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


Community Meeting with the Alberta's Auditor General

YOU ARE INVITED  Please join us for a community gathering and dinner with the Alberta's Auditor General When: Thursday, October 29, 2015 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.  Where: Northern Lakes College Wabasca (Stony Point Campus) Big Room/Room #123 Why: We committed…

Literacy Club Photos!

Check out some Literacy Club photos!  Photos 1-2 Musical Reading Club: The Musical Reading Club debuted on Monday, September 21st with students reading alone or with a friend while music played in the background. Photos 3-4 Tell Me a Story Club: K-1…

Literacy Clubs at the School!

Students are participating in Literacy Clubs at St. Theresa School! The Musical Reading Club debuted on Monday, September 21st with students reading alone or with a friend while music played in the background. The school will be hosting different Literacy…

International Literacy Day

St. Theresa School celebrated International Literacy Day September 8th. This year’s theme focused on life in the Philippines. In the morning, students listened to a family from the Philippines talk about way of life, special costumes and local cuisine.…

September Newsletter

Tansi, Hello! We are pleased to welcome students, staff, parents and community members to the 2015-2015 school year. Click here to view important information listed in the September Newsletter. 

Another Successful Reading Fair

Students in grades 1-5 had their literacy skills put to the test while participating in a Reading Fair on June 24th. Almost like a science fair, teams of students read books, analyzed them for literacy structure and then built story boards to demonstrate…

Positive Literacy Results for Northland Schools

Northland School Division No.61’s (NSD61) long term vision for the division-wide Literacy Initiative is coming to fruition after three years. Gail Sajo, Literacy Supervisor, presented the latest progress report to the Northland Board on June 26th.…

Aboriginal Day at St. Theresa School

Canada’s National Aboriginal Day is annually held on June 21 to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of the nation’s Aboriginal peoples. There are three Aboriginal groups in Canada – the First Nations, Inuit…

We Love Ramona

The school hosted a We Love Ramona Weesemat assembly on June 8th. Mrs. Wheeler's Grade 4W class made 1000 cranes and Alexis Alook dyed her hair orange (ribbon colour for leukemia) to raise money. Over $1500 was raised to support Ramona! She surprised…

Northland Games 2015

A signature event for Northland School Division No.61 (NSD61) is just around the corner! May 29th marks the 28th edition of the Northland Games! Hundreds of athletes will travel to compete in the regional track and field competition at Grouard Northland…