Division Emergency

School closures due to Evacuation Orders

School Closures due to wildfires

Any decision regarding school operations will be announced once more information becomes available.

Evacuation Orders

Sunday, May 26, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.: Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement

Re-entry for communities previously under Evacuation Order

Wednesday, June 12, 2019: Phase 3 Re-entry (Return of Residents) for Wabasca-Desmarais, Sandy Lake and Chipewyan Lake. The threat of wildfire still exists for the above-mentioned communities. As a result, a four (4) hour Evacuation Alert will remain in effect. 

Question and Answer page for students, parents, staff impacted by the wildfires

Click here to view the Question and Answer page.

Division News

School Bus Registration

To ensure the safety of all students riding on Northland School Division buses, all passengers must be registered to ride the school bus and students may only load or unload the school bus at their designated stop or school.  Parents are encouraged to review the school bus rider rules with their children and communicate alternate transportation plans with your child's bus driver.

To register students for the school bus, please complete and submit the form below or Click here to access the Bus Registration Form.  Bus Registration forms can also be accessed at any Northland School Division School.  

School Bus Registration

Student Information

Parent / Guardian

Transportation Information

Additional Stop Information

A maximum of two (2) weeks or a minimum of two (2) days notice is required to safely implement

Submitted by:

I acknowledge that transportation procedures will apply.


The information on this registration form is being collected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and under the authority of the School Act, and Northland School Division No. 61 Policy. Its collection is necessary to provide information that will allow the school division to provide transportation services for students to and from school. If you have any questions about the collection of this information, contact the FOIP Coordinator at Northland School Division No. 61, Bag 1400, 9809 – 77 Ave. Peace River, AB T8S 1V2 Phone: (780) 624-2060.