The Great OutdoorsPosted 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 awardsPosted 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 WellnessPosted 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 funPosted 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 DayPosted 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 CoachPosted 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 DayPosted 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 DayPosted 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 ReportingPosted 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 SchoolPosted 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 FunPosted 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 departmentPosted on October 5 2021
Terry Fox RunPosted 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 DayPosted 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 TeamPosted 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 13thPosted 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…
LicecheckersPosted 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 backPosted 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 BackPosted 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 GailPosted 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 ribbonsPosted 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 winnersPosted 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 DayPosted 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 DayPosted 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 LibraryPosted 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 homePosted 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 - KindergartenPosted 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 weekPosted 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 boardPosted 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 contestPosted 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 outdoorsPosted on April 17 2021
Mrs Phillips and the grade 5-6s practice on their ukuleles outside on a great Spring day!
Happy EasterPosted 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 trainingPosted 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 BuildingPosted 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 KindnessPosted 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 DayPosted 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 DayPosted 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…
SkatingPosted 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 dayPosted on January 23 2021
Winter fun and friendshipPosted 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 SpasPosted 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 dayPosted 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…
LibraryPosted 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 ChromebooksPosted 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 rainbowPosted 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 beauty...like…
Halloween funPosted 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 PrincipalPosted 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 timesPosted 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 playgroundPosted 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 #2Posted on May 25 2020
Fitness components in a safe circuit! Enjoy and be well!!
Pipestone School PE at home - circuits #1Posted 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 skillsPosted 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!
MindfulnessPosted on April 23 2020
From Mrs. Gougoulas, our Mental Health Capacity Building worker. Be well!
Pipestone and the Pandemic Episode IPosted 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: https://youtu.be/bgX2DCnUZ-k
Oil Kings Hockey Hooky field tripPosted 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 tripsPosted 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 skatingPosted 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!
Symphony!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 DayPosted 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 circuitsPosted 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 lunchPosted 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 23Posted 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…
BOOK FAIRPosted 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 visitePosted 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…
RememberPosted on November 8 2019
Pipestone School took time to Remember on Friday November 8th. Thanks to Marion and Dave from the Mulhurst Legion.
Halloween FunPosted 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 DayPosted 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 RunPosted 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 teamPosted 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 leadershipPosted 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 DrillsPosted 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 CelebrationsPosted 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 LakePosted 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 MeetPosted 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 safetyPosted 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 performancePosted 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 CheckersPosted 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 performancePosted 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 challengePosted 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 DayPosted 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 5/19Posted 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 eventPosted 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 DayPosted 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 winnersPosted 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 FortsPosted 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 RemembersPosted 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 celebrationsPosted 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 PresentationPosted 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 2018Posted 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. …
STEAM CampPosted 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 HumboldtPosted 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 BuildingPosted 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. LeeuwPosted 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 3Posted 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 APPPosted 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 LinePosted 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…