School Notice

Summer School Registration

Registration for high school summer school courses is now open for both classroom-based and self-directed courses.

If you are interested in classroom based summer school, please register online at and click on "Registration Info" then "Summer School (Credit Courses)".

If you are interested in self-directed coursework at our Outreach location, please register in person Monday to Friday from 9 am - 12:30 pm.  We are located at 1604, Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park.



Summer Hours at Elk Island Public Schools

Sherwood Park Next Step will be open for Summer School from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for the following dates: July 3-6, 9-12, 16-19, and 23-26. Next Step Continuing Education will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on July 3-13 and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 17-27. Our Fort Saskatchewan and Vegreville sites will be closed. Our four sites will reopen on August 31 at 9 a.m. If you have any school-related questions or concerns while the school is closed, contact the Central Office at Elk Island Public School—the office is open all summer to complete year-end activities and prepare for the 2018-19 school year.

EIPS Central Office Summer Hours (July and August)
Open                     Monday to Friday             8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Phone                   780-464-3477
Address                683 Wye Rd., Sherwood Park

Statutory Holidays
Closed                  Monday, July 2                  Canada Day
Closed                  Monday, August 6            Heritage Day 

NOTE: Student Transportation will also remain open during the summer months and operate during the same hours as Central Office. Student Transportation can’t accept in-person transportation payments on the days it’s closed.



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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