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News & Events

June 12, 2024

鶹Ƶ Secondary School Teacher and Science Ninja Sensei Wins Prime Minister’s Award

鶹Ƶ Secondary School science teacher Darren Ng’s passion for science and teaching received recognition from the Prime Minister’s Awards (PMA) office on June 12 when he was bestowed with a Certificate of Achievement in Teaching Excellence in STEM. more

June 3, 2024

Celebrating Pride Month in 鶹Ƶ Schools

Happy Pride Month, everybody! Starting June 1, 鶹Ƶ Schools is showing our support for our 2SLGBTQ+ friends, family, and community members by flying Pride flags at our schools to help honour, raise awareness of, and embrace the celebration's vibrant spirit. Pride Month is a time of joy, reflection, and advocacy. It's an opportunity for us to celebrate the diversity, resilience, and contributions of 2LGBTQIA+ individuals within our schools and the broader community. more

May 1, 2024

鶹Ƶ Secondary to receive cooling system

The district is excited to announce that 鶹Ƶ Secondary School will receive a cooling system thanks to jointly provided funding from the province and the 鶹Ƶ Board of Education. more

April 11, 2024

鶹Ƶ Schools will welcome Mark Davidson as new superintendent this summer

鶹Ƶ Schools is excited to announce Mark Davidson will join the district as its new superintendent, starting July 8. Davidson has led Medicine Hat School Division since 2016 and has been in K-12 education since 2000 as a teacher, vice-principal, principal, and deputy superintendent in addition to superintendent/CEO. He also worked for Alberta Education as a senior education manager. The Medicine Hat School Division has 7,500 students, 800 staff, and a budget of $93 million. more

April 10, 2024

Changes coming to 鶹Ƶ Schools’ school space guiding principles

Changes are necessary to 鶹Ƶ Schools’ guiding principles that direct how the district manages short term capacity for enrollment growth. The proposed changes include clearer, more detailed language on enrollment priorities at both the K-8 and Grade 9-12 levels. The original guiding principles, approved by the Board of Education in June 2022, met the district’s needs for a short time. However, as capacity pressure continues to mount in 鶹Ƶ Schools, the principles no longer meet the district's needs. They require more clarity to ensure greater transparency in future decision-making. more

March 18, 2024

Good Things are Happening District Newsletter – March Edition

Good Things are Happening at 鶹Ƶ Schools! This new newsletter highlights exciting developments and achievements taking place at our schools and within our district throughout the year. We know our staff and students work hard to leave a positive mark on our community and we are pleased - and more than a little excited - to share their success stories with you. more

Highlights at 鶹Ƶ School District 40

Good Things are Happening: 2021-22 in review

An amazing list of projects, achievements and learning opportunities from the 2021-22 school year that's set the foundation we move forward from. more

The beat and birth of a drum

All three of our middle schools collaborated around a power lesson, with additional opportunities for Indigenous students to get hands-on cultural teachings and experiences. more

Understanding and opportunities: the diversity and inclusion review

Key findings and recommendations from our justice, equity, diversity and inclusion consultants. more