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Richard Froese South Peace News Students in High Prairie schools can now apply for funding to participate in a special project under HOSTS (Helping Our Students To Succeed). The Difference Maker Project for the High Prairie community has been launched…
Joussard School – Students keeping Earth green

Damiana Willier Joussard Reporter Happy Spring – finally! This is Damiana Willier once again, bringing you the news from Joussard School. First, I can report that we had a fabulous talent show. We had lots of nervous but courageous students…
HPE – Art exhibit highlights Indigenous works

Marie Matula HPE Reporter This is Marie here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. All Grade 4 and Grade 5 classes are working very hard to learn how to play the recorder. They are…
PICs – HPE creates mural mosaic

High Prairie Elementary School students created a mural mosaic on April 25-26 for the school’s entrance. Students made the mural with the same group who visited High Prairie to make a sesquicentennial mural for the town Oct. 16-18, 2017. The…
HPE – Wild about lizards

Joey Badger Allyson Potvin HPE Reporters This is Allyson Potvin and Joey Badger here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. In kindergarten, students have been learning about animal homes and their habitats. They have…
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…