Schools and youth

Schools and youth

Information and news on local schools and education programs.

0
By Morinvillenews.com Staff Morinville - After five years of rumbling up and down the court throughout the Edmonton area, the Morinville Road Runners will be sending a team to provincials. The 11 bantam aged girls (11-12 years old) have qualified for provincials to be hosted in Calgary Mar. 18-19. The girls are currently the top- rated team in the Edmonton area with ...

0
Photos By Stephen Dafoe École Georges P. Vanier School Grade 2 students Dominic Peacock (left) and Jaeda Reaume (right) take a turn at Sledge Jump, one of several Inuit games students participated in Jan. 27 during Iqaluit day. The students spent the day studying Inuit culture as part of their social studies curriculum.

11
By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – A group of Morinville parents did not get the answers they were hoping for Monday night after waiting more than a month for the Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division (GSACRD) board to respond to their request for a non faith-based option for their children attending Morinville public schools. GSACRD trustees voted unanimously on administration’s recommendation that: “the Board of Trustees not support the request that Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools provide a fully secular...

1
By MorinvilleNews.com Staff Morinville – The Catholic Women’s League will be opening their doors to the public Thursday evening for a presentation on how former Minister of Education Dave King’s petition to disestablish the province’s Roman Catholic and Protestant Separate Schools could affect Catholic education in Morinville and the province. The meeting will be held at the Morinville Parish Hall at 7 p.m.

0
]By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – Anyone walking into the Morinville Seniors’ Rendez-Vous Centre Saturday afternoon walked into what appeared to be a traditional Christmas celebration for children. Santa was there posing for pictures and there were Christmas games to be played, Christmas songs to be sung and lots of opportunity to decorate cookies with all the festive trappings. But while the event was a child pleaser for those who attended ...

0
By Stephen Dafoe Morinville - It’s an early Saturday morning at the Ray McDonald Sports Centre and the bleachers are full of parents and grandparents watching children play hockey. But what sets the players on the ice apart from many other teams that will occupy the rink that day is the range of ages and genders playing together on the ice.

1
By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – Greater St. Albert Catholic School Board (GSACRD) trustees approved the division’s 2010-2011 operating budget Monday night - a budget that shows a $658,501 deficit. The negative figure is the difference between the $66,626,181 in revenues the division expects to receive and the $67,284,682 it expects to incur in expenditures.

0
By MorinvilleNews.com Staff St. Albert – Greater St. Catholic Schools trustee Jacquie Hansen, who represents St. Albert on the seven-member school board was elected president of the Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA), an organization that represents Alberta’s 62 locally-elected school boards.

0
By Stephen Dafoe Namao – Blind golfer Johanna Camarta was 25 when she first noticed something wasn’t right with her vision. Driving with her husband one night she noticed that when she closed one eye she could see the tail lights ahead of her, but when she closed the other she could not.

0
By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – After re-launching the Block Parent program in the Morinville area a few years ago, children needing a safe and friendly home would have to travel far and wide to find the aid they are looking for. There are currently 12 Block Parent households and one business between Morinville and Cardiff registered with the program which puts a highly visible sign in the windows of homes children can go to if they are lost, hurt or in danger.