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Wednesday , 14 April 2021

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Former Edmonton Oiler Joins Voyageurs Coaching Staff

A four-time Stanley Cup champion will be patrolling behind the Portage College Voyageurs’ bench this season. Kevin McClelland, who played centre during the dynasty years of the Edmonton Oilers, will serve as Associate Coach of the Portage College Men’s Hockey team in 2019-2020. In addition to his playing career, McClelland …

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SPERD School Board By-Election

The St. Paul Education Regional Division No. 1 board of trustees has passed a resolution to hold a by-election on November 12, 2019, for the vacant seat in subdivision D. As a result of two resignations, vacancies exist in subdivisions B and D. Regulations mandate that at least one seat …

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Advanced Education Minister touring Portage College, Lakeland College

It’s not just students heading back to school this week, but some government officials as well. Advanced Education Minister Demetrios Nicolaides will travel across Alberta to meet with post-secondary board members, staff and students about the sector’s future. Nicolaides is touring Lakeland College today and Portage College tomorrow to help …

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More options to report student absences at NLPS

Starting in September, all parents in Northern Lights Public Schools will have new options for reporting student absences. Safe Arrival was piloted in Bonnyville in the spring of 2019 and will be expanding to the rest of the division for the 2019-2020 school year. The new system reduces the time …

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NLPS give out 2019 Friends of Education Awards

The Northern Lights Public Schools Board of Trustees presented three long-time supporters of their schools with Friends of Education Awards at the division’s Welcome Back Breakfasts, held August 28-30. The Board presented two awards in Lac La Biche; one to Kristen Shewchuk from Big Brothers Big Sisters, and one to …

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Learning about oil at Lakeland Catholic School Division

Some students in the Lakeland will continue to learn the basics when it comes to oil and gas. Lakeland Catholic School Division is returning the Oil and Exploration 15-3 course where students learn about the origins of oil. It could be offered as a dual-credit course again, but with the …

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NLPS to offer bus driver training

Norther Lights Public Schools will soon offer a different type of education. The school board received approval from the province that they can offer bus driver training. NLPS pursued becoming a bus driver training school with the looming fear earlier this year that all bus drivers would need the MELT …

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