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Tuesday , 14 July 2020
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Seven high-school grads receive Osum Awards

Osum Oil Sands Corp. has announced the recipients of the 2020 Leader of Tomorrow Award. This $1000 bursary recognizes Grade 12 students in the Bonnyville and Cold Lake area who make a positive difference in their school and communities. Thus year’s recipients of the Leader of Tomorrow Award are: Hunter …

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EPOS staying put for the immediate future

Horizons Outreach school in St. Paul will remain closed Despite being scheduled for closure earlier in the year, the Elk Point Outreach School (EPOS) will remain open and at its current location for the next two years. The school was originally going to be relocated into the F.G. Miller Jr./Sr. …

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SPERD donates funds to community organizations

After being left with an additional $30,000 from their school nutrient grant for the year, St. Paul School Division has decided to donate the money to community support services that have served SPERD through the years. The County of St. Paul, Elk Point and Two Hills FCSS’ were given $9000 …

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Cold Lake grad receives Lynn McFarlane Scholarship

A scholarship to help those with disabilities continue advancing their learning was presented to a recent Assumption High School grad ten days ago. The Lynn McFarlane Scholarship for 2020 was awarded to Dustin Deep on June 22 who has been accepted into the environmental sciences program at Lakeland College in …

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Gallery: JA Williams 2020 grad parade

A congratulations went out to all of the 2020 JA Williams graduates. Last Friday, JA Williams High School students celebrated their graduation by dressing up, decorating their vehicles, and participating in a parade down Beaverhill Road. People lined the sidewalk and watched as they supported the 2020 graduating class. The …

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Vermilion celebrates 2020 Grads

Vermilion Elementary hosts socially distanced grad, high schools wait for a later date With schools being closed this spring, many opted to postpone their graduation ceremonies, but Vermilion Elementary School (VES) was able to go forward with a socially distanced option. On June 17, VES celebrated their Grade 6 Farewell …

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Two Hills school receives funding for tech training

Two Hills School will be receiving funding to promote deep tech learning in its students which will be awarded through a multimodal learning program Callysto. Callysto funds activities that support building coding and computational thinking skills among Grades 5-12 students and is part of a two-year joint partnership between the federal …

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Holy Cross Elementary says good-bye to Grade 6 class

Holy Cross Elementary School held a parade on Wednesday to bid farewell to its graduating sixth-grade class in spite of COVID-19 hurdles. The celebration consisted of the students receiving a completion certificate on Monday along with a photo, and a few days later driving past the school with their parents …

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NLPS appoints Casselman as assistant principal of H.E. Bourgoin

Tracy Casselman. Image credit: NLPS. Northern Lights Public Schools has announced Tracy Casselman has been appointed assistant principal of H.E. Bourgoin Middle School for the 2020-2021 school year. “I am extremely excited to be joining the HEB community,” said Casselman in a press release. “I can’t wait to develop relationships …

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