Posted on September 12 2021

Thank you to students, parent volunteers and staff for our first Licecheckers!  What a friendly and helpful way to educate and prevent head lice.

First days back

Posted on September 5 2021

We have had a terrific, safe  start up for the school year! Here, Mrs. Phillips class works on writing outcomes.

Welcome Back

Posted on August 23 2021

Welcome Back to the wonderful students, families and staff of our school.  First day for Gr 1-6 is Wed Sep 1.  First day for kinders is the morning of Thur Sep 2 with pick up at 11:30am.  Our school…

Congratulations Keith and Gail

Posted on June 17 2021

Congratulations to Gail and Keith Johnson on their retirement from school bus driving. They will be missed. We thank them for all their years of wonderful safe service for students and families.

Orange ribbons

Posted on June 16 2021

Pipestone school students, as part of a last day activity, placed ribbons on the front railing in memory of residential school children.

Pipestone Community scholarship winners

Posted on June 15 2021

Congratulations to Ciara Twait and Aubree Gauvin for earning the 2021 Pipestone Community scholarship awards. A big thank you as well to Pipestone Community for their support of our students Learning…

Orange Shirt Day

Posted on June 4 2021

Our grade 1-2 class take a moment to think about the Kamloops residential school children and how it can help them choose to make the world around them better..-

Alberta Education Mental Health Day

Posted on June 3 2021

On June 3rd, Alberta Education led a mental health day with ideas and presentations for all schools across the province. One of the activities our students did was Chalk It Up! to share lots of positive…

Looking in on our Library

Posted on May 30 2021

Our library continues to be a great support for literacy at our school as students have a chance each week to find those literacy treasures that advance their reading. A special thanks to Mrs. Harris…

Learning at home

Posted on May 18 2021

We are very proud of the efforts of our students, parents (caregivers)  and staff during at home learning. In her kindergarten room "studio", Mrs. Holtby is an example of how our families and staff used…

Bulletin board - Kindergarten

Posted on May 10 2021

Mental health week - Chalk It Up!

Posted on May 8 2021

As we wrapped up mental health week, students really enjoyed the chance to use sidewalk chalk to share positive messages!

Mental health week

Posted on May 4 2021

For mental health week at our school, Mrs. Gougulas is leading students on a wellness walk for the Tuesday activity!

Bulletin board

Posted on April 28 2021

In non covid times, parents often get a chance to walk the hallways and see some of the wonderful displays at our school. In the coming weeks we will post a few photos of some of the bulletin board artwork…

We win the aluminum tabs contest

Posted on April 23 2021

On April 23rd the Pigeon Lake Lion's club members were at Pipestone school to weigh the aluminum tabs that had been collected over the past years. We won the contest over Lakedell and Falun schools! The…

Music outdoors

Posted on April 17 2021

Mrs Phillips and the grade 5-6s practice on their ukuleles outside on a great Spring day!

Happy Easter

Posted on March 27 2021

Happy Easter to our Pipestone school community! Students had a chance for a safe , Fun Easter egg hunt just before Spring break. May your Easter basket be full of treats, wellness, safety and family time.

Spring training

Posted on March 27 2021

With the mild early Spring weather, the bat, ball and gloves came out of winter storage and our grade 5 and 6 students have really been enjoying their version of Spring training for baseball.

Mental Health Capacity Building

Posted on March 12 2021

At Pipestone School we have Mental Health Capacity Building worker, Mrs. Gougoulas, each week. This week an activity she led with our grade one thru six students using Bhudda Boards. The students used…

Think Kindness

Posted on March 10 2021

With thanks to County of Wetaskiwin FCSS, Brian Williams shared an enthusiastic and engaging presentation called Think Kindness. He has given us some wonderful school kindness challenges.

Career Day

Posted on March 7 2021

Friday March 5th was the Career Day theme at Pipestone school. Lots of great ideas and sharing on this school spirit theme day. Thanks to our grade four leaders for organising in promoting this theme…

Pink Shirt Day

Posted on February 26 2021

RCMP school resource officer, Constable Matthew Slipp, shared his bully prevention presentation with our grade one-two class on Pink Shirt Day. Constable Slipp has been a regular visitor to our school…


Posted on February 3 2021

Students are getting a chance to enjoy the wonderfully upgraded Pipestone rink as they do skating in their PE classes. Pandemic safety precautions are in place. Thank you to the Pipestone community volunteers…

Jersey and hat day

Posted on January 23 2021

Friendly rivalry!

