School News

Christmas Concert

Posted on December 12 2018

Our annual Christmas concert will be held at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, December 19 in the Cultural Recreation Centre. Doors open at 6:00. Once the doors are open and students arrive, they can head to their…

Backwards Day

Posted on December 10 2018

Friday, December 14th is YAD SDRAWKCAB — aka Backwards Day. Wear your clothes on backwards, have your dessert before your sandwich, say goodnight instead of good morning! 

Superhero Day

Posted on November 20 2018

Friday, November 23 is Superhero Day!  

School Council Meeting

Posted on November 16 2018

Our next school council meeting will be on November 20th at 6:30 pm in the art room.  All parents are welcome!

ATB Opening 2018

Posted on November 15 2018

Our Jr. ATB started once again. Jr. ATB is a program that allows elementary school students to operate their own working ATB branch. With guidance from real ATB associates, students serve as greeters,…

Hot lunch update

Posted on November 14 2018

Hot lunch (turkey soup)  on November 21 will be provided at NO CHARGE. A huge thank-you to the UNITED CHURCH Ladies.

School Council Meeting

Posted on October 26 2018

Our next school council meeting will be on Tuesday, October 30th at 6:30 pm.  We'd love to have you join us.  This is a great opportunity for you to learn more about what is happening in the school…

Parent/Teacher Interviews

Posted on October 17 2018

Parent -Teacher Interviews will take place Wednesday, October 24th and Thursday, October 25th from 4:00 to 6:30 pm. Please sign up online starting today. Hope to see you there.   Click here to book your…

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School Photos

Posted on October 12 2018

We will be having our school photos taken on October 17th and 18th.     The following classes will have their photos taken on Wednesday, Oct. 17th: M/W Kindergarten 4-year old pre-school Grade 3/4…

Terry Fox Run

Posted on September 29 2018

We had a chance to not only honour and remember Terry Fox, but also our friend Mitch who we lost last year to cancer. Our school goal this year was over $7000 and we far exceeded that with over $7500!!…

Retirement Party for Mrs. Kirk

Posted on September 21 2018

Come and join us on Thursday, September 27th to celebrate the wonderful teaching career of Mrs. Lorraine Kirk.   Program is from 2:00 to 3:00 in the gym with refreshments and treats to follow in the…

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Grade 1/2 Field trip to Calgary Zoo

Posted on September 20 2018

As an enrichment activity to our studies, our grade one and two classes will be traveling to the Calgary Zoo.  This trip will give us the chance to walk around and observe the environment and habitats…

VPE School Council Casino

Posted on September 19 2018

Our VPE School Council will be working a casino on September 16th & 17th.  The funds we earn from the casino help to provide all sorts of benefits to our school.  Some of the initiatives that have been…

Grade 3/4 Trip to Vulcan Waste Transfer Station

Posted on September 17 2018

What happens to waste when it leaves your home? That is what we are learning all about in Grade 3/4 Science! On Wednesday, September 19th we will be walking to the Vulcan Waste Transfer Station to see…

School Council AGM

Posted on September 10 2018

All parents are invited and encouraged to attend our VPE School Council's AGM on Tuesday, Sept. 18,2018.  Meeting starts at 6:30 pm in the VPE art room.     Please know that attending the AGM does…

Meet the Teacher

Posted on September 4 2018

Come on in on Thursday, Sept. 6th for our meet the teacher information night.   Grade 3/4: 3:40 to 4:00 pm Kindergarten & Grade 5/6: 4:00 to 4:20 Grade 1/2: 4:20-4:40 Find out what your children will…

Fairy Tales= Fun Times

Posted on May 14 2018

Grade 3/4s got to share their awesome, original versions of "The Three Little Pigs"  with the Grade 1/2s and then we enjoyed some pig-inspired treats. What a fun way to celebrate our writing!

Hats On!

Posted on May 2 2018

There were some great hats on display for Hats On for Mental Health Day today. Thank you to the Vulcan Suicide Prevention Steering Committee for the chocolate basket for the best hat!

Interviews

Posted on March 1 2018

Parent-Teacher Interviews are coming next week. Please go online to book your time to meet. Thanks and see you there! https://vpe.schoolappointments.com/admin/

Leadership Market

Posted on February 15 2018

The Annual Leadership Market presented by the Grade 5/6s on Wednesday, February 14th. They sold some great products including baked goods, slime, decorations and more. They raised money for both their…

100th Day

Posted on February 14 2018

Grade 1/2s were busy celebrating the 100th day of school with all sorts of fun activities. 

2017

Staff Sharpen the Saw...with Creativity

Posted on November 30 2017

Staff members had a chance to show off their creativity and painting talent. Here are the results!

