Division News

May 12, 2021 Board Meeting News

May 13th, 2021

The May 12th board meeting was held at Regional Office in Barrhead.    Locally Developed Courses approved The board passed two motions to approve various locally developed courses in Forensic Studies, Band, Reading and Social Literacy. Locally Developed Courses are developed, acquired and authorized by school authorities to provide students with unique opportunities to explore […]

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Q&As—Temporary shift to learning-at-home

May 5th, 2021

On May 4th, the province announced that all K-12 students would shift to learning-at-home beginning on Friday, May 7th. This temporary shift will last until Tuesday, May 25th, the day after the May long weekend. The shift to at-home learning for the whole province is temporary and intended to help resolve the multitude of staff […]

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Board invites applications for Superintendent

May 4th, 2021

The Board of Trustees invites applications for the position of Superintendent / CEO for Pembina Hills School Division. Duties will commence August 16, 2021 or as mutually agreed. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. However, applications received by May 21, 2021 are assured careful consideration. Read more about Pembina Hills, the […]

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Kim Tuininga-Sybesma receives Exemplary Teacher Award

May 3rd, 2021

Kim Tuininga-Sybesma is a teacher at Neerlandia Public Christian School, serving over 15 years in a variety of elementary classrooms including Associate Principal for several years.  During that time, she offered exceptional leadership and support for our administration. Mrs. Sybesma is often willing to take the lead on an issue or project to seek solutions […]

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April 28, 2021 Board Meeting News

April 30th, 2021

The April 28th board meeting was held at Regional Office in Barrhead.   Pembina Hills will not pilot draft K-6 curriculum The board passed a motion to approve the recommendation by senior administration that Pembina Hills NOT participate in piloting any part of the draft K-6 curriculum. The recommendation was developed following a very informative process […]

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Recommendation re: piloting draft curriculum

April 28th, 2021

On March 29, 2021, Alberta Education revealed their Draft K-6 curriculum in a news release; Renewing focus on essential knowledge and skills.   Like others in the province, PHSD educators had been anticipating an announcement for some time. The response on both traditional news and social media has been active to say the least. Several […]

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