Press Releases

COVID-19 Updates

Posted on: Mar 13, 2020

Dear GYPSD Staff and Families: Grande Yellowhead Public School Division’s first priority is for the health and safety of our students and staff. Administration is closely monitoring the current COVID-19…

Sheldon Coates' New Principal for 2020/2021!

Posted on: Mar 13, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Grande Yellowhead Public School Division is pleased to announce that Mr. Arthur Cota, the current Assistant Principal and Learning Support Teacher at Grande Cache Community High…

2020 Substitute Teachers Appreciation Week

Posted on: Mar 12, 2020

March 9 - 13, 2020, is Substitute Teachers Appreciation Week which recognizes the wonderful education professionals who are ready every day to jump in and help out in our classrooms. Substitute teachers…

Funding and Assurance Model

Posted on: Mar 6, 2020

In February, the Minister of Education shared a new Funding and Assurance Model for education, and on Thursday, February 27, 2020, the Minister of Finance released the 2020/21 budget. On Friday, February…

Pink Shirt Day

Posted on: Mar 4, 2020

Pink Shirt Day is recognized across Canada on the last Wednesday of February. The initiative helps to bring awareness to anti-bullying efforts and encourages kindness. The theme for 2020 was "Lift Each…

Lifelong Learning in Action

Posted on: Mar 3, 2020

This Friday, March 6, 2020, is a scheduled Professional Development Day for GYPSD school-based staff which means no school for students! The GYPSD's Board is pleased to have teaching and leadership excellence…

2020 Community Engagement Sessions

Posted on: Feb 13, 2020

The Board of Trustees from Grande Yellowhead Public School Division is hosting Community Engagement Events in each of the five zones across the Division. Staff, parents, students and community members…

The Speaker is in the House

Posted on: Feb 6, 2020

On Monday, February 3, 2020, Grade 6 students at Ecole Mountain View School in Hinton were honoured to learn more about the Alberta provincial government through a visit from the Honourable Nathan Cooper,…

Calendar Date Error

Posted on: Feb 5, 2020

Please note that Pink Shirt Day is Feb.26, 2020. The Division's print calendar incorrectly notes it as the 27th and apologizes for any inconvenience....

Training for Counseling Staff

Posted on: Jan 31, 2020

GYPSD recently hosted a Life Space Crisis Intervention (LCSI) 4-day training workshop in Hinton for the Family School Liaison Counselors from across the Division. LSCI is an internationally recognized,…