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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

Jump into Jammies 2020

Our annual Jump Into Jammies event is coming!   At Wheatland Elementary, we love to make a difference in our community.  We are excited to support the Wheatland Crisis Shelter, as we have done for the past several years.  Each year, hundreds of families pass through the shelter, usually bringing very few possessions with them.  To help during their difficult times, we like to provide s...

UPDATE November 25 - Provincial Health Order

Dear Golden Hills Parents, Following the Premier’s update last night and a new Health Order, Golden Hills’ schools have begun planning for the shift in learning that will occur for junior and senior high students next week. Starting Monday, November 30, Grades 7-12 students will be moving to learning at home for the next 3 weeks until Christmas break.  This learning at home will be d...

Picture Retake Day is November 19th, 2020

PICTURE RETAKE DAY IS Thursday November 19, 2020  IF A RETAKE IS REQUIRED, PLEASE HAVE YOUR CHILD RETURN THEIR ORIGINAL PROOF ORDER FORM TO THE PHOTOGRAPHER OR SEND A HANDWRITTEN NOTE TO GIVE TO THE PHOTOGRAPHER TO REQUEST A RETAKE. STUDENTS NEW TO WHEATLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OR STUDENTS THAT MISSED ORIGINAL PHOTO DAY ARE ALSO INVITED TO HAVE THEIR PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN. Please con...

November PAC Meeting - November 18th, 2020

The Wheatland Elementary PAC will be hosting the November PAC Meeting VIRTUALLY on Wednesday November 18th at 6:00 pm via Zoom (https://zoom.us/).   The meeting ID is:  975 8357 9229.  Passcode is:  eh736A.  We look forward to seeing you there.  

Winter Weather has Arrived

With cold weather upon us, it is important to remind everyone of the Wheatland Elementary Winter Recess Guidelines.  Students will also be going outside for some of their physical education classes throughout the Winter Season. 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...

UPDATE November 2 - Alberta Health Services Daily Screening Tool

Alberta Health has updated the daily screening tool.  The most significant change reflects two separate screening tools for staff/adults and students. The New Student Screening Tool: In the new screening tool that has been developed for students, the critical core symptoms have changed. Students experiencing any of the core symptoms must self-isolate for 10 days:  Fever ...

Golden Hills Launches ONLINE Daily Screening Tool

Golden Hills School Division has launched an online form to complete the AHS Daily Screening Tool.  Scan the QR code with your phone Complete the questions Submit All of our Golden Hills' schools have appreciated the support of parents, students, and staff in their use of the screening tool on a daily basis.   

Wheatland PAC Annual Gift Card Fundraiser 2020

Message from our Wheatland PAC... Hello Families of Wheatland Elementary School! Great news! We are finally organized to start with our annual gift card fundraiser and we couldn’t be more excited. This year we are doing things slightly different:   We are off to a later start but that is totally fine! We still have lots of time to get those sales in. In years past we’ve strived to...

UPDATED Wheatland Elementary School’s Annual Food Bank Drive

UPDATE Wheatland Elementary School’s Annual Food Bank Drive The students and staff of our great school are excited to announce that, despite the unique and challenging start to our 2020-2021 school year, we will once again be holding a Food Bank Drive benefiting the Wheatland Food Bank and the Strathmore & District Christmas Hamper Society.  Our students recognize the importance of charitabl...

Picture Day on Wednesday October 21st

We are happy to let you know that we will be having Picture Day on Wednesday, October 21st!  Picture Retakes and any students who are in our Learning at Home Program can have come come on Thursday, November 19th.  

2nd PAC Meeting

Please join the Wheatland Elementary Parent Advisory Council (PAC) for our October Meeting on Wednesday, October 14th, 2020 at 6:00pm.  We will be meeting using Zoom.  The Zoom Meeting link is : https://zoom.us/j/5140756827?pwd=eTlYUDFwM0dsb0V1Yk93SGJnWVB2QT09 (Meeting ID: 514 075 6827, Passcode: 826234).

