Celebrations

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Jan Borst — Master multi-tasker

Jan Borst is an Administrative Assistant at Pembina North Community School and has been with Pembina Hills for 8 years.  Jan is always eager to please and go that e...

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Exemplary Community Partners - Todd and Deneen Ducharme

Todd and Deneen Ducharme have been actively involved at R.F. Staples Secondary School for over 10 years. They have generously donated to the school breakfast program...

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Life would 'b flat' without Mrs. Schryver

Leah Schryver, Music teacher at Eleanor Hall School, brings diversity to the elementary music program.  With Leah’s passion, ambition, and energy she outdoes hers...

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Parent volunteer Emily K-V brings knowledge and expertise to NPCS’ Band Progra...

Emily K-V has been a Band-Aide at the Neerlandia Public Christian School (NPCS) for the past 6 years.  Emily regularly comes for practice and band concerts and she...

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Parent volunteer Jo-ann Butler has a heart of gold

Jo-ann Butler goes above and beyond to ensure that every child at École Westlock Elementary School has their needs met. She always provides the class with extra sna...

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Parent volunteer amazes with her 'heart of service' and dedication to Busby Scho...

Sandy Batog has been involved in various capacities since 2008 at Busby School. Making hundreds of candy bags, shopping for and preparing food for hot lunch and snac...

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Striving for excellence for students

Sandra Cober has been with Pembina Hills Public Schools for over 30 years.  Since 1983, she has been at the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC).  Sandra posses...

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Alicia Bentz shows compassion and enthusiasm for students

Alicia Bentz joined Pembina Hills Public Schools over 8 years ago as a teacher. Alicia teaches a French and an English kindergarten class at École Barrhead Elementa...

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Shelly Guelly's cheery, positive manner helps students persevere

Shelly Guelly has been with Pembina Hills Public Schools for over 10 years as a Program Assistant.  Three years ago, Shelly implemented the Fast ForWord program at...

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Teri Egert "hosts an open door policy" as RFS Teacher

Teri Egert is a teacher at R. F. Staples Secondary School.  Her teaching demonstrates a talent of balancing passion and humor, a combination that guarantees engagem...

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RFS Program Assistant Audrey Sirant "goes beyond and contributes behind the scen...

Audrey Sirant has been with Pembina Hills Public Schools for over twelve years.  She goes beyond her Program Assistant role and contributes behind the scenes to...

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Keen parent volunteers bring outdoor classroom to Dunstable School

Krista Schole and Tracy DeZaeyer have been active participants in the Dunstable School Council for years. From organizing the school breakfast snack program, canvass...

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Hilda Froese respected by students at BCHS

Hilda Froese has been with Pembina Hills Public Schools for over 28 years.  Mrs. Froese works as a Librarian at Barrhead Composite High School.  She has built...

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BES Teacher recognizes the importance of building relationships

Teaching at Barrhead Elementary School for eleven years, Shirley Grant understands what it takes to meet the needs of all her students.  Recognizing the importance...

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R.F. Staples Teacher Susan Bowsfield dedicated to students

Susan Bowsfield has been with Pembina Hills Public Schools for twenty-five years.  Her dedication as a teacher is not only to R.F. Staples Secondary School but to t...

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Tina Chase a genuine, dedicated BES program assistant

Colleagues of Tina Chase can’t help but recognize the excellence she brings to school each day.  Students under her careful and patient guidance find they feel sa...

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BES Grade 5 teacher understands the importance of learning

Jaime Fisher creates an atmosphere, an environment, and an attitude for learning.  Students in her class understand the importance of learning and success through h...

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ADLC's Jacalyn Watson dedicated to students

Jacalyn has travelled to students in their schools and home to provide direct support for their distance program.  She selflessly takes the time needed to meet with...

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BES teacher committed to the growth and success of her students

Teaching for 29 years, Roxanne Shrode has spent her career learning about, refining and practicing exemplary teacher qualities.  Her classroom is an organized and p...

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Program assistant Judy Crozier keeps everything on track

Judy is a steady, hardworking program assistant at Barrhead Elementary School.  You can count on her to keep everything on track and under control.  Judy easily co...

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Volunteer basketball coach Arjan Koekkoek has devoted nine years to NPCS girls t...

Arjan Koekkoek is a dedicated dad and basketball coach.  Arjan has been volunteering his time as a Junior High Girls Basketball Coach for the last nine years at Nee...

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Joann Fauque brings commitment and initiative to her work!

Proactive by nature Program Assistant Joann Fauque is always quick to observe and read situations.  “Joann strives to provide meaningful support so that children...

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Sgt. Dodds - Always on our side

Working alongside Pembina Hills Public Schools (PHPS) Administration, Sgt. Dodds has helped create safe, caring and welcoming environments.  He gives young people t...

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Grandparent salutes Fort Assiniboine teacher Lauren Chapman

Fort Assiniboine School teacher Lauren Chapman has a wealth of patience and is always smiling.   Lauren is great with all the children and each one grows and flour...

