Division News

Trustees nominate Tracy Meunier for ASBOA Award

February 20th, 2018

Secretary Treasurer Tracy Meunier brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Pembina Hills Public Schools. As a leader she will do whatever it takes to “get the job done” and is always seeking ways to maximize finite resources for the benefit of our community’s children.   Those are just some of the reasons the […]

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Barrier free access upgrades for Busby and Regional Office

February 19th, 2018

At their February 14 meeting, the school board received details about the barrier free access upgrades that will be made at Busby School and Regional Office. Other news from the meeting includes: School bus cancellation report Grade 8-9 Fort Assiniboine students will visit Ontario and Quebec this year PHPS joins the Westlock & District Community […]

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Sharon Sloat exemplifies excellence in teaching

February 15th, 2018

Sharon Sloat has now been with Pembina Hills for over 6 years.  Currently a grade one/CALM teacher at Vista Virtual, prior to that Sharon spent time teaching grade 5/6 at Dunstable School. Her love of music was evident, from coordinating the Christmas Concert and Spring Tea to having instruments available for use during recess.  Sharon’s […]

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Olympic dream comes true for former PHPS student

February 7th, 2018

The Olympic games are just days away, and our students and staff are buzzing with excitement waiting to cheer on one of our own. Barrhead native and former Pembina Hills student Melissa Lotholz will compete for Canada in the women’s bobsleigh at the 2018 Olympic Games in  Pyeongchang, South Korea. Having competed on the World […]

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Lieutenant Governor visits WES students

February 1st, 2018

École Westlock Elementary School was privileged to have Alberta’s Lieutenant Governor, Her Honour, the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell speak at school’s morning assembly on January 29th. Principal Pierre Ouimet requested Her Honour’s attendance for two reasons — to celebrate Family Literacy Day, and to connect with the Grade 6 social studies curriculum. “Many Grade 6 […]

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School board provides input on provincial budget

January 25th, 2018

At their January 24 meeting, the school board provided input on the Provincial 2018 Budget Consultation. Their submission includes the following priorities: High school funding, Transportation, Complex needs, SuperNet and Facilities. Also at the meeting, Dunstable School Principal Tammy Tkachuk provided an overview of the school’s priorities, and shared details about their commitment to providing Indigenous knowledge […]

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Jennifer Watson — one of the best

January 15th, 2018

Jennifer provides Learning Network Support at the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC) in Lethbridge.  Her colleagues tell us that she is professional, positive, and helpful, always going the extra mile to assist clients with whatever they need.  She is known as a problem solver, supporting the teachers and the administrative team.  Jennifer is a strong […]

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Ariana Montgomery — the best of the best

January 9th, 2018

Ariana Montgomery is a Grade 1 teacher at Pembina North Community School. Ariana invests countless hours planning and preparing purposeful learning activities for her students. Students spend their day inspired in her warm, welcoming, and cheerful classroom. Through her support and encouragement, she helps each child succeed. Ariana’s dedication to her profession and her students […]

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Sandy McCarthy — Heart of the BES hot lunch program

December 21st, 2017

Sandy McCarthy with the Barrhead & District FCSS plans, prepares, and organizes healthy and nutritious lunches daily at École Barrhead Elementary School. Her loving work and dedication to the program gives students the opportunity to focus on learning rather than hunger pains. When Sandy is not busy at the school, she caters various functions on […]

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Caring and Sharing in our schools

December 15th, 2017

Through the year, our schools have a tradition of giving to those in need. Here is a snapshot of some of the things our schools take part in. Updated December 15 –  For the month of December students at Dunstable School have been working to Stuff their “Bear Stockings” for the Santa’s Toy Box Program. […]

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