Division News

PHPS staff focus on Truth and Reconciliation

December 14th, 2017

One focus of the PHPS Education Plan is eliminating the achievement gap between First Nations, Métis and Inuit students and all other students. In 2016-17 we began to respond to some of the Calls to Action in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. We honor and respect the historical significance and contributions of Aboriginal […]

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2018-19 Division calendar now available

December 14th, 2017

Planning for next year? The PHPS 2018-19 calendar featuring dates common to all schools is now available. Schools operating on alternate calendars will finalize their calendars in February. Key dates and calendars are available on the School Calendars page. Key dates for 2018-19 First day of school – Sept 4 Christmas break – Dec 24 […]

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Starlene Musterer is kind, friendly, and welcoming

December 12th, 2017

“Mrs. Musterer is really good at flipping pancakes.” “I will always remember Mrs. Musterer doing the best art projects.” Starlene Musterer has worked for many years as a program assistant at École Westlock Elementary School.  Starlene is passionate about her work and it is evident in the memories that students have shared.  She has made […]

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It’s a Gift to be able to Give

December 11th, 2017

PHPS employees contribute each day to making the lives of our students better. Daily they share their gifts and talents with our students and communities. Professional development (PD) days offer staff an opportunity to grow professionally, and improve their knowledge, competence, skill and effectiveness. The school board believes strongly in supporting our staff PD. For the […]

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Satisfaction Survey begins Jan 4

December 11th, 2017

The Pembina Hills Public Schools Annual Satisfaction Survey will begin January 4, 2018. Parents of all Pembina Hills students will be contacted by phone and asked to complete a 3-4 minute survey. The information we collect is confidential and anonymous. The survey includes a variety of questions including character education, their child’s school environment, and extra-curricular […]

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Amy Swan — patient and kind-spirited

December 8th, 2017

Amy Swan is a grade 3 teacher at École Barrhead Elementary School.  Amy is a caring, nurturing, and patient teacher.  She strives to get to know her students, their interests and the qualities that make each one special.  Amy’s classroom is a safe and friendly environment in which students can grow in, engage in, and […]

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