Division News

Transportation Funding & Service Level Changes starting 2023-24

May 15th, 2023

The 2023 provincial budget announcement contained an increase to funding for transportation as well as new expectations for the service level provided by school boards.  At their April 26, 2023 Board meeting, the Pembina Hills Board of Trustees passed a motion based on recommendations made by division administration, to suspend the In-Town Busing Fees and […]

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Roody Munoz receives the Exemplary Support Services Award

May 8th, 2023

Roody Munoz has been with Pembina Hills School Division working in the Facilities Department for over 4 years. Roody is a warm and friendly individual who enters any building with a can-do attitude. He always has a smile on his face and is quick and effective in his work. No job has been too big […]

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April 26, 2023 Board Meeting News

May 1st, 2023

Regional Office ~  Transportation Fees & Service Changes The Board passed a motion to suspend the In-Town Busing Fees and Rural Transportation Fees for eligible funded students, as set out in Rates Annex RA4, for the 2023-2024 school year and that the School of Choice transportation service only be provided for students currently approved under […]

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Board visits Vista Virtual School

April 18th, 2023

The Pembina Hills Board of Trustees had the opportunity to visit the Vista Virtual School (VVS) campus in Calgary on Wednesday, April 12. Trustees heard from VVS administration on some of the recent celebrations and challenges at the school such as centralizing to one campus in Calgary and taking on their own distribution system.  VVS […]

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Connecting the Dots from Public Schools to a Diverse Thriving Economy

April 12th, 2023

Public Schools have an important role in helping to solve Education problems. The Public School system faces numerous challenges, from supporting students dealing with mental health issues, families facing increasing affordability pressures, transportation costs, funding issues and more. Even with these issues, Alberta’s Public School System has been recognized around the world for achieving excellent […]

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Shirley Rauscher receives the Exemplary Support Services Award

April 5th, 2023

Shirley has worked as an Educational Assistant at the Neerlandia Public Christian School for over 26 years, supporting students from kindergarten to junior high.  She takes on many responsibilities and is very efficient at any task she takes on. She is described as an energizer bunny who loves to keep busy! She confidently, and caringly, […]

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