Local News

Morinville Public School saying goodbye to Principal

Wayne Rufiange is the very first public school principal the Town of Morinville has ever had. It’s a role he’s shaped and worked at for six years and, this week, it comes to an end. Rufiange is saying goodbye to Morinville Public School (MPS) students, his teaching staff, and the Sturgeon School Division (SSD) community to take on a new opportunity in the Town of Westlock—that of high school principal. […]

Arts & Culture

Musicians will shine this weekend

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star will mix with pop songs and heavy metal this weekend as Smith Music hosts their annual student concert series. Far from a recital, the local music school has always tried to mix the acts into a show worthy of the audiences attending but also the hard work students have put in over the year.
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Business

Ice cream will help local youth

Morinville Sobeys is exchanging tasty ice cream for $2 donations this Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Morinville Youth Programming was selected as the charity in Morinville for the company’s Canada Screams for Ice Cream campaign and Kids Paying-it-Forward program. […]

Province

Government says Classroom Improvement Fund will help students

The Government of Alberta is investing an additional $75 million to benefit students and teachers during the 2017-18 school year.

Minister David Eggen announced the Classroom Improvement Fund (CIF) Tuesday morning, but the CIF was part of the central agreement reached between the Alberta Teachers’ Association and the Teachers Employer Bargaining Association in May. […]

Local News

MCHS students spiking success on the volleyball court

Two local teens have burst onto Alberta’s volleyball scene in a big way.

Carter Hills and Andrew Seguin, grade 10 students from Morinville Community High School (MCHS), have taken their sport by storm. Lately, they’ve been spending their time winning championships, being recognized as tournament All-Stars, and receiving invitations to try-out with volleyball’s best-of-the-best. […]