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PIC – Rich rewards

Joussard School students enjoyed a pizza lunch June 18 courtesy of South Peace News for writing school news during the 2018-19 school year. Hunter Laboucan, left, and Samara Laboucan, were two of the school’s reporters. High Prairie Elementary School students…
PIC – Last time together

Kindergarten graduations are all over for the 2018-19 school year. Joussard School celebrated its graduation June 19. Above, children enjoy a good laugh after receiving certificates. Left-right are Layla Halcrow-Calliou, Robert Fulton-Prince, Mikael Feschuk, Kylie Emes, Brianna Courtoreille and Hunter…
PICs – HPE celebrates Indigenous Day

High Prairie Elementary School celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21 with several cultural activities. Grade 4 students learned how to build a tipi, speak Cree language words and phrases, traditional drumming and dancing and Metis point art. The day…
Pratt honours top academic students

E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie presented its annual academic awards during an assembly June 18. Students were recognized for achievements attained during the past school year. Subject Awards Awarded for the top mark for the academic year. Grade…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie School Division has appointed Shelley Binstead as manager of finance and Krista Hauffe as the manager of human resources. Appointments were announced in an HPSD news release May 8. Binstead will succeed Jody Frowley,…
PICs – PRJH presents top awards

Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie presented special awards during a year-end assembly June 20. The 3A-3R Award was presented for the third year to honour a student who excels in academics, arts and athletics, and is responsible,…
Doan wins Dan Sloan Athletic Dedication Award

Top athletes in Grades 10-12 receive honours E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie presented its annual athletic awards during an assembly June 18. Graduating student Alexa Doan won the Dan Sloan Athletic Dedication Award for the top overall athlete.…
Joussard student aces PAT exams

Julia Fulton-PrinceJoussard Reporter Hello! This is Julia, bringing you our last report of the year. Our kindergarten students were so very excited this week because their graduation was held June 19. We had lots of little tots in caps and…
HPE taking ‘K’ classroom outdoors

Veronika DolgirevaHPE Reporter This is Veronika with our last High Prairie Elementary School news of the year, for the South Peace News. The staff and students at HPE would like to wish Grade 5 teacher Lasha Sebo lots of luck…
PIC – “Will this ever end?”

Driftpile kindergarten student Kedeth Isadore-Piche has had enough! All those boring speeches by adults when it’s time to be a kid and play! What’s a kid to do until they’re done? Snooze! Isadore-Piche relaxes during his graduation June 13.
Driftpile students celebrate K-graduation

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Enough of this kindergarten, off to Grade 1! Nine children at Driftpile Mihtatakawah Sipiy School celebrated their first graduation June 13 as the kindergarten class prepared for life in the big world of Grade 1. The…
St. Andrew’s honours top academic students

St. Andrew’s Catholic School in High Prairie presented awards to junior and senior high school students during the Celebrations of Learning, June 5. “Tonight is a celebration of our students’ academic success, character development and school pride through their accomplishments…
PICs – Grade 4 students do the Dlugosz Dig

Flowers were planted by Grade 4 students in MacIntyre Park June 13 as part of the Dlugosz Dig project of the High Prairie Community Beautification Association. The name Dlugosz was given in honour of the late Mary Dlugosz who was…
Waikle guns for gold after silver medal win

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News E.W. Pratt High School athlete Cameron Waikle captured a silver medal at the Alberta High School Track and Field Championships held June 7-8 in Calgary. He finished second in Ambulatory Men’s Shot Put with a personal…
Jumpshots for Jacob nets family big bucks

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A basketball tournament raised a few thousand dollars for young cancer patient, Jacob Kosak, of High Prairie. Jumpshots for Jacob was held June 8 at St. Andrew’s School, where Kosak is a Grade 10 student. Kosak…