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2024-2025 Registration is now OPEN!

Posted on: Mar 14 2024

Our 2024-2025 Registration is now open! Do you have a Preschool, Kindergarten or Grade 1 student? Here's how to register: Visit https://montrose.gppsd.ab.ca/registration. Find step-by-step instructions…

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Summer Break 2024

Posted on: Jun 27 2024

Happy summer! As summer break begins, we want to remind you of a few important things for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year: Important links: Calendar: https://buff.ly/3Vv425a Transportation: https://buff.ly/3yz2fnU…

August Speech & Language Screening

Posted on: Jun 17 2024

Parents and guardians, we are offering free speech and language screenings for children born in 2020 or 2021 who have developmental delays and may benefit from early intervention in a supportive GPPSD…

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Students Share Final Thoughts with Board

Posted on: Jun 7 2024

As the Board of Trustees Student Advisory Committee holds its last meeting of the school year, Board members express gratitude and reflect on another excellent year of growth and leadership.  Sharing…

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Announcing new principals and vice principals for…

Posted on: May 28 2024

With a continued focus on excellence in education and student success, Superintendent Sandy McDonald is pleased to announce principal and vice principal appointments for the upcoming school year: École…

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Mental Health Week | May 6-8, 2024

Posted on: May 6 2024

Every year, the Canadian Mental Health Association dedicates a week in May to raise awareness of mental health issues. This year, Mental Health Week will run May 6-10, focusing on the healing power of…

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Music Awards: 2024 The Grande Prairie and District…

Posted on: May 3 2024

Over the past two weeks, GPPSD elementary, junior high and high school music students and their teachers have given award-winning performances at the 2024 Grande Prairie and District Rotary Music Festival.…

Help Fill 1,500 Backpacks for September 2024: United…

Posted on: Apr 24 2024

Did you know many students in our city live below the poverty line and need help affording the necessary tools to start a successful school year? The United Way Alberta Northwest aims to remove this…

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Theme day! "Anything but a backpack"

Posted on: Apr 22 2024

On Friday April 26th, leave your backpack at home and come up with a creative way to carry your things around school for the day! 

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Choosing Kindness: A Commitment on Pink Shirt Day

Posted on: Feb 27 2024

February 28, 2024, marks Pink Shirt Day, an initiative that originated in 2007 when a Nova Scotia student faced bullying for wearing a pink shirt. Today, it is globally recognized for its commitment to…