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Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs   The library for Ecole Heritage held their annual book fair for the public this week. It was decorated with an enchanting theme, with educational books and games being sold. Here are some photos…
G.P. Vanier students commemorate veterans in school ceremony

Tom Henihan Express Staff Vanier students gathered in the gym on Friday November 9 for the school Remembrance Day ceremony. President of the McLennan Royal Canadian Legion #153, David Champion was guest of honour. Two students hosted the event and…
GPV senior volleyball teams fall short at Peace Classic

Mac Olsen Express Staff The senior volleyball teams at Georges P. Vanier attended the Peace Classic invitational in Peace River on November 9 & 10, but they came home without medals. The girls’ team came away with 3-2 record, placing…

Submitted by Georges P. Vanier Marvyn Dupuis lived in the Smoky River region, where he raised his family, for many years. His boys graduated from Georges P. Vanier School. Marvyn, a giving, generous man, created the Marvyn Dupuis Foundation and…
PIC – Heritage team brings home  gold medal

In front, left-right: Veronica Jacob, Anique Tardif, Nadia Sylvain, Trista Boissonneault & Émilie Aubin. In back, left-right: Gabrielle Velie, Ashley Mussio, Amber Guérette, Zoé Tardif, Hannah Dion, Amber Labrecque & Coach Jean-Pierre Lavoie. They won gold at the E.W. Pratt…
GPV junior boys’ volleyball wins silver medal

Mac Olsen Express Staff The Georges P. Vanier junior boys’ volleyball team performed well at the La Crete invitational over the weekend of October 2-3, bringing home the silver medal. “It was fantastic,” said their substitute coach, Pam Heckbert. “They…

Tom Henihan Express Staff Many schools are putting an increased emphasis on so called “Digital Citizenship.” The concept of digital citizenship is to teach kids how to behave responsibly and ethically online and to be objective and discerning when dealing…
Ecole Heritage holds Remembrance Day service

Mac Olsen Express Staff On November 8, students and staff at Ecole Heritage honoured veterans and those who have passed on, as part of the school’s Remembrance Day service. The event was held in the gym, opening with a march…

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs   Students at Ecole Routhier, along with guests, converged in the main gym at 10:45 a.m. on November 9 for the annual Remembrance Day service. Among the dignitaries were Fire Chief Marcel Maure, paramedics…

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs   On November 8, students and staff at Ecole Heritage honoured veterans and those who have passed on, as part of the school’s Remembrance Day service. The event was held in the gym, opening…
Ecole Heritage junior volleyball teams do well in Grimshaw

École Héritage competed in the Grimshaw School Junior Tournament during October 19-20. There were 12 girls’ teams and 10 boys’ teams. Both Heritage teams were to compete at the 1J Zones Playoffs this past weekend, with boys travelling to Beaverlodge…