District Emergency

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.

Evacuation Orders

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

Click here to view the Question and Answer page.

School News

Regional Science Fair 2015

Alex Dunham (left) and Daylin Sinclair (right) "How to Fly" Division 2 Winners 2014

Alex Dunham (left) and Daylin Sinclair (right) "How to Fly" Division 2 Winners 2014

Schools across Northland School Division are busy preparing for the Regional Science Fair! Bishop Routhier School in Peavine Métis Settlement will once again host the event on Monday, April 27, 2015.

Parents and community members are encouraged to attend! Students from grades 1-9 will be showing off scientific abilities as they showcase their experimental based projects. 


Bishop Routhier School (click here for directions)

Event Time

9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Division Categories

Grades 1-2

Grades 3-4

Grades 5-6

Grades 7-9

If you have any questions please contact Heather Hempstock (heather.hempstock@nsd61.ca)

Click here to view 2014 Regional Science Fair photos on the Northland School Division Facebook page!


Northland Schools are still encouraged to register. Lunch will be provided to all participants. 


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