Winter fun and friendship

Posted on January 14 2021

The mild winter weather gives our students more time for safe, active time outdoors. Cailey and Hazel proudly share their alphabet snow creation! 

Thankyou Arctic Spas

Posted on January 3 2021

Arctic Spa was a huge contributor in the FOP$ Fundscrip Gift cards fundraiser which raised over $2500. Angela accepts the thankyou poster signed by all Pipestone School students.


Favourite holiday movie or book character day

Posted on December 16 2020

It was favourite holiday movie or book character theme day at Pipestone school on December 16th. Thank you to everyone who participated in the theme and shared their school spirit. Hopefully no one gets…

Christmas spirit!

Posted on December 13 2020

What a great combination! Wonderful students, working on Christmas crafts, using technology to get ideas, while wearing masks for everone's safety. A great Pipestone School way to share the spirit of…


Posted on November 27 2020

Library! It's not library as usual but with commendations to our staff and students, we're finding safe ways for students to get access to the resources that help them develop their love of reading. Especially…

New Chromebooks

Posted on November 18 2020

Thankyou to Friends Of Pipestone School for donating funds to purchase 11 new Chromebooks for our students. This gives much better access to technology to support student learning in our classrooms.

November rainbow

Posted on November 9 2020

This rainbow appeared mid day while the students were having recess on November 4th.  What a great metaphor for things at Pipestone School. There may be some dark clouds but there's always…

Halloween fun

Posted on October 29 2020

October 29th was a terrific day of Halloween fun and celebrations at our school. Besides an outdoor  safe distancing costume parade there were lots of activities for our students. Thanks to all our families…

Pizza prize is Pink Hair for Principal

Posted on October 27 2020

The Handbury family had the top sales for the Little Caesars pizza fundraiser.  The Handbury's won the chance to choose how Mr. Gibson styled his Covid coiffure. Mr. Gibson had been growing his hair…

Terry Fox Run!

Posted on September 30 2020

What a great day it was for our 2020 Terry Fox Run! With thanks to students, staff, and County of Wetaskiwin peace officers Sahl and Rabel!!

Welcome Back in Pandemic times

Posted on September 13 2020

We welcome everyone back.  Our first days of school re-entry during pandemic times has been as smooth as possible and thanks goes out to everyone - students, parents and families, staff, bus drivers…

Year end celebration bus tour!

Posted on June 11 2020

Staff members jumped onto school buses on June 11 to take safe farewell celebrations to Pipestone families!

Pipestone School PE at home - Dance! Year End Celebrations!

Posted on June 5 2020

Find your favorite dance music and get movin'.  Respectful music with respectful moves. Explore other types of music genres or from other cultures. Do a Go Noodle! And celebrate the end of our school…

Pipestone School PE at home - send, receive and keep…

Posted on June 3 2020

A quick video with some ideas on sending, receiving or keeping an object with some specific ideas for juggling.      

Pipestone School PE at home and playground

Posted on June 1 2020

Now that the provincial government is re-opening playgrounds, here's a 90 second video with some safe, fun ideas.    

Pipestone School PE at home - circuits #2

Posted on May 25 2020

Fitness components in a safe circuit!  Enjoy and be well!!

Pipestone School PE at home - circuits #1

Posted on May 20 2020

Enjoy some fitness activities by building your own circuit of stations.  Choose which stations and how many are good for you.  Make sure to choose a safe space. think about what activities benefit your…

Staying active - running skills

Posted on May 13 2020

Have fun, stay safe and do some running techniques to be a better runner.

Mental Health Week - Stay Active!

Posted on May 5 2020

It's Mental Health Week everyone.  Take time to share or listen in support of everyone's mental health.  Here's some Pipestone School PE ideas in support of staying active, which is a very important…

Stay Cool!

Posted on April 30 2020

How Polar Bear's can help us handle control, tough times, gratitude, and fulfillment. Stay Cool Everyone!


Posted on April 23 2020

From Mrs. Gougoulas, our Mental Health Capacity Building worker.  Be well!

