Have your say on the draft 2021-2022 Divisional School Calendar

Have your say on the draft 2021-2022 Divisional School Calendar

The Peace River School Division (PRSD) Calendar Committee met on December 8, 2020, to develop a draft of the 2021-2022 PRSD School Calendar.  Representatives in attendance this year included:  Karl Germann (Superintendent Grande Prairie Catholic School District), Brigette Kropielnicki (Directrice-générale Conseil Scolaire du Nord Ouest), Betty Turpin (Superintendent Holy Family Catholic Regional Division), Paul Bennett (Superintendent Peace River School Division), Adam Murray (Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources), Rhonda Freeman (Secretary-Treasurer Peace River School Division), Mark Owens (High School Administrator representative), Evelyn Krol (K-6 Administrator representative), and Michael Aldridge (ATA representative).  In addition to the feedback of the committee, it is important for PRSD to gather input from our students, staff, and parents on the calendar to best meet the needs of our school community.


Below are key dates on the proposed calendar, a link to view the calendar in detail, and ways you can provide your input.


Key Dates on the 2021-2022 Proposed Calendar

August 26, 2021, Staff Kick-off Day
August 30, 2021, First day for students is earlier as Labour Day is not until September 6
November 12, 2021, Non-operational Day - in keeping with the Guiding Principles regarding provision for four day weekends as much
                                       as possible, the committee decided to move the non-operational day from May to November 12 in order to
                                       maximize opportunities for long weekends
December 20, 2021 – January 3, 2022, Christmas break continues to be positioned early to maximize review time for Diploma exams;
                                                                           students back to school January 4, 2022
March 10, 11, 2022, Teacher’s Convention
March 21 – 25, 2022, Spring break, earlier due to Diploma Exams
April 15, 2022, Good Friday
April 18, 2022, Easter Monday
June 24, 2022, Last day for grades Kindergarten – grade 9 students
June 28, 2022, Last day for grades 10-12 students and K-12 staff

Link to view the Draft 2021-2022 School Calendar

Have your say on the proposed calendar
via email :  warnec@prsd.ab.ca
Facebook:  Peace River School Division
Regular mail: Peace River School Division
                          P.O. Box 380
                          4702 – 51 Street
                          Grimshaw, AB. T0H 1W0


All input will be reviewed and considered before the 2021-2022 School Calendar is approved.  Please provide any feedback you have by March 15, 2021.


Thank you in advance for your input, it is important the school calendar represent the needs of our communities.  The Board of Trustees will consider a final draft of the calendar for adoption at the March 2021 regular board meeting.