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  • REGISTRATION

    REGISTRATION

    LOTTERY PROCESS AT SVEND HANSEN SCHOOL

    To help address enrolment growth and space shortages, our school has a lottery process for new students enrolling for the 2022–23 school year. The lottery only impacts new students within our attendance area wishing to attend our school. Students who are currently enrolled at our school are not impacted.

    Each grade will have a limit for the number of classes for all grade levels. If the number of new students enrolling exceeds available space, a lottery process will be used.

    LOTTERY PROCESS ONCE PRE-ENROLMENT CLOSES

    After pre-enrolment closes at 4 p.m. on April 14, families of resident students will:

    • receive a call from the school about the lottery results by April 26;

    • be able to attend their overflow designated school or choose to enrol at another school with space. Siblings may also enrol at the overflow designated school, and

    • request to be placed on a callback list if spaces open before the last instructional day in September 2022. Students do not have to be enrolled in a Division school for the 2022–23 school year to stay on the callback list.

    REGISTERING AT AN OVERFLOW DESIGNATED SCHOOL OR OTHER DIVISION SCHOOL

    Our school will help resident families who were not selected in the lottery process to register at their overflow designated school, Weinlos School for kindergarten to grade 6, or Kate Chegwin for grade 7-9. If families choose to go to another Division school, they will need to call or email their preferred school to see if there is space.

    Siblings will also be able to attend the overflow designated school, but if families choose to go to another school with space, siblings are not guaranteed to attend.


    REGISTRATION AFTER APRIL 14

    New resident* students to the Division who register for the 2022–23 school year after pre-enrolment closes on April 14 can be added to the bottom of the callback list. Students can attend their overflow designated school, another school with space, or remain at their current school, if applicable.

    *A resident student of Edmonton Public Schools has at least one parent or legal guardian living in Edmonton who is not Roman Catholic.

     

    TRANSPORTATION TO OVERFLOW DESIGNATED SCHOOLS

    Yellow bus service to  Weinlos School for kindergarten to grade 6, or Kate Chegwin for grade 7-9, will be available for eligible students. Bus fees will apply.

    Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) is the preferred transportation method for junior high and high school students; however, if ETS does not meet Division standards, eligible students attending their overflow designated school may be able to apply for yellow bus service. Bus fees will apply.

     

    Students who require yellow bus service must apply before June 1, 2022. Information for new and current riders and application forms can be found on the Applying for Yellow Bus Service page on epsb.ca. 

     

    MORE INFORMATION

    More information about the lottery process is available on epsb.ca. If you have any other questions, please contact our school office at 587-489-4724 .

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  • Transportation

    Transportation

    Families wishing to register for new yellow bus service can do so by filling in the online form.

    Eligibility for Yellow Bus Service

    • To be eligible for yellow bus service, your child must be between grades K-6 and must live within the green shaded area.  The bus fee is be $38/month (as per 2020/2021 fees schedule, this is subject to change). 
    • Junior High students who live within the green shaded area and students living in the orange shaded area may be eligible for conditional ridership which has a charge of $38/month (as per 2020/2021 fees schedule, this is subject to change). 
    • Yellow bus service is not available for students living in the blue shaded area.  ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS.
    • Please note that transportation applications are not processed by Svend Hansen School staff.  These are processed by the Student Transportation department and they can be reached at 780-429-8585.

    ETS Bus Service

    The route 516 runs through Laurel.  You can find the up to date schedule on the ETS website.  Bus passes are available in the office for $60 (as per 2020/2021 fees schedule, this is subject to change).

     

     

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Principal's Message

At  Svend Hansen School we serve students in Kindergarten through grade 9 and we take a great deal of pride in creating a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere.  We believe in the success of all students and we accomplish this by providing high quality learning environments that challenge and engage our students, stafff and parent community.

We have created a strong sense of community in our building in which we celebrate the diversity of our school and promote high quality character traits in all our students.  

Our dedicated and caring staff work hard to provide the necessary supports to all our students.  We plan and implement a wide range of learning opportunities, encouraging students to take risks and expand their experiences.

Stay safe, continue to connect wtih your teachers, and take care of you and your family.

Ron Thompson

Principal