Sherwood Park, AB. — All schools within Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) will close for the Christmas break at the end of the day on December 22. Schools reopen on January 6.

In addition to schools, EIPS Central Services, including Student Transportation, is also closed to the public from December 23 to January 1. Regular office hours—8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.—resume on Monday, January 4.

     EIPS Holiday Closures
     EIPS schools
     Closed             December 23 to January 5

     EIPS Central Services
     Closed             December 23 to January 1

From everyone at Elk Island Public Schools, have a happy holiday season and a wonderful New Year.


EIPS is one of Alberta’s largest school divisions, serving approximately 17,000 students in 43 schools. We are proud to be an integral part of our communities, including Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan, Vegreville, Strathcona and Lamont counties, and the western portion of the County of Minburn.


For more information contact:
Laura McNabb, Director, Communication Services, EIPS 780-417-8204 cell 780-405-4902