District Emergency

School closures due to Evacuation Orders

School Closures due to wildfires

  • Career Pathways School, Wabasca Alberta
  • Mistassiniy School, Wabasca Alberta
  • St. Theresa School, Wabasca Alberta
  • Calling Lake School (school will re-open on Monday, June 17, 2019)
  • Chipewyan Lake School
  • Pelican Mountain School (Sandy Lake)
  • Paddle Prairie School 

Any decision regarding school operations will be announced once more information becomes available.

Evacuation Orders

Sunday, May 26, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.: Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement

Re-entry for communities previously under Evacuation Order

Wednesday, June 12, 2019: Phase 3 Re-entry (Return of Residents) for Wabasca-Desmarais, Sandy Lake and Chipewyan Lake. The threat of wildfire still exists for the above-mentioned communities. As a result, an eight (8) hour Evacuation Alert will remain in effect. 

Question and Answer page for students, parents, staff impacted by the wildfires

Click here to view the Question and Answer page.

School News


Grades 2-6 participate in drumming and round dance activity

Students in grades 2-6 participated in a drumming and round dance activity on March 22nd. The students in attendance regularly attend the school's drumming literacy clubs. The school invited community member Freddy Gladue to come and talk to students…

Family Literacy Day 2016

The school hosted to events to celebrate Family Literacy Day!  January Jamerama: Students and staff wore pajamas for the entire day, and, for the last 30 minutes of school, teachers switched rooms to read storybooks to students in other classrooms. …

Family Literacy Day

Dear Parents/Guardians; On January 27th, which is Family Literacy Day, the Literacy Committee is hosting two events at St. Theresa School:  January Jamerama: Students and staff may choose to wear pajamas for the entire day, and, for the last 30 minutes…

Musical Reading Club

Monday and Wednesday lunch times are designated for Musical Reading Club. Students sit alone, in pairs, or in small groups to read as music plays in the background. Students enjoy reading from the baskets of books around the room, and sometimes a special…


St. Theresa Newsletter PIKISKWEWIN

Have you read the St. Theresa Newsletter PIKISKWEWIN? If you haven't the December edition is available! Click here to view the newsletter!

Students chat with Olympian

Grade 4 students spent time chatting with their Classroom Champions mentor, Olympic Skier Jesse Cockney! Despite some minor technical difficulties, students enjoyed asking questions and getting to know Jesse! 

Candy cane scavenger hunt for perfect attenders

A special reward was organized for students who achieved perfect attendance for the month of October! Students participated in a candy cane scavenger hunt on December 7th! 

Pajamas Day

Parent and School Bus Driver Jackie Bilyea read to grade 3 students during Pajamas Day in November!       

Bullying Awareness Week November 15 - 21, 2015

To recognize Bullying Awareness Week, grade 3 students discussed what a bully is and how we can deal with them. They also created posters that will be displayed in the school.   

Literacy Club news!

Aboriginal culture is weaved into Literacy Club for students! Grade 4-6 students read the Circle of Life story Making Bannock. Circle of Life books are filled with Aboriginal content, and are closely related to life in Aboriginal communities, so children…