News Archive

Apr 20 - Worsley Central School educator selected as P...

For immediate release April 20, 2017- Peace River School Division (PRSD) is pleased to announce that Taryn Banach, Wors...

Apr 19 - PRSD board of trustees defeat recommendation...

For immediate release April 19, 2017 – During the regular board meeting held yesterday, the board of trustees defea...

Apr 18 - Kindergarten Open House & Registration in PRS...

Kindergarten is the beginning of a very exciting journey that will be filled with opportunity and growth for children an...

Apr 16 - Elections 2017 - PRSD prepares for school tru...

For immediate release April 10, 2017 – The community voice of locally-elected Alberta school board trustees is very i...

Apr 12 - Centralization of Services - Board to hear pr...

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, the Peace River School Division (PRSD) board of trustees will review information regarding a...

Apr 6 - EE Oliver students qualify for National compe...

Six EE Oliver Elementary School students are headed to Surrey, BC on April 7 for Destination ImagiNation’s (DI) Nation...

Mar 31 - PRSD declares May 30th PRSD's Canada 150 cele...

On May 30, 2017, PRSD will celebrate the 150th birthday of Canada during a division-wide celebration. Approximately 3...

Mar 30 - $1267 raised for PRSD schools - Electronics r...

Thanks to the support of Peace River School Division (PRSD) school communities, local and provincial organizations, $126...

Mar 29 - Full-time kindergarten to be continued in Pea...

Peace River School Division (PRSD) Board of Trustees has approved continuation of full-time kindergarten at Ecole Spring...

Mar 27 - Eight PRSD students compete in All-Star Baske...

Congratulations to PRSD students who were invited to play at the Annual High School All-Star Basketball Game held at Gra...

Mar 22 - 2017-2018 School Division Calendar approved

During the March 21, 2017 regular board meeting, the Peace River School Division (PRSD) board of trustees approved the 2...

Mar 16 - Board holds April 4 regular board meeting in...

For immediate release March 16, 2017— On April 4, 2017, the Peace River School Division (PRSD) board of trustees will...

Mar 14 - New text message communication service for fa...

Peace River School Division recently signed on with "School Messenger" a communication system that allows school safety...

Mar 13 - PRSD thanks substitute teachers

Substitute Teachers' Appreciation Week - - - March 13-17, 2017 Peace River School Division (PRSD) would like to take...

Mar 9 - Centralization of Services update - Board def...

During the regular board meeting held on March 7, 2017, trustees approved to defer the presentation of information relat...

Mar 6 - PRSD staff engage in Threat Assessment Traini...

The safety and well-being of our students and staff is always our number one priority and we continually review our proc...

Feb 22 - PRSD partners with Alberta Recycle to help th...

Do you have old, unwanted electronics collecting dust? Get a head start on spring cleaning and take them to the Peace...

Feb 22 - PRSD hosts Robotics Tournament

Teamwork, collaboration, creativity, critical thinking and fun will be the theme for Friday (February 24, 2017) when 29...

Feb 21 - PRSD schools celebrate Pink Shirt Day

Schools throughout Peace River School Division (PRSD) are gearing up for PINK SHIRT DAY (February 22, 2017) with various...

Feb 13 - PRSD's Pink Shirt Day T-shirt design contest...

PRSD is thrilled to announce the launch of PRSD’s Pink Shirt Day student T-shirt design contest. During the week of Pi...

Feb 10 - Centralization of Services Review update

During the regular board meeting held on February 7, 2017, trustees reviewed updated financial information and engaged i...

Feb 3 - Hundreds of students set to compete in Indoor...

Next Wednesday (February 8, 2017), students from the region will compete in the Peace Region Indoor Track Meet at the Mi...

Feb 2 - Dixonville School Fire Update

Dixonville School Fire Update - Temporary school to be set up at Dixonville Community Hall For immediate release Febru...

Feb 1 - Update - fire at Dixonville School

UPDATE:  The fire is contained and all students are with their families. There will be no school today, tomorrow an...

Feb 1 - Centralization of Services Review - Board to...

For immediate release January 30, 2017 -  On February 7, 2017 the board of trustees will receive information, presen...

