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2015-2016 Calendars

WRPS 2015-2016 Modified School Year Calendar - Please check out the WRPS 2015-2016 calendar for important dates!

2015-2016 Gwynne School Calendar - Please check out the Gwynne School 2015-2016 calendar for important dates. Kindergarten days are assigned on the bottom right hand side.  You will notice that the KA is for Mondays, Wednesdays and assigned Fridays.  The KB is for Tuesday, Thursdays and assigned Fridays.

Gwynne School Parent Association

2015-2016 Kindergarten Registration
 New for 2015-2016 Bussing from Wetaskiwin will be covered by Gwynne School Parent Council for Kindergarten Children.

Boston Pizza Fundraiser - GSPA is part of Operation Education at Wetaskiwin Boston Pizza!!!
When you or friends/family are out enjoying a meal or drink please keep your receipts and hand them into the school!
We will receive 5% of the receipts to put towards the school!

Gwynne School Parent Association 2015-2016 Town Bus Information

2015 - 2016 Town Bus Information and Forms 

After School Pick-up Reminder

After school pick up for students has been changed to insure student safety (busy parking lot)

After school all students will wait at their designated areas until the bell rings. 

  • Students will then load busses
  • Or have a parent come into the school to pick up their children.

After School Pick-up Reminder - please call the office or write a note to your child’s teacher whenever there is a change to your child’s regular after school arrangements.  Unless officially notified bus students will be put on the bus.

Gwynne School is a Scent FREE building

Due to medical needs of students and staff Gwynne School is a SCENT FREE building.  Please respect the health and safety needs of our staff and students by refraining from strong perfumes, body sprays or deodorant while in the building.  Thanks so much!

Busing for Students in the City of Wetaskiwin

Transportation will be provided for students within the City of Wetaskiwin on the following basis:

  • Eligible students (those who live further than 2.4 kilometers from designated school), will be served first at no cost; those students who were registered in a Wetaskiwin Regional Public School last year and were eligible for bussing will not need to re-register for transportation service.
  • Non-eligible students - those who live closer than 2.4 kilometers from the school will be served on a first come-first served basis:
  • For an annual fee of $300.00 for kindergarten; $600.00 for a student in grade 1-12 or $1200.00 for two or more students in grades 1-12. 
  • Fee must be paid prior to student ridership and to accompany application
  • Accepting cash, cheques, debit, Visa & MasterCard
  • Payable at WRPS office at 5515-47A Avenue
  • Must apply annually to obtain this service by using FORM:  16-1 Application for Transportation  Form is available as all Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools or can be downloaded at www.wrps.ab.ca
  • School of choice students - Families have      the right to choose a school other than their
         designated school however transportation may or may not be available to students who are attending a school of choice.   Where      transportation is available:
  • There is an annual fee of $300.00 for kindergarten; $600.00 for a student in grade 1-12 or $1200.00 for two or more students in grades 1-12. 
  • Fee must be paid prior to student ridership and to accompany application
  • Accepting cash, cheques, debit, Visa & MasterCard
  • Payable at WRPS office at 5515-47A Avenue
  • Must apply annually to obtain this service by using FORM:  16-1 Application for Transportation  Form is available as all Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools or can be downloaded at www.wrps.ab.ca.
  • Service cannot be guaranteed from year to year. 

Contact: Lynn Croft, Transportation Assistant at 780-352-6018 for urban information.
Busing for Rural Students
Rural students new to the division should register for bus service by calling the Transportation Department at (780) 352-6018 well in advance of school opening so that efficient routes and pick up times can be arranged. Students who were transported to a division-operated school by bus during the last school year will be included in our plans for the next school year and are not required to re-register. 

Contact: Debra Howeihe, Director of Transportation at 780-352-6018 for rural information.

First Ride Program – Tuesday, August 25th at WRPS 5515-47A Ave Wetaskiwin

See a short video of Winnie the Pooh and his friends as they go on an exciting adventure of riding the school bus for the first time. Enjoy a small snack and then onto a real bus to learn safety tips and the proper way to board and disembark. Call Lynn at 780-352-6018 to register before August 21st.