Flags will be at half-mast from now until sunset on the day of the funeral to mark the sudden passing of Mr. Manmeet Bhullar, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on November 23, 2015.

Over the week-end trustees attended the Alberta Catholic School Boards Association (ACSTA) Annual General Meeting and Convention.  Pictured below are our local trustees listening to Education Minister Eggen at the opening address on Friday, November 13.  This has been a busy time for trustees as the ACSTA conference was followed by the Alberta School Boards Association Fall General Meeting on Monday and Tuesday (November 16 and 17). 


As the days get shorter and colder weather sets in, our warm outerwear comes out of storage and we look forward to winter activities outdoors.  The safety and well-being of our students is always of utmost importance to us.  As your family prepares for the upcoming winter months, please see the following documents on Winter Safety and Winter Clothing Safety for some important tips.

On Sunday, October 25, we celebrated the  2015 Local Scholarship Presentation in the St. Paul Education boardroom.  With about 40 people in attendance, we recognized our generous scholarship sponsors and congratulated Division students receiving local scholarships this year.  For more information about our local scholarship program and a complete list of 2015 scholarship recipients, please visit bit.ly/sperdccscholarships  Pictured below is Mayor of the Town of St. Paul, Glenn Andersen, presenting the Town of St. Paul scholarship to Madison Mahdiuk, a recent graduate of St. Paul Regional High Schools.  Congratulations to all of our recipients and thanks once again to our generous sponsors!


Alberta Education recently released the 2014-2015 results for provincial achievement tests and diplomas as well as the results of surveys administered to parents, students and staff in the spring of 2015.  A summary of the Overall Accountability Pillar Results for release to the media was presented at the Board of Trustees' meeting on October 14.  St. Paul Education is pleased with the overall results as several areas have shown improvement over the past number of years.  Specific areas have also been identified for further analysis and review.  To view the complete media release, click here