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New Administrators at High Prairie School Division
New Administrators at High Prairie School Division
06/26/2020
High Prairie School Division is pleased to announce the appointment of three new Vice Principals and one new Principal in the Division. Additionally, there are two Vice Principals who have transferred to other schools with HPSD and one Vice Principal who has been appointed as Principal of another HPSD school.
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HOSTS Seeking Success Coach
HOSTS Seeking Success Coach
06/25/2020
HOSTS Project is seeking 1 full-time position as a Success Coach. The individual is required to have relevant training and experience and position would commence July 15, 2020. This position is located in High Prairie and offers a variety of experiences working in schools and community settings.
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Regular Board Meeting Summary
Regular Board Meeting Summary
06/25/2020
The High Prairie School Division Board of Trustees met on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, for their Organizational and Regular Board Meetings. Superintendent Laura Poloz began the organizational meeting by calling for nominations for Board Chair. Lorrie Shelp and Steve Adams were nominated for the position. Both candidates accepted the nomination. After a secret ballot vote, Steve Adams was elected as Board Chair and led the remainder of the Organizational Meeting. Karin Scholl was nominated and acclaimed as Vice Chair. Signing authority will continue to be held by Ward 2 trustees Joyce Dvornek and Adrian Wong. Trustees reviewed Board Policy 7 - Board Operations. Trustees then reviewed Board Policy 8 - Committees of the Board. The following committee appointments were made:
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Landon Fink Nominated for Zone 1 Edwin Parr Award
Landon Fink Nominated for Zone 1 Edwin Parr Award
06/18/2020
Landon Fink is High Prairie School Division's nominee for the 2020 Edwin Parr award. The Edwin Parr award is given to a first-year teacher who goes above and beyond in the duties normally expected of a teacher.
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Budget Update
05/28/2020
The HPSD Board of Trustees approved the budget for the 2020-21 school year at their special budget meeting on May 14. The approved budget required the Division to make calculated financial decisions to address a variety of factors impacting all school authorities in the province. Changes to how school divisions can use their reserve funds, the elimination of the Regional Collaborative Services Delivery (RCSD) Grant, changes to the Program Unit Funding (PUF) Grant, and anticipated increases to insurance premiums are some of the key factors impacting budget 2020-21.
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School Nutrition Funds Disbursed to HPSD Families
05/27/2020
High Prairie School Division is continuing to work with local partners to provide food security to its students. The Government of Alberta directed school authorities to find innovative ways to provide meals or food to students from their school nutrition funds while in-school classes are cancelled.
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COVID-19 Information
COVID-19 Information
04/01/2020
Updates on the COVID-19 pandemic including resources for staff and parents
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