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Chris CleggSouth Peace News It was a joyous trip home from Donnelly after the High Prairie St. Andrew’s Saints junior high basketball teams swept the G.P. Vanier Vipers Jan. 19.The girl’s team won 66-16 while the boy’s team won 51-35.Zaida…
Sports courts planned for Falher school

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News More options for outdoor community recreation in the Falher region are planned at a local school.A project to add beach volleyball, basketball, tennis and pickleball courts at Ecole Heritage have been launched by La societe des…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Alberta Health Services’ decision to cancel psychiatrist services has Peace River School Division worried for the mental health of its students.The board heard the news at its Dec. 16, 2021 board meeting.“Alberta Health Services has given…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Nampa and the surrounding district are making every effort to keep Nampa Public School from closing at the end of June.Lauren Krahn and Clynton Butz attended the Northern Sunrise County meeting Dec. 14 by Zoom to…
Glenmary men win hoops title

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River Glenmary Saints won the ninth annual Tonesha Walker Memorial Basketball Tournament in High Prairie hosted by the E.W. Pratt Chargers on Dec. 3-4.The Saints beat the host Chargers 89-60 in the final of…

Editor’s note: Holy Family Catholic Regional Division is holding a byelection in Ward 2 – McLennan Dec. 16. The Division asked candidates for written submissions which they posted on their website and shard with media. They also posted a video…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Peace River School Division is considering closing Nampa Public School.PRSD has notified parents and/or guardians with students at the school, and advised the parent council, says Supt. Adam Murray.Closing a school is a long, well-defined process…
Whalen elected ACSTA vice-chair

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A Peace Country school board trustee is now the vice-chair of the Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association [ACTSA].Kelly Whalen was elected Nov. 13 at the association’s annual general meeting.Whalen, who has been a strong advocate for…

Peace River School Division is exploring alternative education options.At its Nov. 18 board of trustees meeting, PRSD heard a report from Virtual Education Program District Principal Saxon Butte and Home Education Coordinator Golda David.They provided the board with an update…

Peace River School Division board of trustees met Nov. 18 and heard about PRSD’s rapid testing program for COVID.In a memo Nov. 5, Supt. Adam Murray communicated to all staff that a COVID-19 voluntary rapid test program would be accessible…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Renegades lost 36-28 to the Grande Prairie Composite Warriors Nov. 6 in the Athabasca Bowl final in the high school Mighty Peace Football League.In a battle for the best of the bottom four…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News No one stepped forward to serve on the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division board of trustees in Ward 2 McLennan in the Oct. 18 municipal election leaving the seat vacant.However, Holy Family’s board of trustees agreed…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River Pioneers were stopped in the high school Mighty Peace Football League playoffs.Finishing fourth in the league, the Pioneers lost 47-7 to the No. 1 ranked St. Joseph’s Celtics in Grande Prairie on Oct.…
St. Joe’s too much for Renegades

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Renegades faced their toughest opponent this season to close out the regular season in the high school football season.On the road Oct. 21 in Grande Prairie, two ranked teams battled as the Renegades…