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Notre Dame High School Grad Service Project partnered with Cilantro and Chive to help raise money for Smiles Thru Lindsey Foundation. (Photo contributed)

Big Smile burger raises money for charity

Notre Dame High School Grad Service Project and Cilantro and Chive join forces

 

Ecole La Prairie offers Francophone education from kindergarten to Grade 12!

7 Reasons Central Albertan students benefit from learning EN FRANÇAIS!

With bilingual confidence and a broad cultural education, your child gets a world of opportunities

  • May 24, 2021

 

Alberta Teachers’ Association president Jason Schilling. (Twitter photo from ATA)

Teachers appreciate aggressive action to fight COVID

School staff have the opportunity to get first vaccine dose before in-person learning resumes

Alberta Teachers’ Association president Jason Schilling. (Twitter photo from ATA)
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)
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(Image from Facebook)
Education Minister Adriana LaGrange says she has not received an official request from any other school board for a similar move to online learning. (Advocate file photo)
Education Minister Adriana LaGrange says she has not received an official request from any other school board for a similar move to online learning. (Advocate file photo)
More technology funding is one of the resolutions up for discussion at the Alberta School Councils’ Association annual general meeting on April 25. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

School councils propose more technology funding for students

Alberta School Councils’ Association annual general meeting

More technology funding is one of the resolutions up for discussion at the Alberta School Councils’ Association annual general meeting on April 25. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools cancelled Monday’s rural school buses due to the wind. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

UPDATED: Wind warning issued for central Alberta

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools cancel rural school buses

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools cancelled Monday’s rural school buses due to the wind. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
Students on their way to Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School on Oct. 22, 2020. As of Thursday, the high school was at outbreak status with five to nine COVID-19 cases. (File photo by ADVOCATE STAFF)
Students on their way to Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School on Oct. 22, 2020. As of Thursday, the high school was at outbreak status with five to nine COVID-19 cases. (File photo by ADVOCATE STAFF)
A couple central Alberta school divisions cancelled buses and classes on Monday due to the extreme cold warning. (Photo from Facebook)

UPDATED: Red Deer sets new cold weather record Monday

Several central Alberta schools closed due to extreme cold on Monday

A couple central Alberta school divisions cancelled buses and classes on Monday due to the extreme cold warning. (Photo from Facebook)
FILE - Grade 12 students from Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School celebrate the end of their high school careers in 2016. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
FILE - Grade 12 students from Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School celebrate the end of their high school careers in 2016. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Teachers at École la Prairie are among northern and central Alberta francophone teachers who voted in favour of strike action. (Photo from Facebook)

Central Alberta teachers vote in favour of a strike

Red Deer francophone school among those under threat of teachers strike

Teachers at École la Prairie are among northern and central Alberta francophone teachers who voted in favour of strike action. (Photo from Facebook)
According to Alberta Education, 24,478 students registered for homeschooling in 2020-21 compared to 13,463 in 2019-20. (Photo contributed)

Dramatic jump in homeschooling in Alberta

Alberta Homeschooling Association says parents unhappy with online learning

According to Alberta Education, 24,478 students registered for homeschooling in 2020-21 compared to 13,463 in 2019-20. (Photo contributed)
A statement from Education Minister Adriana Lagrange’s office said the government approved online learning for some schools in Alberta out of an abundance of caution. (Advocate file photo).

Alberta Federation of Labour calls school outbreaks alarming

‘This virus can spiral out of control very quickly’

A statement from Education Minister Adriana Lagrange’s office said the government approved online learning for some schools in Alberta out of an abundance of caution. (Advocate file photo).
Teachers with Centre-Nord School Division are holding a strike vote on Jan. 25 and 26. (Photo from Facebook)

Central Alberta teachers hold strike vote

Francophone teachers to cast votes

Teachers with Centre-Nord School Division are holding a strike vote on Jan. 25 and 26. (Photo from Facebook)
FILE - Maryview School students arrive for their first day of classes Aug. 31, 2020. (Photo by Advocate staff)

School council support slashed by province

Alberta School Councils’ Association question lack of discussion

FILE - Maryview School students arrive for their first day of classes Aug. 31, 2020. (Photo by Advocate staff)
Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen at LifeLabs after being logged upon receipt at the company’s lab, in Surrey, B.C., on March 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Toronto school staff member dies of COVID-19

Ontario government says students won’t have a longer winter break

Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen at LifeLabs after being logged upon receipt at the company’s lab, in Surrey, B.C., on March 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
On Monday morning, students gathered outside Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School during a break, raising questions about the observance of COVID-19 protocols. (Contributed photo)

Mingling tough for youth to resist, says teachers’ president

Classroom cohort system used to reduce spread of COVID

On Monday morning, students gathered outside Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School during a break, raising questions about the observance of COVID-19 protocols. (Contributed photo)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)