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Supervisor, Human Resources/OH&S Announcement

Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Judy Hildahl to the position of Supervisor, Human Resources/OH & S, to be effective January 9, 2017. Judy comes to us from Agrium with more than 23 years of progressive experience in the human res...

H.V.A.C. Technician Announcement

Golden Hills School Division is pleased to announce that Shawn O’Neill has been appointed as H.V.A.C. Technician in the Golden Hills Maintenance Department, effective October 26, 2016. Shawn comes to us with 10 years of experience as a refrigeration and air condition...

System Support Analyst Announcement

Golden Hills School Division is pleased to announce that Shannon Walker has been appointed as Systems Support Analyst in the Golden Hills Technology Department, effective October 31, 2016. Shannon holds several degrees, one in Specializing in Management Technology from...

Wheatland Crossing School Update

At this time, we do not have a firm opening date for Wheatland Crossing School. Recently, there have been a number of site visits to evaluate the status of the school. There has been substantial progress with the construction. Golden Hills School Division continues to...

Home Education Programs - Accepting Trinity Christian Associ...

Golden Hills School Division is accepting registration in our Home School Programs for students from the Trinity Christian School Association.  Our School Division offers 2 Home Education Programs, please visit their websites for contact and program infromation.  Nor...

Government of Alberta Fall 2016 Online Provincial Curriculum...

Direct link Government of Alberta  Fall 2016 Online Provincial Curriculum Survey:  http://curriculumsurvey.alberta.ca.   Parents/Guardians: Have a say in the future of your children’s education We want to give all students the best possible start in life so...

Student Achievement continues to improve in Golden Hills

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 2015-2016 Provincial Achievement Test and Diploma Examinations. “We are very pleased to see continued increases again in th...

Reading through the rain: Golf Tournament raises $113,000

MEDIA RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reading through the rain: Golf Tournament raises $113,000 What started with an ominous sky line transformed into an ideal gathering for celebrity golfers as the annual Links and Legends charity golf tournament took over the Valley R...

Associate Principal Appointment Announcement - Wheatland Cro...

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Sean Latta to the position of Associate Principal of Wheatland Crossing School effective the 2016/2017 school year. Sean holds a Bachelor of Education Degree in CTS Technology Focus, a Bachel...

Transportation Reminder

Registration for bus transportation for the 2016-2017 school year is currently underway. You may register your child online for transportation at: www.ghsd75.ca and click on the Transportation Department link (the big yellow bus). Who should apply for transportation? •...

Associate Principal Appointment Announcement - Three Hills S...

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Lendvay to the position of Associate Principal of Three Hills School effective the 2016/2017 school year. Greg holds a Bachelor of Education Degree in Social Studies and Physical Educati...

Principal Appointment Announcement - Three Hills School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Todd Hoover to the position of Principal of Three Hills School effective the 2016/2017 school year. Todd holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Alberta and is in process with...

Transportation Clerk Announcement

Golden Hills School Division is pleased to announce that Monica Giberson has been appointed as Transportation Clerk at Division Office, effective June 13, 2016. Monica is currently employed as a Bus Driver in Golden Hills School Division No. 75 and previously worked as a...

Employment Announcement for the International Office

Golden Hills School Division is pleased to announce appointments to the International Office.  Effective July 1, 2016 Floyd Cotton will be joining the team as International Student Services Coordinator. He comes to us from Prairie Christian Academy where he was Execu...

Minister Philpott Reveals the Names of the 2016 Canada Day C...

Congratulations to Santana Schmidt of Carbon Alberta, for being recognized as a finalist in the 2016 Canada Day Challenge.  Artist Statement ‘What makes me proud to be Canadian? I´m proud to have the freedom of choice, speech and expression, and to be a p...

Associate Principal Appointment Announcement - Westmount El...

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Corinna Hampson to the position of Associate Principal of Westmount Elementary School effective the 2016/2017 school year. Corinna holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Albert...

Parent Survey - 2015-2016 - Family School Community Resource...

As a program we are interested in your feedback about the Family School Community Resource Counseling Program offered in your school. Completing this survey is voluntary and you may choose to NOT answer all of the questions. All responses that you provide will be managed in...

