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PIC – Decisions, decisions, decisions!

Grade 6 students at St. Andrew’s School pour over photographs and stories while laying out the St. Andrew’s School Times. Students have written stories and taken photographs the last few weeks for the third edition of the Times, which will…
HPE – Grade 6s enjoy visit to Legislature

Kyla Klingsch Laya Thunder HPE Reporters This is Kyla Klingsch and Laya Thunder here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Grade 3L is reading Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets. The students made…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A Grouard resident is one of three people appointed to serve on the Northern Lakes College board of governors until April 30, 2021. Fern Welch also serves as the Grouard councillor on Big Lakes County.…

Richard Froese South Peace News Two school bands, a school drama club and an adult band will take centre state at the Spring Concert on May 24 at Prairie River Junior High School at 7 p.m. The Prairie River Concert…
PIC – A grim reminder

A mock accident re-creates the tragedy that can occur at an accident. Grade 9 students around the region learned lessons about the impacts of drinking and driving during the annual PARTY program in High Prairie on May 9-10. Above, Daniel…
HPE – Students receive trapping lessons

Wilsyn Matthew Willier-Ridge HPE Reporters This is Wilsyn and Matthew here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. The students in Grade 1S are very excited to go swimming next week. They are also loving…
Joussard School – Back-to-back titles

Damiana Willier Joussard Reporter Hello, this is Damiana Willier once again, bringing you our news. This is my last week of collecting news, as a new reporter will do the job for the rest of May. Checking in with kindergarten,…
HOSTS offers funds for youth activities

Richard Froese South Peace News Students in High Prairie schools can now apply for funding to participate in activities under a special project of HOSTS [Helping Our Students To Succeed]. The Difference Maker Project was launched by HOSTS for local…
Joussard, Pratt win division hand games titles

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie School Division hosted its annual hand games tournament April 27 at Joussard. The host Joussard team won the elementary division for the second year in a row. E.W. Pratt captured the junior-senior high…
High schoolers ride high at rodeo

Richard Froese South Peace News Several local teens were riding high in High Prairie during high school rodeo action April 28-29. Riders competed at the High Prairie Agriplex in the first rodeo of the season for District 3 of the…

HPSD rescinds motion to offer land to NLC Chris Clegg South Peace News Hopes of building a one-stop education facility including Northern Lakes College, and high schools for both the public and Catholic school systems, are being shelved. At its…

Richard Froese South Peace News Students in High Prairie schools can now apply for funding to participate in a special project under HOSTS (Helping Our Students To Succeed). The Difference Maker Project for the High Prairie community has been launched…
Joussard School – Students keeping Earth green

Damiana Willier Joussard Reporter Happy Spring – finally! This is Damiana Willier once again, bringing you the news from Joussard School. First, I can report that we had a fabulous talent show. We had lots of nervous but courageous students…
HPE – Art exhibit highlights Indigenous works

Marie Matula HPE Reporter This is Marie here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. All Grade 4 and Grade 5 classes are working very hard to learn how to play the recorder. They are…
PICs – HPE creates mural mosaic

High Prairie Elementary School students created a mural mosaic on April 25-26 for the school’s entrance. Students made the mural with the same group who visited High Prairie to make a sesquicentennial mural for the town Oct. 16-18, 2017. The…