Division News

School board weighs in on School Act

September 15th, 2017

At their September 13 meeting, the school board discussed the upcoming two-day stakeholder conversation with Alberta Education. Trustees Jackie Comeau and Judy Lefebvre, will attend the Sept 27 and 28 consultation along with the local Council of School Councils chair, Superintendent David Garbutt and Secretary Treasurer Tracy Meunier. Board Chair Jennifer Tuininga will also attend […]

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ADLC congratulates Delburne student for winning Orange Shirt Day contest

September 13th, 2017

Amy Peters’ design has been selected out of 380 entries for this year’s Alberta Orange Shirt Campaign and will be featured on the front of the official Alberta Orange Shirt. Orange shirts are worn to honour residential school system survivors and to promote ongoing reconciliation. Amy is a student at Delburne Centralized High School. Through […]

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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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