School News

Changes to Early Learning in 2021-2022

May 27th, 2021

Our Early Learning team is excited as we plan for the 2021-2022 school year. Although there will be some changes to the program, we will continue to provide your children with the best start to their school careers. These changes enable us to keep Early Learning (EL) programming in place in each of the elementary […]

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Planning For Re-entry Early Learning Classroom

August 24th, 2020

Our programs are unique as they are located in a numerous community schools. Please check your community school web page for re-entry plan and how they apply to your child. Please pay close attention to the Covid-19 Screening Protocol. Re-Entry Update – In Early Learning classrooms – we will ensure… Transparent and open communication Regular […]

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ASQ-3 and ASQ-SE Online Screening

June 9th, 2020

Due to COVID-19 and school closures, Early Learning Programs have been unable to have orientations for the Pembina Hills Preschool Programs. With that in mind, we have made contact with our Community Partners. In Swan Hills, Barrhead and Westlock Communities, our Community Partners are offering parents the opportunity to complete the online ASQ-3 and ASQ-SE […]

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Pembina Hills Preschool Program Information

May 15th, 2020

Due to recent Alberta Education funding and eligibility criteria changes for Program Unit Funding (PUF), Pembina Hills Early Learning Programs have to adjust accordingly. The link to the document below outlines changes that families may want to be aware of. 2020 2021 PHSD Early Learning Parent Information

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Early Learning Virtual Learning…

May 12th, 2020

Early Learning Family ‘virtual sessions’ for you to attend. Early Learning Parent Presentation on Self-Regulation – Part 1 Early Learning Parent Presentation on Self-Regulation – Part 2 Presentation on visual supports by Sharon Lyons Visual Supports at Home

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Early Learning Virtual Parent Leaning

April 25th, 2020

Early Learning virtual parent learning opportunities. Our parent sessions include: a session on the use of visuals to support children kids have stress too and strategies to support them Getting Ready to Read and strategies to support reading readiness With this in mind, we have Chelsea Ohlman from CASA who has created a 30 minute […]

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Pembina Hills Early Learning Preschool Program Update

April 24th, 2020

With the recent challenges that are present with school closures due to COVID-19, we are no longer able to continue with our plans for orientations for our programs. Being mindful of the changing parameters of Program Unit Funding and the challenges that present themselves regarding assessment of children to identify eligibility for Program Unit Funding, […]

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Highlighting Our B-PREP Early Learning Program

February 13th, 2020

The early learning class in Busby has been busy learning about Self-Regulation through a program called FOCUS on Self-Regulation, a Genesis Publication created by Edmonton Catholic Schools in 2018. FOCUS on Self-Regulation is written for anyone involved in supporting the well-being of a child. As such, B-PREP has shared many of the FOCUS activities with parents. […]

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December 2nd, 2019

Our Pembina Hills Early Learning sites follow an Alberta curriculum called FLIGHT: Alberta’s Early Learning and Care Framework.  We believe that each child is a MIGHTY LEARNER and that our role as educators is to engage with the children in our classrooms as co-learners, co-researchers, and co-imaginers of possibilities.  We value building strong relationships and […]

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