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PIC – National Indigenous Peoples Day at GPV

A group of dancers from Driftpile First Nation demonstrated their talents to students and staff at Georges P. Vanier on June 21. Students and staff from Ecole Routhier also attended. Above, Petie Chalifoux performs her hoop dance. Joining her were…
Track-and-field event held at Ecole Routhier

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs From racing on scooters backwards to jumping into a sand pit, the students at Ecole Routhier had fun during their two days of track-and-field activities. Students in Grades 4-6 had their track-and-field on June…
Ecole Heritage holds track-and-field meet

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs The field near Ecole Routhier was a busy place on June 8, as the school held its annual track-and-field meet there. The students in Grades K-6 participated in the event, with Grade 8 students…
PIC – A successful jump in track-and-field

Cory Brulotte makes a successful jump onto the mat. He and the other students in Grades 4-6 participated in the track-and-field meet at Ecole Routhier on June 5. The Grades 1-3 track meet was held on June 6.  
GPV unveils seven sports banners during ‘Colours Night’

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs The 2017/18 sports and athletics season has ended for Georges P. Vanier, but on one wall in the main gym are seven new banners that students, coaches and staff can take pride in. The…
G.P. Vanier year-end concert was certainly a Grand Finale

Tom Henihan Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com G.P. Vanier Bands presented “The Finale” concert on June 14 with over a hundred band members taking part. The gym was arranged so the Grade 7, 8 and 9 band members took their positions at…
Grade 6 class at Ecole Routhier completes DARE

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs The students in Joel Pelletier’s Grade 6 class at Ecole Routhier have been given the tools they need to address drug, alcohol and tobacco use, after completing the DARE program. Constable Guy Girard-Lallemand of…

Express Staff Here are speeches written by some of the Grade 12 students at Ecole Heritage, which were part of church service and banquet held for them on June 6. See the story on Pages 1 & 2. Bonsoir cher…