School Closed for Summer
Our office will reopen on Aug. 24, 2017. If you have any school-related questions or concerns while the school is closed, contact the Central Office at Elk Island Public Schools at 780-464-3477—the office is open all summer.
Learn more about Back to School visit eips.ca.
Kindergarten classes begin on Aug. 30, 2017
Staggered entry Aug. 30, 31 and Sept. 1.
Is your child is starting at our school for the first time in the fall? If you haven’t yet registered, there’s still time—simply fill out the Student Registration Form and drop it off at the school when the office reopens on August 24 between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Don't forget to bring with you: proof of residency and the student’s birth certificate.
All families using EIPS Student Transportation services for the 2017-18 school year should have already received a tentative route schedule. Those required to pay applicable transportation fees should have also received a separate invoice outlining payment information—we encourage parents to pay pay fees online.
If you haven’t received a letter from Student Transportation yet, and would like to inquire about busing for your child, contact Student Transportation at 780-417-8151.
Look for bus passes and any updated route information in your mail in August.
Important Dates and Times
For a complete list of holidays and school-closure days during the 2017-18 school year, refer to the EIPS Division Calendar.
Sync the School Calendar to your personal calendar.
Purchasing school materials? Before you shop, check your child’s School Supply List.
Families are invoiced for school fees at the beginning of every school year. Fees are due within 30-days of the invoice date. The simplest, and most convenient, way to pay schools fees is using ACORN by logging into the PowerSchool Parent Portal. If circumstances exist where you are unable to pay your students fees you can apply to have fees waived by submitting an Application for a Waiver of Fees.
Tools for School
If you’re a parent, or know of a parent, who needs help purchasing school supplies this year, we can help. EIPS has once again partnered with the United Way for the 2017-18 Tools for School campaign. Annually, Tools for School provides backpacks filled with school supplies to students in kindergarten through Grade 12 whose families have limited resources. When classes resume, we respectfully distribute these backpacks to students who’ve order them. To place an order, contact the EIPS Central Office at 780-464-3477.
Welcome to Glen Allan School
My Name is Mr. Arbuthnott and welcome to the Glen Allan Elementary School. At Glen Allan School we believe that each child is unique, that all children can learn and that all children can succeed. We nurture excellence in academics, athletics and the arts. Our safe and caring learning environment promotes student growth in citizenship and character education. Glen Allan is known as the school that challenges and cherishes every child.
While our students are our pride and joy, we also take great delight in the close bonds and mutually supportive relationship that our highly professional staff has established with our parent community. Our school council actively promotes excellence in learning and helps to enrich the school experiences of students through a number of school programs.
Again, welcome to our school. Enjoy your visit.
Glen Allan Elementary School
New attendance boundaries for the northeast quadrant of Sherwood Park
Effective 2018-19 school year, new attendance boundaries have been approved for the northeast quadrant of Sherwood Park.
Students in the following schools may be affected by this change:
- Glen Allan Elementary
- Lakeland Ridge
- Mills Haven Elementary
- Pine Street Elementary
- Woodbridge Farms Elementary
- Clover Bar Junior High
- F. R. Haythorne Junior High
- Sherwood Heights Junior High
More details on the new boundaries are on the EIPS website.
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April 2017 Issue
Superintendent Message: Remember the time
Posted on Jul 13 2017
Time. It never ceases to amaze me where it goes. It feels like just yesterday the school year was beginning. And, now we’re getting ready to start another one. For me, this is one of my favourite times of the year. There’s so…
Summer 2017: Office Hours for Elk Island Public Schools
Posted on Jun 30 2017
Sherwood Park, AB. — During the summer break, June 30 to August 29, all schools within Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) will be closed. The Central Administration building will remain open throughout the summer to complete year-end…
BNI Grant Helps Glen Allan Elementary Purchase New Kindergarten Resource Kits
Posted on Jun 27 2017
Sherwood Park, AB. — Glen Allan Elementary’s kindergarten classes are clearing their shelves and making room for an influx of new books and supplies thanks to BNI Foundation Canada’s Adopt a Teacher program. On June 27, the…