First Day of School is September 1st, 2022

Posted on June 30 2022

Enjoy your summer break! We will see you in September.  Here is the link to the 2022/2023 Calender

School Office Hours

Posted on June 30 2022

OES is closed for the summer. The School Office will be open on Monday, August 29th to Wednesday, August 31st from 9AM to 3PM. Normal hours (8:30 AM - 4:00 PM) will resume on September 1st.  

OPEFA Meeting Minutes

Posted on June 27 2022

Onoway Parents Educational Fundraising Association Meeting Minutes

OES Newsletter June 2022

Posted on June 1 2022

OES Newsletter June 2022

Calahoo Meats Fundraiser

Posted on May 17 2022

Order Form Meat Fundraiser Information


Posted on May 9 2022


Onoway Parents Educational Fundraising Association

Posted on May 3 2022

May 2022 Newsletter

Posted on May 1 2022

OES May Newsletter

OES Juice Bar!

Posted on April 5 2022

Juice Bar Slide Show

Hot Lunch - April 19th

Posted on April 5 2022

Hot Lunch Order Form

March 2022 Newsletter

Posted on March 25 2022

March 2022 Newsletter

Mothers Day Flower Fundraiser

Posted on March 16 2022

  Flyer Order Form    

February Newsletter

Posted on March 2 2022

February 2022 Newsletter

Update: 2021-22 Return to Normal Plan

Posted on March 1 2022

The following updates were made to our NGPS 2021-22 Return to Normal Plan: Masking: Masks are optional for students and staff in schools or on school buses. Those who choose to continue to wear a mask…

2021-22 Return to Normal Plan

Posted on February 16 2022

The Division's COVID-19 Plan has been updated in response to the province's February 8 announcement to lift several COVID-19 health measures. Please visit our information page for complete information.

February Newsletter

Posted on February 1 2022

Click here to see the newsletter

Updated COVID-19 Health Guidelines

Posted on February 1 2022

Updated COVID Daily Health Checklist

ngpsTALK Register today!

Posted on January 21 2022

Welcome to ngpsTALK! A space where parents, students, staff and community members can share their ideas and feedback on a variety of topics affecting our school division. Your voice is important! ngpsTALK…


Students return to in-person learning on January 10

Posted on December 31 2021

On December 30, 2021, Alberta's Education Minister announced that the pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 student winter break would be extended to January 10 provincewide, and that January Diploma Examinations…

December Newsletter

Posted on December 1 2021

December School Newsletter

Remembrance Day Presentation

Posted on November 9 2021

Virtual Remembrance Day Presentation

November Newsletter

Posted on November 1 2021

November Newsletter

How to Register for SchoolCash Online

Posted on September 17 2021

School Cash Online - How to Register

New Health Measures Announced for Schools

Posted on September 16 2021

September 15, 2021 - the Government of Alberta has announced a state of public health emergency and with it new health measures for schools. The measures come into effect tomorrow, September 16, 2021: …

OES Weekly Newsletter September 3, 2021

Posted on September 3 2021

OES Weekly Newsletter September 3, 2021

Daily health screening for all students and staff

Posted on August 31 2021

We all have a part to play in keeping our school communities healthy. Screening daily for illness is an important action we can take to support our schools. Alberta Health Daily Checklist Before coming…

NGPS 2021-22 Back to School Plan

Posted on August 24 2021

NGPS's 2021-22 Back to School Plan outlines the strategies and health measures the Division will follow in supporting the health and safety of students and staff. As always, we remain committed to providing…

2021-2022 School Year Update

Posted on August 23 2021

2021-2022 School Year Update

Government releases COVID-19 guidance documents for…

Posted on August 16 2021

On Friday, August 13, the Government of Alberta released their Guidance for Respiratory Illness Prevention and Management in Schools, as well as a tool kit with information for parents and school staff…

20.21 Awards Ceremony

Posted on June 28 2021

Congratulations to all of our 2020-2021 award recipients. Awards Video Recording

20.21 Year End Message from OES

Posted on June 28 2021

Dear OES families,   On behalf of all of the OES staff, I want to let you know how much we have appreciated your ongoing support, flexibility and understanding throughout this school year. We have missed…

20.21 OES Weekly Update June 18

Posted on June 18 2021

20.21 OES Weekly Update June 18

National Indigenous Peoples Day - June 21, 2021

Posted on June 18 2021

National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 11/21 Weekly Family Update

Posted on June 11 2021

June 11/21 Weekly Family Update

Alberta Health: Parent Letter June 8/21

Posted on June 9 2021

Alberta Health: Parent Letter

Wilhauk Order Pick Up Information

Posted on June 9 2021

Thank you again to everyone that supported our Wilhauk Beef Jerky Fundraiser! Your contributions to our Playground Enhancement Project are greatly appreciated! All orders can be picked up at the Wilhauk…

June 4/21 OES Weekly Family Update

Posted on June 4 2021

June 4/21 OES Weekly Family Update

Online Safety

Posted on June 1 2021

Online Safety

Every Child Matters

Posted on May 31 2021

In remembrance of the 215 children whose remains were discovered at a former Kamloops residential school, flags across Northern Gateway Public Schools will be lowered to half mast. We extend our deepest…

Love is...

