School News

2017

Stay Connected: Subscribe to EIPS email news

Want to stay up-to-date on the latest news and events taking place at your school? Make sure to subscribe to Elk Island Public Schools’ (EIPS) email distribution list. Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) now requires the Division to have direct…

Logo Feedback

Fort Saskatchewan High School sent out new logos for feedback in September, and we did not have a clear favourite and many people told us we should go back to the drawing board.  Over the past few months, we have been working hard at coming up with…

Boundary Exemption Request Process: Now open

The Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) boundary exemption request process for the 2017–2018 school year is now open. EIPS students—in kindergarten to Grade 12—wanting to attend a non-designated school in the upcoming school year can now apply to…

The Buzz

The first issue of Volume 2 The Buzz - Happenings form the Hive is ready to go!

Watch for Thin Ice

Elk Island Public Schools, along with our community partners, want to remind families about the dangers of thin ice during this time of year. Depending on changing temperatures, ice can form and melt to varying degrees on outdoor bodies of water. Please…

New Safety Lights Put a Spotlight on Rural School Bus Safety

Students who live in rural areas throughout Strathcona County recently received a pedestrian safety light, thanks to the Strathcona County School Traffic Safety Partnership and Shell Canada. The lights are easy to attach to a backpack and are meant…

Fort High Registration Guide

The Fort Saskatchewan Registration Guide for the 2017-2018 school year is now available! Check it out for information on the Programs, services and courses offered at Fort High.

Grad Breakfast

All 2017 Grads are invited to the Grad Breakfast being held before school on Thursday, Feb. 16. We will start serving food at 7:45. This is a great time to wear your Grad hoodie!

Boundary Exemption Request Process: Now open

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) boundary exemption request process for the 2017–2018 school year is now open. EIPS students—in kindergarten to Grade 12—wanting to attend a non-designated school in the upcoming school year can now apply to do so.…

OurSCHOOL Student Survey

Beginning the second week of February students at Fort Saskatchewan High will be participating in an online school survey called the OurSCHOOL Student Survey. The survey measures include such topics as behaviours and attitudes linked to student success,…

Changes to Sharing Information via Email

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) appreciates the opportunity to stay connected with parents and one of the ways it does so is through email. However, federal law—Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)—requires that the Division must be given direct…

Have your say: Take the EIPS Parent Survey

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) is inviting all of our parents and guardians to complete a survey about your experiences with Fort Saskatchewan High School and the Division. Annually, EIPS conducts a Parent Survey, which acts as a supplement to Alberta…

Inclement Weather

With the winter season well underway, we want to remind parents to dress children appropriately for the weather when getting ready for school or the bus. The weather often changes unexpectedly throughout the day, so please select suitable outerwear and…

EIPS 2017–2018 Division Calendar: Now Available

The approved EIPS 2017–2018 school year calendar is now available online. The calendar includes important dates during the 2017–2018 school year including: school-closure dates; holidays; dates for the fall, winter, spring and summer breaks; the…

Boundary Exemption Request Process

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) boundary exemption request process for the 2017–2018 school year takes place from February 1 to April 7. The boundary exemption request process is the only time of year EIPS students—in Kindergarten to Grade 12—wishing…

2016

Spinning for Smiles - Second Gear

The Spinning for Smiles - Second Gear kickoff assembly is scheduled for Thursday, January 12 at 1:30 pm. Come and find out all about this year's bike-a-thon.

Another way to stay connected: EIPS on Facebook

Did you know Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) recently launched a Facebook page? With 42 schools and approximately 17,100 students spread across the Division, there’s a wealth of events, activities and stories taking place every day. Using the combination…

Winter Break

Fort Saskatchewan High School will close for the winter break at the end of the day on Dec. 23, 2016 and will reopen on Jan. 9, 2017. Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) Central Office will be open January 3-6. If you have any school-related questions or…

Happy Holidays from the Board of Trustees

StaffConnect | Elk Island Public Schools - View Document With 2016 now winding down and the winter break just around the corner, I want to take this time to extend warm holiday wishes to all our students, staff and families. On behalf of the Elk Island…

Christmas Collaboration

On Wednesday, December 14th the Fort Saskatchewan Fine Arts Program will present a Christmas Collaboration; Holiday Hotel. Show starts @7 pm with the Foyer open at the DOW Shell theater at 6pm. Tickets are by donation. Come support the Art, Music and…