IMPORTANT Power School Parent Portal Account SET-UP Information

How to complete the Student Verification Form - Parent Portal Account This needs to be done each school year!  :) 1. Go to https://sis.ghsd75.ca/public/home.html to log in. 2. Click on the School Engage icon at the bottom left of your screen 3. Click on the Incomplete Forms under Notifications or on the little grey bell at the top right hand corner of your screen. 4. Follo...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Last Day for BOKS is April 26th

Attention BOKS families!  We had a lot of fun, got our heart rates up a ton,  2 more sessions left,  and then we are done!  Thank you so much for being so dedicated all year to our fantastic program. Now that we are finally experiencing Spring, enjoy the beautiful fresh air when you get to school in the morning.  THE LAST DAY OF BOKS WILL BE THURSDAY, APRIL 26. Please do not s...

Wheatland Eco-Avenger Water Challenge

The Wheatland Eco-Avenger Water Challenge is one week in, and we are overwhelmed with how many students have decided to participate in changing what they drink for 2 weeks, so they save up enough money to provide clean, safe water for one person in sub-saharan Africa. Not only does cutting out beverages in bottles/cans/cups bring awareness to this wonderful cause, but it also cuts out so much plas...

Earth Day Playground and Community Clean-Up

On April 23 Wheatland Elementary staff and students will be participating in their annual Earth Day Playground and Community clean-up.  We SYNERGIZE by working together to take care of our environment.  Students are welcome to bring work gloves from home if they wish.   Wheatland staff and students also support Earth Day by recycling dry markers and pens.  Two cents is donated to Earth...

Crowther Memorial Junior High (7-9) Open House Night

Crowther Memorial Junior High will be having their open house on April 18th, 2018 at their school (190 Brent Blvd).  The event will occur between 6:30pm-8:00pm, meeting in the gym at 6:30pm and touring the school to being at 6:50pm.  For more information, please call (403) 934-4646. CMJHS is proud to host an evening of information and celebration.  Join them and learn first-hand about the am...

George Freeman School (K-9) Open House Night

George Freeman School (K-9) will be having their open house on April 17th, 2018, at the Strathmore Civic Centre (120 Brent Blvd).  The event will occur between 6:00pm-9:00pm, with presentation occuring every hour at 6:30pm, 7:30pm and 8:30pm.  Parents, students and community members are welcome to attend this event! For more information, please call (403) 934-5121. The presentations will i...

Registration is OPEN for the 2018-19 School Year

Registration is now open for the 2018-19 School Year! Please check out the link below for registration forms for Montessori Pre-K, Montessori K and Full Time Kindergarten Programs. Call the Wheatland Elementary Office if you have any questions or would like to arrange a visit (403) 934-3318. Wheatland Kindergarten Package 2018/2019 Montessori Pre-K Registration Forms 2018/2019

Science Fair 2018

Some of our students have been participating in our Science Fair Club. We will be hosting the Wheatland Elementary Science Fair on Friday, April 13th.   Set up will begin at 8 am. Division 2 will share from 11:15am- 12:15pm and Division 1 will share from 1:45pm-2:55pm. Clean-up will happen at 3:05pm, or right after school.   We look forward to seeing you there! #sci...

Jersey Day on April 12th

If families would like to have their children participate in wearing jerseys to school on April 12 to show support for the #humboldtbroncos, please do so. #BroncosStrong #PrayersForHumboldt #HumboldtStrong

Booster Juice Fundraiser for Wheatland PAC

The Wheatland Parent Advisory Council, along with Hot Lunch, has teamed up with Booster Juice to offer a great deal on Regular Size Smoothies.  We will be selling Smoothie Vouchers for $5.00 through the Hot Lunch website.  Regular size smoothies are priced at $6.25, so this is a great opportuity to buy in bulk before summer and support our school fundraising efforts. To access the Hot Lunch w...

Wheatland Elementary PAC Meeting

The next Wheatland Parent Council will be happening Wednesday, March 28th @ 6 pm at the school. Please note the adjusted start time! Everyone is welcome! Free babysitting will be provided in the library. Hope to see you there.

