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PICs – School, community bands perform for public

Two High Prairie school bands and an adult band were centre stage at the Spring Concert on May 24 at Prairie River Junior High School. The Prairie River Senior Band and E.W. Pratt Wind Ensemble performed under the leadership of…
PIC – ‘Hands’ down!

Prairie View Outreach players get into hands games at the High Prairie School Division annual hand games tournament April 27. Left-right, are Monique Roy, Desiree Bissell, Madison Cooper and Constance Cardinal. The host Joussard team won the elementary division for…
HPE – Spring Night sure to dazzle audience

Laya Thunder Melissa Watts HPE Reporters This is Lyla and Melissa here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Our Grade 4s and Grade 5s have been busy preparing for their Spring Night performance on…
Joussard School – Others plant, Joussard harvests

Janessa Burlock Joussard Reporter Hello, my name is Janessa Burlock and I am stepping in as reporter for the South Peace News today. It is a quiet, rainy morning here at Joussard School. We’re thankful for the rain though because…
PARTY sends message vs drinking, driving

Richard Froese South Peace News Grade 9 junior high school students learned lessons about the impacts of drinking and driving during the annual Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth program in High Prairie on May 9-10. PARTY was presented…
Valedictorian extends thanks during speech

Zale Zabolotniuk Valedictorian Good afternoon, everyone, family, friends, teachers, honoured guests and fellow graduates. I am honoured to have been chosen to represent my class and have this opportunity to speak today. I would like to begin by thanking our…
HPE students cast a ‘spell’ for a good cause

Richard Froese South Peace News More than $8,000 was riased by High Prairie Elementary School students in a recent spell-a-thon. The spelling test was given on April 12 and winners were awarded prizes on May 4, says Grade 2 teacher…

Richard Froese South Peace News Up to 20 bus drivers are expected to test their skills in the third annual Zone 5 [Northwest] School Bus Roadeo in High Prairie on May 26. Drivers will compete in the daylong event at…
PIC – Decisions, decisions, decisions!

Grade 6 students at St. Andrew’s School pour over photographs and stories while laying out the St. Andrew’s School Times. Students have written stories and taken photographs the last few weeks for the third edition of the Times, which will…
HPE – Grade 6s enjoy visit to Legislature

Kyla Klingsch Laya Thunder HPE Reporters This is Kyla Klingsch and Laya Thunder here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Grade 3L is reading Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets. The students made…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A Grouard resident is one of three people appointed to serve on the Northern Lakes College board of governors until April 30, 2021. Fern Welch also serves as the Grouard councillor on Big Lakes County.…

Richard Froese South Peace News Two school bands, a school drama club and an adult band will take centre state at the Spring Concert on May 24 at Prairie River Junior High School at 7 p.m. The Prairie River Concert…
PIC – A grim reminder

A mock accident re-creates the tragedy that can occur at an accident. Grade 9 students around the region learned lessons about the impacts of drinking and driving during the annual PARTY program in High Prairie on May 9-10. Above, Daniel…
HPE – Students receive trapping lessons

Wilsyn Matthew Willier-Ridge HPE Reporters This is Wilsyn and Matthew here with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. The students in Grade 1S are very excited to go swimming next week. They are also loving…