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Chris CleggSouth Peace News A High Prairie teacher formerly employed at E.W. Pratt High School is facing multiple sexual offences. The 58-year-old male was charged after a complaint was made to the local RCMP on March 3, concerning inappropriate text…
Chargers second in zone hoop finals

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie E.W. Pratt Chargers placed second at the Northwest 2A Zone High School Men’s Basketball Championships on March 8-9 in Peace River. Pratt lost 89-66 in the final to the La Crete Lancers, ranked…
Students hope to catch some leprechauns

Danielle CalliouJoussard Reporter Hello, my name is Danielle Calliou and I will be your reporter for the month of March. Today I took a friend with me and we went to visit each classroom in order to find out what…
Grade 6s enjoy trip to Edmonton

Elly BeleskyLeah ThompsonHPE Reporters This is Leah and Elly with the High Prairie Elementary School news report for this week’s South Peace News. The students in Grade 5C had a great time learning about and creating dream catchers. Native Cultural…
PIC – In the ‘swing’ of things!

Chasity Sinclair, 13, is all smiles while enjoying the playground at High Prairie Elementary School March 17. The warm day attracted many people to playgrounds in town despite the snow cover. Behind Sinclair is Kassandra Jenkins. Both are 13 and…
Science in Motion visits Joussard School

Danielle FortierJoussard Reporter Hello folks, this is Danielle Fortier bringing you the news from Joussard School. I am filling in for Danielle Calliou this week. In kindergarten, I found out our littlest students are doing lots of great learning things.…
PIC – Charity starts young

Amy McIntyre’s kindergarten class from St. Andrew’s School recently collected milk cartons and juice boxes to donate to the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. They collected, then counted and sorted each item. It was a great way to continue learning…
HPE students celebrate the work of Dr. Seuss

HPE StaffFor South Peace News This is the High Prairie Elementary School news for this week’s South Peace News report. On Feb. 28 some school leaders from Grades 4, 5 and 6 attended the Healthy Active School Symposium in Slave…
PIC – Boys rebound to win bronze medal game

The St. Andrew’s Saints boy’s basketball team also traveled to zones at Grimshaw March 1-2 and returned home with well-earned bronze medals. The Saints won their first game against the Fairview High Cobras, but then lost their second game to…
PIC – Saints win 3 straight to win first zone title

On March 1-2, the St. Andrew’s Saints junior high school girl’s basketball team headed to 2J Zones in Grimshaw after a second consecutive undefeated season in the Smoky River Basketball League. The Saints defeated Wabasca in round-robin and Hythe in…
NLC student defining her own future

Submittted byNLC Staff Northern Lakes College graduate Makayla Laboucan was valedictorian and delivered the farewell statement to the class of 2018 at NLC’s graduation ceremony last June. “When I received the letter indicating that I was chosen to be NLC’s…
Bullies have no place at Joussard School

Paris GamblerJoussard Reporter Hello! This is Paris from Joussard, bringing you the news from our wonderful little school once again. Our school has been focusing especially this week on being a bully-free school. With 125 students, this should be possible.…
Land-based learning continues for HPE Grade 5s

Elly BeleskyKeira Manybears-AlookHPE Reporters This is Keira Manybears-Alook and Elly Belesky with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. The students from Grade 5C had a great time at their Land-Based Learning. They cleaned and filleted…
Saints win back-to-back hoops titles

Falcons win first title for Slave lake based team in league history Chris CleggSouth Peace News There were no surprises as the top seeds won the girl’s and boy’s titles at the Smoky River Junior High School Basketball League tournament…
Forestry fair opens doors for students

Richard Froese South Peace News Career opportunities in the forest industry were presented to junior high students at a forestry career fair Feb. 26 in High Prairie. Employers and industry partners presented options in the fair at the Edmo Peyre…