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Spring General School Councils' Meeting

Apr 02, 2019 05:30 PM

5:30 PM

- 8:30 PM

School Council Chairs, members and parents: Join us at the 2019 Spring General School Councils’ Meeting on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. When: Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Supper at 6:00 p.m. Where: Sexsmith Secondary School cafeteria Agenda: http://bit.ly/PWPSD-School-Councils RSVP by: Thursday, March 21 to terrytofer@pwsd76.ab.ca 1. Find out the latest...

Deadline to register for the April PSBC Meeting and Governance Seminar

Apr 03, 2019 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

- 12:00 PM

Registration closes on April 3, 2019. Please note: You must register separately for the April Governance Seminar. The room block at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 16615-109 Avenue NW, Edmonton will be closed on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. For more information and to register, visit http://www.public-schools.ab.ca.

CASS First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Gathering

Apr 10, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

The College of Alberta School Superintendents (CASS) is pleased and honoured to announce the fourth CASS First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Gathering to be held at Fantasyland Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta on April 10-12, 2019. More info: https://cassalberta.ca/conferences-workshops/2019-first-nations-metis-inuit-education-gathering/

April PSBC Meeting

Apr 11, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

http://www.public-schools.ab.ca

April PSBC Governance Seminar

Apr 11, 2019 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

- 12:00 PM

http://www.public-schools.ab.ca

Alberta Provincial Election

Apr 16, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Vote on April 16 - Donn't let others decide for you. For answers to questions about the election, visit the Elections Alberta website at https://www.elections.ab.ca.

Good Friday - PWPSD schools/offices/shops closed.

Apr 19, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Easter Monday - PWPSD schools/offices/shops closed.

Apr 22, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Day in Lieu of Parent-Teacher Interviews (PTI) - no classes

Apr 22, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

3-D Charity Hockey/Soccer Tournament

Apr 25, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Hockey Tournament: Open to Grades 4-12. Students will form teams in three Divisions: Elementary, Middle School and High School. When: Thursday - Saturday, April 25-27, 2019 Where:Coca Cola Centre, Grande Prairie. Soccer Tournament: Open to Grades 4-6. When: Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, 2019 Where: Eastlink Centre, Grande Prairie. Funds...

PWPSD Board Meeting

Apr 25, 2019 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 2:30 PM

Alberta School Councils Conference and Annual General Meeting

Apr 26, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Visit the conference webpage for more information: https://www.albertaschoolcouncils.ca/about/annual-conference?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=School%20Council%20eNews%20December%202018&utm_content=School%20Council%20eNews%20December%202018+CID_0e6dd8e531ad4980727f850fea75ecb0&utm_source=MailGuide%20email%20marketing%20software&utm_term=website

ASCA AGM

Apr 28, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Details: https://www.albertaschoolcouncils.ca/about/annual-general-meeting

Administrators' Meeting

Apr 30, 2019 08:30 AM

8:30 AM

- 4:30 PM

Additional details will be posted as they become available.

Hats on! for Mental Health Day

May 01, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

http://canwetalk.ca

Registration deadline: PSBAA Spring General Assembly

May 16, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Registration closes May 16, 2019 after which you will need to call the PSBAA office to register. A 20% admin fee will apply to all late registrants. http://www.public-schools.ab.ca

Victoria Day - PWPSD schools/offices/shops closed.

May 20, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Annual Dave Bleile Track Meet

May 21, 2019 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

- 2:00 PM

Awards ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Rain date: Monday, May 27

Administrators' Meeting

May 28, 2019 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

- 4:00 PM

PWPSD Board Meeting

May 30, 2019 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 2:30 PM

PSBAA Spring General Assembly

May 31, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Featuring: - Dinner & Conversation with Dr. Gloria Antifaiff, Dean, School of Education, Red Deer University - Keynote speaker David King - Diversity and Choice Showcase Sessions with: • Ft. McMurray Public Schools • Grande Prairie Public School District • Northland School Division • Red Deer Public Schools • Wolf...

