Division News

Busby School to offer Early Learning program

April 13th, 2018

At their April 11 meeting, the school board approved the establishment of an Early Learning Program at Busby School beginning this fall. See more information about the many Early Learning Programs in PHPS or visit the Early Learning website. Other items from the meeting include: Board allots resources to schools Transportation assurance report and interesting facts Read more in the […]

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Humboldt Broncos Tragedy

April 10th, 2018

PHPS would like to share our deepest condolences with the Tobin family and all those who have been touched by the Humboldt Broncos tragedy. This is a tremendously sad event that those in our school community can relate to on multiple levels. We would like to encourage you and your family to seek out support […]

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Andrea Wierenga is dedicated and caring

April 5th, 2018

Andrea Wierenga has been teaching with Pembina Hills Public Schools for over 12 years.  Currently teaching grade five at Barrhead Elementary School, Andrea maintains a learning environment that is safe and caring.  Her classroom is positive and supportive, where she encourages the students to always do their best.  It is evident that she truly cares […]

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Dr. Alan Murdock— supporting our kids

April 3rd, 2018

As a pediatrician, Dr. Alan Murdock has served Pembina Hills for almost 20 years.  A strong advocate for his patients and their families, he has been an essential link between education and health.  Although he has retired from his practice, we want to recognize him for the exemplary efforts he has made supporting our PHPS […]

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A closer look at flexible seating

March 23rd, 2018

Cory Kubinec teaches Grade 3 at École Westlock Elementary School and she recently incorporated the concept of flexible seating into her classroom. Rather than having students assigned to desks, flexible seating allows her students to choose where they work and who they work with throughout the day. Why flexible seating? Kubinec used flexible seating in […]

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Budget 2018 and Pembina Hills Public Schools

March 23rd, 2018

Board chair Jennifer Tuininga shared these key thoughts about the 2018 provincial budget released on March 22.  Appreciate government’s commitment to funding public education despite the challenging fiscal climate We appreciate the government – and the minister of education –making students and public education a priority against the backdrop of a recovering economy. There were no […]

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