Calgary Educational Partnerships Foundation Supports Student...

On May 11, 2016, the Calgary Educational Partnerships Foundation presented a cheque to staff and students of Carseland School in support of their Student Leadership Team, and their initiatives. The idea of creating a Student Leadership Team came about due to the inherent val...

Calgary Educational Partnerships Foundation Supports Greentr...

“No matter what language we speak, what colour we are, the form of our politics or the expression of our love and faith, music proves: We are the same.” John Denver Drumheller, AB, May 11, 2016 - The Calgary Educational Partnerships Foundation presented a cheque t...

Principal Appointment Announcement - New K-9 School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne Funk to the position of Principal of the New K - 9 School in Strathmore effective the 2017/2018 school year. Wayne holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Saskatchewan and a...

French Immersion - Registration Now Open

Golden Hills School Division and Brentwood Elementary School French Immersion Program Do you Live in the Strathmore Area? Are you Interested in a French Immersion Program in the 2016/2017 School Year For Your Kindergarten or Grade 1 Child? Registration is now OPE...

Kindergarten to Grade 9 School and Regional Recreational Fac...

NEWS RELEASE – Kindergarten to Grade 9 School and Regional Recreational Facility Partnership Golden Hills School Division in partnership with The Town of Strathmore and Wheatland County are pleased to announce the development of a Regional Recreational Facility as part...

Ag Industry Training Is Not Just For Farm Kids

Standard, AB, April 19, 2016:  (Written By Cathy Price, Project Coordinator)  Over 80 high school students from across Golden Hills School Division, including Standard, Rockyford, Hussar, Gleichen, Strathmore, Drumheller, and Three Hills participated in an Agriculture I...

Associate Principal Appointment Announcement - Crowther Memo...

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Hunter to the position of Associate Principal of Crowther Memorial Jr. High School effective the 2016/2017 school year. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Education and a Master of Education in Edu...

Associate Principal Appointment Announcement - Strathmore Hi...

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Agnieszka Barwacz Riou to the position of Associate Principal of Strathmore High School effective the 2016/2017 school year. Agnieszka holds a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Education f...

Associate Principal Appointment Announcement - Trochu Valley...

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Chantalle Boese to the position of Associate Principal of Trochu Valley School effective the 2016/2017 school year. Chantalle holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Alberta and i...

Principal Appointment Announcement - Wheatland Elementary

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Van Vliet to the position of Principal of Wheatland Elementary School effective the 2016/2017 school year. Amy holds a Bachelor of Education Degree in Elementary Education from the Univers...

Maintenance Supervisor Announcement

Golden Hills School Division is pleased to announce that Jim Pike has been appointed as Maintenance Supervisor for the Trochu, Three Hills, Linden, Acme, Carbon and Drumheller areas, effective March 28, 2016.  Jim currently holds a position in Golden Hills School Divisio...

Principal Appointment Announcement - Prairie Christian Acade...

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Darryl Hern to the position of Principal of Prairie Christian Academy effective the 2016/2017 school year.  Darryl holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Simon Fraser University, a Bachelor...

Principal Appointment Announcement - Trochu Valley School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Leana Howard to the position of Principal of Trochu Valley School effective the 2016/2017 school year. Leana holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Calgary; a Certificate in Assi...

Principal Appointment Announcement - Brentwood Elementary Sc...

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Christina Hoover as Principal of Brentwood School effective the 2016/2017 school year.  Christina holds a Bachelor of Education from University of Alberta, and Masters of Education (Interdisciplinary Studies – Leadershi...

Principal Appointment Announcement - Strathmore High School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Kyle Larson to the position of Principal of Strathmore High School effective the 2016/2017 school year.  Kyle holds a Bachelor of Arts, from Augustana University College, a Bachelor of Educat...

Principal Appointment Announcement - Crowther Memorial Jr. H...

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Tucker to the position of Principal of Crowther Memorial Jr. High School effective the 2016/2017 school year.  Linda holds a Bachelor of Education degree in Secondary English and a Mast...

Calgary Educational Partnership Foundation Supports Student...

