Division News

August 5th Board Meeting News

August 7th, 2020

The August 5th board meeting was held at Regional Office. This is a summary of the items discussed in the meeting.  Electoral Ward Bylaw – Third reading postponed The third reading of the Electoral Ward Bylaw has been postponed until the August 26, 2020 regular board meeting. A delegation presented their concerns and opposition to […]

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Alberta announces mask use in schools

August 4th, 2020

On August 4, 2020, Education Minister LaGrange announced that masks will be required when students and staff return to school this fall. All teachers and staff will be required to wear masks in settings where two metres of physical distancing cannot be maintained. Students from Grades 4 through 12 will be required to wear masks […]

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A Learning at Home option for Pembina Hills families

July 24th, 2020

The recent announcement by the Minister of Education declaring that Alberta students can return to school this fall has sparked plenty of conversations. Some families are concerned about the health measures. Others had good experiences with learning-at-home and want to continue.   Vista Virtual School has 24 years of experience with distance learning Pembina Hills School […]

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Busing information for re-entry this fall

July 21st, 2020

Update – August 5, 2020 On August 4, 2020, Education Minister LaGrange announced that masks will be required when students and staff return to school this fall. The following information has been added to this article: Grade 4 through 12 students will be required to wear a mask on buses. Mask use for kindergarten to […]

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Pembina Hills Schools will resume under Scenario 1

July 21st, 2020

Updated August 5, 2020 – On August 4, 2020, Education Minister LaGrange announced that masks will be required when students and staff return to school this fall. All teachers and staff will be required to wear masks in settings where two metres of physical distancing cannot be maintained. Students from Grades 4 through 12 will […]

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Making Memories: Grad 2020

July 2nd, 2020

It certainly was one for the history books. Grade 12 students at Barrhead Composite High School, R.F. Staples Secondary School and Swan Hills School celebrated their high school graduation last week—and although the ceremonies were like nothing we’d ever seen before, they were certainly memorable! We applaud the school staff for their hard work and […]

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