School News


PBHS Golf Scramble -- ENTER YOUR TEAM!!

PBHS GOLF SCRAMBLE   The Public School Betterment Society of Picture Butte will be hosting the 3rd Annual Picture Butte High School Golf Scramble Friday, June 2 Picture Butte Golf Course Registration at 11:00 a.m.  Shotgun Start at 1:00 p.m. Come out,…

Help shape Palliser’s search for a new superintendent

  Palliser Regional Schools will begin an executive search for a new Superintendent of Schools later this spring. As part of that process, an ideal candidate profile will be developed. The Board of Trustees invites our staff, students, parents/guardians…

League All Stars!

Congratulations to our Kings and Queens recognized as Deep South league all stars! Recognized were the following: Skyler Black Vanessa Boone Nicole Elaschuk (2nd team All Star) Tasha Reiter (1st team All Star) Jacob Thiessen (2nd team All Star)

Yearbook Survey

The yearbook survey for students can be found here:


Thanks to MP Rachael Harder for spending time today with our grade nine class, talking about her role as a Parliamentarian. Her presentation was informative and engaging, and she answered a range of student questions on topics ranging from Senate reform…

Upcoming Internet Safety Presentation

Please see the attached poster for more information on a Parent Internet Safety Presentation which is being held in Lethbridge on March 13th - topics include Texting and Driving, Screen Time, and Online Safety. Pre-registration is required.   Internet…

Pink Shirt Day Tomorrow, February 14th!

Due to the junior high ski trip on Thursday, we will be holding our Pink Shirt/Anti-Bullying Day tomorrow, February 14th.

PBB Newsletter

Please find the most recent Palliser Beyond Borders newsletter here.

New Lanyards in stock!

New PBHS lanyards are now in stock and available for purchase - $4 online through Schoolcash or in person at the library!

Exam Schedule Now Posted

Please find and review the final exam schedule for semester one (and midterm schedule for junior high) on the webpage calendar. Let the office know of any conflicts as soon as possible so that arrangements can be made.


Adventures in Agriculture!

Congratulations to Jared Witdouck, who participated in the Adventures in Agriculture program last week. Jared represented our school well and continued to develop his interests in the agricultural sector.   Adventures in AgricultureNovember 23 - 27,…


Congratulations to the SV Queens, who represented themselves and the school well at Provincial Volleyball over the weekend. After finishing with a 3-2 record in round robin pool play, they lost in a tough match to eventual silver medallist Rimbey. Well…


Congratulations to Vanessa Boone, who was recognized last night as a First Team All-star for the SAIAC volleyball league.

Update from Palliser Beyond Borders

Please find below the link to the Palliser Beyond Borders newsletter update

Remembrance Day Service Thursday November 10

Thanks to everyone who attended and participated in this year's Remembrance Day service. More information and pictures can be found at    

Practice Lockdown Drill Concluded

The lockdown drill that we held this afternoon in period 5 has concluded. Thanks for your cooperation.

Parent Grad Meeting

There will be a mandatory meeting for all parents of graduating students on Wednesday, October 12th at 5:30. Please attend.


Anyone who can donate a pair of socks (or more) please donate them to Socktober at PBHS. Socks can be brought to Ms. Mills' Room 207. Mr. V's leadership class would greatly appreciate it, thank you for your support.

September 2016 Newsletter

September 2016 Newsletter

Every Child Matters - Orange Shirt Day Friday September 30

We are encouraging all students to wear orange on Friday, September 30th in support of the Every Child Matters movement. This honours the experiences of residential school students and builds awareness and discussion around their legacy. For more information,…

Street Hockey Pickup!

Wednesday September 28th after school - bring your stick!

PBB Update - September

You can find the September update from PBB here:    

Street Hockey Postponed

Street Hockey has been postponed - we will have a makeup day next Wednesday (September 28th), sign up in the office.

Street Hockey Postponed

Street Hockey has been postponed - we will have a makeup day next Wednesday (September 28th), sign up in the office.

Academic Awards Tuesday June 28!