Posted on May 28 2021

Love is...

May 28/21 Weekly Update

Posted on May 28 2021

May 28/21 Weekly Update

Division announces new Superintendent of Schools

Posted on May 27 2021

The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that following an extensive Canada wide search, Mr. Kevin Bird has been appointed as the new Superintendent of Northern Gateway Public Schools, effective July…

May 21/21 OES Weekly Update

Posted on May 21 2021

20.21 OES Weekly Update May 21

K-12 students return to in-person learning! NGPS is…

Posted on May 19 2021

As per Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange's announcement this afternoon, Alberta students will return to in-person learning on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, with the exception of students in the Regional…

Wilhauk Fundraiser

Posted on May 18 2021

Order Form

OES welcomes new Assistant Principal!

Posted on May 17 2021

Onoway Elementary School is pleased to announce that Ms. Amanda Beekman has accepted the position of Assistant Principal at Onoway Elementary School (OES), effective September 2021. Ms. Beekman brings…

OES News

Posted on May 10 2021

May 7/21 Weekly Family Update

OES Virtual Book Fair

Posted on May 10 2021

May 10 - 22 Order your books today!

Pizza Hot Lunch May 27th

Posted on May 7 2021


At Home Learning

Posted on May 6 2021

May 6, 2021   Greetings OES parents and guardians,   To protect the health system and to stop the spike of Covid-19, the Government of Alberta has announced new restrictions that include moving all…

Education Week 2021!

Posted on May 3 2021

It has been over a full year since NGPS began adapting to the challenges of delivering education in the context of a pandemic.   This year, we want to take the opportunity to celebrate the many hands,…

20.21 April Newsletter

Posted on April 30 2021

20.21 April Newsletter

School Board Election 2021: Shaping the future of…

Posted on April 22 2021

Are you passionate about kids and public education? You may want to consider running for a school trustee position! Alberta School Board elections will take place on Monday, October 18, 2021! Elected…

Register NOW for the 2021-22 school year!

Posted on April 22 2021

Your educational journey is our inspiration! At Northern Gateway Public Schools, we understand that every student is unique. Teachers, support staff and leadership work together to create personalized,…

2021-2022 School Calendar NGPS

Posted on April 22 2021

2021-2022 School Calendar NGPS

Hot Lunch Order Form

Posted on April 16 2021

May 5th Hot Lunch Order Form

Positive Parenting Program

Posted on April 15 2021

Happier families. Better relationships. Successful teenagers. It all starts here!

March 2021 Newsletter

Posted on March 26 2021

OES News letter for March For a paper copy please contact the office at (780) 967 5209. Have a great break everyone!!!

Spring Break

Posted on March 24 2021

No School Reminder There are no classes Monday, March 29 to Tuesday, April 6 for the spring break, Easter Monday and a Board Approved Non-Instructional Day. Classes resume for all NGPS students on Wednesday,…

Free Session for Youth Caregivers

Posted on March 10 2021

Alberta Health Services, in collaboration with The Mental Health Foundation, is proud to offer FREE online programming for parents and caregivers of children and youth. Check out the sessions offered…

Celebrating our Substitute Teachers!

Posted on March 8 2021

Thank you to all of our substitute teachers! Whether you are coming to the rescue in person, or online, you provide incredible support to NGPS students and staff year-round. You are a crucial member of…

Planning for Student Success: share your feedback…

Posted on February 26 2021

Your Voice Matters Northern Gateway Public Schools seeks your input as we plan for the 2021-22 school year and beyond. Your feedback as students, parents, staff and leaders is an important part of our…

Courage Video

Posted on February 26 2021


COVID-19 Daily Checklist

Posted on February 26 2021

As of Thursday, February 18th, a revised COVID-19 Alberta Health Daily Checklist has been released. A copy is also attached to this post. Please remember this check needs to be done on a daily basis. …

March 2021 Student Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on February 25 2021

March 2021 SPTI Information

Pink Shirt Day is Feb 24!

