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HPE, Vanier rule Robo Rumble

Richard Froese South Peace News Students from High Prairie and Donnelly schools ruled at the second annual Robo Rumble robotics competition March 11-12 for High Prairie School Division. Elementary students in Grades 3-6 were added to the event in High…
PIC – ‘Hair’ are you today?

Reid Oliver placed first in the Grade 6 portion of High Prairie St. Andrew’s School’s Oratorical competition March 11. He used a rather large wig to enhance his performance.
Cox 3-peats as Oratorical champ

St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie presented awards to winners in the school’s annual Oratorical competition March 11. Medals were presented to top students in each grade or class. Carley Cox, a Grade 5 student, won the Overall Elementary category…
Students, staff fast for a good cause

SPN Staff Six students and several supervisors from Prairie View Outreach and E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie, showed their commitment to taking a stand to end violence against women and children by participating in the Moose Hide Campaign’s…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Anyone with a remote thought that the new Northern Lakes College campus in High Prairie is not funded by the Alberta government can rest easy. The campus was included in a Government of Alberta March…

Georges P. Vanier in Donnelly and E.W. Pratt in High Prairie battled in the junior-senior high final of the second annual Robo Rumble robotics competition March 12 for High Prairie School Division. Kneeling, left-right, are Vanier students C.J. Mencke and…

Richard Froese South Peace News EDITOR’S NOTE: this article went to press before the Alberta Government announced on Sunday, March 15, that it was cancelling classes for the entire province. At least one field trip for High Prairie School Division…
Forestry fair plants seeds for students

Richard Froese South Peace News Career opportunities in the forest industry were presented to junior high school students at a forestry career fair March 3 in High Prairie. Employers and industry partners presented options in the fair at Edmo Peyre…
Students have a blast at the ski hill

Trinity Seppola Joussard Reporter Greetings from Joussard School! This is Trinity Seppola bringing you our news again this week. Our kindergarten students had a great time tubing at Little Smoky Ski Hill on Wednesday. It was so exciting to ride…
HPE students learn how to be mushers

Karina Munoz Salas Rebekah Strebchuk HPE Reporters This is Rebekah and Karina with our High Prairie Elementary School news of the week, for the South Peace News. Students in Grade 6L created wonderful posters to illustrate space, our solar system…
PICs – Forests fair plants seeds for future careers

Career opportunities in the forest industry were presented to junior high school students at a forestry career fair March 3 in High Prairie. Employers and industry partners presented options in the fair at the Edmo Peyre Hall, organized by Lesser…

Pearl Lorentzen For South Peace News Sheila Willis lives on an acreage just outside Smith and created the History Check app several years ago. The app went province-wide last year. In the next few months, school students across Alberta will…
Lady Chargers roll to league championship

Richard Froese South Peace News The E.W. Pratt Lady Chargers have won the women’s basketball championship for High Prairie School Division. The High Prairie team beat cross-town rivals St. Andrew’s Saints 58-20 in the final of the five-team tournament Feb.…