Next Step School Re-Entry ProtocolsPosted on September 3 2020
Due to the nature of the outreach setting, our re-entry plans will not include having a set cohort. In our situation, we will work as a retail space with high restrictions and a more rigorous mask and…
Random Acts of Kindess WeekPosted on February 13 2020
As part of their foods program, students baked and delivered some delicious cookies to businesses and organizations in the community in recognition of Random Acts of Kindness Week. YUM!
Alberta Sixties Scoop ApologyPosted on May 28 2018
Today our Premier will address our province to apologize to the survivors of the Sixties Scoop. Students can join the live stream to watch: https://www.alberta.ca/sixties-scoop-apology.aspx
Bowling ReportPosted on March 9 2018
As part of their Phys. Ed. program, students enjoyed bowling at Vegreville Bowling Lanes. Before participating one of the students taught everyone how to score manually through virtual bowling. Who…
Pink Shirt DayPosted on February 28 2018
Strawberry Milkshakes for Everyone! Students and staff celebrated kindness with pink shirts and milkshakes. Don't they look yummy!
Visit from Mark LiguoriPosted on February 27 2018
Elk Island Public Schools Superintendent Mark Liguori visited with students at Vegreville Next Step. He took the opportunity to talk about the school's CTS construction project "Take a book, leave a book".…
Phys. Ed. is Underway!Posted on February 6 2018
We have been going to the Vegreville Recreation Centre as well as Vegreville's Outdoor Fitness Park working out at with a group of students since the beginning of the year. The students of been extremely…
You Can Bend But You Won't BreakPosted on February 5 2018
Yoga For Everyone! Every Monday morning throughout the semester students participate in a yoga session led by Spencer. It is part of a Phys. Ed. program but you don't have to be in Phys. Ed. to promote…
AltView VisitPosted on January 29 2018
Mike from altView Foundation for Gender Variant and Sexual Minorities visited to give a presentation on vocabulary used when referring to the LBTQ+ community. The session was followed up with a lesson…
Thank you for the DonationPosted on January 17 2018
Vegreville Next Step would like to thank the Vegreville Kinettes club for their generous donation towards the school's CTS program. More information to come on upcoming projects!
Visit to Sunshine ClubPosted on January 16 2018
Over the next few weeks we will be meeting with members of the Sunshine Club who will be helping us with our construction project. They will also teach us some new "mad" skills for the game Pool.
Blanket ExercisePosted on December 7 2017
Students led by Josephine Galandy from Elk Island Public Schools participated in a Blanket Exercise. The exercise is an emotional, historical representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada.
Constable J. VisitPosted on December 5 2017
Students enjoyed some awesome Mac and Cheese with a special visitor. Our school resource officer, Constable Jay, joined staff and students for lunch. He is a member of the local RCMP detachment and provides…
Holiday LunchPosted on December 1 2017
Vegreville Next Step would like to invite all students and their Parents to our annual Holiday Lunch on December 14, 2017 starting at 11:30 a.m. Join us for a home cooked turkey to start holidays off…
Let Me Introduce MyselfPosted on September 14 2017
Hello and welcome to a sensational new school year. My name is Spencer Sekyer and I have been teaching in Elk Island for 24 years and I’m very excited to be joining the Next Step team.