Pipestone and the Pandemic Episode I

Posted on April 9 2020

The staff at Pipestone School would like to share a video with Parents and Students - we do miss you all very much. Here is the link:   

Oil Kings Hockey Hooky field trip

Posted on February 25 2020

A great day for kids and hockey!  Some comments from students: "It was my first time at Rogers arena!" "The Oil Kings clobbered the Winnipeg ICE." " I loved doing the wave in the crowd." "My favorite…

In school field trips

Posted on February 20 2020

On February 19th our grade 1/2, and 3/4 classes had terrific in school field trips focussing on science. Thanks to volunteers who helped support this great Learning To Succeed event.

Great day of In-line skating

Posted on February 18 2020

Coach Greg from Alien inline skating led all students through a great session. Big thanks to Friends of Pipestone School for funding this active living experience for our students!


Posted on February 11 2020

With thanks to the Pigeon Lake Child & Family Society, grade 3 to 6 at the Winspear Centre enjoying a magnificent performance!

Winter Walk Day

Posted on February 6 2020

Wednesday, February 5th gave students an excellent opportunity to be outside and enjoy a winter walk as part of the national theme day.

SNAP circuits

Posted on January 31 2020

Pipestone School grade five and six students were fully engaged in their SNAP circuitry in learning about their science outcomes.  Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools has kits that are shared among all…

Meals by moms hot lunch

Posted on January 24 2020

Thanks to our wonderful Meals by moms volunteers for another great hot lunch on Friday January 23rd!

Outdoor active living!

Posted on January 23 2020

Students were so pleased to have milder weather so that recess and physical education / active living could be outdoors. A big thank-you goes to Dave Pockrant and Jay Huber and any other volunteers who…

Even in the cold, it's a great day for Learning to…

Posted on January 17 2020

We thank the students, staff, and families who dealt with the cold snap so well.  We averaged between 20% & 30% of our students in attendance in the week of January 13-17. School was open and staff were…

Hot lunch Postponed to January 23

Posted on January 15 2020

Due to the very cold weather, the Meals By Moms Hot Lunch that was scheduled for Friday, January 17 has been re-scheduled to Thursday, January 23. This is regardless of whether the buses are running or…

Amazing Christmas at Pipestone! HAPPY NEW YEAR and…

Posted on January 4 2020

It was an amazing lead up to the Christmas break at our school.  Thank you students and staff, especially Mrs. Phillips for her musical direction. The concerts were marvelous! Thank you to parents for…



Posted on December 4 2019

Book Fair is at our school from Dec 2 to 5. Everyone welcome. Thank you Mrs Harris for your leadership on this great reading support.

Annual WRPS Board of Trustees visite

Posted on November 28 2019

On November 27th, the Trustees for Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools made their annual visit. Trustees came to see students and staff and learn more about the school to help them in their role of governance…


Posted on November 8 2019

Pipestone School took time to Remember on Friday November 8th. Thanks to Marion and Dave from the Mulhurst Legion.

Halloween Fun

Posted on November 1 2019

October 31 was a terrific day of Halloween fun.  In addition to haunted house, costume parade, Gotcha prizes, and multi-grade activities, the six top Little Caesar's Pizza fundraising families mummified…

Snowy. Cold. But we're havin fun!

Posted on October 28 2019

When winter arrives a little early at Pipestone School we make the best of it.

Meals by moms pasta day!

Posted on October 17 2019

Thursday, October 17th was our second wonderful hot lunch by our Meals by moms group. Thank you to our volunteers and everyone who supports this great opportunity not to have to make lunch at home:-)

Orange Shirt Day

Posted on October 2 2019

Pipestone School participated in the National event known as Orange Shirt Day on Monday September 30th. This included First Nations guests, Ramona and Marie, who had friendly nformation. for our students…

Terry Fox School Run

Posted on September 26 2019

Thursday September 26th was a terrifically successful day for the Terry Fox run at our school. Thanks to all the families who sent cookies, the volunteers who set up and cleaned up. Thanks to the County peace…

Cross Country running team

Posted on September 20 2019

Pipestone School's cross country runners had a successful day at the annual meet in Wetaskiwin on September 18th. Pictured here is Declan photobombing the 2009 Girls team just after they finished the…

Active living and student leadership

Posted on September 11 2019

At Pipestone School, grade 5 and 6 student leaders organize many activities. One of the main activities at this time is recess active living. The student leaders also decide the theme days, are working…

Fire Drills

Posted on September 6 2019

For the best safety for all students, staff, and guests we have already had two very successful fire drills this year. Successful evacuation in less than 90 seconds.

