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Richard Froese For The Express Bus safety in the Smoky River region will come under study. At its monthly meeting Feb. 20, the board of High Prairie School Division discussed a local concern, says a news release from HPSD dated…
Two Smoky River schools receive atlas

Tom Henihan Express Staff MLA and Minister of Energy Marg McCuaig- Boyd visited schools in the Smoky River region on February 21. The Minister visited Ecole Heritage in Falher and G.P. Vanier School in Donnelly to present the school libraries…
Vanier students learn about forestry careers

Richard Froese For The Express Students at Georges P. Vanier learned about opportunities at a forestry career fair Feb. 26 in High Prairie. Lesser Slave Forest Education Society hosted the event for junior high school students. Various career options were…
A fascinating display of scientific enquiry

TA Norris and Glenmary schools’ Science Fair Tom Henihan Express Staff Over 300 students exhibiting approximately 230 projects took part in the Peace River Science Fair on February 20. The Grade 7 to 9 students event, hosted by Glenmary and…
A lot to ponder at G.P. Vanier Science Fair 2019

Tom Henihan Express Staff Albert Einstein said, “The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking,” and that insight was certainly apparent at G. P. Vanier School’s Grade 7 and 8 Science Fair on February 28.…
Students may have to buckle up on buses

Richard Froese For The Express Local students riding school buses may have to buckle up in seatbelts in a year or so. That concept is supported by Harry Davis, director of transportation for the High Prairie School Division. “If Transport…
The 45th Annual Red & Gold Invitational Tournament

Mac Olsen Express Staff There was plenty of senior high basketball action in Peace River during February 2-3, as Glenmary Catholic School and Peace River High School co-hosted the 45th Annual Red & Gold Invitational Tournament. Teams came from all…
Medals wins for Glenmary Saints’ junior basketball teams

Mac Olsen Express Staff Glenmary Catholic School, Peace River High School and T.A. Norris Middle School in Peace River were busy on January 18 and 19, as their gyms became part of a junior high basketball tournament. Glenmary hosted the…
Nampa Public School students learn about the media

Mac Olsen Express Staff This reporter recently had the opportunity to share his experiences about the media industry with students in Anne Saliwonchuk’s Grade 5/6 class at Nampa Public School. Their teacher has been introducing them to media concepts such…
PIC – It’s Twins Day!!

Students at Ecole Heritage dressed identically on January 24, as part of the school’s ‘Twins Day’, including as Edmonton Oilers fans. Earlier in the month, the students participated in skating activities at the Falher Regional Recreation Complex.