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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.…

Mornings at TAN

Posted on September 10 2021

Mornings are fun here at T.A. Norris. When the supervisors are ready at 8:25, the hallway lights go on and children children can head to their lockers, play games in the library, hang out in the hallways…

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…

Our Yearbooks are Here!

Posted on September 3 2021

Our 2020-2021 yearbooks are being passed out today to students who pre-ordered them last year.  Students who have moved up to Peace River High School will have them delivered next week and those who…

Welcome to our new Timberwolves!

Posted on September 3 2021

We have over 100 new students in our TAN family!  This week, Mr. Johnson presented a free T-shirt to our 73 grade 5 students and 32 new grade 6-8 students welcoming them to our school.  Head over to…

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…

Superintendent's Message - September 2021

Posted on August 29 2021

Welcome back to our students, families, staff, and school communities.  We hope you all enjoyed a wonderful summer break and are ready to start an exciting new school year.  To our new families and…

Temporary School bus pick up/drop off area

Posted on August 27 2021

If you are driving your child to school for the next few weeks, please avoid the road along the Parkview Condos as it will be used as a temporary bus drop-off and pick-up area until September 17, 2021.…

Backpacks for Students in Need

Posted on August 25 2021

If the thought of buying school supplies has you financially stressed, give us a call, 780.624.3144. Today, three members of the Peace River Rotaract Club (R) presented Principal Wade Johnson (R) and…

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…

School's Out

Posted on June 28 2021

On behalf of the entire staff of T.A. Norris Middle School, have an amazing summer! The school re-opens on August 23, Jitters Day for new students is Friday, August 27 at 1:00 p.m, and classes begin on…

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,…

Grade 8 Slideshow

Posted on June 24 2021

One of the final tasks for our departing grade 8 students this year was to submit a slide with then-and-now photos and a favourite quotation to serve as inspiration as they move up to Peace High in the…

Order a Yearbook Today!

Posted on June 23 2021

Friday will be the last day to order your 2020-2021 yearbook. This has been a very unusual year with a lot of unique memories preserved in full colour to look back upon once the pandemic is behind us.…

Welcome to our 2021 Fawns

Posted on June 23 2021

In what is becoming an annual tradition at T.A. Norris Middle School, we have become a pediatric ward for baby deer. These two cuties were spotted (haha) near the main entrance this morning.

2021 Joshua Poole Award

Posted on June 22 2021

Congratulations to Ella Hewitt, recipient of the 2021 Joshua Poole award.  The award, named after a former grade 5Fr student who passed away from cancer, is given out annually to a grade 5 French Immersion…

Farewell, Grade 8 Students!

Posted on June 22 2021

Samantha Popielarz and Logan Bennett presented Mr. Johnson with a composite of all the departing grade 8 students this morning. The framed photo will join the many others which line the hallway from the…

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.…