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News Archive


Attention all student photographers!  Exciting news! Golden Hills has launched a Division-wide student life photo contest! For more details, please click here, or go to our homepage > 'Parents and Students' (right-hand menu) > 'Photography Contest' (left-hand menu). The first deadline is November 02, 2018 at NOON!! Have fun and get creative! We look forward to seeing your wonderful submissi...

Principal Appointment - Carseland Elementary School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of LaToya Bartlett to the position of Principal of Carseland Elementary School effective the 2018/2019 school year. LaToya holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education from the University of Newfoundland, a Masters of Education in Leadership and School Improvement from University of Alberta and is currently worki...

Transportation Parent Survey 2018

Please take a few moments to complete the transportation survey. Your feedback will help us as we look for ways we can improve how we support you and your children. Thank you for helping us with this.  Please CLICK HERE for the 2018 Transportation Survey. 


Something exciting is happening at Carseland School!  On April 18th, we will be hosting an EXPERT FAIR.  Our students have proven to have a plethora of knowledge on a wide array of topics, and we think that they should have the opportunity to share what they know with others.  What better way to do this than to open up the gym and provide the students with a platform in which to share their kno...

Carseland Teacher Claire Wade is 1 of The 150 Leading Canadians For Mental Health

Sitting on the frontlines of youth mental health, elementary school teacher Claire Wade is promoting wellness in her classroom and beyond. Claire uses her job as a Grade 5/6 teacher in a small, rural, Albertan community to embark on a wellness mission. Her teaching is grounded in the concepts of self-regulation and resilience, and considers the diverse needs of the student population. With a fo...

Student Achievement on the Rise in Golden Hills

For Immediate Release - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 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 2016-2017 Provincial Achievement Test and Diploma Examinations. “Our focus is students who are gaining the skills to become strong collaborative critical thinkers, problem solvers, innovators an...

Results for the 2017 School Board of Trustee Election

For Immediate Release - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - Golden Hills School Division is pleased to announce the Board Trustees Ward 1 Three Hills, Torrington, Huxley, Trochu and Area – Barry Kletke – Incumbent - Acclaimed Ward 2 Acme, Carbon, Linden and area –  James Northcott - Acclaimed Ward 3 Drumheller – Justin Bolin -Elected Ward 4 Strathmore (2 Vacancies) – Robert Pirie...

Kids Plus Accident Insurance

For your convenience, we’ve made arrangements for families to voluntarily purchase student accident insurance through the Kids Plus™ Accident Insurance program, underwritten by Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc (iA Financial Group). Kids Plus™ Accident Insurance offers protection against the unexpected costs of injury from accidents and is especially valuable for fa...

Spring 2017 Curriculum Survey

It is an exciting time in our province as Alberta Education continues its development of a student-centered provincial curriculum that will enrich students’ lives and prepare them for careers in a diversified and global economy and society. This spring, Alberta Education is looking to Albertans to participate in a validation process where education stakeholders will be able to provide their refl...

Students at Carseland School Add to School/Community Garden Space with Outdoor Classroom

The Educational Partnership Foundation (TEPF) Funds enriching Carseland School with an outdoor classroom to build eco-literacy skills Carseland, AB-   Students at Carseland Elementary School have been busy planning an outdoor classroom space which will be adjoined to the school and community garden that was built last spring.  This project based learning initiative encompasses creativity, su...

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...

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...

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...

Parent Survey - 2015-2016 - Family School Community Resource Counseling Program

As a program we are interested in your feedback about the Family School Community Resource Counseling Program offered in your school. Completing this survey is voluntary and you may choose to NOT answer all of the questions. All responses that you provide will be managed in accordance with the Freedom of Information of Privacy Act. In order to maintain anonymity all information you give us will re...

Calgary Educational Partnerships Foundation Supports Student Leadership at Carseland School

On May 11, 2016, the Calgary Educational Partnerships Foundation presented a cheque to staff and students of Carseland School in support of their Student Leadership Team, and their initiatives. The idea of creating a Student Leadership Team came about due to the inherent values that the students of Carseland School possess. The students demonstrate attitudes and behaviors conducive to supporting l...

GHSD Kindergarten Video

Below is a link to a video with detailed information regarding Kindergarten.


