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‘Silver’ lining to Saints’ season

Richard Froese South Peace News St. Andrew’s Saints junior girl’s volleyball team completed the season with a silver lining after finishing second in the northwest zone finals Nov. 2-3 in Peace River. The Saints lost to T.A. Norris of Peace…
HPE in midst of celebrating Metis Week

Kyla Klingsch Laya Thunder HPE Reporters This is Kyla and Laya with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. This week is Metis week. We will be celebrating on Wednesday by watching the Ivan Flett Memorial…
Joussard students rescue a very cold duck

Wapastim Isadore-Bellerose Joussard Reporter Hello, my name is Wapastim Isadore-Bellerose and I will be your reporter for the month of November. Today, I roamed around our school with my clipboard, interviewing students from each classroom. This was a lot of…
PICs – HPE takes time to pay respect

High Prairie Elementary School marked Remembrance Day with an assembly on Nov. 7 with several members of the High Prairie Legion as special guests. The Canadian flag was carried by the Royal Canadian Air Cadets 539 High Prairie Squadron. Grade…
PIC – Clear the track!

Students in elementary and junior high schools in High Prairie were given an introductory course on curling in gymnasiums Nov. 7-9. Special indoor equipment was brought to town by Curling Canada and the Egg Farmers, which sponsors Rocks and Rings.…

Richard Froese South Peace News A trip to the United Kingdom next spring for students in the High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School travel club has sparked enthusiasm and plenty of fundraising opportunities. “This will be the first time in…
Haunted House delights Joussard students

Olivia Bellerose Jewel Burlock Joussard Reporters Hi! This is Olivia Bellerose and Jewel Burlock, bringing you the news from Joussard School. We had a very busy week, but a good one. Lots of Halloween activities and we learned something from…
HPE preparing for Remembrance Day

Allyson Potvin HPE Reporter This is Allyson with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. The Grade 5 students will be holding their seventh annual Remembrance Day assembly on Nov. 7, at 10:45 a.m. They have…
Raiders settle for silver

Richard Froese South Peace News Prairie River Raiders finished second in the High Prairie School Division boy’s volleyball championships hosted by the High Prairie school Oct. 27. The Raiders lost to Slave Lake Christian 15-25, 25-14, 11-15 in the final…
Saints retain junior high volleyball title

Richard Froese South Peace News St. Andrew’s Saints of High Prairie retained their crown as girl’s volleyball champions in the High Prairie School Division area. The Saints defeated Slave Lake Christian 25-18, 25-11 in the final of the seven-team tournament…
PIC – Who’s in control?

Joussard School Grade 4 student, Marissa Chalifoux, states she is not going to miss any Tuesdays because she doesn’t want to miss any coding lessons. Here, she has her little round robot flashing colour and dashing about the school atrium…
PIC – PRJH students lend helping hand

Many children and youth were celebrating Halloween Oct. 31 by playing pranks or gathering treats. Not so for many students at Prairie River Junior High School, who participated in the third annual Tricks for Eats drive. Students went door to…

Olivia Bellerose Jewel Burlock HPE Reporters This is Olivia Bellerose and Jewel Burlock once again, bringing you the news from Joussard School. Our kindergarten students have been very busy learning all about pumpkins. They are learning about the parts of…
HPE Grade 5s extend invitation to veterans

Marie Matula HPE Reporter This is Marie with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Grade KC is having a lot of fun creating their own pumpkin patch. They finger painted pumpkins and made vines and…
PIC – Once upon a time . . .!

High Prairie Elementary School hosted children’s writer and storyteller Kathy Jessup on Oct. 3. Above, she tells a story to Grades 4 and 5 students that includes actions and sound effects. In the front row, left-right, are Grade 4 students…
Students melt soap

Olivia Bellerose Jewel Burlock Joussard Reporters Hello, this is Olivia Bellerose and Jewel Burlock back again with our school news. As we walked from classroom to classroom we asked students what things they have done recently in class that were…