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June 10, 2021

Dual Credit Program inspires success for high school student

Tanda Garrett was eager to get started on her future and pursue her career passion – childhood education. She knew she loved working with children and wanted to make a difference in young lives. “I’ve always wanted to go into the educational field, but I would prefer to work one-on-one with children as an educational… Read more »

May 31, 2021

Board of Trustees elects new vice-chair

At their regular meeting on Wednesday, May 26,  the Board of Trustees declared City of Beaumont Trustee Robyn Steed as the new vice-chair, effective immediately. Trustee Steed’s appointment follows the resignation of Vice Chair Sarah O’Gorman, who is moving out of the province and therefore unable to continue in the role. “On behalf of the… Read more »

May 18, 2021

Former Superintendent receives ATA’s highest honour

Black Gold School Division (BGSD) is pleased to congratulate former Superintendent of Schools Dr. Norman Yanitski on receiving an honorary membership from the Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) – its highest honour – on May 12, 2021. Dr. Yanitski’s education career spanned almost four decades, and included 13 years as BGSD superintendent. Along the way he… Read more »

May 14, 2021

Warburg School receives MusiCounts Band Aid Program grant

Black Gold School Division is excited to announce that Warburg School has received a $9,500 grant from the MusiCounts Band Aid Program for the purchase of much-needed instruments for the school’s music program. MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity, recently announced that $1 million worth of instruments, equipment, and resources are being allocated to 95 schools… Read more »

May 05, 2021

Black Gold schools temporarily moving to At-Home Learning

Premier Jason Kenney yesterday announced new mandatory public health measures to help stop the spike of COVID-19 and protect Alberta’s health system. This circuit-breaker includes a temporary move to at-home learning for Kindergarten – Grade 12 students on Friday, May 7, 2021. Students will return to in-class learning on Tuesday, May 25. Pre-Kindergarten programs will… Read more »