Division News

Georgette Reed delivers opening day message to staff

August 31st, 2020

Today Pembina Hills staff returned to schools and were welcomed back in a virtual broadcast address by Board Chair Jennifer Tuininga and Superintendent David Garbutt. Following their message, ATA Local Chair and Eleanor Hall School teacher Michelle Savoie introduced guest speaker Georgette Reed. Reed’s message to staff was both impactful and inspirational. The daughter of […]

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Re-entry poll results

August 28th, 2020

On Friday, August 21, Pembina Hills School Division sent out a poll seeking parents’ opinions and ideas about the Pembina Hills re-entry plans. By Monday afternoon roughly 800 responses had been collected. By the end of the week we surpassed 1,000. Thank you for participation and comments. The feedback from the first 800 responses to […]

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August 26, 2020 Board Meeting News

August 28th, 2020

The August 26th board meteting was held at Regional Office in Barrhead. School Board chooses Chair and Vice chair At their organizational meeting, the board elected Trustee Jennifer Tuininga to serve as Chair and Trustee Wendy Scinski as Vice chair. “I am honoured to continue to serve as the Board Chair for Pembina Hills. Our […]

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Pembina Hills to delay first student day and stagger entry for students

August 24th, 2020

In response to the Minister of Education’s media release on August 21 and the concerns from parents and staff, the Pembina Hills Board of Trustees held a special meeting today and decided to delay and stagger the first day of school for students. Staggering entry will allow teachers to focus on practicing the new rules […]

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August 5th Board Meeting News

August 7th, 2020

The August 5th board meeting was held at Regional Office. This is a summary of the items discussed in the meeting.  Electoral Ward Bylaw – Third reading postponed The third reading of the Electoral Ward Bylaw has been postponed until the August 26, 2020 regular board meeting. A delegation presented their concerns and opposition to […]

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Alberta announces mask use in schools

August 4th, 2020

On August 4, 2020, Education Minister LaGrange announced that masks will be required when students and staff return to school this fall. All teachers and staff will be required to wear masks in settings where two metres of physical distancing cannot be maintained. Students from Grades 4 through 12 will be required to wear masks […]

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