Spring AB Student Voice Conference

May 31, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

The Spring Student Voice Conference will be held Friday evening May 31, 7:00 p.m. to June 1, 2019, 4:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Red Deer Hotel (now re-branded as Cambridge Red Deer Hotel & Conference Centre). Brian Woodland and Maurice Fritze will be facilitating! • Brian's session: Making education leadership...

Spring Governance Seminar

May 31, 2019 08:30 AM

8:30 AM

- 3:00 PM

Public education needs the very best: You! Discover your inner SuperHero! with Brian Woodland In this new and engaging keynote, learn how you are the secret weapon public education needs to survive and to thrive. That means becoming the very best version of yourself—SuperYou: Defender of public schools. Date: May...

Provincial Youth Mental Health Summit

Jun 03, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

The Alberta School Boards' Association (ASBA) is partnering with the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) to bring HEADSTRONG to students from across the province for a two day Provincial Youth Mental Health Summit in Red Deer Alberta on June 3-4, 2019. HEADSTRONG is Canada’s only national evidence-based mental health...

Alternative Education Graduation 2019 / Grand opening of PWEC / 20th Anniversary of PAVE

Jun 05, 2019 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

- 1:00 PM

Cap and Gown Ceremony: 11:00 a.m. Location: Ernie Radbourne Pavilion, Muskoseepi Park, Grande Prairie Number of Graduates: 5 The event will include a ribbon cutting for Alternative Education’s new Peace Wapiti Enterprise Centre in Grande Prairie and a celebration of the 20th anniversary of PAVE.

PWPSD Long Service Awards - Central Region

Jun 06, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Time TBA

Free diploma exam tutorial sessions: Social Studies 30-1/30-2

Jun 08, 2019 09:00 AM

9:00 AM

- 2:45 PM

Subject: Social Studies 30-1/30-2 Date: Saturday, June 8 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. Location: Peace Wapiti Academy Teachers: Ms. Armbruster, Ms. Bednard No need to register – simply show up ready to review and ask questions. Lunch and snacks provided by PWPSD.

PWPSD Long Service Awards - Western Region

Jun 13, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Time TBA

Free diploma exam tutorial sessions: Math 30-1/30-2 and Chemistry 30

Jun 15, 2019 09:00 AM

9:00 AM

- 3:00 PM

Free diploma exam tutorial sessions: Subject: Math 30-1 Date: Saturday, June 15 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Location: GPRC, Room A210 Teachers: Ms. Lambert, Mr. Hassanali Subject: Math 30-2 Date: Saturday, June 15 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Location: GPRC, Room A211 Teachers: Mr. Iverson, Mr. Vavrek Subject:...

PWPSD Board Meeting

Jun 20, 2019 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 2:30 PM

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Jun 21, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

On June 21, celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Metis. Learn more at https://www.rcaanc-cirnac.gc.ca/eng/1100100013248/1534872397533.

Free diploma exam tutorial sessions: Physics 30 and Biology 30

Jun 22, 2019 09:00 AM

9:00 AM

- 3:00 PM

Free diploma exam tutorial sessions: Subject: Physics 30 Date: Saturday, June 22 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Location: GPRC, Room D308 Teachers: Ms. Paquette, Mr. Hassanali Subject: Biology 30 Date: Saturday, June 22 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Location: GPRC, Room D208 Teachers: Ms. Lario, Ms. Soule No...

Free diploma exam tutorial session: Science 30

Jun 26, 2019 09:00 AM

9:00 AM

- 3:00 PM

Free diploma exam tutorial session: Subject: Science 30 Date: Wednesday, June 26 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Location: GPRC, Room D208 Teachers: Ms. Soule, Ms. Zarowny No need to register – simply show up ready to review and ask questions. Lunch and snacks provided by PWPSD.

Last day of classes for students

Jun 27, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Last day for school staff

Jun 28, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Canada Day - PWPSD offices and shops closed.

Jul 01, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Deadline to apply for the Minister's Youth Council

Jul 31, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

If you had a direct line to the Minister of Education, what would you say? The Minister of Education is looking province-wide to form a new Minister's Youth Council consisting of 32 junior and senior high students with diverse interests, identities, backgrounds and perspectives. Interested students can apply online by...

Civic Holiday - PWPSD offices and shops closed.

