Current Route Status

Acme

A-1 - Garry (Yosemite Sam)
On time
Updated: Aug 25 at 6:34 PM
A-2 - Denice (Speedy Gonzales)
On time
Updated: Aug 25 at 6:35 PM
A-3 - Chris (Sylvester)
On time
Updated: Aug 25 at 6:37 PM
A-4 - Thomasina (Tweety Bird)
On time
Updated: Aug 25 at 6:37 PM

Carbon

C-1 - Marie
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:07 PM
C-2 - Kelly
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:07 PM
C-3 -Don M
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:07 PM

Carseland

CA-1 -Jolene
On time
Updated: Sep 10 at 7:45 PM
CA-2 - Open
Not Running
Updated: Mar 15 at 7:43 PM

Dr. Elliott

L-1 - Leah
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:09 PM
L-2 - Randy
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:09 PM
L-3 - Donia
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:09 PM

Drumheller In Town

D-01 - Annette
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:12 PM
D-02 - Don W
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:12 PM
D-03 - David
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:12 PM
D-04 - Jackie
On time
Updated: Aug 31 at 5:48 PM
D-05 -Linda
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:16 PM
D-07 - Angelina
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:16 PM
D-08 - Sarah
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:16 PM
D-10 - Jackie
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:16 PM
D-11 - Tanja
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:16 PM

Drumheller Out of Town

D-01 Out of Town Annette
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:12 PM
D-02 Out of Town Don
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:12 PM
D-03 Out of Town David
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:12 PM
D-05 Out of Town Linda
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:16 PM
D-09 - Jim
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:16 PM

Strathmore In Town

S-01 Run 1 Jim
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:39 PM
S-02 Run 1 Kevin
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:39 PM
S-02 Run 2 Kevin
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:39 PM
S-03 Run 1 Andrew
On time
Updated: Aug 27 at 4:47 PM
S-03 Run 2 Andrew
On time
Updated: Aug 27 at 4:47 PM
S-04 Run 1 Jeanette
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:39 PM
S-04 Run 2 Jeanette
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:39 PM
S-05 Run 1 Robert
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:41 PM
S-05 Run 2 Robert
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:41 PM
S-06 Run 1 Leslie
On time
Updated: Aug 27 at 4:53 PM
S-06 Run 2 Leslie
On time
Updated: Aug 27 at 4:53 PM
S-07 Run 1 Susan
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:39 PM
S-07 Run 2 Susan
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:39 PM
S-08 Run 1 Teresa
On time
Updated: Aug 27 at 10:00 AM
S-08 Run 2 Teresa
On time
Updated: Aug 27 at 10:00 AM
S-09 Run 1 Tammie
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:39 PM
S-09 Run 2 Tammie
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:39 PM
S-10 International Hank
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:41 PM

Strathmore Out of Town

SM-01 - Ron K
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:36 PM
SM-02 - Suzie
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:36 PM
SM-03 - Dave
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:36 PM
SM-04 - Nicola
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:37 PM
SM-05 - Susan M
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:37 PM
SM-06 - Adriana
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:37 PM
SM-07 - Danielle
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:37 PM
SM-08 - Lori
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:37 PM
SM-09 - Fred
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:37 PM
SM-10 - Amber
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:37 PM
SM-11 - Marilyn
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:37 PM
SM-12 - Jenn
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:37 PM
SM-13 - Jessica
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:37 PM
SM-14 - Lindsay
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:37 PM

Three Hills

TH-01 - Lana
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:28 PM
TH-02 - Jerri-Lynn
On time
Updated: Sep 21 at 9:14 AM
TH-03 - Jessica S
On time
Updated: Aug 30 at 12:18 PM
TH-04-Jody
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:28 PM
TH-05 - Rita
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:28 PM
TH-06 - Marlowe
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:28 PM
TH-07 - Leonie
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:46 PM

Trochu

TV-01 - Charlotte
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:27 PM
TV-02 - Greg
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:27 PM
TV-03 - Caleb
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:27 PM
TV-04 - Candee
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:27 PM
TV-05 - Julie
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:27 PM

Wheatland Crossing

WC-01 - Jana
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:25 PM
WC-02 - Patti
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:26 PM
WC-03 - Joan
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:26 PM
WC-04 - Pam
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:26 PM
WC-05 - Terri
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:26 PM
WC-06 - Don Mc
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:26 PM
WC-07 - Ernie
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:26 PM
WC-08 - JoAnn
Delayed
30 minutes
Updated: Sep 28 at 7:54 AM
WC-09 - Tracy D
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:26 PM
WC-10 - Samantha
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:26 PM
WC-11 - Ron E
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:26 PM
WC-12 - Stephanie
On time
Updated: Aug 26 at 8:26 PM

Division News Archive

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. 

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 r...

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...

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 encou...