The Calgary Educational Partnership Foundation presented a cheque to staff and students of Carbon School in support of Carbon School’s Student ‘Wellness Initiatives’ Program.  At the beginning of the school year, staff and students came up with a list of positive char...

Central East Collaborative - RCSD Building Capacity/Professi...

Tuesday May 3rd, 2016 [Dr. Judy Willis] 9:00-4:00pm Strathmore Travelodge Heritage Ballroom 350 Ridge Road, Strathmore, AB               How Emotion Impacts the Brain’s Successful Learning Neuroscience research will spotlight the...

Kindergarten Registration is open!

Golden Hills School Division is happy to announce that kindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 school year is now open. For more detailed information please contact the school your child will be attending. To learn more about Kindergartens in GHSD watch our kindergart...

Calgary Educational Partnerships Foundation Supports Student...

The Calgary Educational Partnerships Foundation presented a cheque to staff and students of Dr. Elliott School in support of Dr. Elliott School’s Student Wellness Team.  The Student Wellness Team was formed last year as a committee of the Junior High Student Council to su...

Executive Assistant/Communications Facilitator to the Superi...

Golden Hills School Division is pleased to announce that Alison Mabbott has been appointed as Executive Assistant/Communications Facilitator to the Superintendent, effective January 11, 2016.  Alison comes to us from Global Training Centre where she has spent the last fi...

Todd Kennedy Receives the 2015 ATLE Pillar Award

We are pleased to share the news.  Todd Kennedy (GHSD) received the 2015 ATLE Pillar Award along with James Aitchison at the Nov ATLE Annual Gala Dinner. Write up shared by ATLE President, Ken Robitaille Todd Kennedy started his career with technology in K-12 educatio...

Christmas Concerts and Season Performances

All Schools - List of Concerts and Christmas Events  We are pleased to provide a list of the Christmas and Season Events that will be happening in our GHSD schools.  Brentwood and Three Hills start the season activities on December 3rd.  More information available unde...

GHSD Project Manager Announcement

Golden Hills School Division No.75 is pleased to announce the term appointment of Christa Seepish to the position of Project Manager, reporting to the Secretary-Treasurer, effective December 1, 2015. The Project Manager is accountable for monitoring construction progress...

GHSD International Student - Working hard towards the career...

Kevin Lin is a grade 12 student currently attending Strathmore High school. As a matter of fact he has been with us at Golden Hills since Grade 9! Kevin is a talented artist whose artistic ability has always been evident. Kevin says he first became interested in art during g...

School Bus Operator Training Program

After a busy start to the school year we are pleased to announce the launch of our very own School Bus Operator Training Program!  Please click on the bus to view the full article.

World Record Deadlift for PCA teacher Stan Guedes

World Record Deadlift for Stan Guedes Stan Guedes, a teacher at Prairie Christian Academy, recently competed in the RAW Powerlifting World Championships in Virginia Beach, USA.  While Stan is considered a beginner in the sport he didn’t let that hold him back.  On...

Manager of Facilities Announcement

Golden Hills is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Paschal to the position of Facilities Manager, due to the retirement of Don Hartman who has been the Facilities Manager for the past nine years. Kevin will begin his new role effective November 1, 2015 and will b...

Golden Hills Sees Continued Improvement in Student Achieveme...

Press Release - Golden Hills sees continued Improvement in Student Achievement ----- 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 2014-2015 Provincial Achievement Test an...

Strathmore Assembly of Youth (SAY) & Town of Strathmore Rece...

We have big news! The Strathmore Assembly of Youth (SAY), in conjunction with the Town of Strathmore, has received a $10,000 grant from the Makadiff Sports Foundation (www.makadiffsports.org).  The youth who are involved in SAY developed a video application for the grant...

Christine Magill - SHS Teacher Wins Award - Update

Me To We Educator Award - Update Visit Canadian Living to read the complete article. On newstands now! Our own GHSD Strathmore High School teacher, Ms. Magill,  was awarded the 2015 Me to We Educator Award. Through her mentorship, her students have been inspired...

Excellence in Shop Safety

Curtis LaPierre significantly impacted the GHSD 75 safety culture with his improvements at the DVSS Woodshop. Take a look at how wonderful this shop is!  Photos