Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange approved a request from the Board of Trustees of Northland School Division (NSD) to close Paddle Prairie School for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year. The decision to close the school for health and safety reasons was made in accordance with the School Act.
*****Information Regarding Provincial Achievement Tests and Diploma Exams
Paddle Prairie School students scheduled to write June 2019 Diploma Exams may either:
- receive an exemption from the exams; or
- write the exams if they choose to do so and can safely make it to a school.
Paddle Prairie students scheduled to write June 2019 Grades 6 and 9 Provincial Achievement Tests (PATs) may either:
- be excused from the tests; or
- write the tests if they choose to do so and can safely make it to a school.
- Final course marks for students who receive exemptions from the Diploma Exams will be comprised of only the teacher-awarded mark. If a student chooses to write the Diploma Exams, the student cannot retroactively ask for an exemption to be provided for the exam.