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International Travel Considerations

Posted on December 7 2021

December 7, 2021 - Parkland School Division families who are considering international travel during the upcoming Winter Break are advised to frequently check the latest border restrictions and measures…

Regular Board Meeting Highlights - November 30, 2021

Posted on November 30 2021

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - The Board of Trustees is pleased to share with all education stakeholders the highlights of our recent Board meeting on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. The adopted minutes will…

Kinette Christmas Hamper Program

Posted on November 26 2021

Greystone Centennial Middle School is happy to support the Spruce Grove Kinette Christmas Hamper Campaign. This year the school is collecting "Toonies for Toys" that will go towards the purchase of gifts.…

Strong Families: Bedtime Yoga for the Whole Family

Posted on November 17 2021

Parkland School Division is proud to partner with Alberta Parenting For The Future to present two more FREE sessions for local families. In our upcoming Strong Families sessions, parents/guardians and…

Rural Buses Not Running - All Day Tuesday November…

Posted on November 16 2021

November 16, 2021 -  Rural bus service has been cancelled due to the severe weather conditions and will not be running for both morning and afternoon runs. Parkland School Division’s regional transportation…

Order December Hot Lunch by Nov. 24

Posted on November 16 2021

Ordering opens November 17th for December's hot lunch order. Be sure to order and pay by November 24th! Set up an account at http://greystone.hotlunches.net (code: GCHL) The Dec. 3rd hot lunch is Boston…

Great Volleyball Season and Congratulations to our…

Posted on November 5 2021

We are proud of all of our volleyball players and coaches, from our "Fall Ball" Grade 5 & 6 students to our Jr. A & B teams, and of course our championship Sr. teams. Congratulations to them on their…

Remembrance Day Ceremony (Virtual) on Nov. 5 @ 10:30…

Posted on November 3 2021

We are unable to have our large school-wide Remembrance Day Ceremony this year. We will take time on Friday, November 5th as a school, in our homerooms, beginning at approximately 10:30 am to mark Remembrance…

F.O.G.S. Purdy's Holiday Fundraiser

Posted on November 3 2021

GCMS FOGS has another great fundraiser just in time for the holiday season! https://fundraising.purdys.com/join.aspx (Campaign #55529) Visit to check out all of the sweet Purdy's chocolate treats available…

F.O.G.S Kiwi Nurseries Holiday Fundraiser

Posted on November 2 2021

Visit https://fundraising.kiwinurseries.com/34 to support the FOGS Kiwi Holiday fundraiser! Check out the great selection of holiday decor, plants, and other items. Looking for someone who is hard to…

Mask Reminder

Posted on October 29 2021

Friday, October 29, 2021 - Unfortunately, the pandemic is not over and this is a friendly reminder that health measures remain in place while the province is still in a state of public health emergency.…

Regular Board Meeting Highlights, October 29, 2021

Posted on October 29 2021

Friday, October 29, 2021 - The Board of Trustees is pleased to share with all education stakeholders the highlights of our recent Board meeting held virtually on Friday, October 29, 2021. The adopted…

Vaccinations In PSD

Posted on October 28 2021

October 28, 2021 - Parkland School Division will take additional steps to protect students and staff in this global pandemic in the form of a Vaccine Protocol for adults connected to the school system. …

Strong Families November Sessions

Posted on October 26 2021

Parkland School Division is proud to partner with Alberta Parenting For The Future to present these upcoming FREE information sessions for local families. Emotional Regulation In this Strong Families…

November Hot Lunch Ordering: Oct. 20-27

Posted on October 20 2021

Ordering opens October 20th for November's hot lunch order. Be sure to order and pay by October 27! Set up an account at http://greystone.hotlunches.net (code: GCHL) The Nov. 5th hot lunch is Jack's,…

2021 Election Results

Posted on October 18 2021

October 18, 2021 - The unofficial results are in from the 2021 Municipal Election and Parkland School Division will have a new look Board of Trustees. Heading into election night, two trustees retained…

GCMS Term 1 Parent-Teacher Conferences (Virtual)

