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Wednesday , 14 April 2021

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Light of Christ Catholic teacher nominated for provincial award

Lakeland Catholic Schools have announced they have nominated Haley Ozga for the Edwin Parr Award this year. The Edwin Parr Award recognizes outstanding first-year teachers in Alberta. Every year school divisions nominate an exceptional first-year teacher for this award. Recipients from each zone will be announced this spring. Haley is …

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No more Clandonald School effective June 30

With heavy hearts BTPS carried a motion yesterday to close Clandonald School, effective June 30. Buffalo Trail Public Schools Regional Division No. 28 (BTPS) began their investigation in January and held virtual a meeting with the community in February to gather more information. “I live in the area so it …

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Expect an extension of COVID-19 closure at Mallaig School

Ecole Mallaig School is under COVID-19 outbreak status with 12 cases of the virus reported amongst staff and students of the K-12 school. According to St. Paul Education Superintendent Glen Brodziak roughly 55 per cent of the school’s staff and students are isolating after being identified as close contacts since …

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Long term solution needed for busing woes: SPERD

Bus drivers are being offered more money by St. Paul Education in order to address some of the cost increases to the independent contractors who operate the school division’s bus routes. According to Board Chair Heather Starosielski, the transportation committee met with bus drivers on Mar. 8 to discuss their …

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Imperial donates $40K to NLPS to address hunger and mental health

An oil and gas producer has made a substantial donation to Northern Lights schools. In November 2020, Imperial Cold Lake Operation made a donation of $40,000 to the Northern Lights Public Schools’ It Starts With Hope Project, which addresses the issues of food insecurity and mental health facing the student …

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École Notre Dame Elementary principal nominated for Excellence award

Lakeland Catholic Schools has nominated a local principal for a provincial award. Kim Kaiser, principal of École Notre Dame Elementary, is the division’s nominee for the Excellence in Catholic Education Award as presented by the Council of Catholic School Superintendents of Alberta. The award recognizes Catholic educators in Alberta who have …

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Don’t park in bus lanes during school pick-up and drop-off: NLPS

Northern Lights Public Schools is reminding parents and motorists to not park in the bus lanes during school drop-off and pick-up times. NLPS communications officer Nicole Garner said there’s been an increase of these cases at some division schools and it’s a safety concern. “It’s causing some near misses with …

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BCHS students to stay at C2 for rest of school year

Bonnyville Centralized High School students will stay put at the Centennial Centre for the rest of the school year instead of moving in the spring. The plan was to have the Grade 9-12 students move back the school site in mid-April as the contractors would be close to completing construction, …

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