Jan 30 - Have your say on the proposed 2017-2018 Schoo...

The Peace River School Division (PRSD) Calendar Committee met on January 24, 2017 to develop a draft of the 2017-2018 PR...

Jan 10 - Superintendent Message - Parents: Have a Voic...

In January and February many parents will receive a survey in their mailbox from Alberta Education. Please take a few mo...

Jan 3 - Superintendent Message - 'Wellness in PRSD sc...

In order for us to learn and be our best, we must feel and be well.  Educational research supports this connection and...

Jan 3 - Need a power study session before your diplom...

Need a power study session before your Math 30-1, Math 30-2 or Biology 30 diploma exam? PRSD is hosting a preparation s...

Jan 2 - "Like" Our Schools on Facebook!

Peace River School Division and several PRSD schools are now on Facebook! "Like" PRSD school facebook pages as another...

Dec 19 - Merry Christmas from the Board of Trustees -...

The Peace River School Division board of trustees wish students, parents, staff, community members, partnering businesse...

Dec 15 - Grimshaw Jr Sr High School's Community Christ...

View photo album of the event here A “Christmas Miracle” is a term being used to describe the community Christmas...

Dec 6 - Board of trustees celebrate three students in...

For immediate release December 6, 2016- In a special ceremony held earlier today, the Peace River School Division (PRSD...

Nov 29 - PRSD releases Three Year Education Plan and E...

For immediate release November 29, 2016 – The Peace River School Division (PRSD) Board of Trustees is pleased to shar...

Nov 18 - School Christmas Concert/Event Listing - PRSD...

Peace River School Division (PRSD) invites you to celebrate in the spirit of Christmas with students and staff throughou...

Nov 18 - TA Norris Middle School celebrates 60th Anniv...

Past and present students, staff and parents joined at TA Norris Middle School (TAN) on November 16th for the 60th anniv...

Nov 17 - PRSD students attend Aboriginal Career Fair

On November 16, 2016, approximately 120 students from around the region joined for the annual Aboriginal Career Conferen...

Nov 15 - Happy 60th Anniversary to TA Norris Middle Sc...

In 1956, a new school opened its doors in Peace River.   Students carried their desks from the old High School, loc...

Nov 10 - Parents Matter Appreciation Week - PRSD stude...

View the listing of Parents Matter events here For immediate release November 10, 2016- Next week, Peace River Schoo...

Oct 31 - Superintendent Message - Academic Results

Each year Alberta Education reports on numerous performance measures for Alberta school divisions in a report known as t...

Oct 28 - PRSD schools recognize Veterans' Week

In recognition of Veterans' Week and Remembrance Day, Peace River School Division (PRSD) schools pay tribute to those wh...

Oct 18 - PRSD schools raise $23,984.40 for cancer rese...

In late September, schools throughout Peace River School Division held school walks, runs and various school challenges...

Oct 16 - School Bus Safety Week - "Know Your Zone"

It’s School Bus Safety Week and this year’s theme is “Know Your Zone.”  Students from kindergarten to grade...

Oct 12 - Students: access eBooks for FREE from PRSD's...

Did you know PRSD students can access library books and audio books online for FREE? FREE ebooks can be downloaded on...

Oct 7 - PRSD releases Provincial Achievement Test and...

For immediate release October 7, 2016- During the regular board meeting held on October 4, 2016, PRSD’s 2015-2016 Pro...

Oct 7 - Board set to hold November board meeting at R...

 On November 1, 2016, the board of trustees will hold their regular board meeting in the community of Red Earth Creek,...

Oct 5 - Board requests further financial information...

For immediate release October 5, 2016–During the regular board meeting held yesterday, the Peace River School Divisio...

Sep 28 - Superintendent Message - Parents Matter

We know that children experience higher levels of success when their parents are involved in their school and education....

Sep 22 - Kennedy Elementary School educator celebrated...

For immediate release September 22, 2016 –This afternoon, Lora Casselman, Kennedy Elementary School educator was cele...

Sep 22 - Alberta Health Services Coordinator celebrate...

For immediate release September 22, 2016 –Earlier this afternoon, the Peace River School Division (PRSD) Board of Tru...

