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Strathmore In Town

S-01 Run 1 Jim
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S-03 Run 1 Andrew
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S-03 Run 2 Andrew
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S-04 Run 1 Jeanette
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S-04 Run 2 Jeanette
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S-05 Run 1 Robert
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S-06 Run 1 Leslie
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S-06 Run 2 Leslie
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S-07 Run 1 Susan
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S-07 Run 2 Susan
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S-08 Run 1 Teresa
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S-08 Run 2 Teresa
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S-09 Run 1 Tammie
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S-09 Run 2 Tammie
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S-10 International Hank
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Strathmore Out of Town

SM-01 - Ron K
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SM-02 - Suzie
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SM-03 - Dave
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SM-04 - Nicola
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SM-05 - Susan M
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SM-06 - Adriana
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SM-07 - Danielle
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SM-08 - Lori
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SM-09 - Fred
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SM-10 - Amber
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SM-11 - Marilyn
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SM-12 - Jenn
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SM-13 - Jessica
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SM-14 - Lindsay
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News Archive

Thank You to Parents - Successful Relaunch of School

Dear Parents, I want to thank you as parents for your patience and support as we have made planning adjustments and worked through the many changes in our schools. I also want to acknowledge the hard work of all of our staff in preparing for what has been a very successful school start this year. School staff have worked very hard to make the necessary adjustments to their classrooms...

1st PAC Meeting and AGM

Please join the Wheatland Elementary Parent Advisory Council (PAC) for our September Meeting and AGM on Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 at 6:00pm.  We will be meeting using Zoom.  The Zoom Meeting link is : https://zoom.us/j/92385735877.  Please join us to hear from the Principal (Mrs. Van Vliet) and Associate Principal (Mrs. Rushford), and to find out about what exciting things are planned by...

Golden Hills Schools Relaunch Guide 2020/2021

Golden Hills Schools Relaunch Guide 2020/2021 is available HERE, this document reflects the most recent information provided by Alberta Health Services and Alberta Education. 

Welcome Back Info September 2020

Hello Wheatland Elementary Families, As the first day of school approaches, we are beginning to finalize our new routines and protocols in light of COVID-19.  Our goal, as always, is to keep our students and staff safe while also providing excellent education.  Below you will find some key pieces of information about the first few days of school.   Staggered Entry:  In order to ease our...

Screening Tool for Parents, Students and Staff

As we get closer to school start-up, we promised to share more details with you on one of our critical accommodations for our near normal return to school. Family and self-screening will be a very important component in the range of measures we are implementing in order to reduce risks and keep everyone healthy in our schools.  Screening Questionnaire Our Chief Medical Officer has publ...

Transportation Update

With school start-up next week, there is new information regarding changes in our start-up and regular transportation routines. If you have not done so already, please register for transportation for your child through our on-line link HERE. As many of you are already aware, masks will be compulsory for our drivers and all Grades 4 to 12 students while on the bus.  We would encourag...

Golden Hills School Division Return to School Message

Dear Parents,  As the start of the school year quickly approaches, Golden Hills School Division is in the final planning stages for a near-normal return to school. Last week you should have received a letter from your principal about the return to school and encouragement to contact your principal if there are circumstances in your family that make you uncertain about your children’s...

Staggered Entry Info for Back to School

Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year!   We are looking forward to re-opening schools and welcoming back our students.  As we are gearing up for school to resume, we are deep in detailed planning, not only for learning, but also to protect the health and safety of students and staff.  Our school division has posted our detailed Relaunch Guide on the Golden Hills website and you can read more abo...

Montessori Pre-K Program for 2020-2021

We hope all of you are having a fantastic summer. We are pleased to announce that we will be running our Montessori Pre-K program this year. Despite the COVID pandemic, we believe that it is important for children to have the opportunity to grow, play, and connect with other kids.  We know that our program plays a vital role in your child's social and academic development and believe it is i...

Announcement for September School Relaunch

Dear Golden Hills Families, I’m sure most of you are aware of the announcement by government earlier this week regarding the plan to return to school in September.  Alberta Education has notified us and the province that we will be following Scenario #1 which is the near-normal return to school.  Based on the many comments we received through our survey in June, we know that the vast majori...

