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Vanier celebrates ‘Grad on the Go’

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News G.P. Vanier School in Donnelly honoured 38 graduates with a special event since large ceremonies could not be held during the coronavirus (COVD-19) pandemic. The class of 38 students went on tour of homes in “Grad…
Socially distanced grad ceremonies in Peace River

Susan ThomsonSouth Peace News Graduation ceremonies in 2020 have had to get creative to follow social distancing rules during the COVID-19 pandemic. Peace River is no exception. Glenmary School and Holy Family Cyberhigh class representative Kaitlyn Coen says in a…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie School Division is preparing for students to go back to school in September.At its regular meeting June 17, the board discussed possible questions for a re-entry survey to parents and guardians, says a news…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division [HFCRD] has recognized its 2019-20 long-service award recipients. As a small token of appreciation, staff members who complete 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years of service are…
Goudreault new principal at Providence

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Ecole Providence School in McLennan welcomes Lauri Goudreault as its new principal in September. She was appointed by Holy Family Catholic Regional Division [HFCRFD], states an news release June 24. Goudreault succeeds Krista Veitch, who becomes…
Slave Lake trustee new HPSD chair

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie School Division has a new chair of the board. Slave Lake Trustee Steve Adams was elected chair by the board at its organizational meeting June 17. He succeeds longtime High Prairie trustee Joyce Dvornek,…
Viens appointed principal at Pratt

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A new principal has been named for E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie. Etta Viens was announced in a news release from High Prairie School Division dated June 25. She has 28 years of education…
HPSD nominates Fink for Edwin Parr Award

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Kinuso School teach- er Landon Fink is the High Prairie School Division nominee for the Edwin Parr Award. Fink was named by the HPSD board as candidate for the prestigious award for Zone 1 of the…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News More people will be able to attend graduation festivities than first expected at École Héritage in Falher on June 26. Larger gatherings are allowed in the updated restrictions in the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’ve adjusted the times…
New principal at Good Shepherd

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Victoria Cornick will be the new principal of Good Shepherd School in Peace River starting in September. She is currently the principal of Holy Family School in Grimshaw, says a June 15 news release from Holy…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Krista Veitch will become the new principal of Holy Family School in Grimshaw in September. She will transfer from Ecole Providence School in McLennan where she was principal the past six years, says a news release…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division [HFCRD] invites ideas from students, parents, and staff about a plan to start school in September. “Now is the perfect time for HFCRD to gather feedback and learn about the…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Students and learning remain a top priority as High Prairie School Division adopted a budget for the 2020-21 school year. Trustees passed a budget at a budget meeting May 14, says a news release May 29.…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News École Héritage in Falher will host graduation ceremonies in two weeks. The school will honour 13 students on June 26, principal Nicole Walliser says. “This is the official graduation ceremony and celebration,” says Walliser. Schools with…