What's New at Next Step Vegreville

2018

Alberta Sixties Scoop Apology

Today our Premier will address our province to apologize to the survivors of the Sixties Scoop. Students can join the live stream to watch: https://www.alberta.ca/sixties-scoop-apology.aspx

Bowling Report

As part of their Phys. Ed. program, students enjoyed bowling at Vegreville Bowling Lanes.  Before participating one of the students taught everyone how to score manually through virtual bowling.  Who knew bowling without bowling balls could be so…

Pink Shirt Day

Strawberry Milkshakes for Everyone! Students and staff celebrated kindness with pink shirts and milkshakes. Don't they look yummy!  

Visit from Mark Liguori

Elk Island Public Schools Superintendent Mark Liguori visited with students at Vegreville Next Step. He took the opportunity to talk about the school's CTS construction project "Take a book, leave a book". The students will be building a book case that…

Phys. Ed. is Underway!

We have been going to the Vegreville Recreation Centre as well as Vegreville's Outdoor Fitness Park working out at with a group of students since the beginning of the year. The students of been extremely active in weight training using the cardio equipment…

You Can Bend But You Won't Break

Yoga For Everyone! Every Monday morning throughout the semester students participate in a yoga session led by Spencer. It is part of a Phys. Ed. program but you don't have to be in Phys. Ed. to promote self health!  

AltView Visit

Mike from altView Foundation for Gender Variant and Sexual Minorities visited to give a presentation on vocabulary used when referring to the LBTQ+ community.  The session was followed up with a lesson on how to create spring rolls using a rainbow…

Thank you for the Donation

Vegreville Next Step would like to thank the Vegreville Kinettes club for their generous donation towards the school's CTS program. More information to come on upcoming projects!

Visit to Sunshine Club

Over the next few weeks we will be meeting with members of the Sunshine Club who will be helping us with our construction project. They will also teach us some new "mad" skills for the game Pool.

2017

Blanket Exercise

Students led by Josephine Galandy from Elk Island Public Schools participated in a Blanket Exercise. The exercise is an emotional, historical representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Constable J. Visit

Students enjoyed some awesome Mac and Cheese with a special visitor. Our school resource officer, Constable Jay, joined staff and students for lunch. He is a member of the local RCMP detachment and provides a positive resource for our community and school.

Holiday Lunch

Vegreville Next Step would like to invite all students and their Parents to our annual Holiday Lunch on December 14, 2017 starting at 11:30 a.m. Join us for a home cooked turkey to start holidays off right!

Let Me Introduce Myself

Hello and welcome to a sensational new school year. My name is Spencer Sekyer and I have been teaching in Elk Island for 24 years and I’m very excited to be joining the Next Step team.