Black Gold School Division
East Elementary School

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February 26, 2016


We have a winner!  Congratulations goes to one of our own Grade 5 students. . . Dave was one of 18 grade 5 students at East Elementary who entered the district wide School Bus Safety contest. This contest is sponsored each year by our Black Gold Regional School Division.  Dave Paththa Mesthrige received twenty-five dollars and… Read more »

February 24, 2016

Yearbook Orders

Last fall, many of you expressed an interest in ordering a yearbook, and now’s the time!  Students will be taking home an order form (or you can print one from this pdf) this week.  If you’d like to order, please have the payment and form back by Wednesday, March 3.  Payment can also be made… Read more »

February 24, 2016

Alberta Summer Games

Not even in my wildest dreams did I ever think that I would become a mayor, yet this summer, I will be.  On July 14-17, athletes from across the province will be in Leduc for the Alberta Summer Games and during this time, our school will play host to some of the athletes from around the… Read more »

February 19, 2016

Winter Fun 2016

Students from K-6 had a fantastic afternoon outside enjoying our Winter Fun day!  Thank you to Mrs. Giles and the SWAT members for planning and hosting the events, and to all the staff for helping the afternoon run smoothly.  Mrs. Hansen did an excellent job on camera duty filling in for Mrs. Kiss.  Check out… Read more »

February 12, 2016

FCSS: Family Day Unplugged Challenge

The City of Leduc and FCSS are teaming up to promote family time together on Monday, February 15, for Family Day.  Visit here to see the poster from FCSS.  Students will receive a form where they can track both their own as well as their family members’ hours of unplugged time on Family Day.  What… Read more »

February 08, 2016

Understanding and Managing Children’s Anxiety: Series

Excellent series presented by Family Counselling Services.  Check it out the pdf here.

February 03, 2016

Alberta Summer Games

Greetings everyone!  Leduc will be hosting the Alberta Summer Games this July 14th to 17th  and I am the Village Mayor at East Elementary. Our school will be hosting athletes from across Alberta for the duration of the games and we will be looking for volunteers to help supervise in the school. Some of the things you will do as a village… Read more »

February 01, 2016


Wikipedia says that Karma “refers to the spiritual principle of cause and effect where intent and actions of an individual (cause) influence the future of that individual (effect).”  I am not sure if I fully believe in Karma, however, once in a while things happen that make me think it might be very real.  I have a… Read more »