This year's Academic Awards will be held on Tuesday, June 28. Junior high awards start at 6:30, followed by High school awards at 7:00. Many thanks to our 54 community partners who have donated over $13000 to this year's recognition of academic success…

Literacy report celebrates culture of reading and writing

Palliser Regional Schools is pleased to provide its annual update on the division’s literacy work, supporting all students to be readers, writers and critical thinkers for success in school and in life. The third annual Leadership in Literacy report…

Year End Band and Choir Concert is tonight!

Please join us in the gathering area at 7:00 tonight for the year end Band and Choir concert!

June 2016 Palliser Beyond Borders Newsletter

The June 2016 Palliser Beyond Borders newsletter can be found here: PBB June 2016 Newsletter

May 2016 Superintendent's Message

May 2016 Superintendent's Message

April Newsletter

April Newsletter is now online and can be found below: April May 2016 Newsletter  

University of Lethbridge Summer Camps

Horns Recreation is excited to offer a multitude of full and half day camps for children ages 5 to 17 this summer (2016).  There are camps organized for each week throughout July and August. Please ( CLICK HERE  ) to view our brochure or, call 403.329.2706 to…

Congratulations to Susie Neufeld!

Congratulations to Susie Neufeld, who finished fourth at the Southern Alberta High School Cabinetmaking Competition! Congratulations also to Claudia van Diemen, who participated in the contest also.

New Online Learning Sessions for Parents

See the link below for online learning seminars for parents   Online Learning Sessions available for parents

Superintendent's Message for April

The Superintendent's Message for April can be found here: April 2016, Message From The Superintendent

March-April Newsletter

Is now online and can be found here: March April Newsletter

PBHS Provincials Video Article

Please take a couple of minutes and read the article below, featuring the PBHS students involved in the Videography aspect of Provincials   PBHS Provincials Video Article

Good Luck to Band/Choir at Kiwanis

Good luck to the PBHS Band/Choir at Kiwanis Festival tomorrow morning. They will be performing at the Yates Theatre in Lethbridge at 10:30, silver collection for entrance.

Sr. Queens Zone Silver!

Congratulations to the Sr. Queens Basketball team on their Silver medal at Zones!

Internet Safety Presentation - April 12th

Internet Safety presentation Presented by: Lethbridge Regional Police Date: April 12th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Location: Yates Theatre, Lethbridge   2016 Internet Safety Presentation

Zone Basketball

Zone basketball runs this week at Lethbridge College. Queens play their first game on Wednesday at 5:00. Kings play their first game on Thursday at 8:30. Please come out and help cheer on our teams!

PBHS Band/Choir Trip Starts today

PBHS Band/Choir trip runs Monday March 7 to Wednesday March 9 at SABC. Students are looking forward to fellowship and musical learning prior to next week's Kiwanis competition.

Superintendent's Message for March

The Superintendent's message for March can be found here: March 2016 Message From The Superintendent

March Newsletter

The newest version of the newsletter, for March 2016, can be found here: Feb Mar 2016

Offer Your Feedback on Draft Board Policy

The Board of Trustees of Palliser Regional Schools is considering a draft policy on “Safe and Caring Learning Environments” and is inviting public and staff input. The draft is consistent with Bill 10, “An Act to Amend the Alberta Bill of Rights…

Band & Choir Trip Parent Meeting

This meeting will be held on Thursday, February 25th at 6:00 pm in the PBHS library. 

Parent Council Meeting Tuesday February 23

There will be a Parent Council meeting Tuesday, February 23 at 7:00. One of the topics at this meeting will be the proposed Palliser policy regarding Bill 10. Further information on this can be found at…

2017 Travel Club Parent Meeting February 25th at 5:30

For those interested, plan on attending the 2017 Travel Club parent meeting on February 25, 2017 in Mr. Skretting's room. We will be reviewing the proposed study tour, gathering interest levels, and outlining expectations for the trip.

