District Emergency

School closures due to Evacuation Orders

School Closures due to wildfires

  • Career Pathways School, Wabasca Alberta
  • Mistassiniy School, Wabasca Alberta
  • St. Theresa School, Wabasca Alberta
  • Chipewyan Lake School
  • Pelican Mountain School (Sandy Lake)
  • Paddle Prairie School: Closed for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year. 

Any decision regarding school operations will be announced once more information becomes available.

Evacuation Orders

Sunday, May 26, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.: Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement

Re-entry for communities previously under Evacuation Order

Wednesday, June 12, 2019: Phase 3 Re-entry (Return of Residents) for Wabasca-Desmarais, Sandy Lake and Chipewyan Lake. The threat of wildfire still exists for the above-mentioned communities. As a result, a four (4) hour Evacuation Alert will remain in effect. 

Question and Answer page for students, parents, staff impacted by the wildfires

Click here to view the Question and Answer page.

Our School

Grades Taught

K to 9


Karen Lemay 


Grouard Northland School is situated directed in the hamlet of Grouard.  Grouard is 13 k.m. north of Highway 2 (between High Prairie and Slave Lake) and has a population of approximately 300 residents.  Grouard hosts several services including: two general stores, a post office, Northern Lakes College, etc.

Grouard Northland School is K-9 and has student base of approximately 90 students,  one administrator, six teachers and nine support staff.  We are centrally located within the school division and often host division wide meetings and our annual Northland Games.  


Grouard Northland School will ensure that all students receive quality instruction in order to achieve high levels of success in a culturally responsive and relevant, positive, safe and caring environment.