Red Deer public schools

Red Deer Public Schools board chair Nicole Buchanan spoke at the Pride flag ceremony, held outside the division’s downtown office on May 31, 2022. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

WATCH: Pride Month declared by Red Deer Public Schools

Flag raising at division’s downtown office

 

Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School. (File photo by Advocate Staff)

Police called to remove student from Red Deer high school

School followed ‘shelter in place’ protocol as a precaution

 

Red Deer Public Schools has teamed up with The Dome Red Deer to offer The Sports Academy this fall. (Photo contributed)

Red Deer Public Schools introduces new Sports Academy

Open houses and information sessions to be held this month

  • Mar 17, 2022
Red Deer Public Schools has teamed up with The Dome Red Deer to offer The Sports Academy this fall. (Photo contributed)
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 - 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)
Some Red Deer Public School classes could go online before the end of the week, due to teacher illness and provincial isolation requirements. (Black Press file photo)

Teacher illness could drive some central Alberta school classes online by later this week

Isolation periods are contributing to longer absenteeism: Red Deer Public School official

Some Red Deer Public School classes could go online before the end of the week, due to teacher illness and provincial isolation requirements. (Black Press file photo)
Eighty-five per cent of students at Red Deer Public Schools graduated within three years of entering Grade 10, up from 79.9 per cent in the 2018-19 school year. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Graduation rate increases for Red Deer Public Schools

More eligible for Alexander Rutherford High School Achievement Scholarship

Eighty-five per cent of students at Red Deer Public Schools graduated within three years of entering Grade 10, up from 79.9 per cent in the 2018-19 school year. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
One Red Deer parent is waiting for the local school board to put into effect vaccination policies for staff. (Black Press file photo)

Red Deer parents await decisions on vaccination policies for school staff

NDP call for contact tracing until at least the end of the school year

One Red Deer parent is waiting for the local school board to put into effect vaccination policies for staff. (Black Press file photo)
Ryan Straschnitzki, a former Humboldt Broncos player, spoke to students at Don Campbell Elementary School on Friday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Former Humboldt player hopes to inspire Red Deer students

Ryan Straschnitzki visits Don Campbell Elementary School

Ryan Straschnitzki, a former Humboldt Broncos player, spoke to students at Don Campbell Elementary School on Friday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
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(Screenshot from Red Deer Public School video)
FILE - Maryview School students arrive for their first day of classes Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. (File photo by Advocate staff)
FILE - Maryview School students arrive for their first day of classes Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. (File photo by Advocate staff)
School jurisdictions must rely on parents voluntarily reporting COVID cases because there is no mandate from the province for families to report. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

COVID-19 outbreaks happening at Red Deer schools

Several central Alberta schools report illness

School jurisdictions must rely on parents voluntarily reporting COVID cases because there is no mandate from the province for families to report. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Red Deer Public Schools, in partnership with Red Deer Native Friendship Society and Alberta Teachers’ Association Local 60, is donating nearly 60 orange shirts to students to commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Photo from Facebook)

Red Deer students to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Red Deer Public Schools and Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools focus on Indigenous peoples

Red Deer Public Schools, in partnership with Red Deer Native Friendship Society and Alberta Teachers’ Association Local 60, is donating nearly 60 orange shirts to students to commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Photo from Facebook)
Red Deer Public Schools sent a letter to the Education Minister and a local MLA asking why schools were not included in the province’s latest mask mandates. (Courtesy Photo, Kent School District)

Red Deer Public School Board sends letter of frustration to Education Minister and MLA

Chair Nicole Buchanan asks why are school boards setting health policy?

Red Deer Public Schools sent a letter to the Education Minister and a local MLA asking why schools were not included in the province’s latest mask mandates. (Courtesy Photo, Kent School District)
(Black Press file photo).

NDP’s education critic praised Red Deer school boards for protecting students

Sarah Hoffman said provincial government leadership is lacking

(Black Press file photo).
Masks will not be mandatory when Red Deer Public Schools re-open to students this fall. (Photo contributed by Red Deer Public Schools)
Masks will not be mandatory when Red Deer Public Schools re-open to students this fall. (Photo contributed by Red Deer Public Schools)
Lee-Anna Robertson, and her son Tye, say École Secondaire Notre Dame High School failed to survey parents to find out their preferences for graduation. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Red Deer family wants to attend graduation ceremony

‘They deserve to have something to remember. Students have suffered exponentially’

Lee-Anna Robertson, and her son Tye, say École Secondaire Notre Dame High School failed to survey parents to find out their preferences for graduation. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
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Red Deer school to celebrate Pride Day on Wednesday

COVID delays Diversity week until next June

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Red Deer Public Schools is projecting a $4-million budget deficit for 2021-22 school year. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Red Deer Public Schools prepares $124-million budget

$1 million COVID recovery plan to assist students

Red Deer Public Schools is projecting a $4-million budget deficit for 2021-22 school year. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)