Neurodiversity Coffee Talk!

Posted on October 2 2023

The focus of the group is to provide education regarding ASD & ADHD and to support parents/caregivers through the creation of networks & shared knowledge. Wednesdays, Oct 11-Nov 22nd, 5-6:30 PM at C.B.…

TRC Day: No School on Friday, September 29th, 2023.

Posted on September 28 2023

To honour National Day for Truth & Reconciliation on September 30th; the school will be closed on Friday, September 29th. 

Social Studies Curriculum Letter From the Minister…

Posted on September 20 2023

Please see the attached Letter to parents – Resuming engagement on the draft Social Studies curriculum from the Minister of Education.Social Studies CurriculumThank you.

Orange Shirt Day!

Posted on September 19 2023

Please join us in showing our support for National Truth and Reconciliation Day by wearing ORANGE on Thursday, September 28th!

Meet the Staff BBQ!

Posted on September 12 2023

We are having a Meet the Staff BBQ on Wednesday, September 13th, from 3:30 - 6:00 p.m.All are welcome to join! 

Pizza Wednesday Begins Tomorrow, September 13th!

Posted on September 12 2023

We are continuing Pizza Wednesdays this year, and it begins tomorrow, September 13th, 2023!$2.50 per slice Choices of: Pepperoni, Cheese, and Hawaiian. 

AED Minister's Welcome Back to School Letter

Posted on September 7 2023

Please see the attached Welcome Back letter from the Alberta Education Minister for the 2023-2024 school year.    AED Minister's Welcome Back to School Letter

Welcome to Kindergarten

Posted on August 29 2023

Kindergarten to start on Sept. 5th and 6th with a family/teacher/child meet and greet.  Our Kindergarten Teacher, Mrs. Malloy will be in contact with all families to arrange times. Regular classes will…

Staggered Entry for end of August

Posted on June 26 2023

Students will be starting school with a staggered entry for the 2023 - 24 school year. Students with last names A - L start on August 30 (No last name M - Z) Students with last names M - Z start on August…

Last Day of School June 27, 2023

Posted on June 26 2023

Congratulations on all of your hard work, students, parents and families - and to our Kindergarten graduates, and Grade 8 students moving onto the high school! Have a safe and fun summer, and we will…

Horizon Centre with Recycling Champions June 20

Posted on June 21 2023

Parkdale School's Recycling Champions walked to Horizon Centre on June 20 for a tour of the facility and an afternoon of activities & pizza! Thank you to Horizon Centre for all you do with recycling for…

Hoop Dancing June 14

Posted on June 20 2023

On June 14, the grade 2 and 3 students received a lesson on hoop dancing from Ayla Bull.  She taught the students about the history of hoop dancing, and gave an introductory lesson on how to hoop dance. …

Releasing Butterflies June 8

Posted on June 20 2023

Here are a few pictures of the butterflies that the grade 2's and 3's raised from caterpillars in their class and released on June 8!

Drama Performance: "Character Chaos" June 2, 2pm

Posted on June 1 2023

A drama performance of "Character Chaos" will be performed in the school gym by Parkdale grade 6, 7 & 8 students on June 2, at 2pm. Parents/Guardians are welcome to attend!

Band Concert May 24

Posted on June 1 2023

Band students took part in a concert at the Manluk Theatre on May 24. "Great work!" To all who attended!

Last Pizza Day Wednesday May 31, 2023

Posted on May 25 2023

Bring your pizza money to school on Wednesday, May 31 for the last Pizza Day at Parkdale School! $2.50 per slice, orders are put in by 9am!

Wetaskiwin Reads Story & Questions with Mayor Tyler…

Posted on May 8 2023

Wetaskiwin Reads Mayor Tyler Gandam came in to read a story with our grade one and two classes this week, but did much more than just read to them. He left us with a class full of students who felt important,…

Tacos at Parkdale

Posted on May 8 2023

Superintendent Mike Wake gifted students at Parkdale school with a Taco lunch.  He sent over a kit filled with beef, chicken, rice, lettuce, cheese, and all the toppings for both hard and soft tacos. …

Drive In Movie in the Parkdale Gym May 25

Posted on May 1 2023

Parkdale Student Council presents a Drive In Movie Night in the gym! Students will be designing their own cardboard cars, to watch the feature show in the gym, on May 25! Doors open at 6 p.m. Movie starts…

Meeting at Parkdale

Posted on April 19 2023

On May 15, WRPS Superintendent Mike Wake will be at Parkdale School for a special meeting with parents and guardians from the Parkdale School community! The meeting starts at 6pm and will be held in the…

Wahkohtowin Traditional Parenting Program Starting…

Posted on April 17 2023

The Family Resource Network’s Wahkohtowin Traditional Parenting Program, through Red Deer Native Friendship Society, presented at BGC Wetaskiwin - starts on Tuesday, April 18!  

Parent Teacher Interactions April 20

Posted on April 14 2023

Parent Teacher Interactions are happening at Parkdale School on April 20 from 4-7p.m. Here is the link to book your appointment!