The grade 5 & 6 students received a very generous donation from Patrick Jeanson and Chantale Ward of Orica on January 29th to put towards their Community Garden Project.  The monetary donation is greatly appreciated and will certainly be put to good use.  The students already have some ideas on how to utilize the money.  Updates will be provided in the future as to how the money is spent. ...

Golden Hills Sees Continued Improvement in Student Achievement

Press Release - Golden Hills sees continued Improvement in Student Achievement ----- 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 2014-2015 Provincial Achievement Test and Diploma Examinations. “We are very pleased to see continued increases again in this year’s student achievement resul...

School Supply Lists

School Supply Lists are now available.  Please click here to see the supply lists.

GHSD Report to the Community - June 2015

We are pleased to share our Report to the Community & Interim Education Plan with all of our parents, staff, students and communities. Please click here for the link to the document.  Enjoy!

Public Meeting - April 27 7:00 p.m. at the SHS Theatre

Dear Parents of Strathmore Area schools: Though you may not have heard much about this in the media, we are finding that the most recent budget announcement is turning out to be the one of the toughest budgets we have dealt with in the last decade. It has the potential to significantly impact our classrooms, programming, busing and other supports we currently have in place for students.  We ne...


Information about Carseland Kindergarten, as well as registration forms, can be accessed online under the Documents and Forms tab.

April Message

CARSELAND SCHOOL                                 APRIL   March seemed to pass by in the blink of an eye.  Perhaps it was because we were so busy here at Carseland School.  Alien In-Line Skating was a big hit with the kids across the grades, and it proved to be a very rewarding experience.  As one grade two boy said, “I wish we could do in-line skating...

March Message

  CARSELAND SCHOOL                         MARCH        February definitely was fast and furious!  With the week off so that teachers could take part    in professional development opportunities, the month flew by.  Hopefully the kids enjoyed their    time off and found some time to rest and relax.  While at school, the kids were immersed in ...

Important Letter to Parents About Measles

Measles Information - As spring holidays approach, we know that many families have vacations planned, both within and outside of Canada. Travelling increases your family’s risk of exposure to many different diseases, including measles. Measles is a very real threat in many parts of the world, including as close to home as California, where a measles outbreak is currently ongoing. It is al...

February Message

FEBRUARY PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE       February 1, 2015       Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),     It is hard to believe that January has come and gone.  Where is the time going?  Looking back at some photos of the kids on one of the school’s camera, it is apparent that the kids have already grown so much.  The staff are reporting much progress and growth in...

Golden Hills Kindergartens in Strathmore & Carseland

Golden Hills kindergartens in Strathmore are wonderful places for your children to learn and grow. Check out our ad for information on what we have to offer.

January Message

Principal’S MESSAGE – january Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s): Happy New Year!  I hope that everyone had a joyous and memorable holiday spent with family and friends.  May this year bring you, and your family, great happiness, good health, and prosperity.  Here at school, we are ready to make 2015 a year filled with success as a result of hard work and dedication.   January is a...

Grade 3 Student Learning Assessment Pilot

Grade 3 students participated in the pilot administration of the Student Learning Assessment. The primary purpose of the Student Learning Assessment is to improve student learning. The SLA is also intended to enhance instruction and assure Albertans the education system meets the needs of the students and achieves the outcomes of the Ministerial Order on Student Learning. While every effort wa...

December - Principal's Message

PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE – DECEMBER    December 1, 2014   It is hard to believe that the first term is behind us, and we are now embarking on the final month of 2014 and our second school term!  Given how the first three months in term one turned out, I am certain that the remaining months will be just as positive.   Term one ended like it does every year, with the distribut...

November - Principal's Message

PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE – NOVEMBER   Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):   As we look ahead to what November has in store for us here at Carseland School (besides a fresh blanket of snow), it is evident that it is going to be a busy month.  That is nothing unusual for November however! Despite all of the busyness, we will not forget to take the time to remember and honour those who serv...

Great Kids Award

Great Kids Award In spring 2015, the Government of Alberta is presenting the 15th Annual Great Kids Award to recognize young people for doing great things every day – at home, at school, and in their community. Alberta is home to thousands of kids who do remarkable things for themselves and others. That’s why the Great Kids Award was first launched in 1999 to celebrate Alberta’s chil...

