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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, an eight (8) 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

Schools

Bishop Routhier School
Box 1410
High Prairie, Alberta
T0G 1E0
Phone: (780) 523-2216
Fax: (780) 523-4567
Grades: ECS to Grade 6

Motto

Home of the TIGERS!

Mission

OUR MISSION 

“THE CHILD IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE PROBLEM”

Bishop Routhier School is committed to achieving ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE in a safe, caring, and friendly environment.  Students will develop by including parents as partners, having qualified and committed staff, utilizing technology to enhance learning, and by respecting the dignity, worth, and the needs of individual students.

Students at Bishop Routhier School will:

 

  • Master the basic skills
  • Understand the importance of being responsible citizens
  • Be skilled and knowledgeable learners
  • Demonstrate initiative, personal responsibility and positive self-worth
  • Meet and/or exceed expectations and standards established by Northland School Division and Alberta Learning

Philosophy

SCHOOL PHILOSOPHY

The school is dedicated to the belief that all children can and will learn.  It is also understood that children learn at different rates and have different needs.  This school will work to supply the children with every learning opportunity that is possible and to assist each individual student.  The goal of this school is to develop independent, self-reliant, life-long learners.