Chinook's Edge School Division

May City Colony School teacher Lisa McCaw graduated from Cremona School where she first learned the value that comes from being part of a K-12 school community. (Contributed)

New Hutterite colony school in central Alberta

May City Colony School opened last fall operated by Chinook’s Edge School Division

 

FILE - Red Deer Public Schools is glad the province has delayed implementation of the new math and language arts curriculum for Grades 4 to 6 until September 2023. (Photo contributed by Red Deer Public Schools)

Red Deer Public Schools appreciates phased in approach for new curriculum

Alberta Teachers’ Association is still waiting to see curriculum draft

 

FILE - Education Minister Adriana LaGrange announced funding for new school projects. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

New central Alberta school moves to design phase

$251 million in new funding for school projects

 

Last week some students at Bowden Grandview School decided they didn’t want to wear masks so the school could not allow them to attend class. (Photo contributed)

Protest held outside central Alberta school division’s head office

Last week protests were held outside some Alberta schools

Last week some students at Bowden Grandview School decided they didn’t want to wear masks so the school could not allow them to attend class. (Photo contributed)
Some students at Bowden Grandview School decided they didn’t want to wear masks this week so the school could not allow them to attend class. (Photo contributed)

Central Alberta students protest mask mandate

Bowden Grandview School temporarily reverts to online learning

Some students at Bowden Grandview School decided they didn’t want to wear masks this week so the school could not allow them to attend class. (Photo contributed)
A system of cameras and digital radios with GPS were installed on all Chinook’s Edge school buses over the summer for safety and insurance purposes. (Photo contributed)

Central Alberta school jurisdiction catches bad drivers on camera

Chinook’s Edge installs cameras on all school buses

A system of cameras and digital radios with GPS were installed on all Chinook’s Edge school buses over the summer for safety and insurance purposes. (Photo contributed)
Some of the school buses that take students to Spruce View School are decorated for holiday. (Photo contributed)

Central Alberta school knows how to deck the halls

Spruce View School keeps the Christmas spirit alive

Some of the school buses that take students to Spruce View School are decorated for holiday. (Photo contributed)
What a good sport: Fox Run School teacher Sean McWade of Sylvan Lake allowed his students to choose how he should shave his head for a fundraiser — and this is how it turned out. (Contributed photo).

Sylvan Lake teacher has a bad hair day — for charity

A Sylvan Lake middle school teacher is having a very bad hair…

What a good sport: Fox Run School teacher Sean McWade of Sylvan Lake allowed his students to choose how he should shave his head for a fundraiser — and this is how it turned out. (Contributed photo).
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Chinook’s Edge school staff and volunteers must be vaxxed or submit to rapid testing

Chinook’s Edge is the latest school division to require all staff, contractors…

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Chinook’s Edge School Division will be moving its career high schools to traditional school buildings. (Image contributed)

Career high schools in central Alberta are on the move

Gasoline Alley Career High will relocate fall 2022

Chinook’s Edge School Division will be moving its career high schools to traditional school buildings. (Image contributed)

Summer school goes ‘off without a hitch’

Majority of students expected to return in September

Students will have to try to maintain social distance to prevent the spread of COVID-19 when they return to classes in the fall. (File photo submitted by Red Deer Catholic Schools)

Social distancing will be a challenge in classrooms

Parents insist on consultations with school boards

Students will have to try to maintain social distance to prevent the spread of COVID-19 when they return to classes in the fall. (File photo submitted by Red Deer Catholic Schools)
Red Deer Public Schools says students’ grades won’t drop, regardless of how they perform during their at-home learning. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Grades won’t slip for Red Deer public school students

Students engaged in learning could improve marks

Red Deer Public Schools says students’ grades won’t drop, regardless of how they perform during their at-home learning. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Ecole H.J. School theatre production students are putting on the 1960s musical tribute Peace, Love & Music from March 5 to 14. (Photo contributed)

Sylvan Lake school welcomes inclusive theatre audience

H. J. Cody School hosts relaxed theatre production March 14

Ecole H.J. School theatre production students are putting on the 1960s musical tribute Peace, Love & Music from March 5 to 14. (Photo contributed)
Chinook’s Edge School Division’s capital plan includes a kindergarten-to-Grade 8 school in Liberty Landing in Gasoline Alley. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Site chosen for a school in Gasoline Alley

Chinook’s Edge School Division updates its capital plan

Chinook’s Edge School Division’s capital plan includes a kindergarten-to-Grade 8 school in Liberty Landing in Gasoline Alley. (File photo by Advocate staff)
The school board with Chinook’s Edge School Division recently passed a motion to increase school bus service fees. (Photo contributed)

Chinook’s Edge students to be charged bus fees

Other school jurisdictions await provincial budget

The school board with Chinook’s Edge School Division recently passed a motion to increase school bus service fees. (Photo contributed)
Some central Alberta school districts want more information about how to test for lead contamination in school water. (Black Press file photo).

Chinook’s Edge wants more details from the province about testing school water for lead content

How should it be done, and who pays to fix a problem, district officials wonder

Some central Alberta school districts want more information about how to test for lead contamination in school water. (Black Press file photo).
Enrolment at Wolf Creek Public Schools grew to 7,553 students. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Rural school division sees small enrolment increase

Rural enrolment stable at Wolf Creek Public Schools

Enrolment at Wolf Creek Public Schools grew to 7,553 students. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Olds student Noah Korver will be headed to Europe this summer to immerse himself in the history of the two World Wars. (Contributed photo).

Olds student chosen for Beaverbrook Vimy war history program

Noah Korver is among 14 young Canadians heading to Europe this summer

Olds student Noah Korver will be headed to Europe this summer to immerse himself in the history of the two World Wars. (Contributed photo).
Chinook’s Edge School Division says it is being relatively conservative with its budget without more funding information from the province. (Photo from Facebook)

Funding for possible increase in teacher salaries an unknown

Central Alberta school boards await funding decision

Chinook’s Edge School Division says it is being relatively conservative with its budget without more funding information from the province. (Photo from Facebook)