Sep 16 - PRSD schools honor the Terry Fox legacy

Schools throughout Peace River School Division (PRSD) are hosting walks, runs and various school challenges in honor of...

Sep 6 - PRSD invites families to school Open House/Me...

Schools throughout Peace River School Division host various events to welcome parents and families to school. We welcome...

Sep 2 - Welcome back - message from Superintendent Pa...

It is my pleasure to welcome students, staff and parents to Peace River School Division for the 2016-2017 school year....

Sep 2 - PRSD staff kick off the new school year learn...

On Monday (August 29, 2016)  approximately 350 staff joined together for Peace River School Division’s (PRSD) annual...

Sep 1 - No more school fees for PRSD families

In the spring of 2016, the board of trustees voted to eliminate fees for Peace River School Division (PRSD) families eff...

Aug 31 - PRSD welcomes new teachers at New Teacher Ori...

On August 26, 2016 Peace River School Division (PRSD) welcomed new teachers to the division during the annual New Teache...

Aug 25 - Peace River School Bus Driver awarded PRSD's...

For immediate release August 25, 2016- Congratulations to Tammy DeMerchant, Peace River School Division (PRSD) school b...

Aug 10 - 2016-2017 Helpful start-up information

Welcome to the Peace River School Division family. Below are links to helpful start-up information for the 2016-2017 sc...

Jul 25 - Staff based 2016-2017 start-up events

Welcome to new and returning staff to the 2016-2017 school year. We hope that you are enjoying your summer and we look f...

Jun 26 - Full-time kindergarten option offered at some...

Peace River School Division (PRSD) Board of Trustees has approved the addition of a full-time/full day kindergarten prog...

Jun 25 - Thank you message from the Board of Trustees

On behalf of the Peace River School Division board of trustees, I extend heartfelt appreciation to our school communitie...

Jun 23 - Change in PRSD's board leadership for 2016-20...

For immediate release: June 23, 2016- On Tuesday June 21, 2016 Peace River School Division (PRSD) board of trustees hel...

Jun 23 - Great 'report card' for Peace River School Di...

Latest Alberta Education results show continuous improvement in PRSD schools   For immediate release June 21, 2016...

Jun 22 - PRSD trustees approve new Board Policy Handbo...

For immediate release June 22, 2016 –Peace River School Division’s (PRSD) policy handbook will change to a model...

Jun 21 - Board approves PRSD's 2016-2017 budget

For immediate release June 21,2016 - During the regular board meeting held today, the Peace River School Division (PRS...

Jun 10 - PRSD supports 2016 Pride Parade

Peace River School Division is proud to be a part of and support the 2016 Peace River Pride Parade and all it represents...

Jun 2 - Thank you message from Superintendent Paul Be...

As we approach the end of the 2015-2016 school year I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for another s...

Jun 1 - 2016 Graduation Listing - Congratulations to...

Peace River School Division (PRSD) extends congratulations to our high school graduates throughout the division. We are...

May 31 - Fairview High School receives $12,000 worth o...

For immediate release - May 31, 2016 - Thanks to a new grant introduced by Skills Canada Alberta and Stanley Black and...

May 2 - Superintendent's Message - Education and Ment...

May 2 – 6, 2016 is Education Week and Mental Health Awareness Week. This week is an opportunity to celebrate education...

Apr 29 - Grimshaw Jr/Sr High to Host 2016 Hand Games o...

Students from Peace River School Division (PRSD) will be competing in the 10th Annual Hand Games Competition on Friday,...

Apr 29 - May 2-6 is Education and Mental Health Awaren...

May 2-6, 2016 is Education Week and Mental Health Awareness Week in Peace River School Division (PRSD). The theme of Edu...

Apr 28 - Fairview High School Student Advances to Prov...

Eleven students from Peace River School Division competed in the 2016 North West Regional Skills Canada Alberta Competit...

Apr 20 - 2nd Annual Peace Country Robotics Tournament

On Friday, April 15, 2016 Peace River School Division (PRSD) hosted The 2nd Annual Peace Country Robotics Tournament and...

Apr 18 - 2016-2017 School Year Calendar

The 2016/2017 School Year Calendar is here! There are several important dates to note on the calendar: The first d...

