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PIC – HPE welcomes children’s author

High Prairie Elementary School hosted children’s author Lorna Schultz Nicholson, seated middle, from April 17-19. Standing left-right, are students Alikae Schur-Auger [Grade 3], Hadley Gray [Grade 3], Dreadan Richards [Grade 5], Nevada Caouette [Grade 5] and Sloan Chapman [Grade 1].…
Saints capture hand games division title

Richard Froese South Peace News St. Andrew’s School’s People of the North team won the junior-senior division at the 12th annual Holy Family Catholic Regional Division Hand Games Tournament April 13. The host team the Peace River Glenmary Grizzlies in…
Music comes alive at St. Andrew’s

Almost anything can be used to make music. St. Andrew’s School Grade 5 students proved it during the annual Grade 4-5 Spring Concert on April 19. Each year, students are taught the Stomp method of using metal garbage cans, pails,…
HPE kindergarten students have flowers for sale

Elizabeth Cunningham Matthew Willier-Ridge HPE Reporters This is Elizabeth and Matthew here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. The Grade 5 students worked with Corrine Goulet completing the “Blanket” exercise last week. The First…
Joussard Grade 2s have beans to harvest!

. . .while the Grade 4 students were busy measuring their feet Damiana Willier Joussard Reporter Hello, my name is Damiana Willier, and I am the reporter for April. It seemed that most of our students were glad to be…
Supporting Humboldt Strong

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Regals hockey team extended its condolences and support to families of the 16 people who perished in a collision of a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team on April 6. Among…
PIC – Creepy crawlies

High school student, Kaileigh Senko, attended High Prairie Elementary School for a few days with her reptile critters. The students were very interested and even got to hold a few.  
PRJH students off to National Science Fair

Prairie River Junior High School students Brayley Emter, left, and Amara Drefs, stand with their awards at the Peace Regional Science Fair. They won the Best in Fair, gold in the Chemical, Earth and Physical Sciences category and the Excellence…
One more medal!

On March 16-17 the St. Andrew’s Saints junior high girl’s basketball team headed off to 2J Zones in Fairview. They opened the tournament with a victory against the Ridgeview Huskies. In the semi-finals the girls suffered a tough defeat against…

Joseph Gill Kyla Klingsch HPE Reporters This is Kyla and Joseph here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. In Grade KR, students had fun using green puffy paint to decorate shamrocks. They used green…
School News – Joussard Grade 6 students fire rocket

Butch Gagnon, director of maintenance, High Prairie School Division, takes time in his busy day to teach Grade 2 students how the school is heated.   Diamond Calliou-Calahasen Joussard Reporter Hello from Joussard School! This is Diamond bringing you our…
St. Andrew’s students hone speaking skills

Oratorical winners St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie presented awards to winners in the school’s annual oratorical public speaking competition for Grades 1-9 on March 14. Medals were presented to top students in each grade at the elementary level, while…
Forestry fair plants seeds in students’ minds

Richard Froese Spotlight Job opportunities in the forest industry were presented to local Grade 9 students at a forestry career fair March 6 at the Edmo Peyre Hall in High Prairie. Students from High Prairie schools Prairie River Junior High…
Joussard students rally against bullying

Syara Brassard Joussard Reporter Hello from Joussard School! I am encountering pink everywhere I go today! That’s great! It shows that we are all against bullying! Actually, one of our goals is to make this school bully–free. We’re getting there!…
HPE ready to pick new hand games team

This is Leah Thompson and Wilsyn here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Hand Games has just started. Teacher, Brenda Coulombe is very excited to see some new students interested in playing. HPE has…