November 30, 2022 Board Meeting News

December 2nd, 2022

Regional Office ~ 

Audited financial statements approved

All publicly funded organizations in Alberta are required to publish annual financial statements that are audited by a professional accountant. After meeting with the external auditor for Pembina Hills, the Board approved the 2021-2022 financial statements for Pembina Hills School Division.

Mental health grant funding application approved

Alberta Education has approved Pembina Hills’ application for $542,000 in mental health support and service funding through the government’s Mental Health in Schools Pilot program. This funding will be put towards new and innovative ways to support the mental health and well-being of students.

Barrhead Rotary Music Festival sponsorship approved

The Board approved sponsorship of Pembina Hills students to participate in the 43rd Annual Barrhead Rotary Music Festival in March 2023. After two years of a virtual festival, the music festival will be returning to an in-person event.  

Westlock football field getting new name

The Board approved a request made by R.F. Staples Secondary School teacher, and co-founder of the Westlock Football Association, Jerry Buchko, for the Westlock Football Association to rename the Westlock Thunderbirds Field to “Kiewit Field”. Kiewit Construction Canada has been one of the biggest sponsors of the field, donating over $50,000 in lighting for the annual Friday Night Lights game in October 2022. The company has also supported the association by loaning generators to light the field, the concession booth and the score clock.   

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Next School Board Meeting
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Regional Office
9:30 a.m.