Writing Celebration

Posted on November 28 2017

It was a day to celebrate writing. Grade 3/4s completed their 'Expert Books and Grade 1/2s shared off their 'How Tos' together.

JR. ATB Open Again

Posted on November 21 2017

Our own VPE branch of the Jr. ATB is open for the year. There were some great speeches and some delicious cupcakes made by Mrs. Kirk. Keep an eye out for upcoming deposit days (roughly once a month).…

Writing Celebration

Posted on November 16 2017

Students across the grades have been busy in Writer's Workshops. The Grade 1/2s had a chance to celebrate their progress by sharing some of their writing.

Family Fun!

Posted on November 3 2017

Our after school basketball season wrapped up this week with Family Night. Participants could bring family members to show off their improved skills to and to play with and against in some games. Thanks…

5/6 Volleyball Tournament

Posted on November 2 2017

Grade 5/6s braved the cold and traveled to the CRC to participate in the annual Vulcan County Volleyball tournament. It was a smaller number of schools attending, but everyone enjoyed some friendly competition.…

Celebrating Writing

Posted on October 21 2017

Grade 1/2s and 3/4s had a chance to show off all their hard work in writing when the Grade 3/4s celebrated the end of the narrative unit with their published pieces while younger writers showed off their…

URSTRONG Day of Friendship Coming to Grade 3/4

Posted on October 20 2017

We’re excited to be hosting URSTRONG, an internationally recognized Social Emotional Well being program, that empowers children with the skills, language and self-confidence to be better friends and…

Book Fair

Posted on October 19 2017

Our Book Fair wrapped up tonight with another successful year. Thanks to all of our wonderful parent volunteers. Money raised helps buy books for our school library.

Baking Bonanza

Posted on October 13 2017

The Vulcan Volunteers were busy baking up a storm today after school. Our Apple Project provides fresh fruit in the classroom, but there are always some bananas that seem to be too spotted or mushy or…

Vulcan Prairieview Parent/Teacher Interview Online…

Posted on October 12 2017

We are pleased to once again be using an online program to schedule Parent-Teacher Interviews.   Please click on the link below to book appointments.   http://vpe.schoolappointments.com The process…

Vulcan Has Talent!

Posted on October 11 2017

Some of the students from VPE put on a talent show at the Vulcan Extendicare, great fun for the young and the young at heart.  It included lots of different acts and was a great way to show off some…

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Cross Country Run 2017

Posted on September 26 2017

It was a great day for a cross country run. Students in Grades 3-6 got to compete with surrounding schools in a 1500m race. We had lots of students trying their best and quite a few placed in the top…

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Vulcan Volunteers Starting Again

Posted on September 22 2017

It was the first day for our Vulcan Volunteers. This is a group of Grade 5/6 students who give up some time each Friday to do nice things around our school and community. Today we were busy raking leaves-7…

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Everyday Leaders

Posted on September 21 2017

We are proud to present our Post Photographers (well most of them are here anyways). They will be covering everything from day-to-day activities, spirit days, sports and clubs to even hot lunch. Take…

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Welcome Back!

Posted on September 6 2017

What a first day we had. We got to see old friends, meet new ones and Tony the Tiger even showed up with some awesome helpers and snacks from Market Street.

First Day of School

Posted on September 3 2017

We look forward to seeing all of our students who are returning or are new to our school.  Our first day will be on Tuesday, Sept. 5. It will be an exciting day filled with catching up with old friends,…

Vulcan Volunteers Help Clean Up

Posted on April 30 2017

Earth Day was last week, but our Vulcan Volunteers wanted to help clean up around our community today.

"Hats On" for Mental Health Day

Posted on April 28 2017

On May 3, wear your best hat to help raise awareness of the importance of good mental health and help remove the stigma associated with mental illnesses.

Easter fun

Posted on April 12 2017

Kindergarten students visited Long Term Care residents to share some Easter fun yesterday!

Twins!

Posted on April 8 2017

We were seeing double (or more) all over the school on Friday for our 'Twin Day' spirit day.

Help shape Palliser’s search for a new superintendent

Posted on March 28 2017

Palliser Regional Schools will begin an executive search for a new Superintendent of Schools later this spring. As part of that process, an ideal candidate profile will be developed. The Board of Trustees…

Parent/Student/Teacher Conferences

Posted on March 1 2017

Our second round of parent/student/teacher conferences will be held on March 7 & 8 from 3:45 to 6:45. Click on this link to access our on-line booking system.