Aug 05, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Bus Drivers Meeting

Aug 22, 2019 09:00 AM

9:00 AM

- 1:30 PM

New Administrators' Meeting

Aug 22, 2019 01:00 PM

1:00 PM

- 4:30 PM

Administrators Meeting

Aug 23, 2019 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

- 4:30 PM

Administrative Assistants' Meeting

Aug 26, 2019 08:30 AM

8:30 AM

- 3:00 PM

8:30 - 9:00: Networking and refreshments 9:00: Welcome 9:15 - 10:00: Wellness presentation 10:00 - 10:15: Break 10:15 - 11:15: Finance Update 11:5 - 11:30: Communications Update 11:30 - 11:55: Student Records 11:55 - 12:00: Transportation Update 12:00 - 12:45: Lunch 12:45 - 1:15: Student Record Scanning Demo 1:15 -...

New Teacher Orientation - Day 1 of 2

Aug 26, 2019 08:30 AM

8:30 AM

- 3:30 PM

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Power Teacher Pro 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Lunch provided 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Healthy Interactions

New Teacher Orientation - Day 2 of 2

Aug 27, 2019 08:30 AM

8:30 AM

- 12:20 PM

8:30 – 8:45 Continental Breakfast 8:45 – 8:50 Superintendent Welcome 8:50 – 9:05 Tech Talk 9:05 – 9:20 3rd Party Apps and Ed Tech 9:20 – 9:40 FOIP, Social Media & Copyright 9:40 – 9:50 OH&S 9:50 – 10:05 Inclusive Education 10:05 – 10:25 ATA with Local President 10:25 –...

Spirit River Sub-Office reopens

Aug 27, 2019 09:00 AM

9:00 AM

- 3:00 PM

Professional Learning Day

Aug 28, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

More information about this event will be added as soon as it becomes available.

Professional Learning Day

Aug 29, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

More information about this event will be added as soon as it becomes available.

Organizational Day

Aug 30, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Staff should consult their school administration for more information.

Labour Day - No school. PWPSD offices and shops closed.

Sep 02, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

First day of school

Sep 03, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Kindergarten start-up dates at applicable schools may vary - consult your school administration for more information.

PWPSD Organizational Meeting and Board Meeting

Sep 05, 2019 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 4:00 PM

Organizational Meeting: 10:30 a.m. Regular Board Meeting: 11:00 a.m.

Merv Crouse Coats for Kids accepting donations until Oct. 15

Sep 16, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Help keep kids warm this winter! The Merv Crouse Coats for Kids collection begins on Monday, September 16, 2019. Bring your gently used winter wear to Crouse's Cleaners until October 15th. For details about which items are accepted, visit the Coats for Kids page at https://crousescleaners.com/coats-for-kids. The Distribution Centre will be open...

Nomination deadline for Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards

Sep 20, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

The Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards recognize extraordinary Albertans (two youth, two adults and two seniors) whose volunteer efforts have contributed to the well-being of their community and fellow community members. Awards are presented annually on or around International Volunteer Day, December 5. Click the link to nominate someone by...

PWPSD Board Meeting

Sep 26, 2019 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 4:00 PM

Orange Shirt Day

Sep 30, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Learn more at http://www.orangeshirtday.org.

Merv Crouse Coats for Kids Distribution Centre open Oct. 1-31

Oct 01, 2019 02:00 PM

2:00 PM

- 3:00 PM

The Distribution Centre will be open during October 1-31 at the Towne Centre Mall, 9845 99 Ave., Grande Prairie. Gently-used winter-wear in all sizes will be available free of charge to those in need.

Deadline to register for PSBAA Student Voice

Oct 03, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Event schedule and information: Thursday, October 17 Registration: 6:30 p.m. Program: 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. - Ice breaker Friday, October 18 Breakfast with Trustees: 8:00 a.m. Program: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - “Leadership development through an entrepreneurial framework” with Christy Wilson, Entrepreneur Development Centre Project Officer, Medicine Hat...

