Division News

November 24, 2021 Board Meeting News

November 26th, 2021

Following a break due to COVID-19 restrictions, the board resumed the practice of holding meetings in community schools. The first school-based meeting of the 2021-2022 school year was held at Barrhead Composite High School (BCHS) on November 24th. School staff presented the board with some history and shared the school’s successes, challenges and celebrations.  Trustees […]

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Bus cancellations when the weather is bad

November 15th, 2021

The arrival of winter weather provides an opportunity for us to recap how we make decisions about whether or not school buses will run when the weather is bad. Keep in mind that our schools will be open whether or not buses are cancelled.  Who decides if school buses will run when the weather is […]

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November 10, 2021 Board Meeting News

November 15th, 2021

The November 10th regular meeting was held at the Regional Office in Barrhead.   Division-provided food and beverages for events and meetings In early 2020, the board of trustees passed a motion to eliminate all food and beverage spending for division, school and board events and meetings. While this action was taken to relieve budget pressures […]

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Honouring our veterans—No Stone Left Alone

November 11th, 2021

This week some of our schools honoured local veterans in special remembrance ceremonies known as “No Stone Left Alone.” Participating in the No Stone Left Alone experience provides students a unique, heartfelt and authentic encounter which increases their knowledge of the role Canadian soldiers played in history, in wartime and peacekeeping missions. It also raises […]

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PHSD begins implementation of Vaccination Status Administrative Procedure

November 3rd, 2021

Updated November 4th: Clarification regarding non-employees (volunteers) added. See italicized text below. On Monday, November 1st, Pembina Hills employees began to send proof of vaccination documents to the Human Resources department. This is the first step in the implementation of the new administrative procedure which was created in response to the Ministers of Health and […]

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School bus incident: Update and acknowledgements

November 3rd, 2021

Pembina Hills would like to express appreciation for the many warm wishes we received after yesterday’s incident involving the school bus and the logging truck. Anyone who saw the scene or the pictures might easily imagine how the outcome could have been different. As we reflect on the event, we acknowledge the many big and […]

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