Family Literacy Day

Posted on January 23 2017

This Friday, January 27th, is Family Literacy Day.  To celebrate this occasion, VPE will once again be hosting our family "booknic".  We invite the families of all our students to join us on Friday…

Ski Trip 2017

Posted on January 20 2017

Forms for the ski trip have gone home but can be found by clicking this link.  Our trip this year will be held on February 16, 2017.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call the school…

Tech Club News

Posted on January 19 2017

Tech Club is starting up in a few weeks, but look what they were up to in December. http://www.pallisersd.ab.ca/…/prairieview-students-update-c…

Floor Hockey Wrap Up

Posted on January 18 2017

Today was our version of the 'Battle of Alberta' at lunch time. It was the Edmonton Oilers who came out on top of floor hockey intramurals and will be battling the staff tomorrow.

VPE Ski Trip 2017

Posted on January 11 2017

The VPE ski trip will be held on February 16, 2017.  We will again be heading to Castle Mountain.  Forms will be coming out soon.    

2016

Parent-Teacher Interviews

Posted on November 2 2016

Interviews are coming up next week. They will take place November 8th and 9th. Once again this is prior to report cards coming home. In order to book your Interview time, please go online to http://vpe.schoolappointments.com/…

Volunteers in Action Again

Posted on October 7 2016

Vulcan Volunteers completed a 'Muffin Baking Spree' on Friday baking over 6 dozen muffins with leftover bananas for those who need an extra snack or to take on a field trip. Way to go volunteers!

Waste in Our World

Posted on October 6 2016

It was the 'Great Garbage Sort' today in Grade 3/4 science. We saved the garbage that we make in just a few days at school and went through it. There were so many items that could have been recycled and…

Cross Country Run

Posted on September 19 2016

Grade 3-6 students took part in the cross country run today. A big thank you to SABC for hosting this event. They do an awesome job. Way to go to all the students who challenged themselves in this 1500m…

Welcome Breakfast

Posted on September 16 2016

Muffins, fruit and juice are a great way to start off a morning and a new school year. It was great to see so many people able to attend our Welcome Back Breakfast today. We are looking forward to a great…

First Week Back

Posted on September 10 2016

We have had a great start to the 2016-2017 school year. Remember our welcome back breakfast and meet the teacher will take place on Friday, September 16th.

Welcome Back!

Posted on September 6 2016

The 2016-2017 year has started. It promises to be another great year of fun and learning. 

Back to School Shopping

Posted on August 15 2016

Busy watching the Olympics and not sure when to fit in back to school shopping? Don't fret, most school supplies have been pre-purchased for students and the cost is part of school fees. So keep on cheering…

Summer Reading

Posted on August 4 2016

Where are you and your kids reading today? Be sure to keep reading and filling in your reading calendar. 

Farewell Mr. Cranston

Posted on July 4 2016

We would all like to congratulate Mr. Cranston on his new role in Palliser Regional Schools as a director of learning starting in the fall. He will be greatly missed as he has been an amazing principal…

Patrollers Celebrate Hard Work

Posted on July 3 2016

School patrollers wrapped up the year with our pool party. Swimming and lunch was a great way to celebrate all of their hard work. Thanks to Mrs. Stephens for cooking 'the best burgers ever!'

Leadership Market

Posted on April 20 2016

The Grade 5/6 Leadership Market was a huge success. In total just over $1000 was raised for the Make A Wish Foundation. Thank you so much to all of those who came out to help support us. Great work Grade…

Science in Action

Posted on April 15 2016

Yesterday in Grade 1/2 we had Scientist Jo work on "Building Things" with us. We learned how structures can span, contain, or support! After doing a variety of activities, we were given a design and construction…

SABC sharing fun

Posted on April 14 2016

Thank you to Chris from SABC who came into our PE classes on Wednesday to teach us some cool games and tell us more about what SABC has to offer.

Ukrainian Day

Posted on March 28 2016

Fire, wax and dye were the ingredients that we used to make some awesome pysanka eggs. Then we had the chance to try lots of Ukrainian food and even tried writing in Ukrainian-which is trickier than English.…

Math in Action

Posted on March 25 2016

Before leaving for Easter break our grade 5/6 students conducted experimental math surveys in the gym. Mr. Cranston even got in on the data collection.

Spirit Day

Posted on March 24 2016

VPE was filled with some crazy characters today as it was 'Dress Like a Character' Spirit Day. Book, movie and TV stars were everywhere.

Tasty Fundraiser

Posted on February 26 2016

Our Vulcan Volunteers were joined today by some technology club members. We all used our synergy to help make cupcakes for the Nanton Animal Protection Society's fundraiser on Monday. Technology club…

Stand Up to Bullying

Posted on February 25 2016

At VPE we are lucky to have so many proactive student leaders everyday. Yesterday though we all made a special effort to stand up to bullying with Pink Shirt Day.

