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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…
HPE takes classroom to Sucker Creek

Elly Belesky HPE Reporter This is Elly with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Last week the Grade 5 students embarked on a new, fun adventure: Land based learning! The students headed over to Sucker…

Richard Froese South Peace News Top junior high school volleyball teams will be in High Prairie when the Prairie River Raiders host the High Prairie School Division girl’s and boy’s volleyball championships Oct. 27. “Eight girl’s teams and eight boy’s…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Elementary and junior high school students will get an introduction to curling when Rocks and Rings comes to High Prairie in early November. The program, sponsored by Egg Farmers, will be held in conjunction with…

Richard Froese South Peace News Prairie River Raiders boys were eliminated in the semi-finals in the annual Josh Halverson Invitational Volleyball Tournament, held Oct. 12-13. The Raiders lost to the Donnelly Georges P. Vanier Vipers 18-25, 14-25 in the first…
Saints rule in Halverson tournament

Richard Froese South Peace News St. Andrew’s Saints of High Prairie won the girl’s side in the Josh Halverson Invitational Volleyball Tournament held Oct. 12-13, hosted by the hometown Prairie River Raiders. The Saints beat the Fort Vermilion Falcons 28-26,…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Halloween night will be filled with children going from house to house hoping to fill their bags with tasty treats. But a few older youth from Prairie River Junior High School will be making rounds…
PIC – Saints win silver

The St. Andrew’s School junior high girl’s volleyball team won silver medals at the Ty Dennison Memorial Tournament in Peace River Sept. 29. The Saints fought hard against Falher Ecole Heritage and lost in the third set 15-13. In the…
HPE students learn proper farm safety

Leah Thompson HPE Reporter This is Leah with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. HPE teachers are continuing to learn about Smart Learning. It is a wonderful way to ensure that students are using both…
Grade 4s closely watching worms

Jewel Burlock Olivia Bellerose Joussard Reporters Hello folks! This is Jewel Burlock and Olivia Bellerose, bringing you the news from Joussard School once again. We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving – we know that in Canada we have so…
PIC – ‘Horsing’ around!

High Prairie Elementary School student Wynter Alook is all smiles while making friends with a horse at Farm Safety Oct. 10 at the High Prairie Agriplex. The safety sessions were hosted by the Rural Farm Safety Event Planning Committee and…
Want hot lunch? Ask HPE!

Allyson Potvin Elly Belesky HPE Reporters This is Allyson Potvin and Elly Belesky with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Grade 3J is going batty. Students are reading A Boy Named Bat, learning about echolocation,…
Joussard School raises $824.25 at Terry Fox Run

Jewel Burlock-Laboucan Olivia Bellerose Joussard Reporters Hello, my name is Jewel Burlock-Laboucan and this is my assistant, Olivia Bellerose. We will be collecting the news from each classroom for our report to the South Peace News. As we talked to…
School’s beloved tipi restored

Samara Laboucan Joussard Reporter Joussard School sends out a huge hello this week to everyone reading my report. My name is Samara Laboucan and once again I went from classroom to classroom, interviewing kids to find out what fun things…