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


Hillview School
P.O. BOX 1589
High Prairie, Alberta
T0G 1E0
Phone: (780) 523-9679
Fax: (780) 523-9671
Grades: K to 6


Educating today's children for tomorrow's future. 


  • To embrace diversity in a safe and caring environment
  • To strive to meet the educational needs of each individual child
  • To promote the Metis culture


  • Each student is unique with his or her own potential for growth and success
  • Students learn best when they are actively involved in a safe, caring and challenging environment in which risk-taking is encouraged
  • Student growth is enhanced as students learn to take responsibility for their learning and behaviour
  • Student growth is enhanced when staff members and parents/guardians assume a shared responsibility in the development and education of the child