Black Diamond / Turner Valley

#44 Dave Gant
On time
Updated: Oct 26 at 9:03 PM
#45 Dave Kilby
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#46 Steve Buckingham
On time
Please follow directive driver is giving by phone.
Updated: Oct 18 at 11:13 AM
#48 Will Voth
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#65 Christina Weir
On time
Updated: Oct 19 at 10:24 AM
#73 Andy Turcotte
On time
Updated: Nov 17 at 7:10 AM

Blackie

#10 Sherry Top
On time
Updated: Oct 27 at 4:05 PM
#11 Brian Flegal
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#12 Jo-Anne Jones
On time
Route will be running on 16 November
Updated: Nov 15 at 10:43 AM
#13 Deb Ostercamp
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#15 Margaret Lindsay
On time
Updated: Nov 20 at 9:58 AM

Cayley

#07 Meghan McLean
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#61 Lisa French
On time
Updated: Oct 23 at 7:57 AM
#74 John Arruda
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM

Heritage Heights

#14 Rose Zieverink
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#16 Rick Harding
On time
Updated: Oct 25 at 12:00 PM
#18 Susan Moncrieff
On time
Updated: Nov 10 at 8:27 AM
#22 Brenda Merkley
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#25 Barb Callister
On time
Updated: Nov 11 at 7:08 PM
#28 Gord Morrison
On time
Updated: Nov 19 at 7:08 AM
#29 Shawna Miller
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#30 Laurie Irving
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#49 Denise Ellsworth
On time
Updated: Oct 26 at 12:57 PM
#75 Colin Brown
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM

High River

#1 Bent Thomsen
On time
Updated: Oct 31 at 8:43 AM
#17 Carrie Irwin
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#2 Amanda Thornhill
On time
Updated: Oct 19 at 10:23 AM
#3 Jenny Malin
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#5 Candace Bergen
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#601 Kathy McCaughan
On time
Updated: Oct 20 at 7:38 AM
#602 Merle Fairfield
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#603 Shirley Bishop
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#66 Lorraine Clark
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#81 Heather Coonfer
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#9 Margaret Hooper
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM

Longview

#62 Eugene Bleau
Not Running
Route 62 - Longview / Eden Valley - This route is NOT running until further notice. Thank you, Transportation Services
Updated: Nov 18 at 7:17 AM
#63 Maureen Parker
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#64 Marina Knowles
On time
Updated: Oct 29 at 4:54 PM
#65 Christina Weir
On time
Updated: Oct 19 at 10:24 AM

Millarville

#37 Gerald Pfeil
On time
This route is back on the road Monday 2 November.
Updated: Oct 29 at 4:49 PM
#38 Wendy Arkes
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#40 Lisa Willis
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#42 Liska Sorge
On time
Updated: Oct 20 at 3:30 PM
#43 Grahame Loader
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#51 Brian Mutschler
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM

Okotoks

#19 Susan Malin
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#20 Shelly Bourassa
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#21 Josee Bouchard
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#23 Ron Christiansen
On time
Updated: Oct 15 at 2:42 PM
#26 Christine Geers
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#31 Kim Tychkowsky
On time
Updated: Nov 13 at 6:10 AM
#33 Suzanne Swienink
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#35 Arlene Howard
On time
Updated: Oct 18 at 9:09 AM
#53 Jill Oliver
On time
Route 53 is reinstated
Updated: Nov 22 at 9:26 AM
#60 Velma Warring
On time
Updated: Sep 4 at 7:58 AM
#70 Rob Kunz
On time
Updated: Sep 22 at 1:54 PM
#77 Rick Lackie
On time
Updated: Oct 28 at 2:55 PM
#79 Shelley van den Bos
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#80 Heather Molyneux
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#801 Cheryl McMillan
On time
Updated: Oct 28 at 6:02 PM
#802 Svetlana Koroleva
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#803 Missy McDonald
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#804 Bonnie Paget
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#805 Trent Prestie
On time
Updated: Oct 22 at 7:50 AM
#806 Kerry Sill
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#807 Claude Giguere
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM

Red Deer Lake

#50 Teresa Deacon
On time
Updated: Oct 27 at 4:06 PM
#54 Cindy Wimmenhove
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#55 Tim Beer
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#58 Russ Wright
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#71 Kelly Barron
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#72 Gail Stumpf
On time
Updated: Aug 28 at 10:33 AM
#76 Diane Hartsook
On time
Updated: Sep 10 at 1:12 AM

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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.