Local News

Positive Ticketing Program returns to Morinville

Morinville Enforcement Services announced Thursday it was reactivating its positive ticket program for youth, a program that was suspended during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that restriction are lifted, Peace Officers are once again issuing positive tickets.  […]

COVID-19

Area students set to return to classrooms next week

With the exception of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, the province’s students will return to their classrooms as planned on May 25, and the government says the two-week shift move to at-home learning gave the education system time to address operational challenges from the rise of COVID-19 cases. […]

Food & Health

Our Morinville: Dragon Snack Program

Morinville Online’s Theron Hogg spoke to Kim DeChamplain about École Morinville Public School’s Dragon Snack Program, which sees the school partnering with some local businesses to provide nutritious snacks to the school’s students. […]

Province

NDP and ATA call on UCP to cancel curriculum pilot

Alberta’s NDP Official Opposition called on Jason Kenney’s UCP government to cancel their controversial K-6 pilot program, citing a month of overwhelmingly rejection by school boards, teachers, Francophone and Indigenous groups, and parents. […]

Local News

Morinville schools recognize Pink Shirt Day

Lift Each Other Up was the slogan of this year’s Pink Shirt Day, which took place Feb. 24. The focus as in other years has been to raise awareness about bullying and cyberbullying. […]

COVID-19

School divisions extend postponement of school athletics

Despite Grades K to 12 returning to in-person classes on Jan. 12, Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools, St. Albert Public Schools, Conseil Scolaire Centre-Nord, and Sturgeon Public Schools have made the joint decision to continue to postpone all school-based extracurricular junior and senior high athletics. The postponement to sports activities was first announced Oct. 28, 2020. The extension of the postponement is until further notice. […]

COVID-19

Students back to school on Monday

Grade K to 12 students will return to in-person classes on Monday, Jan. 11 as planned; however, social gatherings and other mandatory health measures will be in place until at least Jan. 21 throughout Alberta. […]