School closures due to Evacuation Orders
School Closures due to wildfires
- Career Pathways School, Wabasca Alberta
- Mistassiniy School, Wabasca Alberta
- St. Theresa School, Wabasca Alberta
- Chipewyan Lake School
- Pelican Mountain School (Sandy Lake)
- Paddle Prairie School: Closed for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year.
Any decision regarding school operations will be announced once more information becomes available.
Sunday, May 26, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.: Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement
Re-entry for communities previously under Evacuation Order
Wednesday, June 12, 2019: Phase 3 Re-entry (Return of Residents) for Wabasca-Desmarais, Sandy Lake and Chipewyan Lake. The threat of wildfire still exists for the above-mentioned communities. As a result, a four (4) hour Evacuation Alert will remain in effect.
Question and Answer page for students, parents, staff impacted by the wildfires
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Wesley Silliker appointed as Conklin Community School Principal
Posted on Aug 8 2017
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Q&A for students, parents and staff impacted by wildfires
Posted on Jun 18 2019
Updated at 9:30 a.m. (June 18, 2019) 1. Which Northland schools are closed due to wildfires? Paddle Prairie School: Closed for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year Career Pathways School, Wabasca Alberta: Closed until further…
Acting Superintendent of Schools appointed by the Board of Trustees
Posted on Jun 14 2019
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Posted on Jun 14 2019
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