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February 10, 2020

Accountability Pillar

In January, parents of students in grades 4-6 will receive a survey from Alberta Education.   As an annual check-up on the education system, the Accountability Pillar provides an opportunity for Alberta Education and school authorities to ensure that we are equipping students for success. The Accountability Pillar uses a set of 16 indicators. Data on… Read more »

February 10, 2020

Pink Shirt Day- Feb. 26, 2020

Pink Shirt Day originated in Nova Scotia in 2007 when two students decided to take a stand against bullying after witnessing a male grade 9 student be teased for wearing a pink shirt on the first day of class.  The students purchased and distributed 50 pink shirts for all the boys in their school.  Pink Shirt Day is now a national movement… Read more »