Board Highlights - October 11, 2016

October 14

Discussion with Local MLA’s

Jason Nixon, MLA for Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre and Mark

Smith, MLA for Drayton Valley-Devon attended the meeting to discuss about the challenges and growth of education. Chairman Russ Hickman shared on the many successes Wild Rose School Division has had in the last year. Discussion was also held on the Alberta Education funding formula, maintenance funding and transportation funding. Questions were also asked about the impact the carbon tax would have on WRSD and the growth of First Nation Métis and Inuit programs in WRSD.

Board Reports

The Board received reports on the 2015-2016 school year on the following:

  • Literacy Accountability Report - Jen Deyenberg and Kim Wedman presenting
  • Professional Development Accountability Report - Jen Deyenberg presenting
  • FNMI Accountability Report - Kathy Murch presenting
  • October 2016 Accountability Report Summary
  • 2015-2016 IMR Costs - Mike Lundstrom presenting

International Field Trips  

  • The West Central High School field trip to Los Angeles scheduled for this year has been canceled by the school
  • The Breton High School Field Trip is being re-scheduled to 2018

Superintendent's Report

The following items were discussed in the Superintendent's Report. For more information click on the link above:

  • Student enrollment update 
  • Curriculum Working Group selection 
  • Aim for Success nominated for Drayton Valley Community Awards 
  • Breton Community School Resource Officer 
  • Drayton Valley Bus Hub Barrier Art Work 
  • FNMI Building Collaboration and Capacity in Education Grant

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