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2018

Elizabeth School students invited to dance at Métis Settlements General Council office

Six Elizabeth School students were invited to dance at the Métis Settlements General Council office during Métis Week. Métis week commemorates Louis Reil's trial and execution of Nov.16, 1885.  In the picture from left to right: Back Row: Gwen Lepine,…

2017

Elizabeth School students honour local veterans

Grade 2 students honoured fallen veterans in the Elizabeth Métis Settlement by participating in the No Stone Left Alone campaign. The campaign's vision is to honour fallen military and to educate students of the sacrifice of veterans by placing poppies…

School Board Trustee Elections information for parents and community members

Do you want to ensure Elizabeth School students are strong in identity, healthy and successful? Have your voice heard and vote for a school board trustee! School Board Trustee Election Day is October 16th. Voting will take place at Elizabeth School…

Flexible seating at Elizabeth School

Amanda Twidale's grade 4 classroom has been transformed into a flexible seating arrangement at Elizabeth School. The flexible seating arrangement gives students choice and responsibility of their work space. This is done by creating work spaces that…

Northland School Division Community Engagement Discussions

The Government of Alberta is committed to working collaboratively with members of the Northland School Division community to take action and help ensure a positive future for students of the division. Part of this commitment means working to restore…

2016

The Christmas Store a huge success once again!

For the second year in a row, the Elizabeth Métis Settlement School organized a Christmas Store in the school gym! The store provides students with the opportunity to do some free Christmas shopping for loved ones. Students were able to choose new or…

Métis Day at Elizabeth School

Elizabeth School held its annual Métis Day celebration on Thursday, June 9th. With the help of teachers and support staff, as well as community volunteers, a whole day of activities was planned for the students. The events organized include jigging,…

Elizabeth School celebrates high school graduates

The Elizabeth School community celebrated former students who are graduating from two high schools in Cold Lake! Congratulations to the following graduates! These students are graduating at Assumption Jr./Sr. High School Seanna LaRocque Paige Collins…

Elizabeth students assemble tables as part of the Career and Technology Foundations program

Grade 7 students at Elizabeth School assembled tables in May as part of the Career Technology Foundations Program. Great job students!

Elizabeth School students organize bake sale and dance to support Fort McMurray

After watching the wildfire devastation in Fort McMurray and area, Elizabeth School wanted to help in anyway possible. Grade 3 students decided to help the wildfire victims by organizing a bake sale and dance fund raiser. The school raised approximately…

Elizabeth School students visit Cold Lake High School

Grade 8 students recently went to Cold Lake High School for a tour and to participate in some of the options they offer. The school is a large facility with about 570 students. The morning was spent in the high school's shop class where the students…

Students celebrate 60 day home reading accomplishments

In February, kindergarten to grade 4 students celebrated their 60 day Home Reading accomplishments. They had a marvellous day sledding, doing snow graffiti, and building snow men.

Family Literacy Day

Students at the school were treated to a "Mystery Read"! At 2:20 p., an announcement was made to drop everything students were doing. They were then tasked to find the mystery location where a mystery reader would entertain them with a story! That…

Christmas concerts

School Christmas concerts showcased in Cold Lake Sun! Click here to view the article!   

2015

Family Bingo

The school hosted Family Bingo on Monday, December 14th at the Community Hall. We had a great turnout! Thanks to all the volunteers for their hard work and to everyone who attended to support our fundraising event. The dollars raised will go towards…

Elizabeth School presented award for student attendance

On a mild winter day in December, students, school staff, parents, elders and community members gathered in the school gymnasium to celebrate special achievements. This highly anticipated event started with a special presentation by Northland School…

Tatanka Workshop

The Elizabeth Métis Settlement Prevention Program sponsored a "Tatanka Workshop" for our students in conjunction with the National Addictions Awareness Week. First Nation motivational Speaker, Victor Lethbridge did two presentations, one to grade K-4…

School hosting evening volleyball

The school is hosting volleyball in the evening! Susan Babey, our school secretary, helps to run evening volleyball Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. for the young adults in the Elizabeth Settlement. Principal Rick Horon says they…

School Bus Safety

Students recently participated in workshops about School Bus Safety. The workshops, organized by Cindy House from Safely on Board, are interactive and informative for all ages.  First Ride: The First Ride Experience is an interactive and hands on event,…

Halloween 2015

Check out Halloween photos! 

