News Types: About our schools

Eleanor Hall School—Bringing students together

February 27th, 2020

This year we are publishing a series of stories about our schools. Read them all here. The community of Clyde is home to Eleanor Hall School and its 240 Kindergarten to Grade 9 students. The school which also houses the Early Learning C-PREP program, brings students of all ages together. Principal Nadine Marchand says, “The strong […]

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Dunstable School—Small but Mighty

February 11th, 2020

This year we are publishing a series of stories about our schools. Read them all here. A strong sense of community is one of the many things that makes Dunstable School such an amazing place to learn and grow. Principal Tammy Tkachuk shares some of the reasons she is proud to be a leader at […]

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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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Swan Hills School: Growing and Learning Together

December 12th, 2019

This year we are publishing a series of stories about our schools. Read them all here. This year, Swan Hills School turns 60 years old, and over the years the school has been through many changes. The main part of the school was built in 1963 and while it was being built, classes were held in […]

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Barrhead Elementary: So much to celebrate

December 10th, 2019

This year we are publishing a series of stories about our schools. Read them all here. Great schools cannot exist without great students and staff. According to Principal Dale Bujold, École Barrhead Elementary School (BES) has both. Relationships One of the school’s main goals is to foster positive relationships between students and teachers. The staff […]

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BCHS: It’s all about the people

November 6th, 2019

This year, we’re running a series of stories about our schools—we wanted to find out what they’re focussing on and what makes each one unique. As we publish these stories, you can find them here. We asked Barrhead Composite High School (BCHS) Principal Darcie Eamor the question: What is it about your school that makes […]

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Why students choose Barrhead Outreach

November 1st, 2019

Welcoming, caring, accepting, supportive—these are just some of the words students use to describe the Barrhead Outreach School. Teacher Joanne Wallace has been working with students at Barrhead Outreach since 2011 and has helped many of them graduate. Along with program assistants Jane Chapman and Jackie Balzer, the team works with students to ensure they […]

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Vista Virtual School — Alberta’s largest online school

October 2nd, 2019

Vista Virtual School (VVS) is one of about 30 online schools in the province of Alberta. Its 30+ teachers provide instruction to almost 500 full-time students and roughly 10,000 part-time registrants making it the largest online school in Alberta. The Pembina Hills School Division Board of Trustees opened Vista Virtual School in 1996 to address […]

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ADLC supports Alberta teachers and students

September 11th, 2019

People who have lived in the area for a while probably know of the big glass building at the north end of Barrhead as the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC). Many people still think of it as the “correspondence school.” Pembina Hills staff may think of it as the building where they attended meetings and […]

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