New School in Penhold
The Latest News
March 1, 2013 - News Release - Chinook’s Edge Board and Superintendent have announced the administration team that will cultivate a culture and vision for the Grade 7-12 school that will open in Penhold in 2014.
November 5, 2012 - News Release - Students, staff and dignitaries came together on November 2 to commemorate the start of construction on the new Grade 7-12 school in Penhold. Please click HERE for photos from the November 2, 2012 event.
September 25, 2012 - News Release - Construction crews are set to start work on a dozen new schools for some of Alberta’s fastest growing communities, creating up to 7,700 new spaces for Alberta students. Please click HERE for photos from the September 25, 2012 announcement.
June 13, 2012 - News Release - The Chinook’s Edge Board of Education has approved a series of school boundary modifications involving schools in the north part of the division, in anticipation of the new school in Penhold opening in September 2014.
February 8, 2012 - News Release - The Chinook's Edge Board of Education passed a motion to formally designate the new school in Penhold as a Grades 7-12 school when it opens in September 2014.
November 7, 2011 - Public Forum in Penhold - We'd like to thank the 100 parents and community members who attended our Public Forum for the New School in Penhold on November 7. Please click on the link for photos and for information that was presented Monday night.
Artist rendering of new school structure
On May 26, 2011, the Alberta government announced funding for a new school in Penhold. We are excited about this news and are beginning to collaborate with students, parents, community members, and staff as we plan for the school’s opening.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q - When will the new school in Penhold open?
Q - Where will the new school be located?
Q - What grade configuration will the new school in Penhold have when it opens?
Q - What programs will be offered at the new school?
Q - What will happen to Jessie Duncan School and Penhold School when the new school opens?
Q - What will happen to River Glen School when the new school opens?
Q - Will there be new attendance boundaries for 2014-2015?
Q - How can parents and members of the public provide input to Chinook’s Edge School Division?
Parental and Community Input
We collaborated with parents and members of the public through telephone conversations, email, and a public forum that was held on November 7, 2011.
If you would like to provide further input, please call Ray Hoppins at 403-227-7071 or toll free at 1-800-561-9229.
You can also email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for helping us plan for our new school in Penhold!
October 2010 Announcement - Board Accepts Consultants Recommendation for Penhold
May 2011 Announcement - A New School in Penhold!
February 2012 Announdement - Trustees approve configuration of Grades 7-12 for new school in Penhold
Town of Penhold
Penhold Regional Multiplex
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