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Teacher Derek Dachyshyn models inclusive education

“Derek is an enthusiastic caring teacher and an excellent role model for inclusive education”, said Dunstable Principal Lorna Hiemstra.  He has created a warm a...

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Jack Adkins Receives Exemplary Community Partner Award

The Pembina Hills Public Schools Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the Exemplary Community Partner Award is… Jack Adkins Jack has...

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No problem too big for Erika Williams

Her colleagues at ADLC say that Erika demonstrates exemplary skills, is competent, hardworking, and approachable and that no problem is ever too big and no situation...

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Wendy Wieland goes extra mile!

Having a genuine love for lifelong learning Program Assistant Wendy Wieland is actively involved in the Fort Assiniboine School Christmas Concert, Student’s Union,...

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PNCS Teacher Daryl Chattargoon “in-tune” with students

Principal Darcie Eamor says, “Mr. C is so “in-tune” with each of his students because he recognizes that academic success begins with a safe, caring learning e...

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Margaret Simmons Receives Exemplary Support Services Award

Margaret has been with Pembina Hills Public Schools for three and a half years, starting out as a Program Assistant at Barrhead Elementary School and is now a Succes...

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Kevin Mackenzie Receives Exemplary Teacher Award

Kevin has been with Pembina Hills Regional Division for over 17 years and has been a teacher at R.F. Staples Secondary School for eight of those years.  He cares fo...

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Irene Crozier Receives Exemplary Support Services Award

Irene has been with Pembina Hills Regional Division No. 7 and Swan Hills School for 36 years.  She began her career as a Program Assistant and eventually became an...

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Leslie Smiljanec Receives Exemplary Support Services Award

Leslie is the Business Manager at the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC) Lethbridge office and has been with Pembina Hills for 11 years.  She is a strong and p...

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Margie Smith Receives Exemplary Teacher Award

Margie is a Grade Three Teacher at Barrhead Elementary School and has been with Pembina Hills for 27 years.  She’s demonstrates professionalism, patience, and kin...

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Maggie Cournoyer Receives Exemplary Teacher Award

The Pembina Hills Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the Exemplary Teacher Award for September 2015 is… Maggie Cournoyer Maggie is...

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Pam Golden Receives Exemplary Support Services Award

The Pembina Hills Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the Exemplary Support Services Award for October 2015 is… Pam Golden Pam is t...

Celebrating last year's recognition award recipients

September 30, 2015 - Congratulations to all those who were recognized for their exemplary efforts last year!  (Graphic courtesy of the Town and Country)

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Cynthia Wozny Receives Exemplary Support Services Award

The Pembina Hills Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the Exemplary Support Services Award for May 2015 is… Cynthia Wozny Cynthia i...

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Susan Deshoux Receives Exemplary Teacher Award

The Pembina Hills Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the Exemplary Teacher Award for June 2015 is… Susan Deshoux Susan is a Grade...

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Karin Miller Receives Exemplary Support Services Award

The Pembina Hills Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the Exemplary Support Services Award for June 2015 is… Karin Miller Karin is...

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Weida Kingma Receives Exemplary Support Services Award

The Pembina Hills Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the Exemplary Support Services Award for June 2015 is… Weida Kingma Weida is...

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Susan Littlechilds Receives Exemplary Parent Volunteer Award

The Pembina Hills Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the Exemplary Parent Volunteer Award for May 2015 is… Susan Littlechilds Susa...

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Amy Chattargoon Receives Exemplary Teacher Award

The Pembina Hills Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the Exemplary Teacher Award for May 2015 is… Amy Chattargoon Amy is a Grade O...

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Melody Nelson Receives Exemplary Support Services Award

The Pembina Hills Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the Exemplary Support Services Award for April 2015 is… Melody Nelson Melody...

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Crystal Waldowski-Puskeppelies Receives Exemplary Teacher Award

The Pembina Hills Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the Exemplary Teacher Award for March 2015 is… Crystal Waldowski-Puskeppelies...

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Hazel Schneider Receives Exemplary Parent Volunteer Award

The Pembina Hills Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the Exemplary Parent Volunteer Award for April 2015 is… Hazel Schneider Hazel...

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Kathryn Quist Receives Exemplary Parent Volunteer Award

The Pembina Hills Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the Exemplary Parent Volunteer Award for March 2015 is… Kathryn Quist Kathryn...

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Ruth McCulloch Receives Exemplary Support Services Award

The Pembina Hills Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the Exemplary Support Services Award for March 2015 is… Ruth McCulloch Ruth i...

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Mike Ivey Nominated for Edwin Parr Teaching Award

March 20, 2105 - Pembina Hills Regional Division No. 7 is pleased to announce the nomination of Michael Ivey for the Alberta School Board Association 2015 Edwi...

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Gwen Stewart Receives Exemplary Support Services Award

The Pembina Hills Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the Exemplary Support Services Award for February 2015 is… Gwen Stewart Gwen...