Acting Principal Announcement - Trochu Valley School

Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Jody Lammle to the position of Acting Principal of Trochu Valley School commencing August 27, 2020 until January 31, 2021. Jody holds a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of Lethbrid...

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 ne...

GHSD partners with Grande Prairie Regional College

GHSD and Grande Prairie Regional College partner to expand trades training to high school students  Golden Hills School Division (GHSD) is proudly partnering with Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC) to provide an innovative and transformational learning experi...

Associate Principal Announcement - Greentree Elementary School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dana Alsafi to the position of Associate Principal of Greentree Elementary School commencing the 2020/2021 school year. Dana holds a Bachelor of Education Degree and a Bachelor of Arts in Engl...

Associate Principal Announcement - Westmount Elementary School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Baxter to the position of Associate Principal of Westmount Elementary School commencing the 2020/2021 school year. Adam holds a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of Ontario...

Associate Principal Announcement - Crowther Memorial Jr. High School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Pirie to the position of Associate Principal of Crowther Memorial Jr. High School commencing the 2020/2021 school year. Adam holds a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of Al...

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...

Associate Superintendent (Learning Services) - Appointment Announcement

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Grimsdale to the position of Associate Superintendent (Learning Services) commencing August 15, 2020.  Jeff holds a Bachelor of Physical Education Degree, Bachelor of Education Degree an...

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...

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 you...

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...

Director of International and Innovation Services - Appointment Announcement

The Golden Hills School Division is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kandace Jordan to the position of Director of International and Innovation Services effective September 1, 2020. Her diverse and extensive educational background along with her many years of ex...

Golden Hills School Division Chief and Council Inauguration

Golden Hills School Division held its Student Chief and Council Inauguration for the 2019-2020 school year on March 5, 2020, at the Strathmore Civic Centre.  Students from Wheatland Crossing School, Westmount Elementary School, Crowther Memorial Junior High School, and...

Golden Hills Board of Trustees Host Minister of Education

At the January 29, 2020 Board of Trustees meeting, Trustees finalized and approved their 2019/2020 Advocacy Points. The Board was also very pleased to host the Minister of Education, Adriana LaGrange at Golden Hills School Division office. This was an excellent opportu...

Golden Hills Three Year Education Plan/Annual Education Results Report

The Board is pleased to release the Annual Education Results Report (AERR) and Education Plan. Annually, Golden Hills prepares these documents to inform stakeholders and the public about the progress the Division is making and the measures it takes to ensure students are r...

Dr. Elliott Student Receives Honourable Mention in "Think Globally Art Contest 2018"

Congratulations Lachlan Toews of Dr. Elliott School! Lachlan received Honourable Mention in the "Think Globally Art Contest 2018". Lachlan received his award at the Alberta Legislature on Monday, November 25, 2019.   Congratulations Lachlan!  

Acting Associate Principal Announcement - Trochu Valley School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Marsh to the position of Acting Associate Principal of Trochu Valley School commencing January 6, 2020 until January 30, 2021. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Education from the Nipissing...

Busy Bee Preschool Association Awarded CIP Grant

On November 12, 2019 Busy Bee Preschool Association received the Community Initiative Program (CIP), Project Based Grant from the Government of Alberta. The association received this grant, totaling $53,415, in support of their Before and After School Program in partnershi...

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 Accide...

Change Maker Initiative Supports New Projects

Emma Moore’s Change Maker Initiative has helped support eight Golden Hills School based community service projects.   Giving back to the community is a great thing and that's why Emma Moore's Change Maker Initiative has helped support 10 new children and youth proje...

Student Achievement on the rise in Golden Hills

Golden Hills School Division continued to see improvement in a number of areas on the 2018-2019 Provincial Achievement Tests and Diploma Examinations. With continued growth in the last few years Golden Hills maintained achievement in all nine Diploma exams in 2018- 2019 a...

Golden Hills Enriches Student Experience through Partnership

At the last Board meeting held on May 28, 2019, the Golden Hills Board of Trustees was thrilled to hear about the numerous projects that have been occurring throughout the Division to promote First Nations history and to share the rich traditions of the Blackfoot culture....

Principal Announcement - Greentree Elementary School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Shelley Friesen to the position of Principal of Greentree Elementary School commencing the 2019/2020 school year. Shelley holds a BGS from Simon Fraser University and a Master of Education Deg...

Associate Principal Announcement - Wheatland Crossing School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Tracy Desmet to the position of Associate Principal of Wheatland Crossing School commencing the 2019/2020 school year.  Tracy holds a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of Alberta...

News Release

April 02, 2019 This morning, during the regular morning run, one of our Golden Hills school buses was rear-ended while stopped at one of the regular bus stops. Emergency services were called to the scene and all student passengers and our driver were checked and determin...

Principal Announcement - Trinity Christian Academy

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Stefan Dykema to the position of Principal of Trinity Christian Academy effective the 2019/2020 school year. Stefan holds a B.Ed. – Social Studies and Physical Education from the University of...

