Division News

Sandy McCarthy — Heart of the BES hot lunch program

December 21st, 2017

Sandy McCarthy with the Barrhead & District FCSS plans, prepares, and organizes healthy and nutritious lunches daily at École Barrhead Elementary School. Her loving work and dedication to the program gives students the opportunity to focus on learning rather than hunger pains. When Sandy is not busy at the school, she caters various functions on […]

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Caring and Sharing in our schools

December 15th, 2017

Through the year, our schools have a tradition of giving to those in need. Here is a snapshot of some of the things our schools take part in. Updated December 15 –  For the month of December students at Dunstable School have been working to Stuff their “Bear Stockings” for the Santa’s Toy Box Program. […]

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Literacy a top priority at PHPS

December 14th, 2017

At Pembina Hills we believe that reading and writing are vital skills in a child’s life. We also believe that EVERY child can learn to read and write. How are we making that happen?  “Literacy is one of the main priorities in our Education Plan and the role of the Literacy Coordinator is a critical […]

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PHPS staff focus on Truth and Reconciliation

December 14th, 2017

One focus of the PHPS Education Plan is eliminating the achievement gap between First Nations, Métis and Inuit students and all other students. In 2016-17 we began to respond to some of the Calls to Action in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. We honor and respect the historical significance and contributions of Aboriginal […]

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Starlene Musterer is kind, friendly, and welcoming

December 12th, 2017

“Mrs. Musterer is really good at flipping pancakes.” “I will always remember Mrs. Musterer doing the best art projects.” Starlene Musterer has worked for many years as a program assistant at École Westlock Elementary School.  Starlene is passionate about her work and it is evident in the memories that students have shared.  She has made […]

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It’s a Gift to be able to Give

December 11th, 2017

PHPS employees contribute each day to making the lives of our students better. Daily they share their gifts and talents with our students and communities. Professional development (PD) days offer staff an opportunity to grow professionally, and improve their knowledge, competence, skill and effectiveness. The school board believes strongly in supporting our staff PD. For the […]

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