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Mar 26 - Purple Day--Supporting Epilepsy Around the World

Sunday, March 26 is Purple Day--Supporting Epilepsy Around the World.  Carbon School staff and students are encouraged to wear purple on Friday, March 24 to commemorate this day.  For more information, go to http://www.purpleday.org/.

Mar 20 - Lots Of Socks Day March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day!  Wear "Lots of Socks" to commemorate this important day!  For more information go to https://worlddownsyndromeday.org/lots-of-socks  

Mar 1 - Alberta Health Information for Parents Regarding Mumps

Please note the letter from Alberta Health Services regarding Mumps.  Read at http://carbon.ghsd75.ca/documents/general/Mumps%20Letter%20from%20AHS%20for%20Parents%20English.pdf  

Jan 31 - Thank-You PAC!

The students and staff of Carbon School would like to thank our amazing Parent Advisory Council for their most generous donation.  Our gym is now equipped with a state of the art audio-visual system.

Jan 19 - Parent Surveys

We are asking for your feedback.  Parents of Carbon School students in grades 4-9 will receive a survey in the mail.  We ask that you complete these surveys and return them to Alberta Education.  This feedback helps set the direction for our school.  We really welcome your input.

Dec 15 - Alberta Health Services Notice

Please read the notice sent out by Alberta Health Services titled Fentanyl Information for Central Zone Schools.  Follow the link http://carbon.ghsd75.ca/documents/general/Alberta%20Health%20Services.pdf

Oct 21 - Government of Alberta Fall 2016 Online Provincial Curriculum Survey

Direct link Government of Alberta  Fall 2016 Online Provincial Curriculum Survey:  http://curriculumsurvey.alberta.ca.   Parents/Guardians: Have a say in the future of your children’s education We want to give all students the best possible start in life so that they can meet the demands of living in the 21st century. Alberta Education is moving forward in the development of...

Oct 7 - Student Achievement continues to improve in Golden Hills

Students in the Golden Hills School Division are performing well and continue to improve in many areas according to the most recent results on the 2015-2016 Provincial Achievement Test and Diploma Examinations. “We are very pleased to see continued increases again in this year’s student achievement results” said Bevan Daverne, Superintendent of Schools. Many of our Achievement test and Di...

Jun 28 - Transportation Reminder

Registration for bus transportation for the 2016-2017 school year is currently underway. You may register your child online for transportation at: www.ghsd75.ca and click on the Transportation Department link (the big yellow bus). Who should apply for transportation? • New Kindergarten students that live in excess of 1.2 km from their designated school • Students that are changing schools...

Jun 13 - Minister Philpott Reveals the Names of the 2016 Canada Day Challenge Winners and...

Congratulations to Santana Schmidt of Carbon Alberta, for being recognized as a finalist in the 2016 Canada Day Challenge.  Artist Statement ‘What makes me proud to be Canadian? I´m proud to have the freedom of choice, speech and expression, and to be a part of our rich history. I took this photo because I think that the dream catcher represents our First Nations, a group of pe...

Oct 8 - Golden Hills Sees Continued Improvement in Student Achievement

Press Release - Golden Hills sees continued Improvement in Student Achievement ----- Students in the Golden Hills School Division are performing well and continue to improve in many areas according to the most recent results on the 2014-2015 Provincial Achievement Test and Diploma Examinations. “We are very pleased to see continued increases again in this year’s student achievement resul...

Jun 26 - GHSD Report to the Community - June 2015

We are pleased to share our Report to the Community & Interim Education Plan with all of our parents, staff, students and communities. Please click here for the link to the document.  Enjoy!

Apr 21 - Public Meeting - April 28th 7:00 p.m. at Linden Cultural Centre

Dear Parents of Acme/Carbon/Linden (tri-campus) schools: Though you may not have heard much about this in the media, we are finding that the most recent budget announcement is turning out to be the one of the toughest budgets we have dealt with in the last decade. It has the potential to significantly impact our classrooms, programming, busing and other supports we currently have in place for s...

Feb 4 - Important Letter to Parents About Measles

Measles Information - As spring holidays approach, we know that many families have vacations planned, both within and outside of Canada. Travelling increases your family’s risk of exposure to many different diseases, including measles. Measles is a very real threat in many parts of the world, including as close to home as California, where a measles outbreak is currently ongoing. It is al...

Dec 10 - Grade 3 Student Learning Assessment Pilot

Grade 3 students participated in the pilot administration of the Student Learning Assessment. The primary purpose of the Student Learning Assessment is to improve student learning. The SLA is also intended to enhance instruction and assure Albertans the education system meets the needs of the students and achieves the outcomes of the Ministerial Order on Student Learning. While every effort wa...

Oct 30 - Great Kids Award

Great Kids Award In spring 2015, the Government of Alberta is presenting the 15th Annual Great Kids Award to recognize young people for doing great things every day – at home, at school, and in their community. Alberta is home to thousands of kids who do remarkable things for themselves and others. That’s why the Great Kids Award was first launched in 1999 to celebrate Alberta’s chil...

Oct 9 - Golden Hills Sees Growth in Student Achievement

October 9, 2014 PRESS RELEASE - Students in the Golden Hills School Division are performing well and are improving in many areas according to the most recent results on the 2013-2014 Provincial Achievement Test and Diploma Examinations. “We provide students with the tools they need to be successful 21st century learners” said Bevan Daverne, Superintendent of Schools. “This is made p...