December 16, 2020
GPPSD Celebrating 10 Years Long Service Awards - The Board of Trustees of the Grande Prairie Public School Division values the great opportunity to recognize and reflect on the excellent staff who work in our School Division. Especially within these complicated COVID times, the Board is incredibly thankful for the opportunity...
December 15, 2020
GPPSD Celebrating Retirement Recognition - The Board of Trustees of the Grande Prairie Public School Division values the great opportunity to recognize and reflect on the excellent staff who work in our School Division. Especially within these complicated COVID times, the Board is incredibly thankful for the opportunity to show their...
December 15, 2020
The Grande Prairie Public School Division Education Foundation is grateful to have received a generous grant of $34,150 from the Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta from the Government of Canada's Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) to support student health and wellness.
The Executive Director of the GPPSD Education Foundation, Shaundra...
December 14, 2020
GPPSD Celebrating Exemplary Service Awards - The Board of Trustees of the Grande Prairie Public School Division values the great opportunity to recognize and reflect on the excellent staff who work in our School Division. Especially within these complicated COVID times, the Board is incredibly thankful for the opportunity to show...
December 09, 2020
Seventeen schools within the Grande Prairie Public School Division have just received additional funding support from the Grande Prairie Public School Division Education Foundation. Each year the Foundation calls for applications for funding aimed at supporting programs and projects that will enhance the learning opportunities for our students.
November 27, 2020
The Grande Prairie Public School Division (GPPSD) was very pleased to learn that the Grande Prairie Firefighters Charitable Foundation had donated $15,000 to supplement the GPPSD Nutrition Program.
Figure 1 - Justin Davidson, Chairperson of the Grande Prairie Firefighters Charitable Foundation, accompanied with other members from the foundation, hands cheque...
November 24, 2020
Digital Student Report Cards can now be accessed through the Power School Parent portal. Once you log into Powerschool using a browser (Chrome, Edge, Safari, Firefox…) you can access the Report Card tab from the bottom of the sidebar menu on the left. For full instructions go here
If you have...
November 11, 2020
Please read the attached letter for an update on our COVID status.
November 05, 2020
Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers, the attached letter below has been sent out by your school principal. The first part is a letter from Alexander McDonald, Superintendent of Schools and attached after, is a written letter from Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Chief Medical Officer of Health, explaining the changes made to the screening questionnaire...
October 01, 2020
is a link to our September 2020 Newsletter
April 07, 2020
This was emailed out earlier today.
March 19, 2020
A reminder that tomorrow, March 20th, is the grade 10 day for students to clean out their lockers. Any other students who have not yet cleaned out their lockers and picked up personal belongings are invited to come to the school today.
March 17, 2020
If you are the parent of a Grande Prairie Public grade 8 student who is coming to Charles Spencer next year you do not need to fill out a Division Registration form. Information about the process for course selection will follow our usual timelines and be communicated in May.
September 06, 2019
Go to https://powerschool.gppsd.ab.ca/public/
(you must be on your browser not the app) If on your phone, choose "go to main PS site" (if you are on your computer you will not need to choose this) Choose School Engage Click on "student" and choose the student you are applying for The...
January 17, 2019
The City of Grande Prairie will be installing a fire hydrant at the CKC Field. The project will require a road closure on Knowledge Way West to dig up the roadway for access to the water pipes. Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, January 21, 2019, with planned completion on...
January 10, 2019
On Monday, January 14 th , the 2022 Arctic Games bid committee would like to invite you to join us in support of the bid package that was recently submitted to host the Games. They are planning a large community event at the Eastlink Centre from approximately 3:30-5:30pm and all areas...
January 07, 2019
Grade 9 Students have regular classes, there is no change to their schedule during exam dates. As of January 23, Grades 10, 11, and 12 will attend during their exam times only.
October 15, 2018
Monday, October 29th at 5pm, Peace Wapiti Academy will host a presentation on bursaries & scholarships for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students. The focus will be students in Grade 11 & 12. It is an open community event and interested individuals from all schools welcome to attend with their family...
October 15, 2018
The GPRC Fine Arts Student for a Day event will be held on Thursday, November 8 for Grade 10, 11 and 12 students. You will get a first-hand experience to see what it’s like to be a student at college, see classes up close, and take part in music and...
September 21, 2018
If you pre-ordered a 2017/2018 yearbook, they are now available for pick up at the office.
December 15, 2017
Francophone Games are in Edmonton May 11-13, 2018. Click here
if you are interested in trying out.
September 21, 2017
Tonight - Thursday, September 21 @ 6:30
September 12, 2017
FSL challenge dates: Week of September 25 th FSL 10 Week of Oct. 2 nd FSL 20 Week of Oct. 9 th FSL 30 **All FI students wishing to challenge any/all of these exams must complete the course challenge application form available at Student Services and from any...
July 14, 2017
Please check out what Charles Spencer High School can offer you for the upcoming school year.
