Division News

Welcoming our new teachers

September 9th, 2019

We are excited to welcome 33 new teachers to our team this year. While some are in their first or second year of teaching, several of these teachers bring with them many years of experience that will enrich the diversity of our teaching staff. In order to help them prepare for their new assignments, we […]

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Our Principals Welcome You

September 4th, 2019

We’re proud to introduce the leaders of each of our schools for the 2019-2020 school year. Principals foster relationships and lead the learning communities.  They also manage the school operations and resources, and they guide and support those who teach your children. Barrhead Composite High School / Barrhead Outreach — Principal Darcie Eamor; Associate Principals […]

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School board selects Chair and Vice chair

August 29th, 2019

At their organizational meeting, the board elected Trustee Jennifer Tuininga to serve as Chair and Trustee Wendy Scinski as Vice chair. The board also adopted the following areas of focus for the 2019-2020 school year: Align policies and procedures with the new Education Act Secure a service agreement for Alberta Distance Learning Centre Consider the […]

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Dr. Jody Carrington to speak at staff opening day

August 19th, 2019

We know that our staff have chosen to work with children because they are caring people. But these caring people are witnessing more disruptions to children’s mental well-being than ever before, and it’s taking a toll on us all. When asked about their most pressing challenges, school staff invariably talk about the growing numbers of […]

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Shopping for School Supplies?

August 7th, 2019

Find everything you need for back to school, including school supply lists, on our Back to School page. For your convenience we’ve also listed them here. Barrhead Composite High School Fort Assiniboine School Busby School Neerlandia Public Christian School Dunstable School Pembina North Community School École Barrhead Elementary School R. F. Staples Secondary School École Westlock Elementary […]

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School board budget depletes reserves

July 2nd, 2019

Delayed release of the provincial budget has required the school board to adopt their 2019-20 budget based on assumptions. Overall, the board is projecting an operating deficit of $2.2M. This shortfall will be covered by reserve funds, however it will deplete most of the division’s reserves.  The school board is trying to balance significant financial […]

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