FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
High Prairie, Alberta
– The Board of Trustees met on Wednesday, November 16th for their regular board meeting. The meeting began with a review of Board Policies 3 and 4. The Board has been thoroughly reviewing all policies and has been referencing best practices from other school divisions’ policies. The Board approved amendments to Board Policy 2, Role of the Board.
The Board accepted the Superintendent’s report, the budget report, the Trustees’ reports, and the Transportation report.
Trustees reviewed and approved the 2017-18 calendar survey that will be posted later this month. The survey will also be sent to superintendents from our neighbouring school jurisdictions.
Lastly, the Board received a delegation from the HPSD Literacy Lead, Jenna Billard and Supervisor of Instruction, Treva Emter. Ms. Billard presented the literacy framework for HPSD and the 2 assessment models that are being utilized to establish benchmarks for student literacy within the division. The pre-assessment has been completed for all students across the division; the post assessment will be completed in the Spring.
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