Update from South Zone Medical Officer of Health

Please see the attached note from the South Zone Medical Officer of Health on Gastro-intestinal illness. South Zone GI illness alert

February 2016 Superintendent's Message

February 2016 Superintendent's Message

Semester One Exam Schedule

We are rapidly approaching exams for first semester. The exam schedule has been posted on the PBHSWeb calendar found on the Daily Calendar tab to the right, but here is a quick reference version as well. January 2016 Exam Schedule

January 2016 Superintendent's Message

Please take a moment to read the January message from the Superintendent. January 2016 Superintendent's Message

Palliser Beyond Borders Update

As we approach the end of semester one, please see the attached link for updated information from Palliser Beyond Borders:

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all! Just a reminder that classes resume on Monday, January 4th, 2016.


Christmas Assembly and Dinner

Thanks to all that helped with yesterday's assembly and Parent Council dinner. It was fantastic! Thanks also to our two interns that we are saying goodbye to; Ms. Brett and Ms. Kelly will both be missed in and around the school. Congratulations to this…

Student Council Holiday Spirit Week

Please participate in this week's holiday spirit initiatives: Monday - Pajama Day Wednesday - Christmas Headwear Friday - (Ugly) Christmas sweater day Other notes for this week: Please continue to bring in food bank items to your period 1 class Remember,…

PBHS Band/Choir Christmas Concert Tonight!

Please join us in the gathering area tonight for the Band/Choir Christmas concert, starting at 7:00 p.m. Special guest performers this year are the Bridge Brass quintet.

Christmas Season is upon us!

Things are getting festive here at PBHS. Over the next two weeks, there are going to be a variety of holiday activities and opportunities for students. Please stay tuned for more information about Student Council activities the week of December 14-18,…

December 2015 Superintendent's Message

December 2015 Superintendent's Message

The New Bus Status is Here!

The time has come, PBHS Bus Status users! The new and improved Bus Status is now available.   In case you missed our first announcement, the new Bus Status features: Sleek, modern design enjoyable through the web, iPhone, and Android. 4X faster processing…

Coming Soon: A Brand New Bus Status

  PBHS Bus Status users, we have some exciting news!   A better looking, faster and more personalized version of Bus Status will be available on Friday, November 27th @ 5PM!   New Features: Sleek, modern design enjoyable through the web, iPhone,…

Student Leadership Conference Tomorrow

There will be about 20 excited PBHS students representing all grades attending tomorrow's Discover U, Palliser's Student Leadership Conference. Reminder to all that the bus will leave the school at 7:45, returning at approximately 4:00.

Remembrance Day Service Tuesday November 10

Our annual observance of Remembrance Day will occur on Tuesday, November 10th at 11:00 a.m. The public is welcome to join the staff and students of PBHS, Dorothy Dalgliesh School, and Huntsville School at the PBHS gym before we proceed to the Cenotaph.

October Newsletter

October 2015 Newsletter

October Student of the Month

Congratulations to this month's Student of the Month award winners, and commendations to all those nominated. Grade 7 - Tyson Johnson Grade 8 - Ingrid Flores Grade 9 - Mekailla McGowen Grade 10 - Sarah Peters Grade 11 - Shalom Vanden Dungen Grade 12…

Superintendent's Message for November

November 2015 Superintendent's Message

We Day!

On Tuesday October 27, 20 grade 7-10 students from PBHS, along with Mr. Ogle, Mrs. Barwegen, and Ms. Brett attended WE Day in Calgary. They were treated to a variety of motivational speakers and performances, and are energized to create change in PBHS…

Royal Rumble this weekend!

Come join us for Senior High volleyball action as we host our home tournament, The Royal Rumble, this weekend. Go Kings and Queens!

September Student of the Month

At our last assembly, six deserving students were recognized for their hard work and positive growth during the month of September. Congratulations to the recipients! Grade 7 - Angie Wiebe Grade 8 - Kiara Ylioja Grade 9 - Wilene Pronk Grade 10 - Agatha…

September Newsletter

The updated September newsletter can be found here: September Newsletter

Superintendent's Message for October

You can read our superintendent's message for October here: October 2015 Superintendent's Message

Schoolcash is Here!

