Holiday Hours

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  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

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