Division News

Open letter to Parents and Students of BCHS and BES

November 6th, 2018

Barrhead Composite High School and Barrhead Elementary School are distributing an open letter today to parents and students from Superintendent David Garbutt. You can read his letter here or in the attached PDF. November 6, 2018 Open Letter to Parents and Students of Barrhead Composite High School (BCHS) and Barrhead Elementary School (BES) This is […]

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Provincial test results help drive improvement

October 25th, 2018

At the October 24 board meeting, Superintendent David Garbutt presented the 2017-18 Provincial Achievement Test results for Grades 6 and 9, as well as the Grade 12 Diploma Examination results. Teachers and principals use these results to make decisions about instruction and support student progress. The division will work with schools to make plans where improvement […]

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School Bus Safety Week 2018

October 19th, 2018

We’re celebrating School Bus Safety Week from October 21-27. We take this opportunity to recognize our bus drivers and thank them for the dedication, care and caution they exercise every day to help keep our students safe. It’s a huge responsibility and they do it well. Training for students   Our students are learning how to […]

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What do teachers do on PD Day?

October 18th, 2018

This is the third article in our series about the school year calendar. On October 19th students will be home again for another day off. We asked Assistant Superintendent Mark Thiesen the question: Why is October 19th a professional development day and what do teachers do on these days anyway? Pembina Hills schools have several […]

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Thank you School Expo partners

October 12th, 2018

Pembina Hills Public Schools would like to thank the following businesses & organizations for their generous sponsorship of the 2018 “Making Connections – Face to Face” School Expo & Career Fair. Thanks to all of the participants, to our host school (BCHS), and a special thank you to our terrific volunteers! 2018 Exhibitors Real Country 97.9 AB Agriculture […]

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What makes Swan Hills School GREAT

October 12th, 2018

The October 10 board meeting was held at Swan Hills School and trustees had an opportunity to learn about some of the unique programming and benefits offered to the school’s 211 students. Principal Slade Sekulich shared ways the K-12 school seeks to provide a wide range of programming and benefits, and works with students to […]

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