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PIC – With best wishes

Tolko Industries awarded two scholarships on June 18 to two Grade 12 students at E.W. Pratt High School. Zale Zabolotniuk, left, and Bryan Myers, right, each received a $1,000 scholarship to continue their education at a post-secondary institution. Presenting the…
Books on wheels

Richard Froese South Peace News The Book Auto Mobile has been launched by the High Prairie School Division for the summer. “BAM was created to encourage reading and to promote literacy throughout the summer in different communities across the division,”…
HPSD honours staff for dedication

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie School Division honoured 14 staff who retired and others for their years of service and dedication to the division at the Long-Service Awards Night on May 25. Seven employees who retired were from…
HPSD prepares for 2018-19 school year

Supervisors shuffled Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie School Division has appointed three supervisors for the 2018-19 school year. Julia Drefs is the supervisor of curriculum, Brennan McDonald supervisor of inclusion, and Michelle Downing supervisor of instruction. Drefs has…
PIC – Is that so!

A message from Kinuso School has generated a few chuckles recently. While parents certainly don’t mind that their children are in school for 10 months each year, the teachers apparently take great delight in giving them back to the parents…

Richard Froese South Peace News Proposed restrictions for busing students to school have drawn concern from the board of High Prairie School Division. At its monthly meeting June 20, the board shared strong opposition to the government proposal regarding the…
HPE celebrates Indigenous culture with lessons, games

High Prairie Elementary School celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21 with several cultural activities June 22. Grade 5 students participated and enjoyed many activities such as hand games, leatherwork, Cree language lessons and powwows and regalia. The day ended…
Joussard School – Look out Grade 1! Here we come!

Tatiana Willier-Cardinal Joussard Reporter Hello, this is Tatiana Willier-Cardinal bringing you the last report of the year from Joussard School. It’s been a great year – lots of fun, lots of learning, lots of friends! Our Grade 6 students are…
News Briefs – July 4, 2018

Chris Clegg South Peace News Holy Family names St. Andrew’s VP Holy Family Catholic Regional Division is pleased to welcome Robert Nieman as the vice principal at St. Andrew’s School, commencing in the 2018-19 school year. Nieman is currently a…
PIC – Just the thing!

St. Andrew’s School kindergarten students invisited the Richardson Pioneer Spray Park in Falher on June 19. Above, Hattie Martinson enjoys cooling off during a hot day.  
Pratt honours top athletes

High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School presented its annual athletic awards during an assembly June 19. Brendyn Larson won top overall male athlete. Katrina Reade was named top overall female athlete, but was absent. Top female and male athletes for…
St. Andrew’s honours top students

St. Andrew’s Catholic School in High Prairie presented awards to junior and senior high school students during the Celebrations of Learning, June 14. Following is a list of the top awards: Overall Honour Roll – Grade 12 Ramona Bokhout –…
PIC – Meet HPE’s top bookworm

For many years now, High Prairie Elementary School teacher, Brenda Coulombe has had her students read a minimum 100 minutes per week. Many students read more. Their minutes are tracked in a book log each time they read. About 10…
PICs – Just another day at the library!

Six brave teams of two competed in Fear Factor at the High Prairie Municipal Library June 13. Contestants competed in several events including Pick a Plate, where they had to eat selected but not so tasty items from a plate.…
HPE says goodbye to several teachers

Leah Thompson HPE Reporter This is Leah here with the last High Prairie Elementary School South Peace News report of the school year. Grade 1S has made this acrostic poem for teacher, Brenda Coulombe to thank her and her Guided…
Joussard School – Excitement builds for K kids

Tatiana Willier-Cardinal Joussard Reporter Hello, this is Tatiana Willier-Cardinal bringing you the news today. The year is almost over and it seems that we have lots of fun things going on every day. Our kindergarten kids are getting so excited…