World Teachers' Day 2019 - I Teach for a Better World

Oct 05, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

In 1994, UNESCO inaugurated October 5 as World Teachers’ Day to commemorate the joint UNESCO and International Labour Organization’s (ILO) signing of the Recommendations Concerning the Status of Teachers. World Teachers’ Day represents a significant token of the awareness, understanding and appreciation displayed for the vital contribution that teachers make...

Thanksgiving Day - No school. PWPSD offices and shops closed.

Oct 14, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

PSBAA Student Voice Program

Oct 17, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Thursday, October 17 Registration: 6:30 p.m. Program: 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. - Ice breaker Friday, October 18 Breakfast with Trustees: 8:00 a.m. Program: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - “Leadership development through an entrepreneurial framework” with Christy Wilson, Entrepreneur Development Centre Project Officer, Medicine Hat College Hotel Reservations To...

Mamawhitowin “Coming Together” Conference

Oct 17, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

About the Conference: This year’s Mamawhitowin Conference features another two days of keynotes and breakout sessions to engage and empower all educators who come together and work toward the success of all students under the new Alberta TQS standards. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Diversity” and when you register for...

PWPSD Board Meeting

Oct 24, 2019 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 4:00 PM

Professional Learning Day - no school

Oct 25, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

School Non-Operational Day - no school

Nov 08, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Remembrance Day - No school. PWPSD offices and shops closed.

Nov 11, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

National Child Day

Nov 20, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

National Child Day is celebrated in Canada on November 20 in recognition of our country’s commitment to upholding the rights of children and two historic events: the 1959 signing of the UN Declaration of the Rights of the Child and the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of...

Professional Learning Day - no school

Nov 22, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

ASCA Online Engagement Opportunity for Members

Nov 23, 2019 01:00 PM

1:00 PM

- 4:00 PM

The Alberta School Councils’ Association (ASCA) Board of Directors invites you to participate in an online Member Engagement opportunity. Saturday, November 23, 2019, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm A virtual, interactive opportunity for ASCA Member School Councils to receive updates from, and provide input to, the ASCA Board of Directors....

Administrators Meeting

Nov 26, 2019 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 4:30 PM

PWPSD Board Meeting

Nov 28, 2019 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 4:00 PM

Complete the Choice in Education survey by December 6, 2019

Dec 06, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Provide your input on the proposed Choice in Education Act by December 6, 2019. Information and the survey are available at http://bit.ly/Choice-in-Ed-survey. This is your opportunity to protect, improve or enhance eduation choice in Alberta.

PWPSD Board Meeting

Dec 12, 2019 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 4:00 PM

Christmas Break - no school

Dec 23, 2019 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

- 12:00 PM

Classes resume on Monday, January 6, 2020.

Christmas Day - PWPSD offices and shops closed.

Dec 25, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Boxing Day - PWPSD offices and shops closed.

Dec 26, 2019 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

New Years Day - PWPSD offices and shops closed.

Jan 01, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Classes resume

Jan 06, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Prime Minister's Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Early Childhood Education

Jan 14, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Download your nomination package at https://www.canada.ca/en/services/science/researchfunding/researchawards.html Deadline is January 14, 2020

Deadline to submit a Proposed Advocacy Resolution to ASCA

Jan 15, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

January 15, 2020 is the deadline to submit a Proposed Advocacy Resolution for consideration at the Alberta School Councils' Association (ASCA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) on April 26th. Parents on school councils shape the future of Alberta's public education system with input through advocacy resolutons presented at the ASCA provincial...

PWPSD Board Meeting

Jan 16, 2020 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 4:00 PM

Registration opens: ASCA School Councils Conference & AGM

Jan 23, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Register online: https://www.albertaschoolcouncils.ca/about/annual-conference/register-for-the-conference?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=School%20Council%20eNews%20January%202020&utm_content=School%20Council%20eNews%20January%202020+CID_cde8c927f86ab4581718f70b7c001ccd&utm_source=MailGuide%20email%20marketing%20software&utm_term=Registration%20open%20January%2023 The School Councils Conference & AGM will be held on April 24-26 at the Delta Marriott Edmonton South.

Family Literacy Day

Jan 27, 2020 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

- 11:00 AM

Family Literacy Day® is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held annually on January 27 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. January 27, 2019 is the 20th Anniversary of Family Literacy Day!...

