Proposed Choice in Education Act

Dear Parents/Guardians, The government has committed to bring forward a Choice in Education Act.  This proposed Act will affirm parents’ rights as primary decision-makers in their child’s education, and support choice. The proposed Act will focus on affirming and supporting choice within the existing education framework.  This is not a discussion about changing the fundamental structures or governance of Alberta’s [...]

2019-11-22T12:44:37-07:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Spelling Bee Sign Up

From November 25 – 29, sign-up sheets for Grade 1, 2, 3, and 4 students who are interested in participating in a Spelling Bee will be on the clubs board.

2019-11-22T11:42:17-07:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: K-4|Tags: , , , , |

ADLC:  Alberta Distance Learning Centre

ADLC:  Alberta Distance Learning Centre https://www.adlc.ca/ Thinking of taking an extra course on-line via ADLC?  Please note that ADLC has made policy changes that may impact decisions around taking courses via ADLC.   Timelines and submission deadlines have become rather firm in support of consistent student work.   Know the facts before you commit!

2019-11-22T11:02:34-07:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Career Paths|Tags: , , |

University Scholarship / Bursary Applications

University Scholarship / Bursary applications are mostly around December 1st, 2019.  Please check individual school websites for school-specific Scholarships and Bursary deadlines. Did you know that the majority of Canadian universities / colleges have robust bursary programs?  What’s a bursary you ask?   A bursary is a monetary award made by an institution to individuals or groups of people who cannot afford to [...]

2019-11-22T11:07:43-07:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Career Paths|Tags: , , |

Update from the Alberta Ministry of Education – Blyth Academy International/MEI International

Effective September 2020, the Alberta Ministry of Education has indicated that courses that are taken at Blyth Academy International or MEI International as part of their summer offerings will no longer be accepted for credits towards an Alberta High School diploma.  Courses / international excursions that are taken in the summer of 2020 will still qualify for credits. For more [...]

2019-11-22T10:56:08-07:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Career Paths|Tags: , |

Accessibility Services FAQ’s

I have/had accommodations in high school.  How do I get accommodations at University / College? For most academic institutions, students must register with Accessibility Services at the respective post-secondary school and provide appropriate documentation of their learning need(s), after receiving an offer of admission.  For students attending post-secondary schools in the fall of 2020, meetings and coordination with Accessibility Services [...]

2019-11-22T10:20:52-07:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Career Paths|Tags: , |