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2017

Northland School Division Community Engagement Discussions

The Government of Alberta is committed to working collaboratively with members of the Northland School Division community to take action and help ensure a positive future for students of the division. Part of this commitment means working to restore…

2016

Fort McKay students participate in gardening project

Fort McKay students developed important knowledge while participating in a gardening project. This hands-on learning experience educated students about Haskap plants and the benefits of the high antioxidant berries that it produces. Students were each…

2015

Positive Literacy Results for Northland Schools

Northland School Division No.61’s (NSD61) long term vision for the division-wide Literacy Initiative is coming to fruition after three years. Gail Sajo, Literacy Supervisor, presented the latest progress report to the Northland Board on June 26th.…

Northland Games 2015

A signature event for Northland School Division No.61 (NSD61) is just around the corner! May 29th marks the 28th edition of the Northland Games! Hundreds of athletes will travel to compete in the regional track and field competition at Grouard Northland…

Summer Reading Program

“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.”                                                                                                       –…

Science is Discovery

All students were very excited to display their projects to their parents and the Fort McKay community. Various industry groups participated with booths set up in the gym with experiments for the students to partake in. The Athabasca Tribal Council had…

Students Meet NHLer Jordan Tootoo

Jordin Tootoo, the first Inuk NHL player, spoke to hundreds of teens about his life and the choices that he has made- positive and negative in Fort McMurray on May 6th. Tootoo recently released his autobiography "All The Way: My Life On Ice", which…

School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

The Student Transportation Association of Alberta's has declared May 4th, 2015 “School Bus Driver Appreciation Day”. Join us in recognizing and celebrating our hard working, dedicated School Bus Drivers! Recognize your school bus driver with a…

Indigenous Youth Science and Traditional Knowledge Fair

The Faculty of Native Studies - University of Alberta is co-hosting a Traditional Knowledge - Science Fair with Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta, and the Treaty 6 Confederacy. The vision of the fair is to bring together youth from across Treaty 8 and…

Regional Science Fair 2015

Schools across Northland School Division are busy preparing for the Regional Science Fair! Bishop Routhier School in Peavine Métis Settlement will once again host the event on Monday, April 27, 2015. Parents and community members are encouraged to attend! Students…

Attendance Improvement Initiative Awareness Campaign

The Attendance Improvement Initiative - 'Every Day Counts' Awareness Campaign runs from April 6-10, 2015. Click here to listen to our radio advertisements and learn more about the Attendance Improvement Initiative. 

Attendance Engagement Meeting

Attendance Engagement Meeting Please be advised that there will be an attendance engagement meeting on Monday March 30th, 2015 at 4PM.   Please see following link.  Meeting

Regional Aboriginal Recognition Awards

It was a night to remember for five Northland School Division students at the 27th Annual Regional Aboriginal Recognition Awards (RARA). These awards are given out to Aboriginal residents that have made positive contributions to the Regional Municipality…

Substitute Teachers' Appreciation Week

Northland School Division No.61 (NSD61) takes this opportunity to thank substitute teachers for their valuable service to students, staff, schools, parents and community members. “In times of illness, family situation or necessity, we need highly skilled…

Photography Contest

A reminder that the Northland School Division Photography contest deadline is this Friday. Click here for details about the contest and how to submit a photo!

Community Conversations: Guiding Principles for an Amended Northland School Division Act

Alberta Education is holding community conversations to develop guiding principles for an amended Northland School Division Act. To support attendance, there will be events in five communities within Northland School Division. Meals will be provided. Click…

Have your say in Education

Parents have a direct impact on education and that's why Fort McKay School is asking for their support.  We will be contacting parents to complete the annual Accountability Pillar Survey by February 27, 2015. Students in grades 4, 7 and 10 and all…

Fort McKay School Newsletter

The January, 2015 edition of the Fort McKay Newsletter is now available! Click here to view the publication! 

2014

Chrome Books

The Local School Board Committee raised money during Fort McKay Treaty Days for the school to purchase Chrome Books.  The Fort McKay School has purchased 120 Chrome Books for all students and staff to use in their classes. A big thank you to everyone…

Welcome to our new Website!

We are pleased to welcome students, parents, staff and community members to our new website! The website allows you to find information about happenings within our school community. The tabs across the top of the page will take you to pages specific…