NEXT STEP offers a wide variety of programming and course selections to assist students in meeting their educational needs. Whether you want to become a full or part-time student in one of our junior or senior high programs, are interested in home education or are an adult learner, we provide alternative choices for academic success.
Did You Know?
At Next Step our goals are to:
- DIFFERENTIATE our teaching and learning experiences to ENGAGE our students in their learning
- CONNECT our students to school and community by building TRUST and RELATIONSHIPS
- TEACH students to read for understanding for improved LITERACY
We acknowledge with respect the history and culture of the peoples with whom Treaty 6 was signed and the land upon which Elk Island Public Schools resides. We also acknowledge the traditional homeland of the Métis Nation.
We recognize our responsibility as Treaty members and honour the heritage and gifts of the First Peoples.
We commit to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in a spirit of collaboration and reconciliation.
Elk Island Public Schools Calendar
EIPS has released the 2018-2019 School Calendar.
2018-2019 Guide to Reporting Student Achievement
Next Step is pleased to provide our updated Guide to Reporting Student Achievement for the 2018-2019 school year. If you have further questions regarding student assessment and reporting, please contact your teacher.
EIPS Schools Celebrate Their Love for Numeracy with a Week of Inspirational Math
Posted on Mar 11 2019
Sherwood Park, AB. — Students and staff throughout Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) are spending the week celebrating numeracy with the Week of Inspirational Math. From March 11-15, 25 schools across the Division are hosting daily…
Mandatory Bus Driver Training Could Impact Classrooms and Student Transportation for Elk Island Public Schools
Posted on Mar 1 2019
Sherwood Park, AB. — Effective March 1, 2019, new school bus operators are required to complete the Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT), an enhanced driver training program. While all school boards support measures intended to…
EIPS Students Take a Stand Against Bullying by Wearing Pink
Posted on Feb 27 2019
Sherwood Park, AB. — Today, students and staff throughout Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) are showing their support for welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environments by wearing pink. Division wide, students and staff…