Cogito Junior High Open House

Join us on March 13th from 6:30 - 8:30pm.

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Elmer S. Gish School

About Our School

Our goal is to develop well-prepared students for lifelong learning. We’re proud of our safe and caring environment that nurtures individual and group wellbeing. We believe that our teamwork, communication and mutual respect positively enhances the students' development.

Kindergarten - Grade 9

Kindergarten - Grade 9

We inspire students to learn, dream and lead as a way to succeed. We encourage leadership, goal setting, responsibility and task-oriented behaviour in and out of the classroom.

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Attendance Areas

Attendance Areas

The English program serves the areas of Akinsdale and Pineview. The Cogito program serves students from across St. Albert.

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Cogito Program

Cogito Program

Cogito is designed for the student who is willing to work hard to achieve a high level of academic excellence. The learning environment is characterized by expanded curriculum, high standards and academic success, and direct instruction in structured classrooms.

Administration Team

Administration Team

Principal: Randy Roszell, Assistant Principals: Derek Harrison, Sue Werner

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Land Acknowledgement

Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge Treaty 6 territory and the many First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. We acknowledge the mistakes of the past and are dedicated to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.