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Hats On! For Mental Health Day (May 2, 2018) and Mental Health Week (May 7 to 11, 2018)

April 25, 2018
‚Äč Dear  colleagues:
On Wednesda y,  May 2, 2018, Albertans are invited to take part in Hats On! For Mental Health and wear a hat to raise awareness of the importance of positive mental health. Schools can participate by encouraging students and staff to wear hats and engaging...

Your voice matters! Student Transportation Survey from Government of Alberta

April 25, 2018
GPPSD Parents and Guardians,
Alberta Education is looking for your input to help find improvements for student transportation in Alberta. If you have feedback regarding student transportation that you would like to share with the government, please complete the survey located online at:
Take the Survey:


30 GPPSD Students participating in the 2018 Northwest Regional Skills Canada Competition

April 19, 2018
Update, Monday, April 23, 2018 - Congratulations! 14 students from Charles Spencer High School & Grande Prairie Composite High School won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals at the annual Skills Canada Alberta competition that was held at the Grande Prairie Regional College GPRC in Fairview.
In total, both #GPPSD high schools have accumulated...

18th Annual 3D Charity Hockey and Soccer Tournament - April 26-28

April 19, 2018
The 18th Edition of the 3D Charity Hockey and Soccer Tournament goes on April 26 to 28, 2018 with the hockey being played at the Coke Centre and soccer next door at the Eastlink Centre.
New this year: This year there is a 3D Charity Soccer Tournament involving Grade 4,5, and...

GPPSD Board Nominates Megan Layden for the Edwin Parr Teacher Award

April 18, 2018
The Grande Prairie Public School District is proud to announce that Parkside Montessori teacher, Megan Layden, is the GPPSD nominee for the Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA) Edwin Parr Award for first-year teachers.
Megan Layden teaches a grade 1-3 class at Parkside Montessori as one of the components of this type of programming is multi-age classrooms...