Powerschool year end progress reports

Posted on June 13 2024

Parents - please log in to PowerSchool and get your child's Term 4 assignments and their year end progress reporting "How To"  Accessing Parent Portal    


Posted on June 11 2024

Thank you so much to parent volunteers for  An outstanding afternoon of fun and activity. The June 11 Carnival was a tremendous success!

Thank you Falun School for 2024 Track Meet

Posted on June 4 2024

Congratulations to all of our students for the best efforts and fair play at Track Meet 2024.  A special congratulations goes out to all of our top ribbon winners in the competitive events. A big thank…

Bus Driver appreciation

Posted on May 24 2024

May 24 was bus driver appreciation day at Pipestone School.  Huge thanks to parent volunteers for cooking, serving and cleaning up the breakfast; to WRPS Transportation department for covering the cost…

WRPS Charity Golf Tournament

Posted on May 24 2024

Seeking donation support for the WRPS Seventh Annual Golf Tournament, at the beautiful Montgomery Glen Golf & Country Club. This year, we are committed to supporting three important funds: the Education…

WRPS Student Forum

Posted on May 19 2024

On Monday May 13, WRPS hosted a youth forum at the Lakedell Agricultural Centre, bringing together representatives from all our schools across the division. Pipestone was represented by Jillian, Freya,…

Pipestone Bus Drivers' Appreciation on Friday May…

Posted on May 19 2024

Please join us in thanking our bus drivers for the great job they do to get your children to and from school each day.  Friday, May 24 is Bus Driver Appreciation Day at our school and, with thanks to…

Move Your Mood Mental Health Week

Posted on May 12 2024

May 6-10 was Move Your Mood Mental Health Week in the Alberta's schools. Thanks to resources from AHS, to students leaders, Mrs. Peek (AHS Wellness Worker at our school), and school staff we enjoyed and…

Track and Field Meet at Falun on May 22

Posted on May 5 2024

The annual Central Elementary Schools Track Meet for grade one to six students is on Wednesday, May 22 at Falun School.

Thank you Mrs. Harris!

Posted on April 28 2024

Administrative Assistant Day was on April 24 and we took time to thank our wonderful Mrs. Harris!

Motivational Magic

Posted on April 21 2024

Thanks FOP$ for covering the cost of Steve Harmer's Motivational Magic performance for the students!

Make your own ribbon skirt session May 3 at Griffiths-Scott…

Posted on April 17 2024

Pipestone School's Indigenous Support Worker, Gloria Rogers, is offering a Ribbon Skirt making session Saturday May 4 9:30am-2:30pm Griffith Scott School in Millet Bring a bag lunch Register at Pipestone…


Posted on April 15 2024

West of 5th Poker Run - Students thank yous!

Posted on April 12 2024

Check out the reel on our Pipestone Instagram page :)  

Important Safety Information - Solar Eclipse

Posted on April 5 2024

A significant event is happening on April 8th - a partial solar eclipse. The eclipse in our area will start at approximately 11:54 a.m., reaching its maximum at 12:46 p.m. and end by 1:40 p.m.To protect…


Posted on April 2 2024

We are so glad to be back to having swim instruction as part of our PE program.  Water safety is so important, as are the skills that help students enjoy a wide variety of aquatic experiences! Gr 3-4…

Easter EGG Hunt was tremendous!

Posted on March 29 2024

Thank you to parent volunteers, students and staff for a snowy but wonderful Easter Egg Hunt!

2024-25 Kindergarten Open House

Posted on March 17 2024

Musical instruction at Pipestone

Posted on March 12 2024

Thanks to our Friends Of Pipestone $chool (FOP$) fundraising society for the purchase of some ukuleles to make sure we had a full class set.  Mrs. Phillips and the Gr 5-6 students work on their playing…

More twins, triplets and dress alike!

