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​​​Arts Gala 2017

March 16, 2017
Everyone is invited to attend the Prairie Valley School Division Arts Gala featuring Canadian content, themes, composers, authors and artists in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday! There will be refreshments served. Free admission. Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Riddell Centre, University of Regina
For more information contact Kristen Myers...

Parent Information Nights: Cyber-Bullying

March 14, 2017
Wolseley High School – April 3 at 7 PM Education Centre – April 4 at 7 PM Learn how to protect and support your children through award-winning educator Dr. Alec Couros, professor of educational technology and media at the University of Regina. This engaging and informative session includes: The prevalence of...

French Immersion is Available in Two Schools

February 10, 2017
As a full service school division , Prairie Valley offers French Immersion on the east side of the division at École White City School and on the west side at Lumsden Elementary School. Each year the program expands by one grade level to ensure that students have access to French Immersion so they can continue their education as the...

Election Results

October 27, 2016
​ Board elections were on October 26, 2016. Click here  for election results.

For select routes to Greenall, Ecole White City & Emerald Ridge

August 15, 2016
Please note that all pick up times are approximate. Please contact your driver if additional information is required. Pilot Butte to Greenall Routes.pdf White City to Greenall Routes.pdf EWCS Routes.pdf  Emerald Ridge Routes.pdf

Calendar Survey - We want to hear from you!

May 11, 2016
​Prairie Valley School Division is currently developing the 2014-2015 school year calendar. The calendar will reflect the Ministry of Education's requirements regarding instructional time for Saskatchewan students. Please share your feedback on the options we've developed by taking our short survey.
To complete the survey, click here or pick...

Hockey Day Teacher Resource

March 01, 2016
​ As a unique learning opportunity, 3,200 g rade 4 to 8 students from across the Division are attending the Regina Pats Hockey Day on February 29, and teachers are integrating the experience into the classroom with the new Hockey Day Teacher Resource . Prairie Valley School Division’s team of educational...

Remembrance Day Services November 10th

November 09, 2015
Please join us for our Remembrance Day services on November 10th : 9:15 a.m.  Grade 5-8 11:00 a.m. Kindergarten - Grade 4  

PBSCC Meeting

September 07, 2015
The first meeting of the 2015-16 school year for the Pilot Butte School Community Council is on September 8th starting at 6:00 p.m. We anticipate being finished by 8:00 p.m.  Babysitting is provided, so please feel free to bring your children along.​

PBSCC Meeting

January 06, 2015
The PBSCC will have it's January meeting on Monday, January 12th from 6-8 p.m. Babysitting is provided; please consider attending.​

Welcome Back BEARS!

January 04, 2015
We hope everyone has had a wonderful Christmas holiday break.  We look forward to seeing everyone back on Monday, January 5th at 8:35 a.m.

BEARS Cheerleading Begins!

October 14, 2014
​PBS is starting a Cheerleading team!  There is a Cheerleading Clinic for any Grade 5-8 students interested in learning more about the sport and how our team will operate this year on Wednesday, October 15th from 3:30-5:00.  Please bring your running shoes, shorts, and a tshirt!  Go BEARS!!

Welcome to 2014-2015!

August 27, 2014
Students return to school​ on Tuesday, September 2nd.  Please note that class lists will be posted by 8:00 a.m. the morning of September 2nd.  We look forward to another exciting school year!

InTouch

April 11, 2014
​In this new edition we keep you InTouch by exploring how Prairie Valley School Division strives to create positive school environments to support and nurture success for our students.   Help us spread the news by sharing this with SCC members, parents, students, and your community!  

Calendar Survey - We want to hear from you!

February 28, 2014
​Prairie Valley School Division is currently developing the 2014-2015 school year calendar. The calendar will reflect the Ministry of Education's requirements regarding instructional time for Saskatchewan students. Please share your feedback on the options we've developed by taking our short survey.
To complete the survey, click here or pick...

