Division News

Attend the May 22 board meeting

May 17th, 2019

Here are some of the agenda items the school board will consider at their May 22nd meeting: R.F. Staples field trip request to Netherlands, Belgium and France in 2022 New Administrative Procedure regarding Public Code of Conduct Proposal to align Alberta Distance Learning Centre calendar with Pembina Hills See the full agenda. The meeting will […]

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Are you ready for June diploma exams?

May 15th, 2019

We want to help our students achieve their very best—that’s why we’re bringing Rock the Diploma to Pembina Hills. Rock the Diploma offers interactive and memorable classes focused on preparing students to write diploma exams. Each weekend session provides students with course review, study guides and relevant practice exams.  Typically students must travel to Edmonton or […]

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Silver and Bronze for PHPS students at Skills Alberta

May 14th, 2019

On May 8th and 9th, ten Pembina Hills students and their teachers travelled to Edmonton to take part in the Skills Alberta competition. We’re pleased to announce that two students earned a spot on the podium. Congratulations to Barrhead Composite High School students: Sydney Visser with the Silver medal in IT Office Software Applications – […]

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Board meeting goes on the road to Vista Virtual School

May 10th, 2019

For the first time in its history, the school board held its regular meeting in Calgary, at the Vista Virtual School campus. Highlights from the meeting include: Grade 9 Vista Virtual School student Tahir Natha spoke to the board about his experience serving on the Minister of Education’s Youth Council. Tahir was one of 32 students […]

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Rising to the challenge: Provincial Achievement Tests

May 8th, 2019

Grades 6 and 9 students across the province have started writing Provincial Achievement Tests (PATs). These standardized tests reflect the essentials that all Alberta students are expected to achieve, regardless of school choice or location. Challenged to improve Parents might recall that our division’s results from last year had room for improvement. Our teachers have […]

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Good luck to our Skills Canada Alberta competitors

May 7th, 2019

Ten students from Pembina Hills will be competing at the Skills Canada Alberta competition on May 8-9 at the Edmonton Expo Centre. Lian Ruch, R.F. Staples – Automotive Technology Rylee Letts, R.F. Staples – Automotive Technology Raymond Sleeth, BCHS – Automotive Technology Skyler Hofstra, BCHS – Automotive Technology Ashlee Laing, BCHS – Graphic Design Matthew […]

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