rewrite troubling on many levels

As an Alberta teacher, I’ve had some time to reflect over the holidays and while there is a lot I am thankful for, there is also a lot I could be angry about. I could be upset that the UCP has significantly reduced the overall per-student budget allocation despite their commitment to maintain funding. I could be upset that they laid off most of our EAs during a pandemic and that students have far fewer supports this year. […]