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Tuesday, September 5, 2023 is the first day back to school for most NGPS students!

Please note: some schools have staggered start dates. Please watch your school's website for information about staggered starts. 

Did you have a great summer? Did you relax? Meet someone new? Read something amazing? Travel with your family? Break a personal record? We hope you enjoyed the break and are excited for the new school year.

SCHOOL CALENDAR: Plan ahead and note important dates with the 2023-24 school year calendar.

NEW TO NGPS? Get to know our schools!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: All schools are open to accept new registrations. When registering, please bring your child's birth certificate and if possible their last report card from their previous school. Registration forms can be found here or by visiting your child's school website.

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Students beginning Kindergarten must be at least five years old by December 31, 2023. Students starting Grade one must be at least six years old by December 31, 2023.  Any student who has not reached their sixteenth birthday must continue to attend school.

SCHOOL SUPPLIES: Student supply lists are posted on school websites. 

BUSING: NGPS provides safe and reliable transportation service for just over 3,500 NGPS students, as well as for students attending Living Waters Catholic schools in Whitecourt and Holy Family Catholic schools in Valleyview. School bus services are available for eligible K-12 students attending their designated school. For bus fees or other questions regarding transportation, please click here.

Please contact your school or the Division Office at any time should you require information or assistance.

4816 - 49 Avenue
Whitecourt, AB   T7S 1N8
P: 780.778.2800
E: learn@ngps.ca

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