Division News

Derek Dachyshyn: Teacher and Horseman

March 15th, 2018

One of the great things about having board meetings in schools is that we learn more about the people who put their hearts and souls into educating our kids. Dunstable School hosted the January 24 board meeting, and we learned about a very special teacher with a special talent. Derek Dachyshyn has been teaching Grade […]

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Dunstable thanks Daphne and David Dowbush

March 14th, 2018

Daphne and David Dowbush started volunteering at Dunstable School five years ago when their grandchildren were students.  Although, their grandchildren no longer attend the school, they continue to volunteer and support the school’s breakfast and hot lunch programs.  They do the work –  planning menus, shopping, delivering food, and preparing all the hot lunches.  Dunstable […]

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Fog and school bus safety

March 14th, 2018

Recent foggy conditions have made the morning commute challenging in some areas. In cases of patchy fog it’s not reasonable to issue a sytem-wide bus cancellation. We empower our bus drivers to assess their local conditions and make decisions. Student safety is our top priority and we fully support driver decisions to delay bus runs […]

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Focus on student mental health

March 8th, 2018

Every person’s brain is susceptible to varying levels of health. Our goal is to gain a better understanding of mental health so we can provide the best support possible for students. Our Coordinator of School Counseling Colleen Teske created a 90-minute Mental Health Literacy session that was shared with all school staff at the March […]

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Transportation fees unchanged for 2018-19

March 2nd, 2018

At their February 28 meeting, the school board set transportation rates for 2018-19. For the third consecutive year, division transportation rates will not be increasing. Other topics from the meeting include: Pembina North Community School — United, they are achieving excellence Board adopts new Long Service Awards and Recognition policy Consider nominating those that make […]

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