School fee information for the 2017-18 school year is expected to be posted on the PowerSchool Parent Portal shortly and you will receive notification from your school. For more information visit www.eips.ca/schools/fees.
Jr. High Cross Country Meet Cancelled
The Junior High Cross Country Meet for tomorrow, September 20th, has been cancelled. The next meet will take place on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017.
All families using EIPS Student Transportation services for the 2017-18 school year should have already received a tentative route schedule. Those required to pay applicable transportation fees should have also received a separate invoice outlining payment information—we encourage parents to pay pay fees online.
If you haven’t received a letter from Student Transportation yet, and would like to inquire about busing for your child, contact Student Transportation at 780-417-8151.
Look for bus passes and any updated route information in your mail in August.
The annual event, co-ordinated by EIPS in conjunction with the Educational Liaison Association of Alberta, is one of the largest of it's kind in the province— bringing together numerous colleges, universities, technical and private vocational schools, and career displayers.
Along with their parents, students in grades 9 through 12 from EIPS and surrounding school divisions are welcome to attend. Browse vendor booths, ask questions about admission processes, examine future career trends and determine high school requirements for specific programs.
Please click here to view more information regarding this event.
Families are invoiced for school fees at the beginning of every school year. Fees are due within 30-days of the invoice date. The simplest, and most convenient, way to pay schools fees is using ACORN by logging into the PowerSchool Parent Portal. If circumstances exist where you are unable to pay your students fees you can apply to have fees waived by submitting an Application for a Waiver of Fees.
Subscribe to EIPS Email Distribution List
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Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) appreciates the opportunity to stay connected with parents and one of the ways in which we do so is through email. With the implementation of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), however, only those parents and guardians who subscribe receive important routine emails from schools and the Division.
Those who are not subscribed risk missing important information on activities and projects including school fundraisers; lunch programs; field trips; the sale of yearbooks; purchasing of student photos, school supplies, grad or dance tickets; athletic events with an entry fee; similar events and offers.
Regardless of whether you subscribe or not, you will continue to receive emergency messages, information about the online posting of school fees and, where applicable, high school student attendance notifications.
Sync the School Calendar to your personal calendar
For a complete list of holidays and school-closure days during the 2017-18 school year, refer to the EIPS Division Calendar.
myPass is an Alberta Education secure self-service website for high school students to order transcripts, view diploma results, view credits and progress towards graduation and print detailed academic reports.
View the easy step-by-step guide to help you sign up for myPass. For more information visit the Alberta Government myPass page.
In the event of an emergency, Elk Island Public Schools and Ardrossan Jr. Sr. High School have procedures in place. View a message from EIPS Superintendent and see the Emergency Preparedness & Response Guide for different situations.
Learn more about our Parent Advisory Council Meetings
Acorn Fee Management System/School Fees
Elk Island Public Schools uses a fee management system allowing families to view and pay on-line their school fees. All families with students registered in Elk Island Public Schools, are able to login through the parent portal of PowerSchool to access their school and athletic fees.
If you have difficulty creating a new account, see the instructional video is available on the parent portal login page at or on the division website. If you have any difficulties after viewing the video, please call the school office for assistance.
Need to know something about school policies, awards, or rules & regulations? Click here for more information on our Student Handbook 2016-17. Please note this handbook is currently being revised.
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Enhancing literacy and numeracy
Posted on Sep 5 2017
As part of Elk Island Public Schools’ (EIPS) ongoing efforts to enhance the literacy and numeracy of students in all grade levels, the Division is once again planning to administer two assessment tools during the 2017-18 school year—STAR 360 and…
EIPS and Local Business Community Team up and help students Shine
Posted on May 25 2017
May 25, 2017 Sherwood Park, AB. — It’s no secret having a mentor early in a person’s career offers big benefits. But finding that person can sometimes be challenging. That’s the goal of this year’s Student Skills Portfolio Breakfast—to connect…
Superintendent Message: Remember the time
Posted on Jul 13 2017
Time. It never ceases to amaze me where it goes. It feels like just yesterday the school year was beginning. And, now we’re getting ready to start another one. For me, this is one of my favourite times of the year. There’s so…
Summer 2017: Office Hours for Elk Island Public Schools
Posted on Jun 30 2017
Sherwood Park, AB. — During the summer break, June 30 to August 29, all schools within Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) will be closed. The Central Administration building will remain open throughout the summer to complete year-end…
EIPS and Local Business Community Team Up and Help Students Shine
Posted on May 25 2017
Sherwood Park, AB. — It’s no secret having a mentor early in a person’s career offers big benefits. But finding that person can sometimes be challenging. That’s the goal of this year’s Student Skills Portfolio Breakfast—to…