Division News

Aletta Seward receives Exemplary Teacher Award

October 31st, 2019

Vista Virtual School Teacher Aletta Seward has been teaching for over 25 years.  Aletta goes above and beyond, supporting students to help them achieve success and reach their goals. Always checking in, she makes sure they are studying and have what they need to accomplish their tasks. Aletta truly believes in every student and with […]

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Remembrance Day ceremonies at our schools

October 30th, 2019

Parents, guardians and community members are welcome to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies at our schools on Thursday, November 7th. Barrhead Composite High School – 2:00 pm Busby School – 10:45 am Dunstable School – 10:30 am École Barrhead Elementary School – 9:30 am École Westlock Elementary School – 11:00 am Eleanor Hall School – 1:00 […]

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Student enrolment continues to decline

October 28th, 2019

At their October 23rd regular meeting, the board received a student enrolment information update from Secretary Treasurer Mabel Wang. This year, the division will serve 3,776 students in Kindergarten to Grade 12 at eleven community schools, two Hutterite colonies, and two outreach centers. Similar to past years, enrolment is down 46 students or 1.4%. The […]

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Proactively supporting students with SIVA

October 24th, 2019

The work of our teachers and support staff goes far beyond teaching and learning. A student’s interactions and relationships with the adults in their school can be life-changing. At the division opening day in August, Dr. Jody Carrington told our staff, “Some of the holiest work on our planet happens within the walls of our […]

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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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