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Weekly Update Oct 18 - Oct 22

Posted on October 15 2021

GPS Upcoming Weekly Information October 18—October 22   Monday Science 7B - Flower and Seed Dissection Science 9B - DNA lab ELA 10-1: Chapter 12-15 To Kill A Mockingbird Foods 10 - Budget Meal Plan…

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…

Weekly Update October 11 - October 15

Posted on October 7 2021

GPS Upcoming Weekly Information October 11—October 15   Monday        NO SCHOOL  Happy Thanksgiving   Tuesday Science 7B Celery Superhighway Lab Science 9B Quiz #2 - Biological Reproduction,…

Message from Superintendent Adam Murray

Posted on October 7 2021

Indigenous Education in Peace River School Division   Ensuring that Indigenous perspectives are infused in education is very important to the Peace River School Division (PRSD). It is crucial that First…

Weekly Update Oct 4 - Oct 8

Posted on October 1 2021

GPS Upcoming Weekly Information October 4—October 8   Monday Cardboard Chariot test race day - bring a helmet for those in that option Bio 30 Assignment #2 Due   Tuesday ELA 10-1 Thematic Essay is…

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…

School Council AGM

Posted on September 24 2021

School Council AGM Grimshaw Public School Council will be meeting via Zoom on September 27th at 7 pm.  Please call the office and provide an email address and we will send you the Zoom link the day of…

Weekly Update Sep 27-Oct1

Posted on September 24 2021

GPS Upcoming Weekly Information September 27—October 1   Monday Science 7B Alberta Crop Presentation Day! Presentations are due. LA 8 GRIT-Growth Mindset Posters 8B DUE Science 9B Symbiotic Relationships…

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…

Flag raising Ceremony at the Grimshaw Shared School…

Posted on September 21 2021

With great excitement, Peace River School Division, Holy Family Catholic Regional Division and the Town of Grimshaw, in partnership with Duncan’s First Nation and Métis Region VI, are proud to announce…

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,…

Weekly Update Sep 20-24

Posted on September 20 2021

GPS Upcoming Weekly Information September 20—September 24     Monday                       No School PD Day   Tuesday Science 9B 'Variation Between Species' Poster Due ELA 10-1…

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…

Weekly Update Sep 6-10

Posted on September 3 2021

GPS Upcoming Weekly Information September 6—September 10     Monday  — NO SCHOOL LABOUR DAY!   Tuesday LA 8 Bring in a chapter book for Silent ReadTime in LA Science 10 Quiz #1 - Unit A Topic…

Superintendent Message - September

Posted on September 3 2021

Welcome back to our students, families, staff, and school communities.  We hope you all enjoyed a wonderful summer break and are ready to start an exciting new school year.  To our new families and…

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…

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…

Kindergarten entrance age change

Posted on August 19 2021

PRSD’s NEW Entrance age requirements are:● A beginning student must attain the age of five (5) years on or before December 31 of the school year in which the student applies for admission to a Peace…

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,…

New Vice-Principal for Grimshaw Public School

Posted on June 24 2021

Peace River School Division is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Ostrowerka as the Vice-Principal of Grimshaw Public School for the 2021/2022 school year. Andrew started his teaching career…

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…

Important Back to School Information

Posted on June 17 2021

Welcome to Grimshaw Public School. Below are links to helpful start-up information for the 2021-2022 school year. The first day for students is August 30, 2021.   School calendar -  https://www.prsd.ab.ca/calendar#list…

New Principal at Grimshaw Public School

Posted on June 15 2021

Peace River School Division is pleased to announce the appointment of Jessica Shaw as Principal of Grimshaw Public School.  Jessica was appointed the Vice-Principal of Grimshaw Public School at the start…

Grades 1-9 At-home Online Learning Program

Posted on June 14 2021

Peace River School Division (PRSD) will be offering an At-home Online Learning Program for students in Grades 1-9 for the 2021-2022 school year.  Requests to enrol in the At-home Online Learning Program…

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…

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…

FREE June Hot Lunches at GPS!!!

Posted on May 27 2021

The 2020-2021 school year was a year like no other, but we made it through together! To celebrate all of our accomplishments this year, GPS would like to provide some free hot lunches to all students…

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…

In-person learning resumes on May 25, 2021

Posted on May 19 2021

As per the Alberta Government announcement earlier this afternoon (May 19, 2021) kindergarten to grade 12 students will return to in-person classes on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. PRSD looks forward to welcoming…

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.…