News Archive

ADLC and PHRD Show Support for Pink Shirt Day

February 25, 2015 - The staff and students of ADLC and PHRD Schools are proud to...

Do the Penguin Walk - A Message from Alberta Health Services

A Message from Alberta Health Services - How to stay safe on icy surfaces this w...

Principals and Administration Plan for 2015-2016

February 12, 2015 - Principals and Division Administration converged at Barrhead...

Important Update on Grade 6 Timelines for PATs and SLAs

From Alberta Education - Information For Parents and Students re: Student Learn...

Important Message From Alberta Health Services

To School Administration, Staff and Parents: As spring holidays approach, we...

NEW Online Transportation Information

In order to serve you better, we have made some changes to our online transport...

Thank You from the Director of Transportation Services

January 30, 2015  -  Thank you to all the Pembina Hills bus drivers for the...

Alberta Education Surveys Now Underway

January 23, 2015 - During January and February, Alberta Education will be conduc...

Former Pembina Hills Superintendent Richard Harvey Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charges

MEDIA RELEASE -  On January 22, 2015 a Newfoundland court accepted a change...

PHRD's Education Partners Contribute to the Planning Process

At PHRD, we value our education partners and their involvement in the education...

New Photos from Neerlandia

These are photos of the construction work taking place at the Neerlandia replace...

Progress Update on Neerlandia's New School

December 23, 2014 Below are some recent photos of the work that is taking pla...

Shrek the Musical Takes Centre Stage

Shrek the Musical has three performances remaining, and there are still tickets...

A Guide to Parent Inquiries - PHRD Communication Protocol

November 20, 2014 - Good communication is essential to our personal relationshi...

PHRD Board Wins ASBA Award for Community Engagement

November 19, 2014 - During their attendance at the 2014 Alberta School Boards...

PHRD Board Attends ASBA Fall General Meeting - Chair Webster Speaks in Favor of Proposed Policy Issue for Weighting of Diploma Exams

November 17, 2014 - Alberta's 61 school boards are meeting on November 17th a...

PHRD Welcomes Visitors from Alberta Education

November 14, 2014 - Pembina Hills was pleased to welcome some important visitor...

School Bus Safety Week - October 19-25

PHRD Schools are committed to improving school bus safety. Here are some of the...

Board Holds Organizational Meeting

October 14, 2014 - The Pembina Hills Board of Trustees held their organizational...

Growing Opportunities School Expo

  October 8, 2014 - Click here to view photos from the Growing Opportunites...

HPV Vaccine Information for Parents and Guardians

September, 2014 - This information was sent to Superintendents of Schools from A...

Pembina Hills Welcomes New Teachers

September 15, 2014 -  Pembina Hills is pleased and excited to welcome 28 new...

Superintendent Symyrozum-Watt in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Pembina North Community School Celebrates Opening Day

September 2, 2014 - Today was not only the beginning of a brand new school year...

Pembina North Community School - Update

Modernization and Addition of Modular Classrooms Sept 2, 2014  -  Click he...

Opening Message from Superintendent Colleen Symyrozum-Watt

September 2, 2014 - Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year. What a great busines...

School Start-Up Message from the Board of Trustees

August 28, 2014 -  On behalf of the Board of Trustees of Pembina Hills Regi...

Progress Update on Neerlandia's New School

August 21, 2014 - Click here to see photos and brief updates on the progress of...

ADLC News - New SIS Goes Live Today

Aug 21, 2014 - The New ADLC Student Information System Goes Live TODAY! Af...

Back to School Toolkit

August 21, 2014 - Back to School Toolkit (Source: Alberta Education) Studen...

Barrhead Curling Club Selected As Top Ten Winner in the Kraft Celebration Tour

Congratulations to the Barrhead Curling Club for being selected as a Top 10 Win...

Back to School

Click here to view a printer-friendly version of our Back to School brochure....

2014-2015 School Supply Lists

Click on your school to find their 2014-2015 School Supply List(s) on their webs...

PHRD Complies with Anti Spam Legislation

Dear PHRD Website News Subscribers: Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) wil...

Graduation Message from the Superintendent

Congratulations Graduates of 2014! Graduating from High School is a great a...

Year-End Message to the PHRD School Community

June 3, 2014 - In the Gage Canadian Dictionary, a community is defined as “a g...

Pembina Hills Hosts Curriculum Redesign Discussions

May 28, 2014 - Barrhead Composite High School Curriculum Redesign is at the...

Board Takes Final Step in Westlock North Consolidation and the Creation of Pembina North Community School

At the May 14, 2014 Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Pembina Hills Re...

PHRD Board Meets with Local Municipalities

On April 24, 2014, the Board of Trustees of Pembina Hills Regional Divsion hoste...

Alberta's Curriculum Redesign - A Closer Look

May, 2014 - In an effort to keep school staff, parents, and community members in...

Education Week Message to Staff from the Board of Trustees

To the Staff of Pembina Hills Regional Division, During Education Week, May 5...

PHRD Schools Celebrate Education Week - May 5-9, 2014

Education Week provides Albertans with an opportunity to highlight the importan...

Important Information About Measles from Alberta Health Services

April 16, 2014 - Pembina Hills recently received a letter from Alberta Health S...

Comment Period for Parents and Community Members

  April 17, 2014 - The Board of Trustees remain available to receive writt...

Westlock Students and Parents Discuss Diploma Exams with MLA and PHRD Staff

April 16, 2014 - Earlier this month, several Grade 12 students met with MLA Mau...

Opportunity for Input - Possible School Closures

April 9, 2014 - In addition to the public meetings that were held on April 7th a...

PHRD Board Weighs In on Alberta's Curriculum Redesign

April 4, 2014 - Recent public debate has been transpiring across the province a...

Japanese Students Visit Barrhead

March 20, 2014 - In 1991 the County of Barrhead, jointly with the Town of Barrh...

14-15 School Year Calendar is Now Available

March 20, 2014 - The 2014-2015 PHRD Community Schools Calendar has been appro...

Westlock Elementary Treehouse Dedicated to Dr. Doug Fleming

The library at Westlock Elementary School now has within its walls a very fun a...

Public Meeting Notice - W.R. Frose School

The Board of Trustees of Pembina Hills Regional Division No. 7 passed a motion...

Public Meeting NOTICE - Jarvie School

The Board of Trustees of Pembina Hills Regional Division No. 7 passed a motion...

Message to Parents about Curriculum Redesign

Below is a message to all parents from Alberta's Education Minister, Honorabl...

PHRD Schools Commemorate the End of Canada's Mission in Afghanistan

To commemorate the end of Canada's mission in Afghanistan, PHRD schools lowere...

ADLC Service Agreement Extended

ADLC Service Agreement extension ensures flexible distance education delivery fo...

PHRD Wears Pink Against Bullying

February 26, 2014 - It was a sea of Pink as students and staff were dressed in ...

Barrhead Unveils the "Dr. Doug Fleming Sunshine Room"

February 25, 2014 - It was a very special day at Barrhead Elementary School as...

PHRD to Partner with Calgary Board of Education in Curriculum Redesign

Pembina Hills Regional Division is proud to be a partner in the development of n...

Neerlandia's New School - Progress Update

February 11, 2014 - We are very excited to be able to share some details about...

MLA Kubinec Announces Modernization Project for the New Pembina North Community School

January 30, 2014 – Staff and students from Dapp, Jarvie, and W.R. Frose Schoo...