ATB Grand Opening 2016

Posted on February 23 2016

Our Jr. ATB had it's grand opening today. Bank workers, both from VPE and from ATB, were introduced and students were already able to make deposits. Thanks to Mrs. Kirk for another fabulous cupcake cake…

Skiing-Round Two

Posted on February 11 2016

We had an awesome day at Castle Mountain. The sun was shining and students were doing some great skiing. Thanks to our bus drivers, parents and staff for helping make the day at the hill a success.

100th Day

Posted on February 10 2016

We are so good that we got 100 days smarter in only 99 days! Grade 1/2 students celebrated the 100th Day of school today since tomorrow is the ski trip. They showed 100 in a lot of different ways and…

Poetry in Action

Posted on February 6 2016

All around the school last week, everyone was on the lookout for 'Random Acts of Poetry' created and hid by Grade 5/6 students.

Vulcan's Got Talent

Posted on February 5 2016

Where can you find some talented kids? Today the answer was at the Peter Dawson Lodge. Students went to perform a talent show for residents. Singing, dancing, limbo and magic were just a few of the acts.…

Ski Trip

Posted on January 22 2016

Yesterday a large group of eager skiers and snowboarders loaded up early to head to Castle Mountain. We had first time skiers all the way up to those that looked like pros. It was great to see everyone…

Hockey Time

Posted on January 18 2016

Today was the showdown between the Montreal Canadiens (winning student team) and the Calgary Flames (staff team) for floor hockey. It was a close back and forth game. The staff were ahead, then Mr. Cranston…

Hot Lunch

Posted on January 12 2016

Students enjoyed another delicious and nutritious hot lunch option today- pulled pork! Thanks to all who helped organize, cook, hand out and clean. 

What's the Weather?

Posted on January 8 2016

Be sure to ask a Grade 5/6 student about the weather. They had a chance to do lots of hands-on experiments with Scientists in Schools. 

2015

Happy Holidays Everyone!

Posted on December 25 2015

Merry Christmas from our VPE family to yours! Hope everyone is having a fantastic break. See you back on Monday, January 4th, 2016!

Raffle Success

Posted on December 18 2015

Thanks to everyone who once again supported our Christmas Basket Raffle. This year we raised $1891.00 which will help support our school field trips. Congratulations to all the winners!

Gingerbread Baking

Posted on December 17 2015

Kindergarten students had the chance to bake and decorate gingerbread. Thanks to all of our special helpers who came out. 

Looking Good VPE

Posted on December 16 2015

Today was our formal day. Students dressed in their best and then took part in a lunch time dance. It was a blast. 

Spreading Cheer

Posted on December 11 2015

A group of students in Grade 3-6 went over to Peter Dawson Lodge today to spread some Christmas cheer by delivering cards and singing carols. 

Book Fair Begins

Posted on November 1 2015

Below is a schedule of when each class is attending the Scholastics Book Fair this week.    Tuesday, November 3                                               …

Happy Halloween

Posted on October 31 2015

We had a great Halloween at school and hope everyone has fun tonight as they trick-or-treat. Thank you to everyone who attended our annual fashion show, brought in treats and organized activities. 

Volunteers at it Again

Posted on October 30 2015

Our Vulcan Volunteers were busy today handing out Halloween cards and raking leaves after school.Rak

Soccer Showdown Sequel!

Posted on October 28 2015

Today the Everton team took on the staff for the soccer finals. Everton scored first getting one by returning player Mrs. Clement. The staff answered with 3 goals and that was the final score. Floor hockey…

Soccer Showdown!

Posted on October 27 2015

Today Everton faced off against Arsenal in the soccer finals. It was a very close game and when the bell rang it was tied two-two. It took the season's longest shoot-out in order to determine a winner.…

Basketball

Posted on October 8 2015

After-school basketball is in full swing with record numbers of participants. Students have been learning and practicing skills and are showing great improvements. Looking forward to a great rest of the…

Reading is a BLAST!

Posted on October 2 2015

Mrs. Bianchini’s class from last year were the lucky winners of the summer reading contest.  This meant that on Friday, September 25th they travelled to Calgary to the Southland Leisure Center. They  …

Terry Fox Run

Posted on September 30 2015

Today was our Terry Fox Run Day. Students and staff ran hard and we couldn't have done it without our awesome volunteers and all of Mrs. Meehan's hard work. The money is still being totaled, but we will…

Cross Country Run

Posted on September 21 2015

Students in Grades 3-6 took part in the Vulcan County Cross Country Run today at SABC. We had lots of students achieve their personal bests and many in the top 8 as well in their categories. Thanks to…

Tired of looking for change all of the time?

Posted on September 18 2015

We are pleased to introduce a new online payment program. Use your credit card in a secure way to pay for anything from school fees to hot lunch. Learn more here.

