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Students make medicine bags

Students at High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School have been busy making Maskihki Maskamot [medicine bags] with the help of Elder Joyce Hunt. Elk hide and beadwork meets paint, pencil and paper in Art class at Pratt as students explore…
Pratt preparing Art Gallery for open house

High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School students are preparing for the upcoming Art Show, featuring recent works, as part of the school’s May 26 open house and barbecue from 5-7 p.m. Prospective students, caregivers and parents are all welcome. Attend…
Vanier robotics team places 4th in Alberta

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Two robotics teams from schools in High Prairie School Division competed in the Skills Canada Alberta Competition in the Grade 10-11 category April 26.Donnelly George P. Vanier Grade 11 students Raechel Regular and Christian Mencke finished…
Science fair projects receive passing grade

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Three students from Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie are competing in the Canada-Wide Science Fair from May 16-20 in Fredericton, N.B., held virtually.Grade 8 students Olianna Stone and Abby Bilyk finished in the…
Ecole des Quatre-Vents celebrates historic day

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It was a long time coming but well worth the wait!Le Conseil scolaire du Nord-Ouest [CSNO] celebrated the start of construction of the $20.4 million Ecole des Quatre-Vents Replacement Project in Peace River May 6.The new…
Big, bright and beautiful!

Those three words best describe this week’s art projects completed by High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School Art students. Most of the techniques learned in class are new to students, yet they approach their projects with the bravado of pros.
School News – HPE students donate to 3 charities

Sloan ChapmanTraxtyn Rich-CarifelleHPE Reporters This is Sloan Chapman and Traxtyn Rich- Carifelle reporting to you from High Prairie Ele- mentary School.Students in Grade 3L are learning to help lead groups to show other students new Math concepts. Lots of cool…
Spring colours!

Spring has sprung in the High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School Art room! Students are working with colours and themes from the natural world as readily as they do with the elements and principles of art. Clearly, this is to…
Students make baskets for Women’s Shelter

Sloan ChapmanSophie OliverHPE Reporters This is Sophie Oliver and Sloan Chapman reporting to you from High Prairie Elementary School!During Art, Grade 3/4S students will paint clay pots and plant a flower in each of their pots. Grade 3/4S has also…
‘You have to be the change . . .you want to see’

SPN Staff High Prairie School Division launched its new Youth Council for Reconciliation [YCR] by hosting a special speaker April 12.Kendra Jessie, of Sucker Creek First Nation, spoke to a group of 90 students from Grades 9-12 to learn more…
Students exploring art in its many forms

This week, High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School Art classes are churning out lino prints, watercolour and acrylic paintings, plus pencil perspective studies combined with a never-ending energy for creativity and craftsmanship.
School News – Charities close to HPE students’ hearts

Tyra ShantzHPE Reporter This is Tyra Shantz reporting to you from High Prairie Elementary School.Students in Grade 3/4S will begin classifying a variety of animals based on observable characteristics. They will take a walk to the trail to observe some…
Art is a very personal choice

Art students at High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School were asked, “What makes something art?” The answers were too numerous and varied to list. Instead, Art teacher Rhonda Lund let this display of their artworks answer that very difficult question.