All Next Step locations will close for the winter break at the end of the day on Dec. 22, 2017 and will reopen on Jan. 8, 2018. During this time, if you have any school-related questions or concerns, contact the Central Administration office at Elk Island Public Schools.
EIPS Central Administration Office Winter Break Hours
Closed December 25-29
Open January 2-5 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
*for location and contact information visit www.eips.ca. From everyone at Elk Island Public Schools, we wish all of you a happy holiday season and a wonderful New Year.
Greetings from the Board of Trustees
It’s the holiday season once again and the winter break is just around the corner. Before we take time off to enjoy with our loved ones, I want to extend warm holiday wishes to all our students, staff and families, on behalf of the Elk Island Public Schools Board of Trustees. We hope you have a wonderful and safe holiday, and a new year filled with joy.
We look forward to seeing everyone back at school on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018.
Thank you and best wishes,
Trina Boymook, EIPS Board Chair
Diploma Prep Classes at Next Step Continuing Education
NEXT STEP offers a wide variety of programming and course selections to assist students in meeting their educational needs. Whether you want to become a full or part-time student in one of our junior or senior high programs, are interested in home education or are an adult learner, we provide alternative choices for academic success.
Did You Know?
At Next Step our goals are to:
- DIFFERENTIATE our teaching and learning experiences to ENGAGE our students in their learning
- CONNECT our students to school and community by building TRUST and RELATIONSHIPS
- TEACH students to read for understanding for improved LITERACY
2017-2018 Guide to Reporting Student Achievement
Next Step is pleased to provide our updated Guide to Reporting Student Achievement for the 2017-2018 school year. If you have further questions regarding student assessment and reporting, please contact your teacher.
Board of Trustees Approve Changes to Kindergarten Programming
Posted on Nov 29 2017
Sherwood Park, AB. — The Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) Board of Trustees has approved changes to the Division’s kindergarten programming. Starting in the 2018-19 school year, all EIPS schools will offer one kindergarten option,…
EIPS School Bus Safety Week: Keeping Students Safe On and Off the Bus
Posted on Oct 16 2017
Sherwood Park, AB. — Schools across Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) are celebrating School Bus Safety Week from October 16–20. The theme this year: “Rider Rules = Safe to School,” which focuses on teaching children about…