Division News

Attend the August 28 Board Meeting

August 23rd, 2019

At the August 28th school board meeting, trustees will choose their Chair and Vice chair for the 2019-20 school year. Trustees will also determine their representatives for both internal and external committees. Also at the meeting, Assistant Secretary Treasurer Grant Widdup will present the Internal Audit Assurance Report. Read the full agenda. The meeting will […]

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Dr. Jody Carrington to speak at staff opening day

August 19th, 2019

We know that our staff have chosen to work with children because they are caring people. But these caring people are witnessing more disruptions to children’s mental well-being than ever before, and it’s taking a toll on us all. When asked about their most pressing challenges, school staff invariably talk about the growing numbers of […]

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Shopping for School Supplies?

August 7th, 2019

Find everything you need for back to school, including school supply lists, on our Back to School page. For your convenience we’ve also listed them here. Barrhead Composite High School Fort Assiniboine School Busby School Neerlandia Public Christian School Dunstable School Pembina North Community School École Barrhead Elementary School R. F. Staples Secondary School École Westlock Elementary […]

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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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