Posted on October 13 2021

Online booking for our Term One (2021-2022) Greystone Centennial Middle School Virtual Parent/Teacher conferences is now open! Our conferences are scheduled for Wednesday, October 20th, and Thursday,…

Fair Notice - Violent Threat Risk Assessment

Posted on October 8 2021

September 8, 2021 - The goal of Violence/Threat Risk Assessment (VTRA) process is is that every incident of youth violence in our communities be addressed. VTRA is early intervention – which is quite…

Halloween Cotton Candy Fundraiser - Order by Oct.…

Posted on October 7 2021

Friends of Greystone (F.O.G.S) is having a cotton candy fundraiser. 32 oz tubs of cotton candy are $5.00 each and are available in root beer, orange, grape, and blue raspberry flavours. You should have…

GCMS Scholastic Book Fair: Oct. 19 - Oct. 25

Posted on October 7 2021

We are excited about our GCMS Scholastic Hybrid Book Fair! SHOP & BROWSE ONLINE Tues. Oct. 19-Mon. Oct. 25at https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5163513 It's the perfect opportunity to buy early…

No School Oct. 8 & Oct. 11 - Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted on October 7 2021

Just a reminder that there is no school at Greystone Centennial Middle School on October 8th (Staff Professional Development) or October 11th (Thanksgiving). Wishing all of our GCMS families a healthy…

World Mental Health Day

Posted on October 7 2021

October 10, 2021 marks World Mental Health Day, as recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and countries all around the globe. It also marks nearly 19 months since the start of the COVID-19…

Outbreak Reporting in Schools

Posted on October 6 2021

October 6, 2021 - Further to the Government of Alberta's announcement on changes to Managing COVID-19 in Schools, one of the more pertinent changes to point out is that the definition of a COVID-19 ‘outbreak’…

Close Contacts In a Cohort Outbreak to Learn From…

Posted on October 5 2021

October 5, 2021 -  Dear Parents/Guardians of Parkland School Division, Parkland School Division will be implementing additional measures to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 in classroom settings. As…

Strong Families October Sessions

Posted on September 28 2021

Parkland School Division is proud to partner with Alberta Parenting For The Future to present these upcoming FREE information sessions for local families. Nourishing Your ADHD Child’s Full Potential…

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

Posted on September 28 2021

Friday, September 10, 2021 - Parkland School Division will observe the National Day for Truth & Reconciliation on Thursday, September 30, 2021.  The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation was created…

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - "EveryChild…

Posted on September 27 2021

This week is the National Week for Truth and Reconciliation across Canada. Here at Greystone students will engage in a number of activities throughout the week, and we will recognize Orange Shirt Day…

School Board Trustee Candidates Revealed

Posted on September 20 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021 - The race for public school board trustee has officially begun. The deadline to submit nomination papers passed revealing the following candidates who have put their name forward…

Public Health Emergency Declared - Additional Measures…

Posted on September 15 2021

September 15, 2021 - Alberta has declared a state of public health emergency and new measures have been announced by the Government of Alberta. These new measures for schools come into effect starting…

Regular Board Meeting Highlights - September 14, 2021

Posted on September 15 2021

The Board of Trustees is pleased to share with all education stakeholders the highlights of our recent Board meeting held virtually on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. The adopted minutes will be available…

PSD COVID-19 Measures Update

Posted on September 15 2021

September 15, 2021 - Parkland School Division has updated its PSD COVID-19 measures. The Division remains committed to closely monitor the most current situation in our respective communities in order…

Become a Trustee - Call for Candidates

Posted on September 10 2021

Friday, September 10, 2021 - Alberta school boards help shape the future of local communities by governing the education of young people. The provincial government, through the Minister of Education,…

Special Board Meeting Highlights - September 7, 2021

Posted on September 8 2021

September 8, 2021 - Masking will remain strongly recommended in Parkland School Division following a Special Board Meeting called by the Board of Trustees. The Board defeated a motion by a vote of 4 -…

