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Saturday , 8 May 2021

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Alberta’s First High School Level Service Rig Course Launched

On October 7th, Northern Lights School Division celebrated the erection of the rig for the first of its kind, Service Rig course offered at Bonnyville Centralized High School (BCHS). The Rig is located north of Bonnyville’s industrial area, on 54th avenue. The course is designed in two parts, the first semester …

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Enbridge Donates $15,000 to Youth Achievement Program

Aurora Middle School in Lac La Biche has received a large donation from Enbridge to support the Youth Achievement Program (YAP). The energy company presented the school with a cheque for $15,000 on October 1st. Board Chair Arlene Hrynyk says it’s impressive to see the oil industry still supporting school …

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NLSD Enrollment is Up

Enrollment is up across the Division for Northern Lights School Division (NLSD), which is a very positive display in the current economy, says NLSD Board Chair, Arlene Hrynyk. Assistant Superintendent Ron Taylor explains, “we’re up 126 students across the jurisdiction. That’s over our projection, which was 126 less.” Before the …

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NLSD Met Education Minister David Eggen

Northern Lights School Division (NLSD) Board Chair Arlene Hrynyk and Superintendent Roy Ripkens, met with the Minister of Education, David Eggen, on September 29th. NLSD used their time with the Minister to highlight the successes of the Inspiring Education and trades programs. As well as, express the positive experiences the …

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Cold Lake Teacher Wins Innovation & Achievement Award

Northern   Lights  School  Division  would  like  to  congratulate   Cold  Lake  Outreach  School  teacher  Don  Moore  on   winning  an  Innovation  and  Achievement  Award   from  the  Outreach Education  Council.     Moore  was  recognized  at  the  Outreach  Education   Council  Conference  on  Friday,  October  2  for   creating …

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Privacy Needed for Cold Lake High School Front Entrance

The Cold Lake High School is looking into options to add a little privacy to its front entrance at the Energy Centre. As it is, the front desk faces out into the main part of the busy recreational facility which can be trying for staff at times, explains Northern Lights …

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NLSD Meets with Minister of Education

Northern Lights School Division (NLSD) will meet with the Minister of Education, David Eggen today. Superintendent Rick Cusson and Board Chair Arlene Hrynyk will have the chance to highlight successful programs in the division with the Minister, explains NLSD Communication Officer, Nicole Garner, “one of the things we have going on …

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NLSD Proposing Changes to Education Act

Northern Lights School Division is proposing a few changes to Alberta’s Education Act. Nicole Garner, Communication Officer for the division, says now is the perfect opportunity for NLSD to display changes they believe would benefit their students, “it allows us to show what we think is best for students in …

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New High School in Bonnyville is NLSD Top Priority

Northern Lights School Division (NLSD) Board has set priorities they hope to achieve over the next three years. The main priority in the board’s capital plan will be a new high school in Bonnyville. The idea behind the priorities list is somewhat like a Christmas list explains Communications Officer for …

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Arlene Hrynyk Acclaimed Board Chair of NLSD

Northern Lights School Division held their Organization Meeting with the Board of Trustees on August 26th, 2015, in Bonnyville. During the meeting board members voted in several roles, including Board Chair. Arlene Hrynyk was acclaimed in to serve NLSD as Board Chair for another term, while Trustee Maurice Richard was acclaimed …

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