Sirens screamed through the streets behind Morinville Community High School (MCHS) Wednesday morning. Police, paramedics, and firefighters arrived at the scene of a two-vehicle collision that claimed the life of one teenager, sent another to the hospital, and saw a third charged with impaired driving. Then everyone took off the theatrical makeup and went back to class.
Morinville Community High School is welcoming seven teams to join them for the 23rd Annual MCHS Sr. Girls Invitational Tournament Feb. 3 nd 4.
MCHS will be joined by R. F Staples from Westlock, Beaumont Composite, Lillian Osborne from Edmonton, John Maland High School from Devon, Ponoka Secondary, Cold Lake High School, and Wetaskiwin Composite High School to compete in a dozen games over the two days.
“Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status” was this year’s theme for World Teacher’s Day. Ninety-two countries around the world celebrated World Teacher’s Day, and within the District, GSACRD hosted their annual Long Service Awards, honouring service to their school communities.
A former MCHS student is seeking $6000 in financial support to attend a four-week program in Ecuador, which is a pre-medical trip specific to her career.
Haley Stang told Rotary Club of Morinville members during her Feb. 17 presentation the proposal is with EcuaExperience, a Canadian based company offering Pre-Medical and Volunteer Programs.
Notre Dame Kindergarten students had the opportunity to learn how to build a birdhouse from kits supplied by Home Hardware. Manager Mike Porlier (Mr. Mike to the students) instructed students on building, air circulation, cleaning and how to make claw marks inside the birdhouse so young birds can get a better grip as they learn to get out of the house. The birdhouse are a Fathers’ Day gift from the students.