Posted on March 10 2024

Twins, Triplets and dress alike day

Posted on March 10 2024

It was twins, triplets and dress alike day at Pipestone School.  While it was fun to dress alike we also took time to find the ways we are all the same inside.  

School re-enrollment process for 2024-25 - Accepting…

Posted on March 8 2024

Parents - if you have a child enrolled at our school in kindergarten to grade six, and you haven't received an email notifying you about 2024-25 re-enrollment, please check your spam folder or call the…

Thank you Pigeon Lake Child and Family Society

Posted on March 5 2024

Pipestone students and staff went to Falun School for the Alberta Musical Touring Theatre's lively performance of Cinderella.

Coop eauity program to support schools

Posted on March 5 2024

Invest in the future with our Co-op School Equity Program! 


Posted on March 2 2024

Fun in PE with gymnastics! We also give students a chance to do some wrestling.

Library time for kindergarten

Posted on February 29 2024

All Pipestone School students get a chance to enjoy our library each week by spending time with our librarian/admin assistant Mrs. Harris and signing out books. 

Pancake lunch was deliciously successful!

Posted on February 26 2024

100 day celebrations in Mrs. Benson's grade one/two…

Posted on February 24 2024

Hooray! Hooray! It's 100 day!

February LOVE!

Posted on February 24 2024

Thanks to Kindergarten students, Mrs. Holtby, Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Schmidt, and Mrs. Huber for the great bulletin board art display that captures the love of Valentine's Day and the kindness of Pink Shirt…

Thank you Pigeon Lake Child and Family Society

Posted on February 19 2024

A big thank you to the Pigeon Lake Child and Family Society for covering the costs of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra educational performance "Heavenly Mozart" at the Winspear on Feb 13  for our grade…

2024-2025 NEW Student Registration Open!

Posted on February 15 2024

We are excited to welcome your student into our WRPS community. We are accepting registrations for NEW students. More information can be found here.

Sports theme school spirit day

Posted on February 12 2024

Here's a unique way one family chose to show their sports team allegiance on the February 6 sports theme spirit day at our school.  Very cool!!

Winter walk Day!

Posted on February 10 2024

Tuesday, February 6 was Winter Walk Day!  All students and staff went for an invigorating winter walk first thing in the morning!

Feb 13 (5-7pm) @ Lakedell - Next consultation meeting…

Posted on February 6 2024

The next consultation meeting for WRPS school consolidation and reconfiguration is on Tues February 13 from 5pm to 7pm at Lakedell School.  The meeting is for parents and staff of the Pigeon Lake family…

Ski and Snowboard fun!

Posted on February 3 2024

Groundhog Day was our first day of skiing and snowboarding lessons at Snow Valley!

Thank you Arctic Spas

Posted on January 27 2024

THANK YOU Arctic Spas.  They purchased $60,000 worth of gift cards from the FOP$ Fundscrip fundraiser this year which resulted in almost $2500 in funds being raised for our school for events like field…


Posted on January 25 2024

January 19th would have been Chanie Wenjack's 70th birthday.  With the encouragement of our Indigenous Support Worker, our students and staff created footprints to learn and remember.  Thanks Mrs. Huber…

YeeHaw! Country and Western Day!

Posted on January 25 2024

Subway lunch was delicious!

Posted on January 22 2024

Thanks to our Friends Of Pipestone $chool for covering the cost.

Thank you to parent volunteers and staff for the January…

Posted on January 20 2024

Preparing for extreme cold weather

Posted on January 8 2024

In regards to the forecast for extreme cold later this week, please see the information at this link in the WRPS website regarding procedures 


Grinch - happy ending

Posted on December 25 2023

The Grinch was spotted at Pipestone but just like the movie, the Grinch's appearance ended very happily with the Grinch and all of our students hearts "growing three sizes that day!"

