Congratulations to Ms. McIvor

After seven years at Edna Staebler and twenty-nine years as a teacher, Ms. McIvor is retiring at the end of this school year. Over the course of her career she has touched the lives of many children, and we have been fortunate to have her here with us. We have seen her make a difference. […]

Farewell Until We Meet Again, from Mr. Hansen

Dear Parents and guardians of Edna Staebler students,   “Change” has become a word that we use often at Edna Staebler, and the changes will continue into next year. Vista Hills, our new sister-school, will be opening up in September, and some of our students and staff will be calling that school home next year. […]

June 30 is a Professional Activity Day

Wednesday June 29 is the last day for students. On June 30 our staff will be working, but the summer will have begun for students. We will be spending some time planning for next year and closing up some final things from this year.

Please Return Library Books

We are rushing towards the end of the school year and putting all of our efforts into pulling together this year’s loose ends and getting ready for next year. If you have any library books at home, please return them to the library so that Ms. Krimmer can account for all of her resources and […]

WRDSB Lowers Flags for Orlando

We are all saddened by the tragic events that took place this past weekend in Orlando, Florida. To show support for all those affected, including our LGBTQ students and staff, families and allies, we will be lowering our flags at our schools and Education Centre, until the end of the day on June 17.

Our Flag is at Half-Mast

Our flag is at half-mast in recognition of recent events that in Orlando, Florida. Our hearts go out to those who feel ties to these events, especially those who feel a connection to LGBT+ issues. We are also aware of some Islamophobic responses in the media and have an elevated awareness to the possibility of such responses in […]

Residential School Survivor Lila Bruyere spoke to grades 5 to 8 Students Today

The government of Canada forced Lila Bruyere to go to live at residential school as a child, and she shared some of her experience today with students in grades 5 to 8. She started with telling us that they didn’t use her name at school. They called her “Number 63.” After her story, she invited questions. […]

Have your say in the 2016-17 School Year Budget!

How can you give input? Appear as a delegation at the June 15, 2016, Special Committee of the Whole Meeting. If you would like to appear as a delegation, you must register with the Manager of Corporate Services by noon on Thursday, June 9, 2016. More information on delegation procedures and how to register is […]

Today is a Professional Activity Day

While our staff is working today, there is no school for students. Our staff is taking a moment to assess student progress and figure out next steps for our students.

Friday is Wacky Hair Day

Curl it, colour it, put it in pony tails. The longer lasting the thing you do with your hair, the more important it is that you talk with your parents or guardians to make sure that it is OK.

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