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D-01 Out of Town Annette
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D-02 Out of Town Don
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D-03 Out of Town David
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News Archive

UPDATE November 25 - Provincial Health Order

Dear Golden Hills Parents, Following the Premier’s update last night and a new Health Order, Golden Hills’ schools have begun planning for the shift in learning that will occur for junior and senior high students next week. Starting Monday, November 30, Grades 7-12 students will be moving to learning at home for the next 3 weeks until Christmas break.  This learning at home will be d...

UPDATE November 2 - Alberta Health Services Daily Screening Tool

Alberta Health has updated the daily screening tool.  The most significant change reflects two separate screening tools for staff/adults and students. The New Student Screening Tool: In the new screening tool that has been developed for students, the critical core symptoms have changed. Students experiencing any of the core symptoms must self-isolate for 10 days:  Fever ...

Golden Hills Launches ONLINE Daily Screening Tool

Golden Hills School Division has launched an online form to complete the AHS Daily Screening Tool.  Scan the QR code with your phone Complete the questions Submit All of our Golden Hills' schools have appreciated the support of parents, students, and staff in their use of the screening tool on a daily basis.   

New Screening Questionnaire for Students

Greentree families, Starting this Monday, November 2, you are asked to use a newly updated questionnaire with your students prior to their attending school.  This questionnaire is embedded below and is available online [here]. Also, there is new guidance regarding COVID symptoms that students may be experiencing:  If a child has only one of the non-core symptoms on the checklist,...

Thank You to Parents - Successful Relaunch of School

Dear Parents, I want to thank you as parents for your patience and support as we have made planning adjustments and worked through the many changes in our schools. I also want to acknowledge the hard work of all of our staff in preparing for what has been a very successful school start this year. School staff have worked very hard to make the necessary adjustments to their classrooms...

Golden Hills Schools Relaunch Guide 2020/2021

Golden Hills Schools Relaunch Guide 2020/2021 is available HERE, this document reflects the most recent information provided by Alberta Health Services and Alberta Education. 

Screening Tool for Parents, Students and Staff

As we get closer to school start-up, we promised to share more details with you on one of our critical accommodations for our near normal return to school. Family and self-screening will be a very important component in the range of measures we are implementing in order to reduce risks and keep everyone healthy in our schools.  Screening Questionnaire Our Chief Medical Officer has publ...

Transportation Update

With school start-up next week, there is new information regarding changes in our start-up and regular transportation routines. If you have not done so already, please register for transportation for your child through our on-line link HERE. As many of you are already aware, masks will be compulsory for our drivers and all Grades 4 to 12 students while on the bus.  We would encourag...

Golden Hills School Division Return to School Message

Dear Parents,  As the start of the school year quickly approaches, Golden Hills School Division is in the final planning stages for a near-normal return to school. Last week you should have received a letter from your principal about the return to school and encouragement to contact your principal if there are circumstances in your family that make you uncertain about your children’s...

Announcement for September School Relaunch

Dear Golden Hills Families, I’m sure most of you are aware of the announcement by government earlier this week regarding the plan to return to school in September.  Alberta Education has notified us and the province that we will be following Scenario #1 which is the near-normal return to school.  Based on the many comments we received through our survey in June, we know that the vast majori...

Associate Principal Announcement - Greentree Elementary School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dana Alsafi to the position of Associate Principal of Greentree Elementary School commencing the 2020/2021 school year. Dana holds a Bachelor of Education Degree and a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature from the University of Windsor and has been accepted in a Teaching and Learning Graduate Studies...

Message From the Golden Hills School Division Board of Trustees

The Motto of the Golden Hills School Division is “Powering Hope and Possibilities” and never has this been more evident than in the past two weeks. As we all struggle to deal with the challenges we are facing, the employees of Golden Hills have focussed their efforts on providing hope and possibilities for our students and parents.  Our board would like to recognize and thank all of the pe...

