Good News Stories

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....

Student Learning

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....

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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…

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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

PR220413 Proposed Grade Reconfiguration in Hinton

Posted on: Apr 13, 2022

Please see the latest press release on the proposed grade reconfiguration for Hinton elementary schools....

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GNS: Career Explorations

Posted on: Apr 11, 2022

GYPSD schools host in-school presentations throughout the school year to support students in their possible career pathways. On March 22, 2022, Grand Trunk High School was privileged to host a visit…

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GNS: Students Spring ART Project

Posted on: Apr 7, 2022

Spring is in the air and Mary Bergeron students have created bright and colourful murals bringing even more cheerfulness to the school. Mrs. Dennison is a dedicated advocate of art at Mary Bergeron…

Student Learning

GNS: Leading and Supporting

Posted on: Apr 4, 2022

GYPSD's second priority is Teaching and Leadership Excellence and as evidence of that commitment, GYPSD's leaders recently presented at the Public School Boards' Association of Alberta (PSBAA) Professional…

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