Prairie Land Public 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 -February 23, 2021

2021-2022 Prairie Land Division Calendar

At the February 23 Board meeting, the Board approved the 2021-2022 Prairie Land Public School Division Calendar. The calendar provides family holidays during the weeks of November 8-12 and February 21-25 in addition to our traditional Christmas and Easter breaks. This approved calendar includes 184 instructional days and 195 teacher days, with seven Professional Development days. The Board appreciates the feedback and the support that it received for this calendar from our school communities.

Prairie Land Online School Presentation

Prairie Land Online School principal, Brian Giesbrecht shared information with the Board of Trustees regarding our second of two online schools. Prairie Land Online focuses on student-teacher relationships and connections in an effort to replicate the small school/classroom feel in an online world. Students are provided flexible learning environments in addition to one on one support from teachers and support staff from grades 1-9. It is the vision of Prairie Land to continue to grow the online learning environment and to provide choice for parents and learners at the high school level, in addition to providing Alberta Education curriculum to potential international students.

Community Leaders Meeting

On February 25, 2021 the Board of Trustees met virtually with municipalities within Prairie Land Public School Division. Guest presenter Dr. Ken Coates focused on the development of strategies to promote 21st century well-being and sustainability in small town, rural Canada. As part of the formal agenda, municipal partners were asked to share ideas and innovations regarding their efforts in promoting rural viability, sustainability and growth. It is the wishes of the Board of Trustees that the conversation continues and another meeting will be held this upcoming spring.

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

Online Learning

Prairie Land Public School Division offers a choice of two online learning opportunities for the 2020-2021 school year. Please visit Hope Christian School or Prairie Land Online for more information regarding your alternative learning needs.

Prairie Land Online School Registration Form

Hope Christian Online School Registration Form

Prairie Land Public School Division Board Of Trustees Board Meeting - February 23, 2021

The February 23, 2021 Board Meeting will be held online and viewable by the public through YouTube live stream commencing at 9:00 a.m. To view the board meeting agenda, please click here.