School News

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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W-PREP in Westlock

November 3rd, 2019

Speech in Action Research shows that children learn best through play.  In our classroom we have many children requiring support to help further develop their speech and language skills.  As a result, in the W-PREP classroom, all goals are reinforced while we play and interact with the children.  Under the direction of a Speech Language […]

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PN-PREP at Pembina North

October 16th, 2019

The name change for our program at Pembina North! We are no longer called READY-C…we are PN-PREP (Pembina North Preschool Readiness Education Program). Our staff includes: Mrs. Craig-Early Learning Teacher, Mrs. Fauque-Speech and Language Assistant, Miss Matty-Program Assistant & Mrs. B- Program Assistant PN-PREP is a play based preschool program. We believe play is an […]

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S-PREP in Swan Hills

September 12th, 2019

Pembina Hills has a new addition to their Early Learning Preschool programs! S-PREP is in Swan Hills School. Currently, S-PREP has a Monday/Wednesday morning class and a Tuesday/Thursday morning class. This play based program is for 3 and 4 year olds. A skilled Educational Team comprised of Program Assistants, Speech Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, Behavior […]

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Early Learning Program Name Changes

May 14th, 2019

Starting May 2019, all Early Learning programs will be referred to as variations of PREP (Preschool Readiness Education Programs). Busby School B-PREP Teacher Sharon Lyons P. 780.674.8578 ext. 5897 Dunstable School D-PREP (Previously DEN) Teacher Melissa Beattie P. 780.674.4401 École Barrhead Elementary School – 5103 – 53 Avenue, Barrhead PREP Teacher Keri Messmer P. 780.674.8518 ext. 6995 or […]

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Pembina Hills Early Learning Services

April 9th, 2019

PHPS Early Learning Services Programs support children ages 3 years to 5 years of age  in a play-based inclusive environment. Universal, targeted and individual programming is delivered in our Early Childhood settings throughout the school division. These include: Early Education Classrooms. (Busby Elementary B-PREP Program; Dunstable D-PREP Program; Westlock Elementary W-PREP Program; Eleanor Hall (Clyde) […]

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