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Bullies have no place at Joussard School

Paris GamblerJoussard Reporter Hello! This is Paris from Joussard, bringing you the news from our wonderful little school once again. Our school has been focusing especially this week on being a bully-free school. With 125 students, this should be possible.…
Land-based learning continues for HPE Grade 5s

Elly BeleskyKeira Manybears-AlookHPE Reporters This is Keira Manybears-Alook and Elly Belesky with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. The students from Grade 5C had a great time at their Land-Based Learning. They cleaned and filleted…
Saints win back-to-back hoops titles

Falcons win first title for Slave lake based team in league history Chris CleggSouth Peace News There were no surprises as the top seeds won the girl’s and boy’s titles at the Smoky River Junior High School Basketball League tournament…
Forestry fair opens doors for students

Richard Froese South Peace News Career opportunities in the forest industry were presented to junior high students at a forestry career fair Feb. 26 in High Prairie. Employers and industry partners presented options in the fair at the Edmo Peyre…
HPE Grade 5s are making dream catchers

Marie MatulaHPE Reporter This is Marie with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Grade 6M students have been learning about how a legislative “bill” is turned into law. They are debating different proposed bills to…
Joussard welcomes back old friends

Paris GamblerJoussard Reporter Hello, this is Paris bringing you our news once again. Our kindergarten students have had a great time lately, celebrating 100 days of school. One-hundred seems like a really big number to our little folks. They are…

The St. Andrew’s School Grade 9 Travel Club is hosting a lasagna dinner to raise money for the annual trip to Toronto. The dinner occurs Monday, March 4 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Tickets are $12 per…
Falcons serve notice after sweeping Saints

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Slave Lake St. Francis Falcons are proving they are the team to beat in the upcoming Smoky River Junior High School Basketball League Boy’s Division this season. With the league championship tournament this coming weekend…
HPE Grade 6s enjoy visit from pot-bellied pig

Leah ThompsonLaya ThunderHPE Reporters This is Leah and Laya with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Join us on Feb. 21 from 4-6 p.m. for Literary and Numeracy Night to do family activities in the…
‘Battle of the Bots’ underway at Joussard

Paris GamblerJoussard Reporter Greetings, my name is Paris Gambler and I will be the reporter for this month. I talked to students from every class and learned lots of interesting things. In kindergarten, our students said they have been making…
Lady Chargers earn bronze in Peace River

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News E.W. Pratt Chargers finished third in a high school women’s basketball tournament Feb. 1-2 in Peace River. The Chargers captured bronze medals in the 45th annual Senior High Red and Gold Invitational Basketball Tournament. Pratt defeated…
Grade 6 students thank councils for service

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Students of a High Prairie school are thankful for municipal councils. Big Lakes County council was thanked by Grade 6 students of St. Andrew’s School at its regular meeting Jan. 23. Franchesca Reyes and Tegan Laughlin…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Big Lakes County has denied a request by Northern Lakes College to share costs to replace a stormwater culvert at the Grouard campus. At its regular meeting Jan. 23, county council received the request for information…
Raiders, Saints split hometown rivalry

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Both High Prairie junior high schools have earned bragging rights, at least for the moment. The St. Andrew’s Saints hosted the Prairie River Raiders in junior school basketball league action Jan. 23 with the St. Andrew’s…