Division News

School Bus Safety Week 2021

October 17th, 2021

School Bus Safety Week is October 17 – 23, 2021 and we are taking the opportunity to educate not only the students who ride our buses, but also the drivers who share the road with our buses. We know that student education is critical, and our students participate in exercises throughout the year including evacuation […]

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October 13, 2021 Board Meeting News

October 15th, 2021

The October 13th regular board meeting was held at Regional Office in Barrhead.  Board approves proof of vaccination policy Earlier in October, the board received a joint letter from the Ministers of Health and Education encouraging school boards to require staff to either provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or provide negative screening tests. The […]

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Board approves development of AP to further protect staff and students from COVID-19

October 14th, 2021

At their regularly scheduled board meeting on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, trustees discussed the recommendation from the Minister of Education and Minister of Health to develop policy that would enforce mandatory proof of vaccination or a negative result from a screening test for all employees, volunteers and contractors in our schools. The trustees acknowledged the […]

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School trustee election – When and where you can vote

October 12th, 2021

School trustee elections are set to take place in four (4) wards in Pembina Hills School Division: Pembina Hills East – Ward 1 Maureen Schnirer Philip Petkau Pembina Hills East – Ward 3 Robin Brett David William Keyes Nichole Stadnyk David Truckey Pembina Hills West – Ward 2 Cindy Carswell Melissa Hanna Pembina Hills West […]

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Upcoming changes – Managing COVID-19 in schools

October 6th, 2021

The October 5th news release from the Alberta government, Protecting students and staff in the fourth wave, outlines new actions that will be implemented to manage COVID-19 in schools.  While the guidelines and details of the CMOH order are still being finalized, we expect to receive more information next week about changes to public reporting, […]

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Truth and Reconciliation Week—September 27-October 1

September 27th, 2021

Updated October 4, 2021 – Orange Shirt Day photos from our schools During this week and on September 30, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, each of the schools in Pembina Hills will honour survivors, their families and communities, and ensure a public commemoration of the history and legacy of residential schools. This day […]

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