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Richard Froese South Peace News Take a step back in time during Canada Day celebrations at the Triangle Museum Grounds, hosted by the Pioneer Threshermans Association. “Canada Day celebration is one of our biggest events of the year,” president Henry…

Richard Froese South Peace News Carnival games and activities for children is part of the Canada Day fun in High Prairie at the Freson Bros. parking lot on July 1. “We will have the same activities as we have had…
PICS – Aboriginal culture celebrated

St. Andrew’s Catholic School in High Prairie celebrated Aboriginal Day on June 21 as Aboriginal drummers and dancers performed for students from kindergarten to Grade 6. Bannock and stew were served for lunch.  
Community band has top brass in debut concert

Richard Froese South Peace News Music was in the air as the High Prairie and District Community Band staged its first official concert June 14 at the performing arts centre in the Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre. “I feel they have…
Geyer heads finance for High Prairie School Division

Spotlight High Prairie School Division has appointed Rod Geyer as the new director of finance. He succeeds Murray Marran who became the new divisional principal of accountability. Geyer is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta and has…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The North Country Fair is not the only major celebration near Driftpile in June. The Driftpile Powwow rolls into the community June 24-26 with thousands expected to attend the annual First Nations celebration. Grand Entries…
PICS – HPE students put away books for a day in the sun

E.W. Pratt High School students organized the High Prairie Elementary School Fun Meet June 13. It’s the seventh year Pratt has run the meet for the younger students. The Mini-Style Olympics meet fosters positive relationships between students at the two…
High Prairie & District Palliative Care Society

Alzheimer’s Prayer Debra Isert, Palliative Care Coordinator, [780] 523-6438. Please grant my visitors tolerance for my confusion, forgiveness for my irrationality and strength to walk with me into the mist of memory my world has become. Please help them take…
Joussard School – Raises almost $2,600 for charity

Diamond Calliou-Calahasen Joussard Reporter Hello once again from Joussard School. This is your friendly reporter, Diamond, bringing you our news! Our kindergarten students report that they have been learning about three dimensional shapes in math lately and have been following…

Spotlight Staff High Prairie School Division has appointed Michelle Berggren and Brennan McDonald to two positions of inclusive education co-ordinators. They will work as a team to provide leadership in planning, developing, and implementing inclusive education services across the district.…
Pruden-Barrie new FNMI co-ordinator

Richard Froese Spotlight High Prairie School Division has appointed Delores Pruden-Barrie as First Nations, Metis, Inuit (FNMI) co-oordinator. She has been a director at Aspen View Public Schools since August 2015 in charge of FNMI learning and achievement. Previously employed…
4-H members shine at Achievement Day

Blackhurst raises Grand Champion Steer, Verstappen Supreme Female Mature Ewe East Peace 4-H District Show and Sale – Lambs [Saturday, June 4] Name Weight Buyer Ramona Bokhout 118 lbs Lazy W Ranch Naomi Bokhout 113 lbs Cox Petroleum/UFA Whisper Forseille 98…