Division News

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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Amy Swan — patient and kind-spirited

December 8th, 2017

Amy Swan is a grade 3 teacher at École Barrhead Elementary School.  Amy is a caring, nurturing, and patient teacher.  She strives to get to know her students, their interests and the qualities that make each one special.  Amy’s classroom is a safe and friendly environment in which students can grow in, engage in, and […]

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Barrhead Boys win Gold!

December 6th, 2017

Congratulations to the Barrhead Composite High School Sr. Boys Gryphons volleyball team for winning gold at the 3A Provincials in Strathmore on November 23-25. In round robin play the team won 3 out of 5 matches, enough to advance to the playoff round where they won their next two matches. In the gold medal match, […]

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Tanya Cole has a passion for teaching

December 1st, 2017

Tanya Cole is a teacher at Vista Virtual school and her passion for teaching is evident every time she interacts with her students. She supports her students in ways that best meet their needs by first making the effort to get to know their individual circumstances. She is a kind, calm, patient and professional educator.  […]

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Board approves financial and education reports

December 1st, 2017

At their Nov 29 meeting, the school board approved the division’s Audited Financial Statements: PHPS reported an operating deficit of $567,640 ADLC reported an operating deficit of $11,279 The board also approved the division’s Education Plan and Annual Education Results Report, and ratified a two-year CUPE agreement with the Westlock Ward bus drivers and shop staff. […]

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