Division News

February 24, 2021 Board Meeting News

March 1st, 2021

The February 24th, 2021 board meeting was held at Regional Office in Barrhead.  School board considers 2021-2022 busing fees The board annually establishes transportation fees for: In-town busing Rural students accessing transportation to a school of choice Alternate sites for students accessing more than one bus stop These transportation services are not funded by Alberta […]

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Daily Health Check Update

February 22nd, 2021

On Thursday, February 18th the Alberta Government updated the Daily Health Checklist, stating that “individuals who previously tested positive for COVID-19 in the 90 days before being exposed to another case of COVID-19 are not required to quarantine.” This change will impact only students and staff who are identified as close contacts of a positive […]

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Is your child ready for preschool?

February 16th, 2021

We offer Early Learning preschool programs at some of our community schools. These specialized programs are focused on 3 and 4 year olds, many who need extra help with speech, language, behaviour, etc. We’re taking applications for the 2021-2022 school year. Although we have limited spots, we encourage all parents with preschool children to reach […]

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February 10, 2021 Board Meeting News

February 12th, 2021

The February 10th board meeting was held at Regional Office in Barrhead.  Minister approves request to access reserves In October 2020, the board submitted a request to Education Minister Adriana LaGrange asking for approval to use $1.7 Million in reserves. These funds are required to cover the additional costs related to increased enrolment in the […]

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Learning to Serve — Neerlandia Public Christian School

February 11th, 2021

We are publishing a series of stories about our schools. Read them all here. Neerlandia Public Christian School is unique in that it is the only school in Pembina Hills to provide an alternative Christian program. With a current enrollment of over 230 students, the K-9 school has seen significant growth in recent years. This […]

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When do we cancel buses?

February 10th, 2021

As we continue to deal with cold winter weather, we’d like to recap how we make decisions about whether or not school buses will run when the weather is bad. Keep in mind that our schools will be open whether or not buses are cancelled.  Who decides if school buses will run when the weather is […]

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