Wye Elementary is now closed for the summer break
Our office will reopen on Aug. 27, 2018. If you have any school-related questions, contact the Central Administration office at Elk Island Public Schools at 780-464-3477.
To learn more about Back to School visit eips.ca
Kindergarten classes begin Tuesday, September 4
Staggered entry. For school specific information visit the kindergarten page.
Haven’t registered for the 2018-19 school year yet? That’s ok, there’s still time. Simply complete the New Student Registration Form. For tips on filling out the form, see How to Register a New Student.
Purchasing school materials? Before you shop, check your child’s school supply list.
Tools for School
If you’re a parent, or know of a parent, who needs help purchasing school supplies, we can help. EIPS has once again partnered with the United Way for the 2018-19 Tools for School campaign. Annually, Tools for School provides backpacks filled with school supplies to students in kindergarten to Grade 12 whose families have limited resources. When classes resume, the backpacks are respectfully distributed to students who’ve order them. To place an order, contact the EIPS Central Administration office at 780-464-3477.
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 in to 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.
All families using EIPS Student Transportation services for the 2018-19 school year have received a tentative route schedule and the applicable invoice—transportation fees can be paid online by logging into the PowerSchool Parent Portal or at the EIPS Student Transportation office.
Haven’t registered for Student Transportation yet? There’s still time.
Contact Student Transportation at 780-417-8151.
Bus passes and updated route information are mailed to families in August.
Still have questions about school startup?
We look forward to a great year ahead and seeing all of our students back on September 4!
Land and People Acknowledgement
We acknowledge with respect the history and culture of the peoples with whom Treaty 6 was signed and the land upon which Elk Island Public Schools reside. We also acknowledge the traditional homeland of the Métis Nation.
We recognize our responsibility as Treaty members and honor the heritage and gifts of the First Peoples.
We commit to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in a spirit of collaboration and reconciliation. Click here to learn more.
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Posted on Jun 11 2018
It is hard to believe that the school year has come to end. It has been a great year for all of us at Wye and I have enjoyed working with the students, staff and parents. The staff would like to thank all of the parents for their support during the past…
School Emergency Plan
Posted on Jun 14 2017
DURING ANY EMERGENCY, OUR FIRST PRIORITY is the safety of our students and staff. Click here for more information.
Summer 2018: Office Hours for Elk Island Public Schools
Posted on Jun 28 2018
Sherwood Park, AB. — During the summer break, June 29 to August 27, all schools within Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) will be closed. The Central Administration office building will remain open throughout the summer to complete…
Students at Wye Elementary get Musical Surprise Thanks to Generous Community Grant
Posted on Jun 15 2018
Strathcona County, AB. — Classes at Wye Elementary are getting a little more melodic thanks to Dow Canada. Recently, the organization provided a generous $4,500 grant to the school, allowing it to replace its old ukuleles with 32…
EIPS Students Combine Coding with Creativity at Second Annual Coding Quest Arcade
Posted on May 31 2018
Sherwood Park, AB. — Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) is teaching its students to cultivate new skills and, in doing so, is developing the next generation of coders. “I learned a lot about coding while making my game,” says…