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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 »

May 04, 2021

Meet Black Gold’s new Transportation Manager

Black Gold School Division (BGSD) is pleased to congratulate Diane Miles on her appointment as our new Transportation Manager, effective August 1, 2021. “I am pleased to welcome Diane to this important role, as she is an experienced professional with proven management and leadership skills honed over many years with Black Gold,” said Superintendent of… Read more »

April 25, 2021

Grades 7-12 students at Thorsby Jr/Sr High School temporarily move to at-home learning

On April 21, 2021, Black Gold School Division applied to the Minister of Education to have all Grade 7 – 12 students in the Division move to at-home learning to help keep students and staff safe and address the chronic shortage of supply teachers, but was only successful in being granted permission for Thorsby Junior… Read more »

April 23, 2021

Black Gold School Division appoints new Division Principal

Black Gold School Division (BGSD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Ganton as our new Division Principal, effective September 2021. The Division Principal is a supportive role to school administrators in a variety of forms, and acts as the Off-Campus Lead, participates in the Division Administrative Command Team, and supports the superintendents and… Read more »