Division News

Attend the October 23rd board meeting

October 18th, 2019

The next school board meeting will be held at Pibroch Colony School and agenda items include: Principal Jerry Buchko will lead a 90-minute presentation about Pibroch Colony School The board will consider a new policy regarding electoral wards Secretary Treasurer Mabel Wang will provide a student enrolment update Read the full agenda. The meeting starts […]

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School Bus Safety Week 2019

October 17th, 2019

Schools throughout Pembina Hills are celebrating School Bus Safety Week October 20-26. Poster contest Kindergarten to Grade 6 students are invited to participate in the ASTAC School Bus Safety Poster contest. The theme is “Ready to Ride” and the deadline for poster submissions is November 8, 2019. Each winner — one from each grade level […]

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Orange Shirt Day at our schools

October 2nd, 2019

September 30th was Orange Shirt Day and many of our schools showed their support. Check out some of their photos including the image at the top of this story — Barrhead Elementary Students placed feathers with a word that completes the sentence “How we think children at residential schools may have felt…” Then they filled […]

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Vista Virtual School — Alberta’s largest online school

October 2nd, 2019

Vista Virtual School (VVS) is one of about 30 online schools in the province of Alberta. Its 30+ teachers provide instruction to almost 500 full-time students and roughly 10,000 part-time registrants making it the largest online school in Alberta. The Pembina Hills School Division Board of Trustees opened Vista Virtual School in 1996 to address […]

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NPCS student enrolment on the rise

September 26th, 2019

At the September 25th board meeting, Neerlandia Public Christian School Principal Brett Seatter reported that the school has approximately 20 more students this year. They also welcomed eight new staff members to the school this fall. Offering an alternative Christian program, the school focuses on providing the highest quality of education for our students, integrating […]

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