Division News

Anne Marie Tyrrell — inspirational teacher, friend, mentor

October 26th, 2017

Fun, interactive learning happens daily in Anne Marie’s grade 1 classroom at Barrhead Elementary School.   Anne Marie creates a classroom environment in which each student is celebrated by their uniqueness and amazing qualities.  Her class operates as one unit, celebrating one another each and every day.  She is to many people an inspirational teacher, friend […]

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Board elects Chair and Vice chair

October 26th, 2017

The new PHPS Board of Trustees conducted their first order of business at the October 25 meeting, electing Jennifer Tuininga to serve as Board chair for the remainder of the 2017-18 school year. Jackie Comeau will serve as Vice chair. As Board chair, Tuininga will preside over all board meetings, works with the superintendent to […]

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Jerry Buchko — “All in” for his school community

October 18th, 2017

Whether it’s Rock of Ages, T-Birds football, or teaching English, Social Studies and Drama, Jerry Buchko goes above and beyond for the benefit of others.  Jerry has a real zest for teaching, learning and going the extra-mile for students and colleagues at R.F. Staples Secondary School.  Everything he does, he tackles with gusto, making a […]

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School trustee election results

October 16th, 2017

Here are the unofficial results of the school trustee elections that were held in two areas of the Westlock Ward: Westlock South Jackie Carson – 604 votes Ken Mead – 360 votes Westlock Town Doug Pearson – 177 votes Wendy Scinski – 409 votes Congratulations to trustees elected and acclaimed. Barrhead Ward Electoral Subdivision 1 – North: Jennifer Tuininga […]

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School Bus Safety Week

October 16th, 2017

Our students are learning how to be responsible riders, thanks to the Safely on Board program that is making stops at all Pembina Hills Public Schools this fall. Students in Kindergarten, Grades 2, 4, 6 and 8 will take part this year — in our smaller schools where classes are combined we have offered it […]

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Keeping our schools safe

October 16th, 2017

At the October 11, 2017 board meeting, Director of Students Services Rob McGarva provided an overview of the Pembina River & Area Violence/Threat Risk Assessment (VTRA) Protocol and Annual Report. The protocol is a community commitment to maintain safe environments for children and youth. Through the partnership, training has been provided in threat assessment to professionals from […]

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