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Doucette new HPSD safety officer

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie School Division welcomes Katie Doucette as its new safety officer. Doucette is a graduate of the school division and has more than 11 years experience in the safety and emergency medical fields, says an…
Art students test skills in poster contest

Art students at High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School explored art with a purpose when they composed images for the Canada Water Week Youth Poster Contest with the subtheme The Benefits of Healthy Wetlands Ecosystems. The contest was offered by…
Board notes

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Mental health proposal discussed A plan to improve mental health for students in High Prairie School Division schools is being studied by the board of trustees.At its regular meeting March 17, reviewed a mental health plan…

SPN Staff Parents of students in High Prairie School Division are urged to complete an annual education survey. Alberta Education is conducting its annual surveys with all parents and guardians of students in Grades 4, 7, and 10 and those…
The fun and lighthearted side of art

Art students at High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School display some more creative art. “Art students continue to mix fun and lighthearted effects to their Art studies, a welcome mix during the COVID-19 pandemic, when we all have to work…
PIC – Ready to go!

Swan River First Nation School K4 students Shaylene Willier, front, and Serraydin Chalifoux, are all smiles while preparing for a ride in a sled pulled by sled dogs.
A day gone to the dogs!

And as far as Driftpile, Swan River students are concerned, it’s a good thing! Joe McWilliamsFor South Peace News “Any day with the dogs is a nice break,” says Kevin Lewis of Ministikwan Lake, Sask. Lewis had a couple such…
‘Weird, wild and wonderful’

Art students at High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School create some unusual art. “Recent cartoon and portrait studies brought forth weird, wild and wonderful imagery from EWP art students,” art teacher Rhonda Lund says. Students used clay to add yet…
Home! Sweet home!

Grade 5 students in Fran Caudron’s class at High Prairie St. Andrew’s School took pen and paper in hand during February to write essays in support of Habitat for Humanity. According to their website, The Meaning of Home Contest invited…
Students expand horizons

St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 is remembered in some of the art by students at E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie. “This week, they pushed their luck with four-leaf clovers and lucky leprechauns,” art teacher Rhonda Lund says.…
E.W. Pratt students create explosive art

Explosive coloured chalk, ink, pencil crayon and pencil adorn the High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School art display this week. “But when the subjects are everything from Keanu Reeves to a bomb ready to be set off, what would you…
‘Fly-bys’ concern HPSD

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Growing reports of motorists passing school buses with red lights flashing concerns High Prairie School Division.At its regular board meeting Feb. 17, the board of trustees discussed ongoing reports of school bus fly-bys, says a news…

Nevaeh CunninghamZaida QuevillonHPE Reporters This is Zaida and Nevaeh with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Students in Grade 6L are beginning to question the importance of space exploration and are excited to investigate new…
Art students continue to explore creativity

Roses are red, dinosaurs are yellow in High Prairie E.W. Pratt art class, this week. “A month into the second semester and E.W. Pratt art students seemed to have warmed up their creative skills already,” art teacher Rhonda Lund says.…
‘Life may be sunshine and roses’

Art students at High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School add some colour and flowers to remind us that spring is on the way. “Life may be sunshine and roses some of the time, according to EWP Art students,” teacher Rhonda…
Students prepare for chat with minister

Judeah GilroyEliza Sampson-WebberHPE Reporters This is Judeah and Eliza with this week’s South Peace News report from High Prairie Elementary School. Grade 6L students will complete a Google Meet with the Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange! Students are eager to…