Division News

Caring and sharing 2021

December 16th, 2021

Students at Pembina North Community School held a Toonie Drive for the Westlock and District Food Bank.  They raised a total of $1025.00. Pictured are Grade 1 students Logan Spearin and Mya Kikernik holding the cheque that will be mailed to the Food Bank. Students at Dunstable School collected items for their Tree of Warmth. […]

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Two students receive Citizenship Awards – BCHS, Swan Hills

December 15th, 2021

The school board recognizes students who make positive contributions to their school and community with Citizenship Awards. Congratulations to the latest recipients: Charlie Brendzan—Grade 9 – Barrhead Composite High School Justin O’Keefe—Grade 9 – Swan Hills School Read stories about all the Citizenship Award recipients.

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December 8, 2021 Board Meeting News

December 10th, 2021

The December 8th regular board meeting was held at Regional Office in Barrhead.  Preliminary School Viability / Grade Reconfiguration Criteria Report Board Policy 15 Grade Configuration and School Closure requires that the division annually apply a set of criteria to all of its schools to review whether or not they are viable. The criteria include […]

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2022-2023 school year calendar approved

December 9th, 2021

At their December 8th regular meeting, the school board approved the 2022-2023 Pembina HIlls School Year Calendar. All schools will continue to meet the required hours of instruction: 960 hours for Grades 1-9 1000 hours in Grades 10-12 Due to differing day lengths at schools, and the interconnections associated with student transportation, some schools will […]

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PHSD to keep vaccination/testing requirement for volunteers

December 1st, 2021

The safety and well being of staff and students is essential to achieving continued student growth and achievement. On November 29, 2021, Pembina Hills School Division adopted a new working conditions procedure: Administrative Procedure (AP) 20-07 Workplace Health and Safety: COVID-19 Hazard Control Vaccination Status. AP 20-07 defines the expectation for each employee to report […]

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Update on Pembina Hills Employee Vaccination Policy

November 26th, 2021

Last month, school boards across Alberta were urged by the Minister of Health and the Minister of Education to implement policies regarding the vaccination of adults working in schools. The Pembina Hills School Division (PHSD) Board of Trustees asked senior administration to develop a policy. The Administrative Procedure AP 20-07 Workplace Health and Safety: COVID-19 […]

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