Year at a Glance

Posted on September 15 2015

Click here to see an overview calendar.

Geologists in Training

Posted on September 15 2015

Grade 3/4 students are studying to be geologists as we learn all about rocks and minerals. Students got to take a closer look at the minerals inside some rocks. 

Assembly Time

Posted on September 14 2015

We had an awesome assembly to start off our week. Star of the Week students were recognized; Mrs. Bianchini's class from last year were announced as the winners of the summer reading trip to the wave…

Welcome Back!

Posted on September 7 2015

We started out another great year here at VPE. Breakfast, assembly and getting back to routines were just some of the highlights. It was awesome to get many home reading calendars back already, but you…

Sounds of Spring

Posted on May 27 2015

Our spring concert was held tonight. It was a chance to celebrate 10 years as VPE and share more of our Leadership vision.  Students did a great job showing off what they have been working on in choir…

Mrs. Steiner's Super Star Celebration!

Posted on May 9 2015

We wrapped up Education Week by celebrating Mrs. Steiner's 30 years with Palliser and 28 years as librarian for Hazel Cameron and VPE. We will miss her as she retires at the end of the year, but we will…

Together is Better

Posted on May 7 2015

Education Week this year also featured our first ever version of the 'Synergy Games'. Together is better and working together allowed students to try out a variety of summer Olympic and Paralympic events.…

Coding Club

Posted on March 25 2015

Coding club wrapped up today although we are looking at trying to complete an activity with CCHS coders later on.  Students have learned the basics of code, created awesome artwork and great games.

Popping for a good cause!

Posted on March 20 2015

We would like to thank the Chinook Credit Union for donating the use of their popcorn machine and the popcorn to our Friday fundraiser. The money raised is going to support our fruit bowl program. Thank…

Staff-Student Showdown

Posted on March 19 2015

The Dolphins proved too much for the staff in dodgeball intramurals today. They ended up winning 3-0. Staff are already looking to bounce back with belly baseball coming up after the Easter break.

Toga Time

Posted on March 13 2015

What was life like in ancient Athens? Grade 5/6 students got to experience a taste of what it would have been like today. There were slaves busy working, students competing in physical contests and a…

La Pizza

Posted on March 12 2015

Grade 3 students have been learning to say all of the pizza toppings in French and got to make and of course eat their own pizza creations. LA pizza est fantastique!

Interview Time!

Posted on March 10 2015

Parent-teacher interviews are coming up on Wednesday and Thursday from 4:00-7:00 each night. Be sure to book your time at https://vpe.schoolappointments.com/admin/. Hope to see you there!

Spirit Day

Posted on March 3 2015

Students had a chance to dress up as their favourite book or movie character. There were some many creative costumes inspired by great literature and characters.

Rocking End to the Season

Posted on March 2 2015

Our junior curling season wrapped up on the weekend with a fun bospiel. There were elementary, Jr. and Sr. High teams from Vulcan, Lethbridge, Foremost, High River, Oilfields and Claresholm. Everyone…

Dodge, dip, duck and dodge

Posted on February 11 2015

Dodgeball intramurals are in full swing. We have had lots of close games and even a few that ended in a through off. Students are already looking ahead to play-offs and to see which team will take on…

Families enjoy curling together

Posted on February 9 2015

Tonight Jr. Curlers brought out family members in order to show them their skills so far. We played games and then enjoyed supper together. It was lots of fun and good practice before our bonspiel at…

Booknic Time

Posted on February 5 2015

To celebrate Family Literacy Day, VPE once again hosted a 'Booknic'. Many families came together in their PJs to enjoy lunch and some good books. Rainbow Literacy was also on hand to hand out door prizes…

Blast from the Past

Posted on February 2 2015

We had students and staff come dressed from all decades today. From cavemen, to pioneers, to hippies, to future jobs there were so many outstanding outfits

2014

Concert a success again this year

Posted on December 19 2014

Our concert was great once again on the evening on December 16th. Students entertained with songs, dance, reader's theatre and more. Thank you to everyone involved and especially Mrs. Helland, our amazing…

Feast a plenty!

