Summer time is Fun time.

As we do every summer, Phoenix is a hub of activities over the summer. Starting today with our annual Chili cook off at noon. Come and taste and judge. The winner gets a $50 Chili’s gift card.   Next week, Thursday July 27th at noon, we host our Watermelon Fest. Enjoy some creative ways of preparing Watermelon. YUM YUM. Following

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Changes to Home Ed for 2017

Today from Alberta Education: “In October 2016, Alberta Education released the Standards for Home Education Reimbursement. This document was intended to assist school authorities in determining which parental expenses are eligible—and ineligible—for reimbursement on behalf of students in home education programs. When the Standards for Home Education Reimbursement was released, I committed that the department would continue to work with

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6 reasons to homeschool

Homeschooling is a term that applies to a wide variety of options. Here in Alberta it can mean anything from a home education program which a parent designs and implements to an online program that the school delivers or a Blend Ed program that is part online,  part at school, part in print and part in the community. The reasons

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Stone Soup Club

You know the story of stone soup? Where everybody from the village contributes something and in the end there is a rich flavourful soup that fills everyone.  Here is our stone soup club kids working on a delicious wonton soup this week – some for them, some for others and some to take home!

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Learn more about Independent Schools in Alberta with our own Diana Stinn.

Our very own, Founder and Executive Director, Diana Stinn joined Denise Dutchuk-Smith from Delta West Academy to discuss the facts around independent schools in Alberta. Do We hire Alberta certificated teachers? Do we follow the Alberta program of studies? Are we financially accountable and professionally accountable to Alberta Education? Are we accountable to our families? Are our families Elite or

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