News Archive

School board proposes change to bus service

Seeks community input Feb 17 and 18 Jan 29, 2016 - Based on input the school...

We’re flashing you! PHPS to run strobe lights on school buses in all weather

Jan 28, 2016 - Since January 4, 2016 Pembina Hills Public Schools buses have bee...

Board chair asks minister to confirm govt. "Best Practices" document is a guideline

Conveys parental concerns about some elements in the document In a January 2...

Two Pembina Hills Public Schools (PHPS) nominees win $16,000 bursaries

Jan 20, 2016 - Congratulations to Christina Frose and Dylan Schumacher, who e...

School board adopts new name and logo for Pembina Hills Public Schools

Jan 19, 2016 -  Pembina Hills Public Schools has adopted a new visual ...

Holiday greetings from the superintendent

Following is a message to staff from Superintendent Colleen Symyrozum-Watt: D...

Moving day at Neerlandia Public Christian School

All hands were on deck Tuesday, December 15th as Neerlandia Public Christian Sch...

Check out the highlights from the December 9 Board Meeting

In the December 9 Board Highlights read about: Decisions about two inter...

A tradition of giving at Pembina Hills Schools

All throughout Pembina Hills Public Schools our students and staff are in the sp...

BES Grade 6 class raises $600 to buy toys for Santa's Toybox

Christmas will be a lot brighter for local children thanks to Miss Epp's Grade 6...

Check out the highlights from the November 25 board meeting

RF Staples students' union raises $2700 for Operation Christmas Child

The R.F. Staples Students' Union recently raised $2700 in cash and donations fro...

Winter is coming... When and why do we cancel school buses?

Winter – and winter-driving conditions – are around the corner.  With that...

Bus driver unharmed after empty school bus slides into ditch

On Nov.16 at 7:30 a.m before picking up any students, Bus No. 102 slid into the...

Read the Oct 28 Board Highlights

ATA event recognizes new and retiring teachers

Teachers new to the profession and teachers recently retired from PHRD were hono...

What's coming up at the Oct 28 Board Meeting

The public is welcome to attend the October 28 PHRD Board Meeting which takes pl...

Dunstable students' posters tell school bus safety story

Thanks to the students at Dunstable School for their awesome School Bus Safety p...

PHRD and ADLC - leading and learning at FNMI symposium

Pembina Hills and ADLC were active participants at Alberta's first ever First Na...

New BCHS program gives students opportunity to earn 25 credits and Health Care Aide certificate

The 15 students in Barrhead Composite High School’s new Health Care Aide progr...

Cognitive Coaching supports school administrators fulfilling instructional leadership role

October 5, 2015 – In late September, PHRD school administrators participated...

Read the October 7 Board Highlights

New Pictures of Neerlandia's New School

October 2, 2015 - Neerlandia's new school is looking fantastic. Superintendent...

Tree Planting at Dunstable School

September 25, 2015 - It was a GREAT day for Dunstable school. The rain and mud...

Share your views about communications within and about Pembina Hills Regional Division

September 16, 2105 - Pembina Hills Regional Division is asking our internal and...

Accident Involving Bus 99 (Updated)

September 10, 2015 - (Updated at 9:55 pm) This morning, Bus 99 was involved in a...

Thanks to Local Law Enforcement for Keeping Kids Safe

September 4, 2015 - Did you notice an increased RCMP and Community Peace Offic...

School Bell Times at PHRD Schools

August 31, 2015 - Parents and students - Not sure what time classes start or end...

Opening Message from the Board Chair and Superintendent

August 27, 2015 - Pembina Hills staff received a warm welcome from newly elected...

PHRD Leaders Prepare for the New School Year

August 27, 2015 - The first Administrator's meeting of the 2015-2016 school ye...

Welcome Back to School - A Message from the Board of Trustees

Welcome back to all Pembina Hills employees! I hope you had a wonderful summe...

Board Holds Organizational Meeting

August 25, 2015 - The Pembina Hills Board of Trustees held their annual organiza...

Pembina Hills Welcomes New Teachers

August 21, 2015 - Pembina Hills is pleased and excited to welcome 25 new teache...

NOTICE - School Zone Changes in the Town of Westlock

There have been some important changes to the Traffic Bylaw within the Town of W...

Attention - Students Using Gmail Accounts over the Summer

As part of our annual process, we have changed student passwords for our windows...

Get Ready for Back to School

The first day of school is August 31st. Click here to view our Back to School...

Year End Message to Staff from the Superintendent of Schools

Dear Staff,  It’s hard to believe that the 2014-2015 school year is coming...

Neerlandia Receives Modular Classrooms

June 22, 2015 - Another step in the construction of Neerlandia's new school is...

Thank You to Staff from the Board of Trustees

It’s time to say goodbye to another school year. With that, we’d like to...

PHRD Trustees Meet New Education Minister David Eggen

While at the Alberta School Board Association (ASBA) Spring General Meeting on M...

Barrhead Outreach Students Learn Unique Art Styles

On Thursday June 4, 2015 the Barrhead Outreach School celebrated its last monthl...

Barrhead Comp GSA Participates in OUT at Night

The Barrhead Composite High School Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) group has had a...

World Renowned Photographer Works with Barrhead Students

Dave Brosha (www.davebrosha.com) is an internationally renowned photographer who...

Gwynne Dyer Speaks to Barrhead High School Students

May 11, 2015 - Barrhead Composite High School Social Studies students were pr...

Remembering Ken Nagel - Former PHRD Trustee

We at Pembina Hills would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the Nagel famil...

Thank You to our School Bus Drivers

Education Week (May 4-8, 2015) is an opportunity to celebrate the important rol...

Celebrating Education Week - May 4-8

Message from the Board of Trustees -  “We Are Teachers,” the theme of th...

Dr. Eva Olsson Shares a Powerful Message with Pembina Hills Students

April 30, 2015 - We were priviledged to have Dr. Eva Olsson with us this week to...

Neerlandia School Update

Some new photos show that construction at Neerlandia's new school has been going...

Trustees Call Special Board Meeting for April 22 to Discuss Budget Implications

The Board of Trustees of Pembina Hills Regional Division No. 7 have called a Spe...

April 8th Board Meeting Cancelled

PUBLIC NOTICE The PHRD Regular Board Meeting scheduled for April 8, 2015 ha...

2015-2016 School Calendar is Now Available

March 18, 2015 - The 2015-2016 PHRD Community School Calendar was approved by...

Public Invitation - Presentation at BCHS by Holocaust Survivor Dr. Eva Olsson

Members of the public are invited to attend a presentation by Dr. Eva Olsson,...

Pembina North Community School to Receive $10,000 Grant

March 16, 2015 - Pembina North Community School (PNCS) received exciting news th...

Westlock and District Science Fair Results

March 9, 2015 - Students from Pembina Hills showed their talents at the Westlock...

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...

NEW Online Transportation Information

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