Division News

Staff reductions create better supports for schools

September 1st, 2017

At their Aug 28 meeting the school board adopted the new organizational chart for regional services, which has resulted in the elimination of almost 3 full time positions. These changes represent an annual savings of nearly $395,000, which have been transferred to schools. The new structure also allows administration to provide increased support for the […]

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What’s new in school fees?

August 28th, 2017

Starting the 2017-18 school year, parents are no longer required to pay instructional materials fees. Schools will however continue to charge fees for enhanced educational services and non-curricular activities; for example field trips, resale supplies, milk programs, hot lunch programs, sports teams, clubs, etc. Estimated fees for 2017-18  The provincial government requires that school divisions post a schedule of fees for these types […]

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Sponsors needed: School Expo

August 23rd, 2017

Local employers, professional associations, commmunity organizations and post secondary schools have a unique opportunity to connect with over 1000 Grade 9-12 students at the 2017 PHPS School Expo and Career Fair. This is a chance to showcase the variety of employment and career opportunities available to students in their home communities, so they will be inclined to stay or return […]

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Running for school trustee?

August 17th, 2017

Nomination day is September 18, 2017. Candidate nomination packages must be submitted to the PHPS Regional Office between 10 am and noon. Print the candidate package. Read more at www.phpschools.ca/Election2017. Published August 18, 2017

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Shopping for school supplies?

August 14th, 2017

School supply lists are posted on your school’s website. For your convenience we’ve also listed them here. Barrhead Composite High School Busby School Dunstable School École Barrhead Elementary School École Westlock Elementary School Eleanor Hall School Fort Assiniboine School Neerlandia Public Christian School Pembina North Community School R. F. Staples Secondary School Swan Hills School Read more Back […]

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Board terminates Symyrozum-Watt’s contract for Just Cause

August 2nd, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 – The Board of Pembina Hills Public Schools has terminated the employment contract of Ms. Symyrozum-Watt effective July 31, 2017. On January 27, 2017, the Board Chair received allegations about the former superintendent, including reports of harassment and bullying, under the whistleblower provisions in the division administrative procedure and Alberta’s Public Interest […]

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