Division News

PHSD Response to Release of the Draft Curriculum

April 8th, 2021

On March 29, 2021, Alberta Education revealed their Draft K-6 curriculum in a news release; Renewing focus on essential knowledge and skills. Even though most Pembina Hills School Division teachers and staff were on spring break at this time, the announcement drew considerable attention. Like others in the province, our educators have been anticipating an […]

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Health Care Aide—Virtual Information Session

April 8th, 2021

After being suspended for one year, we are pleased to announce that Pembina Hills is resuming its partnership with NorQuest College to offer the Dual Credit Health Care Aide (HCA) Program at Barrhead Composite High School in 2021-2022. Attend the HCA Virtual Information Session Plan to attend the virtual information session on Wednesday, April 14th […]

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Chyan Brand receives Exemplary Teacher Award

March 26th, 2021

Chyan Brand is a grade 3 teacher at Eleanor Hall School and has been with Pembina Hills for 10 years. Chyan is always there to support her colleagues and is often sought after for her great ideas and enthusiasm of learning. She has an optimistic personality and is always encouraging to everyone around her. Chyan […]

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Four students receive Citizenship Awards

March 24th, 2021

The school board recognizes students who make positive contributions to their school and community with Citizenship Awards. Congratulations to the latest recipients: Adeline McGinn – Grade 3 – Barrhead Elementary School Willow Feduniak – Grade 4 – Swan Hills School Kalea Tober – Grade 2 – Westlock Elementary School Carmen Larsen – Grade 3 – […]

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Desiree Bozak receives the Exemplary Support Services Award

March 22nd, 2021

Desiree Bozak is a program assistant at Barrhead Composite High School (BCHS) and has been with Pembina Hills for over 18 years. All students are welcomed into her room with a smile. Students know they can count on her to answer their questions, find solutions to their problems and help them complete their courses online […]

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COVID-19 Cases in Barrhead Schools

March 19th, 2021

​​We are grateful to parents who have informed our school administration when they found out that their children had tested positive with COVID19. As of Friday March 19, we know that one (1) student at Barrhead Elementary School and five (5) students at Barrhead Composite High School have tested positive. Families of students who are […]

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