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May 18 - Spring 2017 Curriculum Survey

It is an exciting time in our province as Alberta Education continues its development of a student-centered provincial curriculum that will enrich students’ lives and prepare them for careers in a diversified and global economy and society. This spring, Alberta Education is looking to Albertans to participate in a validation process where education stakeholders will be able to provide their refl...

Apr 3 - Hot Lunches

The May-June 2017 Hot Lunch schedule is now active for ordering at acme.hotlunches.net.  The lunch menus are the same as Jan-Apr as we received positive feedback on the menus being offered.  When ordering there is an option to sign-up to volunteer.  All volunteers are greatly appreciated as without the volunteers dropping off orders, picking up orders, cooking orders this program would not be...

Mar 30 - Report Cards & Parent Teacher Interviews

The second report card for Elementary will be handed out to students on Thursday, March 30. These will be followed up with Parent/Teacher Interviews at the school on Wednesday, April 12, 3:45pm-9:00pm.  The  schedules will be included in the report card portfolio and posted under Documents/Elementary.   High School 1st report card for 2nd semester will be handed out to students on Tuesday, A...

Oct 21 - Government of Alberta Fall 2016 Online Provincial Curriculum Survey

Direct link Government of Alberta  Fall 2016 Online Provincial Curriculum Survey:  http://curriculumsurvey.alberta.ca.   Parents/Guardians: Have a say in the future of your children’s education We want to give all students the best possible start in life so that they can meet the demands of living in the 21st century. Alberta Education is moving forward in the development of...

Oct 7 - Student Achievement continues to improve in Golden Hills

Students in the Golden Hills School Division are performing well and continue to improve in many areas according to the most recent results on the 2015-2016 Provincial Achievement Test and Diploma Examinations. “We are very pleased to see continued increases again in this year’s student achievement results” said Bevan Daverne, Superintendent of Schools. Many of our Achievement test and Di...

Sep 1 - AR Book Finder

AR BookFinder  

Sep 1 - PowerSchool Parent Portal

Parents, you can access your children's school information on-line.The parent portal option allows parents to view how your student is doing in their subjects rather than just at report card times.  The instructions to use this parent portal on either your home computer or mobile device are listed under Documents/High School.  We encourage all parents to sign up.

Jun 28 - Transportation Reminder

Registration for bus transportation for the 2016-2017 school year is currently underway. You may register your child online for transportation at: www.ghsd75.ca and click on the Transportation Department link (the big yellow bus). Who should apply for transportation? • New Kindergarten students that live in excess of 1.2 km from their designated school • Students that are changing schools...

Nov 26 - Library News

The first report period for the Accelerated Reader progam ended on Friday, November 6.  We had great success with 47 students reaching their goal.  These students were rewarded with a new bookmark from the Scholastic Book Fair compliments of Mrs. Rieger.  The second period has begun and will go until after Christmas Break - January 8, 2016.   Below is the list of students that reached their...

Nov 17 - Drug Awareness Presentation

Drug Awareness Presentation– November 17 6:30 PM Beiseker School As many of you may know, of late, a new drug, Fentanyl, has surfaced and is posing extreme danger in our region. The communities of Linden, Acme, Carbon and Kathryn have been invited to this important presentation. The presentations will focus on providing information about substance abuse in general, and Fentanyl specifical...

Oct 8 - Golden Hills Sees Continued Improvement in Student Achievement

Press Release - Golden Hills sees continued Improvement in Student Achievement ----- Students in the Golden Hills School Division are performing well and continue to improve in many areas according to the most recent results on the 2014-2015 Provincial Achievement Test and Diploma Examinations. “We are very pleased to see continued increases again in this year’s student achievement resul...

Jun 26 - GHSD Report to the Community - June 2015

We are pleased to share our Report to the Community & Interim Education Plan with all of our parents, staff, students and communities. Please click here for the link to the document.  Enjoy!

Jun 4 - Watch the Community Connections Video Here!!

Check Out Our Career Connections Video!! CLICK HERE

Apr 21 - Public Meeting - April 28th 7:00 p.m. at Linden Cultural Centre

Dear Parents of Acme/Carbon/Linden (tri-campus) schools: Though you may not have heard much about this in the media, we are finding that the most recent budget announcement is turning out to be the one of the toughest budgets we have dealt with in the last decade. It has the potential to significantly impact our classrooms, programming, busing and other supports we currently have in place for s...

Feb 4 - Important Letter to Parents About Measles

Measles Information - As spring holidays approach, we know that many families have vacations planned, both within and outside of Canada. Travelling increases your family’s risk of exposure to many different diseases, including measles. Measles is a very real threat in many parts of the world, including as close to home as California, where a measles outbreak is currently ongoing. It is al...

Dec 10 - Grade 3 Student Learning Assessment Pilot

Grade 3 students participated in the pilot administration of the Student Learning Assessment. The primary purpose of the Student Learning Assessment is to improve student learning. The SLA is also intended to enhance instruction and assure Albertans the education system meets the needs of the students and achieves the outcomes of the Ministerial Order on Student Learning. While every effort wa...

Oct 30 - Great Kids Award

Great Kids Award In spring 2015, the Government of Alberta is presenting the 15th Annual Great Kids Award to recognize young people for doing great things every day – at home, at school, and in their community. Alberta is home to thousands of kids who do remarkable things for themselves and others. That’s why the Great Kids Award was first launched in 1999 to celebrate Alberta’s chil...

Oct 9 - Golden Hills Sees Growth in Student Achievement

October 9, 2014 PRESS RELEASE - Students in the Golden Hills School Division are performing well and are improving in many areas according to the most recent results on the 2013-2014 Provincial Achievement Test and Diploma Examinations. “We provide students with the tools they need to be successful 21st century learners” said Bevan Daverne, Superintendent of Schools. “This is made p...

Mar 25 - NEW Bus Forms

If you would like to have your child ride on a bus they are not assigned to, you must complete a form that is signed by the legal guardian of the child and the principal PRIOR to the child riding on the bus.  The signed document must be presented to the bus driver or the request will be denied. Forms can be found on the school website under DOCUMENTS.