Division News

Celebrating Stephen Lush—Community Partner Award

November 20th, 2018

For the past 3 years, Bentley School Teacher Stephen Lush and the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC) teacher Eliise Jeffers have been working together to deliver the Service Rig Floorhand course to his students.  Jeffers says, “I see Stephen as an equal partner in the work we do together to support his students throughout the course.” His students […]

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No schools considered for closure next year

November 15th, 2018

At their November 14th meeting, the school board accepted administration’s recommendation that no schools be considered for closure next year. Each year administration reviews the division’s schools against the criteria in Policy 15 to determine if a school or program should be considered for closure. This year, none of our schools met the criteria. Other topics from […]

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Why is November 12th a day off this year?

November 8th, 2018

In Canada and many countries around the world, November 11th is the day when we honor the sacrifices of people in armed conflicts. In Canada, we call it Remembrance Day. In the US, it’s known as Veteran’s Day. Other names include Armistice Day and informally, Poppy Day. Most countries recognize that the end of World […]

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Winter is here… when do we cancel buses?

November 7th, 2018

The early arrival of winter weather means it’s time to recap how our school division makes decisions about whether or not school buses will run when the weather is bad. Keep in mind that our schools will be open whether or not buses are cancelled. Who decides if the school buses will or won’t run when the […]

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Remembrance Day ceremonies at our schools

November 7th, 2018

Parents, guardians and community members are welcome to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies at our schools on November 8th and 9th. Thursday, November 8 Busby School – 10:30 am Dunstable School – 10:30 am Eleanor Hall School – 1:00 pm Fort Assiniboine School – 10:45 am Neerlandia Public Christian School – 10:30 am Pembina North Community School – 10:45 am Friday, November 9 […]

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Open letter to Parents and Students of BCHS and BES

November 6th, 2018

Barrhead Composite High School and Barrhead Elementary School are distributing an open letter today to parents and students from Superintendent David Garbutt. You can read his letter here or in the attached PDF. November 6, 2018 Open Letter to Parents and Students of Barrhead Composite High School (BCHS) and Barrhead Elementary School (BES) This is […]

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