Prairie Land School Division
101 Palliser Trail
PO Box 670
"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 https://www.plrd.ab.ca/governance/meeting-dates.
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
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.