Concerts celebrations

Posted on December 22 2023

Christmas Concert 2023 was a tremendous success!  Thank you students!  Thanks staff, especially Mrs. Phillips for her musical leadership. Thank you to parent volunteers whose efforts raised over $2700…

Early Santa and Reindeer sighting at Pipestone School

Posted on December 15 2023


Posted on December 11 2023

Part of the fun of getting out our gymnastics mats in PE is also allowing students to choose to do some wrestling.  It's not WWE.  Its closer to Olympic wrestling but with careful supervision and special…

Christmas Concert

Posted on December 9 2023

Our 2023 Christmas Concerts are at 1pm and 6pm on Tuesday, December 19.  There are raffles and a bake sale as fundraisers for Friends OF Pipestone $chool.  Call the school with any questions.


Posted on December 8 2023

Getting the stage ready for Christmas concert means that we move the gymnastics mats and gives us a chance to do some basic gymnastics on the mats. 

Jo Out Loud

Posted on November 29 2023

Students in Grade five and six had a great session with Jo Phillips.  Jo is a youth coach and her session helped our pre-teens to seek moderation and thoughtful approach to their use of social media…

Crazy hair and make up day!

Posted on November 24 2023

Great theme day spirit Molly!

Have you checked out the Pipestone School Instagram…

Posted on November 24 2023

Terry Fox t-shirt winner!

Posted on October 20 2023

Pipestone School raised almost $700 for the Terry Fox foundation this year. Our winner of the 2023 Terry Fox Run t-shirt is Jayla! 

Terry Fox Run!

Posted on September 28 2023

The annual Terry Fox Run was a great success.  Thanks to students, staff and parent volunteers!  We really appreciated the support of our County of Wetaskiwin Peace officers and Const. Schultz of the…

Corn maze field trip

Posted on September 21 2023

Thank you to our wonderful students, staff and parents who made the trip to the corn maze fantastic

Terry Fox Run fundraising

Posted on September 20 2023

Our fundraising goal for this year's Terry Fox Run is $750.  You can donate at or by using the pledge form sent home with your child. The run is on Tue Sep 26 but…

Orange shirt day and Truth and Reconciliation at our…

Posted on September 17 2023

One of several activities to build knowledge understanding and empathy for Truth and Reconciliation at our school

Swimming again!

Posted on September 12 2023

Swimming at the Wetaskiwin pool has started again for Pipestone students in grade 5 and 6. Students in grade 1, 2, 3 and 4 later this year.

First fire drill

Posted on September 8 2023

Fire drills are so important to help our students and staff stay safe.  We had our first fire drill this past week and have to have a total of at least six each year.

Fantastic first day Kindergarten

Posted on August 31 2023

The first day of kindergarten - what an amazing day for our new student's in Mrs. Holtby's class.

Fantastic First Day Grade One to Six

Posted on August 31 2023

Our energetic and enthusiastic students had a great first day of school!  Here the Grade five students and Mrs. Phillips enjoy setting up their school supplies.

Welcome Back 2023-24!

Posted on August 24 2023

We are very excited to have our 2023-24 school year start up for Grade 1-6 on Wed Aug 30 and the half day start for kindergarten on Thu Aug 31 (8:20-11:30).   If you have any questions please call the…

Rockin' it

Posted on June 10 2023

Dylan and Lachlan did a great job performing a couple of songs for an enthusiastic audience of school mates this past week.  The sky's the limit for these rockers!

Grade six year end celebration

Posted on June 4 2023

The terrific group of grade 6 students this year took some time to celebrate as the year comes to a conclusion.  They went to the Battle Lake 4H Center.  This was a a time to mix and enjoy building…

Thank you Lakedell AG Society for the Safety Day!

Posted on May 31 2023

We thank the many volunteers who organized the Lakedell Farm Safety Day! This event makes a wonderful impact and saves lives.

Wonderful day for Track Meet at Lakedell

Posted on May 28 2023

Annual Central Region Elementary Schools Track meet.  Thanks to all of our students and staff for their fun and fair play, and to Lakedell students, staff and volunteers for their hospitality.