See You Next Year!

Thank you to all students, families and staff for an unusual, yet successful end to the 2019-2020 School Year!  We are looking forward to seeing you at the Reverse Parade on Friday June 26th, 2020 from 11:00-11:30am. In addition, families will be getting a Sneak a Peak email from their next year's teacher, around 10:00am on Friday June 26th, 2020.  Since we were unable to do our traditional "...

End of Year Reverse Parade @ Wheatland Elementary

On Friday, June 26th at 11:00 am-11:30am, our staff would like to invite all of our families to participate in a reverse parade (parents drive by) at Wheatland Elementary. This will give us all the opportunity to celebrate this school year and also draw some closure to the year in a fun way!  Staff will be standing along the bus loop in front of the school.  We can wave goodbye and wish eac...

Please Fill out this Parent Survey for GHSD

Dear Parents, This has been one of the most unusual and challenging years that we have ever experienced in our schools both as a district and a province.  From all of us at Golden Hills we have appreciated your tremendous support as parents for the Learning at Home period we have been in.  We are now in the midst of planning for the various possibilities next year and would very much apprecia...

End of the Year Update

We continue to be so appreciative of your efforts at home to help us support students with their learning while we all navigate these unprecedented times. With respect to the end of the school year approaching, we have made some final decisions that we want to share with you.  The last week of instruction will be the week of June 15-19, 2020, with final package drop off on Tuesday, June 23, 20...

Important Message from GHSD Transportation Department

GHSD’s Transportation Department is preparing for the 2020-2021 school year. We ask that all students requiring changes to transportation are registered using the GHSD Transportation online registration form. Please note that students that are currently registered for transportation and for whom we have received confirmation that they will need transportation for the upcoming year, will be place...

Message From the Golden Hills School Division Board of Trustees

The Motto of the Golden Hills School Division is “Powering Hope and Possibilities” and never has this been more evident than in the past two weeks. As we all struggle to deal with the challenges we are facing, the employees of Golden Hills have focussed their efforts on providing hope and possibilities for our students and parents.  Our board would like to recognize and thank all of the pe...

School Supplies

Dear Parents & Guardians of Wheatland Elementary School, Teachers at Wheatland Elementary School are busy planning  for the 2020-2021 school year.  The school will be purchasing and providing educational student supplies to all of our students for the low price of $35 per student.  By purchasing our student supplies in bulk, we can take advantage of some exceptionally low prices, which will...

Letter from Mrs Van Vliet & Mrs Rushford

Dear Wheatland Elementary Families, We hope that this message finds everyone healthy and safe.  Thank you for your support as we navigate what educational continuity looks like for our students at Wheatland Elementary. These have been unprecedented times for everyone.  As we reach the end of our third week of this new educational reality, our staff continues to put together meaningful, purpos...

CANCELLED Wheatland PAC Meeting (April 1st, 2020)

The Wheatland PAC Meeting (April 1st, 2020) has been cancelled.

Strathmore and Drumheller School Playgrounds Now Closed to the Public

The Town of Strathmore and the Town of Drumheller have declared a Local State of Emergency to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic. To support the health and safety of residents and as a measure to slow the spread of this Coronavirus the Town of Strathmore and Town of Drumheller have aligned with other urban centres in closing and restricting the use of all “high-frequency touch points” like play...

Update Regarding Parent Teacher Interviews March 25th, 2020

Instead of attending PT Interviews at the school on March 25th, 2020, we are encouraging parents to email their child's teacher if they would like to arrange a phone interview.

Message to Educators from the Minister of Education

Dear Educators,  On behalf of the Government of Alberta, we sincerely thank you for your dedication to your students during this unprecedented time. We know that these are trying circumstances and that you have had to adapt quickly to keep supporting the children and young adults of Alberta.  As the Ministers of Education and Children's Services, we want to draw your attention to a potenti...

Update Regarding Educational Continuity at Wheatland Elementary

Teachers have been working diligently over the past week to provide educational continuity for their students. You should be getting further email communication from your teacher early this week, if you have not heard from them already. Some teachers are planning digital options and some teachers are planning paper learning packages. Don’t hesitate to email your child’s teacher for clar...

