School closures due to Evacuation Orders
School Closures due to wildfires
- Career Pathways School, Wabasca Alberta
- Mistassiniy School, Wabasca Alberta
- St. Theresa School, Wabasca Alberta
- Calling Lake School (school will re-open on Monday, June 17, 2019)
- Chipewyan Lake School
- Pelican Mountain School (Sandy Lake)
- Paddle Prairie School
Any decision regarding school operations will be announced once more information becomes available.
Sunday, May 26, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.: Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement
Re-entry for communities previously under Evacuation Order
Wednesday, June 12, 2019: Phase 3 Re-entry (Return of Residents) for Wabasca-Desmarais, Sandy Lake and Chipewyan Lake. The threat of wildfire still exists for the above-mentioned communities. As a result, an eight (8) hour Evacuation Alert will remain in effect.
Question and Answer page for students, parents, staff impacted by the wildfires
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Anzac/Bill Woodward School is a one campus/two school model with grades K-4 in Anzac School and 4-12 in Bill Woodward School. In the heart of Alberta's oil sands, both schools continue to grow as quickly as the oil sands development around them. At Anzac/Bill Woodward School we strive to provide a quality education that will enhance the development of the whole child in a safe and caring environment.
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Bill Woodward School students participate in wilderness first aid training
Posted on May 22 2019
Bill Woodward School students recently participated in a wilderness first aid course sponsored by the Fort McMurray First Nation 468. While taking the course, the staff educating the students saw improvement in their skills, communication, leadership,…
Anzac students participate in Alberta 2019 Student Vote
Posted on Apr 17 2019
Bill Woodward School students participated in the Alberta 2019 Student Vote prior to the April 16th election. As you can see in the video, Mitch Janvier asked a question with respect to education to all the political party leaders. Click here to watch…
Acting Superintendent of Schools appointed by the Board of Trustees
Posted on Jun 14 2019
The Board of Trustees passed a resolution to appoint Nancy Spencer-Poitras as Acting Superintendent of Schools. Ms. Spencer-Poitras has served as Area 2 Associate Superintendent since September 1, 2017. Nancy’s career in education…
Organizational Meeting - Board Chair and Vice-Chair Election Results
Posted on Jun 14 2019
At our Organizational Meeting, Ward 7 Trustee Robin Guild has been elected Board Chair and Jules Nokohoo has been re-elected Vice-Chair. Click on the website link to learn more about Robin and Jules https://www.nsd61.ca/governance/board-of-trustees-2.…
Q&A for students, parents and staff impacted by wildfires
Posted on Jun 12 2019
Updated at 4:18 p.m. (June 14, 2019) 1. Which Northland schools are closed due to wildfires? Paddle Prairie School closed for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year Career Pathways School, Wabasca Alberta closed until further…