Bus evacuation drill

Posted on May 24 2023

Each year, as part of the many ways they keep our students safe, the bus drivers lead bus evacuation drills.  Well done!

Spaghetti Day!

Posted on May 20 2023

Thanks to our wonderful parent volunteers and the funds from FOP$ we had a delicious spaghetti lunch on May 16!

Literacy in motion

Posted on May 14 2023

Mrs. Handbury's class gets into an activity that combines literacy tasks for consonant and vowel combinations with active living.

Bus Driver Appreciation

Posted on May 7 2023

May 2 was bus driver appreciation day at Pipestone.  THANK YOU BUS DRIVERS!!  The drivers, students, staff and volunteers enjoyed a pancake picnic.  Students delivered cards and had words of thanks…

Playground fun

Posted on May 4 2023

How far can a dump truck jump!  What fun our students have on the playground during recess and wellness time!

Literacy priority

Posted on May 2 2023

Students in Mrs. Benson's grade one and two class settle in with good books.   

Admin Assistant Appreciation Day!

Posted on April 28 2023

Among other ways of expressing our appreciation for our wonderful admin assistant, Mrs. Renee Harris, here our Grade three and four students share cards and get a chance to present them one at a time!…

Dress like a staff member theme day!

Posted on April 26 2023

A recent theme day, as chosen by student leaders, was dress like a staff member day!  As with all of our theme days, students and staff had a lot of school spirit fun with the theme

Earth Day

Posted on April 23 2023

Way to go Earth Day school grounds clean up volunteers!

Mary Lambert performs

Posted on April 7 2023

With thanks to FOP$ for the funds, our school welcomed performer Mary Lang for her Canada Eh! musical fun and trivia!


Posted on March 22 2023

Grade five and six students experiment with air and aerodynamics!

Green and Gold Day!

Posted on March 19 2023

A lot of luck and fun on Green and Gold Day on Thursday, March 16!

Looking Good at Oil Kings Hockey Hooky

Posted on March 5 2023

Pink Shirt Day and Pancakes

Posted on March 3 2023

Pink Shirt Day was also a time to eat together, enjoying delicious pancake lunch prepared and served by parent volunteers!  A great day for learning to succeed at Pipestone School!

Just how far will those books roll?

Posted on February 21 2023

Science time in Grade three four and investigating forces and motion with lots of questions and hands on activities.

2023-2024 Registration is Open for New Students

Posted on February 16 2023

We are excited to welcome your child into our WRPS community. We are accepting registrations for NEW students. More information can be found here.

Winspear for ESO concert

Posted on February 15 2023

With thanks to the Pigeon Lake Child and Family Society, our Grade 3, 4, 5 and 6 students enjoyed the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra's Education Concert featuring the music of Beethoven. Thank 6ou also goes…

Valentine's Collaboration

Posted on February 14 2023

Our kindergarten students teamed with our grade five/six students to make some wonderful Valentine's art.  This is one of many opportunities our older students have for leadership and role modeling with…

Country Day

Posted on February 11 2023

The enthusiasm of Country Day theme at our school was heightened with the volunteer spirit of Karen, who is not only a bus driver for our school area, but she also is co-owner of Pigeon Lake Horse Drawn…

Gotcha prizes

Posted on February 3 2023

Each day students do so many terrific things to show their success at learning.  At Pipestone School we have Gotcha slips that go out to students in recognition of some of the best choices they make. …

Words Their Way

Posted on January 27 2023

Every Grade One to Six student spends time each week in a program called Words Their Way.  This literacy activity builds spelling skills based on letter patterns within words.  This program also builds…

Thorsby Rec Center

Posted on January 21 2023

On Friday, January 20, all students and staff and lots of parent volunteers had a great afternoon of active living and wellness and the Thorsby Rec Center.  Thanks to FOP$ for providing funds for fees,…

Skating into the New Year!

