Black Gold School Division
East Elementary School

Archives > June 2016

June 29, 2016

Tools for Schools

The Tools for schools program is ready for the new school year.  Check out more details here.

June 24, 2016

It’s the Last Week!

Miquelon Lake, Telus World of Science, ladybug release, beach volleyball court clean-up, Kinders graduation, fundraising book sale, Fun-Day. . . what a busy week!  Congratulations to all the Kindergarteners on completing this important year of education.  They celebrated with an graduation ceremony early this week.  Grade 6s completed their final P.A.T. on Monday, and chose… Read more »

June 24, 2016

You’re Invited: Olympic Trials for Canadian Track and Field

You’re invited! Did you know that Edmonton will be hosting the Canadian Track and Field Olympic Trials July 7- 10, 2016 at the University of Alberta’s Foote Field? Have you always wanted to go to the Olympic Games but couldn’t get there? We are extending this invitation to all schools, families and friends in Alberta… Read more »

June 20, 2016

Grade One Book Sale

Grade Ones (with the help of some Grade 6 volunteers) started their Book Sale this week! Each book is 25c and all the proceeds will go towards their funds for the Stollery Children’s Hospital. The Book Sale will be held in the library ever lunch hour this week from 11:55am – 12:45pm. The books range… Read more »

June 17, 2016

Monkey Math: Congratulations Grades 1 – 3

During the month of April and May, East Elementary’s Grade 1 – 3 students participated in a Canada wide math competition called “Number Rumble”. The competition was put on by and consisted of over 500 different classes from across Canada. Grade 2 and Grade 3S both placed 1st place in their age category overall… Read more »

June 16, 2016

News Release: Alberta updating curriculum

Yesterday Minister Eggen announced the direction for curriculum development in Alberta. Starting this September, Alberta Education will begin developing new curriculum and will be asking Albertans to provide input. Alberta Education’s new approach to developing curriculum will span six years and work will be done simultaneously on six subject areas: Arts, Language Arts (English, French,… Read more »

June 08, 2016

Jumpstart with Canadian Tire

Beginning at 12:00 pm ET today, June 6, 2016, Jumpstart will begin accepting electronic applications for The Big Play funding for the 2016/2017 hockey season. Parents or guardians who inquire about funding for hockey for their children should be directed to apply online at for funding through The Big Play if they qualify for financial… Read more »

June 07, 2016

Summer: Volleyball Camp

The Grant MacEwan Women’s Volleyball Team and head coach, Ken Briggs, are hosting their annual camp in Beaumont again this year. The camp is open to students in Grades 6-12 and runs from August 29 – September.  

June 06, 2016

Paint Nite Fundraiser

Paint Nite is ON! Despite lower than hoped-for ticket sales, Paint Nite is a go. . . and tickets can still be purchased. Tickets are still on sale with $15 of each ticket coming back to support our school. Event is June 9 – 6:30-8:30pm. See the poster for details, PDF here! Visit to purchase… Read more »

June 03, 2016

Rodeo of Smiles

A few of our East Elementary students received the honour to attend the Rodeo of Smiles for a fun filled day at the fair. They enjoyed face painting, the petting zoo, horse back riding, chuck wagon rides, dancing, all before lunch!  Our day ended with staff and students taking turns on the midway rides.  Check out… Read more »