Division News

School board budget depletes reserves

July 2nd, 2019

Delayed release of the provincial budget has required the school board to adopt their 2019-20 budget based on assumptions. Overall, the board is projecting an operating deficit of $2.2M. This shortfall will be covered by reserve funds, however it will deplete most of the division’s reserves.  The school board is trying to balance significant financial […]

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Read the June newsletter

June 27th, 2019

“The last day of school is here and for some it means the closing of one door and the opening of another,” says Superintendent David Garbutt. Read his year-end message as well as these stories in our June newsletter: Congratulations to our Graduates Get Ready for Back to School Register for Busing Meet the Bus […]

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Three Busby students receive Citizenship Awards

June 27th, 2019

The school board recognizes students who make positive contributions to their school and community with Citizenship Awards. Congratulations to the latest recipients from Busby School: Josh Meinczinger – Grade 3 Amie Gibert – Grade 4 Kale Neuman – Grade 6 Read stories about all the Citizenship Award recipients.

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Métis dancers visit our schools

June 26th, 2019

Four of our schools were treated to some wonderful dancing this month: The Kikino Northern Lights Dancers visited École Westlock Elementary School and Eleanor Hall School on June 11th. Kikino is home to a number of exceptional musicians and performers that have truly made a mark in Métis history. This Settlement is home to the […]

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Erin Harder — a role model for students

June 25th, 2019

Grade 5 Teacher Erin Harder shows compassion and empathy to all her students.  Erin brings charisma, kindness, consistency, understanding, patience, cooperation and an all-around passion for teaching to École Westlock Elementary School.  With worldwide travelling and teaching experiences, she is able to teach with a level of understanding and compassion that compares to no one. She […]

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Attend the June 26th board meeting

June 24th, 2019

At their next board meeting, trustees will consider: Board Audit Committee – public members as per the Education Act 2019-20 Operating Budgets for PHPS and ADLC ASBA request for feedback on Red Tape Reduction Read the full agenda. The meeting takes place on June 26th a Regional Office in Barrhead starting at 9:30 am. Members […]

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