Posted on January 14 2023

Grade three and four students enjoy the Pipestone rink and thank the community volunteers for the ice and the donation of more supports for beginning skaters. 


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Posted on December 21 2022

On behalf of all of our students and staff, some of our grade five and six students share their Holiday smiles!

Love of the season

Posted on December 14 2022

Some of our students just had to show their love of winter!

Christmas activities

Posted on December 10 2022

Grade five and six leaders did a terrific job of organizing activities for all of our students on December 8.  Pictured here is the Stories/Hot Chocolate/Cookies station.  There was also Christmas gym…

Letters to Santa

Posted on December 6 2022

Our Grade Five and Six students collaborated with the kindergarten students to create letters to Santa.  Thanks to Canada Post for delivering them to the North Pole!

Churning and learning

Posted on December 2 2022

Mrs. Handbury's grade three four class got into some shaking and churning to create school-made butter as part of their learning about the main ecosystems of our province with a focus on the grasslands. 


Posted on November 28 2022

When given a choice in PE class, some of our students participated in modified wrestling.  They really enjoyed the challenge of taking on an opponent within the rules and supervision of this activity.

Soccer in our world

Posted on November 26 2022

With the world cup or soccer football taking place, our students have been motivated to watch and participate in the game!


Posted on November 22 2022

Recent PE activity has been gymnastics using our mats.  More gymnastics (hopefully) after the Christmas Break with the larger gymnastics apparatus.

Three Hat Circus

Posted on November 21 2022

On November 17 students were thrilled with the entertainment and messages of performers called Three Hat Circus.  Along with circus type entertainment the performers shared message of team work and perseverance…

Rocks and Rings

Posted on November 19 2022

Great fun and skills for curling.  Thanks FOP$ for covering costs for the Nov 22 Rocks and Rings activity for students.

Fall Festive Dance

Posted on November 5 2022

Led by a group of energetic and industrious grade five and six student leaders, our school had a terrific time at our Fall Festive Dance.  Besides treats brought by a committee of the student leaders…

Halloween fun

Posted on November 5 2022

It was a happy and happening Halloween at our school this year.  Thanks to everyone who made it great fun!

Fire Safety Week

Posted on October 16 2022

Pipestone School thanks the Mulhurst Fire Department for their annual Fire Prevention Week visit and presentation on October 13th.  

National Day For Truth and Reconciliation

Posted on October 2 2022

Pipestone School took time to participate in school wide and classroom activities to listen and learn about the National Day For Truth and Reconciliation.

Preparing for September 27 Terry Fox Run

Posted on September 18 2022

Our students are preparing for the annual Terry Fox School Run on Tuesday, September 27th.  The walk/jog/run event will start at 2:15 and go the Pipestone Community Hall and back.  If you can, please…

Corn Maze Field Trip

Posted on September 4 2022

A big thanks to everyone who made the September 3rd field trip to the Kraay Family Farm such a great success!

Sunrise on our school year!

Posted on August 28 2022

Welcome and welcome back to all in our Pipestone School community.  It's going to be a terrific year of Learning To Succeed at Pipestone School.

New Mars Farm Field Trip

Posted on June 12 2022

Students and staff had a wonderful trip to the New mars Dairy Farm.  We appreciate the hospitality and chance to learn about the dairy farming operations of the Schrijver family and all their workers!

Thank you Bus Drivers

Posted on June 7 2022

Students, parents and staff expressed their appreciation to our bus drivers with cards and gifts.  It means so much that they make sure that our children travel safely to and from school every day!!

Grade 3,4,5,6 Field Trip

Posted on May 30 2022

The students in grade 3,4,5 and 6 had a terrific day field trip day in Edmonton on May 24.  They started the day with 10 pin bowling and then had science curriculum sessions at the John Janzen Nature…

Track Meet Success!