Strong Families: Family Communication in the Time…

Posted on September 8 2021

Parkland School Division is proud to partner with Alberta Parenting For The Future to present another FREE information session for local families. In our upcoming Strong Families session, registered…

Community Funding Available to Support Student Success…

Posted on September 7 2021

As part of our Ultimate Goal of promoting Student Success and Well-being, Parkland School Division works with several diverse business, recreation and social service partners to support students who want…

Special Board Meeting Scheduled For September 7

Posted on September 3 2021

A special meeting of the Parkland School Division Board of Trustees has been called for Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 6pm. The Board will be meeting to discuss COVID-19 protocols in schools. A motion…

Transportation Services Update

Posted on August 26 2021

August 26, 2021 - Parkland School Division's Transportation Services department is busy working on processing all the last minute new bus registrations that come in this time every year. In addition,…

PSD COVID-19 Guidance For Schools

Posted on August 18 2021

August 18, 2021 - Parkland School Division (PSD) has updated our COVID-19 Protocols prior to welcoming students back to school on August 30th. We recognize there are varying levels of concern when it…

Regular Board Meeting Highlights - June 15, 2021

Posted on June 15 2021

The Board of Trustees is pleased to share with all education stakeholders the highlights of our recent Board meeting held virtually on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. The adopted minutes will be available on…

Honouring Kamloops Residential School Students

Posted on May 30 2021

In Parkland School Division’s Land Acknowledgement that is used to begin formal celebrations, gatherings and meetings it ends with: We respect all cultures with an open heart and an open mind. We ALL…

Regular Board Meeting Highlights - May 25, 2021

Posted on May 25 2021

The Board of Trustees is pleased to share with all education stakeholders the highlights of our recent Board meeting held virtually on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. The adopted minutes will be available on our…

Career Explorations Summer Institute

Posted on May 18 2021

Parkland School Division students in Grades 8* and up can start thinking about their future careers now. If students are still undecided about which direction they may want to head, the Career Explorations…

K-12 Students Shift to Online Learning For Two Weeks

Posted on May 4 2021

Alberta has entered a critical stage of the pandemic - the arrival of highly transmissible variants have put pressure on our health care system. Public health measures are required to protect the health…

Regular Board Meeting Highlights - May 4, 2021

Posted on May 4 2021

The Board of Trustees is pleased to share with all education stakeholders the highlights of our recent Board meeting held virtually on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. The adopted minutes will be available on our…

Visual Arts Celebration

Posted on May 3 2021

The Visual Arts Celebration is a showcase of early years, middle years and senior high art work displayed for the enjoyment of students, parents, and community members of Parkland School Division. Typically,…

More Administrative Appointments for 2021-2022

Posted on April 30 2021

Parkland School Division’s Superintendent of Schools, Shauna Boyce, is pleased to announce additional administrative appointments that will take effect for the 2021-2022 school year. All of these assignments…

Update on COVID-19 (April 30)

Posted on April 30 2021

On Thursday, April 29th, the Government of Alberta announced additional health measures targeted by regions that included some Alberta schools temporarily shifting to at-home learning. This DOES NOT include…

PSD Update on K-6 Draft Curriculum Pilot

Posted on April 15 2021

On March 29, 2021 the Government of Alberta launched a new draft K-6 curriculum and invited teachers and schools to participate in piloting that curriculum in the fall of 2021. PSD staff took time to…

Provincial Achievement Tests Update

Posted on April 8 2021

Dear teachers, students, parents, guardians and families,  As you may be aware, each year our grade 6 and our grade 9 students write Provincial Achievement Tests at the end of June. The Provincial Achievement…

Regular Board Meeting Highlights - April 6, 2021

Posted on April 6 2021

The Board of Trustees is pleased to share with all education stakeholders the highlights of our recent Board meeting held virtually on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. The adopted minutes will be available on…

Land Acknowledgement - Contest Winners

Posted on March 10 2021

Parkland School Division (PSD) recognizes the historical significance and contributions of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples and their cultures and understands the important role that the Indigenous communities…

