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Mar 20 - Proper outdoor clothing!!

Please note that our playground and field are very wet and muddy!! It is a school requirement that ALL students have a weather appropriate coat, mitts, tuque, and boots!! Division 1 students also need rain or snow pants. If you wish to send your Div 2 student with splash pants- we will have them wear them! In this weather, it is also important that students have a change of clothes in their loc...

Feb 27 - AHS mumps information

Please see attached letter for information on mumps information. Letter from AHS for Parents English.pdf

Jan 12 - Kindergarten Registration now open!!   Welcome to Greentree School!!! Enjoy our video!!  Students must be 5 by February 28, 2018 Cost is $50, please bring their birth certificate when you come to register!

Jan 12 - Greentree School Calendar

Attached you will find the Greentree Calendar for the 2016-17 School Year. Please feel free to download it to your computer, print out, etc. This calendar has holidays, report cards, photo days and current known events. The online calendar on the website will be updated as events come up. 2016-17.pdf

Dec 13 - The Grumps of Ring-a-Ding Town December 20 and 21 Christmas Concert 2016.docx December 20 and 21 The students of Greentree School present...... the Grumps of Ring-a-Ding Town!! 12:00pm and 7:00 pm Rush seating Tickets required for the evening performances- limited seating due to fire regulation capacity Doors open at 6:30pm for the evening performances. You must have your ticket...

Nov 29 - Family Christmas Festival at the BCF

December 10th from 1-4pm Free Admission!! Activities and games for kids; photos with Santa; cookie decorating; goodie bags, Toonie swim; and so much more!!! Register with Jodi at 403-823-1365

Nov 16 - Greentree Three Year Education Plan

Every year, our Grade 4 students, their parents and our teaching staff complete an Alberta Government Survey.  This survey is the basis of our Educational Plan. We look at Academics, as well as the school environment, community, and programs offered at Greentree School. We are extremely pleased with our results!! Greentree School is the PLACE TO BE!! We are proud to say that we are P...

Nov 16 - Fundraising Pick up!! Both DFS and Trees/Wreaths- November 23rd 4-7pm

The fundraising will be here and available for pick up Wednesday November 23rd from 4-7pm DFS will be in the gym, and wreaths and trees out front in the outdoor classroom! Please ensure you come to pick everything up! We do not have freezer space for the food, and trees will be left in the outdoor classroom if not picked up!  Notices will be going home today in agendas!  Thank you!!...

Nov 16 - Scholastic Book Fair Nov 22-24

Great News!! We are hosting a Scholastic Book Fair November 22,23,24th It will run from 9-4 on the 22 and 23rd and from 9-8 on the 24th! We are also running a Top Cop Reading Program ........ that will begin in December- so you might want to get books for that..... or as gifts..... Great prices!! Students will have the opportunity to go during class time if you wish to send money wi...

Nov 15 - Operation Christmas Child

We are still accepting donations for our Operation Christmas Shoe Boxes. Last day for donations is November 18th. Please visit the website for more information. Here are some suggestions. Operation Christmas Child Donation Ideas School Supplies: Items such as pencils, pens, pencil crayons, note pads, and picture books Toys and Other Gifts:...

Nov 3 - White Elephant Sale

Friday, Dec 9th, will be Greentree School’s annual White Elephant Sale. (This is similar to a school wide garage sale). If you would like to donate items please have them in no later than Dec 5th. Please do not send food, makeup, hygiene items, broken toys, or puzzles that are missing pieces or weapons. This is a great way to get rid of any unwanted items cluttering the house. On Dec 9th e...

Oct 27 - Halloween Carnival 6:30-8:30 pm TONIGHT!!

The Halloween Carnival is a go!! Thanks to everyone who has volunteered..... and if you are able to help out for awhile tonight- that is great too!! All children must be accommpanied by an adult...... $5 per family with 10 tickets, extra tickets $0.25 Consession available as well!  

Oct 21 - Government of Alberta Fall 2016 Online Provincial Curriculum Survey

Direct link Government of Alberta  Fall 2016 Online Provincial Curriculum Survey:   Parents/Guardians: Have a say in the future of your children’s education We want to give all students the best possible start in life so that they can meet the demands of living in the 21st century. Alberta Education is moving forward in the development of...

Oct 19 - Fixing of Playground surface- Friday --Monday

Please note that our playground matting is being repaired starting this Friday. The playground equiptment will be closed from Thursday after school until Monday. Friday morning, and possibly Monday morning, students can still line up on the tarmac, but they must stay off the equiptment. We will still have recess, students will be in the field, or on the tarmac...... and have the opportunity...

Oct 12 - Welcome to Kindergarten at Greentree School

We are very excited to welcome our new Kindergarten students!!  Enjoy the Early Childhood Fair.  Questions, please contact us!! 

