Where children play, learn, and grow!

Gibbons Preschool Association

Where children play, learn, and grow!

2nd Floor, 5111 51St.
Gibbons AB


Here we will post monthly updates for parents, as well as any other new and exciting things that pop up! Check back often!

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Agrium Donates $300.00 to the Preschool

Posted by Janet Coutu on March 7, 2016 at 10:30 PM

Agrium is one of the many companies that offers an employee volunteer reward program.  One of our families works with Agrium and has completed a pre-determined amount of volunteer hours with the Preschool.  The application process has been completed and Agrium has graciously donated $300.00 towads the Preschool! 

Families, if you volunteer with the Preschool, please check with your HR department, as you may qualify as well!  The Executive can help out with the paperw...

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February Newsletter

Posted by Janet Coutu on January 27, 2016 at 12:35 AM

Important Days

05 No School

12 No School

15 No School

19 Firefighter Visit

26 Library Visit

What's Happening

Continuation of letter recognition and sounds, numbers, patterning, counting, etc.  Children who have mastered these tasks have moved on to beginning sounds.  The children that recognize all the numbers have started adding!

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January 2016 Newsletter

Posted by Janet Coutu on December 31, 2015 at 5:15 PM

Important Days

06 Bring Your New Favorite New Toy

15 Yoga Instructor Visit

27 Library Visit

29 No School

What’s Happening

Continuation of letter and number recognition continues throughout the rest of the year. This month we’ll focus on patterns to support a key role in young children’s mathematics understanding and development.

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Atco Gas Gives the Preschool a New Humidifier

Posted by Janet Coutu on December 9, 2015 at 9:05 PM

The Gibbons Preschool was so happy to announce that Atco Gas was able to provide the funds for a new humidifier.  The room is very dry in the winter time.  Read more about this in the link below:


Thank you so much Atco Gas!

December 2015 Newsletter

Posted by Janet Coutu on December 9, 2015 at 9:00 PM

Important Days:

07 Share a snack

14 Santa Hat Day

16 Popcorn and a Movie

18 Christmas Party

Christmas Break is December 21st - January 01st, 2016.  School resumes on January 04, 2016.  

What's Happening:

December is a busy month full of Christmas fun, music, crafts and lots of holiday activities.  Mrs. Barnes is very happy with the progress of letter r...

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November 2015 Newsletter

Posted by Janet Coutu on December 9, 2015 at 8:55 PM

November News

Important Days 

04 Meeting

11 No School

13 No School

16 No School

20 Visit from Nurse

27 Crazy Hat Day

What's Happening:

The DVD Letter Factory will be playing during the first half hour of class to help the children recognize and know the sounds of the alphabet.  They do not have to or usually sit to watch.  They co...

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October Newsletter

Posted by Janet Coutu on September 28, 2015 at 10:25 PM




07 Dental Visit/Meeting-7:00

09 No School - P.D. Day

12 No School - Thanksgiving




21 School Pictures




30 Halloween Party/Visit to the Bank

What’s Happening

Someone from the dental office will come to each class for an informative visit. School pictures take place on the 21st, information to follow. A Halloween Party is scheduled for t...

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September Newsletter

Posted by Janet Coutu on September 28, 2015 at 10:10 PM


14  First Day





25 Crazy Sock Day



The first day of school is September 14th.  Our school week is Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  We follow the Surgeon School Division Calendar for the convenience of parents with children attending Sturgeon Schools.

School Hours:  AM 9:00-11:30 and PM 12:00-2:30

Please Bring:

Backpack, water bottle, lunch bag with healthy lunch, ind...

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Gibbons Preschool Receives Canada Post Community Grant

Posted by Janet Coutu on August 16, 2015 at 7:25 PM

The Gibbons Preschool Association has received support from Canada Post in the form of a community grant. The funds will go towards the addition of manipulative play items for the children and a much needed stool for the Aide/Volunteer to use while to interacting with the children.

Manipulative play items will positively impact the Preschool in the in the following ways: help to improve eye/hand coordination in the children, strengthen hand muscles, encourage imaginations, potential...

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April Newsletter

Posted by Janet Coutu on April 2, 2015 at 2:05 AM

April Calendar

08 school resumes

10 field trip to the zoo


15 show and share

17 make up day for the 24th


22 movie day

24 no school


29 library day

What’s Happening

field trip to the zoo 

show/share - have your child bring an item to show and share with the class

movie day - the children will be making a small snack to enjoy during the movie (still pack your usual s...

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