Division News

Welcoming our new teachers

August 28th, 2018

We are pleased and excited to welcome 52 new teachers to Pembina Hills, along with 14 Pembina Hills teachers who are taking on assignments at the Alberta Distance Learning Centre. Prior to school startup, these teachers spent some time at orientation sessions. We would like to take this opportunity to wish them all the best […]

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Read the June Newsletter

June 29th, 2018

In our June newsletter, read about: Year-end message from Superintendent David Garbutt Division policies align with School Act Back to School École WES celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day Double Gold at Skills Canada Nationals Hands-on learning for BCHS photography students Parent guide to Selfies, Sexting and Snapchat Farewell to SRO Constable Hynes Recognizing our people! […]

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Division policies adjusted to align with School Act

June 27th, 2018

In response to the recent changes to the School Act regarding a board’s responsibility to provide its students and staff with a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment, PHPS  reviewed the related Policies and Administrative Procedures (APs). Our board believes that all students and staff should be able to work and learn in a […]

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École WES celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 26th, 2018

In honor of National Indigenous Peoples Day, these Grade 3-6 École Westlock Elementary School students performed a song at the June 21 school assembly. The Lil’wat Song which is derived from Lillooet, B.C., was sung by the students in traditional Ucwalmicws language. The song is about the First Nations people who would often hunt salmon […]

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Double Gold at Skills Canada Nationals

June 22nd, 2018

Congratulations to Aidan Victoor and Jonathan Verheul for winning GOLD at the Skills Canada national competition in Edmonton on June 4-5. Left: Grade 12 RF Staples student Aidan Victoor won Gold in Carpentry – with teacher Kevin MacKenzie. Right: Grade 12 BCHS student Jonathan Verheul won Gold in Automotive Technology – with teacher Dan Sribney. […]

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Hands on learning for BCHS photography students

June 21st, 2018

Barrhead Composite High School photography teacher Bruce Tyrrell creates amazing opportunities for his students with an annual field trip to either New York or Vancouver. This year it was Vancouver, where they had the opportunity to put their skills to work — however a great deal of work had to be done before they boarded […]

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