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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, Metis, 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)


2022-23 Back-To-School Update

We are so excited to welcome our students to school this fall. Our second year of teaching, learning and leading offers us endless opportunities to grow and better the world around us. As you and your student prepare for the first day of school (Thursday, September 1st), this update will provide you with key dates and information to assist with your planning.

 


Registration Update for 2022-2023 School Year

Dr. Anne Anderson High School is full in planned classes in Grades 10, 11 and 12 in the Regular and Advanced Placement Programs. We will now only accept resident students for these grades who newly move into the school’s attendance area for the regular program. 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.


Open House

We hosted our open house on March 8th. Did you miss us? Feel free to drop by our 2022-23 Open House website and get a glimpse of life at Dr. Anne Anderson High School. 

Click here to see more! 


2022/23 Program Guide and Course Planner

We welcome all families to view our 2022-23 Program Guide and Course Planner. We are proud to offer a diverse array of programming, including several new courses, 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 anneanderson@epsb.ca to connect with one of our team members.

Course Planning Sheets for 2022-23

 


Principal's Message

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 aour 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