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Following are the results of High Prairie Dolphins’ swimmers at the Fairview Olympians Swim Meet June 11. Swimmer Event Time Fin Georgia Haas Girl’s 6 & under 25-M back 1:35.00 10 Georgia Haas Girl’s 6 & under 25-M flutter 1:17.38…

Following are the results of High Prairie Dolphins’ swimmers at the Alberta Summer Games Swim Meet June 12 at the East Link Centre in Grande Prairie. Swimmer Event Time Fin Abbie Cottingham Girl’s 11-12 100-M back 1:37.49 5 Abbie Cottingham…
PICS – HPE students put away books for a day in the sun

E.W. Pratt High School students organized the High Prairie Elementary School Fun Meet June 13. It’s the seventh year Pratt has run the meet for the younger students. The Mini-Style Olympics meet fosters positive relationships between students at the two…
High Prairie & District Palliative Care Society

Alzheimer’s Prayer Debra Isert, Palliative Care Coordinator, [780] 523-6438. Please grant my visitors tolerance for my confusion, forgiveness for my irrationality and strength to walk with me into the mist of memory my world has become. Please help them take…
Joussard School – Raises almost $2,600 for charity

Diamond Calliou-Calahasen Joussard Reporter Hello once again from Joussard School. This is your friendly reporter, Diamond, bringing you our news! Our kindergarten students report that they have been learning about three dimensional shapes in math lately and have been following…

Spotlight Staff High Prairie School Division has appointed Michelle Berggren and Brennan McDonald to two positions of inclusive education co-ordinators. They will work as a team to provide leadership in planning, developing, and implementing inclusive education services across the district.…
Pruden-Barrie new FNMI co-ordinator

Richard Froese Spotlight High Prairie School Division has appointed Delores Pruden-Barrie as First Nations, Metis, Inuit (FNMI) co-oordinator. She has been a director at Aspen View Public Schools since August 2015 in charge of FNMI learning and achievement. Previously employed…
4-H members shine at Achievement Day

Blackhurst raises Grand Champion Steer, Verstappen Supreme Female Mature Ewe East Peace 4-H District Show and Sale – Lambs [Saturday, June 4] Name Weight Buyer Ramona Bokhout 118 lbs Lazy W Ranch Naomi Bokhout 113 lbs Cox Petroleum/UFA Whisper Forseille 98…
The many faces of a kindergarten graduation

It is difficult for children to sit with little to do. Driftpile Mihtatakaw Sipiy School students were no different during their graduation June 17. We let the faces and actions tell the story. What are they really thinking?  

Richard Froese South Peace News Take a step back in time during Canada Day celebrations at the Triangle Museum Grounds, hosted by the Pioneer Threshermans Association. “Canada Day celebration is one of our biggest events of the year,” president Henry…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The 2016 High Prairie Elks Rodeo Queen contest is underway! Abbey Miller and Brooke Monteith are competing for this year’s honour. The contest began June 14 as the candidates made their speeches [public speaking] in…
New party, new leader needed

Marvin Moore Former PC MLA, Campaign Manager, Wildrose member. Uniting the right in Alberta seems to be on the minds of many people in our province, particularly those who voted Wildrose or Conservative in the last election. Two major groups…