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PICs – Just another day at the library!

Six brave teams of two competed in Fear Factor at the High Prairie Municipal Library June 13. Contestants competed in several events including Pick a Plate, where they had to eat selected but not so tasty items from a plate.…
HPE says goodbye to several teachers

Leah Thompson HPE Reporter This is Leah here with the last High Prairie Elementary School South Peace News report of the school year. Grade 1S has made this acrostic poem for teacher, Brenda Coulombe to thank her and her Guided…
Joussard School – Excitement builds for K kids

Tatiana Willier-Cardinal Joussard Reporter Hello, this is Tatiana Willier-Cardinal bringing you the news today. The year is almost over and it seems that we have lots of fun things going on every day. Our kindergarten kids are getting so excited…
Cunningham earns top award

Richard Froese South Peace News A High Prairie high school graduate has won a top award for her work as an early childhood educator in Grande Prairie. The Early-Childhood Educator-of-the-Year Award was presented to Janelle Cunningham at the Early Learning…
PICs – PRJH presents top awards

Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie presented special awards during a year-end assembly June 20 at the Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre. The 3A-3R Award was presented for the second year to honour a student who excels in academics,…
Okimaw honoured by Holy Family

Chris Clegg South Peace News St. Andrew’s students continue to let their light shine. Grade 11 student Lezane Okimaw received an Honourable Mention for the 2018 Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Award on June 14. The award is given by the…
Northland greenlights reading program

Chris Clegg South Peace News The High Prairie Municipal Library isn’t the only organization holding a summer reading program. Northland School Division is running its third annual summer reading program in July and August in 20 of 21 NSD school…
PIC – For good luck!

High Prairie Elementary School Grade 1 student Kalli Boisson kisses the tree she planted for good luck at the Elks RV Park June 22.  
PIC – ‘Wright’ stuff!

High Prairie RCMP S/Sgt. Warren Wright reads to keen-eyed High Prairie Elementary School Grade 1 students at the Elks RV Park before planting trees July 22. Interested Grade 1s, left-right, are Samuel Neufeld, Traxtyn Rich-Carifelle, Lian Steyn and Coltin Badger.…
PIC – Look out!

High Prairie Elementary School Grade 3J student Cassie Caouette rolls through a lane during inline skating at High Prairie Elementary School June 13. Students from K-Grade 6 learned the skills of inline skating during the week of June 11-14 from…
HPE – Grade 5s create Canadian Regions game

This is Wilsyn here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. The kindergarten classes celebrated their Rodeo Day with a cowboy breakfast of pancakes and sausages. Then they enjoyed all the stations, making their own…
Athletic awards presented to Saints

St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie honoured its top athletes during its athletics awards night and banquet June 12. “Tonight is a celebration of our student athletes and the school pride they have spread this year through their accomplishments and…
PIC – PRJH students stage mystery thriller

The Prairie River Junior High School Drama Club presented a two-act play Folded Stories, a mystery thriller written by teacher/director Michael Olsen. The play was presented June 11 at the Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre to parents and community in the…

Richard Froese South Peace News E.W. Pratt High School is seeking funding support to enable more students to engage in extra-curricular activities. Big Lakes County council responded to the letter from principal Neil Barry at its regular meeting June 13.…
PIC – Clear the track!

Grade 3J student Hayden Douglas gets down and dirty as he learns about inline skating at High Prairie Elementary School June 13. Students learned the skills of inline skating June 11-14. All students from kindergarten to Grade 6 were given…