Posted on December 18 2014

December 16th was our Christmas Feast. Turkey, stuffing, veggies and delicious desserts made up the menu. It is a great chance to share some fun and tasty food with our school family. Thank you to all…

Open for Business

Posted on November 20 2014

Our ATB branch is officially opened for the year. The grand reopening was a success. Megan did a great job of speaking and cutting the ribbon as our new CEO. Mrs. Kirk's cake was a big hit and deposits…

Adventures in Eating

Posted on November 18 2014

We are halfway through our 'Adventures in Eating' nutrition program. We have been learning about Canada's Food Guide, portion size and enjoying lots of healthy snacks. We also learned that you should…

ATB Re-opening approaching

Posted on November 18 2014

Some Grade 5/6 students have been busy getting ready for our Jr. ATB Bank reopening on November 20th. With training and promotions and meetings, they have already shown themselves to be dedicated leaders.…

Intriguing Intramurals

Posted on November 6 2014

Today was the staff vs. student soccer game. The staff were up 2-0 for a little bit and then up to 4-0. Finally it was 5-0. It was a hard battle for a long time after that. The bell rung and all of a…

Book Fair Blast

Posted on November 5 2014

Thank you to everyone who came to help with our book fair. We sold lots of books and received credits and free books for our school. It was a blast and thank you to Mrs. Steiner for organizing it all…

ATB training

Posted on November 4 2014

Bank training has begun for Grade 5/6 students with positions at our branch of the ATB. The grand opening will be on November 20th and students will be able to open accounts shortly after that. Congratulations…

Trick or Treat Time

Posted on November 1 2014

Halloween week was busy here at VPE! Pumpkins were carved, food donations poured in and we capped it all off with our annual Halloween Fashion show. Cute, scary and original, there were so many unique…

Yee haw!

Posted on October 20 2014

Is that Indiana Jones? No in fact it was Mr. Kirk showing off his skills with a bull whip for the Grade 1/2s on Friday.

Leader In Me Parent Night

Posted on October 17 2014

We had a great turnout at our 'Leader in Me' night. Despite not having any internet, the show went on. We hope that everyone has a better understanding of the 7 Habits and can see how to use them in their…

Cross Country Run

Posted on September 23 2014

Thanks to SABC for hosting our awesome cross country day. It was warm outside and they laid out a challenging track. Whether you placed in the top three, top ten or just finished, it was great to see…

Terry Fox Fun

Posted on September 22 2014

Are you looking forward to seeing Mr. Cranston with pink hair? We exceeded our goal of raising over $8000 for the Terry Fox Foundation so he better be ready for a cool new hair style! Thanks to all of…

Cross country schedule

Posted on September 19 2014

Can't make the whole day at cross country, but want to try to catch you child's race? Below is a tentative schedule for the day. Walk through 9:45-10:30Time        Race10:45       Overage elementary…

Looking for Decomposers!

Posted on September 15 2014

Do you know what biodegradability is? If not, just ask the Grade 3/4s who are learning all about 'Waste and Our World' and got to go on a decomposer scavenger hunt last week!

Yee haw! 2014 is starting off great!

Posted on September 14 2014

Students have been busy all around the school in the first few weeks. It is great to see cowboys and girls practicing their skills in Mrs. Kirk's class. Remember that there is no school for students…

Running Club takes Off!

Posted on September 9 2014

Despite the weather, running club started today. The Grade 1/2 students got to stretch and run indoors. even in the hallways! The Grade 3-6 students run tomorrow and we are hoping for warmer weather!

Welcome to 2014-2015!

Posted on September 5 2014

Our welcome back breakfast was a big success again this year. A good breakfast is an important way to start off each day. We hope to see everyone tonight at Mass Registration and Meet the Teacher

First Day of School!

Posted on September 2 2014

We started the year with a splash! Mr. Cranston capped off the day by completing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Thanks for nominating him Mr. Helland! It added to an already awesome first day back at VPE!

Food Bank Fundraiser

Posted on June 16 2014

The VPE Bank delivered 68 pounds of food to the food bank today! Food was collected on deposit days for a chance to win the grand prize bike! Great job to everyone who donated!!!

Blue Dogs

Posted on June 16 2014

The Grade 3/4 students just completed an artist study on the American artist George Rodrigue and his famous "Blue Dog!" We created our own Blue Dogs and used watercolor to finish the drawings.  These…

Showered with Wishes

Posted on June 13 2014

It was great to see students, parents and staff come together to celebrate Miss Kubik's upcoming wedding. It was lots of fun and Miss Kubik would like to thank all those who attended as well as the staff…

Kick Belly Ball Finals

Posted on June 4 2014

It was the staff who won our kick bellyball final game today with a score of 12-8. Some staff members had trouble with the rules at first, but both teams did a good job using good sportsmanship. It was…

Awesome Artwork

Posted on June 3 2014

The Grade 5's have been busy working on a large art project! Paper Mache Bowls! "This is the coolest thing ever!" - Tyce - Grade 5

Voting in Vulcan and more...

Posted on June 2 2014

Everyone has been busy at school with fun projects lately. The Grade 1/2s went on a walking tour of the community with lots fo stops. The Grade 3/4s had butteflies arrive (well they are not butterflies…

Accountability Pillar

Posted on May 30 2014

This is like our school report card based on parent, student and teacher responses to a survey. Click here to see to see the outstanding results!