Apr 5 - PRSD students showcase projects at Peace Coun...

Peace Country students headed into their Easter Break on a high note after wrapping up the Peace Country Regional Scienc...

Mar 23 - Lora Casselman is PRSD's 2016 Edwin Parr Awar...

Peace River School Division (PRSD) is pleased to announce that Lora Casselman, grade 2/3 teacher at Kennedy Elementary S...

Mar 14 - Substitute Teacher Appreciate Week - Thank Yo...

March 14-18th is Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week and Peace River School Division (PRSD) would like to take this opp...

Mar 7 - Superintendent's Message - Response to Interv...

Response to Intervention (RTI) in PRSD Schools Education and the way in which it is delivered is always evolving and...

Feb 19 - Letter from the Board - Guidelines in PRSD Po...

At the February 16, 2016 regular board meeting The Peace River School Division Board of Trustees approved Policy 5.35 ...

Feb 17 - Pink Shirt Day 2016 - What's happening?

Peace River School Division (PRSD) is excited to be celebrating Pink Shirt Day 2016 on February 24th with events and act...

Feb 10 - March 1 Board Meeting to be held at Menno Sim...

PRSD Board of Trustees to hold March 1, 2016 regular board meeting at Menno Simons School in Cleardale For immediate...

Feb 2 - Superintendent's Message - Celebrating Pink S...

At Peace River School Division (PRSD) we pride ourselves in our ability to create and foster safe and caring learning en...

Jan 29 - Proposed 2016-2017 Calendar Available for Fee...

The Peace River School Division (PRSD) Calendar Committee met on January 11th to develop a draft of the 2016-2017 PRSD S...

Jan 18 - Parents! Alberta Education Surveys are coming...

Have you seen this envelope?? Important notice for parents Alberta Education and Peace River School Division invit...

Jan 13 - Fairview Lions Club continues support of Lear...

Once again, the Fairview Lions Club demonstrates their commitment to the community and to outreach learning. Peace Ri...

Jan 6 - Nominate a teacher or principal for an Excell...

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Awards! It’s no secret that Peace River School Divisio...

Dec 10 - Students: Win an iPad mini - download an eBoo...

Attention students: Did you know that the Instructional Materials Centre Department (IMC) is having a contest where...

Dec 9 - Christmas Concert Listing - PRSD schools spre...

Peace River School Division (PRSD) invites you to celebrate in the spirit of Christmas with students and staff throughou...

Dec 1 - Celebrating success - PRSD's Education Result...

For immediate release December 1, 2015 – During the regular board meeting held on November 24, 2015, the board approv...

Dec 1 - Board celebrates staff member for receiving i...

For immediate release - December 1, 2015 - In a special ceremony earlier today, the Peace River School Division (PRSD)...

Dec 1 - Grimshaw Public School - come see what the ne...

Peace River School Division invites parents, students, staff and community to view the Grimshaw Public School design dra...

Nov 30 - Superintendent Message - Creating a culture o...

What is innovation? Innovation can be described as change, alteration, revolution, breakthrough, a new method, idea or...

Nov 23 - PARENTS MATTER - PRSD students say thank you...

Thousands of students in Peace River School Division (PRSD) are celebrating their parents and guardians this week during...

Nov 16 - Peace River High School students strive to cr...

“How can we show that our school supports equality and is supportive of the LGBTQ community” is the driving question...

Nov 3 - Board celebrates Peace High and Worsley Centr...

For immediate release November 3, 2015 - In a special ceremony held earlier today, the Peace River School Division (PRS...

Oct 28 - PRSD schools recognize Veterans' Week

In recognition of Veterans' Week and Remembrance Day, Peace River School Division (PRSD) schools pay tribute to those wh...

Oct 27 - PRSD board of trustees take November board me...

For immediate release October 27, 2015— On November 24, 2015, the board of trustees will hold their regular board mee...

Oct 27 - Menno Simons Community School modernization p...

For immediate release October 27, 2015— Peace River School Division (PRSD) is thrilled to announce that Menno Simons...

Oct 26 - PRSD schools raise $28,052.85 for cancer rese...

For immediate release October 26, 2015- - In late September, schools throughout Peace River School Division (PRSD) he...