New trustee welcomed

PLRD Chairman/Trustee Holli Smith and Superintendent Cam McKeag present to the group of parents at Morrin School on Mon. Feb. 2. ECA Review/Submitted

Prairieland Regional School Division is gaining feedback from parents surrounding recent cuts and increased costs to the division’s overall
funding. On Mon. Feb. 3, the board of trustees as well as superintendent Cam McKeag and Morrin School principal Don Yavis were available for round table discussion with roughly 50 parents from the community. Hanna’s J.C.Charyk School, Altario School and Consort School have already done the meeting. ECA Review/Submitted

The Board of Trustees welcomed Scott MacPherson, Trustee for Ward 2, Subdivision 2, Hanna Rural/Youngstown for his first Board meeting on Tues. Jan. 28.

The Board passed motions for Scott’s representation on the ASBA Zone 5 and PSBC external committees, and the internal Prairie Land Discipline and Scholarship Committees.

Inclement weather

After much discussion, the Division has reopened AP 131 – School Operation During Inclement Weather and has revised it regarding the ambient air temperature as it pertains to transporting students.

The administrative procedure will now stipulate that buses within the region will not operate in temperatures colder than -35 C. (excluding wind chill).

Enterprise, Innovation presentations

The Trustees participated in video conferencing presentations from Grade 10 students from the Altario, Berry Creek and Youngstown (ABY) campus schools.

Students made presentations on their small businesses that were a result of the enterprise and innovation classes which they were enrolled in.

 

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