Division News

Together we learn about Autism

January 28th, 2020

Photo above: Conference attendees at Regional Office in Barrhead On January 23rd and 24th, approximately 40 parents and staff members gathered to view the 12th Annual Autism Conference by webcast. Organized by the Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton, the conference was held at the River Cree Resort and Casino. To attend in-person would cost $375 […]

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Pembina North student receives Citizenship Award

January 22nd, 2020

The school board recognizes students who make positive contributions to their school and community with Citizenship Awards. Congratulations to the latest recipient, Kylie Beattie — a Grade 9 student at Pembina North Community School. Read her story here. Read all our Citizenship Award stories here

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$2.2M deficit projected in budget update

January 17th, 2020

At their January 15th meeting, the board approved the updated 2019-2020 budget for Pembina Hills, projecting a deficit of $2.2 million. The Alberta Distance Learning Centre is projecting a deficit of $165,000. The Pembina Hills deficit is a result of reduced education funding and unprecedented increases in insurance premiums. While the school division had earlier […]

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Parents invited to complete online survey

January 8th, 2020

Updated January 28, 2020 – The parent Satisfaction Survey is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated. In January, parents will receive an email inviting them to participate in our Annual Satisfaction Survey. The email replaces the phone calls we made in previous years and contains a link to the survey. The short survey […]

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Guarding Minds at Work

January 7th, 2020

The physical and mental well-being of our students and staff are critical to teaching and learning. In order to make positive changes, we need to know how our staff are doing. As part of our efforts to improve the psychological health and safety in Pembina Hills, we have implemented a program called Guarding Minds at […]

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Program Assistant Mentor Amy Bizuns receives the Exemplary Support Services Award

January 6th, 2020

Amy Bizuns will always lend a listening ear. She is extremely approachable, gives great advice, and comes up with creative ideas for every situation. Amy always puts others ahead of herself. Other words from the many people that supported Amy’s nomination include: Compassionate, supportive, encouraging, respectful, kind, genuine, selfless, energetic and many more!  “She is […]

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