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Opening young minds to science at Ecole Heritage

Mac Olsen Express Staff Ecole Heritage’s science lab was the scene of lots of experimentation during May 16-17. TELUS World of Science – Edmonton was on hand to give students the opportunity to learn about science in a fun manner.…
Volunteers clean up Highway 49 for fundraising

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs Two groups were out along Highway 49 on May 12 for the annual cleanup campaign. Students for Georges P. Vanier and their parents, as well as students for Ecole Heritage and their parents, used…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The main gym at Georges P. Vanier was the scene of a community engagement meeting during the evening of May 3. Teachers were joined by High Prairie School Division No. 48 Superintendent Laura Poloz, as…
GPV badminton teams end season on high note

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Georges P. Vanier junior badminton team came home with medals and the banner from Wabasca on May 5, giving them an outstanding finish to the season. “The kids were nervous, but they played extremely…
Bus Driver Appreciation Day held at Ecole Routhier, GPV

Mac Olsen Express Staff Go into a school administration office in the morning or right after school, and you might hear two-way chatter between staff and school bus drivers regarding arrivals or departures on the radio. They might be discussing…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The track-and-field season is here, and GPV Coach Marion Lessard is getting her 25 athletes ready for the competition. Due to the extended winter weather, the team doesn’t have as much time to train. So…

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs   Students in the kindergarten and Grade 2 classes gave a singing and dancing performance at the Villa Beausejour in the afternoon of May 11. The kindergarten class danced first, then sang a song…