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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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Substitute teachers in short supply this year

Substitute teachers are in short supply this year, and for St. Paul Education they are seeing a 20 per cent decrease in subs, so they are having to turn to educational assistants (EA) to fill in the gaps. The lack of substitute teachers has been chalked up to COVID-19 regulations, …

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New entryways, gym floors, targets for school projects

A handful of schools in the Lakeland are getting a facelift. Thanks to provincial government grants, Lakeland Catholic School District received $2.5 million and Northern Lights Public Schools got $1 million for improvements in late May. Dr. Brosseau School is currently one of the schools that will look a little …

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NLPS calls for nominations for the Friends of Education Award

The Northern Lights Public Schools Board of Trustees is now accepting nominations for its 2020 Friends of Education Awards. “We encourage all of our parents, students and staff to consider nominating someone in our community who makes a difference in the lives of our students,” said Board Chair Arlene Hrynyk. …

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NLPS launches Positive Signs for Mental Health campaign

In recognition of Mental Health Week (May 4-10), Northern Lights Public Schools and the Successful Families, Successful Kids Project are pleased to announce their “Positive Signs for Mental Health” initiative. Their goal is to spread positive messages of hope and encouragement throughout our community and show people that we care …

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All K-12 school classes cancelled, daycares closed, 17 new COVID-19 cases in Alberta

Image credit: Alex Tétrault, National Observer. Effective immediately, students will no longer be attending classes in K-12 schools and post-secondary institutions until further notice, the provincial government announced on Sunday. Post-secondary campuses will still remain open, but classes are cancelled. School authorities are expected to continue their regular day-to-day operations …

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