Bell Let's Talk Day

Jan 29, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

https://letstalk.bell.ca/en

Semester 2 begins / Professional Learning Day - no school

Jan 31, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Bell Let's Talk Day

Jan 31, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

About Bell Let’s Talk: The Bell Let’s Talk mental health initiative is focused on 4 key action pillars: 1. Anti-stigma 2. Care and Access 3. Research 4. Workplace Leadership Since its launch in September 2010, Bell Let’s Talk has partnered with more than 900 organizations providing mental health services throughout...

Nomination deadline: Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards 2020

Feb 01, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

As announced at Alberta School Boards Association’s (ASBA) Fall General Meeting, nominations for the Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards 2020 are open until 4:30 p.m. on February 1, 2020. This exciting initiative celebrates exceptional students for their exemplary leadership, honour, courage, and commitment to their cultures and education paths. Students...

Administrators Meeting

Feb 11, 2020 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 4:30 PM

National Flag Day

Feb 15, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Family Day - No school. PWPSD offices and shops will be closed.

Feb 17, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

First "I Read Canadian Day"

Feb 19, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

A new nationwide initiative that celebrates the richness, diversity, and breadth of Canadian literature, was announced in fall 2019. The I Read Canadian Day, taking place for the first time ever on February 19, 2020, will empower families, schools, libraries, bookstores, and organizations to host activities and events by reading...

PWPSD Board Meeting

Feb 20, 2020 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 4:00 PM

Pink Shirt Day

Feb 26, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Pink Shirt Day is held on the last Wednesday of February. http://www.pinktshirtday.ca/

Accountability Pillar Parent Survey due

Feb 28, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Alberta Education mailed surveys to homes in January. Parents may take the survey online (link provided in mailed survey) or return the completed paper survey in the enclosed postage-paide envelope by February 28, 2019. Who receives the survey? - In larger schools, the survey will be open to all teachers,...

ASCA 2020 Awards of Recognition nomination deadline

Feb 28, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Alberta School Councils' Association (ASCA) Awards of Recognition: - School Council Award of Merit - School Council Parent of Distinction - Excellence in Learning Partnerships - Division School Council Engagement More information and the nomination form: https://www.albertaschoolcouncils.ca/school-councils/awards-of-recognition?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=School%20Council%20eNews%20December%202019&utm_content=School%20Council%20eNews%20December%202019+CID_68f1c78f9cd6d2e4c00c86354e7af3d3&utm_source=MailGuide%20email%20marketing%20software&utm_term=More%20information

Alberta Rural Education Symposium

Mar 01, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Theme: A Clear 20-20 Vision for Rural Alberta Schools & Communities Date: March 1-3, 2020 Location: Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton Registration, event program and hotel information: https://www.albertaruraleducation.ca

Mighty Peace Teachers' Convention - no school

Mar 05, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

More information: https://mptca.teachers.ab.ca/Pages/Home.aspx

Substitute Teachers' Week - March 9-13, 2020

Mar 09, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Every day substitute teachers provide professional service in schools throughout Alberta. Substitute teachers carry the same daily responsibilities of instruction, management and supervision of students that regular classroom teachers do. The substitute teacher, however, has the added challenge of not being able to work with students on a long-term basis...

PWPSD Spring Band Concert

Mar 10, 2020 07:00 PM

7:00 PM

- 9:00 PM

Performances by bands from Clairmont Community School, Harry Balfour School, Whispering Ridge Community School, Savanna School and Peace Wapiti Academy. Admission is by donation at the door to cover rental cost of the theatre.

Pi Day

Mar 14, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. Pi Day is an annual opportunity for math...

Deadline for PSBAA's 2020 Special Recognition Awards nominations

Mar 17, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

The Association Awards Nomination Package for 2020 was emailed to you on December 11th. Award categories include: • Special Contribution to Public School Education; • Special Contribution to Public School Education (Media); • Advancing Association Business and Initiatives; • Dick Baker Legacy Award; and • Long Service Awards. The Awards...