Strathmore and Drumheller School Playgrounds Now Closed to the Public

The Town of Strathmore and the Town of Drumheller have declared a Local State of Emergency to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic. To support the health and safety of residents and as a measure to slow the spread of this Coronavirus the Town of Strathmore and Town of Drumheller have aligned with other urban centres in closing and restricting the use of all “high-frequency touch points” like play...

Message to Educators from the Minister of Education

Dear Educators,  On behalf of the Government of Alberta, we sincerely thank you for your dedication to your students during this unprecedented time. We know that these are trying circumstances and that you have had to adapt quickly to keep supporting the children and young adults of Alberta.  As the Ministers of Education and Children's Services, we want to draw your attention to a potenti...

Classes Suspended in all Alberta Schools - March 15, 2020

Dear Parents, As per Alberta Chief Medical Officer Deena Hinshaw’s recommendations, Alberta Education has now suspended classes at all Alberta schools indefinitely. Effective immediately, regular classes in all Golden Hills’ Schools are suspended, no buses will be running and all students should stay at home. Though we do not know how long classes will be suspended, we want to provide...

Winter Raffle

Greentree School Winter Raffle All proceeds to benefit special programs and events at Greentree School. First Prize: 4 tickets to Calgary Flames vs. Anaheim Ducks ($600 value) Plus 4 additional cash prizes valued at $1400 Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at: Help us reach our fundraising goals by purchasing tickets and sharing t...

Family Accident Reimbursement Plan - Voluntary Insurance

The Family Accident Reimbursement Plan has replaced the Kids Plus Voluntary Plan. Our insurance partner, iA Financial Group, is now offering a new comprehensive accident insurance plan with a critical illness component designed for the whole family.  The Family Accident Reimbursement Plan is ideal for supplementing costs not covered by your provincial health insurance or existing employer e...

Follow Us!

Greentree Elementary School is on Instagram!  Follow our account to learn more about some of the exciting learning opportunities that exist in our school. To access our account click on the Instagram icon at the top of our page, or click the link below. Greentree School Instagram Link

Greentree Apparel

Hello Greentree Families! We have opened an online store to allow our school community to purchase some fantastic Greentree School apparel. There are a variety of items available, with many different sizes, colors, and brand options. Please note that the youth-sized apparel is at the bottom of the online store page. The store will be open until Sunday, October 6th, so all orders need to be f...

Building Resilient Families Wellness Workshop

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2019   9:00 AM -3:30 PM   BADLANDS COMMUNITY FACILITY Learn about how to build stronger bonds and how to enhance your family's resiliency through various fun and educational workshops for parents and children. Registration packages can be picked up and returned at the following locations: BCF, Drumheller Public Library, Town Hall and Campus Alberta. Please Cho...

2019/2020 Supply Lists

Supply List 2019-2020                 Kindergarten  1 large backpack (labelled) 1 zipper courier bag  - 15 x 10.2 used as an agenda bag (Dollar Store) 1 lunch kit (labelled) 1 pair of indoor non-marking running shoes – Velcro closure (No skateboard or fashion type) (labelled) 1 no-spill water bottle (labelled) 1 set of extra clothing (labelled...

Registration Now Open for Before and After School Care

Interested parents and guardians are encouraged to complete the online registration form by following this link: Online Registration Our before and after school care program will start at 7 am and end at 6 pm on regular school days.**       The monthly fee for both before and after school: $375/child       The monthly fee for before school only: $200/child       The monthly fee for...

Principal Announcement - Greentree Elementary School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Shelley Friesen to the position of Principal of Greentree Elementary School commencing the 2019/2020 school year. Shelley holds a BGS from Simon Fraser University and a Master of Education Degree in Leadership Information Technology from the University of Lethbridge. In 2014 she was hired as an Instructional Coach i...

