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April 07, 2021

BGSD taking a measured approach to AB Education’s draft K-6 Curriculum

Nisku, Alberta (April 7, 2021) – After meeting this evening with the Board of Trustees, Black Gold School Division is planning a measured approach to examine our role in the Alberta Education’s Draft Kindergarten – Grade 6 Curriculum validation (pilot) process. The request to pilot the new draft Curriculum has not yet been made by… Read more »

February 09, 2021

Trustee Column: A new Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal!

Do you know what a BHAG is? Well, neither did I until a few months ago. This widely used acronym stands for “Big Hairy Audacious Goal.” It is defined as a clear and compelling target for an organization to strive for, or a goal that’s just a little bit too far out of reach. The… Read more »

February 02, 2021

2021 Girls in STEM Day Helps Push The Limits

Black Gold School Division (BGSD) remotely brought together approximately 85 students from grades 7 – 10 for its 3rd Annual Girls in STEM Day on January 29, 2021. The day’s theme was “Pushing the Limits,” and featured a keynote address by Canadian aquanaut and astronaut candidate Dr. Shawna Pandya. The students spent the day learning… Read more »

January 04, 2021

Declaration of Choice of Learning Experience – Semester 2

Dear Black Gold parents/guardians, In preparation for the last half of the 2020/2021 school year, it is necessary that you complete a Declaration of Choice of Learning Experience – Semester 2 Form for each of your children. Whether you wish your child to remain with their current choice or to switch, it is very important… Read more »

December 01, 2020

Black Gold approves 2020-2021 Combined Annual Education Results Report & 3-Year Education Plan

At their regular meeting on November 25, the Black Gold School Division (BGSD) Board of Trustees approved the 2020-2021 Combined Annual Education Results Report (AERR) and Three Year (3YEP) Education Plan, which showcases program highlights and accomplishments, trends and issues, division goals and performance measures. “The many challenges we faced this year showed us that… Read more »