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New School Project

Grande Prairie Composite High School (GPCHS) - Replacement Project

 

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About the (GPCHS) school

Grande Prairie Composite High School is a grade 9-12 school with a student population of approximately 950 and a staff population of 75. 

The school features a range of course choices and programs including:

  • International Baccalaureate programming
  • Career and Technology Studies
  • Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAP)
  • Senior Trades
  • Music
  • Leadership
  • Languages
  • Fine Arts
  • Dual Credit Opportunities

The school has a long and successful history of student participation in the Skills Alberta and Skills Canada competitions

Grande Prairie Composite High School Health and Wellness Centre offers a broad range of services to support students’ social, emotional, physical, mental and educational well-being

Grande Prairie Composite High School is a professional learning community that fosters student growth and success by recognizing and celebrating the unique qualities, skills and talents of each individual learner.  The variety of programs and courses offered allows each student to pursue areas of passion while providing them with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for success in a changing world. We are committed to the development of Alberta Education’s 21st century competencies - Engaged Thinkers, Ethical Citizens, and Entrepreneurial Spirit.

Rooted in the basic foundations of meaningful relationships, relevant and engaging learning experiences, and effective communication, Grande Prairie Composite High School is a community that strives to ensure students and parents are actively involved in setting the direction toward achieving success after graduation.  We are dedicated to making the transition to high school as smooth as possible and look forward to working with you.

Architectural Schematic Design Drawings and Renderings

Site Plan:

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Main Floor Plan

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Second Floor Plan

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Third Floor Plan

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Rendering drawings

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Media Release

​Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Grande Prairie Public School District is extremely pleased to share that this morning the Minister of Education, the Honourable David Eggen, announced the approval of a replacement for the Grande Prairie Composite High School. Minister Eggen’s announcement occurred at a press conference held at Woodhaven Middle School in Spruce Grove, Alberta at 10:00 a.m.

In the News

May 9, 2018
My Grande Prairie Now (2Day FM)

February 26, 2018
My Grande Prairie Now (2Day FM)

February 22, 2018
Daily Herald Tribune

Septemeber 19, 2017
Daily Herald Tribune

September 17, 2017
My Grande Prairie Now (2Day FM)

September 4, 2017
 My Grande Prairie Now (2Day FM)

August 24, 2017

March 21, 2017
My Grande Prairie Now (2Day FM)

March 15, 2017
Daily Herald Tribune

September 29, 2016
Daily Herald Tribune

GPCHS Brochure

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Quick Facts

Grade Level:
9 to 12 

Student capacity:
2,000 students
 
Principal:
Dennis Vobeyda
 
Vice Principals:
Justin Rushton
Garth Paquette
Adam Fragomeni

Location:
Grande Prairie
 
Size:
16,595 square meters
 
Notable features:
Designed and constructed to LEED Silver standards.
 
Architect:
Workun Garrick Partnership Architecture And Interior Design Inc
 
Completion date:
September 2020.

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