Board Meeting Highlights - December 19, 2017
Board & School Council Meeting
The Board & School Council meeting was held on November 30, 2017. A presentation on formative and summative assessment practices by the Superintendent initiated discussion regarding the direction that the field of education is going. Assessment practices will be a focus of the work that PLRD #25 will be doing for the next Three Year Divisional Improvement Plan.
Inclusivity Project Presentation
Delia School student Alia Nielsen & Morrin School student Serena Michie along with Delia School teacher Ellen Vanderkolk presented on their trip to Abu Dhabi in November 2017 as the winners of the PLRD Inclusivity Project Presentation.
The Board met with MLA Rick Strankman on December 19, 2017. Items discussed with the MLA were the Education Provincial funding formula, Bill 1, 24 and 28, and the United Conservative Party (UCP) Education Platform.
Morrin School Flexible Seating
Students from Morrin School presented by video conferencing a request of funds for a variety of flexible seating options for Morrin School. They would like to create a Learning Commons for Junior and Senior High students that would provide a selection of unique working areas and spaces that studies have shown, assists with focus and attention.
As per the June 2017 motion, $1,000 will be provided to the Morrin School for the purchase of flexible seating.
For additional information please contact: Cam McKeage, Superintendent of Schools, Prairie Land Regional Division #25 403.854.4481