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Superintendent Kevin Gietz has served as Superintendent of Palliser Regional Schools since 2007. For more on him and his approach to education, click here.

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Palliser Regional Schools Updates

2016

Leadership in Literacy

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Make the most of your time in school

Hello everyone, April showers bring May flowers. What do May flowers bring? It’s an old joke and this year, we barely had any showers and some May flowers have already come and gone. Our seasons are fleeting. An early snowfall brings an abrupt end…

Palliser's Student Leaders in Spotlight this Month

Hello everyone, This month I want to share my thoughts on an extraordinary event. On March 21, I had the honour of joining four high school students from across Palliser (Calgary Christian School, County Central High School, Heritage Christian Academy…

Literacy work starts early and never stops

Hello everyone, Spring seems to have arrived early and with it, we’re already looking forward to the 2016-2017 school year. Our elementary schools will soon be hosting developmental check-ups for three- to five-year-olds who are entering early learning…

New legislation about ensuring all students feel safe

There has been a flurry of questions raised about changes to provincial legislation and new requirements of school boards related to ensuring safe and caring learning environments that respect diverse sexual orientation, gender identities and gender…

No New Year’s resolutions here

Happy New Year to all our students, staff and families! This is the time of year when many individuals make sweeping promises of change, resolutions intended to reshape our lives and often our bodies. For Palliser, there aren’t new resolutions in store.…

2015

Season's Greetings

At the time of my last message, I was looking forward to our second annual Student Leadership Conference called Discover U: Explore. Create. Achieve. It turns out Nov. 23 and the work of about 500 Grade 7-12 students may have been one of the best days…

Every Student Can Be a Leader

Hello everyone, While I’m the first person to talk about student achievement, academic results and data, this month I want to focus on something that’s more difficult to measure but invaluable to our students. Leadership. On Nov. 20 in Lethbridge,…

So many things to be thankful for

October is a season for thanksgiving, anchored in traditions of being thankful for a bountiful harvest. While many of us are no longer directly connected to the ebbs and flows of farming, it’s always a positive process to pause and reflect on the many…

Welcome Back!

Hello everyone, Welcome back to a new school year! This year Palliser Regional Schools is committed to continuing our literacy journey, as reflected in our continued theme “Leadership in Literacy.” How we support students to achieve literacy and…