News

Posted on: Dec 18th

Preparing for 2021 election process

Under the new Alberta Election Act rules, nominations for the position of School Board Trustee open at the beginning of 2021, even though the election itself does not take place until October. As a result, the BRSD Board has been reviewing policies and…

Posted on: Dec 1st

Audited Financial Statements Approved

The November meeting of the Battle River School Division Board of Trustees focused in large part on reviewing and wrapping up last year’s financial picture. Although the Board was back to meeting in a virtual format, they were joined virtually by a…

Posted on: Nov 4th

Mental health programs give critical support to students and staff alike

“A mental health crisis is considered to be one of the most significant fallouts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Positive mental health strategies and building resilience among the students and staff of schools is paramount to successfully    coping with…

Posted on: Oct 6th

Board acknowledges the added emphasis on safety in schools

Information at their September 24 Board meeting, much of it related to different aspects of ensuring schools are safe and caring places for students and staff during the current pandemic circumstances. Rita Marler, Superintendent of Schools, acknowledged…

Posted on: Sep 2nd

Update on At-home Learning

As we approach the first day of school for students, the attendance numbers and realities across Battle River continue to evolve in a way that the school division has never experienced. As of September 2, there are about 770 students who have registered…