Division News

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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