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Saturday , 28 November 2020

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Lakeland schools shift to online learning starting Monday

St. Paul Education is shifting to an online synchronous learning model for grades 7-12 on Monday. The division was told about the upcoming shift at the same time as everyone else in the province on Tuesday afternoon, although superintendent Glen Brodziak does note they suspected something would be happening because …

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Student at Holy Cross Elementary positive for COVID-19

A student at Holy Cross Elementary School tested positive for COVID-19, confirmed Lakeland Catholic School Division Tuesday morning.   The division and school worked collaboratively with Alberta Health Services and immediately notified students, parents and staff using the proper protocols and procedures which are set out by the province. One …

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New school trustee for Fishing Lake and Elizabeth Métis Settlement

There will be a new voice representing two local metis settlements on Northland School Division. Skye Durocher, a Fishing Lake Métis Settlement resident, has been declared the new trustee of Ward 11 by-election by acclamation. In her position, Skye will represent the Fishing Lake Métis Settlement and the Elizabeth Métis …

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Glen Avon School moves to outbreak status

Glen Avon School in St. Paul has been moved to an outbreak status for COVID-19 following a second positive result for an individual there. According to St. Paul Education superintendent Glen Brodziak, two cohorts within the school have been impacted by the positive COVID-19 tests and asked to isolate. He …

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Lakeland area bus cancellations

Due to freezing rain, local area school buses have been cancelled for a number of schools. Bus cancellations have been reported for: St. Paul Education Regional Division Northern Lights Public Schools Lakeland Catholic School District Classes have not been cancelled and students are advised to attend class, should they be …

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Intro to Cree new Portage class teaching NLPS faculty

Local public school teachers are on the receiving end of lessons thanks to an expanded pilot program from Portage College. The Introductory Cree Language course first ran as a pilot for Portage in the spring of 2020 through the Community Adult Learning Program in Elk Point and Frog Lake Cree …

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Cold Lake public school plans to get parent feedback

Conversations about the future of Cold Lake public schools is continuing. Next Monday, the Cold Lake Configuration Committee will be hosting two online consultation sessions where they will present three options for the configuration of Cold Lake’s public schools, and look for input from parents and residents about which option …

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NLPS continues to tackle growing student population in Cold Lake

Timelines and format to give feedback on the school division’s three options are still being decided. Northern Lights Public Schools is moving forward to address the growing student population in Cold Lake in anticipated some schools would reach or exceed capacity within the next few years. The division’s Cold Lake …

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