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PRSD's Neve Aspeslet Wins Edwin Parr Teacher Award

Posted on September 22 2022

The Peace River School Division (PRSD) is incredibly proud to announce that Neve Aspeslet is the winning recipient of the Edwin Parr Teacher Award sponsored by the Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA)!…

Orange Shirt Day is on September 29

Orange Shirt Day

Posted on September 27 2022

Provincial Day of Mourning Information

Posted on September 15 2022

In solemn recognition of Her late Majesty, the Government of Alberta recently announced that Monday, September 19, 2022, will be a provincial day of mourning. In alliance with this, all Peace River School…

September 19 - Provincial Day of Mourning

Posted on September 14 2022

The Peace River School Division (PRSD) received information from the Minister of Education this afternoon which stated: “In solemn recognition of Her late Majesty, the Government of Alberta has announced…

Back to School Message from the Minister of Education

Posted on August 29 2022

Adriana LaGrange, Minister of Education, has created a message for all students, parents and teaching staff for the upcoming school year. To read the full letter, please use the link below: Minister LaGrange's…

Back to School Information 2022-2023

Posted on August 2 2022

Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year at the Peace River School Division! Below are helpful links with start up information for the upcoming school year. The first day of school for students is August…

Message from Superintendent Adam Murray - Thank You!

Posted on June 17 2022

As we approach the end of the 2021-2022 school year, I would like to take this opportunity to thank our students, parents, staff, and community members for their contributions to education within our…

Message from Superintendent Adam Murray - Alternative…

Posted on May 24 2022

Spring has sprung and PRSD is excited to have more opportunities for students to be learning outdoors and participating in hands on experiences with their peers. Classroom activities are being shifted,…

Message from Superintendent Adam Murray- Education…

Posted on April 25 2022

April 25, 2022 - The Peace River School Division is passionate about achieving student success and we continually use our Three-Year Education plan as a vehicle to drive our efforts. Our first two goals…

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,…

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,…

September 30th Recognition of the National Day for…

Posted on September 17 2021

Letter for parents/guardians. The PRSD Board of Trustees voted yesterday to observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Thursday, September 30th. This means there will be no classes for students…

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…

Update on Return to School Guidelines

Posted on September 7 2021

September 7, 2021 - As per the Alberta Government’s announcement on September 4, 2021, regarding the re-introduction of health regulations, please note our Back-to-School Plan Summary has been revised…

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…

School Opening Information 2021-2022

Posted on August 25 2021

Registration   Registration for classes for students will begin on Monday, August 30th, 2021.  We will be asking students to register according to the following schedule: Last name beginning with: A…

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…

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…

Long Service Awards

Posted on June 9 2021

Congratulations to Dave Matilpi, Native Liaison Worker, on receiving his retirement pin from Superintendent Paul Bennet and Trustee Richard Walliser.  Unfortunately, Dave was unable to attend and his…

Long Service Awards

Posted on June 9 2021

Congratulations to Jody Still, Educational Assistant, on receiving her 5 year long service award from Superintendent Paul Bennet and Trustee Richard Walliser.  

No Classes for Students on Monday, June 7th

Posted on June 4 2021

No Classes for Students - Monday, June 7th. Staff have professional development. See everyone back on Tuesday, June 8th!!

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…

Support Staff Recognized at Peace Outreach

Posted on June 3 2021

Our support staff received a certificate and gift card to recognize the great work they do at Peace Outreach. It's been a different kind of year but thanks to their help, we have made it to June.

Egg Bake Breakfast for Mental Wellness Day

Posted on June 3 2021

Breakfast Treat! Thank you to Jody and Lisa for preparing and serving a tasty and nutritious "Egg Bake" for our students and staff this morning. We are enjoying it as we watch the opening session of the…

Support Staff Day in PRSD

Posted on June 2 2021

Support Staff Day in PRSD. On Thursday, June 3rd, we will be celebrating the wonderful support staff that we have at the Outreach. They work very closely with our students to help them with academics,…

Support Staff Day in PRSD

Posted on June 2 2021

Support Staff Day in PRSD. On Thursday, June 3rd, we will be celebrating the wonderful support staff that we have at the Outreach. They work very closely with our students to help them with academics,…

Support Staff Day in PRSD

Posted on June 2 2021

Support Staff Day in PRSD. On Thursday, June 3rd, we will be celebrating the wonderful support staff that we have at the Outreach. They work very closely with our students to help them with academics,…

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…

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…

PRSD to launch new high school virtual learning program

Posted on May 13 2021

Peace River School Division (PRSD) is thrilled to announce the launch of a new high school virtual learning program available for the 2021-2022 school year.  During a special board meeting held on May…

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.…