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Courtesy: Fort McMurray Catholic Schools

Santas Anonymous Information

Posted on Nov. 7, 2019

Attention families:Father Mercredi Community High School in Fort McMurray is once again organizing the Santas Anonymous campaign for Fort McMurray and the surrounding areas.The purpose of Santas Anonymous…

Students learn how to test water samples

Posted on Sep. 19, 2019

Bill Woodward School​ (Anzac) students took water samples from around the community and then checked the health of the water by looking at turbidity, chlorine levels, bioindicators, hardness, and smell.…

High school students learning how to cook over a fire

Posted on Sep. 19, 2019

Check this out! Bill Woodward School students are earning credits learning how to cook over the campfire! - Class #1 was on safety and sanitation.- Class #2 learned how to make potatoes with bacon, garlic,…

Parent Meeting

Posted on Jun. 7, 2019

Bill Woodward School students participate in wilderness…

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…

Anzac students participate in Alberta 2019 Student…

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…

Accountability Pilars Survey is Back for 2019!

Posted on Jan. 11, 2019

As an annual check-up on the education system, the Accountability Pillar provides an opportunity for Alberta Education and school authorities to ensure that we are equipping students for success. The…

2018

Bill Woodward School Graduation Class of 2018!

Posted on Jun. 29, 2018

From all of us at Northland School Division, we congratulate the Bill Woodward School graduating class of 2018! Graduating from high school is an incredible achievement. The road to graduation is not…

Anzac schools attend Indigenous Peoples Day at Heritage…

Posted on Jun. 21, 2018

Anzac Community School and Bill Woodward School went to the Heritage Village in Fort McMurray for Indigenous Peoples Day. Check out photos below. 

2017

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Welcome back - message from Principal Cal Johnson

Posted on Sep. 5, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians and Students, As the incoming principal at Bill Woodward and Anzac Community School, it is my pleasure to welcome everyone back for another exciting year. I have been in the education…

Amy Savill appointed as Anzac Community School –…

Posted on Jun. 22, 2017

Northland School Division No.61 (NSD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Savill as Anzac Community School – Bill Woodward School Vice-Principal. The majority of Amy’s career has been with…

School Council!

Posted on Jun. 20, 2017

New Principal at Anzac Community School and Bill Woodward…

Posted on Jun. 12, 2017

Northland School Division No.61 (NSD61) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cal Johnson as Principal of Anzac Community School and Bill Woodward School. Mr. Johnson, who is currently principal at…

CLASSROOM CHAMPIONS TOMORROW (THURSDAY APRIL 6)!!!!

Posted on Apr. 5, 2017

****ATTENTION****TOMORROW IS THE DAY (Thursday April 6th)!Cross Country Skiing Olympians Jesse Cockney and Emily Nishikawa will be at BWS and ACS for a lunch time BBQ. ALL PARENTS are welcome to come…

1st Annual BWS STAFF/PARENT vs. STUDENT Hockey Game!!!!

Posted on Mar. 23, 2017

The 1st Annual Bill Woodward School Staff and Parents versus Students Hockey Game.Friday, March 24th from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm @ Anzac Rec CentreThe game will start promptly at 1:00 pm so be there early…

BIG News Coming to Anzac!!!!

Posted on Mar. 7, 2017

There has been a slight change to the events for Classroom Champions and our Visit from Jesse Cockney and Emily Nishikawa. There will no longer be a BBQ on April 5th, all events will be taking place throughout…

100th Day of School!

Posted on Mar. 3, 2017

Today marks the 100th day of school!    This is a very big and exciting day in Kindergarten and Grade 1 as they have been counting down the days on their 100 chart since September. To celebrate the…

Olympian Beckie Scott at BWS and ACS with SkiFit North…

Posted on Mar. 2, 2017

Students at BWS and ACS had the pleasure of welcoming back Olympian Beckie Scott to Anzac yesterday. Along with SKiFit North Instructors, Beckie taught the students some valuable lessons about the benefits…

Our School Surverys

Posted on Feb. 27, 2017

****ATTENTION PARENTS/GUARDIANS**** Students in grades 4-12 will be taking home an envelope that has a link to a survey to give feedback on how they feel our school is doing in various domains such as…

Ever Active Schools Programming

Posted on Feb. 24, 2017

Awesome programming coming to BWS and ACS, check out the link to find more information on Ever Active Schools!!!   EVER ACTIVE SCHOOLS FOR BWS AND ACS!!    

