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Wolf Creek Public Schools board meeting – Jan. 16, 2020

MLA Luncheon, Poverty Simulation, Rock the Diploma and more discussed

Rock the Diploma

The Board heard a report regarding Rock the Diploma, which are intensive sessions that prep students for diploma exams. There are 453 high school students registered for Rock the Diploma sessions in January, an increase again over previous years.

MLA Luncheon

The Board reviewed plans to host a luncheon with local MLAs on February 7, to discuss education in Wolf Creek Public Schools.

Poverty Simulation

The Board confirmed its commitment to host a poverty simulation with partnering municipalities on March 6, 2020, and to be held in Bentley.

PSBAA Award nomination

The Board is nominating the Central Alberta Regional Consortium (CARC) for the Public School Boards’ Association of Alberta’s (PSBAA) Special Contribution to Public School Education Award. CARC works to facilitate and support, through collaborative networks, the learning opportunities for all individuals and groups having an impact on student learning in central Alberta.

Terrace Ridge Grade configuration update

The Board received an update on the Terrace Ridge School Grade Configuration consultation process. The process has included superintendent meetings with Terrace Ridge staff and grade 6 and 7 students, and a Thoughtexchange for parents, community members, students, and staff. Consultation results will be presented to Terrace Ridge School Council and staff later in January.

For more information, please contact:

Jayson Lovell, Superintendent of Schools, Ph: 403-783-3473 / Fax: 403-783-3483 /

Email: jayson.lovell@wolfcreek.ab.ca

-Submitted by Wolf Creek Public Schools

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