School opening - Welcome Back!

Posted on August 27 2019

We're looking forward to a great 2019-20 School Year! First day of school for all students is Tues Sep 3 - a half day for kindergarten with pick up at 11:30.  Thur Sep 5 is the other day of kindergarten…

Final Day Celebrations

Posted on June 13 2019

Thank you so much to our school community for a fantastic final day of school. Our tie dye shirts, the final assembly, family picnic with thanks to Jessica Lemon and her team, Ronalee McConnell's pie…

Grade 6 trip to Gull Lake

Posted on June 10 2019

With thanks to Friends of Pipestone School and all who supported pizza, candy and doughnut fundraisers, the Grade 6s had an amazing day at Gull Lake Center!

Great day at the Track Meet

Posted on June 2 2019

A wonderful day at the annual track meet on Fri May 31!  Thanks to all of the students, staff and parents from our school who made it a great day. Also a big thanks to 1) Mrs. Carson and the Falun School…

10 Pipestone students attend student leadership initiative…

Posted on May 30 2019

On May 30th, ten Pipestone school students attended SLIC at Mulhurst Lutheran Camp. A wonderful day of learning  about Wellness especially nutrition.

Grade 6 science yearly review in preparation for achievement…

Posted on May 23 2019

With help from Rob and Allan from the Bennett Center, Grade five and six had a great day of reviewing the grade 6 science curriculum in preparation for their provincial achievement exam next week.

Constable Hepburn teaches online safety

Posted on May 22 2019

School Resource Officer Constable Hepburn spent time with students to help them learn about online safety especially with gaming.

Pigeon Lake Regional School Grads celebrate at Pipestone!

Posted on May 22 2019

A new tradition began for Pigeon Lake and its feeder schools today. To celebrate the wonderful accomplishment of graduating from high school, Principal Mrs.Humby, counselor Mrs Slevinsky and 14 grads…

Let's chalk about it!

Posted on May 9 2019

Pipestone school students, like other students in our school division are celebrating Mental Health Week. The event on Thursday May 9th was let's chalk about it creating wonderful happy smiling messages…

Thank you to FOP$ for school performance

Posted on May 4 2019

On April 23, a touring theatre company presented the play The Antyssey. The play had a message of working together while embracing diversity. We really appreciate the donation from Friends Of Pipestone…

Earth Day!

Posted on May 4 2019

One of our Earth Day Celebrations was the clean up of the school yard and surrounding areas by our students.

We WIN the Aluminum cans tab contest!

Posted on April 11 2019

The official weigh-in happened today. Members of the Pigeon Lake Lions Club went to all three schools and the result was Pipestone wins the hot dog lunch celebration because we had the highest amount…

Lice Checkers

Posted on April 3 2019

Thank you to the parent volunteers who assisted with the after spring-break Lice Checkers on Tuesday April 2nd. We also appreciate that families are checking on a regular basis at home. This volunteer…

Alberta Opera performance

Posted on April 2 2019

On April 2nd, with thanks to Pigeon Lake Child and Family Society, students and staff enjoyed the Alberta Opera performance of Pinochhio.

Warning MoMo challenge

Posted on March 1 2019

We received excellent support info about something called MOMO Challenge and wanted to share with our school community.  Mr. Gibson      ALERT February 27th, 2019 MOMO Challenge   We are receiving…

Pink Shirt Day

Posted on March 1 2019

Feb 26, 27 and 28 were Pink Shirt Days at our school to promote kindness, respect and bully prevention. Thanks to our student leaders for their activities.  We thank of all of our students and their…

We're at the Symphony!

Posted on February 12 2019

Despite the chill we've arrived at the Edmonton Symphony and are ready for a wonderful performance here at the Winspear. A huge thank you to the Pigeon Lake Child & Family Society for the donation that…

Update -evening Feb 5/19

Posted on February 5 2019

Update on Pipestone School plumbing repairs and WRPS busing. The WRPS Maintenance department have indicated that the repairs will be complete on the school's water system so that school is open for Wed…

Great day of School Spirit!