Update for Wheatland Elementary Parents (Personal Item Pick Up)

On Thursday, March 19th and Friday, March 20th, from 7:30am until 5:00pm,  parents may come by and pick up their children’s personal belongings. We would appreciate the return of all library books, at this time, as well. Please pick a time that works within these hours for a very brief trip to the school.   Please enter through the front doors and proceed to your child’s locker where all...

Classes Suspended in all Alberta Schools - March 15, 2020

Dear Parents, As per Alberta Chief Medical Officer Deena Hinshaw’s recommendations, Alberta Education has now suspended classes at all Alberta schools indefinitely. Effective immediately, regular classes in all Golden Hills’ Schools are suspended, no buses will be running and all students should stay at home. Though we do not know how long classes will be suspended, we want to provide...

Musical Performance Cancelled Tonight

Due to the latest provincial update by AHS on March 12th, 2020 @ 3:30pm, recommending that public gatherings of 250 people be cancelled, we will be cancelling this evening's Musical Production of Wagon Wheels West.   Alberta's Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, is communicating that schools and daycares can remain open,  but large gatherings should be avoided.

Student Safety in Parent Parking Lot

An important notice from the Staff at Wheatland Elementary and the GHSD Transportation Dept. Parents/Guardians, please make sure that if you are dropping off or picking up your students in your own vehicles, to please park your vehicle in the parent parking lot and walk your children across the bus lane, using the sidewalks and crosswalk. There have been a number of issues with parents not assisti...

Alberta Health Services Memo for Schools January 27, 2020

Memo for Schools From the office of the Medical Officer of Health  Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Date: January 27, 2020   Overview of the novel Coronavirus As has been reported extensively in the news, Chinese health authorities have identified a novel coronavirus (referred to as 2019-nCoV) as being responsible for a respiratory outbreak, with most cases linked to the city of...

Kindergarten Registration is now OPEN at Wheatland Elementary School

Kindergarten Registration is now open for the 2020-2021 School Year! Welcome to the Wheatland Elementary Family! We can’t wait to have you join us! Registration forms can be found at the following link http://wheatland.ghsd75.ca/Registration.php or come by the office for a tour of the school and a copy of the registration form!  #leadlearnlove #wheatlandelementary #leaderin...

Alberta Education's 2020 Accountability Pillar Survey

To Parents/Guardians of All Grade 4, 5 & 6 Students at Wheatland Elementary: 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.  All parents/guardians who have students in grades 4-6 at Wheatland Elementary will be mailed, to their home address, the A...

Christmas at the Movies - 2019 Christmas Concert

Wheatland Elementary School proudly presents "Christmas at the Movies" Parents and special guests are invited to attend this year's Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 19th. Afternoon Performance 1:30pm (Doors open at 1:00pm) Evening Performance 7:00pm (Doors open at 6:30pm) We ask that all parents and special guests remain for the entire performance.  Students will...

Jump into Jammies 2019

Jump into Jammies is Coming Soon to Wheatland Elementary!    As we enter the Christmas Season, we often look for ways to reach out and help those in need.  We     invite our families to participate in our annual “Jump into Jammies, Socks, Slippers or Stuffies” event.   This program is in support of the Wheatland Crisis Society Shelter.  Approximately 285 children, aged   in...

Fall Book Fair

A huge THANK YOU to Mrs. Birch for organizing this Fall's Book Fair!  Students and parents are welcome to come check out the Book Fair from 10:00am-6:30pm on both Parent Teacher Interview Nights (Wednesday, November 27th and Thursday, November 28th).  Hope to see you there!

Family Accident Reimbursement Plan - Voluntary Insurance

The Family Accident Reimbursement Plan has replaced the Kids Plus Voluntary Plan. Our insurance partner, iA Financial Group, is now offering a new comprehensive accident insurance plan with a critical illness component designed for the whole family.  The Family Accident Reimbursement Plan is ideal for supplementing costs not covered by your provincial health insurance or existing employer e...

IMPORTANT Power School Parent Portal Account SET-UP Information

Parents/Guardians, If you are new to Golden Hills School Division 75 or have never created a Power School Parent Portal Account, we would like to introduce you to our Power School Parent Portal System. You will use this system to access all information on your student including attendance, class schedule and quarterly report cards.  Also, to complete Annual Demographic Forms and FOIP forms....

