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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…
MLA visits school to see nutrition program

Richard Froese Spotlight High Prairie School Division welcomed a close official for the education minister on a tour of schools participating in a provincial nutrition program. High Prairie Elementary School hosted Sherwood Park MLA Annie McKitrick on Jan. 26 as…

Richard Froese Spotlight High Prairie School Division has confirmed its 2018-19 school year calendar. Trustees approved the calendar at its regular meeting Feb. 21 as presented by the HPSD administrators, principals and vice-principals, says and HPSD news release. The calendar…
HPE students enjoy Great Canadian Valentine Swap

Allyson Potvin Joshua Strebchuk HPE Reporters This is Joshua and Allyson here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Grade 3/4P students are becoming experts of time. Now only if they knew how to build…
Joussard students having fun with science

Syara Brassard Joussard Reporter Greetings from Joussard School! We are certainly enjoying the warmer weather and the sunshine! In kindergarten, our students are happy to announce they are learning how to do somersaults in the gym. This is definitely an…
PRJH 2018 Science Fair Results

Amara Drefs and Brayley Emter – 3R – Value – top project overall and top project in physical sciences Spencer Peacock – Growing Oats Using Organic and Artificial Fertilizers – second overall and top project in health and life sciences.…
Student charged with threats at PRJH

Richard Froese South Peace News A student at Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie was charged after an incident that locked down the school for about 30 minutes on Feb. 21. A 13-year-old male was charged with one…
Prairie River students shine in science fair

Richard Froese Spotlight Just over 60 intriguing experiments by Grade 8 and 9 students in Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie were on display at the school’s annual science fair Feb. 15. “Judges were overall very impressed with…