Division News

Trustees nominate Tracy Meunier for ASBOA Award

February 20th, 2018

Secretary Treasurer Tracy Meunier brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Pembina Hills Public Schools. As a leader she will do whatever it takes to “get the job done” and is always seeking ways to maximize finite resources for the benefit of our community’s children.   Those are just some of the reasons the […]

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Barrier free access upgrades for Busby and Regional Office

February 19th, 2018

At their February 14 meeting, the school board received details about the barrier free access upgrades that will be made at Busby School and Regional Office. Other news from the meeting includes: School bus cancellation report Grade 8-9 Fort Assiniboine students will visit Ontario and Quebec this year PHPS joins the Westlock & District Community […]

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Sharon Sloat exemplifies excellence in teaching

February 15th, 2018

Sharon Sloat has now been with Pembina Hills for over 6 years.  Currently a grade one/CALM teacher at Vista Virtual, prior to that Sharon spent time teaching grade 5/6 at Dunstable School. Her love of music was evident, from coordinating the Christmas Concert and Spring Tea to having instruments available for use during recess.  Sharon’s […]

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Olympic dream comes true for former PHPS student

February 7th, 2018

The Olympic games are just days away, and our students and staff are buzzing with excitement waiting to cheer on one of our own. Barrhead native and former Pembina Hills student Melissa Lotholz will compete for Canada in the women’s bobsleigh at the 2018 Olympic Games in  Pyeongchang, South Korea. Having competed on the World […]

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Lieutenant Governor visits WES students

February 1st, 2018

École Westlock Elementary School was privileged to have Alberta’s Lieutenant Governor, Her Honour, the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell speak at school’s morning assembly on January 29th. Principal Pierre Ouimet requested Her Honour’s attendance for two reasons — to celebrate Family Literacy Day, and to connect with the Grade 6 social studies curriculum. “Many Grade 6 […]

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School board provides input on provincial budget

January 25th, 2018

At their January 24 meeting, the school board provided input on the Provincial 2018 Budget Consultation. Their submission includes the following priorities: High school funding, Transportation, Complex needs, SuperNet and Facilities. Also at the meeting, Dunstable School Principal Tammy Tkachuk provided an overview of the school’s priorities, and shared details about their commitment to providing Indigenous knowledge […]

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