Ecole White City School Accepting French Immersion Registrations

February 19, 2014
  École White City School is accepting French Immersion Kindergarten registrations for the 2014-15 school year. Students in the Pilot Butte/Balgonie designated areas are within the boundaries for transportation and enrollment for the French Immersion program at École White City School.   Prairie Valley School Division and ÉWCS are excited to offer this...

PBSCC HOT LUNCH FORMS DUE

October 18, 2013
​The PBSCC November Hot Lunch is on November 1, 2013.  It is a delicious homemade Pita Pizza and juice box for $5.  Forms have been sent home and are due back on October 24th .  No late forms can be accepted thank you.

LEARNING CONFERENCES

October 18, 2013
​Our November 18th and 20th conferences are quickly approaching.  Please connect with your child's teacher if you are unable to make your time.  Learning Conferences are scheduled in 15 minute intervals, so are intented more to celebrate learning successes.  If you have concerns, beyond these and have not already talked with...

Thank you!

September 20, 2013
Thank you PBS BEARs and families for being so supportive as we readjust plans for our 2013-2014 school year.  You have reached for excellence and we are tremendously grateful for your positivity!​

Follow PBS on Twitter!

March 21, 2013
Want updates on activities, events, and educational tidbits?  Follow us @pbsBEARS.  Please be sure to let us know who you are as we must approve our Followers!

Register Now!

February 14, 2013
​Parents are encouraged to register their children for school as soon as they can.  In Saskatchewan, staffing and budgets are largely determined on enrolment numbers.  The more accurate our enrolment numbers the better prepared we can be for our school years.   Just complete the registration form found under our "About Us"...

Pilot Butte Community Association

February 04, 2013
is proud to offer certified courses for Home Alone Prep and Babysitting . Home Alone Prep (ages 9 to 11) on March 2 and 3 (2 hours each session) Babysitting (Ages 11+) on March 4, 11 and 18 (3 hours each session) All registration is through the YMCA website and classes...

BOOKS BEFORE BREAKFAST!

January 23, 2013
​Join us Friday, January 25th from 7:45-8:45 a.m. for our annual Books Before Breakfast event.  Parents, Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Siblings are invited to join their PBS BEAR(S) and read for a littel while before heading off to work.  Goodies, juice, and coffee will be available courtesy of Frank & Melinda Nagy.....

2013-2014 Kindergarten Information and Registration Evening

January 20, 2013
​Any parents whose children will be 5 by December 31, 2013 are invited to please join us for our Kindergarten Information and Registration Evening on February 7th from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 

Get your tickets for the Wizard of Oz Dessert Theatre!

January 16, 2013
​ Thursday, Jan. 31 st @ 7:00 pm & Saturday, Feb. 2 nd @ 2:00 pm Pilot Butte School Gym (Doors open 30 minutes prior to the show) Admission: $5.00      Children 5 and under:   free Tickets available at the school office.  All proceeds go toward building future drama productions. Everyone is...

Welcome New and Returning Staff Members

January 02, 2013
​Welcome back Student Service Teacher Mrs. Park! Welcome to our new staff: Grade 8 Teacher Ms. Dvernichuk Educational Assistants Miss Kambeitz and Mrs. Ewachow Caretaker Mr. Smith

School Resumes

January 02, 2013
We hope everyone had a terrific holiday and we look forward to students and staff returning to school January 7th!  ​

Hot Lunch Forms Due Soon

December 17, 2012
The​ forms for the next three months of hot lunches is due January 9th!  Please note that NO late orders will be accepted. 

PBSCC Babysitting Night A Success!

December 13, 2012
Thank you to our School Community Council for hosting the first "PBSCC Babysitting Evening" fundraiser; parents were able to drop their children off for some evening fun while they ran their Christmas errands.​  Great fun was had by all!!

HOT LUNCH is fast Approaching

December 11, 2012
December 14th our SCC Mom's Hot Lunch Committee will be serving up Taco in a Bag!  Thank you​ Mrs. Reinhardt and Mrs. Boreen for all your hard work to organize these lunches and thank you to all the phenomenal parents who help get all this delicious food prepared and delivered!

