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Saturday , 8 May 2021

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New Assistant Principals Appointed for NLPS

Several Northern Lights schools will have new assistant principals when the new school year starts in September.   Bruce Greengrass, who is currently Assistant Principal for Northern Lights Outreach Schools, has been appointed Assistant Principal of Bonnyville Centralized High School. Mr. Greengrass previously taught Social Studies at BCHS in 2012 …

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School Nutrition Program expands to North Star Elementary School

Northern Lights Public Schools has announced that all students at North Star Elementary will receive a nutritious lunch every day free of charge starting in September. “We are thrilled to be able to expand our School Nutrition Program to North Star Elementary,” said Board Chair Arlene Hrynyk. “Not only does …

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School (board) is out for summer!

The term end meeting of St Paul Education Regional Division No. 1 (SPERD) was held on Thursday, June 21. The next meeting will be on September 12, 2018.   Massive garage sale at Ashmont School! Kids in Ashmont are enjoying two extra days of summer holidays while their teachers and …

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Rebranding SPERD

Watch for St Paul Education Regional Division No. 1’s (SPERD’s) new logo. It was revealed at the June 21 regular board meeting, but will enjoy a ‘soft launch,’ to the public, first appearing on the school division’s social media accounts,  then gradually appearing on business cards, letterhead, and signage as …

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Dr. Brosseau Holds Grand Opening of Inclusive Park

Ecole Dr. Bernard Brosseau School held the grand opening of their new inclusive playground on Tuesday. The wheelchair-accessible unit finished just before snow fell, culminating a two year process from start to finish. One of the things that makes the playground inclusive, is the rubber cusion base surrounding the playground, …

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Donation from WSP for Portage College Museum

The Portage College Museum of Aboriginal Peoples’ Art and Artifacts (MOAPAA) received a generous donation after the Rural Municipalities of Alberta Conference (RMA). Barry Feledichuk, Foreman for Urban Transportation, Utilities & Airports of Lac La Biche County entered and won a draw from WSP that gave the winner the ability to donate $1,000 to a …

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Portage College Student recognized with Esquao Award

Photo: Lyla Allan (CSW Coordinator), Lana Howse (Award Recipient – CSW Yr. 1 Student), Tracy Orr (CSW Instructor), Audrey Cochrane (CSW Instructor) Congratulations to Lana Howse, a Portage College Community Social Work (CSW) Program year 1 student for being honoured with the distinguished Esquao Award. The Institute for the Advancement of …

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Award Winning Speech at Awards Ceremony for Convocation 2018

Portage College would like to share the award winning convocation speech given by Taisya Reutov. Retouv spoke at the 2018 award ceremonies for Portage College. Below is a transcript of her award winning speech.   Good morning/afternoon, my name is Taisya Reutov and I would like to first and foremost …

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New Principal for Elizabeth School

Northlands School Division is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Burke as Principal of Elizabeth Métis Settlement School. Mark has been employed with NSD since 2001. Since joining NSD he has called J.F. Dion School, in Fishing Lake Métis Settlement home. “I am very excited to be named the new principal …

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New Principal for J.F. Dion School

Northland School Division No.61 (NSD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Angela Sanregret as J.F. Dion School Principal (Fishing Lake Métis Settlement). Angela’s education career began in Frog Lake First Nation; which is approximately 30 minutes away from Fishing Lake Métis Settlement. “I am excited to begin a new chapter with the …

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