Division News

Busby School Principal

May 23rd, 2018

We are pleased to welcome Pauline Gilmour as Principal of Busby School for the 2018-19 school year. Pauline comes to us from Edmonton Public Schools where she worked most recently as an Educational Consultant for English as a Second Language. She completed her Bachelor of Education degree at the University of Alberta’s Campus St-Jean, and taught […]

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ADLC hiring 36 teachers

May 23rd, 2018

Join our Team! We’re accepting applications for 36 teaching positions at the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC) in Barrhead. The application deadline is May 29, 2018 at 4:00 pm. Senior High Science Teachers – Probationary Full-time (11) Elementary / Junior High Teachers – Probationary Full-time (7) Senior High Math Teachers – Probationary Full-time (5) Senior High […]

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Familiar faces in new places

May 22nd, 2018

Congratulations to Kelly Ferguson, Jake Warkentin and Loya De Clercq on their recent administrative appointments. Read the announcements below, along with prevoius administrative announcements for the 2018-19 school year. We wish them all the best on their new adventures!

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Coloring contest winners!

May 17th, 2018

For Bus Driver Appreciation Day we invited students to participate in a coloring contest. We received over 100 entries – all of which the bus drivers got to take home. Some of the students even wrote a special message to their bus driver. Two entries were randomly selected as the winners. Congratulations to our winners! […]

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Board requests funding for maximum bus ride times

May 16th, 2018

Until June 15, Alberta Education is asking families and school boards to provide input on student transportation eligibility criteria. In a letter to Alberta Education, the PHPS Board of Trustees is requesting that the province to provide a predictable and sustainable transportation funding model that includes funding for maximum ride times. Other items from the May […]

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Lindsey Beamish is awesome!

May 2nd, 2018

Program Assistant, Lindsey Beamish has been with Pembina Hills for over 5 years and currently at Pibroch Colony School.  Her positive and charismatic ways allow her to build lasting and meaningful relationships with students, parents, and staff.  One Pibroch student said, “There are many times that I wish I could be more like her.”  Lindsey […]

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Health Care Aide program accepting applications for 2018-19

May 1st, 2018

PHPS is continuing its partnership with NorQuest College to offer the Dual Credit Health Care Aide Program at Barrhead Composite High School. NorQuest College’s Health Care Aide program is among the largest in Canada and prepares you to be a part of a health care team in a variety of different settings, providing a high […]

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93% of people satisfied with education in PHPS

April 28th, 2018

The April 25 board meeting was held at Barrhead Composite High School. Assistant Principals Prakash Raju and Charlene Assenheimer presented the school report and comprehensive student support plan. Assistant Superintendent Mark Thiesen presented this report to the board, which summarizes what we heard when we asked students, parents and staff about Pembina Hills Public Schools.  Read more in […]

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Louise Davison — a shining example

April 26th, 2018

Louise Davison has been the Fort Assiniboine Librarian for 30 years.  Louise encourages and motivates students to improve their literacy skills by providing the school and community with up-to-date resources, movies, and book requests. She hosts students on a weekly basis whether it’s storytelling, coloring or allowing them a spin on the board to earn […]

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Bus delays due to local flooding

April 23rd, 2018

Westlock County has declared a State of Local Emergency (SOLE) due to spring flooding as of 4:30 p.m. April 23, 2018. A number of local roads have been washed out and others are under water. Several PHPS bus routes are affected by the flooding. Please be aware that route times on Tuesday, April 24 may […]

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