Red Deer Public School District

Media Advisory Archive

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Jun 23 - MEDIA ADVISORY - Reading College goes virtual!

A global pandemic won’t stop 50 students from having the best summer ever and improving their reading and writing skills along the way. Reading College is back for its ninth year! The program, which has had to adapt its usual programming to fit the guidelines for teaching and learning given the...

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May 28 - MEDIA ADVISORY - Challenging $125.8 million budget approved by Board

With many trustees calling it one of the most challenging budgets faced by the Division, the Board of Trustees approved a $125.8 million budget, which includes a $3 million deficit that will be covered by operating reserves. The challenging and difficult decisions that needed to be made were due...

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May 21 - MEDIA ADVISORY - Red Deer Public benefits from capital projects funding announce...

District receives $4.1 million for shovel ready projects  Red Deer Public Schools will receive $4.1 million as part of the Capital Maintenance and Renewal funding announced by the provincial government this week. “This funding announcement is welcomed news,” said Board Chair Nicole Buchan...

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May 6 - MEDIA ADVISORY: In person classes suspended for remainder of 2019/2020 school ye...

Over the last number of weeks students have adapted to learning from home, teachers and staff have worked hard to provide engaging lessons, and parents have helped ensure their children can achieve their best. Last week, the Government of Alberta announced students will not return to in-school cl...

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Apr 1 - Red Deer Public lays off support staff on June 1

Saturday's announcement that the provincial government was reducing funds to school divisions across the province will result in the layoff of educational assistants effective June 1. There will be no more assignments for substitute teachers. Contracted services by our bussing contractor are suspend...