Black Diamond / Turner Valley

#44 Dave Gant
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#45 Dave Kilby
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#46 Steve Buckingham
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#48 Will Voth
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#65 Christina Weir
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#73 Andy Turcotte
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM

Blackie

#10 Sherry Top
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#11 Brian Flegal
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#12 Jo-Anne Jones
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#13 Deb Ostercamp
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#15 Margaret Lindsay
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM

Cayley

#07 Meghan McLean
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#61 Lisa French
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#74 John Arruda
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM

Heritage Heights

#14 Rose Zieverink
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#16 Kim Hartwick
Not Running
Due to unforeseen circumstances this route is not running this afternoon. it will be back in place for Monday morning. Transportation Services
Updated: Mar 5 at 12:48 PM
#18 Debra Dueck
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#22 Brenda Merkley
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#25 Barb Callister
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#28 Gord Morrison
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#29 Shawna Miller
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#30 Laurie Irving
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#49 Denise Ellsworth
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#75 Colin Brown
Cancelled
This route will not be running today 5 March. Please check back for updates about Monday Transportation services
Updated: Mar 5 at 6:46 AM

High River

#1 Bent Thomsen
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#17 Carrie Irwin
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#2 Amanda Thornhill
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#3 Jenny Malin
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#5 Candace Bergen
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#601 Kathy McCaughan
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#602 Merle Fairfield
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#603 Shirley Bishop
On time
Updated: Feb 22 at 2:46 PM
#66 Lorraine Clark
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#81 Heather Coonfer
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#9 Margaret Hooper
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM

Longview

#62 Eugene Bleau
Not Running
Route 62 - Longview is not running until further notice. Thank you Transportation Services
Updated: Feb 22 at 8:14 AM
#63 Maureen Parker
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#64 Marina Knowles
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#65 Christina Weir
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM

Millarville

#37 Gerald Pfeil
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#38 Wendy Arkes
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#40 Lisa Willis
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#42 Liska Sorge
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#43 Grahame Loader
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#51 Brian Mutschler
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM

Okotoks

#19 Susan Malin
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#20 Shelly Bourassa
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#21 Josee Bouchard
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#23 Ron Christiansen
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#26 Christine Geers
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#31 Howard Young
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#33 Suzanne Swienink
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#35 Arlene Howard
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#53 Jill Oliver
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#60 Velma Warring
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#70 Rob Kunz
On time
Updated: Feb 24 at 8:15 AM
#77 Rick Lackie
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#79 Shelley van den Bos
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#80 Heather Molyneux
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#801 Cheryl McMillan
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#802 Svetlana Koroleva
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#803 Missy McDonald
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#804 Bonnie Paget
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#805 Trent Prestie
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#806 Kerry Sill
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#807 Claude Giguere
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM

Red Deer Lake

#50 Teresa Deacon
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#54 Cindy Wimmenhove
On time
Updated: Mar 3 at 2:05 PM
#55 Tim Beer
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#58 Russ Wright
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#71 Kelly Barron
On time
Updated: Feb 22 at 2:45 PM
#72 Gail Stumpf
On time
Updated: Feb 16 at 8:33 AM
#76 Diane Hartsook
On time
Updated: Mar 4 at 2:58 PM

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Board Highlights - October 16

The Board acknowledges the traditional territories of the peoples of Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta and the Métis Nation of Alberta Region 3.

 

French Exchange Students

A delegation of French students hosted by both Ecole Senator Riley Middle School and Ecole Secondaire Highwood High School, along with Shelley Zorn, Mme Keeton and M. Durup de Baleine (French delegation staff members) attended the October 16, 2019 board meeting.  Students shared their initial impressions of the region, their thoughts about school and home life in Alberta and some of the celebrations they took part in over the Thanksgiving weekend.  Their feedback was very positive and they are thankful to have been afforded this opportunity.

The teachers explained the benefits of these exchanges to students, families and teachers and expressed their interest in hopefully growing the program in the coming years.  Teachers and students alike will be returning to France with many wonderful memories and lasting friendships as a result of our partnership.

 

Red Deer Lake School – Education Plan

Principal Shannon Culbert and Vice-Principal Judy Leyden shared many elements of celebration within the school including many of the Provincial Testing results; outdoor experiences; fine arts; gratitude circle; Bloxels Club for Grade 3-6 students; elementary choir; athletics; Terry Fox Carnival; Junior High Box Lunch Social; Reach for the Top Team; Quebec/Ottawa French as a Second Language Trip and Whole-School Buddy Activities.

They also presented their draft school education plan for the 2019-2020 school year with the focus on the following three goals:

  1. Success for all learners
  2. Support for all learners
  3. Engagement for all learners

Administration expanded on the outcomes and strategies for each goal.

 

Insurance

Assistant Superintendent Drew Chipman presented the ASBIE Property Loss Profile and indicated that Foothills School Division is anticipating substantial increases in property insurance for the current school year.

 

Modular Requests

Assistant Superintendent Drew Chipman indicated that Foothills School Division will be requesting a modular classroom for Ecole Joe Clark and Red Deer Lake Schools.

 

Administrative Procedures

The following Administrative Procedures were reviewed by the Board:

  1. AP151 – Parental / Guardian Concerns or Complaints
  2. AP155 - Event Protocol – further changes will be made and this AP will be brought back to the Board in November.
  3. AP450 – Organizational Structure
  4. AP360 – Assessment, Evaluation & Reporting of Student Learning – further discussion required – will be brought back to the Board.
  5. AP110 – School Councils – a chart similar to AP151 Appendix A will be added to this AP.

 

Board Self-Assessment

Board Chair Larry Albrecht indicated that it is important that the Board evaluate their work on an annual basis and as such, the Board developed an assessment tool to determine if they are meeting their annual goals.

 

Policy 1 Policy Consultation

Policy 1 – Division Foundational Statements received first reading, however, the Board wanted to ensure feedback be included in their final considerations.  As a result, opportunity for feedback is in place via ThoughtExchange.  Staff, community members and students are encouraged to add their voices to this conversation.

 

Public Announcements / Recognition / Division Highlights

  • Trustee Molyneux offered congratulations to Oilfields High School and reported that in order to boost the fundraising goal of $2500 that Oilfields High School set for their Terry Fox Run, School Secretary Nicole Lansdell volunteered to have her head shaved – way to go Oilfields and way to go Nicole!
  • Assistant Superintendent Caroline Roberts congratulated Oilfields High School student Eric Teskey on receiving the 2019 High School Apprenticeship Scholarship from the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board.
  • Chair Albrecht extended congratulations to all award recipients from ESFCHS/AHSFA at their Awards Night last week.  The evening celebrated student successes in trade-based skills, academics, the Arts, athletics.
  • Trustee Kristiansen expressed appreciation to all of the families hosting French Exchange students.
  • Trustee Kristiansen also thanked the coaches and students of the ESFCHS/AHSFA football team for inviting the students from Ecole Highwood High School to play with them.  This shows amazing sportsmanship and an extremely welcoming and inclusive environment.