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Sturgeon School Division discusses school delay

Morinville Public’s junior high was one of the topics at the Sturgeon School Division Committee of the Whole Feb. 11. The board discussed the project’s current status, discussions with Morinville Town Council, the idea of a temporary school, and preferred alternate locations. […]

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Georges P. Vanier to go to public division this fall

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Two-and-a-half months after then Education Minister Thomas Lukaszuk said a decision on public and Catholic school accommodations would be made in a matter of days, the decision has been made by his successor, Education Minister Jeff Johnson. Effective July 1, École Georges P. Vanier School in Morinville will be transferred to Sturgeon School Division and will serve Morinville families as the public school option in the community… […]

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Morinville secular education issue hits Legislature once again

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The Public Vs. Catholic education issue hit the Legislature floor Tuesday once again. Calgary Buffalo Liberal MLA Kent Hehr, who championed the cause of Morinville parents some months back, took on newly-minted Minister of Education Thomas Lukaszuk over the issue, particularly what the Liberal MLA sees as inequity on the school issue in light of Lukaszuk’s comments on the importance of equity in education to an Alberta School Board’s meeting… […]

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Public forum on secular school issue set for Thursday

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – After months of being a hotly discussed issue in the community, residents will have the opportunity Thursday night to attend a public forum on the secular school issue in Morinville. The Calgary-based Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership will be holding the public meeting at the Seniors Rendez-vous Centre from 7 to 9 p.m. and have lined up a number of speakers to discuss Public Education: What Should it Be… […]