School Board News

November 30, 2022 Board Meeting News

Regional Office ~  Audited financial statements approved All publicly funded organizations in Alberta are required to publish annual financial statements that are audited by a professional accountant. After meeting with the external auditor for Pembina Hills, the Board approved the 2021-2022 financial statements for Pembina Hills School Division. Mental health grant funding application approved Alberta […]

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October 26, 2022 Board Meeting News

Regional Office ~  International trips for BCHS & R.F. Staples Students Approved The Board approved, in principle, two international trips for Barrhead Composite High School and R.F. Staples Secondary School students.  Due to a scheduling issue, the previously approved Barrhead Composite High School trip planned for spring break 2023 will now include Paris, Riviera and […]

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September 28, 2022 Board Meeting News

Regional Office ~  Membership in the PSBAA to be decided at October 26 meeting The Board met with executives from the Public School Boards’ Association of Alberta (PSBAA) and received a presentation and opportunity to ask questions. The Board agreed to have the issue of membership in the PSBAA be placed on the agenda for […]

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September 14, 2022 Board Meeting News

Regional Office –  2023 International Trips Approved The Board approved, in principle, the international trips for Barrhead Composite High School senior students to travel to Italy/Greece during the 2023 spring break and photography students to London in May 2023.  Internal division school processes running smoothly Assistant Secretary-Treasurer Veronica Lindquist presented the Internal Audit Accountability Report […]

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August 31, 2022 Board Meeting News

Regional Office  Board elects 2022-23 Chair and Vice Chair At the first Board meeting of the 2022-2023 school year, elections were held for the positions of Board Chair and Vice Chair. Judy Lefebvre was re-elected as the Board Chair and Sherry Allen was elected as Vice Chair. Congratulations to both trustees! L-R: Board Chair, Trustee […]

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June 22, 2022 Board Meeting News

Regional Office – Board Ratifies Collective Agreement with CUPE 1661 Following several months of negotiations, the board ratified a four-year agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local No. 1661. The agreement ends August 31, 2024 and covers 33 bus drivers and shop staff in the Westlock Ward. Budget Amendment, capital spending plan […]

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June 8, 2022 Board Meeting News

Regional Office – The board held its June 8 meeting in Swan Hills High School and trustees would like to thank the staff and students for their consideration and hospitality. The school administration took the board on a tour of the school which included an entertaining presentation by the school’s grades 4,5 & 6 handbell […]

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May 25, 2022 Board Meeting News

The May 25th regular board meeting was held at Eleanor Hall School in Clyde. Thank you to the staff and students for welcoming the school board into your building for the day.  2022-2023 Operating Budget Approved At the May 25th meeting, Secretary Treasurer Heather Nanninga presented the upcoming school year budget. The board adopted the […]

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May 11, 2022 Board Meeting News

Regional Office – Education Plan Priorities Director of Education Services Raime Drake discussed some of the key components of the three-year education plan which will be approved at the May 25, 2022 board meeting. Drake summarized the initiatives, strategies and evidence associated with the key priorities of: Student-staff relationships Supports for staff Literacy and numeracy […]

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April 27, 2022 Board Meeting News

Regional Office – Satisfaction rates maintain same levels as last year Director of Education Services Raime Drake presented the 2021-2022 Pembina Hills Satisfaction Survey Summary to the Board of Trustees. Each year, the school division surveys parents, staff and students in Grades 4-12 on their satisfaction level in a variety of areas. The results are […]

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