Movie Night! April 13, 6 p.m.

Posted on April 3 2023

On April 13, Parkdale School will be having a movie night for students and families.  Doors open at 6p.m., movie starts at 6:15p.m. Admission is free, popcorn is $1 each Our feature film will be Puss…

Spring Photos April 11th

Posted on March 22 2023

Spring Photos are on April 11, and Spring Break starts Friday March 24th. We will see you when we return on April 3rd! Have an amazing Spring Break!!

Band Note

Posted on March 16 2023

From Mr. Tindall: The Band students are making great progress this term. The Grade 7/8 Band has been working on concert pieces and have expanded their range to 7 notes. We have also been working on…

July & August kids and teen summer programming!

Posted on March 14 2023

More information will come in May Sign up for the newsletters!

Hoop Fest 2023

Posted on March 14 2023

Grade 4-6 Wetaskiwin school students participated on Saturday, March 13 in Hoop Fest! It was an all-day basketball tournament for the students, who had a great time!

Winter Carnival March 3

Posted on March 6 2023

Photos of our afternoon outside at our Winter Carnival this past Friday!

Basketball Provincials

Posted on March 6 2023

Wetaskiwin Composite High School is hosting the 3A Boys and Girls Provincials this year. Games are March 16-18, and there will be games at Clear Vista, Queen Elizabeth and WCHS! come out and support your…

2023-2024 Registration is Open for New Students

Posted on February 16 2023

We are excited to welcome your child into our WRPS community. We are accepting registrations for NEW students. More information can be found here.

Will's Jams at Clear Vista

Posted on February 8 2023

A big thank you goes out to Clear Vista School for inviting our Kindergarten - Grade 3 classes over to take part in the Will's Jams concert on February 1! Students were excited to be a part of the event…

Attendance Matters

Posted on January 10 2023

With a new year upon us, now is the time to reinforce good attendance habits in your children.  We need to get back on a regular bedtime schedule and predictable morning routine.  Every day away from…


Children's Christmas Shop

Posted on December 14 2022

A big "Thank you!" goes out from Parkdale School to the First United Church in Wetaskiwin today!  Parishioners and community members donated gifts which were brought to our school, and students were…

Grade 4 Students Visit Seasons

Posted on December 13 2022

The grade 4 class visited Seasons Wetaskiwin for an activity-filled morning of Christmas Trivia, Name That Tune and joke telling on December 13.  Thank you to the residents of Seasons for a fantastic…

Countdown to Christmas Holidays - 9 Days of Christmas…

Posted on December 9 2022

Countdown to Christmas Holidays! 9 Days of Christmas Outfits - get your December wardrobe in the Christmas spirit and join the 9 Days of Christmas outfit fun!  We will announce each day's theme, students…

Polar Bear Club

Posted on December 5 2022

POLAR BEAR CLUB  When the weather dips below -23oC with the wind chill, Parkdale students will not be sent outside for recess.  During those indoor recess days, we will be offering the opportunity for…

Samantha Ritchie Award Presentation

Posted on December 2 2022

Former Parkdale School Teacher, Mrs. Samantha Ritchie, returned to Parkdale to receive her Regional Certificate of Achievement for the 2022 Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence.  Some of her…

Parent Council Establishment Meeting - DEC 7th @ 6:00pm

Posted on November 25 2022

Parkdale school would like to formally invite you to join us for a School Council Introduction & Establishment Meeting.   School councils are structured groups of parents, school administration, teachers…

Time to Bundle Up!

Posted on November 16 2022

As the cold weather sets in, we would like to remind parents to please send students to school with outerwear that fits the season.  Warm mitts, snow pants, toques, jackets and boots will help with keeping…

Thank you for your support!

Posted on November 4 2022

Thank you for supporting Parkdale's Book Fair!! It was a great success and the rewards earned went towards new books for the school library.  There will be another fair in the spring so stay tuned!  …

Remembrance Ceremony

Posted on November 3 2022

Generations of Canadians have served our country and the world during times of war, military conflict and peace.  Through their courage and sacrifice, these men and women have helped to ensure that we…

Halloween at Parkdale!

Posted on November 2 2022

Grade 6, 7 & 8 Family Dinner and Movie

Posted on October 21 2022

Lifetouch Pictures

Posted on October 21 2022

Hot Dog Thanksgiving

Posted on October 5 2022

Parkdale will be celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday, Oct 6th by giving each student a hot dog for lunch!  Our Staff will be cooking the hot dogs and our Leadership students will help pass then out. …

Truth and Reconciliation Day (Orange Shirt Day) at…

Posted on September 29 2022

Parkdale School took some time to honor the many students that did not return home and those that attended residential schools with a round dance.  Two students, Drae and Dayson sang and drummed.  We…

Parkdale Pizza Wednesdays

Posted on September 19 2022

Starting this Wednesday, September 21st, we are going to be starting Pizza Wednesdays at Parkdale.  Students will have the opportunity to order pizza with their homeroom teacher every Wednesday morning,…