Winter Weather has Arrived

With cold weather upon us, it is important to remind everyone of the Wheatland Elementary Winter Recess Guidelines, as well as some tips to keep everyone healthy this winter. Students will be going outside for recess if the temperature is at or above -22 degrees Celsius (including wind-chill).  If the weather is below -22 degrees Celsius (including wind-chill), students will be allowed to co...

Wheatland Elementary School's 2019 Terry Fox Run

On Friday, September 13th , our school will be proudly participating in the Terry Fox Run and Assembly. Over 8500 schools across Canada are taking part in the Run this year and that means that over 3 million students will be fundraising for cancer research in Terry’s name. This is one of our most favorite events of the year – we get to celebrate the life of Terry Fox, his Marathon of Hope and...

1st PAC Meeting and AGM

The 1st PAC Meeting and AGM for the 2019-2020 School Year  will be on Wednesday, September 11th @ 6pm. What Does the PAC Do? The role of the Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is to:  support the school in its work with student represent the views of all parents encourage links between the school, parents, pupils, pre-school groups and the wider community of Strathmore report bac...

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back! The support and teaching staff we have assembled at Wheatland Elementary School this year is outstanding.  We would like to welcome Ms. Tumblin as our new KB teacher and Mr. Castilejos as our head caretaker!  We would also like to welcome back Mrs. Laslo, who is returning as our LAC Teacher and Mrs. Shearer, who is returning as our Physical Education Specialist.  Of course,...

WHEATLAND ELEMENTARY HOT LUNCH PROGRAM 2019-20

WHEATLAND ELEMENTARY HOT LUNCH PROGRAM 2019-20 Wheatland’s Hot Lunch program is one of the primary fundraisers run by Parent Council (PAC) volunteers. Money raised through Hot Lunch will support a variety of school programs and activities enjoyed by all students at Wheatland.  We will continue to place our orders through the user-friendly website Hotlunches.net. Since personal information is...

Confirm Registration with Wheatland Elementary School for the 2019-2020 School Year

Dear Parents, It might be February, but we have already started planning for the 2019/20 school year and are excited to be able to offer excellent programming options in our Strathmore and Carseland schools.  Additionally, our new transportation system supports your family’s choices and we are working to make our sign-up process for busing service easier for next year. The hiring of next...

Famous Mathematician John Mighton Visits Wheatland Elementary School

John Mighton, Canadian mathematician, author and playwright, visited Wheatland Elementary School and lead math lessons in two different classrooms during the afternoon.    Wheatland Elementary is a Math Minds School, and works in partnership with researchers from the University of Calgary, as well as JUMP Math, Suncor Energy and the Calgary Separate School Division, to strengthen nume...

IMPORTANT Demographic Update and FOIP Documentation Needed

Hey Wheatland Elementary Parents! If you get an email that looks like the one below... PLEASE answer it! This is how the school is verifying your CONTACT INFO (Demographics) this year. It is also how you are going to give FOIP approval, so that we can start posting student faces on our social media (FB) and have pictures in the local newspapers! Very important Stuff! Call the school office is you...

Wheatland Elementary Picture Day is on Monday Sept 24th, 2018

This notice will be going home with each student.  Please look for it in their agendas and backpacks!

Wheatland PAC AGM and 1st Meeting

Please join us at 7pm on Wednesday Sept 19th for the Wheatland Elementary PAC AGM and 1st Meeting.  Babysitting is provided.  Hope to see you there!

Wheatland Elementary School Swim Schedule for 2018-19

Please check here for when your child's class will be participating in swimming lessons for the 2018-19 School Year.

Accidental Fire Alarm at Wheatland Elementary School

The fire alarm accidentally went off at Wheatland Elementary School this morning, around 8:45am. All students and staff exited the building safely and the Strathmore Fire Dept came to reset the fire alarm system. Great work Wheatland Elementary, we were safely out of the building within 1 minute.

1st Fire Drill of 2018-19

Wheatland Elementary Students and Staff did a great job this morning with our 1st Fire Drill of the year! Everyone was safely out of the school building within 1 minute! Great work Team!