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EW Pratt graduates on parade Aug. 15

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Graduating students of E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie will be honoured at special celebrations Aug. 15. Graduates are organizing an unofficial ceremony featured by a parade scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m. “Students came…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie School Division (HPSD) has presented its plan to open schools when students head back to classes in September as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues. “The plan developed to guide schools in the relaunch of…
Masks are now required in schools

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Masks will be mandatory when students return to school in September to prevent the risk and spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Students from grades 4-12 and all school staff will be required to wear masks in…

Pearl LorentzenFor South Peace News While in-class studies is the default for the fall, school boards are offering at-home learning options because of COVID-19. High Prairie School Division 2020-21 Re-Entry Handbook says the division “is able to provide learning opportunities…
New college campus in High Prairie in final stages

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Northern Lakes College is just weeks away from putting final touches on its new $24 million campus building in High Prairie. “We’re very pleased with the progress,” says board chair Daniel Vandermeulen, of High Prairie. “The…
Back to classes with COVID-19 precautions

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Classrooms will open when students go back to school in September as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues. Schools will be ready to welcome students under near-normal daily operations with health measures, announced by the government July…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Schools in Northland School Division are getting ready to welcome students back to classes as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues. The board and staff are drafting a plan to prevent the risk and spread of COVID,…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Northern Lakes College is one of 11 colleges active in a plan to help Alberta economy recover from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Alberta Colleges Economic Recovery Task Force has issued its initial recommendations to support…
COVID-19 UPDATE – July 20, 2020

As of July 20, Alberta Health has confirmed 368 new cases in Alberta in the last 72 hours. There are 26 new cases in the North Zone over the last 72 hours. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the…
St. Andrew’s celebrates Class of 2020

The Grade 12 class at High Prairie St. Andrew’s School held its graduation ceremony June 25. To respect social distancing during the pandemic, families drove into the parking lot, parked and watched their children receive diplomas and listen to speeches…

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…
Best assumes top job at Hillview

Hillview School in East Prairie will have a new principal when the school opens in the fall. Northland School Division announced June 24 that Rosalind Best was appointed to the position. Best joined Northland in 2014 and has been a…
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…