News Types: Recognition Awards

Lindsey Beamish is awesome!

May 2nd, 2018

Program Assistant, Lindsey Beamish has been with Pembina Hills for over 5 years and currently at Pibroch Colony School.  Her positive and charismatic ways allow her to build lasting and meaningful relationships with students, parents, and staff.  One Pibroch student said, “There are many times that I wish I could be more like her.”  Lindsey […]

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Louise Davison — a shining example

April 26th, 2018

Louise Davison has been the Fort Assiniboine Librarian for 30 years.  Louise encourages and motivates students to improve their literacy skills by providing the school and community with up-to-date resources, movies, and book requests. She hosts students on a weekly basis whether it’s storytelling, coloring or allowing them a spin on the board to earn […]

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Lisa Gehring—truly deserving

April 18th, 2018

Lisa Gehring’s teaching career with Pembina Hills Public Schools began 18 years ago.  From Eleanor Hall to W.R. Frose and now Neerlandia Public Christian School, Lisa has embraced the change and cultivated a culture of academic, social-emotional, spiritual learning and wellness for all.  As an outstanding teacher and administrator, Lisa is being recognized for her […]

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Andrea Wierenga is dedicated and caring

April 5th, 2018

Andrea Wierenga has been teaching with Pembina Hills Public Schools for over 12 years.  Currently teaching grade five at Barrhead Elementary School, Andrea maintains a learning environment that is safe and caring.  Her classroom is positive and supportive, where she encourages the students to always do their best.  It is evident that she truly cares […]

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Dr. Alan Murdock— supporting our kids

April 3rd, 2018

As a pediatrician, Dr. Alan Murdock has served Pembina Hills for almost 20 years.  A strong advocate for his patients and their families, he has been an essential link between education and health.  Although he has retired from his practice, we want to recognize him for the exemplary efforts he has made supporting our PHPS […]

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Dunstable thanks Daphne and David Dowbush

March 14th, 2018

Daphne and David Dowbush started volunteering at Dunstable School five years ago when their grandchildren were students.  Although, their grandchildren no longer attend the school, they continue to volunteer and support the school’s breakfast and hot lunch programs.  They do the work –  planning menus, shopping, delivering food, and preparing all the hot lunches.  Dunstable […]

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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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Jennifer Watson — one of the best

January 15th, 2018

Jennifer provides Learning Network Support at the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC) in Lethbridge.  Her colleagues tell us that she is professional, positive, and helpful, always going the extra mile to assist clients with whatever they need.  She is known as a problem solver, supporting the teachers and the administrative team.  Jennifer is a strong […]

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Ariana Montgomery — the best of the best

January 9th, 2018

Ariana Montgomery is a Grade 1 teacher at Pembina North Community School. Ariana invests countless hours planning and preparing purposeful learning activities for her students. Students spend their day inspired in her warm, welcoming, and cheerful classroom. Through her support and encouragement, she helps each child succeed. Ariana’s dedication to her profession and her students […]

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Sandy McCarthy — Heart of the BES hot lunch program

December 21st, 2017

Sandy McCarthy with the Barrhead & District FCSS plans, prepares, and organizes healthy and nutritious lunches daily at École Barrhead Elementary School. Her loving work and dedication to the program gives students the opportunity to focus on learning rather than hunger pains. When Sandy is not busy at the school, she caters various functions on […]

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