E-Bulletins

E-Bulletin - February 8, 2011

EDUCATION

1.  Strategic Planning RetreatJanuary 20-21 – Participants engaged in numerous discussions around what it means to be an educated person, the core values held by the communities represented in the school division, and the opportunities available to GVSD. Trustees took this feedback to develop the beliefs, mission and major objectives for the division for the next 4 years. To view go to GVSD Mission and Belief Statements.

E-Bulletin, January 11, 2011

EDUCATION

1.  Strategic Planning Retreat – On January 20-21, thirty-six individuals representing students, staff, and community members will meet with trustees and facilitator Dr. John Wiens to engage in discussion on the education system and what is important for us as a school division. The input from these meetings will be brought forth in a follow up meeting on February 28 when Trustees, Senior Administration and School Principals will create the goals and strategies for the divisional strategic plan. 

E-Bulletin, December 2010

EDUCATION

1.  Inaugural Monthly Board Meeting for New Board of Trustees – Following a hectic month of orientations at the divisional and the provincial levels, the Board held its first regularly scheduled monthly board meeting on December 14. Board Chair, Mr. Sam Berg, welcomed both returning and new trustees as the Board resumes the important task of providing leadership to the division.

E-Bulletin December 15, 2010

EDUCATION

1.  Inaugural Monthly Board Meeting for New Board of Trustees – Following a hectic month of orientations at the divisional and the provincial levels, the Board held its first regularly scheduled monthly board meeting on December 14. Board Chair, Mr. Sam Berg, welcomed both returning and new trustees as the Board resumes the important task of providing leadership to the division.

E-Bulletin, October 2010

EDUCATION

1.  Prairie Dale School – On October 13 Garden Valley School Division will hold 2 meetings to discuss the transition of Southwood catchment students currently attending grade 7 at Emerado Centennial School to Prairie Dale School. The first meeting will take place with students at lunch time to get their input and then with the parents/guardians at 7:30 pm at Southwood School. The feedback from these meetings will assist the School Board in making decisions regarding Prairie Dale School startup.