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Message from Superintendent Adam Murray- Have Your…

Posted on November 26 2021

November 25, 2021- As a new year approaches, I know lots of families are looking at their calendars to plan their busy lives. We, here at Peace River School Division, are looking forward to our calendar…

Letter from Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Hinshaw

Posted on November 25 2021

Please see the following communication from the Chief Medical Officer of Health. Letter from Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Hinshaw

Books for Everyone!

Posted on November 21 2021

Graphic novels. Chapter books. Picture books for younger siblings. Holiday-themed books. Non-fiction titles specially chosen for middle school students. Young adult books. Books to inspire and amuse.…

Letter from Education Minister LaGrange

Posted on November 18 2021

Please see the following communication from the Education Minister. Letter from Minister LaGrange

Your PRSD Guide to Report Cards

Posted on November 17 2021

We've gone completely digital!  This year, parents of students in all grades at T.A. Norris can access their child's report card through the Parent Portal of PowerSchool.  If you have not yet set up…

We're Making Good Use of Food Waste

Posted on November 15 2021

Today we started our partnership with Kiss Someone Cute Ranch.  Every classroom now has a pail for fruit peels, bits of uneaten lunches and other food waste.  At the end of each lunch eating time, students…

Parents Matter Week Activites

Posted on November 15 2021

Parents Matter at T.A. Norris Middle School!  Our Top Wolves Leadership group has created a list of activities your family can do together. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15Photo Scavenger Hunt (runs all week)Take…

Everyone needs help sometimes

Posted on November 10 2021

Do you need extra help? Everyone needs help sometimes. That's why the Town of Peace River has created this document which is available for printing from their website: https://peaceriver.ca/.../Everyone-needs-help-sometimes....…

November 15-19, 2021 is Métis Week

Posted on November 10 2021

Each year, on November 16 Métis people in Alberta pay tribute to Louis Riel on the date of his execution. Louis Riel devoted his life to defending the rights of Métis people. As a result of the execution…

Archery Returns to TA Norris

Posted on November 10 2021

We are proud to offer an archery club open to all students at T.A. Norris. The program will run on Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 6:30 beginning on November 18 under the capable coaching of Mr. Schamehorn…

Celebrating our Parents, Guardians and Caregivers…

Posted on November 9 2021

The Division is happy to announce that, along with every student having the opportunity to write messages of appreciation on a "You Matter to Us" card for their parent,  guardian or caregiver, they will…

Students celebrate parents, guardians and caregivers…

Posted on November 8 2021

For immediate releaseNovember 8, 2021- Next week students in Peace River School Division (PRSD) will be celebrating their parents, guardians, and caregivers during PRSD’s Parents Matter Appreciation…

PRSD Schools Recognize Veterans’ Week

Posted on November 4 2021

In recognition of Veterans' Week and Remembrance Day, Peace River School Division (PRSD) schools pay tribute to those who have served and are currently serving our country in the cause of freedom and…

Pizza Party!

Posted on November 4 2021

Mr. Schamehorn's Grade 8A class had pizza for lunch today courtesy of Mighty Peace GMC.  The class brought in a whopping 360,529 grams of non-perishable items for the Peace River Food Bank during the…

Positivity and Encouragement

Posted on November 4 2021

Mirror, mirror on the wall. Who's the wisest one of all? Anyone, of course, who takes accountability for their words, their actions, their choices, their study habits, and their strategies for success.…

Colouring Contest Winners

Posted on October 29 2021

Congratulations to Esha Shukla (1st), Ellie Clements (2nd) and Ava Lunn (3rd), whose haunted house pictures were chosen as the top three in our Halloween colouring contest.  Each girl received a window…

We send 1690 kg of food to the Peace River Food Bank

Posted on October 28 2021

1.69 million grams of food!!!!! That's how much our #teamawesome students collected this month for the Peace River Food Bank. When we first took up the Mighty Peace GM challenge, we could not anticipate…

Support our Fundraiser this Halloween

Posted on October 28 2021

Not just mummies come in great wraps! Purchase beeswax wraps for storing your fruits, vegetables, cheese, bread and other tasty treats and support our school at the same time. Any orders of wraps, laundry…

Message from Superintendent Adam Murray - The Power…

Posted on October 26 2021

Have you ever heard these terms from your child(ren)’s school - RCAT, WAT, MIPI NCAT, and F & P BAS? These are all acronyms for local assessments that are used in all of Peace River School Division’s…

New Chromebooks!