Come join us for PBS's Annual Christmas Concert!

December 11, 2012
​ Students and staff have been working hard to put together a fun, festive production featuring the true gifts of Christmas, some favorite songs, and a few new twists on some old favorites.  Please join us at either the 1:00 p.m. performance or the 6:30 p.m. performance.  Students are asked to...

Winter Clothes Collection

November 29, 2012
Our PBSCC and SLC are working together to collect as many winter clothing items as possible during this holiday season.  All items will go to local charities to support outreach programs.  This Christmas season please take a moment to root through your closets and donate items which could warm those in...

Scholastic Book Fair

November 18, 2012
​ The Scholastic Book Fair  is coming to the PB library  November 19th to 22nd  and I just heard from a little elf that Santa will be doing some shopping here!  Here are our hours of operation:   Monday: 12:10-12:30 and 4:00-8:00pm   Tuesday:  12:10-12:30pm  W ednesday:  12:10-12:30pm  Thursday:  12:10-12:30pm  Making a purchase...

November Hot Lunch Forms Due November 8th!

November 02, 2012
The SCC Mom's Hot Lunch will be on November 16th.  If you haven't submitted your order and would like to, please print off a form and have your child submit it with payment to their homeroom teacher.  Please note that the due date for orders is November 8th and we can...

Bus Driver Appreciation Day

October 11, 2012
​Please join Prairie Valley School Division in celebrating Bus Driver Appreciation Day 2012 on October 15. All schools and families are encouraged to take a moment on October 15 to say thank-you to your local bus drivers.
There are more than 200 regular and casual bus drivers in the Prairie Valley...

Bus Driver Appreciation Week

October 11, 2012
​Please join Prairie Valley School Division in celebrating Bus Driver Appreciation Day 2012 on October 15. All schools and families are encouraged to take a moment on October 15 to say thank-you to your local bus drivers.
There are more than 200 regular and casual bus drivers in the Prairie Valley...

Halloween Costumes

October 10, 2012
October 31st is quickly approaching and our BEARS are excited to share their Halloween costumes with their school mates.  We ask that costumes worn to school be respectful and free from any masks, "blood, guts, or gore".  We want to celebrate the opportunity to dress up, but have a responsibility to...

Join us for the "Cool Kids Care" Presentation

October 08, 2012
Parents are welcome to join us for an anti-bullying, confidence building presentation at 1:00 p.m. in the school gym on Tuesday, October 9th!​

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

October 05, 2012
Wishing all our BEAR families a restful Thanksgiving weekend with loved ones and good food!  See you on Tuesday, October 9th!  Remember to bring your magazines and coupon books!​

New Staff

September 03, 2012
Please join us in welcoming: Our new teachers, Mrs. Lozinsky (Gr. 2) and Mrs. Mayer (PreKindergarten). Our University of Regina teacher interns, Mr. Wong (Gr. 8), Miss Schebel (Gr. 4/5), and Miss Vanchu (Gr. 1). Our new Educational Assistants Mrs. Ward and Mrs. Gerow. We are excited to have you be...

Welcome to 2012-2013!

July 08, 2012
We look forward to seeing our BEARS on September 4th at 8:55 a.m.! Please note that many of our teachers have moved classrooms this year...along with class lists, we will post a map of the homerooms on the doors to the school by 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 4th.  

KIndergarten Registration is Open!

May 28, 2012
We encourage any Kindergarten families or new families to Pilot Butte to register their children for school as soon as possible.  This helps in making the best decisions for next year!​

School Safety Patrol Program

May 28, 2012
Training begins for our School Safety Patrollers Wednesday, May 30th.  Patrollers will begin their post duties the week of June 4th.  An informational brochure will be distributed to families shortly.​

THANK YOU PILOT BUTTE & SURROUNDING AREA

April 02, 2012
A huge thank you to our Pilot Butte and surrounding area residents for supporting our PBSCC White Elephant Garage Sale this past weekend!  Your generosity is tremendously appreciated and your contributions used to support Learning Improvement goals such as playground upgrades, Kindergarten Welcome Packages, and digital information units for the school!​...