Oct 11 - Halloween candy can be bad for your teeth! Dental Tips from AHS Candy AHS.pdf Please see the article provided by AHS regarding Dental Tips for Halloween! Thank you so much to our local Dental services- we really appreciate all they do for us here at Greentree School....and in Drumheller!!  

Oct 11 - DFS Fundraising due Friday! Online orders extended until Oct. 20th!!

Students should have brought their DFS fundraising booklets home last week. The 4 difit school online ordering code is 5508.   Please note that the website problems have been fixed- and online orders have been extended until October 20th!  All other orders are due on Friday, October 14th!  All profits from this fundraising will go to our new playground!! Thank...

Oct 7 - Student Achievement continues to improve in Golden Hills

Students in the Golden Hills School Division are performing well and continue to improve in many areas according to the most recent results on the 2015-2016 Provincial Achievement Test and Diploma Examinations. “We are very pleased to see continued increases again in this year’s student achievement results” said Bevan Daverne, Superintendent of Schools. Many of our Achievement test and Di...

Sep 30 - The NED Show is coming to Greentree School!!

The NED show is a character education program that centres around three important messages that have life long relevance: Never give up * Encourage others * Do your best! The company has a Pay-it-forward-Sale...... they have yoyos with acceccories for sale! Please refer to the order form below! show.pdf the show is October 4th at 1...

Sep 16 - Mabel's Labels Fundraising

HAVE YOU HEARD THE NEWS!! If you purchase labels for your 'stuff' through Mabel's Labels...... Greentree School can benefit!! These labels are dishwasher, microwave and laundry safe!  They work great on EVERYTHING!! It is a huge help to the school and your child if everything here at school is labelled!!  You can visit and search for Greentree School (D...

Sep 11 - Back to School Safety Tips from the RCMP

At Greentree School we have a great relationship with the local RCMP. We really appreciate all they do for us, for Drumheller and we thought that these tips and videos might be useful. Enjoy, please share with your children...... we want everyone to be safe- always!! Alberta RCMP YouTube channel:     Back to Scho...

Sep 7 - Hot Lunch information now on our website calendar!!

You can now find the hot lunches listed on our website Calendar!! Please note that if you click on any of the calendar events- more information will be provided!! Lunch orders will not be accepted after the cut off date- paper copies are available in the office. the website is click on "click here to register" complete the form (including your email ad...

Aug 21 - Greentree Dates Greentree Elementary 219226_Proof Revised.pdf Attached you will find a copy of our magnet proof! First Day of School is Thursday September 1st. The bell rings at 8:35 am with classes starting at 8:45am! We look forward to hearing about your summer adventures! See you then!!

Jun 28 - Transportation Reminder

Registration for bus transportation for the 2016-2017 school year is currently underway. You may register your child online for transportation at: and click on the Transportation Department link (the big yellow bus). Who should apply for transportation? • New Kindergarten students that live in excess of 1.2 km from their designated school • Students that are changing schools...

Jun 10 - Grade 5 D.A.R.E.

We are pleased to announce that our Grade 5s have graduated from the D.A.R.E. program! Constable Nelson delivered the D.A.R.E. program to our Grade 5 classes. What a great opportunity! We are very thankful that we are able to provide this program. Thank you to the RCMP and great job Grade 5s!!

Jun 1 - Summer Swim Lessons at the Aquaplex

Summer Swim Lessons are now posted!! Please find the schedule at our link! Swim Lessons 2016.pdf  

May 19 - 2016-17 School Year Bus Registration and information

We have had some changes in the registration for next year in terms of riding the bus. If you are not changing schools or moving houses-- there is no need to re-register. If however, you are moving schools or houses within Golden Hills- you will need to go to and register for bussing. This will apply to all of our current Grade 6 students- moving to DVSS!    Please als...

May 13 - Mom's Pantry Order Pick Up Wednesday

Please come to pick up your Mom's Pantry orders on Wednesday, May 18th from 3:30-6:30 pm  Freezer sensitive products-- pick up is a must!! Located in Greentree gym!! thanks

May 11 - Calgary Educational Partnerships Foundation Supports Greentree School’s Commun...

“No matter what language we speak, what colour we are, the form of our politics or the expression of our love and faith, music proves: We are the same.” John Denver Drumheller, AB, May 11, 2016 - The Calgary Educational Partnerships Foundation presented a cheque to choir leader, Mr. Alex Chung, and representatives of the Greentree School Division Two Choir.   The partnership betwee...

Apr 28 - Our Grade 6s are preparing for High School

A huge thank you to Mr. Teske who came over from DVSS to speak to our students about grade 7!! They are very excited!! Thanks again!

Apr 27 - A huge shout out to our Scholastic Book Fair Volunteers!!

Greentree School would like to send a huge shout out to our Scholastic Book Fair Volunteers!!!! We took in $5213.00, received $747.00 in books, and a cash reward of $1142.25!! Thank you so much to: Julie Eskeland, Heather Zuccato, Kathy Christensen, Amanda Sax, Kelcy Travis, Linda Vickers, Janice Danchek, Heather Gallagher, Kayla Clark, and Amanda Dutton  We greatly appreciate all the...

