Division News

Laura McCartney: Bringing languages to life for ADLC students

April 2nd, 2020

Laura McCartney is a Languages Teacher at the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC). A strong advocate for her students, Laura always puts the welfare of her students first, providing them with the best possible learning experience. She is constantly challenging her students as they learn new languages! “We are grateful to have Laura as a […]

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Getting ready for a new ‘First Day of School’

March 20th, 2020

Our school staff are extraordinarily dedicated professionals who care deeply about your children’s learning. They really miss being with them every day. They and the division staff have worked hard to prepare for a new ‘first day of school’ on March 30th. Regarding continuity of learning The division administration has directed school staff to use […]

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BCHS remains top capital plan priority

March 20th, 2020

At their March 18th regular board meeting, 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 from Alberta Education, Alberta Infrastructure, Pembina […]

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COVID-19 Update March 16, 2020

March 16th, 2020

On March 16, 2020, the Pembina Hills School Division superintendent, board chair and senior administration participated in a conference call with other Alberta superintendents and representatives from the Ministry of Education. Pembina Hills continues to take direction from provincial officials. The meeting focused on how to provide continuity of education for students. Many details are […]

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Province-wide school closure

March 15th, 2020

On March 15, 2020 officials from the Alberta Government announced the closure of all Alberta K-12 schools. Pembina Hills School Division has therefore canceled all classes indefinitely. Do not send your children to school. Buses will not be running. Administration, teachers and support staff should report to worksites unless they are ill. We understand that […]

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What we learned from our COVID-19 call with the Chief Medical Officer of Health

March 14th, 2020

According to Alberta Guidelines for Schools and Childcare Programs: COVID-19 General Information Symptoms associated with COVID-19 are similar to many common respiratory illnesses that may be circulating through schools/child care settings. The two most important ways to prevent and control respiratory viruses, including COVID-19, in schools and child care settings are: For students/children and staff […]

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