Division News

Good News: Looking back on the school year

June 25th, 2021

As the 2020-2021 school year comes to a close, we want to pause and acknowledge the challenges our staff and students faced throughout the year. Navigating through a pandemic has taught us all how to manage challenges, including restrictions such as facemasks, social distancing, sanitizing and quarantine. This year student absences increased significantly due to […]

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Colleen Smart receives Exemplary Support Services Award

June 25th, 2021

Colleen Smart is a program assistant at Swan Hills School and has been with Pembina Hills for over 21 years. Every morning, Colleen welcomes each student into the school with a bright smile and can be heard sharing jokes and giggling with the students. Students are very disappointed if it is not their day to […]

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June 23, 2021 Board Meeting News

June 24th, 2021

Regional Office – Superintendent Recruitment Update The Board of Trustees received 13 applications from across the country for the position of Superintendent. On June 3rd the board met with consultant Jim Gibbons to shortlist the candidates, and the board interviewed four individuals on June 16th and 17th. At the June 23rd meeting, the board passed […]

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Four students receive Citizenship Awards – Barrhead Comp, Colony Schools

June 24th, 2021

The school board recognizes students who make positive contributions to their school and community with Citizenship Awards. Congratulations to the latest recipients: Jayleana Baron—Grade 12—Barrhead Composite High School Isaac Walter—Grade 4—Pibroch Colony School Amy Tschetter—Grade 9—Pibroch Colony School Hosea Walter—Grade 4—Sunny Bend Colony School Read stories about all the Citizenship Award recipients.

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Lorna Wiedrick receives Exemplary Support Services Award

June 24th, 2021

Lorna Wiedrick is a Program Assistant at Westlock Outreach. She has been with Pembina Hills for over 7 years. Lorna wears many hats at the Westlock Outreach School. She is the first point of contact at Outreach. Her tasks involve building a program for many students who have not been successful in a traditional program, […]

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Wendi Nakonechny receives the Exemplary Support Services Award

June 23rd, 2021

Wendi Nakonechny is a librarian at R.F. Staples Secondary School and has been with Pembina Hills for 20 years. Wendi goes above and beyond the typical duties of a librarian. While her job description would define her time between librarian and administrative, she does not let paper interfere with her powerful ability to build relationships […]

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