Schools and youth

Schools and youth

Information and news on local schools and education programs.

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By MorinvilleNews.com Staff Morinville – It’s not every day that a group of three year olds are allowed close access to a cougar, but students at Morinville Tiny Tots soon found out Tuesday afternoon that this cougar had no fur or whiskers. Rather, the cougar was a large military vehicle that once trained soldiers in the skills needed to operate tanks.

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By MorinvilleNews.com Staff Morinville / Legal – Schools in the Greater St. Albert Catholic School Division were cast in a favourable light in Minister of Education David Hancock’s 2010 Accountability Pillar report, released this week. The Accountability Pillar measures a school division’s performance in delivering high quality education.

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By Morinvillenews.com Staff Edmonton – More than 12,000 Alberta students shared $26 million in Rutherford Scholarships in 2009-2010, a record year for the annual program named after Alberta’s first premier.

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By MorinvilleNews.com Staff Morinville – A youth empowerment philosophy became the topic of discussion during Wednesday’s Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce all-candidates forum. During the question period, Morinville’s mayoral candidates were asked if they were aware of the 40 Developmental Assets philosophy being ...

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By MorinvilleNews.com Staff Morinville – Riding around town on his bicycle, nine-year-old Ryan Flemming was recently stopped by Morinville Peace Officer Alaeddine. But the officer wasn’t stopping the youth to give him a lecture; he was stopping ...

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By MorinvilleNews.com Staff Morinville – After hosting a zone golf tournament at Cardiff Sept. 20, during which the school's four-man team placed in the top six, the MCHS Boys went on to win the silver medal in golf provincials held Sept. 27 in Carstairs and Sept. 28 in Olds ...

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By MorinvilleNews.com Staff Morinville – Magician Sheldon Casavant may be appearing at Notre Dame Elementary School Oct. 15, but tickets to the performance are disappearing fast. Organizers say half of the 400 tickets available are already gone ...

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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – MCHS student Morgan Allen, who recently participated in the Rotary Club’s Rotary Youth Leadership Award program, is looking to take advantage of another Rotary-sponsored program to better herself, her school and the communities around her.

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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – A number of local students took to the podium in the banquet room of the Morinville Inn and Suites Wednesday night to speak to the Morinville Rotary Club about their experiences over the past year, experiences they had thanks to Rotary-sponsored trips ...

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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – Enthusiastic first and second graders at École Georges P. Vanier School stepped out of the classrooms Monday afternoon to do a little digging, a little planting and a little watering. The students paired up with classmates to plant some new perennials and shrubs at the front of the school ...