WHITE ELEPHANT SALE IS ALMOST HERE!

March 28, 2012
Our SCC is hosting a gigantic garage sale this Saturday, March 31 in the school gym.  Doors open at 10:00 a.m. and close at 5:00 p.m.  All remaining items will be donated to charities.  All proceeds will go to supporting SCC school initiatives including playground renewals.  We look forward to seeing...

March Hot Lunch

March 06, 2012
SCC is offering a Hot Lunch (Taco in a Bag) on Wednesday, March 14.  It was posted in the newsletter as March 15.  Sorry for the inconvenience.  We want to remind everyone that orders are due March 8.​

Winter Is Not Over

February 09, 2012
Just a friendly reminder to all our students, yes - that includes you Grades 6-8, ​please be sure to bring your winter coats, toques, mitts, and boots!  All our students go outside at morning and afternoon recess to get some fresh air which helps growing minds.  Outdoor shoes will need to...

Road Safety Walks - On the LEFT, On the LEFT!

February 08, 2012
Recently we have had several children hit by cars while walking in our community...fortunately none of them were seriously hurt!  Today, Mrs. Magnien took students from Kindergarten to Grade 5 on a walk and reviewed safety rules for walking in and around traffic.  Students in grades 6 to 8 will have...

Boil Water Advisory - Lifted as of Thursday, January 19th at 1:30 p.m.

January 18, 2012
Pilot Butte School has its own water filtration system and due to a frozen pipe, this system experienced some back flow of water.  As a precautionary measure, Prairie Valley School Division has provided bottled drinking water for staff and students at our school.  The washrooms had to be closed for a...

Welcome Back!

January 02, 2012
We hope everyone has had a joyous holiday season and is ready to return to school on Thursday, ​January 5th!

Christmas Concert Countdown

December 12, 2011
Our annual Christmas Concert will be on Wednesday, December 14th.  The afternoon performance is at 1pm and the evening performance is at 7pm.  We ask that as much as possible families remain for the entire performance to minimize the distractions and show support for the hard work put in by our...

SCC Winter Clothes Drive

December 07, 2011
The Pilot Butte School Community Council is collecting gently used winter clothing for charities.  All BEARS are encouraged to drop off these items in our Corner of Kindness in the school foyer.  Items will be collected on December 21st and taken to local charities in Regina.  Let's share some warmth this...

Hot Lunch Volunteers Needed

November 23, 2011
The PBSCC is looking for volunteers to help with the Hot Lunch Program.  There are a variety of ways to contribute your help.  Please consider completing and returning the volunteer form that was sent home with your child(ren) on November 23rd.​

Book Fair is Open

November 18, 2011
Our annual Scholastic Book Fair opens on Monday!​

Learning Conferences Hosted November 21st and 23rd

November 18, 2011
Term 1 Learning Conferences will begin on Monday, November 21st from 4 pm - 8 pm and will continue on Wednesday, November 23rd.  Conference times are pre-scheduled in 15 minute intervals.  The focus of these meetings is to celebrate your child's learning successes and talk briefly about ways to build on...

Report Cards Sent Home November 18th

November 18, 2011
All K-8 students received their Term 1 Report Cards on November 18th.  Students who were absent will have their Report Card given to them upon their return to school.  Well done Pilot Butte BEARS!​

Mom's Pantry Fundraiser

October 25, 2011
  Pilot Butte School is participating in Mom’s Pantry fundraiser.  Parent letters and forms have gone home and additional forms are available in the office.  W e will be raising funds for a VenuRun multimedia system that allows us to “… simultaneously display photos, videos, live videos from cameras, cafeteria menus, schedules...

BEARS vs Wolverines Improv Games Promise to be a Hit!

October 25, 2011
  On Sunday, October 30 th , at 7:00 pm, Pilot Butte will be hosting the first ever Pilot Butte Middle Years Improv Games.  The Pilot Butte Bears Improv team will battle the White City Wolverines Improv Team by competing in various Improv categories with guest judges from the Prairie Valley School...

