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Land-Based Learning at Elizabeth School

Posted on May 28 2019

On May 23rd, as part of Land-Based Learning, Elizabeth School CTF/Métis Culture students learned about fish filleting. Eugene Jenson, a member of the Elizabeth Métis Settlement,  demonstrated how to…

Employment Opportunity - School Health Facilitator

Posted on May 7 2019

Elizabeth School is seeking candidates for the position of part-time (0.50 FTE) School Health Facilitator (SHF). The School Health Facilitator will collaborate with key stakeholders to create a healthy…

Elizabeth students showcase creativity in Métis Culture…

Posted on April 15 2019

A lot of creativity is on display during Elizabeth School's Métis Culture class. As you can see in the photo, Grade 3 student Johnathon Jacknife recently sewed a vest and embroidered a design he came…

2018

Elizabeth School students invited to dance at Métis…

Posted on December 21 2018

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…

2017

Elizabeth School students honour local veterans

Posted on November 15 2017

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…

School Board Trustee Elections information for parents…

Posted on October 12 2017

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…

Flexible seating at Elizabeth School

Posted on May 23 2017

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…

Northland School Division Community Engagement Discussions

Posted on January 6 2017

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.…

2016

The Christmas Store a huge success once again!

Posted on December 20 2016

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…

Métis Day at Elizabeth School

Posted on June 20 2016

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…

Elizabeth School celebrates high school graduates

Posted on June 10 2016

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…

Elizabeth students assemble tables as part of the…

Posted on June 2 2016

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…

Posted on May 18 2016

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…

Elizabeth School students visit Cold Lake High School

Posted on May 18 2016

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…

Students celebrate 60 day home reading accomplishments

Posted on March 2 2016

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

Posted on February 1 2016

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…

Christmas concerts

Posted on January 11 2016

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

2015

Family Bingo

Posted on December 15 2015

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…

Elizabeth School presented award for student attendance

Posted on December 8 2015

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…

Tatanka Workshop

Posted on November 16 2015

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…

School hosting evening volleyball

Posted on November 16 2015

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…

School Bus Safety

Posted on November 9 2015

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…

Halloween 2015

Posted on November 2 2015

Check out Halloween photos! 

Proclamation Day Celebration

Posted on October 30 2015

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…

Positive Literacy Results for Northland Schools

Posted on June 30 2015

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…

Metis Day at Elizabeth School

Posted on June 15 2015

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,…

Northland Games 2015

Posted on May 20 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…

Summer Reading Program

Posted on May 19 2015

“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

Posted on May 4 2015

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…

Indigenous Youth Science and Traditional Knowledge…

Posted on April 28 2015

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…

Regional Spelling Bee 2015

Posted on April 21 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.…

Attendance Improvement Initiative Awareness Campaign

Posted on April 7 2015

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…

Substitute Teachers' Appreciation Week

Posted on March 9 2015

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,…

Photography Contest

Posted on March 4 2015

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…

Posted on March 2 2015

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…

Have your say in Education

Posted on February 17 2015

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,…

Edmonton Oil Kings Reward Reading!

Posted on January 14 2015

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…

January Assembly

Posted on January 9 2015

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…

Boys and Girls League Basketball

Posted on January 7 2015

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…

2014

Welcome to our new Website!

Posted on December 16 2014

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…

Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on December 4 2014

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'…

Science Fair

Posted on November 27 2014

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…

Students Attend Leadership Conference at Kikino

Posted on November 26 2014

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…

Remembrance Day

Posted on November 10 2014

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.