Current Route Status

Strathmore In Town

S-01 Run 1 Jim
On time
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S-02 Run 1 Kevin
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S-02 Run 2 Kevin
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S-03 Run 1 Andrew
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S-03 Run 2 Andrew
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S-04 Run 1 Jeanette
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S-04 Run 2 Jeanette
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S-05 Run 1 Robert
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S-05 Run 2 Robert
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S-06 Run 1 Leslie
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S-06 Run 2 Leslie
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S-07 Run 1 Susan
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S-07 Run 2 Susan
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S-08 Run 1 Teresa
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S-08 Run 2 Teresa
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S-09 Run 1 Tammie
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S-09 Run 2 Tammie
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S-10 International Hank
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Strathmore Out of Town

SM-01 - Ron K
On time
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SM-02 - Suzie
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SM-03 - Dave
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SM-04 - Nicola
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SM-05 - Susan M
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SM-06 - Adriana
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SM-07 - Danielle
On time
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SM-08 - Lori
On time
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SM-09 - Fred
On time
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SM-10 - Amber
On time
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SM-11 - Marilyn
On time
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SM-12 - Jenn
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SM-13 - Jessica
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SM-14 - Lindsay
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News Archive

SOCCER & BASEBALL/FASTBALL ACADEMIES

We are ready to accept registrations for our Falcon Sports Academies.  Click here for the form to register.  The Falcon Soccer Academy will be for students from grade 2 to grade 9 and will take place from October 6 through November 26.  The Falcon Baseball and Fastball Academies will include students from grade 4 to grade 9 and will take place between January 18 and March 25.  All Falcon Acad...

FALCON CLOTHING STORE

We are excited to partner with Adrenaline Source for Sports again this year to run our Falcon Clothing Store.  The online store will remain open until Sunday, September 27 at midnight.  All items will be delivered to the school for dispersal to  students by early November.  Please click this link to access the store https://gfs2020.itemorder.com/sale?read_message=true.

HOT LUNCH ORDERING IS OPEN!

Welcome to our George Freeman School Council Hot Lunch Program!  The first round of ordering will open September 21st however, we need to get all previous and new parents set up first at gfs.hotlunches.net  ACCESS CODE: GFHL Here are the instructions to get you set up  Sept 2020 Hot Lunch Instructions.pdf.  Please ensure this is completed before September 21st.  If you have any que...

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...

SCHOOL SUPPLIES

Student supplies for KINDERGARTEN  are supplied by the school. Grades 1 to 5 - the school has purchased supplies and will invoice families $35 per student. All students will need non-marking indoor running shoes, backpack, lunch box and water bottle.  Some teachers may request a few extra items such as ear buds and kleenex.     Grades 6 – 9 Student Supply List 2” 3...

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...

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...

MARCH FUNDRAISING UPDATE

Our Falcons have been diligently fundraising to pay off our playground loan. Click here for the latest update.  

BUY A BRICK!

We invite you to partake in our "Building Everyday Heroes" fundraising initiative by purchasing a brick to be placed in the picnic patio. Cost of the bricks are $75 for a 4”x8” brick , $150 for the 8”x8” brick and $300 for the 12”x12” size brick. Click here for more information and order form.

2020/2021 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

We are now accepting registration for all grades for the 2020/2021 school year!  Call the office at 403-361-2202 for more information or to set up a tour. Children registering for kindergarten must be 5 years old by December 31, 2020.  We offer a full time program which is a full day, every day that there is school. Register online or print off forms by clicking HERE, (you will need to...

MARKET PLACE & MOVIE NIGHT

On Thursday, January 30, 2020 our grade 7 entrepreneurship class will be holding their market followed by a movie put on by our Jr. High Leadership students. Come check out and purchase the creative works the grade 7 students have created between 5:30pm and 6:45pm Movie choices: Wonder, Paddington 2, Bumblebee or The Lego Movie 2 Movies start at 6:45pm admission is $5/person.  All proce...

MS. MCDONALD AWARDED TEACHER OF THE MONTH

ARTICLE COURTESY OF STRATHMORE NOW With the holiday break over, teachers and students are back in the classrooms hitting the books and learning new things. One teacher, in particular, gets some extra special attention this month as Jill McDonald from George Freeman School is recognized as our December Teacher of the Month!  A bunch of nominations came in from the community that said, Jill...

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...

TRANSPORTATION REGISTRATION FOR 2019/2020 NOW OPEN

Register your student for transportation for the 2019/2020 school year now! Every year your are required to register your student for the bus.  Please visit: 2019/2020 Transportation Request  For all questions regarding transportation please call Golden Hills School Division transportation department at 403-934-5121.  

ROOTS OF EMPATHY

Mrs. Neale’s 5 classroom had a great opportunity to participate in the Roots of Empathy program. Once every 3 weeks Baby Finn and mom Mellissa O”Brien visit the classroom to teach children about feelings and the feelings of others. This evidence- based program has shown significant effect in reducing levels of aggression - including bullying- among primary and elementary school childre...

George Freeman School Grand Opening Ceremony

On Tuesday, February 27th, 2019, the Golden Hills Board of Trustees and staff of George Freeman School had the honour of welcoming students, families, community members, and special guests from across the Strathmore area to the Grand Opening Ceremony of George Freeman School. Principal Wayne Funk officiated the proceedings in front of the entire staff, student body and over one hundred community...

2018-2019 Bell Schedule

2018-2019 Bell Times for George Freeman School Start: 8:20am End: 2:59pm   Elementary Class Times Junior High Class Times AM Bus Times 8:02-8:15   8:02-8:15 AM Bus Times Block 1 8:20 - 9:01 8:20 - 9:01 Block 1...

Associate Principal Announcement - George Freeman School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Jill McDonald to the position of Associate Principal of George Freeman School effective the 2018/2019 school year. Jill holds a B.Ed. from the University of Alberta with a focus on Biological Science and Social Studies. Jill began as a teacher in Golden Hills School Division in 2009 and has previous teaching experie...