Posted on January 28 2019

Friday January 25th was a great day of Pipestone School Spirit featuring Beach Day, skating, swimming and sliding - quite the Canadian winter combination!  For good measure we had our monthly Gotcha…

Family Literacy Day event

Posted on January 7 2019

Mary Lambert The Parentlink Center in Wetaskiwin is presenting Mary Lambert on January 26th at the Manluk Center.  This early literacy performance requires pre-registration. 


Snow Fun Spirit Day

Posted on December 10 2018

Snow Fun Theme Day on Friday, December 14th! Student and staff dressing Christmas casual and featuring Red and Green colors! Afternoon active living in the beautiful snow! Hot Chocolate! Gotcha Assembly…

November Celebrations and Legion Poster Contest winners

Posted on November 27 2018

On November 27th, Pipestone School had our monthly celebration and school spirit day.  The theme was PJ/Movie day and it was a great success!  At our monthly assembly, some of our students were recognized…

Building Forts

Posted on November 18 2018

One of the many great things about being in our rural setting is the beautiful outdoor play spaces we have.  Recently the woods and grassy areas near our school inspired some of our older students to…

Pipestone School Remembers

Posted on November 8 2018

On November 8th, Pipestone School held its annual Remembrance Day Assembly. Our ceremony featured laying of a wreath, students sharing messages of peace, a student group reciting In Flanders Fields, and…

Fundraising celebrations

Posted on October 31 2018

We are thankful for the fundraising efforts of the Friends of Pipestone School (FOPS) society and everyone in our school community who supports the variety of fundraisers we do each year. The most recent…

Ian Porteous - Cultural Presentation

Posted on October 5 2018

On October 16, 2018 9:00 a.m. the Pipestone School will welcome Ian Porteous to performthe Cultural Wheel which is a series of workshops plus a final presentation where the students are featured in the…

Welcome Back!

Posted on August 31 2018

With a tremendous summer in our rear view mirror, we have our headlights beaming on a great start to a wonderful journey on the learning highway for 2018-19!!  Our first day of school is Tuesday, September…

Tri-School Meet 2018

Posted on June 11 2018

Check out the Photo Gallery within our website for some great action shots of the Tri-School Track Meet on June 11.  A big thank you to all of our students, staff and parents who had a great time. …


Posted on April 21 2018

From APRIL 17 - 19 at Pipestone School the Gr. 5-6 students had an immersion to the exciting worlds of computer and electrical engineering through a Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics…

Honoring Humboldt

Posted on April 21 2018

Pipestone School students took time to continue to honor and support the Humboldt Broncos hockey community.  Students drew pictures or printed messages in green and yellow chalk all across the front…

Mental Health Capacity Building

Posted on February 7 2018

Here is a resource that compliments mental health capacity building programming that some of our Pipestone School students recently completed but its a terrific resource for all students and families.…

Bottle Drive Success!

Posted on January 30 2018

With thanks to everyone, especially the McConnell family, we raised almost $1200 from the january 19th bottle drive! Those funds go to support special events, guest performers and transportation to many…

Welcome Mrs. Leeuw

Posted on January 29 2018

Pipestone School welcomes Mrs. Marlies Leeuw as our new Family School Liaison. The Family School Liaison's role is is to guide students with their emotional and behavioral choices. This can be through…

By-Election Division 3

Posted on January 17 2018

By-Election Division 3 – Notice of Nomination DayNomination Day is January 29, 2018 for the election of a candidate for the vacancy in Rural Electoral Division 3.  Nominations will be received between…

Fair Notice - a positive, proactive approach to risks…

Posted on January 12 2018

Each year, all schools in WRPS inform parents of our Fair Notice procedures.  The Notice lets students, staff and parents know that our school division will respond to any threats or risks with a proactive…


Free WRPS Bus Status APP

Posted on November 1 2017

Snow and icy conditions today serve as a great reminder about the Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools Bus Status app, that is available for free for iPhone and Android mobile devices.  Enjoy the faster…

Buy Milk Cards on Line

Posted on September 13 2017

As of now, you are able to purchase both milk and juice cards via the online payment system, "Pay School Fees Online".  Simply click on the link at the left. Once you're logged on you need to click on…