Palliser Regional Schools and Picture Butte High School are thrilled to offer you the convenience of online fee payment through School Cash Online. School Cash Online provides: a convenient payment option that saves you time; reduces paper; keeps classroom…

Exciting news at PBHS today as the Coyote Flats Oral History Project has been recognized nationally!

It was announced today that the Coyote Flats Oral History Project, a partnership of the Coyote Flats Pioneer Village, Picture Butte High School, and the University of Lethbridge's Centre for Oral History and Tradition, has been awarded the Governor General's…

School Picture Forms Due

Picture orders are due back at the school by Friday, September 25!

Flex Starts Tomorrow (Wednesday September 16)

First Flex of the year will be tomorrow, Wednesday September 16. As reviewed in the assembly, students must start and end the period in their assigned flex room. Flex rooms will be posted tomorrow. Make sure to bring your homework and questions to make…

Parent Advisory Council Meeting Tuesday September 15

Parents, please come out to the year's first Parent Advisory Council meeting. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 15th at 5:45 in the library. For further information or to submit agenda items, please contact Nick Clarke at (403)-892-1734,…

Meet the Teacher Night

Meet the Teachers at Picture Butte High School tomorrow night, Wednesday September 9th starting at 6:00. There will also be an opportunity to learn about and register for Schoology.

Canteen Opens Tuesday!

PBHS Canteen will be opening on Tuesday with everyone's favourite, Taco in a Bag! Meals will always be $5, with other items available as well. Bring cash or purchase a pre-paid card from Mrs. Secrist in the library. You can find the canteen menu on the…

Superintendent's Message for September

The superintendent's message for September is now online, and can be read here. Superintendent's Message for September

Important Information Home

This information has also been sent home as a Synervoice email. Please read the attached letter for important updates about attendance, closed campus for grade 7 & 8 students, cell phones and more. September 2, 2015 Letter Home

PSBSPB Golf Tournament August 26

The Public Schools of Picture Butte Betterment Society Is excited to announce the 1st Annual … Picture Butte High School Fundraiser Golf Scramble Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Picture Butte Golf Club   Tournament Format:                      …

People's Choice Winner at Biker Buildoff 2015

Congratulations to all those involved in the Biker Buildoff this year - the PBHS entry was the people's choice winner!

May and June Newsletter

Here is the final newsletter for the year. May June Newsletter

Grade 7 Attendance Trial

Grade 7 parents/guardians will be receiving a letter home today advising about attendance. We are moving towards automated call-outs for attendance reporting in the fall for all grades, and will be using the grade 7s as the test group in June. Please…

Superintendent's Message for June

Please find attached the Superintendent's message for June Superintendent's Message for June

Summer Reading Information

Summer is approaching, but don't forget to read over the summer holidays. The pamphlet below outlines some of the challenges of summer-reading loss and provides helpful tips and information to help your student keep up in their reading. Summer Reading…

PBHS Graduation 2015

This week will be a busy one at PBHS as students and staff prepare for Graduation.   We'd like to congratulate our grade 12 students as they prepare for the last leg of their high school journey.  We realize that this is an exciting time for our students,…

Nickels for Nepal

Update - we were able in one week to raise $93.34 for Nepal earthquake relief. That money will be matched by the federal government when we donate it to UNICEF. Thanks to all who donated their change.

Newsletter and Superintendent's Message for May

May Superintendent's Message   May Newsletter

Smoothie Day

PBHS is bringing SMOOTHIE DAY back to PBHS!!  The next Smoothie Day will be Wednesday, April 29. Ms. Mills and her Leadership students will be preparing smoothies during Period 1 for distribution at the 10:00 break.  You MUST preorder your Smoothie…

PBHS Students donate to Noble Central Food Drive

PBHS students attended Noble Central School's Food Bank drive on Friday, taking with them donations from the community which are being donated back to the Picture Butte Food Bank. Noble Central held their 30 Hour Famine in conjunction with the food drive,…