Posted on October 22 2021

Our school is committed to providing each student with their very own Chromebook to assist with ever increasing tech-based learning.  Today, forty-five new Chromebooks arrived which means each classroom…

School Bus Safety Week - October 17-23, 2021

Posted on October 15 2021

October 15, 2021 - It’s School Bus Safety Week and this year’s theme is “Bus Rules Rock!”.   School bus safety rules help keep our students safe. Student safety is always the Division’s priority…

Truth and Reconciliation Week - September 27 - October…

Posted on September 27 2021

September 27 – October 1, 2021 is Truth and Reconciliation Week in Peace River School Division (PRSD) and we encourage our school communities to join us in this important week of observance by wearing…

Indigenous Education in Peace River School Division

Posted on September 24 2021

Ensuring that Indigenous perspectives are infused in education is very important to the Peace River School Division (PRSD). It is crucial that First Nations, Métis and Inuit students see themselves and…

PRSD releases official nomination results

Posted on September 21 2021

For immediate release September 21, 2021 – Peace River School Division (PRSD) nominations have concluded with six acclamations and two nominations in Ward 3 (Rural Peace River, Weberville, Dixonville,…

PRSD honors the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Posted on September 17 2021

For immediate release September 17, 2021 – During the board meeting held yesterday (September 16, 2021), the Peace River School Division (PRSD) board of trustees voted to designate September 30, 2021…

Important requirement updates

Posted on September 16 2021

As per the Alberta Government’s announcement on September 15, 2021 regarding newly mandated restrictions, this document has been updated with new information outlined in bold. The Peace River School…

Substitute Teachers and Educational Assistants needed

Posted on September 14 2021

Substitute Teachers and Educational Assistants are needed in all our school communities. Check out our website at prsd.ab.ca/careers, or call us at 780-624-3650 to learn how to get on the PRSD sub-list.…

2021 School Board Trustee Elections

Posted on September 8 2021

The community voice of locally-elected Alberta school board trustees is very important and that’s why preparations are under way at Peace River School Division (PRSD) for this fall’s school board…

PRSD board chair not seeking re-election

Posted on September 1 2021

Darren Kuester, PRSD (Peace River School Division) Board Chair and Ward Three Trustee wishes to share with PRSD school communities that he will not be seeking re-election this fall during the 2021 School…

Board meeting highlights - August 19, 2021

Posted on August 23 2021

School Re-entry Plan SummaryIncoming Superintendent Adam Murray reviewed PRSD's School Re-entry Plan Summary with the board of trustees. PRSD will follow the guidance of Alberta Health Services and the…

School Re-entry Plan Summary

Posted on August 20 2021

As per the Alberta Government’s announcement on August 13, 2021 regarding a normal school re-entry, this correspondence provides a summary of what re-entry will look like. The Peace River School Division…

Virtual Education Programs

Posted on August 13 2021

DID YOU KNOW...we offer virtual learning for students in grades 1-12? Our virtual learning programs provide students with greater options, support, flexibility and consistency throughout the division.…

Attention parents and teachers

Posted on August 2 2021

The Alberta Government is looking for 40 teachers and 40 parents/guardians with a diverse range of voices and with a broad range of life experiences, knowledge and skills from across Alberta to serve…

Message from the Board of Trustees

Posted on June 25 2021

On behalf of the Peace River School Division board of trustees, I extend heartfelt appreciation to our school communities for their contributions during the 2020-2021 school year.   First and foremost,…