Camp Chief Hector

Posted on May 28 2014

The Grade 6s are headed to Camp this week. The Grade 5s had a blast when they attended two weeks ago. Thank you to all of those companies and individuals who helped us to cover the cost and provide all…

A Blast with the GS Lakie Band

Posted on May 27 2014

The middle school students from G.S. Lakie came today to entertain us with their band and guitar band. They played old and new songs that had lots of us dancing in our seats, or on our feet!

Mentorship Mayhem

Posted on May 23 2014

Hope everyone is enjoying their long weekend. Students have Tuesday off but we look forward to hearing about everyone's weekend fun on Wednesday. Mentorship students had fun last week in Calgary at Shakers…

Mrs. Booker's Award Video

Posted on May 15 2014

In case you haven't had a chance to see the video yet, please enjoy by clicking the link. See the video

Congratulations

Posted on May 15 2014

Congratulations to Mrs. Booker on her Edward Parr Award win! Follow the link to read more about the award and to see a video that showcases her great work here at VPE!http://www.pallisersd.ab.ca/about-us/news/post/meet-danielle-booker-our-edwin-parr-nominee

Camp Fun

Posted on May 14 2014

The Grade 5s have been having a great time at Camp Chief Hector while sleeping in tipis and geocaching. Thanks to everyone who provided donations to help make it possible. We can't wait to hear more about…

Track Club News

Posted on May 13 2014

Grade 1/2 students had track club today after school. Our next practice for 1/2 will not be until Monday, May 26th as there is no school next Monday.

Science in Action

Posted on May 1 2014

Grade 3/4 students had an jam-packed day at the TELUS Spark Centre. Students had a challenge to build a path for a marble to get down a wall that would take as long as possible. Plus we got to explore…

Edwin Parr Award

Posted on March 30 2014

Congratulations to Mrs. Booker. She is the VPE and Palliser Regional Schools nominee for the Edwin Parr Award. This award recognizes outstanding first year teachers. Best of luck at the next level of…

Around the World in a Week

Posted on March 25 2014

Grade 3/4 students had the chance to experience some of the customs, traditions and food of Peru, India, Ukraine and Tunisia last week. It was lots fo fun for all. Thanks to those presentaters who came…

Success on the Slopes!

Posted on March 25 2014

  We were lucky enough to be able to fit both of our ski trips into March this year. It was great to see students improve from the first time to the second trip. Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves on…

Sports News

Posted on March 10 2014

Be sure to click here to get information about a variety of physical activities offered by the Recreation Board for kids and adults too!

New Supplies Donated

Posted on March 9 2014

Our Junior ATB and the Vulcan ATB branch have provided the funds for new art supplies and dodgeballs. There have been put to use already! Thank you for the donation.

Ski Trip Fun

Posted on March 7 2014

Fresh snow, lots of smiles and great skiing and snowboarding (plus a few tired kids) is the best way to describe our day at Castle Mountain. Thanks to all the parents and bus drivers for the help. We…

School Council Minutes Online

Posted on February 24 2014

Want to stay informed and invovled with school council? The minutes of the meetings will now be posted online after each month's meeting. Click here to see what this great group of volunteers have been…

Leadership In Literacy

Posted on February 24 2014

Get your copy of “Leadership in Literacy” Palliser Regional Schools is committed to reporting to its stakeholders information about the educational programs and services being offered to the students…

Family Literacy Day

Posted on February 3 2014

Our Book-nic was a huge success! Many people came to celebrate reading with us. Thanks to Mrs. Milan and Rainbow Literacy for the door prizes, juice boxes and all of your help with the event. Also thanks…

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Vulcan Prairieview Junior ATB

Posted on November 29 2013

Here is the link to the VPE School Bank episode that will be aired on Global Lethbridge this Saturday at 6:30pm/. You can watch the full episode here www.apubliceducation.ca . Click on 2013/14 videos…

Palliser’s free bus status app now available

Posted on November 25 2013

  The arrival of winter weather inevitably brings cold, snowy mornings that leave many Palliser families wondering whether school buses are running late or running at all. Keeping tabs on the school…

We’re Open for Business!

Posted on November 22 2013

  Our Vulcan Prairieview Junior ATB opened with a bang this week. Students worked hard to create our own bank branch, learn their jobs and create an exciting grand opening complete with speeches, ribbon…

Remembrance Day Ceremony

Posted on November 8 2013

Students and staff remembered those who have made sacrifices for our freedom on Thursday. Students performed poems, songs and original compositions to show their respect.

Our results are great!

