Q & A for Horizon Parents

Please follow the link to find our Q & A Document for Horizon Parents regarding questions that have come up due to COVID-19 and at home learning.

Posted on Mar 30, 2020

ALL Horizon School Division Playgrounds Are Closed

Please note that ALL Horizon School Division Playgrounds are closed until further notice. Please do not take your children there to play. 

Posted on Mar 24, 2020

Message from Horizon's Superintendent

Posted on Mar 20, 2020

Counselling Services During COVID-19 Shutdowns

Please see the posting from FCSS regarding Counselling Services.

Posted on Mar 17, 2020

Developmental Check-up POSTPONED

If you have a developmental check-up appointment scheduled, you will be contacted in the near future.  Click Here for German Version

Posted on Mar 16, 2020

March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is March 21. This is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012. The date for WDSD being the 21st day…

Posted on Mar 16, 2020

Dr Hamman School/LT Westlake School Attendance Boundary Review

The Board of Trustees of Horizon School Division is actively reviewing of all of its policies to make sure they align with the newly proclaimed Education Act. Most recently the review…

Posted on Mar 13, 2020

Anne of Green Gables

Be sure to get your tickets early for the X-Wing Players & W.R. Myers High School production of Anne of Green Gables, May 1 & 2, 2020. Tickets are available at the W.R. Myers High…

Posted on Mar 5, 2020

Resources for Inclusion

Alberta's education system is built on a values-based approach to accepting responsibility for all children and students. Inclusion is a way of thinking and acting that demonstrates…

Posted on Feb 25, 2020

Pink Shirt Day is February 26, 2020

Pink Shirt Day is February 26, 2020. Pink Shirt Day began in 2007 when a student in Nova Scotia was bullied for wearing a pink shirt to school. It has since been recognized annually…

Posted on Feb 12, 2020

Information Regarding Novel Coronavirus

Here are some information sheets provided by Alberta Health Services regarding the Coronavirus. This information is provided as a precaution but it is important to remember that the…

Posted on Feb 11, 2020

Celebrate 30 Years of Family Day Fun

Celebrate 30 years of Family Day fun! Set out on an affordable, fun-filled adventure this Family Day weekend at Alberta’s parks and heritage facilities. Take the whole family to…

Posted on Feb 11, 2020

Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week

Teacher / Staff Appreciation Week (TSAW) was initiated by the Canadian Home and School Federation in 1988. This year it is celebrated February 9-15.The purpose of this week is to encourage…

Posted on Feb 6, 2020

February is National Inclusive Education Month in Canada

Inclusion is based on the belief that students of all abilities have the right to an education that is meaningful, appropriate, and equitable to that of their peers. -Inclusion in…

Posted on Feb 3, 2020

Moving forward with modernizing student learning

An advisory panel appointed by government has provided recommendations for curriculum and drafted a new vision for student learning that will help shape the direction of education.…

Posted on Feb 3, 2020

Children's Mental Health Week

Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement offering hope and encouragement to children and families living with mental health challenges: “One in four Canadians are living…

Posted on Feb 3, 2020

Bell Let's Talk Day

Bell Let’s Talk Day is Wednesday, January 29. When it comes to mental health, every action counts. Join the conversation on January 29 to help create positive change for people…

Posted on Jan 28, 2020

Family Literacy Day 2020

Family Literacy Day takes place every January 27th to raise awareness about the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. Since 1999,…

Posted on Jan 27, 2020

Celebrating Inclusion | Developmental Coordination Disorder

Posted on Jan 22, 2020

Help reduce e-cigarette use among youth

Whether you call them vapes or e-cigarettes, it's illegal for youth to use them. Click the image to view a public service announcement for youth, from youth.

Posted on Jan 15, 2020
warning image of consequences of vaping