BEAR Players Present 'Unhappily Ever After' Dessert Theatre

October 25, 2011
“Pilot Butte School BEAR Players invite you to attend their production of ‘ Unhappily Ever After ’ on Wed. Nov. 9 th @ 7:00PM.  A musical about our favourite fairy tales and their not so happily ever after lives.  Enjoy a night of entertainment and laughter as the Counselor attempts to...

BEARS About to Boogie

October 25, 2011
The first school dance will be held on Thursday, October 27th.  The Halloween theme promises to make for a spook-tacular event!​

Welcome Prekindergartens!

October 10, 2011
Tuesday, October 11th is extra special as our Prekindergarten program opens its doors for the first time.  Mrs. Mason-Poitras has created a fantastic environment, rich with highly engaging activities for our newest BEAR cubs!​

Terry Fox Walk

September 19, 2011
Our annual Terry Fox Walk will take place on Wednesday, September 28 at 2:08 pm.  Pledge forms will come home on Thursday, September 22.  Please help us with this important cause!​

Pilot Butte School Open House - October 3rd

September 18, 2011
Our annual Welcome Back BBQ and Open House will be held on October 3rd from 5:00 to 6:30.  For $2, eaters ages 5 and up will get a delicious BBQ hotdog or hamburger, a drink, veggies, and ice cream.  Our PBS BEAR Mascot will be on site handing out fun goodies....

Welcome Back Bears!

September 03, 2011
The staff at Pilot Butte School are excited to meet our new and returning Bears on September 6, 2011.  There are new faces and much energy throughout our school. Parents are encouraged to pop in for a quick hello throughout our opening week!  We hope to work more closely with you...

Welcome

July 15, 2011
Mr. Adam Zhau and Mr. Shayne King have joined our Pilot Butte School staff as caretakers.  Thank you for working so hard to get our school ready for learning!​

Popcorn Sales

June 16, 2011
In support of the Canadian Cancer Society we will be having popcorn sales on Tuesday, June 21 and Tuesday, June 28.  Popcorn will be $1.00/bag and will be sold from 11:45 to 12:15.  Any extra popcorn will be sold at the end of the school day.​

Thank You Mrs. Pfeifer

June 09, 2011
In the midst of a tragic loss, Mrs. Pfeifer and her family have generously donated a state of the art hospital bed to our school.  In appreciation of their generosity, our Pilot Butte School LPNs are having a few popcorn sales beginning tomorrow.  Bags of popcorn will $1.00 the proceeds of...

Awards Ceremony

April 07, 2011
We will be celebrating students' successes on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.  Everyone is welcome to attend.​

​​​Arts Gala 2017

March 16, 2017
Everyone is invited to attend the Prairie Valley School Division Arts Gala featuring Canadian content, themes, composers, authors and artists in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday! There will be refreshments served. Free admission. Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Riddell Centre, University of Regina
For more information contact Kristen Myers...

Parent Information Nights: Cyber-Bullying

March 14, 2017
Wolseley High School – April 3 at 7 PM Education Centre – April 4 at 7 PM Learn how to protect and support your children through award-winning educator Dr. Alec Couros, professor of educational technology and media at the University of Regina. This engaging and informative session includes: The prevalence of...

French Immersion is Available in Two Schools

February 10, 2017
As a full service school division , Prairie Valley offers French Immersion on the east side of the division at École White City School and on the west side at Lumsden Elementary School. Each year the program expands by one grade level to ensure that students have access to French Immersion so they can continue their education as the...

Election Results

October 27, 2016
​ Board elections were on October 26, 2016. Click here  for election results.

For select routes to Greenall, Ecole White City & Emerald Ridge

August 15, 2016
Please note that all pick up times are approximate. Please contact your driver if additional information is required. Pilot Butte to Greenall Routes.pdf White City to Greenall Routes.pdf EWCS Routes.pdf  Emerald Ridge Routes.pdf