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paskwâwimostos –  ᐸᐢᑳᐧᐃᐧᒧᐢᑐᐢ  Plains Buffalo Teachings at Kitaskinaw School


On a cold Thursday in Kisepîsim - ᑭᓭ ᐲᓯᒼ, the Great Moon Month of January, the Culture Department organized Buffalo Teachings for the students. This was a very important and respectful event, full of valued, traditional knowledge sharing, which the entire school appreciated. Grades 5 and up received a hands on approach, while the kindergarten

paskwâwimostos –  ᐸᐢᑳᐧᐃᐧᒧᐢᑐᐢ  Plains Buffalo Teachings at Kitaskinaw School2019-02-19T09:01:59-06:00

Kitaskinaw Finds Success in Focusing Resources


This year Kitaskinaw School made some changes to the Work Experience and Registered Apprenticeship Program (R.A.P.) programs that are offered for its High School students. One of these changes was assigning a teacher to focus solely on these areas. As a direct result of this action, Kitaskinaw is pleased to report extreme growth

Kitaskinaw Finds Success in Focusing Resources2019-02-11T09:25:36-06:00

Indigenous Voices – Kitaskinaw Teachers attend Learning Sessions with Respected Writer


On January 21, 2019, thirty teachers from Kitaskinaw School had the pleasure of attending an engaging day of professional learning through Indigenous Voices at the River Cree Resort Hotel. The day was organized by the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium (ERLC) featuring topics on traditional oral storytelling, exploring the use of Indigenous literature in elementary and secondary,

Indigenous Voices – Kitaskinaw Teachers attend Learning Sessions with Respected Writer2019-01-29T11:27:17-06:00

Christmas Gift Wrapping


The Kitaskinaw High School students will be providing gift wrapping services to the community during the last week of school before Christmas. If you have gifts that need to be wrapped, please bring them to the Kitaskinaw School Foods Room between December 17th – 20th during school hours and our students will wrap

Christmas Gift Wrapping2018-12-07T09:52:37-06:00

Driver Training Program at Kitaskinaw School


As a new teacher at Kitaskinaw School in 2016, it quickly became apparent that there were very few, if any, student vehicles. Considering the importance of getting a license, it was clear something had to be done. Students needed to appreciate that getting a license means: meeting the requirement of transportation to employment;

Driver Training Program at Kitaskinaw School2018-11-26T09:47:04-06:00

ELAA visit to Kitaskinaw School


"This event was really awesome..." Successful College and University Post-Secondary School Fair at Kitaskinaw School! On Monday, November 19th 2018 was the first time that the Educational Liaison Association of Alberta (ELAA) had ever visited Kitaskinaw School! We received really positive feedback from the coordinator who said, “This event was really

ELAA visit to Kitaskinaw School2018-11-26T12:06:42-06:00

ELAA at Kitaskinaw School on November 19


Kitaskinaw School is hosting ELAA for the first time ever on Monday November 19th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the gymnasium. Everyone is welcome to attend the event to meet post-secondary recruiters and get more information about University or college! What is ELAA? The Educational Liaison Association of Alberta (ELAA) is

ELAA at Kitaskinaw School on November 192018-10-31T09:18:16-06:00

Registered Apprentices at Kitaskinaw School


In the summer of 2016, Kitaskinaw Education Authority hired Kyle Spohn, a journeyman and teacher, to help students get exposure to different trades. In 2017-2018, Kitaskinaw School registered its first apprentice, Shyla Morin. Shyla is expected to earn the title of second year apprentice in March of 2019. Kitaskinaw School began expanding on this

Registered Apprentices at Kitaskinaw School2018-10-09T00:38:27-06:00

Traditional Territory, Teachings, and Treaty Intro – High School Field Trip


On Monday September 24th, 19 high school students from Kitaskinaw School went on a field trip to Edmonton for a historical tour of the river valley. The walk began at the University of Alberta and finished at the Rossdale Memorial Site in downtown Edmonton. Along the way, students were provided teachings about traditional territory,

Traditional Territory, Teachings, and Treaty Intro – High School Field Trip2018-10-02T16:14:30-06:00

Meet & Greet Dance


Come out and meet the teachers & staff! Join us for Meet & Greet Dance on Monday September 24th! Pizza, salad, Chinese food & beverages will be served. Shake a leg, but don't break a hip! Time: 4 to 8pm, September 24th Location: Lunch Room, Kitaskinaw School Note: Absolutely no alcohol or drugs!

Meet & Greet Dance2018-09-24T12:15:18-06:00