Registration for 2019-20

We are in the process of planning for next year! Please register for Kindergarten, and if you are new to Greentree by May 16th!! School tours available. At Greentree School we are Planting the SEEDS for life! We are excited to meet you.

Hockey Pool

2019 Greentree School Hockey Pool Pool Greentree 2019.pdf  $20 per entry ●  Pick 20 players, but no more than 5 players from one team. ●  Each goal or assist is worth 1 point.   ●  The top ten scorers for each possible playoff team are listed on the attached sheet.  Below each team, there are additional li...

Music Festival- DISTINCTION!!

We are extremely proud to announce that our Gr 6 Ukulele group earned DISTINCTION at the Drumheller Music Festival and they also won the Mayor of Drumheller Scholarship for top mark in the School String category!!  Amazing job by a group of extremely talented Greentree students!  We are excited to have them perform for the school at our next assembly!

Trickster Theatre

Greentree School is excited to welcome Trickster Theatre to our school from April 8 to 12, 2019 Trickster Theatre is an artist-in-residency company based in Calgary, Alberta. They tour across Alberta, creating approx. 35+ original shows a year in all kinds of communities based on a theme chosen by the school and developed with the assistance of Trickster. These residencies take place in schools...

Kindergarten Registration Open House

Kindergarten registrations open now for the 2019/2020 school year. Please call 403-823-5244 to register or join us January 26th from 10am-12pm for a come and go Open House Tours, information, registration packages, coffee and more! Kindergarten orientation Registration Advertisement.pdf

The students of Greentree School present "Christmas Past"

The students of Greentree School present "Christmas Past" Join us for this K-6 Christmas Concert at 12pm and 7pm December 19th and 20th Doors open at 6:30pm Tickets required for evening concerts 2018 - Invitation -.docx

Employment Opportunity CUPE Educational Assistant Substitute Substitutes advertisement.docx EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The Golden Hills School Division No. 75 invites applications for Substitute CUPE Educational Assistants to work in the Drumheller area schools.  Minimum Qualifications A high school diploma and/or Education Assistant degree Prior experience working with young children Willing...

Greentree PAT scores above average for the 2017/18 School year!

Thank you to Drum Online for telling our story!   Greentree School PAT scores above average for 2017/18 Category: Local News  Published: Thursday, 08 November 2018 06:00  Written by Allie Ruckman Greentree Principal Erin Campbell-Bentley Greentree School is churning out some smart cookies according to their recent Grade 6 Provincial Achievement Tests (PAT). T...

Golden Hills Photo contest

Submit your student life photos for your chance to win a prize! October deadline is Friday, November 2nd, 2018 For contest rules, check out Golden Hills Photography Contest!

Parent Portal set up Account Set Up.pdf If you are new to Golden Hills School Division 75 or have never created a Power School parent portal account, we would like to introduce you to our Power School parent portal system. You will use this system to access all information on your student including attendance, class schedule and quarterly report cards.  Also,...

Greentree 2018-19 monthly calendar

Attached is a Greentree specific PDF month by month calendar. We will continue to update the web calendar with events and activities that come up, but this calendar has the current known events on it. Calendar_1.pdf

Kindergarten- First Day of School

Welcome to Greentree School! The first day of Kindergarten is on Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 (even if you are registered for part time) In order to ensure a smooth transition into school, we have a staggered entry for Kindergarten students. This applies to Kindergarten students only, not Pre-K students (under age) If you are already registered for Kindergarten, you will be receiving a le...

Grades 1-6 Open House September 4th!

Greentree School cordially invites you to our COME and GO BACK TO SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE!!   When: September 4th—between 8:35 am-9:00 am Where: Greentree School Why: To help your child get settled in their classrooms with their school supplies Class assignments will be posted on September 4th, in the gym.  We invite you to bring your child into the school, enjoy a McDonald’s...

