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PIC – No one here, please!

Parking restrictions have been added in front of St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie. Marked with a yellow line, no parking is allowed on 46 Street on the west side in front of the school for the safety of students…
School plans annual Terry Fox Run

Samara Laboucan Joussard Reporter Greetings once again from Joussard School. This is Samara Laboucan bringing you our news. Our kindergarten students were happy to let me know they have been learning all about apple trees and to make it even…

Richard Froese South Peace News A bursary to attract local students to return home to work has been initiated by Big Lakes County. At its regular meeting Sept. 12, council approved a recommendation to establish a Return of Service Bursary,…
PIC – College breaks ground for new High Prairie campus

Northern Lakes College broke ground Sept. 24 for its new High Prairie consolidated campus on 53 Avenue at 42 Street. College officials, local and provincial government elected official and citizens participated in the event. Left-right are NLC president and CEO…

Chris Clegg South Peace News [Update at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24] High Prairie RCMP have yet to lay charges against an underaged youth who posted threats on social media against St. Andrew’s School early Sept. 23. RCMP media contact…
VP, 5 teachers join E.W. Pratt staff

Richard Froese South Peace News E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie welcomes a new vice-principal and five new teachers this school year. Lyndsay Fleming is the new vice-principal. “I am excited about the new opportunity to be at E.W.…
Wilson appointed VP at Joussard

Richard Froese South Peace News Kienan Wilson has been appointed the new vice-principal of Joussard School, reads a news release from High Prairie School Division. He has been working at the school since September 2017. Wilson has also taught at…
Master meteorologists hard at work at HPE

Marie Matula HPE Reporter This is Marie with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. HPE is having an open house on Sept. 19 from 5-7 p.m. This is a great time to come and meet…
Joussard School extends welcome to new staff

Samara Laboucan Joussard Reporter Hello, my name is Samara Laboucan and I will be collecting our news for the South Peace News this month. We have started the year with lots of kids who are happy to be back at…

Richard Froese South Peace News An unconfirmed case of mumps has been reported at E.W. Pratt High School, states a news release from High Prairie School Division. “Following a recent investigation, there has been an unconfirmed case that a student…
5 new staff at St. Andrew’s

Richard Froese South Peace News St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie has welcomed a new vice-principal and four new teachers. Bob Nieman became the new vice-principal for junior and senior high and brings more than 17 years experience in a…
HPE welcomes new principals, teachers

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Elementary School has welcomed new principals and several new teachers on staff. Kim Corless was promoted to principal after serving as vice-principal the previous four years. “The High Prairie Elementary School family is…
HPE writer welcomes new teachers, staff

Marie Matula HPE Reporter This is Marie Matula with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Grade 2R is off to a fabulous start with 21 bright, smiling students. They have read various stories about starting…
‘Think about the students’, says Davis

Richard Froese South Peace News Students are back in classes and on the buses; therefore, motorists are reminded to drive safely. “Think about the students,” says Harry Davis, director of transportation for High Prairie School Division. “When you see a…
A piece of history bites the dust

The Northern Lakes College Campus was reduced to a pile of rubble and dust the morning of Sept. 10. Alder Ridge Excavating’s Mike Jones did the deed. The building, which used to be the old High Prairie Alberta Forestry office…
Valedictorian says past shapes graduates into today

Daniel Kosak, Valedictorian Today is a day of momentous occasion, for today is a day were we, the students, become more than that. We, through graduating from St. Andrew’s School finally move away from being labeled students to being members…