Apr 25 - Kindergarten Registration now open!!

Check out our poster for more information on upcoming Kindergarten registration!! advertisement - paper.docx - 2016.docx

Apr 22 - CEPF Grant awarded to Greentree School Choir!! press release 2016.pdf We are extremely excited to be receiving this grant from the Calgary Educational partnership Foundation in support of our Community Service Project "Singing for Seniors"!

Apr 11 - Hockey Pool 2016

The 2016 Greentree School Hockey Pool is open now!! Entries must be received by 4pm Wednesday April 13th-- at Greentree School office! $20 per entry- forms available in the office- or you can print it from this link!! Pool 2016.pdf Good Luck!!   

Mar 9 - Basketball Spring League

Basketball Spring League Open to students in Grades 2 to 6 Fridays from 5:30-6:40 at the DVSS gymnasium Please contact Jeff Messom at DVSS for more information.  Information was sent home with students as well.  

Feb 2 - Parent Session- Elementary Math

Calgary Regional consortium presents a parent Math Night- 3 Part series Featuring Geri Lorway February 18, 24, March 17 2016 6:15-8:15pm St. Leo Centre 6220 Lakeview Dr SW  Calgary $30/person/series Session - Math.pdf

Feb 1 - Pink Shirt Day - order forms

Pink Day T-shirts are hot pink, and will feature the winning design from one of our very own Greentree Students Order forms are due by Monday February 8th! This is optional to purchase, please return order forms and money to your childs teacher no later than Monday February 8th!!  cheques payable to Greentree School  order forms can be found here - click on the link sizing chart can...

Jan 27 - Pink Shirt Design Contest!!

Greentree School is having a PINK SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST!! Hand in designs by February 3rd!! The winning design will -Have a positive and clear message/slogan about kindess and inclusion  -include image(s) and words- in black on white paper -be creative and original!!   Pink Shirt Day is Wednesday February 24th- we will have T-shirts available for purchase before the 24th m...

Jan 25 - Drumheller Policing Committee Survey

Dear Parents, Our Town Policing Committee in cooperation with the local RCMP detachment is currently seeking your opinions/feedback on current policing priorities.  They have asked that we forward a survey to you.   It would be greatly appreciated and very helpful if you would kindly take a moment to complete the short survey.  You can either print it off, fill it out and return it to...

Jan 12 - February 5th EDO

Please note that the EDO was missed on the magnet-- February 5th- there is no school. Please plan accordingly. thanks, sorry for the oversight.  

Jan 4 - Thank you!!

A big thank you to everyone for saving their Coop till tapes for Greentree School! We get 1% back, to go towrards our breakfast program- for all till tapes submitted. Please continue to save your till tapes (groceries, service centre and gas accepted) The receipts can only be used for the calendar year. We are starting to collect 2016 till tapes now. Thank you so much, Greentree School...

Dec 17 - PJ day.....Friday.... need nut free snacks!!

Just a reminder that we are having a special movie showing tomorrow- in our gym. Students are able to bring a snack and drink to the movie- but we need all snacks to be PEANUT FREE!! We have some severe allergies in our school, please respect this, so everyone can enjoy and have fun!! It is also PJ day!! come to school in your PJs for a day of rest and relaxation!!  Fun fun fun!!

Dec 16 - Christmas Concert Trailers Gr 6

Check out the work of some of our amazing Grade 6 students!! They produced Christmas Concert Trailers!! We hope you enjoy!!   Enjoy!!  

Dec 10 - Greentree School Christmas Concert

Christmas Concert December 16th and 17th. Both days at noon and 7pm Tickets required for the evening concerts. Please remember your tickets, you will not be allowed in without them!! Concert is approximatley 1 hour in length.  Silver collection at the door 2 Tickets per family currently available, Monday December 14th, extra tickets available. Please contact Greentree School office fo...

Dec 4 - Gr 2 Gingerbread House Auction

The Auction begins on November 27th!! At the Co-op Mall Money raised will go towards an anti-bullying speaker for Greentree School!! Thank you!!

Nov 23 - Parent Teacher Conferences Nov 26

November 26, 2015 3:40-8:30 pm 10 minute appointments  You can go to  to book You will need to set your account up again-- even if you had one last year. We look forward to seeing you!!

Nov 18 - Cell Phone Recycling Campaign

Help Us ....... & Go Green!! Drop off unwanted cell phones at Greentree School (in the office) or Drum Wireless until November 26th, 2015!! Thanks for your support in this!!      

Nov 13 - Bullying Awareness Week Nov 16-20

Next week is Bullying Awareness Week! We will be selling writst bands for $2 each- in kid sizes only. We are asking that on the 20th- you combine Blue day with Crazy Hair day!!  Wear blue in support of Anti-Bullying!! Wednesday at 1:30 pm