Proclamation Day Celebration

All the students from Kindergarten to Grade 8 gathered in the gym on Thursday, October 29 to learn about and celebrate the significance of Métis Proclamation Day. The Accord was signed by the Settlements on November 1, 1990. The students have a school…

Positive Literacy Results for Northland Schools

Northland School Division No.61’s (NSD61) long term vision for the division-wide Literacy Initiative is coming to fruition after three years. Gail Sajo, Literacy Supervisor, presented the latest progress report to the Northland Board on June 26th.…

Metis Day at Elizabeth School

Elizabeth School held its annual Metis Day celebration on Friday, June 12. The day was organized by Laura Collins, Cree Instructor. With the help of teachers and support staff, as well as community volunteers, a whole day of activities was planned for…

Northland Games 2015

A signature event for Northland School Division No.61 (NSD61) is just around the corner! May 29th marks the 28th edition of the Northland Games! Hundreds of athletes will travel to compete in the regional track and field competition at Grouard Northland…

Summer Reading Program

“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.”                                                                                                       –…

School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

The Student Transportation Association of Alberta's has declared May 4th, 2015 “School Bus Driver Appreciation Day”. Join us in recognizing and celebrating our hard working, dedicated School Bus Drivers! Recognize your school bus driver with a…

Indigenous Youth Science and Traditional Knowledge Fair

The Faculty of Native Studies - University of Alberta is co-hosting a Traditional Knowledge - Science Fair with Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta, and the Treaty 6 Confederacy. The vision of the fair is to bring together youth from across Treaty 8 and…

Regional Spelling Bee 2015

Schools across Northland School Division are busy preparing for the Regional Science Fair! Bishop Routhier School in Peavine Métis Settlement will once again host the event on Monday, April 27, 2015. Parents and community members are encouraged to attend! Students…

Attendance Improvement Initiative Awareness Campaign

The Attendance Improvement Initiative - 'Every Day Counts' Awareness Campaign runs from April 6-10, 2015. Click here to listen to our radio advertisements and learn more about the Attendance Improvement Initiative. 

Substitute Teachers' Appreciation Week

Northland School Division No.61 (NSD61) takes this opportunity to thank substitute teachers for their valuable service to students, staff, schools, parents and community members. “In times of illness, family situation or necessity, we need highly skilled…

Photography Contest

A reminder that the Northland School Division Photography contest deadline is this Friday. Click here for details about the contest and how to submit a photo!

Community Conversations: Guiding Principles for an Amended Northland School Division Act

Alberta Education is holding community conversations to develop guiding principles for an amended Northland School Division Act. To support attendance, there will be events in five communities within Northland School Division. Meals will be provided. Click…

Have your say in Education

Parents have a direct impact on education and that's why Elizabeth School is asking for their support.  We will be contacting parents to complete the annual Accountability Pillar Survey by February 27, 2015. Students in grades 4, 7 and 10 and all teachers…

Edmonton Oil Kings Reward Reading!

On January 14, 2015 the grades three, four and five classes travelled to Edmonton to watch an exciting hockey game between the Oil Kings and Brandon Wheat Kings. Over the last few years the Oil Kings and Edmonton Oilers have had a special literacy program…

January Assembly

This month we had our share of celebrations here at Elizabeth with the grades 2 and 5 classes leading and performing at the assembly. The grade 7/8 boys class won the Cree class of the month. The grade five class took overall honours for attendance for…

Boys and Girls League Basketball

This year our girls and boys have been playing in league games with students in town schools. This is the first year that we have entered into league play and our boys and girls are enjoying some competition against other schools. In the first game,…

2014

Welcome to our new Website!

We are pleased to welcome students, parents, staff and community members to our new website! The website allows you to find information about happenings within our school community. The tabs across the top of the page will take you to pages specific…

Parent Teacher Interviews

On December 4th, 2014 we had our very first Parent Teacher Interviews of the new school year. Although attendance was light, teachers were able to share information with the parents about their children's' strengths and weaknesses in class. Having the…

Science Fair

On November 27, 2014 Elizabeth School held its annual science fair. This was the opportunity for the students at our school to show off their science knowledge and have some fun in the process. Everyone in the school from the ECS students to our junior…

Students Attend Leadership Conference at Kikino

On Wednesday, November 26, some student delegates and staff had a chance to learn about the leadership program in place at Kikino school. The school runs a leadership program for students from grades 3-12 where those who are eligible take roles of responsibility…

Remembrance Day

Students and staff at Elizabeth School paid their respects to the soldiers and service people who were in past and present conflicts. Our grade three class sang a song of rememberance.