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May 27, 2020 Board Meeting News

May 29th, 2020

Regional Office – Balanced Budget for 2020-2021 The board approved a balanced budget for the 2020-2021 school year with budgeted revenues and expenses of $58.9 million. The budget was prepared on the principle of ensuring fairness and equity across the division. It also assumes that students will return to normal school in the fall with […]

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May 13, 2020 Board Meeting News

May 14th, 2020

Regional Office – Electoral ward structure At the May 13th board meeting, trustees decided to postpone the reading of Bylaw 06-2020 until the June 24, 2020 meeting. If passed, the bylaw will amend the electoral boundaries for Pembina Hills School Division as approved by the Board of Trustees at their April 22, 2020 board meeting. […]

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April 22, 2020 Board Meeting News

April 23rd, 2020

Regional Office – Electoral Ward Review The board approved option 4 that came out of the Electoral Ward Review that was held in January and February of this year. The goal of the ward review was to analyze the current ward structure to ensure that it effectively represents both the general and school populations and […]

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April 8, 2020 Board Meeting News

April 8th, 2020

Regional Office – Board meeting on livestream The school board broadcast their first board meeting via livestream. Board Chair Tuininga was in attendance at the Regional Office and in order to comply with social distancing guidelines, the remaining trustees participated in the meeting virtually through Google Meet.  Members of the public were able to view […]

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March 18, 2020 Board Meeting News

March 20th, 2020

Regional Office – Replacement school for BCHS remains top priority for capital plan The school board adopted their three-year capital plan, keeping Barrhead Composite High School (BCHS) as their top priority. In 2018, Alberta Education funded a Value Scoping Session to examine the implications of modernizing and right-sizing the school vs. building a replacement. Representatives […]

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February 26, 2020 Board Meeting News

February 28th, 2020

Pembina North Community School – Pembina North demonstrates Concept-Based Teaching and Learning  As part of their school report, Pembina North Community School Principal Raime Drake and Associate Principal Daryl Chattargoon provided an overview of the school’s journey with concept based teaching and learning. Concept-based instruction (CBI) provides teachers with clear targets for what students will […]

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February 12, 2020 Board Meeting News

February 13th, 2020

Regional Office – School board approves national field trip request by Barrhead Composite High School A group of junior high students, their parents, and lead teachers can continue planning a field trip to Montreal, Quebec City and Ottawa in May 2021 after receiving approval in principle from the school board. The week-long trip will include […]

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January 15, 2020 Board Meeting News

January 17th, 2020

Regional Office –  School Board approves community consultation process for Electoral Ward Review Over the next four weeks, trustees will be consulting with the public, as part of local school council meetings, to review the current electoral ward structure to ensure that it effectively represents community and school populations. Three (3) options have been put […]

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December 11, 2019 Board Meeting News

December 13th, 2019

Dunstable School –  Dunstable School – “Freedom to Grow, Opportunity to Learn” Strong student teacher relationships and a family environment, as well as great academic results are at the core of this small but mighty elementary school. With a dedicated staff and passionate parents, students are provided with field trip opportunities, a community garden, musical […]

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November 27, 2019 Board Meeting News

November 29th, 2019

Regional Office – Statement on the Provincial Budget Two major financial factors have emerged that impact the current school year: Education Funding: While the basic per-student grant was maintained, three other grants were eliminated. While we received a one-time transition grant, the school division will still receive $832,899 less than last year. Cost of Insurance: […]

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