Right at School Before and After School Care

Coming Fall 2018!! Right at School Register now for before and after school care happening right in our school!!! Pricing Flyer 3.pdf

2018 Golden Hills School Division Orange Shirt Contest Winner

Golden Hills School Division is extremely proud and excited to announce that  Gavin S of Greentree Elementary School has won the Golden Hills School Division Orange Shirt Contest. Gavin's logo will be printed on shirts for us to wear for Orange Shirt Day, September 28, 2018. National Orange Shirt Day recognizes the experience of residential schools and the students who attended them.  Way...

Kindergarten Orientation for 2018/19 School Year!!

Have you received your child's invite to our Kindergarten Orientation in the mail? It should be arriving soon! If you are not already registered, please register right away- so that your child can attend the half day orientation for our Kindergarten classes entering Greentree for the 2018/19 school year!  

Hockey Pool 2018-due back on Wednesday April 11th 4:30pm

The staff and students of Greentree School will be donating all profits from the hockey pool to  the Humboldt families.  Very quick turn around this year..... Forms due back to Greentree School office by Wednesday April 11th at 4:30pm Forms available here- or at Greentree School Pool Greentree 2018.pdf

Kindergarten Registration now open!! We are excited to let you know that we are accepting Kindergarten registrations for the 2018/19 school year. Students need to be 5 by February 28th, 2019 We offer full and part time, daily physical activities in our full sized gym, library, and more! We have Leadership Teams, Club Days, a fully accesible playground, and large spacious, bright...

Pink Shirt Day- February 28, 2018

PINK SHIRT DAY FEBRUARY 28TH Wear pink on February 28 to show your support to end bullying and promote healthy relationships. Bullying is a problem in our schools, workplaces, homes, and on the internet. The pain of being picked on, excluded, shamed, assaulted, or gossiped about – is unacceptable.  This year’s focus is cyberbullying. Having trouble finding a pink t-shirt? Offic...

Family Fun Silver and Gold Carnival for Family Literacy Day 2018 poster.pdf Family Literacy Day Step right up and join us for A Silver and Gold Carnival!! Must pre-register before Jan 25th by calling Kim at 403-823-1369 Saturday January 27th, 2018 from 2-4 pm at the Badlands Community Facility 16 games to play Bring 16 Canadian coins to participate!!

Greentree School raised $2768.35 for the Terry Fox Foundation!!

We are very pleased to announce that Greentree students and staff have raised $2768.35 for the Terry Fox Foundation. We are so proud of our school and local community for pulling together and contributing to this cause.  Thank you to our Grade 2 team who headed up this event, and to all our volunteers who made it happen! Way to go Greentree! We are Planting the SEEDS for life! 

Student Leaders Wanted!!

LEADERS WANTED!! :) DUE NOVEMBER 6TH!!  You will find the job descriptions by the Virtues Tree across from the office. They are also attached here if you would like to have a look! Posters for Leadership.pdf To apply: 1. Pickup an application form from the bulletin board (attached here as well

Today's inclement weather

We are warm and cozy at Greentree school and classes are in session! We have heat and power, but no phone access.  We have just learnt that rural buses are not running. Parents of out of town students will need to make arrangements for students to be picked up. Students will be kept at the school until arrangements have been made for pick up. Please check in at the office, so we are awar...

Breakfast Program Volunteers Needed

Breakfast Program Needs Your Help!!   Volunteers are an integral part of our breakfast program’s operation and the heart and soul of our program. Our volunteers know that they are doing much more than serving breakfast every morning – they are improving the quality of life and learning for our students. We are desperately seeking volunteers to help with our program. Without our volun...

School Council Newsletters available online!

School Council is publishing a monthly newsletter! You can find them on our website, as well as theirs!! Please follow School Council at You can link to the September Newsletter here: 2017 Newsletter School Council.pdf  

Meet the Staff September 12th

We would ;like to invite you to our Meet the Staff evening! Tuesday September 12th, 2017 6:30-7:30pm We will begin in the gym- and then go to classrooms! We hope you are able to join us tomorrow evening!