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  • Special Education Programs

    Special Education Programs

    Challenge Program (for Gifted and Talented Learners)

    The Challenge program is provided for students who demonstrate high ability and excellent achievement. All students in Alberta are taught a curriculum determined by Alberta Education. This Alberta Program of Studies forms the basis for the Challenge program. Gifted students are able to grasp concepts quickly and move through the basic curriculum more rapidly. In the Challenge program, students work to develop a broader and deeper understanding of the curriculum covered. They are grouped together for enriched, challenging and well-paced programming specifically designed to meet the special education needs of high-ability learners.

    Edmonton Public Schools’ Fact Sheet for the Challenge Program

    Challenge Program Fact Sheet

    Community Learning Skills

    The Community Learning Skills program supports students with moderate to severe cognitive disabilities and significant developmental delays. These students may have physical, sensory, medical or behavioural disabilities. Programming focuses on assisting students to learn and use basic academic, communication, and personal skills in the classroom, school and community.

    Edmonton Public Schools’ Fact Sheet for the Community Learning Learning Skills Program

    CLS Program Fact Sheet

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  • Registration

    Registration

    Would you like to learn more about our school?

    We'd be happy to answer any questions that you may have.
    Give us a call.
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    Attend our Open House.

    Kindergarten Registration

    • Registrations for kindergarten are now being accepted for children who were born on or before March 1, 2014.
    • Registration forms are available in the school office or Student Registration Form Student Registration Form.
    • Please bring your child’s birth certificate.
    • If your child was not immunized in Edmonton, please bring their records.

    General Registration

    If you are interested in being part of our school please contact us
    If you would like to find out more about registering your child with Edmonton Public Schools please visit us at www.epsb.ca

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  • Welcome

    Welcome

    Welcome to Lynnwood School! We are delighted that you are considering having your family as members of this great community of parents, students and staff.

    We are an elementary school, conveniently located in the west end of Edmonton, just off 149th Street and the Whitemud Freeway. The school opened in 1959 and had an extensive modernization in 1999. Our school building is in excellent condition, offering bright, modern facilities for our students and staff.

    Lynnwood School offers a regular elementary program, a district site for the Challenge Program (for gifted and talented learners), and a district site for the Community Learning Skills program (for students with moderate to severe cognitive delays). Because of this, Lynnwood School meets the educational needs of a very diverse student population of approximately 215 students from kindergarten to grade 6.

    An active noon hour and after school co-curricular program provides opportunities for students to extend their learning beyond the classroom. Field trips and guest performers which support curriculum are provided through fundraising activities and from the school budget. School programs and activities include intramural sports, school choir, hand bells, AMA School Patrols, running teams, community service, a library program, a character education program (to promote positive citizenship), and a variety of lunch clubs.

    Our goal, to challenge all students at a level appropriate to their readiness and ability within an atmosphere of mutual respect and dignity, is advanced by working closely with parents as partners. Parents are actively involved with our School Council, as volunteers, and supporting classroom activities.

    While our students achieve excellent results on Provincial Tests, our goal is to continue to emphasize student achievement in the core subjects. A safe and positive school climate for staff and students is a priority, and we rely upon, and value, the partnership of the home and the school. We work collaboratively with students and their families to provide the best educational experience and social opportunities possible.

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Welcome

Welcome to Lynnwood School! We are delighted that you are considering having your family as members of this great community of parents, students and staff.

We are an elementary school, conveniently located in the west end of Edmonton, just off 149th Street and the Whitemud Freeway. The school opened in 1959 and had an extensive modernization in 1999. Our school building is in excellent condition, offering bright, modern facilities for our students and staff.

Lynnwood School offers a regular elementary program, a district site for the Challenge Program (for gifted and talented learners), and a district site for the Community Learning Skills program (for students with moderate to severe cognitive delays). Because of this, Lynnwood School meets the educational needs of a very diverse student population of approximately 215 students from kindergarten to grade 6.

An active noon hour and after school co-curricular program provides opportunities for students to extend their learning beyond the classroom. Field trips and guest performers which support curriculum are provided through fundraising activities and from the school budget. School programs and activities include intramural sports, school choir, hand bells, AMA School Patrols, running teams, community service, a library program, a character education program (to promote positive citizenship), and a variety of lunch clubs.

Our goal, to challenge all students at a level appropriate to their readiness and ability within an atmosphere of mutual respect and dignity, is advanced by working closely with parents as partners. Parents are actively involved with our School Council, as volunteers, and supporting classroom activities.

While our students achieve excellent results on Provincial Tests, our goal is to continue to emphasize student achievement in the core subjects. A safe and positive school climate for staff and students is a priority, and we rely upon, and value, the partnership of the home and the school. We work collaboratively with students and their families to provide the best educational experience and social opportunities possible.

Principal's Message

Welcome to another exciting school year! We would like to welcome back the staff, students and parents who are returning to Lynnwood School, and to welcome those who are joining our Lynnwood family for the first time.

It is our goal to provide our very diverse group of students with exceptional opportunities to grow as individuals, and to grow together as a group. This can only be accomplished through the combined efforts of an exemplary staff, and supportive and informed parents, who, together, hold common expectations for appropriate student conduct and student learning.

We will continue to challenge students to be the best that they can be; to accept their own and others' strengths and weaknesses; to celebrate success, and to see mistakes not as failure, but as an essential part of the learning process; to be accountable for their conduct and the development of positive relationships with others; and to assume their rightful responsibilities as learners.

We look forward to working with each of you during the upcoming year.

Sincerely,

Mr. Bill Godfrey, M.Ed
Principal

 

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Here is a review of our results from the 2013-2014 school year.