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Students inspired by the masters

High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School Art students have been inspired the last few weeks by the contemporary Ojibwa artist, Norval Morriseau, and Metis artist Christi Belcourt. Clearly, students can embrace the many opportunities to learn from the masters while…
HPE takes time to remember

High Prairie Elementary School marked Remembrance Day with an assembly Nov. 8 with several members of the High Prairie branch of the Royal Canadian Legion attending. The ceremony was led by students in Chris Langlois’ Grade 4-5L class and Charlene…
St. Andrew’s takes time to remember

Junior and senior high school students at St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie marked Remembrance Day with its Peace Day ceremony Nov. 10. Members of the High Prairie branch of the Royal Canadian Legion were special guests. Students read several…
Students express remembrance in their art

High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School Art students recently put their imaginations to the test while drawing their Remembrance Day posters. Students studied facial features and expressions but also expressed the importance of remembrance in their work. Students poured their…
Grand chief, Elders take PRSD to class on Treaty 8

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Peace River School Division trustees and other division leaders appreciated a valuable lesson about Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta.PRSD leaders learned about the true spirit and intent of treaties from a team from Treaty 8…
PRJH salutes veterans

Students at Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie marked Remembrance Day with an assembly Nov. 9 with several members of the High Prairie branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. Several videos about veterans and Remembrance Day were also…

HPE Staff Wow! It is already getting cold outside! We want to make sure everyone is dressing for the weather.Parents, it would also be helpful if you would label your children’s clothing (mitts, tuques, sweatshirts). The Lost and Found box…
School News – PRJH to celebrate Remembrance Day Nov. 9

PRJH Media Class This week, media class students are reporting to you from Prairie River Junior High School.Halloween was a great success at PRJH! One group of students, with guidance from teacher Keith Davidson, created a fantastic haunted house that…
Art students take time to remember

Social issues and special events are a popular theme where artists can share their thoughts and feelings. High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School Art students took up Remembrance Day to remind us how people are never too young to remember!
Aspeslet wins Edwin Parr Teacher Award

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A Peace River school teacher has won a top award for working in the first year in the profession.Ecole Springfield Elementary School teacher Neve Aspeslet won the Edwin Parr Award presented by the Alberta School Boards…
Raiders win volleyball tournament in nail-biter

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The host Prairie River Raiders, of High Prairie, won the boys’ side of the annual Josh Halverson junior high school volleyball tournament Oct 14-15.PPRJH River edged the Fairview St. Thomas More Kodiaks 25-21, 28-26 in an…
Holy Family meets with education minister

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News More funding to support mental health for students in Catholic schools was discussed with the education minister.Holy Family Catholic Regional Division board met with the Education Minister Adriana LaGrange on Sept. 22 to discuss the issue…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A gunshot heard at Cadotte Lake Oct. 21 sprung many people into action and put the Cadotte Lake School on hold as a precautionary measure.Media Relations Officer Lindsay McNab says the gunshot was heard around 9:35…