Posted on February 23 2021

Pink Shirt Day is an anti-bullying movement that began in 2007 when a student in Nova Scotia was bullied for wearing a pink shirt to school. Since then, Pink Shirt Day has been recognized annually around…

Grade 5 Spotlight

Posted on February 22 2021

Grade 5 Spotlight 

Respect Video

Posted on February 1 2021


January 2021 Newsletter

Posted on January 28 2021

OES January 2021 Newsletter For a paper copy, please contact the office at (780) 967 5209.  

My Heroes of COVID-19

Posted on January 27 2021

My Heroes of COVID-19 “Even as we grieved, we grew. Even as we hurt, we hoped. Even as we tire, we try.”~ Amanda Gorman I recently heard a radio story of a first grade teacher who was teaching her…

Staff Planning and Development Day

Posted on January 21 2021

There will be no school on Friday, January 29, 2021 due to a Staff Planning and Development Day.  

Return to In-Person Classes, January 11!

Posted on January 7 2021

On November 24, 2020, the Alberta government introduced a series of enhanced COVID-19 measures that impacted all Alberta K-12 schools. These temporary measures were set to be in place from November 30,…


NGPS Christmas Vacation and Return to Learning Schedule

Posted on December 17 2020


I'll Be Home Christmas

Posted on December 17 2020

Christmas has always felt magical and miraculous. After the stress and anxiety of the last ten months, we need the hope and peace of the Christmas Season more than ever before. Even if you’re not…

Merry Christmas!

Posted on December 16 2020

Wishing all of our NGPS families an extra Merry Christmas and happy holiday break! The Christmas Break for NGPS students is December 18 to January 1.  Return to at-home, online learning: January 4, 2021…

November 2020 Newsletter

Posted on November 27 2020

November 2020 Newsletter

Alberta Government announces new series of enhanced…

Posted on November 25 2020

Alberta Government announces new series of enhanced COVID-19 health measures, ENHANCED public health measures: Stop the Spike. On November 24, 2020, the Alberta Government announced a series of new COVID-19…


Posted on November 10 2020

Remembrance Day marks the anniversary of the official end of the World War I hostilities on November 11, 1918.  In gratitude, we stand with our communities to honour and reflect on the sacrifices and…

To Run or Not to Run? School Bus Transportation and…

Posted on November 10 2020

Preparing for Winter temperatures and road conditions With Winter weather upon us, families are reminded to take necessary precautions for inclement or severe weather. When the safety of transporting…

OH CANADA, sung by adults across our great land!!

Posted on November 3 2020

This post is in honour of Canadian Down Syndrome Society week, and the great land of Canada that we have the privilege to call OUR HOME!!   O Canada Performance


Posted on October 27 2020

WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER   Oh COVID-19, I am so tired of you. Sadly, we are not done yet, the battle continues and we need to find strength to endure. Living through this major historical event is…

Keeping Our Chidren Safe Online

Posted on September 29 2020

KEEPING OUR CHILDREN SAFE ONLINE I have shared information about keeping children and youth safe online previously. However, with the increased reliance on technology during COVID-19, we could use an…

EVERY CHILD MATTERS: Phyllis Webstad and the story…

Posted on September 29 2020

Orange Shirt Day began in 2013 to honour Residential School survivors and their families, to remember those children who didn't come home and to encourage and support awareness of the individual, family…

COVID-19 Information - Student illness STAY AT HOME…

Posted on September 18 2020

This summary, based on the September 2020 Government of Alberta update, COVID-19 Symptom-Student illness, provides further clarity to parents about the ‘isolation’ period or ‘stay home and minimize…


Posted on September 11 2020

NGPS 2020-21 COVID-19 Re-entry Handbook updated September 10, 2020. To read more on the NGPS Mask Protocol please see Section 1 - Provincial Health Measures, Pages 9-14 of the Handbook. WHY USE A NON-MEDICAL…

Normal, For right Now

Posted on August 31 2020

NORMAL, FOR RIGHT NOWBack to school planning typically brings feelings of anxiety, fear, nervousness, and excitement.This year, in the middle of a worldwide pandemic and global uncertainty, these feelings…

Daily health screening required for all NGPS staff…

Posted on August 27 2020

We all have a role to play in keeping schools healthy. Before coming to school each day, all staff and students must use the Government of Alberta's screening questionnaire - the COVID-19 Alberta Health…

WELCOME BACK! School starts next week!

Posted on August 24 2020

Board approves change to 2020-21 school year calendar. The first day of school is Wednesday, Sept 2; however, many schools have staggered start dates. Schools will share information with you specific…

School health measures now include mandatory masks

Posted on August 6 2020

On August 4, 2020, the Government of Alberta announced that the use of masks will be required when students and staff return to school.  Students from Grades 4 through 12 will be required to wear masks…