Good News Stories

GNS: Design and Tech Meet Creativity

Posted on: Jun 30, 2023

Grand Trunk High School ran their first ever high school Design Studies class this year! Students learned from teacher Mr. Watt about the Design Process, about modeling in three dimensions, and how to…

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Wednesday Profile: 2023 Valedictorians

Posted on: Jun 28, 2023

So proud of them all - read about this year's valedictorians and their future goals from across the Division....

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GNS: Championing Inclusion and Diversity

Posted on: Jun 28, 2023

On June 26th, Parkland’s Gay-Straight-Alliance (GSA) committee in Edson hosted the communities first ever PRIDE celebration with the support of the Town of Edson and various community partners. GSA…

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GNS: PGMS Discovery Hour

Posted on: Jun 26, 2023

Students in grade 7 and 8 recently participated in Discovery Hour at École Pine Grove Middle School in Edson. This initiative was in response to Assurance Survey results which indicated that students…

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GNS: Caring for Our Kids in Uncertain Times

Posted on: Jun 22, 2023

Families in GYPSD schools in Fulham, Niton, Wildwood, and Evansburg were recently offered CALM kits from the Bringing Empowered Students Together (BEST)/Mental Health Capacity Building In School Initiative…

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Wednesday Profile: Celebrating Indigenous History and Culture

Posted on: Jun 21, 2023

June 21, 2023: Schools across the Division have scheduled numerous activities and events in recognition of National Indigenous History Month, as well as on June 21, 2023, National Indigenous Peoples…

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GNS: Math Skills Translates into Puppy Havens!

Posted on: Jun 19, 2023

Grade 9 Math students at Parkland Composite High School in Edson were very excited with their latest cumulative math project focused on calculating the surface areas of 3D objects. The project allowed…

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GNS: Rock Tour 2023!

Posted on: Jun 15, 2023

Rock Tour 2023 took students from Harry Collinge High School (HCHS) and Grand Trunk High School (GTHS) to perform for central Alberta school audiences. HCHS teacher Mr. Madsen took one band and GTHS teacher…

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Wednesday Profile: Superintendent's Youth Council 2022/23

Posted on: Jun 14, 2023

Please see the attached profile on the great work of this year's Superintendent's Youth Council. Stay safe everyone!...

June 13:Wildfire Update - Alternate Learning Resources

Posted on: Jun 13, 2023

With our recent wildfire situation and evacuation orders, many of our families and students are displaced around the province. However, students do have access to a number of alternate learning options…

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