School Nutrition Pilot Program
Heinsburg Community School, along with other elementary schools in St. Paul Education, is participating in a school nutrition pilot program launched by the Government of Alberta. The program is aimed at helping students prepare for a healthy future.
Elementary students at HCS have been taste testing healthy foods from each of the food groups. These well-liked healthy options have begun to be incorporated into our snack and meal program. Access to healthy, nutritious foods help our students to grow and learn and guides them to making healthy choices in the future.
The pilot is part of the Government of Alberta's "Future Ready" initiative that coordinates training from kindergarten to work so all Albertans have the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in a changing economy.
HCS Breakfast and Hot Lunch Programs
Heinsburg Community School is a small school with an enrollment of 160 students from ECS to grade 12.
We have implemented a healthy eating program for students from kindergarten to grade 12. We have a toast and cereal program each morning. This program is totally supported by parent and community donations and Breakfast for Learning.
Frog Lake First Nations provides funding for students to have a noon lunch.
Family School Liaison Worker Program
The Family School Liaison Worker (FSLW) is a trained and qualified counselor providing services for students to assist with educational, social and emotional difficulties. The FSLW provides counselling to address: alcohol/drug abuse, anger management, behavior problems, goal setting, stress management, family difficulties, depression/anxiety, bereavement, conflict resolution, and confidence building. Please the link below for more information on the FSLW program.
Cheryl Lindquist is our Aboriginal Career Counsellor. She looks after Ecole Mallaig Community School, Heinsburg Community School, Two Hills School, Two Hills Mennonite School, Ashmont Secondary School, and New Myrnam School. Click on the link above to visit her page for more information.