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April 09, 2021

Black Gold Summer School offers comprehensive programming

Black Gold School Division offers four unique summer school programs. Whether you are a Grade 12 student looking to upgrade a diploma course, a Grade 9 student eager to get a jump-start on a senior high class, or an elementary student wanting to improve your reading or math skills – we have the right program… Read more »

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 »

April 01, 2021

John Maland High School students show they care with Hope Bags

Last November, Keri Helgren, a teacher coordinator for the John Maland High School (JMHS) Leadership Team, The Claw Crew, was inspired to start a project was to help improve the flagging mental health of students during the seemingly never-ending COVID-19 pandemic by connecting them with available resources and supports. “I think we can all agree… Read more »

March 29, 2021

Meet our 2021 Edwin Parr Teacher Award Nominee!

Black Gold School Division is pleased to congratulate kindergarten teacher Kate Myszkowski from Thorsby Elementary School (and previously at Distance Learning) as our 2021 Edwin Parr Teacher Award nominee. Kate will be representing the Division at the zone level. “Even though she is a new teacher, Kate quickly established a safe, caring, and inclusive environment,”… Read more »

March 29, 2021

Choice of Learning Declaration 2021-2022

Attention Black Gold parents/guardians: For the 2021-2022 school year, Black Gold School Division will continue to offer two different learning experiences: In-school Learning or Distance Learning, with certificated teachers providing direct instruction to students. To help us plan for the staffing, resources, and programming needed for both learning options, we are asking parents/guardians to declare… Read more »