Back to School 2021-22:
What You Need to Know!
Our 2021-22 Return to School Plan has been developed to support the safe start to school for the 2021-22 school year within the direction provided by Alberta Education and the Chief Medical Officer of Health.
When Does School Start?
Thursday, September 2, 2021 is the first day of school for in school learners from Grades 1-12.
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 will be the first day for at home learners.
Kindergarten will start either Tuesday, September 7, 2021 or Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Schools will inform parents of their child's start date.
Registration Information and Dates
All parents who have not pre-registered in June are encouraged to register their child(ren) on registration days so that the first day of school is a full and productive day for students. Both in-person and online registration options are available. Please contact the school for more information. Click here for registration dates and times.
Required at the time of registration:
First time registrants - student identification such as birth certificate and/or treaty card, previous year’s school documentation, and AB Health Care Card.
All students - legal land description and the municipal address for all rural residents and street address for students living in towns or villages.
Please note: Due to limited space in certain schools, consideration will be given to students who are currently registered in these schools.
For more information about our pre-school programs in Mallaig and Two Hills, please contact the school directly.
School Supply Lists
SPAEC/Heinsburg - school supplies for these schools are handled internally. Please contact the school for more information.
Technology Purchasing Program
St. Paul Education is pleased to offer Chromebook and laptop purchasing options to parents for the upcoming year.
Interested parents, family members or students can go to either of the two portals (Dell and Staples) to view products that have been recommended by our Division Technology Department.
The Dell portal offers an online purchasing option, while Staples has both the online and storefront options. Regardless of what you choose, all of the products have been deemed appropriate for use in our schools and will be fully compatible with our network.
For Dell follow this link.
Staples provides two options; online at this link OR in-person at Staples in Sherwood Park at 390 Baseline Rd, Sherwood Park, AB. When purchasing in-store, mention that you are a St. Paul Education student.
For general information about our purchasing program, contact our St. Paul Education office at 780-645-3323.
2021-22 School Year Calendar
Mallaig, Racette and St. Paul Elementary
All Other Schools
Town of St. Paul
Town of St. Paul Bus Pass Applications are now available for Fall 2021. For more information please see: https://www.stpauleducation.ab.ca/transportation
Bus passes will be available for pick up and payment starting on Wednesday, August 18, 2021
If your child has not previously accessed a county bus, please contact the St. Paul Education Transportation Department at 780-645-3323 to register your child for bus transportation.
Families will receive a phone call from their bus driver the week prior to the start of school with pick up and drop off times.
Alertus Notification App
If you haven't already signed up for the ALERTUS app, we strongly encourage you to do so. We use this app to communicate busing and other important school related updates to all our parents. The app is free and signing up is easy! Click here to access the instructional document.
School Websites and Contact Information
Click here to access school websites and contact information.
Back to School Resources for Parents