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Summer Break 2024

Posted on: Jun 27 2024

Happy summer! As summer break begins, we want to remind you of a few important things for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year: Important links: Calendar: Transportation:…

Youth Transitions Program

Posted on: Jun 26 2024

Free Programs and Workshops!

FREE Summer Programs for Youth

Posted on: Jun 26 2024

Hosted by YMCA's Youth Transitions Program

Cramming with Ms. Hall minutes before their Chemistry…

Posted on: Jun 24 2024

Yet another instance showcasing the dedication of our teachers to our students! As Ms. Hall is walking through the school, students capture her for some last-minute assistance, which she happily provides!

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Posted on: Jun 20 2024

Tomorrow is a day filled with fun activities that staff and students were offered the opportunity to participate in hosted by Veronica Bouvier, our wonderful Indigenous Liaison Worker, Some of the sessions…

Piage wrapped in blanket with elder and helpers around her

Student Receives Provincial Honour

Posted on: Jun 19 2024

We are proud to announce that Paige Aubichon, a Grade 9 student at Grande Prairie Composite High School, has been honoured as one of 12 recipients of this year’s Alberta School Boards Association’s…

Phoenix Carnival Fun Day!

Posted on: Jun 17 2024

Wrapping up our usual classes, our genius Student Council conjured up a blast of a day! Picture this: carnival games galore, Sumo wrestling madness, a colossal laser tag arena with twists and turns, baseball…

A call to be kind. Two humans of different heritage and ability bumping elbows

Mental Health Week | May 6-8, 2024

Posted on: May 6 2024

Every year, the Canadian Mental Health Association dedicates a week in May to raise awareness of mental health issues. This year, Mental Health Week will run May 6-10, focusing on the healing power of…

Student orchestra

Music Awards: 2024 The Grande Prairie and District…

Posted on: May 3 2024

Over the past two weeks, GPPSD elementary, junior high and high school music students and their teachers have given award-winning performances at the 2024 Grande Prairie and District Rotary Music Festival.…

Help Fill 1,500 Backpacks for September 2024: United…

Posted on: Apr 24 2024

Did you know many students in our city live below the poverty line and need help affording the necessary tools to start a successful school year? The United Way Alberta Northwest aims to remove this…