Pink Shirt Day!!

Posted on Feb. 23, 2017

Bill Woodward School students participate in welding…

Posted on Feb. 15, 2017

Did you know Bill Woodward School students are able to take welding at the school? The school is running a program hosted by CEDA for senior high students. Welding is offered to students during the Career…

Who Do You Tell?

Posted on Feb. 10, 2017

Attention Parents of Students from grades 1 to 4, Waypoints will be offering information to parents on, “Who Do You Tell” a sexual abuse prevention program for young children. Date of Parent presentation:…

Jr. High Volleyball Team Photos

Posted on Feb. 9, 2017

***** ATTENTION PARENTS/GUARDIANS***** Team photos for the Jr. A and Jr. B Girls Volleyball teams will be on Thursday February 23rd.Please ensure your child is present on that day so they may be included…

Course Credits and Post-secondary Information Session…

Posted on Feb. 1, 2017

*****ATTENTION***** Dear parents/guardians:On Thursday February 2nd from 5-5:20 pm we will be holding a credit/post-secondary information session for all parents of students in grades 9-12. The information…

Family Literacy Day 2017

Posted on Jan. 31, 2017

Family Literacy Day is a national celebration held every year on January 27th. The day was created as a way to raise awareness on the importance of reading, writing, and other literacy related aspects…

Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on Jan. 30, 2017

Bill Woodward and Anzac Community School will be hosting Parent Teacher Interviews on Thursday February 2nd at the following times:   3 - 5 pm and 6:30 - 8:30 pm We hope to see you there!

January 2017 Exam Schedule

Posted on Jan. 17, 2017

*******EXAM SCHEDULE FOR GRADES 7-12********Please note, if your child does not have an exam scheduled for that day, there will be no regular scheduled classes for grades 7-12. If you wish for your child…

Northland School Division Community Engagement Discussions

Posted on Jan. 5, 2017

The Government of Alberta is committed to working collaboratively with members of the Northland School Division community to take action and help ensure a positive future for students of the division.…

2016

Christmas Concert photos!

Posted on Dec. 20, 2016

Our annual Christmas Concert was a huge success! We are VERY proud of how hard our Wolves (both Big and Lil) worked on the show! We are also very grateful for Ms. Antle who wrote and directed the show…

Record setting food bank drive at Anzac School and…

Posted on Dec. 18, 2016

The Food Bank Drive at both Bill Woodward (BWS) and Anzac School was a HUGE success this year!! The students and teachers collectively brought in more food items this year than any previous year, with…

Pie the Teacher a huge success

Posted on Apr. 11, 2016

The school hosted a very successful Pie the Teacher event in late March! The Lil' Wolves had way to much fun putting pies on their teachers heads! All proceeds from this fundraiser will be used to take…

100th day activities at Anzac Community School

Posted on Feb. 26, 2016

Anzac Lil' Wolves Kindergarten and Grade 1/2 Class celebrated the 100th day of school! Students have been counting down since the first day of school and they finally reached their goal! So, we had no…

Literacy Night!

Posted on Jan. 20, 2016

Please join us tonight for a Cozy P.J. Literacy Night! Come by Anzac School at 6:30 in your P.J's for an evening of fun, games, reading, and even a little HOT CHOCOLATE! Yum! We will also be selling raffle…

Skating field trip

Posted on Jan. 20, 2016

Scroll down to view pictures from the Kindergarten and Grade 1/2 skating field trip! Students had a blast at the Anzac Recreation Centre. It was awesome to see all of the students getting out on the…

2015

Anzac Welcomes Olympic Athlete, Jesse Cockney

Posted on Dec. 15, 2015

Olympic Cross Country Skier, Jesse Cockney spoke to Anzac students through online video December 2nd! Cockney has been mentoring children throughout the school year as part of his involvement with Classroom…

Halloween 2015

Posted on Nov. 2, 2015

Check out the Halloween photos! 