Posted on November 6 2013

Our latest provincial achievement tests (P.A.T.) results have been released. As many of you know, P.A.T’s are provincial standardized tests that are administered to students in grade three, six and…

Halloween Fun

Posted on November 1 2013

This last week has been filled with Halloween themed math, activities and of course the annual Fashion Show. Thank you to all of those parents who came out to watch!

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted on October 12 2013

From all the staff at VPE we would like to wish you and your families a very Happy Thanksgiving!!! No school Monday so enjoy your long weekend.

Fire Hall Trip

Posted on October 9 2013

The Kindergarten students had a great trip to the Fire Hall yesterday. Thank you to those parents who came and to the firefighters who taught us all about fire safety and prevention. Plus we got some…

Dress up Time!

Posted on October 4 2013

After raising over $8000 for the Terry Fox Run, Mr. Cranston had to show off his best dress and make-up to the students at our assembly. It was a great way to celebrate all the hard work that students…

Cross Country Run on Thursday

Posted on September 30 2013

We have just a few days before we head to Arrowwood with all the Grade 3-6 students to compete against other schools in the cross-country run. This year there will be a concession. A food list is included…

Superintendent's Message

Posted on September 29 2013

Hello, Palliser students and families, Happy October, a month associated with Thanksgiving and celebration of a bountiful harvest. I hope there are celebrations in store for you this month. As I’m sure…

Terry Fox Run...Another Successful Year

Posted on September 27 2013

Everyone came ready to run for family, friends and Erin Hyslip on Friday. Our total money raised for Terry Fox is just a little shy of $8000 so far, but Mr. Cranston agreed to still dress up next week.…

Student storytellers encouraged to join Palliser News…

Posted on September 26 2013

Do you have a nose for news? Do you have a knack for spinning an interesting story? Do you have a passion for photography or videography? If so, the Palliser New Bureau needs you! Students from Grades…

Our first spirit day...

Posted on September 26 2013

There were crazy hats everywhere at school today. Thanks to the Spirit Team for organizing such a fun event.

Tasty Math

Posted on September 25 2013

Some Grade 3/4 students got to put their math skills into action at Market Street Foods this week. Thanks to Market Street for letting us come to shop and for the snacks. Then these students had to prepare…

The Magic of Leadership

Posted on September 25 2013

Magician Steve Harmer came to entertain and educate us. His show was all about 'The Magic of Leadership'. Thank you to FCSS for providing the show. He had lots of great tricks to show us but most students…

Author Visit

Posted on September 24 2013

David Poulsen, Award Winning Author, in Vulcan on Saturday   David Poulsen, an author of teen and young adult literature, a rodeo contestant, a rodeo announcer (and a rodeo clown and rock singer in previous…

Think of Us on the Bus!

Posted on September 16 2013

Once again staff and students learned the importance of bus safety and how to evacuate in case of an emergency. Did you know that in the first 6 days of school, there were 5 incidents of people passing…

Soccer Intramurals Kick-off!

Posted on September 10 2013

Manchester United versus Chelsea was the opening game of our soccer intramurals this year. About 60 students from Grades 3-6 are split up onto 6 different teams. They will play a round-robin and then…

Gearing up for Week Two

Posted on September 8 2013

The first week of the 2013-2014 school year flew by. It was great to meet new students as well as greet returning ones. With an assembly, breakfast, classroom time capsules, and starting choir as some…

Welcome back breakfast...a huge success!

Posted on September 4 2013

To celebrate a new school year, students had the chance to enjoy a breakfast of muffins, fruit and juice this morning. There was lots of great food to enjoy and it was a great chance to see everyone in…

First Day Fun

Posted on September 3 2013

  Well our first day of the 2013-2014 school year is already over.  It was a great day that flew by. There were new students and teachers to meet. We even had a quick welcome back assembly and took…

Have you liked us yet?

Posted on September 2 2013

If you have a Facebook account be sure to like our new Vulcan Prairieview Elementary page. We will use this as another way to keep parents informed about upcoming events as well as sharing what we have…

Welcome Back!

Posted on August 30 2013

School starts this year on Tuesday, September 3rd at 8:30. Students should have received a letter from their teacher in the mail and class list are posted on the library windows. We look forward to seeing…

New Teachers at VPE

Posted on August 29 2013

We are all excited to welcome some new faces to VPE. Along with many new students, we also have some new staff members. Here they are so you can say hello when you see them in the school! Mrs. Booker…

Fur Trade Fun

Posted on June 4 2013

The Grade 3/4 classes had the chance to act out a fur trade recently. Each student took over a role that was critical to the fur trade. They researched the roles and then got everything prepared. Then…

Jumping Success

Posted on May 30 2013

Be a Heart Hero That’s the motto that all students got at our opening assembly to kick off Jump Rope for Heart. Students had lots of knowledge about the importance of exercise and healthy eating. Some…