Red Deer public schools

FILE - Maryview School students arrive for their first day of classes Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer school jurisdictions release enrolment reports

Slight changes to student enrolment

 

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

 

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

Sarah Hoffman said provincial government leadership is lacking

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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)
FILE - More than 700 Grade 5 girls played different sports, such as soccer and softball, and participated in various interactive sessions during the 16th annual Go Girl event at the Collicutt Centre on May 9, 2019. (Photo by Advocate staff)

Grow Kids goes virtual for Red Deer students

Grade 5 students with Red Deer Catholic and Public Schools to participate

FILE - More than 700 Grade 5 girls played different sports, such as soccer and softball, and participated in various interactive sessions during the 16th annual Go Girl event at the Collicutt Centre on May 9, 2019. (Photo by Advocate staff)
Some students at Red Deer Catholic schools including St. Francis of Assisi Middle School, St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School, St. Patrick’s Community School, and École Camille J Lerouge School are moving to temporary online learning at home. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Some students at Red Deer Catholic schools including St. Francis of Assisi Middle School, St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School, St. Patrick’s Community School, and École Camille J Lerouge School are moving to temporary online learning at home. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Red Deer Public Schools will not pilot the new draft curriculum at its elementary schools. (File photo contributed by Red Deer Public Schools)

UPDATED: Red Deer Public Schools says no to piloting new curriculum

Alberta Teachers’ Association support school boards

Red Deer Public Schools will not pilot the new draft curriculum at its elementary schools. (File photo contributed by Red Deer Public Schools)
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Red Deer Public Schools reaffirmed its commitment on Wednesday to have a Diversity Week, rather than a Pride Week.
(File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Red Deer Public Schools reaffirmed its commitment on Wednesday to have a Diversity Week, rather than a Pride Week.
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At Wednesday’s Red Deer Public School board meeting, four presentations were made regarding the board’s recent decision to turn down Pride Week in favour of a Diversity Week. Last week, silent protests were held in response to the same decision outside the division office. (Photo courtesy Black and Indigenous Alliance Facebook)
At Wednesday’s Red Deer Public School board meeting, four presentations were made regarding the board’s recent decision to turn down Pride Week in favour of a Diversity Week. Last week, silent protests were held in response to the same decision outside the division office. (Photo courtesy Black and Indigenous Alliance Facebook)
Education Minister Adriana LaGrange announced 14 school building projects across Alberta Wednesday totalling $268 million. (Photo by Government of Alberta).

Red Deer gets building funds for new Catholic school and a public high school expansion

Catholic district will get to build the new middle school first announced in 2019

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange announced 14 school building projects across Alberta Wednesday totalling $268 million. (Photo by Government of Alberta).
The petition — Support Pride Week in Red Deer Public Schools – Reverse Trustees Vote Against It — at Change.org continues to gather names. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Pride Week petition gains momentum

Central Albertans respond to petition

The petition — Support Pride Week in Red Deer Public Schools – Reverse Trustees Vote Against It — at Change.org continues to gather names. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Two years ago Red Deer Public Schools trustee Dianne Macaulay celebrated Pride Week in the community with her child Jasper. (Photo contributed)

Defeat of Pride Week motion at Red Deer Public Schools catches heat

Red Deer Public Schools says district policy already allows Pride Week

Two years ago Red Deer Public Schools trustee Dianne Macaulay celebrated Pride Week in the community with her child Jasper. (Photo contributed)
Work will begin soon on renovations to Red Deer Public Schools’ Central Services building, located at 4747 53rd St. (Photo contributed)

Work to start on aging Red Deer Public Schools building

Upgrades on the way for downtown Red Deer building

Work will begin soon on renovations to Red Deer Public Schools’ Central Services building, located at 4747 53rd St. (Photo contributed)
Extending the Christmas break for schools is something people are talking about in other provinces. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Teachers want to talk about extending Christmas break

A longer break would be up to the province

Extending the Christmas break for schools is something people are talking about in other provinces. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)