Transportation Award of Excellence - Nominations Open

Posted on June 21 2021

Show you care - nominate a school bus driver or transportation staff for the Peace River School Division Transportation Award of Excellence. This important award recognizes the care and dedication of…

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Posted on June 21 2021

June 21, 2021 marks Indigenous Peoples Day and schools throughout Peace River School Division (PRSD) are celebrating.“This important day, and the ongoing infusion of Indigenous based teaching and learning…

New Vice-Principal for TA Norris Middle School

Posted on June 18 2021

Peace River School Division is pleased to announce the appointment of Kimberly Holmes as Vice Principal of T. A. Norris Middle School.   Ms. Holmes has been a teacher at T. A. Norris Middle School since…

Follow our schools on Facebook

Posted on June 18 2021

Peace River School Division and several PRSD schools are now on Facebook - "like" PRSD school facebook pages as another way to stay in the loop. View the latest news, photos, school websites…

Grades 1-9 At-home Online Learning Program

Posted on June 14 2021

Peace River School Division (PRSD) will be offering an At-home Online Learning Program for students in Grades 1-9 for the 2021-2022 school year.  Requests to enrol in the At-home Online Learning Program…

PRSD students compete and bring home bronze medal…

Posted on June 10 2021

Does the color of something impact how it tastes? This is the basis for Hines Creek Composite School (HCC) grade seven students, Darcie Fortier and Carissa Belhomme’s science fair experiment that earned…

Superintendent Message

Posted on June 4 2021

As we approach the end of the 2020-2021 school year, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your contributions to education. It certainly has been an interesting and challenging year…

PRSD statement on the Kamloops Residential School…

Posted on June 2 2021

Peace River School Division (PRSD) extends our deepest condolences and sympathies to the Tk’emlúpsTeSecwépemc First Nation in Kamloops after the remains of 215 children were found at the former Kamloops…

Access your child's marks and attendance online!

Posted on May 26 2021

Sign up to use the Powerschool Parent Portal and have instant access to your child's assignment and test marks, attendance, report card history, and more! Sign up by calling your local school office…

Board approves 2021-2024 Education Plan

Posted on May 26 2021

For immediate release May 26, 2021 – During the regular board meeting held on May 20, 2021, the board of trustees approved the Peace River School Division (PRSD) 2021-2024 Education Plan. The plan outlines…

Board approves 2021-2022 Budget

Posted on May 25 2021

For immediate release May 25, 2021- The Peace River School Division (PRSD) board of trustees approved the 2021-2022 budget at the regular board meeting held on May 20, 2021. The division approved the…

In-person learning resumes on May 25, 2021

Posted on May 19 2021

As per the Alberta Government announcement earlier this afternoon (May 19, 2021) kindergarten to grade 12 students will return to in-person classes on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. PRSD looks forward to welcoming…

New Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources

Posted on May 18 2021

Peace River School Division is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Green as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources effective August 1, 2021.  Ms. Green received her Bachelor of Education…

Everyone needs help sometimes

Posted on May 3 2021

Every grade 7-12 student will receive this information in the form of a PRSD Mental Health Postcard during Mental Health Awareness Week (May 3-7, 2021).  Life isn’t always easy, and we all have different…

PRSD releases Student Mental Health and Wellness Survey…

Posted on April 21 2021

For immediate releaseApril 21, 2021 – Peace River School Division is pleased to share results from the Student Mental Health and Wellness Survey issued in early February 2021. The survey was administered…

What is your perspective on the K-6 curriculum?

Posted on April 20 2021

On April 19, PRSD announced they would not pilot any new K-6 curriculum during the 2021-2022 school year. Even though we are not piloting the new curriculum, we would like to collect the perspectives…

PRSD Superintendent of Schools/CEO Announcement

Posted on March 31 2021

For immediate release: The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Adam Murray has been appointed as the new Superintendent of Schools for Peace River School Division effective September 1, 2021.…