SPOOK-TACULAR Literacy Night

Posted on Oct. 27, 2015

SPOOK-TACULAR Literacy Night is tomorrow night (Wednesday)! The witches and wizards of Anzac Community School have been busy planning lots of activities for this spooky literacy night! So make sure to…

Thanksgiving Luncheon

Posted on Oct. 14, 2015

Anzac Community School had a delicious Thanksgiving Luncheon October 8th for students and staff! The purpose for the luncheon was to celebrate community, friendship and give thanks as a school in the…

Former Anzac Student and Pan American Games Gold Medalist…

Posted on Sep. 28, 2015

Anzac Community School students witnessed athletic glory recently! Former Bill Woodward School student and now Pan American Games Gold Medalist Shane Dawson visited students on September 22nd. Dawson…

Positive Literacy Results for Northland Schools

Posted on Jun. 30, 2015

Northland School Division No.61’s (NSD61) long term vision for the division-wide Literacy Initiative is coming to fruition after three years. Gail Sajo, Literacy Supervisor, presented the latest progress…

Northland Games 2015

Posted on May. 20, 2015

A signature event for Northland School Division No.61 (NSD61) is just around the corner! May 29th marks the 28th edition of the Northland Games! Hundreds of athletes will travel to compete in the regional…

Summer Reading Program

Posted on May. 19, 2015

“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.”                                                                                                       –…

Students Meet NHLer Jordan Tootoo

Posted on May. 14, 2015

Jordin Tootoo, the first Inuk NHL player, spoke to hundreds of teens about his life and the choices that he has made- positive and negative in Fort McMurray on May 6th. Tootoo recently released his autobiography…

Reading Tipis

Posted on May. 14, 2015

Students have been working hard in Mrs. Fraser's Cree class to create their own reading tipi. Mrs. Fraser taught the students about the tipi, in particular the meaning of the poles. The students in the…

School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

Posted on May. 4, 2015

The Student Transportation Association of Alberta's has declared May 4th, 2015 “School Bus Driver Appreciation Day”. Join us in recognizing and celebrating our hard working, dedicated School Bus…

Indigenous Youth Science and Traditional Knowledge…

Posted on Apr. 28, 2015

The Faculty of Native Studies - University of Alberta is co-hosting a Traditional Knowledge - Science Fair with Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta, and the Treaty 6 Confederacy. The vision of the fair…

Regional Science Fair 2015

Posted on Apr. 21, 2015

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.…

Anzac Students Shine in Shakespeare's McBeth

Posted on Apr. 21, 2015

Kindergarten to grade 6 students delved into the world of theatre in March! Quest Theatre, a company out of Calgary, delivered their "Artists in School Residency" program to students at Anzac Community…

Attendance Improvement Initiative Awareness Campaign

Posted on Apr. 7, 2015

The Attendance Improvement Initiative - 'Every Day Counts' Awareness Campaign runs from April 6-10, 2015. Click here to listen to our radio advertisements and learn more about the Attendance Improvement…

Regional Aboriginal Recognition Awards

Posted on Mar. 25, 2015

It was a night to remember for five Northland School Division students at the 27th Annual Regional Aboriginal Recognition Awards (RARA). These awards are given out to Aboriginal residents that have made…

Substitute Teachers' Appreciation Week

Posted on Mar. 9, 2015

Northland School Division No.61 (NSD61) takes this opportunity to thank substitute teachers for their valuable service to students, staff, schools, parents and community members. “In times of illness,…

Photography Contest

Posted on Mar. 4, 2015

A reminder that the Northland School Division Photography contest deadline is this Friday. Click here for details about the contest and how to submit a photo!

Community Conversations: Guiding Principles for an…

Posted on Mar. 2, 2015

Alberta Education is holding community conversations to develop guiding principles for an amended Northland School Division Act. To support attendance, there will be events in five communities within…

Have your say in Education

Posted on Feb. 17, 2015

Parents have a direct impact on education and that's why Anzac Community School is asking for their support.  We will be contacting parents to complete the annual Accountability Pillar Survey by February…

Welcome to our new Website!

Posted on Jan. 6, 2015

We are pleased to welcome students, parents, staff and community members to our new website! The website allows you to find information about happenings within our school community. The tabs across the…