Division News

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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Bus Driver Appreciation May 6th

May 6th, 2019

May 6th is Bus Driver Appreciation Day and we’re taking this opportunity to shine a light on our bus drivers. Today, we extend a huge thank you to each and every one of our drivers. We appreciate what you do, day in and day out to keep students safe. We encourage our students, staff and […]

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Community Curling Clubs support BCHS and RFS

April 16th, 2019

Thank you to the Barrhead and Westlock Community Curling Clubs for supporting our school curling programs. We appreciate all they do including donating time for practice, providing coaches and believing in the sport of curling as a lifelong passion! Nominator Kerri-Lee Kostiw said, “The school curling programs at Barrhead Composite High School and R.F. Staples […]

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