Schools and youth

Around the schools

Reading Time: 3 minutesNotre 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. […]

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Morinville Sports

Morinville sports shorts

Reading Time: 2 minutesPhotos by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville Community High School hosted a track and field event at the shool for the second consecutive week, this one including Grade 7 and 8 students from Georges H. Primeau School as well as Grade 9 students from MCHS. … […]

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Arts & Culture

The week in photos so far

Reading Time: 3 minutesIt’s magic
Magician Brian Lehr returned to Morinville Wednesday afternoon for another well-received performance. About 50 children and their parents came out for the show, the final performance in this year’s Summer Reading Program… […]

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Arts & Culture

Pro Coro Canada bring varied show to Morinville

Reading Time: 2 minutesStephen Dafoe Photos

Morinville – It may seem a little odd to start a music show off with a couple songs about death, but Pro Coro Canada and friends did precisely that. Beginning their musical journey in Renaissance Italy, the professional choir, one of Canada’s foremost, travelled a road that took them and special guests along the road through a number of musical genres… […]

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Local News

Former Morinville teacher to work in orphanage

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Lucie Roy

Morinville – Students at Notre Dame Elementary School are helping a former teacher in her quest to help children thousands of miles away. Former Notre Dame teacher Debbie Martin and her husband Larry will be the first western Canadians to volunteer with the London, Ontario-based Blue House Effect Development Organization of Canada… […]

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Schools and youth

A century of Christmas

Reading Time: 1 minutePhotos by Lucie Roy

Morinville – Notre Dame students entertained family and guests with two Christmas concerts Thursday. The 2011 Notre Dame Christmas Concert theme was Honouring 100 Years of Christmas in Morinville. Student groups dressed in clothing from different eras to celebrate the theme… […]

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Arts & Culture

Notre Dame examines where the Wild Things are

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Lucie Roy

Morinville – Notre Dame Librarian Lena Bourgeois is excited with the Wild Thing travelling exhibit currently at the school. This visual display from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program contains an interpretative guide, twenty-two framed two-dimensional artwork pieces and two sculptural works from thirteen artists. Nine of the animal-themed works were made by Illingworth Kerr… […]

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Morinville Sports

Notre Dame picks up two 6th place showings in St. Albert Run

Reading Time: 2 minutesPhotos by Joann Deveau

St. Albert – Notre Dame Elementary’s School’s Running Club took to the trails Thursday afternoon for a 1.5 kilometre race. In total, 29 students participated in four categories of race along with students from St. Albert.
Notre Dame picked up two sixth place showings and another pair of placements in the top ten. A total of 363 students competed… […]