Right at School Parent Survey from GHSD

Dear Golden Hills School Division Parents/Guardian, Right At School, a nationally recognized tuition-based before and after-school AND summer camp enrichment provider, has approached us to offer their “Right Club” program on-site at our schools next year. After seeing presentations and meeting with key leadership, we believe that this may be a valuable opportunity for our students and pa...

Grade 1 & 2 Choir is STARTING

The Grade 1 & 2 choir will begin Wednesday March 21 during lunch recess.  All grade 1 and 2 students are welcome to come and hear about choir.  We will be learning 2 songs that will be performed at the May 28 assembly and the Volunteer Tea. 

Student Led Conferences on Wednesday, March 21st

Parent/Student/Teacher Conferences at Wheatland Wednesday, March 21, 2018 There will be two components to the evening: 1)  4:00-5:15pm  Individual Conferences by request only (either by Teacher or Parent).  This time is for parents or teachers to request a one-on-one interview.  These interviews will not be requested for all students, but may be requested by either the teacher or...

Progress Reports will be sent home on Thursday, March 15th

Progress reports will be sent home with your student on Thursday, March 15th.  Student Led Conferences will be held on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018.  More information about the Student Led Conferences will be included with the Progress Reports. Please check out https://sites.google.com/ghsd75.ca/sateacher/parent-information?authuser=0, as this is the online portal for parents/guardians to che...

Grade 5 & 6 Extracurricular Basketball 2018

Wheatland Elementary will again be running a Grade 5 & 6 extracurricular basketball program this year. All Grade 5 & 6 students are welcome, and no one has to worry about “making the cut”. All those students who attend will be placed on a team!   Practices will be from 3:30 until 5:00 after school on the following dates in March and April: Wednesday, March 14th, Monday, March...

BOKS starts up again!

BOKS starts again tomorrow, Tuesday, March 13th! Please remember that the doors to the school open at 8:10am for BOKS participants and any students arriving before 8:10am will need to wait outside. Morning supervision does not start until 8:20am, so we ask that families arrive after 8:10am if participating in BOKS and after 8:20am if arriving as part of a typical school day! Thanks for your cooper...

Wheatland Elementary Proudly Presents "The Rockin' Tale of Snow White"

Wheatland Elementary Proudly Presents "The Rockin' Tale of Snow White" Thursday, March 8th 2018 1:45pm and 7:00pm performances Free admission, with donations gratefully accepted at the door. Hope to see you there!

All Wheatland Elementary Rural and In-Town Buses are Running on their Regular Schedules!

Despite the inclement weather patterns being experienced in and around the Strathmore Area, it has been confirmed that all rural and in-town buses for Wheatland Elementary will be running on their regular schedules after school today.  Thanks to everyone for their patience!  For the most up to date information regarding busing, please check the GHSD Transportation website at http://www.ghsd75.c...

Registration for Transportation for the 2018-19 School Year is now OPEN!

  Parents and guardians can now register for transportation for the 2018-19 School Year.  Please go to the GHSD Transportation webpage and use the online registration form.  Make sure to use the 2018-19 link, not the 2017-18 link!!! http://ghsd75.ca/Transportation%20Department.php If parents do not have access to the internet, please ask them to call our office at 403-934-5121 ext 2...

What is Wheatland Montessori?

What is Wheatland Montessori? Wheatland Montessori is an educational approach blending the Montessori Method and public education.  Wheatland Elementary offers a Montessori educational program from pre-school to gade 3. Montessori was pioneered by Dr. Maria Montessori, with the first Montessori school opening in 1907.  The Wheatland Montessori program began at Wheatland Elementary in Septe...

GHSD Bus Route Notification Subscription

GHSD Bus Route Notification Subscription You can now receive email notifications when your child’s bus is delayed or cancelled. Step 1: Visit the Golden Hills School Division Website at www.ghsd75.ca Step 2: Click on the Transportation Department Link (the Yellow School bus) Step 3: Click on the Notification Subscription button on the left hand side of the page Step 4: Pic...