Division News

Coming up at the January 19th board meeting

January 14th, 2022

Here are some of the agenda items the school board will consider at their January 19th regular meeting: Student Services Director Rob McGarva and Assistant Superintendent Mark Thiesen will present the Student Services Assurance Report Secretary-Treasurer Heather Nanninga will present the Quarterly Statement of Operations Assistant Superintendents Brett Cooper and Mark Thiesen will provide a […]

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Bus cancellations and delays due to icy roads

January 13th, 2022

Freezing rain this morning impacted several Pembina Hills buses, including 25 cancelled routes and a few delays. Icy roads caused Bus 101 to become stuck in the ditch on Hwy 44 near Jarvie. Six (6) students were on board Bus 101 at the time of the incident, and although some students were upset and scared, […]

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Province updates guidance for schools

January 10th, 2022

In response to the high transmission rates of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, the province updated guidance for schools. Changes to the following sections are particularly relevant to Pembina Hills Schools and are described with more detail below: Daily Health Check Cohorting (K-6) and Physical Distancing Masks Off-site Activities (Field Trips) and Physical Activity (Extra-curricular) […]

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Update: Classes resume Jan 10 for all students

January 6th, 2022

Since the announcement to extend the Winter Break for students, teachers have been preparing for the likelihood that student and staff absences will increase as the Omicron variant impacts our population. We have received more information and direction from the government regarding the conditions of the return to classes on January 10th. The province’s website […]

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Province announces extension to winter break

December 31st, 2021

On Thursday, December 30, 2021, Education Minister Adriana LaGrange announced an extension to the winter break in response to rapidly increasing COVID-19 cases. Classes will resume in-school on January 10th. “With the COVID situation rapidly evolving, so too must our response. This pause will give teachers, school administrators and school authorities more time to plan […]

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Holiday message from the Superintendent

December 17th, 2021

To all Students, Parents, and Staff: On behalf of Pembina Hills School Division we would like to wish all of you a very relaxing, enjoyable and safe holiday season. My first four months as Superintendent of Schools has been extremely rewarding and enjoyable. I’ve been able to meet many students, staff, parents and community members […]

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