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Summer Break 2024

Posted on: Jun 27 2024

Happy summer! As summer break begins, we want to remind you of a few important things for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year: Important links: Calendar: Transportation:…

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New Principal Assignments for 2024-2025

Posted on: Jun 27 2024

We are pleased to announce new principal assignments for Aspen Grove, Avondale, Crystal Park and Hillside Community schools, effective August 2024: Colin Murphy, Principal, Aspen Grove School Tracey Thiemann,…

August Speech & Language Screening

Posted on: Jun 17 2024

Parents and guardians, we are offering free speech and language screenings for children born in 2020 or 2021 who have developmental delays and may benefit from early intervention in a supportive GPPSD…

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Students Share Final Thoughts with Board

Posted on: Jun 7 2024

As the Board of Trustees Student Advisory Committee holds its last meeting of the school year, Board members express gratitude and reflect on another excellent year of growth and leadership.  Sharing…

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2024 School Supply List

Posted on: Jun 4 2024

Please see click HERE to view the 2024-2025 Student Supply Lists.

June Avondale School Newsletter

Posted on: May 31 2024

June Avondale School Newsletter

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Mental Health Week | May 6-8, 2024

Posted on: May 6 2024

Every year, the Canadian Mental Health Association dedicates a week in May to raise awareness of mental health issues. This year, Mental Health Week will run May 6-10, focusing on the healing power of…

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Music Awards: 2024 The Grande Prairie and District…

Posted on: May 3 2024

Over the past two weeks, GPPSD elementary, junior high and high school music students and their teachers have given award-winning performances at the 2024 Grande Prairie and District Rotary Music Festival.…

May Avondale School Newsletter

Posted on: Apr 26 2024

Please visit our May Newsletter HERE to keep up to date with upcoming events for May of 2024.

Help Fill 1,500 Backpacks for September 2024: United…

Posted on: Apr 24 2024

Did you know many students in our city live below the poverty line and need help affording the necessary tools to start a successful school year? The United Way Alberta Northwest aims to remove this…


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