March 2019 Board Meeting

Due to the recent relocation of the Golden Hills School Division office in Strathmore, our March Board Meeting will be held at the Travelodge in the In-Suite Board Room. The agenda can be found here. We welcome anyone who is interested to attend. 

Temporary Division Office Relocation

Over the next number of months, our division office in our Strathmore building will be closed due to the replacement of the heating system and other renovations.  In the short term, most of our district staff have relocated offices to George Freeman School (1150 Edgeview R...

George Freeman School Grand Opening Ceremony

Please join us for the Grand Opening of George Freeman School. See details below.

Deb Hinds-Nunziata Wins U of C Award

We are very excited to announce that Deb Hinds-Nunziata has been awarded the 6th annual Werklund School of Education Practicum Supervision Award from the University of Calgary. Amongst many nominees, Deb was selected to receive the award, and was celebrated for her commitmen...

Achievement up in a number of subjects in Golden Hills

With upward trends in achievement over the last three years, Golden Hills continued to see improvement in a number of areas on the 2017-2018 Provincial Achievement Tests and Diploma Examinations. Annually, these assessment results are measured in the Provincial Accountabilit...

2018 Golden Hills School Division Orange Shirt Contest Winner

Golden Hills School Division is extremely proud and excited to announce that  Gavin S of Greentree Elementary School has won the Golden Hills School Division Orange Shirt Contest. Gavin's logo will be printed on shirts for us to wear for Orange Shirt Day, September 28, 2018...

Administrative Procedures

As part of our regular process, we have been reviewing all of our Administrative Procedures (AP). All of our current APs, including AP 350: Safe and Caring Environments, Student Conduct and Discipline, can be found on our website by clicking 'Our Division' on the above banne...

Associate Principal Announcement - Drumheller Valley Secondary School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dana Yemen to the position of Associate Principal of Drumheller Valley Secondary School commencing the 2018/2019 school year. Dana holds a Bachelor of Physical Education Degree from the Univer...

Principal Appointment - Carseland Elementary School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of LaToya Bartlett to the position of Principal of Carseland Elementary School effective the 2018/2019 school year. LaToya holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education from the University o...

Associate Principal Announcement - George Freeman School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Jill McDonald to the position of Associate Principal of George Freeman School effective the 2018/2019 school year. Jill holds a B.Ed. from the University of Alberta with a focus on Biological...

Principal Appointment - École Brentwood Elementary School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Danielle Seabrook to the position of Principal of École Brentwood Elementary School effective the 2018/2019 school year. Danielle holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Alberta...

Associate Principal Announcement - Strathmore High School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Mertz to the position of Associate Principal of Strathmore High School effective the 2018/2019 school year. Kevin holds a B.Ed. – Secondary Education from the University of Alberta, a...

Strathmore High School Student Awarded 3rd Place - 2017 SADD Alberta/AGLC Liquor Bag Design

Amber Scarlett of Strathmore High School has been awarded third place in the 2017 SADD Alberta/AGLC Liquor Bag Design contest.  “The liquor bag campaign is a great way for people to see the impacts of drinking and driving. Hopefully while purchasing liquor they will th...

Strathmore High School Student aims to revitalize Blackfoot Language

A young entrepreneur from the Siksika First Nation plans to use profits from his business to fund language lessons for Indigenous youth. After three years of saving money and planning, 16-year-old Payne Many Guns launched Niitsitapi Co. in January. He sells his self-desig...

NEWS RELEASE – New Strathmore K to 9 School – Name Announcement

The Board of Trustees is very pleased to announce the name for the new school currently under construction in Strathmore.  Earlier this school year, a naming committee was established consisting of parents and other community members to gather input and recommend possibl...

Carseland Teacher Claire Wade is 1 of The 150 Leading Canadians For Mental Health

Sitting on the frontlines of youth mental health, elementary school teacher Claire Wade is promoting wellness in her classroom and beyond. Claire uses her job as a Grade 5/6 teacher in a small, rural, Albertan community to embark on a wellness mission. Her teaching is gro...

Student Achievement on the Rise in Golden Hills

For Immediate Release - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Students in the Golden Hills School Division are performing well and continue to improve in many areas according to the most recent results on the 2016-2017 Provincial Achievement Test and Diploma Examinations. “Our...

Results for the 2017 School Board of Trustee Election

For Immediate Release - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - Golden Hills School Division is pleased to announce the Board Trustees Ward 1 Three Hills, Torrington, Huxley, Trochu and Area – Barry Kletke – Incumbent - Acclaimed Ward 2 Acme, Carbon, Linden and area –  Ja...

Bill 1: An Act to Reduce School Fees

Bill 1 is new legislation that regulates school fees.  Golden Hills School Division families will see a reduction in fees commencing September 2017.  Not all fees will be eliminated.  Fees are established by each school and reviewed by GHSD and Alberta Education. For...