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TANPAC meeting tonight

Posted on May 19 2022

We invite all parents to be an active part of your child's experience at T.A. Norris Middle School by attending tonight's Parent Council Meeting, either in-person or joining from home via Google Meet.…

Our Grade 5s Learn about Bike Safety

Posted on May 17 2022

Constable Mitch Guenette from the Peace River RCMP was just one of the community partners who helped organize a Bike Road-e-o for our grade 5 students today.  Check out our photo gallery for more pictures…

Highway Cleanup Tomorrow

Posted on May 13 2022

Our grade 8 students will be walking the ditches tomorrow as a fundraiser for their trip to Camp YoWoChAs later this month. Please take extra care when you pass those bright orange vests and give our…

Education Week Ends with an Honour Roll Assembly

Posted on May 6 2022

It was so great to be back in the the gymnasium this morning for a real live assembly again. We could feel the energy in the room as students received fist bumps from their teachers, applause from the…

Building Bridges in Gr. 7 Science

Posted on May 5 2022

Would you drive across this bridge? As part of the Structures and Forces unit, our Grade 7 Science students had to build bridges with popsicle sticks and then test them to see how much weight they would…

Healthy Buddies Program Wraps Up

Posted on May 4 2022

Today was our final Healthy Buddies day.  Our grade 7 students have so enjoyed getting to know the students from Springfield grade 4 as they've toured the school and engaged in various activities together…

Book Now for Gr 7/8 Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on April 19 2022

Digital report cards for grade 7 and 8 students will be released this Friday. Parent Teacher Interviews for grade 7 and 8 students take place next Tuesday, April 26 and Thursday, April 28 at the school…

Spring Spirit Week 2022

Posted on April 11 2022

Our Top Wolves are at it again.  They've got a week of activities organized, including an Easter Scavenger Hunt, Dress Up Days, student-led instruction time (!) and a pajama/movie afternoon to finish…

Healthy Buddies are Back!

Posted on April 7 2022

We are thrilled to be able to reinstate our Healthy Buddies program, a chance for our grade 7s to connect with grade 4 students from Springfield Elementary to help them alleviate some of the anxiety they…

Gymnastics Students Have Fun Cleaning Up

Posted on April 6 2022

Our grade 5/6 Gymnastics Health class took to the streets yesterday to do some community sevice work. They picked garbage on the berm across from Kinsmen park and cleaned up any trash they found on the…

We love our Exploratory Program!

Posted on April 1 2022

Our grade 5s can turn ordinary white socks into adorable little bunnies! Our grade 5 and 6 exploratory program ensures that each of our students learn basic sewing, cooking, woodworking, art and drama…

Message from Superintendent Adam Murray- Alternative…

Posted on March 29 2022

March 29, 2022 - To ensure the success of all students within the Peace River School Division (PRSD), we have created the Alternative Education Program that supports students and families through an adaptable,…

St. Patrick's Day Spirit at TAN

Posted on March 17 2022

What better way to get our Irish eyes smiling this morning than delicious green smoothies for everyone in the school?  Check out our photo gallery for photos of our students wearing green for St. Patrick's…

Final Report Released of Ground-Penetrating Radar…

Posted on March 7 2022

Before reading further, know that this post contains information related to unmarked graves at former residential schools.   If you are experiencing trauma, or feeling triggered, please know that help…

Message from Superintendent Adam Murray - Kindergarten…

Posted on February 23 2022

REGISTER FOR KINDERGARTEN HERE

PRSD COVID-19 Information

Posted on February 10 2022

Alberta entered Step 1 on February 9. The following changes have come into effect at this time, unless otherwise stated. Restrictions Exemption Program removed, along with most associated restrictions.…

Current COVID-19 Update

Posted on February 9 2022

Taken from the Government of Alberta Website: Alberta entered Step 1 on February 9. The following changes will come into effect at this time, unless otherwise stated. Restrictions Exemption Program removed,…

Letter from Minister of Education LaGrange

Posted on February 9 2022

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

Message from Superintendent Adam Murray- Parent Surveys

Posted on January 4 2022

January 4, 2022- Parents, please be on the lookout for a letter from the Alberta Government. Inside the letter, you will find a survey from the government that asks questions about our School Division.…

2021

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

Letter from Education Minister LaGrange

Posted on November 18 2021

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

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…

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…

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…

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.…