Division News

Busby School – A pillar of the community since 1947

February 5th, 2020

This year we are publishing a series of stories about our schools. Read them all here. Busby School has been considered a hub of the community of Busby for over 70 years. Although the original building was constructed in 1947, parts of it still remain today. As the oldest school in the division, they even […]

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Westlock Elementary – Where everyone is welcome

January 29th, 2020

This year we are publishing a series of stories about our schools. Read them all here. École Westlock Elementary School (WES) provides students from the town of Westlock and surrounding areas with an incredibly caring and welcoming place to learn. The teachers and incredible support staff work in unison to create a culture of learning […]

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Together we learn about Autism

January 28th, 2020

Photo above: Conference attendees at Regional Office in Barrhead On January 23rd and 24th, approximately 40 parents and staff members gathered to view the 12th Annual Autism Conference by webcast. Organized by the Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton, the conference was held at the River Cree Resort and Casino. To attend in-person would cost $375 […]

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Pembina North student receives Citizenship Award

January 22nd, 2020

The school board recognizes students who make positive contributions to their school and community with Citizenship Awards. Congratulations to the latest recipient, Kylie Beattie — a Grade 9 student at Pembina North Community School. Read her story here. Read all our Citizenship Award stories here

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$2.2M deficit projected in budget update

January 17th, 2020

At their January 15th meeting, the board approved the updated 2019-2020 budget for Pembina Hills, projecting a deficit of $2.2 million. The Alberta Distance Learning Centre is projecting a deficit of $165,000. The Pembina Hills deficit is a result of reduced education funding and unprecedented increases in insurance premiums. While the school division had earlier […]

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Have your say on Electoral Wards

January 16th, 2020

Update January 20, 2020: Thank you to everyone who has participated in our survey. We have received questions about an even number of trustees and what happens with voting. Regarding options 2 and 3 with a board of six (6) trustees: If it is a tie vote, the motion is defeated. A tie vote fails. […]

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