Golden Hills Sees Growth in Student Achievement

October 9, 2014 PRESS RELEASE - Students in the Golden Hills School Division are performing well and are improving in many areas according to the most recent results on the 2013-2014 Provincial Achievement Test and Diploma Examinations. “We provide students with the tools they need to be successful 21st century learners” said Bevan Daverne, Superintendent of Schools. “This is made p...


October 1, 2014   Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s), I believe that I can say, with a great deal of confidence, that the staff and students of Carseland School have enjoyed a fabulous start to the year!  The level of commitment and enthusiasm the students of Carseland bring to their daily work, activities, and events, truly is amazing.  Proof of such commitment and enthusiasm is not hard t...


Below is a link with some information regarding the SLAs (Student Learning Assessments) that grade 3 students will be completing this month.        


WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL Welcome to a new school year!  I hope that you all had a relaxing and enjoyable summer. Summer is a great time for rejuvenation and preparation for the new school year.  While I would not consider my summer to have been relaxing (as I made the long journey from Northern Alberta to Carseland), it was full of excitement and anticipation.  This was, in part, due to the fa...

May News

Hello Parents, Hard to believe April is over and only two months left of school. Provincial Achievement Test start this Month. The grade three students write language arts on Tuesday May 13th and the grade six students write language arts on Wednesday May 14. If you know of any kindergarten aged students please tell their parent to come to the school to register for next year’s kindergarte...

April newsletter

It has been another cold and busy month at Carseland School and I want to thank our many parent volunteers who helped out with ski trip, hot lunch and classroom activities. Your time and effort is much appreciated. The Nakiska ski trip was super. The weather was great and everyone enjoyed the day. Our students performed stuntnastics routines last week they were well done and entertaining to wat...

March Principal's Message

February has past by so quickly and report cards are just around the corner on March 14th. Student led conferences are on March 19th and 20th from 3:45-6:45. Carseland School was fortunate to have Evergreen Theater come visit our school on February 7 and performed Bugged. This is a curriculum related performance that a number of our students dress up and participate in. On February 13th Jenn Cook...

Ski trip postponed

At Carseland school our first concern is the safety of our students and due to the cold weather and extreme wind chill our ski trip to Nakiska will be postponed Friday Feb.28th. We should have an alternate date soon. Sorry for any inconvenience this has caused. Mr. Grimsdale

Pink Shirt Day Wednesday

Wednesday Feb. 26th is the Anti-Bullying Pink Shirt day. Please wear a pink shirt.

February Principal's Message

Dear Parents, On Friday, January 31st, while students had the day off, teachers were busy at the University of Calgary working together on improving student learning. The teachers worked with the Critical Thinking Consortium on using critical thinking in the classroom to enhance student engagement and deeper thinking. We also discussed our plan on implementing destination imagination. We will b...

Welcome back Principal Message.

Welcome back! Our first day back to School is January 6th. I would like to welcome two new staff members to Carseland School. Jasmine Leys will be working as an Educational Assistant in the kindergarten classroom on Wednesday & Fridays and Courtney Davis will be working Wednesdays at our school with the Gr.3/4 class freeing up Mrs. Styan to do some instructional coaching and collaborating with our...

Principal's Message December

Dear Parents, Wow December here already! Our students are busy preparing for our Christmas concert which is on December 18th at 7:00pm. We will again be having a bake sale and we are also asking each family to bring an item or two for our food bank collection. The School doors will be open at 6:30 p.m. Our volleyball team has been practicing hard at recess and lunch recess to prepare for the...

November Principal's Message

Dear Parents, It has been another busy month at the school.  We have had student leadership elections, spirit day, thanksgiving activities, our virtue assembly, an amazing fine art performance, professional development day for teachers, and our Halloween activities. Thank you to our School Council for covering the cost of our fine arts performance and thank you to Miss Christensen and the g...

October Principal's Message

Dear Parents: It has been a great first month of school. Thank you to our many volunteers that have been in the school already, helping out with hot lunch, highway clean up, Terry Fox Run, reading with our students and School Council.  You’re a huge part of the success of our school. Every year the Alberta Education complies an Accountability Pillar report for each school. These results c...