Division News

Literacy a top priority at PHPS

December 14th, 2017

At Pembina Hills we believe that reading and writing are vital skills in a child’s life. We also believe that EVERY child can learn to read and write. How are we making that happen?  “Literacy is one of the main priorities in our Education Plan and the role of the Literacy Coordinator is a critical […]

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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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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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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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Barrhead Boys win Gold!

December 6th, 2017

Congratulations to the Barrhead Composite High School Sr. Boys Gryphons volleyball team for winning gold at the 3A Provincials in Strathmore on November 23-25. In round robin play the team won 3 out of 5 matches, enough to advance to the playoff round where they won their next two matches. In the gold medal match, […]

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