Regular Board Meeting Highlights - March 2, 2021

Posted on March 2 2021

The Board of Trustees is pleased to share with all education stakeholders the highlights of our recent Board meeting held virtually on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. The adopted minutes will be available on…

ThoughtExchange 2021

Posted on February 22 2021

At Parkland School Division, we are committed to engaging with our community of behalf of the students we serve. Meaningful Engagement is one of our Enduring Priorities you’ll find in many parts of…

Virtual Learning Options for 2021-2022

Posted on February 18 2021

There is certainly a good portion of the school year remaining but Parkland School Division is already busy planning and preparing for the 2021-2022 school year, which can be challenging, considering…

Feeling Sick? Here's What to Do - UPDATE

Posted on February 18 2021

There are many questions swirling around when it comes to student illness and COVID-19. There may be some confusion as to when parents should keep their children home from school or when parents are allowed…

Online Registration for 2021-2022

Posted on February 8 2021

Parkland School Division's annual online registration/verification process is coming soon.  All Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 registrations for both new and returning students will be conducted online…

Regular Board Meeting Highlights - February 2, 2021

Posted on February 2 2021

The Board of Trustees is pleased to share with all education stakeholders the highlights of our recent Board meeting held on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. The adopted minutes will be available on our website…

School Calendar Feedback Requested

Posted on January 28 2021

Parkland School Division would like some additional feedback on the draft calendar for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. This draft includes feedback from the previous calendar survey that was available…

Regular Board Meeting Highlights - January 12, 2021

Posted on January 12 2021

The Board of Trustees is pleased to share with all education stakeholders the highlights of our recent Board meeting held on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. The adopted minutes will be available on our website…

2020

Regular Board Meeting Highlights - November 24, 2020

Posted on November 25 2020

The Board of Trustees is pleased to share with all education stakeholders the highlights of our recent Board meeting held on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. The adopted minutes will be available on our website…

Enhanced COVID Measures Announced

Posted on November 24 2020

With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise across Alberta, the provincial government announced a series of enhanced public health measures to combat the surge putting a strain on the healthcare system. The…

Temporary Mandatory Face Coverings Bylaw

Posted on October 28 2020

In response to being placed on “watch” status by Alberta Health Services, both the city of Spruce Grove and the town of Stony Plain have activated their Temporary Mandatory Face Coverings Bylaw. This…

Regular Board Meeting Highlights - October 27, 2020

Posted on October 27 2020

The Board of Trustees is pleased to share with all education stakeholders the highlights of our recent Board meeting held on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. The adopted minutes will be available on our website…

Nutrition in Parkland School Division

Posted on October 15 2020

Parkland School Division believes that healthy students are better learners. We use a comprehensive school health approach to foster student and staff well-being. For this reason, we are proud to partner…

Regular Board Meeting Highlights - October 6, 2020

Posted on October 6 2020

The Board of Trustees is pleased to share with all education stakeholders the highlights of our recent Board meeting held on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. The adopted minutes will be available on our website…

Fall Youth Programs

Posted on September 30 2020

Parkland School Division is proud to work with amazing community partners across Spruce Grove, Stony Plain and Parkland County.  We know that healthy students are better learners. For this reason, we…

COVID-19 in Schools

Posted on September 15 2020

Parkland School Division staff acknowledges that anxiety levels increase and more questions are raised when a positive case of COVID-19 appears in a school. Even more questions will arise if multiple…

Regular Board Meeting Highlights - September 1, 2020

Posted on September 1 2020

The Board of Trustees is pleased to share with all education stakeholders the highlights of our recent Board meeting held on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. The adopted minutes will be available on our website…

Educational Options for 2020-2021

Posted on August 4 2020

Parkland School Division will be offering a number of options to meet the needs of our students and families as we return to in-person classes. We understand that many families are concerned about a full-return…

2020-2021 Plan for School Re-entry

Posted on June 30 2020

The Parkland School Division 2020-21 Plan for School Re-entry will guide our schools when it comes to our COVID-19 response and operations for the 2020-2021 school year.  All of the measures implemented…