April 07, 2017
Charles Spencer is hosting an open house for new students of all grades and their parents. The event will be from 7:00 - 8:00 PM on Wednesday May 3rd at Charles Spencer. Please note this is for students already registered. To inquire about registering your child, please contact the school at 780.513.3200....
March 29, 2017
Students with vehicles must park in Parking Lot F. Students are required to register their vehicle at the main office and display a Parking Lot F sticker in the windshield of their vehicle. Compliance is monitored.
January 12, 2017
In addition to our regular business, we will have a delegation from our Maverick Movement Service club to do a presentation on their initiative to offer a Breakfast Program at Charles Spencer to assist with students who do not have regular access to food.
December 20, 2016
Please sign on to PowerSchool and choose student fees Credit card and Debit Visa are accepted. If you do not have a PowerSchool account, please call the school at 780-513-3200.
August 16, 2016
We are very proud of Amelia Hall, a grade 12 student from Charles Spencer High School , for receiving special recognition for being the first U of A WISEST summer student ever cited in a conference paper submission. Amelia has spent this summer working in the lab at the University of...
May 20, 2016
A great year of learning is coming to a close! Diploma Exams begin soon! Scheduled classes for grade 10 - 12 students end on June 17th. Please see the attached schedule for exam dates and times. Other final examinations will occur within the class schedule. The last day of school...
May 09, 2016
In this time of need, we want to share that the doors of our Grande Prairie Public Schools are open to you and your children. Engaging with our community is an essential priority at each of our schools, and if you have made your way to the Community of Grande Prairie,...
April 18, 2016
We are hosting an open house this Thursday, April 21 from 7-8 p.m.for our incoming students and their families. Come tour the school, ask questions, learn about our programming and meet some of our staff. If you'd like registration information, please contact the school at 780.513.3200.
February 19, 2016
Please click here
to view the registration packages, the 2016-2017 school calendar and exam schedule(s). Please contact the school admin if you have any questions.
February 17, 2016
Quick reminder that all boundary letters that were received by specific students are due back today.
January 29, 2016
The Board of Trustees want your feedback on draft Board Policy 20 and draft of Administrative Procedures Policy 359.1. Please review the document titled "Gender Identity Information Package" and complete the online survey by visiting www.gppsd.ab.ca.
January 08, 2016
Wednesday, January 13th @ 1145 in Room 125 Bring your lunch!
December 18, 2015
The dates for PATs, Diploma Exams and other final exams can be found in this attachment. Room numbers will be assigned in January and posted in the school. If a course is not posted on the schedule, it means that the final exam is completed in a scheduled class before exam week....
December 16, 2015
Congratulations to all of our French Immersion students and staff that made our very first Cafe Francais a truly memorable event! Lucky guests were treated to authentic French cuisine, as well as numerous inspiring and entertaining performances and presentations. Ce fut une soirée magique ...
December 16, 2015
Dear Parents and Community Members,
The Grande Prairie Public School District 2016-17 school attendance area boundaries will be made public through school web and Facebook pages on January 8, 2016.
Students impacted by the changes will be receiving a letter, through mail in February. Please ensure your...
November 26, 2015
Our Ice Cream Sundae fundraiser was a huge success. A big thanks to Marble Slab for donating the ice cream. Our Maverick Movement (MM) students did a great job of serving a mountain of ice cream to staff and students. When the feeding frenzy was over, $1181.10 was raised to...
November 25, 2015
Charles Spencer is doing an EF Tours service trip with Free the Children to Nicaragua. ANY Charles Spencer students are welcome to attend! There are still 5 spots available, and the deadline to apply is November 30th. This is a chance to have a life-changing experience, gain international experience, and...
November 25, 2015
Good luck to our senior volleyball teams at 4A Provincials November 26-28 at Jasper Place High School in Edmonton. Mavericks girls and boys first games are November 25 at 10:15/2:00/7:00. Click on the link to watch the games live: http://provincials.asaa.ca/page.cfm?p=2885
October 26, 2015
STUDENT FOR A DAY Thursday, November 19th Are you interested in being a personal trainer, physiotherapist, chiropractor, professional team coach, recreation program coordinator, or a teacher? Maybe you are considering being a strength and conditioning specialist, a sport psychologist or a massage therapist? Everything starts here! So what's it...
October 16, 2015
Current grade 9 and 10 Charles Spencer students living in Countryside North/South, Summerside, Signature Falls, Cobblestone and Creekstone will be affected by these proposed changes.
October 13, 2015
The Fall Concert will be held on October 22nd at 7PM here at Charles Spencer!
September 08, 2015
You're invited to come and meet your child's teacher's in a friendly and informal open house! Wednesday September 16th at Charles Spencer High School. Meet the Teacher will begin at 5:00 pm and the event ends at 8:00 pm.
August 25, 2015
The CSHS Parent Council will be meeting on Thursday September 17th at 7:00 PM. All parents of CSHS students are encouraged to attend. The meeting will be at the school, access through the main entrance on Knowledge Way.