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Joussard School raises $824.25 at Terry Fox Run

Jewel Burlock-Laboucan Olivia Bellerose Joussard Reporters Hello, my name is Jewel Burlock-Laboucan and this is my assistant, Olivia Bellerose. We will be collecting the news from each classroom for our report to the South Peace News. As we talked to…
School’s beloved tipi restored

Samara Laboucan Joussard Reporter Joussard School sends out a huge hello this week to everyone reading my report. My name is Samara Laboucan and once again I went from classroom to classroom, interviewing kids to find out what fun things…
Prairie River welcomes new teaching staff

Richard Froese South Peace News Prairie Junior High School in High Prairie welcomes a new principal, vice-principal and four new teachers to its staff for the 2018-19 school year. Paula Taylor became the new principal and Troy Runzer as the…
HPE is starting a Grade 4-6 school choir

This is Grade 5C with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Music teacher Tannisha MacKenzie is looking forward to the start of our school choir next month. Grade 4-6 students, start thinking about sharing your…
Students support Terry Fox en masse

High Prairie schools participated in the Terry Fox National School Run Day on Sept. 27 to raise funds to fight cancer. Students from High Prairie Elementary School, Prairie River Junior High School and E.W. Pratt Senior High School walked and…
PRJH names volleyball tourney for Halverson

Richard Froese South Peace News Volleyball will be at the centre of the sports stage at Prairie River Junior High School with two major tournaments in October at the High Prairie school. The Prairie River Raiders will host the Josh…

Richard Froese South Peace News A new student progress report has been developed for Grades 7-12 students in High Prairie School Division, states a news release dated Sept. 25. “This report is designed with an intent to be parent-friendly and…
New college campus will enhance learning

Richard Froese South Peace News The new consolidated campus for Northern Lakes College in High Prairie will feature the first teaching kitchen and cafeteria in the college and enhance other learning opportunities. “It should be completed in time to open…

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie RCMP have yet to lay charges against an underaged youth[s] who posted threats on social media against St. Andrew’s School early Sept. 23. RCMP media contact Cpl. Chris Warren issued a news release…
NLC breaks ground for new campus

Richard Froese South Peace News Northern Lakes College broke ground Sept. 24 for its new consolidated campus in High Prairie. College and government leaders celebrated the milestone on the site on the east side of town at 4208 – 53…
Recycling program begins at HPE

This is Grade 5 with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. In Grade 2CL, they are having so much fun learning about magnets. They are making hypotheses, exploring, asking questions and making connections. They love…
PIC – No one here, please!

Parking restrictions have been added in front of St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie. Marked with a yellow line, no parking is allowed on 46 Street on the west side in front of the school for the safety of students…
School plans annual Terry Fox Run

Samara Laboucan Joussard Reporter Greetings once again from Joussard School. This is Samara Laboucan bringing you our news. Our kindergarten students were happy to let me know they have been learning all about apple trees and to make it even…

Richard Froese South Peace News A bursary to attract local students to return home to work has been initiated by Big Lakes County. At its regular meeting Sept. 12, council approved a recommendation to establish a Return of Service Bursary,…
PIC – College breaks ground for new High Prairie campus

Northern Lakes College broke ground Sept. 24 for its new High Prairie consolidated campus on 53 Avenue at 42 Street. College officials, local and provincial government elected official and citizens participated in the event. Left-right are NLC president and CEO…

Chris Clegg South Peace News [Update at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24] High Prairie RCMP have yet to lay charges against an underaged youth who posted threats on social media against St. Andrew’s School early Sept. 23. RCMP media contact…