News Types: Recognition Awards

Jon Kramer—T-Birds Football Coach and Mentor

December 13th, 2018

Jon Kramer has been coaching T-Birds Football at R.F. Staples Secondary School for over a decade.  He is a positive role model and mentor for the youth in the school and community. “Jon is highly invested in building character and resilience in his players. He also expects that they give back to their community by […]

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Jessica Stevens enhancing Physical Education at Eleanor Hall School

December 5th, 2018

Parent volunteer Jessica Stevens shares her passion for Physical Education with the students at Eleanor Hall School. Last year Jessica was instrumental in implementing the school’s archery program, the after-school running club, as well as creating a three-day summer volleyball and basketball camp for students in Grades 2-6. The time and effort she contributes to the […]

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Kyle Laughy Receives Exemplary Teacher Award

December 3rd, 2018

Kyle Laughy, teacher at Eleanor Hall School, is referred to as the ‘glue guy’ by fellow co-worker Chris Lantz. Why? Chris says, “Well as any sports fan knows, every team needs a ‘glue guy’- someone who holds the team together and keeps the focus on the goal ahead.”  Kyle is that guy at Eleanor Hall […]

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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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Tara Thue is an excellent educator!

June 14th, 2018

Tara Thue, currently teaching grade 5 at Eleanor Hall School, is a true professional in every sense of the word.  Tara is always willing to go the extra mile, whether she is providing new and exciting lessons to her students, coaching, or just welcoming the students into her classroom for a chat.  Former Eleanor Hall […]

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Jessica Hiemstra—a true member of the team

June 6th, 2018

Jessica works as a program assistant in the PREP class at Barrhead Elementary School.  Confident, strong and knowledgeable are just some of the strengths that make her an asset to the class.  Jessica is always willing to go above and beyond learning new strategies and ideas to support the students.  She has become a committed […]

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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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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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Lisa Gehring—truly deserving

April 18th, 2018

Lisa Gehring’s teaching career with Pembina Hills Public Schools began 18 years ago.  From Eleanor Hall to W.R. Frose and now Neerlandia Public Christian School, Lisa has embraced the change and cultivated a culture of academic, social-emotional, spiritual learning and wellness for all.  As an outstanding teacher and administrator, Lisa is being recognized for her […]

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Andrea Wierenga is dedicated and caring

April 5th, 2018

Andrea Wierenga has been teaching with Pembina Hills Public Schools for over 12 years.  Currently teaching grade five at Barrhead Elementary School, Andrea maintains a learning environment that is safe and caring.  Her classroom is positive and supportive, where she encourages the students to always do their best.  It is evident that she truly cares […]

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