Prairie Land School Division

101 Palliser Trail
PO Box 670
Hanna, Alberta
T0J 1P0


"Small Schools Preparing Students for Big Futures"

Our focus: Teaching and Learning, Health and Wellness, Culture and Inclusivity

Board Meeting Highlights - September 22, 2020

Board of Trustees Meeting September 22 , 2020

The Prairie Land Public School Division trustees assembled on Tuesday, September 22 for the Board annual organizational meeting. Trustees accepted specific roles and responsibilities for the upcoming school year as follows:

a. H. Smith was elected Board Chair, and M. Tkach elected Vice-chair.

b. Negotiating Committee – S. Battle, H. Smith & M. Tkach

c. Discipline Committee – L. Bond, G. Hampton & S. MacPherson

d. Scholarship Committee – L. Bond, B. Davis & S. MacPherson

e. Executive Committee – S. Davies, H. Smith, & M. Tkach

f. TBAC – S. Battle & H. Smith

g. Health & Wellness Committee – S. MacPherson

h. Indigenous Committee – L. Bond

i. Alberta School Boards Association Zone 5 representative – H. Smith/S. MacPherson (Alternate)

j. Public School Boards Association of Alberta representative – G. Hampton/B. Davis (Alternate)

k. Teachers Employer Bargaining Association (TEBA) – M. Tkach

l. Rural Caucus Committee – S. Battle & S. Davies (Alternate)

m. Audit Committee – B. Davis, G. Hampton & M. Tkach

Board meetings will be held on either the third or fourth Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. at Prairie Land central office. The 2020-2021 Board meeting scheduled can be seen at

Delia School Ground Breaking Ceremony

The Delia School Ground Breaking ceremony was held on Monday, September 21, 2020. Dignitaries in attendance included MLA Nate Horner, representatives from Alberta Infrastructure, Village of Delia, Starland County, Delia School Enhancement Society, Special Areas Board, Delia School and Prairie Land Board of Trustees and administration. The ceremony was monumental to see the construction beginning on the new school.

Return to Sports

The superintendent presented the return to sport and athletics handbook for Prairie Land Public School Division which has been shared with all staff. Schools throughout Prairie Land have begun practices and have participated in volleyball, football and baseball competitions. Sports and activity in general is integral in the development of the whole child/student.

For additional information please contact: Cam McKeage, Superintendent of Schools, Prairie Land Public School Division 403.854.4481.

Divisional Scholarship Winners 2019-2020

Prairie Land Public School Division wishes to acknowledge the Divisional Scholarship Winners for 2019-2020

Eugene and Gladys Stephanie Marie Kush Memorial Scholarship - Breanna Storch, J.C. Charyk, Hanna

Ida Fielding Bursary - Samantha Harris, J.C. Charyk, Hanna

Ida Fielding Bursary - Dixon Tattrie, Youngstown

Norman Alexander Duff Memorial - Shaelynn Graumann, J.C. Charyk, Hanna

Pioneer Homestead Bursary - Haley Nelson, J.C. Charyk, Hanna

PLRD Achievement - Tessa Reed, Delia

PLRD Achievement - Megan Coulton, Consort

PLRD Achievement - Rebecca Maron, Consort

PLRD Distinction - Breanna Storch, J.C. Charyk, Hanna

PLRD Education - Haley Nelson, J.C. Charyk, Hanna

Special Areas #2 Education Bursary - (Estate of Orlin Graham Pearce) - Reegan Hutton, J.C. Charyk, Hanna