Division News

Ongoing need for mental health supports

February 15th, 2019

At the February 13th board meeting, Director Rob McGarva provided a Student Services Assurance Report to the board, highlighting ways in which Student Services provides support to schools and students in the division. In his report, McGarva highlighted data and examples of students who, as a result of receiving higher levels of support in their early […]

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Alberta Education surveys underway

January 29th, 2019

Parents and guardians of students in Grades 4, 7 & 10 can expect to recieve an Accountability Pillar Survey from Alberta Education. Watch for your survey to arrive by mail. Although participation in the survey is voluntary, we encourage you to complete the survey and share your thoughts. It provides important information used by Alberta Education […]

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Gift of Giving 2018

January 22nd, 2019

 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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Board creates new Student Citizenship Awards

January 18th, 2019

At the January 16th board meeting, trustees approved the creation of two new Student Citizenship Awards: Ongoing Kindergarten – Grade 12 awards (by nomination) Annual Grade 12 awards (by application) Check out the Student Citizenship Awards page for more information on the awards and how to nominate a deserving student! Also at the meeting, the board examined […]

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Changes to next year’s calendar

January 10th, 2019

At the December board meeting, Trustees accepted the recommendation from senior administration for a 2019-20 school year calendar. This calendar has some changes that impact parents and the community. This article by Assistant Superintendent Mark Thiesen has two parts—the first part includes a brief description of the new calendar, the second part has more details […]

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