Good News Stories

GNS: HCHS Recognizes Red Dress Day

Posted on: May 19, 2022

May 5th is recognized as Red Dress Day - in memory of the National Day of Awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples. In 2014, Métis artist Jaime Black launched The REDress Project by collecting…

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GNS: Top Provincial Archer at PCHS

Posted on: May 16, 2022

The Parkland Composite High School Pacers Archery team travelled to Edmonton to compete in the Provincial Archery Tournament. Russell Butts, a Grade 12 Parkland student emerged victorious with a score…

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GNS: PGMS Students Practice the Power of Democracy

Posted on: May 12, 2022

Grade 6 students in Mr. Bohn's class at École Pine Grove Middle School (PGMS) in Edson recently participated in a Mock Legislative Assembly Session as part of their Social Studies curriculum,  exploring…

Student Learning

GNS: HCHS Students Great Citizenship Role Models

Posted on: May 9, 2022

Grade 12's from Harry Collinge High School (HCHS) were great role models to the younger students at École Mountain View School (EMVS) as they recently volunteered many hours at the elementary school.…

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GNS: PCHS Hosts Badminton Tournament

Posted on: May 5, 2022

Parkland Composite High School (PCHS) has proudly hosted the West Conference Senior Badminton tournament for nearly 15 years and was thrilled to host it once again on April 13, 2022. There were nine…

Student Learning

PR220504 Unique Early Learning Option in Edson

Posted on: May 4, 2022

Please read the latest press release from GYPSD on a unique early learning option at École Westhaven Elementary School in Edson....

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GNS: PD for Learning Support Teachers

Posted on: May 2, 2022

After more than two years online, GYPSD's  Learning Support Teachers recently came together to deepen their learning around Level B assessments. Learning Support Teachers or LSTs receive special training…

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PR220425 New Administrative Changes for GC

Posted on: Apr 25, 2022

Please see the latest press release on administrative staffing changes for Grande Cache for the 2022/2023 school year....

Teaching Leadership and Excellence

GNS: Thanking Our Community Sponsors

Posted on: Apr 21, 2022

A HUGE thank you to the Division's many corporate sponsors who provide generous funds to help our students reach their full potential, helping schools expand the learning opportunities available to…

Community EngagementStudent Learning

GNS: SYC Shares

Posted on: Apr 14, 2022

Researcher and learning expert, John Hattie, was one of the first to compile a list of high-effect learning factors which he published in his text, Visible Learning. Long story short, he looked at the…

Student Learning