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Division Re-entry Strategy

Read our COVID-19 Division Re-entry Strategy for information about how we’re welcoming students and staff back into schools this September.We’re preparing to welcome students and staff back into schools this September.


New to Ainlay Orientation (Link Crew): 

All new Harry Ainlay students (Grade 10s and new registrations this year, online or in person) are invited to orientation on Monday, August 31st.  Students are grouped based on their Quarter 1, Block 1 classes. You will receive a phone call on Friday, August 28th from your group leader for the day, letting you know whether your orientation is in the morning or afternoon.  Check the Student Life tab on our website for more information! You will also be getting your photos and ID cards during this time.  

Grade 11 and 12 Online Only: Student Photos and ID Cards

All graded 11 and 12 students who have chosen to do online schooling for the first quarter are welcome to come to Harry Ainlay School on Monday August 31st if they would like to get their photos and ID cards for the school year.  If attending, please make sure to come at the specific time outlined below:

  • 3:00 - 3:30 pm Surname A - E
  • 3:30 - 4:00 pm Surname F - L
  • 4:00 - 4:30 pm Surname M - R
  • 4:30 - 5:00 pm Surname S - Z

Please enter through entrance 7 (SW parking lot) wearing a mask.  Physical  distancing and hand sanitizing stations will be in effect while in the building.  You will remove the mask right before taking your picture and then put it back on again after the picture is taken. Students will then exit through the west side of the school at exit 11.    

First Day Re-Entry Information for In-Person Students: 

In-Person Students: We have staggered first days this year.  Photos will be taken and ID cards will be given for grade 11 and 12 in-person students.  Bus passes that have already been purchased online via SchoolZone for all in-person students will be available for pick up on the first school day (either Sept 3rd or 4th).                                       

    • Sept 3 - Surnames A-E, M-R                                                         
    • Sept 4 - Surnames F-L, S-Z


Harry Ainlay Re-Entry 

We know you have lots of questions about what school will look like this year when your child returns to in-person classes in September. The safety and well-being of students, families and staff is our greatest priority. Government of Alberta re-entry announcement The Government of Alberta announced that in-person classes will resume in September. Although we recognize that things will feel different this fall, we are looking forward to welcoming our students and staff back. 

The safety and well-being of our students, families and staff is our top priority. We will share more information about returning to school in the coming weeks—including the option for at-home learning—but in the meantime please visit our website to read a letter from Superintendent Darrel Robertson.