Deadline for applications to the Minister's Youth Council

Mar 18, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Students: Applications are now being accepted for the 2020-2021 Minister's Youth Council. Apply by March 18, 2020. The application PDF is available on the Government of Alberta website: https://www.alberta.ca/student-engagement.aspx?fbclid=IwAR0W6e-kdPAjbID4Y1g8Kpi02ZyGPgldAUz33-9OwXIGOzPk_wZnzYea9TA About the Minister's Youth Council: ➡️ Consists of 40 junior and senior high students with diverse interests, identities, backgrounds and perspectives...

PWPSD Board Meeting

Mar 19, 2020 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 4:00 PM

School Non-Operational Day - no school

Mar 20, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Invitation to connect with the Minister of Education

Apr 02, 2020 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

- 11:00 AM

Join Education Minister Adriana LaGrange in a virtual engagement session presented by the Alberta School Councils' Association (ASCA) via Zoom meeting platform on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 10:00 am – 11:00 am. An opportunity to connect with school council members and parents from across Alberta, the Minister will engage...

Good Friday - No school. PWPSD offices and shops closed.

Apr 10, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Easter Monday - No school. PWPSD offices and shops closed.

Apr 13, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Easter Break - no school

Apr 14, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Classes resume Monday, April 20.

National Volunteer Week - April 19-25, 2020

Apr 20, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to celebrate the vibrancy and impact of volunteerism in your community and across our country. http://volunteeralberta.ab.ca/programs_services_resources/people/national-volunteer-week1/

Administrators Meeting

Apr 21, 2020 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 4:30 PM

Earth Day

Apr 22, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

2020 will mark Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary. https://www.earthday.org/earthday/countdown-to-2020

Administrative Professionals' Day

Apr 22, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

PWPSD Board Meeting

Apr 23, 2020 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 4:00 PM

School Principals' Day

May 01, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

May 04, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

The first Monday in May is set aside annually as School Bus Driver Appreciation Day. PWPSD students, parents, staff and the Board recognize the important function that school bus drivers serve in safely transporting children to and from school.

Hats on! For Mental Health Day

May 06, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

On the first Wednesday in May, Albertans are invited to wear a hat to raise awareness of the importance of good mental health. Participating schools will relax their hat rules and encourage students and teachers to build understanding by wearing hats to school. Students will also participate in a coordinated...

Mother's Day

May 10, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Dave Bleile Track Meet

May 13, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Rain Date: Tuesday, May 19. More details will be posted as event plans are developed.

Victoria Day - No school. PWPSD offices and shops closed.

May 18, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Rural Tour the Trades - Spirit River and area

May 20, 2020 08:45 AM

8:45 AM

- 3:15 PM

Schedule to be announced. Attendance is capped at six students per school division.

Administrators Meeting

May 26, 2020 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 4:30 PM

PWPSD Board Meeting

May 28, 2020 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 4:00 PM

PSBAA's Spring General Assembly

May 29, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

PSBAA is in the process of planning this event. Here is a brief overview: Friday, May 29, 2020 • Governance Seminar with TBD • PSBAA Special Recognition Awards banquet dinner Saturday, May 30, 2020 • Choices "R" Us Showcase Sessions • Plated dinner with keynote speaker Tom Gentzel, NSBA President...

PAT: Grade 9 Math

Jun 16, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

PWPSD Board Meeting

Jun 18, 2020 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

- 4:00 PM

Father's Day

Jun 21, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Jun 21, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

On June 21, celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis. https://www.rcaanc-cirnac.gc.ca/eng/1100100013248/1534872397533

PATs: Grades 6 and 9 English Language Arts

Jun 22, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

PAT: Grade 6 and 9 Math

Jun 23, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

PATs: Grades 6 and 9 Science

Jun 24, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

PATs: Grades 6 and 9 Social Studies

Jun 25, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Last day of classes for staff and students

Jun 26, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Have a safe and enjoyable summer! Classes resume on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.

Canada Day

Jul 01, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

PWPSD offices and shops are closed.

Labour Day. No school. PWPSD offices and shops will be closed.

Sep 07, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Boxing Day

Dec 26, 2020 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM

Family Day. No school. PWPSD offices and shops will be closed.

Feb 15, 2021 12:00 AM

12:00 AM

- 11:59 PM