Black Gold School Division

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Division News

August 25, 2020

Black Gold delays the start of 2020-2021 school year

Nisku, Alberta (August 25, 2020) – Black Gold School Division (BGSD) Board of Trustees yesterday passed a motion to push back the first day of school to September 8, 2020, and begin staggered entry from September 8-10, with full classes starting on September 11. The Board also voted to include additional instructional time during the… Read more »

August 24, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: August 24 Regular Board Meeting

There is a regular Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, August 24, 2020, at 2:30 p.m. in the County Centre Boardroom. Members of the public and the news media are invited to view the live proceedings at: Visit to view the meeting agenda.

August 13, 2020

Ensuring safe school bus transportation this fall

To our parents/guardians, We recognize that you rely on us to provide safe bus transportation for your children to and from school. We take this responsibility seriously, and even more so during this unprecedented and challenging time for Black Gold families. Black Gold School Division has some of the highest standards for school bus safety… Read more »

August 10, 2020

Seeking Public Members – School Board Audit Committee

The Board of Trustees of Black Gold School Division is seeking three community members with financial expertise and business acumen to serve as public members on the Board’s Audit Committee for a two-year term, effective September 1, 2020. Please click here for more information and to apply. Qualified applicants interested in serving on the audit… Read more »

July 27, 2020

Message from the Superintendent of Schools

On July 21, 2020, Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange, Premier Jason Kenney and Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced that Alberta schools will reopen in September under Scenario 1, under ‘near-normal daily operations with health measures’ (you can watch the press conference on YouTube). We welcome this early announcement, as it helps parents and staff plan for… Read more »