Division News

Re-entry poll results

September 29th, 2020

On Friday September 25th, Pembina Hills School Division sent out a second poll seeking parents’ opinions and ideas about the division’s re-entry plans. The first poll was sent on August 21st. By Monday, September 28th roughly 640 responses had been collected. By Tuesday that number climbed to 660. While this is a lower number than […]

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Board Meeting News – September 23, 2020

September 25th, 2020

The September 23rd board meeting was held at Regional Office in Barrhead. This is a summary of the agenda items covered.  Provincial Achievement Tests The Board of Trustees passed a motion to not administer the Provincial Achievement Tests (PATs) for 2020-2021. Participation in PATs is optional and the data is primarily used to assist in […]

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Stephanie Campbell receives the Exemplary Support Services Award

September 24th, 2020

Stephanie Campbell is an Administrative Assistant at Vista Virtual School (VVS) in Calgary and has been with Pembina Hills School Division for over three years. According to staff members, students and parents, Stephanie is enthusiastic, positive and respectful. She takes great pride in all she does at VVS and she always exceeds expectations! “She is […]

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Update on Pembina Hills return to school

September 23rd, 2020

We are into our third week of school under “Scenario One” and things are beginning to become routine. The teachers, principals and support staff at our schools deserve recognition for the tremendous job they have done to manage all of the necessary precautions that we’ve had to take during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks also to […]

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Parents – Sign up for text messaging

September 18th, 2020

This fall, Pembina Hills School Division is implementing a phone, email and text messaging service called SchoolMessenger. PHSD schools and the division will use it to contact parents and staff quickly and efficiently. SchoolMessenger will be especially important when we need to communicate regarding emergency situations or other important updates. How to sign up The […]

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Margaret McGean — Bringing joy to children in W-PREP

September 15th, 2020

Margaret McGean has been with Pembina Hills for 11 years, working as a program assistant in the W-PREP Early Learning program (previously SPICE) at École Westlock Elementary School. Her love for children is evident in everything she does. She creates a fun and engaging environment by finding new activities,  catchy “Moving and Shaking” songs or […]

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