Treaty Land Acknowledgement
As members of the Dr. Anne Anderson High School Community, we are filled with gratitude as we honour Treaty 6 Territory, a traditional meeting place to the cree, Métis, Blackfoot, Dene, Nakota Sioux, Saulteaux, and Inuit. Our inherent responsibility to safeguard and preserve the Earth stems from the First Nations’ relationship to the land. Today, and all days, we acknowledge our shared history and the work we must do collectively to make the future a better place for all in our journey of reconciliation.
Tanushri M. (Dr. Anne Anderson High School Student)
Pre-enrolment and Registration Update 2023-24
Thanks to all the families who enrolled before the deadline to help our school get ready for 2023-24!
FULL IN PLANNED SPACES FOR 2023-24:
For the 2023 - 2024 school year, Dr. Anne Anderson High School is full in planned classes in Grades 10 to 12 in the regular program and Grades 10 to 12 in the Advanced Placement program. We will no longer be accepting students in the Advanced Placement program. For the regular program, we will now only accept resident students for Grades 10 to 12 who have newly moved into the school’s attendance area. A resident student of Edmonton Public Schools has at least one parent or legal guardian living in Edmonton who is not Roman Catholic. Non-resident students can enrol in another Division school with space in planned classes. If you are new to Edmonton Public Schools, you must register online.
We’re happy to let you know that, based on available space, all Grade 12 students who registered or pre-enrolled before April 14, 2023, have been accepted. We look forward to seeing your family in the fall!
GRADES 10 and 11:
We had more requests than available space; we continue to closely follow the Division’s Student Admission and Enrolment administrative regulation. At this time, all resident students who currently reside in the Dr. Anne Anderson attendance area have been accepted. New students outside of the Dr. Anne Anderson attendance area will be chosen by random selection in the following grades: Grades 10 and 11. If your child is in one of these grades, we will contact you with the results by April 24, 2023. We appreciate your patience as we work through this process.
DAAHS 2023-24 Program Guide & Course Planner
We welcome all future Dr. Anne Anderson High School families to view our 2023-24 Program Guide and Course Planner. We are proud to offer a diverse array of programming to support our students' education. Please use these two documents when planning which courses your student will enroll in next year.
Do you have questions about your students' registration and course planning? Please email us at email@example.com to connect with one of our team members or visit our Open House Website.
When I stepped into Dr. Anne Anderson High School for the first time, I took in the moment and felt a sense of honour in having the opportunity to serve this community. As I looked around, I noticed that written on wooden poles of the tipi standing majestically in the foyer are cree words that define the legacy of our namesake, Dr. Anne Anderson.
Anne Anderson was a dedicated author and teacher who was instrumental in preserving the cree language and promoting Métis heritage in Alberta and Canada. She would go on to write more than 90 books on the cree language, history and traditions, and in the early 1980s, she established the Dr. Anne Anderson Native Heritage and Cultural Centre which offered cree language courses. In 1991, she received the Order of Canada for her work in preserving the cree culture. With a profound appreciation for education, Dr. Anne (as she was fondly called) was especially known for the kindness and compassion she showed all of her students. She often spoke about the need to respect all cultures and learn from one another.
PUKOSEYIMOWIN - HOPE
Schools are places of hope. Together, we opened the doors of Dr. Anne Anderson High School to our students, their families and our community. Our school is a safe, welcoming and inclusive place where our connections with one another and our greater community are underpinned by kindness, compassion and respect. We are relentless in our efforts to provide every student with a high quality educational experience that prepares them for their futures. Our students have endless opportunities to develop their interests, passions and leadership skills through school initiatives, teams, and extra-curricular offerings.
Hope is about dwelling in possibility and dreaming for the future. Leveraging the informative voices of our youth, we are creating a school where students thrive, feel pride, and leave a legacy for those who follow.
NANASKOWMOWIN - THANKFULNESS
Opening our new school has been a privilege. As you walk in the doors of our school for the first time, and as you stand beneath the giant tipi structure, it is our hope that you also will feel thankful for the opportunity to be part of this special beginning and to be carrying forward your own and Dr. Anderson’s legacy.
With appreciation for your support and this opportunity to walk alongside and learn with you,
Lisa Wright, Principal