Posted on May 29 2022

Thanks to the students, staff, volunteers and guests at our May 27 central track meet.  What a great day!! A special thanks goes out to the Pigeon Lake Regional School student volunteer leaders and Mr.…

Learning and growing buddies

Posted on May 14 2022

One of the very best things about decreased health protocols is the chance for students to interact outside of their usual cohorts.  This is especially the case with the wonderful bonds that grow between…

Measuring UP!

Posted on May 8 2022

A group of Grade Five math thinkers work out a math problem on measurement - "I your friend said that 150 mm is pretty tall, is your friend correct?"

Earth Day

Posted on April 24 2022

April 22 was Earth Day. A group of student volunteers cleaned up the school grounds and some of the ditch area near our school.

Welcome Back Into Our School

Posted on April 21 2022

The April 20th Welcome Back Celebration of Learning at our school was such a positive event.  Thank you to everyone who was able to attend.  Having our students and parents visit and once again have…

Easter Bunnies

Posted on April 16 2022

It would seem that some of the Easter Bunnies have opted for the safety and warmth of school bus transportation for there Easter rounds this year! :)


Posted on April 2 2022

After each Break our school does a brief lice check.  With thanks to parent volunteers, the check goes quickly and focuses on a brief head check with a reminder to students about ways to prevent the…

Spring Chalk Art

Posted on March 20 2022

Lovely spring weather gave the grade one and two students a chance to express their spring feelings with chalk art!

Electricity Showcase

Posted on March 11 2022

On March 10th, Mrs. Phillips' grade five six students demonstrated their science learning through projects they had created with electrical circuits.  All of the other students in the school got to try…

Great Day For Learning To Succeed AT Pipestone School

Posted on March 7 2022

Friday, March 4th was a terrific day of Learning To Succeed at our school.  In addition to it being Career Day AND 100 Day in our Grade One-Two classroom, we had the honor of a visit from Edmonton Oiler…

What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up Theme Day

Posted on March 5 2022

With thanks to our Grade 3 & 4 Leadership Group volunteers for organizing this theme day, we share the wonderful school spirit that came from the fun of our March 4th "What I Wanna Be When I Grow UP/Career…

Pink Shirt Day

Posted on February 26 2022

Congratulations to Lachlan and Marley! At Pipestone School we have the best for students and staff when it comes to getting along.  All year long we emphasize friendship, respect and kindness.  However,…

Twosday and Crazy Sock Day

Posted on February 23 2022

As part of the "Twosday" fun at Pipestone School we have Crazy Sock Day!

Grade three-four art

Posted on February 23 2022

Here's the bulletin board display of art of our grade three and four students.

Grade one two art

Posted on February 21 2022

With parents having little chance to access the school, we're using our website to display some of the wonderful bulletin boards and art displays.  Here's the art of our grade one and two students.

Grade five -six Olympic Art

Posted on February 20 2022

With parents having little chance to access the school, we're using our website to display some of the wonderful bulletin boards and art displays.  Here's the Olympic art of our grade five and six students.

Kindergarten art display

Posted on February 19 2022

With parents having little chance to access the school, we're using our website to display some of the wonderful bulletin boards and art displays.  Here's the art of our kindergarten students.

Can you dig it?

Posted on February 11 2022

A chance to play outside in the recent winter warmth with some new digging tools!

Character Day and so much other great school spirit!

Posted on February 7 2022

February 4th was Character Day at our school.  What a great show of spirit by our students and families with lots of sharing about favorite characters from books, movies, TV. Here's a group from the…

Lights Out for Reading

Posted on February 4 2022

We had a Lights Our For Reading day at our school to show our spirit for reading and in conjunction with light and shadows on Groundhog Day.  A great success for inspiring student literacy!

Thanks Dave and Rink volunteers

Posted on January 31 2022

For all they do for school and community, thanks go out to Dave Pockrant and his team of rink volunteers.  Our kids really enjoy their skating time and we know that flooding and cleaning can be a big…

STEAM Learning

Posted on January 28 2022

STEAM stands for Science Technology Engineering the Arts and Mathematics.  WRPS rotates STEAM equipment between elementary schools. the past weeks has been Pipestone School's turn with the STEAM equipment. …

The Great Outdoors

Posted on January 15 2022

The week of Jan 10-14 was such a wonderful return to school for our students, especially for the chance to play together in the mild winter weather and all the fresh snow.  What a joy! 

We're back!

Posted on January 10 2022

It was a great first day back after the extended Christmas Break.  One of the many outdoor activities was the grade five-six students enjoying skating :)


Mulhurst Legion Contest awards

Posted on December 31 2021

We are proud of all the students that submitted poems and posters to the 2021 Mulhurst Legion contest. This year Mulhurst Legion Remembrance Day Poster and Poem contest award recipients from our school…

Christmas Decorations and Wellness

Posted on December 13 2021

Thanks to our students and to Mrs. Gougoulas for the joy of making decorations this Holiday Season.  Mrs. Gougoulas is at our school one day per week as our wellness coach. 

December learning and fun

Posted on December 12 2021

On Friday December 10th our school had a wonderful Holiday spirit with lots of Christmas clothes, hats and costumes!  It was also farm safety day as our students took part in the video presentations…

Drop Everything And Read Day

Posted on December 11 2021

Recently students and staff at Pipestone took lots of time on our Drop Everything And Read (D.E.A.R.) day.  Several times thruough the day, students read by themsleves or with partners for this wonderufl…

Wellness Coach

Posted on November 27 2021

Our wellness coach, Mrs. Kalea Gougoulas, delivers lessons each week to all of our students on emotions, conflict resolution, problem solving, friendship.  In this photo she's workign with our grade…

Outdoor Activity Day

Posted on November 19 2021

November 18th was a very successful day of learning to succeed at Pipestone School. Led by our grade 5&6 leaders, our students had a wonderful time of outdoor activities including tug-of-war and variety…

Remembrance Day

Posted on November 10 2021

On November 9th and 10th Pipestone school students took part in Remembrance Day ceremonies. Lest we forget.

Term One Student Progress Reporting

Posted on November 6 2021

Dear Parents / Guardians, November 2021 A reminder that we are using PowerSchool to communicate students' progress throughout the year.  Over the past years there have been three terms for reporting…

Positive Cases at Pipestone School

Posted on November 6 2021

We have had three positive COVID cases communicated to us by parents.  Parents of students in specific classrooms or on specific buses who were exposed were sent a letter on Nov 4 and/or 5 regarding…

Pizza Pie - In Face :)

Posted on October 30 2021

The top families for Little Caesar's fundraiser in grades one to six were Lemons, Forsters, Cowles, Tvait and in kindergarten it was the Komives family.  We raised over $1200 for FOP$ funded activities…

Halloween Fun

Posted on October 28 2021

Thanks to everyone for their great school spirit and Halloween participation! What a great time for learning to succeed at Pipestone school!

Fire prevention week visit by Mulhurst Bay fire department

Posted on October 5 2021

Terry Fox Run

Posted on September 29 2021

Tues Sep 28 was a great day for our annual Terry Fox Run!  Thanks to students and staff.  Thanks to FOP$ for donating cookies and juice.  Thanks to the County of Wetaskiwin Peace Officers for traffic…

Orange Shirt Day

Posted on September 28 2021

Pipestone school students and staff observed Orange shirt day on Tuesday September 28th and were involved in "Every child matters" activities all through the week.

Cross Country Running Team

Posted on September 25 2021

Students on the cross country running team did themselves, their family and their school very proud at the September 22nd Rod Drebert Memorial Cross Country Meet in Wetaskiwin. Go Predators!

Info on emergency evacuation on September 13th

Posted on September 19 2021

Here's the text of the letter sent home by Mr. Gibson on September 15, 2021 to follow up the incident of September 13th, with some added info.   Dear Pipestone Parents: Wednesday, September 15, 2021…


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…